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1. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.6
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56 Metascore

In an alternate 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Writers: David Hayter, Alex Tse, Dave Gibbons | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

2. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.8
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When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurfaces and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protects a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony of Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

3. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.5
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68 Metascore

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten-year-old son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.

Writers: James Cameron, William Wisher Jr. | Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

4. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

R | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
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66 Metascore

A cybernetic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 19-year old drifter and his future wife from an most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack.

Writers: James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd, John D. Brancato, Michael Ferris, Tedi Sarafian | Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Kristanna Loken, Claire Danes

5. 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 try to stop.

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

6. Akira (1988)

R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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76 Metascore

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop.

Writers: Katsuhiro Ôtomo, Izô Hashimoto | Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata, Tesshô Genda

7. Postal (2007)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

4.4
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22 Metascore

In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.

Writers: Uwe Boll, Bryan C. Knight | Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Dave Foley, Verne Troyer, Zack Ward, Chris Coppola

8. Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)

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

6.1
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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.

Writers: Paul Dehn, Mort Abrahams, Pierre Boulle | Director: Ted Post | Stars: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, Linda Harrison

9. Battlestar Galactica (2003 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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A re-imagining of the original series in which a "rag-tag fugitive fleet" of the last remnants of mankind flees pursuing robots while simultaneously searching for their true home, Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber

10. The Day After (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas.

Writer: Edward Hume | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg, John Cullum

11. Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

G | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.2
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The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.

Writers: Paul Dehn, Pierre Boulle | Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman, Natalie Trundy

12. Holocaust 2000 (1977)

R | 105 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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An executive in charge of a Middle Eastern nuclear plant discovers that his son is the Anti Christ and sets out to stop him from using the nuclear power at his fingertips to wipe out ... See full summary »

Writers: Sergio Donati, Alberto De Martino, Michael Robson | Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Simon Ward, Agostina Belli, Anthony Quayle

13. Testament (1983)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The life of a suburban American family is scarred after a nuclear attack.

Writers: Carol Amen, John Sacret Young | Director: Lynne Littman | Stars: Jane Alexander, William Devane, Rossie Harris, Roxana Zal

14. Fail-Safe (1964)

Approved | 112 min | Adventure, 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?

Writers: Walter Bernstein, Eugene Burdick, Harvey Wheeler | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Dan O'Herlihy

15. Return from Witch Mountain (1978)

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

5.9
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Tia and her brother Tony have supernatural powers, can communicate and move things with the power of their mind alone. They arrive on Earth for a visit in Los Angeles. When Tony uses his ... See full summary »

Writers: Malcolm Marmorstein, Alexander Key | Director: John Hough | Stars: Bette Davis, Christopher Lee, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann

16. A Boy and His Dog (1975)

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

6.6
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A post-apocalyptic tale based on a novella by Harlan Ellison. A boy communicates telepathically with his dog as they scavenge for food and sex, and they stumble into an underground society ... See full summary »

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

17. Fail Safe (2000 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow.

Writers: Eugene Burdick, Harvey Wheeler, Walter Bernstein | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Walter Cronkite, Richard Dreyfuss, Noah Wyle, Brian Dennehy

18. Threads (1984 TV Movie)

112 min | Drama, War

8.1
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Documentary style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England; and the eventual long term effects of nuclear war on civilization.

Writer: Barry Hines | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Karen Meagher, Reece Dinsdale, David Brierly, Rita May

19. By Dawn's Early Light (1990 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Thriller, Action

7.1
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The crew of a nuclear bomber attack the Soviet Union while the President of the United States tries desperately to regain control of his military after his helicopter crashes during a ... See full summary »

Writers: William Prochnau, Bruce Gilbert | Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Powers Boothe, Rebecca De Mornay, James Earl Jones, Martin Landau

20. Radioactive Dreams (1985)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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After an atomic war Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent 15 years on their own in an bunker, stuffed with junk from the 40s and old detective novels. Now, 19 years old, they leave... See full summary »

Writer: Albert Pyun | Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: John Stockwell, Michael Dudikoff, Michele Little, Lisa Blount

21. Fallout: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (1997 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi

9.3
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Set 80 years after a massive nuclear war, the player/character sets out from "The Vault" - a large, underground shelter, where survivors have lived since the war - to obtain parts of a ... See full summary »

Director: Feargus Urquhart | Stars: Charles Adler, Richard Dean Anderson, Jeff Bennett, Clancy Brown

22. Fist of the North Star (1986)

Not Rated | 110 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.2
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After a nuclear holocaust tears the world apart, mankind is forced to the harshness of not only the oppression of others who are much more powerful, but the dead earth which seems to be ... See full summary »

Writers: Buronson, Tetsuo Hara, Susumu Takaku, Tom Wyner | Director: Toyoo Ashida | Stars: Akira Kamiya, Yuriko Yamamoto, Kenji Utsumi, Chikao Ohtsuka

23. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Sci-Fi

7.9
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A video game based on Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991).

Writers: James Cameron, William Wisher Jr. | Directors: Jack Haegar, George Petro | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Patrick, Edward Furlong, Peter Kent

24. The Last Days of Man on Earth (1973)

R | 81 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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After the death of his Nobel Prize-winning father, billionaire physicist Jerry Cornelius becomes embroiled in the search for the mysterious "Final Programme", developed by his father. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Moorcock, Robert Fuest | Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Jon Finch, Jenny Runacre, Sterling Hayden, Harry Andrews

25. Invasion U.S.A. (1952)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

2.5
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A group of people at a bar witness the unfolding events of a Soviet invasion of the USA.

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

26. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

27. The Noah (1975)

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

6.7
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Noah, the sole remaining survivor on our planet after a nuclear holocaust, finds himself unable to to accept his unique predicament. To cope with his loneliness, he creates an imaginary ... See full summary »

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

28. Chosen Survivors (1974)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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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, nearly two miles below the surface of the Earth. ... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Spalding, Joe Reb Moffly | Director: Sutton Roley | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Alex Cord, Richard Jaeckel, Bradford Dillman

29. Woops! (1992– )

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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The world is destroyed when kids accidently set off a nuclear missile causing the Russians to counterattack. Only six people are left in the US; Mark, the narrator, an ex-school teacher; ... See full summary »

Creator: Gary Jacobs | Stars: Fred Applegate, Lane Davies, Cleavant Derricks, Meagen Fay

30. Deadline (1984)

R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

5.6
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A horror film about a screenwriter who loses the ability to distinguish between his fantasy world and the real world, with disastrous consequences. As he ruminates on his place in any world... See full summary »

Writers: Mario Azzopardi, Richard Oleksiak | Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Stephen Young, Sharon Masters, Marvin Goldhar, Jeannie Elias

31. One Night Stand (1984)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
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In Australia, four teenagers in a Sydney theater are astounded to hear the news that a nuclear war has broken out in Eastern Europe. They try to figure out the best way they can survive the coming conflagration.

Writer: John Duigan | Director: John Duigan | Stars: Tyler Coppin, Cassandra Delaney, Jay Hackett, Saskia Post

32. Pisma myortvogo cheloveka (1986)

87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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The world after the nuclear apocalypse. Pale light lits the scenery of total destruction. The surviving humans vegetate in wet cellars under the nuclear winter. But somehow human spirit ... See full summary »

Writers: Konstantin Lopushanskiy, Vyacheslav Rybakov, Boris Strugatskiy | Director: Konstantin Lopushanskiy | Stars: Rolan Bykov, Iosif Ryklin, Viktor Mikhaylov, Aleksandr Sabinin

33. Population: 1 (1986)

72 min | Fantasy, Music, Musical

7.2
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Writer: Rene Daalder | Director: Rene Daalder | Stars: Tomata Du Plenty, Dino Lee, Helen Heaven, Sheela Edwards

34. Zabil jsem Einsteina, panove (1970)

95 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy

6.8
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This futuristic science fiction comedy features an atomic bomb blast that causes women to grow beards and lose the ability to have children. A summit meeting is held at the United Nations, ... See full summary »

Writers: Oldrich Lipský, Milos Macourek, Josef Nesvadba | Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Jirí Sovák, Jana Brejchová, Lubomír Lipský, Iva Janzurová

35. The Fishmen and Their Queen (1995)

94 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.2
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Writers: Sergio Martino, Sauro Scavolini | Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Giuliano Gensini, Michael Velez, Natascia Castrignano, Donald Hodson

36. My Valentine Girls (2011)

Action, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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Writers: Aloy Adlawan, Rona Lean Sales, Chris Martinez, Marlon Rivera | Directors: Chris Martinez, Andoy Ranay, Dominic Zapata | Stars: Richard Gutierrez, Jillian Ward, Rhian Ramos, Princess Punzalan

37. Good Luck Jeffrey Brown (2003)

20 min | Short

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Writer: Christian Debney | Director: Christian Debney | Star: Kick Gurry

38. Armageddon (1969)

Action, Sci-Fi

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39. If You Love This Planet (1982)

26 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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Australian pediatrician Helen Caldicott delivers a lecture on the potential medical and societal consequences of a nuclear war, and advocates for nuclear disarmament. The film includes ... See full summary »

Director: Terre Nash | Stars: Helen Caldicott, Vannevar Bush, Leslie Groves, Richard Tolman

40. A Short Vision (1956)

6 min | Animation, Short

7.0
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The leaders, the wise men, the leopard, the deer, the owl and the rat all look up in the sky in fear as a strange object flies through the sky.

Writers: Joan Foldes, Peter Foldes | Directors: Joan Foldes, Peter Foldes | Star: James McKechnie

41. La città dell'ultima paura (1975)

73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Writer: Carlo Ausino | Director: Carlo Ausino | Stars: Marisa Solinas, Emanuel Cannarsa, Mario Valdemarin, Paul Teitcheid

42. Race to Oblivion (1982 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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Writer: Edmund H. North | Director: Robert B. Churchill | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Shigeko Sasamori, Gene R. LaRocque, Kosta Tsipis

43. Where Is America in Bible Prophecy? (2002 Video)

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Star: Hal Lindsey

44. La Creación (2009 Video)

70 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

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After a nuclear attack, a magician takes shelter in a forest with his assistant to complete his biggest magic trick to date, The Creation, a trick that requires that you do some of the most inhumane things known to man.

Writers: Andrea Cavaletto, Patricio Valladares | Director: Patricio Valladares | Stars: Evelyn Belmar, Yuri Caceres, Paulina Facuse, Arturo Lagos

45. Space Patrol (1950–1955)
Episode: The Wild Men of Procyon (1955)

Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

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Commander Corry and his crew investigate a mysterious burst of radiation from outside the Solar System. They trace the source to the surface of a planet whose once great civilization has ... See full summary »

Creator: Mike Moser | Director: Dick Darley | Stars: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Ken Mayer, Virginia Hewitt

46. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Time Enough at Last (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.1
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A henpecked book lover finds himself blissfully alone with his books after a nuclear war.

Writers: Rod Serling, Lynn Venable | Director: John Brahm | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Vaughn Taylor, Jacqueline deWit, Lela Bliss