Movies like Day of the Dead 2008

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Day of the Dead (2008)
 4.4
 21K
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the 13th Part 2 & 3 and Halloween H20: 20 Years Later) and written by Jeffrey Reddick.
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, plague, experiment gone awry, race against time, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, epidemic, infected, military, survival horror, eaten alive, cannibalism, transformation, brutality, infection, bio weapon, terrorism, military base, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa

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Most similar movies to Day of the Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about danger, zombie, survival, deadly, gore, violence and apocalypse mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Day of the Dead: Grindhouse (2007), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Resident Evil (2002), World War Z (2013), 28 Weeks Later (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
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Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Style: rough, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, car chase, serial killer, killer, sadism, zombie, friendship, exploitation, revenge, crimes, woman in danger, cannibalism ...
Time: year 2007, 70s
Place: tennessee, usa, texas, austin texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, post apocalypse, one man army, heroine, supernatural, monster, experiment gone awry, plague, zombie apocalypse, infected, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 265K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: scary, suspense, futuristic, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, bio weapon, zombie apocalypse, virus, infected, mutant, survival, experiment gone awry, quarantine, monster, good versus evil, chase ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 647K
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, scary, serious, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, save the world, end of the world, scientist, plague, epidemic, deadly virus, virus, infected, asthma ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.9
 272K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain, USA
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, infected, post apocalypse, plague, virus, end of the world, chaos, chaos and mayhem, mutant, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some ...
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, future dystopia, female warrior, apocalypse, good versus evil, deadly virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, powerful corporation, biohazard, infected ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, japan, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, siege, back from the dead, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, heroes, soldier, escapades ...
Time: future, year 1995, 2000s, 90s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 128K
Daybreakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vampires on a way to save ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, future dystopia, distopia, epidemic, pandemic, vampirism, supernatural, cure, immortality, plague, scientist, survival ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 2010s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Canada, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice joins a small band of elite soldiers, enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of the creator of the mutating T-virus. It's a heart-pounding race against time as the group faces off against ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, stylized, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, distopia, mutant, zombie apocalypse, rescue, post apocalypse, future dystopia, monster, martial arts, killer dog, powerful corporation, chase ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, plague, virus, group of strangers, walking dead, chaos and mayhem, death, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, exciting, scary, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, plague, female assassin, female fighter, future dystopia, zombie apocalypse, chase, heroic mission, fistfight, pandemic, survival ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, new york, washington d.c., moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 113K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, mars, good versus evil, alien, quarantine, teleportation, future dystopia, genetics, marines, future war, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, virus, survival, living dead, chaos, deadly creature, mad scientist, underground bunker, cannibalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alien Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: hostage, evil alien, survival, battles, investigation, captivity, isolation, save the world, race against time, store, alien encounter, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, cannibalism, back from the dead, chaos, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, eaten alive, farmhouse, hell on earth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1990
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
House of the Dead 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies in the campus, and the government sends a NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, soldier, military, supernatural, survival, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, antidote, plague, apocalypse, college, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 404K
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: scary, tense, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, epidemic, plague, fear, infected, rage, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england, big ben london, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 13K
The Crazies (1973)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: epidemic, plague, quarantine, virus, bio weapon, survival, on the run, race against time, rescue, scientist, pregnancy, cure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, asia, usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mulberry Street (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, save the world, survival, dangerous animal, plague, rat, chaos, mad scientist, deadly creature, supernatural, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 45K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, starvation, ice age, survival, post apocalypse, epidemic, quarantine, vestiges of humanity, distopia, underground bunker, dehumanization, cannibalism ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Teenage Caveman (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic future mankind is lives in a prehistoric manner. After killing his father for sexually assaulting his girlfriend, the son of a tribal leader runs away with a group of his teenage friends. They are taken in by Neil and Judith ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: caveman, deadly creature, survival, mutant, life is a bitch, leadership, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, society, apocalypse, superhuman, supernatural ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 28K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ...
Style: ambiguous ending, scary, twist ending, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, virus, epidemic, insanity, survival, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, end of the world, murder, suicide, cell phone ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 21K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, monster, military, good versus evil, sheriff, ghost town, quarantine ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Resident Evil: Damnation (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: U.S. federal agent Leon S. Kennedy sneaks into the "East Slavic Republic" to verify rumors that Bio-Organic Weapons (BOWs) are being used in the country's civil war, which the U.S. and Russia are making preparations to jointly ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, adult animation, scary, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, deadly creature, future dystopia, genetic mutation, survival, mutant, lone hero, bio weapon, infected, genetic engineering, deadly virus ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 73K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, virus, graphic violence, zombie, plague, uncover truth, chaos, tv reporter, isolation, supernatural, confined, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 3K
Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, bio weapon, plague, gang, desert, parasite, on the run ...
Time: future, near future, 90s, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, virus, airplane, countryside, survival, apocalypse, chaos, race against time, violence spree, infected, contamination ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dead and Deader (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lt. Bobby Quinn is a Special Forces commando killed during a recon mission in the Cambodian jungle. But when Quinn interrupts his own stateside autopsy, he discovers that the rest of his dead squad has been resurrected with a ravenous apetite for ...
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infection, zombie, plastic surgeon, plague, escapades, survival, supernatural, a.i., apocalypse, mad scientist, deadly creature, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cambodia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Zombie Massacre (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bacteriological weapon developed by the US Government to create a super soldier - spreads an epidemic in a quiet little town in the middle of Eastern Europe. All citizens have been turned into infected zombies. The plan is to bring an atomic bomb ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, rough
Plot: zombie, military, soldier, survival, bio weapon, chaos, escapades, supernatural, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, plague, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 5K
Zombi 3 (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally releasing the virus/bacteria into the atmosphere over a small island. Soon the infected populace mutate into ...
Style: splatter, scary, slasher, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, pregnancy, hotel, terrorist, corpse, military, scientist, infection, living dead, destiny, experiment gone awry, plague ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%