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The Best Apocalypse Movies on Netflix

Finding a good Apocalypse movie 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 of all time streaming on Netflix.

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1. Train to Busan

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7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo94%
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88/100
Released: 2016
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival…

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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2. Snowpiercer

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7.1/10
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86/100
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 $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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3. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

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8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo83%
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80/100
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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4. Equilibrium

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7.4/10
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80/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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5. Bird Box

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6.6/10
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79/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: When a mysterious force decimates the world’s population, only one thing is certain: if you see it, you take your life. Facing the unknown, Malorie finds love, hope and a new beginning only for it to unravel. Now she must flee with her two children down a treacherous river to the one place left that may offer sanctuary. But to survive, they'll have to undertake the perilous two-day journey blindfolded.

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

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6. The Book of Eli

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6.9/10
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78/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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7. What Happened to Monday

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6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo59%
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77/100
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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8. 9

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7.1/10
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77/100
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 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Cargo

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6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo85%
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74/100
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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10. Knowing

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6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo33%
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68/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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11. ARQ

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6.4/10
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67/100
Released: 2016
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: Two old friends living in a dystopic future become trapped in a mysterious time loop — one that may have something to do with an ongoing battle between an omnipotent corporation and a ragtag band of rebels.

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

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12. Dante's Peak

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5.9/10
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64/100
Released: 1997Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, Harry, the mayor and the townspeople find themselves fighting for their lives amid a catastrophic nightmare.

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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13. Poseidon

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5.6/10
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63/100
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) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. Here Alone

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5.6/10
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62/100
Released: 2016
Drama, Horror

What it's about: After a terrible virus ravages human civilization, Ann finds herself living alone in a forest, foraging for supplies, and accompanied only by a radio that broadcasts a single transmission in French. Few animals even remain; the only survivors seem to be the roving hordes of infected creatures with a taste for human flesh. One fateful day, Ann crosses paths with two more survivors, Chris and Olivia. But after surviving on her own for so long, she struggles to relate to them and and their desire to settle down and start a new community.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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15. The Bad Batch

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5.3/10
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59/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Romance, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In a desert wasteland in Texas, a muscled cannibal breaks one important rule: don’t play with your food.

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

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16. The Silence

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5.2/10
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57/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG-13
Horror, Drama

What it's about: With the world under attack by deadly creatures who hunt by sound, a teen and her family seek refuge outside the city and encounter a mysterious cult.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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17. The Rezort

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5.3/10
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56/100
Released: 2016
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The ReZort, a post apocalyptic safari, offers paying guests the opportunity to kill zombies in the wake of an outbreak.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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18. Chernobyl Diaries

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5.0/10
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56/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide' who, ignoring warnings, takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but now a deserted town since the disaster more than 25 years earlier. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, the group members find themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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19. IO

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4.7/10
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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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20. How It Ends

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5.0/10
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53/100
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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21. Rakuen Tsuihou - Expelled from Paradise

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6.8/10
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52/100
Released: 2014
Animation, Anime

What it's about: A.D. 2400, DEVA's central council detects an incident of unauthorized access into their mainframe. Someone on Earth was trying to hack into the system. The only information DEVA was able to retrieve was that hacker referred to themselves as "Frontier Setter." To investigate the mysterious hacker's motives, the high officials of DEVA dispatch system Security Third Officer Angela Balzac to the Earth's surface. Equipped with a prosthetic "material body," Angela attempts to make contact with a local agent Dingo, but what awaited her instead was a swarm of Sandworms now infesting the Earth's surface. Angela intercepts the gruesome pests with her exoskeleton powered suit Arhan.

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

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22. 2307: Winter's Dream

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3.8/10
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43/100
Released: 2018
Science-Fiction

What it's about: In 2307, a future soldier is sent on a mission to hunt down the leader of the humanoid rebellion.

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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23. Day of the Dead: Bloodline

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3.4/10
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42/100
Released: 2018Rated: 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 $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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24. Sadie's Last Days on Earth

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5.2/10
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41/100
Released: 2016
Comedy

What it's about: Everything in high school is like the world ending and Sadie Mitchell's crippling fear of the coming apocalypse is the heightened version of that.

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).