Movies like Cannibal Apocalypse

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Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
 5.5
 4K
Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
Original name: Apocalypse Domani
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Released from captivity in Vietnam, two American Army officers return to civilian life and discover they have acquired an insatiable taste for human flesh. A city is terrorised... as they stalk the inhabitants to satisfy their primitive appetites.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibal, maniac, plague, murder, vietnam war, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, survival, deadly virus, on the run, chaos, chaos and mayhem, escapades, violence spree, virus, violence, soldier, conspiracy, brutality, chase, vietnam veteran, deception, mental illness, hallucination, rage ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, vietnam, georgia, atlanta georgia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about gory, survival, danger, deadly, blood, murder and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Cannibal Apocalypse: Hell of the Living Dead (1980), Nightmare City (1980), Zombie (1979), Day of the Dead (1985), [REC] 3: Genesis (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. NB: Not to be confused with the 1981 American-made film with the same title.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, slasher, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, race against time, survival, disorder, mad scientist, heroes, journalism, rescue, deadly creature, supernatural, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: europe, spain, barcelona, papua new guinea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, virus, airplane, countryside, survival, apocalypse, chaos, race against time, violence spree, infected, contamination ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.8
 28K
Zombie (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to a famous scientist. A journalist travels to the Antilles with the daughter of the scientist. They discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, cannibalism, island, back from the dead, shark, voodoo, mad scientist, supernatural, survival, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, virus, survival, living dead, chaos, deadly creature, mad scientist, underground bunker, cannibalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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[REC] 3: Genesis (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The action now takes place miles away from the original location and partly in broad daylight, giving the film an entirely fresh yet disturbing new reality. The infection has left the building. In a clever twist that draws together the plots of the ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, infection, plague, chaos, deadly virus, survival, woman in danger, virus, demon, religion and supernatural, wedding, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.1
 118K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, chase, manhunt, disfigurement, massacre, trap, youth, friends, friendship, strong violent content, bodies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.2
 17K
V/H/S: Viral (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, teenage life, computers and web, murder, evil, death, news report, violence, brutality, zombie, survival, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tijuana mexico, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, harsh, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, desert, incest, rape, survival, stalking, family in danger, kidnapping, violence, stranded, murder, burned alive ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: √Āngela Vidal the young television reporter who entered the building with the fireman, manages to make it out alive. But what the soldiers don?t know is that she carries the seed of the strange infection. She is to be taken to a provisional ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: demonic possession, quarantine, zombie outbreak, zombie, violence spree, chaos, confined, soldier, isolation, survival, virus, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, post apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, siege, back from the dead, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, heroes, soldier, escapades ...
Time: future, year 1995, 2000s, 90s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.3
 6K
Dying Breed (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the depths of the Tasmanian wilderness a group of hikers looking for a Tasmanian Tiger. They encounter a group of cannibals descended from Alexander Pearce, who was hung for cannibalism in 1824, out to find fresh breeding stock.
Style: disturbing, slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, wilderness, survival, psychopath, serial killer, rescue, isolation, forest, amputation, cannibalism, cannibal, animal life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, tasmania
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, torture, cannibal, cruelty, cannibalism, murder, sadism, slaughterhouse, confined, rage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, infection, zombie apocalypse, shopping mall, survival, siege, back from the dead, rescue, helicopter, apocalypse, loss of loved one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: raped by monster, mutant, desert, survival, cave, cannibal, rescue, supernatural, escape attempt, deadly creature, cannibalism, assault ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.5
 72K
[Rec] 2 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The action continues from [REC], with the medical officer and a SWAT team outfitted with video cameras are sent into the sealed off apartment to control the situation.
Style: scary, twists and turns, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, quarantine, trapped, swat team, virus, reporter, heroic mission, supernatural, rescue, religion and supernatural, occult, priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Tooth and Nail (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a small group of survivors, who call themselves Foragers, plan to rebuild civilization from their headquarters in an empty hospital based in what is left of Philadelphia. But they're soon forced into a face-off war ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, murder, apocalypse, cannibalism, hospital, cannibal, serial killer, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.7
 3K
Stag Night (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four guys on a bachelor party get off the subway at a station that shut down in the 70's and, after watching a transit cop get brutally murdered, find themselves running for their lives beneath the streets of NY.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: tunnel, chase, survival, dismemberment, friends, cannibal, survival horror, murder, fight to the death, subway, struggle for survival, cannibalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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, rough, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cult, cannibalism, survival, rescue, isolation, back from the dead, chaos, trapped, cemetery, confinement indoors, group of strangers ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, survival, psychopath, death, masked killer, psychological torture, human monster, hitchhiker, rivalry, zombie, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, usa, california, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Flu Bird Horror (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of teenagers go on a excursion to the mountains. There, they are attacked by birds infected with a lethal virus. When the teens reach a nearby village, the haunting birds start passing their virus on to all the dwellers.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: virus, mutant, monster, youth, survival, deadly creature, chaos, teenage life, escapades, on the run, supernatural, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 10K
Cannibal Ferox (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, brutal, macabre, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, eating human flesh, murder, torture, drug dealing, cannibal, native, violence spree, rescue, adventure, brutality, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, new york, usa, south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 23K
Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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28 Days Later (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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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, tense, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Collection (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trap, serial killer, escape, survival horror, sadistic horror, masked killer, serial murder, mercenary, crimes, kidnapping, psychopath, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 6K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, forest, rescue, survival, serial killer, psychopath, confined, religions or cults, fanatic, husband wife relationship, isolation, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dead Air (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Plot: terrorism, survival, zombie, chaos, plague, violence spree, isolation, confined, escapades, virus, media, infection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last House on the Left (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of teenage girls heading into the city hook up with a gang of drug-addled ne'er-do-wells and are brutally murdered. The killers find their way to the home of one of their victim's parents, where both father and mother exact a ...
Style: slasher, brutal, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, woman in danger, sadism, violence, sexualized violence, torture, murder, violence against women, rage, family, kidnapping, rape and revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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