Post Apocalyptic Movies

List of the Best Post Apocalyptic Movies Liked By both Critics and Users.Find Movies detail and trailer at one place. Total 30 Titles and 5321 Views.

1. The Matrix(1999)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Adventure|Thriller|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Thomas A. Anderson is a man living two lives. By day he is an average computer programmer and by night a malevolent hacker known as Neo, who finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker, who reveals the shocking truth about our reality.
Directors: Lana Wachowski , Lilly Wachowski
Stars: Keanu Reeves , Laurence Fishburne , Carrie-Anne Moss , Hugo Weaving
Tags: Violence Post Apocalypse Man Versus Machine Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Neo Noir Dystopia Slavery Artificial Intelligence Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
8.70    87%    85%  

2. Terminator 2: Judgment Day(1991)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| France Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her young son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.
Director: James Cameron
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger , Linda Hamilton , Edward Furlong , Robert Patrick
Tags: Alternate History Violence Post Apocalypse Man Versus Machine Tough Guy Time Travel Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Dystopia Artificial Intelligence Mixed Martial Arts Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Friendship Compassion Voice Over Narration Blockbuster
8.50    92%    94%  

3. WALL·E(2008)

Runtime: Genres:Animation|Adventure|Family Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:G
Description:In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
Director: Andrew Stanton
Stars: Ben Burtt , Elissa Knight , Jeff Garlin , Fred Willard
Tags: Post Apocalypse Man Versus Machine Cult Film Dystopia Satire Blockbuster Cgi Animation
8.40    96%    89%  

4. The Hunger Games(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Sci-Fi|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death.
Director: Gary Ross
Stars: Stanley Tucci , Wes Bentley , Jennifer Lawrence , Willow Shields
Tags: Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Female Protagonist One Against Many Cult Film Action Heroine Monster Based On Novel Dystopia Based On Young Adult Novel Teen Movie Revenge Mixed Martial Arts Tough Girl Friendship F Rated Blockbuster
7.20    84%    81%  

5. Mad Max: Fury Road(2015)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Adventure|Thriller|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Countries: Australia| USA Languages:English | Russian Rating:R
Description:A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.
Director: George Miller
Stars: Tom Hardy , Charlize Theron , Nicholas Hoult , Hugh Keays-Byrne
Tags: Black Comedy Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Tough Guy Female Protagonist Action Hero Action Heroine Dystopia Slavery Female Lead Revenge Martial Arts Betrayal Insanity Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Road Movie Road Trip Voice Over Narration
8.10    97%    85%  

6. The Terminator(1984)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:A human-looking indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.
Director: James Cameron
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger , Michael Biehn , Linda Hamilton , Paul Winfield
Tags: National Film Registry Alternate History Violence Post Apocalypse Tough Guy Female Protagonist Time Travel Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Neo Noir Dystopia Artificial Intelligence Mixed Martial Arts Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
8.00    100%    89%  

7. I Am Legend(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Horror|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description: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.
Director: Francis Lawrence
Stars: Will Smith , Alice Braga , Charlie Tahan , Salli Richardson-Whitfield
Tags: Survival Post Apocalypse Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Based On Novel Dystopia Christmas Revenge Human Animal Relationship Blockbuster
7.20    69%    68%  

8. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Sci-Fi|Thriller|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Director: Francis Lawrence
Stars: Jennifer Lawrence , Liam Hemsworth , Jack Quaid , Taylor St. Clair
Tags: Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Female Protagonist Action Heroine Based On Novel Dystopia Based On Young Adult Novel Satire Tough Girl Blockbuster
7.50    89%    89%  

9. Twelve Monkeys(1995)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French Rating:R
Description:In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Director: Terry Gilliam
Stars: Joseph Melito , Bruce Willis , Jon Seda , Michael Chance
Tags: Black Comedy Alternate History Violence Post Apocalypse Time Travel Cult Film World War One Nonlinear Timeline Dystopia Trapped Christmas Insanity Time Loop
8.00    88%    88%  

10. The Matrix Reloaded(2003)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Adventure|Thriller|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Countries: USA| Australia Languages:English | French Rating:R
Description:Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.
Directors: Lana Wachowski , Lilly Wachowski
Stars: Ray Anthony , Christine Anu , Andy Arness , Alima Ashton-Sheibu
Tags: Violence Post Apocalypse Man Versus Machine Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Cult Film Superhero Action Heroine Dystopia Multiple Perspectives Artificial Intelligence Martial Arts Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Blockbuster
7.20    73%    72%  

11. Zombieland(2009)

Runtime: Genres:Horror|Comedy|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to stare down the most terrifying prospect of all: each other.
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Stars: Jesse Eisenberg , Woody Harrelson , Emma Stone , Abigail Breslin
Tags: Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Cult Film Survival Horror Family Relationships Friendship Road Trip Zombie Apocalypse Voice Over Narration
7.70    90%    86%  

12. Oblivion(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Mystery|Sci-Fi|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Stars: Tom Cruise , Morgan Freeman , Olga Kurylenko , Andrea Riseborough
Tags: Space Travel Violence Post Apocalypse Alien Alien Invasion Dystopia Artificial Intelligence Martial Arts Based On Comic Book Voice Over Narration
7.00    52%    61%  

13. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes(2014)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Sci-Fi|Thriller|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | American Sign Language Rating:PG-13
Description:A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Director: Matt Reeves
Stars: Andy Serkis , Jason Clarke , Gary Oldman , Keri Russell
Tags: Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Dystopia Family Relationships Revenge Betrayal Compassion Blockbuster
7.60    90%    88%  

14. The Maze Runner(2014)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Mystery|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| Canada| UK Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
Director: Wes Ball
Stars: Dylan O'Brien , Aml Ameen , Ki Hong Lee , Blake Cooper
Tags: Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Monster Based On Novel Dystopia Based On Young Adult Novel Teen Movie Friendship
6.80    65%    68%  

15. 28 Days Later...(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Horror|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: UK Languages:English | Spanish Rating:R
Description:Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Director: Danny Boyle
Stars: Alex Palmer , Bindu De Stoppani , Jukka Hiltunen , David Schneider
Tags: Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Cult Film Betrayal Insanity Zombie Apocalypse
7.60    86%    85%  

16. Cloud Atlas(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Countries: Germany| USA| Hong Kong| Singapore Languages:English | Spanish | Ukrainian Rating:R
Description:An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Directors: Tom Tykwer , Lana Wachowski , Lilly Wachowski
Stars: Tom Hanks , Halle Berry , Jim Broadbent , Hugo Weaving
Tags: Survival Post Apocalypse Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Dystopia Family Relationships Slavery Escape Plan Revenge Hitman Friendship F Rated
7.50    66%    66%  

17. Equilibrium(2002)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:In a fascist future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Director: Kurt Wimmer
Stars: Christian Bale , Dominic Purcell , Sean Bean , Christian Kahrmann
Tags: Violence Post Apocalypse One Against Many Cult Film Neo Noir Dystopia Martial Arts Betrayal Friendship Voice Over Narration
7.50    38%    81%  

18. The Book of Eli(2010)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Sci-Fi|Thriller|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Directors: Albert Hughes , Allen Hughes
Stars: Denzel Washington , Gary Oldman , Mila Kunis , Ray Stevenson
Tags: Plot Twist Survival Violence Post Apocalypse One Against Many Dystopia Mixed Martial Arts Reference To William Shakespeare Road Movie Road Trip Blockbuster
6.90    47%    64%  

19. 28 Weeks Later(2007)

Runtime: Genres:Horror|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: UK| Spain Language:English Rating:R
Description:Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.
Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Stars: Robert Carlyle , Rose Byrne , Jeremy Renner , Harold Perrineau
Tags: Violence Post Apocalypse Survival Horror U.S. Army Zombie Apocalypse
7.00    71%    66%  

20. Dredd(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Countries: UK| USA| India| South Africa Language:English Rating:R
Description:In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.
Director: Pete Travis
Stars: Karl Urban , Rachel Wood , Andile Mngadi , Porteus Xandau
Tags: Black Comedy Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Tough Guy Action Hero Gangster Dark Humor Action Heroine Neo Noir Detective Dystopia Organized Crime Satire Mixed Martial Arts Tough Girl Based On Comic Book Voice Over Narration
7.10    78%    72%  

21. Snowpiercer(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Countries: South Korea| Czech Republic| USA| France Languages:English | Korean | French | Japanese | Czech Rating:R
Description:In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Director: Joon-ho Bong
Stars: Chris Evans , Kang-ho Song , Ed Harris , John Hurt
Tags: Violence Post Apocalypse Dystopia Disaster Based On Comic Book
7.00    95%    72%  

22. Dawn of the Dead(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Fantasy|Horror|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| Canada| Japan| France Language:English Rating:R
Description:A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Director: Zack Snyder
Stars: Sarah Polley , Ving Rhames , Jake Weber , Mekhi Phifer
Tags: Black Comedy Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Cult Film Survival Horror Zombie Apocalypse
7.30    75%    77%  

23. The Road(2009)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea.
Director: John Hillcoat
Stars: Viggo Mortensen , Kodi Smit-McPhee , Robert Duvall , Guy Pearce
Tags: Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Dystopia Christmas Road Movie Road Trip Voice Over Narration
7.30    73%    68%  

24. Mad Max(1979)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Adventure|Thriller|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: Australia Language:English Rating:R
Description:In a dystopic future Australia, a vicious biker gang murder a cop's family and make his fight with them personal.
Director: George Miller
Stars: Mel Gibson , Joanne Samuel , Hugh Keays-Byrne , Steve Bisley
Tags: Violence Courtroom Post Apocalypse Action Hero Cult Film Dystopia Tragedy Revenge Good Versus Evil Road Movie
7.00    90%    70%  

25. Planet of the Apes(1968)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Adventure|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:G
Description:An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Stars: Charlton Heston , Roddy McDowall , Kim Hunter , Maurice Evans
Tags: National Film Registry Plot Twist Based On Book Space Travel Violence Post Apocalypse Time Travel Cult Film Dystopia Satire Racism Friendship Blockbuster
8.00    87%    87%  

26. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior(1981)

Original Title: Mad Max 2
Runtime: Genres:Action|Adventure|Thriller|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: Australia Language:English Rating:R
Description:In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits.
Director: George Miller
Stars: Mel Gibson , Bruce Spence , Michael Preston , Max Phipps
Tags: Black Comedy Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Tough Guy Action Hero Cult Film Dystopia Good Versus Evil Friendship Road Movie Voice Over Narration
7.60    98%    85%  

27. Dawn of the Dead(1978)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Horror|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: Italy| USA Language:English Rating:UR
Description:During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Director: George A. Romero
Stars: David Emge , Ken Foree , Scott H. Reiniger , Gaylen Ross
Tags: Black Comedy Survival Violence Post Apocalypse Tough Guy One Against Many Cult Film Monster Police Brutality Dystopia Survival Horror Disaster Satire Creature Feature U.S. Army Revenge Blood And Gore Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Zombie Apocalypse
8.00    93%    90%  

28. Delicatessen(1991)

Runtime: Genres:Fantasy|Comedy|Sci-Fi|Crime Release Date:
Country: France Language:French Rating:R
Description:This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his next slaughter victim things turn into chaos.
Directors: Marc Caro , Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Stars: Pascal Benezech , Dominique Pinon , Marie-Laure Dougnac , Jean-Claude Dreyfus
Tags: Black Comedy Post Apocalypse Cult Film Dystopia Satire Post Apocalyptic
7.70    89%    91%  

29. Day of the Dead(1985)

Runtime: Genres:Horror|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:UR
Description:The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have made their way into the bunker.
Director: George A. Romero
Stars: Lori Cardille , Terry Alexander , Joseph Pilato , Jarlath Conroy
Tags: Black Comedy Survival Violence Post Apocalypse One Against Many Cult Film Action Heroine Dystopia Survival Horror Satire Racism Creature Feature U.S. Army Revenge Betrayal Insanity Blood And Gore Tough Girl Zombie Apocalypse
7.20    82%    75%  

30. The Time Machine(1960)

Runtime: Genres:Romance|Fantasy|Adventure|Thriller|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:AP
Description:A Victorian Englishman travels to the far future and finds that humanity has divided into two hostile species.
Director: George Pal
Stars: Rod Taylor , Alan Young , Yvette Mimieux , Sebastian Cabot
Tags: Alternate History Post Apocalypse Steampunk World War Two Time Travel Cult Film World War One Based On Novel Dystopia Friendship
7.60    77%    79%  

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