Apocalyptic Disaster Scenariosby krystyl-rose | created - 11 months ago | updated - 11 months ago | Public
Movies and TV with an apocalypse/disaster/survival theme.
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2. Survivors (2008–2010)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An unknown virus pandemic kills more than 90% of the world's population. Those immune must strive to survive and overcome the difficulties of this new world order, hoping that the virus will not mutate.
3. Jericho (2006–2008)
TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive.
4. American Blackout (2013 TV Movie)
92 min | Drama
What if the Doomsday Preppers were right all along? Hacking into urban infrastructures isn't science fiction anymore - it's in the news every day. A 90-minute docu-drama, "American Blackout... See full summary »
6. The Parallax Theory (2015– )
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
The six-part drama follows Jonathan, a young physicist, who alone holds the knowledge of an imminent cataclysmic meteor strike. As he tirelessly warns the world of impending doom, he is ... See full summary »
8. Threads (1984 TV Movie)
112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
The effects of a nuclear holocaust on the working class city of Sheffield, England and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization.
9. Miracle Mile (1988)
R | 87 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes.
Votes: 8,620 | Gross: $1.15M
11. 2012 (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.
Votes: 336,786 | Gross: $166.11M
12. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
Votes: 397,429 | Gross: $186.74M
14. Bird Box (2018)
R | 124 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a mother and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.
16. Dante's Peak (1997)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside town recently named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that the long dormant volcano, Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.
Votes: 76,517 | Gross: $67.13M
17. The Happening (2008)
R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.
Votes: 189,505 | Gross: $64.51M
18. The Stand (1994)
Not Rated | 361 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.
20. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Votes: 507,444 | Gross: $306.17M
21. I Am Legend (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure in this post-apocalyptic action thriller.
Votes: 651,839 | Gross: $256.39M
22. After Earth (2013)
PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige and his father Cypher stranded on Earth, a millennium after events forced humanity's escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help.
Votes: 185,547 | Gross: $60.52M
25. The Colony (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
27. Frontier House (2002– )
The Year: 1883. The Place: The Montana Territory. The Challenge: Blizzards, hunger, scorching sun, forest fires, the neighbors, and more ... Three modern families experienced life on the ... See full summary »
28. Doomsday (2008)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race.
Votes: 70,283 | Gross: $10.96M
29. Doomsday (2017 TV Movie)
As a preventive measure, the U.S. government assembled a think tank of the most brilliant, out-of-the-box thinkers from various disciplines tasked with dreaming up man-made disaster scenarios and their possible solutions.
33. Left Behind (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.
Votes: 34,957 | Gross: $14.00M
34. The 100 (2014– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Set ninety-seven years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends one hundred juvenile delinquents back to Earth, in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet.