Post Apocalyptic Wasteland - The 'complete' listby Sureds | created - 06 Jul 2016 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
A chronological list of live action movies and series set in a postapocalyptic wasteland.
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1. Glen and Randa (1971)
X | 93 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
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 »
3. The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Virus 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.
4. Damnation Alley (1977)
PG | 91 min | Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic world, a group of survivors travel and find other settlements in huge custom designed all terrain vehicles.
Votes: 4,903 | Gross: $8.72M
7. Ravagers (1979)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.
8. Quintet (1979)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called "Quintet." For one small group, this obsession is not enough; they play the game with living pieces ... and only the winner survives.
10. The Road Warrior (1981)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline-rich community escape a horde of bandits.
Votes: 168,225 | Gross: $12.47M
12. The Last Chase (1981)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a future United States, the only transport available to an individual is public transportation. Predicated on an assertion that "the oil has run out", an increasingly totalitarian ... See full summary »
14. 2020 Texas Gladiators (1983)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a post-apocalyptic Texas, a band of warriors fight against a fascist regime that is trying to take control of all surviving population.
15. 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.
16. The Aftermath (1982)
Not Rated | 95 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
An astronaut battles mutant cannibals after returning from space to find earth ravaged by nuclear and biological war. A B-movie cult classic.
18. Warriors of the Wasteland (1983)
R | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust.
19. 2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
R | 96 min | Action, 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 »
20. Warrior of the Lost World (1984)
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.
21. The Exterminators of the Year 3000 (1983)
R | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the year 3000, the Earth has been rendered a desert by nuclear war. A group of survivors goes in search of rare and valuable water, but standing in their way are the evil Exterminators, who live only to cause pain and misery.
23. Stryker (1983)
R | 86 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The world's water supply has dried up due to some sort of apocalypse. A beautiful woman holds the secret to where one of the last springs being guarded by a group of Amazons. A "Road ... See full summary »
Votes: 608 | Gross: $1.72M
26. Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn (1983)
PG | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
On a desert planet, warlord Jared-Syn is trying to convince a tribe of mutants that he's their messiah and gain unlimited power hidden in a crystal. Ranger Dogen and explorer Dhyana, who's father was murdered by Syn, must stop him.
Votes: 1,577 | Gross: $5.30M
PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
On a distant planet inhabited by mutants, two bounty-hunters race to rescue three Earth female captives from the clutches of an evil mutant warlord.
Votes: 5,399 | Gross: $16.48M
28. 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 »
31. Rome 2033 - The Fighter Centurions (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.
32. She (1984)
Not Rated | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In a post-apocalyptic world, She aids two brothers' quest to rescue their kidnapped sister. Along the way, they battle weird creatures before standing against the odds to defeat the evil Norks.
33. Rats: Night of Terror (1984)
Unrated | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic earth, where most of humanity lives underground, a group of surface people stumble upon an abandoned lab that was trying to bring life back to the earth's surface, but the place is run over by vicious rats.
34. 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.
35. The Final Executioner (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 »
36. Mad Warrior (1984)
75 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
World War III is over, the planet is mostly uninhabitable. On an island in the Pacific, the Islanders survive this cursed world in a fortified colony. Under the orders of the maniacal Zeus they are forced to fight each other to the death.
37. City Limits (1984)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A pair of teenage motorcycle gangs maintain an uneasy truce between each other in the not-too-distant future. When an evil corporation tries to take over their ruined city, the gangs must decide whether to fight their common enemy.
38. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 128,180 | Gross: $36.20M
39. Wheels of Fire (1985)
R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a postapocalyptic future, a ruthless vehicular gang called the Highway Warriors is conquering the wasteland through murder and plunder. During a raid, they kidnap the sister of a road warrior named Trace. He brings hell down upon them.
40. Warriors of the Apocalypse (1985)
R | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi
After civilization is wiped out by nuclear war, an adventurer leads a group of wanderers on a search for the fabled Mountain of Life. Along the way they encounter pygmy tribes, bands of ... See full summary »
41. Radioactive Dreams (1985)
R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After a nuclear war, Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent fifteen years on their own in a bunker, stuffed with junk from the 40s and old detective novels. Now, nineteen-years-old,... See full summary »
Votes: 1,547 | Gross: $0.22M
42. DEFCON-4 (1985)
R | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one... See full summary »
Votes: 1,822 | Gross: $1.06M
43. O-Bi, O-Ba - The End of Civilization (1985)
88 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Set in an underground dungeon inhabited by bundled, ragged human beings, after the nuclear holocaust. The story follows the wanderings of a hero through the situations of survival. People ... See full summary »
44. Land of Doom (1985)
Not Rated | 87 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Earth has been ravaged by a nuclear war, and a feminist warrior is forced to join up with a soldier of fortune in her journey to find a rumored "paradise" as they battle gangs of rampaging bandits.
45. America 3000 (1986)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi