Back from the dead movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant back from the dead movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense and psychotronic films and TV shows about / with back from the dead, supernatural, death, danger, murder, chase, blood, deadly, violence and mentor plots mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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back from the dead movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as back from the dead: The Crow (1994), R.I.P.D. (2013), Tru Calling (2003), Diary of the Dead (2007), Drop Dead Diva (2009), Venom (2005), Avenged (2013), Braindead (1992), Pet Sematary (2019), Tamara (2005).

List of back from the dead movies

 7.6
 168K
The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, rough, cult film, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, supernatural, goth, afterlife, halloween, vigilante, dark fantasy, back from the dead, superhero, good versus evil, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: detroit
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 5.6
 120K
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.
Style: not serious, buddy comedy, stylized, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, afterlife, unlikely partners, ghost, obsessive quest, back from the dead, rivalry, uncover truth, escapades, police detective, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts, new england
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 7.4
 16K
Tru Calling (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Tru Calling is an American television supernatural drama series that was shown on the Fox Network from 2003 to 2005. Created by Jon Harmon Feldman, the series was produced by Original Film, Oh That Gus!, Inc., and 20th Century Fox Television. The ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, touching, suspenseful
Plot: changing the past or future, supernatural ability, back from the dead, morgue, chosen one, supernatural, psychic, supernatural power, changing the future, sent to the past, human nature, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
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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
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 7.4
 18K
Drop Dead Diva (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A shallow model suddenly dies in an accident only to find her soul resurfacing in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: body swapping, law firm, overweight, reincarnation, back from the dead, supernatural, heaven and hell, lawyer, physical appearance, fat girl, heaven, model ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 4.6
 10K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, swamp, back from the dead, danger, survival, youth, serial killer, teenage life, monster, zombie, snake, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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 5.5
 3K
Avenged (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After thugs brutalize a deaf-mute woman, the spirit of an Apache warrior takes over her lifeless body and sets out on a bloodthirsty quest for revenge.
Style: rough, scary, serious, brutal, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang rape, back from the dead, supernatural, gang, rape, deaf, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, ghost, rivalry, rape and revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, dark humor, reanimation, gory, monster, deadly, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1990s, 90s
Place: new zealand
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 5.7
 85K
Pet Sematary (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located near their home. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, ...
Style: gloomy, macabre, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: life after death, back from the dead, father daughter relationship, zombie, cat, afterlife, indian burial ground, confession, parent child relationship, tragedy, parents and children, death of parent ...
Time: year 2019
Place: maine
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 5.1
 10K
Tamara (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tamara, an unattractive girl who is picked on by her peers, returns after her death as a sexy seductress to enact revenge.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, curses spells and rituals, high school, witchcraft, back from the dead, gory, seduction, social misfits, supernatural ability, youth, frame up, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
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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
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 5.7
 64K
Bloodshot (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After he and his wife are murdered, marine Ray Garrison is resurrected by a team of scientists. Enhanced with nanotechnology, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine - Bloodshot. As Ray first trains with fellow super-soldiers, he cannot ...
Style: tense, psychotronic, psychological, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nanotechnology, superhuman powers, superhero, super strength, rescue, dark hero, regeneration, supernatural power, cyberpunk, back from the dead, violence, super soldier ...
Time: contemporary, near future, 2020s
Place: budapest hungary, hungary, london, budapest, italy ...
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All Cheerleaders Die (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Maddy Killian shocks the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. This decision drives a rift between Maddy and her ex-girlfriend Leena Miller — a loner who claims to practice the dark ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian relationship, cheerleader, high school, witch, graphic violence, body swapping, back from the dead, youth, teenage life, rivalry, supernatural, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.3
 101K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, good versus evil, apocalypse, demons, save the world, prophecy, fallen angel, heroes, religion, desert, chaos, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.0
 90K
Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, christmas eve, power relations, hopes, showbiz, ratings, boss and employee, holiday ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, year 1968, year 1971 ...
Place: usa, new york
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Elvis and Anabelle (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small-town beauty queen and an unlicensed mortician set out across the Texas plains on a journey of self-discovery.
Style: sincere, serious, psychological, touching, contemplative
Plot: mortician, back from the dead, love and romance, love at first sight, self discovery, fall in love, miraculous event, parents and children, ambition, beauty queen, necrophilia, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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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, 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
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 6.5
 92K
Self/less (2015)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, philosophical, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: body swapping, moral dilemma, soul transference, chase, cloning, uncover truth, twists & turns, disorder, rich man, laboratory, back from the dead, doctor ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, new orleans, st. louis missouri, caribbean
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 7.3
 15K
Resurrection (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, touching, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, parents and children, miraculous event, investigation, back from the dead, supernatural, uncover truth, family relations, surprising revelation, haunted by the past, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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 7.1
 13K
Gantz:O (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Somewhere in Tokyo, there is a room. In that room is a black sphere. Periodically, people who should otherwise have died are transferred to the room. There, the sphere gives them special suits and weapons, and sends them out on a mission to kill ...
Plot: human versus monster, monster, violence, good versus evil, game, alien encounter, katana, evil alien, back from the dead, heroes, giant monster, teleportation ...
Place: japan, tokyo, osaka japan
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 6.6
 96K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, afterlife, stephen king, indian burial ground, family in danger, pet, pets, supernatural, coffin, back from the dead, grief, grave robbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
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 8.0
 13K
In the Flesh (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: Thousands of dead people have risen from their graves and nearly destroyed Britain. A cure has been found - but can the treated zombies be rehabilitated back into living society?
Style: captivating, atmospheric, bleak, melancholic, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay lead character, zombie, back from the dead, small town, epidemic, suicide, rehabilitation, society, family reunited, supernatural, gay relationship, village ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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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
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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
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, fear, supernatural, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, teenager, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
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Pushing Daisies (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, surreal, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: impossible love, loneliness, back from the dead, unfulfilled love, murder, death, dog, supernatural ability, private detective, partners, supernatural, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.3
 11K
The Revenant (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: back from the dead, zombie, partners, imaginary, supernatural, vigilante, vigilantism, survival, deadly, criminal heroes, vampire, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, iraq
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Journey to Agartha (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a memento. One day while walking home she is attacked by a fearsome monster ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, serious, suspense ...
Plot: adventure, parallel world, imaginary, radio, dealing with death, death in the family, teenage life, back from the dead, supernatural, escape attempt, mother daughter relationship, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 7.0
 314K
Constantine (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: John Constantine has literally been to Hell and back. When he teams up with a policewoman to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists beneath the landscape of ...
Style: stylized, mind bending, gothic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, demon, angel, supernatural ability, devil, lucifer, psychic, hell, god or devil, demons, dark fantasy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
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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
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