Lakewood police amped up patrols in all schools Friday due to chatter about the end-of-the-world possibly happening.
Several movies have been produced that have a been about the end of the world. We've compiled a list of movies that have some natural disaster that causes the end of the world.
This article if for entertainment only, and the movie titles are in no particular order:
The story is about an asteroid destined to hit the earth. It follows a character whose wife leaves him in panic. He spends his final days searching for his high school sweetheart.
6) Armageddon - Released 1998 - ( WATCH TRAILER )
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This movie is listed under Action, Adventure, and Sci-Fi by IMDb.com
In this movie NASA discovered a asteroid that is aimed at earth. A team of oil well drillers is deployed into space to try to save the planet.
5) The Happening - Released 2008 - ( WATCH TRAILER )
This movie is listed under Sci-Fi, and Thriller by IMDb.com .
This movie depicts a series of strange events that spread throughout the country that people to take their own lives. We won't reveal the cause of the strange events so we don't spoil the movie.
4) Deep Impact - Released 1998 - (NO TRAILER AVAILABLE)
This movie is listed under Action, Drama, and Sci-Fi by IMDb.com .
This movie is about a asteroid that's header towards the earth. Only people who retreat to a massive underground shelter will survive.
3) The Core - Released 2003 ( WATCH TRAILER )
This movie is listed under Action, Adventure, and Sci-Fi by IMDb.com .
In this movie a new weapon designed to create earthquakes disrupts the rotation of the earth's core. Scientists then devise a plan to fix the rotation of the core and save the planet.
2) The Day After Tomorrow - Released 2004 ( WATCH TRAILER )
This movie is listed under Action, Adventure, and Drama by IMDb.com .
In this movie a shift in the ocean's current causes a disruption to the earth's weather pattern and triggers a new ice age.
1) 2012 - Released 2009 - ( WATCH TRAILER )
This movie is listed under Action, Adventure, and Dram by IMDb.com .
In this movie the earth's core shifts due to intense heat from the sun.
A series of catastrophic events lead to widespread destruction around the world. A series of ships were built by governments of the world that ensure the survival of some.
As the winter solstice approached the Yucatan region, techno music parties sent waves of sound over beaches, minstrels strummed guitars for dining tourists, and life continued as usual for the Mayan people.
Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 is the date that the 5,000-year-old Mayan calendar ends. Some say that this means the Mayans predicted the end of the world.
Thirsty Dog Brewing has come up with an end-of-the-world beer called Mayan Last Dog.
A planetary kin circle features dozens of new-agers gathering to reflect on 2012 and look ahead to 2013 as part of a week-long ¨Galactic Festival¨ taking place on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.
If the end is coming, why not go out with a bang?
It's December 21 st . A loud bang outside startles you, and you jump out of bed. You run to the window to see people running around in the neighbor's yard. You think, "Is this Mayan calendar stuff legit?"
If you think the world may end on Dec. 21, NewsChannel5 Chief Meteorologist Mark Johnson's forecast may be right on target.