Zombie Apocalypse Horror Movies

List of the best horror films about the zombie apocalypse according to visitors: 28 Days Later, Night of the Living Dead, Zombieland, Re-Animator, World War Z, Train to Busan, Shaun of the Dead, Warm Bodies, Dawn of the Dead, The Return of the Living Dead.

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

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London, Ghost towns
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Numbers in the title, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration01:36
CharactersZombie, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Weapon
PlaceCemetery
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersZombie, Heroes, Students
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Travel, Cars
TimePost apocalypse
StyleBlack humor

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersZombie, Doctors, Students, Friends
PlotObsession, Death, Supernatural, Experiments
PlaceCollege, Laboratory
StyleHeavy, Black humor, For men

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersZombie, Family, Scientists, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Tense, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, action, drama, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:43
CharactersZombie, Family, Military, Soldier, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Cars, Death, Baseball
PlaceTrains, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, 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…

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:40
CharactersZombie, Cannibals, Friends, Losers, Actors
PlotRelationship, Death, Supernatural, Pursuit
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAtmospheric, Black humor

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Teens, Strong women, Friends
PlotLove, Survival, Friendship, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceUSA
TimePost apocalypse
StyleFancy

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration01:49
CharactersZombie, Nurses
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
TimePost apocalypse
StyleHeavy

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Cannibals, Punks
PlotSupernatural, Radio
PlaceCemetery, Tomb
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

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!

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersZombie, Streamers
PlotSurvival
PlaceKorea
StyleSerious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersZombie, Teachers, Cannibals, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses, Experiments, Fear
PlaceLaboratory
TimePost apocalypse, Future, Dark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart, Tense, Womens in main roles, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy
CountryNew Zealand
Duration01:39
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Cannibals, Monkeys, Girlfriends
PlotSupernatural
PlaceParty
StyleFancy, Black humor, Creepy

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.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersZombie, Tigers, Military
PlotRobbery, Survival, Apocalypse, Viruses
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular

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.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration01:28
CharactersZombie, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Viruses, Jealousy
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleBlack humor

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Demons, Friends
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Vacation
PlaceForest
StyleBlack humor, For men

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersZombie, Cannibals, Scientists, Military, Sheriffs
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Viruses, Saving the World
PlaceTexas
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Black humor

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.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Teens, Mutant, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Dancing, Apocalypse, End of the world
PlaceAircraft, USA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryIndia
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival
PlaceIndia

A game developer and his friends head to Kurnool to attend their friend’s wedding. But something much more menacing rather than delicious pelli bhojanam awaits them there.

Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryCanada, Germany
CharactersZombie, Police, Brother and sister
PlotViruses, Experiments, Genetic experiments
PlaceSmall cities

Once the booming home of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City is now a dying Midwestern town. The company’s exodus left the city a wasteland…with great evil brewing below the surface. When that evil is unleashed, the townspeople are forever…changed…and a small group of survivors must work together to uncover the truth behind Umbrella and make it through the night.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, action
CountryJapan
CharactersZombie, Artists
PlotSurvival
PlaceJapan
StyleBy manga

Hideo Suzuki is a 35-year-old mangaka assistant, whose life seem to be stuck around his exhausting but low-paying job, unfulfilled dreams, strange hallucinations and unsatisfying relationships. He sees himself as a supporting character in his own life, has low self-esteem, resulting in frustration. One day, the world as Hideo knows it is shattered by the presence of a disease that turns people into homicidal maniacs, whose first instinct is to attack and devour the nearest human.

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?

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersZombie, Sisters
PlotApocalypse, Travel, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, Soulful, Jane Austen Novels

A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a master of martial arts and weaponry and the handsome Mr. Darcy (Sam Riley) is a fierce zombie killer, yet the epitome of upper class prejudice. As the zombie outbreak intensifies, they must swallow their pride and join forces on the blood-soaked battlefield in order to conquer the undead once and for all.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryAustralia, USA, United Kingdom
Duration02:32
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Love at first sight
PlaceEngland
StyleBlack humor

A washed-up musician teams up with a teacher and a kids show personality to protect young children from a sudden outbreak of zombies.

Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersZombie, Special Forces, Scientists, Military, Soldier
PlotMartial Arts, Viruses
StyleTense, For men, Disturbing

After a zombie apocalypse spreads from a London prison, the UK is brought to its knees. The spread of the virus is temporarily contained but, without a cure, it’s only a matter of time before it breaks its boundaries and the biggest problem of all… any zombies with combat skills are now enhanced. With the South East of England quarantined from the rest of the world using fortified borders, intelligence finds that the scientist responsible for the outbreak is alive and well in London. With his recovery being the only hope of a cure, a squad of eight Special Forces soldiers is sent on a suicide mission to the city, now ruled by the undead, with a single task: get him out alive within 72 hours by any means necessary. What emerges is an unlikely pairing on a course to save humanity against ever-rising odds.

Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Tigers, Archers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Viruses
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, comedy, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:21
CharactersZombie, Students, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Apocalypse, Adventure, Travel
PlaceEngland, Australia
TimeNew Year
StyleBlack humor

A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven – at Christmas – forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryAustralia
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceAustralia
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Barry is a talented mechanic and family man whose life is torn apart on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. His sister, Brooke, is kidnapped by a sinister team of gas-mask wearing soldiers & experimented on by a psychotic doctor. While Brooke plans her escape Barry goes out on the road to find her & teams up with Benny, a fellow survivor - together they must arm themselves and prepare to battle their way through hordes of flesh-eating monsters in a harsh Australian bushland.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersZombie, Cats
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts, Funeral
PlaceCemetery, Small cities
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Gloomy

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 first, only the family's cat makes the return trip, but an accident forces a heartbroken father to contemplate the unthinkable.

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.





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