Global warming movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant global warming movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, futuristic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with global warming, danger, escapades, catastrophe, chaos, survival, heroes, adventure, death and race against time plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as global warming: The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Lost City Raiders (2008), Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), The Colony (2013), Waterworld (1995), The Thaw (2009), Geostorm (2017), Ice (2011), The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961).

List of global warming 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, exciting, suspenseful, 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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Lost City Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 2048, and global warming has flooded much of Earth's land areas. A father and his two sons try to salvage treasures from sunken buildings when they are given an important assignment by the New Vatican.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: global warming, treasure hunt, ancient mystery, flooding, sunken treasure, heroic mission, save the world, adventurer, chaos, parents and children, society, danger ...
Time: 21st century, distant future, future
Place: vatican
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Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, global warming, animals, dinosaur, creature, computer animation, iceberg, friendship, ice age, adventure, extinction, mammoth ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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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, touching, serious ...
Plot: poverty, global warming, magic realism, single parent, family relations, storm, prehistoric creature, childhood, african american, climate change, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, tokyo
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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, starvation, survival, ice age, post apocalypse, epidemic, quarantine, vestiges of humanity, danger, distopia, dehumanization, cannibalism ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
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A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sea turtle who was hatched in 1959 spends the next 50 years traveling the world while it is being changed by global warming. Born on a Baja, California beach in 1959, new hatchling Sammy must do what his fellow newborn sea turtles are doing: race ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: survival, global warming, friendship, ocean or sea, sea turtle, obsessive quest, underwater scene, underwater, escapades, environmentalism, animal life, danger ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 80s, 21st century ...
Place: california, usa, antarctica
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Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, adventure, dystopic future, ocean, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, rescue, sailing, ocean or sea, global warming ...
Time: future
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The Thaw (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, quarantine, plague, infected, deadly, global warming, survival, danger, expedition, scientist, isolation ...
Time: prehistory, contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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: disaster movie, apocalyptic, psychotronic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, storm, disaster film, tsunami, humanity in peril, climate change, hurricane, global warming, ecological disaster, weather manipulation ...
Time: future, near future, year 2019
Place: manhattan new york city, hong kong, washington d.c., shanghai china, paris france ...
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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: ecological disaster, climate change, evacuation, global warming, forces of nature, danger, escapades, survival, chaos and mayhem, iceberg, chaos, storm ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: greenland, antarctica
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The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: British reporters suspect an international cover-up of a global disaster in progress... and they're right. Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, global warming, apocalypse, race against time, chaos, danger, escapades, save the world, survival, worldwide chaos, experiment gone awry, journalism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, future, 1950s ...
Place: london, england, europe, russia, new york ...
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Category 7: The End of the World (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: It's tornadoes, hurricanes, electrical storms, and mass destruction as the effects of global warming brew into a super storm that threatens to rend the earth with an unprecedented power. Beautiful scientist Faith Clavell, storm chaser Tommy ...
Style: disaster movie, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: global warming, tornado, apocalypse, forces of nature, survival, save the day, imaginary, save the world, deadly, rescue, chaos, demolished city ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san antonio texas, michigan, washington d.c., new york, chicago illinois ...
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The Steam Experiment (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deranged scientist locks 6 people in a steam room and threatens to turn up the heat if the local paper doesn't publish his story about global warming.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: global warming, hostage, human nature, mind game, danger, confined, psychopath, race against time, mad scientist, crimes, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: michigan
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Wyvern (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The residents of a small Alaskan town find themselves under attack by a flying reptile known in medieval mythology as a Wyvern. It has thawed from its ancient slumber by melting icecaps caused by global warming.
Style: exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, global warming, heroes, danger, deadly creature, adventure, legends and myths, imaginary, chaos, monster terrorizes city, chaos and mayhem, escapades ...
Place: alaska, usa
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NYC: Tornado Terror (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unexplained, local split in the atmosphere causes a series of total unpredictable, yet devastating tornadoes. Rookie fireman Brian Flynn gets trapped in the underground sewage with his girlfriend, deputy mayor James 'Jim' Lawrence and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: weatherman, global warming, ecological disaster, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, nasa, heroes, race against time, save the day, danger, couple relations, evacuation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Pete Winning and the Pirates (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Armed with laser guns and wit, Pete Winning and his rag-tag crew navigate a global-warming flooded Canada in the not-too-distant future, in search of the self-crowned evil Queen's coveted maps of the new world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, futuristic, captivating, exciting
Plot: pirate, global warming, adventure, danger, escapades, laser, ship, imaginary, adventure hero, post apocalypse, swashbuckler, pirate ship ...
Time: future
Place: canada
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Mutafukaz (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Angelino is just one of thousands of deadbeats living in Dark Meat City. But an otherwise unremarkable scooter accident caused by a beautiful, mysterious stranger is about to transform his life... into a waking nightmare! He starts seeing monstrous ...
Style: adult animation, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: on the run, running, violence, chase, hybrid, trap, car chase, gunfight, global warming, bat, foot chase, neighbor ...
Place: southern california
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The Arrival (1996)
Genre: Mystery, 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, space and aliens, extraterrestrial, conspiracy, world domination, astronomer, alien encounter, investigation, foot chase, global warming, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
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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: tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: monster, global warming, sibling relationship, first love, school, teenager, post apocalypse, danger, adventure, deadly, cannibalism, climate change ...
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A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, captivating, tech noir, emotional ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, androids and robots, a.i., future dystopia, adoption, distopia, cyberpunk, androids, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city
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Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth (2009)
Genre: Animation
Country: France
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Teenagers, the internationally-recognized characters of the series, will be the heroes of adventures in which they will play an active role. They will be a force for change, faced with situations and problems they need to resolve. The series will be ...
Style: captivating, serious, light, tense
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wisdom of life, global warming, environmentalism, environmental health, save the planet, society, imaginary, wise man, escapades, contamination, family
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2030 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Vietnam, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a near future Vietnam where global warming and rising seawater levels have forced cultivation to be done on floating farms, a strong-willed woman has to make a critical decision about her ex-lover, a suspect of her husband's murder.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: uncover truth, moral dilemma, mystery, future dystopia, society, crimes, life is a bitch, murder, environmentalism, global warming, ocean, ship ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: vietnam, asia
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Dinoshark (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film opens with a baby dinoshark swimming away from a broken chunk of Arctic glacier that calved due to global warming. Three years later, the dinoshark is a ferocious predatory adult and kills tourists and locals offshore from Puerto Vallarta, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: killer shark, shark attack, dangerous animal, shark, underwater, gory, danger, escapades, deadly, global warming, creature feature, panic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Switzerland, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, couples, couple relations, introspection, sexual relations, danger, chaos, global warming, friendship, one day, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Arctic Blast (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.
Style: disaster movie, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: solar eclipse, ecological disaster, freezing, survival, save the world, disaster film, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, chaos, demolished city, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, australia, tasmania
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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, underwater scene, moral dilemma, rescue, betrayal, heroic mission, danger, underwater, daring rescue, save the world ...
Time: future, 1950s, 50s
Place: new york, vatican
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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, vestiges of humanity, foreknowledge, destruction, demolished city, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 2009, year 2012 ...
Place: rome italy, vatican, china, los angeles, las vegas ...
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Split Second (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him.
Style: futuristic, suspense, rough, bleak, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, cyberpunk, future dystopia, flooding, danger, post apocalypse, escapades, post apocalyptic, murder, strip club, creature, police detective ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2008, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
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Chloe and Theo (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman, Chloe, living by her wits on the streets of New York City, has a chance meeting with a wise Inuit Eskimo, Theo, who was sent to New York by his elders to provide a message to the people of the world – We either change our ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, light
Plot: meeting, global warming, homeless, text messaging, interrogation, warning, friendship, couples, danger, society, airplane, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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Stonados (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A storm chaser tries to save Boston from destruction when a freak tornado bombards the city with huge boulders.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: danger, escapades, global warming, science, tornado, death, storm, manipulations, manipulation, lighthouse keeper, tour guide, thunder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston
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