Most Popular Nuclear Movies and TV Shows
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1. Godzilla (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity.
Votes: 362,605 | Gross: $200.68M
2. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
3. Armageddon (1998)
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.
Votes: 380,578 | Gross: $201.57M
4. Battlefield Earth (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
It's the year 3000 A.D.; the Earth is lost to the alien race of Psychlos. Humanity is enslaved by these gold-thirsty tyrants, whom are unaware that their 'man-animals' are about to ignite the rebellion of a lifetime.
Votes: 74,018 | Gross: $21.47M
6. Silkwood (1983)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History
A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.
Votes: 17,253 | Gross: $35.62M
7. Battlestar Galactica (2003)
TV-14 | 183 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Following the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Kobol by the Cylons, a rag-tag fugitive fleet of the last remnants of mankind flees the pursuing Cylons while simultaneously searching for their true home: Earth.
8. Threads (1984 TV Movie)
112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
The effects of a nuclear holocaust on the working class city of Sheffield, England and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization.
9. An Acceptable Loss (2018)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
Libby teaches at a university but 4 years ago she was top aide to VP Rachel and was part of a total victory action. Rachel is now US president and worried about Libby keeping quiet. Libby also has a student spying on her.
Votes: 765 | Gross: $0.03M
10. The Spy Gone North (2018)
Not Rated | 137 min | Drama, Thriller
In the mid-1990s, a loyal South Korean secret agent is caught in a political vortex plotted by the ruling classes of North and South Korea.
Votes: 2,458 | Gross: $0.50M
11. Fallout: New Vegas (2010 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Crime
After surviving a bullet to the head, Courier Six traverses the post-apocalyptic Mojave desert in search of the men who wronged him, while making an impact on thousands in the process.
12. Super Fuzz (1980)
PG | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Red powder from a nuclear explosion gives a police officer super powers as long as he doesn't see anything red. He is eventually framed for murder and is unsuccessfully executed by many different methods.
13. Edge of Darkness (1985)
307 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When his daughter Emma is murdered, cop Craven discovers, that she was in a GAIA group of activists occupied with exposing Northmoor nuclear waste storage facility for illegal activities.
14. Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.
15. Warriors of the Wasteland (1983)
R | 91 min | Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust.
16. Aftermath (VII) (2014)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Thanks to a devastating nuclear war, a group of people find themselves crammed together in a shelter in rural Texas, struggling to cope with radiation poisoning, grief and claustrophobia.
Votes: 1,596 | Gross: $0.35M
17. Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018)
Not Rated | 129 min | Action, Drama, History
Ashwat Raina and his teammates arrive in Pokhran to re-conduct a confidential nuclear test, where they face challenges from the American Lacrosse satellite and local spies.
19. Crack in the World (1965)
Not Rated | 96 min | Sci-Fi
A dying scientist pushes forward his project to tap through to the Earth's magma layer, with results that threaten to destroy the Earth as we know it.
20. Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.
22. Detonator (1993 TV Movie)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
A train with hostages is stolen in Bremen, Germany. It's heading south through Europe with a nuclear bomb. A UN crime-fighting task force is in charge of stopping it in cooperation with local military and police.
25. Impact (2009– )
Not Rated | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. ... See full summary »
26. The Chosen (1977)
R | 105 min | Horror
An executive in charge of a Middle Eastern nuclear plant discovers that his son is the Anti Christ and sets out to stop him from using the nuclear power at his fingertips to wipe out ... See full summary »
27. Special Bulletin (1983 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama
A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC... See full summary »
28. The Exterminators of the Year 3000 (1983)
R | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the year 3000, the Earth has turned into a desert after nuclear war. A group of survivors runs out of water, so they need to search for the valuable water, but it will not be easy because other group also wants to get it at any cost.
29. Future Justice (2014)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the future Saturn's moon of Titan houses a prison where Earth's worst criminals are kept awaiting their return to Earth for trial and execution. One of those criminals, Python Diamond, ... See full summary »
30. The Chain Reaction (1980)
92 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
An earthquake in rural Australia causes a dangerous leak at WALDO, a nuclear waste storage facility. Heinrich Schmidt, an engineer badly hurt in the accident, knows that the leak will ... See full summary »
31. Future-Kill (1985)
X | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
The star of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" returns in a story about frat boys lost in the big city while hunted by a violent leader and his elite gang of gun-happy guards.
32. MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (1994 TV Movie)
93 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
A close friend of MacGyver is murdered. In searching of a reason for this assassination, MacGyver discovers a secret nuclear weapons plant right in the center of Britain.
33. Spawn of the Slithis (1978)
PG | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A nuclear leak creates a mutant Slithis sea monster, which terrorizes the variety of pets, winos, and hippies who hang around Venice, California.
34. War of the Colossal Beast (1958)
Approved | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Glenn Manning, "The Amazing Colosasal Man," believed dead after falling from the Hoover Dam, reemerges in rural Mexico, brain damaged, disfigured, and very hungry.
35. Ghostbusters: Station 6 (2017– )
Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Oscar Barrett struggles to evade the shadow of Peter Venkman in the mundane Orange County Ghostbusters office, but his team discovers a deep-rooted conspiracy connected to the Barrett family.
37. The Bunker (2017)
107 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
30 odd years after your birth in a nuclear fallout shelter, you must find your way out alone amidst an ever escalating tide dangerous radiation.
39. The New People (1969–1970)
45 min | Drama
A group of young people crash land on a deserted island that was a never used atomic bomb test site. With the world thinking that they were all killed, "The New People" set out to form a ... See full summary »
41. The Amazing Captain Nemo (1978 TV Movie)
102 min | Sci-Fi
After a century of being in suspended animation, the mysterious submarine commander is revived in modern times for new adventures.
45. Thunder Run (1986)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Charlie, a Korean War veteran, is driving a truck which is transporting plutonium from Nevada to Arizona. But there are a bunch of terrorists who want to steal the stuff...
Votes: 265 | Gross: $0.15M
46. Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (1995 Video)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, History
A documentary presenting mankind's most ambitious effort at perfecting the means to its own annihilation. Featuring newly unclassified atomic test footage.
47. Deep Shock (2003 TV Movie)
R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
When an unknown underwater object disables an American nuclear-powered submarine and attacks a submerged Arctic research complex, a scientific expedition flies to the North Pole to ... See full summary »
49. The Final Executioner (1984)
95 min | Action, Sci-Fi
After a nuclear holocaust, as the rest of society regresses to primitivism, a small, "elite" group that has managed to escape radioactive contamination takes it upon itself to exterminate ... See full summary »