Food shortage movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant food shortage movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic, visually appealing, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with food shortage, danger, catastrophe, death, survival, murder, food, storytelling, family relations and violence plots mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Belgium and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as food shortage: The Platform (2019), Pandemic (2016), The Martian (2015), Daybreakers (2009), Survival Family (2016), 2084 (2009), Delicatessen (1991), High-Rise (2015), #Alive (2020), The Running Man (1987).

List of food shortage movies

 7.0
 167K
The Platform (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two people per level. An unknown number of levels. A platform with food for all of them. Are you one of those who think too much when they are up? Or of those who have no guts when they are down? If you discover it too late, you will not live out of ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: struggle for survival, fear, confined, cannibalism, social differences, food shortage, prison, rivalry, existentialism, social relations, danger, secrets ...
Time: future
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 4.4
 8K
Pandemic (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, a virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival. Its only hope is finding a cure and keeping the infected contained. Lauren is a doctor ...
Style: suspense, serious, rough, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: pandemic, virus, survivor, apocalypse, violence, infected, post apocalypse, scientist, teenage girl, rescue, survival, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles
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 8.0
 763K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Hungary, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: survival, space travel, mars, nasa, isolation, stranded, astronaut, trapped in space, space and aliens, alone, human spirit, loneliness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: houston texas, pasadena california, beijing china, london, china
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Interstelar 2: Operation Terra 2040 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 49 min.
Story: 16 years after the events of Interstelar (2014) as food shortage attacks yet again, another brave man goes on a space mission to bring food to Earth.
Style: absurd
Plot: post apocalypse, adventurer, mission, absurdism, surrealism, protection, food shortage, shark, parody, news report, counselor, post apocalyptic ...
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 6.4
 122K
Daybreakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the year 2019, a plague has transformed almost every human into vampires. Faced with a dwindling blood supply, the fractured dominant race plots their survival; meanwhile, a researcher works with a covert band of vampires on a way to save ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, future dystopia, distopia, epidemic, pandemic, immortality, plague, vestiges of humanity, supernatural, cure, starvation, hi-tech ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2019, near future
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Survival Family (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A world wide electrical outage occurs. Everything that requires electricity comes to a stop. Tokyo is nearly ruined. Yoshiyuki Suzuki (Fumiyo Kohinata) decides to escape from Tokyo with his family.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, psychological, road movie
Plot: parent child relationship, japanese military, japanese wife, animal cruelty, soldier, japanese army, japanese school, japanese teenager, water shortage, food shortage, hunger, countryside ...
Place: tokyo
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 4.8
 125
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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, isolation, survival, danger, chaos, plague, confined, deadly, food shortage, mosquito, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
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 7.6
 81K
Delicatessen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his ...
Style: cult film, dark humor, futuristic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: distopia, cannibalism, clown, escape, satire, post apocalyptic, suicide attempt, underground, butcher, post apocalypse, french, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: france
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 5.6
 38K
High-Rise (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Ireland, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.
Style: surreal, dark humor, futuristic, art house, weird ...
Plot: skyscraper, decadence, class conflict, social class, high rise, insanity, violence, surrealism, suicide by jumping, money, talking during sex, distopia ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, future
Place: london, england
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 6.2
 26K
#Alive (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As a grisly virus rampages a city, a lone man stays locked inside his apartment, digitally cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, infestation, isolation, zombie survival, virus, survival, apocalypse, apartment, rescue, danger, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: seoul, south korea
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 6.7
 142K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: serious, futuristic, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, chase, chases and races, dystopic future, future dystopia, danger, deadly, resistance, gadget, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 80s, twentieth century, near future, 2010s ...
Place: los angeles, california
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 6.9
 214K
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK, South Africa
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: psychotronic, touching, colourful, epic, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: animals, lion, kingdom, king, disney, prince, father son relationship, redemption, talking animals, wilderness, jungle, childhood trauma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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Naked Among Wolves (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naked Among Wolves (German: Nackt unter Wölfen) is a German drama film directed by Philipp Kadelbach in 2015. It is based on the novel of the same name by Bruno Apitz, which was published in 1958 by the East German Publishing house. It was created ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: man boy relationship, holocaust, jewish, concentration camp, nazism, liberation, resistance, little boy, prisoner, death, race against time, death threat ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: germany
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 6.9
 10K
C'est la vie! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Canada, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Max is a battle-weary veteran of the wedding-planning racket. His latest — and last — gig is a hell of a fête, involving stuffy period costumes for the caterers, a vain, hyper- sensitive singer who thinks he's a Gallic James Brown, and a ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, tragicomedy
Audience: family outing
Plot: wedding planner, event planner, plan gone awry, wedding, coworker relationship, wedding party, party, comedy of errors, employer employee relationship, nothing goes right, sarcasm, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.9
 260
Interstelar (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A group of men go into space but never come out.
Style: art house, silent film, amateur film, underground film, experimental ...
Plot: computer program, outer space, alien planet, spacecraft, alien, scientist, propaganda, sacrifice, death, meteorite, village, cannibalism ...
Place: russia, siberia, crimea
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Hunger of the Dead (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Style: asian horror
Plot: livestock, farming, zombie, eating human flesh, zombie apocalypse, food shortage, zombie violence, walking dead, meat, food, living dead, farm ...
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Long Way North (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Denmark, Belgium, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 1892, Saint Petersburg. Sasha, a young Russian aristocrat, has always been fascinated by her grandfather's life as an adventurer. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent arctic ship, but he hasn't returned from his last expedition ...
Style: exciting, captivating, touching, tense
Plot: journey, ship, coming of age, search, sea captain, dog, teenager, adventure, family relations, danger, family, friendship ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
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Giovanni's Island (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast... and on the unhealed border in this remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, island, young heroes, social differences, life turned upside down, forceful separation, deportation, society, village, communication problem, post world war two, dancing ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1946, year 1947 ...
Place: asia, japan, soviet union
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: saga, futuristic, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, outer space, space travel, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, jedi, heroes, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, space battle ...
Time: future, 2010s
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 7.1
 160K
Three Kings (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change ...
Style: humorous, realistic, thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gulf war, gold, anti war, culture clash, negotiation, rescue, racial slur, treasure, desert, military, sniper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iraq, middle east, kurdistan, arizona
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 7.0
 26K
The Warlords (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on "The Assassination of Ma," a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: battles, ambition, soldier, rebelliousness, massacre, pow, political unrest, rivalry, society, war, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
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 6.1
 69K
The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, dystopic future, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, adventure, drifter, post apocalypse, postman, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, post war ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2040s, 21st century, year 2013
Place: usa, oregon
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 6.7
 144K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, isolation, spacecraft, survival, space and aliens, mutant, danger, memory loss, mission, post apocalypse, fear ...
Time: future
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Winter in Wartime (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to provide for their families. Fourteen year old Michiel can't wait to join the Dutch resistance, to ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, resistance, occupation, execution, coming of age, nazi, wartime life, adventure, german, life is a bitch, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: netherlands, europe, holland
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Nowhere in Africa (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, wartime life, understanding, friendship, family relations, exile, farm, culture clash, starting over, human nature, hopes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: africa, kenya, germany, poland, israel
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 7.5
 91K
Malena (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: jealousy, adultery, hot and sexy, sex trafficking, female nudity, life is a bitch, female removes her clothes, small town, woman in danger, punishment, teenage sex, sex with a minor ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, sicily, mediterranean sea, southern italy
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 7.3
 53K
Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family values, sisters, sister sister relationship, first love, couple relations, parent child relationship, family bonds, life changing experience, everyday life, christmas, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, paris france, new york, massachusetts ...
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 6.4
 171K
Happy Feet (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, snow, journey, fish, family, social misfits, against the rules, looking for love, exile, penguins, goofy hero, crush ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica
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 7.0
 15K
The Day After (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: cold war, radiation, apocalypse, catastrophe, nuclear war, nuclear holocaust, survival, small town, nuclear explosion, war, anti war, hiding place ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, missouri, soviet union, new jersey
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 8.6
 1.5M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, thought provoking, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, expedition, black hole, father daughter relationship, heroic mission, time paradox, space exploration, parallel world ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
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