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 exciting, suspenseful, serious, cult film, entertaining and weird films and TV shows about / with save the world, heroes, danger, dialogue, technology, destiny, superhero, mentor, catastrophe and heroic mission plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as save the world: World War Z (2013), Ender's Game (2013), Legend of the Seeker (2008), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Stargate Atlantis (2004), Battle Los Angeles (2011), Legion (2010), The Fifth Element (1997), The Invasion (2007), Legacies (2018).

List of save the world movies

 7.0
 667K
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, scary, serious, apocalyptic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, deadly virus, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, end of the world, pandemic, chaos, vaccine ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 1973
Place: israel, new jersey, philadelphia, moscow russia, canada ...
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 6.6
 242K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, alien, chosen one, distopia, space wars, training, young heroes, intelligence, prodigy, space and aliens, child prodigy, space battle ...
Time: future
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Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, heroic, dark fantasy, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, witch, magical, wizards and magicians, ancient, chosen one, witchcraft, save the world, wizards, forbidden love ...
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 8.0
 618K
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, non-linear, twist ending, confusing ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, apocalypse, insanity, time loop, paranoia, virus, psychology, alternate reality, social misfits, save the world, distopia ...
Time: future, 90s, 2030s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: philadelphia, maryland, baltimore, usa
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Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, funny, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, fate of humanity, spacecraft, alien planet, ancient mystery, save the world, parallel world, good versus evil, adventure, space wars, evil alien, heroes ...
Time: 2000s, future
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Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, futuristic, intense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, survival, battlefield, evil alien, invasion, extraterrestrial, military, chaos and mayhem, alien encounter, save the world, battles, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, america, mojave desert ...
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 5.2
 106K
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, absurd, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, apocalypse, desert, good versus evil, supernatural, god, heroes, survival, religion, save the world, extinction, prophecy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north america, los angeles
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The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK
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, breathtaking, cerebral, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, cyberpunk, good versus evil, space travel, space and aliens, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, end of the world, space opera, spacecraft, love ...
Time: future, 1910s, 23rd century, 90s
Place: egypt, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
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 5.9
 80K
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: suspense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, intense ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, save the world, psychiatrist, epidemic, virus, invasion, female protagonist, survival, infected, transformation, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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 7.3
 32K
Legacies (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among ...
Style: suspenseful, mysterious, romantic, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, vampire, witch, hybrid, werewolf, teenager, clan, supernatural power, supernatural romance, monster, teenage life, save the world ...
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 6.7
 427K
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: suspense, exciting, sentimental, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, nasa, apocalypse, astronaut, space travel, catastrophe, save the world, race against time, adventure, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, washington d.c., paris france, usa, shanghai ...
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 5.8
 249K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, entertaining, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, u.s. navy, military, battleship, evil alien, navy, warship, alien encounter, ship, space and aliens, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, london, tokyo, new york, pacific ocean ...
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 7.2
 252K
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, suspense, psychological, philosophical, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, end of the world, sun, astronaut, spacecraft, heroic mission, self sacrifice, expedition, trapped in space, save the world, mission, disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 7.3
 501K
Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, mind bending, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time, time loop, save the world, alternate timeline, quantum physics, espionage, terrorism, cia agent, time traveler, secret agents ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s
Place: mumbai india, india, london, vietnam, kiev ukraine ...
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 7.5
 54K
Constantine (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, stylized, gothic horror ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, angel, supernatural power, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, demon, rescue, save the world, good versus evil, possession, superhero, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.6
 25K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, save the world, mutation, pandemic, experiment, animals, conspiracy, survival, death, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.4
 59K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battleship, navy, chaos, apocalypse, heroes, military, deadly virus, save the world, survival, plague, human existence, fate of humanity ...
Time: 21st century
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AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Canada, USA
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, breathtaking, suspense, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, deadly creature, adventure, save the world, predator, survival, pyramid, apocalypse, technology, evil alien, cloning ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s, contemporary
Place: antarctica, egypt, nebraska, nepal, mexico
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 7.3
 79K
The Animatrix (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Straight from the creators of the groundbreaking Matrix trilogy, this collection of short animated films from the world's leading anime directors fuses computer graphics and Japanese anime to provide the background of the Matrix universe and ...
Style: philosophical, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, save the world, virtual reality, technology gone awry, alternate reality, man versus machine, future dystopia, androids and robots, computer, hacker, robot ...
Time: future, 21st century, 22nd century
Place: tokyo, japan
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Full Metal Panic! (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kaname Chidori’s one of the most popular girls at her high school – unfortunately, it’s her growing popularity off campus she should be worrying about. Unbeknownst to Kaname, terrorists are plotting her abduction, believing she possesses the ...
Style: mecha, exciting, humorous, semi serious, seinen ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weapon system, save the world, rescue, fall in love, secret movement, double life, high school, society, super weapon, school, high school life, battles ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Action, 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, atmospheric, exciting, dark fantasy, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sword fight, wizards, friendship, magic, adventure, magical, fantasy world, good versus evil, elf, mission, sword and sorcery, creature ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 6.9
 503K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
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: futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized, apocalyptic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, robot, androids and robots, creature, chaos and mayhem, destruction, battles, survival, save the world, heroic mission, giant robots ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2010s, 21st century, near future ...
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, hong kong, asia, sydney australia ...
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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: humorous, entertaining, exciting, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, archaeology, archaeologist, adventurer, library, friendship, treasure, friends, treasure hunter, heroic mission, obsessive quest ...
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 7.3
 82K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: scary, suspenseful, captivating, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, infected, supernatural, chaos, epidemic, deadly virus, fate of humanity, survival, save the world, plague, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 219K
Dogma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, satirical, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: religion, god, angel, save the world, satire, dark humor, heaven and hell, god or devil, religions or cults, good versus evil, stripper, irreverent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: illinois, new jersey, usa, wisconsin
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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: epic, atmospheric, scenic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: sword fight, friendship, sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, fantasy world, mythology, monster, magic, river, journey, medieval ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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 7.7
 356K
The Lego Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Denmark, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.
Style: not serious, humorous, stylized, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: lego, superhero, adventure, creativity, save the world, friendship, toys, family, prophecy, heroic mission, escapades, teamwork ...
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My Hero Academia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, super strength, training, heroes, school, high school life, friendship, heroism, teamwork, save the world, fight, rivalry ...
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 5.5
 101K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: intense, serious, apocalyptic, suspense, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, survival, save the world, apocalypse, adventure, post apocalypse, hacker, worldwide chaos, heroic mission, hysteria ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, london, los angeles, rome italy, washington d.c.
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The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Style: light, exciting, intense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, coming of age, good versus evil, chosen one, heroic mission, save the world, time travel, adventure, destiny, magic, young heroes, supernatural ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
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