Movies like Dance of the Dead

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Dance of the Dead (2008)
 5.8
 11K
Dance of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With Prom only hours away, the usual suspects of Cosa High (Cheerleaders, geeks, bad boys and the happy-go-lucky student council alike) are preoccupied with the annual rituals of teendom. On the night of the big dance when the dead unexpectedly rise to eat the living, polar opposite groups will be forced to unite in their final chance to save the town from the zombies.
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, bloody, entertaining, exciting, rough, not serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, prom, back from the dead, gory, supernatural, save the day, anti heroes, unlikely couple, violence, survival, cheerleader, apocalypse, virus, transformation, post apocalyptic, cemetery, parody, small town, foul language, youth, heroes, misfit, radiation, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Dance of the Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, scary, dark humor and bloody films with plots about zombie, gory, deadly, supernatural, blood, danger and gore mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Dance of the Dead: Cooties (2014), Braindead (1992), Zombieland (2009), 2001 Maniacs (2005), Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: humorous, scary, funny, bloody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, danger, friendship, gory, zombie apocalypse, strip club, teenager, parody, youth, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France
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: dark humor, humorous, british horror, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, siege, friends, cult, misfit, death, british, pub, slacker, winchester rifle, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 21K
Cooties (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
Style: dark humor, humorous, bloody, scary, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gory, zombie, survival, elementary school, virus, teacher, deadly, danger, supernatural, school, small town, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 87K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: humorous, dark humor, surreal, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, mad, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1990s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Detention of the Dead (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of oddball high school students find themselves trapped in detention with their classmates having turned into a horde of Zombies.
Style: witty, scary, semi serious, humorous, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, high school, misfit, high school life, danger, youth, school, supernatural, social relations, survival, escapades, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 468K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: humorous, absurd, not serious, funny, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, apocalypse, survival, road trip, zombie apocalypse, danger, chaos and mayhem, parody, killings, young man, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., cross country, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 11K
2001 Maniacs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On their way to Spring Break, college kids take a detour through an old Southern town. The people of Pleasant Valley insist the kids stay for their annual barbecue celebration... but instead of getting a taste of the old South, the old South gets a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, racism, serial killer, violence spree, gory, slasher, violence, gays and lesbians, animal cruelty, american civil war, psychopath, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa, florida, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Norway, Iceland, USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gruesome Nazi Zombies are back to finish their mission, but our hero is not willing to die. He is gathering his own army to give them a final fight.
Style: humorous, scary, dark humor, not serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, gore, parody, survival, axe, on the run, chases and races, young heroes, danger, deadly, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, death, in the woods, buddies, disorder, youth, friends, stupidity, vacation, parody, gory, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 1K
Kill Zombie! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The bizarre story takes place in Amsterdam-West, where a virus turns people into bloodthirsty zombies. Although much blood is flowing and many limbs chopped off, there is a lot to laugh at in this bizarre horror comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, scary, offbeat
Plot: zombie, anti heroes, chaos and mayhem, parody, supernatural, chaos, survival, friends, danger, gory, deadly, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 107K
Jennifer's Body (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?
Style: dark humor, sexy, sexual, scary, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenagers, female killer, goth, seductress, succubus, curses spells and rituals, small town, supernatural, demons, cannibalism, cheerleader ...
Time: 80s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dead Before Dawn (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bunch of college kids accidentally unleash an evil curse that causes people to kill themselves and turn into Zombie Demons, aka ZEMONS!
Style: not serious, humorous, scary, dark humor
Audience: teens
Plot: save the day, danger, zombie, chaos and mayhem, youth, young heroes, adventure, heroes, gory, curses spells and rituals, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, not serious, rough, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, woman in danger, supernatural, chaos, deadly, gory, strong sexual content, chaos and mayhem, survival, nightclub, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, suspenseful, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, undead, gory, supernatural, deadly, disorder, plague, nosy, chaos, suburbs, parody, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 7K
Zombieland (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Zombieland follows four survivors outwitting zombies and searching for a place to call home.
Style: humorous, road movie, absurd, dark humor, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos and mayhem, parody, escapades, danger, survival, road trip, anti hero, zombie apocalypse, blood, corpse, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.
Style: rough, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, gory, apocalypse, supernatural, survival, leadership, small town life, deadly, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 4K
976-EVIL (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, serious, satanic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, phone sex, high school, gory, vengeance, high school life, rivalry, youth, danger, misfit, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Redneck Zombies (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A barrel of radioactive waste is lost out in the woods. Some demented rednecks find it and use it as part of their still. Everybody who drinks from the liquor they produced turns into a zombie.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, scary, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, deadly, disorder, toxic, rivalry, escapades, buddies, gory, supernatural, destiny, chaos, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 ⇓
55%
 4.9
 859
Hide and Creep (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Residents of a small Southern town contend with bloodthirsty zombies, a mysterious flying saucer, and bad television reception.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, danger, gory, small town life, deadly, small town, store, blood, video store, video store clerk, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Blood Moon Rising (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Devil's daughter rises from the grave bringing with her zombies, werewolves, vampires and the armies of Hell to destroy Earth. Mankind's only salvation is a young hippie girl and a comic book geek Darrel.
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: zombie, fall in love, imaginary, heroes, young heroes, rivalry, parody, vampire, supernatural, good versus evil, odd couple, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.
Style: dark humor, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, school, stoners, zombie, gory, youth, righting the wronged, chaos, supernatural, coming of age, disorder, toxic ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dead Moon Rising (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
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
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, disgruntled, supernatural, chaos, apocalypse, plague, danger, gory, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.6
 9K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, slasher, youth, swamp, danger, teenage life, supernatural, serial killer, survival, snake bite, race against time, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Prom Night III: The Last Kiss (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mary Lou, the prom queen burned to death by her boyfriend back in the fifties, has escaped from hell and is once again walking the hallways of Hamilton High School, looking for blood. She chooses as her escort in world of the living Alex, an average ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, zombie, slasher, supernatural, acid, prom, vengeance, school, violence, youth, serial killer, ghost ...
Time: 80s, year 1957
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school prom faces a deadly threat: a flesh-eating virus that spreads via a popular brand of bottled water.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, virus, quarantine, prom, bottled water, gory, survival, teenage life, deadly virus, infected, deadly, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When this year's round of unsuspecting Northerners fail to show up for their annual Guts N' Glory Jamboree, the residents of Pleasant Valley take their cannibalistic carnival on the road and head to Iowa where they encounter spoiled ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, not serious, humorous, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, gore, danger, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, college, showbiz, tv show, chaos and mayhem, violence spree, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 12K
Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, small town, zombie apocalypse, plague, danger, save the world, apocalypse, comet, invasion, eaten alive, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Boyfriend's Back (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Missy McCloud is the most beautiful girl in school and Johnny Dingle has been in love with her for years. One night, Johnny is killed trying to win her over, and soon he comes back from the dead, and wins Missy's heart.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, dark humor, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: zombie, afterlife, high school, prom, romance, gory, love and romance, unfulfillment, supernatural, teenage life, couples, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A drug experiment gone wrong produces a league of blood-thirsty zombies. It is up to a small band of exotic dancers trapped in a gentleman's club to fight back. Together they must rely on their wits and skills to survive the night, and pray ...
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, survival, disorder, parody, drug use, experimental drug, self sacrifice, save the day, isolation, group of strangers, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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