10 Apocalypse Movies to Watch with Happy (or at Least Not Totally Depressing) Endings

Current events notwithstanding, Hollywood rather adores imagining the apocalypse on the big screen. Many doomsday movies end with total destruction; that rogue planet is just gonna go ahead and vaporize Earth, or those zombies are just gonna take over forever. But sometimes, filmmakers do find little rays of sunshine in the chaos. Here are 10 apocalypse films that are bringing us something resembling hope, against all the odds.


10) Zombieland and Zombieland: Double Tap

9) Bird Box

8) I Am Legend

7) Mad Max: Fury Road

6) 28 Days Later

5) Shaun of the Dead

4) The World’s End

3) Doomsday

2) The Day After Tomorrow

1) This Is the End