Day the World Ended (1955)

Day the World Ended (1955)

Day the World Ended





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The Day the World Ended was filmmaker Roger Corman's modest entree into the realm of science fiction. The film begins at "The End"--or rather, the years following an all-out atomic war. A group of survivors find refuge in a well-protected valley owned by Maddison (Paul Birch) and his daughter Louise (Lori Nelson). Conflicts of a romantic nature erupt among Louise and her two erstwhile suitors, gun-wielding Tony (Touch--later Mike--Connors) and geologist Rick (Richard Denning), but these are … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: Lou Rusoff
In Theaters:
American International Pictures


as Louise Maddison

as Radek

as Maddison

as Contaminated Man
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Critic Reviews for Day the World Ended

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

March 7, 2003
AV Club
Top Critic

Sketched lucidly as noir chamber piece and Old Testament parable

Full Review… | January 8, 2011

Entertaining cheesy nonsense from the early days of Roger Corman.

July 19, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

fun schlock!

March 21, 2003

July 2, 2005

Audience Reviews for Day the World Ended


Can you guess what this movie is about? Yep, the day the world ended. I think it's pretty good, but not the best end of world movie.

Aj V

Super Reviewer


Flesh eating zombies done Roger Corman style. Nominated for the most ridiculous looking monster to ever grace the silver screen. A low-budget sci-fi classic for those of us who enjoy cheesy camp.

Randy Tippy

Super Reviewer

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