Post nuclear movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant post nuclear movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, rough and psychotronic films and TV shows about / with post nuclear, post apocalypse, danger, chaos, escapades, heroes, apocalypse, survival, future dystopia and catastrophe plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Australia, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as post nuclear: Chernobyl (2019), Mindwarp (1991), Jericho (2006), On the Beach (2000), 54 Days (2014), The Aftermath (1982), The Dark Hour (2006), Survival Zone (1983), Battletruck (1982), Damnation Alley (1977).

List of post nuclear movies

 9.4
 686K
Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 330 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Style: thought provoking, dark, heartbreaking, harsh, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: radiation, radiation poisoning, nuclear power plant, nuclear holocaust, nuclear threat, nuclear explosion, nuclear reactor, scientist, save the day, salvation, rescue mission, accident ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: ussr, chernobyl, ukraine, russia, moscow russia ...
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 5.2
 2K
Mindwarp (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Revolting mutants hunt human outcasts and underground fighters (Bruce Campbell, Marta Alicia) in a future world of mind control.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Plot: virtual reality, future dystopia, post nuclear, rebel, mutant, rivalry, confined, parasite, slave, slavery, trap, cult leader ...
Time: future
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 7.9
 56K
Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, small town, chaos, post apocalypse, leadership, conspiracy, courage, distopia, mystery, disaster, selflessness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
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 6.9
 4K
On the Beach (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The world has finally managed to blow itself up and only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, gloomy ...
Plot: nuclear war, submarine, save the world, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, heroic mission, survival, atomic bomb, race against time, post nuclear, nuclear, navy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia
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 6.5
 65
54 Days (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 5 people trapped in a bunker after a nuclear and biological attack are forced to make an impossible decision - either one dies or they all die.
Plot: post nuclear, distopia, invasion, survival, post apocalypse, australian
Place: australia
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 4.3
 810
The Aftermath (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a lengthy space mission, two astronauts (Steve Barkett and Larry Latham) return to an Earth transformed by nuclear war. As renegade gangs and mutants rule Los Angeles, the astronauts join two pretty women and a couple of kids in a growing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, zombie, gang, astronaut, survival, chaos, battles, rivalry, civilization, nuclear holocaust, biker, post nuclear ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Dark Hour (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The eight years boy Jesús has been living in a crumbling underground facility since he was born with eight survivors of an apocalyptical war: the leader Maria and her lover Pablo; the gays Lucas and Mateo; the astronomer Magdalena and the teenager ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense, scary ...
Plot: contamination, bunker, survival, confined, life is a bitch, isolation, supernatural, deadly creature, chaos, deadly virus, post nuclear, invisibility ...
Time: 21st century
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 4.1
 189
Survival Zone (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a post-nuclear world, a happy family of ranchers is beseiged by a roving band of ne'er do well marauders who want to eat the men and mate with the women. Having already killed and eaten an entire mission full of nuns, the family has no ...
Plot: siege, monastery, post nuclear, post apocalypse, motorcycle gang, decapitation, gang, biker, distopia, sexploitation, cannibal, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future, post world war two, distant future
Place: south africa
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 5.0
 1K
Battletruck (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It’s the 21st century, the Oil Wars have made a mess of the planet and the land outside major cities is lawless. After Hunter comes to the aid of Corlie, who has run away from the villainous Straker, he takes her to the peaceful community of ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post nuclear, post apocalypse, truck, gang, chase, one man army, survival, crimes, save the day, bounty hunter, gangsters, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: new zealand
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Damnation Alley (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small group of survivors at a military installation who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living. Hopefully their specially built vehicles will protect them against the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scorpion, motorcycle, nuclear holocaust, survival, disaster, on the road, apocalypse, desert, cockroach, post apocalypse, post nuclear, chaos ...
Time: future, near future, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, detroit, arizona ...
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 2.5
 1K
City Limits (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of teenage gangs struggle against each other in a not-so-distant future. Eventually they united against an evil corporation, as represented by evil CEO Robby Benson who wants to control everything.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, biker, rivalry, rage, gang war, post nuclear, post apocalypse, motorcycle, plague, apocalypse, future dystopia, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
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 2.9
 917
Dance to Death (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Deadly dance tournament is carried out in the city survived after nuclear apocalypse. Energy is extracted from the loser for the city to survive. A young guy from the street is forced to take part in the tournament and falls in love with girl who ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, futuristic, dark ...
Plot: dancing, tournament, struggle for survival, ruins, energy, love, fear of death, future dystopia, post nuclear, distopia, police station, bunker ...
Time: future, near future
Place: moscow russia
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Friend of the World (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: After a catastrophic war, an eccentric general guides a filmmaker through a ravaged bunker.
Style: suspense, neo noir, surreal, experimental, absurd ...
Plot: post apocalypse, military, zombie apocalypse, nightmare, body horror, surrealism, absurdism, bunker, murder, fight, filmmaker, violence ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, near future
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The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, plague, pregnancy, apocalypse, distopia, post apocalypse, chaos, survival, life is a bitch, escapades, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, desert, nuclear holocaust, rescue, heroes, dwarf, exile, survival, villain, dictator, tribe, ex-cop ...
Time: future
Place: australia, south australia, sydney australia
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 1.9
 821
Ultra Warrior (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the nuclear holocaust, one man rises from the ashes to become the leader of a ragged gang of survivors. They soon discover that their greatest challenge is yet to come; they must fight a battle for the ages against the evil minions of The ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chaos, battles, good versus evil, superhero, survival, heroes, save the world, rivalry, space and aliens, life is a bitch, adventure ...
Time: future
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Escape from the Bronx (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ragtag group of people have to fight extermination squads amid their ruined city.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, kidnapping, journalism, master warrior, life is a bitch, heroes, leadership, confined, rivalry, society, crimes, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
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Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hibernating species of giant carnivorous bird is awakened on a Japanese island shortly after the Japanese military encounters an unidentified mass moving beneath the water off-shore.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, giant monster, monster, plutonium, giant bird, mutant, chaos, disorder, catastrophe, disaster, supernatural, misfit ...
Time: prehistory
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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Terminal Voyage (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: It is 2035 A.D. and the final countdown has begun for a voyage that will reach across the vastness of outer space -- to explore the nearest Earth-Like planet. An international crew has been placed in cryogenic suspended animation for the journey. ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: space opera, space travel, spacecraft, post nuclear, trapped in space, post apocalypse, outer space
Time: 21st century, near future, 2030s
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 4.7
 879
Wheels of Fire (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Future is now. There are no rules and no place to hide from the deadly Highway Warriors who ravage the roads in machines of destruction.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: car, post apocalypse, car accident, combat, assault, car chase, heroes, battles, nudity (full frontal - brief), kidnapping, female warrior, gang ...
Time: future
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A Man Called Rage (1984)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a soldier of fortune enters "The Forbidden Land" to find uranium that will help save mankind. However, a rival adventurer is also after the uranium, but for his own ends.
Plot: murder, rebel, uranium, death, radioactivity, gang, post nuclear, desert, mutant, survivor, manhunt, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
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 5.0
 166
Shelter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With a catastrophic event rapidly approaching, 18 people vie for 10 spots in the small town's only bomb shelter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, epic, futuristic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, chaos, apocalypse, disaster, small town, family relations, society, escapades, hopes, clergy, fight, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.1
 1K
Endgame (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the year 2025, a nuclear holocaust has left New York City an irradiated, but not abandoned, wasteland. The ruined city is inhabited now by scavenger packs and telepathic mutants, who are persecuted by the elite survivors. Keeping the people ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, rock, telepathy, post apocalypse, life is a bitch, heroes, master warrior, rivalry, escapades, contests and competitions, adventure, society ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 4.5
 437
Ravagers (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, graphic violence, disaster, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, future dystopia, murder, isolation, ship, frame up, vengeance ...
Time: future, 90s
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Virtual Nightmare (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Advertising executive Dale Hunter (Michael Muheny) works at the agency Arora. But after a car accident, his life changed abruptly. He has nightmares at night and by day he suffers from hallucinations. The world looks like from a computer. Numbers ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, futuristic, tense
Plot: virtual reality, fictional reality, dark secret, computer game, uncover truth, puzzle, mystery, alternate reality, escape from reality, dream, advertising executive, post nuclear ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 31K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, isolation, heroic mission, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1977, year 1975, near future
Place: los angeles, usa, ussr, woodstock, california ...
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Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, astronaut, distopia, nuclear holocaust, breeding, on the run, pacifism, teasing, chimpanzee, cell, spacecraft, archaeologist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1973
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pacific ocean, tokyo
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 7.0
 16K
The Day After (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: nuclear war, cold war, nuclear holocaust, apocalypse, radiation, disaster, world war three, catastrophe, hysteria, life is a bitch, survival, post apocalypse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, missouri, ussr, nebraska ...
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Chosen Survivors (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of diverse individuals are suddenly taken from their homes and flown via helicopter to a futuristic bomb shelter in the desert, nearly two miles below the surface of the Earth. There they learn that a nuclear holocaust is taking place and ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, desert, isolation, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, adventure, race against time, confined, vampire, fish out of water, catastrophe ...
Time: future
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Godkiller: Walk Among Us (2010)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Even in a postapocalyptic future in which Earth has been colonized by aliens, humans need hearts to live, so when an orphan boy's sister needs a new one, he'll go to just about any length to get it in this "illustrated film" from ...
Style: bleak, captivating, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: chaos, society, rivalry, future dystopia, escapades, space and aliens, wasteland, sibling relationship, brother sister relationship, dying, post apocalypse, save the day ...
Time: future
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