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Trailers for the End of the World

Coming very soon…previews of the apocalypse, from off the top of my end (there’s just no time to think)…feel free to add your favorites, if you have the opportunity for anything besides basic survival after 6:11 am Mayan end time…oh, and happy holidays!

The Beginning of The End

Apocalypto (2006)

New York, New York

The big one hits Manhattan in an Italian-subtitled scene from Deluge (1933).

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

After the Fall of New York (1983)

Cold War Follies

The Day the World Ended (1956)

The World, The Flesh and the Devil (1959)

Panic in Year Zero (1962)

Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

We Are Legend

The Last Man on Earth (1964)

The Omega Man (1971)

I Am Legend (2007)

Fucked-Up Shit from Name Directors, or Every Filmmaker Eventually Makes an End of the World Movie

Jean-Luc Godard’s Week End (1967)

Richard Lester’s The Bed Sitting Room (1969)

Louis Malle’s Black Moon (1975)

Robert Altman’s Quintet (1979)

The Environment Strikes Back

No Blade of Grass (1970)

Frogs (1972)

Soylent Green (1973)

Beginnings and Endings

Miracle Mile (1988)

Melancholia

The End

2012 (2009)

(This post is dedicated to Brad Nelson and Emma Frankland, who rain, shine, or firestorm, will tie the knot today.)




  • Craig Soffer

    Awesome job. Love the list. Fave is Dr. Strangelove, but I think I’ve seen everything on this list. Never one to miss a good apocalypse.