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, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, intense and tense films and TV shows about / with natural disaster, danger, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, survival, first contact, destiny, death and chase plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, UK 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), The Wave (2015), The 5th Wave (2016), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Poseidon (2006), The Finest Hours (2016), Twister (1996), Pompeii (2014).
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Jurassic Park (1993)
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
127 min.
The Wave (2015)
Action, Drama, Thriller
105 min.
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The Domestics (2018)
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
95 min.
The Hurricane Heist (2018)
Action, Crime, Thriller
103 min.

List of natural disaster movies

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: touching, realistic, suspense, captivating, heartbreaking ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, family in danger, courage, forces of nature, natural disaster, fear, parents and children, danger, separation from family, tragic event, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
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, tense, based on true events, suspense, sentimental
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroism, danger, evacuation, partners, friends, mentor, rescue, forest fire, tragedy, natural disaster, firemen, bravery ...
Time: year 2007, 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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, global warming, scientist, vestiges of humanity, climate change, forces of nature, chaos, survival, library, evacuation, environmental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
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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: tsunami, underwater, natural disaster, bomb shelter, evacuation, geologist, catastrophe, family, survival, hotel, mountain, family drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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The 5th Wave (2016)
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, alien invasion, mysterious character, survival, teenage life, youth, genocide, military, siblings relations ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, not serious, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, pirate, partners, ship, friendship, getting home, iceberg, ice age, natural disaster, buddies, talking animals ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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Poseidon (2006)
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, ocean, ship, drowning, giant wave, race against time, adventure, daring rescue, sea disaster, chaos and mayhem, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
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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, suspenseful, serious, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, daring rescue, adventure, rescue mission, coast guard, sinking ship, danger, escapades, courage, natural disaster, boat, ocean ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: divorce, natural disaster, tornado, cow, truck, barn, aunt niece relationship, adventure, weatherman, storm, obsessive quest, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1969
Place: oklahoma
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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, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: roman empire, forces of nature, slavery, save the lady, race against time, adventure, natural disaster, danger, horse, ruler, slave, arena ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, britain, dungeon
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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, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, motorcycle, survival, national guard, earthquake, explosion, architect, child in peril, alcoholic, fire, daredevil, supermarket ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, serious, biblical, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, forces of nature, human nature, belief, god or devil, chaos, god, moral dilemma, ship, adventure, redemption ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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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, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, island, survival, adventure, team, theme park, dangerous animal, tyrannosaurus rex, triceratops, scientist, chase, research ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: costa rica
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: small town, catastrophe, mayor, natural disaster, survival, lava, volcanic eruption, volcano, rowboat, acid, cabin, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine
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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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, epic ...
Plot: tsunami, nasa, astronomer, astronaut, end of the world, natural disaster, asteroids and comets, comet, race against time, president, self sacrifice, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: tucson arizona, langley virginia, manhattan new york city, paris france, washington d.c.
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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, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, on the run, supernatural, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature, suicide, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, new jersey ...
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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, save the day, survival, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Sharknado (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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: rough, suspenseful, scary, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: shark, danger, flood, storm, tornado, beach, gory, chaos and mayhem, dangerous animal, family in danger, demolished city, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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: realistic, based on true events, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, mountain climbing, forces of nature, death, adventure, climbing, against the odds, adventurer, stranded, tragedy, death of protagonist, freeze to death ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mount everest, asia, himalaya, nepal, texas
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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, suspense, biting, sentimental, disturbing
Plot: aviation, airplane, risk, colleague colleague relationship, rescue mission, heroism, mentor protege relationship, natural disaster, coworker relationship, beefcake, father-son relationship, rescue team ...
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
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, humorous, entertaining, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, expedition, adventurer, chase, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, rescue, heroic mission, volcano, mummy, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, prehistoric, 19th century
Place: iceland, mine, europe, italy
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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, stylized, biblical, harsh, serious ...
Plot: destiny, bible, ancient egypt, religion, miraculous event, religions or cults, christianity, uninhibited rivalry, royal family, human spirit, siblings relations, belief in god ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land, middle east, israel
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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, fish out of water, vegetarian, misfit, opposites attract, love and romance, factory worker, moral dilemma, fall in love, social relations, business executive, pratfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey, california
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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, survival, friendship, adventure, tyrannosaurus rex, earthquake, animal life, family, wilderness, buddies, rescue, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
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Virus (1999)
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, rescue, adventure, ocean or sea, save the world, heroic mission, deadly creature, robot, aliens, first contact ...
Time: 90s
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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, gloomy, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: survival, island, loneliness, isolation, human spirit, courage, adventure, suicide attempt, air disaster, hopes, fish out of water, tropical island ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: moscow russia, russia
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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, atmospheric, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, angel, save the world, good versus evil, demons, survival, pregnancy, heroic mission, desert, supernatural, chaos, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: hurricane katrina, hurricane, natural disaster, babies and infants, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, father, forces of nature, danger, family relations, survival, child birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005
Place: new orleans, usa
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Ice Fantasy (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, War
Country: China
Duration: 44 min.
Story: The story is set a hundred years after a war between the Empire of Snow (Ice Tribe) and the Fire Tribe, where the Fire Tribe was defeated. However, the war was fatal, leaving Prince Ka Suo and his younger half-brother Ying Kong Shi the only royal ...
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, sexy, fairy tale
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, fantasy world, save the world, magic, fictional war, interracial romance, good versus evil, natural disaster, adventure, mythology, martial arts, destiny ...
Place: china
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10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, earthquake, secret agents, adventure, race against time, rescue, save the day, save the world, terrorism, apocalypse, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, south dakota, denver colorado, utah ...
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