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The Movie Like World War Z That Zombie Fans Need To See

When "World War Z" trailers began to debut prior to the film's 2013 release, they thrilled fans of the horror genre. The film tells the story of a world that is being quickly overrun by a zombie pandemic. Former UN field agent Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) is forced back into action, and he travels the world to find a cure for the virus while his family awaits his safe return. The film was vastly different from the book it was based on, titled "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War," written by Max Brooks. The novel is told from the perspectives of multiple survivors of a global war brought on by a zombie pandemic. In contrast, the film focuses solely on the story of Lane. 

A modern marvel of CGI, the film has millions of zombies flooding over the walls and cliffs of modern cities, many of which have declared martial law. The terrifying visuals no doubt helped qualify the movie as the most expensive zombie flick ever produced, as reported by The Telegraph. If you just finished "World War Z" and are hungry for more, check out this action-packed horror by director Yeon Sang-Ho.

If you liked World War Z, check out Train To Busan

Where do you think you'll be when the zombies attack? For Yeon's group of strangers, the answer is on a high-speed train from Seoul to Busan, South Korea. As the zombie outbreak takes over, the passengers fight to defend themselves. With zombies that attack faster than you can even say "Brad Pitt" and storylines (and deaths) that tug at your heartstrings, "Train To Busan" will fill the void that "World War Z" left behind. The film also uses the zombie pandemic and a state of martial law to depict economical disparities between the upper and lower class, as the individuals on the train and the people they encounter must help each other survive.

According to BBC, the film was South Korea's first original zombie film, and it broke box office records on its opening weekend. In 2018, Deadline reported that New Line Cinema was in the lead for the rights, with "Annabelle" screenwriter Gary Dauberman attached to pen the American remake. Last we heard, Deadline reported director Timo Tjahjanto was attached to direct. After you watch "Train to Busan" check out the animated prequel and get ready for the American premiere of the sequel, "Train To Busan 2: Peninsula."