Apocalypse Movies

List of the best movies about the apocalypse and the end of the world according to visitors: Greenland, In the Earth, The Day, Anna and the Apocalypse, Retreat, Armageddon Tales, Toxin, The Dead, Doomsday Book, Melancholia.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Greenland (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Parents, Defenders
PlotSurvival, Disasters, End of the world, Apocalypse, The escape
PlaceBunker, USA
StyleTense, Dynamic, Disturbing

John Garrity, his estranged wife and their young son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. Amid terrifying accounts of cities getting levelled, the Garrity's experience the best and worst in humanity. As the countdown to the global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.

In the Earth (2021)
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Death, Viruses
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

As a deadly virus ravages the world, Dr. Martin Lowery embarks on a mission to reach test site ATU327A, a research hub deep in the Arboreal Forest. The arduous journey, guided by park scout Alma, is set back by a nighttime attack that leaves the two bruised and shoeless. When they run into Zach, a man living off the grid, they gratefully accept his help. Zach’s intentions aren’t exactly what they seem, however, and a path out of the forest and into safety quickly fades as the line between myth and science blurs.

The Day (2011)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleSerious, Disturbing

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.

Anna and the Apocalypse (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, comedy, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersZombie, Students, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Apocalypse, Adventure, Supernatural
PlaceEngland, Australia
TimeNew Year
StyleBlack humor

A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven – at Christmas – forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.

Retreat (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotApocalypse, Death, Viruses, Radio
PlaceIslands, England, Scotland, Estate
StyleAction, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an Island Retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe.

Armageddon Tales (2021)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Germany
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Friendship, Death, Viruses
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

After surviving a worldwide pandemic, two men with different agendas, two women from a survival colony, and young girl and a man each form alliances as they cross post-apocalyptic landscapes.

Toxin (2015)
Markimdb: 2.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CharactersScientists, Veterans
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceCemetery, USA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A pharmaceutical company recruits a well-known scientist to help develop a vaccine against a deadly virus.

The Dead (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersZombie, Cannibals, Partners
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

When the last evacuation flight out of war-torn Africa crashes off the coast, American Air Force Engineer Lieutenant Brian Murphy (ROB FREEMAN) emerges as the sole survivor in a land where the dead are returning to life and attacking the living.

Doomsday Book (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersZombie, Robots, Mutant
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleAction, Tense, Fancy, Makes me think, Disturbing

In 'A Brave New World', a virus brings the city to ruins and zombies flood the streets of Seoul. In 'The Heavenly Creature', a robot reaches enlightenment while working at a temple, but its creators deem this phenomenon a threat to mankind. In the final segment, 'Happy Birthday', a young girl logs onto a strange website and places an order for a new billiard ball for her father. Soon afterwards a meteor heads toward Earth and people flee to underground bomb shelters.

Melancholia (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryDenmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
CharactersHorses, Family, Friends, Sisters, Parents
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Wedding, Depression
PlaceParty, Hospitals, Mansions, Estate
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

Remains (2011)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, short
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Gambling, Supernatural
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Heavy, Fancy, Depressive, Serious

The story centers on two lone survivors of a bizarre accident that reduced most of the world's population to zombies. They take refuge in a vacant casino and fight a losing battle against the undead.

Evil Dead (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantasy
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Demons
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Friendship, Supernatural, Teleportation
StyleHeavy, Black humor, Disturbing

Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the discovery of a Book of the Dead unwittingly summon up dormant demons which possess the youngsters one by one.

Antisocial (2013)
Markimdb: 4.5
CharactersZombie, Friends
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Friendship, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceCollege, Party, Canada
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Five university friends gather at a house party to ring in the New Year. Unbeknownst to them, an epidemic has erupted outside, causing outbreaks around the world. With nowhere else to turn, they barricade themselves indoors with only their phones, laptops, and other tech devices. They use their devices to research the possible cause of this outbreak. Information and video footage over flow their computers as they descend further into the cause and the ensuing chaos. As the virus spreads, the mood in the house changes from fear to paranoia. Who is safe? Who can they trust? Reality becomes blurred as they slowly discover the source of the virus causing the sickness...and there is no going back.

The World's End (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Japan
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Saving the World
PlaceEngland, Small cities

Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.

The Midnight Sky (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CharactersScientists, Terminally ill, Old man, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Cancer, Dreams
PlaceSpaceships, Arctic
TimePost apocalypse

A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

Quiet Comes the Dawn (2019)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersZombie, Widows
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Death
StyleTense, Psychedelic, Serious, Disturbing

Female protagonist’s brother dies under mysterious circumstances. Extremely vivid nightmares begin to haunt her and she decides to turn to the Institute of somnology for help. Along with other patients, they are induced into a «collective lucid dream». But at the dawn, they will awake to a completely different reality that is more horrifying than any nightmare.

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Giants, Heroes, Military
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, Superpowers, Artificial Intelligence
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Fascinating, For men, Disturbing

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

Light of My Life (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, drama
CharactersStrong women, Family
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Travel, Fight, Viruses
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleTouching, Depressive, Disturbing

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.

Occupation: Rainfall (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Friends
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Revenge, Death, Alien invasion
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing

Two years into an intergalactic invasion of Earth, survivors in Sydney, Australia, fight back in a desperate ground war. As casualties mount by the day, the resistance and their unexpected allies, uncover a plot that could see the war come to a decisive end. With the Alien invaders hell-bent on making earth their new home, the race is on to save mankind.

Bokeh (2017)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA, Iceland
PlotLove, Survival, Apocalypse, Time travel, Loneliness
StyleMakes me think

On a romantic getaway to Iceland, a young American couple wake up one morning to discover every person on Earth has disappeared. Their struggle to survive and to reconcile the mysterious event lead them to reconsider everything they know about themselves and the world.