Post-Apocalyptic

Timeline created by henryvichi
In Film
  • The Day The Earth Stood Still

    This classic science fiction film from 1951 did not see the world destroyed but nuclear Armageddon was at its heart. As the cold war began, its theme was aliens telling the world to live together in peace or be destroyed.
  • The Omega Man

    Coming out as Vietnam raged, this Charlton Heston 1971 film told the story of a world where biological warfare had killed most humans or turned them into nocturnal vampires.
  • Mad Max

    this film came to define a whole genre of post-apocalyptic movies in which a rugged hero battles across a wasteland searching for fuel and food. It spawned many rip-offs.
  • Prototype

    Dr. Alexis Zalazny, who is working on a cybernetic program that will help him to walk again and the program goes deadly wrong when the man becomes a killing machine that can interact with any computer and will cause him to kill people that are part of a resistance movement (new technology disaster)
  • Independence Day

    Aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man's best weapon is the will to survive. (unknown hostile invasion)
  • Armageddon

    When an asteroid the size of Texas is headed for Earth the world's best deep core drilling team is sent to nuke the rock from the inside.(natural environmental disaster)
  • The Last Warrior

    a 9.5-magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California causing a rip in the San Andreas fault converting Southern California into a desert island, killing millions of people in Los Angeles, San Bernandino, Riverside, and other areas in the process. Green Beret Nick Preston leads a motley military patrol on the island to help survivors.(natural environmental disaster)
  • The Day After Tomorrow

    This 2004 film capitalised on growing concern about climate change. It postulated that a warming Earth could disrupt oceanic currents and trigger a sudden ice age across North America.