Civilization movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant civilization movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense and captivating films and TV shows about / with civilization, catastrophe, danger, survival, death, apocalypse, violence, escapades, end of the world and heroes plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, Italy, Germany and other countries.
civilization movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as civilization: 2012 (2009), The Aftermath (1982), Post Impact (2004), LA Apocalypse (2015), Collision Earth (2020), We Were Tomorrow (2021), Stormageddon (2015), Crystal Skulls (2014), Asteroid: Final Impact (2015), Impact Earth (2015).

List of civilization movies

At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Martin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Their remote mission was previously run by the Catholics, before the natives murdered them all. They are sent by the ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: missionary, jungle, culture clash, malaria, civilization, amazon, adventure, adventurer, escapades, danger, society, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, latin america, argentina, south america, india
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2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, forces of nature, human existence, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, destruction, demolished city, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s, year 2010 ...
Place: usa, rome italy, vatican, china, paris france ...
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The Aftermath (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a lengthy space mission, two astronauts (Steve Barkett and Larry Latham) return to an Earth transformed by nuclear war. As renegade gangs and mutants rule Los Angeles, the astronauts join two pretty women and a couple of kids in a growing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, zombie, gang, astronaut, survival, battles, chaos, danger, deadly, rivalry, nuclear holocaust, civilization ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Post Impact (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meteor Bay-Leder 7 struck earth on October 18th, 2012. Causing earthquakes, tidal waves, and a dust cloud that soon covered most of the Northern hemisphere, it changed the face of our planet forever.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ice age, satellite, evacuation, insubordination, survival, heroic mission, rescue, danger, adventure, save the day, chaos, forces of nature ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both ...
Style: serious, stylized, touching, harsh, realistic ...
Plot: tarzan, adventure, feral man, culture clash, adventurer, orphan, rescue, fish out of water, stranded, opposites attract, danger, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: africa, england, scotland, europe, united kingdom ...
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LA Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For 5 billion years the Earth's core has operated like a giant, nuclear reactor. Now it's overheated, melting down like a bomb that's about to explode. The earth is being ripped apart at the seams and beneath LA, pressure is building. ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, suspense, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: disaster film, earthquake, survival, race against time, deadly, humanity in peril, demolished city, couples, destruction, love, escapades, human existence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
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Collision Earth (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A large meteor shower unexpectedly bombards planet Earth. Scientists rush to the scene of the first impact and the race is on to find a solution to save humanity.
Style: disaster movie, tense, psychotronic, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: meteorite, meteor shower, asteroid, military, scientist, race against time, end of the world, disaster film, apocalypse, humanity in peril, survival, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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We Were Tomorrow (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: How many lifetimes will alter tomorrow? In attempt to salvage humanity, alchemists relocate a small group to an alternative world and grant them three lifetimes to restart the population. Now, after only a few centuries, those in the new world face ...
Style: contemplative, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
Plot: justice, alternate timeline, equality, supernatural, end of the world, alternate world, life is a bitch, evacuation, alchemist, culture clash, vestiges of humanity, alchemy ...
Time: 1920s
Place: australia
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Stormageddon (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What happens when you ask the most powerful computer program, run by the most powerful computers, to follow, listen and predict human behavior? The program learns, becomes sentient and begins to behave like a human. When a master computer program, ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: disaster film, distopia, computer program, natural disaster, danger, violence, military, death, evacuation, earthquake, air disaster, demolished city ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Crystal Skulls (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A millionaire philanthropist collects the famous Chrystal Skulls trying to tap into their ancient powers. It is up to a team lead by a college professor whose father disappeared searching for the 13th skull to save the world when the first 12 skulls ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: distopia, archaeology, humanity in peril, save the world, artifact, ancient, foreknowledge, survival, catastrophe, civilization, family relations, apocalypse ...
Place: vienna
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Asteroid: Final Impact (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deadly meteor storm has been labeled a one-time celestial occurrence, but astrophysicist Steve Thomas believes something worse is yet to come. After discovering his asteroid tracking satellite is secretly being used for military surveillance, ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: asteroid, apocalypse, patriot, save the world, meteor shower, crash, secret, satellite, scientist, science, astrophysicist, deep space ...
Time: 2010s
Place: canada
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Impact Earth (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former NASA asteroid tracker discovers a looming asteroid collision that could send it on a collision-course with Earth. Because he made a wrong call ten years earlier that cost him his career, nobody at NASA will listen to him when he starts ...
Style: disaster movie, tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: heroes, fear, earth, disaster film, death, end of the world, survival, deadly, humanity in peril, race against time, apocalypse, human existence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: disaster movie, scenic, suspense, psychotronic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster film, comet, humanity in peril, vestiges of humanity, bunker, demolished city, riot, military, robbery ...
Time: 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, new york state, sydney australia, paris france ...
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Barbarians Rising (2016)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Told from the perspective of the rebel leaders, the series chronicles a wave of rebellions against absolute power by those the Roman Empire called “barbarians” – tribes they viewed as beyond the fringe of civilization that lived a brutish and ...
Style: captivating, serious, semi documentary
Plot: ancient rome, roman soldier, roman empire, rebellion, roman emperor, warrior, battles, hunger, vandal, paganism, brutality, siege ...
Time: ancient history
Place: hungary, mediterranean sea, romania, germany, north africa ...
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After Darkness (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the Sun burns out, an American family gathers at the end of the world, their hopes for rescue slowly crumbling as they also confront long lasting divides amongst each other.
Style: tense, futuristic, exciting
Plot: vestiges of humanity, sun, mass destruction, survival, human existence, end of the world, family, riot, destruction, danger, hysteria, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, future
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Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: While fighting an intense inter-galactic war, a mecha pilot is accidentally warped into a space-time neither he nor his computer recognize. After waking up from a long-time hibernation, he finds himself trapped on a planet, with human residents ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, mecha
Plot: outer space, hopes, everyday life, life is a bitch, fantasy world, romance, alternate reality, warrior, love and romance, survival, tough guy, adventure ...
Time: future
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Caesar (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty year-old Julius Caesar flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, epic, realistic
Plot: roman empire, julius caesar, politics, dictatorship, tragic hero, ambition, war hero, treason, emperor, rivalry, rise and fall, head of state ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: egypt, rome italy, middle east, africa, europe
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The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, culture clash, adventure, adventurer, disorder, fish out of water, friendship, danger, goofy hero, nothing goes right, rescue, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
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Human Nature (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, witty, philosophical ...
Plot: manners, farce, fish out of water, human nature, philosophy, fall in love, culture clash, disorder, odd couple, society, misfit, hypocrisy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Last and First Men (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Iceland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: As the end approaches inexorably, the last humans, living millions of years into the future, send a message to the humanity of the present that is both a plea for help and a warning, but also an epic tale of evolution, decline and hope.
Style: captivating, futuristic, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: distopia, space exploration, future dystopia, fate of humanity, generation gap, mission, end of the world, catastrophe, humanity, changing the future, end of civilization, time travel ...
Time: distant future, future
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Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, architect, murder, vigilante, police, vengeance, crimes, crime, violence spree, obsession, fighting crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, honolulu hawaii, tucson arizona, manhattan new york city ...
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A.R.O.G (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Commander Logar fools Arif and sends him 1.000.000 years back in the time. He must civilize people from past to reach today.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, parody, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, fish out of water, daring rescue, heroes, save the day, rivalry, escapades, misfit, disorder, vengeance, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: istanbul turkey
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The Directive (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of an incurable virus spread, a robot seeking to eradicate humanity deceptively guides a Red Cross survivor to sanctuary with the false hope of his family awaiting in Safe Zone 57.
Style: allegory, epic, educational, cinema verite, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie outbreak, robot, expedition, sole survivor, journey, virus, top secret, zombie survival, rat, self discovery, nightmare, imaginary friend ...
Time: 2020s, future, near future, year 2019
Place: washington d.c., usa, colorado, china, utah ...
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Darlin' (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Found at a Catholic hospital filthy and ferocious, feral teenager Darlin’ is whisked off to a care home run by The Bishop and his obedient nuns, where she’s to be rehabilitated into a "good girl" as an example of the miraculous work of ...
Style: bloody, suspense, scary, suspenseful, wild
Plot: cannibal, wilderness, beast, hospital, catholic, blood, nurse, priest, danger, brutality, violence, submission ...
Time: 2010s
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The War of the Robots (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An alien civilization, which facing eminent extinction, kidnaps two famous genetic scientists from Earth. A troop of soldiers is dispatched to combat the humanoid robots and rescue the victims.
Plot: robot, organ transplant, alien abduction, alien planet, betrayal, slavery, nuclear threat, rage, outer space, rescue, scientist, violence ...
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A Talking Picture (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, Pompeii, Athens, Istanbul, and Cairo, a professor tells her young daughter ...
Style: contemplative, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: ship, family relations, greek, cruise, love and romance, legends and myths, introspection, couple relations, self discovery, couples, parents and children, cruise ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2001
Place: middle east, istanbul turkey, jerusalem, israel, ottoman empire ...
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The Stand (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 361 min.
TV show
Story: The human race is wiped out by a government invented super flu. The remaining survivors take sides in the forces of good and evil. A mysterious old woman who is a servant of God and a powerful and deadly man who might be the devil himself. A gas ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, pandemic, deadly virus, supernatural, good versus evil, future dystopia, race against time, psychic, survival, danger, survivor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, las vegas, colorado, missouri, virginia ...
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A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, adventure, evolution, danger, experiment gone awry, technology, heroic mission, survival, disorder, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
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Siberiade (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 206 min.
Story: The evolution of a nation during six decades of turbulent history is dramatized via two families from opposing classes.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, family saga, epic
Plot: parents and children, village, tragic love, homecoming, culture clash, wartime life, village life, political unrest, family life, forbidden love, revolution, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1900s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: siberia, russia, ussr, soviet union
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: atlantis, adventure, expedition, underwater, disney, adventurer, scientist, fantasy world, ancient mystery, princess, family, beast ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: iceland, washington d.c.
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