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7 films with the best post-apocalyptic themes

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If you often watch news or documentaries, surely you will realize that the earth we live in is getting damaged by human activities.

Unfriendly technology, exploitation of resources, and all other greed are causing our earth to be closer to the end.

Many films that tell about life in the future.

Unfortunately, the future of the earth is described as bleak due to natural disasters or disease outbreaks that kill almost all humans and destroy the earth.

Whether these films have the purpose of flicking destructive human life or just entertainment, these films are very fun to watch, gang.

7 Movies with the Best Post-Apocalyptic Themes

Themed movies post-apocalyptic or in Indonesian post apocalypse, are films that tell the story of human life in surviving in the world after experiencing the apocalypse.

The apocalypse could be a deadly natural disaster like the 2012 film or it could be a disease outbreak like zombie movies.

Although it has a theme similar to a zombie movie, the post-apocalyptic film focuses more on the struggle of humans to survive in a destroyed world, not on terror.

Surely you guys can't wait, right, gang? The following is 7 films with the best post-apocalyptic themes which you must watch.

1. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Mad Max: Fury Road is a film released in 2015 and starring top actors such as Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron.

Films set in the desert post-apocalypse It tells about the struggle of a woman named Imperator Furiosa who rebelled against the tyrannical ruler, Immortal Joe.

Furiosa is helped by the prisoners from Joe and also a man named Max. The dry earth causes water to become a contested and very valuable commodity.

InformationMad Max: Fury Road
Reviews (Number of Reviewers)8.1 (787.944)
Duration2 hours
GenreAction, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Release Date15 May 2015
DirectorGeorge Miller
PlayerTom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult

2. Children of Men (2006)

Children of Men is a thriller filmsettings in the future. However, it's not the futuristic and sophisticated future that we imagine, gang.

In the year 2027, all women suddenly become unable to get pregnant so that children become scarce. In the midst of extinction, a mysterious girl appears who suddenly becomes pregnant.

A man is assigned to take the girl to her destination. However, his journey is not easy because he has to hide from hordes of bad people.

InformationChildren of Men
Reviews (Number of Reviewers)7.9 (431.944)
Duration1 hour 49 minutes
GenreDrama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Release DateSeptember 22, 2006
DirectorAlfonso Cuaron
PlayerJulianne Moore, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofor

3. A Quiet Place (2018)

Film A Quiet Place It hasn't been released for so long, but this horror film has succeeded in making people paranoid, gang. This film is also set in the world post-apocalypse where the earth is invaded by aliens.

A family must survive in a world of silence as a ferocious alien species invades Earth who will hunt down anything that makes a sound.

This movie is very suspenseful, gang. Because of the silence of this film, you will also be silent because of the seriousness of watching this film.

InformationA Quiet Place
Reviews (Number of Reviewers)7.6 (313.672)
Duration1 hour 30 minutes
GenreDrama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Release Date6 April 2018
DirectorJohn Krasinski
PlayerEmily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds

4. The Road (2009)

The Road is a film that is set in a post-apocalyptic world and tells the story of the journey of a father and son who must survive.

They both try to walk all the way to the sea. However, in their long journey, danger and misery always lurk between the two of them.

If you want to find a film that depicts the misery of humans who managed to survive in a post-apocalyptic world, you must watch this film, gang. Sad for sure!

InformationThe Road
Reviews (Number of Reviewers)7.3 (208.967)
Duration1 hour 51 minutes
GenreAdventure, Drama
Release DateDecember 18, 2009
DirectorJohn Hillcoat
PlayerViggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee

5. I Am Legend (2007)

Who, anyway, has never seen a movie I Am Legend? This film also tells the story of a person who survives amidst the ruins of the world after the apocalypse.

Several years after a deadly plague kills humans and turns some into zombies, a man and his dog must survive alone in New York City.

This film will make you tense, afraid, and cry bitterly. In fact, the ending of this film was revised because it was not liked by many viewers.

InformationI Am Legend
Reviews (Number of Reviewers)7.2 (638.320)
Duration1 hour 41 minutes
GenreDrama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Release Date14 December 2007
DirectorFrancis Lawrence
PlayerWill Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Hold

6. Snowpiercer (2013)

Snowpiercer is a Korean production film starring Chris Evans, sang Captain America. However, in this film, he plays a very different role from his iconic role.

This film tells the story of the last human race who must survive in a train named Snowpiercer. The train must continue to run so that the humans do not freeze to death because the earth has frozen.

However, the citizens inside the carriage were divided into classes. Rich people live comfortably in the front carriage, while poor people have to live in torment in the back carriage.

Until the residents of the back carriage decided to carry out a rebellion in order to get a decent life. How will their story continue, gang?

Reviews (Number of Reviewers)7.1 (242.938)
Duration2 hours 6 minutes
GenreAction, Drama, Sci-Fi
Release Date11 July 2014
DirectorBong Joon-ho
PlayerChris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton

7. The Book of Eli (2010)

The last movie with the theme post-apocalytic in this list is The Book of Eli. In this action film, you will be presented with cool battle scenes.

The Book of Eli tells the story of the struggle of a man who must protect a mysterious book that is coveted by everyone.

He must deliver the book while protecting it no matter what.

The book is said to contain knowledge to save humanity which is almost extinct due to the destroyed earth. Wow, what exactly is this book?

InformationThe Book of Eli
Reviews (Number of Reviewers)6.9 (273,540)
Duration1 hour 58 minutes
GenreAction, Adventure, Drama
Release DateJanuary 15, 2010
DirectorThe Hughes Brothers
PlayerDenzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson

That's Jaka's article about movies with themes post-apocalyptic or the best post apocalypse. Hopefully Jaka's recommendation can help and entertain you, gang.

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