Disaster film movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant disaster film movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie, suspense and realistic films and TV shows about / with disaster film, catastrophe, danger, race against time, survival, helicopter, escapades, forces of nature, natural disaster and chases and races plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as disaster film: The Impossible (2012), Geostorm (2017), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Greenland (2020), San Andreas (2015), Flood (2007), Earthquake 10.5 (2004), Knowing (2009), Twister (1996), Volcano (1997).

List of disaster film movies

 7.6
 202K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, family in danger, catastrophe, courage, disaster film, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 5.3
 95K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, apocalyptic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: end of the world, storm, apocalypse, catastrophe, tsunami, disaster film, hurricane, climate change, humanity in peril, global warming, weather manipulation, conspiracy ...
Time: future, near future, year 2019
Place: madrid, washington d.c., shanghai china, afghanistan, paris france ...
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The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, disaster movie, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, end of the world, natural disaster, scientist, tsunami, forces of nature, evacuation, disaster film, global warming, post apocalyptic, climate change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, antarctica, usa, new delhi ...
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 6.4
 63K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, serious ...
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, comet, end of the world, disaster film, bunker, survival, diabetic, catastrophe, kidnapping, vestiges of humanity, robbery ...
Time: 2020s
Place: greenland, paris france, florida, atlanta georgia, sydney australia ...
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 6.1
 214K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, adventure, earthquake, forces of nature, survival, disaster film, tsunami, danger, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
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 4.8
 6K
Flood (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, tornado, rescue, race against time, catastrophe, survival, save the day, secret agents, adventure, danger, apocalypse, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, europe, england, big ben london
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Earthquake 10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, survival, save the day, danger, adventure, race against time, government agency, heroic mission, forces of nature, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., california, usa
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 6.2
 221K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia, China
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, foreknowledge, prophecy, prediction, chases and races, code, supernatural, catastrophe, scientist, professor, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001, year 2009, 20th century ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new york
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 6.4
 177K
Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, tornado, storm, weatherman, divorce, disaster film, hurricane, truck, forces of nature, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1969, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: oklahoma
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 5.5
 72K
Volcano (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, catastrophe, forces of nature, race against time, lava, disaster film, subway, save the day, adventure, heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills, iceland ...
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Christmas Icetastrophe (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This Christmas, a super frozen object is going to slam into the Earth. In the middle of a small town, and very quickly, dreams of a "White Christmas" will turn into a FROZEN NIGHTMARE.
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, disaster movie
Plot: disaster film, meteorite, frozen, catastrophe, evacuation, panic, small town, frozen alive, dynamite, helicopter crash, helicopter, frozen body ...
Place: usa
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspense, realistic, tense ...
Plot: natural disaster, courage, oil rig, rescue, trapped, explosion, survival, catastrophe, sea, disaster film, oil, greed ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010, 21st century, 70s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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 5.6
 4K
Tidal Wave (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Man-sik and Yeon-hee, are unsure as to whether they can overcome past wounds and continue being a couple. Dr. Kim, who cautions against a possible mega-tsunami at Haeundae, collapses in agony springing from an unexpected turn-up of his daughter and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, disaster movie ...
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, disaster film, forces of nature, giant wave, tidal wave, race against time, danger, demolished city, single father, lifeguard, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, busan
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The Hurricane Heist (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.
Style: disaster movie, psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: hurricane, disaster film, heist, natural disaster, weather, conspiracy, betrayal, destruction, criminal, paranoia, danger, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, year 1992, 2010s ...
Place: usa, alabama
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 5.5
 107K
Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a ...
Style: epic, exciting, disaster movie, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: roman empire, natural disaster, roman, gladiator, adventure, catastrophe, arena, save the lady, slave, volcanic eruption, chaos, forces of nature ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: pompeii, italy, britain, london, rome italy
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 3.1
 2K
MegaFault (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crack in the world has started... we have 24 hours to stop it.
Style: bleak, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, danger, race against time, forces of nature, destruction, adventure, apocalypse, chaos, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 4.7
 1K
Tornado! (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accountant sent to produce an evaluation of a tornado research project, and the scientist running the project pursue tornadoes and each other.
Style: realistic, serious, experimental, suspenseful, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tornado, disaster film, research, catastrophe, storm, on the road, forces of nature, escapades, chases and races, race against time, adventure, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster film, power outage, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, save the world, journalism, danger, adventure, race against time, chaos, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, chicago illinois, usa
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Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: New York, the city that never sleeps, is trapped in a nightmare of horror and destruction when a massive earthquake rocks the unsuspecting city. Countless lives are lost, families are torn apart, and chaos runs rampant as the mayor and former Fire ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disaster movie
Plot: catastrophe, disaster film, urban, rock, hospital, tragedy, earthquake, starting over, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, city life, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: disaster film, catastrophe, volcano, skiing, chaos, evacuation, resort, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Super Cyclone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a super cyclone threatens the entire American eastern seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: tornado, disaster film, forces of nature, danger, heroes, race against time, adventure, evacuation, escapades, chases and races, catastrophe, lava ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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San Andreas Quake (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a discredited L.A. Seismologist warns of an impending 12.7 earthquake, no one takes her seriously. Now on her own, she races desperately to get her family to safety before the earthquake breaks Los Angeles apart from the mainland.
Style: disaster movie, intense, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, family, destruction, building collapse, adventure, natural disaster, race against time, chaos and mayhem, survival, danger, machismo ...
Place: usa, los angeles
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Magma: Volcanic Disaster (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a volcano expert becomes convinced that a cataclysmic natural disaster is about to unfold, a volcanologist Professor John Shepherd and his graduate students believes that recent unexplainable volcanic activity as all of the volcanoes in the ...
Plot: disaster film, volcanic eruption, lava, geologist, volcano, burned alive, mine, failed marriage, sea, wheelchair, submarine, suicide ...
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500 MPH Storm (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When an energy experiment goes haywire, a rash of massive hurricanes rips across North America. A high school science teacher must get his family to safety before the hurricanes merge, creating a "hypercane" with the power to wipe the US ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: disaster film, experiment, hurricane, scientist, nuclear reactor, tornado, storm, military, destruction, mass destruction, balloon, forest fire ...
Place: usa
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On Hostile Ground (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A geologist (John Corbett) investigates a sinkhole under New Orleans that might engulf the city during Mardi Gras.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: disaster film, geologist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, evacuation, mardi gras, catastrophe, sinkhole, riot, parade, police, flashlight, violinist ...
Place: new orleans
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 4.2
 1K
Ice Quake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As the permafrost melts in Alaska, underground rivers of volatile liquid methane form which sets off a series of devastating earthquakes. Forced apart by this violent occurrence, one family must find each other during the holidays and work to stop ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, avalanche, winter, earthquake, save the world, survival, danger, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, deadly, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
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 5.5
 94K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK, Italy, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, save the world, worldwide chaos, danger, disaster film, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, contingency plan, extinction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, london, san francisco, u.s. capitol building, rome italy ...
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 4.1
 634
Storm Cell (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A brother and sister are torn apart when their parents die tragically in a tornado. While he moves to Seattle to be away from the memory, she devotes her life to studying storms and weather patterns. When she discovers the threat of a powerful ...
Style: exciting, disaster movie, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hurricane, disaster film, forces of nature, race against time, adventure, danger, escapades, tornado, rape, storm, save the day, fleeing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 6.7
 284K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: epidemic, virus, plague, pandemic, infected, quarantine, scientist, fate of humanity, infection, deadly virus, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: asia, usa, san francisco, london, hong kong ...
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 6.2
 3K
Ashfall (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Stagnant since 1903, at an elevation of 9000', a volcano erupts on the mythical and majestic Baekdu Mountain.
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, volcano, pregnant wife, catastrophe, destruction, save the day, daring rescue, heroic mission, forces of nature, military, escapades ...
Place: north korea, south korea, korea
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