Humanity in peril movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant humanity in peril movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic, surprise ending, suspense and futuristic films and TV shows about / with humanity in peril, danger, rescue, catastrophe, end of the world, explosion, death, outer space, alien and chase plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
humanity in peril
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humanity in peril movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as humanity in peril: Geostorm (2017), Greenland (2020), The Dark Tower (2017), War of the Worlds (2005), 2012 (2009), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), The 5th Wave (2016), Ad Astra (2019), Childhood's End (2015), Avengers: Endgame (2019).

List of humanity in peril movies

 5.3
 103K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: apocalyptic, psychotronic, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, storm, tsunami, humanity in peril, hurricane, climate change, global warming, ecological disaster, weather manipulation, conspiracy ...
Time: future, near future, year 2019
Place: manhattan new york city, china, mumbai india, afghanistan, washington d.c. ...
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 6.4
 106K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: suspense, scenic, psychotronic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, comet, humanity in peril, disaster, vestiges of humanity, catastrophe, bunker, riot, robbery, diabetic ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, usa, kentucky, tennessee ...
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 5.6
 135K
The Dark Tower (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, surprise ending, apocalyptic ...
Plot: alternate dimension, humanity in peril, gunslinger, portal, psychic, mind control, murder, revenge, brutality, boy, supernatural, magic ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, humanity in peril, destruction, fate of humanity, survival, disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, south america, australia ...
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 5.8
 368K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, disaster, natural disaster, forces of nature, humanity in peril, human existence, vestiges of humanity, foreknowledge, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, year 2011, 2010s ...
Place: las vegas, rio de janeiro, los angeles, himalaya, london ...
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the ...
Style: captivating, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: giant monster, monster, godzilla, giant creature, giant animal, rescue, creature, destruction, sea creature, humanity in peril, monster versus monster, giant lizard ...
Time: 21st century, year 2014, 2010s, year 2019
Place: boston, mexico, germany, arizona, china ...
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 5.2
 106K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, tsunami, space and aliens, alien, post apocalypse, escapades, chaos ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, london, tower bridge london, new york, ohio ...
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 6.5
 221K
Ad Astra (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Brazil
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.
Style: exciting, futuristic, touching, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, space exploration, trapped in space, space mission, father son relationship, solar system, spacecraft, moon, journey, space station, mars ...
Time: near future, future
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Childhood's End (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 247 min.
TV show
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world domination, alien, alien invasion, demon, space and aliens, utopia, dishonesty, spacecraft, humanity in peril, evil alien, technology, space travel ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, save the world, transformation, invisibility, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, scientist, wedding, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, greenland, germany, washington d.c. ...
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: psychotronic, entertaining, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: heroes, army, supernatural power, superhero, alien, time machine, catastrophe, superhero team, super powers, spacecraft, superheroine, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s, year 2013, year 2014, year 2012, near future ...
Place: new york, tokyo, san francisco, japan, manhattan new york city ...
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from ...
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien contact, first contact, evil alien, evacuation, ultimatum, environmentalism, alien encounter, giant robots, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, australia, manhattan new york city, new york, virginia ...
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, cerebral, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, alien, future dystopia, space and aliens, save the world, heroic mission, end of the world, dystopic future, adventure, spacecraft, love ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 90s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 4.9
 4K
Aftermath (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Copeland family battle for survival when civilization comes to an apocalyptic end, triggered by massive storms, meteor strikes, earthquakes, a plague - and the rise of supernatural creatures.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, disturbing
Plot: post apocalypse, family, survival, humanity in peril, mutation, husband wife relationship, danger
Place: washington state, usa
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 5.7
 5K
Invasion (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After the fall of the alien ship, it took three years. The catastrophe turned the girl's life from Chertanovo and forever changed our view of the universe. It seems that this was the biggest test for all of us. But mankind does not yet know ...
Style: futuristic, tense, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, alien space craft, alien invasion, humanity in peril, alien, martial law, struggle for survival, threat, love, crash landing, ufo, gang ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Wandering Earth (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When the Sun begins to expand in such a way that it will inevitably engulf and destroy the Earth in a hundred years, united mankind finds a way to avoid extinction by propelling the planet out of the Solar System using gigantic engines, moving it to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: planet, space station, end of the world, society, collision, humanity in peril, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, catastrophe, hopes, friendship, death ...
Time: future
Place: china, russia, asia, france
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Godzilla: The Planet Eater (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With no means for defeating Godzilla Earth, mankind watches as King Ghidorah, clad in a golden light, descends on the planet. The heavens and earth shake once again as the war moves to a higher dimension.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Plot: godzilla, alien monster, creature, good versus evil, humanity in peril, captain, monster, self sacrifice, memory, professor, villain, outer space ...
Place: japan
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 5.3
 21K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Indonesia, UK, China, Singapore
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: alien, alien monster, evolution, brutality, evil alien, survival, giant creature, creature, alien abduction, transformation, murder, alien creature ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: laos, los angeles, southeast asia
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 5.5
 139K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, geek, adventure, save the world, gamer, heroes, alien, alien attack, family, nerd, escapades, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 2015, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., london, india ...
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 6.1
 19K
Cargo (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of CARGO takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic LAURA is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months will Laura's shift be over.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, isolation, teleportation, uncover truth, space and aliens, space colony, parallel world, escapades, expedition, humanity in peril ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, ufo, space and aliens, evil alien, end of the world, save the world, alien encounter, spacecraft, alien, first contact, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, houston texas, london, new mexico ...
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The Day of the Triffids (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shower of meteorites produces a rare night time spectacle that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the World's population go completely blind. In the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: meteorite, mutant, blindness, survival, save the world, rescue, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, space and aliens, humanity in peril, disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, france, spain
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 8.0
 1.3M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, teamwork, transformation, alien invasion, heroic mission, save the world, partners, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, russia, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.7
 1.8M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, intense, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, distopia, cyberpunk, future dystopia, chosen one, philosophy, alternate reality, existentialism, hacker, virtual reality, man versus machine, cyberspace ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 22nd century
Place: los angeles
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 4.2
 10K
The Recall (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When five friends vacation at a remote lake house, they expect nothing less then a good time, unaware that Earth is under attack by an alien invasion and mass-abductions.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, alien abduction, ufo, cabin in the woods, mind control, alien invasion, escape attempt, humanity in peril, spacecraft, vacation, disappearance, survival ...
Place: alaska, california
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Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The 5th film in the original Godzilla franchise marked a turning point in the series. Godzilla, Rodan and Mothra must put aside their quarrelsome ways to become allies and defend earth from 3 headed Dragon King Ghidorah.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, tense, scary ...
Plot: dragon, giant monster, monster, princess, rescue, battles, adventure, rivalry, chaos, chaos and mayhem, alien, monster versus monster ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 6.4
 403K
Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, giant, godzilla, giant creature, disaster, deadly creature, tsunami, destruction, dinosaur, creature, prehistoric creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, hawaii, tokyo ...
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, freedom, alternate reality, man versus machine, chosen one, virtual reality, distopia, warrior, mission, save the world, precognition ...
Time: future, distant future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
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 5.5
 278K
Green Lantern (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super strength, alien, good versus evil, transformation, superhuman powers, space wars, adventure, chosen one, humanoid, super powers, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2010s, year 2011 ...
Place: usa
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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, supernatural ability, master villain, man versus machine, save the world, artificial intelligence, good versus evil, female assassin, androids and robots, supernatural power, killer robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, oslo norway, london, new york, africa ...
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