We’re already in the middle of a pandemic and the last thing we need is an apocalypse. Cinema has time and again shown us the end of the world in various ways – a zombie apocalypse being a classic favorite of the masses. If you, too, love zombies, or are a fan of The Walking Dead series, we have some movies where you can catch the “biters” in action. Here are some of the top zombie movies across various genres:
Part horror, part comedy, and part action, this movie and its sequel is the whole package of entertainment. It stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin as survivors of a zombie apocalypse who stick together to persist against the living dead. Eisenberg’s Columbus also has a list of rules that can come in handy if you plan to fight zombies someday.
Zombieland streaming on: Netflix
Zombieland 2 streaming on: Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+
Train to Busan
This Korean zombie movie caused quite the stir all over the world and was also re-released in some South Asian countries recently, where it opened to packed houses amidst the COVID pandemic. The film follows the journey of Seok-woo and his daughter who are on a train to Busan when a zombie outbreak threatens the life of the passengers. A sequel titled Peninsula is set to release in August.
Streaming on: Netflix, YouTube
World War Z
Based on the novel of the same name by Max Brooks, this zombie action horror film stars Brad Pitt in the lead role as a former United Nations employee, who unexpectedly finds himself in a race against time as he investigates a threatening virus that turns humans into zombies. A sequel to the movie had been announced and is currently stands cancelled
Streaming on: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
A satirical take on the classic novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, this film is set in a quaint English countryside that is plagued by zombies. It is up to Elizabeth Bennet (played by Lily James) who excels in martial arts and Mr. Darcy (played by Sam Riley), a prolific zombie killer, to eliminate the walking dead.
Streaming on: Airtel Xstream
This post-apocalyptic horror drama stars Martin Freeman in the lead. Stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic, his character has been infected by the zombie outbreak and now he is desperately in search of a new home for his infant child. He must find a means to get her to safety before his own changing nature takes over his determination.
Streaming on: Netflix
Similar to Cargo, Maggie is a post-apocalyptic horror drama revolving around a father and his daughter’s struggle for survival amidst a zombie outbreak. Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in the lead as a man who takes extreme steps to protect his daughter Maggie, who is slowly turning into a zombie. He spends time with her, reminiscing about her childhood and dreading the future.
Streaming on: Zee 5
This paranormal romantic horror film stars Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer in the lead roles as a couple who meet at a scavenger party. R (Hoult) is a zombie who takes a liking to Julie (Palmer) and is strangely protective of her against his nature. As he begins to regain his human tendencies, their love is threatened by the very difference of their existence.
Streaming on: Netflix
Too full of zombie conspiracy theories in your head? Take a break from these movies and check out some of our other movie recommendations below. Stay home, stay safe, and keep bingeing!