From Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead to Woody Harrelson-starrer Zombieland, Netflix’s ‘Zombie Movies’ genre features some of the best films on the undead. Find out the top zombies movies to watch on Netflix right now.
Go to Google and search for ‘zombie movies’, and you’ll find a list of hundreds of films on these mythical undead creatures. However, not all of them are up to the mark (no offense, Please!)
The first-ever zombie movie ‘White Zombie’ was released in 1932. After that, there was a flood of such films. However, movies like Night of the Living Dead, directed by George A. Romero, and Resident Evil gave a new definition to this exciting movie genre.
Today, there are hundreds of zombie movies to watch. OTT Platforms like Netflix are not only adding classic zombie films to their streaming services but making new ones to treat viewers with fresh storylines; Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead and its spinoff are the most common examples.
If the long list of zombie movies are making you scratch your head to find the best ones to binge-watch over the weekend, here are the top zombie films to stream on Netflix:
- #Alive (2020)
Released in 2020, the South Korean zombie movie is set up in a virus-affected Korean city where survivor Joon-woo is struggling to stay safe against the undead by locking himself in his apartment. Just when Joon-woo thinks there’s no hope left, he meets another survivor.
Directed by Il Cho, #Alive is originally in the Korean language, but you can also watch it in English.
IMDb – 6.3/10 Rotten Tomatoes – 88%
- Kingdom: Ashin of the North (2021)
If you are a fan of the Kingdom series, Kingdom: Ashin of the North is a perfect episode that showcases a storyline several decades before what is shown in the series.
The Korean zombie thriller features Ashin, a young girl who lives with her parents in a village whose people are considered as second-class citizens. Her life goes upside down when her family is murdered. After that, her story of revenge begins. In between, we saw a zombie outbreak that shook the Kingdom.
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IMDb – 7/10 Rotten Tomatoes – 75%
- Army of the Dead (2021)
Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead was the hottest topic in 2021 among zombie movie lovers. The Dave Bautista-starrer is a marvel in the zombie genre.
The film’s story begins with a zombie outbreak in the party capital Las Vegas. A mercenary group decides to enter the outbreak-affected city for a heist. But, is it worth taking the risk?
From clever scenes to top quality graphics, there are plenty of things that make Army of the Dead a must watch zombie movie on Netflix, especially when you are a fan of the genre.
IMDb – 5.7/10 Rotten Tomatoes – 67%
- Cargo (2017)
Martin Freeman-starrer Cargo is a post-apocalyptic zombie movie where a stranded father searches for a safe place for his baby. Time is running out of his hand because he is infected.
Released in 2017, the film is set up in rural Australia. Apart from the worth-applauding performance by Martin Freeman, Cargo has a gripping storyline that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
IMDb – 6.3/10 Rotten Tomatoes – 88%
- Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
The sequel of Resident Evil: Retribution (released in 2016), Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is the sixth and final installment in the Resident Evil film series. Directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, the final chapter features a storyline that begins with Alice awakening after an apocalypse and finding out that a deadly virus has been created by the Umbrella Corporation. Now, Alice’s only objective is to protect mankind from the virus.
IMDb – 5.5/10 Rotten Tomatoes – 37%
- Ravenous (2017)
The Canadian horror/zombie film, released in French, is the storyline of a town in Quebec whose residents are struggling to stay safe against zombies.
The winner of the Toronto International Film Festival Award for Best Canadian Film, Ravenous is available on Netflix with English subtitles.
IMDb – 5.8/10 Rotten Tomatoes – 88%
- Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018)
A remake of Romero’s 1985 film Day of the Dead, the 2018 zombie movie with the same title begins with a medical student named Zoe Parker whose patient has been attacked by a zombie-like creature when he was trying to rape her. Zoe runs to tell everyone about the incident but notices hordes of zombies.
IMDb – 3.4/10 Rotten Tomatoes – 13%
- Zombieland (2009)
If horror zombie movies are too mainstream for you, then Zombieland is a movie on Netflix you must watch. The zombie comedy film has Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, and Emma Stone in the leading roles. The story starts with a college student trying to survive in a post-apocalyptic world. On his journey, he meets three strangers and joins hands with them to find a safe sanctuary.
IMDb – 7.6/10 Rotten Tomatoes – 89%
Which is your favorite zombie movie? Which one are you going to watch next on Netflix? Tell us in the comment section.