10 best movies like Dead Rising: Watchtower (2015)

Movies similar to Dead Rising: Watchtower (2015): Zombieland: Double Tap, Doom: Annihilation, The End?, Rampant, The Cured, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, Dead Rising: Endgame, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Train to Busan, Dead Rising: Endgame.

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Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, action, comedy
Duration02:23
CharactersZombie, Friends
PlotRoad adventures, Relationship, Survival

Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.

Doom: Annihilation (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 3.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
Duration00:30
CharactersMonsters, Scientists, Military, Demons, Zombie
PlotSurvival, Confrontation, Weapon
PlaceMars
StyleDisturbing

Doom: Annihilation follows a group of space marines as they respond to a distress call from a base on a Martian moon, only to discover it’s been overrun by demonic creatures who threaten to create Hell on Earth.

The End? (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryItaly
Duration01:00
CharactersBusinessmen, Zombie
PlotViruses
StyleCreepy, Disturbing

Claudio Verona is a young and cynical businessman. One day he gets locked in his Roman office elevator before an important meeting with a client. Soon this annoying obstacle will turn into a nightmare. For outside that metal cage, a deadly virus has begun to infect and transform people into extremely violent and dangerous zombies. Claudio has to get out of his claustrophobic space but it seems the elevator is the safest place to be in the city.

Rampant (2018)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, action, thriller
Duration01:17
CharactersZombie, Princesses
PlotConspiracies, Viruses, Supernatural
PlaceChina
StyleDisturbing

Ancient Korea, 17th century. While the paranoid King Lee Jo of Joseon, vassal of the Qing dynasty, feels surrounded by conspirators and rebels, a dark evil emerges from the bowels of a merchant ship and the exiled Prince Lee Cheung returns to the royal court, ignoring that he will have to lead the few capable of defeating the ambitious humans and the bloody monsters who threaten to destroy the kingdom.

The Cured (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, France
Duration01:48
CharactersZombie, Military
PlotSurvival
StyleDisturbing, Depressive

What happens when the undead return to life? In a world ravaged for years by a virus that turns the infected into zombie-like cannibals, a cure is at last found and the wrenching process of reintegrating the survivors back into society begins.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryGermany, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, USA, France, South Africa, Japan
Duration02:28
CharactersZombie
PlotViruses

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

Dead Rising: Endgame (2016)
Mark4.8 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Survival
StyleDisturbing

Investigative reporter Chase Carter must stop a secret government conspiracy in the zombie infested quarantine zone of East Mission City.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, action, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Viruses

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.

Train to Busan (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:43
CharactersZombie, Family
PlotViruses, Survival
PlaceTrains

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…

Dead Rising: Endgame (2016)
Mark4.8 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Survival
StyleDisturbing

Investigative reporter Chase Carter must stop a secret government conspiracy in the zombie infested quarantine zone of East Mission City.

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Train to Busan (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:43
CharactersZombie, Family
PlotViruses, Survival
PlaceTrains

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…

Pandemic (2016)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 4.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersZombie, Scientists
PlotViruses, Apocalypse, Survival

In the near future, a virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival. Its only hope is finding a cure and keeping the infected contained. Lauren is a doctor who, after the fall of New York, arrives in Los Angeles to lead the hunt for uncontaminated civilian survivors. But nothing can prepare her crack team for the blood-soaked mayhem they are about to witness as they head into the Californian mean streets where everything is considered a trap… From director John (THE SCRIBBLER) Suits, a boundary-crashing, game-changing science fiction thriller featuring non-stop action from a first person shooter perspective, putting the audience in the middle of every fight whilst feeling in control of every punch thrown and shot fired. Welcome to the new model of immersive action thriller for the hardcore video game generation.

Maggie (2015)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration01:35
CharactersZombie

There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to eradicate those with the virus, Wade is pushed to the limits in an effort to protect her. Joely Richardson co-stars in this post-apocalyptic thriller.

Freaks of Nature (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersVampire, Zombie, Aliens
PlotSupernatural
PlaceSchool

In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.

Re-Kill (2015)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie, Military
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing

Five years after a zombie outbreak, the men and women of R-Division hunt down and destroy the undead. When they see signs of a second outbreak, they fear humanity may not survive.

Zombie Killers: Elephant's Graveyard (2015)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersZombie
PlotDeath, Fear, Survival, Viruses
PlaceUSA
StyleHeavy

A young militia is all that stands between a coming dead horde and their rural town decimated by the fracking industry.

Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
CharactersZombie, Zombie
PlotApocalypse
StyleDisturbing, Fascinating

What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.

Mojin: The Lost Legend (2015)
Mark2.6 (imdb: 6)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryChina
Duration02:01
CharactersZombie
PlotLove triangle, Supernatural, Survival
StyleDisturbing

At the beginning of the 1990s, famous tomb explorer Hu Bayi decided to retire and move to the United States with his girlfriend Shirley. But before his wedding, Bayi discovers his first love Ding Shitian, who supposedly had died in the "One Hundred Cave" 20 years ago, is actually still alive. Together with Shirley and his old exploration partner, Bayi unravels a terrible millennium-old secret...

Extinction (2015)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountrySpain, USA, Hungary, France
Duration01:53
CharactersFriends, Zombie
PlotHatred, Survival, End of the world
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing

And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.

Zombieworld (2015)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Survival
StyleDisturbing

There is nowhere to hide...nowhere to run...the Zombie Apocalypse has come, and our world now belongs to the dead! From Ireland, Canada, Australia, Europe and all over the U.S., the bone-chilling news reports tell the same gruesome tale - walking corpses terrorize and devour the living. Only a few desperate humans find the courage to stand and fight for their last chance at survival. But the hordes of undead keep coming, and there's only one thing on the menu - us.

Goal of the Dead (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryFrance
Duration02:20
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Supernatural
PlaceFrance
StyleFor men

For the Olympique de Paris soccer team, this away match scheduled against Caplongue was merely supposed to be one last chore before the end of the professional season. Yet no one could ever have imagined that an unknown rabies-like infection was going to spread like wildfire, turning this small town’s inhabitants into ultra-violent and highly contagious creatures.

Disaster L.A.: The Last Zombie Apocalypse Begins Here (2014)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersZombie, Heroes
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Viruses
StyleExciting, Heavy

After a meteor shower strikes Los Angeles, toxic smoke is released across the city causing people to physically change and become violent. A small group of survivors plans to vacate the city by heading to the coast.

Warm Bodies (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Friends
PlotLove, Supernatural
PlaceUSA

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.

World War Z (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersZombie, Family
PlotViruses, Apocalypse
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing

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.

The Demented (2013)
Mark2 (imdb: 3.7)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersZombie, Terrorists, Friends
PlotAdventure, Survival, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing

Six college friends unite for a weekend getaway where they find themselves fighting for their lives after a terrorist attack turns the local residents into rage infused zombies.

Evil Dead (2013)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Survival
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the discovery of a Book of the Dead unwittingly summon up dormant demons which possess the youngsters one by one.

Antisocial (2013)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Viruses
StyleAction, Disturbing

Five university friends gather at a house party to ring in the New Year. Unbeknownst to them, an epidemic has erupted outside, causing outbreaks around the world. With nowhere else to turn, they barricade themselves indoors with only their phones, laptops, and other tech devices. They use their devices to research the possible cause of this outbreak. Information and video footage over flow their computers as they descend further into the cause and the ensuing chaos. As the virus spreads, the mood in the house changes from fear to paranoia. Who is safe? Who can they trust? Reality becomes blurred as they slowly discover the source of the virus causing the sickness...and there is no going back.

Zombie Hunter (2013)
Mark2 (imdb: 3.5)
Genrehorror, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersZombie, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Viruses
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive

Zombie Hunter is set in a post-apocalyptic Zombie wasteland caused by the mysterious street drug "Natas". We follow one man who has nothing left other than a beat up Camaro and a trunk full of guns and booze. He runs down Flesh Eaters, hunting for sport and redemption, while also running from his past. After crashing into a small group of survivors, who are running low on resources, he decides to lend a hand. But a surprise attack by the Flesh Eaters forces them on the run and puts the Hunter's skills to the test.

Army of the Damned (2013)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing

The filming of a hit reality TV show goes horribly wrong when a group of small town cops respond to a call that brings a whole new meaning to the phrase, domestic disturbance.

Zombie Night (2013)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival
TimeNight
StyleDisturbing, Heavy

Zombies come out at night and two families must survive until morning.

The Flu (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:02
PlotViruses, Survival
StyleDisturbing

A case of the flu quickly morphs into a pandemic. As the death toll mounts and the living panic, the government plans extreme measures to contain it.

Kill Zombie! (2012)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryNetherlands
Duration01:25
CharactersZombie

The bizarre story takes place in Amsterdam-West, where a virus turns people into bloodthirsty zombies. Although much blood is flowing and many limbs chopped off, there is a lot to laugh at in this bizarre horror comedy.

The Battery (2012)
Mark3 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersZombie, Friends, Partners
PlotAdventure, Travel, Survival, Supernatural
PlaceForest
StyleFancy, Disturbing

In rural Connecticut, baseball players Ben and Mickey are trying to survive a zombie plague. They are forced to form a battery: a catcher and a pitcher who work together to outwit the batter, the one who hits the ball. And the batter in this case just happens to be a zombie. Tough Ben and gentle Mickey frequently disagree on the best way to go about the situation. Then they suddenly hear a human voice through their walkie-talkies. Is salvation nearby, like Mickey thinks, or is Ben’s suspicion justified?

Decay (2012)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:20
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Survival
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Decay follows several students that discover that the maintenance crew of the Large Hadron Collider have been transformed into zombies after the particle accelerator malfunctions. The students must try to evade the zombies while running through CERN's maintenance tunnels.

Zombie 108 (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryTaiwan
Duration01:28
CharactersZombie
PlotConfrontation, Supernatural, Survival
StyleDisturbing

A virus gets loose in Taipei Army and SWAT teams oversee evacuation but in Ximending the gangs don't want the police They attack the military but when both find themselves under attack by zombies there is an alliance as they try and escape.

Doomsday Book (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:53
CharactersRobots
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Viruses
StyleDisturbing

In 'A Brave New World', a virus brings the city to ruins and zombies flood the streets of Seoul. In 'The Heavenly Creature', a robot reaches enlightenment while working at a temple, but its creators deem this phenomenon a threat to mankind. In the final segment, 'Happy Birthday', a young girl logs onto a strange website and places an order for a new billiard ball for her father. Soon afterwards a meteor heads toward Earth and people flee to underground bomb shelters.

Contagion (2011)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:46
CharactersScientists
PlotViruses, End of the world
StyleAction

As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.

Wake Wood (2011)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie

The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter.

War of the Dead (2011)
Mark4 (imdb: 4.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, military
CountryUSA, Lithuania, Italy
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie, Soldier, Military
PlotAdventure, War, Skirmishes, Survival, Supernatural
PlaceForest, Laboratory
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Captain Martin Stone is leading a finely-trained, elite platoon of Allied soldiers as they attack an enemy bunker. Underestimating their enemy's strength, they are quickly beaten back into the forest. As they try to regroup, they are suddenly attacked by the same soldiers they had just killed a few minutes earlier. Forced to flee deeper into Russian territory, they discover one of war's most terrifying secrets and realize they have woken up a far more deadlier enemy.

Intruders (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain
Duration01:40
CharactersPsychologists, Zombie
PlotSupernatural, Apocalypse, Survival
PlaceItaly
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Heavy

Though no one can see him, Hollow Face lurks in the corners, desperately desiring love but only knowing how to spread fear and hate. He creeps into the life of John Farrow after Farrow’s beloved 13-year-old daughter Mia is assaulted in their home. The line between the real and the imaginary blurs as fissures start to open within the family unit. It seems that no security measure can keep Hollow Face out.

Zombie Apocalypse (2011)
Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Viruses
StyleExciting

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.

Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryGermany, France, USA, Canada
Duration01:36
CharactersZombie, Superhero, Scientists
PlotFight, Chase, Confrontation, Survival, Apocalypse
PlaceLaboratory
TimeFuture

In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead - and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap.

The Dead (2010)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
StyleDisturbing, Action

When the last evacuation flight out of war-torn Africa crashes off the coast, American Air Force Engineer Lieutenant Brian Murphy (ROB FREEMAN) emerges as the sole survivor in a land where the dead are returning to life and attacking the living.

The Dead (2010)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
StyleDisturbing, Action

When the last evacuation flight out of war-torn Africa crashes off the coast, American Air Force Engineer Lieutenant Brian Murphy (ROB FREEMAN) emerges as the sole survivor in a land where the dead are returning to life and attacking the living.

The Revenant (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersZombie, Vampire
PlotDeath, Funeral, Survival
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting

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.

Zombieland (2009)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersZombie
PlotApocalypse, Travel, End of the world, Cars, Survival, Viruses

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.

Dead Snow (2009)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryNorway
Duration01:28
CharactersZombie
StyleThrash

Eight medical students on a ski trip to Norway discover that Hitler's horrors live on when they come face to face with a battalion of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on devouring anyone unfortunate enough to wander into the remote mountains where they were once sent to die.

Zombieland (2009)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersZombie
PlotApocalypse, Travel, End of the world, Cars, Survival, Viruses

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.

Pontypool (2009)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
CountryCanada
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival
StyleDisturbing

When disc jockey Grant Mazzy reports to his basement radio station in the Canadian town of Pontypool, he thinks it's just another day at work. But when he hears reports of a virus that turns people into zombies, Mazzy barricades himself in the radio booth and tries to figure out a way to warn his listeners about the virus and its unlikely mode of transmission.

Better Off Zed (2018)
Mark8
Genrehorror, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersZombie, Family
PlotSurvival

A lazy thirty-something is happy to sit out the zombie apocalypse in his fortified suburban abode, until his wife acts on a more pragmatic strategy for survival, forcing him to become the zombie killer he was trying to avoid.

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