Catastrophe movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant catastrophe movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, surprise ending and intense films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, danger, death, dialogue, first contact, survival, apocalypse, natural disaster, chase and race against time plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Russia, Canada and other countries.
catastrophe
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catastrophe movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as catastrophe: Dante's Peak (1997), 2012 (2009), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), San Andreas (2015), Geostorm (2017), After the Dark (2013), Metro (2013), Storm (1999), Poseidon (2006), Moths (2013).

List of catastrophe movies

 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, volcano, natural disaster, mayor, rescue, volcanic eruption, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, danger, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine
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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, end of the world, tsunami, catastrophe, foreknowledge, survival, evacuation, forces of nature, human existence, chaos, air disaster, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, year 2009, 2010s ...
Place: california, washington d.c., china, india, rome italy ...
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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, family outing, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, scientist, global warming, natural disaster, catastrophe, evacuation, climate change, survival, chaos, forces of nature, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
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 6.1
 194K
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, danger, survival, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, 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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 5.3
 78K
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, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: storm, tsunami, apocalypse, end of the world, conspiracy, catastrophe, climate change, global warming, happy ending, brother brother relationship, malfunction, frozen alive ...
Time: future, near future
Place: moscow russia, china, hong kong, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
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 5.7
 20K
After the Dark (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Indonesia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At an international school in Jakarta, a philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to choose which ten of them would take shelter underground and reboot the human race in the event of a nuclear apocalypse.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, surprise ending, captivating, serious ...
Plot: survival, philosophy, teacher, danger, human nature, teachers and students, social relations, youth, experiment gone awry, catastrophe, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia, tokyo
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 6.6
 6K
Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, survival, danger, tunnel, adventure, chaos and mayhem, love triangle, hysteria, panic, chaos, confinement indoors, subway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 4.0
 677
Storm (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A top secret government study involving the manipulation of the weather goes awry, leaving L.A. in the path of a destructive hurricane. A meteorologist sets out to save the city.
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, technology gone awry, manipulations, danger, escapades, adventure, save the day, undercover, apocalypse, chaos, catastrophe, forces of nature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, pacific ocean
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 5.6
 91K
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, suspense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, ship, drowning, ocean, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time, sea disaster, adventure, giant wave, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
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 8.1
 262
Moths (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 200 min.
Story: It's April of 1986. Pripyat, Ukraine. A core meltdown occurred at Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl Power Plant. Over thirty people died during the blast but the estimated death toll as a result of the radiation fallout will reach a four-digit number. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, based on true events
Plot: radiation, catastrophe, love, radiation sickness, nuclear power plant, tragedy, accident, evacuation, helicopter
Time: year 1986
Place: ussr, ukraine
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 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, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 5.9
 32K
Passengers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident -- which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: uncover truth, love affair, love and romance, buried truth, survivor, afterlife, counselor, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, catastrophe, tragedy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.2
 51K
Colossal (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A woman discovers that severe catastrophic events are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she's suffering.
Style: surprise ending, absurd, melancholic, captivating, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: small town, alcoholic, giant robots, giant monster, giant robot, mental breakdown, human monster, monster, drinking, catastrophe, moral dilemma, remote control ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seoul, new york
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 8.0
 8K
The Fool (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, dark, suspense, tense ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, moral dilemma, violence, rebellion, corruption, small town, lone hero, evacuation, courage, catastrophe, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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 7.2
 258K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, bad ending, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fear, trapped, fog, deadly creature, insanity, siege, small town, desperation, tentacle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
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 6.8
 227K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, wilderness, dangerous animal, death, stranded, wolf, eaten alive, male camaraderie, air disaster, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
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Final Destination 3 (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from death itself – which seeks out those who escaped their fate.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, death, decapitation, supernatural, loss of friend, survival, classmates, fortune teller, cheating death, supernatural power, loss of loved one, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 28K
The Wave (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden
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, tsunami, underwater, evacuation, geologist, hotel, bomb shelter, mountain, catastrophe, family, survival, family drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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The Blackout (2019)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Story: No meteorites hit Earth, no terrorists put the world in danger, no atomic war was started, but something did go wrong. Contact between most towns on Earth has been severed. A small ring-like area in Eastern Europe still has electricity, and maybe ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, russian soldier, danger, russian army, border, friendship, society, life is a bitch, culture clash, adventure, hopes, dialogue ...
Time: future
Place: eastern europe
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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, ocean, coast guard, courage, adventure, rescue mission, sinking ship, escapades, danger, boat, natural disaster ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, england
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 5.1
 66K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, save the world, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, terrorism, heroes, escapades, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
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 6.0
 30K
Deep Rising (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, deadly creature, ocean liner, monster, hijacking, blood, escapades, armed robbery, chase, island, mechanic, exploding ship ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, china, pacific ocean
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The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, outer space, astronaut, zombie, danger, expedition, space and aliens, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
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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, self sacrifice, race against time, save the world, evacuation, extinction ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona, washington d.c., langley virginia
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2012: Supernova (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two hundred years ago a supernova exploded somewhere in the Lyra constellation. Now the lethal burst of radiation is headed straight for Earth, and time is swiftly running out. The only thing standing between humanity and complete devastation is ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, save the planet, race against time, astronomer, heroes, scientist, catastrophe, society, chases and races, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: america
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: epic, entertaining, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: superhero team, superhero, explosion, murder, fantasy world, catastrophe, heroes, friendship, time machine, space travel, alien invasion, time travel ...
Time: near future, 2020s, year 2012, 1940s, 2010s ...
Place: new jersey, japan, manhattan new york city, missouri, norway
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 8.4
 450K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, exciting, enigmatic, emotional ...
Plot: island, survival, destiny, adventure, danger, death, lost, leadership, air disaster, human nature, stranded, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.0
 448K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, mysterious character, evil alien, vestiges of humanity, disorder, danger, space and aliens, resistance, post apocalypse, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
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 5.9
 69K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time travel, dealing with death, starting over, psychic, foreknowledge, memory loss, race against time, loss of spouse, couples, family problems, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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 4.4
 83K
Skyline (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight ...
Style: light, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, ufo, vestiges of humanity, chaos, survival, apocalypse, alien encounter, abduction, danger, demolished city, spacecraft, group of friends ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, big ben london, hong kong
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