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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, bad ending, absurd and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with end of the world, dialogue, apocalypse, catastrophe, death, storytelling, first contact, chase, danger and mentor plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as end of the world: Salvation (2017), The 5th Wave (2016), Dawn of the Dead (2004), 28 Weeks Later (2007), Noah (2014), Southland Tales (2006), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Interstellar (2014), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), Armageddon (1998).
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Interstellar
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA, UK
169 min.
 8.6
Twelve Monkeys
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
129 min.
 8.0
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Avengers: Infinity War
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
USA
149 min.
 8.6
The Last Man
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Argentina, Canada
 6.0

List of end of the world movies

 7.0
 10K
Salvation
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: suspense, tense, captivating, twists and turns
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the planet, asteroid, plan, comet, conspiracy, mystery, rocket, investigation, danger, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.2
 86K
The 5th Wave
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, end of the world, alien, genocide, chase, apocalypse, military, humanity, obsessive quest, virus, brainwashing, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london
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Dawn of the Dead
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, virus, end of the world, gory, death, violence, brutality, chaos and mayhem, mass murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
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, melancholic, humorous, road movie, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, loneliness, road trip, romance, life philosophy, love story, depression, fall in love, destiny, life is a bitch, drinking ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 235K
28 Weeks Later
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, mutant, gory, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, plague, chaos, on the run, survivor, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, paris france
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 5.8
 222K
Noah
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: biblical, exciting, captivating, suspense, apocalyptic ...
Plot: religion, survival, apocalypse, redemption, christianity, end of the world, god, natural disaster, adventure, forces of nature, life & death, moral dilemma ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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Southland Tales
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: surreal, enigmatic, dark humor, cynical, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, surrealism, alternate reality, surveillance, brutality, memory, future dystopia, apocalypse, dishonesty, chaos, split personality, prophecy ...
Time: future, year 2008, near future, year 2005, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, north korea, middle east ...
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Avengers: Infinity War
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: epic, surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supervillain, superhero, comics, super villain, good versus evil, superhero team, supernatural power, superhuman powers, fight scenes, battle, end of the world, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, manhattan new york city, africa
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 8.6
 1.2M
Interstellar
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: futuristic, philosophical, intellectual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: space travel, nasa, heroic mission, outer space, father daughter relationship, time travel, space exploration, astronaut, space program, space station, distant planet, science ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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Transformers: The Last Knight
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: entertaining, absurd, idiotic, suspense, ridiculous ...
Plot: robot, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, end of the world, culture clash, alternate reality, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, revenge, survival, adaptation ...
Time: future, middle ages, 2010s
Place: big ben london, china, jordan, south dakota, havana cuba ...
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 6.6
 358K
Armageddon
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: adventure, nasa, space travel, heroic mission, astronaut, end of the world, self sacrifice, apocalypse, save the world, asteroid, fate of humanity, outer space ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., pentagon, shanghai ...
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 5.0
 180K
The Happening
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: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, virus, apocalypse, suicide, supernatural, death, on the run, end of the world, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, new jersey ...
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 5.8
 14K
Extinction
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: suspense, suspenseful, intense, scary, bloody ...
Plot: zombie, post apocalyptic, survival, loneliness, end of the world, virus, parenthood, wilderness, family drama, humanity, brutality, father daughter relationship ...
Time: future, 80s
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 8.0
 527K
Twelve Monkeys
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: non-linear, surreal, philosophical, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, apocalypse, insanity, paranoia, virus, time loop, alternate reality, psychology, memory, mental illness, mystery, end of the world ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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 5.6
 37K
Maggie
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: touching, bleak, suspenseful, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, father daughter relationship, apocalypse, virus, zombie child, family drama, small town, end of the world, parents and children, plague, terminal illness, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 8.0
 256K
The Flash
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, superhuman speed, save the world, good versus evil, speed, save the day, end of the world, time travel, supernatural power, crime fighter, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Ice Age: Collision Course
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, ...
Style: entertaining, funny, light, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, talking animals, family, catastrophe, adventure, happy ending, ice age, asteroid, fireworks, end of the world, meteor shower, magnet ...
Time: prehistoric, prehistoric times
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 3.6
 12K
S. Darko
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: stranded, supernatural, surrealism, end of the world, existentialism, imaginary, adaptation, life philosophy, clones, time travel, small town, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
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 6.3
 161K
Surrogates
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, technology, alternate reality, utopia, humanity, artificial intelligence, clones, special agents, investigation, murder, cyberpunk, alone in the world ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: san diego california
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 5.3
 89K
Little Nicky
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: fantasy world, brothers, devil, stupidity, heavy metal, fish out of water, misfit, end of the world, disorder, parody, sibling relationship, love affair ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 204K
Knowing
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, suspense, serious, bleak, bad ending ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, destiny, supernatural, single father, alien, death, chase, race against time, religion, natural disaster, aliens ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 1950s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 7.0
 222K
The World's End
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: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, small town, friendship, alien invasion, alien, british, chase, beer, robot, violence, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england
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These Final Hours
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, father daughter relationship, suicide, redemption, on the road, race against time, sex, violence, kidnapping, wine, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 5.8
 317K
2012
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, survival, forces of nature, destruction, tsunami, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, global warming, chaos and mayhem, family, single father, evacuation ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2010, near future, year 2012 ...
Place: paris france, california, washington d.c., pasadena california, big ben london ...
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 7.3
 9K
Last Night
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, semi serious, gloomy, cerebral, melancholic ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, chaos, human nature, suicide, drinking, loneliness, urban, natural disaster, multiple storylines, solitude, humanity ...
Time: 21st century, turn of the century, future
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Night of the Comet
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, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, end of the world, survival, apocalypse, chase, blood, teenager, monster, post apocalyptic, elevator, cheerleading, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Day the Earth Caught Fire
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, science, paranoia, cold war, race against time, nuclear bomb, british, survival, natural disaster, dialogue, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, russia, india ...
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The Day the Earth Stood Still
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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized, bad ending ...
Plot: alien, end of the world, first contact, environmentalism, ultimatum, evacuation, ecology, evil alien, ufo, aliens, alien invasion, robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: usa, egypt, antarctica, australia, new jersey ...
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The Fifth Element
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, stylized, breathtaking, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, alien, future dystopia, heroic mission, supernatural ability, space travel, humanity in peril, save the world, dystopic future, fight scenes, love story, life philosophy ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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 6.4
 4K
The Rapture
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, psychological, surreal, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, redemption, end of the world, religion, christian, god, christianity, atheism, jesus, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
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