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 apocalyptic, suspense, suspenseful, intense, tense and bad ending films and TV shows about / with post apocalypse, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster, survival, distopia, catastrophe, death, chase and danger plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action 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), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Knowing (2009), War of the Worlds (2005), The Happening (2008), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), Deep Impact (1998), Greenland (2020), World War Z (2013), These Final Hours (2013).

List of end of the world movies

 5.8
 379K
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, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, natural disaster, catastrophe, tsunami, forces of nature, race against time, humanity in peril, destruction, human existence, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, 2000s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, las vegas, himalaya, london, rio de janeiro ...
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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: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, end of the world, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, environmental, climate change, scientist, stranded, global warming, survival ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, washington d.c., antarctica, california ...
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 6.2
 236K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, exciting, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, disaster, supernatural, catastrophe, foreknowledge, code, prophecy, alien, air disaster, scientist, professor ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, september 11 2001, 50s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new york, boston
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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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, apocalypse, alien invasion, end of the world, survival, space and aliens, disaster, invasion, evil alien, destruction, first contact, fate of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, chicago illinois, paris france ...
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 5.0
 208K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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: suspense, tense, serious, gloomy, scary ...
Plot: virus, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster, survival, suicide, natural disaster, paranoia, catastrophe, graphic violence, plague, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, paris france, nebraska ...
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Adventure, 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, alien contact, evil alien, alien encounter, giant robots, environmentalism, alien invasion, robot, first contact, disaster ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 1920s
Place: usa, egypt, washington d.c., antarctica, new jersey ...
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 6.2
 180K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: suspense, futuristic, touching, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, catastrophe, nasa, extinction, save the world, president, apocalypse, survival, life & death, astronaut ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., virginia, tucson arizona, langley virginia, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.4
 118K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, 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, apocalyptic, psychotronic, sentimental ...
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, disaster, comet, humanity in peril, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, panic, catastrophe, father in law son in law relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, kentucky, atlanta georgia, mexico city ...
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 7.0
 667K
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, scary, serious, apocalyptic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, deadly virus, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, end of the world, pandemic, chaos, vaccine ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 1973
Place: israel, new jersey, philadelphia, moscow russia, canada ...
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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, suspense, atmospheric, serious, apocalyptic ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, redemption, race against time, party, life is a bitch, chaos, on the road, disaster, post apocalypse, distopia, little girl ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 8.6
 1.8M
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, philosophical, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: time travel, space travel, father daughter relationship, nasa, astronaut, distopia, survival, space station, end of the world, scientist, science, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
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 6.7
 427K
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: suspense, exciting, sentimental, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, nasa, apocalypse, astronaut, space travel, catastrophe, save the world, race against time, adventure, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, washington d.c., paris france, usa, shanghai ...
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 6.9
 23K
Salvation (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, suspense, tense, apocalyptic
Plot: asteroid, end of the world, save the planet, comet, apocalypse, twists and turns, conspiracy, betrayal, mystery, investigation, escape, tragedy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.2
 111K
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, futuristic, absurd, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, alien, post apocalypse, apocalypse, end of the world, survival, adventure, invasion, virus, distopia, obsessive quest, youth ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa, tower bridge london, bangkok thailand, new york ...
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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: suspense, exciting, tense, futuristic, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, space and aliens, end of the world, ufo, alien, evil alien, alien encounter, save the world, extraterrestrial, first contact, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, sydney australia, utah ...
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 5.3
 109K
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, futuristic ...
Plot: disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, storm, humanity in peril, catastrophe, hurricane, climate change, tsunami, tornado, malfunction, nasa ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: new york, orlando florida, miami, shanghai, rio de janeiro ...
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 6.6
 341K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, end of the world, epidemic, blindness, fear, creature, survival horror, suicide, characters murdered one by one, parents and children, murder ...
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 7.2
 252K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, psychological, philosophical, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, end of the world, sun, astronaut, spacecraft, heroic mission, self sacrifice, expedition, trapped in space, save the world, mission, disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 6.3
 5K
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, surreal, thought provoking, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: end of the world, religion, mother daughter relationship, religious conversion, murder, faith, christian, religion and supernatural, religions or cults, family relations, family problems, distopia ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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 5.8
 17K
Extinction (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: scary, suspense, apocalyptic, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, epidemic, end of the world, father daughter relationship, virus, monster, survival, wilderness, chase, distopia ...
Time: future, 80s
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 6.9
 278K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain, USA
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, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, post apocalypse, infected, end of the world, chaos and mayhem, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, chaos, infection, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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 5.1
 77K
Moonfall (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious force knocks the moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, mysterious, psychotronic ...
Plot: disaster, moon, end of the world, apocalypse, space and aliens, friendship, space exploration, survival, catastrophe, spacecraft, meteor shower, armageddon ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, year 2012, year 2011, 2010s ...
Place: usa, colorado, california, houston texas, los angeles ...
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 7.5
 416K
28 Days Later (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, survival, epidemic, zombie apocalypse, rage, infected, end of the world, laboratory, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, britain, manchester ...
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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, romantic, road movie, sad, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: end of the world, road trip, bittersweet, apocalypse, loneliness, romance, love, love and romance, friendship, asteroid, catastrophe, dark humor ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, england
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 7.9
 501K
Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, depressing, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: apocalypse, distopia, end of the world, future dystopia, chaos, heroic mission, pandemic, redemption, fertility, childlessness, on the run, betrayal ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, washington state, poland ...
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 5.5
 101K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, USA
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: intense, serious, apocalyptic, suspense, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, survival, save the world, apocalypse, adventure, post apocalypse, hacker, worldwide chaos, heroic mission, hysteria ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, london, los angeles, rome italy, washington d.c.
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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, kidnapping, post apocalypse, alien invasion, alien, end of the world, bunker, paranoia, survivalist, bomb shelter, underground bunker, ufo ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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 5.0
 54K
How It Ends (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, 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: apocalyptic, road movie, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: disaster, journey, end of the world, apocalypse, volcano, earthquake, father in law son in law relationship, murder, road trip, post apocalypse, distopia, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle, minnesota, usa, chicago illinois
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Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The group will face a new zombie threat as a new breed of zombie has developed. This new super-zombie type is faster, bigger, and stronger than the previous strain of zombies and harder to kill. These super-zombies have started grouping up into a ...
Style: road movie, parody, funny, apocalyptic, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie attack, post apocalypse, end of the world, mutation, marriage proposal, zombie apocalypse, zombie outbreak, plague, escape, fight ...
Time: year 2019, 2000s, 2010s, year 2009
Place: washington d.c., memphis, north america, usa
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 6.7
 153K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
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, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space travel, post apocalypse, memory loss, isolation, survival horror, spacecraft, mission, end of the world, mutation, monster, twists and turns ...
Time: future
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