Zombie movies are very popular movies about post-apocalyptic world design. But the Zombie-themed series The Walking Dead has created an 11-year-old cult that has eclipsed many movies lately. The Walking Dead has created a unique audience since it entered our lives in 2010. Although the zombie invasion, which emerged as an apocalyptic idea, has been processed for a long time, The Walking Dead is a prominent series among them.
The Walking Dead TV series, which was originally adapted from the comic book of the same name, approaches the zombie invasion from a different angle. Throughout the zombie invasion, we realize that humans are more dangerous than anything else in the series universe, even zombies. This idea, which is the focus of The Walking Dead television series, adds a distinctive tension to the series. This must be one of the things that attract the fans of the series.
Films or series on the zombie invasion are not limited to The Walking Dead. There are quite successful alternatives for those who want to see more zombies. We have compiled the best movies about zombies and prepared a list for you.
1. Train to Busan
The movie Train to Busan was produced by South Korea in 2016. The subject of the movie is the adventure of a father and daughter to go to Busan. In the beginning, the reason for this journey was a birthday celebration, but it turns into a struggle for survival due to the epidemic that swept the country. Everyone on the train wants to complete the journey and reach the safe zone.
The movie #Alive is another South Korean zombie movie. The movie was shot in 2020 and released on Netflix. The thing that distinguishes this movie from other zombie movies and puts it in the second place of the list is the feeling of friendship that the movie deals with. #Alive 2020 film is about two friends who are trapped in their flats.
3. World War Z
Brad Pitt plays the lead role in the movie World War Z. The movie, which was released in 2013, is about a virus originating from South Korea.
Gerry Lane, played by Brad Pitt, is a researcher who is no longer working. He is asked to return to his research mission for the uncontrollable zombie epidemic. Gerry Lane embarks on a mission journey to protect both his family and the entire world. However, under the current conditions, it will not be an easy journey.
4. Army of the Dead
Army of the Dead is a new zombie movie released in 2021. In the movie, the military team that set off from the 51st region has an accident and the zombie they carry escapes and starts the epidemic. While the city is rapidly under the influence of the epidemic, the military interventions fall. Meanwhile, a group of people want to recover $200 million from the casino before the city is destroyed by a nuclear attack.
Zombieland is a zombie movie released in 2009. The movie was shot in the genre of horror, comedy and adventure. It is about the struggle of a group of people trying to survive during the zombie epidemic.
6. I Am Legend
I Am Legend is a zombie epidemic movie with an excellent performance by Will Smith. Released in 2007, the movie is about the zombie epidemic caused by a man-made virus. As people all over the world try to avoid the epidemic and reach safe areas, a scientist begins to conduct his own experiments. The scientist, who is immune to the virus, aims to save people from this epidemic by using his own blood.
7. 28 Weeks Later
The movie 28 Weeks Later tells the story of a zombie epidemic in the United Kingdom. 6 months after the start of the epidemic, the state creates a safe zone for survivors. Meanwhile, it is seen that a woman is not affected by the virus. When zombies appear in the safe zone, things get messy. When the soldiers cannot control the epidemic in the safe zone, they receive orders to shoot everyone. This time the danger is both the zombie virus and the soldiers.
8. The Girl with All the Gifts
The Girl with All the Gifts is one of the movies that brings a different perspective to the zombie invasion. The cause of the zombie outbreak in the movie is a parasitic fungus. Due to this parasite that combines with people’s bodies, people become zombie-like. The whole world hopes for children with parasites who have not lost their mental abilities yet to protect themselves from this epidemic. Meanwhile, a girl named Melanie seems unaffected by the parasite.
The Cargo movie, released in 2018, has a heartbreaking story. This movie, which has a different concept than all zombie movies, deals with the struggle of a father who lost his wife and is about to turn into a zombie, to protect his baby.
10. Warm Bodies
Warm Bodies is a horror, comedy and adventure film that was released in 2013. Unlike other zombie movies, the perspective of a zombie is used in the movie. Encountering Julie, the zombie R takes the steps of a relationship that will change the whole world