TV series about the apocalypse

List of the best series about the apocalypse, selected by visitors to our site: Salvation, Hard Sun, Jericho, Heroes, 8 Days, Dr. Stone, Black Summer, Day 5, The Messengers, The Last Ship.

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

Salvation (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:03
CharactersStudents
PlotApocalypse, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Action, Twisted plot

An MIT grad student and a tech superstar bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.

Hard Sun (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersHackers, Detectives, Partners
PlotApocalypse, Investigation
StyleFascinating, Twisted plot

Two detectives with opposing viewpoints are partnered together five years before the Apocalypse.

Jericho (2006)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersHeroes
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Mystery
PlaceSmall towns
StyleFascinating, Action, Twisted plot

Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.

Heroes (2006)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Apocalypse, Death, Teleportation
TimeFuture

Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.

8 Days (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryGermany
Duration00:43
CharactersHeroes
PlotApocalypse, Relationship, Death, Survival, Fate
StylePhilosophical, Spectacular, Fascinating

With a huge asteroid rushing towards Europe, there are only eight days left till impact. In the face of the apocalypse everything changes; laws and rules are abandoned. Who can save themself, what is really important now?

Dr. Stone (2019)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration01:42
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, Survival
PlaceVillage
TimeFuture, Post-apocalypse
StyleFascinating, Romantic, By manga

One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he's not alone! His science-loving friend Senku's been up and running for a few months and he's got a grand plan in mind, to kickstart civilization with the power of science!

Black Summer (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersZombie
PlotApocalypse, Death, Survival, Missing people
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StyleNetflix, Atmospheric, Action

In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.

Day 5 (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersScientists, Heroes
PlotApocalypse, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

After a fortuitous drug bender saves his life, addict Jake ventures out into the quiet streets… unaware that most of the world already died in their beds. Now, battling sleepless fatigue and encroaching delirium, Jake teams with a scrappy teenager, overnight doctor and red-eye pilot to search for answers… and just maybe find a way to sleep again.

The Messengers (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:56
CharactersAngels
PlotSupernatural, Apocalypse, Death, Survival, Superpowers
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.

The Last Ship (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersScientists, Heroes, Military
PlotApocalypse, Viruses, Survival
PlaceShips
StyleFascinating, Action

Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.

Z Nation (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Apocalypse, Viruses, Survival, Shootouts
PlaceUSA
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular, Action

Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.

Revolution (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersHeroes
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Adventures
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular, Twisted plot

Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.

Cybergeddon (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersHackers, Special agents
PlotFBI, Apocalypse
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action

Framed for a cyber-crime she didn't commit, FBI Special Agent Chloe Jocelyn is forced to go on the run in order to prove her innocence.

Falling Skies (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Military
PlotAlien invasion, Apocalypse, Survival, Adventures, Shootouts
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular

Falling Skies opens in the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back. Each day is a test of survival as citizen soldiers work to protect the people in their care while also engaging in an insurgency campaign against the occupying alien force.

The Walking Dead (2010)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersZombie
PlotSupernatural, Apocalypse, Viruses, Death, Survival
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleFascinating, Action

Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.

The Day of the Triffids (2009)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration03:06
CharactersHeroes
PlotSupernatural, Apocalypse, Viruses, Survival

The Day of the Triffids is a BBC miniseries adaptation of John Wyndham's novel of the same name. The novel had previously been adapted by the BBC in a 1981 miniseries.

Ergo Proxy (2007)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, cartoon, detective
CountryJapan
Duration09:35
CharactersRobots, Heroes
PlotApocalypse, Lost memory, Technology, Investigation, Adventures
PlaceParallel worlds, Japan
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy has been described as a dark sciencefiction mystery with philosophical underpinnings. It features a combination of 2D digital cel animation, 3D computer modeling, and digital special effects.

Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Military
PlotApocalypse, Revenge, Survival
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.

The Langoliers (1995)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:00
CharactersHeroes, Blind
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Apocalypse, Survival, Superpowers
PlaceAirplanes
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

A jet leaves on a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to Boston. But early in the flight, ten passengers awaken to a startling realization: All of the other passengers have vanished.

The Stand (1994)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration05:59
PlotSupernatural, Apocalypse, Viruses, Survival, Adventures
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Action

After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.




MoviesList