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, entertaining and intense films and TV shows about / with save the world, heroes, danger, dialogue, heroic mission, adventure, destiny, good versus evil, technology and transformation plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, New Zealand, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as save the world: Independence Day (1996), Armageddon (1998), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Legion (2010), The Matrix (1999), The Fifth Element (1997), Pacific Rim (2013), The Strain (2014), Battleship (2012), World War Z (2013).

List of save the world movies

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, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: invasion, save the world, alien invasion, evil alien, ufo, end of the world, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, pilot, battle, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, moscow russia, berlin germany, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.7
 375K
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, rough ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, save the world, apocalypse, nasa, self sacrifice, end of the world, astronaut, outer space, adventure, asteroid, race against time, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, istanbul turkey, pentagon, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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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, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, space travel, good versus evil, adventure, superhero, reluctant partners, team, creature, space and aliens, teamwork ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
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 5.2
 94K
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, angel, good versus evil, demons, save the world, desert, survival, pregnancy, supernatural, heroic mission, chaos, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.7
 1.5M
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, cerebral, thought provoking, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, chosen one, save the world, mentor, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, hacker, philosophy, man versus machine, cyberspace, imaginary ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
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, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space travel, save the world, future dystopia, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroic mission, end of the world, adventure, spacecraft, supernatural ability, love ...
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
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 6.9
 447K
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, futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, save the world, danger, creature, monster, destruction, heroic mission, heroes, evil alien, androids and robots, giant, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
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 7.3
 72K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: captivating, scary, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infected, vampire, save the world, survival, deadly virus, scientist, supernatural, good versus evil, fate of humanity, plague, professor, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.8
 227K
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, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, save the world, evil alien, ocean or sea, ship, sea battle, alien invasion, navy, alien encounter, danger, ufo, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012 ...
Place: battleship, hawaii, hong kong, pearl harbor, pentagon ...
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 7.0
 560K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, serious, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, infected, scientist, un, chaos, plague, self sacrifice, vaccine ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel, wales ...
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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, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, chosen one, magical, imaginary, witch, save the world, ancient, secret, escapades ...
Is relevant ?
 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, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, monster, heroic mission, imaginary, giant, costumed hero, alien invasion, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, battleship, manhattan new york city ...
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Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, humorous, offbeat, witty, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: gem, goodhearted, adventure, coming of age, family, save the world, danger, child protagonist, supernatural ability, imaginary, palaces castles and temples, intergalactic ...
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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, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, save the world, fantasy world, friendship, imaginary, wizards, imaginary kingdom, magical, warrior, sword and sorcery, journey ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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 7.5
 220K
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, save the world, superhero, psychic, heroic mission, family relations, danger, stopped time, villain, secret, teleportation, politician ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 222K
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, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, sun, danger, expedition, astronaut, isolation, heroic mission, bomb, earth ...
Time: future, 21st century
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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, boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, save the world, friendship, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, adventurer, university, friends ...
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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, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, superhero, save the world, princess, good versus evil, young heroes, cat, adventure, supernatural, imaginary, superhuman powers, school ...
Time: 1990s
Place: japan
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 7.5
 51K
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, military, save the world, survival, apocalypse, ocean or sea, danger, heroes, quarantine, shooting, plague, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: battleship
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 544K
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, atmospheric, bleak, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, plague, time loop, social misfits, post apocalyptic, changing the past or future, paranoia, save the world, apocalypse, insanity, future dystopia, psychology ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1917 ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 46K
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, angel, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, exorcism, save the world, demonic possession, good versus evil, anti heroes, rescue, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: 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, exciting, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, journey, imaginary, friendship, fantasy world, creature, sword and sorcery, save the world, mythology, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: mine, new zealand
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 6.6
 213K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: young heroes, space wars, intelligence, chosen one, prodigy, save the world, basic training, space and aliens, child prodigy, military base, heroes, evil alien ...
Time: future
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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, outer space, spacecraft, scientist, ancient mystery, adventure, benign alien, save the world, parallel world, evil alien, fate of humanity, legends and myths ...
Time: 2000s, future
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 67K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, save the world, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, terrorism, heroes, escapades, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 72K
The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, idiotic ...
Plot: alien, save the world, danger, quarantine, invasion, hysteria, virus, psychiatrist, survival, transformation, female protagonist, dehumanization ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia
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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, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, deadly creature, save the world, adventure, monster, expedition, apocalypse, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, danger, evil alien, gory ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: antarctica, mexico, nebraska, nepal, egypt
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Ben 10: Omniverse (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, save the world, superhuman powers, adventure, space and aliens, teenage life, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, alien encounter, heroic mission, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 87K
Home (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, alien, save the world, imaginary, escapades, benign alien, family, alien invasion, danger, odd couple, disney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, cross country, australia, paris france
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: warrior, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, imaginary, battles, sword and sorcery, save the world, ancient, magical, destiny ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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