Get ready for one of the biggest blockbusters of the summer. Mad Max: Fury Road hits theaters on May 15, and you better buckle up for an explosive ride.

The fourth installment of the franchise is the first in 30 years, as well as the first to replace Mel Gibson from the lead role. Directed by George Miller and starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron, Mad Max: Fury Road is action-packed with car chases, explosions and the grittiness of a post-apocalyptic society.

In this dystopian society, "Mad" Max Rockatansky is forced to be a blood bag for the "war boys" but escapes to team up with Furiosa (played by Theron), who is trying to make it back home.

While the original Mad Max movies are not available to stream for free right now, there are plenty of other movies and TV shows to get you ready for this reboot.

Here are the post-apocalyptic movie and TV shows to stream on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Instant Video.


The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Stream the sequel to the popular post-apocalyptic franchise starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen. After surviving the Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta become President Snow's targets as the districts begin to rebel. You can also stream The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on Amazon Prime Instant Video.

Snowpiercer (2013)

Based on a French graphic novel and starring Captain America's Chris Evans, the remaining inhabitants of Earth are forced to live on a climate-controlled train called the "Snowpiercer" and deal with the injustice of a class system. Hot take: this is the best comic book adaptation Evans has ever starred in.

The Colony (2013)

Set in an icy post-apocalyptic world, underground residents of Colony 7 fight to preserve humanity after a savage battle occurs.


12 Monkeys (2015)

Stream this Syfy series that follows a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future on a mission to save humanity from a deadly plague.

The Last Man on Earth (2015)

In this Fox series, Phil Miller thought he was the only man on earth after a plague wiped out humanity. He wishes for a female companion and meets Carol, only to quickly wish he could take that wish back.

Amazon Prime Instant Video

World War Z (2013)

Brad Pitt plays a UN employee who goes on a mission to save the human race from zombies.

Equilibrium (2002)

In this dystopian society, the people are forced to take drugs to suppress emotions since feelings are illegal. After one man skips a dose, a revolution starts to overthrow the regime. You can also stream this movie on Netflix.

One Hundred Mornings (2009)

Two couples take shelter in a cabin in hopes of making it alive in the post-Apocalyptic society.

Tooth and Nail (2007)

Survivors of the apocalypse join together to battle cannibals in this horror movie.

2035 Forbidden Dimensions (2013)

Stream this film about a man who goes to the future to see that society has fallen and psychopathic doctors now rule the world. The main character must go back in time to prevent the doctors from creating mutants and save humanity.

Make sure to check out Mad Max: Fury Road in theaters May 15.

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