10 best movies like Night of the Living Dead (1968)

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Night of the Living Dead 1968
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.

List of the best movies like Night of the Living Dead (1968): Intruders, [REC]⁴ Apocalypse, Against the Dark, War of the Dead, Grindhouse, Raptor Ranch, Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, World War Z, Alien Origin, Battle of the Damned.

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Intruders (2011)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain
Duration01:40

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.

[REC]⁴ Apocalypse (2014)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:35

Ángela Vidal, the young television reporter who entered the building with the firemen, manages to make it out alive. But what the soldiers don't know is that she carries the seed of the strange infection. She is to be taken to a provisional quarantine facility, a high-security installation where she will have to stay in isolation for several days. An old oil tanker, miles off shore and surrounded by water on all sides, has been especially equipped for the quarantine.

Against the Dark (2009)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Romania

When most of the population of Earth is infected by a virus and transformed into flesh eaters and blood drinking creatures, a group of hunters lead by Tao and his sword chase the vampire zombies to eliminate them. Six non-infected survivors try to find the exit of an abandoned hospital crowded of the infected creatures. Meanwhile, the military is ready to bomb the whole area.

War of the Dead (2011)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Lithuania, Italy
Duration01:26

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.

Grindhouse (2007)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration03:11

Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.

Raptor Ranch (2013)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryRussia, USA
Duration01:30

A group of young people stuck in the small Texas town of Fossil Ridge have to fight for their lives against dinosaurs that have been reanimated by a local scientist.

Aliens vs Predator: Requiem (2007)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration01:33

A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial life forms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien Facehuggers and a hybrid Alien/Predator are released and begin to terrorize the town.

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.

Alien Origin (2012)
Markimdb: 1.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

A movie created from "found footage" of a lost military expedition that exposes the origins of life on earth.

Battle of the Damned (2013)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Singapore
Duration01:28

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.

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Afflicted (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:26

Two friends' tour of Europe takes a dark turn when one of them contracts a mysterious illness. They race to find out what it is and how to cure it before the sickness consumes him completely.

Frankenfish (2004)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in Louisiana, the medical investigator Sam Rivers is assigned to investigate the murder. He travels with the biologist Mary Callahan to the location where the victim lived in a floating house and he meets his family and friends. They find that Chinese snake-heads genetically engineered that belong to a wealthy hunter are attacking and killing the locals. While the group fights to survive, the hunter Jeff arrives with his team to hunt the predators.

Doom: Annihilation (2019)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:30

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.

Killer Mountain (2011)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

A team of climbers is assembled by a rich and eccentric man to rescue a missing expedition he sent up to a forbidden mountain who disappeared after sending out one last disturbing radio message.

Scarecrows (1988)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

Five men heist the Camp Pendleton payroll and kidnap a pilot and his daughter, who are forced to fly them to Mexico. Enroute a double cross has one of the thieves parachute with the loot into an abandoned graveyard surrounded by strange scarecrows. The rest of the team jump after their loot and their former partner. Everything happens during the course of one very dark night.

The Rig (2010)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.

D-Railed (2018)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA

Passengers on a murder mystery train that crashes into a river must decide whether to risk waiting for help in the wreckage or take their chances in the murky depths below.

Crawl or Die (2014)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Earth as we know it is gone. A virus has destroyed the planet and rendered all its women infertile, all but one. An elite team of soldiers are tasked with bringing the woman to safety on the newly habitable Earth Two. But when they are forced underground they find themselves fighting for survival from an bloodthirsty creature in a maze of ever shrinking tunnels. As the team's ranks start to dwindle, the tunnels shrink and the ammunition run out, the crawl for survival becomes more and more desperate.

Mulberry Street (2006)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA

A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they fight to survive the night against the rats and rapidly multiplying cannibal mutants.

Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33

Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.

40 Days and Nights (2012)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA

When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.

Zombie Night (2013)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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

Zombie Apocalypse (2011)
Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:26

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.

Pandemic (2016)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

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.

Centurion (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:37

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

The Day (2011)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.

Slave Girls from Beyond Infinity (1987)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

Lovely and resourceful Daria and Tisa escape a space gulag only to crash land on a nearby world where a guy in tight pants named Zed is playing The Most Dangerous Game. Zed turns the girls and another guest loose in his jungle preserve to serve as the prey in a mad hunt. Armed only with knives and their wits, the girls must battle their way across the jungle to a hidden arms cache before Zed catches and kills them.

Camel Spiders (2011)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented our armed forces in the Middle East, these creatures have now invaded the southwestern deserts of the United States. The Camel Spiders now freely hunt for prey, unafraid of any predator - including man. No place is safe no one is beyond their paralyzing sting. In the end, a small band of hearty fighters are forced to make one last stand against the creatures.

Megalodon (2018)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA

A military vessel on the search for an unidentified submersible finds themselves face to face with a giant shark, forced to use only what they have on board to defend themselves from the monstrous beast.

Daylight (1996)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who survived the explosion are now in peril. Kit Latura is the only man with the skill and knowledge to lead the band of survivors out of the tunnel before the structure collapses.




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