Movies like Cell

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Cell (2016)
 4.4
 26K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ensuing chaos after.
Style: ambiguous ending, scary, twist ending, suspense, psychotronic, melancholic, surreal, absurd, road movie, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, epidemic, zombie, stephen king, virus, insanity, end of the world, violence, suicide, murder, zombie apocalypse, cell phone, survival, airport, post apocalypse, on the road, paranoia, adaptation, fight, mutant, supernatural, cannibalism, mutation, undead, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, new england, maine

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Most similar movies to Cell

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense and scary films with plots about chase, danger, violence, survival, blood, death and apocalypse mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cell: The Mist (2007), The Signal (2007), The Omega Man (1971), Train to Busan (2016), 28 Days Later... (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 285K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, bad ending, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, stephen king, fog, trapped, fear, deadly creature, creature, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, tentacle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
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100%
 6.0
 21K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chaos, infidelity, apocalypse, danger, murder, survival, violence spree, brutality, violent, gory, zombie ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 29K
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, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1977, near future, year 1975
Place: los angeles, usa, ussr, soviet union, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 174K
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, tense, emotional, touching, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, pandemic, train, zombie attack, survival horror, quarantine, survival, living dead, self sacrifice, train crash ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, atmospheric, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, post apocalypse, survival, plague, fear, infected, zombie apocalypse, rage, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, 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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, race against time, deadly creature, danger, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 44K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, starvation, ice age, post apocalypse, epidemic, quarantine, danger, vestiges of humanity, dehumanization, global warming, underground bunker ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, Canada, UK, China, USA
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, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, future dystopia, female warrior, apocalypse, good versus evil, deadly virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, biohazard, infected, undead ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, plague, infected, virus, death, siege, shopping mall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK, Canada, USA, Japan
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: exciting, scary, twists and turns, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, distopia, zombie apocalypse, rescue, post apocalypse, monster, mutant, future dystopia, policewoman, quarantine, martial arts, survival ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Zombie Apocalypse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie survival, apocalypse, supernatural, zombie, gory, graphic violence, survival, plague, danger, escapades, deadly ...
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 8K
Pandemic (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, a virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival. Its only hope is finding a cure and keeping the infected contained. Lauren is a doctor ...
Style: suspense, serious, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: pandemic, virus, zombie apocalypse, survivor, apocalypse, post apocalypse, violence, infected, teenage girl, scientist, survival, rescue ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, post apocalypse, underground bunker, twists & turns, bunker, survivalist, paranoia, bomb shelter, alien, ufo, subterranean ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 611K
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, end of the world, deadly virus, scientist, plague, infected, epidemic, asthma, un ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, psychotronic, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, pandemic, zombie child, distopia, eaten alive, infection, little girl, military, teacher ...
Time: future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.6
 285K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: survival, end of the world, survival horror, fear, suicide, blindness, bird, murder, post apocalypse, netflix, creature, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, future dystopia, post apocalypse, survival, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, escapades, chaos and mayhem, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1995, 2000s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, brutal, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, danger, chaos, back from the dead, cannibalism, woman in danger, small town, apocalypse, death, eaten alive, hell on earth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The group will face a new zombie threat as a new breed of zombie has developed. This new super-zombie type is faster, bigger, and stronger than the previous strain of zombies and harder to kill. These super-zombies have started grouping up into a ...
Style: road movie, parody, psychotronic, funny, surprise ending ...
Plot: zombie, zombie outbreak, post apocalypse, plague, zombie attack, survival, mutation, zombie apocalypse, stylized violence, escape, end of the world, virus ...
Time: 2010s, year 2009, 2000s, year 2019
Place: usa, washington d.c., memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspenseful, rough, futuristic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, plague, female assassin, female fighter, zombie apocalypse, future dystopia, hand to hand combat, pandemic, chase, survival, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, new york, moscow russia, washington d.c., russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 30K
Firestarter (1984)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As youths, Andy McGee (David Keith) and his future wife, Vicky (Heather Locklear), participated in secret experiments, allowing themselves to be subjected to mysterious medical tests. Years later, the couple's daughter, Charlie (Drew ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, scary, exciting ...
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, little girl, on the run, supernatural ability, psychic, government agency, danger, fire, conspiracy, kidnapping, scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 12K
The Crazies (1973)
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, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, quarantine, hazmat suit, epidemic, virus, bio weapon, survival, on the run, danger, rescue, race against time, scientist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, vietnam, usa, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, back from the dead, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, found footage, danger, chaos, death, survival, chase, gory, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.3
 8K
The Forsaken (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is in a race against time as he searches for a cure after becoming infected with a virus that will eventually turn him into a blood-sucking vampire.
Style: scary, rough, road movie, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, vampire, vampire slayer, virus, on the road, danger, desert, vampire human love, supernatural, gory, infected, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, colorado, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, cult film, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cult, survival, rescue, isolation, chaos, back from the dead, danger, cannibalism, trapped, cemetery, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967, year 1968, 1960s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: futuristic, exciting, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, post apocalypse, maze, adventure, survival, young heroes, immunity, danger, confined, imaginary, on the run, resistance ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 40K
Morgan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
Style: suspense, twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, moral dilemma, experiment, danger, violence, escape, genetics, surveillance, cloning, fight, isolation, brutality ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 20K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Indonesia, UK, China, Singapore
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: alien, survival, evolution, alien abduction, alien monster, giant creature, creature, danger, transformation, murder, end of the world, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: southeast asia, laos, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, survival, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mad scientist, living dead, cannibalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: not serious, humorous, scary, funny, bloody ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, friendship, danger, gory, strip club, small town, youth, teenager, camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%