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, serious, suspense, exciting, bleak and stylized films and TV shows about / with post apocalypse, danger, survival, apocalypse, death, murder, post apocalyptic, escapades, blood and chase plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, Australia, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as post apocalypse: I Am Legend (2007), The 100 (2014), Hidden (2015), A Quiet Place (2018), Oblivion (2013), The Book of Eli (2010), Snowpiercer (2013), The Walking Dead (2010), The Passage (2019), It Comes at Night (2017).

List of post apocalypse movies

 7.2
 626K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, post apocalypse, heroes, danger, chaos, isolation, experiment ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
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 7.8
 170K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, danger, leadership, space station, betrayal, young heroes, rivalry, rebellion, against the rules, youth, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 6.4
 18K
Hidden (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.
Style: suspense, scary, dark, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, bomb shelter, quarantine, virus, underground, murder, epidemic, father daughter relationship, nightmare, mother daughter relationship, survival, plot twist ...
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 7.6
 317K
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, bleak ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, self sacrifice, deafness, monster, sign language, marriage, chase, pregnancy, creature feature, silence, mother ...
Time: near future
Place: new york state
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 7.0
 448K
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: futuristic, mind bending, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, mysterious character, evil alien, vestiges of humanity, disorder, danger, space and aliens, resistance, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 268K
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, rough, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, warrior, lone wolves, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, christianity, brutality, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
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 7.1
 232K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, thought provoking, surreal, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, survival, post apocalypse, resistance, social differences, society, train, snow, vestiges of humanity, social class ...
Time: future, 21st century
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The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: survival, zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, plague, supernatural, future dystopia, danger, chaos, post apocalypse, fear, social decay ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
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 7.6
 5K
The Passage (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic story about a botched U.S. government experiment that turns a group of death row inmates into highly infectious vampires, and an orphan girl who might be the only person able to stop the ensuing crisis.
Style: disturbing, emotional, exciting, touching
Plot: post apocalypse, vampire, dystopic future, government conspiracy, protector, child in peril, vaccine, escape, trial
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It Comes at Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, suspenseful, psychological, brutal, rough
Plot: post apocalypse, infected, fear, pandemic, darkness, hopelessness, violence, nightmare, paranoia, forest, dog, survival ...
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 7.7
 36K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, mind bending, intense, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, plague, post apocalypse, apocalypse, chaos, save the world, sent to the past, race against time, heroic mission, survival, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 28K
Cargo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, United Arab Emirates
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, suspense, exciting, bleak
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, pandemic, aborigine, father daughter relationship, boat, community, houseboat, australian, baby, infected, cargo ...
Time: near future
Place: australia, south australia
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 8.1
 96K
Stalker (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A Stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep seeded ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, art house, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: stalker, scientist, wish come true, russian, cause and meaning, surrealism, future dystopia, human nature, post apocalypse, society, escapades, heaven and hell ...
Place: russia
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 5.2
 25K
The Silence (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the world under attack by deadly creatures who hunt by sound, a teen and her family seek refuge outside the city and encounter a mysterious cult.
Style: disturbing, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, macabre
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, deafness, creature, sign language, danger, saving a life, family, religious cult, threatened with a gun, storm drain ...
Time: 21st century
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 7.3
 206K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Adventure, 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, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalyptic, survival, starvation, father son relationship, dying, cannibalism, single parent, post apocalypse, chaos, journey, selflessness ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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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, zombie apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, mercenary, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, post apocalypse, danger, soldier ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
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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, apocalypse, survival, chaos and mayhem, siege, group of strangers, death, mass murder, shopping mall, gory, infected, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: wisconsin, usa, midwest
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 6.8
 136K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, survival, spacecraft, isolation, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, mission ...
Time: future
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 5.3
 21K
The Bad Batch (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In a desert wasteland in Texas, a muscled cannibal breaks one important rule: don’t play with your food.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: exile, cult leader, amputation, drug use, desert, post apocalypse, father daughter relationship, little girl, outcast, saving a life, hallucination, illegal immigrant ...
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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: suspenseful, scary, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, survival, rage, scientist, infected, epidemic, virus, army, fear, survivor, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
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I Think We're Alone Now (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the human race has been wiped out, Del lives in an empty town, content in his solitude and the utopia he has methodically created for himself, until he meets young Grace, who wants to stay with him.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, bleak, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: small town, post apocalypse, male female friendship, ghost town, haunted by the past, apocalypse, tough heroes, initially antagonists, loneliness, alone in the world, male protagonist, burying a dead body ...
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 3.1
 4K
Future World (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young boy searches a future world wasteland for a rumored cure for his dying mother.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: post apocalypse, brutality, danger, robot, mother son relationship, life is a bitch, family, catastrophe, biohazard, slave, biker gang, hand to hand combat ...
Time: near future
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 6.2
 50K
Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, USA
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, exciting, captivating, entertaining, sinister ...
Plot: steampunk, survival, artifact, resistance, danger, save the world, revenge, post apocalypse, machine, love and romance, robot, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future
Place: asia, big ben london
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The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, elf, betrayal, demon, love triangle, rivalry, black magic, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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 6.9
 207K
Warm Bodies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Style: humorous, offbeat, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: zombie, forbidden love, supernatural, fall in love, supernatural romance, zombie apocalypse, transformation, young woman, danger, young man, power of love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 76K
Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 46 min.
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, time travel, danger, sent to the past, fate of humanity, dangerous animal, adventure, survival, changing the past or future, experiment, vestiges of humanity, mistrust ...
Time: prehistoric times, 22nd century, prehistory
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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, South Africa
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, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, chase, post apocalyptic, survival, dark hero, apocalypse, danger, desert, dark future, chases and races, insanity, brutality ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, zombie, apocalypse, bio weapon, female soldier, post apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalyptic, mutant, monster, pistol, supernatural ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.5
 59K
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, futuristic, light, bad ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, ancient mystery, mayor, danger, post apocalypse, steampunk, underground, chases and races, save the day, uncover truth, isolation, race against time ...
Time: future
Place: mine
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 2.7
 410
Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In an undefined future, the earth has been destroyed by man, and the air polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. Only a few children are immune to the disease and have adapted to these extreme conditions and survived. ...
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, destiny, future dystopia, deadly, survival, danger, chaos, heroes, bounty hunter, life is a bitch, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
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