Movies like The Returned 2013

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The Returned (2013)
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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, apocalypse, supernatural, plague, couples, lethal injection, drugs, dedication, couple relations, zombie apocalypse, infection, walking dead, profanity, chases and races, deadly, drug
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, survival, supernatural, plague and chaos mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Returned: Zombie Undead (2010), 28 Days Later (2002), Autumn (2009), Dead Within (2014), The Cured (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zombie Undead (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A car roars through the darkened country roads. Inside, a distraught Sarah, holding her stricken dad, Mark, is desperately trying to stem the flow of blood. Having been re-directed to an Evacuation facility on the edge of town, Steve, an off-duty ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, isolation, survival, chaos, supernatural, hospital, plague, quarantine, race against time, strong violent content, confined, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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, tense, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, epidemic, plague, fear, infected, rage, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england, big ben london, manchester ...
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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, serious, bleak, suspense, interactive
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, chaos, deadly creature, save the world, virus, supernatural, confined, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
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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, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: infection, isolation, zombie, survival, plague, supernatural, couple relations, apocalypse, domestic disturbance, delusion, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense, melancholic
Plot: infection, zombie, cure, military, murder, survival, disease, relatives, saving a life, medical research, society, runaway ...
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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, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: infection, zombie, survival, plague, isolation, chaos, friendship, buddies, apocalypse, college, new year's eve, party ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: canada
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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, epidemic, extinction, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survivor, survival, isolation, death, vestiges of humanity, chaos, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Rammbock: Berlin Undead (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: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, deadly virus, apocalypse, virus, chaos, life is a bitch, partners, fear, rage, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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61%
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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
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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: tense, bleak, scary, rough, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, mutation, infection, mutant, survival, zombie, deadly virus, isolation, life is a bitch, supernatural, love and romance, lovers on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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 ⇓
56%
ZONE 261 - Operation Ragnarok (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: tense, bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, survival, infection, supernatural, plague, confined, isolation, monster, zombie, military, distopia, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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54%
Deadlands 2: Trapped (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The United States Government has developed a highly effective nerve gas that is unleashed upon the residents of a small Maryland City. During the top secret exercise the infected citizens begin to convert each resident into a sort of living zombie, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, bio weapon, chaos, escapades, supernatural, u.s. military, government, roadblock, trapped, skin, camping, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, infection, survival, apocalypse, race against time, on the run, rescue, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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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, tense, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, chaos, plague, family relations, survival, life is a bitch, society, single parent, post apocalypse, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: tense, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: genetic engineering, deadly virus, confined, laboratory, isolation, plague, race against time, human host, experimenting, obsession, workplace, genetics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Before the Fall (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 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: suspenseful, futuristic, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, heroes, save the world, redemption, vengeance, small town life, criminal's revenge, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
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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 ⇓
46%
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State of Emergency (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos consumes a small town when a chemical facility explodes releasing a deadly toxin. Moments after the leak, the town's residents show signs of mutation, causing the military to quarantine the area leaving any survivors helpless and trapped ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, quarantine, isolation, plague, small town, helicopter, small town life, chaos and mayhem, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: supernatural, survival, race against time, life is a bitch, save the world, terminal illness, plague, chaos, future dystopia, escapades, isolation, disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: scary, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, chaos, rescue, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, race against time, heroic mission, future dystopia ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
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Pontypool (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When disc jockey Grant Mazzy reports to his basement radio station in the Canadian town of Pontypool, he thinks it's just another day at work. But when he hears reports of a virus that turns people into zombies, Mazzy barricades himself in the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, virus, fear, epidemic, small town, chaos and mayhem, media, supernatural, deadly virus, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ontario canada, canada
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44%
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 ⇓
44%
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Aftermath (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Searching for a happy ending to a tale of unimaginable disaster and horror, nine strangers find themselves holed up together in a farmhouse cellar in rural Texas. The United States has hastily become embroiled in World War 3. A young doctor named ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, radiation, isolation, chaos, confined, escapades, hiding place, nuclear, zombie, friendship, fate of humanity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, serious ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, bounty hunter, confined, isolation, escapades, captivity, dangerous animal, plague, doctors and patients, sex, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, post apocalypse, survival, on the run, supernatural, plague, chaos and mayhem, social decay, chaos, graphic violence, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
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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, infected, quarantine, virus, disaster, survival, chaos, life is a bitch, race against time, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, prison, confined, plague, chaos, supernatural, violence, save the day, experiment gone awry, zombie violence, helicopter, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense
Plot: zombie, plague, small town, teenage life, social relations, crimes, violence, cemetery, supernatural, escapades, small town life, master villain ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: zombie, zombie outbreak, experiment gone awry, supernatural, chaos, disorder, environmentalism, survival, escapades, vengeance, murder, attempted rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%