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1. Chernobyl (2019)

TV-MA | 64 min | Drama, History

9.6
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In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes.

Stars: Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Jessie Buckley, Adam Nagaitis

Votes: 20,469

2. Jericho (2006–2008)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive.

Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Lennie James, Ashley Scott, Kenneth Mitchell

Votes: 51,647

3. The Day After (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas.

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

Votes: 12,949

4. Threads (1984 TV Movie)

112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

8.1
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92 Metascore

The effects of a nuclear holocaust on the working class city of Sheffield, England and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization.

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

Votes: 9,822

5. The Divide (2011)

R | 112 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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28 Metascore

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Director: Xavier Gens | Stars: Lauren German, Michael Biehn, Milo Ventimiglia, Courtney B. Vance

Votes: 33,563 | Gross: $0.02M

6. How I Live Now (2013)

R | 101 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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57 Metascore

An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay, Harley Bird

Votes: 26,104 | Gross: $0.06M

7. The Battle of Chernobyl (2006)

94 min | Documentary

8.3
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Documentary of the nuclear disaster of Chernobyl.

Director: Thomas Johnson | Stars: Tim Birkett, Hans Blix, Mikhail Gorbachev, Oleg Mirochnikov

Votes: 1,015

8. On the Beach (1959)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.2
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After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins

Votes: 10,892 | Gross: $11.00M

9. Pandora (VI) (2016)

Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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The explosion of a nuclear power plant caused by an earthquake leads to a disaster which no one other than its workers can stop from spreading further.

Director: Jong-woo Park | Stars: Do-bin Baek, Seung-Hoon Choi, Bae Gang-Yoo, Kim Gun

Votes: 3,694

10. Godzilla 1985 (1984)

PG | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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31 Metascore

Thirty years after the original monster's rampage, a new Godzilla emerges and attacks Japan.

Directors: Koji Hashimoto, R.J. Kizer | Stars: Raymond Burr, Keiju Kobayashi, Ken Tanaka, Yasuko Sawaguchi

Votes: 5,362 | Gross: $4.12M

11. Testament (1983)

PG | 90 min | Drama

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

Director: Lynne Littman | Stars: Jane Alexander, William Devane, Rossie Harris, Roxana Zal

Votes: 5,272 | Gross: $2.04M

12. When the Wind Blows (1986)

84 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A naive elderly British rural couple survive the initial onslaught of a nuclear war.

Director: Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: Peggy Ashcroft, John Mills, Robin Houston, James Russell

Votes: 8,814 | Gross: $0.01M

13. Twenty Twenty-Four (2016)

88 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.4
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A lone scientist maintains an underground bunker for the coming global nuclear disaster. But after becoming prematurely isolated, he slowly begins to question his own reality and whether he... See full summary »

Director: Richard Mundy | Stars: Andrew Kinsler, Peter McCrohon

Votes: 305

14. Panic in Year Zero (1962)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A family of four leaves Los Angeles for a camping trip just before a nuclear bomb destroys the city. As lawlessness prevails, the father must fight to keep his family alive.

Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, Frankie Avalon, Mary Mitchel

Votes: 3,357

15. The Amazing Transparent Man (1960)

Approved | 58 min | Sci-Fi

3.8
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A crazed scientist invents an invisibility formula. He plans to use the formula to create an army of invisible zombies.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Marguerite Chapman, Douglas Kennedy, James Griffith, Ivan Triesault

Votes: 1,921

16. Zombie Night (2003 Video)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

2.7
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Zombie Night is a post apocalyptic horror tale in which the survivors of World War III discover they're not the only ones left. The war's chemical aftermath has caused people to mutate into... See full summary »

Director: David J. Francis | Stars: Danny Ticknovich, Sandra Segovic, Dwayne Moniz, Steve Curtis

Votes: 491

17. Pripyat (2008)

16 min | Short

6.1
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The city of Pripyat was once considered the finest place to live in the whole of the Soviet Union. A thoroughly modern city, it was built in 1970 to house the workers of the new Chernobyl ... See full summary »

Director: Nicky Larkin

Votes: 13

18. Shelter (I) (2008)

101 min | Drama

5.4
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With a catastrophic event rapidly approaching, 18 people vie for 10 spots in the small town's only bomb shelter.

Director: Chris Elston | Stars: James Casey, Chris Elston, Jennifer Pennington, Kelsey Sanders

Votes: 150

19. The Pandora Directive (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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In a neo-noir post-WWIII future, an old man hires Tex Murphy, a witty mellow private detective, to find his friend, a former government scientist. The clues lead Tex to a serial killer, NSA and an ominous project called Pandora.

Director: Adrian Carr | Stars: Chris Jones, Barry Corbin, Kevin McCarthy, Tanya Roberts

Votes: 228

20. Clara (1999)

27 min | Short, Drama, History

7.3
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When abandoned by her G.I. husband in a remote part of southern Utah, a young German war bride must come to terms with the hostility that surrounds her and make peace not only with her past... See full summary »

Director: Helga Oswald | Stars: Claudia Michelsen, Scott Haven, Elinor Baggett, Tony Bacon

Votes: 11

21. Atomic Journeys: Welcome to Ground Zero (1999 Video)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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A tour of U.S. atomic test sites in Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Mississippi, and Alaska.

Director: Peter Kuran | Stars: Peter Merlin, William Shatner

Votes: 238

22. Indian Point: Imagining the Unimaginable (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary

5.8
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A documentary about the Indian Point power plant and its virtual lack of security following the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

Director: Rory Kennedy | Stars: Michael Brown, Al Franken, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Rory Kennedy

Votes: 68

23. Mean Streets (1989 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.6
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The first Tex Murphy game. Tensions in post-WWIII San Francisco are on the rise between the normal people and those who began to mutate due to nuclear fallout. A woman hires P.I. Tex to investigate the secret project her dad worked on.

Director: Bruce Carver | Star: Chris Jones

Votes: 32

24. Nukes in Space (1999 Video)

53 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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U.S. nuclear tests in space, and the development of the military intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Director: Peter Kuran | Stars: Raymond Garthoff, Bernard Lovell, Bernard Schriever, William Shatner

Votes: 238

25. The Hole in the Ground (1962)

30 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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A look at the United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation, including the Royal Observer Corps, and their work warning the public of a nuclear attack and then monitoring its effects.

Director: David Cobham | Star: Russell Napier

Votes: 13

26. Knocking on the Devil's Door: Our Deadly Nuclear Legacy (2011)

96 min | Documentary, History, News

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The nuclear reactor catastrophes at Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and now at Fukushima, Japan, remind us that a heinous specter hovers over the health and security of millions of people ... See full summary »

Directors: Gary Null, Valerie Van Cleve | Stars: Ryan Alexander, Christopher Busby, Helen Caldicott, Betty Chavey

27. Day After Disaster (2009 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, History

6.3
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This is a documentary covering the subject of what can happen shortly after a disaster strikes, starting from seconds, to minutes, to hours, days, weeks, months, years and so on. This ... See full summary »

Director: Emre Sahin | Stars: Noah Applebaum, Rick Brandelli, Clint Clark, Maboud Ebrahimzadeh

Votes: 35

28. The White Dwarf (1986)

90 min | Drama

5.2
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The story of one man's struggle after he gets caught in a nuclear fallout and gets sick with leukemia.

Director: Timo Humaloja | Stars: Kari Heiskanen, Lilga Kovanko, Jaana Raski, Esko Salminen

Votes: 44

29. Spot Goes to Hollywood (1995 Video Game)

Animation, Action, Adventure

5.8
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Action platformer featuring the 7 Up's former mascot, Cool Spot, who gets sucked into a movie projector and must beat levels inspired by such movie genres as adventure, horror and Sci-Fi to escape. There are two versions of the game.

Director: Mark W.J. Kelly

Votes: 10

30. Project Sedan (1962)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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A description and evaluation of Project Sedan, part of the Atomic Energy Commission's Operation Plowshare. Plowshare sought to promote the use of nuclear weapons for peaceful purposes. In ... See full summary »

31. Falling Out (2011)

10 min | Short

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Falling Out is the story of a pregnant woman who takes cover in a bunker with a jaded survivalist and her dying boyfriend as she struggles to survive a nuclear catastrophe.

Director: Matt Cameron | Stars: Hanna Stanbridge, Anthony Kelly, Adam McNamara, Emma Bloomer

32. Sound an Alarm (1971)

Documentary, Short

7.3
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Director: Anthony Short | Stars: John Welsh, Ian Patterson, Tony Thawnton, Butler Richard

Votes: 6

33. Radioactive Fallout and Shelter (1965)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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34. Spongecake (2012)

11 min | Short, Action, Comedy

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Part Sci Fi action thriller, part dark comedy, 'Spongecake' is a post apocalyptic mini-movie depicting a day in the life of a soldier as he struggles to survive in the aftermath of a nuclear war.

Directors: Matthew Reyna, Andrew Reyna | Stars: Austin Gonzales, Mark Gonzales

35. Warning Red (1956)

14 min | Short

4.8
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Director: Nicholas Webster | Stars: Joseph Cunningham, Mary Reading Miller, Melvin Scheldt

Votes: 8

36. Madventures (2002– )
Episode: Ex-CCCP (2009)

40 min | Documentary

8.8
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Director: Tuomas Milonoff | Stars: Riku Rantala, Tuomas Milonoff

Votes: 15

37. Highlander: The Animated Series (1994– )
Episode: Fallout (1994)

Not Rated | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Ramirez takes Quentin to see the Sandman, a tormented Immortal once known as Prometheus, who possesses the forbidden knowledge of atom and nuclear weapons. Kortan tries to get to him first and kill him to absorb this knowledge.

Stars: Miklos Perlus, Benedict Campbell, Lawrence Bayne, Katie Zegers

Votes: 11

38. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Nuclear Meltdown Disaster (2015)

TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Four years after one of history's worst nuclear accidents, NOVA reveals the minute-by-minute story of the Fukushima nuclear crisis and its ongoing aftermath, told by the brave workers who ... See full summary »

Director: Miles O'Brien | Stars: Chuck Casto, Masatoshi Fukura, Takeyuki Inagaki, Naoto Kan

Votes: 30

39. Natural World (1983– )
Episode: On the Eighth Day (1984)

Documentary

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Stars: Tom Ackerman, Vladimir Aleksandrov, Paul Ehrlich, Dan Gregory



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