Movies like Survival of the Dead

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Survival of the Dead (2009)
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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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, splatter, visually appealing, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, island, apocalypse, survival, supernatural, chaos, violence spree, group of strangers, siege, vestiges of humanity, eaten alive, national guard, graphic violence, escapades, hiding place, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, confinement indoors, zombie child, death, gunfight, teenager, lesbian, horse, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: delaware, usa, philadelphia, ireland

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Most similar movies to Survival of the Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, rough and serious films with plots about deadly, gory, danger, zombie, survival, supernatural and chaos mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Survival of the Dead: Dead Set (2008), Feast (2005), Z Nation (2014), Zombies Vs. Strippers (2012), [REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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100%
 7.6
 20K
Dead Set (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
TV show
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, scary, bleak, intense, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, cannibalism, group of strangers, confined, satire, society, human nature, death, dark humor, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: parody, witty, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, dark humor, siege, cult, zombie attack, zombie outbreak, zombie survival, cannibalism, survival, friends, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 32K
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, exciting, rough, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, deadly creature, siege, violence spree, escapades, graphic violence, impregnation, loss of child, small town, eaten alive, raped by monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cult, cannibalism, survival, rescue, isolation, back from the dead, chaos, trapped, cemetery, confinement indoors, group of strangers ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, infection, zombie apocalypse, shopping mall, survival, siege, back from the dead, rescue, helicopter, apocalypse, loss of loved one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
⇓ 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%
Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, zombie apocalypse, back from the dead, found footage, chaos, death, survival, chase, cannibalism, filmmaker, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.7
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Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: scary, suspenseful, absurd, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, survival, chaos, post apocalypse, graphic violence, gunfight, supernatural, on the road, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
18%
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 ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, chaos and mayhem, plague, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Zombies Vs. Strippers (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The Tough Titty is about to go under after losing a lot of money and gaining no customers. After they bring together their staff for the night to declare bankruptcy and lay offs, little do they know that around them the city is being sieged by the ...
Style: exciting, not serious, rough, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, survival, supernatural, chaos, woman in danger, stripper, biker gang, strip club, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Both an homage to and a re-imagining of the original 1968 film, this update follows a group of survivors trapped in a farmhouse battling a siege of undead zombies....in 3D!
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, isolation, mortician, farm, chaos, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: √Āngela 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: demonic possession, quarantine, zombie outbreak, zombie, violence spree, chaos, confined, soldier, isolation, survival, virus, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 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, serious ...
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, supernatural, gambling, life is a bitch, chaos, future dystopia, escapades, casino, battles, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.2
 708
Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, chaos, supernatural, graphic violence, sexual content, escapades, survival, anti depressant, post traumatic stress, catastrophe, revolutionary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
15%
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Feast III: The Happy Finish (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The survivors are saved by the mysterious prophet Shot Bus Gus, who seemingly has the ability to control the beasts. He leads them into the sewers as they travel to the big city. Along the way they get help from karate expert Jean-Claude Seagal and ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, psychopath, chaos, vengeance, destiny, gang, survival, crimes, zombie, mad scientist, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Humans vs Zombies (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dark Comedy and Horror unite in this satirical thriller based on the "Live Action Role-Playing" game of the same name. Students on summer break are exposed to a deadly virus that is spread rapidly through direct human contact. The infected ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, chaos, heroes, graphic violence, virus, zombie outbreak, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, flesh eating zombie, student ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After inheriting the family mortuary, a pyrophobic mortician accidentally exposes hundreds of un-cremated bodies to toxic medical waste. As the corpses re-animate, the mortician's inheritance-seeking younger brother unexpectantly shows up, ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, grave, chaos, supernatural, death, mortician, strong violent content, plague, zombie apocalypse, woman, cemetery, weapons ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Rise of the Zombies (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When zombies overrun San Francisco, a desperate group survives by locking themselves inside Alcatraz Prison. When the undead breach the island, our heros are forced to return to the mainland overrun with the undead.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, apocalyptic, serious ...
Plot: zombie, survival, on the run, supernatural, prison, alcatraz, zombie apocalypse, living dead, struggle for survival, zombie survival, walking dead, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 732
Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, violence spree, isolation, survival, disorder, toxic, mad scientist, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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 ⇓
29%
 4.7
 2K
FleshEater (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers, taking a nocturnal hayride come across the grave of a man. Little did they know that this deceased man is a zombie. One by one, the actual living are falling victim and becoming zombies. Eventually there are zombies everywhere, ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, satanic ...
Plot: zombie, survival, rescue, on the run, deadly creature, forest, sadism, eaten alive, murder, death, hell on earth, extreme violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dead Moon Rising (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious disease overtakes the world, and the infected develop a hankering for human flesh. Jim and his fellow Cheapskate Car Rental clerks are oblivious to the changes going on right outside their door, until it literally gets right in their ...
Style: scary, not serious, humorous, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, apocalypse, deadly creature, plague, chaos, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, epidemic, cannibal, moon, dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 343
Dead Creatures (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of women afflicted with a horrible disease (which forces them to cannibalism) try to support one another.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, supernatural, survival, life is a bitch, chaos, plague, curses spells and rituals, murder, zombie, escapades, deadly creature, fashion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tooth and Nail (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a small group of survivors, who call themselves Foragers, plan to rebuild civilization from their headquarters in an empty hospital based in what is left of Philadelphia. But they're soon forced into a face-off war ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, murder, apocalypse, cannibalism, hospital, cannibal, serial killer, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 17K
V/H/S: Viral (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, teenage life, computers and web, murder, evil, death, news report, violence, brutality, zombie, survival, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tijuana mexico, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, parody, semi serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, supernatural, disorder, chaos, nosy, deadly creature, escapades, plague, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%