Science fiction has once again become the focal point of Hollywood. With the hype of films like M. Night Shymalan’s After Earth, which stars Will and Jaden Smith, it must feel great to be a chemistry addict. For fans of the futuristic summer blockbuster—especially those who like spaceships, aliens and forsaken planets—2013 is a promising year.
A few of these Hollywood pictures are mainly about post-apocalyptic futures where heroes (Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon) step up to defeat some unknown evil. Here, the 10 Best Post-Apocalyptic Movies You Should See and hope you’re safe when you do.