Movies like Ever Since the World Ended

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Ever Since the World Ended (2001)
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Ever Since the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Twelve years ago, a plague swept through, wiping out most of the population; in San Francisco, only 186 people remain. Two of them use jury-rigged batteries to power a camera and make a documentary. We see a variety of approaches to survival, from the artist and engineer who trade for their needs, to the surfers and woodsmen who fish and hunt, to the scavengers, and a communal farm. We also see how the community deals with those who threaten it, and how the youth are growing up with different values from those who knew our world.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: survival, life is a bitch, apocalypse, society, chaos, introspection, future dystopia, escapades, wilderness, plague, commune, survivor, catastrophe, disaster, filmmaking, chaos and mayhem, post apocalypse, virus, distopia, escape, death, murder, doctor, fire, exile ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Ever Since the World Ended

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, bleak and tense films with plots about danger, survival, chaos, escapades, life is a bitch, society and future dystopia mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ever Since the World Ended: Quintet (1979), Deadland (2009), 20 Years After (2008), Testament (1983), Jeremiah (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Quintet (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: ice age, climate change, isolation, future dystopia, rivalry, apocalypse, obsession, society, life is a bitch, survival, chaos, vengeance ...
Time: future
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Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, missing person, apocalypse, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, society, journey, plague, violence, murder, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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20 Years After (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, 20 years after an apocalyptic terrorist event that obliterated the face of the world!
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, chaos, escapades, society, future dystopia, pregnancy, apocalypse, babies and infants, distopia, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Testament (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: nuclear war, small town, survival, disaster, nuclear holocaust, radiation, life is a bitch, future dystopia, parents and children, demolished city, chaos, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, near future, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, bleak, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, apocalypse, post apocalypse, chaos, worldwide chaos, vestiges of humanity, chaos and mayhem, hiding place, refugee, life is a bitch, society, escapades ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
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The Remaining (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of close-knit friends assemble for the marriage of Skylar and Dan, they have no idea they will witness The Rapture and face a series of catastrophic events turning the celebration into a life-or-death struggle.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, christian film
Plot: apocalypse, bible prophecy, chaos, forces of nature, wedding, end of the world, disaster, survival, hopes, supernatural, escapades, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Ravagers (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, graphic violence, disaster, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, future dystopia, murder, isolation, ship, frame up, vengeance ...
Time: future, 90s
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Index Zero (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2035, United States of Europe. Some humans are not sustainable anymore.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: against the odds, survival, rebellion, future dystopia, escapades, life is a bitch, fighting the system, social decay, chaos, wilderness, on the road, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe
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57%
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Dragon Day (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Duke Evans, out of work NSA analyst, is evicted from his home he moves his family to his grandfather's old cabin. However here they are also threatened when a hellish cyber-attack is unleashed on the US rendering anything with a computer ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, invasion, escapades, chaos and mayhem, crimes, unemployment, racism, society, government agency, immigrants, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: china, mexico
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2084 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Not much left since the world died. That's what they called it the day the virus took over and people went inside, never to leave their homes again. Soon after that, the last of the food was gone, the last drop of gas was used up, the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, isolation, survival, plague, chaos, confined, mosquito, food shortage, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future
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Where Have All the People Gone (1974)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to white powder, leaving behind only empty clothing. A handful ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, survival, demolished city, nuclear holocaust, chaos, supernatural, escapades, life is a bitch, distopia, forces of nature, family life ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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Dragon Head (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Teru Aoki (青木 輝) is on a train to Tokyo after a school trip. A disaster occurs which partially destroys the train and blocks a tunnel. When Teru awakes, he finds all his classmates and teachers are dead.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, surreal, bleak ...
Plot: sole survivor, survival, vestiges of humanity, apocalypse, isolation, life is a bitch, left to die, chaos, disaster, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, confined ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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52%
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Empty (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A suspenseful drama about a young couple on a road trip who get caught in the midst of a worldwide gas shortage.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, chaos, social differences, couples, couple relations, life is a bitch, escapades, global warming, international crisis, survival, distopia, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An outbreak of avian flu mutates into a virus that becomes transmittable from human to human.
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: isolation, epidemic, heroic mission, race against time, plague, experiment gone awry, society, heroes, life is a bitch, chaos, escapades, disease ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia, angola
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The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, plague, pregnancy, apocalypse, distopia, post apocalypse, chaos, survival, life is a bitch, escapades, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
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Contagion (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. Not only have they created a deadly Level Four Ebola virus, their first victim is the President of the United States. The virus is particularly contagious and is spreading. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, terrorism, survival, undercover, state affairs, race against time, bio weapon, plague, chaos, quarantine, antidote, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
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No Blade of Grass (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A strange new virus has appeared, which only attacks strains of grasses such as wheat and rice, and the world is descending into famine and chaos. Architect John, along with his family and friends, is making his way from London to his brother's ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: contamination, family in danger, apocalypse, family relations, chaos, survival, farm, distopia, virus, plague, future dystopia, human nature ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england, london
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White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, life is a bitch, society, future dystopia, rivalry, escapades, heroes, bounty hunter, secret, tough heroes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, future
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43%
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I Am Omega (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Last Man Alive Must Battle a Planet of the Dead. [An Asylum film.]
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, disease, survival, chaos, apocalypse, future dystopia, plague, rivalry, life is a bitch, supernatural, society ...
Time: contemporary
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43%
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Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, small town, chaos, post apocalypse, leadership, conspiracy, courage, distopia, mystery, disaster, selflessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
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43%
I'm Not Jesus Mommy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kimberly will stop at nothing to have a child of her own. Recovering from cancer her possibilities seemed slim. However, the world's first successful human cloning project brings an opportunity and a son named David. Seven years after ...
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, serious
Plot: cloning, haunted by the past, obsession, future dystopia, life is a bitch, jesus, survival, plague, christianity, religion, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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42%
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Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, martial arts, gang, good versus evil, against humanity, save the world, heroes, adventure, rescue, life is a bitch, survival, confined ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
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39%
H+: The Digital Series (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: H+: The Digital Series is a web series produced by Bryan Singer and created by John Cabrera and Cosimo De Tommaso. The series, which touches on the subject of transhumanism, premiered on August 8, 2012 on YouTube with two episodes. Two new episodes ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Plot: future dystopia, nanotechnology, apocalypse, technophobia, survival, chaos, computers and web, society, human existence, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, computer virus ...
Time: future, 21st century
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39%
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I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, heroes, isolation, deadly creature, survivor, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, near future
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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39%
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Stake Land (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death ...
Style: bleak, scary, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, vampire, vampire hunter, survival, infected, on the road, society, hunt down, religious fanaticism, violence, depression, vengeance ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
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39%
 2.8
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Mutant World (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A decade after a disastrous meteor impact wipes out most of society, a group of survivalists emerge to find themselves on a twisted version of the old Earth, with a nascent society besieged by vicious marauders, ferocious mutants, and the dreadful ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, survival, deadly creature, chaos, future dystopia, apocalypse, graphic violence, escapades, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, meteorite, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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38%
 7.5
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Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, deadly virus, plague, politician, survival, group of strangers, chaos, scientist, doctor, ex convict, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
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After We Leave (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sci-fi drama about a man struggling to find his wife, who he abandoned six years ago, before their visa to emmigrate to an off-world colony expires.
Style: philosophical, stylized, twists and turns, exciting, visually appealing ...
Plot: colony, dystopic future, post apocalypse, chase, survival, human existence, surrealism, husband wife relationship, survivor, apocalypse, space travel, distopia ...
Time: future
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36%
The Coming Days (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Welcome to 2020: The European Union has collapsed following the fourth Gulf War and massive barricades keep illegal immigrants out of cities that are barely functioning. In the middle of this highly volatile environment is the family of Walter ...
Style: serious, bleak, captivating, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: terrorism, future dystopia, political unrest, introspection, social decay, dysfunctional family, chaos and mayhem, family problems, society, life is a bitch, human nature, family relations ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 909
Toxic Skies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A doctor must find a cure for a viral epidemic that is spreading through vapors from jets.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: supernatural, survival, race against time, life is a bitch, save the world, terminal illness, plague, chaos, future dystopia, escapades, isolation, disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%