Movies like Train to Busan

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Train to Busan (2016)
 7.5
 139K
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: suspense, emotional, tense, bleak, bloody, apocalyptic, intense, suspenseful, touching, surprise ending ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, train, pandemic, quarantine, survival, survival horror, self sacrifice, violence, apocalypse, zombie attack, father daughter relationship, brutality, living dead, death, runaway, pregnancy, train crash, unlikely friendships, military, baseball, fleeing, virus, chase, blood ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, seoul, east asia, busan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about survival, violence, death, apocalypse, blood, danger and gun mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Train to Busan: World War Z (2013), Kingdom (2019), 28 Days Later... (2002), Black Summer (2019), The Crazies (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
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Duration: 116 min.
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 8.4
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Kingdom (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
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, scary, bleak
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, royal family, rivalry, palace intrigue, crown prince, medieval, outburst, joseon dynasty, prince, undead, father son relationship
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Place: korea, seoul, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
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, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, plague, survival, post apocalypse, quarantine, rage, fear, infected, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
 17K
Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, tense, dark, bleak
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 109K
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
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⇓ 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: scary, rough, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, 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%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 24K
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, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
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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, dark, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 42K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, 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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, starvation, quarantine, global warming, epidemic, dehumanization, cannibalism, vestiges of humanity, danger, chaos, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: dark, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 241K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: scary, rough, suspense, cult film, atmospheric ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 69K
Quarantine (2008)
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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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
30 Days of Night (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
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Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: brutal, intense, suspense, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Time: near future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Armed Response (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
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Story: The story follows a team of highly trained operatives who find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, captivating, exciting, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 175K
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: rough, exciting, suspense, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: year 2007, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 17K
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Canada, Indonesia, Singapore, USA
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: suspense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, surprise ending ...
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Time: contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 75K
No Escape (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 364K
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: giant monster, found footage, quarantine, monster, survival, fear, chaos, destruction, escape, danger, survival horror, skyscraper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, vampire, vampire slayer, virus, on the road, danger, desert, supernatural, gory, infected, chases and races, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, colorado, california, texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak
Plot: zombie, quarantine, infection, zombie apocalypse, survival, human nature, danger, fear, on the run, brutality, epidemic, demolished city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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
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Time: near future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: 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 ⇓
24%
 5.7
 9K
The Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the last evacuation flight out of war-torn Africa crashes off the coast, American Air Force Engineer Lieutenant Brian Murphy (ROB FREEMAN) emerges as the sole survivor in a land where the dead are returning to life and attacking the living.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%