Chart Shows Most Post-Apocalyptic Movie Of All TimeS

How does I Am Legend stack up against other post-apocalyptic movies? We compared fourteen movies to see whether they contain key elements of the post-apocalypse, such as pee-drinking and cannibalism. The folks at io9 have made you a handy chart showing the most (and least) hardcore post-apocalyptic films of all time, after the jump.


So what's the most hardcore post-apocalyptic movie of all time? The answer probably won't surprise you...

Chart Shows Most Post-Apocalyptic Movie Of All TimeS

In this chart, "warlords" refers to paramilitary leaders as well as organized thugs. "Degraded culture" means our culture has been reduced to shreds: there's the crappy Shakespeare performance in The Postman, and (scarier) Will Smith memorizing Shrek in Legend. "Weird power systems" means a jury-rigged power generator. Bonus points if it runs on pig shit.