Movies like Day of the Dead 2008

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Day of the Dead (2008)
 4.5
 20K
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, 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, exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, surprise ending, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, plague, experiment gone awry, danger, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, race against time, epidemic, infected, military, survival horror, eaten alive, cannibalism, transformation, brutality, bio weapon, terrorism, military base, gory ...
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, rough and serious films with plots about survival, gory, deadly, danger, apocalypse, gore and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Day of the Dead: Resident Evil (2002), Daybreakers (2009), Grindhouse (2007), The Crazies (2010), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 234K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, 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, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, bio weapon, quarantine, infected, zombie apocalypse, imaginary, virus, experiment gone awry, mutant, gory, survival, monster ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 118K
Daybreakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, 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, tense, suspenseful, scary, intense ...
Plot: vampire, future dystopia, epidemic, immortality, vestiges of humanity, supernatural, cure, starvation, scientist, survival, experiment, transformation ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 172K
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: exciting, rough, dark humor, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, serial killer, death, friendship, zombie, killer, exploitation, gory, revenge, woman in danger, cannibalism, psychopath ...
Time: year 2007
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, mexico, austin texas
⇓ 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, dark humor, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, zombie apocalypse, siege, group of strangers, death, mass murder, shopping mall, gory, infected ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 105K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, quarantine, insanity, on the run, infected, deadly virus, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, small town, isolation, army ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, explosion, survival horror, gory, disorder, deadly, survival, college, military, soldier, rivalry, college life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, insanity, living dead, chaos, danger, deadly creature, deadly, vestiges of humanity, mad scientist ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, one man army, danger, infected, survival, fate of humanity, scientist, threat, heroine, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 28K
Feast (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.
Style: scary, humorous, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, loss of child, gory, survival, small town, danger, cannibalism, siege, deadly, small town life, drugs/alcohol, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
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 apocalypse, zombie, survival, future dystopia, siege, back from the dead, post apocalypse, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 1995, 1990s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 10K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, quarantine, plague, bio weapon, virus, blood, death, on the run, survival, rescue, pregnancy, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, asia, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 191K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, rough, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, save the world, cannibalism, infected, chaos and mayhem, military base, violence, gory, transformation, military, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 19K
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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, danger, race against time, monster, quarantine, military ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, zombie apocalypse, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.9
 857
Venomous (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mutant snakes survived a terrorist attack on a government laboratory, and they now threaten the town of Santa Mira Springs, California. Seismic activity has brought snakes to the surface, where residents are being bitten. Victims can transmit the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, small town, race against time, plague, survival, deadly creature, heroic mission, dangerous animal, laboratory, undercover, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maryland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 66K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: plague, virus, quarantine, tv reporter, gory, isolation, uncover truth, chaos, confined, danger, deadly, firefighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
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, scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, post apocalypse, future dystopia, pandemic, virus, chase, survival, bio weapon, genetic engineering, mutant, hand to hand combat ...
Time: future
Place: moscow russia, washington d.c., tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 52K
Dog Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A squad of British soldiers on training in the lonesome Scottish wilderness find a wounded Special Forces captain and the remains of his team. As they encounter zoologist Megan, it turns out that werewolves are active in the region. They have to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, in the woods, gory, soldier, survival, wilderness, standoff, full moon, beast, deadly, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, wales, scottish highlands, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, brutal, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, back from the dead, cannibalism, survival, danger, small town, woman in danger, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, death, hell on earth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 5K
Mulberry St (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, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, dangerous animal, plague, survival, apocalypse, mad scientist, gory, disorder, chaos and mayhem, escapades, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, small town, predator, survival, gory, deadly creature, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ángela Vidal the young television reporter who entered the building with the fireman, manages to make it out alive. But what the soldiers don?t know is that she carries the seed of the strange infection. She is to be taken to a provisional ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: quarantine, soldier, demonic possession, survival, isolation, gory, virus, danger, violence spree, deadly, chaos, occult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Day of the Dead 2: Contagium (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1968, in the Ravenside Military Hospital in a military facility in Pennsylvania, the army loses control of an experiment of a lethal bacteriologic weapon that changes the DNA and transforms human beings into zombies. A group of soldiers is sent ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, disorder, man versus machine, deadly, political corruption, gory, military hospital, survival, hospital, mad scientist, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK, Canada, USA
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: twists and turns, scary, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, rescue, monster, loss of friend, cannibalism, cover up, suicide, quarantine, sniper, stripper, policewoman, conspiracy ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Survival of the Dead (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, island, survival, gory, danger, chaos, supernatural, siege, violence spree, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: delaware, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 29K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, deadly creature, alien encounter, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
30 Days of Night (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, fear, supernatural, survival, gory, winter, sunrise, isolation, violence, brutality, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, zombie, post apocalyptic, bio weapon, apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalypse, mutant, monster, pistol, female soldier, female fighter ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 4K
Zombi 3 (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, hotel, pregnancy, terrorist, corpse, gore, scientist, blood, military, violence, living dead, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 70K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, apocalypse, rescue, infected, survival, chase, cannibalism, danger, future dystopia, society, cure, disfigurement ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, dungeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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