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 suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting, intense and tense films and TV shows about / with evacuation, catastrophe, disaster, danger, death, survival, natural disaster, race against time, chase and explosion plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
evacuation movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as evacuation: Dunkirk (2017), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Hard Rain (1998), 2012 (2009), Deep Impact (1998), I Am Legend (2007), Post Impact (2004), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Ice (2011), Rampage (2018).

List of evacuation movies

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: epic, atmospheric, dramatic, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: world war two, survival, military, war, evacuation, soldier, army, rescue mission, military officer, air attack, battlefield, bravery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, middle ages, 20th century
Place: france, england, english channel, dunkirk, united kingdom ...
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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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, apocalypse, post apocalypse, catastrophe, end of the world, climate change, global warming, scientist, environmental, stranded, tsunami ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, washington d.c., antarctica, california ...
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Hard Rain (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Japan, Germany
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: suspense, intense, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, evacuation, small town, heist, natural disaster, flood, money, rain, chase, justice, redemption, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: indiana, new orleans, california
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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, futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, natural disaster, catastrophe, tsunami, forces of nature, humanity in peril, race against time, human existence, vestiges of humanity, survival ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, near future, year 2010 ...
Place: las vegas, los angeles, british columbia, mount everest, usa ...
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Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: suspense, futuristic, touching, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, catastrophe, disaster, nasa, evacuation, astronaut, extinction, save the world, life & death, president, comet ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., tucson arizona, virginia, langley virginia, manhattan new york city ...
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I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, 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: scary, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, virus, supernatural, distopia, infected, plague, quarantine, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
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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, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ice age, evacuation, satellite, disaster, survival, insubordination, rescue, heroic mission, chaos, adventure, save the day, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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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: exciting, inspirational, tense, realistic, factual ...
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, rescue, courage, oil rig, oil, sea, trapped, heroism, evacuation ...
Time: 70s, 2010s, year 2010, 21st century
Place: california, boston, louisiana
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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
Plot: ecological disaster, climate change, evacuation, forces of nature, disaster, global warming, survival, escapades, storm, chaos and mayhem, iceberg, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: greenland, antarctica
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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: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching, funny ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, gorilla, animal attack, giant animal, mutation, destruction, creature, rescue, monster versus monster, giant creature, transformation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san diego california, chicago illinois, missouri, illinois, florida ...
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The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, light, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, sea monster, giant creature, giant animal, survival, killer shark, ocean, giant, giant monster, prehistoric animal, doctor, animal attack ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: usa, shanghai, thailand, pacific ocean, asia ...
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Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, thought provoking, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: childhood, alien, monster, small town, ufo, young heroes, friendship, adventure, youth, creature, coming of age, investigation ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, future, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: ohio, usa
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, end of the world, alien, space and aliens, survival, evil alien, invasion, disaster, first contact, destruction, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, south america, australia ...
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Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A father struggles to keep his infant daughter alive in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: natural disaster, hurricane katrina, father, hurricane, newborn baby, evacuation, survival, race against time, exhaustion, childbirth, babies and infants, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa
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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, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: evacuation, elderly, forceful separation, life is a bitch, family life, family relations, nuclear threat, couples, forces of nature, parents and children, moral dilemma, couple relations ...
Place: japan, asia
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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: realistic, suspense, serious, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: fighting the system, russian, injustice, apartment building, violence, rebellion, courage, society, corruption, small town, tragedy, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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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: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, bleak
Plot: evacuation, youth, world war two, coming of age, teenage life, wartime life, life is a bitch, escapades, forceful separation, family relations, friendship, family ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: wales, london, england
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Only the Brave (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: exciting, dramatic, emotional, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, heroism, firefighter, tragedy, rescue, friends, fire, partners, bravery, loss of loved one, fire department ...
Time: year 2007, 21st century, year 2013, 2010s, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
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Your Name. (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama
Plot: time travel, body swapping, romance, love, girl, beautiful scenery, school, schoolgirl, boy, destiny, friendship, memory loss ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sentimental, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: love, titanic, disaster, romance, love story, ship, forbidden love, love and romance, survival, shipwreck, tragic love, ocean ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, year 1912, 50s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, new york, england
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Style: breathtaking, captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: alien, ufo, first contact, alien abduction, alien contact, space and aliens, spacecraft, outer space, technology, benign alien, flying saucer, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, mongolia, india, wyoming, ohio ...
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Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, sea monster, giant monster, ocean, creature, giant creature, animal attack, fear, survival, earthquake, water, sea creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pacific ocean
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The Wave (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the fact that mountain party Åkneset, located in the Geiranger fjord in Norway, one day will race out and create a violent tsunami of over 80 meters that will crush everything in its path before it hits land in Geiranger. A geologist gets ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, disaster, tsunami, survival, landslide, family, evacuation, geologist, paranoid, dysfunctional family, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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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, suspense, serious, psychological, intense ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, epidemic, save the world, psychiatrist, virus, invasion, infected, survival, female protagonist, transformation, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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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: serious, realistic, bleak, touching, gloomy
Plot: nuclear power plant, evacuation, radiation, dealing with death, small town, accident, radiation poisoning, dead animal, wedding party, firefighter, female nudity, ukrainian ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986
Place: ukraine
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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Adventure, 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: futuristic, atmospheric, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: ufo, end of the world, alien contact, alien, evil alien, first contact, alien encounter, giant robots, environmentalism, alien invasion, robot, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, egypt, antarctica, washington d.c., new jersey ...
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Tears of the Sun (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their ...
Style: serious, suspense, compassionate, factual, political ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, jungle, soldier, civil war, navy seal, rescue mission, army, brutality, gunfight, commando, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nigeria, africa, iraq, hawaii
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Crawl (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While struggling to save her father during a Category 5 hurricane, a young woman finds herself trapped inside a flooding house and fighting for her life against Florida’s most savage and feared predators.
Style: suspense, scary, psychotronic, slasher, suspenseful ...
Plot: animal attack, survival, flood, trapped, alligator, disaster, hurricane, natural disaster, survival horror, tsunami, predator, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida
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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: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic ...
Plot: natural disaster, hurricane, heist, tornado, disaster, tsunami, evacuation, twister, betrayal, conspiracy, robbery, destruction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: usa, alabama
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The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, survival, disaster, skyscraper, natural disaster, rescue, firefighter, race against time, fire, architect, tragic event, elevator ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
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