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, futuristic, serious, exciting and absurd films and TV shows about / with end of the world, apocalypse, death, survival, chase, catastrophe, dialogue, danger, first contact and chaos plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as end of the world: 2012 (2009), Knowing (2009), The 5th Wave (2016), Interstellar (2014), Deep Impact (1998), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), Geostorm (2017), Salvation (2017), Bird Box (2018), Armageddon (1998).

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: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, tsunami, catastrophe, foreknowledge, evacuation, forces of nature, human existence, chaos, air disaster, vestiges of humanity, natural disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, year 2009, 2010s ...
Place: tibet, wisconsin, big ben london, rome italy, india ...
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Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: apocalypse, end of the world, changing the past or future, prediction, prophecy, professor, scientist, air disaster, foreknowledge, code, destiny, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa
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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, danger, obsessive quest, alien invasion, adventure, survival, tsunami, mysterious character, genocide, youth, alien ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, ohio, bangkok thailand
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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, atmospheric, serious, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, black hole, parallel world, heroic mission, expedition, wormhole, time paradox, space exploration ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, nasa, astronaut, save the world, extinction, self sacrifice, astronomer, tsunami, evacuation, president, comet ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., langley virginia, tucson arizona, manhattan new york city, paris france
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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, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, evacuation, evil alien, alien contact, ultimatum, messenger, threat, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, worldwide chaos, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, mcdonald's restaurant, new jersey, australia ...
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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, surprise ending
Plot: storm, apocalypse, end of the world, tsunami, climate change, catastrophe, conspiracy, global warming, humanity in peril, disaster film, happy ending, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future, near future
Place: mumbai india, tokyo, shanghai china, washington d.c., paris france ...
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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, save the planet, asteroid, conspiracy, danger, plan, comet, rocket, investigation, betrayal, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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, emotional, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, end of the world, blindness, fear, suicide, survival horror, bird, murder, creature, chase, parents and children, running ...
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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, nasa, self sacrifice, apocalypse, end of the world, astronaut, outer space, race against time, asteroid, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, shanghai, grand central station manhattan new york city, pentagon ...
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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: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: invasion, save the world, evil alien, alien invasion, ufo, space and aliens, end of the world, danger, pilot, battle, alien encounter, alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, rome italy, empire state building manhattan new york city, berlin germany, manhattan new york city ...
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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, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, survival, danger, save the world, collision, chaos, forces of nature, doomsday, tsunami, mars, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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, bleak, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, end of the world, apocalypse, terminal illness, death, plague, danger, survival horror, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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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, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, save the world, future dystopia, good versus evil, heroic mission, end of the world, supernatural ability, love, taxi, heroes ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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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, strict father, gunfight, catastrophe, relationships, lightning, earthquake, volcano, power outage, apocalypse ...
Place: seattle, chicago illinois, seattle washington
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Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, 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, feel good, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, utopia, heroes, apocalypse, youth, end of the world, save the world, young heroes, androids and robots, obsessive quest, destiny, imaginary ...
Time: future, 1960s, 2010s
Place: paris france, florida, houston texas, africa
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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: genocide, end of the world, teenage superhero, save the world, superhero, sacrifice, magic, battlefield, supervillain, super villain, alien, superhero team ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city
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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: end of the world, chaos, zombie, post apocalyptic, bio weapon, apocalypse, post apocalypse, mutant, monster, pistol, female soldier, female fighter ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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, biblical, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, god, forces of nature, end of the world, survival, natural disaster, human nature, chosen one, god or devil, belief, chaos, moral dilemma ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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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, road movie, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, party, on the road, chases and races, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, escapades, obsessive quest, race against time, chaos, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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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, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, tsunami, catastrophe, global warming, scientist, chaos, end of the world, evacuation, climate change, post apocalyptic, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, chaos, race against time, danger, global warming, nuclear holocaust, worldwide chaos, save the world, escapades, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, future, 1950s
Place: england, london, russia, europe, moscow russia ...
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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, cliffhanger, entertaining, absurd, idiotic ...
Plot: end of the world, man versus machine, robot, artificial intelligence, knight, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, revenge, survival ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages, future
Place: england, tower bridge london, havana cuba, south dakota, jordan ...
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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, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, road trip, loneliness, end of the world, romance, fall in love, chaos, media coverage, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, suicide, on the road ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, england, new jersey
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The Darkest Hour (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, apocalypse, space and aliens, on the run, deadly, danger, survival, friendship, self sacrifice, invisibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, mcdonald's restaurant
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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: scary, suspenseful, tense, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, end of the world, mad scientist, comet, vestiges of humanity, save the world, danger, chaos, chase, apocalypse, post apocalypse ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california
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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: apocalypse, surrealism, chaos, end of the world, prophecy, split personality, terrorist, smuggling, future dystopia, dishonesty, life is a bitch, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2005, near future, year 2008
Place: california, north korea, middle east, southern california, afghanistan ...
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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, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: demon, angel, foe turned friend, heaven and hell, armageddon, prophecy, peril, fallen angel, end of the world, antichrist, witch, witchcraft ...
Place: england, usa, africa
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I Am Mother (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: artificial intelligence, mission, end of the world, robot, daughter, mother, mother daughter relationship, apocalypse, stranger, extinction, technology, underground ...
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia
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The Illustrated Man (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man who has a body almost completely covered in tattoos is searching for the woman who cursed him with the "skin illustrations". Each tattoo reveals a bizarre story, which is experienced by staring at the scene depicted. When the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: virtual reality, end of the world, survival, stranded, obsession, tattoo, lion, alien planet, deadly, hallucination, spacecraft, multiple time frames ...
Time: future, 1930s
Place: africa
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