The Top 50 Apocalyptic Films of All Time

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Shaun of the Dead

2004    Edgar Wright    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Comedy    Horror

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Night of the Living Dead

1968    George A. Romero    Not Rated

Apocalyptic Film    Horror    Monster Film

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Dogma

1999    Kevin Smith    Rated R

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Apocalyptic Film

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Independence Day

1996    Roland Emmerich    Rated PG13

Action    Alien Invasion Films    Apocalyptic Film

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The World's End

2013    Edgar Wright    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Apocalyptic Film    Buddy Film

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Prince of Darkness

1987    John Carpenter    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Horror    Religious Horror

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The War of the Worlds

1953    Byron Haskin    Rated G

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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Sunshine

2007    Danny Boyle    Rated R

Adventure    Apocalyptic Film    Psychological Sci-Fi

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Melancholia

2011    Lars von Trier    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Drama

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This Is the End

2013    Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Buddy Film    Comedy

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The Andromeda Strain

1971    Robert Wise    Rated G

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Mystery

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Armageddon

1998    Michael Bay    Rated PG13

Action    Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film

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Lifeforce

1985    Tobe Hooper    Rated R

Alien Invasion Films    Apocalyptic Film    Horror

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World War Z

2013    Marc Forster    Rated PG13

Action    Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film

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War of the Worlds

2005    Steven Spielberg    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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Miracle Mile

1988    Steve De Jarnatt    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Apocalyptic Film

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The Day After

1983    Nicholas Meyer    Not Rated

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Drama

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Last Night

1998    Don McKellar    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Black Comedy    Comedy Drama

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When Worlds Collide

1951    Rudolph Maté    Rated G

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Science Fiction

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The Seventh Sign

1988    Carl Schultz    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Horror    Religious Horror

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The Day After Tomorrow

2004    Roland Emmerich    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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Omen III: The Final Conflict

1981    Graham Baker    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Drama    Horror

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The Rapture

1991    Michael Tolkin    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Drama    Psychological Drama

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Deep Impact

1998    Mimi Leder    Rated PG13

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Science Fiction

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Blindness

2008    Fernando Meirelles    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Drama

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Meteor

1979    Ronald Neame    Rated PG

Action    Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film

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The Day the Earth Caught Fire

1961    Val Guest    Not Rated

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Drama

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Diary of the Dead

2007    George A. Romero    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Found Footage Film    Horror

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2012

2009    Roland Emmerich    Rated PG13

Action    Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film

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Knowing

2009    Alex Proyas    Rated PG13

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Drama

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Battle: Los Angeles

2011    Jonathan Liebesman    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Alien Invasion Films

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The Core

2003    Jon Amiel    Rated PG13

Action    Apocalyptic Film    Science Fiction

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The Invasion

2007    Oliver Hirschbiegel    Rated PG13

Alien Invasion Films    Apocalyptic Film    Body Horror

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End of Days

1999    Peter Hyams    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Apocalyptic Film

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The Hole

1998    Ming-liang Tsai    Not Rated

Apocalyptic Film    Comedy Drama    Drama

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It's a Disaster

2012    Todd Berger    Not Rated

Apocalyptic Film    Comedy

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The Lost Missile

1958    William A. Berke    Not Rated

Apocalyptic Film    Horror    Science Fiction

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Crack in the World

1965    Andrew Marton    Not Rated

Apocalyptic Film    Disaster Film    Science Fiction

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Legion

2010    Scott Charles Stewart    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Apocalyptic Film

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The Chosen

1977    Alberto De Martino    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Drama    Horror

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