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23 Movies Like The Road (2009)

Monsters (2010) poster

1 Monsters (2010) ★ 6.4

Similar to The Road (2009)?

Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.
Cargo (2017) poster

2 Cargo (2017) ★ 6.3

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After an epidemic spreads all over Australia, a father searches for someone willing to protect his daughter.
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016) poster

3 The Girl with All the Gifts (2016) ★ 6.6

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A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie.
Light of My Life (2019) poster

4 Light of My Life (2019) ★ 6.6

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Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond, and the character of humanity, is tested.
28 Weeks Later (2007) poster

5 28 Weeks Later (2007) ★ 6.9

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Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes according to plan.
Crawl (2019) poster

6 Crawl (2019) ★ 6.1

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Snowpiercer (2013) poster

7 Snowpiercer (2013) ★ 7.1

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The not-too-distant future. Seventeen years ago, a man-made disaster struck the planet. Where forests and gardens used to grow, now there is snow and ice, and life is preserved only in the giant train, rushing nonstop along the trans-Eurasian highway. In the first carriages of the train live the ruling elite, in the last - ordinary people. Life at the back of the train resembles a concentration camp - disease, poverty and the lawlessness of the overseers. It is here, from among the humiliated and insulted rises a man who wants to restore justice.
Cloud Atlas (2012) poster

8 Cloud Atlas (2012) ★ 7.4

An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) poster

9 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) ★ 7.2

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter by a man who claims that the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Greenland (2020) poster

10 Greenland (2020) ★ 6.4

John Garrity, his estranged wife and their young son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. Amid terrifying accounts of cities getting level-led, the Garrity's experience the best and worst in humanity. As the countdown to the global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.
On the Road (2012) poster

11 On the Road (2012) ★ 6.0

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.
Children of Men (2006) poster

12 Children of Men (2006) ★ 7.9

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have somehow become infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
Bird Box (2018) poster

13 Bird Box (2018) ★ 6.6

Five years ago, the world plunged into chaos: after seeing something, people commit suicide. A woman with two five-year-old children, having heard on the radio of a safe place, sets out to find the surviving community and brings with her the parrots in a box. To keep alive in this new world, the most important thing is not to look around and listen to how the birds react to approaching danger.
The Mist (2007) poster

14 The Mist (2007) ★ 7.1

A small town is covered by a supernatural fog that cuts people off from the outside world. A group of heroes, who find themselves in a supermarket at this moment, have to engage in an unequal battle with the monsters living in the fog.
How It Ends (2018) poster

15 How It Ends (2018) ★ 5.0

Is How It Ends (2018) similar to The Road (2009) film?

Will and Samantha are a happy couple, and soon they will have a new addition to the family. But Will can't get along with his father-in-law Tom, who is angry about his daughter moving to another town. The sorting out of their relationship has to be postponed when a massive disaster strikes over the West Coast. The power goes out, the airports are closed, and Samantha is clearly in danger. Will and Tom set out to save her.
Into the Wild (2007) poster

16 Into the Wild (2007) ★ 8.1

Is Into the Wild (2007) similar to The Road (2009) film?

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
28 Days Later... (2002) poster

17 28 Days Later... (2002) ★ 7.6

Is 28 Days Later... (2002) similar to The Road (2009) film?

A group of "green" extremists invade a primate research center and release a monkey infected with a virus of unstoppable aggression from a secret research laboratory. The deadly virus, transmitted through blood in a matter of seconds, causes instant infection and, in contact with any living creature, turns it into a bloodthirsty monster.

Twenty-eight days later, the entire United Kingdom is gripped by a terrible epidemic: many evacuate, others seek safety in the hope of escaping. Those who are lucky enough not to be infected are hiding in an abandoned house with a group of military personnel.

District 9 (2009) poster

18 District 9 (2009) ★ 7.9

Is District 9 (2009) similar to The Road (2009) film?

Violence ensues after an extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth finds a kindred spirit in a government agent exposed to their biotechnology.
Finch (2021) poster

19 Finch (2021) ★ 6.8

Is Finch (2021) similar to The Road (2009) film?

On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a robot, built to protect the life of his creator's beloved dog learns about life, love, friendship and what it means to be human.
Cloverfield (2008) poster

20 Cloverfield (2008) ★ 7.0

Is Cloverfield (2008) similar to The Road (2009) film?

Rob's farewell party to Japan is interrupted by a thunderous roar - something has attacked New York, wreaking panic, destruction and devouring people. The army is powerless against the giant monster, Manhattan is declared a closed zone, but somewhere near Central Park, Rob's girlfriend is in trouble.
A Quiet Place Part 2 (2020) poster

21 A Quiet Place Part 2 (2020) ★ 7.7

Is A Quiet Place Part 2 (2020) similar to The Road (2009) film?

Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path.
The Maze Runner (2014) poster

22 The Maze Runner (2014) ★ 6.8

Is The Maze Runner (2014) similar to The Road (2009) film?

Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
The Happening (2008) poster

23 The Happening (2008) ★ 5.0

Is The Happening (2008) similar to The Road (2009) film?

The story is about a family trying to escape from the threat that threatens all of humanity. Trouble comes out of nowhere, coming suddenly, forcing people everywhere to commit suicide. A terrible plague, an epidemic or a new disease? What is it? No one knows...

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