JTB Italian Post-Apocalyptic Movies (Post-Apocalyptic/Action/Sci-Fi)by johntbakken | created - 26 Aug 2017 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
In the early 80's, after the release of Walter Hill's The Warriors, John Carpenter's Escape from New York and George Miller's Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior. A string of Italian post-apocalyptic movies was released to cash in on the craze by genre directors like Lucio Fulci, Sergo Martino, Ruggero Deodato, Joe D'Amato, Enzo G. Castellari and more.
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1. Anno 2020 - I gladiatori del futuro (1982)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic Texas, a band of warriors fight against a fascist regime that is trying to take control of all surviving population.
2. 1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)
R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a post-apocalyptic New York City, a policeman infiltrates the Bronx, which has become a battleground for several murderous street gangs.
6. Warriors of the Wasteland (1983)
R | 91 min | Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust.
7. Warrior of the Lost World (1983)
R | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A nomad mercenary on a high-tech motorcycle helps bring about the downfall of the evil Orwellian government, the Omega.
8. 2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
R | 96 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which ... See full summary »
9. The Exterminators of the Year 3000 (1983)
R | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the year 3000, the Earth has turned into a desert after nuclear war. A group of survivors runs out of water, so they need to search for the valuable water, but it will not be easy because other group also wants to get it at any cost.
10. Atlantis Interceptors (1983)
Unrated | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and ... See full summary »
11. I guerrieri dell'anno 2072 (1984)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In 2072 Rome, Italy, the ruthless CEO of a TV network plots to stage a modern series of gladiator games for ratings while one 'contenstant' learns of a conspiracy behind the true nature of the results.
12. Rats - Notte di terrore (1984)
Unrated | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic Earth, a group of punk friends find themselves against millions of bloodthirsty rats - but the weirdest is yet to come.
13. A Man Called Rage (1984)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic world, a soldier of fortune enters "The Forbidden Land" to find uranium that will help save mankind. However, a rival adventurer is also after the uranium, but for his own ends.
14. L'ultimo guerriero (1984)
95 min | Action, Sci-Fi
After a nuclear holocaust, as the rest of society regresses to primitivism, a small, "elite" group that has managed to escape radioactive contamination takes it upon itself to exterminate ... See full summary »
15. Hands of Steel (1986)
R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg is programmed to kill a scientist who holds the fate of mankind in his hands. He fails and hides in a diner in a desert run by a woman who likes him. The people who sent him are after him and so is the local arm wrestling champ.
16. Lone Runner (1986)
PG | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Summerking's daughter has been kidnapped, and the legendary hero of the desert comes to her rescue as he did when she was young. The Lone Runner proves to be an unstoppable hero with ... See full summary »
17. Urban Warriors (1987)
90 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Three technicians working in an underground laboratory discover that a nuclear war has destroyed most of the aboveground world. After a brief search for food, the trio find that gangs of ... See full summary »
20. Flight from Paradise (1990)
105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic society, an old man tells the legend of a strange medal to two children. In flashback, we learn that after a nuclear catastrophe, two teenagers were living in an artificial ... See full summary »