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The Best Doomsday Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Doomsday film films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

This list of the best doomsday movies also contains doomsday movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This doomsday films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best doomsday movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This doomsday movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for your favorites to get them to rise to the top of the list.

These are the top films in the doomsday film genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie about the end of the world or takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. Be it the motifs of the doomsday film genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Show your appreciation for movies like Independence Day or The Matrix by voting for them. If we missed any doomsday 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 doomsday movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about doomsday movie lists.

From the latest, to the greatest doomsday movies, here is the full doomsday movies list, ordered from best to worst. This list has everything from sci-fi classics like The Day the Earth Stood Still and animated hits like Wall-E. Want to watch these apocalypse movies right now but don't own them? Don't worry, it's not the end of the world. Many of these end of times flicks are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. 


Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Doomsday film films, including George A. Romero and Edgar Wright.

The Best Doomsday Movies Films
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    Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Salli Richardson

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    Cillian Murphy, Christopher Eccleston, Naomie Harris

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    Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman

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    Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid

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    Rose Byrne, Idris Elba, Jeremy Renner

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    Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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    Ving Rhames, Ty Burrell, Kevin Zegers

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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    Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton

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    Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood

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    Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray

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    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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    Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Michael Caine

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    Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor, Alan Young

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    Stephen King, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald

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    Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Isaacs

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    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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    Martin Freeman, Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy

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    Kevin Costner, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper

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    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy

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    Tom Savini, Ken Foree, James A. Baffico

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    Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Eric Laneuville

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    Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey, Gerard Butler

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kurt Russell, Ernest Borgnine

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    Tina Turner, Mel Gibson, Rebekah Elmaloglou

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    Jennifer Connelly, Keanu Reeves, Jon Hamm

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    Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith

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    Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Sienna Guillory

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    Christian Bale, Helena Bonham Carter, Bryce Dallas Howard

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    George A. Romero, Duane Jones, Bill Hinzman Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Liam Hemsworth

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    Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce, Sienna Guillory

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken

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    Rhona Mitra, Malcolm McDowell, Bob Hoskins

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    Carrie Fisher, Stephen King, Emilio Estevez

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    Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Linda Harrison

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    Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci, Aaron Eckhart

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    Geoffrey Lewis, Mary Woronov, Catherine Mary Stewart

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    John Huston, John Landis, Roddy McDowall

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    Paul Frees, Stuart Whitman, John Hoyt

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    Mena Suvari, AnnaLynne McCord, Nick Cannon

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    Clu Gulager, James Karen, Linnea Quigley

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