10 Best Apocalyptic Movies, Ranked

The idea of the apocalypse has always fascinated humanity, testified to by the fact that religions incorporate it into their eschatologies and artists utilize it as a literary device. It only makes sense that the most sensorially stimulating artistic medium, cinema, would embrace the genre as a way to reflect contemporary fears and concerns, dating back to 1916’s aptly titled The End of the World (which itself illuminated worries over the recent Halley’s Comet). With global pandemics and the cataclysmic effects of climate change upsetting our daily lives, the end of the world is on our collective minds more than ever, so it only makes sense to catalog the top ten apocalypses in film.

Nothing represents the anxieties of the age of Covid-19 and climate change like a good old-fashioned cinematic apocalypse.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed

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