What would you do if you were in a post-apocalyptic world just like in The Walking dead? Goosebumps! Let’s hope nothing of sorts ever happens, and the terror and horror remain fiction. However, there is no doubt that some of you are so hardcore fans of the series that it felt like getting inside of the setting. The story follows a large group of zombie apocalypse survivors who are trying their best to survive and fight constant zombie attacks. Not just zombies, they must fight some humans who have made their own morals, rules, and colonies. “The Walking Dead” is a post-apocalyptic horror television series that has set the bar very high for other similar series. We know that as a fan, you must be desperately waiting for the third part of the final season. Meanwhile, you can watch the mentioned series that are similar to your favorite series.
10. Black Summer
Black Summer is the prequel series to Z Nation. It can be said that the series answers some of the questions raised while watching “Z Nation” and “Fear the walking dead.” It showcases how the zombie apocalypse was started. The series offers some straight horror-style action that is the basis of any zombie film. Moreover, some people have compared the series with shooting video games. If you are up for watching some running and lots of gun action, then go for the series.
9. Fear The Walking Dead
It is the prequel to “The Walking Dead” that tells a story of a dysfunctional family who must learn surviving skills. The world is on the verge of apocalypse, and civilization is collapsing. The creators have done justice to the franchise and developed a series that focuses equally on living as it is on the dead. Moreover, the show provides a somewhat smart solution to extend the universe.
All the action lovers, this one is definitely for you. See, the series follows some “I can’t see it anymore” kind of brutal action. It is focused on the post-apocalyptic world where a virus has made nearly everybody blind, and society is forced to practice tribalism. Baba Voss (played by Jason Momoa) is the warrior who has become the protector of two unique children who can see. This is the story of survival and a treat for Jason Momoa fans. You will realize that world-building is influenced by “Game of Thrones” and “The Walking Dead.”
7. Z Nation
A few years have passed since the zombie apocalypse, and humans are now eager to find the solution to the deadly virus. There is a sole survivor who the zombie does not bite. And, it is up to the ragtag team to transport him to the lab as his blood contains some antibodies that can prove helpful for the vaccine. However, this is not that simple. The survivor has some secrets of his own that are going to be very dangerous in the future. The blood scares and terror makes it a perfect series for genre lovers.
6. All Of Us Are Dead
Korean series and movies never fail to impress, and their zombie entertainment is on another level. “All of Us are dead” is yet another installment in the thrilling series by the Korean industry. There is a zombie outbreak in the high school, and students have to run for their lives from zombies who were just their friends some seconds ago. They all have to fight flesh-eating monsters. The show stars Chan-young, Park Ji-hu, Park Solomon, Cho Yi-Hyun, and Lee Yoo-mi and is based on the webtoon titled “Now at Our School.” Explore classes turning into battlegrounds. Unfortunately, the virus goes out of the school, and the series very smartly covers power abuse and corruption.
Just like in The Walking Dead, this film follows a group of survivors who are struggling to get used to their new lives. They are survivors of the plane crash on an unfamiliar and strange island. With the supernatural elements, each day is the surviving battle. The survivors have made some alliances that have to give a test in each episode. Once you start watching the series, you will not be able to stop. It is highly breathtaking! There are twists and some unexpected incidents that make the series worth watching.
4. Into The Badlands
Did you like the horrifying killings in The Walking dead? Then, the series is for you. The series revolves around a warrior, Sunny (played by Daniel Wu), who is in the employ of Badland’s most powerful baron. Sunny meets a boy from another world and leaves everything to go on a journey of finding the truth. The story sets in the hundred years after America collapsed, and now whatever remains is ruled by the feudal barons. The series is filled with mystery, violence, magic, and action. You will experience more bloodshed than in Walking in the dead. The creators have built the post-apocalyptic world very smartly.
Robert Kirkman has created this series, and let us remind you he is the same person who has created a comic on which Walking In The dead is based. This horror series ran for two seasons. The plot revolves around a man called Kyle Barnes (played by Patrick Fugit), an outcast living in the rural part of West Virginia. People around him mostly get possessed by demons, and thus, he became an expert in dealing with them. Kyle has been helping his friend Rev. John Anderson (played by Philip Glenister) exorcise people of their community. John’s past is not ready to leave him, and thus the terror follows.
2. The Haunting Of Hill House
“A human is the biggest monster.” Yes! We have seen it in The Walking Dead, and the same is shown in “The Haunting Of Hill House,” Directed by Mike Flanagan; it is a hit horror series. The series is the loose adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s classic novel. Later, it became a drama about the family who first suffered the loss of their mother, Olivia (played by Carla Gugino), and then after 26 years of the youngest daughter Nell (played by Victoria Pedretti). Both deaths are due to the horrors of the hill house. The father and siblings go through the same horror and terror with the youngest daughter’s death. The gut-wrenching tale of the falling family will make you care for the characters.
This historic-zombie drama is a must for zombie-action lovers who are also interested in history. The series is exciting, with the setting so incredible that it will take you in the 1600s. The zombie plague is crippling the dynasty, and it is now up to a prince to rescue the kingdom and solve the problem. King’s ailment is spreading through the region. The brave prince investigates the matter and finds that the plague kills its host and then converts the body into a zombie.
The kingdom is the master series that blends politics and history into the zombie genre. It is undoubtedly the best series after “The Walking Dead”.