Movies and TV shows like Fear the Walking Dead

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Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
 7.0
 97K
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, bleak, serious, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, parents and children, danger, life is a bitch, family relations, survival, zombie apocalypse, social decay, family in danger, gory, apocalypse, human nature, single parent, society, plague, deadly, escapades, undead, survival horror, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, gore, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa

Most similar movies to Fear the Walking Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and bleak films and TV series with plots about danger, survival, chaos, deadly, escapades, zombie and apocalypse mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Fear the Walking Dead: The Walking Dead (2010), Z Nation (2014), The Strain (2014), 28 Days Later... (2002), 28 Weeks Later (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, plague, supernatural, future dystopia, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, chaos, danger, vestiges of humanity, fear ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 28K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Style: macabre, exciting, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, apocalypse, gunfight, virus, gory, on the road, zombie apocalypse, deadly, loneliness, danger ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.4
 71K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, scary, bleak, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, survival, save the world, vampire, scientist, plague, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, fate of humanity, supernatural, immortality, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, infected, virus, scientist, rage, army, chaos and mayhem, fear, epidemic, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 240K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, mutant, chaos, infected, siblings relations, on the run, survivor, virus, gory, rage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 82K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, vestiges of humanity, danger, ufo, alien invasion, apocalypse, heroes, resistance, survival, alien encounter, gunfight, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 1K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, deadly creature, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, save the world, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, plague, danger, one man army, experiment gone awry, survival, infected, fate of humanity, gory, scientist, threat ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 2.2
 576
Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: ZOMBEX tells the story of a post-Katrina New Orleans as it deals with a new disaster, a zombie apocalypse. NOLA residents are no longer experiencing the depression and post-traumatic stress due to the trauma of the hurricane, thanks to the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, gory, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly, chaos, supernatural, escapades, post traumatic stress, anti depressant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Extinction: The G.M.O. Chronicles (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Retrovirus, which was conceived as a tool for industrial genetic engineering, has gotten out of control and is spreading rapidly. While it crosses all organisms within our ecological system completely indiscriminately (mixing plant with animal and ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: zombie, isolation, epidemic, survivor, apocalypse, extinction, death, survival, on the road, danger, chaos, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 626K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, plague, loneliness, zombie, danger, heroes, chaos, isolation, experiment, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, near future
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 547K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, save the world, deadly virus, infected, un, zombie apocalypse, chaos, scientist, survival, cure, multiple perspectives ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: south korea, new jersey, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Siege of the Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: When lovelorn Michael arrives in Berlin to return a set of keys to his ex-girlfriend, Gabi, as an excuse to see her again, he finds her apartment empty save for a couple of plumbers making repairs to the central heating. Just as Michael learns from ...
Style: bleak, serious, dark humor, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, german, zombie, undead, gory, violence spree, apocalypse, rage, fear, zombie apocalypse, virus, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 2K
Remains (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story centers on two lone survivors of a bizarre accident that reduced most of the world's population to zombies. They take refuge in a vacant casino and fight a losing battle against the undead.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, gory, danger, casino, deadly, survival, apocalypse, future dystopia, gambling, battles, escapades, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 96K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of ...
Style: exciting, mind bending, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, trapped, life turned upside down, isolation, small town, survival, police officer, mystery, society, contingency plan, separated, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 50K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, navy, survival, ocean or sea, danger, vestiges of humanity, apocalypse, military, virus, heroes, pandemic, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 35
Vitamin Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Apocalypse. Every culture has a story describing the end of the world. Some see it as a time of judgment, others as a time of cleansing, and others still see it as just an end. But no one could have predicted how it would really happen. Two years ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, chaos, deadly, imaginary, life is a bitch, supernatural, bio weapon, infected ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.8
 3K
Dead Season (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It has been over one year since the start of the outbreak. Our society has collapsed and the world has descended into chaos. Elvis and Tweeter are two of the last people left alive, and band together to flee the United States for a remote island ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, gory, island, on the run, plague, chases and races, danger, deadly, supernatural, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 39K
Stake Land (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, tense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, vampire hunter, infected, on the road, society, hunt down, danger, post apocalypse, zombie, religious fanaticism, violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, back from the dead, chaos, danger, found footage, death, survival, gory, cannibalism, chase, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 38K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, bleak, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, death, plague, danger, survival horror, father daughter relationship, parents and children, terminal illness, transformation, life is a bitch, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 180K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, family in danger, home invasion, society, danger, self defense, life is a bitch, future dystopia, chaos, escapades, violence spree, social decay ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, virus, danger, group of strangers, mystery, human nature, chaos, ex convict, politician, scientist, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 27K
Helix (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, immortality, quarantine, uncover truth, virus, plague, danger, deadly, save the day, survival, secret place, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 1K
Frankenstein (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Frankenstein is a 2004 U.S. television miniseries (edited into a film) based on the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It follows the original book more closely than other adaptions. The story is of a scientist who brings life to a creature ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating
Plot: frankenstein, mad scientist, deadly creature, monster, experiment gone awry, danger, laboratory, rescue, social misfits, vampire, zombie, deadly ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.6
 2K
Severed (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest...
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, gory, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, survival, vengeance, environmentalism, chaos, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.7
 410
Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In an undefined future, the earth has been destroyed by man, and the air polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. Only a few children are immune to the disease and have adapted to these extreme conditions and survived. ...
Style: serious, bleak, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, bounty hunter, ocean or sea, future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, deadly, chaos, survival, destiny, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Silent Night, Zombie Night (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A week before Christmas a viral outbreak turns the citizens of Los Angeles into the walking dead. On the brink of severing ties with both his wife and longtime partner, L.A.P.D. officer Frank Talbot finds himself trapped with them. As death closes ...
Style: christmas horror, suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, love triangle, gory, police station, danger, deadly, supernatural, fighting crime, chaos and mayhem, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 39K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, plague, infection, biohazard, desperation, trust, post apocalyptic, friendship, life is a bitch, danger, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
State of Emergency (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos consumes a small town when a chemical facility explodes releasing a deadly toxin. Moments after the leak, the town's residents show signs of mutation, causing the military to quarantine the area leaving any survivors helpless and trapped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, exciting
Plot: zombie, survival, insulin, rooftop, helicopter, gory, small town, plague, danger, deadly, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%