Movies about saving the world

Movies about saving the world
List of the best films about saving the world, selected by visitors to our site: The Wandering Earth, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie Part 2, Interstellar, Edge of Tomorrow, Tenet, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Alien vs. Ninja, Justice League, Exploding Sun, Men in Black 3.

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

The Wandering Earth (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic
CountryChina
Duration01:13
CharactersHeroes, Soldier, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Disasters, End of the world, Artificial Intelligence, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

When the Sun begins to expand in such a way that it will inevitably engulf and destroy the Earth in a hundred years, united mankind finds a way to avoid extinction by propelling the planet out of the Solar System using gigantic engines, moving it to a new home located four light years away, an epic journey that will last thousands of years.

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie Part 2 (2021)
PlotSuperpowers, Saving the World
StyleWomens in main roles

While under the care of the Outer Sailor Guardians, Hotaru begins to age rapidly. Then, the time comes for all the Sailor Guardians to reunite!

Interstellar (2014)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Inventors, Farmers, Astronauts
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Epic

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special Forces, Military, Journalists
PlotWar, Time travel, Alien invasion, Recurring day, Saving the World
PlaceLondon
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, Smart, Disturbing

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

Tenet (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special Forces, Terrorists, Oligarchs
PlotTime travel, Skirmishes, Time machine, Weapon, Saving the World
StyleSpectacular, Serious, Disturbing

Armed with only one word - Tenet - and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Duration02:58
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Wizards, Elves, Gnomes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Fighting Evil, Magic, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic, Disturbing

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

Alien vs. Ninja (2010)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryJapan
Duration01:21
CharactersAliens, Ninja, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Revenge, Alien invasion, Supernatural
PlaceForest, Japan
Time16th century
StyleExciting, Heavy, Fancy, Black humor, For men

A band of ninja warriors, led by an Iga Ninja named Yamata, witness a giant ball of fire drop from the sky and crash into the forest. When the warriors find and attempt to identify the object, they discover aliens that attack and feast on them. Yamata and the survivors swear vengeance, but in challenging the aliens, they learn that their weapons have no effect.

Justice League (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersSuperhero, Horses, Hackers, Aliens, Gods
PlotRacing, Apocalypse, End of the world, Martial Arts, Superpowers
PlacePrison, Sea, Village, Aircraft, Ships
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, DC, Fascinating, Epic

Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth.

Exploding Sun (2013)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryCanada
CharactersHeroes, Presidential
PlotSurvival, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. Among those on board: First Lady Simone Mathany, space-exploration entrepreneur Steve Roebling, Dr. Denise Balaban, pilot Fiona Henslaw, and a very lucky lottery winner. But while en route, a massive solar flare sparks a cosmic-ray burst that accelerates Aurora’s engine and blows the ship away from Earth’s orbit. Now out of control, it’s hurtling straight for the sun.

Men in Black 3 (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special agents, Partners
PlotTime travel, UFO, Prison Break, Revenge, Time machine
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, USA, New York
StyleExciting, For men

Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him - secrets that will reveal themselves as he teams up with the young Agent K (Josh Brolin) to save his partner, the agency, and the future of humankind.

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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersSuperhero, Raccoons, Superhero
PlotMulti-part, Saving the World
PlaceSpace
StyleInteresting, Marvel, Exciting, Action, Beautiful

As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment - the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.

Battle: New York, Day 2 (2011)
Markimdb: 1.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Alien invasion, Supernatural, Saving the World
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious

Laura Sommers is hearing voices in her head and consults with a psychiatrist. The therapy is suddenly cut short when New York City is rocked by an alien invasion...

Super Tanker (2011)
Markimdb: 3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotTsunami, Saving the World
PlaceShips
StyleExciting, Action

A meteorite brings a powerful element to the Earth during the Cold War, too powerful to ever be used it's contained until a decision is made to dispose of it in the depths of the ocean. During transit on the worlds largest and most secure Super Tanker a rogue wave damages the ship and releases the element which triggers a chain reaction in the environment and the political arena.

Fantastic Four (2015)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration02:40
CharactersSuperhero, Strong women, Giants, Heroes, Military
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Friendship, Teleportation, Telekinesis
PlaceSpace, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, For men

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Wynonna Earp (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, western, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:01
CharactersLesbians, Demons, Sisters
PlotSupernatural, Fight, Supernatural, Justice, Saving the World
TimeDark ones
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Based on the IDW Comic, Wynonna Earp follows Wyatt Earp's great granddaughter as she battles demons and other creatures. With her unique abilities, and a posse of dysfunctional allies, she's the only thing that can bring the paranormal to justice.

Legion (2010)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersGods, Angels, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Superpowers, Supernatural, Religious
PlaceDeserts
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Disturbing

When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.

Tears of Steel (2012)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, short
CountryNetherlands
Duration00:12
CharactersRobots
PlotSaving the World
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

The film’s premise is about a group of warriors and scientists, who gathered at the “Oude Kerk” in Amsterdam to stage a crucial event from the past, in a desperate attempt to rescue the world from destructive robots.

MacGruber (2010)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersSpecial Forces, Heroes
PlotSaving the World
StyleExplicit scenes, For men

Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Pirates, Monsters, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Alien invasion, Chase, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Prison, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Marvel, Exciting, Beautiful, Fascinating

Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.

GANTZ (2004)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryJapan
Duration02:11
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Friends
PlotSurvival, Survival, Alien invasion, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleExciting, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

If you are chosen by the bizarre black sphere known as the Gantz, you are already dead—yet you might be able to reclaim your mortality. First, the Gantz demands that you undertake brutal missions of madness, killing aliens hidden among the population. It is your only chance and you have no choice. You must play this disturbing game. And if you die again—and you likely will—it’s permanent.




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