Time for an apocalypse. But how? The apocalypse is a constant concern. Sometimes movies go, “Let's rock and roll.” Changing the entire world overnight isn’t an easy task, but someone has to do it – writers who want to explore a different or weirder world. Sometimes it’s done without explanation or cause as to why, you’re just suddenly in a new and different world where all the old rules have changed, because of The Cataclysm that happened in the Beforetimes. 

That’s not to say that Hollywood doesn’t get things wrong about the Apocalypse, or that the Apocalypse wouldn’t be horrible, or a third thing about how the Apocalypse is bad so it doesn’t sound like we’re rooting for the end of the world, but goddamn, isn’t it fun to watch a whole new world being born, even if it’s a terrible one?

Here's some movies and TV shows that deal with a full apocalypse.

Zack Snyder's Justice League

APOCALYPSE? HOW? ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE Superman working alongside Darkseid as he destroys and conquers all of the world. So alien invasion +1. CRACKED.COM

Source: Vulture


APOCALYPSE? HOW? WATCHMEN While the film has a giant bomb go off, the comic has a giant squid whose psychic resonance continues hurting and scarring people even after the end of the event.

Source: Monster Wiki


APOCALYPSE? HOW? GODZILLA PLANET OF THE MONSTERS Things go as it seems like they would, and Godzilla ends up overtaking and ruling the entire planet, even creating baby Godzillas for things to suck harder. CRACKED.COM

Source: Gojipedia

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