Evacuation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant evacuation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, realistic and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with evacuation, catastrophe, danger, death, chaos, escapades, survival, race against time, explosion and heroes plots mostly in Drama, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
evacuation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as evacuation: The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), The Land of Hope (2012), I Am Legend (2007), Carrie's War (2004), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), 2012 (2009), The Fool (2014), Dunkirk (2017), Granite Mountain (2017), Land of Oblivion (2011).

List of evacuation movies

The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien contact, evacuation, ultimatum, evil alien, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, alien encounter, race against time, worldwide chaos, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, new york, australia, manhattan new york city, virginia ...
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The Land of Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Taiwan, UK, Germany
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An old couple, their only son, the son's wife, a young man and his lover live peacefully in a village. Then, a terrifying earthquake strikes that causes a nearby nuclear station to explode. The residents must evacuate, but the family lives on a ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: evacuation, earthquake, elderly, life is a bitch, forceful separation, family life, family relations, nuclear threat, couples, danger, moral dilemma, parents and children ...
Place: japan, asia
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I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, plague, loneliness, future dystopia, isolation, experiment, heroes, deadly creature, quarantine ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
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Carrie's War (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carrie's War is an adaptation of a 1973 children's novel by Nina Bawden, set during the Second World War and following two evacuees, Carrie and her younger brother Nick.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, bleak
Plot: evacuation, world war two, life is a bitch, teenage life, wartime life, escapades, forceful separation, youth, family, family relations, friendship, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: wales, england, london
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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: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, global warming, tsunami, scientist, post apocalyptic, chaos, forces of nature, climate change, evacuation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: antarctica, los angeles, usa, new york, new delhi ...
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2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, forces of nature, human existence, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, destruction, evacuation, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, 2010s, year 2012 ...
Place: pasadena california, tibet, china, rome italy, washington d.c. ...
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The Fool (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.
Style: suspense, bleak, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, society, moral dilemma, violence, corruption, rebellion, small town, evacuation, courage, apartment building, tragedy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, dramatic, suspense, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: world war two, british history, wartime, war, survival, rescue mission, british army, evacuation, warship, soldier, rescue, surrounded ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 20th century
Place: europe, france, english channel, england, flanders
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Granite Mountain (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.
Style: based on true events, exciting, tense, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, firemen, heroism, fire, friends, danger, evacuation, firefighter, tragedy, partners, bravery ...
Time: 21st century, year 2007, 2000s, 2010s, year 2013
Place: usa, arizona
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Land of Oblivion (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Ukraine, Poland, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tchernobyl, 1986, a few hours before the disaster. Piotr and Anya's wedding is interrupted by a fire at the power station.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: evacuation, radiation, small town, dealing with death, nuclear power plant, accident, tour guide, wedding party, radiation poisoning, dead animal, firefighter, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1986
Place: ukraine
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Sharknado (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A freak hurricane hits Los Angeles, causing man-eating sharks to be scooped up in tornadoes and flooding the city with shark-infested seawater. Surfer and bar-owner Fin sets out with his friends Baz and Nova to rescue his estranged wife April and ...
Style: suspenseful, absurd, scary, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: shark, flood, storm, beach, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, family in danger, gory, danger, evacuation, tornado, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
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40 Days and Nights (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evacuation, survival, save the day, race against time, danger, chaos, apocalypse, forces of nature, mass destruction, disaster film, scientist, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, rescue, danger, evacuation, race against time, soldier, daring rescue, save the world, government agency, atomic bomb, martial arts, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, washington d.c. ...
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Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, China, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: True story of Norman Bethune, a medical doctor who fought for justice in China during Mao's rise to power.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, epic, exciting ...
Plot: fascism, evacuation, military, politics, human spirit, rebellion, hopes, idealism, revolution, injustice, media, doctor ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, pre world war two
Place: china, spain, asia, madrid, montreal ...
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Ice (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 184 min.
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Story: It is 2020. Findings by environmental scientist Professor Thom Archer suggest that Halo, the corporate energy company drilling on the Greenland Glacier are causing it to melt. Archer's warnings are ignored, so he heads to the Arctic to find ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, disaster movie
Plot: global warming, climate change, ecological disaster, catastrophe, evacuation, escapades, danger, forces of nature, chaos, iceberg, chaos and mayhem, survival ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: greenland, antarctica
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Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, nasa, astronaut, catastrophe, save the world, extinction, self sacrifice, life & death, astronomer, tsunami, evacuation ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: tucson arizona, paris france, langley virginia, new york, washington d.c. ...
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Post Impact (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meteor Bay-Leder 7 struck earth on October 18th, 2012. Causing earthquakes, tidal waves, and a dust cloud that soon covered most of the Northern hemisphere, it changed the face of our planet forever.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, ice age, insubordination, evacuation, survival, heroic mission, rescue, danger, save the day, adventure, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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Coup de grâce (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A countess loves her brother's Prussian-officer friend in the 1919 Baltic area.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, revolution, soldier, betrayal, evacuation, tragic love, tragic hero, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, couple relations, political unrest ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe, prussia, siberia, warsaw poland ...
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The King's Choice (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: On 9 April 1940, German soldiers arrive in the city of Oslo. The King of Norway faces a choice that will change his country forever. The King's Choice is a story about the three most dramatic days in Norway's history, the royal ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: king, democracy, royal family, invasion, wehrmacht, evacuation, father son relationship, world war two, grandfather grandson relationship, prime minister, parliament, crown prince ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: norway, oslo norway
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Of Gods and Men (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, captivating, meditative, atmospheric ...
Plot: monk, terrorism, clergy, monastery, hostage, faith, execution, muslim, peace, evacuation, political unrest, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1996
Place: algeria, palestine, france
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Hard Rain (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Denmark, France, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Get swept up in the action as an armored car driver (Christian Slater) tries to elude a gang of thieves (led by Morgan Freeman) while a flood ravages the countryside. Hard Rain is "a wild, thrilling, chilling action ride" filled with close ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, evacuation, crime, crimes, dishonesty, armored car, chase, danger, catastrophe, heist, disaster film, money ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, california
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Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, touching, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, gorilla, mutation, creature feature, giant monster, destruction, giant animal, wolf, fear, rescue, rage, animal attack ...
Time: quarry, 2010s
Place: colorado, illinois, wyoming, missouri, florida ...
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Raging Inferno (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fire breaks out in the Berlin Fernsehturm (Radio Tower) trapping several people in the restaurant and observation deck at the top. A team of firefighters, including a disgraced former member, rush to the rescue as chaos erupts among the trapped.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fire, survival, evacuation, daring rescue, adventure, race against time, heroes, danger, confined, restaurant, skyscraper, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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How I Live Now (2013)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: danger, teenage life, teenage love, getting home, survival, youth, longing, lovers apart, post apocalypse, family reunited, terrorist, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: england, northern england, london, scotland
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The Stone Raft (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Portugal, Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An inexplicable crack in the Pyrenees Mountains provokes excitement and scientific curiosity. As the geological fracture deepens and widens, the European community begins to disassociate itself from the calamity, and panic ensues among tourists and ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, dark humor, surreal, contemplative ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, political unrest, save the world, evacuation, on the road, supernatural, chaos, adventure, heroes, danger, collision, ocean or sea ...
Place: spain, europe, portugal
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Arctic Blast (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, global warming, save the world, survival, forces of nature, ecological disaster, ice age, evacuation, chaos, extinction, danger, contingency plan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, usa
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Beaufort (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 131 min.
Story: BEAUFORT tells the story of LIRAZ LIBERTI, the 22 year-old outpost commander, and his troops in the months before Israel pulled out of Lebanon. This is not a story of war, but of retreat. This is a story with no enemy, only an amorphous entity that ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: military, soldier, military life, confined, danger, evacuation, military base, war, battle zone, militia, anti war, violence ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 80s
Place: lebanon, middle east, israel
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Inferno (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fire chief (Gunn) is investigating the cause of a string of blazes that threaten to destroy her small town, while at the same time dealing with her teen daughter's rebelliousness.
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: heroes, police investigation, save the day, rescue, family relations, rebelliousness, parents and children, evacuation, race against time, escapades, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unexplained, local split in the atmosphere causes a series of total unpredictable, yet devastating tornadoes. Rookie fireman Brian Flynn gets trapped in the underground sewage with his girlfriend, deputy mayor James 'Jim' Lawrence and ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: weatherman, global warming, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, nasa, ecological disaster, save the day, heroes, danger, race against time, evacuation, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Plot: virus, save the world, alien, danger, psychiatrist, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, quarantine, survival ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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