10 best movies like How It Ends (2018)

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Movies similar to How It Ends (2018): Hunter Killer, Breaking In, Geostorm, Jungle, Freakish, San Andreas, Strangerland, Toxin, Noah, The Remaining.

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Hunter Killer (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller
Duration02:01
CharactersSubmariners, Lifeguards
PlotHostage, Disasters, Weapon
PlaceSubmarines
StylePatriotic

Captain Glass of the USS Arkansas discovers that a coup d'├ętat is taking place in Russia, so he and his crew join an elite group working on the ground to prevent a war.

Breaking In (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:41
CharactersParents, Strong women
PlotSurvival, Robbery
StyleAction, Disturbing, Tense

Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After managing to escape, Shaun must now figure out a way to turn the tables on the desperate thieves and save her captive children.

Geostorm (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersScientists
PlotConspiracies, Disasters, Apocalypse, Tsunami, End of the world
PlaceNature
TimeFuture

After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: the system built to protect Earth is attacking it, and it becomes a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything and everyone along with it.

Jungle (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia, Colombia
Duration02:13
CharactersFriends
PlotAdventure, Survival
PlaceJungle, Nature
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Action

A mysterious guide escorts an enthusiastic adventurer and his friend into the Amazon jungle, but their journey turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wild force them to fight for survival.

Freakish (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:17
CharactersPupils
PlotDisasters, Investigation, Apocalypse, Survival
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Tense

A group of students trapped in a high school must fight for survival when predatory mutant freaks take over after a meltdown at the local chemical plant.

San Andreas (2015)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersLifeguards, Fathers
PlotEarthquake, Disasters, Adventure, Survival
PlaceHelicopters
StyleExciting

In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.

Strangerland (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family
PlotRelationship
PlaceAustralia, Deserts
StyleDisturbing, Action, Fascinating

Newly arrived to a remote desert town, Catherine and Matthew are tormented by a suspicion when their two teenage children mysteriously vanish.

Toxin (2015)
Markimdb: 2.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Death, Apocalypse
StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense

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

Noah (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersGods
PlotDisasters, Tsunami, Adventure, Mystery, Apocalypse, Survival
PlaceJungle, Forest, Deserts, Nature
StyleFascinating

A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.

The Remaining (2014)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing, Action

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.

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These Final Hours (2014)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:27
PlotApocalypse, End of the world
PlaceAustralia, Party
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric

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.

The End (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:30
CharactersFriends
PlotApocalypse, Survival
StyleAction, Disturbing

A group of old friends gets together for a weekend in a mountain cabin. Years have gone by and yet nothing seems to have changed between them. But lurking behind the laughter and stories is a murky episode from the past that continues to haunt them. A strange, sudden incident alters their plans, leaving them stranded and with no line of communication to the outside world. On their way for help, the group starts to disintegrate, just as a new natural order is unveiled before their astonished eyes.

Melancholia (2011)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryDenmark, Sweden, France, Germany
Duration02:10
CharactersParents, Family, Sisters, Mothers, Friends
PlotApocalypse, Wedding, Disasters, Depression
PlaceHospitals, Mansions
StyleDepressive, Atmospheric

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

Retreat (2011)
Mark4 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersSoldier
PlotApocalypse
PlaceEngland, Islands
StyleAction, 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.

Unstoppable (2010)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersLifeguards
PlaceTrains
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Action

A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to chase down one million tons of hurtling steel and prevent an epic disaster.

The Dead (2010)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceAfrica
StyleDisturbing, Action

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.

Knowing (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:01
CharactersScientists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world

A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

War of the Worlds (2005)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersAliens
PlotApocalypse, Alien invasion, End of the world, Survival
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.

Butterfly (1999)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama
CountrySpain
Duration01:36
CharactersTeachers, Parents, Family, Friends
PlotBetrayal
PlaceSchool, Forest, Spain, Village, Nature

The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ordinary coming-of-age experiences, tensions related to the looming Spanish Civil War periodically interrupt Moncho's personal growth and daily life.

Heat (1995)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:51
CharactersCriminals, Thieves
PlotAdventure, Fight, Survival, Skirmishes
PlaceLos Angeles, USA
StyleAction, Disturbing

Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the other even though they are aware their cat-and-mouse game may end in violence.

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