Post Apocalyptic Movies

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In Film
  • Metropolis - Fritz Lang

    In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
  • Things To Come - William Cameron Menzies

    A story of 100 years: a decades-long second world war leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and tries space travel.
  • Five - Arch Oboler

    Five people are miraculously spared when the fall-out from a super-atomic bomb eventually kills all of the rest of humanity on earth. They are Roseanne Rogers, a pregnant woman who was in an ex-ray room; Michael, a sensitive young poet and philosopher; Eric, a black man; Mr. Barnstaple, a banker; and Charles, a cosmopolitan Alpinist who was saved from the radio-active dust because he was climbing Mt. Everest at the time of the explosion and fall-out. Eventually, they all wind up in a Frank Lloyd
  • The Day The World Ended - Roger Corman

    After a nuclear war, an unlikely group of people, including a rancher, a geologist, a crook and his girlfriend, find themselves trapped in the middle of nowhere while battling an ugly mutant created by Paul Blaisdell. The geologist and the crook also find the time to fight over the rancher's daughter, while the moll fumes.
  • In the Year 2889 - Larry Buchanan

    In the Year 2889 (1967) is a made for television, apocalyptic, sci-fi, movie about a futuristic nuclear war. The film is the remake of The Day the World Ended (1955). In the film, a nuclear war has wiped out all of Earth’s citizens, except for a few who hid from it in a valley. After the war, they are menaced by a group of mutant cannibals.
  • Dawn Of The Dead - George A. Romero

    Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
  • The Terminator - James Cameron

    A human-looking, apparently unstoppable cyborg is sent from the future to kill Sarah Connor; Kyle Reese is sent to stop it.
  • Waterworld - Kevin Costner

    In the distant future the worlds Ice caps have melted and the Earth has become an endless ocean, leaving the remaining population struggling to survive in a world without land. Several communities have developed on floating man made islands, and they survive by trading and salvaging supplies from the remnants of the lost civilisation. When a loner called the mariner (Kevin Costner) finds himself in the care of a young women and girl, an adventure begins that will see them face the perils of the
  • 20 Years After - Joshua Leonard

    Two decades after all out nuclear war shattered civilization, the few survivors that lived through the destruction, radiation and resulting years of plagues and famine now live in fear and isolation.