Movies like Train to Busan

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Train to Busan (2016)
 7.5
 105K
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, living dead, self sacrifice, runaway, brutality, unlikely friendships, zombie attack, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, fleeing, survival horror, sacrifice, death, blood, pregnancy, car, military, baseball, soldier, sister sister relationship ...
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, suspense and bloody films with plots about zombie, blood, survival, violence, apocalypse, deadly and dialogue mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Train to Busan: The Crazies (2010), World War Z (2013), [REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014), Day of the Dead (2008), Cell (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 104K
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.
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, quarantine, insanity, on the run, infected, survival, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, danger, small town, bio weapon, isolation ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 547K
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, rough, serious, exciting, epic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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[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, suspenseful, rough, bleak, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona spain
⇓ 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
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Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.3
 22K
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, melancholic, scary, twist ending, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, violence, airport, murder, cell phone, suicide, virus, on the road, zombie, survival, teenage girl, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, psychological
Plot: survival, zombie, suicide, alone, zombie apocalypse, elevator, cat, living dead, hallucination, apartment building, rooftop, blood ...
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Dead Rising: Watchtower (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the game, Dead Rising takes place during a large-scale zombie outbreak. When a mandatory government vaccine fails to stop the infection from spreading, the four leads must evade infection while also pursuing the root of the epidemic, with ...
Plot: quarantine, zombie, infection, newspaper reporter, plague, news reporter, u.s. military
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, radio station, zombie apocalypse, fear, talk radio, radio show, danger, virus, small town, supernatural, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 40K
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: quarantine, starvation, apocalypse, survival, dehumanization, danger, chaos, global warming, vestiges of humanity, cannibalism, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 10K
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, bleak, twists and turns, scary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 17K
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, scary, dark, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, quarantine, virus, underground, murder, father daughter relationship, epidemic, nightmare, bomb shelter, mother daughter relationship, survival, plot twist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 230K
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, exciting, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future, 2000s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 187K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, 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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 348K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: exciting, scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 169K
Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Canada, UK
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
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
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Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 113 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: 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
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Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 2K
Redcon-1 (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A squad of eight Special Forces soldiers are assigned a suicide mission to rescue a scientist from a city ruled by the undead.
Style: brutal, suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
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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, apocalypse, death, danger, survival horror, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, parents and children, plague, chaos, terminal illness, virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, german, apocalypse, virus, deadly virus, deadly, danger, chaos, life is a bitch, partners, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, psychological, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vengeance, psychopath, violence, loss of spouse, revenge, crime and punishment, track down, cat and mouse, mercilessness, extreme violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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
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Time: future, year 1995, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 65K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 51K
Dog Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A squad of British soldiers on training in the lonesome Scottish wilderness find a wounded Special Forces captain and the remains of his team. As they encounter zoologist Megan, it turns out that werewolves are active in the region. They have to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, wales, scottish highlands, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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