Movies like The Day

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The Day (2011)
 5.2
 13K
The Day (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, depressing, suspense, disturbing, apocalyptic
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival horror, countryside, life is a bitch, sole survivor, trap, struggle for survival, trapped, bandit, gang, deathtrap, gang war, criminal gang, farm, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), chaos, confined, strong violent content, future dystopia, distopia, revenge, cannibal ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to The Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and futuristic films with plots about danger, survival, apocalypse, deadly, escapades, chaos and future dystopia mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Day: The Book of Eli (2010), The Domestics (2018), The Colony (2013), Tooth and Nail (2007), Day of the Dead (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, biblical, serious, rough, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, lone hero, warrior, future dystopia, chaos, protector, dystopic future, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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 5.7
 10K
The Domestics (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young husband and wife must fight to return home in a post-apocalyptic mid-western landscape ravaged by gangs.
Style: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, stylized
Plot: survival horror, cannibalism, survival, gang, post apocalypse, chase, violence, chaos and mayhem, social decay, family in danger, violence spree, spouse in danger ...
Time: future
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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%
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 ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, rescue, a.i., space travel, technology gone awry, survival, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, deadly creature, distant planet, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 647
Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, missing person, apocalypse, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, society, journey, plague, violence, murder, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Forbidden Dimensions (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Slade was born during a solar eclipse in the year 1980. 18 years later, he finds out he has the ability to travel into the future. He projects himself into the year 2035, where society has been destroyed by a fascist regiment of psychopathic ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, survival, save the world, apocalypse, chaos, heroes, mutant, space and aliens, life is a bitch, supernatural, future dystopia ...
Time: future, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.7
 157
2084 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Not much left since the world died. That's what they called it the day the virus took over and people went inside, never to leave their homes again. Soon after that, the last of the food was gone, the last drop of gas was used up, the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, isolation, survival, plague, chaos, confined, mosquito, food shortage, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 219K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, society, violence spree, self defense, social decay, future dystopia, chaos, survival, escapades, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.3
 3K
I Am Omega (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Last Man Alive Must Battle a Planet of the Dead. [An Asylum film.]
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, disease, survival, chaos, apocalypse, future dystopia, plague, rivalry, life is a bitch, supernatural, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.7
 1K
Infected (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A blood virus infects a small group of hunters turning a father and son trip into a fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: survival, infection, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, chaos, wilderness, chase, escapades, family relations, forest, chaos and mayhem, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Chosen Survivors (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of diverse individuals are suddenly taken from their homes and flown via helicopter to a futuristic bomb shelter in the desert, nearly two miles below the surface of the Earth. There they learn that a nuclear holocaust is taking place and ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, desert, isolation, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, adventure, race against time, confined, vampire, fish out of water, catastrophe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.4
 152
After the Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A survivor of warfare born chemical attack, Cassie Becker faces a new world of terrible realization. The Human race has suffered terrible recourse in the wake of an attack that never should have been leaving the remaining inhabitants in a state far ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mutant, survival, bio weapon, chaos, supernatural, graphic violence, post apocalypse, zombie, woman in danger, flashback, gas mask, movie theatre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 738K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, heroes, isolation, deadly creature, survivor, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, near future
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
41%
 5.9
 4K
Turkey Shoot (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the near future, after an unspecified holocaust, survivors are herded into prison camps. There, they are hunted for sport by the leaders of the camp. Paul, one of the newest prisoners, is determined not to go down as quietly as the others.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, lesbian rape, on the run, werewolf, sadism, death, rape, escape, satire, torture, machete, distopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
41%
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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 ⇓
41%
 2.6
 525
Descendents (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile, Spain, Venezuela
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, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, destiny, future dystopia, survival, chaos, life is a bitch, bounty hunter, heroes, post apocalypse, technology gone awry, supernatural ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 54K
Ghosts of Mars (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Melanie Ballard (Natasha Henstridge) is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend a dangerous criminal James Williams (Ice Cube). Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, mars, ghost town, ghost, survival, chaos, martial arts, supernatural, alien possession, graphic violence, jail, outer space ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 453K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, maze, trapped, distopia, apocalypse, youth, society, young heroes, memory loss, future dystopia, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.4
 980
Last Rites (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the verge of a major arms deal, the two toughest gangs in L.A. will find themselves trapped in an abandoned warehouse by a ravenous mob of bloodthirsty zombies. They will have to work together with the cops to avoid being torn limb-from-limb and ...
Style: scary, futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, experiment gone awry, police station, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, gang, survival, rivalry, law enforcement, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.4
 31K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, isolation, heroic mission, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1977, year 1975, near future
Place: los angeles, usa, ussr, woodstock, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 3K
Stag Night (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four guys on a bachelor party get off the subway at a station that shut down in the 70's and, after watching a transit cop get brutally murdered, find themselves running for their lives beneath the streets of NY.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: tunnel, chase, survival, dismemberment, friends, cannibal, survival horror, murder, fight to the death, subway, struggle for survival, cannibalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 9K
The Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the last evacuation flight out of war-torn Africa crashes off the coast, American Air Force Engineer Lieutenant Brian Murphy (ROB FREEMAN) emerges as the sole survivor in a land where the dead are returning to life and attacking the living.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, infected, apocalypse, violence, cannibalism, eaten alive, witch doctor, military officer, on the road, strong violent content, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, west africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Edge of Extinction (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: 15 years after a global apocalypse, mankind is on the verge of extinction. Civilisation no longer exists, food is scarce and most eke out a living by stealing and killing. One boy clings onto life in the desolate British countryside, where staying ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survivor, survivalist, end of the world, pandemic, cannibal, characters in danger, survival, fate of humanity, chaos, survival horror ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Zombie Apocalypse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, serious, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie survival, zombie outbreak, apocalypse, supernatural, zombie, graphic violence, survival, plague, escapades, disaster, chase ...
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
40%
 6.4
 42K
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, scary, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, vampire, vampire hunter, survival, infected, on the road, society, hunt down, religious fanaticism, violence, depression, vengeance ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%