There has been much hype about the “end of the world” lately, specifically since the Mayan and Aztec calendars finish one of their great 5125 year cycles December 2012, which has fueled countless theories about the end of the world coming December 21, 2012 at 11:11(GMT). To help take your mind off of this and other similar end-of-the-world prophesies, AFN|movie will present an all-day marathon featuring movies with a variety of Apocalyptic themes.
It starts Friday, December 21, 2012 at 9 am until 8 am the next morning (CET/JKT).
Waterworld, 9:00 am 12/21/12
In a future where the polar ice caps have melted and most of Earth is underwater, a mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw “smokers,” and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land. Stars Kevin Costner, Dennis Hopper.
War of the Worlds, 11:35 am 12/21/12
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, an extraordinary battle for the future of humankind ensues through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it in this contemporary retelling of H.G. Wells seminal classic sci-fi thriller. Stars Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins.
The Book of Eli, 1:45 pm 12/21/12
A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind. Stars Denzel Washington, Mila Kunis, Gary Oldman.
Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins, 3:50 pm 12/21/12
After Skynet has destroyed much of humanity in a nuclear holocaust, a group of survivors led by John Connor struggles to keep the machines from finishing the job. Stars Christian Bale and Sam Worthington.
2012, 7:00 pm 12/21/12 & 3:00 am 12/22/12
When a multi-national geophysical team learns that the earth’s core is heating up from solar storms, the world’s leaders race to build “arks” to escape the impending cataclysm for those than can afford the tickets. An epic adventure ensues amidst a global cataclysm of earthquakes and tsunamis that brings an end to the world and tells of the heroic struggle of the survivors trying to save their families. Stars John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Amanda Peet.
The Day After Tomorrow, 9:55 pm 11/21/12 & 5:55 am 12/22/12
A paleoclimatologist must make a daring trek across America to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age. Stars Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal.
Armageddon, 12:10 am, 12/22/12
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, NASA recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save humanity. Stars Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck.