To ‘Hulu’ or not to ‘Hulu’? that is the question. If you’re looking for some brain-eater features, have we got the best for you!
The top Video-On-Demand services like Netflix and Hulu are always in the competition of housing the best content. If we look at the list of zombie movies on Netflix and Hulu, you’ll find some interesting picks to stream. Whether you’re looking to get a subscription just to binge-watch some zombie movies, we’ll narrow down the best 4 of each. Let’s get started.
Zombie movies on Netflix
Army of the Dead (2021)
Our first pick is the action-packed recent release from the Netflix Original Production. The story revolves around a mission to recover a vault full of money within a 32-hour window from the Las Vegas casino.
What seems like a simple in-and-out job is bound by flesh-eating zombies who are more organized, vicious, and smarter. The gang partners up in an epic survival sequence to take down the deadly zombies.
The directing capabilities of the man behind 300, Justice League, and Watchmen, Zack Snyder, is the reason this movie is worth watching.
The cast features Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Ana De La Reguera, Omari Hardwick, and many more. It has an IMDb rating of 5.8/10 and received 2 nominations.
From the award-winning screenwriter of Get Out, comes a psychological horror that redefines the zombie genre. The story of Us revolves around the Wilson family who takes a serene beach vacation.
It is there, that the childhood doppelgangers re-emerge, and it becomes a dreadful attempt at survival. The producer excellently plays the narrative, balancing between horror and light comedy to sweeten the mood.
The cast features Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, and many more. The movie has an impressive IMDb rating of 6.8/10 and has over 127 nominations with 83 wins.
We always suspected a virus outbreak would be the rise of a zombie apocalypse. Here’s a movie that brings that concept of life. The story revolves around one person who witnesses the spread of a virus that breeds zombies.
His survival tips and techniques only work for some time, as he tries to contact the outside world. He finds another person alive, pairs up with the person, and fights the zombies to make it to the safe zone.
This foreign flick features Yoo Ah-in, Park Shin-Hye, Jeon Bae-soo, Hyun Wook-Lee, and many more. It has an IMDb rating of 6.3/10 and 1 win for best actor.
Our last pick from Netflix is filled with hope, horror, survival, and the apocalypse vibe. A man and his infant daughter survive the epidemic taking over rural Australia.
However, when he gets infected, he has just a few hours to preserve the life of his daughter and give her a reason to grow up and hope for a better future. His acts of kindness bring him closer to a caretaker who is his last chance of surviving.
The cast features Martin Freeman, Simone Landers, Marlee Jane, and Lily Jane McPherson-Dobbins, and many more. It has an IMDb rating of 6.3/10 and amassed over 17 nominations with 1 win.
Zombie movies on Hulu
Little Monsters (2019)
Our first pick from the Hulu category is a humorous take on the zombie genre. What starts as a little school trip evolves into a discovery of flesh-eating zombies.
The academy award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o (from the movie ‘Us’) has won our hearts, as she becomes the zombie killer and protects the children under her ward.
The cast also features Alexander England, Josh Gad, Kat Stewart, and many more. It has an IMDb rating of 6.3/10 and amassed 10 nominations with 3 wins.
This next pick is a refreshing take on the zombie horror genre. The movie dates after the end of an apocalypse where some have survived leaving behind many. One of the survivors later discovered is suspected to carry the violent urges but is reunited with his sister.
Even after the reunion, society suspects and fears him. It is a sick twist of events that unravel another outbreak of zombies, this time led by something more sinister than before.
The cast features Elliot Page, Sam Keeley, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Stuart Graham, and many more. It has an IMDb rating of 5.6/10 and 2 nominations.
Resident Evil (2002)
Our next pick is an all-time legend in the zombie category. When a top-secret research facility faces a security breach, their most deadly virus piggybacks to create a series of mutants.
A team of agents is hired to infiltrate the facility and evacuate the virus-mutated species. It is overall a great action flick with the best of horror and sci-fi. It has an IMDb rating of 6.7/10.
Our last pick is a tear-jerker, horror flick. When a teenage girl is infected with the virus to mutate into a zombie, her loving father sides with her to either save, cure, or kill.
An emotional journey is carried out and he is stuck to making the tough choice. The cast features Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin, Joely Richardson, and many more. It has an IMDb rating of 5.6/10.
Though everyone has their own preference and each streaming site has some of the best available titles, Netflix is a clear winner due to the sheer number of titles.