Movies like World War Z

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World War Z (2013)
 7.0
 588K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
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, epic, scary, serious, rough, tense, suspense, exciting, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, plague, deadly virus, end of the world, infected, chaos, un, asthma, epidemic, survival, self sacrifice, vaccine, pandemic, mutation, graphic violence, nuclear, disease, death, soldier, cure, survivor ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, israel, paris france, new york, india, north korea ...

Most similar movies to World War Z

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and scary films with plots about danger, survival, apocalypse, virus, weapons, violence and blood mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like World War Z: I Am Legend (2007), Resident Evil (2002), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Dawn of the Dead (2004), Resident Evil: Retribution (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 672K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, atmospheric, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, survival, apocalypse, plague, future dystopia, loneliness, experiment, heroes, quarantine, danger, infected ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012, near future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.7
 242K
Resident Evil (2002)
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: suspense, scary, futuristic, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, virus, bio weapon, infected, experiment gone awry, quarantine, survival, mutant, imaginary, gory, monster ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, danger, zombie apocalypse, fate of humanity, plague, experiment gone awry, monster, post apocalypse, survival, scientist ...
Time: future
Place: utah, las vegas, salt lake city utah, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, death, group of strangers, security guard, plague, mass murder, shopping mall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
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, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, female assassin, post apocalypse, plague, female fighter, future dystopia, pandemic, survival, good versus evil, virus, mutant, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, moscow russia, new york, washington d.c., russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Canada, UK, China
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, serious, futuristic, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, good versus evil, survival, undead, biohazard, distopia, deadly virus, infected, danger ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, japan, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.0
 254K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, plague, infected, post apocalypse, virus, end of the world, chaos, chaos and mayhem, mutant, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan, China
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: exciting, serious, stylized, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalyptic, chaos, zombie apocalypse, bio weapon, female fighter, zombie, survival, danger, apocalypse, strong female lead ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 366K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, found footage, quarantine, survival, fear, chaos, destruction, survival horror, escape, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
 32K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, survival, gory, chaos, graphic violence, post apocalypse, deadly, danger, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, plague, supernatural, walking dead, graphic violence, fear, death, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.2
 97K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, alien, chaos, tsunami, youth, teenage life ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, london, ohio, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 146K
Train to Busan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…
Style: suspense, emotional, tense, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, train, pandemic, apocalypse, quarantine, survival, survival horror, self sacrifice, violence, zombie attack, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.0
 71K
Doomsday (2008)
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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, cannibalism, rescue, infected, future dystopia, danger, chase, quarantine, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2030s, 2010s ...
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 272K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: virus, epidemic, plague, quarantine, pandemic, infected, infection, fate of humanity, scientist, chaos and mayhem, hysteria, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: asia, usa, hong kong, london, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.5
 110K
The Crazies (2010)
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insanity, plague, infected, quarantine, survival, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, chaos, danger, bio weapon, isolation, on the run ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.5
 7K
Patient Zero (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After an unprecedented global pandemic has turned the majority of humankind into violent "Infected," a man gifted with the ability to speak the Infected's new language leads the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: pandemic, infected, patient, bunker, survivor, end of the world, virus, infection, zombie, science, survival, professor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, alien, evil alien, warrior, alien invasion, soldier, invasion, space and aliens, chaos, battles ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, germany, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
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: serious, scary, twists and turns, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, distopia, rescue, zombie apocalypse, monster, mutant, sniper, loss of friend, suicide, cannibalism, cover up, stripper ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Style: dark, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, little girl, post apocalypse, apocalypse, blood, eaten alive, infection, survival, military, children, bunker ...
Time: future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 49K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, survival, escapades, military, science, battles, save the world, heroes, heroic mission, technology, chaos ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
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, rough, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, future dystopia, zombie, siege, survival, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, danger, soldier ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995, 90s, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 53K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, battleship, apocalypse, save the world, military, pandemic, chaos, deadly virus, life is a bitch, survival, ocean or sea, danger ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, back from the dead, found footage, chaos, zombie apocalypse, danger, cannibalism, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
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: antidote, apocalypse, zombie, vampire, survival, end of the world, blood, plague, blood transfusion, disease, short wave radio, new car ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 197K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, rough, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, violent, survival, save the world, infected, cannibalism, chaos and mayhem, military base, violence, gory, transformation, military ...
Time: 2000s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Style: tense, exciting, thought provoking, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: leader, monkey, plague, survival, colony, forest, post apocalypse, fate of humanity, power struggle, revolution, experiment, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, future, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, danger, race against time, chaos and mayhem, plague, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a ...
Style: exciting, offbeat, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: zombie, looking for love, zombie apocalypse, wooing, plague, couple relations, supernatural, shaolin, prejudice, pride, deadly, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, georgian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 28K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, isolation, danger, heroic mission, life is a bitch, genetically altered, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation ...
Time: future, 70s, near future, year 1977, year 1975
Place: los angeles, usa, woodstock, china, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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