Movies like Raiders of the Living Dead

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Raiders of the Living Dead (1986)
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Raiders of the Living Dead (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In an abandoned prison, a doctor has revived executed convicts as the living dead. Teenager, Jonathan creates a laser gun from a videodisc player and pursues the walking dead, aided by his girlfriend and grandfather. Also tracking down the zombies is a tabloid reporter.
Style: scary, rough, serious
Plot: zombie, swat team, hostage, cell phone, laser, teenage life, prison, crimes, plague, island, riddles and clues, supernatural, reincarnation, prodigy, journalism, mad scientist, danger, gory, disorder, deadly, deadly creature, zombie apocalypse, living dead, motorcycle, violence ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Raiders of the Living Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about zombie, danger, deadly, supernatural, gory, escapades and chaos mostly in Horror, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Raiders of the Living Dead: FleshEater (1988), Automaton Transfusion (2006), The Dead Next Door (1989), Zombie Island Massacre (1984), Blood of Ghastly Horror (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, satanic ...
Plot: zombie, survival, rescue, on the run, danger, deadly, deadly creature, in the woods, gory, extreme violence, sadism, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Hood of the Living Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Death is only the beginning for the young victim of a drive-by shooting. Devastated at the loss of his younger brother Jermaine, scientific older sibling Ricky uses the situation as an opportunity to test an experimental serum designed to breathe ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, experimental
Plot: zombie, violence, loss of brother, danger, supernatural, urban ghetto life, teenage life, deadly, deadly creature, siblings relations, experiment gone awry, ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Automaton Transfusion (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three teens find themselves in a town over run with zombies. Deciding to fight back, they go on a punch you in the throat, action packed, non stop ride through the city, woods, and schools.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, teenage life, plague, isolation, gory, youth, deadly, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, chaos, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Dead Next Door (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The government sets up a zombie squad after an epidemic has made the world run rampant with living corpses. The team head off to Ohio to try and find a cure but soon run into a crazy cult of zombie lovers who are set on preserving the walking dead ...
Style: epic, stylized, rough, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, zombie, danger, rivalry, vengeance, cons and scams, experiment gone awry, afterlife, plague, disorder, gory, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Zombie Island Massacre (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Americans on vacation in the Caribbean take a tour of a nearby island at night and watch a local voodoo ritual. Soon after, they find themselves stranded on the island and under attack by unseen foes. One by one they meet violent ends.
Style: offbeat, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, island, jungle, slasher, voodoo, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, murder, love affair, supernatural ability, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young militia is all that stands between a coming dead horde and their rural town decimated by the fracking industry.
Style: rough, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, creature, survival, heroes, gory, plague, isolation, supernatural, escapades, danger, deadly, walking dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Blood of Ghastly Horror (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mad scientist implants an electronic device into the brain of an injured soldier, which turns him into a psychotic killer.
Style: rough, offbeat, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural, heist, plague, frame up, deadly, crimes, danger, escapades ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
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Bite Me! (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a new strain of marijuana is delivered to a remote strip club, an army of insect creatures hungry for human blood starts feeding on the staff and patrons. Soon the bugs cause provocative havoc as their bite elicits a particularly potent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, deadly, deadly creature, drug dealing, escapades, supernatural, chaos, heroes, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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 ⇓
62%
Day of the Dead 2: Contagium (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1968, in the Ravenside Military Hospital in a military facility in Pennsylvania, the army loses control of an experiment of a lethal bacteriologic weapon that changes the DNA and transforms human beings into zombies. A group of soldiers is sent ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, survival, distopia, apocalypse, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, plague, experiment gone awry, hospital, mental institution, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.8
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The Ghouls (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Eric Hayes is a stringer. One notch below the lowest rung of the journalistic ladder. A video vulture preying on police chases, ambulance runs, and random street violence, selling his footage to the highest bidder and living on a steady diet of ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, cult film
Plot: gory, supernatural, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, journalism, deadly creature, zombie, rave, eaten alive, undead, cannibalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 1K
Baby Blood (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A parasite crawls into the uterus of an abused woman (Yanka) and begins to demands human blood.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: murder, pregnancy, deadly creature, mutant, danger, deadly, crimes, supernatural, gory, parasite, human prey, baby ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.1
 1K
Eaters (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The world - devastated by the Great Epidemic - is governed by hordes of living dead. Three men - Igor and Alen, two hunters of dead and a scientist, Gyno - try to give an answer to what has happened to the human race. Alen and Igor leave for two ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, brutal, awful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, survival, apocalypse, strong violent content, chaos, disorder, isolation, mad scientist, deadly, undead ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, cemetery, gore, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Zombie Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: There is a new evil, and you have no idea what's coming... When college roommates Mark and Tom go out for a night at the bar, the last thing they expected to find was a machete wielding stranger and a horde of the undead. With the help of ...
Style: touching, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: survival, zombie, undead, chaos, danger, apocalypse, plague, rivalry, deadly, experiment gone awry, supernatural, secret agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.2
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Dead Clowns (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The residents of Port Emmett prepare for a hurricane that will churn up a 50-year-old secret, awakening an army of zombie clowns. Left to die after a circus train accident, the clowns rise from their muddy graves to get revenge. The guilty can run, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspense, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: zombie, vengeance, supernatural, deadly, gory, small town, crimes, circus, evil clown, killer clown, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bath Salt Zombies (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In a punk-rock homage to "Reefer Madness," two plot threads intertwine: a hapless junkie falls victim to "Bath Salts" addiction, while a police detective attempts to uncover and stamp out a new strain of designer drug products.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: zombie, plague, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, swat, cannibal, murder, drug abuse, violence, junkie, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, isolation, mortician, drugs/alcohol, farm, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.4
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Forever Evil (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a backwoods massacre investigates the incident with the help of a photographer and a police officer. Soon, it becomes clear that they're up against nothing less than an ancient god!
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, ghost, serial killer, zombie, college, murder, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, escapades, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A company, not wanting to pay for their chemicals to be dumped properly, put some into a truck of milk, which eventually kills three girls. The girls then return from the dead to seek bloody revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: zombie, supernatural, terrorism, sexual relations, vengeance, gory, supernatural ability, escapades, danger, deadly, toxic, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 2K
The Rage (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crazed scientist experimenting with a rage virus on innocent victims in a laboratory in the woods. When his monstrous subjects escape and vultures devour their remains, they became mutations seeking to feed on humans.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, bio weapon, zombie, laboratory, experiment, monster, disorder, supernatural, experiment gone awry, vengeance, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zombie Nation (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, zombie, life is a bitch, vengeance, afterlife, deadly creature, supernatural ability, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Swamp Zombies!!! (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A chief physician at a large metropolitan hospital is formulating a serum to resurrect recently deceased "patients".When his facility comes under inspection from the federal government, the doctor is forced to dispose of the ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: zombie, martial arts, survival, experiment gone awry, rivalry, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, mad scientist, supernatural, danger, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 2.7
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Blood Shack (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A woman inherits an abandoned ranch whose estate is said to be haunted by "the Chooper," the sword-wielding ghost of a vengeance-seeking Indian, in this Ray Dennis Steckler shocker.
Style: offbeat, rough, scary, serious
Plot: murder, ghost story, shack, supernatural, danger, farm, gory, crimes, zombie, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, ghost ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.3
 438
Death Factory (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A woman working at a biological research facility becomes ill when she contracts a deadly, new virus. Sometime after, she becomes a half-monster beast and kills her old co-workers. Some time later, a group of teens go into the old research facility ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: strong violent content, danger, zombie, deadly, supernatural, gory, mutant, experiment gone awry, sexual content, survival, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 1K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, chase, supernatural, zombie, obsession, murder, high school, telephone call, curses spells and rituals, crimes, escapades, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The deceased have risen with the instinct to feed on the living as a family is trapped during a zombie apocalypse. Wales. Based on George A. Romero's classic "Night of the Living Dead".
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, remake of american film
Plot: walking dead, zombie, chaos, survival, isolation, apocalypse, danger, deadly, gory, supernatural, farmhouse, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, cult film
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, violence spree, rivalry, zombie, supernatural ability, master criminal, deadly, danger, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Isle of the Dead (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Strangers trapped on a secluded island struggle to survive against hordes of the dead.
Style: bleak, rough, suspense, scary
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, island, soldier, survival, mad scientist, plague, serum, laboratory, deadly, danger, gory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
River of Darkness (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When brutal murdering starts in a small riverside town, the sheriff must investigate and face the horrific past.
Style: rough, bleak, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, deadly, social misfits, crimes, rivalry, danger, gory, chaos and mayhem, small town, sheriff, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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