A list of the best human extinction movies ever made, ranked by film fans' votes. This list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about human extinction are at the top of the list. If there are any great films you think we missed, please feel free to add them yourself.
The films on this list are the most famous human extinction movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already if you're a fan of seeing the human race at risk for extinction.
This list answers the questions, "What are the best human extinction movies?" and contains items like Star Trek: First Contact and Mad Max 2.
Various bits of information are included with these popular human extinction movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. So whether you're watching these movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these are some good human extinction movies to enjoy.
Directed by: Danny Boyle28 Days Later is a 2002 British post-apocalyptic horror film directed by Danny Boyle. The... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Roland EmmerichIndependence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Roland Emmerich2012 is a 2009 American science fiction disaster adventure film directed and co-written by... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen HughesThe Book of Eli is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic neo-Western and action film directed by... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: George MillerMad Max 2 is a 1981 Australian post-apocalyptic action film directed by George Miller. The... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Alfonso CuarónChildren of Men is a 2006 science fiction thriller film directed and co-written by Alfonso... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Philip KaufmanInvasion of the Body Snatchers is a 1978 science fiction thriller directed by Philip Kaufman,... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Stanley KubrickDr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known as... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Boris SagalThe Omega Man is a 1971 American science fiction film directed by Boris Sagal and starring... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Steven SoderberghContagion is a 2011 medical thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film features an... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: John HillcoatThe Road is a 2009 American post-apocalyptic drama film directed by John Hillcoat from a... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Casey AffleckLight of My Life is a 2019 American drama film directed by Casey Affleck. A father (Casey... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Jeff RenfroeThe Colony is a 2013 Canadian science fiction horror film directed by Jeff Renfroe. It had a... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: John Suits3022 is a 2019 American science fiction film directed by John Suits. A group of astronauts... more on Wikipedia
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Directed by: Marc ForsterThis film is a 2013 American apocalyptic action horror film directed by Marc Forster. The... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Francis LawrenceI Am Legend is a 2007 American post-apocalyptic science fiction horror film directed by... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Geoff MurphyThe Quiet Earth is a 1985 New Zealand science fiction post-apocalyptic film directed by Geoff... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Robert AltmanQuintet is a 1979 post-apocalyptic science fiction film directed by Robert Altman. It stars... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: John CarpenterJohn Carpenter's Village of the Damned is a 1995 science fiction-horror film directed by John... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Jonathan FrakesStar Trek: First Contact is a 1996 American science fiction film released by Paramount... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Ranald MacDougallInger Stevens at her best, with Hary Belafonte and Mel Ferrer as the last three people on earth, or at least in New York City.