Watch these 5 zombie movies if you like Dawn of the Dead

movies like Dawn of the Dead

This is a ‘Zombie Movie Recommendation List’. The plot of these movies is very similar to Dawn of the Dead, as they all are zombie movies. If you like Dawn of the Dead, you will love these movies too.

Dawn of the Dead is a 2004’s horror-action film. It follows a group of people, forced to take shelter at a shopping mall as the Earth hits a zombie apocalypse. These people must look after each other to survive in this terror lurking outside the shopping mall. Dawn of the Dead is one of the best zombie movies ever made. It is directed by Zack Snyder who is known for his visual style of representation movie.

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1. Train to Busan (96%) :

movies like Dawn of the Dead Train to Busan

Train to Busan depicts the story of a man in his late thirty and his young daughter trapped inside a train while traveling to Busan. This ordinary journey becomes the most haunted as a woman, infected by a deadly virus, joins their journey.

Train to Busan has always been my favorite movie of all time. It is a Korean film directed by Yeon Sang-ho. The film has excelled in capturing the terror of zombies as well as the emotional relationship between a father and daughter.  

2. #Alive (90%):

movies like Dawn of the Dead #Alive

#Alive follows a Korean young boy, Oh Joon-woo, who is captivated at his house which is surrounded by the walking dead. As the world is facing a zombie apocalypse, the whole world is shattered in pieces. He has a limited supply of water and food. He must step outside for food to stay alive.

Its unique and fresh premise is the reason behind putting this movie on this list. It’s because it is not about slashing zombies but surviving in this apocalyptic world. It would be very different from the rest of the other movies, yet it would certainly entertain you.

3. World War Z (79%):

World War Z

The world breaks down into chaos as a deadly virus starts turning healthy humans into zombies. This global pandemic tears everything apart and becomes a threat to the humanity on Earth. Scientists are trying to invent a vaccine to consume this virus from spreading, however, it is impossible unless they find the origin of the virus. World War Z follows Garry, a former UN agent, is tasked to find the outbreak source in exchange for his family’s safety.

Marc Forster has directed this film and it stars Brad Pitt. Brad Pitt’s performance is outstanding. He is the backbone of this film. The film succeeds in picturing the zombie world as realistic as possible; nonetheless, the CGI at certain points is not so good.

4. Zombieland (85%):


Zombieland follows a college student who is trapped in a zombie apocalypse. The whole United States is surrounded by these zombies. It is impossible to stay alive unless he moves to a safe place. Later on, he meets three strangers and they start their voyage in search of a safe place.

The reason for putting Zombieland on this ‘Zombie Movie Recommendation List’ film is completely different from the rest of the films mentioned in this list. All other movies on this list are horror, action, and thriller. On the other hand, this film is a comedy film. If you are familiar with the ‘horror/comedy genre, you would know how this film is different from other movies. Even if you are not familiar with it, give it a try. You will enjoy this film for sure.

5. Army of the Dead (70%):

Army of the Dead

After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, the government has quarantined the whole city. Bly Tanaka offers $50 million to Scott Ward but in exchange, he must recover $200 million cash from his casino in Las Vegas. Scott gathers his squad to execute the job. It’s a race against time because soon the government is going to destroy the whole city to annihilate zombies.

Zack Snyder has directed this movie too. It may not be as good as Dawn of the dead, however, it is worth watching. The first 15 minutes of this film are going to win your hearts for sure. The humor will keep balancing the dark nature of the film. Visit IMDb for more information about Army of the Dead.

all these movies are follows similar plot like Dawn of the Dead. Please let me know in the comment section if this recommendation list of zombie movie was helpful for you. Your comments will motivate me to write more and more reviews. Follow LitLost on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Subscribe to the newsletter to receive the latest reviews via email.

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