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The list contains the best, new and most relevant natural disaster movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, intense and idiotic films and TV shows about / with natural disaster, catastrophe, dialogue, danger, survival, death, first contact, chase, destiny and family plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as natural disaster: The Impossible (2012), Poseidon (2006), Noah (2014), Jurassic Park (1993), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Everest (2015), Flight Crew (2016), The 5th Wave (2016), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Virus (1999).
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Jurassic Park
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
127 min.
 8.1
Everest
Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport, Thriller
UK, USA, Iceland
121 min.
 7.1
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The Space Between Us
Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
USA
120 min.
 6.4
War for the Planet of the Apes
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, Canada, New Zealand
140 min.
 7.5

List of natural disaster movies

 7.6
 168K
The Impossible
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: touching, suspense, realistic, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Plot: survival, natural disaster, tsunami, family bonds, family, courage, tragedy, family in danger, tragic event, hospital, chaos and mayhem, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 5.6
 89K
Poseidon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, suspense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, ship, natural disaster, adventure, death, daring rescue, drowning, catastrophe, forces of nature, giant wave, ocean, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
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 5.8
 221K
Noah
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: biblical, exciting, captivating, suspense, apocalyptic ...
Plot: religion, survival, apocalypse, redemption, christianity, end of the world, god, natural disaster, adventure, forces of nature, life & death, moral dilemma ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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 8.1
 736K
Jurassic Park
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, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, theme park, chase, genetics, natural disaster, fantasy world, science, animal attack, children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: costa rica
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The Day After Tomorrow
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: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: environmental, survival, climate change, natural disaster, scientist, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, stranded, demolished city, global warming, father son relationship, library ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: new york, los angeles, antarctica, usa, latin america ...
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 7.1
 172K
Everest
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Sport, 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: based on true events, realistic, dramatic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mountain climbing, survival, stranded, climbing, beautiful scenery, tragedy, adventure, death, death of protagonist, adventurer, forces of nature, life & death ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mount everest, asia, himalaya, nepal, texas
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 6.9
 3K
Flight Crew
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, sentimental, disturbing, biting, suspense
Plot: aviation, colleague colleague relationship, heroism, rescue mission, natural disaster, mentor protege relationship, airplane, risk, rescue team, father-son relationship, social relations, daring rescue ...
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 5.2
 85K
The 5th Wave
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, end of the world, alien, genocide, chase, apocalypse, military, humanity, obsessive quest, virus, brainwashing, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, bangkok thailand, ohio
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Journey to the Center of the Earth
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, chase, dinosaur, obsessive quest, jungle, adventurer, natural disaster, kids and family, danger, expedition, research, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, prehistoric, 19th century
Place: mine, iceland, europe, italy
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Exodus: Gods and Kings
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, serious ...
Plot: destiny, religion, christianity, god, christian, ancient egypt, bible, jews, redemption, miraculous event, religions or cults, old testament ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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 4.9
 24K
Virus
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virus, survival, ship, aliens, first contact, ocean or sea, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, deadly creature, robot, save the world ...
Time: 90s
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 5.2
 89K
Legion
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: scary, biblical, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, desert, survival, angel, save the world, heroic mission, supernatural, good versus evil, demons, religion, humanity, god ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.3
 157K
Twister
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: adventure, natural disaster, divorce, science, survival, obsessive quest, chase, dialogue, race against time, catastrophe, technology, tornado ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1969, 1960s, 1990s
Place: oklahoma
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 5.5
 96K
Pompeii
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: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: natural disaster, slavery, roman empire, chase, race against time, adventure, revenge, death, love story, romance, catastrophe, forces of nature ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, dungeon, britain
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 5.9
 70K
Dante's Peak
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: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: small town, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, adventure, mayor, race against time, apocalypse, death, redemption, dog, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine
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 6.1
 146K
Deep Impact
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, suspense, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: natural disaster, nasa, president, end of the world, apocalypse, sacrifice, astronomer, space travel, astronaut, anti heroes, death, first contact ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, 1990s
Place: tucson arizona, langley virginia, manhattan new york city, paris france, washington d.c.
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 5.8
 12K
Earthquake
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 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, suspense, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, survival, motorcycle, daring rescue, airport, death, couple relations, catastrophe, splatter, chaos and mayhem, end of the world, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.0
 179K
The Happening
Genre: Comedy, 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: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, virus, apocalypse, suicide, supernatural, death, on the run, end of the world, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, france ...
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 1.9
 80K
Disaster Movie
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, violence, catastrophe, save the day, lame, stupidity, male nudity, survival, dumb, superhero, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.8
 315K
2012
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, survival, forces of nature, destruction, tsunami, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, global warming, chaos and mayhem, family, single father, evacuation ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2010, year 2009 ...
Place: mount everest, british columbia, pasadena california, tibet, big ben london ...
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 6.1
 178K
San Andreas
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, survival, natural disaster, adventure, father daughter relationship, daring rescue, death, earthquake, redemption, chaos and mayhem, danger, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
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 5.5
 84K
The Core
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, natural disaster, nasa, end of the world, apocalypse, nuclear bomb, anti heroes, science, space program, mars, first contact, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: u.s. capitol building, rome italy, washington d.c.
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 6.7
 24K
The Wave
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, road movie, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, natural disaster, underwater, small town, catastrophe, father son relationship, family, family drama, survival, relationships, beautiful scenery, stupidity ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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 6.6
 356K
Armageddon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, nasa, space travel, heroic mission, astronaut, end of the world, self sacrifice, apocalypse, save the world, asteroid, fate of humanity, outer space ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, shanghai china, grand central station manhattan new york city, pentagon, shanghai ...
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 5.8
 59K
Into the Storm
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, natural disaster, single father, survival, obsession, death, catastrophe, adventure, high school, redemption, apocalypse, end of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oklahoma
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 5.4
 65K
Volcano
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, suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, natural disaster, father daughter relationship, race against time, survival, end of the world, death, catastrophe, save the day, first contact, science, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, antarctica, hawaii ...
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The Poseidon Adventure
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, ship, natural disaster, ocean, underwater, race against time, death, cruise, courage, dialogue, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, atlantic ocean
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The Perfect Storm
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, shark, fish, boat, natural disaster, survival, ship, death, obsessive quest, rescue, ocean or sea, multiple storylines ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, atlantic ocean, portugal
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 3.9
 2K
Solar Crisis
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, end of the world, natural disaster, desert, spacecraft, good versus evil, death, first contact, conspiracy, chase, robot, nasa ...
Time: future
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 7.3
 212K
Sunshine
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: space travel, isolation, sacrifice, death, science, natural disaster, spacecraft, outer space, end of the world, bomb, earth, space opera ...
Time: future
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