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 suspenseful, suspense, exciting, serious, intense and disaster movie films and TV shows about / with natural disaster, danger, catastrophe, survival, death, disaster film, race against time, rescue, mentor and dialogue plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as natural disaster: The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Impossible (2012), Greenland (2020), Dante's Peak (1997), Only the Brave (2017), San Andreas (2015), Twister (1996), The Finest Hours (2016), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Poseidon (2006).

List of natural disaster movies

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, disaster movie, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, end of the world, apocalypse, scientist, tsunami, forces of nature, climate change, disaster film, global warming, post apocalyptic, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, antarctica, new delhi, usa ...
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 7.6
 210K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, 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: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, catastrophe, family in danger, disaster film, courage, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 6.4
 97K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: disaster movie, scenic, suspense, psychotronic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster film, comet, humanity in peril, vestiges of humanity, bunker, demolished city, riot, military, robbery ...
Time: 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, new york state, sydney australia, paris france ...
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 6.0
 86K
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, volcano, small town, volcanic eruption, mayor, rescue, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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 7.6
 63K
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: based on true events, exciting, tense, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, forest fire, heroism, bravery, firefighter, tragedy, firemen, danger, fire, rescue, friends, partners ...
Time: 21st century, year 2007, 2010s, 2000s, year 2013
Place: usa, arizona
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 6.1
 222K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, adventure, forces of nature, survival, tsunami, danger, happy ending, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
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 6.4
 186K
Twister (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: teens, date night, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: natural disaster, tornado, catastrophe, storm, weatherman, divorce, disaster film, hurricane, twister, forces of nature, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s ...
Place: oklahoma
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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, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, storm at sea, adventure, ocean, forces of nature, rescue mission, courage, coast guard, daring rescue, danger, sinking ship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
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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: disaster movie, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: natural disaster, courage, rescue, oil rig, explosion, trapped, disaster film, survival, panic, sea, oil, fire ...
Time: year 2010, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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 5.7
 101K
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, suspense, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, drowning, shipwreck, forces of nature, ocean, adventure, giant wave, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
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 6.2
 170K
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, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, astronaut, nasa, catastrophe, tsunami, evacuation, extinction, self sacrifice, life & death, save the world, disaster film ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: houston texas, miami, missouri, west virginia, new york ...
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 5.8
 362K
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, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, tsunami, natural disaster, forces of nature, human existence, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, destruction, demolished city, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s, year 2010 ...
Place: usa, rome italy, vatican, china, paris france ...
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 5.5
 95K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, USA
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, save the world, survival, worldwide chaos, danger, disaster film, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: rome italy, los angeles, san francisco, london, washington d.c.
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 5.5
 74K
Volcano (1997)
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, suspenseful, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, forces of nature, race against time, disaster film, catastrophe, save the day, adventure, heroes, danger, geology, tunnel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills, iceland ...
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 5.5
 108K
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: epic, exciting, disaster movie, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: roman empire, natural disaster, roman, adventure, gladiator, arena, save the lady, volcanic eruption, slave, chaos, forces of nature, slavery ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: pompeii, italy, britain, london, rome italy
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 6.7
 36K
The Wave (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the fact that mountain party ├ůkneset, 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, disaster movie, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, tsunami, catastrophe, mountain, underwater scene, landslide, geologist, evacuation, underwater, disaster film, hotel, bomb shelter ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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 6.7
 406K
Armageddon (1998)
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: suspense, exciting, disaster movie, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the world, astronaut, natural disaster, nasa, space travel, outer space, race against time, self sacrifice, catastrophe, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, grand central station manhattan new york city, istanbul turkey, new york ...
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 6.4
 29K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, touching, tense
Plot: father, natural disaster, newborn baby, hurricane, childbirth, survival, evacuation, danger, child birth, parents and children, forces of nature, hurricane katrina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2005
Place: new orleans, usa
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The Perfect Storm (2000)
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: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: storm, ship, catastrophe, storm at sea, forces of nature, natural disaster, shipwreck, adventure, rescue, male camaraderie, fish, weatherman ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: new england, boston, atlantic ocean, portugal
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 207K
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: based on true events, dramatic, realistic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, stranded, natural disaster, mountain climbing, forces of nature, climbing, adventure, beautiful scenery, blizzard, death, against the odds ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
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 6.7
 5K
Flight Crew (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, Cambodia
Duration: 138 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, disturbing, sentimental, suspense, biting
Plot: natural disaster, aviation, risk, airplane, rescue mission, heroism, mentor protege relationship, love affair, beefcake, social relations, daring rescue, rescue team ...
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 4.7
 4K
10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
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Story: An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, survival, save the day, danger, adventure, race against time, government agency, heroic mission, forces of nature, building collapse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, california, washington d.c.
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 7.8
 548K
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: captivating, suspense, serious, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: survival, loneliness, isolation, desert island, stranded on an island, island, human spirit, courage, solitude, adventure, tropical island, determination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Earthquake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the desperate survivors.
Style: disaster movie, psychological, suspenseful, touching, suspense ...
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, catastrophe, mass destruction, demolished city, armenian, russian, rescue, disaster film, survival, humanity in peril, deadly ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: armenia, ussr, soviet union, caucasus, russia
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 903K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Action, 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, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, island, fantasy world, team, survival, animal attack, amusement park, theme park, natural disaster, tyrannosaurus rex, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: costa rica, dominican republic
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 5.9
 15K
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: disaster movie, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, danger, chaos, earthquake, national guard, forces of nature, love affair, save the day, daring rescue, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, united states
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Force of Nature (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a heist during a hurricane and encounter trouble when a disgraced cop tries to force everyone in the building to evacuate.
Style: tense, disturbing, exciting, heroic, captivating ...
Plot: natural disaster, art theft, hurricane, storm, robbery, police investigation, race against time, reluctant hero, retired cop, hunt down, fight scenes, police raid ...
Place: puerto rico
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Several years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the island of Isla Nublar. Claire Dearing, the former park manager and founder of the Dinosaur Protection Group, recruits Owen Grady to help ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic, entertaining, scary, exciting ...
Plot: prehistoric creature, sea creature, natural disaster, tyrannosaurus rex, predator, wild animal, genetic engineering, reptile, volcanic eruption, volcano, dinosaur, animal attack ...
Time: 2010s
Place: las vegas
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 6.7
 2K
Supervolcano (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yellowstone is a park, but it's also the deadliest volcano on Earth. Beneath it, a sleeping 'dragon' is stirring. When an earthquake opens a crack for magma to seep through, other warning signs of an eruption start popping up, but ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, survival, disaster film, volcano, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, race against time, heroes, danger, optimism, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Arctic Apocalypse (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A massive influx of glacial melting triggers a new ice age in the Northern Hemisphere, forcing a family to make their way across the ice-covered landscape before they are frozen out for good.
Style: apocalyptic, intense, tense, suspenseful, compassionate ...
Plot: ice age, natural disaster, disaster film, apocalypse, arctic, destruction, end of the world, struggle for survival, cold, tidal wave, forces of nature, avalanche ...
Place: usa, california
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