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Infographic: Which Apocalyptic Movie Is Right For You?

July 20, 2012  |  1:58pm

No one knows how the world will end. Alright, maybe the Mayans had an idea and certain religious factions point to fire and brimstone, but no one knows for sure. Luckily, with the help of cinema, we don’t have to wait. There are a bevy of possible world-ending calamities to choose from, but which is the best for you? With a few steps in our handy flowchart, you can find your perfect apocalyptic movie to watch. So go ahead, pick your poison and check out our list of more than 150 apocalyptic films below.

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GOD DUNNIT:
The Rapture (1991)
Dogma (1999)
Left Behind (2000)
Legion (2009)

ALIENS DUNNIT:
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
 Lifeforce (1985)
The Arrival (1996)
Independence Day (1996)
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Titan A.E. (2000)
Returner (2002)
Signs (2002)
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
War of the Worlds (2005)
The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Cloverfield (2008)
Pandorum (2009)
Skyline (2010)
Battle: Los Angeles (2011)
Vanishing on 7th street (2011)

SPACE DUNNIT:
When Worlds Collide (1951)
Where Have All the People Gone (1974)
Night of the Comet (1984)
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Tank Girl (1995)
Armageddon (1998)
Deep Impact (1998)
The Core (2003)
Days of Darkness (2007)
Sunshine (2007)
The End (2011)
Melancholia (2011)

MONSTERS DUNNIT:
Last Man on Earth (1964)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Nightwing (1979)
Day of the Dead (1985)
Lifeforce (1985)
28 Days Later (2002)
Shaun of the dead (2004)
Fido (2006)
American Zombie (2007)
I Am Legend (2007)
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Colin (2008)
The Dead Outside (2008)
Dead Set (2008)
Mutants (2009)
Dead Snow (2009)
The Revenant (2009)
Zombieland (2009)
Survival of the Dead (2009)
Daybreakers (2009)
Siege of the Dead (2010)
Devil’s Playground (2010)
Stake Land (2010)
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
The Crazies (2010)
Priest (2011)

DISEASE DUNNIT:
Beyond the Time Barrier (1960)
No Blade of Grass (1970)
Survivors (1975)
The Stand (1994)
Outbreak (1995)
12 monkeys (1995)
Jeremiah (2002)
28 Days Later (2002)
Aeon Flux (2005)
[Rec] (2007)
28 Weeks Later (2007)
I Am Legend (2007)
Pontypool (2008)
Dead Air (2009)
Carriers (2009)
The Crazies (2010)
Retreat (2011)
Contagion (2011)

DON’T KNOW WHO DUNNIT:
The World, The Flesh and the Devil (1959)
The Last Woman on Earth (1960)
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Logan’s Run (1976)
Ravagers (1979)
The Last Battle (1983)
The Quiet Earth (1985)
Doom Runners (1997)
Last Night (1998)
The Time of the Wolf (2003)

HUMANS DUNNIT:
Five (1951)
Captive Women (1952)
Day the World Ended (1955)
On the Beach (1959)
Panic in Year Zero! (1962)
In the Year 2889 (1967)
The Omega Man (1971)
Soylent Green (1973)
A Boy and his Dog (1975)
The Noah (1975)
Wizards (1977)
Damnation Alley (1977)
The Day After (1983)
Testament (1983)
Seksmisja (1984)
Threads (1984)
Red Dawn (1984)
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1985)
Def-Con 4: Defense Condition (1985)
When the Wind Blows (1986)
Solar Warriors (1986)
Akira (1988)
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Miracle Mile (1988)
The Terror Within (1989)
The Terror Within II (1991)
Island City (1994)
The Postman (1997)
Dirty War (2004)
Right at Your Door (2006)
20 years after (2008)
The Book of Eli (2010)
The Divide (2011)

HUMANS DUNNIT (Accidentally):
Mad Max (1979)
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
The Terminator (1984)
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
The Terror Within (1989)
The Terror Within II (1991)
Neon City (1991)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Island City (1994)
Waterworld (1995)
The Matrix (1999)
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
The Matrix reloaded (2003)
The matrix revolutions (2003)
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Tooth & Nail (2007)
20 years after (2008)
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Cargo (2009)
WALL-E (2009)
Pandorum (2009)
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Empty (2011)
Perfect Sense (2011)

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