Movies like Rise of the Zombies

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Rise of the Zombies (2012)
 3.8
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Rise of the Zombies (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When zombies overrun San Francisco, a desperate group survives by locking themselves inside Alcatraz Prison. When the undead breach the island, our heros are forced to return to the mainland overrun with the undead.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, apocalyptic, exciting, serious
Plot: zombie, survival, on the run, supernatural, prison, alcatraz, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, zombie survival, walking dead, living dead, struggle for survival, post apocalypse, undead, teamwork, zombie outbreak, zombie attack, survival horror, island, heroes, plague, escapades, strong violent content, vaccine, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa

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Most similar movies to Rise of the Zombies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, zombie, danger, survival, gory, supernatural and chaos mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Rise of the Zombies: Zombie Apocalypse (2011), The Zombie Diaries 2 (2011), Zombie Hunter (2013), Humans vs Zombies (2011), Remains (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Zombie Apocalypse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, serious, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie survival, zombie outbreak, apocalypse, supernatural, zombie, graphic violence, survival, plague, escapades, disaster, chase ...
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Zombie Diaries 2 (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three months have passed since a viral outbreak wiped out 99.9% of the world's population, turning its victims into flesh-eating living dead. In the UK, a surviving band of soldiers and civilians have taken refuge at a rural military barracks. ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, military base, post apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, plague, on the run, military, soldier, apocalypse, zombie outbreak, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Zombie Hunter (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Zombie Hunter is set in a post-apocalyptic Zombie wasteland caused by the mysterious street drug "Natas". We follow one man who has nothing left other than a beat up Camaro and a trunk full of guns and booze. He runs down Flesh Eaters, ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: zombie, mutant, survival, lone wolves, heroes, chaos, plague, on the run, apocalypse, post apocalypse, save the planet, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Humans vs Zombies (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dark Comedy and Horror unite in this satirical thriller based on the "Live Action Role-Playing" game of the same name. Students on summer break are exposed to a deadly virus that is spread rapidly through direct human contact. The infected ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, chaos, heroes, graphic violence, virus, zombie outbreak, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, flesh eating zombie, student ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 4.2
 2K
Remains (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story centers on two lone survivors of a bizarre accident that reduced most of the world's population to zombies. They take refuge in a vacant casino and fight a losing battle against the undead.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, supernatural, gambling, life is a bitch, chaos, future dystopia, escapades, casino, battles, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young militia is all that stands between a coming dead horde and their rural town decimated by the fracking industry.
Style: scary, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: zombie, creature, isolation, supernatural, escapades, heroes, survival, walking dead, plague, leadership, monster, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.9
 993
Zombie Wars (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fifty years after a world-wide zombie epidemic had begun, a small group of rebel soldiers learn that intelligent zombies have begun breeding humans for food. The soldiers plan an all-out war to rid the Earth of the flesh-eating monsters for good, as ...
Style: bleak, scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, survival, supernatural, chaos, survival horror, plague, mentally challenged, escapades, heroes, breeding, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 647K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
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, scary, serious, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, save the world, end of the world, scientist, plague, epidemic, deadly virus, virus, infected, asthma ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Biohazard: Patient Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Two young scientists are swept up in a government plot to suppress the truth about a biological disaster at a genetic research facility.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, rough ...
Plot: survival, chaos, supernatural, zombie, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, escapades, hidden truth, conspiracy, experiment gone awry, scientist, research laboratory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, post apocalypse, survival, on the run, supernatural, plague, chaos and mayhem, social decay, chaos, graphic violence, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.7
 1K
Infected (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A blood virus infects a small group of hunters turning a father and son trip into a fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: survival, infection, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, chaos, wilderness, chase, escapades, family relations, forest, chaos and mayhem, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.5
 2K
Zombie Night (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zombies come out at night and two families must survive until morning.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, suspense
Plot: zombie, survival, moral dilemma, night, cemetery, mausoleum, zombie apocalypse, siege, zombie child, characters murdered one by one, boy, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dead Men Walking (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A viral outbreak turns those who are infected into the walking dead. Soon, the undead are contained, being kept in a maximum security prison. However, those who contained the undead are also trapped in this zombie-infested prison. Their only hope is ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, prison, confined, plague, chaos, supernatural, violence, save the day, experiment gone awry, zombie violence, helicopter, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Zombie Massacre (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bacteriological weapon developed by the US Government to create a super soldier - spreads an epidemic in a quiet little town in the middle of Eastern Europe. All citizens have been turned into infected zombies. The plan is to bring an atomic bomb ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, rough
Plot: zombie, military, soldier, survival, bio weapon, chaos, escapades, supernatural, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, plague, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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
Plot: zombie, survival, infected, apocalypse, violence, cannibalism, eaten alive, witch doctor, military officer, on the road, strong violent content, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, west africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.4
 152
After the Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A survivor of warfare born chemical attack, Cassie Becker faces a new world of terrible realization. The Human race has suffered terrible recourse in the wake of an attack that never should have been leaving the remaining inhabitants in a state far ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mutant, survival, bio weapon, chaos, supernatural, graphic violence, post apocalypse, zombie, woman in danger, flashback, gas mask, movie theatre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.4
 980
Last Rites (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the verge of a major arms deal, the two toughest gangs in L.A. will find themselves trapped in an abandoned warehouse by a ravenous mob of bloodthirsty zombies. They will have to work together with the cops to avoid being torn limb-from-limb and ...
Style: scary, futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, experiment gone awry, police station, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, gang, survival, rivalry, law enforcement, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Deadlands 2: Trapped (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The United States Government has developed a highly effective nerve gas that is unleashed upon the residents of a small Maryland City. During the top secret exercise the infected citizens begin to convert each resident into a sort of living zombie, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, bio weapon, chaos, escapades, supernatural, u.s. military, government, roadblock, trapped, skin, camping, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 8K
Zombieland (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Zombieland follows four survivors outwitting zombies and searching for a place to call home.
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, road movie, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, escapades, dark humor, post apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, survival, walking dead, survival horror, road trip, zombie attack, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
War of the Dead (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Lithuania, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Captain Martin Stone is leading a finely-trained, elite platoon of Allied soldiers as they attack an enemy bunker. Underestimating their enemy's strength, they are quickly beaten back into the forest. As they try to regroup, they are suddenly ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, world war two, battles, supernatural, soldier, human experiment, survival, military, war, experiment, secret mission, undead ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Zone of the Dead (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Serbia, Italy, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Zone of the Dead, also known as Apocalypse of the Dead (Zona Mrtvih in Serbian) is a 2009 Serbian horror film. A police-escorted prisoner transport supervised by Interpol sets off to Belgrade. The route leads the transport through Pancevo, where ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, rough ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, chaos, escapades, interpol, nato, police station, survival horror, ecological disaster, special agents, president ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, chernobyl
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The deceased have risen with the instinct to feed on the living as a family is trapped during a zombie apocalypse. Wales. Based on George A. Romero's classic "Night of the Living Dead".
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, remake of american film
Plot: walking dead, zombie, zombie apocalypse, isolation, chaos, survival, apocalypse, supernatural, farmhouse, farm, zombie attack, zombification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Plaga zombie: Zona mutante (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Argentina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A small town is the subject of some experiment with aliens where they were allowed to test some earth folks with some kind of disease, but of course it spread with disastrous results. And now, three oddballs have been dumped into the middle of this ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: zombie, doctors and patients, alien encounter, plague, chaos, survival, deadly creature, heroes, escapades, mutant, small town, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.
Style: scary, rough, macabre, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, infected, zombie outbreak, post apocalypse, vaccine, graphic violence, sick child, living dead, chaos, death, virus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 272K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain, USA
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, infected, post apocalypse, plague, virus, end of the world, chaos, chaos and mayhem, mutant, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.2
 708
Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: ZOMBEX tells the story of a post-Katrina New Orleans as it deals with a new disaster, a zombie apocalypse. NOLA residents are no longer experiencing the depression and post-traumatic stress due to the trauma of the hurricane, thanks to the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, chaos, supernatural, graphic violence, sexual content, escapades, survival, anti depressant, post traumatic stress, catastrophe, revolutionary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rammbock: Berlin Undead (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: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, deadly virus, apocalypse, virus, chaos, life is a bitch, partners, fear, rage, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, quarantine, isolation, plague, small town, helicopter, small town life, chaos and mayhem, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Knight of the Dead (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hunted by raiders, a band of crusading knights escort the holy grail through a valley of black death where they must hack and slash their way to freedom.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Plot: zombie, plague, supernatural, survival, rivalry, clergy, escapades, heroes, holy grail, knight, sword and sorcery, deadly ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, post apocalypse, one man army, heroine, supernatural, monster, experiment gone awry, plague, zombie apocalypse, infected, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%