It's the End of the World! Apocalyptic Books & Movies

A Listmania! list by Adam Richter (New York USA)
The list author says: "Apocalypse Wow! Here are some interesting apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic books and movies I've come across over the years. Read and watch them quickly... the end may be near!"
The Road
1.  The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The list author says:
  "The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a father and son's journey across a post-apocalyptic wasteland."
$9.82   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,592 customer reviews) | 63 customer discussions

The Stand
2.  The Stand by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "Stephen King's long (over 1,400 pages!) and acclaimed apocalyptic masterpiece."
$7.92   Used & New from: $0.63
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,221 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Passage: A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy)
3.  The Passage: A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy) by Justin Cronin
The list author says:
  "Also lengthy, at over 750 pages, this novel might appeal to fans of vampire fiction. The first book of a planned trilogy."
$19.86   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,768 customer reviews) | 43 customer discussions

The Walking Dead, Vol. 1: Days Gone Bye
4.  The Walking Dead, Vol. 1: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman
The list author says:
  "A collection of the first six issues of the comic-book series that inspired the hit TV series."
$9.13   Used & New from: $3.42
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (797 customer reviews)

The Postman
5.  The Postman by David Brin
The list author says:
  "A classic post-apocalyptic novel."
$6.82   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (240 customer reviews)

Alas, Babylon
6.  Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank
The list author says:
  "A novel about people attempting to survive after a nuclear attack."
$12.45   Used & New from: $0.74
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (873 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Day After
7.  The Day After DVD ~ Jason Robards
The list author says:
  "The controversial TV movie about nuclear war and its aftermath."
$36.97   Used & New from: $1.98
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (250 customer reviews)

Wastelands
8.  Wastelands by George R. R. Martin
The list author says:
  "An anthology of apocalyptic stories."
$14.95   Used & New from: $1.40
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The End of the World: Stories of the Apocalypse
9.  The End of the World: Stories of the Apocalypse by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "Another collection of apocalyptic stories."
$11.13   Used & New from: $0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

The Mammoth Book of the End of the World
10.  The Mammoth Book of the End of the World by Mike Ashley
The list author says:
  "Still looking for more tales of the apocalypse? This collection has over 500 pages of them... that's a lot of bang for your buck!"
$12.55   Used & New from: $0.01
1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Wool
11.  Wool by Hugh Howey
The list author says:
  ""A collection of stories about humans living underground after the world above has become unlivable... or has it?""
$8.99   Used & New from: $2.63
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9,432 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Book of Eli [Blu-ray]
12.  The Book of Eli [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Denzel Washington
The list author says:
  "Denzel Washington must protect the last known copy of an important book in this adventure set in a post-apocalyptic America."
$9.24   Used & New from: $2.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,090 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

The Day After Tomorrow [Blu-ray]
13.  The Day After Tomorrow [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Dennis Quaid
The list author says:
  "Some say the world will end in fire... here, it's all about ice."
$7.99   Used & New from: $2.99
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,078 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

2012 (Two-Disc Special Edition) [Blu-ray]
14.  2012 (Two-Disc Special Edition) [Blu-ray] DVD ~ John Cusack
The list author says:
  "This film depicts the 2012 apocalypse on a grand scale using state-of-the-art special effects. Those who watch it will be getting quite an adventure!"
$14.65   Used & New from: $0.46
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (930 customer reviews) | 12 customer discussions

Resident Evil: The High-Definition Trilogy (Resident Evil / Resident Evil: Apocalypse / Resident Evil: Extinction) [Blu-ray]
15.  Resident Evil: The High-Definition Trilogy (Resident Evil / Resident Evil: Apocalypse / Resident Evil: Extinction) [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Milla Jovovich
The list author says:
  "A man-made plague threatens humanity."
$18.56   Used & New from: $7.14
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (192 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

Terminator Salvation (Two-Disc Director's Cut) [Blu-ray]
16.  Terminator Salvation (Two-Disc Director's Cut) [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Christian Bale
The list author says:
  "A variety of deadly machines are on the attack in this film set after the apocalypse of Judgment Day."
$7.50   Used & New from: $2.26
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (781 customer reviews) | 14 customer discussions

Robopocalypse: A Novel
17.  Robopocalypse: A Novel by Daniel H. Wilson
The list author says:
  "Steven Spielberg might direct the planned movie based on this novel."
Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (623 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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How To Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion
18.  How To Survive a Robot Uprising: Tips on Defending Yourself Against the Coming Rebellion by Daniel H. Wilson
The list author says:
  "If machines actually do rise against us we may need this book, which was written by the author of "Robopocalypse"."
$9.55   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Alien Invasion Survival Handbook: A Defense Manual for the Coming Extraterrestrial Apocalypse
19.  The Alien Invasion Survival Handbook: A Defense Manual for the Coming Extraterrestrial Apocalypse by W. H. Mumfrey
The list author says:
  "Apparently, killer robots aren't the only danger out there..."
$23.61   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The Day of the Triffids (20th Century Rediscoveries)
20.  The Day of the Triffids (20th Century Rediscoveries) by John Wyndham
The list author says:
  "In this novel, plants are the enemy!"
$12.72   Used & New from: $4.54
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned
21.  Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughan
The list author says:
  "A plague wipes out Earth's entire male population... except for one."
$8.69   Used & New from: $2.20
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews)

I Am Legend [Blu-ray]
22.  I Am Legend [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Will Smith
The list author says:
  "Will Smith is the last man alive in New York City... but he's not alone."
$7.98   Used & New from: $2.10
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,157 customer reviews) | 23 customer discussions

Dawn of the Dead (Unrated Director's Cut) [Blu-ray]
23.  Dawn of the Dead (Unrated Director's Cut) [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Sarah Polley
The list author says:
  "Survivors of a zombie plague seek shelter at a mall in this intense film from fan-favorite director Zack Snyder. Scary and gory, but with moments of dark humor as well."
$8.99   Used & New from: $2.98
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (860 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Logan's Run [Blu-ray]
24.  Logan's Run [Blu-ray] DVD ~ Michael York
The list author says:
  "Washington D.C. is in ruins and Logan's days are (literally) numbered in this classic 1976 sci-fi flick."
$9.49   Used & New from: $2.95
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (708 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Mist
25.  The Mist DVD ~ William Sadler
The list author says:
  "Based on a Stephen King novella and directed by Frank Darabont, this film has a shocking ending."
$5.99   Used & New from: $1.16
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (730 customer reviews) | 14 customer discussions

Apocalypse How: Turn the End-Times into the Best of Times!
26.  Apocalypse How: Turn the End-Times into the Best of Times! by Rob Kutner
The list author says:
  "So it's the end of the world... you might as well make the most of it. Here's the perfect guidebook."
$11.59   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
27.  The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The list author says:
  "This humorous science-fiction series begins with the destruction of Earth."
$13.35   Used & New from: $3.84
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,101 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet)
28.  Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + UltraViolet) DVD ~ Steve Carell
The list author says:
  "The end may be near in this Steve Carell movie."
$13.54   Used & New from: $5.97
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (685 customer reviews)

The World Without Us
29.  The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
The list author says:
  "What would the world be like without humans?"
$14.45   Used & New from: $0.24
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (400 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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Since stupid Amazon won't let me create a review, here it is: 9 9 days ago
Realistic ? 5 Aug 11, 2014
Why didn't the author tell us what apocalyptic event took place? 32 Aug 11, 2014
Why didn't the man and boy stay in the bunker? 21 Aug 11, 2014
Where does the story take place? 15 Aug 11, 2014
The Mall 3 Aug 9, 2014
Do you think this book is appropriate for young teenagers (9th graders)? 6 Mar 13, 2014
Wool Trilogy & Silo Series + Stories 2 Mar 1, 2014
Price match 1 Jan 12, 2014
Looking for more books like this. Dystopian/apocalyptic 8 Jan 7, 2014
Gene Wolfe's Mute - Anyone? 13 Nov 18, 2013
Finding New Speculative Fiction Books of a Certain Type 9 Sep 4, 2013
 
   

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