Natural disaster movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant natural disaster movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, intense and bad ending films and TV shows about / with natural disaster, danger, mentor, catastrophe, death, survival, dialogue, first contact, chase and destiny plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as natural disaster: The Impossible (2012), Granite Mountain (2017), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Twister (1996), Dante's Peak (1997), Deep Impact (1998), Jurassic Park (1993), Noah (2014), The Wave (2015), The Land Before Time (1988).

List of natural disaster movies

 7.6
 175K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, 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: suspense, realistic, touching, heartbreaking, captivating ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, courage, family in danger, forces of nature, fear, tragic event, parents and children, tragedy, survivor, separation from family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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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: exciting, based on true events, tense, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, heroism, friends, danger, evacuation, forest fire, partners, bravery, mentor, rescue, tragedy, firemen ...
Time: year 2007, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, arizona
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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, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, scientist, global warming, natural disaster, vestiges of humanity, catastrophe, evacuation, climate change, survival, forces of nature, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
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 6.3
 161K
Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: natural disaster, tornado, divorce, hurricane, forces of nature, race against time, escapades, chases and races, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, peril, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1969, 1990s, 1960s
Place: oklahoma
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 5.9
 73K
Dante's Peak (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: small town, catastrophe, natural disaster, mayor, volcano, rescue, scientist, volcanic eruption, forces of nature, adventure, danger, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine
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 6.2
 150K
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, tsunami, natural disaster, astronomer, end of the world, astronaut, comet, race against time, self sacrifice, save the world, evacuation, extinction ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, washington d.c., tucson arizona, langley virginia, manhattan new york city
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 8.1
 771K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, island, survival, fantasy world, theme park, adventure, team, natural disaster, dangerous animal, scientist, tyrannosaurus rex, triceratops ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: costa rica, mine
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 5.8
 227K
Noah (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.
Style: captivating, exciting, biblical, epic, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, survival, christianity, human nature, god or devil, belief, moral dilemma, ship, natural disaster, redemption, chaos ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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 6.7
 26K
The Wave (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
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, intense, suspense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, bomb shelter, tsunami, underwater, geologist, evacuation, hotel, mountain, catastrophe, family, survival, family drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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The Land Before Time (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 69 min.
Story: An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, ...
Style: touching, feel good, colourful, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, adventure, natural disaster, survival, tyrannosaurus rex, earthquake, animal life, family, danger, babies and infants, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, pirate, adventure, partners, iceberg, natural disaster, friendship, getting home, ice age, ship, father daughter relationship, pirate ship ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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 7.8
 467K
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, gloomy, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, island, isolation, loneliness, human spirit, courage, desert island, adventure, air disaster, suicide attempt, hopes, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 5.5
 99K
Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
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, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: roman empire, slavery, forces of nature, save the lady, adventure, danger, race against time, ruler, forbidden love, chaos, gladiator, volcanic eruption ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, britain, dungeon
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 7.1
 176K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: dramatic, realistic, suspenseful, tense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, death, forces of nature, against the odds, adventure, climbing, adventurer, stranded, tragedy, death of protagonist, natural disaster ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, asia, himalaya, texas, nepal
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 5.9
 12K
Earthquake (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, natural disaster, motorcycle, danger, chaos, architect, child in peril, explosion, national guard, fire, daredevil, alcoholic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.0
 185K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, tense, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, plague, survival, supernatural, family in danger, danger, on the run, chaos and mayhem, suicide, first contact, deadly virus, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, philadelphia, nebraska, paris france ...
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 1.9
 82K
Disaster Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In DISASTER MOVIE, the filmmaking team behind the hits "Scary Movie," "Date Movie," "Epic Movie" and "Meet The Spartans" this time puts its unique, inimitable stamp on one of the biggest and most bloated movie ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, awful, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, natural disaster, chaos, violence, heroes, forces of nature, crimes, save the day, escapades, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, daring rescue, courage, adventure, rescue mission, coast guard, sinking ship, ocean, escapades, danger, boat, natural disaster ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
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 5.8
 325K
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: suspenseful, exciting, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, end of the world, foreknowledge, survival, evacuation, catastrophe, forces of nature, human existence, chaos, air disaster, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, year 2009, 2010s ...
Place: tibet, big ben london, rome italy, india, pasadena california ...
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 6.1
 185K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, survival, danger, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, adventure, catastrophe, earthquake, lone hero, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
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 4.8
 10K
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, suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chaos, survival, danger, earthquake, deadly, forces of nature, violence spree, tsunami, rape, drugs/alcohol, gory, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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 5.2
 89K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, danger, obsessive quest, adventure, survival, mysterious character, teenage life, military, alien invasion, end of the world, youth, genocide ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, bangkok thailand, ohio
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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: factual, emotional, compassionate, intense, exciting ...
Plot: trapped, rescue, oil rig, explosion, survival, courage, sea, post traumatic stress disorder, self mutilation, employee employee relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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 6.8
 4K
Flight Crew (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, Cambodia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A story about bravery, self-sacrifice and human dignity put on trial by the merciless power of nature. A young pilot is fired from military air force after disobeying an absurd order. He gets a job as a co-pilot with a civil airline. Being brutally ...
Style: dramatic, biting, sentimental, disturbing, suspense
Plot: aviation, airplane, risk, heroism, colleague colleague relationship, rescue mission, mentor protege relationship, natural disaster, daring rescue, love affair, coworker relationship, beefcake ...
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10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, natural disaster, survival, heroic mission, adventure, chases and races, forces of nature, rescue, apocalypse, heroes, deadly, demolished city ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, maryland, washington d.c., south dakota ...
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 6.5
 26K
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: hurricane katrina, hurricane, natural disaster, father, forces of nature, child birth, parents and children, family relations, drugs/alcohol, survival, danger, babies and infants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2005
Place: usa, new orleans
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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, harsh, exciting ...
Plot: christianity, destiny, ancient egypt, old testament, bible, miraculous event, religions or cults, god, christian, religion, society, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, secret identity, transformation, double life, reporter, self sacrifice, invulnerability, good versus evil, master villain, destruction, world domination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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 5.6
 20K
New in Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, love and romance, fish out of water, opposites attract, vegetarian, factory worker, misfit, fall in love, moral dilemma, social relations, business executive, labor union ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey, california
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 5.2
 91K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, biblical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, angel, save the world, good versus evil, demons, survival, desert, pregnancy, heroic mission, chaos, supernatural, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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