The 5 best movies about the end of the world
Comingsoon.net is looking ahead to the apocalypse to figure out which movies tackle things the best. Check out our picks in the gallery below!
The apocalypse has been explored in all kinds of different capacities throughout film history (and, really, throughout the entire history of creative expression, from paintings to literature to music). Whether it’s via an infectious disease that turns humans into zombies or some sort of technological uprising or just an instance of happenstance, there are countless ways in which filmmakers have explored this theme. Ultimately, some prove better than others.
In addition to these different plots, there are also different genres those filmmakers utilize in order to drive home their point. Horror, drama, comedy—all have proven effective. Taking into consideration all these different factors, these are the movies about the end of the world that do things the best.