Movies like World War Z

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 7.0
 533K
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 ...

Most similar movies to World War Z

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and exciting films with plots about dialogue, transformation, danger, catastrophe, survival, mentor and deadly 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
 611K
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, rough, serious, 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, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, rough, serious, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   81%
 
 7.0
 340K
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: monster, survival, alien, military, chaos, helicopter, deadly creature, supernatural, quarantine, friends, found footage, skyscraper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   83%
 
 6.7
 225K
Resident Evil
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
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
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, virus, zombie apocalypse, fight scenes, experiment gone awry, danger, mutant, bio weapon, quarantine, imaginary ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   71%
 
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, serious, suspenseful, 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.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    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, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, virus, chase, survival, plague, gory, video game, clones, computer game, apocalypse, monster, fight scenes ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, washington d.c., moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   100%
 
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, futuristic, serious, suspenseful ...
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, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   100%
 
Land of the Dead
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, apocalypse, splatter, gore, virus, end of the world, blood, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.0
 67K
Doomsday
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
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, rough, serious, 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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   100%
 
Resident Evil: Degeneration
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A zombie attack brings chaos to Harvardville Airport. Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield , who fought the sinister Umbrella Corporation during the Raccoon City tragedy 7 years ago, are back. In high-octane Resident Evil style, they're ready to ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, apocalypse, good versus evil, virus, monster, video game, airport, computer game, survival, dialogue, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, vampire, end of the world, blood, survival, virus, antidote, chase, loneliness, adaptation, solitude ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   100%
 
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 ...
Style: futuristic, rough, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, gory, monster, virus, chase, rescue, motorcycle, apocalypse, video game, computer game, urban ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   67%
 
The Darkest Hour
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, 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, moscow russia, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
 6.4
 336K
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
Plot: monster, military, survival, nuclear bomb, deadly creature, monsters, death, godzilla, natural disaster, dialogue, save the world, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, tokyo, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   100%
 
 5.9
 150K
Blade: Trinity
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: For years, Blade has fought against the vampires in the cover of the night. But now, after falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he is driven to join forces with a clan of human vampire hunters he never ...
Style: gothic, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, superhero, martial arts, gory, goth, blood, desert, transformation, sword fight, dark hero, fight scenes, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
 5.2
 96K
Doom
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: scary, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, teleportation, mars, dark hero, alien, video game, deadly creature, chase, genetics, gory, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
 7.4
 69K
The Strain
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, macabre, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, danger, deadly, supernatural, save the world, infected, heroic mission, vampire slayer, chaos and mayhem, gory, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   88%
 
 6.5
 114K
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, serious, atmospheric, bloody ...
Plot: vampire, gory, survival, immortality, supernatural, transformation, blood, gore, splatter, greed, apocalypse, humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
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, serious, twists and turns, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
 6.4
 191K
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
Plot: jungle, alien, survival, gory, monster, soldier, chase, hunting, deadly creature, aliens, brutality, distant planet ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
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: epic, rough, serious, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
 6.7
 180K
Blade II
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community - The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, gothic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vampire, gory, violence, supernatural, dark hero, blood, sword fight, martial arts, virus, revenge, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, superhero, adventure, transformation, teleportation, changing the past or future, mutant, storm, redemption, chase, survival, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, future, 70s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, china, washington d.c., paris france, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
 5.2
 8K
DeepStar Six
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, underwater, androids and robots, death, alien, monsters, submarine, anti heroes, mars, first contact, dangerous animal ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
 6.2
 161K
Waterworld
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, epic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, apocalypse, survival, ocean, global warming, fish, destiny, oil, boat, ocean or sea, steampunk, lone wolves ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
A Sound of Thunder
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, idiotic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate reality, technology, chase, time, jungle, survival, time loop, monster, dinosaur, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The blood orchid - A rare flower that holds the secret of eternal life and a fortune to the pharmaceutical company that finds it. Led by a two-fisted soldier of fortune, a scientific expedition is sent deep into the jungles of Borneo to locate and ...
Style: scary, suspense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, survival, monster, stranded, adventurer, gory, death, boat, dangerous animal, natural disaster, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
Alien Raiders
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, alien, blood, gore, aliens, small town, anti heroes, alien invasion, first contact, monster, store ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
 6.6
 26K
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 ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, end of the world, plague, interracial romance, loneliness, chase, transformation, good versus evil, motorcycle, violence, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, survival, zombie, supernatural, martial arts, gunfight, violence, evil alien, drugs/alcohol, ghost, death, gory ...
Time: future, 80s, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
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