20 Movies Like The Strain

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Blade

Blade
Blade
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 5 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: David S. Goyer
Actors: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson
Language: English, Russian, Serbian
Country: United States
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The Blade movie follows the story of a half-vampire, half-human hybrid named Blade who hunts and eliminates vampires to avenge his mother’s death. With his exceptional combat skills and deadly weapons, Blade battles an ancient vampire conspiracy threatening to unleash a vampire apocalypse upon the world.

28 Days Later

28 Days Later
28 Days Later
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 10 wins & 32 nominations
Writer: Alex Garland
Actors: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United Kingdom
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“28 Days Later” is a post-apocalyptic horror film set in the UK, where a man wakes up from a coma to find the country devastated by a virus that turns people into rage-filled zombies. He joins a group of survivors in a desperate struggle for survival and a search for sanctuary.

I Am Legend

I Am Legend
I Am Legend
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Awards: 9 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: Mark Protosevich, Akiva Goldsman, Richard Matheson
Actors: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan
Language: English
Country: United States
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“I Am Legend” is a post-apocalyptic science fiction film about a lone survivor, played by Will Smith, who struggles to find a cure for a virus that has turned the majority of the population into vampire-like creatures, while also dealing with his own isolation and sanity.

World War Z

World War Z
World War Z
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Awards: 3 wins & 25 nominations
Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, Damon Lindelof
Actors: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz
Language: English, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Malta
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The World War Z movie is about a former United Nations investigator who travels the world to find a way to stop a global zombie pandemic, while also trying to protect his family.

Let the Right One In

Let the Right One In
Let the Right One In
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award76 wins & 58 nominations total
Writer: John Ajvide Lindqvist
Actors: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar
Language: Swedish, Spanish
Country: Sweden, Norway, France
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“Let the Right One In” is a Swedish horror film about a young boy named Oskar who befriends a mysterious girl named Eli, who turns out to be a vampire. As their friendship grows, they navigate the complexities of love, loyalty, and the dark secrets that bind them together.

The Omega Man

The Omega Man
The Omega Man
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington, Richard Matheson
Actors: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Omega Man” is a post-apocalyptic science fiction film about the last surviving man in Los Angeles who battles against a group of nocturnal mutants known as “The Family” while seeking a cure for the plague that wiped out most of humanity.

The Crazies

The Crazies
The Crazies
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: 11 nominations
Writer: Scott Kosar, Ray Wright, George A. Romero
Actors: Radha Mitchell, Timothy Olyphant, Danielle Panabaker
Language: English
Country: United States, United Arab Emirates
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“The Crazies” is a horror film about a small town that becomes infected with a mysterious virus, causing its residents to turn into violent and deranged killers. As the chaos spreads, a group of survivors must fight for their lives and find a way to escape the town.

Resident Evil

Resident Evil
Resident Evil
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 36%
Metacritic: 33/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 7 nominations
Writer: Paul W.S. Anderson
Actors: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Ryan McCluskey
Language: English
Country: Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, France
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The Resident Evil movie is about a group of people fighting against a corporation that has unleashed a virus, turning people into zombies. They must navigate through a secret underground facility filled with deadly traps and creatures in order to survive and find a way out.

Dawn of the Dead

Dawn of the Dead
Dawn of the Dead
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Action, Horror
Awards: 1 win & 17 nominations
Writer: George A. Romero, James Gunn
Actors: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada, Japan, France
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“Dawn of the Dead” is a horror film that follows a group of survivors as they seek refuge in a shopping mall during a zombie apocalypse. Together, they must fend off hordes of the undead while dealing with internal conflicts and the deteriorating world around them.

The Girl with All the Gifts

The Girl with All the Gifts
The Girl with All the Gifts
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award8 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: Mike Carey
Actors: Sennia Nanua, Fisayo Akinade, Dominique Tipper
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Girl with All the Gifts” is a post-apocalyptic thriller that follows a young girl named Melanie with extraordinary abilities, as she navigates a world overrun by flesh-eating zombies. Alongside a group of survivors, Melanie embarks on a dangerous journey to find hope and a cure for the devastating epidemic.

Train to Busan

Train to Busan
Train to Busan
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 36 wins & 42 nominations
Writer: Joo-Suk Park, Yeon Sang-ho
Actors: Gong Yoo, Jung Yu-mi, Ma Dong-seok
Language: Korean, Hawaiian, English
Country: South Korea
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“Train to Busan” is a South Korean zombie apocalypse thriller where a group of passengers on a train must fight for their survival as they are trapped amidst a viral outbreak. The film explores themes of humanity, sacrifice, and the lengths people will go to protect their loved ones.

The Night Eats the World

The Night Eats the World
The Night Eats the World
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Jérémie Guez, Guillaume Lemans, Martin Page
Actors: Anders Danielsen Lie, Golshifteh Farahani, Denis Lavant
Language: Norwegian, English, French
Country: France
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“The Night Eats the World” is a French zombie film that follows a man named Sam who wakes up one day to find himself alone in a Paris apartment building, surrounded by hordes of the undead. As he struggles to survive, he must confront his isolation and find ways to maintain his sanity in this post-apocalyptic world.

Stake Land

Stake Land
Stake Land
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Nick Damici, Jim Mickle
Actors: Connor Paolo, Nick Damici, Kelly McGillis
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Stake Land is a post-apocalyptic horror film set in a world overrun by vampires. A young man, guided by a seasoned vampire hunter, embarks on a dangerous journey to find a safe haven and escape the bloodthirsty creatures.”

Pontypool

Pontypool
Pontypool
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 54/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Tony Burgess
Actors: Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly
Language: English, French, Armenian
Country: Canada
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The Pontypool movie is a psychological thriller about a radio host and his team who become trapped in their station as a deadly virus spreads through language, turning people into killers. They must find a way to survive and understand the source of the outbreak.

The Last Man on Earth

The Last Man on Earth
The Last Man on Earth
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
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Runtime: 32S min
Seasons: 4
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. 23 nominations total
Writer: Will Forte
Actors: Will Forte, January Jones, Cleopatra Coleman
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Last Man on Earth” is a post-apocalyptic horror film about a man named Robert Morgan who appears to be the last survivor of a global pandemic that turned people into vampires. As he struggles to survive, he searches for a cure and battles against the vampire-like beings that plague the world.

The Dead Don’t Die

The Dead Don't Die
The Dead Don't Die
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Jim Jarmusch
Actors: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Dead Don’t Die” is a zombie comedy film set in a small town where the residents must battle a zombie outbreak caused by polar fracking. As the undead rise, the townspeople, including the local police force, fight to survive and protect their community from the flesh-eating monsters.

The Battery

The Battery
The Battery
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Awards: 9 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Jeremy Gardner
Actors: Jeremy Gardner, Adam Cronheim, Niels Bolle
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Battery” is a post-apocalyptic horror film that follows two former baseball players as they navigate a world overrun by zombies. As they struggle to survive, their friendship is tested, and they must confront their own fears and personal demons.

The Rezort

The Rezort
The Rezort
Internet Movie Database: 5.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Paul Gerstenberger
Actors: Dougray Scott, Jessica De Gouw, Martin McCann
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, Spain, Belgium
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“The Rezort” is a post-apocalyptic horror film set in a world where zombies have been contained and a luxury safari resort offers guests the chance to hunt the undead. However, when the security system fails, the guests must fight for their survival against the hordes of zombies.

The Returned

The Returned
The Returned
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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Runtime: 1 min
Seasons: 2
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award5 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: Fabrice Gobert
Actors: Anne Consigny, Clotilde Hesme, Frédéric Pierrot
Language: French
Country: France
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“The Returned” is a movie set in a post-apocalyptic world where a virus has turned people into zombies. The story follows a young couple who must navigate through dangerous territory in order to find a cure for the virus and save their own lives.

The Horde

The Horde
The Horde
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Action, Horror
Awards: 3 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Arnaud Bordas, Yannick Dahan, Stéphane Moïssakis
Actors: Claude Perron, Jean-Pierre Martins, Eriq Ebouaney
Language: French, Czech
Country: France
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“The Horde” is a French horror film about a group of police officers and criminals who must unite to survive when they are trapped inside a building infested with bloodthirsty zombies.”

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