Movies and TV shows like The Walking Dead

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The Walking Dead (2010)
 8.2
 870K
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, captivating, suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, plague, danger, supernatural, future dystopia, walking dead, fear, graphic violence, vestiges of humanity, search, fate of humanity, pandemic, death, insanity, moral dilemma, family relations, chaos, undead, peril, human existence, desperation ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, america, georgia, atlanta

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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, serious and bleak films and TV series with plots about survival, danger, apocalypse, chaos, zombie, deadly and supernatural 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), The Rain (2018), Dawn of the Dead (2004). 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, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, chaos, plague, family relations, parents and children, survival, life is a bitch, danger, society, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, atmospheric, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, post apocalypse, survival, plague, fear, infected, zombie apocalypse, rage, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 697K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, 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, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, isolation, heroes, experiment, deadly creature, quarantine ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 33K
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: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, survival, gory, post apocalypse, deadly, chaos, graphic violence, danger, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.3
 31K
The Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 321 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, compassionate, stylized ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, danger, survival, illness, vestiges of humanity, pandemic, search, walking dead, brother sister relationship, death, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: denmark
⇓ 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, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, plague, infected, virus, death, siege, shopping mall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 611K
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, serious, scary, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, end of the world, deadly virus, scientist, plague, infected, epidemic, asthma, un ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.3
 76K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, 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, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, infected, survival, deadly virus, good versus evil, save the world, fate of humanity, chaos and mayhem, plague, supernatural, chaos, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 19K
Dead Set (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
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, danger, confined, satire, society, human nature, death, deadly, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, post apocalypse, survival, plague, chaos and mayhem, social decay, supernatural, chases and races, deadly, on the run, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 81K
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, survival, adventure, fate of humanity, society, chaos, escapades, worldwide chaos, nanotechnology, post apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: exciting, atmospheric, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, survival, post apocalypse, chaos, chaos and mayhem, vestiges of humanity, worldwide chaos, survivor, escapades, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 19K
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, apocalypse, death, summer, escape, chaos, blood, mother daughter relationship, escapades, army ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Walking Dead: Red Machete (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 1 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: tense, scary, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, pandemic, walking dead, parents and children, human nature, apocalypse, earth, insanity, peril, fear ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 261K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: 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, survival, zombie apocalypse, infected, plague, post apocalypse, end of the world, virus, chaos, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Ireland
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, danger, group of strangers, chaos, doctor, scientist, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, suspense, rough, scary ...
Plot: zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie, epidemic, outburst, survival, pandemic, worldwide chaos, deadly virus, survivor, disease, virus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, future dystopia, post apocalypse, survival, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, escapades, chaos and mayhem, heroes ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1995, 2000s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, scary, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: zombie, extinction, zombie apocalypse, epidemic, survivor, survival, isolation, apocalypse, death, vestiges of humanity, danger, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ 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, rough, exciting, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, island, survival, gory, violence spree, deadly, chaos, group of strangers, danger, supernatural, siege ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: delaware, usa, philadelphia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, scary, bleak, captivating, tense
Plot: post apocalypse, walking dead, zombie, undead, plague, survivor, survival, zombie apocalypse, human existence, supernatural, apocalypse, danger ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 7.2
 86K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, post apocalypse, alien invasion, ufo, resistance, vestiges of humanity, space and aliens, apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, worldwide chaos, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 44K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, deadly virus, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, plague, road trip, friendship, trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.6
 42K
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, end of the world, survival horror, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, parents and children, post apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015
Place: usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 19
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, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: walking dead, zombie, heroes, zombie outbreak, flesh eating zombie, post apocalypse, violence, undead, friends, zombie apocalypse, plague, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, rough, exciting, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, apocalypse, life is a bitch, deadly, danger, chaos, gambling, gory, casino, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead 3 (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The zombies that arose after the nuclear outbreak are still high in numbers. The group of girls have lost some of their comrades and are fighting off the horny zombies to stay alive themselves. Can they stop the plague for once and for all?
Style: scary, captivating, tense, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, walking dead, undead, virus, fate of humanity, vestiges of humanity, survival, plague, social decay, responsibility, post apocalypse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 36
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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, supernatural, infected, chaos, bio weapon, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, survivor, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 285K
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, suspenseful, bad ending, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, stephen king, fog, trapped, fear, deadly creature, creature, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, tentacle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.1
 638
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, supernatural, chaos, survival, catastrophe, deadly, escapades, danger, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%