End of the world movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant end of the world movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, intense, bad ending and futuristic films and TV shows about / with end of the world, apocalypse, dialogue, catastrophe, death, danger, first contact, chase, chaos and mentor plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as end of the world: 2012 (2009), The Rapture (1991), The Fifth Element (1997), Southland Tales (2006), Salvation (2017), S. Darko (2009), The 5th Wave (2016), Dawn of the Dead (2004), 28 Weeks Later (2007), Noah (2014).

List of end of the world movies

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: suspenseful, exciting, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, end of the world, evacuation, forces of nature, survival, air disaster, destruction, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, global warming, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2010, year 2009 ...
Place: big ben london, tibet, china, wisconsin, pasadena california ...
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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
Style: touching, humorous, road movie, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, road trip, romance, loneliness, life is a bitch, fall in love, unfulfillment, chaos, media coverage, life philosophy, dog ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: disturbing, futuristic, surreal, serious, psychological ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, group sex, religious conversion, bible, sex, faith, redemption, murder, starvation, hitchhiker, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
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, stylized, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, save the world, good versus evil, future dystopia, alien, heroic mission, end of the world, supernatural ability, spacecraft, adventure, danger ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, surreal, enigmatic, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, surrealism, prophecy, split personality, apocalypse, chaos, smuggling, terrorist, future dystopia, dishonesty, postmodernism, alternate reality ...
Time: future, year 2008, near future, year 2005, 2000s
Place: california, middle east, north korea, nevada, afghanistan ...
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Salvation (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An MIT grad student and a tech superstar bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, asteroid, conspiracy, save the planet, comet, plan, rocket, investigation, danger, mystery, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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S. Darko (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: S. Darko follows Samantha Darko, the younger sister of Donnie, the protagonist of Donnie Darko, and her friend Corey. On their way to California, their car breaks down, forcing them to wait in a small town until it is fixed. While there, Samantha ...
Style: surreal, serious, psychological, gothic, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, stranded, supernatural, end of the world, imaginary, best friends, existentialism, time travel, surrealism, adaptation, life philosophy, clones ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
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The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, alien invasion, mysterious character, survival, teenage life, youth, genocide, military, siblings relations ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london
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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos and mayhem, siege, group of strangers, apocalypse, mass murder, gory, infected, death, shopping mall, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
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28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, mutant, chaos, infected, siblings relations, on the run, danger, survivor, virus, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, biblical, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, forces of nature, human nature, belief, god or devil, chaos, god, moral dilemma, ship, adventure, redemption ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, global warming, scientist, vestiges of humanity, climate change, forces of nature, chaos, survival, library, evacuation, environmental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
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Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
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: atmospheric, mind bending, futuristic, serious, epic ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, time travel, parallel world, heroic mission, expedition, future dystopia, space and aliens, inventions and discoveries, space exploration, survival ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, supervillain, super villain, team, superhero team, end of the world, battle, comics, superhuman powers, fight scenes, raccoon, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, manhattan new york city, africa
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The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: end of the world, nasa, adventure, anti heroes, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, natural disaster, chases and races, danger, heroes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: washington d.c., rome italy, u.s. capitol building
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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, absurd, idiotic, suspense ...
Plot: man versus machine, knight, robot, end of the world, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, artificial intelligence, revenge, survival ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, future
Place: pentagon, big ben london, china, havana cuba, south dakota ...
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, killer robot, manhunt, chase, save the world, terminator, future dystopia, lone hero, violence, time travel, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2020s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, suspense, epic ...
Plot: tsunami, nasa, astronomer, astronaut, end of the world, natural disaster, asteroids and comets, comet, race against time, president, self sacrifice, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: tucson arizona, langley virginia, manhattan new york city, paris france, washington d.c.
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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, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, ufo, invasion, alien encounter, save the world, end of the world, alien, aliens, patriotism, battle, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, moscow russia, big ben london, utah, sydney australia ...
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The Quiet Earth (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, clever, mind bending ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, laboratory, experiment, explosion, mystery, experiment gone awry, alone, earth, trust, bomb, government ...
Place: new zealand
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Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, emotional, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, plague, danger, death, terminal illness, transformation, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, virus, zombie child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Knowing (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, chases and races, changing the past or future, end of the world, air disaster, foreknowledge, catastrophe, code, prediction, destiny, prophecy, professor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa
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These Final Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: What would you do on the last day on Earth? With the end of the world only hours away, the self-absorbed James heads to the ultimate party-to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, road movie, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, party, race against time, on the road, chases and races, obsessive quest, track down, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, escapades, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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The World's End (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, reunion, obsessive quest, anti heroes, bar, apocalypse, adolescence vs adulthood, alien invasion, british, violence, end of the world, beer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england
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Last Night (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Various citizens of Toronto anxiously await the end of the world, which is occurring at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day. While widower Patrick Wheeler braces for his fate, he meets Sandra, the wife of a businessman who is intent on ...
Style: gloomy, semi serious, emotional, offbeat, sincere ...
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, end of the world, christmas, doomsday, computer, older woman younger man relationship, pianist, human nature, urban, sibling relationship, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, turn of the century, future
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Night of the Comet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, end of the world, survival, apocalypse, comet, elevator, chase, chases and races, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, save the world, self sacrifice, outer space, nasa, astronaut, apocalypse, asteroid, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, fate of humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., shanghai china, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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The Happening (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, on the run, supernatural, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature, suicide, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, new jersey ...
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The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: British reporters suspect an international cover-up of a global disaster in progress... and they're right. Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, race against time, apocalypse, newspaper, global warming, newsroom, danger, chaos, survival, earth, heat, sun ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, future
Place: england, london, europe, russia, paris france ...
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Extinction (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA, Hungary, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intense, scary, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, father daughter relationship, post apocalyptic, epidemic, survival, loneliness, end of the world, virus, cannibalism, parenthood, wilderness, family drama ...
Time: future, 80s
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