Tuesday , 17 October 2017

Some of the greatest post-apocalyptic films to see before the end of the world

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The much anticipated release of a new installment in the Mad Max series, Mad Max: Fury Road, is just around the corner. There is no better time to take a look at some other post-apocalyptic films that captivated us all over the years. Here are some if the greats:

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Director: George Miller
“If it’s all the same to you… I’ll drive that tanker.”

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28 Days Later (2002)
Director: Danny Boyle
“Planning is pointless. Staying alive is as good as it gets.”

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12 Monkeys (1995)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“There’s no right, there’s no wrong, there’s only popular opinion.”

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The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Director: Robert Wise
“Most of them died instantly, but a few had time to go quietly nuts.”

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A Boy and His Dog (1975)
Director: L.Q. Jones
“I hope the next time you play with yourself you go blind.”


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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Director: George A. Romero
“When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.”

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The Matrix (1999)
Director: The Wachowski Brothers
“Free your mind”

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The Omega Man (1971)
Director: Boris Sagal
“Definition of a scientist: a man who understood nothing, until there was nothing left to understand.”

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Zombieland (2009)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
“Time to nutt up or shut up.”

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Planet of the Apes (1968)
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
“ It’s a mad house! A mad house!”

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The Road (2009)
Director: John Hillcoat
“I told the boy when you dream about bad things happening, it means you’re still fighting and you’re still alive. It’s when you start to dream about good things that you should start to worry.”

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WALL-E (2008)
Director: Andrew Stanton
“Wall-E!”

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The Terminator (1984)
Director: James Cameron
“I’ll be back.”

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Blade Runner (1982)
Director: Ridley Scott
“All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.”

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Children of Men (2006)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“I can’t really remember when I last had any hope, and I certainly can’t remember when anyone else did either. Because really, since women stopped being able to have babies, what’s left to hope for?”

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Metropolis (1927)
Director: Fritz Lang
“There can be no understanding between the hand and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator.”

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“You can’t fight in here, this is the War Room!”

What are some of your favorites? Let us know in the comments!

  • Whaiser

    Great movies.