Movies like Braindead

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Braindead (1992)
 7.5
 92K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: cult film, humorous, surreal, mad, macabre, scary, splatter, bloody, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, dark humor, reanimation, gory, monster, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, brutality, eaten alive, entrails, party, graphic violence, bodily dismemberment, monkey, poison, attempted rape, insanity, transformation, visceral, living dead, cult ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 1990s
Place: new zealand

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Most similar movies to Braindead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, splatter, cult film and bloody films with plots about deadly, gory, gore, blood, danger, violence and brutality mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Braindead: Zombieland (2009), The Evil Dead (1981), The Return of the Living Dead (1985), Bad Taste (1987), Evil Dead II (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 528K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, 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: funny, absurd, parody, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, dark humor, danger, road trip, plague, chaos and mayhem, deadly, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, texas, california
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100%
 7.5
 190K
The Evil Dead (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a group of college students finds a mysterious book and recording in the old wilderness cabin they've rented for the weekend, they unwittingly unleash a demonic force from the surrounding forest.
Style: cult film, splatter, rough, macabre, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, evil, monster, dark humor, supernatural horror, strong violent content, survival, supernatural, extreme violence, gory, young people, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, mortician, back from the dead, punk, crematorium, cannibalism, nuclear, monster, nudity (full frontal - brief), attic, cemetery, undead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, kentucky, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 44K
Bad Taste (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A team from the intergalactic fast food chain Crumb's Crunchy Delights descends on Earth, planning to make human flesh the newest taste sensation. After they wipe out the New Zealand town Kaihoro, the country's Astro-Investigation and ...
Style: cult film, humorous, semi serious, scary, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collector, space and aliens, chainsaw, gore, small town, anti heroes, cannibalism, anti hero, testosterone, fast food, gory, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 150K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed ...
Style: cult film, scary, slasher, splatter, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blood splatter, knight, curses spells and rituals, chainsaw, zombie, time travel, violence, axe, stabbing, survival, spirit, eyeball ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1987 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 87K
Piranha 3D (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Each year the population of sleepy Lake Victoria, Arizona explodes from 5,000 to 50,000 residents for the annual Spring Break celebration. But then, an earthquake opens an underwater chasm, releasing an enormous swarm of ancient Piranha that have ...
Style: scary, not serious, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, dangerous animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly creature, death, rescue, gory, violence, blood, animal attack, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dance of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With Prom only hours away, the usual suspects of Cosa High (Cheerleaders, geeks, bad boys and the happy-go-lucky student council alike) are preoccupied with the annual rituals of teendom. On the night of the big dance when the dead unexpectedly rise ...
Style: humorous, scary, bloody, parody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, prom, back from the dead, gory, dark humor, supernatural, save the day, anti hero, unlikely couple, anti heroes, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 24K
Cooties (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
Style: scary, not serious, humorous, bloody, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dark humor, gory, survival, zombie, zombie apocalypse, teacher, school, virus, supernatural, danger, deadly, small town ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, cult film, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, beast, transformation, dark humor, supernatural, countryside, race against time, danger, friendship, nightmare, nurse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, rough, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, gory, supernatural, escapades, danger, deadly creature, deadly, nosy, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 58K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: cult film, splatter, humorous, sinister, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, bodies, dark humor, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, danger, murder, strangulation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, massachusetts, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Once again tampering with mother nature to disastrous results, Dr. Herbert West continues his research while serving time in a maximum security prison for his previous exploits. West's limited prison-cell experiments are suddenly interrupted by ...
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, prison, insanity, dark humor, convict, experiment, danger, violence, doctor, laboratory, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 13K
Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, small town, plague, save the world, danger, isolation, apocalypse, comet, anti hero, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, mind bending, surreal, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: dark humor, deathtrap, danger, zombie, monster, supernatural, creature, death, cabin in the woods, survival, in the woods, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Professor Ayres discovers a secret in an ancient stone and when he opens a crypt, he revives zombies that kill him. He had invited three couples to visit him in his manor to reveal his discovery. However, they never get around to meeting the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, crypt, supernatural, mad scientist, danger, deadly, cannibalism, violence, survival horror, eaten alive, party, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: europe, italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 30K
Feast (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, deadly creature, siege, violence spree, deadly, danger, graphic violence, escapades, impregnation, loss of child, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 10K
Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, woman in danger, family in danger, criminal heroes, psychopath, danger, stalking, misfit, crimes, deadly, violence, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dead Moon Rising (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious disease overtakes the world, and the infected develop a hankering for human flesh. Jim and his fellow Cheapskate Car Rental clerks are oblivious to the changes going on right outside their door, until it literally gets right in their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, deadly, gory, plague, chases and races, graphic violence, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Stacy: Attack of the Schoolgirl Zombies (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This 2001 J-Horror effort from director Naoyuki Tomomatsu is set in a future dystopia where teenaged girls begin dying for no apparent reason -- and often in an elated, chronically happy state of mind. One of these girls, Stacy, is back from the ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, splatter, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, disobey, danger, deadly, supernatural, future dystopia, survival horror, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 3K
The Convent (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, harsh, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, convent, murder, nun, supernatural, gory, survival, haunted by the past, danger, youth, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Norway, Iceland, USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gruesome Nazi Zombies are back to finish their mission, but our hero is not willing to die. He is gathering his own army to give them a final fight.
Style: humorous, parody, scary, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: zombie, nazi zombie, young heroes, supernatural, survival, back from the dead, world war two, deadly, danger, dark humor, nazi occultism, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 26K
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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, shark, cannibalism, voodoo, island, back from the dead, violence, plague, gory, mad scientist, supernatural, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural, gory, violence, bounty hunter, crazy, forest, killing spree, diner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s, year 2003
Place: new jersey, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Day of the Dead (1985)
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, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, survival, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mad scientist, living dead, cannibalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
24%
 7.0
 106K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, macabre, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, dark fantasy, gory, demon, murder, violence, supernatural, danger, brutality, vengeance, monster, blood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, stephen king, family in danger, violence, resurrection, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, found footage, danger, chaos, death, survival, chase, gory, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 20K
Cemetery Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cemetery man has the unusual problem of the dead rising from the grave. Himself and his assistant must end these creatures' lives again after they are reborn. Everything is going well until "She" comes along and stirs things up a ...
Style: gothic, humorous, macabre, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, insanity, mayor, undead, supernatural, grim reaper, reincarnation, deadly, mute or deaf, love and romance, danger, back from the dead ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Boy Eats Girl (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy declares his love for his girlfriend, only to die the same night. He is brought back to life by his mother as a flesh-craving zombie, who sires more teen undead while trying to control his, er, appetite for his beloved.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, friendship, chase, love affair, teenage life, experiment gone awry, survival, supernatural, plague, deadly, youth, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%