Movies and TV shows like Fear the Walking Dead

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Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
 6.9
 106K
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, zombie apocalypse, chaos, family relations, parents and children, apocalypse, life is a bitch, danger, survival, family in danger, plague, social decay, gory, human nature, society, single parent, distopia, deadly, graphic violence, escapades, death, supernatural, lgbt, interracial relations, undead ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
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, bleak and scary films and TV series with plots about danger, survival, chaos, apocalypse, zombie, deadly and escapades mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Fear the Walking Dead: The Walking Dead (2010), Z Nation (2014), 28 Weeks Later (2007), 28 Days Later... (2002), Dead Season (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, plague, supernatural, walking dead, fear, death, future dystopia, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.7
 31K
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: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, virus, chaos, gory, deadly, gunfight, danger, on the road, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 253K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: 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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, plague, infected, post apocalypse, end of the world, chaos, virus, mutant, danger, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, plague, survival, post apocalypse, quarantine, rage, fear, infected, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, social decay, deadly, chaos, society, on the run, danger, island, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, isolation, chaos, danger, confined, escapades, radiation, nuclear, indoor, baseball bat, shotgun ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 2K
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, save the world, danger, deadly creature, chaos, virus, deadly, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, survival, danger, zombie apocalypse, fate of humanity, plague, experiment gone awry, scientist, heroine, experiment ...
Time: future
Place: utah, las vegas, salt lake city utah, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 2K
Remains (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, futuristic, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, apocalypse, gambling, deadly, chaos, life is a bitch, danger, future dystopia, gory, casino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 17K
Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, tense, dark, bleak
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, panic, death, summer, survival, blood, chaos, escape, mother daughter relationship, escapades, army ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 41K
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: touching, scary, suspenseful, bleak, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, terminal illness, apocalypse, death, survival horror, plague, danger, zombie child, end of the world, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2015
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 667K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, plague, loneliness, future dystopia, experiment, quarantine, danger, isolation, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Zombie Apocalypse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, supernatural, apocalypse, zombie, gory, survival, plague, escapades, deadly, danger, graphic violence, virus ...
Place: 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, scary, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survivor, extinction, epidemic, isolation, apocalypse, death, survival, danger, chaos, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.6
 440
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, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, future dystopia, deadly, destiny, survival, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, bounty hunter, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 21K
The Mist (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, breathtaking
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: survival, danger, small town, supernatural, salvation, stephen king, suicide, mysticism, fog, monster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, on the run, life is a bitch, in the woods, gory, chaos, virus, end of the world, countryside, distopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.3
 3K
I Am Omega (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Last Man Alive Must Battle a Planet of the Dead. [An Asylum film.]
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, disease, survival, future dystopia, rivalry, danger, life is a bitch, supernatural, apocalypse, plague, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 584K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
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, epic, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, plague, deadly virus, end of the world, infected, chaos, un, asthma ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, north korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.1
 622
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, sexual content, profanity, catastrophe, gory, deadly, survival, graphic violence, danger, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.6
 662
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, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: social differences, couple relations, on the road, chaos, couples, life is a bitch, international crisis, danger, escapades, global warming, survival, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
 18K
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: suspense, dark humor, bleak, scary, intense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, survival, satire, danger, confined, human nature, society, death, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: suspenseful, christmas horror, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, love triangle, chaos, danger, escapades, virus, christmas, violence, murder, gory, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 896
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: bleak, rough, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, blood, survival, supernatural, chaos, gory, danger, deadly, survival horror, gore, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 1 min.
Story: The web series tells the story of a group of passengers aboard a commercial airplane during the earliest moments of the outbreak. Over the course of the series, the plane and the lives of its passengers are put in jeopardy once they discover an ...
Style: apocalyptic
Plot: zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie, outburst
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 9K
The Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the last evacuation flight out of war-torn Africa crashes off the coast, American Air Force Engineer Lieutenant Brian Murphy (ROB FREEMAN) emerges as the sole survivor in a land where the dead are returning to life and attacking the living.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, infected, danger, deadly, apocalypse, violence, eaten alive, cannibalism, witch doctor, military officer, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ 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, serious ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, back from the dead, found footage, chaos, zombie apocalypse, danger, cannibalism, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Panic at Rock Island (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An island on spectacular Sydney Harbour. Summer sun Top international artists. Tens of thousands of music fans from across the world Idyllic... Until unimaginable disaster strikes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: chaos, plague, danger, deadly, family in danger, antidote, island, quarantine, society, death, murder, public health ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.9
 123
2084 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Not much left since the world died. That's what they called it the day the virus took over and people went inside, never to leave their homes again. Soon after that, the last of the food was gone, the last drop of gas was used up, the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, isolation, survival, danger, chaos, plague, deadly, confined, mosquito, food shortage, society, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, chaos, plague, partners, prophecy, future dystopia, life is a bitch, deadly, deadly virus, human nature, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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