Movies like Friend of the World

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Friend of the World (2019)
Friend of the World (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: After a catastrophic war, an eccentric general guides a filmmaker through a ravaged bunker.
Style: suspense, apocalyptic
Plot: apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, end of the world, war zone, bunker, zombie, dog, violence, tough guy, soldier, gun, beach, neo noir, african american, elevator, female protagonist, girl, shooting, murder, letter, nightmare, explosion, filmmaking, escape, anger ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending and scary films with plots about violence, blood, death, blood splatter, chase, murder and explosion mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Friend of the World: Southland Tales (2006), Warriors of the Apocalypse (2009), A Boy and His Dog (1975), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018), The Omega Man (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: cynical, dark humor, surreal, enigmatic, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, surrealism, chaos, split personality, prophecy, terrorist, smuggling, future dystopia, dishonesty, life is a bitch, alternate reality ...
Time: future, near future, year 2008, 2000s, year 2005
Place: california, southern california, nevada, afghanistan, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Warriors of the Apocalypse (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After WWIII has devastated America, a small band of female warriors attempt to survive long enough to make it to the last city left. The problem is dictator Rollins doesn't want her city overpopulating so she sends out her team of mercenaries ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: machine gun, rifle, corpse, blood splatter, survival, murder, brutality, man with glasses, sadism, underwear, female nudity, running ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog Blood are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War 4, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: desert, dog, survival, nuclear holocaust, telepathy, impregnation, heroic mission, life is a bitch, future dystopia, escapades, anti heroes, chases and races ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: phoenix arizona, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tragic ending, sinister
Plot: desert, cure, city, scientist, battle, zombie, fight, murder, survival, good versus evil, doctor, illness ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.6
 26K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, apocalypse, survival, chaos, zombie, siege, danger, isolation, rivalry, supernatural, vestiges of humanity, genetically altered ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 11K
Hardware (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, violence, artist, man versus machine, woman in danger, survival, radiation, desert, apocalypse, killer robot, apartment, robot as menace ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
24 Hours to Live (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.
Style: suspense, disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: redemption, assassin, reincarnation, haunted by the past, rescue, stylized violence, conspiracy, tragic hero, dark hero, near death experience, one against many, mercilessness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, hong kong, florida, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
House of the Dead 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies in the campus, and the government sends a NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival horror, explosion, race against time, plague, apocalypse, vampire, mad scientist, slasher, college life, gory, antidote ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, murder, airport, cell phone, suicide, virus, on the road, zombie, survival, teenage girl, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, future dystopia, zombie apocalypse, siege, mercenary, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, danger, heroes, soldier ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Night of the Comet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, end of the world, chase, mad scientist, comet, elevator, siblings relations, asteroids and comets, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 13K
Infini (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A search and rescue team are transported through deep space to a distant mining colony to save the sole survivor of a biological outbreak. During their mission, they find a lethal weapon which is set to arrive on Earth within the hour.
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, bloody ...
Plot: rescue, search, mind control, plague, space travel, teleportation, alien, virus, insanity, survival, violence, death ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nuclear threat, soldier, military, race against time, one man army, massacre, super soldier, superhuman, dynamite, super strength, police car, hostage ...
Time: 1960s, 2000s, 80s
Place: virginia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 6K
Kill Switch (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pilot battles to save his family and the planet after an experiment for unlimited energy goes wrong.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: physicist, parallel world, pilot, experiment, shot in the chest, deception, betrayal, corporation, car accident, death, murder, violence ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 34K
Captive State (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, apocalyptic, intense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, apocalypse, rescue attempt, capture, society, attack, survival, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, alien, martial law, cigarette ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ 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, life is a bitch, escapades, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, chaos, race against time, on the road, track down, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 71K
The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, idiotic ...
Plot: alien, save the world, danger, invasion, virus, hysteria, quarantine, psychiatrist, survival, space and aliens, epidemic, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a freak accident, an invisible yuppie runs for his life from a treacherous CIA official while trying to cope with his new life.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: chase, espionage, skiing, kidnapping, on the run, danger, stock broker, invisibility, invisible man, romance, crimes, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: washington d.c., switzerland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Terminal City Ricochet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its fullest to sell yet more needless junk to eager consumers; a ...
Plot: politician, drug use, propaganda, faked death, election, violence, escape, newspaper headline, gun, politics, prisoner, corruption ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, police investigation, gangsters, assassin, faked death, kidnapping, murder for hire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, serious, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, zombie apocalypse, infected, un, chaos, scientist, survival, plague, vaccine ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, south korea, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, zombie, bio weapon, end of the world, post apocalyptic, mutant, pistol, female soldier, monster, post apocalypse, supernatural, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 13K
Replicant (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, serial killer, martial arts, arson, cloning, psychopath, murder, government agency, deadly, police investigation, criminal heroes, master villain ...
Time: future, near future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 3.4
 2K
Zoombies (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a strange virus quickly spreads through a safari park and turns all the zoo animals undead, those left in the park must stop the creatures before they escape and zombify the whole city.
Style: suspense, tense, scary, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, zoo, virus, undead, killer animal, animal attack, security, girl, caged animal, save the day, little girl, pistol ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. NB: Not to be confused with the 1981 American-made film with the same title.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, danger, race against time, survival, apocalypse, mad scientist, rescue, deadly creature, supernatural, journalism, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: barcelona spain, europe, italy, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joe Dante directs this story of the glamour, the glitter, the magical allure of Hollywood... and not a speck of it rubs off on Miracle Pictures, where "If it's a good picture, it's a Miracle." This is a hilarious tribute to the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: murder, filmmaking, hollywood, rape, desire for fame, factory, disorder, miraculous event, rise to the top, crimes, ambition, parody ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The First Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of ...
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, suspenseful, sinister ...
Plot: survival horror, party, murder, abuse of power, nazism, sadism, experiment, gory violence, african american, politics, fighting the system, money ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 452K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, survival, danger, apocalypse, road trip, chaos and mayhem, zombie apocalypse, killings, parody, amusement park, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, cross country, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Feeding Mr. Baldwin (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A house sitter bites off more than he can chew when a dead body mysteriously shows up at the estate he's watching.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gory, crime, estate, punched in the face, friend, blood, bloody violence, tongue in cheek, photo booth, bulldog, ensemble, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, infection, eaten alive, blood, apocalypse, virus, survival, military, bunker, teacher ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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