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, bad ending and intense films and TV shows about / with end of the world, apocalypse, death, chase, danger, catastrophe, dialogue, chaos, survival and explosion plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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end of the world movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as end of the world: 2012 (2009), The Fifth Element (1997), Southland Tales (2006), The 5th Wave (2016), Knowing (2009), Tomorrowland (2015), This Is the End (2013), Deep Impact (1998), Salvation (2017), The Quiet Earth (1985).

List of end of the world movies

 5.8
 325K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, tsunami, catastrophe, foreknowledge, survival, evacuation, forces of nature, human existence, chaos, air disaster, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, year 2009, 2010s ...
Place: california, washington d.c., china, india, rome italy ...
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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, save the world, alien, future dystopia, good versus evil, heroic mission, end of the world, space and aliens, love, supernatural ability, taxi, heroes ...
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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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, end of the world, road trip, romance, fall in love, loneliness, chaos, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, media coverage, suicide, on the road ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, england, new jersey
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Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
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: cynical, dark humor, surreal, enigmatic, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, surrealism, chaos, split personality, prophecy, terrorist, smuggling, future dystopia, dishonesty, life is a bitch, alternate reality ...
Time: future, near future, year 2008, 2000s, year 2005
Place: california, southern california, nevada, afghanistan, middle east ...
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 5.2
 91K
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, danger, obsessive quest, adventure, survival, mysterious character, teenage life, alien invasion, end of the world, youth, genocide, tsunami ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, ohio, bangkok thailand
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 6.2
 207K
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, exciting, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: apocalypse, changing the past or future, end of the world, professor, scientist, prophecy, air disaster, prediction, code, destiny, supernatural, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 6.4
 162K
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, heroes, utopia, youth, young heroes, save the world, obsessive quest, androids and robots, apocalypse, end of the world, destiny, imaginary ...
Time: future, 1960s, 2010s
Place: houston texas, africa, florida, paris france
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 6.6
 357K
This Is the End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, actor, party, end of the world, farce, survival, disorder, monster, panic, celebrity, saint, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.2
 150K
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: nasa, tsunami, natural disaster, astronomer, end of the world, astronaut, comet, self sacrifice, race against time, save the world, evacuation, extinction ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona, washington d.c., langley virginia
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 7.1
 14K
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, suspense, tense
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the planet, conspiracy, asteroid, danger, plan, comet, mystery, rocket, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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, vestiges of humanity, alone, laboratory, experiment, explosion, chaos, escapades, danger, disorder, mystery ...
Time: future
Place: new zealand
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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, atmospheric, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: ufo, evacuation, evil alien, ultimatum, end of the world, alien contact, threat, messenger, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, alien encounter, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, mcdonald's restaurant, australia ...
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 8.4
 24K
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: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, witty, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: demon, angel, foe turned friend, peril, end of the world, unlikely friendships, witch, armageddon, male friendship, prophecy, merger, rescue attempt ...
Place: usa, africa, england
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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: robot, end of the world, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, knight, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, revenge, survival ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages, future
Place: england, havana cuba, jordan, south dakota, chicago illinois ...
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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, family outing, boys' night
Plot: invasion, evil alien, save the world, ufo, space and aliens, alien invasion, alien encounter, pilot, end of the world, battle, alien, spacecraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, big ben london, berlin germany, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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 5.3
 78K
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, tsunami, apocalypse, end of the world, conspiracy, catastrophe, climate change, global warming, happy ending, brother brother relationship, malfunction, frozen alive ...
Time: future, near future
Place: moscow russia, china, hong kong, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
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 5.5
 4K
Frostbitten (2006)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: Sweden, Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vampires terrorize a city in Norrbotten, Sweden.
Style: suspenseful, scary, gothic, dark humor, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, virus, transformation, end of the world, party, teenager, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: sweden, ukraine, finland
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 5.0
 37K
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, apocalyptic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: end of the world, father in law son in law relationship, murder, catastrophe, gunfight, strict father, relationships, lightning, power outage, volcano, tsunami, apocalypse ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington, chicago illinois
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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, suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, danger, survival, forces of nature, save the world, collision, chaos, tsunami, doomsday, heroes, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Horror
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, siege, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, group of strangers, death, mass murder, shopping mall, gory, infected, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
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 6.7
 367K
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: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, save the world, self sacrifice, nasa, astronaut, outer space, asteroid, adventure, heroic mission, fate of humanity, end of the world, apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, shanghai, pentagon, washington d.c. ...
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 5.8
 227K
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, forces of nature, survival, christianity, human nature, god or devil, belief, ship, moral dilemma, natural disaster, redemption, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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 7.0
 240K
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, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, infected, chaos, mutant, danger, siblings relations, survivor, on the run, rage, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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 8.6
 1.3M
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: atmospheric, mind bending, futuristic, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, time travel, parallel world, heroic mission, space and aliens, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, adventure, expedition, survival ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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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, entertaining, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: magic, superhero, genocide, battlefield, sacrifice, save the world, teenage superhero, magical object, throne, supervillain, super villain, superhero team ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, africa, scotland
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 7.4
 82K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, nightmare, nervous breakdown, delusion, fear, construction worker, insurance, dreams, sanity, insanity, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, year 2011
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.6
 39K
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, apocalypse, death, plague, danger, survival horror, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, chaos, terminal illness, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, future dystopia, zombie apocalypse, siege, mercenary, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, danger, heroes, soldier ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
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 7.2
 9K
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: emotional, offbeat, gloomy, psychological, witty ...
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, doomsday, end of the world, pianist, computer, older woman younger man relationship, christmas, danger, couples, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, future, turn of the century
Place: canada, toronto ontario 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, serious, atmospheric, road movie, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, party, life is a bitch, escapades, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, chaos, race against time, on the road, track down, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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