Best Apocalyptic Movies

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There have been many movies made about the end of the world
here's the Top 10 best ones.

The Top Ten

1 2012

Other movies on this list are very good, but "2012" and "Day After Tomorrow" are simply the best! - nikola94

We are watching this movie in science class right now - Ajkloth

A Galactic Allignment Causes A Pole Shift And Natural Disasters To Wipe Out The Human Race -

2 The Day After Tomorrow

A New Ice Age Happens Due To Global Warming -

3 Independence Day

Alien Ships Hover Above The Earth -

4 Armageddon

A Asteroid The Size Of Texas Heads Straight For Earth -

5 War of the Worlds

The Earth Is Invaded By Hostile Aliens -

6 The Terminator

Intelligent Machines Attempt To Destroy The Entire Human Race -

7 Zombieland

Funny but would be a terrifying way to end the world. - Jetticus12

8 Shaun of the Dead

Just because it's the apocalypse doesn't mean it can't be funny!

9 28 Days Later

Okay I like the movie but this would actually be defined as a post apocalyptic movie not an apocalyptic movie due to the fact that the plot takes place after the world ended. (Just saying) - the-rate-it-guy

A Disease That Causes Murderous Rage Infects Everyone -

10 Deep Impact

The Contenders

11 Waterworld
12 10.5
13 Terminator 2: Judgment Day
14 I, Robot

Robots With Real Human Emotions Take Over The World -

15 Dawn of the Dead
16 The Stand
17 12 Monkeys
18 The Matrix
19 Children of Men

Absolutely phenomenal. Probably the most realistic apocalypse movie ever made. This is definitely my favorite movie.

20 Knowing

I love this movie so much! A lot of people say Nicholas Cage is a terrible actor but I think he definitely delivered in this movie. Suspenseful, thrilling, and overall brilliant, this is one of the most underrated movies of all time.

A Father Decodes Messages About Natural Disasters That Destroy The World -

21 Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
22 I Am Legend

One of the best movies ever made. Has great acting screenplay and plot.

23 Soylent Green
24 The Matrix Revolutions
25 The Day The Earth Stood Still
26 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
27 World War Z
28 The Book of Eli
29 End of Days
30 The Quiet Earth
31 Resident Evil
32 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
2. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
3. Deep Impact
Alexandr
1. 2012
2. The Day After Tomorrow
3. Independence Day
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1. 2012
2. Independence Day
3. Armageddon
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