Movies like World War Z

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World War Z
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, epic, rough, serious, intense, entertaining, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, virus, gory, violence, blood, end of the world, chase, race against time, natural disaster, catastrophe, post apocalyptic, family, save the world, fight scenes, splatter, lone hero, adaptation, dialogue, weapons, chaos, violent, chaos and mayhem, technology ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: israel, south korea, jerusalem, new jersey, philadelphia, palestine, wales ...
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Cloverfield
Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
85 min.
 7.0
Resident Evil
Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
UK, Germany, France, USA, Canada
100 min.
 6.7
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Most similar movies to World War Z

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about dialogue, danger, chase, catastrophe, survival, apocalypse and transformation mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like World War Z: I Am Legend (2007), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Cloverfield (2008), Resident Evil (2002), Resident Evil: Retribution (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.2
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I Am Legend
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, dog, sacrifice, cancer, chase, vampire, dystopic future, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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System:   95%
    User:   87%
 
Resident Evil: Extinction
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Canada
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: scary, futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, apocalypse, monster, supernatural, desert, virus, chase, video game, post apocalyptic, computer game ...
Time: future
Place: las vegas, alaska, utah, salt lake city utah
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System:   80%
    User:   87%
 
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 7.0
 338K
Cloverfield
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: stylized, scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, alien, military, chaos, helicopter, deadly creature, supernatural, quarantine, friends, skyscraper, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   62%
    User:   83%
 
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Resident Evil
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: rough, futuristic, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future, near future, 2000s
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Germany, South Africa, Canada, Japan, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, end of the world, virus, mutant, post apocalyptic, betrayal, cloning, clones, death, fight scenes ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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    User:   80%
 
Resident Evil: Retribution
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Resident Evil: Afterlife
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, USA, Canada, UK
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, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, virus, chase, video game, transformation, monster, clones, computer game, afterlife, fight scenes ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, alaska, japan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   100%
 
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Land of the Dead
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
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Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
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System:   47%
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Doomsday
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Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, chase, cannibalism, survival, virus, apocalypse, car chase, quarantine, violence, rescue, brutality, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, britain ...
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System:   43%
    User:   100%
 
The Last Man on Earth
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: atmospheric, bleak, scary, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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System:   39%
    User:   100%
 
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Godzilla
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
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The Omega Man
Genre: Action, 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 ...
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Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice joins a small band of elite soldiers, enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of the creator of the mutating T-virus. It's a heart-pounding race against time as the group faces off against ...
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    User:   67%
 
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The Darkest Hour
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, survival, apocalypse, alien, end of the world, submarine, aliens, evil alien, first contact, chase, catastrophe, mars ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, mcdonald's restaurant, moscow russia
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System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
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Predators
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mercenary reluctantly leads a motley crew of warriors who soon come to realize they've been captured and deposited on an alien planet by an unknown nemesis. With the exception of a peculiar physician, they are all cold-blooded killers, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
The Scorch Trials
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, survival, zombie, maze, adventure, desert, betrayal, young heroes, dystopic future, apocalypse, captivity, death ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, conspiracy, assassin, espionage, chase, betrayal, surveillance, spy, friendship, soldier, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
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System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, mentor, rebellion, murder, revolution, danger, president, young heroes, dystopic future, reality tv, adaptation, sacrifice ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
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 7.0
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Jurassic World
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, jungle, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, survival, amusement park, animal attack, genetic engineering, killer animal, human animal relationship, rescue mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: costa rica
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System:   31%
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Daybreakers
Genre: Action, Fantasy, 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, atmospheric, serious, bloody ...
Plot: vampire, gory, survival, immortality, supernatural, transformation, blood, gore, splatter, greed, apocalypse, humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
War of the Worlds
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, survival, alien invasion, adventure, alien, end of the world, evil alien, single father, aliens, death, first contact, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, hiroshima japan, asia ...
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System:   31%
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 6.5
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The Crazies
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gory, small town, virus, splatter, supernatural, military, insanity, zombie, transformation, violence, blood ...
Place: iowa, kansas, usa
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System:   31%
    User:   50%
 
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, small town, gory, survival, monster, violence, aliens, deadly creature, alien invasion, brutality, first contact, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, antarctica, usa
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System:   31%
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The Chronicles of Riddick
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, ...
Style: serious, rough, epic, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, survival, adventure, space opera, one man army, chase, dark hero, fight scenes, distant planet, lone hero, mythology, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future
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System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
 4.9
 47K
Ghosts of Mars
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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, survival, zombie, supernatural, martial arts, gunfight, violence, drugs/alcohol, evil alien, ghost, death, gory ...
Time: future, 80s, 22nd century
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System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
 6.1
 9K
The Crazies
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gory, virus, blood, death, murder, isolation, paranoia, violence, insanity, brutality, plague ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, asia, usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
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System:   30%
    User:   25%
 
 6.9
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Pacific Rim
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, monster, robot, survival, alien invasion, nuclear bomb, redemption, giant robots, a.i., monsters, cloning, aliens ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, asia, pacific ocean, sydney australia, manila philippines ...
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System:   30%
    User:   31%
 
 6.2
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Insurgent
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, bad ending, intense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: rebellion, social misfits, betrayal, cyberpunk, chase, survival, young heroes, destiny, future dystopia, adaptation, book, catastrophe ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
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System:   30%
    User:   26%
 

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Grindhouse
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Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, cynical, serious, rough ...
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System:   29%
    User:   30%
 
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