Apocalyptic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant apocalyptic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out apocalyptic, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating and exciting films and TV shows about / with survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, danger, distopia, end of the world, death, violence, monster and murder plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, South Korea, UK and other countries.
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apocalyptic movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as apocalyptic: Life (2017), Geostorm (2017), Cargo (2017), Snowpiercer (2020), Peninsula (2020), Contagion (2011), World War Z (2013), Captive State (2019), Zombieland (2009), Train to Busan (2016).

List of apocalyptic movies

 6.6
 232K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: scary, suspense, apocalyptic, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: monster, space travel, mars, space station, alien, astronaut, alien life-form, survival horror, death, research, science, evil alien ...
Time: future, near future
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 5.3
 109K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: apocalyptic, psychotronic, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, storm, humanity in peril, catastrophe, hurricane, climate change, tsunami, tornado, malfunction, nasa ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: new york, orlando florida, miami, shanghai, rio de janeiro ...
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 6.3
 44K
Cargo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, pandemic, post apocalypse, survival, father daughter relationship, boat, infection, australian, baby, apocalypse, infected, aborigine ...
Time: near future
Place: australia, south australia
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 6.9
 55K
Snowpiercer (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the remnants of humanity inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are questioned in this riveting ...
Style: apocalyptic, unusual plot structure, captivating, brutal, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: post apocalypse, train, struggle for survival, rebellion, distopia, disaster, apocalypse, winter, inequality, humanity, class system, caste system ...
Time: future, 2020s
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 5.5
 33K
Peninsula (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A soldier and his team battle hordes of post-apocalyptic zombies in the wastelands of the Korean Peninsula
Style: atmospheric, macabre, suspense, apocalyptic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, brutality, survival, living dead, supernatural, virus, pandemic, death, soldier, undead ...
Time: 2020s
Place: busan, south korea, korea, hong kong
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 6.8
 305K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: suspense, apocalyptic, suspenseful, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, virus, pandemic, survival, quarantine, infected, infection, deadly virus, natural disaster, disease, doctors, disaster ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: hong kong, california, san francisco, minnesota, asia ...
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 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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 6.0
 55K
Captive State (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored.
Style: suspense, apocalyptic, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: alien invasion, distopia, resistance, post apocalypse, alien race, attack, fight, urban setting, brutality, alien technology, alien, capture ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, year 2019
Place: usa, moscow russia, north america, new york, london ...
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 7.6
 578K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, road trip, zombie apocalypse, virus, survival horror, amusement park, dark humor, chaos and mayhem, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., california, usa, texas, los angeles
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 7.6
 221K
Train to Busan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…
Style: suspense, tense, bloody, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, pandemic, apocalypse, epidemic, train, zombie attack, undead, father daughter relationship, quarantine, train crash ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south korea, korea, busan, east asia, seoul
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Daylight's End (2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Years after a mysterious plague has devastated the planet and turned most of humanity into blood-hungry creatures, a rogue drifter on a vengeful hunt stumbles across a band of survivors in an abandoned police station and reluctantly agrees to try to ...
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, tense, rough, brutal ...
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, virus, epidemic, deadly virus, monster, zombie violence, infection, zombie survival, apocalypse, vampire, plague ...
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 6.6
 273K
Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: scary, suspense, apocalyptic, bloody, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, monster, infected, zombie apocalypse, survival, bio weapon, mutant, experiment gone awry, female protagonist, apocalypse, amnesia ...
Time: near future, future, 2000s
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386
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 5.8
 256K
Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, epic, biblical, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: apocalypse, religion, survival, god, chaos, old testament, bible, belief, natural disaster, human nature, chosen one, adventure ...
Place: holy land
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Devilman Crybaby (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Akira Fudo learns from his best friend Ryo Asuka that demons will revive and reclaim the world from humans. With humans hopeless against this threat, Ryo suggests combining with a demon. With this, Akira becomes Devilman, a being with the power of ...
Style: psychological, captivating, apocalyptic, adult animation, intense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alternate reality, demon, eroticism, save the world, contests and competitions, monster, friendship, chaos and mayhem, violence, satan, super powers, orgy ...
Time: 2010s
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 8.0
 77K
Good Omens (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 328 min.
TV show
Story: In 2019 the world is on the brink of an apocalypse as humanity prepares for a final judgment. But follies ensue — Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a demon aren’t enthusiastic about the end of the world, and can’t seem to find ...
Style: captivating, exciting, witty, atmospheric, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, armageddon, demon, friendship between men, devil, prophecy, foe turned friend, heaven, supernatural, satan, heaven and hell, fallen angel ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, usa, africa
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 7.1
 32K
Into the Night (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: When the sun suddenly starts killing everything in its path, passengers on an overnight flight from Brussels attempt to survive by any means necessary.
Style: apocalyptic, suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: end of the world, sun, hijacking, apocalypse, airplane, nato, flying, airplane trip, survival, paranoia, sunrise, worldwide chaos ...
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 5.0
 54K
How It Ends (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A desperate father tries to return home to his pregnant wife after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos.
Style: apocalyptic, road movie, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: disaster, journey, end of the world, apocalypse, volcano, earthquake, father in law son in law relationship, murder, road trip, post apocalypse, distopia, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle, minnesota, usa, chicago illinois
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 5.2
 13K
The Day (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.
Style: apocalyptic, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, survival horror, distopia, countryside, life is a bitch, sole survivor, trap, struggle for survival, isolation, trapped ...
Time: future
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Into the Forest (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, two young women who live in a remote ancient forest discover the world around them is on the brink of an apocalypse. Informed only by rumor, they fight intruders, disease, loneliness & starvation.
Style: apocalyptic, disturbing, melancholic, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, forest, distopia, rape, death of father, isolation, sisters, father daughter relationship, end of the world, sister sister relationship, loneliness ...
Time: future
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Arctic Apocalypse (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A massive influx of glacial melting triggers a new ice age in the Northern Hemisphere, forcing a family to make their way across the ice-covered landscape before they are frozen out for good.
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: natural disaster, ice age, apocalypse, forces of nature, struggle for survival, disaster, destruction, cold, family, catastrophe, post apocalypse, adventure ...
Place: usa, california
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Christmas Icetastrophe (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This Christmas, a super frozen object is going to slam into the Earth. In the middle of a small town, and very quickly, dreams of a "White Christmas" will turn into a FROZEN NIGHTMARE.
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, entertaining
Plot: disaster, frozen, christmas, climate change, winter, snow, evacuation, panic, small town, frozen alive, catastrophe, global warming ...
Place: usa
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 6.0
 434
Dark Hole (2021)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A creature action thriller series about the desperate survival of the survivors among the mutant humans who drank a mysterious black smoke from the sinkhole and soon turned into monsters and quickly became a pandemonium.
Style: apocalyptic, suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
Plot: zombie, survival, monster, supernatural, mysterious event, struggle for survival, murder mystery, survival horror, investigation, unsolved crime, mystery, murder investigation ...
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 7.8
 52K
Sweet Tooth (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: On a perilous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who's half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.
Style: apocalyptic, dark fantasy, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: hybrid, post apocalypse, half human, child, apocalypse, survival, father, baby, boy, cataclysm, supernatural being, virus ...
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 7.2
 5K
The Boat (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A global cataclysm, caused by a fatal accident in Geneva (Switzerland) during the implementation of the particle accelerator will lead to the crew and students of the school-ship Polar Star to live the greatest adventure of their lives. Isolated and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, adventure, confined, lost at sea, parents and children, escapades, family relations, isolation, mystery, map, vestiges of humanity, science gone wrong ...
Time: 21st century
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Light of My Life (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond—and the character of humanity—is tested.
Style: apocalyptic, bleak, ambiguous ending, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, father daughter relationship, epidemic, deadly virus, virus, distopia, child in peril, forest, girl, immunity, parents and children, fight ...
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 6.8
 233K
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: light, romantic, humorous, apocalyptic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, post apocalypse, teenager, zombie apocalypse, love and romance, young woman, supernatural romance, fall in love, young man, characters in danger, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 3.5
 905
Zombieworld (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: There is nowhere to hide...nowhere to run...the Zombie Apocalypse has come, and our world now belongs to the dead! From Ireland, Canada, Australia, Europe and all over the U.S., the bone-chilling news reports tell the same gruesome tale - walking ...
Style: apocalyptic, psychotronic, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, paranoia, characters in danger, struggle for survival, escapades, human existence, peril, society, survivor, human nature, friendship, killings ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The group will face a new zombie threat as a new breed of zombie has developed. This new super-zombie type is faster, bigger, and stronger than the previous strain of zombies and harder to kill. These super-zombies have started grouping up into a ...
Style: road movie, parody, funny, apocalyptic, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie attack, post apocalypse, end of the world, mutation, marriage proposal, zombie apocalypse, zombie outbreak, plague, escape, fight ...
Time: year 2019, 2000s, 2010s, year 2009
Place: washington d.c., memphis, north america, usa
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 4.7
 10K
Songbird (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: During a pandemic lockdown, Nico, a young man with rare immunity, must overcome martial law, murderous vigilantes and a powerful family to reunite with his love, Sara.
Style: suspense, apocalyptic, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: pandemic, epidemic, post apocalypse, survival, infection, older man younger woman relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, isolation, immunity, teamwork, escape, chase ...
Time: 2020s, near future
Place: los angeles
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 7.2
 758K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, virus, distopia, supernatural, isolation, infected, secret hideout, quarantine ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
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