9 Shows Like The Walking Dead to Watch While You Wait for Season 10 to Return
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9 Shows Like The Walking Dead to Watch While You Wait for Season 10 to Return

The Strolling Dead will certainly shuffle back onto AMC later on this year to complete out its first pandemic-postponed tenth period prior to returning for 6 much more just recently purchased Period 10 episodes early following year, if all goes according to strategy. In the meanwhile, you can satisfy your wish for scary and also survival dramatization with the excellent TELEVISION programs like The Strolling Dead on this listing.

The listing consists of various other zombie programs, various other post-apocalyptic programs, various other scary reveals with a solid remarkable curved, and also various other programs made by individuals that additionally make The Strolling Dead. They’ll all have you envisioning what you would certainly carry out in an apocalyptic scenario. (Note: Spin-off Concern the Strolling Dead is not consisted of, since that really feels way too much like a rip off to include/is even more “actually The Walking Dead” than “like The Walking Dead.”)

Searching for even more referrals of what to see following? We have a lots of them! And also if you’re seeking even more carefully picked referrals based upon programs you like, we have those also.

The 100

View it on: Netflix

Alycia Debnam-Carey, <em>The 100</em> Alycia Debnam-Carey, The 100 Image: The CW

The CW’s post-apocalyptic survival collection is sci-fi, however it is among TELEVISION’s closest programs to The Strolling Dead in regards to ambiance. It matches The Strolling Dead in bleakness of state of mind, ethical uncertainty of its heroes, and also stretching set actors of cherished personalities that might pass away anytime. It starts 97 years after a nuclear armageddon, and also the only human survivors reside on an orbiting spaceport station called the Ark. When overpopulation on the Ark comes to be an issue, nevertheless, 100 adolescent lawbreakers are sent out to Planet to evaluate whether the radiation-poisoned ambience is currently habitable. The youngsters quickly locate that they aren’t the only human survivors nevertheless, and also they’ll need to defend survival in an odd brand-new globe. Its cult is smaller sized than The Strolling Dead’s, however no much less dedicated, and also Alycia Debnam-Carey is perhaps still much more recognized for her repeating function as Lexa on Seasons 2 and also 3 of The 100 than her primary function on Concern the Strolling Dead.

Z Country/ Black Summertime

View them on: Netflix

Jaime King, <em>Black Summer</em> Jaime King, Black SummerPhoto: Netflix

2 zombie programs for the cost of one! Z Country, which worked on Syfy from 2014 to 2018, was a straight feedback to the severity of The Strolling Dead, and also took a comparable zombie armageddon facility and also included a hefty dosage of wit. It complies with a team of survivors 3 years right into the armageddon as they carry a man called Murphy (Keith Allan), that was infused with a speculative vaccination and also is the just well-known survivor of a zombie bite, from New york city to the last continuing to be CDC research study laboratory in The golden state. Yet Murphy is a penis, that makes him an extremely undesirable fellow traveler, plus he’s nurturing a secret concerning his problem. It’s an extremely enjoyable, cheesy equivalent to The Strolling Dead that has a much reduced budget plan however still procures off some amusing activity series and also has some personalities you’ll expand to appreciate. You’ll see the zombaby in the pilot and also resemble “Oh, I get what this show is about.” Alternatively/in enhancement to, you can see the innovator collection Black Summer season, which was made straight for Netflix and also acts as Z Country’s response to Concern the Strolling Dead, revealing the begin of the zombie armageddon. Nonetheless, it’s extremely various than both Z Country and also The Strolling Dead, and also has a straight-ahead activity scary design that owes even more to first-person shooter computer game than nearly any kind of various other TELEVISION program. It’s a ruthless run-and-gun program that’s all activity and also primarily absolutely nothing else. You do not need to have actually viewed Z Country initially, since they do not share any kind of personalities or really feel comparable, they simply happen on the very same timeline. They’re both a great deal of enjoyable, however in various means.


View it on: Netflix

Park Byeong-eun and Ju Ji-hoon, <em>Kingdom</em> Park Byeong-eun and also Ju Ji-hoon, KingdomPhoto: Juhan Noh/Netflix

This amazing Oriental collection takes the facility of zombie scary and also artistically mashes it up with a duration item, with a zombie pester that’s wrecking Korea in the very early 1600 s. It complies with a royal prince that discovers a story to topple his troubling papa, that is unwell with an ailment that’s spreading out throughout the area. He explores additionally and also discovers that after the pester eliminates its host, it reanimates them as a zombie. So after that he and also his allies should battle to quit the infection while additionally combating to conserve his empire. Kingdom mixes historic information and also political intrigue with gory scary eliminates, and also is quickly the very best zombie program ahead out considering that The Strolling Dead started.


View it on: Cinemax

Reg E. Cathey and Patrick Fugit, <em>Outcast</em> Reg E. Cathey and also Patrick Fugit, OutcastPhoto: Kent Smith

Robert Kirkman, the developer of the comic on which The Strolling Dead is based, developed this underrated scary collection, which competed 2 periods on Cinemax and also is additionally based upon among his comics. It informs the tale of Kyle Barnes (Patrick Fugit), a guy in country West Virginia that is a derelict in his community since misery follows him, as individuals around him tend to obtain had by satanic forces. Because of this, he’s come to be something of a specialist on handling demonic ownership, and also he aids his pal Rev. John Anderson (Philip Glenister) purge individuals in their neighborhood. Yet Kyle’s previous haunts him, and also his approaches of exorcism are questionable. The program is extremely frightening and also has a solid sustaining actors including Wrenn Schmidt, Kate Lyn Sheil, Brent Spiner, and also the late Reg E. Cathey. It additionally has a darkness and also Southern setup that will certainly really feel acquainted to followers of The Strolling Dead. If it had actually gotten on Netflix rather than Cinemax, it would certainly have been a hit. Ideally WarnerMedia at some point places it and also various other Cinemax reveals on HBO Max.


View it on: Shudder

The Creep, <em>Creepshow</em> The Creep, CreepshowPhoto: Shudder

If your favored component of The Strolling Dead is unique results make-up master Greg Nicotero’s scary productions, this compilation collection on the horror-focused streaming solution Shudder is everything about them. Nicotero, an exec manufacturer and also supervisor on The Strolling Dead, is the showrunner for Creepshow, a streaming TELEVISION reboot of the cult timeless compilation from the ’80 s that was composed by Stephen King and also guided by George Romero, the individual that created the modern-day zombie with Evening of the Living Dead. This Creepshow packs 12 skin-crawling shorts right into 6 episodes, every one of which have something that will certainly make you claim “That’s gross. I love it.” It’s lighter in tone than The Strolling Dead, however no much less terrible.

The Haunting of Hillside Residence

View it on: Netflix

Carla Gugino, <em>The Haunting of Hill House</em> Carla Gugino, The Haunting of Hillside HousePhoto: Steve Dietl/Netflix

There are no zombies on auteur developer Mike Flanagan’s scary hit, however like on The Strolling Dead, the most frightening beasts are human. The initial period of the compilation collection (Period 2 is anticipated at some point this autumn) freely adjusted Shirley Jackson’s timeless unique and also broadened it right into a dramatization concerning the Crains, a family members reeling from the losses of mom Olivia (Carla Gugino) and also youngest little girl Nell (Victoria Pedretti), 26 years apart however both because of the scaries they experienced while residing in Hillside Residence. The brother or sisters and also their papa reconvene after an estrangement, and also old injuries obtain resumed and also brand-new and also old horrors see them. Like The Strolling Dead, it’s a scary collection externally that’s not so covertly a family members dramatization, and also its power originates from the characteristics in between the personalities and also the means it makes us appreciate them prior to tearing our hearts out. Concern the Strolling Dead’s initial 3 periods are in fact much more like Hillside Residence than The Strolling Dead, as the spin-off started as a family members dramatization with zombies prior to moving right into a various setting from Period 4 on.

Into the Badlands

View it on: Netflix

Daniel Wu, <em>Into the Badlands</em> Daniel Wu, Into the BadlandsPhoto: Aidan Monaghan/AMC

It’s entirely great if your favored component of The Strolling Dead is enjoying individuals obtain completely eliminated in stomach-turning means. That’s a vital part of the program! And also Into the Badlands has much more blood per episode than The Strolling Dead. This fighting styles activity collection broadcast on AMC from 2015 to 2019, and also it never ever fairly captured on the manner in which it need to have– however since the full collection gets on Netflix, individuals might locate it and also value its spectacular battle choreography, vivid color design, and also brilliant post-apocalyptic world-building. Establish centuries in the future after America has actually broken down and also what continues to be is ruled by feudal barons, it informs the tale of Sunny (Daniel Wu), a warrior in the utilize of the Badlands’ most effective baron that leaves the life he understands behind when he fulfills a kid from an additional area that might hold tricks of his very own strange past. With each other, they take place a treacherous trip to locate the fact. Into the Badlands has magic, secret, and also elegant fighting styles physical violence that gorehounds will certainly drain. It’s tonally fairly various than The Strolling Dead, however there’s a factor AMC selected it up when The Strolling Dead went to its height of appeal. Both programs take rule-bound styles and also tremble them up.

The Rainfall

View it on: Netflix

Evin Ahmad, Mikkel Folsgaard, Alba August, Lucas Lynggaard Tonnesen; The Rain Evin Ahmad, Mikkel Folsgaard, Alba August, Lucas Lynggaard Tonnesen; The RainPhoto: Per Arnesen/Netflix

You’ll require your captions for this, however depend on us, it deserves it. The Rainfall is a Danish collection embeded in a globe besieged by an infection that is brought by rains. While many human beings have actually been eliminated in Scandinavia, where the collection is established, 2 brother or sisters endured the epidemic by shielding in a shelter for 6 years. They arise to look for their papa and also wind up signing up with pressures with an additional team of survivors in the hopes of discovering a quarantine area. The 3rd and also last period strikes Netflix Aug. 6, and also the initial 2 periods are just 14 episodes integrated, so if you binge hard you’ll prepare in time for the last period. — Lindsay MacDonald

The Strolling Dead returns Sunday, Oct. 4 at 9/8c on AMC. Previous periods are readily available to stream on Netflix.

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