Movies like Train to Busan

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Train to Busan (2016)
 7.5
 114K
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, zombie apocalypse, train, quarantine, survival, father daughter relationship, violence, living dead, self sacrifice, runaway, brutality, pandemic, unlikely friendships, zombie attack, apocalypse, train crash, fleeing, survival horror, sacrifice, death, blood, pregnancy, car, military, baseball ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, seoul

Most similar movies to Train to Busan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about zombie, apocalypse, survival, blood, violence, virus and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Train to Busan: The Crazies (2010), World War Z (2013), Kingdom (2019), Hidden (2015), Cell (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 105K
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, quarantine, insanity, on the run, infected, deadly virus, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, small town, isolation, army ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 560K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, infected, scientist, un, chaos, plague, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, south korea, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 12K
Kingdom (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In this zombie thriller set in Korea's medieval Joseon dynasty, a crown prince is sent on a suicide mission to investigate a mysterious outbreak.
Style: bloody, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, scary
Plot: zombie apocalypse, royal family, zombie, rivalry, medieval, palace intrigue, father son relationship, prince
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 18K
Hidden (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.
Style: suspense, psychological, scary, dark, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, bomb shelter, quarantine, virus, survival, underground, murder, epidemic, father daughter relationship, nightmare, mother daughter relationship, plot twist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.3
 23K
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: ambiguous ending, scary, twist ending, surreal, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, violence, murder, airport, suicide, cell phone, virus, on the road, zombie, survival, teenage girl, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, survival, epidemic, rage, scientist, infected, virus, fear, survivor, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 39K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, bleak, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, end of the world, apocalypse, death, plague, danger, terminal illness, survival horror, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ángela Vidal the young television reporter who entered the building with the fireman, manages to make it out alive. But what the soldiers don?t know is that she carries the seed of the strange infection. She is to be taken to a provisional ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: quarantine, soldier, demonic possession, survival, isolation, gory, virus, danger, violence spree, deadly, chaos, occult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Night Eats the World (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After waking up in an apartment where only the night before a party was raging, Sam is forced to come to grips with reality: He is now alone and the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris. Petrified with fear, Sam is going to have to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, rough
Plot: survival, zombie, suicide, zombie apocalypse, alone, cat, elevator, hallucination, apartment building, blood, rooftop, zombie child ...
⇓ 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, danger, race against time, plague, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, zombie apocalypse, siege, group of strangers, death, mass murder, shopping mall, gory, infected ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 27K
Pontypool (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When disc jockey Grant Mazzy reports to his basement radio station in the Canadian town of Pontypool, he thinks it's just another day at work. But when he hears reports of a virus that turns people into zombies, Mazzy barricades himself in the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, radio station, fear, talk radio, radio show, danger, virus, small town, media, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.
Style: suspense, exciting, scary, bloody, bleak
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, living dead, sick child, virus, infected, survivor, infection, vaccine, end of the world, apocalypse, survival horror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, insanity, living dead, chaos, danger, deadly creature, deadly, vestiges of humanity, mad scientist ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Siege of the Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: When lovelorn Michael arrives in Berlin to return a set of keys to his ex-girlfriend, Gabi, as an excuse to see her again, he finds her apartment empty save for a couple of plumbers making repairs to the central heating. Just as Michael learns from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, chaos, deadly, deadly virus, danger, partners, life is a bitch, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Barry is a talented mechanic and family man whose life is torn apart on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. His sister, Brooke, is kidnapped by a sinister team of gas-mask wearing soldiers & experimented on by a psychotic doctor. While Brooke plans ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, road movie, dark humor, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, danger, imaginary, chases and races, chaos, virus, disease, murder, on the road ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, future dystopia, siege, back from the dead, post apocalypse, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 1995, 1990s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 15K
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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, survival, zombie, murder, violence spree, wrong place wrong time, danger, gang, deadly, gory, gang war, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, apocalypse, one man army, danger, infected, survival, fate of humanity, scientist, threat, heroine, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 41K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
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, rough, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, starvation, quarantine, survival, danger, dehumanization, global warming, vestiges of humanity, cannibalism, chaos, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
30 Days of Night (2007)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, fear, supernatural, survival, gory, winter, sunrise, isolation, violence, brutality, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, siege, helicopter, survival, apocalypse, violence, rescue, back from the dead, danger, infection, loss of loved one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 172K
Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Style: exciting, rough, dark humor, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, serial killer, death, friendship, zombie, killer, exploitation, gory, revenge, woman in danger, cannibalism, psychopath ...
Time: year 2007
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, mexico, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: 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: suspense, dark, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: zombie, children, little girl, eaten alive, infection, blood, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, survival, military, bunker ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, post apocalypse, future dystopia, pandemic, virus, chase, survival, bio weapon, genetic engineering, mutant, hand to hand combat ...
Time: future
Place: moscow russia, washington d.c., tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 15K
Extinction (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA, Hungary, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, intense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalyptic, zombie apocalypse, epidemic, father daughter relationship, cannibalism, survival, loneliness, end of the world, virus, parenthood, wilderness ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 7K
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, rough, disturbing
Plot: pandemic, virus, survivor, infected, apocalypse, violence, scientist, rescue, survival, teenage girl, foot chase, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: near future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, back from the dead, chaos, danger, cannibalism, found footage, zombie apocalypse, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, scary, funny, bloody, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, danger, friendship, gory, zombie apocalypse, strip club, teenager, parody, youth, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan
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, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, zombie, post apocalyptic, bio weapon, apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalypse, mutant, monster, pistol, female soldier, female fighter ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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