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, cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, plague, experiment gone awry, danger, chaos and mayhem, race against time, deadly creature, infected, military, survival horror, eaten alive, cannibalism, epidemic, 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, serious and rough films with plots about danger, survival, deadly, zombie, gory, violence and apocalypse mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Day of the Dead: Grindhouse (2007), Resident Evil (2002), Daybreakers (2009), Splinter (2008), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 174K
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, 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, usa, texas, austin texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 240K
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: suspense, scary, futuristic, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, virus, experiment gone awry, infected, quarantine, bio weapon, imaginary, mutant, powerful corporation, gory, survival ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 119K
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, supernatural, starvation, cure, scientist, vestiges of humanity, survival, experiment, transformation ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 32K
Splinter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: scary, bleak, bloody, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, infected, virus, partners in crime, weekend, death, blood splatter, creature, hit by a car, infection, torn in half ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, danger, zombie apocalypse, survival, plague, experiment gone awry, fate of humanity, scientist, heroine, infected ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 53K
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: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, in the woods, soldier, survival, gory, wilderness, standoff, full moon, deadly, beast, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, wales, scottish highlands, england
⇓ 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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, post apocalypse, group of strangers, death, plague, mass murder, shopping mall, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 29K
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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, survival, deadly creature, violence spree, siege, danger, deadly, impregnation, loss of child, gory, small town, eaten alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 108K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insanity, plague, infected, quarantine, deadly virus, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, isolation, on the run, small town, gory ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 11K
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: plague, virus, epidemic, quarantine, survival, rescue, on the run, race against time, danger, scientist, cure, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, asia, vietnam, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 42K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, 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, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, starvation, quarantine, survival, global warming, dehumanization, vestiges of humanity, danger, cannibalism, epidemic, chaos, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 6K
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, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, danger, save the world, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival horror, explosion, military, university, college, soldier, vampire, supernatural, chaos, deadly creature, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 apocalypse, zombie, insanity, survival, chaos, deadly creature, deadly, danger, mad scientist, living dead, cannibalism ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, zombie, future dystopia, survival, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, danger, soldier ...
Time: future, 1990s, 2000s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 195K
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, violent, survival, save the world, cannibalism, infected, chaos and mayhem, military base, violence, gory, transformation, military ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, extinction, survival, apocalypse, danger, monster, quarantine, military, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 68K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, 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, plague, gory, chaos, isolation, uncover truth, deadly, danger, tv reporter, firefighter, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, back from the dead, chaos, cannibalism, survival, danger, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, hell on earth, eaten alive ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 916
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, scary, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, small town, epidemic, survival, plague, race against time, heroic mission, deadly creature, dangerous animal, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maryland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, island, apocalypse, survival, vestiges of humanity, gory, danger, deadly, violence spree, group of strangers, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: delaware, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
[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, survival, isolation, gory, danger, deadly, chaos, violence spree, confined, soldier, demonic possession, vaccine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Dead & 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: suspenseful, rough, semi serious, scary, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, infection, plastic surgeon, escapades, a.i., supernatural, apocalypse, survival, disorder, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cambodia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.9
 774
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, supernatural, deadly creature, save the world, deadly, race against time, danger, evil alien, gory, soldier ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 30K
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, 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 ⇓
41%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, survival, danger, hospital, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, supernatural, chaos, mad scientist, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: evil alien, survival, battles, captivity, hostages, investigation, isolation, danger, small town, save the world, store, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 8K
The Forsaken (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is in a race against time as he searches for a cure after becoming infected with a virus that will eventually turn him into a blood-sucking vampire.
Style: scary, rough, road movie, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, vampire, vampire slayer, virus, on the road, danger, desert, supernatural, gory, infected, chases and races, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, arizona, colorado, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, futuristic, bleak, scary, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, female assassin, post apocalypse, plague, pandemic, future dystopia, female fighter, zombie apocalypse, virus, chase, survival, bio weapon ...
Time: future
Place: moscow russia, washington d.c., tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, suspenseful, scary, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, rescue, zombie apocalypse, monster, cannibalism, loss of friend, quarantine, sniper, policewoman, stripper, cover up, suicide ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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