City in ruins movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant city in ruins movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, visually appealing, suspenseful, tense, weird and anime films and TV shows about / with city in ruins, danger, explosion, death, violence, flashback, murder, betrayal, gun and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Japan, Germany and other countries.
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city in ruins movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as city in ruins: Beanpole (2019), The Aftermath (2019), Warm Bodies (2013), Chernobyl Diaries (2012), Gilgamesh (2003), Army of the Dead (2021), Power Rangers (2017), Zozo (2005), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), Lord of War (2005).

List of city in ruins movies

Beanpole (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in post-WWII Leningrad as two female soldiers return from war and attempt to rebuild their lives in the ravaged city.
Style: heartbreaking, rough, art house, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, euthanasia, female protagonist, devastation, life is a bitch, hopes, lesbian, lgbt, survival, city in ruins, struggle for survival ...
Time: post world war two, year 1945, 1940s
Place: st. petersburg russia, germany, ussr, russia
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The Aftermath (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.
Style: melancholic, realistic, philosophical, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: cheating wife, adultery, love hate relationship, horny wife, post war germany, love triangle, infidelity, husband wife relationship, world war two, city in ruins, sex scene, extramarital affair ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, year 1945, year 1942, year 1943 ...
Place: hamburg germany, london, alps, northern germany
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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: romantic, humorous, light, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, post apocalypse, teenager, zombie apocalypse, love and romance, young woman, supernatural romance, fall in love, survival, characters in danger, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, surprise ending, splatter ...
Plot: tourist, mutant, stranded, nuclear power plant, virus, suspense, abandoned building, radiation, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death, brutality ...
Place: chernobyl, ukraine, kiev ukraine, london, rome italy ...
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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: atmospheric, epic, captivating, exciting, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: sword fight, fantasy world, magic, mission, friendship, wizards, magical, monster, warrior, good versus evil, creature, elf ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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Gilgamesh (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Over a decade ago, a group of scientists carried out experiments at the Tomb of Gilgamesh, the supposed resting place of the demigod subject of an ages-old myth. After the work at the "Heaven's Gate" facility was abruptly halted, a ...
Style: anime, cynical, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, who to trust, chaos, mysterious character, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, future dystopia, apocalypse, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two years have passed since the final battle with Sephiroth. Though Midgar, city of mako, city of prosperity, has been reduced to ruins, its people slowly but steadily walk the road to reconstruction. However, a mysterious illness called Geostigma ...
Style: anime, visually appealing, exciting, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: heroic mission, motorcycle chase, fight, video game, rescue, fantasy world, creature, androids and robots, enemy, heroes, warrior, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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Army of the Dead (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.
Style: disturbing, unusual plot structure, psychotronic, road movie, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, heist, walking dead, undead, zombie outbreak, battlefield, pandemic, suspense, swat team, monster ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: usa, utah, las vegas
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Power Rangers (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our ...
Style: psychotronic, super sentai, parody, visually appealing, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, superhero, power rangers, superhero team, transformation, good versus evil, monster, teenage superhero, teenage life, high school, mission, martial arts ...
Time: 2010s, prehistory, year 2017, prehistoric times
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Zozo (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, War
Country: Sweden, Czech Republic, UK, Denmark, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Lebanese boy gets separated from his family during the civil war and ends up in Sweden.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: orphan, immigrants, young heroes, fish out of water, society, life is a bitch, youth, wartime life, parents and children, young love, boy, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, beirut lebanon, europe, middle east, lebanon
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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, absurd, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, post apocalypse, zombie, survival, teenager, desert, apocalypse, maze, young heroes, immunity, teenage hero, on the run ...
Time: future
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Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: clever, thought provoking, realistic, harsh, political ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: business, greed, corruption, arms dealer, arms dealing, cold war, suspense, ukrainian, millionaire, rags to riches, organized crime, smuggling ...
Time: 80s, year 2001, 2000s, 20th century, year 1983 ...
Place: africa, bolivia, new york, latin america, beirut lebanon ...
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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: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, anime ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, steampunk, princess, treasure hunt, expedition, adventurer, atlantis, ancient civilization, fantasy world, ancient mystery, monster, museum ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: atlantic ocean, washington d.c., iceland
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Juni Taisen: Zodiac War (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The 12th Twelve Tournament that gets held every twelve years - Twelve brave warriors who bear the names of the signs of the zodiac fight each other for the lives and souls. The participants are twelve very strange warriors: "Rat," ...
Style: anime, suspenseful, visually appealing, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zodiac, strategy, sword fight, martial arts, bird attack, supernatural, following a dream, adaptation, wish fulfillment, fight scenes, zodiac sign, death ...
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Mexico
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the ...
Style: captivating, psychotronic, suspenseful, anamorphic, perverse ...
Plot: godzilla, giant monster, monster, creature feature, creature, giant animal, destruction, rescue, giant lizard, kaiju, humanity in peril, military ...
Time: year 2014, 2010s, year 2019, 21st century
Place: japan, boston, antarctica, china, colorado ...
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The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, serious, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, teen fantasy
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, elf, good versus evil, magic, demon, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, betrayal, post apocalypse, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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The Counterfeit Traitor (1962)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Blacklisted in modern day WW2, a Swedish oil trader opts to assist British Allies, by means of infiltrating and surveying Nazi Germany.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, spy, espionage, dominatrix, politics, youth, nazi, nazi germany, life is a bitch, dishonesty, forgery, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: sweden, germany, europe, berlin germany, stockholm sweden ...
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Chernobyl (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 330 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.
Style: dark, thought provoking, atmospheric, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nuclear power plant, radiation, radiation poisoning, nuclear reactor, nuclear holocaust, save the day, scientist, nuclear explosion, salvation, nuclear threat, disaster, abandoned city ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: chernobyl, ussr, ukraine, moscow russia, europe ...
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Bloodivores (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror
Country: China, Japan
TV show
Story: Also called Time Prisoners, this is based on a Chinese webtoon by Bai Xiao. It's an alternative world where people researched and found the cure for a mysterious sleep-deprivation sickness where people became mad 60 yers ago. Those people who ...
Style: anime, captivating, tense
Plot: teenage boy, surrealism, supernatural power, multiple monsters, violence, social misfits, vampire, suspense, fantasy world, dream world, supernatural ability, life is a bitch ...
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: captivating, apocalyptic, tense, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, desert, cure, vaccine, imprisonment, virus, teenage hero, friendship, post apocalypse, battles, maze, fight ...
Time: future
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Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from the creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing, controls her own personal army to ...
Style: anime, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, dark fantasy ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, immortality, supernatural, vampire hunter, monster, dark humor, gunfight, warrior, superhuman powers, creature, master and servant, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, tokyo, england
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Germany Pale Mother (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Germany 1939. Hans and Lene marry the day before the war breaks out, and Hans is sent to the Eastern front. During a bombing raid their daughter Anna is born. The house is destroyed and Lene and Anna moves in with relatives in Berlin. Hans survives ...
Style: art house, bleak, gloomy, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: world war two, german history, art, woman, anti war, nazi, nazi germany, motherhood, drunkenness, german woman, couples, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 1930s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, west germany
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Allegiant (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, teenager, post apocalypse, utopia, surveillance, female protagonist, chosen one, brainwashing, manipulation, survival, betrayal, chase ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, north america
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Thomas the Impostor (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the First World War, when Paris is expected to fall to the Germans, the attractive widow, Princesse de Bormes, organises a convoy of cars to evacuate the wounded from the front, and bring them back to her villa in Paris to recuperate. The ...
Plot: world war one, soldier, liar, nurse, mother daughter relationship, bombing, city in ruins, impostor, french army, trench warfare, convoy, german soldier ...
Time: year 1914
Place: france, paris france
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A Life for Football (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany
Story: The story of former Bayern Munich president Kurt Landauer, a Bavarian jew ousted by the National Socialists and brought to the concentration camp of Dachau, where he survived to come back and start to rebuild his old club after World War II.
Style: tense, psychological, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: soccer, football player, racial slur, friendship, holocaust survivor, nazi germany, german history, soccer match, loss of family, sports history, football team, little boy ...
Time: post world war two, year 1947, year 1943, year 1932
Place: germany, munich germany, bavaria
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Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Legend has it that the human race is not the only dominant civilization living on Earth. Two other races exist in this world: the Makai (a demon race) and the Juujinkai (a half-man, half-beast race). Once every 3,000 years, a supreme being known as ...
Style: hentai, disturbing, anime, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, monster, violent sex, monster rape, cheerleader, obsession, parallel world, good versus evil, interdimensional travel, chaos, supernatural, demon ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, future, 20th century
Place: osaka japan, tokyo
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Urotsukidôji IV (1993)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: It is the age of the Overfiend, and flesh-hungry monsters rule the Earth. Immortal half-demon Amano Jyaku travels the wasteland, witness to the rape and torture of the human race. The last hope for humanity is the demonic Lord of Chaos, the ...
Style: surreal, adult animation, adult anime, anime, splatter ...
Plot: sexual sadism, monster rape, surrealism, child, sadism, rape, demon, evil child, macabre, distopia, sexual abuse, fictional war ...
Time: 2010s
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Casshern (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Fifty years of war between the Great Eastern Federation and Europa - now merged as Eurasia - have taken their toll on planet Earth. As a result of the use of biological, chemical and nuclear weapons, much of Earth has become uninhabitable and people ...
Style: stylized, intense, exciting, suspenseful, anime ...
Plot: mutant, distopia, good versus evil, vengeance, post apocalypse, samurai, superhero, rescue, tragic hero, heroic mission, redemption, laboratory ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: japan, tokyo
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Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is ...
Style: romantic, erotic, sexy, thought provoking, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, world war two, wartime life, holocaust, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest, woman in danger, forbidden love, lesbian mother, nazi ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1944, year 1999
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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Agent Aika (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: From the creator of Project A-Ko! She's sexy, suave and sophisticated, but she's no bimbo. She's a martial arts expert and a jet fighter pilot with the body of a supermodel. Agent Aika, known in Japan as simply AIKa, is an adventure ...
Style: anime, ecchi
Plot: erotica, female protagonist, female fight, female martial artist, secret agents, small business, super villain, treasure hunt, post-apocalyptic future, rocket launching, drugged, bombing ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo
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