Giant wave movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant giant wave movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, psychotronic and stylized films and TV shows about / with giant wave, catastrophe, disaster, danger, chase, natural disaster, explosion, death, race against time and ship plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as giant wave: Tidal Wave (2009), Poseidon (2006), Killer Wave (2007), San Andreas (2015), Deep Impact (1998), Geostorm (2017), Titanic II (2010), Gorath (1962), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Deep Water (2000).

List of giant wave movies

Tidal Wave (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, apocalyptic ...
Plot: tsunami, disaster, lifeguard, giant wave, forces of nature, demolished city, catastrophe, natural disaster, race against time, post apocalypse, death of mother, survival ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, busan, south korea, asia
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Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, apocalyptic, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ship, catastrophe, ocean, shipwreck, cruise ship, trapped, ocean liner, drowning, forces of nature ...
Time: year 2006, 2000s, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
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Killer Wave (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive tsunami type. Scientist and fiction author John McAdams attends ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, rescue, on the run, save the day, undercover, save the world, investigation, race against time, forces of nature, conspiracy, natural disaster, survival ...
Time: 21st century
Place: maine
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San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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: exciting, suspenseful, absurd, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, natural disaster, survival, forces of nature, earthquake, happy ending, tsunami, father daughter relationship, daring rescue, suspense, divorce ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, los angeles, usa, nevada
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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: touching, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, catastrophe, suspense, nasa, apocalypse, extinction, save the world, president, survival, life & death ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, washington d.c., virginia, tucson arizona, langley virginia ...
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Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: apocalyptic, psychotronic, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: apocalypse, catastrophe, disaster, end of the world, storm, humanity in peril, tsunami, hurricane, climate change, space, tornado, ecological disaster ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, year 2019
Place: hong kong, afghanistan, orlando florida, shanghai, new york ...
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Titanic II (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the 100th anniversary of the original voyage, a modern luxury liner christened "Titanic 2," follows the path of its namesake. But when a tsunami hurls an ice berg into the new ship's path, the passengers and crew must fight to ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, retro, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea, ship, disaster, survival, forces of nature, sinking ship, race against time, escapades, titanic, chaos and mayhem, drowning, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
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Gorath (1962)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1980, a giant planetoid named Gorath is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. Even though it is smaller than Earth, its mass is huge enough to crush the Earth and destroy it. A mission sent to observe Gorath is destroyed after all ...
Style: daikaiju, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: kaiju, giant monster, monster, spacecraft, disaster, godzilla, planet, walrus, flood, spacesuit, dinosaur, space ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 70s
Place: japan, south pole, antarctica, tokyo, asia
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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, serious, harsh ...
Plot: ancient egypt, religion, god, jewish, old testament, christian, christianity, bible, ancient history, moses, slavery, judaism ...
Time: ancient times, biblical epic, middle ages, 14th century
Place: egypt, holy land, israel, middle east, xian
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Deep Water (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hotshot Navy special ops guys get assigned to take a cruise to keep an eye on a VIP's daughter. Once the voyage is under way, somehow a nuke A) gets lost in the vicinity, and goes off. The resulting tidal wave capsizes the cruise ship, and its ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: cruise ship, ghost ship, sinking ship, survival, hostage, one against many, conspiracy, kidnapping, suspense, terrorist group, fight, ocean ...
Time: 2000s, 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california, pentagon
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Aftershock (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mayhem and death follow when an earthquake traps a group of tourists in a Chilean town.
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disaster, earthquake, forces of nature, survival, chaos, escapades, violence spree, suspense, natural disaster, brutality, violence, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: scenic, exciting, inspirational, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, adult
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, whale, sea, boat, disaster, starvation, shipwreck, man versus nature, dangerous animal, castaway ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, middle ages, georgian era ...
Place: new england, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america, massachusetts
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Point Break (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send ...
Style: exciting, intense, surprise ending, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: manly, kids, boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, extreme sport, special agents, gang, surfer, extreme sports, surfing, gangsters, undercover, robbery, fbi, suspense ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hawaii, australia ...
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Monster Island (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Gigantic monsters threaten to destroy everything in their path as mankind remains defenseless
Style: psychotronic, tense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: kaiju, disaster, human versus monster, sea captain, giant monster, sea monster, creature, monster, monster versus monster, chaos and mayhem, save the world, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, disaster, ocean, courage, shipwreck, forces of nature, storm at sea, coast guard, daring rescue, catastrophe, sinking ship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa
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Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, entertaining, epic, psychotronic, colourful ...
Audience: kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: superhero, super powers, atlantis, princess, ocean, creature, supernatural power, power, muscleman, warrior, half breed, heroes ...
Time: year 1985, 2010s, 90s, 80s
Place: maine, sahara, boston, sicily, atlantic ocean ...
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, anime ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, steampunk, princess, treasure hunt, expedition, adventurer, atlantis, ancient civilization, fantasy world, ancient mystery, monster, museum ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: atlantic ocean, washington d.c., iceland
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Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: futuristic, mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: space, time travel, space travel, father daughter relationship, nasa, astronaut, distopia, survival, scientist, space station, end of the world, apocalypse ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: los angeles, colorado
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The Last Wave (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: White Australian lawyer David Burton agrees with reluctance to defend a group of aborigines charged with murdering one of their own. He suspects the victim was targeted for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. ...
Style: enigmatic, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: lawyer, murder, native american, end of the world, nightmare, disaster, aborigine, distopia, fantasy world, apocalypse, catastrophe, cosmic horror ...
Time: future, 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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The Abyss (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: ocean, ufo, first contact, submarine, alien, sea, disaster, catastrophe, survival, heroic mission, space and aliens, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
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Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, entertaining, parody, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, human versus alien, end of the world, space, disaster, military, alien civilization, space battle, independence day, chinawoman, ufo ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, atlantic ocean, africa ...
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White Squall (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, manly, kids, teen drama
Plot: sailing, ocean, survival, coming of age, disaster, friendship, storm at sea, teacher, boat, suspense, catastrophe, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: jamaica, west indies, florida, south america, cuba ...
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Moonfall (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious force knocks the moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it.
Style: tense, suspenseful, mysterious, psychotronic, captivating ...
Plot: disaster, moon, apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, space exploration, friendship, space and aliens, space, survival, space travel, meteor shower ...
Time: year 2011, year 1969, year 2012, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, houston texas, california, colorado ...
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The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: martial arts, destiny, supernatural, supernatural ability, friendship, master warrior, young heroes, youth, good versus evil, chosen one, heroic mission, superhero ...
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Die Another Day (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Bond takes on a North Korean leader who undergoes DNA replacement procedures that allow him to assume different identities. American agent, Jinx Johnson assists Bond in his attempt to thwart the villain's plans to exploit a satellite that is ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, clever, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, james bond, british secret service, 007, twists and turns, cia, helicopter, secret service agent, car, sword fight, terrorism ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: north korea, iceland, london, hong kong, asia ...
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Surf's Up (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are and he must learn to accept that their is more to surfing than fame and ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, inspirational, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: surfing, sport, talking animals, animals, penguins, competition, sea, friendship, catastrophe, island, world champion, athlete's life ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: antarctica, hawaii, california, fictional island
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The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, absurd, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, alien, post apocalypse, end of the world, invasion, survival, virus, distopia, twists and turns, obsessive quest, youth ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa, new york, tower bridge london, london ...
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Point Break (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sport, Thriller
Country: China, Germany, USA, Austria, Italy, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young undercover FBI agent infiltrates a gang of thieves who share a common interest in extreme sports. A remake of the 1991 film, "Point Break".
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, extreme sports, surfing, bank robbery, skydiving, rescue, fbi, chase, sport, redemption, working undercover, friendship ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean, california, italy, usa, mumbai india ...
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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: exciting, epic, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, ancient history, roman empire, arena, volcanic eruption, chaos, slave, roman, catastrophe, save the lady, slavery ...
Time: 1st century, middle ages, 70s, 50s
Place: pompeii, italy, rome italy, britain, london
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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
Style: entertaining, feel good, exciting, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: jungle, island, lost city, atlantis, fantasy world, expedition, legends and myths, beautiful scenery, lost world, gold, teenager, chase ...
Time: 2010s, 19th century
Place: hawaii, fictional island
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