Guide to Grindhouse Genres: Post-Apocalyptic

Classic Exploitation and cult genre films which take place after an apocalyptic occurence
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1.
2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
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After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation.... (96 mins.)
Director: Martin Dolman
 
2.
2020 Texas Gladiators (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
In a post-apocalyptic Texas, a band of warriors fight against a fascist regime that is trying to take control of all surviving population. (91 mins.)
Director: Kevin Mancuso
 
3.
The Aftermath (1982)
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Two astronauts return to earth ("a few miles off the coast of Los Angeles") to find that it has been destroyed by nuclear war... (95 mins.)
Director: Steve Barkett
 
4.
America 3000 (1986)
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In Colorado, 900 years after a nuclear war in the USA, humanity's been sent.back to the Stone Age life... (92 mins.)
Director: David Engelbach
 
5.
The Raiders of Atlantis (1983)
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A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami... (92 mins.)
 
6.
The Bed Sitting Room (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins... (90 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
7.
Captive Women (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
In a post-apocalyptic New York City, three tribes of mutants (the Norms, the Mutates and the Upriver people) battle each other to survive. (64 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gilmore
 
8.
Damnation Alley (1977)
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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. (91 mins.)
Director: Jack Smight
 
9.
Deathsport (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Futuristic Science Fiction about a sport to the death, using "destructocycles". (82 mins.)
 
10.
Def-Con 4 (1985)
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Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out... (88 mins.)
 
11.
Endgame - Bronx lotta finale (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A telepathic mutant recruits a post-World War III TV game-show warrior to lead her band of mutants to safety. (98 mins.)
Director: Steven Benson
 
12.
Escape from New York (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
13.
Escape from L.A. (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported. (101 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
14.
The Exterminators of the Year 3000 (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
They Killed to Survive... (83 mins.)
Director: Jules Harrison
 
15.
Invasion, U.S.A. (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  
A group of people at a bar witness the unfolding events of a Soviet invasion of the USA. (73 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
16.
Mad Max (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang. (88 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
17.
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
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In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits. (95 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
18.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen. (107 mins.)
 
19.
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
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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. (120 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
20.
Warriors of the Wasteland (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocuast. (91 mins.)
 
21.
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a disease turns all of humanity into the living dead, the last man on earth becomes a reluctant vampire hunter. (86 mins.)
 
22.
The Omega Man (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Army doctor Robert Neville struggles to create a cure for the plague that wiped out most of the human race. (98 mins.)
Director: Boris Sagal
 
23.
I Am Legend (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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. (101 mins.)
 
24.
Soylent Green (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a big company CEO. (97 mins.)
 
25.
Stryker (1983)
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The world's water supply has dried up due to some sort of apocalypse. A beautiful woman holds the secret... (86 mins.)
 
26.
Zardoz (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
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. (105 mins.)
Director: John Boorman