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, psychological, scenic, post modern, weird
Plot: zombie, epidemic, virus, survival, apocalypse, brutality, survivor, human nature, fear, insanity, isolation, on the run, chaos and mayhem, superhero, end of the world, teenager, distopia, body horror, infection, japanese girl, zombie apocalypse, forest, gang, escape, taxi ...
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 scary, suspense, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about zombie, survival, danger, zombie apocalypse, gore, supernatural and apocalypse mostly in Horror, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like I Am a Hero: Dawn of the Dead (2004), #Alive (2020), Train to Busan (2016), Zombieland: Double Tap (2019), Zombieland (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, post apocalypse, virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, living dead, survival horror, zombie attack, walking dead, plague, shopping mall ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: usa, midwest, wisconsin
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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: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: zombie, survival, deadly virus, zombie apocalypse, isolation, walking dead, zombie attack, infection, virus, apocalypse, infestation, zombie outbreak ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seoul, south korea
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80%
 7.6
 221K
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, bloody, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, pandemic, apocalypse, epidemic, train, zombie attack, undead, father daughter relationship, quarantine, train crash ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: funny, humorous, not serious, scary, bloody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: zombie, teenager, friendship, apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, zombie attack, supernatural, dark humor, youth, strip club, scout ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, funny, apocalyptic, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie attack, post apocalypse, end of the world, mutation, marriage proposal, zombie apocalypse, zombie outbreak, plague, escape, fight ...
Time: year 2019, 2000s, 2010s, year 2009
Place: washington d.c., memphis, north america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 578K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
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: funny, humorous, absurd, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, road trip, zombie apocalypse, virus, survival horror, amusement park, dark humor, chaos and mayhem, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., california, usa, texas, los angeles
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100%
The Dead 2: India (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Sequel to the Ford brothers The Dead. The action moves to India.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: zombie, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, apocalypse, plague, on the run, farm, pregnancy, supernatural, military, downbeat ending, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, africa
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67%
 6.9
 278K
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, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, post apocalypse, infected, end of the world, chaos and mayhem, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, chaos, infection, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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Big Tits Zombie (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A medieval Book of the Dead is discovered in the catacombs that run under a small town strip club. When one of the desperate strippers raises an army of the undead, the rest of the strippers must kick some zombie ass to save the world.
Style: sex comedy, splatter, tense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: zombie, stripper, zombie attack, sexploitation, samurai, female nudity, erotica, living dead, apocalypse, undead, zombie violence, spa ...
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Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: High school student Mizushima receives Valentines Day chocolates from the new student, Monami. Little did she know that the chocolates contained traces of Monami's vampire blood. He gets infected from eating them and Monami confesses that she ...
Style: scary, not serious, stylized, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, mad scientist, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, family relations, disorder, deadly creature, rivalry, youth, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Devil's Playground (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As the world succumbs to a zombie apocalypse, Cole - a hardened mercenary - is chasing the one person who can provide a cure. Not only to the plague but to Cole's own incumbent destiny.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, survival, plague, chaos, experiment gone awry, infected, save the day, escapades, monster, zombie attack ...
Time: future
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: zombie, zombie apocalypse, infection, chaos, supernatural, wilderness, family relations, chase, escapades, countryside, chaos and mayhem, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.2
 1K
Dead 7 (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ragtag group of gunslingers try to make their way in a post-apocalyptic world. The twist to this world is that it’s just not barren and dangerous, it’s also filled with flesh-eating zombies. The gunslingers will find themselves stranded in a ...
Style: psychotronic, absurd, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, death, old west, undead, apocalypse, distopia, city, walking dead, survival, plague, survivor, virus ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead 3 (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The zombies that arose after the nuclear outbreak are still high in numbers. The group of girls have lost some of their comrades and are fighting off the horny zombies to stay alive themselves. Can they stop the plague for once and for all?
Style: tense, captivating, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, undead, walking dead, insanity, society, graphic violence, human nature, fate of humanity, victim, responsibility, vestiges of humanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Isle of the Dead (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Strangers trapped on a secluded island struggle to survive against hordes of the dead.
Style: rough, scary, bleak, suspense
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, island, soldier, survival, mad scientist, laboratory, serum, eaten alive, military, computer, helicopter ...
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Brain Freeze (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fertilizer used in a rich gated community becomes the source of a genetic mutation that transforms its residents into zombies. Can a teenager and his baby sister break free from the quarantined island before turning into grass?
Style: psychotronic, tense, humorous, scary, stylized ...
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, mutant, vestiges of humanity, deadly virus, plague, undead, friendship, characters in danger, chase, friends, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 744
Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, chaos, survival, isolation, violence spree, experiment gone awry, disorder, mad scientist, toxic, virus ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Shed of the Dead (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Trevor is 'between jobs'. He spends his days avoiding his nagging heifer of a wife by hiding out in his allotment shed and painting figurines for his wargames with his agoraphobic friend, Graham, and dreaming of his heroic alter-ego, the ...
Style: captivating, bleak, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, masturbation, save the day, social decay, insanity, bossy wife, life is a bitch, supernatural, undead, supernatural being, woman with a gun ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Ravenous (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 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 Affamés" (The Hungry). A few survivors go deep into the forest ...
Style: scary, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie, zombie outbreak, zombie apocalypse, survival, epidemic, infection, survivor, small town, post apocalypse, infected, woman with a gun, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary
Place: quebec, canada
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Devilman (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A scientific exploration in search of a new energy source unleashes a group of powerful demons who begin possessing human bodies and destroying civilization. Close friends Akira (Hisato Izaki) and Ryo (Yusuke Izaki) wind up on different sides of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: demon, devil, superhero, fall in love, supernatural, good versus evil, teenage life, heroic mission, survival, rivalry, supernatural ability, chaos ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, chaos, heroes, graphic violence, virus, zombie apocalypse, zombie outbreak, satire, infestation, undead ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bloody Chainsaw Girl Returns: Revenge of Nero (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Giko Nokomura is a female student at Nightingale Academy, who carries around her very own chainsaw. One day she begins to be attacked by modified corpses created by one of her classmates, Nero Aoi . She tears her way through the corpses and busts ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, tense
Plot: struggle for survival, living dead, walking dead, fight, battles, zombie attack, body transformation, zombie, undead, reanimated corpse, zombie outbreak, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 212K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: bloody, exciting, scary, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, violent, dark humor, survival, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, military, hospital, cannibalism, survival horror, lesbian ...
Time: 2000s, 70s
Place: texas, austin texas, mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Range 15 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of veterans wake up after a night of partying to find out that the zombie apocalypse has spread across the United States. Together, they must fight their way across the country in order to find a cure for the outbreak and restore freedom ...
Style: suspense, parody, apocalyptic, humorous, absurd ...
Plot: zombie, survivor, friends, ex military, friendship, survival, zombie apocalypse, dark humor, friendship between men, heroes, sarcasm, worldwide chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
Style: parody, funny, humorous, atmospheric, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, dark humor, zombie apocalypse, zombie attack, siege, pub, supernatural, zombie violence, cult, zombie outbreak, satire, slacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Zombie Exorcism (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Opstandelsen brings the zombie apocalypse into the house of God. Simon's three siblings gather at his funeral - where all hell breaks loose as the undead rise from their graves, driving the siblings down into the deep dark catacombs below the ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, death, religion, church, vestiges of humanity, plague, walking dead, pandemic, hiding place, survival, survival horror ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 3K
Re-Kill (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five years after a zombie outbreak, the men and women of R-Division hunt down and destroy the undead. When they see signs of a second outbreak, they fear humanity may not survive.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, pandemic, conspiracy, found footage, military, future dystopia, society, survival horror, vestiges of humanity, supernatural, killings ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 166K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed ...
Style: scary, slasher, bloody, macabre, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural, monster, demon, dark humor, zombie, curses spells and rituals, halloween, survival, cult, evil dead, chainsaw ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1987, 14th century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Wracked with guilt over the suicide of her sister Ai, who was tormented by high school bullies, pretty young karate student Megu accompanies a group of older friends on a camping trip into the woods: smart girl Aya, her druggie boyfriend Také, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, suspenseful, absurd, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie attack, undead, teenage girl, chaos and mayhem, lesbian rape, walking dead, schoolgirl, struggle for survival, feces, woman with a gun, sexploitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 667K
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, apocalyptic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, deadly virus, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, end of the world, pandemic, chaos, vaccine ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 1973
Place: israel, new jersey, philadelphia, moscow russia, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%