Climate change movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant climate change movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, tense and suspense films and TV shows about / with climate change, danger, catastrophe, global warming, escapades, apocalypse, death, snow, chaos and adventure plots mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Denmark and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as climate change: The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Geostorm (2017), Ice (2011), Weathering with You (2019), Unnatural (2015), Ragnarok (2020), Incorporated (2016), First Reformed (2017), 100 Degrees Below Zero (2013), Age of Ice (2014).

List of climate change 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: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, global warming, tsunami, scientist, post apocalyptic, chaos, forces of nature, climate change, evacuation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: antarctica, los angeles, usa, new york, new delhi ...
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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, disaster movie ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, storm, catastrophe, tsunami, climate change, humanity in peril, disaster film, hurricane, global warming, conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future, near future, year 2019
Place: mumbai india, shanghai china, miami, rio de janeiro, new york ...
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Ice (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: It is 2020. Findings by environmental scientist Professor Thom Archer suggest that Halo, the corporate energy company drilling on the Greenland Glacier are causing it to melt. Archer's warnings are ignored, so he heads to the Arctic to find ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, disaster movie
Plot: global warming, climate change, ecological disaster, catastrophe, evacuation, escapades, danger, forces of nature, chaos, iceberg, chaos and mayhem, survival ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: greenland, antarctica
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Weathering with You (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hodaka, a high school boy who moves from his isolated island home to the city of Tokyo, who immediately becomes broke! After finally finding work at a shady occult magazine, the sky rains every day until amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, feel good, light
Plot: weather, magical power, love, fall in love, friendship, teenager, magical girl, couples, girl, climate change, magic, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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Unnatural (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Global climate change prompts a scientific corporation to genetically modify Alaskan polar bears with horrific and deadly results.
Style: dark, tense, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: polar bear, animal attack, climate change, environment, creature, danger, genetics, mutant, death, monster, couples, threat ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska
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Ragnarok (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A small Norwegian town experiencing warm winters and violent downpours seems to be headed for another Ragnarök -- unless someone intervenes in time.
Style: sincere, realistic, emotional, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: norse mythology, supernatural power, end of the world, salvation, climate change, catastrophe, uncover truth, good versus evil, social relations, forces of nature, melting, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scandinavia, norway, eastern europe
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Incorporated (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power, a young executive conceals his true identity to infiltrate a dangerous corporate world to save the woman he loves.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: climate change, megacorporation, corporate greed, business, secret past, mind reading, paranoia, cyberpunk, hacking, industrial espionage, global warming, competition ...
Time: future
Place: milwaukee wisconsin
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First Reformed (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: church, minister, priest, pastor, environment, environmentalism, climate change, reverend, faith, corruption, religion, christianity ...
Time: year 2017
Place: new york
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100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, forces of nature, rescue, chaos, danger, escapades, climate change, snow, natural disaster, catastrophe, scientist, evacuation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, europe, iceland, paris france
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Age of Ice (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, resulting in unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling ...
Style: suspenseful, disaster movie, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: snow, survival, race against time, adventure, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, catastrophe, vacation, collapsing building, climate change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
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Thin Ice (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Iceland, France
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The series takes place in Greenland and revolves around a climate meeting for the Arctic Council, which is in the process of agreeing on a new and historic climate agreement that prohibits all environmentally harmful oil drilling in the area. Lena ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: police detective, police investigation, kidnapping, disappearance, politician, oil company, hostage, global warming, parent child relationship, climate change, oil, arctic ...
Time: 2010s
Place: russia, greenland, eastern europe
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Woman at War (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, France, Ukraine
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A middle aged woman declares war on the heavy industry in her town. She resorts to sabotage and is willing to risk everything for nature and these virgin highlands… until a Ukrainian orphan enters her life.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, touching, visually appealing ...
Plot: twin sister, political persecution, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, sister sister relationship, female protagonist, tourist, flood, sister, climate change, twins, blood, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, ukraine
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Quintet (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.
Style: futuristic, psychological, stylized, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: ice age, isolation, future dystopia, rivalry, danger, life is a bitch, society, chaos, survival, apocalypse, obsession, glacier ...
Time: future
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2012 Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On December 21, 2012 four strangers on a journey of faith are drawn to an ancient temple in the heart of Mexico. For the Mayans it is the last recorded day. For NASA scientists it is a cataclysmic polar shift. For the rest of us, it is Doomsday.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, faith, chaos, adventure, race against time, save the world, forces of nature, imaginary, chases and races, heroic mission, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, san diego california, california
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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an atomic submarine battle to save the world from global destruction.
Style: serious, suspenseful, talky, futuristic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, submarine, survival, moral dilemma, rescue, betrayal, nuclear missile, heroic mission, danger, underwater, daring rescue, save the world ...
Time: future, frogman, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york
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Christmas Icetastrophe (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This Christmas, a super frozen object is going to slam into the Earth. In the middle of a small town, and very quickly, dreams of a "White Christmas" will turn into a FROZEN NIGHTMARE.
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, disaster movie
Plot: frozen, catastrophe, meteorite, evacuation, panic, disaster film, small town, climate change, danger, global warming, secret, paranoia ...
Place: usa
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Green Legend Ran (1992)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The mysterious Rodo fell to earth ages ago, stealing away the air, water and life from the planet. It's up to Ran, a daring young man, and Aira, a silver-haired girl with a mysterious connection to the Rodo, to save the planet.
Plot: climate change, alien invasion, desert
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The Storm (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Through his Atmospheric Research Institute, Robert Terrell (Treat Williams) has finally fulfilled his lifelong dream of completing "weather creation" technology, which has been a landmark event. However, during a test run, a team composed ...
Style: political
Plot: climate, catastrophe, weather manipulation, scientist, weather, natural disaster, politics, climate change, disaster film
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Yellowstone: Wildest Winter to Blazing Summer (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Yellowstone is one of the most remarkable places on the planet. It’s home to North America’s most iconic wildlife, including grizzly bears, wolves, great grey owls, beavers and bison. Every year they must survive extreme weather as the thaw ...
Style: nature documentary
Plot: grizzly bear, climate change, beaver, bison, owl
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Danny's Doomsday (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Due to climate change a new race of flesh eating predators arise, who invade and eat everything living on earth. In a residential neighbourhood in a Danish suburb nightmare like scenes are being experienced first hand through the eyes of two teenage ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: monster, teenager, global warming, sibling relationship, first love, school, post apocalypse, adventure, danger, deadly, cannibalism, climate change ...
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It's All About Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Canada, Spain, USA, Japan, Sweden, UK, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, are about to sign divorce papers when they realise that, in spite of ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, philosophical, enigmatic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: apocalypse, cloning, lovers on the run, romance, future dystopia, couple relations, chaos, danger, life is a bitch, estrangement, airport, divorce ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Last Winter (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Iceland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the Arctic region of Northern Alaska, an oil company's advance team struggles to establish a drilling base that will forever alter the pristine land. After one team member is found dead, a disorientation slowly claims the sanity of the ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: sanity, isolation, danger, escapades, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, survival, rescue, snow, oil company, monster, hallucination ...
Time: contemporary, year 1968, year 1986
Place: alaska, usa
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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Fugitives of the Federation for their daring rescue of Spock from the doomed Genesis Planet, Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew begin their journey home to face justice for their actions. But as they near Earth, they find it at the mercy of ...
Style: saga, futuristic, humorous, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, time travel, save the world, spacecraft, culture clash, space opera, rescue, nuclear, invisibility, teleportation, fish out of water, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1986, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, starvation, quarantine, global warming, epidemic, vestiges of humanity, danger, dehumanization, cannibalism, ice age, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
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Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Style: touching, feel good, entertaining, scenic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, adventure, survival, friendship, rescue, family reunited, buddies, danger, computer animation, wilderness ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
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The Arrival (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, conspiracy, world domination, astronomer, alien encounter, foot chase, global warming, heroic mission, space and aliens, danger, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
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A Sweet Spot in Time (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Sweet Spot in Time is the personal journey of a 15-year-old fighting for his generation's future. In an environmental battle that puts his destiny at risk, first-time director and musician Jonah Bryson gives audiences a new look at this ...
Plot: climate change, global warming, environmental issues, environmental issue, deforestation
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Footprints on the Moon (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alice, a young translator, finds the real world slowly merging with her recurring nightmares as she tries to solve the puzzle of her recent memory loss. A postcard leads her to the island of Garma where the locals seems to know her. Is she who she ...
Style: cult film, surprise ending, avant garde
Plot: moon, pills, staircase, tranquilizer, doctor, paranoia, blood, painting, fountain, heat wave, organ, ferry ...
Time: year 2000, year 1990
Place: paris france
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Obselidia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: George, a lonely librarian, believes love is obsolete, until a road trip to Death Valley with a cinema projectionist named Sophie teaches him otherwise.
Style: uplifting, road movie, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, romance, human nature, on the road, lifestyle, writer's life, artists and showbiz, road trip, friendship, camera, eccentricity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
Style: emotional, surreal, bleak, serious, sad ...
Plot: global warming, poverty, single parent, prehistoric creature, storm, childhood, african american, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, search, magic realism, flood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, tokyo
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