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List of the best shows and series like The Day After (2013): Siberia, Helix, The Big Game, Топи, Dead Mountain: The Dyatlov Pass Incident, The Rain, 12 Monkeys, The Stand, Between, Пищеблок.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
PlotSurvival, Adventures, Mystery
PlaceRussia
StyleTwisted plot

Siberia is an American mockumentary series about a reality television show where 16 contestants must survive in the Siberian territory of Tunguska. The show was filmed in Birds Hill Provincial Park just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It premiered on NBC on July 1, 2013. The first season was met with generally favorable reviews from critics and viewers, with average viewership per episode coming in around 2.03 million viewers. Metacritic scored the show with a 63 out of 100. The series concluded its first season on September 16, 2013.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:40
CharactersZombie, Investigators, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Genetic experiments
StyleAtmospheric, Action

Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that holds the key to mankind's salvation...or total annihilation.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
PlotLove, Survival, Survival Games
PlaceForest, Russia

Sixteen contestants of a new survival show are taken to the Siberian taiga to compete for the price of one million euros. The rules are simple: no food, personal belongings, electricity, communications and civilization for hundreds of kilometers around. The one remains wins. Soon TV project turns into a deadly game, where LIFE becomes the main prize... What is it? Is it sick TV script? Who is behind this? And who can survive without losing their humanity?

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller
CountryRussia
CharactersFellow travelers
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Survival, Travel, Field trip
PlaceVillage, Russia

Faced with insurmountable problems, five young Muscovites flee to a monastery near the half-abandoned village of Topi. They view the trip as an adventure, a long-awaited freedom from worries, and an opportunity to forget. However, the journey turns into a series of mysterious events that only brings closer what they fled from and make them doubt the reality of what's happening.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective, military, history
CountryRussia
CharactersStudents, Tourists, Climbers
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Investigation, Death, Travel
PlaceRussia
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Twisted plot, Based on real events

Russia, 1959. A KGB major investigates the mysterious deaths of a group of nine student hikers in the Ural Mountains. Troubled by his past as a WWII veteran, he has a sixth sense and death seems to follow him around as he digs deeper into the mysterious incident. The more he learns, the more it becomes clear: the reason the students died will never see the light of day.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryDenmark, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersFamily, Zombie, Scientists, Cannibals, Virologists
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Death, Viruses
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersHeroes, Losers
PlotTime travel, Survival, Apocalypse, Travel, Viruses
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleAtmospheric, Action

The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersMilitary, The Prophets
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Viruses, Fighting Evil
PlaceSmall towns, USA
TimePost-apocalypse

In a world mostly wiped out by the plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil, the fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the Dark Man.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:32
CharactersTeenagers
PlotSurvival, Death, Viruses
StyleAction

Between is the story of a town under siege from a mysterious disease that has wiped out everybody except those 21 years old and under. The series explores the power vacuum that results when a government has quarantined a 10-mile diameter area and left the inhabitants to fend for themselves.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryRussia
CharactersVampire, Childrens
PlotInvestigation, Relationship, Mystery, Rest, Riddles
PlaceUSSR, Russia, Summer camp

While the whole country is watching the 1980 Olympics, strange things are happening at one summer camp on the Volga river. Children mysteriously disappear at night, and then return - but not at all the same as before. Carried away by summer freedom and each other, the counselors do not notice how scary urban myths come to life, and the camp leadership pretends that everything is in order. Two boys take it upon themselves to figure out the mysteries. To begin with, they have to figure out if there is at least someone left in the camp who can be trusted.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:46
CharactersFamily, Drivers
PlotSurvival, Racing, Viruses
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

When day becomes night, a strict curfew forces ordinary people to go pedal to the metal in a deadly race for freedom. During this contest, alliances and friendships are both made and lost.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses
PlaceShips
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction, Fascinating

Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryGermany, Denmark, Poland
CharactersTeenagers, Difficult teenagers, Pupils, Pregnant women, Friends
PlotSurvival, Viruses, Relationship
PlaceSchool, Islands, USA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

A deadly virus hits a small community living on an island in the North Sea.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersAliens, Gays, Investigators, Military
PlotSurvival, Travel, Jealousy
PlaceSpace
StyleAction, Touching

After a massive alien artifact lands on Earth, Niko Breckinridge leads an interstellar mission to track down its source and make first contact.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:00
CharactersGays, Military, Heroes, Scientists
PlotTime travel, Survival, Politics, Viruses
StyleAction

A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of highly specialized scientists is assembled to find a cure and stop the spread of the alien pathogen, code-named Andromeda.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersAnimals, Dogs, Heroes, Friends, Partners
PlotLove, Survival, Investigation, Death
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating

Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians, Scientists, Journalists
PlotSuperpowers, Investigation, Mystery, Obsession, Telepathy
PlaceUSA
StyleTwisted plot

Follows Lia Haddock, a journalist for American Public Radio (APR), as she unravels the mystery behind the disappearance of over 300 people at a neuroscience research facility in Tennessee.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival
PlaceSubmarines
StyleAction, Fascinating

Last Resort is an American military drama television series. When the crew of the U.S. Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, the USS Colorado, pick up a U.S. Navy SEAL team off Pakistan's coast, the Colorado receives an order to launch nuclear ballistic missiles at Pakistan.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration03:06
CharactersHeroes
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Apocalypse, Viruses

The Day of the Triffids is a BBC miniseries adaptation of John Wyndham's novel of the same name. The novel had previously been adapted by the BBC in a 1981 miniseries.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, family, detective, military
Duration00:30
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Investigation
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist activity on the distant colony world of Sedra.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersLesbians, Childrens, Strong women, Pregnant women, Maids
PlotSurvival, Religion
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, For girls, Spectacular, Dystopian, Sad

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
CharactersFamily, Zombie
PlotSurvival, Travel, Road adventures

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersAliens
PlotSurvival, Adventures
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular

400 years after the extinction of the human race, a small group of humans are revived by an alien civilization. The colony of revived humans encounter struggles with the aliens who extinguished humankind centuries before, while trying to understand and get along with the mysterious aliens who revived them.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotSurvival, Mystery, Technology, Mystery
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric

Tales of science fiction, fantasy and the occult, exploring humanity's hopes, despairs, prides and prejudices in metaphoric ways. Next stop ahead The Twilight Zone.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersGangsters
PlotSurvival, Shootouts
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

Set in a near-dystopian future, a former cop is forced to take part in a death race where the cars run on human blood. You lose a leg and you lose your head.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:35
CharactersVampire, Childrens
PlotViruses, Genetic experiments
PlaceCourt
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular, Touching

A post-apocalyptic story about a botched U.S. government experiment that turns a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires, and an orphan girl who might be the only person able to stop the ensuing crisis.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersDoctors, Military, Scientists, Soldier
PlotInvestigation, Death, Viruses
StyleBy books, Based on real events

Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersHeroes, Gardeners
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Mystery
PlaceSmall towns
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot

Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of the world. With no Internet access, no mobile signals and limited radio communication, the people trapped inside must find their own ways to survive with diminishing resources and rising tensions. While military forces, the government and the media positioned outside of this surrounding barrier attempt to break it down, a small group of people inside attempt to figure out what the dome is, where it came from, and when (and if) it will go away.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, Military, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Alien invasion, Adventures, Shootouts
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular

Falling Skies opens in the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back. Each day is a test of survival as citizen soldiers work to protect the people in their care while also engaging in an insurgency campaign against the occupying alien force.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersRobots, Childrens, Androids
PlotWar, Survival, Artificial Intelligence, Religion, Education
PlaceSpace
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular

After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the Mithraic, a deeply devout religious order of surviving humans.





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