10 best movies like Light of My Life (2019)

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Light of My Life 2019
Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond—and the character of humanity—is tested.
List of the best movies like Light of My Life (2019): It Comes at Night, The Road, Extinction, Cell, Viral, The Divide, Z for Zachariah, Into the Forest, The Last Seven, Population 2.

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It Comes at Night (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

The Road (2009)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

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.

Extinction (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountrySpain, USA, Hungary, France
Duration01:53

And suddenly, overnight, the world came to a halt. Two men, two survivors, one kid, and hatred that separates them. A place forgotten by everyone, including the creatures that inhabit the Earth... until now.

Cell (2016)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ensuing chaos after.

Viral (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

Following the outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population, a young woman documents her family's new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister.

The Divide (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Z for Zachariah (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryIceland, Luxembourg, USA
Duration02:28

In the wake of a nuclear war, a young woman survives on her own, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth, until she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being. A distraught scientist, he’s nearly been driven mad by radiation exposure and his desperate search for others. A fragile, imperative strand of trust connects them. But when a stranger enters the valley, their precarious bond begins to unravel.

Into the Forest (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada

In the not too distant future, two young women who live in a remote ancient forest discover the world around them is on the brink of an apocalypse. Informed only by rumor, they fight intruders, disease, loneliness & starvation.

The Last Seven (2010)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:24

Seven strangers wake up on the deserted streets of London with no knowledge of how they got there. Before long someone -or something - is picking them off, one by one....

Population 2 (2012)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

Set against the backdrop of a post-Apocalypse Earth, Population 2 is about a relationship that ends in tragedy forcing a woman to struggle in the aftermath.

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The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:13

In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.

The Collapsed (2011)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:22

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.

The Omega Man (1971)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling themselves "The Family". The plague has caused them to become sensitive to light, as well as homicidally psychotic.

Domain (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

After a deadly virus wipes out most of humanity, the survivors are forced to wait alone in self-sustaining bunkers while the viral threat runs its course. Able to communicate through a networked video interface, the survivors wait for years and slowly become a motley family of sorts. But their fragile social ecosystem is shattered when, one by one, they start mysteriously disappearing from their bunkers.

Here Alone (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26

After a terrible virus ravages human civilization, Ann finds herself living alone in a forest, foraging for supplies, and accompanied only by a radio that broadcasts a single transmission in French. Few animals even remain; the only survivors seem to be the roving hordes of infected creatures with a taste for human flesh. One fateful day, Ann crosses paths with two more survivors, Chris and Olivia. But after surviving on her own for so long, she struggles to relate to them and and their desire to settle down and start a new community.

The Colony (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:34

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.

World War Z (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

The Host (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
Duration02:05

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration02:01

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

Ad Astra (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, China, Brazil
Duration02:36

An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

The Silence (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, Germany
Duration02:08

With the world under attack by deadly creatures who hunt by sound, a teen and her family seek refuge outside the city and encounter a mysterious cult.

Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.

Parts Per Billion (2014)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

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.

Alone (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:51

Five kids wake up in a world where everybody has disappeared.

We've Forgotten More Than We Ever Knew (2016)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA

A Man and a Woman wander through a hostile wilderness in a far-away world. One day, they stumble upon a mysterious set of Structures, which will complicate their lives both for good and ill.

Future World (2018)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

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

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.

Only (2020)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

After a comet releases a mysterious virus that begins to kill all of the women in the world, a young couple's relationship is severely tested. They hide out (from both the illness and the savages who hunt the remaining women) in their over-sterilized apartment. Ultimately the duo escapes their self-imposed quarantine to head to the wilderness.

The Remaining (2014)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

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.

The Book of Eli (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.




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