The devastating horror of a nuclear apocalypse is now reality and nine desperate strangers find themselves clinging to life in a farmhouse cellar, while radioactive fallout descends on the darkened world above. These would-be survivors face the nightmare of dwindling supplies, poisonous air and the greatest threat of all—the hordes of zombie-like refugees who want in. With each dying day, their choice becomes clearer—stay and let the makeshift shelter become their tomb, or face the unknown terrors of the world outside. Starring Edward Furlong, Monica Keena, Andre Royo and C.J. Thomason, AFTERMATH takes a hard look at how far humans will go to survive. And it isn’t pretty.
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
Though they won't win any prizes for originality, writer Christian McDonald and director Peter Engert have fashioned a fairly involving, slow boil of a thriller that's as eerie as it is grim.Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times, 07.17.2014
The apocalypse is no fun for anyone, but the dreariest possible scenario probably entails being stuck in a house without a functioning toilet and with nine of the dullest people left alive.Inkoo Kang, Village Voice, 07.15.2014
Essentially, we're watching dead people refuse to lie down, yet the acting isn't terrible, and Scott Winig's photography is satisfyingly bleak and grimy.Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times, 07.17.2014
An often tedious but clammily atmospheric end-of-the-world thriller set in the wake of a nuclear holocaust.Justin Chang, Variety, 07.20.2014