Movies like I Am a Hero

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I Am a Hero (2015)
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I Am a Hero (2015)
Original name: アイアムアヒーロー
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Hideo Suzuki is a 35-year-old mangaka assistant, whose life seem to be stuck around his exhausting but low-paying job, unfulfilled dreams, strange hallucinations and unsatisfying relationships. He sees himself as a supporting character in his own life, has low self-esteem, resulting in frustration. One day, the world as Hideo knows it is shattered by the presence of a disease that turns people into homicidal maniacs, whose first instinct is to attack and devour the nearest human.
Style: scary, tense, atmospheric, rough, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, epidemic, virus, survival, apocalypse, brutality, danger, human nature, survivor, on the run, fear, insanity, chaos and mayhem, isolation, gang, forest, highway, politician, infection, accident, taxi, schoolgirl, taxi driver, cell phone, television ...
Place: mount fuji

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Most similar movies to I Am a Hero

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, psychotronic and humorous films with plots about zombie, survival, danger, deadly, supernatural, escapades and apocalypse mostly in Horror, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like I Am a Hero: #Alive (2020), Train to Busan (2016), Dawn of the Dead (2004), Dead Rising: Watchtower (2015), Evil (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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#Alive (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As a grisly virus rampages a city, a lone man stays locked inside his apartment, digitally cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, isolation, zombie survival, infestation, virus, survival, zombie attack, deadly virus, rescue, epidemic ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seoul, south korea
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100%
 7.6
 179K
Train to Busan (2016)
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, tense, emotional, touching, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, pandemic, survival horror, train, zombie attack, quarantine, survival, living dead, self sacrifice, train crash ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, virus, chaos and mayhem, plague, death, zombie outbreak, siege, shopping mall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tense, suspenseful, scary, bleak
Plot: zombie apocalypse, quarantine, zombie, infection, epidemic, u.s. military, survival, on the run, human nature, fear, brutality, chaos and mayhem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.5
 2K
Evil (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Greece
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An evil force is awakened in downtown Athens transforming the unsuspecting citizens into raving zombies. The few survivors will have to fight hard for their lives. To the death.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, survival, danger, deadly, gory, curses spells and rituals, zombie apocalypse, zombie attack, blood, brutality, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspenseful, rough, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, survival, lone wolves, heroes, chaos, plague, on the run, deadly, danger, mutant, gory, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Barry is a talented mechanic and family man whose life is torn apart on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. His sister, Brooke, is kidnapped by a sinister team of gas-mask wearing soldiers & experimented on by a psychotic doctor. While Brooke plans ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, road movie, bloody, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, danger, chases and races, imaginary, chaos, virus, murder, disease, on the road ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bong of the Dead (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the world is taken over by flesh eating zombies, best friends Tommy and Edwin figure out a way to benefit from it by turning zombies into fertilizer for growing potent weed! There will be bud.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, chaos, danger, deadly creature, deadly, plague, experiment gone awry, gory, bong, stoners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Dorm of the Dead (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a campus-wide zombie outbreak a slacker college student must protect his younger brother while becoming the unlikely leader of a small band of quirky survivors.
Style: psychotronic, exciting, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: student film
Plot: brothers, zombie apocalypse, zombie, student, college, leader, walking dead, virus, survival horror, plague, survival, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers who, in an attempt to rescue their friend from an evil corporation, end up releasing a horde of blood thirsty zombies.
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, bleak, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, plague, experiment gone awry, chaos and mayhem, survival, deadly, supernatural, escapades, race against time, deadly creature, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Zombie Apocalypse: Redemption (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: At the end of civilization, zombies greatly outnumber humans and everyday is a fight to see tomorrow. Just when he is about to give up that fight, rugged wanderer John Knox winds up being saved by a ragtag group of survivors lead by a man named ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, serious
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos, danger, isolation, deadly, rescue, escapades, zombie apocalypse, good versus evil, revenge, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Crack House of the Dead (2021)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the dawn of a zombie outbreak an undercover drug deal goes wrong forcing the cop, the dealer, and others urban misfits to take refuge in the last safe place in the city - a Crack House.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense
Plot: zombie, survival, peril, violence, danger, death, supernatural, evil, virus, attack, survival horror, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.7
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Dead Meat (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Helena and Martins vacation to Ireland quickly transforms into a nightmare as a virus which turns humans into flesh-eating zombies is starting to spread.
Style: suspenseful, rough, semi serious, humorous, scary ...
Plot: zombie, survival, deadly creature, plague, gory, rescue, deadly, supernatural, danger, countryside, chaos, illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: not serious, humorous, scary, funny, bloody ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, friendship, danger, gory, strip club, teenager, youth, boy scout, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
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Tokyo Zombie (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two Japanese friends accidentally kill their boss and dump his remains in Black Fuji, a mountain/landfill hybrid. This leads to poor results when the chemicals of the landfill mix with the corpse (and many other corpses) to give rise to a zombie ...
Style: parody, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, friendship, martial arts, supernatural, apocalypse, buddies, rivalry, danger, deadly, chaos, violence spree, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The group will face a new zombie threat as a new breed of zombie has developed. This new super-zombie type is faster, bigger, and stronger than the previous strain of zombies and harder to kill. These super-zombies have started grouping up into a ...
Style: road movie, parody, psychotronic, funny, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, zombie outbreak, post apocalypse, plague, zombie attack, survival, mutation, zombie apocalypse, stylized violence, escape, end of the world, fight ...
Time: year 2009, 2010s, year 2019, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Dead & Deader (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lt. Bobby Quinn is a Special Forces commando killed during a recon mission in the Cambodian jungle. But when Quinn interrupts his own stateside autopsy, he discovers that the rest of his dead squad has been resurrected with a ravenous apetite for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, plastic surgeon, plague, escapades, supernatural, a.i., apocalypse, survival, danger, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.8
 725
Before Dawn (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An estranged couple's vacation to save their troubled relationship goes awry when they find themselves under attack from the walking dead
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, family problems, isolation, deadly, danger, supernatural, woman in danger, chaos and mayhem, village, nothing goes right, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Ahockalypse (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After winning the championship cup, Jonsey and his team must survive the zombie apocalypse.
Style: psychotronic, humorous, suspense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, ice hockey, survival, urban fantasy, zombie apocalypse, sport team, peril, graphic violence, pandemic, friends, friendship, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.6
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Meat Market (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Animals attacks, says the TV news. But two ex-security agents know the real cause - maybe the real culprits. Shahrokh and Argenta are former employees of a company they knew to be conducting bizarre medical experiments. What has resulted are not ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, splatter
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, imaginary, chaos, vampirism ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Welcome to Essex (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Overnight, the United Kingdom was consumed by an epidemic of terrifying proportions. The majority of the population were killed in a matter of hours as millions of recently-dead people returned to life and began to attack and kill the living. The ...
Style: suspense, tense, rough, scary, british horror ...
Plot: survival, zombie apocalypse, zombie, isolation, violence, epidemic, plague, death, fear, military, brutality, hell on earth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
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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, atmospheric, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, post apocalypse, epidemic, survival, plague, infected, fear, zombie apocalypse, rage, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.9
 448
Choking Hazard (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When self-help guru Dr. Reinis (Jaroslav Dusek) led his students on a retreat to ponder the meaning of life, he had no intention of leading them all to their doom. But when gut-munching zombie woodsmen emerge, the group finds itself locked in mortal ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, silly humor, deadly creature, deadly, danger, gory, wilderness, isolation, hotel, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, small town, plague, save the world, danger, isolation, apocalypse, comet, anti hero, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.9
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Zombies (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When the world is in shambles, plagued by a zombie outbreak, only the strong will survive, but just how much determination will it take? Will Luke and his crew have enough ambition and ammunition to stay alive long enough to save the human race?
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, walking dead, supernatural, plague, survival, zombie apocalypse, characters in danger, human nature, search, peril, camaraderie, survivor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As Abraham Lincoln labors over the Gettysburg address, the importance of which he is fully aware, he learns that a menace from his past has returned, threatening to tear the already fractured nation to pieces. He must journey behind enemy lines to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, escapades, gory, usa president, president, rivalry, danger, supernatural, riddles and clues, american civil war, state affairs, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Stink of Flesh (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nathan and Dexy struggle to maintain an open marriage after a zombie plague has killed the majority of the population. It's up to Nathan to find survivors to pleasure his wife and hot zombies to satisfy his own lust.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, survival, soldier, danger, chaos, sexual relations, apocalypse, countryside, sexual abuse, supernatural, escapades, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, 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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, deadly creature, race against time, danger, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Rape Zombie: Lust Of The Dead 4 (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a devastated, post-apocalyptic world, all men have turned into rape demons. The only hope for the future is to travel to the past and prevent the outbreak, the source of which still remains a mystery.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, living dead, japanese woman, plague, walking dead, survival, death, supernatural, apocalypse, friendship, human nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.6
 5
Z (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A pandemic causes a massive outbreak of zombies. Several uninfected people take refuge in a hospital to evade the reanimated ghouls that keep attacking even if they are split in half by a sharp blade, but become increasingly paranoid. Will they be ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, walking dead, undead, living dead, virus, pandemic, survival, zombie apocalypse, evil, supernatural, characters in danger, youth ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%