Movies like The Dead

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The Dead
Genre: Horror
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: bleak, serious, scary, tense, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, survival, on the road, reluctant partners, gory, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly, apocalypse, partners, supernatural, chaos, parents and children, chases and races, wartime, u.s. air force, engineer, infected, broken down car, climbing a wall, evacuation, eaten alive, mayhem, anarchy, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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28 Days Later...
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK
113 min.
 7.6
[Rec]
Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Spain
78 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to The Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, zombie, supernatural, gory, survival and escapades mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Dead: The Plague (2006), Raiders of the Damned (2007), Before Dawn (2013), Zombie (1979), 28 Days Later... (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Plague
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: All the worldwide children of less than nine years fall in coma at the same time. Ten years later, Tom Russel is released from prison after killing a man in a fight, and returns to his home town, more specifically to his older brother home, who has ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, fugitives, gory, supernatural ability, zombie, on the run, survival, apocalypse, violence spree, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   95%
    User:   82%
 
The Dead 2: India
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Sequel to the Ford brothers The Dead. The action moves to India.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, plague, danger, chaos and mayhem, battles, life is a bitch, deadly, farm, on the run, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, africa
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System:   82%
    User:   79%
 
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Raiders of the Damned
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Day The World Ended, They Thought The Fight Was Over. They Were Wrong.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, daring rescue, save the world, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, mad scientist, plague, save the planet, danger, soldier, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   59%
    User:   70%
 
 4.8
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Before Dawn
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, village, survival, isolation, danger, deadly, supernatural, crumbling marriage, chaos and mayhem, woman in danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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System:   57%
    User:   49%
 
 6.9
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Zombie
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to a famous scientist. A journalist travels to the Antilles with the daughter of the scientist. They discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying ...
Style: scary, bloody, serious, rough, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, mad scientist, island, shark, violence, cannibalism, survival, voodoo, supernatural, apocalypse, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: manhattan new york city
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System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
28 Days Later...
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, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, virus, gory, violence, brutality, hospital, death, end of the world, apocalypse, male nudity, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester england, big ben london
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System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
Dead of Night
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young soldier who was thought to be killed in the line of duty in Vietnam returns home shortly thereafter, much to the confusion of his family. Upon his return, he exhibits strange, withdrawn behavior and begins wandering the streets at night.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: vampire, soldier, zombie, homecoming, deadly creature, gory, vietnam war, ghost, hitchhiker, war, supernatural ability, cemetery ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
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System:   52%
    User:   58%
 
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Night of the Living Dead 3D
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Both an homage to and a re-imagining of the original 1968 film, this update follows a group of survivors trapped in a farmhouse battling a siege of undead zombies....in 3D!
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, drugs/alcohol, gory, small town, farm, survival, isolation, danger, deadly, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   51%
    User:   55%
 
 3.0
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Zombie Wars
Genre: Horror
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: soldier, zombie, gory, danger, farm, deadly, mentally challenged, survival, gore, blood, plague, cooking and food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
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The Rage
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crazed scientist experimenting with a rage virus on innocent victims in a laboratory in the woods. When his monstrous subjects escape and vultures devour their remains, they became mutations seeking to feed on humans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, dangerous animal, gory, in the woods, deadly creature, zombie, experiment gone awry, plague, experiment, monster, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
Siege of the Dead
Genre: Horror, 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: bleak, serious, dark humor, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, violence spree, gory, apocalypse, urban, plague, german, zombie, danger, deadly, partners, undead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
 3.4
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Death Factory
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A woman working at a biological research facility becomes ill when she contracts a deadly, new virus. Sometime after, she becomes a half-monster beast and kills her old co-workers. Some time later, a group of teens go into the old research facility ...
Style: bleak, serious, offbeat, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, experiment gone awry, gory, factory, mutant, danger, deadly, supernatural, zombie, survival, sexual relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
Night of the Living Dead
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, tense, suspense, serious, rough ...
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, splatter, gore, blood, apocalypse, end of the world, wilderness, death, danger, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, america
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System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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Day of the Dead 2: Contagium
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1968, in the Ravenside Military Hospital in a military facility in Pennsylvania, the army loses control of an experiment of a lethal bacteriologic weapon that changes the DNA and transforms human beings into zombies. A group of soldiers is sent ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, deadly creature, gory, mad scientist, hospital, man versus machine, mental institution, race against time, survival, virus, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   35%
 
Trailer Park of Terror
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the Imperium Comics series, Trailer Park of Terror. Six troubled high school students and their chaperon, an optimistic youth ministries Pastor, return from an outdoor character building retreat in the mountains. During a raging storm, ...
Style: serious, offbeat, dark humor, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, gory, good versus evil, deadly creature, serial killer, high school, sex, murder, slasher, chase, zombie, trailer park ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
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[Rec] 2
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The action continues from [REC], with the medical officer and a SWAT team outfitted with video cameras are sent into the sealed off apartment to control the situation.
Style: scary, twists and turns, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, supernatural, chase, virus, gore, zombie, blood, brutality, violence, rescue, death, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
Hood of the Living Dead
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Death is only the beginning for the young victim of a drive-by shooting. Devastated at the loss of his younger brother Jermaine, scientific older sibling Ricky uses the situation as an opportunity to test an experimental serum designed to breathe ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, gory, urban, hip hop, gang, urban ghetto, experiment gone awry, urban ghetto life, danger, deadly, loss of brother, african american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
Extinction: The G.M.O. Chronicles
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Retrovirus, which was conceived as a tool for industrial genetic engineering, has gotten out of control and is spreading rapidly. While it crosses all organisms within our ecological system completely indiscriminately (mixing plant with animal and ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: zombie, on the road, survival, apocalypse, plague, danger, deadly, survivor, isolation, epidemic, zombie apocalypse, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
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Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Local teens have long commemorated the death of 'Mary Hatchet' -- a girl who took an ax and killed her family in the 1970s -- with the aptly named Blood Night. But things never got truly bloody until Mary's ghost (Samantha Facchi) ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: gory, ghost, slasher, serial killer, urban, zombie, afterlife, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 4.7
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Night Feeders
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four deer hunters encounter a horde of carnivorous aliens in a remote countryside and fight to survive the night.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: gory, evil alien, countryside, alien encounter, space and aliens, danger, survival, animal life, chases and races, supernatural, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
Edges of Darkness
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three interconnected tales of terror set against the backdrop of a zombie apocalypse.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, futuristic
Plot: zombie, gory, apocalypse, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, vampire, chaos, clergy, survival, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
Zombie Apocalypse
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: There is a new evil, and you have no idea what's coming... When college roommates Mark and Tom go out for a night at the bar, the last thing they expected to find was a machete wielding stranger and a horde of the undead. With the help of ...
Style: serious, rough, scary
Plot: survival, deadly creature, zombie, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, danger, secret agent, undead, deadly, chaos, supernatural, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
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Eaters
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The world - devastated by the Great Epidemic - is governed by hordes of living dead. Three men - Igor and Alen, two hunters of dead and a scientist, Gyno - try to give an answer to what has happened to the human race. Alen and Igor leave for two ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, mad scientist, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, chaos, disorder, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, italy, southern italy
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
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Silent Night, Zombie Night
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A week before Christmas a viral outbreak turns the citizens of Los Angeles into the walking dead. On the brink of severing ties with both his wife and longtime partner, L.A.P.D. officer Frank Talbot finds himself trapped with them. As death closes ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, danger, police station, deadly, supernatural, survival, fighting crime, love triangle, chaos and mayhem, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   31%
 
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The Wickeds
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Seven teenagers travel to an old, decrepit house, the site of a horror movie set and rumored to be haunted. But when two grave robbers arrive seeking refuge from an army of the living dead, it becomes the ultimate fight for survival.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: gory, haunted house, ghost, zombie, teenage life, supernatural, danger, deadly, vampire, youth, deadly creature, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
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The Ghouls
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Eric Hayes is a stringer. One notch below the lowest rung of the journalistic ladder. A video vulture preying on police chases, ambulance runs, and random street violence, selling his footage to the highest bidder and living on a steady diet of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: zombie, deadly creature, gory, deadly, life is a bitch, supernatural, media, journalism, danger, newspaper reporter, rave, entrails ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
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Virus Undead
Genre: Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: From director Wolf Wolff comes another zombie movie whose epidemic derives from a virus which turns humans into hideously infected cannibals with superhuman power. In a country town of Landsberg is where the movie is set and it primarily focuses on ...
Style: bleak, serious, offbeat, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, gory, bounty hunter, plague, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, doctors and patients, captivity, isolation, chases and races, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
Quarantine 2: Terminal
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, survival, mystery, isolation, airport, plague, airplane, mutant, supernatural, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   35%
    User:   41%
 

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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:   35%
    User:   40%
 
Forest of the Damned
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a roadtrip and come to a stop in a forest where legend has it a group of naked bisexual female monsters lurk. Will they awake them? And if so will they survive?
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, sexual
Plot: deadly creature, gory, on the run, legends and myths, danger, supernatural, survival, missing person, teenage life, deadly, skinny dipping, missing person poster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
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