Movies about the dead

Movies about the dead
List of the best films about the dead according to visitors: The Dark Tapes, Timbuktu, The Silent House, Amador, The Night Eats the World, Day of the Dead: Bloodline, Battle of the Damned, Train to Busan, The Last Days on Mars, Deadman Inferno.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Dark Tapes (2017)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Serial killers, Demons
PlotInvestigation, Death, Experiments, Computers, Internet
PlaceKitchen, USA
TimeDark ones, Night
StyleTense, Disturbing

A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity.

Timbuktu (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, military
CountryFrance, Qatar
Duration01:40
PlotSoccer, Motorcycles, Life, Family life
PlaceCourt, Africa, Deserts
StyleGloomy, Makes me think, Serious

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. A look at the brief occupation of Timbuktu by militant Islamic rebels.

The Silent House (2010)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUruguay
Duration01:26
PlotOn real events, Survival
PlaceVillage
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

Laura and her father Wilson arrive at a cottage off the beaten path in order to repair it since its owner will soon put the house on sale. They will spend the night there in order to start the repairs the following morning. Everything seems to go on smoothly until Laura hears a sound that comes from outside and gets louder and louder in the upper floor of the house. Wilson goes up to see what is going on while she remains downstairs on her own waiting for her father to come down. The plot is based on a true story that occurred in the 1940s in a small village in Uruguay. La casa muda focuses on the last seventy eight minutes, second by second, as Laura tries to leave the house unharmed and discovers the dark secret it hides.

Amador (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountrySpain
Duration01:52
CharactersFriends, Old man
PlotMoney, Friendship, Death, Mystery, Flowers
PlaceSpain
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

A drama centered on a young woman who takes a summer job caring for a bed-ridden older man, and the intimate secrets they begin to share with one another.

The Night Eats the World (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:07
CharactersZombie, Cats
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Loneliness, Death, Viruses
PlaceParis, France, Ghost towns
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

After waking up in an apartment where only the night before a party was raging, Sam is forced to come to grips with reality: He is now alone and the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris. Petrified with fear, Sam is going to have to barricade himself inside the building and organize his survival. But is he really the sole survivor?

Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersZombie, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
PlaceBunker, Hospitals
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive

In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.

Battle of the Damned (2013)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Singapore
Duration01:28
CharactersZombie, Robots, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Death, Supernatural
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Following a deadly viral outbreak, private military soldier Max Gatling leads a handful of survivors and a ragtag band of robots against an army of the infected.

Train to Busan (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, drama, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:43
CharactersZombie, Family, Military, Soldier, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Cars, Death, Baseball
PlaceTrains, Korea
StyleAction, Tense, Touching, Depressive

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…

The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Astronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Fight, Death, Expeditions, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious

On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up and goes out on an unauthorized expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster when the porous ground collapses and he falls into a deep crevice and near certain death. His devastated colleagues attempt to recover his body. However, when another vanishes, they start to suspect that the life-form they have discovered is not without danger.

Deadman Inferno (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, comedy, crime
CountryJapan
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie, Yakuza
PlotChase
PlaceIslands

Hiroya Munakata (Sho Aikawa) is the leader of the yakuza group Munakata-gumi. After 10 years since the big fight, Hiroya Munakata's non blood-related younger brother Takashi (Shingo Tsurumi) is released from prison, but Takashi’s daughter, Hyuga (Maika Yamamoto) says she does not want to meet her father and runs away from home. Hiroya, Takashi and Hiroya’s subordinate Shinya (Red Rice) go to Zeni Island where Hyuga is headed to. Something they never expected is waiting for them.

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One Cut of the Dead (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, short
CountryJapan
Duration01:11
CharactersZombie, Actors
PlotDeath
PlaceJapan, USA, Abandoned houses
StyleAction, Fascinating, Black humor

Things go badly for a hack director and film crew shooting a low budget zombie movie in an abandoned Second World War Japanese facility, when they are attacked by real zombies.

Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, drama, western
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:44
CharactersIndians, Killers, Cannibals, Warriors, Surgeons
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Death, Weapon
PlacePrison, Wild West
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Depressive

During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and his nurse.

A Little Bit Zombie (2012)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryCanada
CharactersZombie, Friends
PlotSurvival, Wedding, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceForest
StyleFascinating, Tense, Fancy, For men

Infected by a virus, a mild mannered HR manager attempts to fulfill his overwhelming desire for brains, all while trying to keep it together so as not to incur the wrath of his bridezilla-to-be.

The Void (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:45
CharactersMonsters, Mutant, Police, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Death, Weapon, Radio, Fear
PlaceHospitals, USA, Small cities
TimeDark ones, Night
StyleCreepy

In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman. As the horror intensifies, Carter leads the other survivors on a hellish voyage into the subterranean depths of the hospital in a desperate bid to end the nightmare before it's too late.

The Sisters Brothers (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, western, crime
CountryFrance, Spain, Romania, Belgium, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersHorses, Hired assassins, Thieves, Spiders, Alcoholics
PlotCheating, Funeral
PlaceWild West, Hotels, USA
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

Oregon, 1851. Hermann Kermit Warm, a chemist and aspiring gold prospector, keeps a profitable secret that the Commodore wants to know, so he sends the Sisters brothers, two notorious assassins, to capture him on his way to California.

Suspiria (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:26
CharactersWitch, Demons, Psychotherapists
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Supernatural, Ballet, Witchcraft
PlaceCollege, Berlin
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe's artistic director, an ambitious young dancer and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare, others will finally wake up.

Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersZombie
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts
PlaceIslands
StyleFancy, Black humor, Disturbing

Six actors go to graveyard on a remote island to act out a necromantic ritual. The ritual works, and soon the dead are walking about and chowing down on human flesh.

Day of the Dead (1985)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersZombie, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses
PlaceHelicopters
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Creepy, For men

Trapped in a missile silo, a small team of scientists, civilians and trigger-happy soldiers battle desperately to ensure the survival of the human race. However, the tension inside the base is reaching a breaking point, and the zombies are gathering outside.

Animals (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Gay, Friends, Revived toys
PlotMotorcycles, Friendship, Supernatural, Swimming
TimeHalloween
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Fancy, Gloomy, Serious

Pol is a teenager with a seemingly calm life: he lives with his brother and is still in high school. However, Pol has a secret: Deerhoof, a cuddly teddy bear who thinks, moves around and with whom he shares his best moments. Life goes on as normal until the arrival of Ikari, an enigmatic student who seems to be hiding something. Pol is fascinated by his new classmate and attracted to the dark side he harbors. An inexplicable death and a series of strange events will transform the meek student's routine into a fantastic adventure which will take over their lives. Animals is a story of teenage love, of sacrifice, of the tragedy of two clashing worlds. A Tale in which the power of imagination blurs it´s borders with reality and where death turns out to be an ending as tempting as inevitable.

I Survived a Zombie Holocaust (2014)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryNew Zealand
Duration01:44
CharactersZombie, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Viruses, Chase
StyleAction, Light, Tense, Disturbing

From the land of early Peter Jackson comes another Braindead movie in bad taste. It’s the third day of shooting the low budget horror ‘Tonight They Come’ on location in the wilds of New Zealand. Director SMP is already beside himself having to work with a self-obsessed leading man and a bimbo actress when into his line of fire comes a new runner, wannabe screenwriter Wesley Pennington. Clearly an accident-prone nerd, Wesley nevertheless tries his best to fit in with the crazed cast and demented crew while falling head over heels for Susan, the set caterer. But something nasty has entered the local water supply and suddenly the zombie extras start acting like genuine members of the living dead, gore stunts looks even more authentic and actual severed limbs fly. Reel life turns real as Wesley attempts to save the day while ensuring his latest script will get made.




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