Movies about post-apocalypse

List of the best movies about post-apocalypse selected by visitors to our site: Appleseed Alpha, The Road, Mortal Engines, The Colony, Hostile, The Domestics, The Stakelander, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, I Think We're Alone Now, Scorched Earth.

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Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan, USA
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Cyborgs
PlotWar, Survival, Saving the World
PlaceNew York, Japan
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleExciting, For men, Action, Heavy, Cyberpunk

Based on the comic book by the creator of Ghost in the Shell, a young female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos survive through the post World War 3 apocalyptic New York in search of human's future hope, the legendary city of Olympus.

The Road (2009)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure
CharactersCannibals, Thieves
PlotTravel, Death, Survival, Snow, Apocalypse
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Heavy, Gloomy

A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.

Mortal Engines (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
CharactersPilots, Scientists, Hunters, Archaeologists
PlotSurvival, Chase, Power, Saving the World
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Steampunk

Many thousands of years in the future, Earth’s cities roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive traction cities, the old London, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a mysterious young woman from the wastelands who will change the course of his life forever.

The Colony (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
PlotApocalypse, Viruses, Supernatural, Survival
TimePost apocalypse, Future, Dark ones
StyleAction, Depressive, Heavy, Disturbing

Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.

Hostile (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, drama
CharactersMonsters, Mutant
PlotApocalypse, Viruses, End of the world, Survival, Drug addict
PlaceBeach, Deserts, New York, Hospitals
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense

Juliette, a lone survivor of an apocalyptic era, fights to survive against hunger, thirst, a broken leg and strange disturbing creatures that only comes out at nighttime.

The Domestics (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, thriller
CharactersSnipers, Killers, Cannibals
PlotApocalypse, Gambling, Motorcycles, Survival, Weapon
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleDepressive, Disturbing, Tense

A young husband and wife must fight to return home in a post-apocalyptic mid-western landscape ravaged by gangs.

The Stakelander (2016)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action
CharactersVampire, Archers
PlotMotorcycles, Supernatural, Cheating, Friendship
TimePost apocalypse

When his home of New Eden is destroyed by a revitalized Brotherhood and its new Vamp leader, Martin finds himself alone in the badlands of America with only the distant memory of his mentor and legendary vampire hunter, Mister, to guide him.

Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CharactersZombie, Teens, Scientists, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotMulti-part, Viruses, Survival, Friendship, Fight
PlaceLabyrinths, Deserts, Ghost towns, Court, Laboratory
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Action, Cyberpunk, For a group of friends

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 makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.

I Think We're Alone Now (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
PlotApocalypse, Weapon, Relationship, Loneliness
PlaceGhost towns, Small cities
TimePost apocalypse, Dark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Depressive, Disturbing, Psychological problems, Twisted plot

After the human race has been wiped out, Del lives in an empty town, content in his solitude and the utopia he has methodically created for himself, until he meets young Grace, who wants to stay with him.

Scorched Earth (2018)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantastic, action
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersHired assassins, Horses, Criminals, Snipers, Hunters
PlotDeath, Martial Arts, Survival, Water, Hostage
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleAction, Exciting, Unexpected ending

A bounty hunter named Atticus Gage tracks down criminals in a post-apocalyptic Earth.

Future World (2018)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CharactersHorses, Family, Strong women, Slaves, Androids
PlotMartial Arts, Travel, Motorcycles, Death, Survival
PlaceBeach, Deserts
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Action, Tense

A young boy searches a future world wasteland for a rumored cure for his dying mother.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryDenmark, Norway, Australia, USA
CharactersSuperhero, Dinosaurs, Aliens, Pirates, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure, War, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds
TimePost apocalypse
StyleFor children, Exciting, Light, Fascinating, Touching

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

Iron Sky: The Coming Race (2019)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryFinland, Germany, Belgium
CharactersDinosaurs, Hitler, Tough guys, Aliens
PlotNuclear War, Earthquake
PlaceSpace, Moon, Germany, Spaceships, The White House
TimePost apocalypse, Future

Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity - or destroy it once and for all. The truth behind the creation of mankind will be revealed when an old enemy leads our heroes on an adventure into the Hollow Earth. To save humanity they must fight the Vril, an ancient shapeshifting reptilian race and their army of dinosaurs.

IO (2019)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, adventure
PlotSurvival, Experiments, Saving the World
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Makes me think, Depressive, Disturbing, Tense

As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.

The Last Boy (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersChildrens, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Survival, Revenge, Friendship, Rivalry
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

The world at an end, a dying mother sends her young son on a quest to find the place that grants wishes.

Blade of the Phantom Master (2004)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, cartoon, anime
PlotMartial Arts, Ghosts
TimePost apocalypse

Amidest a maelstrom of death, the ronin Mensu clashes with wasteland cannibal nomads from beneath the desert sands. Together with his Sando-a beautiful but deadly human weapon-Mensu saves thousands from the evil dictator that destroyed his master. In the end, he battles legions of the damned in a magical underworld unlike anything you’ve ever seen!

Wonderful Days (2003)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, cartoon
CountrySouth Korea, USA
TimePost apocalypse, Future

Civilization has been destroyed by war and pollution, but the survivors have built the last city of Ecoban. As most natural resources have been exhausted, Ecoban is powered by pollution. The citizens of Ecoban need to continue creating this pollution leading them into conflict with the inhabitants of Marr while one man just wants to clear away the clouds and see the sky.

Trigun: Badlands Rumble (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, cartoon, anime
CharactersMafia, Criminals, Heroes, Thieves, Hunters
PlotLove, Robbery, Weapon, Fear, Skirmishes
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Disturbing

In a quicksand surrounded town called Makka, rumors spread of a legendary robber named Gasback is after the town. To protect it, Mayor Kepler has hired bounty hunters. These hunters have been following Gasback from town to town in hopes of getting the bounty. Vash the Stampede is in town, along with Meryl and Milly, along with the female bounty hunter Ameria and Nicholas D. Wolfwood.

I Am Mother (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CharactersRobots, Dogs, Childrens
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Apocalypse, End of the world, Survival, Technology
PlaceBeach, Bunker
TimePost apocalypse
StyleWorth watching, Unexpected ending, Netflix, Philosophical, Atmospheric

A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersStrong women, Tough guys, Gangsters
PlotTime travel, Apocalypse, Racing, Adventure, Disasters
PlaceAustralia, Deserts, USA
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleExciting, For men, Depressive, Heavy, For a group of friends

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.