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What to Watch If You Love 'Z Nation' 

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Updated November 21, 2019 134 votes 29 voters 41 items

List Rules Vote up the films and series you know other fans of 'Z Nation' will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen 'Z Nation'.

Z Nation kept viewers on the edge of their seats as survivors searched for a cure to the zombie apocalypse, so it's no surprise that you’d be on the hunt for similar shows to watch after bingeing the entire series. Well, search no more, because this list has some of the best recommendations for movies and TV shows similar to Z Nation.

Deciding what to watch after Z Nation really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more undead excitement, The Walking Dead is a dystopian zombie adventure that you’ll almost certainly love if you like Z Nation.

Some other movies and TV shows like Z Nation in this list are movies like Shawn of the Dead, which finds humor in the horror of brain-eating zombies. Van Helsing is another good TV series that features a plague of vampires. Other good TV and movies recommended for Z Nation fans include Lucifer, World War Z, and The Punisher.

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Z Nation'
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Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series. It features a character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg taken from the comic book series The Sandman, who later became the protagonist of the spin-off comic book series Lucifer written by Mike Carey, both published by DC Comics' Vertigo imprint. The series focuses on Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the Devil, who is boared with Hell and moves to Los Angeles, where he gets to help the LAPD punish bad guys. ...more on Wikipedia

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The Strain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Z Nation'
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The Strain is an American horror drama television series that premiered on FX on July 13, 2014. It was created by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, based on their novel trilogy of the same name. Carlton Cuse serves as executive producer and showrunner. Del Toro and Hogan wrote the pilot episode, "Night Zero", which del Toro directed. A thirteen-episode first season was ordered on November 19, 2013. The pilot episode premiered at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas, in early June 2014. On August 6, 2014, FX renewed The Strain for a 13-episode second season to premiere in summer 2015. ...more on Wikipedia

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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Z Nation'
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The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series developed by Jason Rothenberg, loosely based on the book by Kass Morgan. 97 years after a nuclear devastation has destroyed civilization, a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends one hundred juvenile delinquents back to Earth, in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet. ...more on Wikipedia

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Z Nation'
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The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) wakes up from alone in a hospital to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive. ...more on Wikipedia

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