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1. Terminator 2 (1991)

R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.5
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75 Metascore

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Votes: 851,630 | Gross: $204.84M

2. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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56 Metascore

In 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.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Votes: 431,769 | Gross: $107.51M

3. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)

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

8.7
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When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.

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

Votes: 134,621

4. Terminator Genisys (2015)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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38 Metascore

When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney

Votes: 221,450 | Gross: $89.76M

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 tries to stop.

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

Votes: 393,192 | Gross: $0.28M

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

R | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.3
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66 Metascore

A cybernetic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 25-year old drifter and his future wife from a most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack.

Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Kristanna Loken, Claire Danes

Votes: 334,994 | Gross: $150.37M

7. Akira (1988)

R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.1
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A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.

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

Votes: 127,146 | Gross: $0.55M

8. 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: 24,863 | Gross: $0.06M

9. 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: 12,063

10. Battlestar Galactica (2003)

TV-14 | 183 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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Following the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Kobol by the Cylons, a rag-tag fugitive fleet of the last remnants of mankind flees the pursuing Cylons while simultaneously searching for their true home: Earth.

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

Votes: 56,986

11. 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: 8,710

12. The Dead Zone (1983)

R | 103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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69 Metascore

A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic ability.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Votes: 51,114 | Gross: $20.77M

13. 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: 32,623 | Gross: $0.02M

14. The China Syndrome (1979)

PG | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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81 Metascore

A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady

Votes: 22,873 | Gross: $51.72M

15. A Boy and His Dog (1975)

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

6.6
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A young man and his telepathic dog wander a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

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

Votes: 14,376

16. Dreamscape (1984)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.3
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A young psychic on the run from himself is recruited by a government agency experimenting with the use of the dream-sharing technology and is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of the U.S. president.

Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert

Votes: 11,771 | Gross: $11.48M

17. Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)

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

6.1
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46 Metascore

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.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, Linda Harrison

Votes: 37,051 | Gross: $19.00M

18. On the Beach (1959)

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

7.3
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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: 10,413 | Gross: $11.00M

19. Postal (2007)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

4.5
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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.

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Zack Ward, Dave Foley, Verne Troyer, Chris Coppola

Votes: 21,061 | Gross: $18.01M

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

G | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.3
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69 Metascore

The world is shocked by the appearance of three 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.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman, Natalie Trundy

Votes: 27,689 | Gross: $12.30M

21. Miracle Mile (1988)

R | 87 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes.

Director: Steve De Jarnatt | Stars: Anthony Edwards, Mare Winningham, John Agar, Lou Hancock

Votes: 7,419 | Gross: $1.15M

22. The Martian Chronicles (1980)

360 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.7
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In the 21st century, Earth begins the colonization of Mars. However, things do not go as planned, at first due to the hostile Martian natives and later because of the self-destructive Earthmen.

Stars: Rock Hudson, Gayle Hunnicutt, Bernie Casey, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 1,771

23. Fail-Safe (1964)

Not Rated | 112 min | 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?

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Dan O'Herlihy

Votes: 16,655

24. 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 »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Bette Davis, Christopher Lee, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann

Votes: 3,767

25. 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: 4,940 | Gross: $2.04M

26. 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 »

Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Powers Boothe, Rebecca De Mornay, James Earl Jones, Martin Landau

Votes: 2,346

27. Radioactive Dreams (1985)

R | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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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 »

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

Votes: 1,361 | Gross: $0.22M

28. Fail Safe (2000 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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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.

Directors: Stephen Frears, Martin Pasetta | Stars: Walter Cronkite, Richard Dreyfuss, Noah Wyle, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 5,201

29. Day the World Ended (1955)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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In a post-Apocalyptic world after an atomic war seven disparate people find themselves in a protected valley in the home of a survivalist and his beautiful daughter.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Richard Denning, Lori Nelson, Adele Jergens, Mike Connors

Votes: 1,502

30. Fist of the North Star (1986)

Not Rated | 110 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.3
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A practitioner of the deadly martial art "Hokuto Shinken" allies with two children and an expert in "Nanto Suicho-Ken" to fight against the rivals who kidnapped his lover and threaten the prosperity of mankind.

Director: Toyoo Ashida | Stars: Akira Kamiya, Yuriko Yamamoto, Kenji Utsumi, Chikao Ohtsuka

Votes: 5,366

31. Holocaust 2000 (1977)

R | 105 min | Horror

5.3
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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 »

Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Simon Ward, Agostina Belli, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 883

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

M | Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi

9.4
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After being sent by the overseer of his vault to search for a new water purifying chip, the player discovers the horrors of post apocalyptic America, and the threat of the Master's Army.

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

Votes: 2,830

33. The Final Programme (1973)

R | 81 min | Sci-Fi

5.6
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A trio of scientists plan to create a self-replicating, immortal, hermaphrodite using the Final Programme developed by a Nobel Prize-winning dead scientist.

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

Votes: 681

34. Chosen Survivors (1974)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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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, one-third of a mile below the surface of the Earth. ... See full summary »

Director: Sutton Roley | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Alex Cord, Richard Jaeckel, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 563

35. 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 »

Director: Konstantin Lopushanskiy | Stars: Rolan Bykov, Iosif Ryklin, Viktor Mikhaylov, Aleksandr Sabinin

Votes: 2,005

36. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (I) (1991 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A video game based on Terminator 2 (1991).

Votes: 1,488

37. Invasion, U.S.A. (1952)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

2.7
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A group of people at a bar witness the unfolding events of a Soviet invasion of the USA.

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

Votes: 964 | Gross: $1.20M

38. Countdown to Looking Glass (1984 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.3
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Dramatic doomsday scenario in which the Cold War fully escalates. The story is told through a live news report that follows the apocalyptic world-ending nuclear exchange between the USA and the USSR.

Director: Fred Barzyk | Stars: Scott Glenn, Michael Murphy, Helen Shaver, Patrick Watson

Votes: 367

39. Harvester (1996 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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Amnesiac named Steve wakes up in a strange little town called Harvest, a place seemingly straight out of 1950s Americana but with a noticeably eerie and twisted pitch black dark side, that's preparing for the annual festival of blood.

Director: G.P. Austin | Stars: Mary Allen, Christopher Reagan Ammons, Charles Beecham, Matt Bentele

Votes: 109

40. New Fist of the North Star (2003– )

Not Rated | Animation, Action, Drama

6.9
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Kenshiro is back to make more people's heads explode in this 3 episode anime OVA.

Stars: Takehito Koyasu, Robert Ashker Kraft, Yurika Hino, Akimitsu Takase

Votes: 452

41. The Noah (1975)

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

6.3
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After a nuclear attack kills everyone, the last man on earth, going mad from loneliness and isolation, creates a companion in his mind. He soon finds himself living a lie when his imaginary world builds up into something complex.

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

Votes: 285

42. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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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

Votes: 400 | Gross: $0.05M

43. Ah! My Goddess: Bad Goddess The Anime Video Comic (2017 TV Movie)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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When Planet Earth is destroyed in a Nuclear Holocaust, the Goddesses and the Nekomi Gang are forced to relocate to the futuristic world of Planet Belldandy, where they find themselves ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Neece | Stars: Kevin Neece, Skolde Nornir, Urdr Nornir, Verdandi Nornir

44. La regina degli uomini pesce (1995)

94 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.3
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Two teenagers prowl a devastated landscape, polluted by radioactive waste in search for food. On their quest of survival, they meet Socrates, a man who takes them to an island that seems a ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Giuliano Gensini, Michael Velez, Natascia Castrignano, Donald Hodson

Votes: 116

45. Sayônara (2015)

112 min | Drama

6.2
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In the not distant future Japan has again experienced a nuclear incident and is gradually becoming uninhabitable. The entire population has to evacuate before being deluged by radiation ... See full summary »

Director: Kôji Fukada | Stars: Irène Jacob, Noémie Nakai, Hirofumi Arai, Jérôme Kircher

Votes: 113

46. 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.

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

Votes: 128

47. Woops! (1992– )

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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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 »

Stars: Fred Applegate, Lane Davies, Cleavant Derricks, Meagen Fay

Votes: 98

48. Deadline (1984)

R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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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 »

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

Votes: 217

49. Krakatit (1948)

97 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.3
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Based on a novel by Karel Capek, a prominent Czech writer of the early 20th century, who coined the word robot for his play R.U.R., the story revolves around a discovery of Krakatit-a ... See full summary »

Director: Otakar Vávra | Stars: Karel Höger, Florence Marly, Eduard Linkers, Jirí Plachý

Votes: 235

50. Zabil jsem Einsteina, panove (1970)

95 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy

7.0
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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 »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Jirí Sovák, Jana Brejchová, Lubomír Lipský, Iva Janzurová

Votes: 353