20 Best Movies Like The Day After ...

20 Best Movies Like The Day After ...

If you liked this movie , you will definitely love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to '', and are worth checking out.

1. The Day After (1983)

2h 7m TV Movie Science Fiction Drama

In the mid-1980s, the U.S. is poised on the brink of nuclear war. This shadow looms over the residents of a small town in Kansas as they continue their daily lives. Dr. Russell Oakes maintains his busy schedule at the hospital, Denise Dahlberg prepares for her upcoming wedding, and Stephen Klein is deep in his graduate studies. When the unthinkable happens and the bombs come down, the town's residents are thrust into the horrors of nuclear winter.

2. On the Beach (2000)

30m Comedy

A parody of "Baywatch" featuring Malibu Adjacent's Notch Johnson, the world's greatest lifeguard (hardly), and his unit SPF-30.

3. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)

1h 38m Science Fiction Romance

British reporters suspect an international cover-up of a global disaster in progress... and they're right. Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have caused the orbit of the Earth to alter, sending it hurtling towards the sun.

4. Z for Zachariah (2015)

1h 37m Science Fiction

In the wake of a nuclear war, a young woman survives on her own, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth, until she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being. A distraught scientist, he’s nearly been driven mad by radiation exposure and his desperate search for others. A fragile, imperative strand of trust connects them. But when a stranger enters the valley, their precarious bond begins to unravel.

5. Damnation Alley (1977)

1h 31m Action Adventure Science Fiction

Following World War III, a small group of survivors at an isolated military installation attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living, using a specially built vehicles to protect themselves against the freakish weather, mutated plant and animal life, and other dangers encountered along the way.

6. Jericho (2006)

1h Action & Adventure Drama Mystery

Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.

7. Quintet (1979)

1h 58m Drama Mystery Science Fiction

During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.

8. Fail-Safe (1964)

1h 52m Drama Thriller War

Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring.

9. Ravagers (1979)

1h 30m Fantasy Science Fiction

In a post-apocalyptic world divided between two groups called the Flockers and the Ravagers, an adventurer and his "pleasure girl" try to find their way to a rumored safe haven called the Land of Genesis.

10. The Cloud (2006)

11. Innocent Saturday (2011)

1h 39m Drama

A group of friends and bandmates look to escape from the Chernobyl disaster.

12. The Chain Reaction (1980)

1h 32m Action Science Fiction Thriller

Contaminated by a nuclear-plant spill, an Australian worker hides with a woman and tries to warn the public.

13. The Postman (1997)

2h 57m Adventure Science Fiction Action War

In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something yet undiscovered: the power to inspire hope.

14. Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

1h 40m Science Fiction Thriller

Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both computers insist that they be linked, and after taking safeguards to preserve confidential material, each side agrees to allow it. As soon as the link is established the two become a new Super computer and threaten the world with the immediate launch of nuclear weapons if they are detached. Colossus begins to give its plans for the management of the world under its guidance. Forbin and the other scientists form a technological resistance to Colossus which must operate underground.

15. Parts Per Billion (2014)

1h 38m Science Fiction

The interwoven stories of three couples which are forced to make life-altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the billions who are facing this human-made biological disaster.

16. 1984 (1984)

56m Documentary

Thomas Heise's documentary portrays the meeting of officials and citizens in the district office of Berlin-Mitte in 1984. The movie uniquely displays how socialist officals and citizens interact.

17. The Divide (2011)

18. Red Cockroaches (2003)

19. The Omega Man (1971)

1h 38m Science Fiction Action Drama Thriller

Due to an experimental vaccine, Dr. Robert Neville is the only human survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. Besides him, only a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people remain - sensitive to light, and homicidally psychotic.

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