Most of the doomsday movies out there are a bunch of Hollywood make believe. The heroes make ridiculous decisions that would get them killed in a true SHTF (Shit Hit The Fan) survival scenario. Have you ever seen a doomsday movie where the characters had to crap in a bucket or wade through sewage? No, because that doesn’t make for good entertainment. With that said, there is some value to watching prepping movies. Aside from being entertaining, they are a good way to introduce the topic of disaster preparedness to your family.
1. 28 Days Later – 2003.
A bike messenger wakes up from a coma to discover that a virus called “Rage” has spread through London. He finds a group of survivors who band together for survival. This isn’t your typical zombie virus movie and it is really well directed. There are also some good survival tips in it, like collecting rainwater.