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20 best movies like The Returned (2013)


List of the best movies like The Returned (2013): The Colony, [REC]⁴ Apocalypse, The Divide, Black Butler, Intruders, 28 Weeks Later, Zombie Apocalypse, Rise of the Zombies, Behemoth, Battle of the Damned.

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Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:34
CharactersCannibals
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceBunker
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse, Dark ones
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing

Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:35
CharactersZombie, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, crime, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:59
CharactersDemons, Orphans
PlotApocalypse, Revenge, Superpowers, Investigation, Supernatural
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

In Victorian-era London, on the night of Ciel Phantomhive's tenth birthday a fire destroyed his manor and killed both of his parents. In a moment of death Ceil strikes a deal with a demon, his soul in exchange for revenge. This demon becomes his butler and calls himself by name of Sebastian Michaelis, to protect and serve Ciel until the deal has been completed. One month after the fire Ciel returns from being missing, with his new butler Sebastian. Ceil is now the head of the Phantomhive corporation, handling all business affairs as well as the work as the Queen of England’s guard dog and looking for his parents murders.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain
Duration01:40
CharactersZombie, Demons, Blonde girls, Psychologists, Nuns
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Supernatural
PlaceItaly
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain
Duration01:40
CharactersZombie, Mutant
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Death, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceLondon, USA
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to set foot on the isles, convinced the danger has come and gone. But it soon becomes all too clear that the scourge continues to live, waiting to pounce on its next victims.

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: 3.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersZombie, Heroes, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Viruses
PlacePrison, Islands, USA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

When zombies overrun San Francisco, a desperate group survives by locking themselves inside Alcatraz Prison. When the undead breach the island, our heros are forced to return to the mainland overrun with the undead.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:30
CharactersMonsters, Scientists, Special agents
PlotVolcanoes, Earthquake, Mythology
PlaceVillage, Mountains
StyleFancy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Scientists discover a giant creature under the Earth that is wrapped around the entire planet. When the creature wakes all grumpy, it causes worldwide destruction.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Singapore
Duration01:28
CharactersZombie, Robots, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Death, Supernatural
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Romania
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Heroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Martial Arts, Karate
PlaceHospitals
StyleTense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:19
CharactersVampire, Dogs, Werewolf, Single mothers
PlotSurvival, Superpowers, Supernatural, Pursuit
StyleTense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the last hope for his family's survival... and the end to his Werewolf curse.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:26
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Saving the World
PlaceSmall cities
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Just in time for the joyous holiday season, this film connects the ancient Mayan prophecy of worldwide destruction at the end of 2012, and the iconic holiday song, The 12 Days of Christmas. But there is hope: a father learns that his daughter is really the "Chosen One" who, alone, can stop further catastrophe - if he can stave off the lunatic townspeople blaming her for the community's destruction.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryCanada
CharactersHeroes
PlotSupernatural, Saving the World
PlaceFrance
StyleGothic, Serious, Disturbing

Workers involuntarily release a gargoyle that proceeds to behead those who took her eggs (and some who didn't!).

Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Viruses

The Last Man Alive Must Battle a Planet of the Dead. [An Asylum film.]

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:40
CharactersSpecial agents, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Justice
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.

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: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration03:11
CharactersZombie, Maniacs, Serial killers, Killers, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Death, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Fancy, Black humor, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersVampire, Immortals, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Experiments, Viruses
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Disturbing

In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vampires on a way to save humankind.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryWest Germany
CharactersSerial killers, Demons, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Telekinesis, Ghosts
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A nine year old boy named Joey, who after the tragic death of his father, begins to experience psychic powers such as allowing him to move inanimate objects with his mind, set things on fire, and even communicate with his dead father. However, not everything is good for Joey as his newly gained powers accidentally awake an evil supernatural force that is contained inside the body of an old ventriloquist's dummy that Joey found in an abandoned house. The supernatural Dummy shows similar powers to Joey's, and soon he puts the lives of everyone near Joey in danger as the evil Dummy has dark plans for Joey's special powers.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
TimeHalloween
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration03:58
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Monsters, Cannibals, Terminally ill
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death
PlaceUSA
TimePost apocalypse
StyleSerious, Disturbing

Years after a mysterious plague has devastated the planet and turned most of humanity into blood-hungry creatures, a rogue drifter on a vengeful hunt stumbles across a band of survivors in an abandoned police station and reluctantly agrees to try to help them defend themselves and escape to the sanctuary they so desperately need.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersZombie, Mutant, Heroes, Insects, Bees
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceSmall cities
StyleSerious, For men, Disturbing

The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's blind friend Beverly Rowe. Devin Hall and the entomologist Katherine Randell are summoned to help with the investigation. Devin is Jane's brother-in-law and former boyfriend, and Jane still has a crush on him. Meanwhile, Kelsey befriends the scientist Eli Giles, who has developed genetically modified wasps to the army as a weapon, and now he is trying to revert the process. When the wasps attack Black Stone, Jane, Devin and Eli team-up to attempt to destroy the swarm.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersAnimals, Wolves, Bears, Snake, Monkeys
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Chase
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Nature, India
StyleSerious

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySouth Africa, USA
CharactersSharks, Hired assassins, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Hostage
PlaceOcean
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

In the quiet waters of the Mississippi, body parts are being discovered. No one knows what is behind it all, until a huge man eating bull shark turns up. This bull shark is different, as it can breath in fresh water, making a deadly encounter between anyone who comes before it. John Sanders must now try and reach the surface, with his ex-wife and whilst being held hostage.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, military
CountryJapan
CharactersSamurai, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Izo is an assassin in the service of a Tosa lord and Imperial supporter. After killing dozens of the Shogun's men, Izo is captured and crucified. Instead of being extinguished, his rage propels him through the space-time continuum to present-day Tokyo. Here Izo transforms himself into a new, improved killing machine.

Markimdb: 1.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryCanada
Duration01:15
CharactersSharks, Teens, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Death, Experiments
PlaceIslands, Lake
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

When an oil company unwittingly unleashes a prehistoric shark from its icy prison, the Jurassic killer maroons a group of art thieves and a group of college students on an abandoned island

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Werewolf, Heroes
PlotTravel, Superpowers, Investigation, Friendship, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Gothic, For men, Disturbing

Supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog, seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket and blue jeans.

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:22
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Viruses
PlaceForest
TimePost apocalypse, Dark ones
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away from civilization as possible, they take to the forest, soon to discover the danger posed by other survivors may be the least of their worries.





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