Love them or hate them, zombie shows and movies are here to stay in people’s hearts and minds. Whether you’re a fan of the horror genre or really love zombies, you might have noticed that zombie stories are mostly set in hot weather environments. If you’re looking for something to do on one of those slow summer nights, you can stay inside and go. Netflix Canada Zombies Shows & Movies!
Pride and prejudice and zombies
Evaluation: 5.8/10 on IMDb
Why you should watch it: Don’t let the low rating on IMDb deter you from Pride and prejudice and zombies. We found that 92% of people who Googled it again liked the movie! Our beloved characters from the classic Jane Austen novel, Pride and Prejudice, find themselves battling zombies while trying to cope with societal pressures. The film stars Lily James as Elizabeth Bennet, and Natalie Portman was even credited as one of the producers.
Evaluation: 8.3/10 on IMDb
Why you should watch it: This was Neftlix’s first original South Korean broadcast, adapted from the webcomic series, The Kingdom of the Gods. In Kingdom, Crown Prince Yi-Chang is forced to investigate the spread of a mysterious disease, once the Emperor (along with the rest of the country) himself is infected and pronounced dead. Not only that, Yi-Chang also has to deal with a coup and defend his throne against a sinister mastermind.
Evaluation: 6.3/10 on IMDb
Why you should watch it: just like Pride and prejudice and zombies, Cargo has a much higher rating on Google (86%) and even Rotten Tomatoes (87%). We get to see our beloved Hobbit actor, Martin Freeman, protects and secures his baby against all odds. The movie is also set in Australia, so you can enjoy views of The Outback with zombies running around.
Evaluation: 7.7/10 on IMDb
Why you should watch it: It’s a pretty fun take on the zombie genre that came out in 2008. Dead Set is a British show that takes place on the fictional set of the real show, Big Brother. The five-episode series shows the housemates and production staff taking refuge inside the Big Brother house following a zombie outbreak. It also features Emmy winner and rapper, Riz Ahmed.
Train to Busan
Evaluation: 7.5/10 on IMDb
Why you should watch it: Train to Busan is another South Korean production. It’s mostly set on a train – you guessed it – and follows the story of a father getting his daughter to safety in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. This movie has some really cool action scenes due to the setting contained in the train. And like most Korean films, the emotional aspect of the story will only touch your heart.
BLACK SUMMER (Netflix): Just when you think there’s no more zombie fear, THIS happens. Existential there… https://t.co/j1RXLzCwOc
—Stephen King (@Stephen King)
Evaluation: 6.4/10 on IMDb
Why you should watch it: The odds for black summer are slightly higher on Google (76%) and Rotten Tomatoes (75%). Even so, the show provides new thrills and thrills for those of us who have become immune to the likes of The Walking Dead. Stephen King called it “existential hell in the suburbs, stripped to the bone”. The story begins six weeks into the zombie apocalypse with a group of people from the same residential area seeking refuge. Plus, many of the filming locations are in Calgary, Alberta!
If you’re still looking for scarier content that isn’t necessarily zombie-related, you can also check out these other horror movies on Netflix Canada. Good viewing !