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For our special apocalypse-themed issue—on newsstands this week—we compiled what we’re billing as “the Ultimate Apocalyst”: We based our very scientific rankings on a master list of 200-plus apocalypse-themed films from Rotten Tomatoes, IMDb, and our own reviews. We converted our grades and IMDb user ratings to a 100-point scale, added them to the Rotten Tomatoes rating (as of June 23, 2014), and voilà, created an overall score. Here are the results.

For more on apocalyptic movies, including exclusive images from Mad Max: Fury Road, pick up the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, on stands Friday.