Post-Apocalyptic Movies

by Tarquinnff3-315-455746 | created - 27 Mar 2012 | updated - 21 Jun 2013 | Public

I am creating a comprehensive and chronological list of all the Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic movies and TV Shows I can find. This list is for reference purposes. I have currently made it through March 2012. If any of your favorites are missing, let me know. ^_^

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1. Things to Come (1936)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

6.7
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The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Margaretta Scott

Votes: 5,662

2. R.U.R. (1938 TV Short)

35 min | Drama, Short, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Technological progress, in the shape of Rossum's Universal Robots, threatens to dominate and wipe out mankind.

Stars: Derek Bond, Harvey Braban, William Lyon Brown, Cherry Cottrell

Votes: 10

3. Peace on Earth (1939)

Passed | 9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

7.5
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Two baby squirrels ask grandpa to explain what "men" are when he comes in singing "peace on earth, goodwill to men". Grandpa tells the story of man's last war.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Mel Blanc, The Hollywood Choir Boys

Votes: 1,083

4. Five (1951)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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The world is destroyed in a nuclear holocaust. Only five Americans survive, including a pregnant woman, a neo-Nazi, a black man and a bank clerk.

Director: Arch Oboler | Stars: William Phipps, Susan Douglas Rubes, James Anderson, Charles Lampkin

Votes: 941

5. When Worlds Collide (1951)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen, John Hoyt

Votes: 5,800

6. Captive Women (1952)

64 min | Sci-Fi

5.5
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In a post-apocalyptic New York City, three tribes of mutants (the Norms, the Mutates and the Upriver people) battle each other to survive.

Director: Stuart Gilmore | Stars: Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Gloria Saunders, Ron Randell

Votes: 62

7. Invasion, U.S.A. (1952)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

2.7
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A group of people at a bar witness the unfolding events of a Soviet invasion of the USA.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Gerald Mohr, Peggie Castle, Dan O'Herlihy, Robert Bice

Votes: 942 | Gross: $1.20M

8. The War of the Worlds (1953)

G | 85 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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A small town in California is attacked by Martians, beginning a worldwide invasion.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite

Votes: 27,605 | Gross: $4.36M

9. Them! (1954)

Not Rated | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Arness

Votes: 16,497

10. Day the World Ended (1955)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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In a post-Apocalyptic world after an atomic war seven disparate people find themselves in a protected valley in the home of a survivalist and his beautiful daughter.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Richard Denning, Lori Nelson, Adele Jergens, Mike Connors

Votes: 1,475

11. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Unrated | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 5,783

12. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Votes: 37,845

13. World Without End (1956)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Astronauts returning from a voyage to Mars are caught in a time warp and are propelled into a post-Apocalyptic Earth populated by mutants.

Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Nancy Gates, Nelson Leigh, Rod Taylor

Votes: 1,430

14. The Monolith Monsters (1957)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Rocks from a meteor which grow when in contact with water threaten a sleepy Southwestern desert community.

Director: John Sherwood | Stars: Grant Williams, Lola Albright, Les Tremayne, Trevor Bardette

Votes: 2,276

15. Doomsday for Dyson (1958 TV Movie)

45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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Dyson has a dream about a nuclear war and having to shoot his horrifically injured wife and daughter.

Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Ian Hunter, Fanny Rowe, Ann Firbank, Anna Bryce

16. Teenage Cave Man (1958)

Approved | 65 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.0
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A young man defies tribal laws and searches for answers. The result of his quest yields knowledge of past generations.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Darah Marshall, Leslie Bradley, Frank DeKova

Votes: 1,119

17. Terror from the Year 5000 (1958)

Approved | 66 min | Sci-Fi

2.5
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Prof. Erling and his financial backer Victor build a prototype time machine to snatch objects from the past. Latest find, a statuette, radiometrically dates to 5200 AD! When this draws ... See full summary »

Director: Robert J. Gurney Jr. | Stars: Ward Costello, Joyce Holden, Frederic Downs, John Stratton

Votes: 1,090

18. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Episode: Underground (1958)

Drama

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Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Donald Houston, Ian Curry, Patricia Jessel, Warren Mitchell

19. The Offshore Island (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi

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A British family living in an isolated valley in the aftermath of a nuclear war finds that their idyll is shattered when a detachment of American troops arrive.

Stars: Ann Todd, Phil Brown, Robert Brown, George Pravda

20. On the Beach (1959)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.3
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After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins

Votes: 10,249 | Gross: $11.00M

21. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 52,609

22. The World, the Flesh and the Devil (1959)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A miner trapped in a cave-in resurfaces, and upon discovering mankind has been wiped out in a nuclear holocaust, sets out to find other survivors.

Director: Ranald MacDougall | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Inger Stevens, Mel Ferrer

Votes: 2,075

23. Rat (1960)

84 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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At a church in the country, eternally optimistic John marries Maria, his Atomic War Bride, as a war starts, planes buzz overhead and bombs start dropping. Though John is "mobilized" by the ... See full summary »

Director: Veljko Bulajic | Stars: Antun Vrdoljak, Zlatko Madunic, Ljubisa Jovanovic, Ita Rina

Votes: 170

24. Beyond the Time Barrier (1960)

Not Rated | 75 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

5.3
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In 1960, a military test pilot is caught in a time warp that propels him to year 2024 where he finds a plague has sterilized the world's population.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Robert Clarke, Darlene Tompkins, Arianne Ulmer, Vladimir Sokoloff

Votes: 903

25. Last Woman on Earth (1960)

71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.8
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Ev, along with her husband, Harold, and their lawyer friend Martin, are swimming while on vacation in Puerto Rico. When they resurface, they gradually conclude that an unexplained, ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Betsy Jones-Moreland, Antony Carbone, Robert Towne

Votes: 1,404

26. The Time Machine (1960)

G | 103 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A man's vision for a utopian society is disillusioned when travelling forward into time reveals a dark and dangerous society.

Director: George Pal | Stars: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot

Votes: 30,384

27. World War III Breaks Out (1960)

77 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

6.8
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USA and the communist countries start a war, later Japan becomes a tragic victim. A plot similar to "the Last War" by Toho.

Directors: Shigeaki Hidaka, William Ross | Stars: Tatsuo Umemiya, Yoshiko Mita, Yayoi Furusato, Noribumi Fujishima

Votes: 27

28. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance

7.2
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When the U.S. and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Edward Judd, Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Michael Goodliffe

Votes: 3,701

29. Sekai daisensô (1961)

110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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This Japanese film speculates on the events which lead the U.S. and the Soviet Union into a nuclear Armageddon.

Director: Shûe Matsubayashi | Stars: Furankî Sakai, Akira Takarada, Yuriko Hoshi, Nobuko Otowa

Votes: 155

30. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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When the Earth is threatened by a burning Van Allen Radiation Belt, U.S. Navy Admiral Harriman Nelson plans to shoot a nuclear missile at the Belt, using his experimental atomic submarine, the Seaview.

Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre

Votes: 4,736

31. The Creation of the Humanoids (1962)

Approved | 75 min | Sci-Fi

5.8
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In a post holocaust society, robots take it on their own to help the dying human race by giving them android bodies.

Director: Wesley Barry | Stars: Don Megowan, Erica Elliott, Frances McCann, Don Doolittle

Votes: 682

32. The Day of the Triffids (1963)

Approved | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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After an unusual meteor shower leaves most of the human population blind, a merchant navy officer must find a way to conquer tall, aggressive plants which are feeding on people and animals.

Directors: Steve Sekely, Freddie Francis | Stars: Howard Keel, Nicole Maurey, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore

Votes: 6,097

33. La Jetée (1962)

Not Rated | 28 min | Short, Drama, Romance

8.3
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The story of a man forced to explore his memories in the wake of World War III's devastation, told through still images.

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Étienne Becker, Jean Négroni, Hélène Chatelain, Davos Hanich

Votes: 23,874

34. Panic in Year Zero! (1962)

Not Rated | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A family of four leaves Los Angeles for a camping trip just before a nuclear bomb destroys the city. As lawlessness prevails, the father must fight to keep his family alive.

Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, Frankie Avalon, Mary Mitchel

Votes: 3,030

35. This Is Not a Test (1962)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A highway patrolman stops motorists on a highway after he hears news reports of a possible nuclear attack.

Director: Fredric Gadette | Stars: Seamon Glass, Thayer Roberts, Aubrey Martin, Mary Morlas

Votes: 568

36. The Birds (1963)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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87 Metascore

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette

Votes: 143,412 | Gross: $11.40M

37. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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The adventures of a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey known only as the Doctor, who travels through time and space fighting monsters and other villainous megalomaniacs with companions.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 29,943

38. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas, Robert Culp

Votes: 5,455

39. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, War

8.5
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96 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 381,486 | Gross: $0.28M

40. The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)

Approved | 62 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A crack test pilot lands to find the planet has been devastated by some unknown forces. There are a few survivors, so he organizes them in a plan to ward off control by a group of killer ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Willard Parker, Virginia Field, Dennis Price, Thorley Walters

Votes: 1,086

41. Fail-Safe (1964)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 16,396

42. The Last Man on Earth (1964)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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When a disease turns all of humanity into the living dead, the last man on earth becomes a reluctant vampire hunter.

Directors: Ubaldo Ragona, Sidney Salkow | Stars: Vincent Price, Franca Bettoia, Emma Danieli, Giacomo Rossi Stuart

Votes: 14,190

43. The Time Travelers (1964)

Not Rated | 82 min | Sci-Fi

5.2
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In 1964, a group of scientists create a portal that takes them to a barren, mutant inhabited, Earth in the year 2071.

Director: Ib Melchior | Stars: Preston Foster, Philip Carey, Merry Anders, John Hoyt

Votes: 1,633

44. Alphaville (1965)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff, Valérie Boisgel

Votes: 18,664 | Gross: $0.05M

45. Crack in the World (1965)

Not Rated | 96 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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A dying scientist pushes forward his project to tap through to the Earth's magma layer, with results that threaten to destroy the Earth as we know it.

Director: Andrew Marton | Stars: Dana Andrews, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore, Alexander Knox

Votes: 1,664

46. The War Game (1965 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, Drama, War

8.1
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A docudrama depicting a hypothetical nuclear attack on Britain.

Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Michael Aspel, Peter Graham, Kathy Staff, Peter Watkins

Votes: 5,307

47. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
Episode: Ape and Essence (1966)

75 min | Drama

6.8
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Eighty years after a nuclear war ravaged the British Isles, a team of scientists from New Zealand come to conduct a survey.

Director: David Benedictus | Stars: Alec McCowen, Robert Eddison, Derek Sydney, Petra Markham

Votes: 6

48. Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)

Not Rated | 84 min | Family, Sci-Fi

6.1
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The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out.

Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, Ray Brooks, Andrew Keir

Votes: 2,654

49. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)
Episode: The Machine Stops (1966)

50 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.0
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In the far future, the material needs of humankind are tended by the omnipresent Machine, which makes their environment, in vast tunnels beneath the earth, comfortable and safe. But safe ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Gothard, Nike Arrighi, Jonathan Hansen

Votes: 36

50. The Invaders (1967–1968)

51 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. Suddenly, in the middle of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Roy Thinnes, Kent Smith, Max Kleven, William Windom

Votes: 1,787

51. In the Year 2889 (1967 TV Movie)

Unrated | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.8
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In a post nuclear Earth, survivors are stuck in a valley and have to protect themselves from mutant human beings, and each other in some cases.

Director: Larry Buchanan | Stars: Paul Petersen, Quinn O'Hara, Charla Doherty, Neil Fletcher

Votes: 729

52. Journey to the Center of Time (1967)

Not Rated | 82 min | Sci-Fi

3.7
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Gruff, hard-nosed new boss Stanton takes over a scientific research company upon the death of his benevolent father. Scientists Manning, Gordon and White, who are very close to a ... See full summary »

Director: David L. Hewitt | Stars: Scott Brady, Anthony Eisley, Gigi Perreau, Abraham Sofaer

Votes: 528

53. Late August at the Hotel Ozone (1967)

77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A troupe of young women on post-apocalyptic earth are lead around by a mistress born before the war, eventually stumbling into the company of a lonely old man.

Director: Jan Schmidt | Stars: Vladimír Hlavatý, Jitka Horejsi, Ondrej Jariabek, Vanda Kalinová

Votes: 439

54. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror

7.9
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87 Metascore

There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these bloodthirsty, flesh-eating monsters.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman

Votes: 97,324 | Gross: $0.09M

55. Planet of the Apes (1968)

G | 112 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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79 Metascore

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

Votes: 148,443 | Gross: $33.40M

56. The Bed Sitting Room (1969)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins, amongst endless heaps of ash, piles of broken crockery and brick, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Ralph Richardson, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore

Votes: 1,624

57. Il seme dell'uomo (1969)

113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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A young couple argue about having a child in the days after a global plague wipes out most of Earth's population.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Marzio Margine, Anne Wiazemsky, Annie Girardot, Rada Rassimov

Votes: 326

58. ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969– )
Episode: Salve Regina (1969)

30 min | Drama

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In the basement of a department store after the last bomb of World War Three. A bag lady, calls herself ' the queen ' and exercises complete authority over two befuddled men. That is until ... See full summary »

Director: David Saire | Stars: Graham Crowden, Glenda Jackson, Miriam Karlin, Al Mancini

59. Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)

G | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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46 Metascore

The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission searches for the only survivor of the previous expedition. He discovers a planet ruled by apes and an underground city run by telepathic humans.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, Linda Harrison

Votes: 36,362 | Gross: $19.00M

60. No Blade of Grass (1970)

R | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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When a deadly virus strikes London, John Custance takes his family to hoped-for safety in Scotland.

Director: Cornel Wilde | Stars: Nigel Davenport, Jean Wallace, John Hamill, Lynne Frederick

Votes: 990

61. Timeslip (1970– )

30 min | Family, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Simon and Liz were teenage friends who fell into a time hole and found themselves trapped in various periods of the 20th century, where they encounter all sorts of adventures. Many of them ... See full summary »

Stars: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Votes: 120

62. UFO (1970–1973)

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.0
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In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A highly secret military organization is set up in the hope of defending ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Votes: 2,078

63. Glen and Randa (1971)

X | 93 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.8
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Teenagers Glen and Randa are members of a tribe that lives in a rural area, several decades after nuclear war has devastated the planet. They know nothing of the outside world, except that ... See full summary »

Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Steve Curry, Shelley Plimpton, Woody Chambliss, Garry Goodrow

Votes: 457

64. The Omega Man (1971)

GP | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.6
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Army doctor Robert Neville struggles to create a cure for the plague that wiped out most of the human race.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo

Votes: 24,998 | Gross: $8.72M

65. Silent Running (1972)

GP | 89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.7
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In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft.

Director: Douglas Trumbull | Stars: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint

Votes: 22,896

66. A Thief in the Night (1972)

69 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

4.9
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The story of Patty, a young woman caught up in living for the present with little concern for the future. She meets and marries a young man and her life seems great, until one moment she ... See full summary »

Director: Donald W. Thompson | Stars: Patty Dunning, Mike Niday, Colleen Niday, Maryann Rachford

Votes: 528

67. Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)

G | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.5
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40 Metascore

One decade after a worldwide series of ape revolutions and a brutal nuclear war among humans, Caesar must protect survivors of both species from an insidious human cult and a militant ape faction alike.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy, Severn Darden

Votes: 25,249 | Gross: $8.80M

68. Casshan (1973–1974)

Action, Animation, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Stars: Ikuo Nishikawa, Masato Yamanouchi, Reiko Mutô, Kenji Utsumi

Votes: 80

69. Genesis II (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Alex Cord, Mariette Hartley, Ted Cassidy, Percy Rodrigues

Votes: 651

70. Idaho Transfer (1973)

PG | 86 min | Sci-Fi

5.4
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During a time of waning global resources, a crew of young researchers travel into the future to escape an apocalypse before the shutdown of their time transfer project. They find that some ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Fonda | Stars: Kelly Bohanon, Kevin Hearst, Caroline Hildebrand, Keith Carradine

Votes: 664

71. The Starlost (1973– )

60 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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A group of humans must explore a vast starship in order to find the controls to save it from destruction.

Stars: Keir Dullea, Gay Rowan, Robin Ward, William Osler

Votes: 377

72. Chosen Survivors (1974)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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A group of diverse individuals are suddenly taken from their homes and flown via helicopter to a futuristic bomb shelter in the desert, one-third of a mile below the surface of the Earth. ... See full summary »

Director: Sutton Roley | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Alex Cord, Richard Jaeckel, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 523

73. Creation of the Damned (1974)

96 min | Drama

5.7
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Director: José Ulloa | Stars: Craig Hill, Patty Shepard, Teresa Gimpera, Fernando Hilbeck

Votes: 48

74. Nosutoradamusu no daiyogen (1974)

88 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Professor Nishiyama, after studying and interpreting the prophecies of Nostradamus, realizes that the end of the world is at hand. Unfortunately, nobody listens to him until it is too late.... See full summary »

Director: Toshio Masuda | Stars: Tetsurô Tanba, Toshio Kurosawa, Kaoru Yumi, Yôko Tsukasa

Votes: 198

75. Planet of the Apes (1974)

47 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes.

Stars: Roddy McDowall, Ron Harper, James Naughton, Mark Lenard

Votes: 3,217

76. Le troisième cri (1974)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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In this inspiring drama, young parents are pushed to the edge to find the strength to accept two children with Cystic Fibrosis, then to adopt a third.

Director: Igaal Niddam | Stars: Jacques Denis, Leyla Aubert, Christine Fersen, Camille Fournier

Votes: 7

77. Where Have All the People Gone (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to ... See full summary »

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Peter Graves, George O'Hanlon Jr., Kathleen Quinlan, Verna Bloom

Votes: 895

78. Zardoz (1974)

R | 105 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, John Alderton

Votes: 16,414

79. A Boy and His Dog (1975)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A young man and his telepathic dog wander a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

Director: L.Q. Jones | Stars: Don Johnson, Jason Robards, Susanne Benton, Tim McIntire

Votes: 14,088

80. Black Moon (1975)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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To escape a gender war, a girl flees to a remote farmhouse and becomes part of an extensive family's unusual, perhaps even supernatural, lifestyle.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Cathryn Harrison, Therese Giehse, Alexandra Stewart, Joe Dallesandro

Votes: 3,957

81. La città dell'ultima paura (1975)

73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Director: Carlo Ausino | Stars: Marisa Solinas, Emanuele Cannarsa, Mario Valdemarin, Paul Teitcheid

Votes: 10

82. The Noah (1975)

R | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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After a nuclear attack kills everyone, the last man on earth, going mad from loneliness and isolation, creates a companion in his mind. He soon finds himself living a lie when his imaginary world builds up into something complex.

Director: Daniel Bourla | Stars: Robert Strauss, Geoffrey Holder, Sally Kirkland, Jim Blackmore

Votes: 284

83. Return to the Planet of the Apes (1975–1976)

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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While on a mission, three astronauts in their spaceship get caught in a time vortex. They return to Earth in the year 3979 A.D. and discover that intelligent apes are now the highest form of life.

Stars: Austin Stoker, Philippa Harris, Henry Corden, Richard Blackburn

Votes: 1,159

84. Strange New World (1975 TV Movie)

100 min | Sci-Fi

5.5
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In the near future, a group of scientists living in a space ship wake up from a hibernation state and come back to an apocalyptic Earth.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: John Saxon, Kathleen Miller, Keene Curtis, James Olson

Votes: 231

85. Survivors (1975–1977)

50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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When a genetically engineered virus kills 99.99 percent of the world's population, the survivors must rebuild humanity in the face of overwhelming odds. "Survivors" is a study of man vs. ... See full summary »

Stars: Lucy Fleming, Ian McCulloch, Denis Lill, Stephen Dudley

Votes: 856

86. The Ultimate Warrior (1975)

R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Atomic holocaust is not the only plague that threatens our future. New York City, 2012 A.D.: In a plague devastated world, one tired man finds a reason to fight.

Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Yul Brynner, Max von Sydow, Joanna Miles, William Smith

Votes: 1,496

87. Ark II (1976–1979)

25 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Three young scientists travel around the country in the 25th century after the world has been ravaged by pollution. In their hi-tech RV (called Ark II), they study the land and help out those in need.

Stars: Terry Lester, Jean Marie Hon, José Flores, Adam

Votes: 300

88. Logan's Run (1976)

PG | 119 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.8
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An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at the age of 30.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne

Votes: 43,940 | Gross: $25.00M

89. The People Who Own the Dark (1976)

R | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A group of rich businessmen and military officers who are partying in an old castle are spared when a nuclear war ravages the earth. When they venture out into the nearest town to search ... See full summary »

Director: León Klimovsky | Stars: Nadiuska, Alberto de Mendoza, Teresa Gimpera, Emiliano Redondo

Votes: 274

90. Damnation Alley (1977)

PG | 91 min | Sci-Fi

5.2
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In a post-apocalyptic world, a group of survivors travel and find other settlements in huge custom designed all terrain vehicles.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard, Dominique Sanda, Paul Winfield

Votes: 4,093 | Gross: $8.72M

91. Logan's Run (1977–1978)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.

Stars: Gregory Harrison, Heather Menzies-Urich, Donald Moffat, Randy Powell

Votes: 1,406

92. Wizards (1977)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a wizard and his faire folk comrades fight an evil wizard who's using technology in his bid for conquest.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Bob Holt, Jesse Welles, Richard Romanus, David Proval

Votes: 8,364 | Gross: $9.00M

93. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 11,323

94. Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Unrated | 127 min | Horror, Thriller

8.0
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71 Metascore

Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. 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

Votes: 97,594 | Gross: $5.10M

95. Deathsport (1978)

R | 82 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

3.8
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Futuristic Science Fiction about a sport to the death, using "destructocycles".

Directors: Allan Arkush, Nicholas Niciphor, Roger Corman | Stars: David Carradine, Claudia Jennings, Richard Lynch, William Smithers

Votes: 1,143

96. Mirai shônen Konan (1978– )

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.8
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After the world is nearly destroyed by a war, a young boy and his friends must fight to save the world from those who seek to conquer what is left of civilization.

Stars: Noriko Ohara, Masatô Ibu, Mieko Nobusawa, Kazuyo Aoki

Votes: 2,653

97. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

PG | 115 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.4
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75 Metascore

In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 41,976 | Gross: $24.95M

98. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979–1981)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time to become Earth's greatest hero.

Stars: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc

Votes: 5,744

99. Plague (1979)

PG | 88 min | Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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An ambitious lab assistant carries out a forbidden experiment and accidentally creates a deadly bacteria which kills her and rapidly engulfs the city. The authorities order a curtain of ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Hunt | Stars: Daniel Pilon, Kate Reid, Céline Lomez, Michael J. Reynolds

Votes: 172

100. Mad Max (1979)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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67 Metascore

In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

Votes: 166,054 | Gross: $8.75M