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Apocalypse on the Big Screen

 by Bennett Gordon


Tags: apocalypse, armageddon, films, eschatology, Beliefnet,

The end of the world has cinematic appeal. Big-budget films like Armageddon or Children of Men have shown that the destruction of civilization can provide the plot for some great and some terrible cinematic events. Beliefnet has a list of their top 10 apocalyptic movies, adding how the plots relate to Revelation or other end-times stories. The website also has a breakdown of eschatology in 10 different religions, including Buddhist, Mormon, and Hopi end-times beliefs.