10 best movies like Waterworld (1995)

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Waterworld 1995
In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. But the trio soon becomes the target of a menacing pirate who covets the map to 'Dryland' – which is tattooed on Enola's back.
List of the best movies like Waterworld (1995): The Time Machine, Mad Max: Fury Road, seaQuest DSV, The 5th Wave, Earthtastrophe, Alita: Battle Angel, Children of the Sun, The Postman, Cherry 2000, The Ultimate Warrior.

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The Time Machine (2002)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:36

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryAustralia
Duration02:30

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.

seaQuest DSV (1993)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, family
CountryUSA

In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.

The 5th Wave (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30

16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.

Earthtastrophe (2016)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA

In a white hot flash of light, and with no warning, one minute our moon is there, the next it's gone. Then, a second flash. And that's the last thing anyone on Earth can remember. 11 months later, it's not post- apocalyptic; it's apocalyptic as Earth has been sucked through a wormhole, literally ripping our planet from the inside out. With bizarre disasters and civilization collapsing, our heroes must find a way to survive and get to "safe ground" before it's too late.

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan, Canada
Duration02:28

When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.

Children of the Sun (1986)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

A story from the life in the beginning of XX century based on the theater play by Maxim Gorky.

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.

Cherry 2000 (1987)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the treacherous and lawless region of 'The Zone', Treadwell learns the hard way that the perfect woman is made not of computer chips and diodes.

The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.

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Steel Dawn (1987)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.

Fist of the North Star (1995)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

From the immensely popular FIST OF THE NORTH STAR comic book series, comes a new hero. The fate of mankind rests with superhuman warrior Kenshiro who roams the wastelands of the future waging a battle against overwhelming evil. With the spiritual guidance of his dead father, Kenshiro fights to free his stolen love from the brutal tyrant Lord Shin. Through his struggle he must confront his destiny.

Robot Overlords (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:30

Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.

Def-Con 4 (1985)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantastic, action
CountryCanada

Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. The woman stays by the remains of the the satellite but is soon caught by evil punks who have taken power.

After Earth (2013)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai's craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance.

The Lost Future (2010)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryGermany, South Africa, USA
Duration01:30

A group of post-apocalyptic survivors, struggle to survive in a world where jungles and forests and primeval wetlands and deserts have obliterated civilization. They staunchly face genetically mutating beasts and mysterious diseases in an attempt to re-establish the human race as masters of Earth.

Mutant Chronicles (2008)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:40

It's the year 2707. Earth's natural resources have all but been exhausted by mankind. Battles rage for the remainder between the competing Corporations. During one such battle the seal is broken and awakens an ancient and deadly machine that was once defeated thousands of years ago. The order that awaited it's return must now lead a small group of soldiers to destroy it once and for all.

Gangland (2001)
Markimdb: 2.9
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ferociously battle for power and control, three heroes race against time to find the cure for the virus... before it's too late.

American Warships (2012)
Markimdb: 2.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA

When an alien force wages war on Earth, only the crew of the USS Iowa - the last American battleship, stands in their way.

Doomsday (2008)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration01:45

A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper virus violently resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare.

Lost City Raiders (2008)
Markimdb: 4
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryGermany

The year is 2048, and global warming has flooded much of Earth's land areas. A father and his two sons try to salvage treasures from sunken buildings when they are given an important assignment by the New Vatican.

Against the Dark (2009)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Romania

When most of the population of Earth is infected by a virus and transformed into flesh eaters and blood drinking creatures, a group of hunters lead by Tao and his sword chase the vampire zombies to eliminate them. Six non-infected survivors try to find the exit of an abandoned hospital crowded of the infected creatures. Meanwhile, the military is ready to bomb the whole area.

Logan's Run (1976)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: All citizens get a chance of being 'renewed' in a Civic Ceremony at their 30th birthday, unless they run and escape before their time comes.

MegaFault (2009)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

When miner Charley 'Boomer' Baxter sets off a series of massive mining detonations in West Virginia, a gigantic earthquake is soon rocking the North Atlantic, exposing a deep seismic fault that runs the length of the North American continent. Joining forces with government seismology expert Dr Amy Lane, Boomer must now race against time to stop the chasm that is threatening to tear America - and the entire world - in half.

Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:43

In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…

Battleship (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan, Hong Kong
Duration02:05

When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of an international naval coalition which becomes the world's last hope for survival as they engage the hostile alien force of unimaginable strength. While taking on the invaders, Hopper must also try to live up to the potential his brother, and his fiancée's father, Admiral Shane, expect of him.

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.

AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA

A group of refugees from Earth land on an exotic planet, where they must fight ruthless aliens to survive.

Digital Man (1995)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

An out-of-control robot is inadvertently set loose in a small community, and a crack squad of soldiers are sent to hunt it down. Gradually, the members of the squad begin to suspect that some of them are robots.

Escape from L.A. (1996)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:41

This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his daughter, part of a resistance movement, steals the control unit for a doomsday weapon, Snake again gets tapped to save the day.




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