Eight Films to Help You Prepare for the End of the World on May 21


For the last few months, a kooky religious group has been plastering North America with billboards and placards announcing that the world will end on May 21.

Call us warped, but we're thrilled by the prospect of Armageddon. With millions of the faithful lifted skyward by the Rapture, their homes will be empty, meaning we'll finally be able to score a swanky Oceanside pad for mere pennies on the dollar.

Of course, should that scenario not play out on Saturday, we'll have to console ourselves with a marathon of doomsday flicks and pine for what might have been.

Today we present a sampling of our favorites from the enduring genre--some justly ignored on their release, others not.

Okay, just about all of these movies on this list were justly overlooked by critics and the public, but that's exactly why we like them. Read on.

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