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RELG 202: The End of the World as We Know It (HC) Fall 2017

Religion 202: The End of the World as We Know It (Koltun-Fromm) Fall 2017

A list of apocalyptic movies

Books

Movies available in the Tri-Co

There are many possible films that you could use.  The films listed below are have been frequently discussed in regards to the themes of your course.

  • This is the End (2013): Six friends are trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events that devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships inside. Eventually, they are forced to leave the house, facing their fate and the true meaning of friendship and redemption.
  • Melancholia (2012): In this beautifully filmed science-fiction drama-psychological thriller a mysterious rogue planet, Melancholia, threatens to collide with Earth. Meanwhile, tensions are mounting and relationships are fraying as a family deals with their fears, and two sisters, their relationship already strained, struggle in the face of impending disaster.