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Essential End of the World Movie Epics

By Vadim Newquist Jun 10, 2014

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The end is nigh!!! Well, at least that’s what the guy with the twitchy eyes and the Cabbage Patch Kid for a hat that hangs out on our block always says. Sure, his predictions probably aren’t all that reliable, but just in case the world does happen to go to hell in a hand-basket and ninety-nine percent of the Earth’s population is transformed into rabid-cannibalizing-cyborg-demons, then you should be prepared. These fourteen movies will tell you everything you need to know in case just such an occurrence comes to pass, and as a bonus they’ll totally entertain you in the process. So here are our picks for the greatest apocalyptic movies of all time!

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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