If you've ever argued with your friends over who'd be best equipped to survive a zombie apocalypse, you understand the appeal of these doomsday type movies. The impact of the recent coronavirus has made them all the more real, as thee eerie quiet of urban areas can seem reminiscent apocalypse like circumstances. Which makes them all the scarier and entertaining in these trying times. This list reviews the history of post apocalyptic movies, a genre you might recognize as any of the following: ... Read more
1996 | Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.
2004 | Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.
2007 | Drama, Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.
2009 | Adventure, Drama
A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the warmer south, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there.