Most Popular Radiation Poisoning Movies and TV Shows
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1. Chernobyl (2019)
TV-MA | 330 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes.
3. Elysium (I) (2013)
R | 109 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.
Votes: 406,340 | Gross: $93.05M
4. Edge of Darkness (2010)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As homicide detective Thomas Craven investigates the murder of his activist daughter, he uncovers a corporate cover-up and government conspiracy that attracts an agent tasked with cleaning up the evidence.
Votes: 86,828 | Gross: $43.31M
5. Transcendence (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A scientist's drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into one such program.
Votes: 209,555 | Gross: $23.02M
7. Silkwood (1983)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama, History
A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.
Votes: 17,327 | Gross: $35.62M
8. K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
PG-13 | 138 min | Drama, History, Thriller
When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
Votes: 57,164 | Gross: $35.17M
9. Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A jewel thief's daughter is kidnapped after he steals a collection of prized black diamonds, which aren't at all what they seem.
Votes: 40,054 | Gross: $34.60M
10. The Divide (2011)
R | 112 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
Votes: 34,342 | Gross: $0.02M
11. Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.
Votes: 26,060 | Gross: $0.09M
12. Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.
13. Project X (1987)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An Air Force pilot joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X".
Votes: 9,778 | Gross: $18.53M
16. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009 Video)
PG-13 | 67 min | Animation, Action, Drama
When Lex Luthor gets elected US President, he uses the threat of an oncoming kryptonite meteor striking Earth as a rationale to frame Superman.
17. Barefoot Gen (1983)
TV-PG | 83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.
18. Monster of Terror (1965)
Approved | 80 min | Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi
A young man visits his fiancée's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in ... See full summary »
19. Pu-239 (2006)
R | 97 min | Drama
A worker at a Russian nuclear facility gets exposed to a lethal dose of radiation. In order to provide for his family, he steals some plutonium and sets out to sell it on Moscow's black market with the help of an incompetent criminal.
20. Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
Unrated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A typhoon washes ashore a gigantic egg. It's soon claimed by greedy entrepreneurs who refuse to return it to its rightful owner, Mothra. Soon Godzilla arises near Nagoya, washed ashore by the same typhoon.
21. Seal Team Eight: Behind Enemy Lines (2014 Video)
R | 98 min | Action, Drama, War
Tom Sizemore stars in the most explosive Behind Enemy Lines yet! Seal Team 8 must fight their way through the Congo to defuse one of the greatest threats the world has ever known.
22. Detonator (1993 TV Movie)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
A train with hostages is stolen in Bremen, Germany. It's heading south through Europe with a nuclear bomb. A UN crime-fighting task force is in charge of stopping it in cooperation with local military and police.
23. Grand Central (2013)
94 min | Drama, Romance
Gary, an unskilled young man, lands a job as a decontamination sub-contractor at a nuclear power plant in the lower valley of the Rhone. Inducted into the workforce by supervisor Gilles and... See full summary »
25. The Astounding She-Monster (1957)
Approved | 62 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
A gang of crooks has kidnapped a rich heiress come up against a beautiful, but lethal alien who has crash-landed her spaceship on Earth.
26. The X-Files Game (1998 Video Game)
T | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Young FBI field agent Craig Willmore is assigned to find Mulder and Scully as they've gone missing during their latest investigation into the paranormal.
28. The Atomic Cafe (1982)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, History
Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government-issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.
Votes: 3,775 | Gross: $0.02M
29. The Werewolf (1956)
Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In Mountaincrest, a stranger without memory arrives in a bar to have a drink. When he leaves the bar, a local tries to robber him but he turns into an animal and kills the attacker. Deputy ... See full summary »
31. The Amazing Transparent Man (1960)
Approved | 58 min | Sci-Fi
A crazed scientist invents an invisibility formula. He plans to use the formula to create an army of invisible zombies.
32. Living It Up (1954)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical
An unsophisticated stationmaster from provincial New Mexico fraudulently claims that he is dying in order to get an expense-paid dream tour of New York.
34. Eyes Behind the Stars (1978)
Not Rated | 92 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A photographer and his model are on a photo shoot in a forest when they get the feeling they are being watched. The feeling becomes so strong that they decide to cut their session short and... See full summary »
35. Nine Days of One Year (1962)
111 min | Drama
Two young scientists are exploring new fields of nuclear physics. Dmitry Gusev and Ilya Kulikov are good friends, but rivals in love. Dmitry marries Lyolya and they live happily together. ... See full summary »
36. The H-Man (1958)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
When a narcotics deal goes sour and a suspect disappears, leaving only his clothes, Tokyo police question his wife and stake out the nightclub where she works. His disappearance stumps the ... See full summary »
37. City of Fear (1959)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A vicious killer escapes from San Quentin with a cannister of what he believes to be heroin but is actually a radioactive substance that threatens all Los Angeles.
38. Panic in the City (1968)
Approved | 97 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
An American agent is assigned to track down a renegade Soviet spy who is building an atomic device in Los Angeles and plans to destroy the city with it.
41. Hunting the KGB Killers (2017)
54 min | Documentary, Crime, Mystery
The inside story of Alexander Litvinenko's murder in London and the subsequent international manhunt that led to the Kremlin, told in full for the first time, with exclusive access to key individuals.
43. Message from Hiroshima (2015)
53 min | Documentary, History, War
This documentary provides an inside look at the devastating effects of the first atomic bomb dropped, as depicted in testimonials from survivors, and computer-generated recreations of the city and way of life that were lost.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001–2011)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Detective Logan investigates the polonium poisoning of an old journalist friend, and accidentally stumbles onto a story about an American martyr in Palestine that Logan suspects the Israeli government doesn't want released.
Tales of Tomorrow (1951–1953)
Ahead of His Time
TV-G | 30 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The world in 2052 is a pretty wonderful place - no wars, no poverty, no famines - but all humankind is about to be destroyed because of a small miscalculation in a scientific experiment a ... See full summary »
I Spy (1965–1968)
Court of the Lion
60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Scotty and Kelly combat a ruthless gang of smugglers who have co-opted an entire fishing village into their scheme. Although totally unarmed, with a little help from the villagers they might have a chance.
Royal Pains (2009–2016)
TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Drama
A Venezuelan couple exemplifies what Divya and Rajan's relationship lacks. Katie's (Jill's friend's) visit sheds light upon a troubling detail with Boris.
TV-MA | 46 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
The Faction sets off nuclear blasts that destroy all of the Travelers' archives, except the one in which a wounded David just happens to be trapped.
Day 2: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama
CTU is attacked and faces serious casualties. Jack discovers who gave Joseph Wald the schematics for CTU. President Palmer fires Rayburn after Kresge tells him about the 30-minute gap between Jack's warning and the bomb explosion.