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Resident Evil (2002)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi

Resident Evil (2002)

A virus has escaped in a secret facility called "The Hive," turning the staff into hungry zombies and releasing the mutated Lab "Animals" that they were studying. The complex computer shuts down the base to prevent infection. The parent corporation sends in an elite military unit, where they meet Alice, who is suffering from amnesia due to exposure to nerve gas. The military team must shut down the computer and get out, fighting their way past zombies, mutants, and the computer itself, before the virus escapes and infects the rest of the world. Alice must also come to terms with her slowly-returning memories. (Read More)

Themes:amnesia, military, cannibalism, theft, monster, betrayal
Mood:night, gore
Locations:sewer, tunnel, laboratory, city, hospital
Characters:soldier, zombie
Period:2000s
Story:gas, corporation, virus, virus outbreak, underground, zombie outbreak, computer, doberman pinscher, protective suit, business suit, evil corporation, trapped in an elevator, laser cutter, anti virus, human versus undead, human statue, white rabbit, gunshot off camera, raccoon city, axe murder

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. (Read More)

Themes:cannibalism, military, monster
Mood:gore
Locations:laboratory
Characters:soldier, zombie
Story:evil corporation, laser cutter, raccoon city, zombie survival, flesh eating zombie, zombie apocalypse, woman with a gun, bio weapon, resident evil, flesh eating, corporate crime, megacorporation, female gunfighter, one woman army, walking dead, subterranean, female hero, female fighter, survival horror, mutation

Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)

Years after the Raccoon City disaster, Alice is on her own; aware that she has become a liability and could endanger those around her, she is struggling to survive and bring down the Umbrella Corporation led by the sinister Albert Wesker and head researcher Dr. Isaacs. Meanwhile, traveling through the Nevada Desert and the ruins of Las Vegas, Carlos Olivera, L.J., and new survivors K-Mart, Claire Redfield, and Nurse Betty must fight to survive extinction against hordes of zombies, killer crows and the most terrifying creatures created as a result of the deadly T-Virus that has killed millions. (Read More)

Themes:cannibalism, monster
Mood:gore
Locations:city
Characters:zombie
Story:raccoon city, flesh eating, protective suit, anti virus, corporation, virus, disaster, zombie apocalypse, killer dog, resident evil, bitten on the arm, corporate crime, megacorporation, female gunfighter, outbreak, one woman army, cut into pieces, cure, dead dog, survival horror

Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi

Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice (Jovovich), continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead - and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap. (Read More)

Themes:amnesia, monster, betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:sewer, tunnel, city
Characters:soldier, zombie
Story:undead, zombie survival, zombie attack, zombie apocalypse, elevator crash, resident evil, megacorporation, female gunfighter, one woman army, subterranean, crashing through a window, female hero, message, survival horror, torso cut in half, mutation, corporation, aerial shot, hologram, special forces

Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)

Alice awakens from a terrible sleep to find her worst fears realized--the bloodthirsty Undead, which she and the now-annihilated squad of elite military fought to destroy, have been unleashed on the city that surrounds the secret facility of the Umbrella Corporation. Discovering she was an Umbrella experiment, Alice has been bio-genetically enhanced with new strengths, senses and dexterity--and she will need them. In the heart of the ravaged Raccoon City, a small group of uninfected people, including Jill Valentine, a recently demoted member of Umbrella Corp's elite Special Tactics and Rescue Services team, and S.T.A.R.S team leader Carlos Oliveira, fight for their lives against swarms of Undead and the deadlier and faster Lickers. Running out of luck and resources, the group is rescued by Alice, and they begin to wage an exhilarating battle to survive and escape before the Umbrella Corporation erases its experiment from the face of the earth. Their only hope lies somewhere within Raccoon City--Dr Charles Ashford, one of the leading scientists for the Umbrella Corporation, will help Alice and the others escape the city safely--if they find his daughter. Angie Ashford became separated from her father and now hides in fear. Alice, Jill and Carlos will have to fight their way through an army of Undead to save her. All the while, a secret weapon code-named Nemesis has been experimentally altered with greater modifications than Alice and has been programmed to track and destroy them. They will need all their strengths and skills to fight the battle of their lives against the mindless evil that has infected the city and the powerful forces that unleashed it on mankind. (Read More)

Themes:cannibalism, military, monster, betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:city, hospital
Characters:soldier, zombie
Period:2000s
Story:raccoon city, protective suit, anti virus, undead, one night, zombie apocalypse, killer dog, hand gun, resident evil, dark heroine, corporate crime, megacorporation, female gunfighter, outbreak, one woman army, subterranean, cure, quarantine, female hero, legs

Planet Terror (2007)
Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Planet Terror (2007)

After an experimental bio-nerve gas is accidentally released at a remote U.S. military base in Texas, those exposed to the gas turn into flesh-eating, mutating zombies out to kill. An assortment of various people who include stripper Cherry, her shady mechanic ex-boyfriend Wray, a strong-willed doctor, the local sheriff, and an assortment of various people must join forces to survive the night as the so-called "sickos" threaten to take over the whole town and the world. This is why Planet Terror (2007) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002). (Read More)

Themes:military, cannibalism
Mood:night, gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:soldier, zombie
Period:2000s
Story:flesh eating, gas, one night, zombie survival, zombie violence, flesh eating zombie, zombie apocalypse, deadly disease, anthropophagus, doomsday, outbreak, cut into pieces, walking dead, survival horror, mutation, severed finger, eaten alive, action heroine, end of the world, terror

Underworld Awakening (2012)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Underworld Awakening (2012)

Mankind discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan species and they begin a war to annihilate the races. When Selene meets with Michael in the harbor, they are hit by a grenade and Selene passes out. Twelve years later, Selene awakes from a cryogenic sleep in the Antigen laboratory and meets the Vampire David. She learns that she had been the subject of the scientist Dr. Jacob Lane and the Vampire and Lycan species have been practically eradicated from Earth. But Selene is still connected to Michael and has visions that she believes that belongs to Michael's sight. However she has a surprise and finds that she has a powerful daughter named Eve that has been raised in the laboratory. Now Selene and David have to protect Eve against the Lycans that intend to use her to inoculate their species against silver. (Read More)

Themes:monster
Mood:gore
Locations:laboratory, sewer
Story:elevator crash, bitten on the arm, dark heroine, antidote, megacorporation, female gunfighter, one woman army, cure, torso cut in half, mutation, jumping through a window, back from the dead, action heroine, killing an animal, neck breaking, injection, kicked in the face, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg

28 Weeks Later (2007)
Drama, Horror, Sci-fi

28 Weeks Later (2007)

28 Weeks Later picks up six months after the Rage Virus has decimated the city of London. The US Army has restored order and is repopulating the quarantined city, when a carrier of the Rage Virus enters London and unknowingly re-ignites the spread of the deadly infection and the nightmare begins... again. (Read More)

Mood:gore
Locations:city
Characters:zombie
Story:virus, zombie outbreak, zombie survival, zombie violence, zombie attack, zombie apocalypse, deadly disease, british horror, doomsday, outbreak, cut into pieces, survival horror, torso cut in half, end of the world, underground, terror, person on fire, latex gloves, shot in the leg, darkness

Dawn Of The Dead (2004) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Action, Horror, Thriller

Dawn Of The Dead (2004)

Ana goes home to her peaceful suburban residence, but she is unpleasantly surprised the morning that follows when her husband is brutally attacked by her zombified neighbor. In the chaos of her once picturesque neighborhood, Ana flees and stumbles upon a police officer named Kenneth, along with more survivors who decide that their best chances of survival would be found in the deserted Crossroads Shopping Mall. When supplies begin running low and other trapped survivors need help, the group comes to the realization that they cannot stay put forever at the Shopping Mall, and devise a plan to escape. (Read More)

Themes:cannibalism
Mood:gore
Locations:sewer, city, hospital
Characters:zombie
Period:2000s
Story:zombie outbreak, human versus undead, trapped, human versus zombie, zombie violence, zombie attack, flesh eating zombie, zombie apocalypse, deadly disease, french horror, eating human flesh, anthropophagus, flesh eating, bitten in the throat, doomsday, outbreak, american horror, walking dead, living dead, survival horror

Hollow Man (2000)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Hollow Man (2000)

Having discovered they could turn animals invisible, a group of scientists test the subject on a human. Head of research, Dr. Sebastian Caine decides to use himself as the subject. After the experiment can't be reversed, it takes a toll on Caine's personality, causing him to hunt down and kill his colleagues (Read More)

Locations:laboratory
Period:2000s
Story:experiment, animal experimentation, sole black character dies cliche, quarantine, broken window, burned to death, survival horror, research, trapped, mass murder, killing an animal, first part, neck breaking, injection, person on fire, stabbed in the back, drowning, impalement, scientist, bathroom

World War Z (2013)
Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

World War Z (2013)

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. This is why World War Z (2013) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002). (Read More)

Themes:military
Locations:laboratory, city
Characters:soldier, zombie
Story:zombie violence, zombie apocalypse, bitten on the arm, bitten hand, antidote, outbreak, cure, living dead, mutation, commando, special forces, eaten alive, end of the world, virus, undead, injection, person on fire, shot in the forehead, creature, impalement

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. (Read More)

Themes:amnesia, cannibalism, betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:sewer, laboratory, hospital
Characters:soldier
Story:two way mirror, looking at oneself in a mirror, antidote, cut into pieces, cure, crashing through a window, burned to death, torso cut in half, aerial shot, hologram, reverse footage, back from the dead, virus, bullet, neck breaking, injection, kicked in the face, statue, shot in the forehead, latex gloves

Alien: Covenant (2017) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Alien: Covenant (2017)

Almost eleven years after the futile and disastrous expedition on the distant moon LV-223, the deep-space colonisation vessel Covenant equipped with more than 2,000 colonists in cryogenic hibernation, sets a course for the remote planet Origae-6 with the intention to build a new world. Instead, a rogue transmission will entice the crew to a nearby habitable small planet which resembles The Earth. The unsuspecting members of Covenant will have to cope with biological foes, beyond human comprehension. Ultimately, what was intended as a peaceful exploratory mission, will soon turn into a desperate rescue operation deep into the cold infinite space. (Read More)

Themes:monster, betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:laboratory
Characters:soldier
Story:looking at oneself in a mirror, subterranean, quarantine, burned to death, survival horror, aerial shot, hologram, artificial intelligence, eaten alive, laser, virus, bullet, neck breaking, statue, person on fire, stabbed in the back, latex gloves, creature, severed head, impalement

Warm Bodies (2013)
Comedy, Horror, Romance

Warm Bodies (2013)

With much of the world's population now an undead horde, R is a young and oddly introspective zombie. While fighting with and feeding on a human scavenger party, R meets Julie and feels an urge to protect her. What happens next is the beginning of a strangely warm relationship that allows R to begin regaining his humanity. As this change spreads through the local undead population like a virus, Julie and R eventually have to face a larger issue when the very nature of their friendship is challenged. Caught between the paranoid human forces and the ferocious "Bonies", zombies who are a mutual threat, R and Julie must find a way to bridge the differences of each side to fight for a better world no one thought possible. (Read More)

Themes:cannibalism, military
Locations:laboratory, city
Characters:zombie, soldier
Story:flesh eating zombie, zombie apocalypse, bitten on the arm, walking dead, quarantine, female fighter, living dead, jumping through a window, hunger, eaten alive, virus, undead, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, creature, impalement, mansion, shot in the back, held at gunpoint, shot in the head

28 Days Later... (2002)
Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

28 Days Later... (2002)

Animal activists invade a laboratory with the intention of releasing chimpanzees that are undergoing experimentation, infected by a virus -a virus that causes rage. The naive activists ignore the pleas of a scientist to keep the cages locked, with disastrous results. Twenty-eight days later, our protagonist, Jim, wakes up from a coma, alone, in an abandoned hospital. He begins to seek out anyone else to find London is deserted, apparently without a living soul. After finding a church, which had become inhabited by zombie like humans intent on his demise, he runs for his life. Selena and Mark rescue him from the horde and bring him up to date on the mass carnage and horror as all of London tore itself apart. This is a tale of survival and ultimately, heroics, with nice subtext about mankind's savage nature. (Read More)

Themes:military, betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:city, tunnel, laboratory, hospital
Characters:soldier, zombie
Story:virus, zombie outbreak, scientist, zombie survival, zombie attack, zombie apocalypse, deadly disease, british horror, doomsday, outbreak, research, end of the world, first part, terror, person on fire, impalement, mansion, shot in the back, vomiting, shot in the head

Logan (2017)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over. This is why Logan (2017) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002). (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:laboratory, hospital
Characters:soldier
Story:evil corporation, looking at oneself in a mirror, corporate crime, megacorporation, near future, torso cut in half, corporation, commando, special forces, virus, mutant, bullet, neck breaking, injection, kicked in the face, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, darkness, severed head

Prometheus (2012) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi

Prometheus (2012)

This film is set in 2093 and takes place in the same universe as the 'Alien' movies. A group of explorers, including some archaeologists, are on an "undisclosed" mission. They arrive at a moon trillions of miles away from Earth. The team spot what they believe to be signs of civilization. They go to investigate and find more than just signs, they find conclusive evidence. But some of them have an ulterior motive for being there, including the Weyland Corporation. They believe that this is where the human race actually came from. Things soon turn from excitement to survival once inside their discovery. (Read More)

Themes:monster, betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:laboratory
Story:looking at oneself in a mirror, holographic projection, megacorporation, burned to death, survival horror, mutation, corporation, hologram, back from the dead, neck breaking, injection, statue, person on fire, creature, severed head, impalement, axe, decapitation, scientist, shot in the head

Predators (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Predators (2010)

The mercenary Royce; the military Isabelle; the Russian soldier Nikolai; the San Quentin criminal Stans; the Sierra Leone militia Mombasa; the drug lord Cuchillo; the Yakuza Hanzo; and the Doctor Edwin awake in free fall but they succeed to open their parachutes landing in a jungle. Soon they find that they are on another planet and they are prey of aliens in a deadly hunting game, and they need to join forces to destroy their predators and survive. (Read More)

Themes:military, monster, betrayal
Mood:gore
Characters:soldier
Story:one woman army, survival horror, torso cut in half, special forces, severed finger, action heroine, laser, killing an animal, kicked in the face, creature, severed head, impalement, decapitation, shot in the back, held at gunpoint, vomiting, shot in the head, shot in the chest, machine gun, blood splatter

X-men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

X-men: Days Of Future Past (2014)

In the future, the mutants and the humans that help them are slaughtered by powerful robots named Sentinels. Professor Xavier, Wolverine, Magneto, Storm, Kitty Pryde and her friends meet at a monastery in China and Xavier explains that the invincible Sentinels were created using the DNA of Mystique that was captured in 1973 when she tried to assassinate their creator Dr. Bolivar Trask. Xavier tells that their only chance is return to 1973 using Pryde's ability to join Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr to convince Mystique to give up of her intention. . However, only Wolverine can withstand the damages of the time travel. Will he succeed in stopping Mystique and the Sentinel Program and save the mutants and their human friends from annihilation? (Read More)

Themes:military
Locations:laboratory
Characters:soldier
Story:hand gun, megacorporation, cure, burned to death, near future, jumping through a window, hologram, artificial intelligence, action heroine, mutant, experiment, neck breaking, injection, kicked in the face, person on fire, stabbed in the back, shot in the leg, drowning, severed head, impalement

30 Days Of Night (2007)
Horror, Thriller

30 Days Of Night (2007)

This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted orgy of destruction. Only the small town's husband-and-wife Sheriff team stand between the survivors and certain destruction. (Read More)

Mood:night, gore
Period:2000s
Story:axe murder, bitten hand, cut into pieces, barking dog, dead dog, torso cut in half, killing an animal, undead, neck breaking, injection, kicked in the face, terror, person on fire, gunshot, darkness, severed head, impalement, axe, decapitation, shot in the back

Grindhouse (2007) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Action, Horror, Thriller

Grindhouse (2007)

A double-bill of thrillers that recall both filmmakers' favorite exploitation films. "Grindhouse" (a downtown movie theater in disrepair since its glory days as a movie palace known for "grinding out" non-stop double-bill programs of B-movies) is presented as one full-length feature comprised of two individual films helmed separately by each director. "Death Proof," is a rip-roaring slasher flick where the killer pursues his victims with a car rather than a knife, while "Planet Terror" shows us a view of the world in the midst of a zombie outbreak. The films are joined together by clever faux trailers that recall the '50s exploitation drive-in classics. This is why Grindhouse (2007) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002). (Read More)

Themes:cannibalism
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:zombie, soldier
Story:zombie outbreak, outbreak, terror, flesh eating zombie, anthropophagus, walking dead, severed finger, eaten alive, end of the world, killing an animal, syringe, person on fire, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, severed head, decapitation, shot in the head, machine gun, shot to death

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:tunnel
Story:looking at oneself in a mirror, slide locked back, crashing through a window, aerial shot, neck breaking, kicked in the face, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, shot in the back, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, shot in the head, shot in the chest, mirror, machine gun, blood splatter, shot to death, corpse, train

The Mummy (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Themes:military, monster, betrayal
Locations:tunnel, laboratory
Characters:soldier, zombie
Story:subterranean, living dead, aerial shot, special forces, reverse footage, back from the dead, undead, injection, statue, shot in the leg, drowning, darkness, axe, shot in the back, scientist, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, shot in the chest, machine gun, blood splatter

The Island (2005)
Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Island (2005)

Lincoln Six Echo is just like everyone else - he's waiting to go to the Island, the only place left in the world to actually live a life. Thousands of people stay at a facility waiting to go to the Island. It all sounds like paradise, but Lincoln Six Echo soon discovers that there's actually a sinister purpose going on at that facility and that he must escape - but not before stopping the sinister plan. (Read More)

Locations:laboratory
Story:evil corporation, corporate crime, megacorporation, female gunfighter, impersonating a police officer, hologram, towel, experiment, kissing while having sex, stabbed in the back, latex gloves, shot in the leg, drowning, shot in the back, scientist, hand to hand combat, sex in bed, computer, shot in the chest, shot to death

Daybreakers (2009) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Daybreakers (2009)

In a world 10 years into the future, vampires make up the vast majority of the population with only 5% of the human race remaining. This presents particular challenges as the vampires' food supply - human blood - is dwindling and rationing is now the norm. There is growing evidence that vampires deprived of an adequate blood supply are themselves evolving into wild, vile creatures that attack anyone and anything in order to survive. Dr. Edward Dalton, a vampire and hematologist who works for a pharmaceutical firm, has been working on finding an artificial blood supply that will meet the vampire society's needs. He is sympathetic to humans and sees his work as a way of alleviating their suffering but his views on finding a solution change considerably when he meets someone who found a way to transform himself from being a vampire to again take human form. (Read More)

Themes:military
Mood:gore
Characters:soldier
Story:evil corporation, killed in an elevator, cure, near future, mutation, eaten alive, syringe, experiment, undead, person on fire, stabbed in the back, severed head, impalement, decapitation, shot in the back, scientist, held at gunpoint, vomiting, shot in the chest, machine gun

I Am Legend (2007)
Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

I Am Legend (2007)

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone. Mutant victims of the plague -- The Infected -- lurk in the shadows... watching Neville's every move... waiting for him to make a fatal mistake. Perhaps mankind's last, best hope, Neville is driven by only one remaining mission: to find a way to reverse the effects of the virus using his own immune blood. But he knows he is outnumbered... and quickly running out of time. This is why I Am Legend (2007) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002). (Read More)

Themes:military
Locations:city, laboratory
Characters:zombie
Story:cure, zombie outbreak, scientist, virus, bitten by a zombie, zombie attack, quarantine, near future, mutation, mutant, killing an animal, syringe, experiment, injection, darkness, severed head, shooting, chase, blood, dog

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:theft, military, betrayal
Locations:city, sewer, tunnel, hospital
Characters:soldier
Story:looking at oneself in a mirror, dark heroine, one woman army, subterranean, crashing through a window, gas, female hero, jumping through a window, aerial shot, commando, special forces, trapped, action heroine, underground, neck breaking, injection, kicked in the face, statue, stabbed in the back, shot in the leg

District 9 (2009)
Sci-fi, Thriller

District 9 (2009)

In 1982, a massive star ship bearing a bedraggled alien population, nicknamed "The Prawns," appeared over Johannesburg, South Africa. Twenty-eight years later, the initial welcome by the human population has faded. The refugee camp where the aliens were located has deteriorated into a militarized ghetto called District 9, where they are confined and exploited in squalor. In 2010, the munitions corporation, Multi-National United, is contracted to forcibly evict the population with operative Wikus van der Merwe in charge. In this operation, Wikus is exposed to a strange alien chemical and must rely on the help of his only two new 'Prawn' friends. (Read More)

Themes:military, betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:laboratory, hospital
Characters:soldier
Period:2000s
Story:evil corporation, megacorporation, finger cut off, broken window, mutation, corporation, hologram, special forces, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, shot in the back, held at gunpoint, vomiting, shot in the head, shot in the chest, machine gun, blood splatter, shot to death, pistol, chase

Hitman (2007) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Hitman (2007)

A gun-for-hire "Hitman" is a genetically-engineered, elite assassin known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Eastern Europe. But even 47 couldn't anticipate a "random equation" in his life exactitude: the unexpected stirrings of his conscience and the unfamiliar emotions aroused in him by a mysterious Russian woman. (Read More)

Themes:military
Mood:gore
Story:killed in an elevator, based on video game, red dress, bullet, syringe, injection, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, shot in the back, hand to hand combat, shot in the head, shot in the chest, machine gun, blood splatter, shot to death, shower, pistol, explosion, martial arts

Shaun Of The Dead (2004)
Comedy, Horror

Shaun Of The Dead (2004)

Shaun doesn't have a very good day, so he decides to turn his life around by getting his ex to take him back, but he times it for right in the middle of what may be a zombie apocalypse... But for him, it's an opportunity to show everyone he knows how useful he is by saving them all. All he has to do is survive... And get his ex back. (Read More)

Themes:cannibalism, military
Mood:gore
Characters:zombie
Period:2000s
Story:zombie outbreak, human versus zombie, bitten by a zombie, zombie survival, zombie violence, zombie attack, flesh eating zombie, zombie apocalypse, smashing through a window, british horror, climbing through a window, living dead, eaten alive, undead, shot in the forehead, severed head, impalement, decapitation, dead body, shot in the chest

Priest (2011)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Priest (2011)

PRIEST, a post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller, is set in an alternate world -- one ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampires. The story revolves around a legendary Warrior Priest from the last Vampire War who now lives in obscurity among the other downtrodden human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities ruled by the Church. When his niece is abducted by a murderous pack of vampires, Priest breaks his sacred vows to venture out on a quest to find her before they turn her into one of them. He is joined on his crusade by his niece's boyfriend, a trigger-fingered young wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess who possesses otherworldly fighting skills. This is why Priest (2011) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002). (Read More)

Themes:monster, betrayal
Mood:gore
Story:one woman army, cut into pieces, subterranean, torso cut in half, mutation, jumping through a window, eaten alive, action heroine, mutant, killing an animal, bullet, neck breaking, kicked in the face, person on fire, stabbed in the back, creature, darkness, severed head, impalement, decapitation

Ghost In The Shell (2017)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ghost In The Shell (2017)

In the near future, Major Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible terrorist attack, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major Kusanagi is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major Kusanagi discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others. (Read More)

Themes:amnesia, betrayal
Characters:soldier
Story:evil corporation, hand gun, dark heroine, corporate crime, megacorporation, near future, corporation, jumping through a window, aerial shot, hologram, artificial intelligence, reverse footage, action heroine, laser, bullet, experiment, injection, kicked in the face, shot in the forehead, latex gloves

Deadpool (2016) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-fi

Deadpool (2016)

This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:laboratory
Characters:soldier
Story:cure, suit, one woman army, female fighter, burned to death, mutation, special forces, action heroine, mutant, bullet, experiment, kissing while having sex, neck breaking, injection, kicked in the face, person on fire, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, severed head

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)

After young Katniss Everdeen agrees to be the symbol of rebellion, the Mockingjay, she tries to return Peeta to his normal state, tries to get to the Capitol, and tries to deal with the battles coming her way...but all for her main goal: assassinating President Snow and returning peace to the Districts of Panem. As her squad starts to get smaller and smaller, will she make it to the Capitol? Will she get revenge on Snow or will her target change? Will she be with her "Star-Crossed Lover," Peeta, or her long-time friend, Gale? Deaths, bombs, bow and arrows, a love triangle, hope... What will happen? (Read More)

Themes:military, betrayal
Locations:sewer, tunnel, hospital
Characters:soldier
Story:two way mirror, futuristic train, one woman army, sole black character dies cliche, subterranean, female fighter, death of sister, aerial shot, hologram, commando, hunger, action heroine, mutant, person on fire, stabbed in the back, creature, impalement, mansion, scientist, held at gunpoint

Assassin's Creed (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Assassin's Creed (2016)

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar de Nerha, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Locations:laboratory
Characters:soldier
Story:evil corporation, megacorporation, crashing through a window, female fighter, corporation, aerial shot, based on video game, action heroine, experiment, neck breaking, injection, kicked in the face, stabbed in the back, latex gloves, shot in the leg, impalement, axe, shot in the back, scientist, hand to hand combat

Suicide Squad (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Suicide Squad (2016)

It feels good to be bad...Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself? This is why Suicide Squad (2016) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002). (Read More)

Themes:military, monster, betrayal
Locations:sewer, laboratory, city
Characters:soldier
Story:killed in an elevator, female gunfighter, subterranean, burned to death, impersonating a police officer, torso cut in half, mutation, jumping through a window, aerial shot, commando, special forces, action heroine, end of the world, mutant, neck breaking, injection, kicked in the face, person on fire, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead

Riddick (2013) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Riddick (2013)

The infamous Riddick has been left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. Soon, however, he finds himself fighting for survival against alien predators more lethal than any human he's encountered. The only way off is for Riddick to activate an emergency beacon and alert mercenaries who rapidly descend to the planet in search of their bounty. The first ship to arrive carries a new breed of merc, more lethal and violent, while the second is captained by a man whose pursuit of Riddick is more personal. With time running out and a storm on the horizon that no one could survive, his hunters won't leave the planet without Riddick's head as their trophy. (Read More)

Themes:monster, betrayal
Mood:gore
Story:bitten on the arm, caged animal, sole black character dies cliche, torso cut in half, hologram, killing an animal, stabbed in the back, creature, severed head, impalement, decapitation, shot in the back, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, vomiting, shot in the head, shot in the chest, machine gun, blood splatter, shot to death

X-men: Apocalypse (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

X-men: Apocalypse (2016)

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel's X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction. (Read More)

Themes:military, betrayal
Locations:laboratory
Characters:soldier
Story:mutant, dark heroine, doomsday, one woman army, subterranean, burned to death, mutation, jumping through a window, aerial shot, reverse footage, back from the dead, action heroine, end of the world, laser, neck breaking, kicked in the face, severed head, impalement, mansion, decapitation

Sucker Punch (2011)
Action, Fantasy

Sucker Punch (2011)

A young girl (Baby Doll) is locked away in a mental asylum by her abusive stepfather where she will undergo a lobotomy in five days' time. Faced with unimaginable odds, she retreats to a fantastical world in her imagination where she and four other female inmates at the asylum, plot to escape the facility. The lines between reality and fantasy blur as Baby Doll and her four companions, as well as a mysterious guide, fight to retrieve the five items they need that will allow them to break free from their captors before it's too late... (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Characters:soldier, zombie
Story:dark heroine, torso cut in half, death of sister, hologram, back from the dead, laser, killing an animal, kicked in the face, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, creature, severed head, decapitation, shot in the back, bathroom, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, shot in the head, shot in the chest

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

Themes:monster, betrayal
Locations:sewer
Characters:soldier
Story:subterranean, burned to death, aerial shot, reverse footage, eaten alive, stabbed in the back, shot in the leg, creature, darkness, severed head, impalement, axe, decapitation, shot in the back, hand to hand combat, shot in the head, shot in the chest, blood splatter, shot to death, corpse

The Hills Have Eyes (2006) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Horror

The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

While celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, a couple are caravanning through the desert with their 3 children, son in law and their baby granddaughter. While the rest of the family agrees there are plenty of better and more appropriate things to do to celebrate an anniversary, they make do with what they have, but things take a turn after a sketchy gas station attendant informs them about a "short cut" that will take them in between a series of hills in the desert. It doesn't take too long before they realise they're not alone and the hills indeed do have eyes. This is why The Hills Have Eyes (2006) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002). (Read More)

Themes:cannibalism
Mood:gore
Story:axe murder, anthropophagus, cut into pieces, gas, death of sister, mutation, severed finger, mutant, killing an animal, first part, terror, person on fire, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead, severed head, impalement, axe, shot in the head, shot in the chest, blood splatter

300: Rise Of An Empire (2014)
Action, Fantasy

300: Rise Of An Empire (2014)

After its victory over Leonidas' 300, the Persian Army under the command of Xerxes marches towards the major Greek city-states. The Democratic city of Athens, first on the path of Xerxes' army, bases its strength on its fleet, led by admiral Themistocles. Themistocles is forced to an unwilling alliance with the traditional rival of Athens, oligarchic Sparta whose might lies with its superior infantry troops. But Xerxes still reigns supreme in numbers over sea and land. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:city
Characters:soldier
Story:axe murder, action heroine, neck breaking, kicked in the face, person on fire, stabbed in the back, shot in the leg, drowning, severed head, impalement, decapitation, shot in the back, hand to hand combat, shot in the head, shot in the chest, blood splatter, shot to death, corpse, explosion, violence

The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. (Read More)

Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Story:dripping blood, gas, impersonating a police officer, neck breaking, kicked in the face, stabbed in the back, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, impalement, mansion, shot in the back, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, shot in the head, shot in the chest, machine gun, blood splatter, shot to death, corpse, shower

The Expendables (2010)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

The Expendables (2010)

Barney Ross leads the "Expendables", a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, martial arts expert Yin Yang, heavy weapons specialist Hale Caesar, demolitionist Toll Road and loose-cannon sniper Gunner Jensen. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the merciless dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee head to the remote locale to scout out their opposition. Once there, they meet with local rebel Sandra and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city. When they escape the island and Sandra stays behind, Ross must choose to either walk away and save his own life - or attempt a suicidal rescue mission that might just save his soul. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:city
Characters:soldier
Story:suicidal, torso cut in half, special forces, reverse footage, laser, first part, neck breaking, kicked in the face, statue, person on fire, stabbed in the back, shot in the leg, severed head, impalement, decapitation, shot in the back, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, vomiting, shot in the head

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Twelve months after winning the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and her partner Peeta Mellark must go on what is known as the Victor's Tour, wherein they visit all the districts, but before leaving, Katniss is visited by President Snow who fears that Katniss defied him a year ago during the games when she chose to die with Peeta. With both Katniss and Peeta declared the winners, it is fueling a possible uprising. He tells Katniss that while on tour she better try to make sure that she puts out the flames or else everyone she cares about will be in danger. (Read More)

Themes:military
Characters:soldier
Story:hunger, futuristic train, fake marriage, one woman army, female hero, near future, hologram, action heroine, killing an animal, person on fire, stabbed in the back, shot in the leg, drowning, impalement, mansion, shot in the back, scientist, computer, shot in the head, shot in the chest

Hercules (2014)
Action, Adventure

Hercules (2014)

1400 B.C., a tormented soul walked the Earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus. For this, he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors, and the death of his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years, he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting, and the presence of death. These men and women never question where they go to fight, or why, or whom, just how much they will be paid. Now, the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen, when they must train an army to become as ruthless and bloodthirsty as their reputation has become. This is why Hercules (2014) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002). (Read More)

Themes:monster, betrayal
Mood:gore
Characters:soldier
Story:aerial shot, action heroine, neck breaking, kicked in the face, statue, person on fire, stabbed in the back, shot in the leg, creature, severed head, impalement, axe, decapitation, shot in the back, hand to hand combat, shot in the head, shot in the chest, blood splatter, shot to death, corpse

The Cabin In The Woods (2012)
Horror

The Cabin In The Woods (2012)

Five teenagers head off for a weekend at a secluded cabin in the woods. They arrive to find they are quite isolated with no means of communicating with the outside world. When the cellar door flings itself open, they of course go down to investigate. They find an odd assortment of relics and curios, but when one of the women, Dana, reads from a book, she awakens a family of deadly zombie killers. However, there's far more going on than meets the eye. (Read More)

Themes:monster
Mood:gore
Locations:tunnel
Characters:zombie
Period:2000s
Story:axe murder, two way mirror, killed in an elevator, gas, eaten alive, end of the world, person on fire, stabbed in the back, creature, severed head, impalement, decapitation, shot in the head, shot in the chest, machine gun, blood splatter, shot to death, pistol, flashback, blood

The Thing (1982)
Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi

The Thing (1982)

A US research station, Antarctica, early-winter 1982. The base is suddenly buzzed by a helicopter from the nearby Norwegian research station. They are trying to kill a dog that has escaped from their base. After the destruction of the Norwegian chopper the members of the US team fly to the Norwegian base, only to discover them all dead or missing. They do find the remains of a strange creature the Norwegians burned. The Americans take it to their base and deduce that it is an alien life form. After a while it is apparent that the alien can take over and assimilate into other life forms, including humans, and can spread like a virus. This means that anyone at the base could be inhabited by The Thing, and tensions escalate. (Read More)

Themes:monster
Mood:night, gore
Locations:tunnel
Story:research, axe murder, creature, shooting, long tongue, quarantine, dead dog, burned to death, mutation, reverse footage, virus, killing an animal, injection, person on fire, shot in the forehead, shot in the leg, severed head, axe, scientist, held at gunpoint

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) is one of the best movies like Resident Evil (2002)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

The siblings Hansel and Gretel are left alone in the woods by their father and captured by a dark witch in a candy house. However they kill the witch and escape from the spot. Years later, the orphans have become famous witch hunters. When eleven children go missing in a small village, the Mayor summons Hansel and Gretel to rescue them, and they save the red haired Mina from the local sheriff who wants to burn her, accusing Mina of witchcraft. Soon they discover that the Blood Moon will approach in three days and the powerful dark witch Muriel is responsible for the abduction of children. She intends to use the children together with a secret ingredient in a Sabbath to make the coven of witches protected against the fire. Meanwhile Hansel and Gretel disclose secrets about their parents. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Mood:gore
Locations:city
Story:cut into pieces, burned to death, action heroine, kissing while having sex, injection, person on fire, stabbed in the back, shot in the leg, severed head, impalement, axe, decapitation, shot in the back, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, shot in the head, shot in the chest, machine gun, blood splatter, shot to death

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)

The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman.,Meanwhile Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". (Read More)

Themes:military, monster, betrayal
Locations:laboratory
Characters:soldier
Story:one woman army, subterranean, crashing through a window, burned to death, jumping through a window, aerial shot, commando, artificial intelligence, special forces, reverse footage, action heroine, laser, bullet, disaster, experiment, kicked in the face, statue, stabbed in the back, drowning, creature

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