Movies about the end of the world

List of the best movies about the end of the world, selected by visitors to our site: Greenland, Awake, The Remaining, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, The Collapsed, Doctor Strange, Resident Evil: Retribution, Crystal Skulls, Parts Per Billion, Occupation: Rainfall.

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
Genreaction
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.

Awake (2021)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Single mothers
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Insomnia
PlaceUSA
StyleNetflix

After a sudden global event wipes out all electronics and takes away humankind’s ability to sleep, chaos quickly begins to consume the world. Only Jill, an ex-soldier with a troubled past, may hold the key to a cure in the form of her own daughter. The question is, can Jill safely deliver her daughter and save the world before she herself loses her mind.

The Remaining (2014)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersDemons
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Wedding, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

When a group of close-knit friends assemble for the marriage of Skylar and Dan, they have no idea they will witness The Rapture and face a series of catastrophic events turning the celebration into a life-or-death struggle.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:28
CharactersZombie
PlotEnd of the world, Viruses
TimePost apocalypse

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

The Collapsed (2011)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:22
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Viruses
PlaceForest
TimePost apocalypse, Dark ones
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away from civilization as possible, they take to the forest, soon to discover the danger posed by other survivors may be the least of their worries.

Doctor Strange (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersSuperhero, Demons, Doctors, Immortals, Wizards
PlotEnd of the world, Adventure, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Teleportation
PlaceSpace, Fantastic worlds, Parallel worlds, Portals to other worlds
StyleMarvel, Unexpected ending, By comics, Beautiful

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under her wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:36
CharactersZombie, Mutant, Heroes, Police, Scientists
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Investigation, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceLaboratory
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, For men

The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most clandestine operations facility and unveils more of her mysterious past as she delves further into the complex. Without a safe haven, Alice continues to hunt those responsible for the outbreak; a chase that takes her from Tokyo to New York, Washington, D.C. and Moscow, culminating in a mind-blowing revelation that will force her to rethink everything that she once thought to be true. Aided by new found allies and familiar friends, Alice must fight to survive long enough to escape a hostile world on the brink of oblivion. The countdown has begun.

Crystal Skulls (2014)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:28
CharactersHeroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

It is 2020 and the impending apocalypse is inevitable. Due to a rapidly growing Black Hole headed straight for the sun, Earth begins to fall into darkness, waves rise above Los Angeles, Paris is rocked by extreme earthquakes and Japan is crumbling. Governments around the world race to build massive space arks for the lucky few who will escape Earth's tragic fate, though billions of people will be left behind. At the same time in the ruins of a Mayan temple a solution is discovered: 12 ancient skulls, that when brought together can stop the destruction. A team of scientists set out to find the hidden skulls and rescue mankind from imminent destruction.

Parts Per Billion (2014)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersMusicians, Writers
PlotWar, Survival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Basketball
PlaceParty, USA
TimeFuture
StyleTense, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the billions who are facing this human-made biological disaster.

Occupation: Rainfall (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryAustralia
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Friends
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Revenge, Death, Alien invasion
PlaceAustralia
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.

The Dark Tower (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Demons, Spiders, Military
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Skirmishes
PlaceVillage, School, Parallel worlds
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense

The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Collision Earth (2011)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryCanada
CharactersHeroes
PlotEnd of the world, Radio, Saving the World
PlaceSpaceships
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A huge solar flare blasts Mercury out of it's orbit and provides it with an intense magnetic field and it's on collision course for Earth.

Radioflash (2019)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Technology
TimePost apocalypse, Dark ones
StyleEpic, Makes me think, Serious

When a nuclear strike causes an electromagnetic pulse that cuts off all power, water, and communication to the entire western United States, Reese finds herself plunged into an all-too-real fight to survive. As pandemonium grips her city, Reese and her father set out on a desperate journey in search of safety--a perilous trek through a world gone mad where every encounter with a stranger could be your last.

Oceans Rising (2017)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Weapon, Fate
PlaceSea
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A scientist readies a boat after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. However, after the disasters reach a peak level of destruction those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in desperation, as he and other refugees look to save the world and stop the disaster using the two Supercolliders on opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Twisted Pair (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Twins, Eagle
PlotEnd of the world, Artificial Intelligence, Hostage
PlaceBeach
TimeNight
StylePhilosophical

Identical twin brothers become hybrid A.I (artificial intelligence) entities, yet torn in different directions to achieve justice for humanity.

Stormageddon (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

What happens when you ask the most powerful computer program, run by the most powerful computers, to follow, listen and predict human behavior? The program learns, becomes sentient and begins to behave like a human. When a master computer program, Echelon, takes over America's entire online system, our country is threatened to be brought to its knees. Hacking into DARPA, Echelon gains the ability to manipulate the weather, create earthquakes, and cause a level of destruction unlike anything the country could ever imagine. But how do you stop a computer program when it has control over any and every defense you have?

These Final Hours (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:27
PlotDancing, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Pursuit
PlaceParty, Australia
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

What would you do on the last day on Earth? With the end of the world only hours away, the self-absorbed James heads to the ultimate party-to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching desperately for her missing father. This simple act sets James on a path to redemption.

I Am Mother (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration02:14
CharactersDogs, Robots, Childrens
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Artificial Intelligence, Birthday
PlaceBunker, Beach
TimePost apocalypse
StyleNetflix, Interesting, Unexpected ending, 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.

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:05
CharactersAliens, Strong women, Prisoner
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, UFO, Abduction
PlaceBunker, Closed Space
TimePost apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing, Womens in main roles

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.

Midnight Special (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Greece
Duration01:50
CharactersAliens, Firefighters, Military, FBI, Fathers
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Skirmishes, Abduction, Superpowers
PlaceHelicopters, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.




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