The Best Apocalyptic And Post-Apocalyptic Movies Films

The Best Apocalyptic And Post-Apocalyptic Movies

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A list of all the best apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction films also contains apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for the best movies, in your opinion, by clicking the thumbs up button.

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These are the top films in the apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction genre in it. Be it the motifs of the apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

What makes the most sense to vote on, is it between Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior and Strange New World? If we missed any apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies. List includes photos and apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

The list you're viewing contains movies like The Stand and Five.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies, here is the full apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies list, ordered from best to worst.


Kevin Costner and Lars von Trier are among the directors who have worked on Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction movies in the past.


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  1. 1
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    - 75
    Mad Max 2


    Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells

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  2. 2
    + 203
    - 68
    Mad Max


    Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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  3. 3
    + 211
    - 81


    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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  4. 4
    + 232
    - 77


    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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  5. 5
    + 221
    - 46
    Blade Runner

    ranked low on reranks & added by nikkc0001
    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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  6. 6
    + 212
    - 82


    Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman

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  7. 7
    + 206
    - 80


    Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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  8. 8
    + 203
    - 81


    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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  9. 9
    + 191
    - 99
    The Book of Eli


    Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman

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  10. 10
    + 145
    - 53
    12 Monkeys

    added by PeterBänziger
    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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  11. 11
    + 152
    - 95

    most listed
    Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

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  12. 12
    + 153
    - 41
    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ranked low on reranks
    Charlize Theron, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Tom Hardy

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  13. 13
    + 159
    - 81
    The Road


    Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Viggo Mortensen

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  14. 14
    + 185
    - 122
    I Am Legend


    Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Salli Richardson

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  15. 15
    + 151
    - 79
    Dawn of the Dead


    Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

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  16. 16
    + 168
    - 78
    Planet of the Apes


    Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

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  17. 17
    + 123
    - 66
    Night of the Living Dead


    George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman

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  18. 18
    + 148
    - 76
    WALL-E


    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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  19. 19
    + 87
    - 23
    Escape from New York


    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kurt Russell, Ernest Borgnine

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  20. 20
    + 99
    - 51
    28 Weeks Later

    added by MejaEhrenström
    Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

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  21. 21
    + 114
    - 72

    added by MejaEhrenström
    Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

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  22. 22
    + 150
    - 81


    Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox

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  23. 23
    + 88
    - 52
    Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

    added by PeterBänziger
    Tina Turner, Mel Gibson, Rebekah Elmaloglou

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  24. 24
    + 94
    - 61
    The Omega Man


    Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Eric Laneuville

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  25. 25
    + 68
    - 22
    Matrix


    ;
  26. 26
    + 90
    - 85
    War of the Worlds


    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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  27. 27
    + 78
    - 31
    Logan's Run

    added by harrychessman
    Logan's Run

  28. 28
    + 92
    - 72
    The Day the Earth Stood Still


    Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie, Frances Bavier

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  29. 29
    + 105
    - 104


    Kevin Costner, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper

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  30. 30
    + 63
    - 43
    Snowpiercer

    added by Muttley Dastardly
    Chris Evans, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton

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  31. 31
    + 100
    - 69
    Resident Evil


    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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  32. 32
    + 91
    - 61
    Reign of Fire


    Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey, Gerard Butler

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  33. 33
    + 90
    - 83
    The Day After Tomorrow

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid

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  34. 34
    + 75
    - 68
    The Crazies

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Lynn Lowry, Harry Spillman, Richard Liberty

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  35. 35
    + 65
    - 35
    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    added by PeterBänziger
    James Franco, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell

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  36. 36
    + 83
    - 52
    The Time Machine

    added by nikkc0001
    Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce, Sienna Guillory

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  37. 37
    + 68
    - 39

    added by MejaEhrenström
    James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott

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  38. 38
    + 59
    - 34
    Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    added by PeterBänziger
    James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow

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  39. 39
    + 68
    - 73
    The Birds


    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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  40. 40
    + 8
    - 0
    A Clockwork Orange

    added by Chris Brimmer
    Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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  41. 41
    + 91
    - 83
    Armageddon


    Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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  42. 42
    + 51
    - 43


    Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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  43. 43
    + 55
    - 67
    Beneath the Planet of the Apes


    Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Linda Harrison

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  44. 44
    + 36
    - 32


    Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden

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  45. 45
    + 27
    - 24
    Pandorum


    Dennis Quaid, Norman Reedus, Ben Foster

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  46. 46
    + 27
    - 24
    The Andromeda Strain


    Paula Kelly, David Wayne, Arthur Hill

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  47. 47
    + 53
    - 49
    The Postman

    added by MejaEhrenström
    Kevin Costner, Tom Petty, Mary Stuart Masterson

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  48. 48
    + 21
    - 13
    Soldier

    added by Al Huppe
    Kurt Russell, Gary Busey, Jason Isaacs

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  49. 49
    + 65
    - 75
    Terminator Salvation


    Christian Bale, Helena Bonham Carter, Bryce Dallas Howard

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  50. 50
    + 43
    - 40
    Titan A.E.

    added by PeterBänziger
    Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon, Janeane Garofalo

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