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Can someone help me find a new movie or book that's shtf related?Lately i've really found myself getting deeply involved in these types of stories,whether it's weather related,military takeover/invasion/attack,pandemic's/viruses and even some zombie flicks,if they're realistic (like 28 days,etc),as well as many others.

Some of my most current good reads/movies include One second after,Survivor's mini series,The day after.Both the new and old versions of Red Dawn and MainePrepper's youtube e-novel-When the walls came tumbling down.Some were brought to my attention from this forum and I had never heard of before,One second after being one of them and one of the best books i've ever read.

But now i'm looking for some more reading material/movies along the same lines-any apocalyptic suggestions?
 

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If the Apocolypse gets you going just do a search for 2008 and 2012 Democratic National Conventions on YouTube:eek:

There is a movie called, "The Road" that is pretty good. Book of Eli is another pretty good movie as well.
 

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Both good suggestions guys,but i'd rather stay out of religion and politics.Religion,I keep to myself and politics are real world scary enough.I'm not saying the Apocolypse "get me going",I'm just intrigued by the stories of survival and the trails and errors that people face as well as the different scenarios that can happen.I guess you could say I even enjoy some of these when they have a remotely happy ending.But I do believe I seen "The Road" on netflix or somewhere,so,i'll definately check that out.Thanks
 

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Very cheap hollywood with solid effects - 2012

Also the new tom cruise movie actually has a really cool bug out / SHTF story too it. I won't give any more of it away, actually had my wife thinking of moving again to our bug out :)
 

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I cant find the list, its somewhere I'll keep looking, but here are two PDF's that I enjoyed.
TEOTWAWKI one
TEOTWAWKI two..
I think they wer e under shtf. pdfs, but i will backtrack and find them.
 

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....Some of my most current good reads/movies include...Survivor's mini series..
There were two 'Survivors' TV series, one was the original timeless classic made in the 70's and the other was a not-so-hot 2000's remake so don't get them mixed up.
All 38 episodes of the 70's version were on youtube last time I looked, I watched them all again last year. (type Survivors 1975 into the youtube search box), and they're also available as a boxed set-



Here's a clip from one episode of S75 when Greg (the tall fair-haired guy in the blue jacket) meets some friendly strangers in a post-apoc world where nearly everybody has been wiped out by the plague, what could possibly go wrong?

 

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Very cheap hollywood with solid effects - 2012

Also the new tom cruise movie actually has a really cool bug out / SHTF story too it. I won't give any more of it away, actually had my wife thinking of moving again to our bug out :)
Thanks Ripon,i've seen 2012 and yes very hollywood cheesy,but the Tom Cruise movie?Do you mean Oblivion?If so,I watched a couple trailers last night and looks to be a "must see",thanks!
I cant find the list, its somewhere I'll keep looking, but here are two PDF's that I enjoyed.
TEOTWAWKI one
TEOTWAWKI two..
I think they wer e under shtf. pdfs, but i will backtrack and find them.
If you can find those Deebo,i'd really appreciate it,I read "One second after on pdf and didn't mind it at all.

There were two 'Survivors' TV series, one was the original timeless classic made in the 70's and the other was a not-so-hot 2000's remake so don't get them mixed up.
All 38 episodes of the 70's version were on youtube last time I looked, I watched them all again last year. (type Survivors 1975 into the youtube search box), and they're also available as a boxed set-



Here's a clip from one episode of S75 when Greg (the tall fair-haired guy in the blue jacket) meets some friendly strangers in a post-apoc world where nearly everybody has been wiped out by the plague, what could possibly go wrong?


PS- The film 'The Day the Earth Caught Fire' is worth watching despite the over-dramatic title, nuclear testing has shifted the earth's axis-
Hey Jim,I watched the remake series first without knowing it was a remake,but found it a decent show,but after seeing you reference the original several times led me to look for it.I found it on "project free tv" or mabey it was youtube,either way though,the original was much better with a better story line as well.I'm gonna hunt for "The day the earth caught fire" as it looks along the lines of what i'm looking for.Thanks!

Keep them coming!
 

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..I'm gonna hunt for "The day the earth caught fire" as it looks along the lines of what i'm looking for..
Drat, youtube have taken it down, it's a nasty habit they've got of pulling vids from time to time. The moral seems to be that we should burn them to disk or hard drive while we've still got the chance!

Anyway here's the full first episode of Survivors 1975 in 6 clips, it begins with a jolly game of tennis in a healthy world, what could possibly go wrong?-

"I heard the voice of the fourth living creature say, "Come!"
I looked, and there before me was a pale horse, its rider was named Death.." (Revelation 6:7/8)




 

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Doh,I didn't even notice the time length of the vid and thought it was a clip!lol,thanks for the correction and the link,haha.Will be watching later this evening.
 

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The film 'The Road' was on TV not so long ago, it's about a man and his son trekking through the wrecked world, I can't find it on youtube so we'd probably have to buy it on DVD-



 

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Here's the full movie 'ON THE BEACH' in two parts, a nuke war has killed most of earth and the action is set in Australia which the radiation hasn't reached yet.There's a realistic sense of doom and gloom among the survivors because they know they haven't long to live.
The film is a bit long with too much talking like a soap for my taste, but a good segment is when the sub sets sail to investigate after picking up garbled morse code radio messages from the American west coast.
Pick that segment up at 0:21:28 into part 2 when the sub surfaces and sends a man ashore to try to find out who's tapping the morse key if you don't want to watch the rest-


 

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The Postman was a good film. More realistic than many but it was still over scripted and short on realism but then you have to expect that from Hollywood.
 

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This Twilight Zone episode 'Cradle of Darkness' is not post-apoc but is still very entertaining as it depicts an attempt to prevent the apocalypse known as WW2.
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A German-speaking woman is sent back in time to 1889 so she can assassinate the newborn baby Hitler and prevent WW2.
She kills him, but in a neat plot twist the Hitler family nanny secretly buys a Jewish baby to replace him and he's raised as Adolf Hitler and starts WW2!
Full 21-minute episode-

 

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Thanks everybody for the suggestions!And Jim,I found a link and watched The Road last night,talk about a good movie (or bad movie,depending on how you look at it.) What horrible conditions those two went through,but he did right by the old man and the thief and kept his humanity,truly a world I would not want to be in.Anybody thats into these type of movies,it is an absolute "must see".Gonna watch "The day the Earth caught fire" tonight I believe.I'm also logging all these titles in a file to go back to when i'm looking for another "scenario" movie to watch.Thanks again everyone for all the suggestions.
 

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I'll be finishing up a book this evening called "Patriots" by James Wesley Rawles. It's a good read and goes into some detail about how they make somethings, where they got some things, and what reference books they rely on.

I picked mine up used on Amazon.

EDIT: Got a link to "The Road" movie? I'd like to see it again.
 

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patriots like the previous poster said and lights out.
 
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