2023 is coming to an end, but Netflix is closing out the year with a post-apocalyptic drama called leave the world behind, And if it’s not the end of the world, it certainly feels like it. Julia Roberts and Ethan Hawke play Amanda and Clay Sandford, a couple who took their children on vacation to a remote cabin. Unfortunately, the good times are short-lived when the cabin’s owner, GH Scott (Mahershala Ali), and his daughter, Ruth (Mayhala) arrive without notice. From there, it soon becomes clear that something is wrong…but what?
Once you finish watching leave the world behind, you can see the post-apocalypse story revisited in some similarly themed movies. We’ve narrowed the selection down to three movies leave the world behindall of which made their debut within the last five years.
A Quiet Place (2018)
John Krasinski firmly established himself as a director and writer a quiet place, A film in which he also co-starred with his real-life wife Emily Blunt. In this vision of the apocalypse, sightless aliens have wiped out most of humanity. Thankfully, the Abbott family, consisting of parents Lee (Krasinski) and Evelyn (Blunt), and their children, Regan (Millicent Simmonds) and Marcus (Noah Jupe), have found a way to survive by staying very cool at all times. have taken.
Evelyn is on the verge of giving birth to her second child, so the chances of the family remaining unaware are slim to none. The Abbotts have also not recovered from the loss of their youngest child, Beau (Cade Woodward), but they need to come to terms with that tragedy and each other if they hope to survive when the aliens take hold.
Watch a quiet place On Paramount+.
How It End (2018)
When the apocalypse comes, it strikes suddenly how it ends, Will Younger (white lotus‘Theo James) picked a bad time to fly from Seattle to Chicago, as he left his pregnant girlfriend, Samantha “Sam” Sutherland (Kat Graham) to get her parents’ blessing to marry her. Had given. Before Will can go home empty-handed, disaster strikes and all flights are grounded. The only thing Sam’s father, Tom Sutherland (Forest Whitaker) and Will have in common is that they both love Sam. So they agree to team up and drive cross-country to get Sam to safety.
Unfortunately for this unlikely pair, society is falling apart faster than they expected, and there are already dangerous people on the street ready to rob them so they can survive a little longer. There are several easy ways to bond between a potential father-in-law and son-in-law. But during the end of the world, you’ve got to take what you can get.
Watch how it ends On Netflix.
Knocking in the Cabin (2023)
Nobody wants their vacation interrupted by a Drax the Destroyer and Ron Weasley lookalike. But director M. Night Shyamalan cast the eclectic pair Guardians of the GalaxyDave Bautista and Harry Potter’s Rupert Grint as part of a mysterious group of strangers. Married fathers Eric (Jonathan Groff) and Andrew (Ben Aldridge), as well as their daughter, Gwen (Kristen Cui), Leonard Brocht (Bautista), Redmond (Grint), Sabrina (Nikki Amuka-Byrd) and Adrienne (Abby Quinn) are their Enters the cabin and takes them hostage.
The quartet claim that they are not there to harm the family, but Eric and Andrew must decide which of them must die to prevent the apocalypse. The strangers are so committed to the idea that they are willing to give up their lives. And their wild story may be true after all.
Watch knocking in the cabin On Prime Video.