It's the end of the world as you know it - and it's really, really funny. The top funny movies about the apocalypse feature hilarious actors trying their best to survive as everything around them is crumbling. This is a list of the greatest comedies about the end of the world including everything from Zombieland to Ghostbusters to Seeking a Friend for the End of the World.
What films will you find on this list of the best apocalyptic comedy movies? In The World's End, an epic pub crawl between estranged friends is interrupted by a pesky alien invasion. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Martin Freeman lead the talented cast of this funny apocalyptic adventure. Dr. Strangelove is another smart and funny film about the end of the world. This is the End finds Seth Rogan, James Franco, Jonah Hill, and more playing fictionalized versions of themselves coping with worldwide disaster. Other notable movies featured on this list include Shaun of the Dead, Dogma, and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Which end of the world movie do you think is the funniest? Give your favorites a thumbs up and add any apocalyptic comedies that are missing.
Directed by: Ruben FleischerZombieland is a 2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone,... more
Directed by: Edgar WrightShaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright. In a small flat on the outskirts of London, Shaun (Simon Pegg), a 30-something dull loser, must protect his girlfriend... more
Directed by: Evan Goldberg, Seth RogenThis Is the End is a 2013 American disaster comedy film directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and an adaptation of their 2007 short film Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse. After a series of... more
The World's EndSimon Pegg, Nick Frost
Directed by: Ivan ReitmanGhostbusters is a 1984 American sci-fi-fantasy comedy film, directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The film stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd, and Ramis as three... more
Directed by: Garth JenningsThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a 2005 British-American comic science fiction film directed by Garth Jennings, based upon previous works in the media franchise of the same name, created by... more
Directed by: Kevin SmithDogma is a 1999 American comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith. The existence of humanity lies in the hands of an abortion clinic worker (Ben Affleck) whose special heritage sets him on a... more
Directed by: Stanley KubrickDr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known as Dr. Strangelove, is a 1964 political satire black comedy film that satirizes fears of a nuclear conflict... more
Directed by: Robert RodriguezPlanet Terror is a 2007 American action horror science-fiction film directed by Robert Rodriguez, about a group of people attempting to survive an onslaught of zombie-like creatures as they feud with... more
Directed by: Jonathan LevineWarm Bodies is a 2013 drama horror romance film written by Jonathan Levine and Isaac Marion and directed by Jonathan Levine.... more
Directed by: Mike RiandaThe Mitchells vs. The Machines (aka Connected) is a 2020 American computer-animated science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Rianda. Soon to be college freshman, Katie Mitchell (Abbi Jacobson)... more
Directed by: Lorene ScafariaSeeking a Friend for the End of the World is a 2012 comedy-drama film written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, in her directorial debut. The film stars Steve Carell and Keira Knightley. The title and... more
Directed by: James GunnGuardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film directed by James Gunn, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) forms a group of intergalactic "bad guys" who... more
Directed by: Thom EberhardtNight of the Comet is a 1984 disaster-comedy film written and directed by Thom Eberhardt and starring Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Beltran, and Kelli Maroney. The film was voted number 10 in Bloody... more
It's a DisasterRachel Boston, Laura Adkin
- 1412Whoops Apocalypse is a six-part 1982 television sitcom by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick, made by London Weekend Television for ITV. Marshall and Renwick later reworked the concept as a 1986 film... more
Directed by: Paul MiddleditchRapture-Palooza is a 2013 American fantasy-comedy film written by Chris Matheson and directed by Paul Middleditch. The film stars Anna Kendrick and John Francis Daley as a young couple who battle... more
Directed by: Aaron Seltzer, Jason FriedbergDisaster Movie is a 2008 American parody film written and directed by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, and stars Matt Lanter, Vanessa Minnillo, Gary "G Thang" Johnson, Crista Flanagan, Ike... more
A Guy Named RickJonathan Michael Weber, Ashley C. Williams
Directed by: Joe Benedetto