Right from the beginning, during its incredible pilot episode, the post-apocalyptic world created in HBO’s The Last of Us video game adaptation had fans all over the world clamoring for more zombie/horror/apocalypse shows and movies. Luckily, with so many streaming services available, you’re bound to find a few alternatives to tide you over until the second season of the hit show returns sometime soon (hopefully!).
We’ve decided to compile the post-apocalypse TV shows and movies most similar to the eerie vibes of The Last of Us — or at least the ones with similar themes — and hopefully, something will sound enticing to you.
Sometimes the apocalypse needs to be action-packed, gory, and frivolous. World War Z, starring Brad Pitt in the role of Gerry Lane, is one of the best popcorn films of the last decade. This former United Nations employee is a little too heroic in his quest to save the world, something that brings the realism of the film down several notches, but the two-hour movie is still entertaining and fast-paced enough for many different age groups and fan types. You can stream World War Z on Amazon Prime.
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