Surviving the Fallout: 10 Apocalyptic Movies & TV Shows You’ll Love

We’re craving the end of the world!

If you, like us, likely binged Amazon Prime’s latest series Fallout over a weekend, you know how it’s gone and over in a flash! So, to give you another fix of apocalyptic life, we’ve compiled a list of movies and TV shows we think you’ll love if you enjoyed Fallout…Okie dokie, let’s get into it!

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Twisted Metal

Twisted Metal is a TV Show based on the apocalyptic world from the Sony video games of the same name. Starring Anthony Mackie as John a delivery driver hired by Raven (Neve Campbell) to pick up and deliver a package to New San Francisco. While on his travels, he reluctantly takes on a passenger, Quiet (Stephanie Beatriz), who holds him up at gunpoint. Along their journey through the post-apocalyptic world, they encounter various psychopaths, including the murderous clown Sweet Tooth.

Season one has 10 Episodes which are available to stream on Peacock in the US and Paramount+ in the UK.

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Waterworld stars Kevin Costner as a survivor, after the melting of the polar ice caps, most of the globe is underwater. Some humans have survived, and even fewer still, notably the Mariner (Costner), have adapted to the ocean by developing gills. A loner by nature, the Mariner reluctantly befriends Helen (Jeanne Tripplehorn) and her young companion, Enola (Tina Majorino), as they escape from a hostile artificial island. Soon the sinister Smokers are pursuing them in the belief that Enola holds the key to finding the mythical Dryland.

The film is streaming on Amazon Prime in the US and is available in the UK on rental platforms.

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The Leftovers

The leftovers ran for three seasons and stars Justin Theroux in a world struggling three years after the disappearance of 2% of the global human population, the show focuses on a group of people in a small New York community trying to continue their lives while coping with the tragedy of the unexplained nature of the event.

All three seasons are available on HBO is the US and Sky/NowTV in the UK.

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road or any ‘Mad Max’ film will slot nicely in this category. Fury Road stars Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy, years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside the desert fortress the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa (Theron) leads the despot’s five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky (Hardy), a loner and former captive. Fortified in the massive, armored truck the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord and his henchmen in a deadly high-speed chase through the Wasteland.

The film is available on Hulu/Max in the US and Sky/NowTV in the UK.

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There are currently two versions of Snowpiercer, Chris Evans 2013 movie and Netflix’s 2020 tv series….take your pick. Both revolve around survivors of Earth’s second ice age living out their days on a luxury train that ploughs through snow and ice. The train’s poorest residents, who live in the squalid caboose, plan to improve their lot by taking over the engine room.

You can watch the film on TUBI & MUBI in the US and MGM+ on Amazon Prime Video in the UK.

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Children of Men

Children of Men stars Clive Owen in a world where infertility threatens mankind with extinction and the last child born has perished, a disillusioned bureaucrat (Owen) becomes the unlikely champion in the fight for the survival of Earth’s population; He must face down his own demons and protect the planet’s last remaining hope from danger.

You can watch the film on STARZ in the US and rent on Amazon Prime Video in the UK.

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The Road

The Road stars Viggo Mortensen living in a post apocalyptic America, that’s a gray shadow of itself after a catastrophe. A man (Mortensen) and his young son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) wander through this post-apocalyptic world, trying to keep the dream of civilization alive. They journey toward the sea, surviving as best they can on what they can scavenge, and try to avoid roving gangs of savage humans who will turn them into slaves, or worse.

The film is available to watch on STARZ in the US and ITVX in the UK.

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Silo is a ten episode season which premiered last year on Apple TV. Starring Rebecca Ferguson Silo presents a dystopian future where the surface world has become toxic and uninhabitable due to an apocalyptic event centuries ago. In this ruined landscape, a community survives within a massive underground silo stretching hundreds of stories deep. Here, strict regulations govern their society, designed to protect them from the hazardous conditions outside.

You can watch all 10 episodes on Apple TV+.

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The Book of Eli

The Book of Eli stars Denzel Washington in a post apocalyptic world thirty years after war turned the world into a wasteland, a lone warrior named Eli (Washington) marches across the ruined landscape, carrying hope for humanity’s redemption. Only one other man (Gary Oldman) understands the power of what Eli carries, and he is determined to take it for himself. Though Eli prefers peace, he will risk death to protect his precious cargo, for he must fulfill his destiny to help restore mankind.

The film is available to watch on ROKU in the US and can be rented on Amazon Prime Video in the UK.

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The Last of Us

The Last of Us was a phenomenon when released in January 2023 and broke HBO records. Starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey the 10 part series follows the journey of Joel, a hardened survivor, and Ellie, a young girl immune to a deadly pandemic, as they traverse a post-apocalyptic United States ravaged by the Cordyceps fungus infection. Joel is asked with delivering Ellie to a group called the Fireflies, who believe her immunity holds the key to a cure.

All 10 episodes of the series are available in the US on HBO and Sky and NowTv in the UK.

We hope you enjoyed! If you feel we missed anything or disagree, please hit us up in the comments and let us know!

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