Movies like The Dead Don't Die

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The Dead Don't Die
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 1930s, a sailor trying to prove that his brother was wrongly executed for murder finds himself becoming drawn in the occult world.
Plot: execution, zombie, city, supernatural, occult, living dead, mad scientist, false accusation, brother, neo noir, murder, revenge, scientist
Time: 1930s
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Dawn of the Dead
Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
USA, Italy
127 min.
 8.0
The Omega Man
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
98 min.
 6.6
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Most similar movies to The Dead Don't Die

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about zombie, murder, supernatural, deadly, gory, danger and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Dead Don't Die: The Horror Show (1989), Universal Soldier (1992), Horror Rises from the Tomb (1973), From a Whisper to a Scream (1987), I Sell the Dead (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Horror Show
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: gory, ghost, master criminal, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, zombie, vengeance, violence spree, supernatural romance, afterlife, murder ...
Time: 80s
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Universal Soldier
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, military, chase, violence, brutality, androids and robots, cyborgs, vietnam war, car chase, fight scenes, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: vietnam
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    User:   93%
 
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Horror Rises from the Tomb
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Medieval France a warlock is be-headed and his wife tortured and executed. Hundreds of years later an isolated group of people discover his head buried on their property. Soon it comes back to life, possessing people and using them to commit ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: ghost, murder, mysterious character, gory, slasher, supernatural ability, haunted house, monastery, zombie, vampire, estate, ocean or sea ...
Time: middle ages, 1400s
Place: europe, france
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System:   73%
    User:   68%
 
From a Whisper to a Scream
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The uncle of an executed murderess relates four stories of his hometown, Oldfield, to a reporter. In the first, an elderly man pursues a romance with a younger woman, even to the grave and beyond. In the second, a wounded man on the run from ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: american civil war, gory, ghost, serial killer, anthology, slasher, small town, murder, voodoo, supernatural ability, zombie, investigation ...
Place: tennessee, usa
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    User:   77%
 
I Sell the Dead
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 18th century justice catches up with a pair of grave robbers. With only a few hours to go before his date with the guillotine, Arthur Blake (Monaghan) tells his life story to Father Francis Duffy (Ron Perlman). Before long, Arthur spills the beans ...
Style: dark humor, stylized, humorous, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, storytelling, death, irish, blood, adventure, mentor, deadly, gory, immortality, life & death ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
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The Omega Man
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, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, end of the world, plague, interracial romance, loneliness, chase, transformation, good versus evil, motorcycle, violence, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   56%
 
Undead or Alive: A Zombedy
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Elmer Winslow is a soldier on the run from the Union Army, and Luke Budd is a cowboy with a broken heart. When the two misfits rob the corrupt sheriff of an old west town, they have no idea that a plague of zombies is sweeping the country, or that ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, rough, scary
Plot: zombie, gory, crime gone awry, old west, on the run, chaos and mayhem, plague, supernatural, native american, deadly, escapades, chaos ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
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 6.5
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Daybreakers
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vampires on a way to save ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, serious, bloody ...
Plot: vampire, gory, survival, immortality, supernatural, transformation, blood, gore, splatter, greed, apocalypse, humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
 6.5
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The Crazies
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: tense, suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gory, small town, virus, splatter, supernatural, military, insanity, zombie, transformation, violence, blood ...
Place: iowa, kansas, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
Rocktober Blood
Genre: Horror, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A crazed rock singer returns from the dead to murder members of his former band.
Plot: slasher, heavy metal, rock concert, exhumation, electric guitar, disturbed individual, psychological trauma, misogyny, degradation, psychological torture, blood stain, slashing ...
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System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
 6.3
 24K
Open Grave
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man awakes-- without memory -- in a pit full of bodies and must figure out if the people who rescued him are the killers, or if he is the murderer.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, twist ending ...
Plot: memory loss, zombie, paranoia, virus, amnesia, murder, blood, uncover truth, apocalypse, mystery, plot twist, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
 4.1
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Fear No Evil
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: High school student turns out to be personification of Lucifer. Two archangels in human form (as women) take him on.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, demonic, satanic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural ability, gory, vengeance, afterlife, teenage life, good versus evil, religions or cults, satan, revenge, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
 2.8
 302
Frozen Scream
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mad scientists turn people into frozen zombies and the zombies wreak havoc and kill people.
Style: sinister
Plot: zombification, evil scientist, mad doctor, fright, immortality, cult leader, scythe, evil doctor, human experiment, dreaming, murder of husband, danger ...
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System:   45%
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Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, cult, blood, supernatural, vengeance, violence, gore, mischievous children, splatter, demons, death, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
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    User:   48%
 
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Dead Season
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, gory, island, on the run, survival, plague, chases and races, danger, deadly, supernatural, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, caribbean
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System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
Cannibal Holocaust
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
Style: disturbing, scary, tense, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibalism, gory, torture, cult, culture clash, brutality, rape, violence, male nudity, blood, gore ...
Time: 20th century
Place: latin america, south america, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
 3.2
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Blood Sisters
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1974, a little boy tries to talk a little girl into getting naked for him, which she refuses and calls him a pervert. He then runs home, which happens to be a brothel where several (extremely unattractive) hookers and their johns roam around in ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, college, haunted house, serial killer, slasher, zombie, vampire, stalking, murder, violence spree, college life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
The Haunted Palace
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, burned alive, master villain, village, supernatural ability, necronomicon, gothic horror, mansion, palaces castles and temples, ancient mystery, dealing with death, afterlife ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, dungeon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
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The Asphyx
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hugo is a brilliant turn-of-the-century scientist, loved and respected by his family and friends, admired by his colleagues. But he is a man quickly becoming obsessed with a curious and frightening question... what is the mysterious apparition found ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, ghost, serial killer, supernatural ability, zombie, good versus evil, supernatural romance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, obsession, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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    User:   45%
 
 5.4
 10K
Blood Creek
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man and his brother on a mission of revenge become trapped in a harrowing occult experiment dating back to the Third Reich.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gory, afterlife, isolation, ship, supernatural, confined, danger, occult, rifle, revenge, zombie ...
Time: 30s, 2000s, 1930s
Place: west virginia, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
 4.8
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Primeval
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A news team is sent to Burundi to capture and bring home a legendary 25-foot crocodile. Their difficult task turns potentially deadly when a warlord targets them for death.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, monster, civil war, chase, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, village, gore, brutality, slasher, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
 5.6
 1K
The Kindred
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, gory, murder, monster, supernatural, dangerous animal, death, monsters, splatter, blood, hospital, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
 4.1
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976-Evil II
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, ghost, college, slasher, high school, afterlife, crimes, danger, deadly, telephone call, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 80s
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System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
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Zombie Cop
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a drug raid, a narcotics officer confronts a strange Voodoo priest named Dr. Death, who is chanting. The officer and the priest shoot it out and they both wind up dead. Later, the two rise from their graves and return to the land of the ...
Plot: voodoo, supernatural, occult, living dead, zombie, cemetery, shotgun, psychopath, revenge
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System:   35%
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The Brotherhood III: Young Demons
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of devil-may-care teenagers discover they've mistakenly called upon the Prince of Darkness in this flashy horror story.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: high school, gory, ghost, school, slasher, supernatural ability, vampire, zombie, prank, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, murder ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century
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System:   35%
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Prince of Darkness
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Style: scary, stylized, talky, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, church, supernatural, end of the world, devil, religion, zombie, chase, death, transformation, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
 5.7
 8K
Puppetmaster
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toulon, a puppet maker, discovers an ancient Egyptian potion and uses it to bring his creations to life. His puppets become murderous little demons and escape. Distraught, the master takes his life. Years later, psychics tune into the existence of ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, gothic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, murder, supernatural, blood, ghost, violence, splatter, slasher, demons, puppets, serial killer, revenge ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
 6.6
 72K
Child's Play
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, voodoo, murder, supernatural, blood, toys, revenge, splatter, demons, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 

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Funeral Home
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman arrives at her grandmother's house, which used to be a funeral home, to help her turn the place into a bed-and-breakfast inn. After they open, however, guests begin disappearing or turning up dead.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: slasher, gory, zombie, deadly, mystery, supernatural, split personality, cellar, maniac, grandmother, grandfather, funeral ...
Time: 70s
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System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
I Drink Your Blood
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A band of satanist hippies roll into a town and begin terrorizing the local folk. After raping a local girl, her grandpa goes after them, only to be beaten and forced to take LSD. His grandson then plots revenge on the satanists by feeding them meat ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, deadly creature, gory, serial killer, rabies, hippie, slasher, zombie, survival, vengeance, violence spree, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s
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System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
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