Movies Where The World Ends

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Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb (1964)

This classic satire on the Cold War captures the paranoia and ridiculousness of the nuclear war effectively. The film follows the chaos the ensues after an insane General launce a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union resulting in the end of the world.

Melancholia (2011)

Lars Von Trier's Melancholia takes place in the span of time between the discovery of the planet Melancholia and its collision with earth. The film revolves around two sisters and their mental space. The film plays with time and space to create a feeling of depression and anxiousness of the two sisters.

Children Of Men (2006)

A beautiful film about the end of the world, painting a world of contrasts, of kindness and cruelty. The film shows the rot and the decay of civilization in a world where men can no longer bear children.

Don't Look Up (2021)

A satire on the media industry and human ignorance, this film is about two astronomers played by Leonardo Di Caprio and Jennifer Lawrence, who attempt to warn the world about an approaching comet to an apathetic response.

28 Days Later (2002)

Inspired by 'The Night of the Living Dead', this film takes place as a pandemic starts and transforms people into zombies. It is an anxious and debilitating film about the human condition.

2012 (2009)

The quintessential end of the world film that had real world repercussions with many people actually believing that the world was nearing the end in 2012.

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