Movies and TV shows like The Walking Dead

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The Walking Dead (2010)
 8.2
 821K
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, plague, supernatural, future dystopia, fear, death, walking dead, chaos, danger, social decay, undead, search, survivor, killings, vestiges of humanity, characters in danger, moral dilemma, fate of humanity, pandemic, insanity, friendship ...
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 apocalypse, danger, survival, chaos, deadly, zombie and escapades mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The Walking Dead: 28 Days Later... (2002), I Am Legend (2007), World War Z (2013), Z Nation (2014), The Strain (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, bleak, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, chaos, parents and children, apocalypse, danger, life is a bitch, family relations, survival, family in danger, plague, social decay ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
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, rough, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, plague, epidemic, apocalypse, survival, quarantine, post apocalypse, rage, infected, research, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 662K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Adventure, 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, exciting, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, zombie, post apocalypse, loneliness, future dystopia, plague, experiment, danger, quarantine, isolation, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 579K
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, epic, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, deadly virus, plague, end of the world, infected, chaos, asthma, un ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel, nova scotia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 31K
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: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, virus, chaos, gory, deadly, gunfight, danger, on the road, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 73K
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: scary, captivating, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, infected, save the world, deadly virus, survival, good versus evil, fate of humanity, plague, supernatural, professor, danger, human existence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 251K
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, plague, infected, chaos, virus, mutant, post apocalypse, end of the world, danger, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, dark humor, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, post apocalypse, group of strangers, death, plague, mass murder, shopping mall, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, social decay, deadly, on the run, chaos, vestiges of humanity, society, danger, apocalypse, island, cult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 80K
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, adventure, fate of humanity, society, worldwide chaos, nanotechnology, chases and races, danger, parents and children, chaos ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, danger, zombie apocalypse, survival, plague, experiment gone awry, fate of humanity, scientist, heroine, infected ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 18K
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, intense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, survival, satire, danger, confined, human nature, society, death, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 17K
Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
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, tense, atmospheric, dark, bleak
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, panic, death, summer, survival, blood, escapades, mother daughter relationship, chaos, army, escape ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
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 apocalypse, post apocalypse, zombie, future dystopia, survival, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, danger, soldier ...
Time: future, 1990s, 2000s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 42K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virus, survival, infection, pandemic, biohazard, desperation, deadly virus, trust, post apocalypse, plague, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, zombie apocalypse, survivor, extinction, isolation, epidemic, apocalypse, death, survival, chaos, danger, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, island, apocalypse, survival, vestiges of humanity, gory, danger, deadly, violence spree, group of strangers, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: delaware, usa, ireland
⇓ 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, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, plague, survival, deadly virus, group of strangers, danger, ex convict, politician, scientist, chaos, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 41K
Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
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: touching, suspenseful, scary, bleak, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, terminal illness, death, plague, danger, zombie child, end of the world, survival horror, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
 2K
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, danger, deadly creature, save the world, chaos, virus, profanity, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 9K
The Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, survival, infected, danger, deadly, apocalypse, violence, eaten alive, cannibalism, witch doctor, military officer, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.3
 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, offbeat ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, apocalypse, life is a bitch, gambling, chaos, deadly, danger, future dystopia, gory, casino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, apocalypse, siege, survival, helicopter, violence, rescue, danger, back from the dead, infection, loss of loved one ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, supernatural, apocalypse, zombie, gory, survival, plague, escapades, deadly, danger, virus, survival horror ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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: serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, deadly, imaginary, life is a bitch, infected, survival, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, chaos, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.6
 433
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, future dystopia, deadly, destiny, survival, chaos, danger, bounty hunter, heroes, life is a bitch, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: futuristic, atmospheric, exciting, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, chaos, plague, prophecy, partners, life is a bitch, future dystopia, obsessive quest, deadly, unlikely partners, deadly virus ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 31K
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, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, pandemic, good versus evil, supernatural, race against time, psychic, deadly virus, survival, danger, survivor, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, vermont, virginia, kansas, indiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 84K
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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, vestiges of humanity, resistance, danger, alien invasion, ufo, heroes, space and aliens, alien encounter, survival, apocalypse, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 271K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
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: bad ending, bleak, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fog, fear, trapped, deadly creature, alternate dimension, creature, tentacle, insanity, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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