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Train to Busan (2016)
Original name: 부산행
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: tense, suspense, emotional, bleak, bloody, touching, apocalyptic, intense, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: zombie, quarantine, train, survival, father daughter relationship, violence, self sacrifice, runaway, brutality, unlikely friendships, survival horror, apocalypse, sacrifice, death, blood, girl wearing a miniskirt, cheerleader uniform, cheerleader, short skirt, mini skirt, long hair, pregnant woman, teenage girl, daughter, father ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, seoul

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about violence, blood, danger, deadly, survival, apocalypse and dialogue mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Train to Busan: The Crazies (2010), Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014), Dawn of the Dead (2004), Day of the Dead (2008), Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, on the run, insanity, survival, quarantine, infected, chaos and mayhem, danger, small town, deadly virus, chaos, army ...
Place: iowa, kansas, usa
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Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Norway, Iceland, USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, scary, dark humor, not serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
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, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos and mayhem, siege, group of strangers, apocalypse, mass murder, gory, infected, death, shopping mall, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: rough, scary, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, small town, quarantine, soldier, survival, apocalypse, deadly creature, virus, race against time, infected, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: futuristic, twists and turns, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, rescue, future dystopia, mutant, conspiracy, martial arts, monster, survival, gory, cover up, quarantine, cannibalism ...
Time: future, 2000s
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49%
 6.7
 225K
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: scary, suspense, futuristic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, quarantine, experiment gone awry, infected, mutant, bio weapon, danger, imaginary, powerful corporation, heroic mission, survival, chase ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
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 7.0
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World War Z (2013)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, save the world, deadly virus, infected, chaos, un, survival, scientist, race against time, danger, heroic mission ...
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 7.1
 183K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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
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Time: 2000s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: scary, suspenseful, cynical, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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 4.3
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Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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 ...
Style: scary, twist ending, melancholic, surreal, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
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Cloverfield (2008)
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: tense, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
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Zombie (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Land of the Dead (2005)
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 ...
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Diary of the Dead (2007)
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: scary, tense, futuristic, rough, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense, rough ...
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36%
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Grindhouse (2007)
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Country: USA
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Style: dark humor, semi serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
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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, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
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Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
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36%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
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Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
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The Horde (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A posse of crooked cops, malevolent gangsters and a horde of walking dead are the centre point of this gruesome, tight, action packed, claustrophobic tale of retribution and escape. Penned like animals, on the top floor of a deserted high-rise ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Rise of the Zombies (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When zombies overrun San Francisco, a desperate group survives by locking themselves inside Alcatraz Prison. When the undead breach the island, our heros are forced to return to the mainland overrun with the undead.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: tense, bleak, serious, rough, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
30 Days of Night (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, survival, small town, gory, isolation, winter, fear, sunrise, violence, brutality, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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