Best new Zombie movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best zombie movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Burr Steers, Stefan Ruzowitzky & Henry Hobson our new zombie genre directors? The main focus is on international art house & American and British indie cinema.

If you’re in for some gore and bloody fun then the Zombie genre might be something for you. For such a specific niche genre it is interesting to see how creatively filmmakers have approached it. It's no longer merely blasting heads off of wandering undead monsters, but the genre has found ways to make it more interesting. You may find romantic love stories, bloody violent slashers, smart satires, and

In 2014, the ever ongoing zombie films mania caused by the success of AMC hit series The Walking Dead (in popular culture that is, the zombie film never disappeared) didn´t really lead to interesting films. The Norwegian comedy Død Snø 2 was one of the exceptions, even though it was a sequel. And then there was Wyrmwood, a pretty cool Australian film which felt like a Mad Max zombie flick. So what will 2017 have to offer? These are few titles of the upcoming best zombie films we´re looking out for:

New zombie movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018

  • Patient Zero

    DIRECTOR: Stefan Ruzowitzky
    CAST: Agyness Deyn, Clive Standen, Natalie Dormer

    Directed by Austrian director (responsible for the acclaimed WW2 drama 'Die Fälscher'), 'Patient Zero' is an intelligent zombie thriller about a man who is able to understand the new language of the 'Infected'. Together with a band of survivors, he tries to find the first infected. Read more

    RATING: 83/100

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  • Day of the Dead: Bloodline

    DIRECTOR: Hèctor Hernández Vicens
    CAST: Sophie Skelton Johnathon Schaech Jeff Gum

    Granted, 'Day of the Dead: Bloodline' isn't the very best or most original zombie flick you've ever seen. But this hommage to George A. Romero's 'Day of the Dead' (1985) is definitely entertaining. With the help of an 'intelligent' zombie. a bunch of a scientists stuck in a bunker try to find the cure for the zombie disease. Read more

    RATING: 70/100

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Best zombie movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 zombie movies

  • Train to Busan

    DIRECTOR: Sang-ho Yeon
    CAST: Yoo Gong Soo-an Kim Yu-mi Jung

    While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan. A slick business man who cares about no one but himself, is forced to work with others and thereby regain the trust of his daughter when the Zombie endemic hits the inside of the train. These are not slow zombies for a change, but very fast zombies that work in huge groups. It sometimes is almost to funny and over the top to be scary, but it is thrilling as hell. Read more

    RATING: 87/100

    RELEASE DATE: March 13th, 2017

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  • World War Z 2

    DIRECTOR: David Fincher?
    CAST: Brad Pitt

    The World War Z sequel still remains a mystery. It's going to be released, that's for sure, but what else is there to say? Supposedly, David Fincher will be directing it, which one got us even more psyched. Stay tuned for more details! Update: Apparently the movie has been pushed out of 2017. Read more

    RATING: 90/100

    RELEASE DATE: June 9th, 2017

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  • The Girl with All the Gifts

    DIRECTOR: Colm McCarthy
    CAST: Gemma Arterton Dominique Tippe Glenn Close

    The story is set in a dystopian future where a virus has turned the human kind into a Zombie like species; a girl who is considered special has to embark upon a journey... Read more

    RATING: 80/100

    RELEASE DATE: June 9th, 2017

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Best zombie movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

2010's best rated zombie movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • World War Z

    DIRECTOR: Marc Forster
    CAST: Brad Pitt Mireille Enos Daniella Kertesz

    Human race is in potential danger of complete annihilation as a Zombie outbreak is threatening the overthrow of governments, destruction of armies and all the onus to... Read more

    RATING: 70/100

    RELEASE DATE: June 21st, 2013

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  • Død snø 2

    DIRECTOR: Tommy Wirkola
    CAST: Vegar Hoel Ørjan Gamst Martin Starr

    A man in Norway is running from Nazi zombies and comes across eight American students on vacation who seem to be zombie enthusiasts, he learns new techniques to fight and... Read more

    RATING: 70/100

    RELEASE DATE: October 7th, 2014

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  • The Autopsy of Jane Doe

    DIRECTOR: André Øvredal
    CAST: Emile Hirsch Brian Cox Ophelia Lovibond

    Norwegian director André Øvredal's first English-language effort, after he made the very surprising and well-received mockumentary horror Trollhunter. The Autopsy of Jane Doe is strictly a zombie movie, but don't expect millions of walking dead. This thrilling films takes almost entirely place in a mortuary, ran by a father an son. The are faced with a body of young woman whose identity is unknown. As they start to investigate her body and try to find out the cause of her death, it soon becomes clear she might not quite be dead yet. Read more

    RATING: 69/100

    RELEASE DATE: December 21st, 2016

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  • Warm Bodies

    DIRECTOR: Jonathan Levine
    CAST: Nicholas Hoult Teresa Palmer John Malkovich

    The story highlights a beautiful bond between the living and the dead; A zombie saves a girl's life and the incidence sets into motion development of their... Read more

    RATING: 69/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 1st, 2013

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  • Wyrmwood

    DIRECTOR: Kiah Roache-Turner
    CAST: Jay Gallagher Bianca Bradey Leon Burchill

    The apocalypse is upon the Earth and a mad deranged doctor kidnaps a mechanic's sister; so he decides to load his car with tools and drive through the hordes of... Read more

    RATING: 63/100

    RELEASE DATE: February 13th, 2015

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  • Contracted

    DIRECTOR: Eric England
    CAST: Najarra Townsend Caroline Williams Alice Macdonald

    Drugged and raped, a young woman's ill fate doesn't end there, she contracts a strange disease that looks like an STD but the fact is that it is far more worse... Read more

    RATING: 56/100

    RELEASE DATE: November 22nd, 2013

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