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The Walking Dead is a phenomenon, and it's not hard to see why. Between the bloody action, complex characters, and apocalyptic setting, it's addictive television. If you're wondering what to watch after The Walking Dead, these titles are great places to start. The best TV shows and movies like The Walking Dead also feature elements of the horror genre, whether they focus on zombies or deal with the existential crises that go along with an apocalypse. This is a list of the best shows and movies like TWD including everything from Night of the Living Dead to iZombie to Being Human.

What programs will you find on this list? The anthology series American Horror Story offers enough blood-thirsty monsters to keep any fan of scary TV shows entertained. Shaun of the Dead is a great movie for zombie fans who prefer their carnage with a side of comedy. The epic HBO series Game of Thrones is full of adventure, intrigue, and their own scary strain of zombies: the White Walkers. Other good shows and movies for fans of The Walking Dead include The 100, I Am Legend, and The Strain.

Do you have a favorite zombie movie or TV show? Vote your personal picks to the top of this list and share some additional recommendations for TWD fans in the comments section.

Dawn of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Shows & Movies to Watch If You Love "The Walking Dead"
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Dawn of the Dead is a 1978 Italian-American horror drama film written and directed by George A. Romero. It was the second film made in Romero's Living Dead series, but contains no characters or settings from Night of the Living Dead, and shows in a larger scale the apocalyptic effects on society. In ...more

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28 Days Later is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Shows & Movies to Watch If You Love "The Walking Dead"
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28 Days Later


28 Days Later is a 2002 British post-apocalyptic horror film directed by Danny Boyle. The screenplay was written by Alex Garland. The film stars Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Megan Burns, and Christopher Eccleston. The plot depicts the breakdown of society following the accidental ...more

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28 Weeks Later is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Shows & Movies to Watch If You Love "The Walking Dead"
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28 Weeks Later


28 Weeks Later is a 2007 British-Spanish post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film, structured as a sequel to the 2002 critical and commercial success, 28 Days Later. 28 Weeks Later was co-written and directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, with Danny Boyle and Alex Garland, respectively director ...more

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Z Nation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Shows & Movies to Watch If You Love "The Walking Dead"
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Z Nation


Z Nation is an American post-apocalyptic zombie drama television series that airs on Syfy. It was created by Karl Schaefer and Craig Engler and the production company is The Asylum. The first season, which consisted of 13 episodes, premiered on September 12, 2014. Z Nation is filmed in the Spokane, ...more

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