Movies and TV shows like Fear the Walking Dead

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Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
 7.0
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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, scary, bleak, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, parents and children, life is a bitch, danger, social decay, family relations, survival, zombie apocalypse, family in danger, apocalypse, gory, human nature, society, single parent, plague, deadly, escapades, supernatural, undead, survival horror, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, gore ...
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 serious, suspenseful, bleak and scary films and TV series with plots about danger, survival, chaos, apocalypse, escapades, deadly and zombie mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Fear the Walking Dead: The Walking Dead (2010), Z Nation (2014), 28 Days Later... (2002), World War Z (2013), 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, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, danger, chaos, post apocalypse, 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, chaos, gory, gunfight, virus, danger, zombie apocalypse, on the road, deadly, loneliness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, scientist, infected, rage, virus, army, fear, survivor, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, zombie apocalypse, infected, un, chaos, scientist, survival, plague, vaccine ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, south korea, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ 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, infected, chaos, mutant, danger, siblings relations, survivor, on the run, rage, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, plague, zombie, future dystopia, loneliness, heroes, danger, isolation, experiment, chaos, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, scary, suspenseful, bleak, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, survival, save the world, vampire, scientist, plague, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, immortality, fate of humanity, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: scary, bleak, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, virus, chaos, danger, deadly virus, deadly, life is a bitch, partners, fear, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
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 4.7
 2K
Aftermath (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Searching for a happy ending to a tale of unimaginable disaster and horror, nine strangers find themselves holed up together in a farmhouse cellar in rural Texas. The United States has hastily become embroiled in World War 3. A young doctor named ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, danger, chaos, confined, escapades, survival, isolation, nuclear, child, baseball bat, blood, radiation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, 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: serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: plague, zombie, isolation, apocalypse, escapades, survival, supernatural, chaos, danger, confined, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ 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, alien invasion, apocalypse, ufo, heroes, resistance, alien encounter, gunfight, survival, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: scary, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, destiny, future dystopia, deadly, survival, bounty hunter, chaos, heroes, danger, life is a bitch, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 25K
Colony (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: alien invasion, occupation, rebellion, evil alien, survival, imaginary, parents and children, family in danger, resistance, deadly, rebelliousness, couple relations ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, gory, deadly, chaos, supernatural, danger, escapades, chaos and mayhem, survival, anti depressant, post traumatic stress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, extinction, isolation, epidemic, apocalypse, survivor, death, survival, danger, chaos, vestiges of humanity, mutant ...
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: scary, exciting, offbeat, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, gory, deadly, chaos, supernatural, battles, apocalypse, gambling, survival, danger, casino, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, social decay, deadly, gory, society, island, danger, chaos and mayhem, on the run, swimming, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, exciting, suspenseful, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, plague, danger, one man army, infected, fate of humanity, scientist, survival, threat, experiment gone awry, monster ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 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: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, danger, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, bio weapon, infected, chaos, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, tense, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, post apocalypse, infected, on the road, society, vampire hunter, hunt down, danger, nun, zombie, religious fanaticism ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
 17K
Dead Set (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: During a fictional series of Big Brother, a zombie outbreak occurs, but the house-mates are unaware of the impending doom outside of the Big Brother House.
Style: dark humor, bleak, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, zombie apocalypse, survival, danger, confined, human nature, society, death, deadly, gory, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, save the world, military, survival, danger, ocean or sea, apocalypse, heroes, vestiges of humanity, chaos, virus, shooting ...
Time: 21st century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, stylized, tense, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, virus, danger, group of strangers, scientist, chaos, politician, ex convict, doctor, survivor, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 39K
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, life is a bitch, chaos, terminal illness, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, experiment gone awry, danger, monster, laboratory, social misfits, rescue, imaginary, dangerous animal, escapades ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, immortality, quarantine, secret place, uncover truth, virus, danger, deadly, deadly virus, dna, arctic, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.0
 51K
Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, small town, apocalypse, chaos, secret, conspiracy, isolation, leadership, courage, danger, mystery, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.7
 898
The Collapsed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, virus, end of the world, on the run, chaos and mayhem, in the woods, nightmare comes true, life is a bitch, family in danger, danger, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.7
 635
Empty (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A suspenseful drama about a young couple on a road trip who get caught in the midst of a worldwide gas shortage.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the road, survival, chaos, danger, social differences, society, couples, couple relations, life is a bitch, unlikely couple, international crisis, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.0
 867
Zombie Wars (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fifty years after a world-wide zombie epidemic had begun, a small group of rebel soldiers learn that intelligent zombies have begun breeding humans for food. The soldiers plan an all-out war to rid the Earth of the flesh-eating monsters for good, as ...
Style: rough, scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: soldier, zombie, gore, blood, heroes, danger, farm, survival, mentally challenged, gory, breeding, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%