Movies and TV shows like The Walking Dead

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The Walking Dead (2010)
 8.2
 944K
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, scary, bleak, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, walking dead, plague, moral dilemma, graphic violence, vestiges of humanity, pandemic, supernatural, fate of humanity, death, insanity, virus, undead, future dystopia, fear, family relations, peril, human existence, chaos, desperation, survivor ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, america, atlanta, georgia

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Most similar movies to The Walking Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, bleak and tense films and TV series with plots about survival, apocalypse, zombie, danger, chaos, supernatural and survivor mostly in Horror, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Walking Dead: 28 Days Later (2002), I Am Legend (2007), Z Nation (2014), World War Z (2013), The Strain (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, chaos, plague, family relations, survival, life is a bitch, society, single parent, post apocalypse, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.5
 404K
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, tense, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, epidemic, plague, fear, infected, rage, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england, big ben london, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 738K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, heroes, isolation, deadly creature, survivor, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, near future
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
 36K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Style: scary, suspenseful, absurd, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, survival, chaos, post apocalypse, graphic violence, gunfight, supernatural, on the road, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 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 ⇓
93%
The Walking Dead: Red Machete (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the path of the red-handled weapon used by Rick Grimes to kill Terminus leader Gareth; from its innocent beginnings on a hardware store shelf at the start of the apocalypse into the hands of various survivors, familiar and new.
Style: captivating, tense, stylized, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: walking dead, pandemic, zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, police officer, hiding place, escape, apocalypse, leader, attack, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 80K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, infected, good versus evil, survival, deadly virus, save the world, fate of humanity, chaos and mayhem, chaos, plague, supernatural, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.3
 36K
The Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, illness, vestiges of humanity, bunker, survival, zombie, pandemic, brother and sister, flowers, walking dead, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Walking Dead: World Beyond (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A heroic group of teens sheltered from the dangers of the post-apocalyptic world leave the safety of the only home they have ever known and embark on a cross-country journey to find the one man who can possibly save the world.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, captivating, scary
Plot: post apocalypse, walking dead, zombie, undead, plague, human existence, survival, survivor, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, plague, virus, group of strangers, walking dead, chaos and mayhem, death, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 83K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, survival, fate of humanity, society, chaos, escapades, worldwide chaos, post apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, nanotechnology ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, america, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 20K
Dead Set (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
TV show
Story: During a fictional series of Big Brother, a zombie outbreak occurs, but the house-mates are unaware of the impending doom outside of the Big Brother House.
Style: suspense, scary, bleak, intense, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, cannibalism, group of strangers, confined, satire, society, human nature, death, dark humor, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
67%
 6.5
 29K
Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, tense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, panic, survival, escape, death, apocalypse, summer, zombie apocalypse, zombie outbreak, chaos, violence, walking dead ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, bleak, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, apocalypse, post apocalypse, chaos, worldwide chaos, vestiges of humanity, chaos and mayhem, hiding place, refugee, life is a bitch, society, escapades ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Army of the Dead (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.
Style: psychotronic, road movie, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, survival, heist, apocalypse, tiger, battlefield, moral dilemma, violence, escape, panic ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
80%
 7.5
 9K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, deadly virus, plague, politician, survival, group of strangers, chaos, scientist, doctor, ex convict, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 1 min.
TV show
Story: The web series tells the story of a group of passengers aboard a commercial airplane during the earliest moments of the outbreak. Over the course of the series, the plane and the lives of its passengers are put in jeopardy once they discover an ...
Style: apocalyptic, suspense, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie apocalypse, epidemic, apocalypse, zombie, survival, survivor, disease, deadly virus, pandemic, worldwide chaos, virus, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 46K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, pandemic, infection, biohazard, post apocalypse, deadly virus, plague, road trip, friendship, disease, trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 745
Raccoon Valley (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A plane bearing biohazardous material crashes into a town, and a deaf women has to navigate her way through the aftermath.
Style: psychotronic, bleak, scary, suspense
Plot: quarantine, plane crash, biohazard, zombie, virus, survival, murder, hiding place, chase, camaraderie, fate of humanity, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Capital dos Mortos 2: Mundo Morto (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Five years after the events of "The Capital of the Dead", Lucas joins forces with the traumatized Denise. Together they attempt to keep their sanity while fighting off the undead in a world where zombies are not the most dangerous beings.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, apocalypse, walking dead, undead, vestiges of humanity, survival, death, escapades, society, chaos, virus ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 29
Infected (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When Marcus Smith's whole life turns completely upside down due to an Infectious disease that turns the dead into walking dead, he must ban together with his old friend Shane Valdez and a group of Survivors. Together they learn the new way of ...
Style: tense, scary, suspense, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: heroes, walking dead, zombie, zombie outbreak, flesh eating zombie, post apocalypse, violence, undead, survival, friendship, friendship between men, plague ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Chrysalis (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joshua and Penelope are survivors of a deadly infection that laid waste to humanity 25 years ago. When they encounter fellow survivor Abira, their lives are forever changed as they fight off the remnants of the infected.
Style: suspense, touching, psychological, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, hopes, zombie, zombie survival, desperation, zombie apocalypse, survival, survivor, walking dead, couples, love, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 299K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: bleak, bad ending, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, trapped, fog, creature, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, spider, fear, tentacle, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 5.7
 40
Vitamin Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Apocalypse. Every culture has a story describing the end of the world. Some see it as a time of judgment, others as a time of cleansing, and others still see it as just an end. But no one could have predicted how it would really happen. Two years ...
Style: serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, supernatural, infected, bio weapon, chaos, life is a bitch, survivor, chaos and mayhem, mayhem, addiction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 35
The Infected (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Revolves around Marcos, a thirty something year old man largely unremarkable but for the fact that he managed to escape an epidemic of the undead sweeping through Mexico City - and, indeed, the world - by taking flight and surviving as best he can ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, zombie, fear, friendship, death, security, hiding place, friendship between men, revenge, violence, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 910
The Bite (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During an unexpected, deadly second wave of the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, two neighbors, Rachel and Lily, navigate life in quarantine. While Rachel juggles her many telemedicine clients as well as a shaky, passionless marriage, Lily is ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, virus, plague, woman in danger, female protagonist, pandemic, zombie apocalypse, rivalry, fear, revenge, friendship, survival ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%