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, zombie apocalypse, chaos, parents and children, life is a bitch, danger, social decay, family relations, apocalypse, survival, family in danger, gory, human nature, society, single parent, plague, deadly, escapades, death, supernatural, undead, survival horror, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter 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, bleak and scary films and TV series with plots about danger, survival, chaos, apocalypse, deadly, zombie and escapades 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, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, plague, supernatural, future dystopia, danger, chaos, post apocalypse, fear, social decay ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
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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, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, chaos, gory, gunfight, virus, supernatural, danger, on the road, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
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: zombie, plague, survival, rage, scientist, infected, epidemic, virus, army, fear, survivor, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ 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, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, infected, scientist, un, chaos, plague, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, south korea, 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, zombie apocalypse, danger, siblings relations, survivor, on the run, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, plague, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, society, supernatural, chaos, escapades, danger, island, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, caribbean
⇓ 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, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, virus, deadly, deadly virus, chaos, danger, life is a bitch, partners, fear, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, danger, isolation, confined, escapades, zombie, blood, nuclear, baseball bat, child ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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: suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: plague, zombie, isolation, apocalypse, deadly creature, confined, chaos and mayhem, survival, danger, escapades, supernatural, chaos ...
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, vestiges of humanity, danger, ufo, resistance, heroes, space and aliens, alien invasion, apocalypse, alien encounter, gunfight, survival ...
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, destiny, future dystopia, deadly, survival, danger, chaos, heroes, bounty hunter, life is a bitch, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, survival, vampire, save the world, scientist, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly virus, fate of humanity, plague, immortality, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, escapades, chaos and mayhem, survival, danger, deadly, gory, chaos, supernatural, post traumatic stress, anti depressant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ 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, suspenseful, bleak, scary, exciting
Plot: zombie, extinction, isolation, epidemic, apocalypse, survivor, death, survival, danger, vestiges of humanity, chaos, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 19K
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: disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, breathtaking
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: survival, danger, supernatural, small town, salvation, stephen king, suicide, mysticism, monster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 apocalypse, zombie, cannibalism, survival, danger, confined, human nature, society, death, deadly, gory, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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, plague, apocalypse, danger, one man army, infected, survival, fate of humanity, scientist, heroine, threat, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, post apocalypse, heroes, danger, chaos, isolation, experiment ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 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: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, supernatural, isolation, life turned upside down, survival, small town, society, danger, separated, small town life, human existence, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 7K
Between (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Between is the story of a town under siege from a mysterious disease that has wiped out everybody except those 21 years old and under. The series explores the power vacuum that results when a government has quarantined a 10-mile diameter area and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, rough, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, virus, quarantine, youth, confined, survival, danger, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, survivor, death, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: zombie, chaos, supernatural, future dystopia, life is a bitch, escapades, apocalypse, gory, deadly, battles, gambling, casino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, danger, deadly, infected, survival, bio weapon, life is a bitch, imaginary, supernatural, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ 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, apocalypse, ocean or sea, danger, heroes, chaos, shooting, worldwide chaos, human existence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, tense, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, vampire hunter, infected, society, on the road, hunt down, danger, nun, zombie, religious fanaticism, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, end of the world, death, apocalypse, plague, danger, survival horror, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, chaos, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, deadly virus, doctor, scientist, politician, ex convict, chaos, survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, back from the dead, chaos, danger, cannibalism, found footage, death, survival, gory, chase, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, deadly virus, uncover truth, secret place, virus, zombie, danger, deadly, dna, escapades ...
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, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, small town, chaos, secret, conspiracy, isolation, leadership, courage, danger, mystery, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, zombie
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%