Extinction movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant extinction movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak and intense films and TV shows about / with extinction, danger, survival, heroes, escapades, apocalypse, death, catastrophe, post apocalypse and destiny plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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extinction movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as extinction: Terra Nova (2011), Dinosaur (2000), Zoo (2015), Legion (2010), Deep Impact (1998), Gorillas in the Mist (1988), I Am Mother (2019), IO (2019), Phantoms (1998), Pulse 2: Afterlife (2008).

List of extinction movies

 6.8
 80K
Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Terra Nova follows an ordinary family on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a daring experiment to save the human race. In the year 2149, the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped and overcrowded, with ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, post apocalypse, time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, expedition, survival, human existence, danger, extinction, sent to the past, experiment ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
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 6.5
 54K
Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Style: touching, feel good, entertaining, scenic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, adventure, survival, friendship, family, catastrophe, rescue, family reunited, danger, computer animation ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
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 6.8
 22K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, mutation, experiment, save the world, pandemic, survival, partners, safari, veterinarian, cure, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.3
 100K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, good versus evil, apocalypse, demons, save the world, prophecy, fallen angel, heroes, religion, chosen one, desert, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Extinction: The G.M.O. Chronicles (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Retrovirus, which was conceived as a tool for industrial genetic engineering, has gotten out of control and is spreading rapidly. While it crosses all organisms within our ecological system completely indiscriminately (mixing plant with animal and ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: zombie, extinction, zombie apocalypse, epidemic, survivor, survival, isolation, apocalypse, death, vestiges of humanity, danger, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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 6.2
 165K
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: end of the world, natural disaster, catastrophe, nasa, astronaut, tsunami, evacuation, extinction, save the world, self sacrifice, life & death, astronomer ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, houston texas, missouri, miami, connecticut ...
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Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Style: sad, sincere, captivating, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: jungle, gorilla, extinction, environmentalism, mountain, human spirit, fighting the system, animals, obsessive quest, environmental, forces of nature, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1966
Place: africa, congo, rwanda
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 6.7
 77K
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: futuristic, surprise ending, suspense, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: artificial intelligence, end of the world, robot, technology, extinction, mission, apocalypse, man versus machine, post apocalypse, bunker, daughter, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
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 4.7
 31K
IO (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: survival, extinction, exodus, save the world, distant planet, escape, scientist, post apocalypse, science, colonization, destruction, fate of humanity ...
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 5.5
 20K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, survival, apocalypse, extinction, danger, monster, quarantine, military, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
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Pulse 2: Afterlife (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The world has been reshaped by the invasion of ghosts via the wireless internet. Cities are deserted, technology has been destroyed and the few remaining human beings eschew anything electrical in order to avoid a confrontation with the soulless ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, chaos and mayhem, extinction, chaos, missing child, escapades, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.2
 127K
Reign of Fire (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to ...
Style: exciting, psychotronic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, apocalypse, survival, deadly creature, heroic mission, danger, vestiges of humanity, chaos, heroes, destruction, starvation, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, edinburgh scotland
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Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, clever, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, outer space, space and aliens, apocalypse, heroes, battles, space battle, rescue, survival, imaginary ...
Time: future
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Planet of the Sharks (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the near future, glacial melting has covered 98% of earth's landmass. Sharks have flourished and now dominate the planet, operating as one massive school led by a mutated alpha shark.
Style: intense, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: shark, extinction, mutation, danger, fear, blood, rescue, water, glacier, earth, brutality, deadly ...
Time: future
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Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Compilation film of the first half of the TV series.
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, mutation, monster, extinction, danger, chase, murder, courage, brutality, lone hero, death, alternate reality ...
Place: japan
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 3.3
 922
Genesis (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After an apocalyptic event, the remnants of humanity create an artificial intelligence to save them.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: post apocalypse, artificial intelligence, extinction, survival, free will, murder, biohazard, distopia, dark future, human nature, experiment, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: england
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 5.2
 101K
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, serious, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, adventure, survival, obsessive quest, danger, post apocalypse, tsunami, alien, space and aliens, chaos ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, london, new york, tower bridge london, ohio ...
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China: The Panda Adventure (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Experience the world of the magnificent and rare Giant Panda as you travel back in time on an exciting expedition through the breathtaking splendor of 1936 China. Inspired by the true-life story of widowed New York socialite Ruth Harkness, a ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: environmentalism, animal life, extinction, adventurer, danger, human spirit, panda, conservation, hopes, dealing with death, dangerous animal, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, new york
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The Last Days (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 2013; A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces that causes instant death. Soon, the world population is trapped inside buildings. As Barcelona descends into chaos, Marc sets off on a quest ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: plague, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, survival, tunnel, epidemic, panic, danger, confinement indoors, extinction, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: global warming, dinosaur, iceberg, talking animals, friendship, creature, mammoth, animals, ice age, adventure, extinction, computer animation ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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 3.9
 4K
Arctic Blast (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.
Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, global warming, save the world, survival, disaster film, ecological disaster, forces of nature, evacuation, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, chaos, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, usa
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 3.2
 1K
The Vanguard (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, antidote, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, survival, danger, adventure, supernatural, life is a bitch, rescue, extinction ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 912
Aberration (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A nature field researcher is investigating the strange extinction of small animals and insects in the area, which indicates that something is wrong. His suspicions are soon to be proven right when he meets May, who lives in a cabin in the forest ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, offbeat
Plot: mutant, lizard, supernatural, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, extinction, in the woods, woman in danger, on the run, evolution, snow ...
Time: 90s
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Spirit Bear: The Simon Jackson Story (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenage boy fights to save the Spirit Bear.
Style: sincere, sentimental, feel good, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: environmentalism, bear, wilderness, heroic mission, human spirit, fighting the system, youth, politics, escapades, campaign, extinction, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 134K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: vestiges of humanity, steampunk, post apocalypse, technology gone awry, save the world, man versus machine, fate of humanity, apocalypse, danger, parallel world, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 1940s
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Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, apocalypse, dystopic future, post apocalypse, man versus machine, androids and robots, save the world, army, cyberpunk, killer robot, technology gone awry, destiny ...
Time: future, year 2003, 2000s, near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
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 7.4
 71K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Straight from the creators of the groundbreaking Matrix trilogy, this collection of short animated films from the world's leading anime directors fuses computer graphics and Japanese anime to provide the background of the Matrix universe and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, man versus machine, save the world, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, alternate reality, danger, a.i., cyberspace, heroes, fighting the system, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.1
 500K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, cyborgs, technology gone awry, a.i., hi-tech, man versus machine, cyberpunk, androids, danger ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 3.6
 1K
Meteor Storm (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: San Francisco becomes a target for waves of destructive meteors after a rogue comet orbits around the earth... For astronomer, Michelle Young, what was meant to be a once-in-a-lifetime celestial event, soon turns into her worst nightmare as ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak, disaster movie ...
Plot: meteor shower, apocalypse, escapades, danger, save the world, space and aliens, extinction, astronomer, destiny, science, mother daughter relationship, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
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 5.5
 94K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK, Italy, France
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, save the world, worldwide chaos, danger, disaster film, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, contingency plan, extinction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, london, san francisco, u.s. capitol building, rome italy ...
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