Movies like 28 Days Later

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28 Days Later (2002)
 7.5
 409K
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 virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.
Style: scary, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, bleak, suspense, macabre, dark, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, survival, epidemic, zombie apocalypse, infected, rage, end of the world, plague, quarantine, fear, deadly virus, laboratory, distopia, military, zombie outbreak, research, death, survivor, ghost town, experiment gone awry, attack, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, britain, big ben london, manchester, manchester england

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Most similar movies to 28 Days Later

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, danger, violence and epidemic mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like 28 Days Later: I Am Legend (2007), The Walking Dead (2010), Dawn of the Dead (2004), Resident Evil (2002), Dawn of the Dead (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 275K
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, post apocalypse, virus, survival, infected, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, plague, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, chaos, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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100%
 7.2
 747K
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: scary, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, virus, supernatural, distopia, infected, plague, quarantine, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, supernatural, apocalypse, virus, plague, pandemic, walking dead, graphic violence, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, america, georgia, atlanta
⇓ 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, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, virus, plague, living dead, survival horror, walking dead, zombie outbreak, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 269K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: scary, suspense, apocalyptic, futuristic, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, zombie apocalypse, monster, survival, infected, bio weapon, mutant, experiment gone awry, apocalypse, quarantine, chase ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: scary, suspenseful, macabre, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, chaos, shopping mall, infection, siege, epidemic, monster, isolation, post apocalypse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 179K
[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: found footage, zombie, quarantine, trapped, survival, plague, videotaping, virus, deadly creature, supernatural, characters in danger, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.5
 121K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: scary, tense, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, survival, insanity, plague, deadly virus, epidemic, quarantine, chaos and mayhem, bio weapon, zombie, small town, virus ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 47K
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: scary, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, pandemic, post apocalypse, infection, biohazard, deadly virus, apocalypse, road trip, zombie, plague, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: scary, suspense, bleak, intense, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, cannibalism, group of strangers, satire, supernatural, death, dark humor, confined, society, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 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: scary, bloody, macabre, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, living dead, zombie apocalypse, virus, survival, insanity, mad scientist, violence, isolation, underground bunker, bully ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, chaos, plague, family relations, life is a bitch, society, parents and children, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 214K
Train to Busan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…
Style: suspense, tense, emotional, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, virus, train, zombie attack, pandemic, zombie apocalypse, quarantine, father daughter relationship, survival horror, living dead ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: south korea, busan, korea, east asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 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, post apocalypse, plague, survival, deadly virus, politician, epidemic, disaster, group of strangers, chaos, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
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: scary, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, post apocalypse, supernatural, zombie apocalypse, monster, one man army, survival, heroine, experiment gone awry, infected, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: las vegas, salt lake city utah, utah, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 307K
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: scary, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, religious fanatic, spider, creature, trapped, survival horror, chaos and mayhem, fog, deadly creature, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.3
 45K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, starvation, ice age, epidemic, vestiges of humanity, distopia, underground bunker, quarantine, cannibalism, dehumanization ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 73K
Blindness (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Canada, Japan, UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a sudden plague of blindness devastates a city, a small group of the afflicted band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions of their imposed quarantine.
Style: bleak, intense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, plague, epidemic, survival, blind character, blindness, apocalypse, disability, society, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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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, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, virus, future dystopia, zombie attack, survival, end of the world, apocalypse, cannibalism, violence, humanity ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 1995, 90s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 302K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, thought provoking, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, virus, pandemic, quarantine, infected, survival, plague, infection, deadly virus, vaccine, scientist, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: hong kong, california, san francisco, minnesota, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 28K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ...
Style: scary, twist ending, melancholic, surreal, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, zombie, apocalypse, epidemic, insanity, post apocalypse, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, survival, violence, cell phone, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rammbock: Berlin Undead (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: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, deadly virus, zombie apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, zombie attack, german, chaos, fear, rage, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 17K
Extinction (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA, Hungary, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, intense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, epidemic, end of the world, father daughter relationship, virus, survival, wilderness, monster, chase, teenager ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 129K
Daybreakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vampires on a way to save ...
Style: futuristic, scary, stylized, intense, macabre ...
Plot: vampire, distopia, supernatural, epidemic, future dystopia, post apocalypse, pandemic, female vampire, vampirism, cure, apocalypse, survival ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2019, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 21K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, brutality, apocalypse, post apocalypse, chaos, psychopath, violent, infidelity, murder, survival, violence spree, epidemic ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 238K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, harsh, rough, gloomy, depressing ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, distopia, father son relationship, cannibalism, catastrophe, on the road, starvation, vestiges of humanity, future dystopia, journey ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.9
 74K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
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, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, quarantine, zombie, found footage, survival, plague, graphic violence, supernatural, trapped, monster, uncover truth, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 77K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, plague, cannibalism, quarantine, future dystopia, society, infected, rescue, chaos, chase ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2030s, 80s ...
Place: england, scotland, britain, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 331K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, blindness, end of the world, fear, survival horror, creature, suicide, murder, bird, parents and children, epidemic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.0
 207K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, end of the world, survival, disaster, natural disaster, suicide, plague, family in danger, catastrophe, paranoia, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%