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 6.3
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Cargo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak
Plot: pandemic, father daughter relationship, zombie, post apocalypse, australian, houseboat, aborigine, boat, infected, baby, cargo, community, survival, protection, danger, journey, creature, riverboat, post apocalyptic, river boat, tribe, infection, daughter, river, apocalypse ...
Time: near future
Place: australia, south australia

Most similar movies to Cargo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, bleak and scary films with plots about survival, danger, zombie, apocalypse, deadly, blood and escapades mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cargo: Carriers (2009), Viral (2016), 28 Days Later... (2002), I Am Legend (2007), Extinction (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.0
 39K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, plague, virus, infection, biohazard, desperation, trust, friendship, life is a bitch, danger, road trip, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
 5.5
 7K
Viral (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Following the outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population, a young woman documents her family's new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister.
Style: bloody, suspense, suspenseful, brutal, bleak
Plot: virus, quarantine, disease, gas mask, sister sister relationship, infected, survival, father daughter relationship, panic, mutation, transformation, humanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, virus, rage, infected, army, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, survivor, death, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.2
 611K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, danger, heroes, life is a bitch, isolation, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.8
 14K
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, intense, scary, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, father daughter relationship, post apocalyptic, epidemic, survival, loneliness, end of the world, virus, cannibalism, parenthood, wilderness, family drama ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.0
 5K
Ravenous (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a village, things have changed. Some of the people are not what they were anymore. They start attacking their families, their friends, their neighbours... We call them "Les Affam├ęs" (The Hungry). A few survivors go deep into the forest ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, survivor, zombie apocalypse, survival, small town, zombie outbreak, infection, mutation, epidemic, living dead, mutant, infected ...
Place: quebec, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.4
 3K
The Cured (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: What happens when the undead return to life? In a world ravaged for years by a virus that turns the infected into zombie-like cannibals, a cure is at last found and the wrenching process of reintegrating the survivors back into society begins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense, melancholic
Plot: zombie, military, cure, infection, survival, flashback, murder, danger, medical research, saving a life, relative, disease ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
State of Emergency (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos consumes a small town when a chemical facility explodes releasing a deadly toxin. Moments after the leak, the town's residents show signs of mutation, causing the military to quarantine the area leaving any survivors helpless and trapped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, exciting
Plot: zombie, survival, insulin, rooftop, helicopter, small town, gory, plague, danger, deadly, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 7.0
 235K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, mutant, chaos, infected, siblings relations, on the run, danger, survivor, virus, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 5K
Here Alone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a terrible virus ravages human civilization, Ann finds herself living alone in a forest, foraging for supplies, and accompanied only by a radio that broadcasts a single transmission in French. Few animals even remain; the only survivors seem ...
Plot: zombie, female killer, female protagonist, survivalist, infection, determination, infected, empowerment, female empowerment, survival, grief, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
 239K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: scary, suspense, bleak, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, self sacrifice, silence, sign language, child in peril, deafness, marriage, post apocalypse, monster, pregnancy, creature feature, creature ...
Time: near future
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, future dystopia, survival, zombie apocalypse, gory, skyscraper, mercenary, arson, siege, back from the dead, drugs/alcohol, urban ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, danger, experiment gone awry, plague, survival, one man army, infected, fate of humanity, gory, scientist, threat ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 4K
Gone (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A contemporary psychological thriller in which a young British couple travelling through the Australian outback become involved with a mysterious and charismatic American whose motive for imposing his friendship upon them becomes increasingly ...
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: australian, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, wilderness, couple relations, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.6
 879
The Collapsed (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: survival, virus, end of the world, apocalypse, countryside, gory, in the woods, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, danger, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.7
 405
Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In an undefined future, the earth has been destroyed by man, and the air polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. Only a few children are immune to the disease and have adapted to these extreme conditions and survived. ...
Style: bleak, serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, ocean or sea, bounty hunter, future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, deadly, chaos, survival, destiny, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 2K
Turkey Shoot (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the near future, after an unspecified holocaust, survivors are herded into prison camps. There, they are hunted for sport by the leaders of the camp. Paul, one of the newest prisoners, is determined not to go down as quietly as the others.
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful, dark humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, torture, sex, violence, rape, escape, sadism, on the run, werewolf, machete, explosion, blood ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dead End Drive-In (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the near future, drive-in theatres are turned into concentration camps for the undesirable and unemployed. The prisoners don't really care to escape because they are fed and they have a place to live which is, in most cases, probably better ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, bleak
Plot: concentration camp, electric fence, surrealism, tow truck, anti heroes, gory, social misfits, exploitation, australian, prison, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Extinction: The G.M.O. Chronicles (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Retrovirus, which was conceived as a tool for industrial genetic engineering, has gotten out of control and is spreading rapidly. While it crosses all organisms within our ecological system completely indiscriminately (mixing plant with animal and ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: zombie, death, survivor, isolation, zombie apocalypse, epidemic, apocalypse, extinction, on the road, survival, plague, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, bleak, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, danger, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, survival, social decay, family in danger, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, human nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 30K
Splinter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: scary, bleak, bloody, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, zombie, infected, death, isolation, blood splatter, infection, hit by a car, creature, weekend, partners in crime, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
These Final Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: What would you do on the last day on Earth? With the end of the world only hours away, the self-absorbed James heads to the ultimate party-to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, road movie, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, party, race against time, on the road, chases and races, obsessive quest, track down, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, escapades, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.2
 1K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, deadly creature, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, save the world, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.6
 38K
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, emotional, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, plague, danger, death, terminal illness, transformation, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, virus, zombie child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 11K
Black Water (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: tourist, lake or river, swamp, survival, crocodile, danger, river, rescue, pregnancy, tour guide, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 2K
Severed (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, forest, gory, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, survival, vengeance, environmentalism, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 3K
Dead Season (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It has been over one year since the start of the outbreak. Our society has collapsed and the world has descended into chaos. Elvis and Tweeter are two of the last people left alive, and band together to flee the United States for a remote island ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, gory, island, on the run, plague, chases and races, danger, deadly, supernatural, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 3K
Crawlspace (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of elite soldiers sent to infiltrate and extract the lead science team from Pine Gap, Australia's top secret underground military compound, after it comes under attack from unknown forces. The mission is compromised when they encounter ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: soldier, military base, underground, confined, experiment, danger, survival, woman in danger, military, human experimentation, pregnant woman, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Incident at Raven's Gate (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother's isolated farm. It's not long before bizarre things start happening--dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking their owners, strange apparitions beginning to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: murder, farm, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, investigation, adventure, cons and scams, chases and races, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Survival of the Dead (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, island, gory, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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