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Author:  moorindal [ Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:02 pm ]
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Recently, I've got very keen on post-apocalyptic and dystopian themes in literature and movies. So much that I'm having dreams about it ;)

What do you think about them?

Concerning movies, I don't only mean the most known as Mad Max series, Postman, Waterworld or Equlibrium, etc.
Also low-budget movies like: The boy and his dog, Salute of the jugger (great climate!), even Kubrick's 'Dr Strangelove' has something to do with post-apocalyptic theme ;)

Could anyone recommend something interesting?
It can be anything in the climate. Also tv-series or anime.

Author:  dh [ Thu Oct 08, 2009 11:44 pm ]
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Le dernier combat (The Last Battle) IMDB

Author:  Aignes [ Mon Oct 12, 2009 9:22 pm ]
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But do you want post-apocalyptic action movies? Something like I am Legend?

There's The Road coming up. One of the most depressive, beautiful books I've read, completely post-apocalyptic. I have high expectations for it, hope it turns out well.

Author:  moorindal [ Mon Oct 12, 2009 9:50 pm ]
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Action movies may also be good. However, I don't like zombie-themes. ;)

Haven't read the book, but I'll check it out in near future!


@dh:
I've got the film, probably I'll watch it tomorrow.

Cheers!

Author:  kesh [ Mon Oct 26, 2009 11:33 am ]
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The Quiet Earth, Akira, 28 Days Later, The Omega Man (original I am Leg-end), Urotsukidoji, The Stand, On the Beach.

Looking forward to The Road too. Apparently you don't get to know why everything is as it is in the film.

Author:  mu [ Tue Dec 01, 2009 9:10 am ]
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Last man on earth (original of The Omega Man)
The World, the Flesh and the Devil
The Afterman

Author:  BennyProfane [ Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:53 am ]
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THX 1138
Planet of the Apes
Soilent Green
The Road (based off of the Cormac McCarthy novel)

Author:  kesh [ Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:49 am ]
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The Running Man

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LazUZz3K6IY

Author:  Frater Perdurabo [ Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:04 pm ]
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The Holy Mountain

Author:  Bewitched [ Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:01 pm ]
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Check out this website. There's like 100+ postapocalyptic, apocalyptic and dystopian movies listed over there.

Author:  dredd [ Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:55 pm ]
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Dredd 2012 ( as opposed to the Stallone abortion from the mid 90's ) is set in a post apocalyptic, dystopian world and is very good. Basicly a violent action movie that fans of the 2000 ad comic ( which I have been since I was a kid ) will love and people who don't know the comic would like if they enjoy carnage.

The movie runs on adrenalin and I'd recommend it.

Author:  Tschusch [ Thu May 16, 2013 7:38 pm ]
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^^ Saw Dredd, but must say I find it rather average ... Not a bad comic book adaption (loved Lena Headey's role), but not really brilliant either.

Author:  LethargicGrief [ Wed May 14, 2014 11:57 am ]
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Great movies have you recommended him, but I fail to see Lynch's Eraserhead - one of the greatest movies in this niche. A lot of excellent literature in this sphere too, but I'd get offtopic :/

Author:  Marin_09 [ Mon May 19, 2014 9:16 am ]
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I like Waterworld quite a lot. If you want to know list of all-time great dystopian movies then I think this list sums up pretty much everything about this genre of movies.

Author:  wishofthenight [ Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:06 pm ]
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Book of Eli is worth a mention, very cool and slick :)

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