Post apocalypse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant post apocalypse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, stylized, bleak, exciting, serious and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with post apocalypse, survival, danger, apocalypse, death, violence, gun, post apocalyptic, blood and distopia plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as post apocalypse: I Am Legend (2007), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The Road (2009), A Quiet Place (2018), The Book of Eli (2010), City of Ember (2008), Oblivion (2013), Hidden (2015), Zombieland (2009), Snowpiercer (2013).

List of post apocalypse movies

 7.2
 684K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, plague, loneliness, future dystopia, isolation, heroes, experiment, deadly creature, quarantine ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012, near future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, South Africa, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chase, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, survival, apocalypse, distopia, dark hero, anti hero, danger, car chase, car ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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 7.2
 223K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, apocalypse, father son relationship, starvation, future dystopia, journey, vestiges of humanity, catastrophe, cannibalism, on the road ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 7.5
 405K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, sign language, survival horror, monster, self sacrifice, deafness, creature feature, pregnancy, child in peril, silence, chase ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: new york state
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 6.9
 292K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, serious, biblical, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, lone hero, future dystopia, warrior, dystopic future, chaos, danger, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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 6.5
 63K
City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: post apocalypse, adventure, survival, danger, ancient mystery, uncover truth, puzzle, cave, save the day, steampunk, mayor, book ...
Time: future
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 7.0
 484K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, visually appealing, cerebral, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, dystopic future, space and aliens, alien encounter, space travel, catastrophe, disorder, survival, resistance, mysterious character ...
Time: future
Place: new york, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon
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 6.4
 20K
Hidden (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.
Style: dark, suspense, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, quarantine, virus, survival, bomb shelter, epidemic, underground, murder, father daughter relationship, nightmare, mother daughter relationship, military ...
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 7.6
 518K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, dark humor, absurd, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, road trip, danger, plague, chaos and mayhem, parody, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, hollywood star, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, los angeles, california
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 7.1
 317K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, allegory ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, post apocalypse, survival, train, social differences, resistance, society, snow, distopia, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, year 2014, 2010s ...
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 6.1
 107K
Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Plot: post apocalypse, steampunk, resistance, female warrior, survival, post apocalyptic, female fighter, good versus evil, dark fantasy, chase, power, tough girl ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, europe, london, asia
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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Action, 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: surprise ending, suspense, twist ending, atmospheric, psychotronic ...
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, alien invasion, underground bunker, twists & turns, bunker, survivalist, paranoia, bomb shelter, alien, ufo, subterranean ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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 7.6
 213K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, youth, danger, leadership, space station, rivalry, nuclear war, young heroes, betrayal, heroes, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalyptic, chaos, female fighter, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie, bio weapon, strong female lead, survival horror, pandemic ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 8.0
 576K
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
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: psychological, mind bending, surreal, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, alternate reality, post apocalyptic, save the world, plague, paranoia, time loop, insanity, apocalypse, social misfits, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 1910s ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, plague, supernatural, walking dead, future dystopia, fear, graphic violence, death ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta
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 6.2
 180K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, adventure, ocean, post apocalyptic, future dystopia, dystopic future, rescue, sailing, sailboat, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
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 7.6
 40K
See (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A virus has decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Centuries later when twins are born with the mythic ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a threatened queen.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: post apocalypse, clan, blindness, warrior, tribe, survival, escape, twins, distopia, heretic, weapons, forest ...
Time: future
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 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, danger, dangerous animal, extinction, sent to the past, experiment ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
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A Quiet Place Part II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, survival, monster, silence, child in peril, mother, creature feature, death, deafness, life & death, female protagonist ...
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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, rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, post apocalypse, epidemic, survival, plague, infected, fear, rage, zombie apocalypse, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, manchester ...
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The Darkest Minds (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.
Style: romantic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, telekinesis, super powers, escape, mind control, love and romance, good versus evil, teenager, superhuman powers, danger, friendship, soldier ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
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It Comes at Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.
Style: suspense, rough, brutal, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, pandemic, forest, fear, nightmare, paranoia, hopelessness, survival, murder, infected, family relations, desperation ...
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 6.3
 30K
The Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 321 min.
TV show
Story: After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, danger, survival, illness, vestiges of humanity, pandemic, search, walking dead, brother sister relationship, apocalypse, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: denmark
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 5.7
 115K
Priest (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In an alternate world, humanity and vampires have warred for centuries. After the last Vampire War, the veteran Warrior Priest lives in obscurity with other humans inside one of the Church's walled cities. When the Priest's niece is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, post apocalypse, good versus evil, human versus monster, vampire hunter, supernatural, vampire slayer, danger, future dystopia, dark fantasy, master warrior, distopia ...
Time: future
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Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, exciting, scary, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, plague, female assassin, female fighter, zombie apocalypse, future dystopia, pandemic, chase, survival, good versus evil, virus ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, washington d.c., new york, moscow russia, russia
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 6.0
 73K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, plague, apocalypse, survival, cannibalism, infected, rescue, danger, future dystopia, chase, society, antidote ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2030s, 2010s ...
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, britain ...
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20 Years After (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, 20 years after an apocalyptic terrorist event that obliterated the face of the world!
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, danger, society, escapades, chaos, pregnancy, future dystopia, babies and infants, apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.3
 37K
Cargo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak
Plot: zombie, pandemic, post apocalypse, aborigine, community, father daughter relationship, boat, houseboat, australian, baby, cargo, infected ...
Time: near future
Place: australia, south australia
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The Survivalist (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a time of starvation, a survivalist lives off a small plot of land hidden deep in forest. When two women seeking food and shelter discover his farm, he finds his existence threatened.
Style: intense, harsh, tense, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, post apocalyptic, starvation, isolation, violence, maggot, desperation, mother daughter relationship, visceral, very little dialogue, rifle ...
Time: future, near future
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