Movies and TV shows like The Walking Dead

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The Walking Dead (2010)
 8.4
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The Walking Dead
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: bleak, tense, captivating, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie apocalypse, death, walking dead, supernatural, survivor, killings, future dystopia, blood splatter, characters in danger, gory, undead, apocalypse, chaos, social decay, fear, post apocalypse, friendship, zombie, moral dilemma, danger, gore, dishonesty, deadly, plague ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
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28 Days Later...
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK
113 min.
 7.6
28 Weeks Later
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
UK, Spain
100 min.
 7.0
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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 tense films and TV series with plots about danger, survival, apocalypse, deadly, supernatural, blood and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Walking Dead: I Am Legend (2007), 28 Days Later... (2002), 28 Weeks Later (2007), Z Nation (2014), Dawn of the Dead (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fear the Walking Dead
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, chaos, gory, danger, life is a bitch, social decay, parents and children, family in danger, family relations, human nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   92%
 
 7.2
 606K
I Am Legend
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, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, dog, sacrifice, cancer, chase, vampire, dystopic future, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   85%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   86%
 
 7.0
 233K
28 Weeks Later
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, mutant, gory, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, plague, chaos, on the run, survivor, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   94%
 
 6.7
 26K
Z Nation
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: tense, exciting, macabre, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie apocalypse, virus, on the road, gory, adaptation, gunfight, chaos, weapons, loneliness, brutality, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   87%
 
Dawn of the Dead
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, virus, end of the world, gory, death, violence, brutality, chaos and mayhem, mass murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   86%
 
 4.8
 3K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   83%
 
Movie in collections
 7.2
 250K
The Mist
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: suspenseful, suspense, bad ending, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, fog, catastrophe, stephen king, fight, giant insect, religious fanatic, blood, human versus monster, supermarket ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   21%
 
Dawn of the Dead
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: scary, suspenseful, cynical, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, violence, apocalypse, gore, cult, splatter, blood, chaos, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   100%
 
 6.0
 38K
Carriers
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virus, survival, road trip, post apocalyptic, brothers, infection, life is a bitch, death, friendship, plague, humanity, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
 6.5
 38K
Stake Land
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, scary, road movie, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, gory, supernatural, coming of age, orphan, apocalypse, zombie, post apocalyptic, on the road, gore, mentor ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
 6.1
 30K
Splinter
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: bleak, bloody, scary, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, zombie, isolation, death, virus, transformation, infected, infection, hit by a car, creature, blood splatter, torn in half ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   100%
 
Movie in collections
 7.4
 69K
The Strain
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: suspenseful, captivating, bleak, macabre, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, danger, deadly, supernatural, save the world, infected, heroic mission, vampire slayer, chaos and mayhem, gory, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   50%
 
ZONE 261 - Operation Ragnarok
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A town in south of Sweden is isolated after a viral outbreak. The Swedes and immigrants still inside must band together to survive the onslaught.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, plague, confined, danger, deadly, infected, monster, supernatural, immigrants, mutant, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   83%
 
 7.8
 16K
Dead Set
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, biting, bleak, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, reality tv, death, apocalypse, splatter, violence, visceral, dialogue, violent, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   62%
 
Land of the Dead
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, apocalypse, splatter, gore, virus, end of the world, blood, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: future, year 1995, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
 6.5
 141K
Evil Dead
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, demons, supernatural, zombie, blood, brutality, violence, curses spells and rituals, group of friends, isolation, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   32%
 
Movie in collections
 7.7
 436K
Zombieland
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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: humorous, dark humor, funny, bloody, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, road trip, parody, friendship, apocalypse, virus, sarcasm, unlikely friendships, danger, blood, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, cross country, california, washington d.c., texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   36%
 
 5.5
 82K
Dreamcatcher
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, supernatural, friends, in the woods, first contact, mind control, good versus evil, childhood, transformation, virus, apocalypse, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
 7.0
 528K
World War Z
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, exciting, scary, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, virus, gory, violence, blood, end of the world, chase, race against time, natural disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: israel, south korea, jerusalem, new jersey, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   100%
 
Night of the Living Dead
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, cult, survival, isolation, cannibalism, apocalypse, violence, brutality, blood, transformation, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1968, 1960s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
 6.9
 257K
The Book of Eli
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, biblical, tense, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, brutality, religion, desert, chaos, lone wolves, post apocalyptic, book, faith, christianity, violence ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
Movie in collections
 6.0
 63K
Quarantine
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, gory, zombie, supernatural, journalism, blood, death, uncover truth, paranoia, cannibalism, violence, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   27%
 
Day of the Dead
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have ...
Style: tense, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, mad scientist, apocalypse, insanity, gore, cannibalism, blood, violence, brutality, virus ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
 6.7
 136K
Event Horizon
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, space travel, insanity, survival, supernatural, violence, science, outer space, blood, transformation, gore, ghost ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
 6.7
 77K
Revolution
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: twists and turns, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: adventure, future dystopia, society, survival, mystery, friendship, dictatorship, fate of humanity, danger, apocalypse, nanotechnology, group of strangers ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   31%
 
 7.0
 338K
Cloverfield
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: stylized, scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, alien, military, chaos, helicopter, deadly creature, supernatural, quarantine, friends, skyscraper, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 

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American Horror Story
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: scary, surreal, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, fear, haunted house, death, anthology, family in danger, ghost, couple relations, sadism, serial killer, nun, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1964 ...
Place: los angeles, massachusetts, new orleans, usa, north carolina ...
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System:   29%
    User:   50%
 
 5.6
 22K
The Bay
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gory, death, catastrophe, internet, hospital, blood, deadly creature, gore, virus, natural disaster, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
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System:   29%
    User:   31%
 
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