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, exciting, futuristic and bad ending films and TV shows about / with end of the world, apocalypse, survival, catastrophe, death, danger, chase, mentor, dialogue and destiny plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as end of the world: 2012 (2009), Knowing (2009), Geostorm (2017), Deep Impact (1998), The 5th Wave (2016), Bird Box (2018), Interstellar (2014), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Salvation (2017), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008).

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: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, forces of nature, natural disaster, foreknowledge, evacuation, human existence, destruction, chaos, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, year 2010, near future ...
Place: big ben london, china, pasadena california, mount everest, british columbia ...
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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: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, scary, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, prediction, prophecy, changing the past or future, professor, scientist, foreknowledge, code, destiny, supernatural, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa
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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, exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie, surprise ending
Plot: end of the world, storm, apocalypse, tsunami, catastrophe, climate change, humanity in peril, global warming, conspiracy, hurricane, disaster film, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future, near future
Place: atlanta georgia, afghanistan, paris france, mumbai india, moscow russia ...
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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, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, nasa, astronaut, save the world, extinction, self sacrifice, astronomer, tsunami, evacuation, president, comet ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: langley virginia, paris france, tucson arizona, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
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The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, 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, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, tsunami, mysterious character, youth, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio, bangkok thailand, tower bridge london
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Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: end of the world, survival, survival horror, blindness, fear, bird, murder, suicide, creature, parents and children, chase, running ...
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Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, atmospheric, futuristic, cerebral, serious ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, black hole, space exploration, expedition, wormhole, parallel world, heroic mission, time paradox ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
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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, catastrophe, natural disaster, end of the world, tsunami, global warming, scientist, forces of nature, post apocalyptic, evacuation, chaos, climate change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, new delhi, usa, antarctica, nova scotia ...
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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: captivating, twists and turns, tense, suspense
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, asteroid, save the planet, conspiracy, danger, plan, comet, mystery, betrayal, investigation, tragedy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien contact, evacuation, evil alien, ultimatum, messenger, threat, first contact, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, australia, virginia ...
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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, rough ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, apocalypse, end of the world, nasa, space travel, astronaut, self sacrifice, adventure, outer space, asteroid, race against time, destruction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, washington d.c., shanghai ...
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I Am Mother (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.
Style: surprise ending, futuristic, suspense, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: artificial intelligence, end of the world, robot, mission, mother daughter relationship, daughter, mother, technology, extinction, man versus machine, stranger, apocalypse ...
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, save the world, ufo, evil alien, end of the world, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, pilot, battle, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, bombay india, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, end of the world, chaos, bio weapon, zombie apocalypse, female fighter, zombie, survival, danger, apocalypse, battle ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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, atmospheric, serious, emotional, road movie ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, party, race against time, chaos, life is a bitch, on the road, redemption, little girl, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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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, intense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, save the world, race against time, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, danger, one last chance, worldwide chaos, global effort, extinction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: u.s. capitol building, rome italy, washington d.c.
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The War of the Worlds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Set in Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy the prejudices of society and start a life together, all the while swerving the ongoing chaos of an alien invasion.
Style: apocalyptic, bleak, suspense, tense
Plot: alien invasion, end of the world, ufo, alien race, post apocalypse, alien attack, alien, apocalypse, surprise attack, alien contact, fictional war, steampunk ...
Time: edwardian era, 1900s, 2010s, turn of the century
Place: england
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8 Days (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 43 min.
Story: With a huge asteroid rushing towards Europe, there are only eight days left till impact. In the face of the apocalypse everything changes; laws and rules are abandoned. Who can save themself, what is really important now?
Style: rough, psychological, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: end of the world, sect, youth, female nudity, panic, society, death, danger, destiny, heroes, dishonesty, redemption ...
Place: germany
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How It Ends (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A desperate father tries to return home to his pregnant wife after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos.
Style: road movie, suspenseful, apocalyptic, tense
Plot: end of the world, father in law son in law relationship, murder, gunfight, strict father, catastrophe, relationships, power outage, lightning, earthquake, volcano, apocalypse ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington, chicago illinois
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World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, deadly virus, plague, end of the world, infected, chaos, asthma, un ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel, nova scotia ...
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Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, utopia, young heroes, apocalypse, youth, end of the world, save the world, heroes, androids and robots, obsessive quest, destiny, imaginary ...
Time: future, 2010s, 1960s
Place: florida, africa, houston texas, paris france
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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, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, future dystopia, save the world, space travel, dystopic future, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroic mission, adventure, end of the world, love, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, epic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: magic, battlefield, super villain, team, end of the world, supernatural power, save the world, genocide, superhero, teenage superhero, sacrifice, supervillain ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city
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The Happening (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India, USA
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, plague, end of the world, family in danger, danger, suicide, hysteria, paranoia, forces of nature, supernatural, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, manhattan new york city, france ...
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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, thought provoking, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, murder, religious conversion, faith, family problems, family relations, religions or cults, religion and supernatural, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, starvation ...
Time: 90s
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Ragnarok (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A small Norwegian town experiencing warm winters and violent downpours seems to be headed for another Ragnarök -- unless someone intervenes in time.
Style: sincere, realistic, emotional, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural power, end of the world, norse mythology, salvation, catastrophe, uncover truth, forces of nature, social relations, climate change, society, melting, teenage protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scandinavia, norway
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Quantum Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life may cease to exist within days if our small town ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, danger, survival, collision, chaos, forces of nature, save the world, doomsday, tsunami, mars, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, survival, plague, infected, chaos, virus, mutant, post apocalypse, end of the world, danger, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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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, tense, serious, christian film, disaster movie
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, chaos, forces of nature, wedding, survival, supernatural, hopes, danger, loss of faith, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bible prophecy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Good Omens (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In 2019 the world is on the brink of an apocalypse as humanity prepares for a final judgment. But follies ensue — Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a demon aren’t enthusiastic about the end of the world, and can’t seem to find ...
Style: witty, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, demon, foe turned friend, armageddon, prophecy, heaven and hell, end of the world, fallen angel, peril, antichrist, devil, hell ...
Place: england, usa, africa
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