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, suspense, futuristic and captivating films and TV shows about / with climate change, catastrophe, danger, global warming, chaos, race against time, escape, death, snow and apocalypse plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as climate change: The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Geostorm (2017), Unnatural (2015), Incorporated (2016), Weathering with You (2019), Ice (2011), First Reformed (2017), Ragnarok (2020), 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, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, tsunami, global warming, scientist, chaos, post apocalyptic, climate change, forces of nature, evacuation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, new delhi, antarctic ...
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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, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, storm, catastrophe, tsunami, climate change, humanity in peril, global warming, hurricane, disaster film, conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future, near future, year 2019
Place: moscow russia, china, new york, tokyo, miami ...
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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, suspenseful, tense, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: polar bear, animal attack, climate change, creature, environment, danger, genetics, mutant, death, monster, model, bikini ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska
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Incorporated (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: climate change, megacorporation, business, mind reading, corporate greed, secret past, paranoia, cyberpunk, hacking, distopia, global warming, competition
Time: future
Place: milwaukee wisconsin
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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: feel good, touching, exciting, captivating, light
Plot: weather, magical power, girl, love, magical girl, friendship, fall in love, climate change, global warming, couples, falling in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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Ice (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 184 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, disaster movie
Plot: global warming, ecological disaster, catastrophe, evacuation, forces of nature, danger, escapades, climate change, chaos, iceberg, chaos and mayhem, survival ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: greenland, antarctica
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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: twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: church, priest, minister, environment, pastor, climate change, environmentalism, faith, reverend, corruption, religion, church choir ...
Time: year 2017
Place: new york
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Ragnarok (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
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, catastrophe, climate change, uncover truth, social relations, forces of nature, melting, society, teenage protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scandinavia, norway
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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, serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, tense ...
Plot: forces of nature, apocalypse, rescue, danger, chaos, escapades, climate change, snow, natural disaster, catastrophe, evacuation, scientist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, iceland, europe, 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, race against time, adventure, survival, 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.
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 investigation, police detective, kidnapping, global warming, politician, oil company, parent child relationship, hostage, oil, climate change, arctic, winter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greenland, russia
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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: touching, scenic, light, feel good, visually appealing ...
Plot: little girl, dog, blood, drone, climate change, flood, tourist, twins, sister, political persecution, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: psychological, futuristic, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: ice age, isolation, rivalry, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, survival, apocalypse, society, obsession, chaos, climate change ...
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, adventure, chaos, race against time, save the world, forces of nature, heroes, chases and races, heroic mission, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, california, san diego 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, danger, heroic mission, 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: exciting, apocalyptic, suspenseful, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: frozen, catastrophe, meteorite, evacuation, panic, disaster film, small town, climate change, global warming, danger, end of the world, humanity in peril ...
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, desert, alien invasion
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The Storm (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
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 ...
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, climate change, weather, politics, climate, scientist, disaster film, political
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Yellowstone: Wildest Winter to Blazing Summer (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
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, beaver, owl, climate change
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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, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: monster, teenager, global warming, sibling relationship, first love, school, post apocalypse, danger, adventure, 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: 104 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, danger, chaos, couple relations, life is a bitch, estrangement, airport, divorce ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, fish out of water, race against time, teleportation, rescue, nuclear, invisibility ...
Time: future, 80s, 23rd century, year 1986
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, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, starvation, quarantine, global warming, epidemic, danger, dehumanization, cannibalism, vestiges of humanity, chaos, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
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Scorched Earth (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bounty hunter named Atticus Gage tracks down criminals in a post-apocalyptic Earth.
Style: apocalyptic, tense, semi serious, brutal, exciting ...
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, bounty hunter, fight, survival, female protagonist, criminal, anti heroine, evil man, sheriff, good versus evil, threatened with a knife ...
Time: near future
Place: montana
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Badlands 2005 (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In 1995, a severe drought forced Americans to flee the West for the cities. Water became more precious than gold. Now in 2005, settlers are coming back, meeting new challenges, and age-old adversaries. A U.S. Marshal and his cyborg partner patrol ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: marshal, watching a movie, breaking through a wall, armored truck, armored car, red eyes, bearded man, arranged marriage, plastic surgery, police protagonist, female boss, hippie ...
Time: year 2005, future
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Camp Camp (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: Three kids, Max, Neil and Nikki, spent the summer vacation at a dysfunctional campsite called 'Camp Campbell' which is currently in the hands the camp counselors, the overly cheerful David and the less optimistic Gwen.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: camp, friendship, adventurer, escape, children, rebel, rebelliousness, rivalry, camp counselor, summer vacation, camping, summer ...
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Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, suspenseful, allegory, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, revolution, rebellion, post apocalypse, social differences, survival, chaos, snow, resistance, train, society, winter ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2014, near future ...
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Daphne in the Brilliant Blue (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In the distant future, the earth is almost entirely covered by the ocean, with only small islands and floating cities on the surface. 15-year-old Maia Mizuki is turned down by the prestigious Ocean Agency, despite her exceptional skills and superior ...
Style: surprise ending, ecchi, futuristic
Plot: police detective, family relations, 15 year old, submarine, scantily clad female, shower, hopes, race, witchcraft, mechanic, water, rescue ...
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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: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, adventure, survival, friendship, rescue, family reunited, danger, buddies, 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, conspiracy, alien invasion, world domination, astronomer, space and aliens, alien encounter, foot chase, global warming, heroic mission, supernatural, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
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