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The Best Apocalypse Movies and TV Shows on Netflix

Finding a good Apocalypse movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Apocalypse movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Netflix.

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1. The Walking Dead

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8.2/10
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92/100
Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 10
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.

Where to Watch: 148 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Philo, fuboTV & 1 other). 16 episodes (11%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (AMC). 147 episodes (99%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. District 9

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7.9/10
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Released: 2009Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. The 100

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7.6/10
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Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 7
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity, the last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the repressive regime picks 100 expendable juvenile delinquents to send down to Earth to see if the planet is still habitable.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (5%) are available to watch free online (The CW). 100 episodes (99%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & fuboTV). 101 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Snowpiercer

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7.1/10
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87/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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5. Mad Max

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83/100
Released: 1979Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Cult

What it's about: Taking place in a dystopian Australia in the near future, Mad Max tells the story of a highway patrolman cruising the squalid back roads that have become the breeding ground of criminals foraging for gasoline and scraps. After some grisly events at the hands of a motorcycle gang, Max sets out across the barren wastelands in search of revenge.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

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8.1/10
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83/100
Released: 1997
Animation, Anime

What it's about: The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Comprising of two alternate episodes which were first intended to take the place of episodes 25 and 26, this finale answers many of the questions surrounding the series, while also opening up some new possibilities.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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7. iZombie

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7.9/10
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81/100
Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 5
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

Where to Watch: 71 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 60 episodes (85%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. Bird Box

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80/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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9. The Girl with All the Gifts

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Released: 2016Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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10. Colony

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7.4/10
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79/100
Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, others have rebelled — and suffer the consequences.

Where to Watch: 36 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 36 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. What Happened to Monday

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Released: 2017Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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12. Designated Survivor

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 3
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Tom Kirkman, a low-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.

Where to Watch: 54 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 43 episodes (80%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. 9

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Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the neophyte of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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14. Cargo

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76/100
Released: 2017
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: After being infected in the wake of a violent pandemic and with only 48 hours to live, a father struggles to find a new home for his baby daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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15. It Comes at Night

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Released: 2017Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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16. Dead Set

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75/100
Year: 2008-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Horror, Drama

What it's about: Zombies are rampaging throughout Britain. Blissfully unaware of gory events outside, the Big Brother housemates are in for the ultimate eviction night...

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 5 episodes (50%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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17. Zoo

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71/100
Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 4
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.

Where to Watch: 39 episodes (72%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 53 episodes (98%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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18. Daybreak

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Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Living his best life in post-apocalyptic LA, a slacker strives to find the girl of his dreams while outwitting mindless ghouls and cliquish gangs.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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19. No Tomorrow

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: When a risk-averse, straight-arrowed, female procurement manager at an Amazon-like distribution center falls in love with a free-spirited man who lives life to the fullest because he believes the apocalypse is imminent, they embark on a quest together to fulfill their individual bucket lists, with comedic and poignant results.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 13 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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20. The Rain

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Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.

Where to Watch: 20 episodes (91%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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21. Containment

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: An epidemic breaks out in Atlanta leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. This is the story of loved ones torn apart, and how the society that grows inside the quarantine reveals both the devolution of humanity and the birth of unlikely heroes.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 13 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & YouTube).

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22. Battle: Los Angeles

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Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a line in the sand as they take on an enemy unlike any they've ever encountered before.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others). Coming soon to Prime Video on October 26th, 2020 (PDT).

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23. Black Summer

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68/100
Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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24. Z Nation

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67/100
Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 5
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.

Where to Watch: 68 episodes (99%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 68 episodes (99%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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25. The Mist

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67/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Mystery, Drama

What it's about: A small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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26. The Messengers

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Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 13 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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27. Poseidon

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Released: 2006Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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28. Knights of Sidonia

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64/100
Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: An alien race called Gauna has destroyed Earth. leaving humanity struggling to survive aboard the spaceship Sidonia. Even though it’s been a century since the last encounter with the Gauna, military service is mandatory. For Nagate Tanikaze, whose grandfather secretly hid him in the forgotten bowels of Sidonia, it’s a strange new world as he’s forced to come to the surface. Yet his recruitment comes just in time, for the Gauna have suddenly reappeared.

Where to Watch: 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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29. Between

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63/100
Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Between is the story of a town under siege from a mysterious disease that has wiped out everybody except those 21 years old and under. The series explores the power vacuum that results when a government has quarantined a 10-mile diameter area and left the inhabitants to fend for themselves.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 6 episodes (50%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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30. #Alive

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6.2/10
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63/100
Released: 2020
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: As a grisly virus rampages a city, a lone man stays locked inside his apartment, digitally cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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31. Reality Z

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5.3/10
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56/100
Year: 2020-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: A zombie apocalypse that imprisons participants and producers of a reality show called Olimpo, The House of the Gods. The studio becomes a shelter for those who seek salvation in Rio de Janeiro where chaos and hopelessness begin to rule.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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32. IO

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55/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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33. How It Ends

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54/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A desperate father tries to return home to his pregnant wife after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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34. Ending So Gently

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6.3/10
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48/100
Year: 2017-2020Seasons: 1
Comedy, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The first part of the series revolves around three young people who live in a popular neighborhood, and because of their carelessness and recklessness they are exposed to many problems and comedy situations. The events of the second part of the series revolve around human conflict and the creation of a third world war.

Where to Watch: 30 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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35. Day of the Dead: Bloodline

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3.4/10
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42/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Horror, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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