Movies and TV shows like The Walking Dead

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The Walking Dead (2010)
 8.3
 775K
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, bleak, scary, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, plague, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, danger, chaos, post apocalypse, fear, social decay, survivor, killings, characters in danger, death, walking dead, search, moral dilemma, fate of humanity, friendship, desperation, shooting, insanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia

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Most similar movies to The Walking Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and bleak films and TV series with plots about danger, chaos, survival, apocalypse, deadly, escapades and zombie mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The Walking Dead: I Am Legend (2007), 28 Days Later... (2002), Z Nation (2014), 28 Weeks Later (2007), Dead Season (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, scary, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, parents and children, danger, social decay, life is a bitch, family relations, survival, zombie apocalypse, family in danger, apocalypse, gory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.2
 626K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, plague, zombie, future dystopia, loneliness, heroes, danger, isolation, experiment, chaos, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
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100%
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, scientist, infected, rage, virus, army, fear, survivor, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 28K
Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: macabre, exciting, scary, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, chaos, gory, gunfight, virus, danger, zombie apocalypse, on the road, deadly, loneliness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 240K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
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, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, infected, chaos, mutant, danger, siblings relations, survivor, on the run, rage, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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100%
 4.8
 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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, social decay, deadly, gory, society, island, danger, chaos and mayhem, on the run, swimming, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, usa
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100%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: 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, dark humor, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, siege, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, group of strangers, death, mass murder, shopping mall, gory, infected, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
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100%
 7.0
 547K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, serious, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, zombie apocalypse, infected, un, chaos, scientist, survival, plague, vaccine ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, south korea, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 71K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: captivating, scary, suspenseful, bleak, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, survival, save the world, vampire, scientist, plague, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, immortality, fate of humanity, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 78K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, survival, adventure, fate of humanity, chaos, society, chases and races, danger, worldwide chaos, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 17K
Dead Set (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
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: dark humor, bleak, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, zombie apocalypse, survival, danger, confined, human nature, society, death, deadly, gory, reality tv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, stylized, tense, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, virus, danger, group of strangers, scientist, chaos, politician, ex convict, doctor, survivor, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Extinction: The G.M.O. Chronicles (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: zombie, extinction, isolation, epidemic, apocalypse, survivor, death, survival, danger, chaos, vestiges of humanity, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 39K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, bleak, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, death, plague, danger, survival horror, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, chaos, terminal illness, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, future dystopia, zombie apocalypse, siege, mercenary, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, danger, heroes, soldier ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 1K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: plague, zombie, isolation, apocalypse, escapades, survival, supernatural, chaos, danger, confined, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 39K
Stake Land (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death ...
Style: bleak, rough, tense, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, post apocalypse, infected, on the road, society, vampire hunter, hunt down, danger, nun, zombie, religious fanaticism ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.7
 410
Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In an undefined future, the earth has been destroyed by man, and the air polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. Only a few children are immune to the disease and have adapted to these extreme conditions and survived. ...
Style: scary, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, destiny, future dystopia, deadly, survival, bounty hunter, chaos, heroes, danger, life is a bitch, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Siege of the Dead (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: scary, bleak, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, virus, chaos, danger, deadly virus, deadly, life is a bitch, partners, fear, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Survival of the Dead (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, island, survival, gory, siege, danger, vestiges of humanity, supernatural, chaos, escapades, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 785
The Last Train (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: The Last Train is a British six-part post-apocalyptic television drama serial first broadcast on the ITV network in 1999. It has since been repeated on ITV2 in 1999/2001 and on numerous occasions on the UK Sci-Fi Channel. The serial was written by ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: tribe, survivor, confined, escapades, survival, society, passenger, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, isolation, danger, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 39K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, suspense, melancholic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, infection, biohazard, desperation, trust, life is a bitch, post apocalyptic, friendship, danger, plague, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.2
 576
Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 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, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, gory, deadly, chaos, supernatural, danger, escapades, chaos and mayhem, survival, anti depressant, post traumatic stress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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: exciting, tense, serious, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, chaos, society, human nature, survival, worldwide chaos, refugees, vestiges of humanity, youth, danger, prophecy, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, plague, danger, one man army, infected, fate of humanity, scientist, survival, threat, experiment gone awry, monster ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 82K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, vestiges of humanity, danger, alien invasion, apocalypse, ufo, heroes, resistance, alien encounter, gunfight, survival, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 180K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, survival, society, self defense, danger, life is a bitch, future dystopia, chaos, social decay, escapades, violence spree ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 2K
Remains (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
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: scary, exciting, offbeat, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, gory, deadly, chaos, supernatural, battles, apocalypse, gambling, survival, danger, casino, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 35
Vitamin Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, danger, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, bio weapon, infected, chaos, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 29K
The Stand (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 361 min.
Story: The human race is wiped out by a government invented super flu. The remaining survivors take sides in the forces of good and evil. A mysterious old woman who is a servant of God and a powerful and deadly man who might be the devil himself. A gas ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, good versus evil, supernatural, race against time, deadly virus, survival, danger, survivor, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, south dakota, idaho, new england, oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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