Movies like The Returned 2013

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The Returned (2013)
 5.9
 8K
The Returned (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a post-zombie world, where the infected live normal lives, their retroviral drug is running out.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: zombie, race against time, deadly virus, infected, coping, drug, apocalypse, plague, supernatural, couples, lethal injection, drugs, couple relations, chases and races, deadly, dedication, profanity, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, infection
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, bleak and scary films with plots about danger, deadly, zombie, supernatural, survival, chaos and plague mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Returned: 28 Days Later... (2002), Autumn (2009), Dead Within (2014), The Cured (2017), Antisocial (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, survival, plague, post apocalypse, fear, rage, infected, research, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, manchester ...
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100%
 3.2
 2K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, danger, deadly creature, save the world, chaos, virus, profanity, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.8
 973
Dead Within (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set six months after a deadly outbreak has all but ended the human race, a man and woman have survived by isolating themselves in a remote cabin and never opening the door. Now they don’t have a choice. Starved for resources, they must confront ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: infection, isolation, zombie, survival, plague, danger, couple relations, supernatural, apocalypse, domestic disturbance, deadly, delusion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.5
 7K
The Cured (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: What happens when the undead return to life? In a world ravaged for years by a virus that turns the infected into zombie-like cannibals, a cure is at last found and the wrenching process of reintegrating the survivors back into society begins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense, melancholic
Plot: zombie, infection, cure, military, murder, survival, disease, danger, relatives, relative, medical research, saving a life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.5
 3K
Antisocial (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five university friends gather at a house party to ring in the New Year. Unbeknownst to them, an epidemic has erupted outside, causing outbreaks around the world. With nowhere else to turn, they barricade themselves indoors with only their phones, ...
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: infection, zombie, survival, friendship, chaos, plague, buddies, isolation, deadly, danger, apocalypse, college ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Extinction: The G.M.O. Chronicles (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Retrovirus, which was conceived as a tool for industrial genetic engineering, has gotten out of control and is spreading rapidly. While it crosses all organisms within our ecological system completely indiscriminately (mixing plant with animal and ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survivor, extinction, survival, epidemic, isolation, apocalypse, death, vestiges of humanity, danger, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Siege of the Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: When lovelorn Michael arrives in Berlin to return a set of keys to his ex-girlfriend, Gabi, as an excuse to see her again, he finds her apartment empty save for a couple of plumbers making repairs to the central heating. Just as Michael learns from ...
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, survival, deadly virus, zombie, apocalypse, virus, chaos, deadly, danger, partners, life is a bitch, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
 4K
Mutants (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A nasty virus has spread throughout the human race turning the population into something ...else. After a brief setup (and a messy hit and run) we’re introduced to an ambulance and its four occupants. Sonia (Helene de Fougerolles) and Marco ...
Style: bleak, tense, scary, rough, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, survival, zombie, deadly virus, mutation, danger, deadly, love and romance, supernatural, life is a bitch, isolation, infection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 2.1
 630
Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, supernatural, chaos, survival, profanity, danger, deadly, escapades, sexual content, catastrophe, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, apocalypse, survival, infected, danger, deadly, witch doctor, violence, eaten alive, cannibalism, military officer, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Errors of the Human Body (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Canadian scientist Dr Geoff Burton takes up a position at a new institute in wintry Dresden, Germany. His contribution to their most important project - a human regeneration gene-has the potential to make something miraculous out of a personal ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: deadly virus, confined, race against time, isolation, plague, laboratory, human host, obsession, genetic engineering, experimenting, workplace, genetics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Before the Fall (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A meteorite will destroy the world in three days. For Ale (Victor Clavijo), that means 72 hours of alone time, getting as drunk as possible. But when a mysterious drifter (Eduard Fernández) appears, the self-serving Ale faces a more immediate ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, criminal's revenge, danger, criminal heroes, save the world, rivalry, heroes, redemption, vengeance, small town life, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.6
 442
Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
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: bleak, serious, scary, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, deadly, survival, future dystopia, destiny, bounty hunter, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 11K
Flu (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Infected through the respiratory system, there is a new kind of disease that kills in 36 hours once infected. The people of the city struggle to survive this. The worst epidemic ever seen is sweeping through Bundang, the suburb of Seoul. After ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, plague, deadly virus, survival, quarantine, infected, deadly, chaos, virus, life is a bitch, race against time, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
 772
Toxic Skies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A doctor must find a cure for a viral epidemic that is spreading through vapors from jets.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: survival, race against time, life is a bitch, save the world, supernatural, future dystopia, plague, terminal illness, chaos, escapades, danger, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
ZONE 261 - Operation Ragnarok (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A town in south of Sweden is isolated after a viral outbreak. The Swedes and immigrants still inside must band together to survive the onslaught.
Style: rough, bleak, tense, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, survival, supernatural, danger, deadly, plague, isolation, confined, infection, monster, zombie, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the early part of the 21st Century, an unknown virus began spreading among the populous. Within weeks it had engulfed the entire planet, from the smallest communities to the greatest cities. Upon the death of its host, the virus would reanimate ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, futuristic
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, race against time, on the run, rescue, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, gory, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 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, rough, exciting, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, apocalypse, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, chaos, gambling, gory, casino, future dystopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Days of Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a comet strikes Earth and kicks up a cloud of toxic dust, hundreds of humans join the ranks of the living dead. But there's bad news for the survivors: The newly minted zombies are hell-bent on eradicating every last person from the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, survival, danger, supernatural, rescue, deadly, chaos, gory, apocalypse, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, scary, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, chaos, family relations, parents and children, survival, danger, life is a bitch, society, family in danger, plague ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
For the Good of Others (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Diego is a doctor so used to working in extreme situations that he has immunized himself to others' pain. He has switched off from his work, his partner and his commitment as a father. Over the course of a disturbing meeting, Diego is ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, doctors and patients, memory loss, intrigue, couple relations, estrangement, rivalry, doctor, society, supernatural ability, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.5
 716
Virus Undead (2008)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: From director Wolf Wolff comes another zombie movie whose epidemic derives from a virus which turns humans into hideously infected cannibals with superhuman power. In a country town of Landsberg is where the movie is set and it primarily focuses on ...
Style: bleak, scary, suspenseful, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, danger, isolation, gory, bounty hunter, confined, deadly, captivity, escapades, chases and races, dangerous animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 2K
Severed (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: zombie, experiment gone awry, deadly, supernatural, danger, escapades, disorder, chaos, environmentalism, survival, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Dead Men Walking (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A viral outbreak turns those who are infected into the walking dead. Soon, the undead are contained, being kept in a maximum security prison. However, those who contained the undead are also trapped in this zombie-infested prison. Their only hope is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, prison, confined, plague, chaos, gory, deadly, supernatural, violence, save the day, experiment gone awry, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 506
The Last Light (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped inside an abandoned hospital after an unexplainable apocalyptic event. In addition to being haunted by what they've lost, the strangers must also fight off mysterious creatures that hunt them down one by ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, danger, hospital, deadly, monster, creature, violence, rivalry, standoff, abandoned building, showdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.6
 3K
Dead Season (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It has been over one year since the start of the outbreak. Our society has collapsed and the world has descended into chaos. Elvis and Tweeter are two of the last people left alive, and band together to flee the United States for a remote island ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, social decay, on the run, danger, society, deadly, chaos, island, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.5
 818
Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, rescue, heroic mission, space and aliens, evil alien, danger, race against time, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, chaos, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.6
 668
Empty (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A suspenseful drama about a young couple on a road trip who get caught in the midst of a worldwide gas shortage.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: chaos, couples, on the road, couple relations, social differences, international crisis, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, global warming, distopia, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.5
 650
They Crawl (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A computer whiz named 'Bean' is among several people found dead with strange striations, odd puncture wounds and missing internal organs. Bean's brother Ted teams up with detective Gina to get to the bottom of it. With the help of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, supernatural, plague, deadly, deadly creature, rivalry, danger, track down, murder, dangerous animal, cockroach ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Children of the Living Dead (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Starting a new life in a quiet Pennsylvania town, Matthew Michaels only thought is to turn an old farm property into a profitable car dealership. He soon discovers that beneath the gentle surface, this small town is anything but calm and peaceful. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: zombie, plague, small town, teenage life, gory, danger, crimes, social relations, violence, gore, cemetery, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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