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Motion pictures > Survival films > Apocalyptic films
PREFERRED TERM
Apocalyptic films  
ENTRY TERMS
  • Doomsday films
  • End-of-the-world films
  • Post-apocalyptic films
  • Postapocalyptic films
  • Post-apocalyptic science fiction films
  • Postapocalyptic science fiction films
NOTE
  • Films set in a world or civilization after a catastrophic event (e.g., nuclear war, an alien invasion), sometimes also including the period immediately preceding the event. For films set in an uncertain future, in a society ruled by an ineffectual, corrupt, or oppressive regime or by aliens, robots, etc., see [Dystopian films.]
EXAMPLE
  • Note under [Dystopian films]
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Postapocalyptic science fiction films
Post-apocalyptic films
Post-apocalyptic science fiction films
End-of-the-world films
Doomsday films
Postapocalyptic films
URI
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/genreForms/gf2011026808
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