Movies about the dead

Movies about the dead
List of the best films about the dead according to visitors: I Am Legend, Night of the Living Dead, 28 Days Later, Michael Jackson's Thriller, Zombieland, Shaun of the Dead, Resident Evil, Re-Animator, World War Z, Dead Mine.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
I Am Legend (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

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 has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration01:36

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" horror film, and it greatly influenced the modern pop-culture zombie archetype.

28 Days Later (2002)
Duration01:53

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.

Michael Jackson's Thriller (1983)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, short, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:14

A night at the movies turns into a nightmare when Michael and his date are attacked by a hoard of bloody-thirsty zombies.

Zombieland (2009)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

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 stare down the most terrifying prospect of all: each other.

Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:40

Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.

Resident Evil (2002)
Duration01:40

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 are charged with leading the mission. But they only have three hours before the pathogen becomes airborne and infects the world.

Re-Animator (1985)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

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.

World War Z (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

Dead Mine (2012)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, action
CountryIndonesia

The legend of Yamashita's Gold lures a treasure hunter and his group deep into the Indonesian jungle. Once they are trapped in an abandoned World War II Japanese bunker, they face the terrifying reality that the only way out is to go further in.

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The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

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!

Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration01:49

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.

Braindead (1992)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy
CountryNew Zealand
Duration01:39

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.

#Alive (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action
CountrySouth Korea

As a grisly virus rampages a city, a lone man stays locked inside his apartment, digitally cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out.

I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:09

A nurse in the Caribbean turns to voodoo in hopes of curing her patient, an unusual woman whose husband she's fallen in love with.

One Cut of the Dead (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, comedy, short
CountryJapan
Duration01:11

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.

Warm Bodies (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:38

After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

Zombie Flesh Eaters (1979)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryItaly, Philippines
Duration01:34

On the Caribbean island of Matul, white doctor David Menard is trying to stem the tide of cannibal zombies that are returning from the dead. Arriving on the island are Anne and reporter Peter West who are looking for Anne's missing father. The pair soon find themselves under attack from the zombies.

Kingdom: Ashin of the North (2021)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, action, drama
CountrySouth Korea

Tragedy, betrayal and a mysterious discovery fuel a woman's vengeance for the loss of her tribe and family in this special episode of "Kingdom."

Evil Dead II (1987)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

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 taking over Linda’s body.

Planet Terror (2007)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a team of accidental warriors into the night.

Cooties (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration01:28

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.

[REC] (2007)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountrySpain
Duration01:15

A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.

The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:13

In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.

Wicked Little Things (2006)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA

Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.

Army of the Dead (2021)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action, drama
CountryUSA

Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.

Overlord (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, military
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:45

France, June 1944. On the eve of D-Day, some American paratroopers fall behind enemy lines after their aircraft crashes while on a mission to destroy a radio tower in a small village near the beaches of Normandy. After reaching their target, the surviving paratroopers realise that, in addition to fighting the Nazi troops that patrol the village, they also must fight against something else.

Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryNorway
Duration01:41

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.

Ravenous (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryCanada
Duration01:03

In an isolated rural community of Quebec, Canada, some inhabitants attack other people, hungry for human flesh. A few survivors gather and go deep into the forest to escape them.

Cell (2016)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

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 ensuing chaos after.




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