Films about the end of the world
‘This Is the End’ (2013) -
James Franco and Seth Rogen star in this hilarious comedy take on the apocalypse. It has lots of cameos from famous actors and great jokes.
‘Legion’ (2010) -
Demons have descended on the Earth and plan to destroy it. However, there is hope. Angel Michael has come down to announce humanity's last hope.
‘The Road’ (2009) -
Viggo Mortensen and Charlize Theron star in this award-winning film. The world has already been destroyed and only a few remain.
'Knowing' (2009) -
Nicolas Cage is a MIT professor who discovers a piece of paper that contains all the world's disasters in code. Past and future.
‘Sunshine’ (2007) -
Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, and Chris Evans star in this scary take on humankind's future. In 2057, the sun is burning out.
‘The Day After Tomorrow’ (2004) -
Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Emmy Rossum star in this take on the end of the world. A huge storm triggers the start of a new Ice Age.
‘12 Monkeys’ (1995) - A man (Bruce Willis) is sent back in time to find information about a man-made virus that is wiping out the population.
‘On the Beach’ (1959) -
'On the Beach' is not an uplifting film to watch. After nuclear war has broken out, the Earth faces inevitable doom in a few months.
‘Arrival’ (2016) -
Amy Adams puts on a great performance in this film about aliens arriving on Earth.
‘The Happening’ (2008) -
Mark Wahlberg and Zooey Deschanel have to fend for themselves when a plague descends on humanity. However, it is not a 'normal' plague.
‘The Day the Earth Stood Still’ (2008) - Man of action Keanu Reeves stars in this remake of the 1951 original. A mysterious alien (Reeves) comes to Earth accompanied by a huge robot.
‘Deep Impact’ (1998) -
'Deep Impact' has a classic doomsday plot. A comet is headed towards Earth and humankind has to find a way to stop it.
‘World War Z’ (2013) -
Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) travels around the world trying to track and trace the progression of a virus that is rapidly turning humans into zombies.
‘The Book of Eli’ (2010) -
Denzel Washington plays Eli. The world is past the point of the apocalypse, but Eli may be the savior.