Save the world movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant save the world movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, visually appealing and entertaining films and TV shows about / with save the world, heroes, danger, technology, destiny, dialogue, good versus evil, heroic mission, mentor and adventure plots mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as save the world: Armageddon (1998), The Fifth Element (1997), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Steven Universe (2013), Legion (2010), Sunshine (2007), AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004), Stargate: Atlantis (2004), The Matrix (1999).

List of save the world movies

 6.7
 386K
Armageddon (1998)
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: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: save the world, end of the world, apocalypse, nasa, space travel, astronaut, outer space, self sacrifice, race against time, adventure, asteroid, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., shanghai china ...
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
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, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, save the world, alien, space travel, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroic mission, dystopic future, end of the world, adventure, spacecraft, love ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa
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 8.0
 562K
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, surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, plague, save the world, alternate reality, paranoia, insanity, post apocalyptic, time loop, social misfits, changing the past or future, post apocalypse, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1917 ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, save the world, spacecraft, space travel, team, adventure, superhero, creature, space and aliens, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 1988, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
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Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: A young boy takes his mother's place in a group of gemstone-based beings, and must learn to control his powers.
Style: stylized, touching, captivating, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: save the world, gem, adventure, goodhearted, youth, danger, supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, family, coming of age, child protagonist ...
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 5.2
 97K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, apocalypse, good versus evil, save the world, demons, survival, desert, religion, pregnancy, supernatural, heroic mission, god ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.2
 228K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, save the world, sun, danger, self sacrifice, astronaut, expedition, isolation, heroic mission, bomb ...
Time: future, 21st century
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AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the ...
Style: exciting, scary, twists and turns, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, save the world, deadly creature, adventure, monster, first contact, apocalypse, predator, expedition, danger, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: antarctica, mexico, nebraska, nepal, egypt
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Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, save the world, outer space, fate of humanity, ancient mystery, parallel world, adventure, space wars, alien planet, benign alien, evil alien ...
Time: 2000s, future
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 8.7
 1.6M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, serious, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, man versus machine, chosen one, save the world, hacker, artificial intelligence, distopia, virtual reality, philosophy, alternate reality, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, save the world, ufo, evil alien, end of the world, space and aliens, spacecraft, aliens, danger, pilot, battle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, rome italy, big ben london, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
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 7.0
 584K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, save the world, scientist, plague, deadly virus, end of the world, infected, chaos, un, asthma ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, north korea ...
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 6.9
 457K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, save the world, creature, evil alien, giant, heroic mission, danger, destruction, survival, space and aliens, androids and robots ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2020s, near future
Place: pacific ocean, tokyo, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
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Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The adventures of woodsman Richard Cypher, who discovers that he was born to fulfill a prophecy of becoming a guardian hero to oppressed people. With the help of a mysterious woman named Kahlan and a wise old wizard named Zedd, he must stop a ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magical, chosen one, save the world, adventure, witch, imaginary, escapades, ancient, supernatural power ...
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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, save the world, friendship, heroic mission, good versus evil, obsessive quest, adventurer, escapades, danger, university, archaeology ...
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 5.8
 231K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, battleship, evil alien, ship, alien invasion, save the world, navy, sea battle, danger, ocean or sea, ufo, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, pentagon, pacific ocean, pearl harbor ...
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Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, intense, epic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, chaos, heroic mission, survival, save the world, invasion, danger, battles, sergeant, resistance, alien encounter, alien invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, san diego california, united states, santa monica california ...
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, stylized, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, sword and sorcery, journey, mythology, warrior, wizards, friendship, save the world ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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 7.5
 47K
Constantine (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, angel, curses spells and rituals, save the world, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural power, anti heroes, demonic possession, exorcism, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.0
 1.2M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, monster, superhuman powers, save the world, imaginary, heroic mission, giant, alien invasion, teamwork, costumed hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
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 7.7
 5K
Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: One day, Usagi Tsukino, clumsy 2nd-year middle school student (8th grader), stumbles upon a talking cat named Luna. Luna tells her that she is destined to be Sailor Moon, "champion of love and justice", and she must search for the fabled ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, save the world, superhero, princess, young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, school, supernatural, superhuman powers ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, elf, wizards, imaginary, save the world, friendship, imaginary kingdom, warrior, magical, dark fantasy ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Ben 10: Omniverse (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ben 10: Omniverse is an American animated television series currently airing on Cartoon Network, in the United States. The series is the fourth installment in the Ben 10 franchise. Man of Action created the franchise. The series was announced at ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: save the world, young heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, space and aliens, teenage life, danger, good versus evil, imaginary, alien encounter, heroic mission, alien race ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.6
 218K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, young heroes, chosen one, intelligence, save the world, prodigy, space and aliens, basic training, child prodigy, battles, adventure, evil alien ...
Time: future
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 7.5
 224K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, save the world, psychic, family relations, stopped time, heroes, danger, heroic mission, villain, imaginary, teleportation ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.5
 53K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, battleship, apocalypse, survival, save the world, military, pandemic, ocean or sea, danger, quarantine, plague, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, virtual reality, save the world, chosen one, freedom, warrior, alternate reality, fighting the system, heroes, precognition ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 23rd century
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 6.4
 168K
Tomorrowland (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, France, Canada, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, utopia, end of the world, young heroes, save the world, youth, heroes, apocalypse, androids and robots, obsessive quest, destiny, imaginary ...
Time: future, 60s, 1960s, 2010s
Place: florida, new york, paris france, houston texas, africa
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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, master villain, superhuman powers, save the world, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhero team, man versus machine, imaginary, heroic mission, rivalry, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, new york, africa ...
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 7.0
 672K
Man of Steel (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation ...
Style: comic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, secret identity, double life, family relations, imaginary, superhuman, alien invasion, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, kansas
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