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, bad ending, intense and exciting films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, death, danger, dialogue, first contact, life philosophy, mentor, survival, apocalypse and chase plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, Canada, Norway and other countries.
catastrophe
 8802
catastrophe movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as catastrophe: 2012 (2009), San Andreas (2015), Dante's Peak (1997), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), The Wave (2015), Geostorm (2017), Storm (1999), The Impossible (2012), The Quake (2018), The Mist (2007).

List of catastrophe movies

 5.8
 332K
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, tsunami, catastrophe, foreknowledge, natural disaster, evacuation, forces of nature, human existence, destruction, chaos, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, year 2010, year 2009 ...
Place: california, pasadena california, washington d.c., rome italy, india ...
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 6.0
 196K
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: catastrophe, adventure, forces of nature, natural disaster, danger, earthquake, survival, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, 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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 5.9
 75K
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, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, small town, volcano, mayor, rescue, volcanic eruption, scientist, forces of nature, adventure, danger, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mine
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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, boys' night, family outing
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, tsunami, catastrophe, scientist, global warming, end of the world, forces of nature, evacuation, chaos, climate change, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, new delhi, antarctica, scotland ...
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 6.7
 29K
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, catastrophe, underwater, geologist, evacuation, hotel, bomb shelter, mountain, family, survival, family drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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 5.3
 84K
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: end of the world, storm, tsunami, apocalypse, catastrophe, climate change, humanity in peril, conspiracy, global warming, disaster film, brother brother relationship, happy ending ...
Time: future, near future
Place: china, moscow russia, manhattan new york city, hong kong, paris france ...
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 4.0
 688
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, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, heroes, technology gone awry, manipulations, danger, escapades, undercover, adventure, save the day, apocalypse, chaos, forces of nature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, pacific ocean
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 7.6
 181K
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: heartbreaking, suspense, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, courage, family in danger, forces of nature, tragedy, disaster film, death, fear, destruction, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 6.2
 7K
The Quake (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A geologist races against time to save his estranged wife and two children when a devastating earthquake strikes Oslo, Norway.
Style: breathtaking, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Plot: earthquake, geologist, catastrophe, demolished city, kids in trouble, saving a life, family
Place: oslo norway
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 7.1
 264K
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: bleak, bad ending, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fog, trapped, creature, fear, deadly creature, insanity, alternate dimension, death, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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: heroes, superhero, catastrophe, superhero team, spacecraft, time machine, danger, time travel, army, planet, sorcerer, teenage superhero ...
Time: 1940s, 2010s, near future, year 1970, year 2012 ...
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, missouri, japan, norway
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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, spacecraft, evil alien, sheriff, cowboy, escape, small town, chaos, abduction, alien, catastrophe, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
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 5.7
 53K
Red Planet (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: astronaut, space travel, mars, spacecraft, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, catastrophe, science, race against time, danger, ecological disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
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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, teacher, danger, philosophy, youth, human nature, teachers and students, social relations, experiment gone awry, catastrophe, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia, tokyo
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 6.8
 231K
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: bad ending, suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wolf, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, male camaraderie, stranded, air disaster, danger, death, catastrophe, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
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It's a Disaster (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four couples meet for Sunday brunch only to discover they are stuck in a house together as the world may be about to end.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: group of friends, isolation, apocalypse, human nature, survival, danger, catastrophe, divorce, bomb, relationships, car radio, bowling ball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new orleans
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 5.6
 93K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, survival, drowning, natural disaster, ocean, sea disaster, adventure, forces of nature, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, race against time, giant wave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: atlantic ocean
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 5.2
 67K
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, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
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 6.1
 31K
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, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, deadly creature, ocean liner, monster, hijacking, tentacle, blood, catastrophe, escapades, armed robbery, chase, island ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, china, pacific ocean
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 8.0
 347
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, based on true events, bleak
Plot: radiation, love, catastrophe, nuclear power plant, tragedy, accident, evacuation, radiation sickness, helicopter
Time: year 1986
Place: ussr, ukraine
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The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: firefighter, rescue, skyscraper, survival, race against time, explosion, fire, negligence, catastrophe, hysteria, escape attempt, evacuation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california
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 6.2
 123K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: elevator, devil, trapped in an elevator, supernatural, police investigation, mysterious character, danger, sin, mystery, captivity, death, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 5.6
 24K
The Bay (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, danger, small town, plague, chaos, ecological disaster, deadly, mayor, deadly creature, toxic, buried truth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
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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: suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending, psychological, tense ...
Plot: love affair, afterlife, tragedy, love and romance, survivor, uncover truth, buried truth, supernatural, counselor, mystery, psychology, pilot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.2
 52K
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: dark fantasy, mental breakdown, creature, alcoholic, small town, giant robots, human monster, monster, drinking, bullying, catastrophe, remote control ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seoul, new york
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 8.0
 9K
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, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, moral dilemma, violence, rebellion, corruption, small town, evacuation, courage, catastrophe, lone hero, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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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, classmates, decapitation, a vision, foreknowledge, psychic, supernatural, loss of friend, survival, cheating death, fortune teller ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 411
The Blackout (2019)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 153 min.
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, exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian soldier, russian army, catastrophe, danger, border, life is a bitch, friendship, society, adventure, culture clash, family relations, dialogue ...
Time: future
Place: eastern europe
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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, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mysterious planet, mars, 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
 153K
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, nasa, astronaut, save the world, extinction, self sacrifice, astronomer, tsunami, evacuation, president, comet ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, washington d.c., tucson arizona, manhattan new york city, langley virginia
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