The shocking thing is that the post-apocalyptic future Katniss Everdeen inhabits is far from the bleakest or most bizarre dystopia in movie history. The following 15 movies teach us one basic truth: Be afraid, very afraid of the future -- particularly genetic mutations, man-made viruses, and nuclear holocausts.
1. '12 Monkeys' (1995)
Setting: 2035 America
Why the Future Sucks: Forty years after a man-made virus has wiped out 99 percent of the population, humans have escaped Earth's uninhabitable surface by living in locked underground chambers. Scientists figure out a way to send a convicted criminal (Bruce Willis) to the past to stop the disease, but with a set-up like that, what could go right? After his mission turns haywire,