20 Movies Like How It Ends

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The Road

The Road
The Road
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award5 wins & 34 nominations total
Writer: Joe Penhall, Cormac McCarthy
Actors: Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Road” is a post-apocalyptic film that follows a father and son as they navigate a desolate and dangerous landscape, struggling to survive and maintain their humanity amidst the ruins of civilization.”

The Book of Eli

The Book of Eli
The Book of Eli
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 47%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Gary Whitta
Actors: Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Book of Eli” is a post-apocalyptic film about a lone wanderer named Eli who protects and delivers a sacred book across a dangerous and desolate wasteland, with the book holding the key to humanity’s future. Along the way, he faces numerous obstacles and encounters a power-hungry despot who seeks to control the book’s knowledge.

28 Days Later

28 Days Later
28 Days Later
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 10 wins & 32 nominations
Writer: Alex Garland
Actors: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United Kingdom
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“28 Days Later” is a post-apocalyptic horror film where a man wakes up from a coma to find London deserted and overrun by zombies. He joins a group of survivors in a desperate fight for survival and a search for a safe haven.

The Day After Tomorrow

The Day After Tomorrow
The Day After Tomorrow
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award6 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: Roland Emmerich, Jeffrey Nachmanoff
Actors: Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emmy Rossum
Language: English, Japanese, French, Arabic
Country: United States
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“The Day After Tomorrow” is a disaster film that depicts the catastrophic consequences of global climate change, as extreme weather events plunge the world into a new ice age. The story follows a group of people who must navigate the freezing conditions and find shelter to survive.

I Am Legend

I Am Legend
I Am Legend
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Awards: 9 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: Mark Protosevich, Akiva Goldsman, Richard Matheson
Actors: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan
Language: English
Country: United States
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“I Am Legend” is a post-apocalyptic film where a lone survivor, played by Will Smith, struggles to find a cure for a virus that has turned most of humanity into aggressive, vampire-like creatures. As he fights for survival, he also grapples with his own isolation and the ethical dilemmas of his actions.

World War Z

World War Z
World War Z
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Awards: 3 wins & 25 nominations
Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, Damon Lindelof
Actors: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz
Language: English, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Malta
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The World War Z movie is about a former United Nations investigator who is tasked with finding the source of a global zombie pandemic, traveling across the world to save humanity from the brink of extinction.

The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 4 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Noah Oppenheim, Grant Pierce Myers, T.S. Nowlin
Actors: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Maze Runner movie is about a group of young boys trapped in a mysterious maze with their memories wiped, who must navigate deadly obstacles and uncover the truth about their existence to escape. As they face dangerous creatures and uncover shocking secrets, they race against time to find a way out and survive.”

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 142 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award34 wins & 49 nominations total
Writer: Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins, Billy Ray
Actors: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Hunger Games movie is set in a dystopian future where teenagers are forced to compete in a televised battle to the death. The story follows a young girl named Katniss Everdeen as she fights for survival and challenges the oppressive government.”

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer
Snowpiercer
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 35 wins & 108 nominations
Writer: Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette
Actors: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton
Language: English, Korean, French, Japanese, Czech, German
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
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Snowpiercer is a dystopian thriller set in a future where the remnants of humanity survive on a perpetually moving train after a failed attempt to combat global warming, depicting a class struggle between the oppressed lower class passengers at the tail end of the train and the privileged upper class passengers in the front.

War of the Worlds

War of the Worlds
War of the Worlds
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 16 wins & 49 nominations total
Writer: Josh Friedman, David Koepp, H.G. Wells
Actors: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins
Language: English, Czech, Hungarian
Country: United States, Canada, Japan
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The War of the Worlds movie is a science fiction film that follows the story of an alien invasion on Earth, as seen through the eyes of a father desperately trying to protect his children and survive amidst the chaos and destruction.

Children of Men

Children of Men
Children of Men
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 49 wins & 89 nominations total
Writer: Alfonso Cuarón, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata
Actors: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Language: English, German, Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Arabic, Georgian, Russian, Serbian
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Japan
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“Children of Men” is a dystopian film set in a future where humanity has become infertile, following the journey of a former activist who becomes involved in protecting a pregnant woman in a world on the brink of collapse.”

The Postman

The Postman
The Postman
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 12%
Metacritic: 29/100
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Runtime: 177 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 7 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: David Brin, Eric Roth, Brian Helgeland
Actors: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Postman” is a post-apocalyptic film set in a future where a drifter impersonates a postman and inspires hope in survivors by delivering letters and reestablishing communication, ultimately leading to a rebellion against a tyrannical warlord.

The Purge

The Purge
The Purge
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: James DeMonaco
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder
Language: English
Country: United States, France
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The Purge movie is set in a dystopian future where all crime, including murder, is legal for one night every year. The story follows a family’s struggle to survive the annual Purge night as they are targeted by a group of masked assailants.

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 6 Oscars. 245 wins & 233 nominations total
Writer: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy, Nick Lathouris
Actors: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult
Language: English, Russian
Country: Australia
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Mad Max: Fury Road is a post-apocalyptic action film set in a dystopian wasteland, where a woman named Furiosa rebels against a tyrannical ruler and teams up with a drifter named Max to escape and find freedom.

The Rover

The Rover
The Rover
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 19 nominations
Writer: David Michôd, Joel Edgerton
Actors: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy
Language: English, Chinese
Country: Australia, United States
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“The Rover” is a dystopian thriller set in a post-apocalyptic Australia, where a man named Eric embarks on a relentless pursuit to recover his stolen car, encountering a wounded criminal named Rey along the way, leading to a dangerous and unpredictable journey.

The Survivalist

The Survivalist
The Survivalist
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award3 wins & 11 nominations total
Writer: Stephen Fingleton
Actors: Martin McCann, Mia Goth, Olwen Fouéré
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Survivalist” is a post-apocalyptic thriller set in a world devastated by famine, where a lone man survives by cultivating his own food. When two women seek shelter on his farm, their arrival disrupts his isolated existence and brings about a struggle for survival in a harsh and unforgiving landscape.

The Colony

The Colony
The Colony
Internet Movie Database: 5.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 21%
Metacritic: 28/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Jeff Renfroe, Svet Rouskov, Patrick Tarr
Actors: Kevin Zegers, Laurence Fishburne, Bill Paxton
Language: English
Country: Canada, United States
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“The Colony” is a post-apocalyptic science fiction film set in a future where Earth has entered a new ice age. It follows a group of survivors in an underground colony who must confront a band of cannibals to protect their community and ensure their survival.

The Divide

The Divide
The Divide
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 26%
Metacritic: 28/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Karl Mueller, Eron Sheean
Actors: Lauren German, Michael Biehn, Milo Ventimiglia
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany, Canada, France
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“The Divide” is a post-apocalyptic thriller about a group of survivors who seek shelter in a basement after a nuclear attack, only to face psychological and physical challenges as tensions rise and their humanity is tested.”

The Quiet Earth

The Quiet Earth
The Quiet Earth
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 10 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Craig Harrison, Bill Baer, Bruno Lawrence
Actors: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith
Language: English, Maori
Country: New Zealand
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“The Quiet Earth” is a post-apocalyptic science fiction film where a man wakes up to find himself seemingly alone in a world where everyone has mysteriously vanished. As he explores his desolate surroundings, he grapples with his sanity and attempts to unravel the truth behind the event.

The Last Man on Earth

The Last Man on Earth
The Last Man on Earth
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
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Runtime: 32S min
Seasons: 4
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. 23 nominations total
Writer: Will Forte
Actors: Will Forte, January Jones, Cleopatra Coleman
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Last Man on Earth” is a post-apocalyptic film about a man who believes he is the only survivor of a global pandemic that turned people into vampires. As he navigates his solitary existence, he discovers that he may not be alone after all.

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