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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. (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, panic, surveillance, military, escape, suicide
Locations:pennsylvania, laboratory, israel, india, ocean, rooftop, canada, ship, apartment, elevator, airport, bicycle, desert, beach
Characters:warrior, soldier, zombie, doctor
Story:jerusalem israel, israeli soldier, sniper rifle, zombie apocalypse, hit with a crowbar, cardiff wales, israeli flag, climbing a wall, pittsburgh pennsylvania, explosive decompression, lens flare, philadelphia pennsylvania, commando unit, infection, self injection, chaos, grenade launcher, mass panic, family reunion, atlantic ocean

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, military
Locations:desert
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:sniper rifle, lens flare, commando unit, grenade launcher, hand grenade, assault rifle, female soldier, foot chase, mass destruction, coming out of retirement, humvee, night vision goggles, north korea, gatling gun, falling to death, commando, stabbed in the head, special forces, 3 dimensional, power outage

Red Dawn (2012)
Action, Thriller

Red Dawn (2012)

The city of Spokane, Washington is awakened by a North Korean paratrooper invasion. Marine Corps veteran Jed Eckert and his civilian brother, Matt, escape with a group of friends to an isolated cabin in the woods, where they witness the execution of their father at the hands of the ruthless Captain Cho. The brothers unite with their friends to form a guerrilla resistance group--the Wolverines--to drive the invaders from their home. (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, military, escape
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:sniper rifle, lens flare, commando unit, hand grenade, assault rifle, airplane crash, female soldier, humvee, open ended, unlikely hero, gatling gun, flamethrower, body landing on a car, stadium, commando, special forces, power outage, chaos, explosive, security camera

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:surveillance, military, escape
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, ship, elevator
Characters:warrior, soldier, zombie
Story:zombie apocalypse, commando unit, hand grenade, airplane crash, helicopter crash, female soldier, foot chase, pandemic, open ended, bitten in the neck, hit by a truck, hit with a baseball bat, moscow russia, mutation, commando, infection, special forces, power outage, explosive, eaten alive

Dawn Of The Dead (1978) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller

Dawn Of The Dead (1978)

Following the events of _Night of the Living Dead (1968)_ (qv), we follow the exploits of four survivors of the expanding zombie apocalypse as they take refuge in an abandoned shopping mall following a horrific SWAT evacuation of an apartment complex. Taking stock of their surroundings, they arm themselves, lock down the mall, and destroy the zombies inside so they can eke out a living--at least for a while. Tensions begin to build as months go on, and they come to realize that they've fallen prey to consumerism. Soon afterward, they have even heavier problems to worry about, as a large gang of bikers discovers the mall and invades it, ruining the survivors' best-laid plans and forcing them to fight off both lethal bandits and flesh-eating zombies. (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, panic, military, escape, suicide
Locations:pennsylvania, rooftop, apartment, elevator
Characters:warrior, soldier, zombie, doctor
Story:living dead, zombie apocalypse, barricade, philadelphia pennsylvania, mass panic, hand grenade, zombie violence, helicopter, blockade, looting, shopping cart, outbreak, vending machine, crowbar, airfield, bitten in the neck, hit by a truck, flare, epidemic, hit with a baseball bat

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. This is why Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013). (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, panic, surveillance, escape
Locations:laboratory, rooftop
Characters:soldier, zombie, doctor
Story:zombie apocalypse, hand grenade, undead, airplane crash, helicopter crash, female soldier, child with a gun, pandemic, barricade, humvee, antidote, outbreak, open ended, cure, bitten in the neck, flare, gatling gun, living dead, body landing on a car, gasoline

Spectral (2016)
Action, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Spectral (2016)

Civil Unrest in the European country of Moldova has US forces engaging the insurgents however there is a new threat who has decided both are their enemy. This new threat resides in an alternative spectrum that makes them invisible to the naked eye and instant death to anyone confronting them. Locals believe they are Spirits of War but others believe they are superior arms technology fabricated by the Moldova government.. (Read More)

Themes:panic, military, escape
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, apartment
Characters:warrior, soldier, doctor
Story:sniper rifle, commando unit, grenade launcher, hand grenade, assault rifle, airplane crash, heavy rain, barricade, night vision goggles, airfield, gatling gun, cia agent, body landing on a car, commando, special forces, power outage, evacuation, explosive, grenade, captain

Criminal (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, escape
Locations:laboratory, airport, beach
Characters:warrior, soldier, doctor
Story:sniper rifle, commando unit, assault rifle, foot chase, humvee, improvised weapon, airfield, hit by a truck, pharmacy, unlikely hero, stuffed animal, cia agent, duct tape, gasoline, commando, special forces, stealing a car, security camera, electronic music score, burned alive

13 Hours (2016) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War

13 Hours (2016)

Libya, 2012. At an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi a group of ex-military contractors are providing security. In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall a power vacuum exists and the climate is volatile. Military weapons are freely available. The US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, makes a visit to the area, staying in a compound near the CIA base. On the night of 11 September, 2012, the Ambassador's compound is attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals. The only forces willing and able to defend it are six CIA contractors. (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, military, escape
Locations:rooftop, airport
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:sniper rifle, lens flare, commando unit, grenade launcher, assault rifle, foot chase, aircraft carrier, airfield, cia agent, gasoline, commando, special forces, evacuation, chaos, severed hand, security camera, machete, burned alive, ak 47, riot

Lone Survivor (2013)
Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War

Lone Survivor (2013)

Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, military
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:lens flare, commando unit, grenade launcher, hand grenade, mission, assault rifle, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, foot chase, night vision goggles, u.s. navy, flare, gatling gun, commando, special forces, machete, grenade, ak 47, subtitled scene, silencer

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet. This is why War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013). (Read More)

Themes:panic, military, escape, suicide
Locations:desert, beach
Characters:soldier
Story:sniper rifle, grenade launcher, colonel, hand grenade, assault rifle, epic battle, helicopter crash, female soldier, exploding helicopter, heavy rain, barricade, army base, wall, gatling gun, shaved head, commando, infection, special forces, virus, machete

Doomsday (2008)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Doomsday (2008)

A lethal virus spreads throughout Scotland, infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper virus violently resurfaces in London. An elite group of specialists, including Eden Sinclair, is urgently dispatched into Scotland to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare. (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, military, escape, suicide
Locations:laboratory
Characters:soldier
Story:cure, virus, commando unit, hand grenade, female soldier, foot chase, hand cut off, outbreak, burnt body, wall, epidemic, commando, infection, stabbed in the head, special forces, chaos, stealing a car, severed hand, jail cell, disease

Attack The Block (2011) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Attack The Block (2011)

Attack the Block follows an unlucky young woman and and a gang of tough inner-city kids who make an unlikely alliance to try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into a war-zone.

Themes:escape
Locations:apartment, elevator, bicycle
Story:lens flare, foot chase, bitten on the leg, hit by a truck, flare, unlikely hero, hit with a baseball bat, stabbed in the head, stealing a car, eaten alive, machete, burned alive, falling down stairs, severed arm, die hard scenario, exploding body, baseball bat, person on fire, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police officer killed

Brick Mansions (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance, military, escape
Locations:rooftop, apartment, elevator
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:sniper rifle, hand grenade, foot chase, barricade, hit with a baseball bat, body landing on a car, special forces, stealing a car, security camera, jail cell, missile, ak 47, riot, silencer, die hard scenario, mercenary, baseball bat, mission, news report, sniper

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:panic, surveillance, military, escape
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, desert
Characters:warrior, soldier, zombie, doctor
Story:explosive decompression, hand grenade, airplane crash, foot chase, improvised weapon, army base, open ended, bitten in the neck, unlikely hero, living dead, special forces, power outage, evacuation, colonel, security camera, grenade, missile, ak 47, subtitled scene, undead

Allegiant (2016)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Allegiant (2016)

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. This is why Allegiant (2016) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013). (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, military, escape
Locations:rooftop, elevator, airport, desert
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:explosive decompression, assault rifle, female soldier, heavy rain, foot chase, walled city, blockade, open ended, vault, wall, cafeteria, commando, chaos, explosive, security camera, jail cell, electronic music score, falling down stairs, missile, injection

Hardcore Henry (2015) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Hardcore Henry (2015)

Hardcore Henry is an action film told from a first person perspective: You remember nothing. Mainly because you've just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who's got her? His name's Akan; he's a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You're also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy. He may be on your side, but you aren't sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You're likely going to need it... (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, escape
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, apartment, elevator, beach
Characters:warrior, soldier, doctor
Story:sniper rifle, grenade launcher, hand grenade, foot chase, improvised weapon, gatling gun, hit with a baseball bat, moscow russia, flamethrower, body landing on a car, commando, stabbed in the head, chaos, stealing a car, electronic music score, machete, burned alive, ak 47, subtitled scene, severed arm

American Assassin (2017)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

Twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets. The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East. (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, military, escape, suicide
Locations:laboratory, ocean, rooftop, apartment, elevator, airport, beach
Characters:warrior, soldier, doctor
Story:sniper rifle, mission, assault rifle, foot chase, self inflicted gunshot wound, mossad, aircraft carrier, u.s. navy, cia agent, body landing on a car, gasoline, commando, special forces, evacuation, chaos, stealing a car, ak 47, subtitled scene, silencer, general

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:panic, surveillance, military, escape, suicide
Locations:rooftop, apartment, elevator, airport, desert
Characters:warrior, soldier, doctor
Story:sniper rifle, explosive decompression, lens flare, commando unit, hand grenade, airplane accident, foot chase, coming out of retirement, blockade, looting, reluctant hero, flare, gatling gun, cia agent, stadium, gasoline, commando, special forces, power outage, evacuation

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? (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, military, escape, suicide
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, elevator, airport
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:mission, sniper rifle, commando unit, assault rifle, airplane crash, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, heavy rain, bomb, aircraft carrier, unlikely hero, flare, gatling gun, hit with a baseball bat, body landing on a car, mutation, commando, special forces, stabbed in the head, 3 dimensional

Machete Kills (2013) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Machete Kills (2013)

During an operation of a Mexican Cartel, Machete Cortez and Sartana Rivera intercept the criminals alone, but another group arrives and a masked man kills Sartana. Machete is arrested, accused of killing his beloved Sartana and Sheriff Doakes hangs Machete. But the President of the USA Rathcock pardons and recruits Machete to kill the revolutionary Marcos Mendez that has threatened the USA with a missile with a bomb. Machete goes to San Antonio to meet the Miss San Antonio Blanca Vasquez that will be the liaison between Machete and President Rathcock. Then Machete goes to the brothel of Madame Desdemona to seek out the prostitute Cereza that is Mendez's mistress. Machete meets Mendez and learns that his heart is connected to the missile and only the arm dealer Luther Voz is capable to disarm the bomb. Now Machete needs to bring Mendez to the USA in less than twenty-four hours and save his new country in a dangerous journey with betrayals. This is why Machete Kills (2013) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape
Locations:desert
Characters:warrior, soldier, doctor
Story:commando unit, assault rifle, bell 206 jet ranger helicopter, exploding helicopter, foot chase, open ended, reluctant hero, hit by a truck, gatling gun, flamethrower, stabbed in the head, stealing a car, security camera, machete, burned alive, missile, ak 47, subtitled scene, severed arm, silencer

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape
Locations:rooftop, apartment, elevator, beach
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:sniper rifle, commando unit, grenade launcher, hand grenade, foot chase, coming out of retirement, improvised weapon, cia agent, moscow russia, body landing on a car, falling to death, stadium, commando, special forces, evacuation, stealing a car, security camera, grenade, ak 47, freeze frame

The 5th Wave (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The 5th Wave (2016)

Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth in ruin. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal fifth wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope - if she can only trust him. (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, surveillance, military, escape
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, airplane crash, female soldier, child with a gun, pandemic, outbreak, open ended, airfield, bunk bed, reluctant hero, flare, body landing on a car, power outage, evacuation, chaos, end of the world, colonel, virus, disease

Survivor (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

A State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. That puts her right in the line of fire and she is targeted for death and framed for crimes. Discredited, she is forced to go on the run while she tries to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve in Times Square. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, apartment, airport
Characters:doctor
Story:sniper rifle, hand grenade, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, foot chase, vault, unlikely hero, gatling gun, gasoline, explosive, security camera, electronic music score, burned alive, ak 47, subtitled scene, silencer, die hard scenario, american abroad, product placement, news report

Underworld Awakening (2012) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
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:surveillance, escape
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, elevator
Characters:warrior, doctor
Story:hand grenade, bitten on the arm, antidote, open ended, cure, bitten in the neck, flamethrower, body landing on a car, mutation, stabbed in the head, 3 dimensional, stealing a car, explosive, security camera, grenade, severed arm, mercenary, exploding body, injection, tank

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". This is why Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013). (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, military, escape
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, apartment, desert
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:sniper rifle, lens flare, commando unit, grenade launcher, hand grenade, assault rifle, epic battle, airplane crash, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, heavy rain, open ended, burnt body, gatling gun, cia agent, flamethrower, body landing on a car, commando, special forces, power outage

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:panic, surveillance, escape
Locations:laboratory, apartment
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:grenade launcher, hand grenade, assault rifle, epic battle, antidote, improvised weapon, cure, saving the world, gatling gun, stuffed animal, body landing on a car, stadium, infection, explosive, severed hand, security camera, disease, virus, missile, subtitled scene

Red 2 (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Red 2 (2013)

Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is. The trio travels to Paris and teams-up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-6 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team. They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the weapon. But dangerous killer Jack Horton is hunting Frank down and will not stop until he recovers the nuclear bomb. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, military, escape
Locations:airport
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:sniper rifle, hand grenade, helicopter crash, foot chase, coming out of retirement, antidote, vault, airfield, reluctant hero, gatling gun, cia agent, moscow russia, security camera, grenade, supermarket, ak 47, subtitled scene, silencer, general, die hard scenario

Battle Los Angeles (2011) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
Action, Sci-fi

Battle Los Angeles (2011)

Los Angeles and other cities around the world are being bombarded by meteors that seem to be slowing down once they hit the earth's atmosphere. The earth is suddenly being invaded by space aliens that have landed off the shore of LA, and who begin killing everybody along the beach. The military is ordered into action. Marine Staff Sergeant Nantz (Aaron Eckhart), who was about to retire, is reassigned to a new platoon. The platoon, flown by chopper to the forward operating base at Santa Monica Airport, is being led by a new 2nd Lt. Martinez (Ramon Rodriguez). They are sent on a mission to rescue some civilians who are trapped at the police station within alien territory. They only have 3 hours to complete their mission and get out before the Air Force bombs that zone. (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, military, escape
Locations:ocean, rooftop, apartment, airport, desert, beach
Characters:soldier
Story:grenade launcher, hand grenade, mission, assault rifle, helicopter crash, female soldier, exploding helicopter, coming out of retirement, humvee, body landing on a car, evacuation, chaos, colonel, burned alive, grenade, supermarket, captain, missile, general, mercenary

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. (Read More)

Themes:panic, escape
Locations:rooftop, apartment, elevator, airport
Characters:soldier
Story:sniper rifle, assault rifle, heavy rain, foot chase, improvised weapon, cia agent, body landing on a car, gasoline, stabbed in the head, evacuation, stealing a car, electronic music score, falling down stairs, riot, subtitled scene, silencer, american abroad, product placement, mission, character repeating someone else's dialogue

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. This is why Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape
Locations:rooftop, ship, elevator, beach
Characters:warrior, soldier, zombie
Story:sniper rifle, zombie apocalypse, undead, airplane accident, exploding helicopter, open ended, airfield, bitten in the neck, flare, mutation, infection, special forces, 3 dimensional, chaos, explosive, eaten alive, security camera, jail cell, virus, grenade

The Girl With All The Gifts (2016)
Drama, Horror, Thriller

The Girl With All The Gifts (2016)

In a dystopian near future, humanity has been ravaged by a mysterious fungal disease. The afflicted are robbed of all free will and turned into flesh-eating 'hungries'. Humankind's only hope is a small group of hybrid children who crave human flesh but retain the ability to think and feel. The children go to school at an army base in rural Britain, where they're subjected to cruel experiments by Dr. Caroline Caldwell (Glenn Close). School teacher Helen Justineau (Gemma Arterton) grows particularly close to an exceptional girl named Melanie (Sennia Nanua), thus forming a special bond. But when the base is invaded, the trio escape with the assistance of Sgt. Eddie Parks (Paddy Considine) and embark on a perilous journey of survival, during which Melanie must come to terms with who she is. (Read More)

Themes:escape, apocalypse, panic, military
Locations:laboratory, rooftop
Characters:soldier, zombie, doctor
Story:zombie apocalypse, disease, hand grenade, assault rifle, female soldier, child with a gun, bitten on the arm, pandemic, vaccine, antidote, army base, outbreak, cure, bitten in the neck, hit by a truck, living dead, hit with a baseball bat, mutation, infection, eaten alive

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse (2015) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
Action, Comedy, Horror

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

A reckless janitor accidentally releases a zombie from a laboratory of research. Meanwhile, the teenagers scouts Ben Goudy and Carter Grant decide to camp for the last time since they are too old to be scouts. The problem is that they do not want to harm the feelings of their friend Augie Foster and the Scout Leader Rogers. They have a flat tire after hitting a deer on the road and Carter's sister Kendall Grant, her boyfriend and her friend Chloe stop their Jeep to see whether they need a ride. They invite Ben and Carter to go to a party in the night. The two scouts leave the camping during the night to go to the party. When they drive through the town, they do not see a living soul and they decide to visit a night-club since the bouncer is not at the door. They discover that people have turned into zombies and they team-up with Ben's recent acquaintance Denise Russo, who is bartender in the nightclub, and Augie that was left alone at the camp and came to the town. Soon they discover that the non-infected inhabitants have been evacuated and the town will be bombed by the government. They decide to rescue Kendall but they find that the address her boyfriend gave to them is wrong. What can they do to save Kendall? (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, military, escape
Locations:laboratory
Characters:soldier, zombie
Story:zombie apocalypse, hand grenade, foot chase, barricade, improvised weapon, outbreak, vending machine, bitten in the neck, reluctant hero, unlikely hero, mutation, gasoline, infection, stabbed in the head, evacuation, stealing a car, eaten alive, jail cell, virus, disease

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, escape
Locations:rooftop
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:sniper rifle, woman, hand grenade, motorcycle cop, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, foot chase, humvee, flare, gatling gun, body landing on a car, chaos, explosive, security camera, jail cell, falling down stairs, grenade, missile, ak 47, subtitled scene

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)

HITMAN: AGENT 47 centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck. He is the culmination of decades of research and forty-six earlier Agent clones -- endowing him with unprecedented strength, speed, stamina and intelligence. His latest target is a mega-corporation that plans to unlock the secret of Agent 47's past to create an army of killers whose powers surpass even his own. Teaming up with a young woman who may hold the secret to overcoming their powerful and clandestine enemies, 47 confronts stunning revelations about his own origins and squares off in an epic battle with his deadliest foe. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape, suicide
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, apartment, airport
Characters:doctor
Story:epic battle, sniper rifle, commando unit, assault rifle, woman, helicopter crash, exploding helicopter, battle, foot chase, improvised weapon, body landing on a car, commando, special forces, stealing a car, security camera, falling down stairs, silencer, mercenary, american abroad, exploding body

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (2016)
Action, Horror, Romance

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (2016)

The five highly trained Bennett sisters in Georgian England must try to protect themselves from the growing zombie threat, find suitable husbands for themselves, battle marriage proposals and unlikely suitors, and save the country before it's too late. This is why Pride And Prejudice And Zombies (2016) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013). (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, military, escape
Locations:rooftop
Characters:warrior, soldier, zombie
Story:zombie apocalypse, heavy rain, walled city, army base, outbreak, open ended, epidemic, mutation, infection, explosive, colonel, severed hand, jail cell, disease, burned alive, spear, grenade, captain, subtitled scene, severed arm

Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
Action, Adventure, Drama

Tomorrow, When The War Began (2010)

Seven Australian teenage friends from a small town go on a camping trip to be with nature. During their trip, they see military aircraft fly overhead. What they didn't know was their country was being invaded by another country. Returning home, they discover that they are at war. With no training, they band together to fight the enemy. (Read More)

Themes:military, escape
Characters:soldier
Story:hand grenade, female soldier, improvised weapon, open ended, reluctant hero, hit by a truck, unlikely hero, gasoline, missile, ak 47, mercenary, tank, person on fire, shot in the forehead, sniper, radio, exploding car, montage, survival, shot in the back

Spartan (2004)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Spartan (2004)

In the US-government's special ops, Scott is a shooter, not a planner, doing the job without regard to quaint or obsolete convention. When a Harvard undergrad goes missing (the daughter of a US leader), it's Scott who applies the pressure, first to her boyfriend, then to a madam whose cathouse is the initial stop en route to a white slavery auction in Dubai. The abductors may not know the girl's identity, but once they figure it out, she's doomed. Deadly double crosses force Scott to become a planner. Through it all, earnest TV newscasters read the drivel they're handed. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, military, escape, suicide
Locations:airport, beach
Characters:soldier
Story:commando unit, assault rifle, bell 206 jet ranger helicopter, female soldier, foot chase, army base, vending machine, airfield, israeli, pharmacy, stadium, commando, special forces, stealing a car, colonel, tv news, mercenary, product placement, mission, character repeating someone else's dialogue

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:panic, military, escape, suicide
Characters:warrior, soldier, doctor
Story:sniper rifle, hand grenade, female soldier, foot chase, open ended, flare, gatling gun, falling to death, special forces, machete, ak 47, subtitled scene, severed arm, mercenary, exploding body, self sacrifice, character repeating someone else's dialogue, creature, sniper, stabbed to death

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:panic, escape, suicide
Locations:rooftop, elevator
Characters:warrior
Story:sniper rifle, grenade launcher, heavy rain, foot chase, coming out of retirement, open ended, body landing on a car, stabbed in the head, stealing a car, falling down stairs, subtitled scene, silencer, american abroad, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead, sniper, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, montage

Grimsby (2016) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Grimsby (2016)

MI6's top assassin (Mark Strong) has a brother. Unfortunately for him, he's a football hooligan (Sacha Baron Cohen) from the town of Grimsby. Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England (Rebel Wilson). There's only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot. This is why Grimsby (2016) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013). (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, escape
Locations:ship, bicycle
Characters:warrior
Story:sniper rifle, grenade launcher, assault rifle, foot chase, antidote, improvised weapon, saving the world, flare, body landing on a car, stadium, infection, evacuation, chaos, stealing a car, virus, burned alive, falling down stairs, missile, ak 47, freeze frame

Ngo Si Seoi (1998)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ngo Si Seoi (1998)

Jackie Chan, a top secret militant soldier, crashes into the South African jungle after his mission of kidnapping three scientists (who were experimenting with a powerful mineral) has gone awry. Waking up in a village of local natives, Chan has no memory of who he is, thus being addressed as "Who Am I". His journey with aid from two female sidekicks to find out his identity leads him all the way to Rotterdam where he coincidentally discovers the location of the organization that kidnapped the three scientists. With no memory, Chan is thirsty for answers by any means necessary. (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, military, escape
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, desert
Characters:warrior, soldier, doctor
Story:commando unit, helicopter crash, foot chase, reluctant hero, unlikely hero, cia agent, commando, special forces, power outage, electronic music score, spear, subtitled scene, silencer, die hard scenario, general, mercenary, product placement, mission, exploding car, scientist

Knight And Day (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

June has a garage in Boston. At an airport heading home, a man bumps into her a few times and tries to keep her off the plane. He's under FBI surveillance; they wonder if he and she are working together, so they let both on a flight full of armed men wanting to arrest the stranger. He's Roy, he shoots his way out of trouble and tells her she's in danger. She's home the next day, miraculously, when agents pick her up; Roy saves her again, and a transcontinental chase ensues with Roy convincing her that he's the good guy, protecting an energy source that a rogue agent wants to sell on the black market. Can she trust Roy, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, escape
Locations:laboratory, rooftop, airport, beach
Story:airplane crash, foot chase, hit by a truck, cia agent, body landing on a car, chaos, security camera, grenade, missile, silencer, mercenary, american abroad, injection, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, pilot, news report, exploding car, tied to a chair, woman

Night Of The Living Dead (1968)
Horror

Night Of The Living Dead (1968)

Barbra and Johnny visit their father's grave in a remote cemetery when they are suddenly set upon by zombies. Barbra manages to get away and takes refuge in what seems to be an abandoned farm house. She is soon joined by Ben who stopped at the house in need of gas. Beset by the walking dead all around them Ben does his best to secure the doors and windows. The news reports are grim however with creatures returning to life everywhere. Barbra and Ben are surprised when they realize there are 5 people hiding out in the basement: Harry, Helen and Judy Cooper; and a young couple, Tom and Judy. Dissensions sets in almost immediately with Harry Cooper wanting to be in charge. As their situation deteriorates, their chances of surviving the night lessen minute by minute. (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, panic, military, escape
Locations:pennsylvania
Characters:zombie, doctor
Story:zombie apocalypse, mass panic, foot chase, bitten on the arm, barricade, improvised weapon, outbreak, sickness, living dead, mutation, gasoline, infection, power outage, chaos, eaten alive, end of the world, severed hand, virus, disease, electronic music score

The Expendables (2010) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
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:surveillance, escape
Locations:ship
Characters:soldier
Story:sniper rifle, lens flare, exploding helicopter, army base, cia agent, gasoline, special forces, explosive, severed hand, security camera, jail cell, machete, burned alive, grenade, missile, ak 47, subtitled scene, general, die hard scenario, mercenary

Man Of Steel (2013)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Man Of Steel (2013)

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind. This is why Man Of Steel (2013) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013). (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, military, escape
Locations:laboratory, canada, desert
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:lens flare, assault rifle, helicopter crash, female soldier, exploding helicopter, fairchild republic a 10 thunderbolt ii, humvee, reluctant hero, gatling gun, falling to death, 3 dimensional, power outage, chaos, end of the world, colonel, captain, missile, general, exploding body, self sacrifice

Wonder Woman (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, War

Wonder Woman (2017)

Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny. (Read More)

Themes:panic, military, escape
Locations:laboratory, ship, beach
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:pilot, sniper rifle, hand grenade, epic battle, woman, female soldier, army base, open ended, vault, saving the world, gatling gun, gasoline, chaos, spear, captain, subtitled scene, general, american abroad, exploding body, self sacrifice

Patriots Day (2016)
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Patriots Day (2016)

On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the Tsarnaev brothers strike with their homemade bombs in an act of terrorism. In the resulting chaos as the wounded are cared for, Saunders and his comrades join forces with the FBI to get to the bottom of this attack. As the investigation continues, the Tsarnaev brothers realize that the authorities are close to identifying them and attempt to flee the city to continue their fanatical mayhem. To stop them, a police manhunt is performed that would have bloody confrontations and a massive dragnet shutting down the City of Boston to make sure there is no escape from the law. (Read More)

Themes:panic, surveillance, escape
Locations:rooftop, apartment
Characters:soldier, doctor
Story:sniper rifle, commando unit, motorcycle cop, stadium, commando, special forces, chaos, stealing a car, explosive, security camera, electronic music score, grenade, tv news, subtitled scene, product placement, news report, police officer killed, sniper, exploding car, security guard

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) is one of the best movies like World War Z (2013)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

After accomplishing the assignment of dismantling a human trafficking organization, the former military and drifter Jack Reacher goes to Washington to invite his liaison, Major Susan Turner, to have dinner with him. However, he meets her substitute, Colonel Sam Morgan, who explains that Major Turner has been arrested and accused of espionage. Jack seeks out her veteran lawyer, Colonel Bob Moorcroft, who explains that Major Turner has also been accused of the murders of two soldiers in Afghanistan. Further, he also tells Jack he is being sued, accused by a woman of being the father of her fifteen year-old daughter, Samantha. When Moorcroft is murdered, Jack is accused of being the killer and sent to a prison. He sees that Turner and he have been framed and also that Turner will be killed by two assassins. However, he rescues her and they flee. Soon, they realize that there is a conspiracy involving military people from the army and a government contractor that is a powerful arms dealer. Jack also learns that Samantha is in danger and Turner and he rescue her. They decide to protect her since a skilled assassin is hunting them down while they try to find the motive of the conspiracy. Who can be trusted? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, military, escape
Locations:rooftop, apartment, airport, desert
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:assault rifle, female soldier, heavy rain, foot chase, improvised weapon, army base, airfield, stealing a car, colonel, security camera, jail cell, burned alive, captain, freeze frame, silencer, general, mercenary, exploding body, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009)

A youth chooses manhood. The week Sam Witwicky starts college, the Decepticons make trouble in Shanghai. A presidential envoy believes it's because the Autobots are around; he wants them gone. He's wrong: the Decepticons need access to Sam's mind to see some glyphs imprinted there that will lead them to a fragile object that, when inserted in an alien machine hidden in Egypt for centuries, will give them the power to blow out the sun. Sam, his girlfriend Mikaela Banes, and Sam's parents are in danger. Optimus Prime and Bumblebee are Sam's principal protectors. If one of them goes down, what becomes of Sam? (Read More)

Themes:apocalypse, military
Locations:desert, beach
Characters:warrior, soldier
Story:lens flare, commando unit, exploding helicopter, foot chase, vending machine, aircraft carrier, u.s. navy, unlikely hero, flare, commando, special forces, chaos, new jersey, end of the world, spear, missile, subtitled scene, severed arm, general, mercenary

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