10 best movies like The Road (2009)

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The Road 2009
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.

List of the best movies like The Road (2009): The Last Seven, The Colony, The Omega Man, Children of Men, The Day, 12 Years a Slave, Light of My Life, The Divide, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, The Battery.

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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....

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.

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.

Children of Men (2006)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan
Duration01:44

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.

The Day (2011)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.

12 Years a Slave (2013)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:13

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

Light of My Life (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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.

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.

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

The Battery (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

In rural Connecticut, baseball players Ben and Mickey are trying to survive a zombie plague. They are forced to form a battery: a catcher and a pitcher who work together to outwit the batter, the one who hits the ball. And the batter in this case just happens to be a zombie. Tough Ben and gentle Mickey frequently disagree on the best way to go about the situation. Then they suddenly hear a human voice through their walkie-talkies. Is salvation nearby, like Mickey thinks, or is Ben’s suspicion justified?

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The Last Patrol (2000)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryIsrael, USA
Duration01:35

After a massive earthquake destroys Los Angeles, a new order is formed. But disagreement among the ranks leads to more war and disruption, and The Last Patrol must bring order if there's to be any hope for the future.

Six-String Samurai (1998)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

In a post-apocalyptic world where the Russians have taken over a nuked USA and Elvis is king of Lost Vegas, Buddy is a '50s rocker and wandering warrior rolled into one, too-cool package. Armed with his six-string in one hand and his sword in the other, Buddy is on his way to Vegas to succeed Elvis as King. Along the way, he saves an orphan who decides to tag along.

Snowpiercer (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountrySouth Korea, Czech Republic
Duration02:06

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

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.

Hell (2011)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryGermany, Luxembourg
Duration01:29

In 2016 the sun has turned the entire world into a scorched and barren wasteland. The humans who have survived are either resourceful or violent, and sometimes both. Marie, her little sister Leonie, and best friend Phillip, are in a car headed to the mountains - rumor has it there is water there. Along the way they meet Tom, a first-rate mechanic. But can they trust him? Fraught with deep distrust, the group is lured into an ambush where their real battle for survival begins.

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.

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.

The Postman (1997)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:57

In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something yet undiscovered: the power to inspire hope.

Vanishing on 7th Street (2010)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

A mysterious global blackout yields countless populations to simply vanish, leaving only their clothes and possessions behind. A small handful of survivors band together in a dimly-lit tavern on 7th Street, struggling to combat the apocalyptic horror. Realizing they may in fact be the last people on earth, a dark shadow hones in on them alone.

The Rover (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:43

10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.

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.

Threads (1984)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration02:05

Documentary style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England; and the eventual long run effects of nuclear war on civilization.

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.

Into the Wild (2007)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

The true story of top student and athlete, Christopher McCandless, who after graduating from Emory University in 1992, abandoned his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness.

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.

The Grey (2012)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.

Il Grido (1957)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryItaly, USA
Duration01:56

A sugar-refinery worker flees his Northern Italy town after a woman refuses his marriage proposal.

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.

Young Ones (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, drama
CountrySouth Africa, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:40

In a future where water is scarce, a farmer defends his land and hopes to rejuvenate his parched soil. However, his daughter's boyfriend schemes to steal the land for himself.

Empty (2011)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

A suspenseful drama about a young couple on a road trip who get caught in the midst of a worldwide gas shortage.




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