Earthquake movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant earthquake movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, suspense, realistic and exciting films and TV shows about / with earthquake, disaster film, danger, forces of nature, escapades, survival, natural disaster, death, adventure and chaos plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as earthquake: San Andreas (2015), The Quake (2018), Aftershock (2012), The Last Patrol (2000), Underwater (2020), 10.5: Apocalypse (2006), Escape from L.A. (1996), San Andreas Quake (2015), The Wind Rises (2013), 10.0 Earthquake (2014).

List of earthquake movies

 6.0
 202K
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, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, adventure, forces of nature, survival, natural disaster, danger, earthquake, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, rescue mission, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, nevada, los angeles
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 6.2
 8K
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, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, geologist, catastrophe, demolished city, kids in trouble, family, saving a life, destruction, death of mother, tunnel, elevator, hotel ...
Place: oslo norway
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 4.8
 11K
Aftershock (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mayhem and death follow when an earthquake traps a group of tourists in a Chilean town.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forces of nature, chaos, earthquake, survival, danger, violence spree, deadly, rape, tsunami, drugs/alcohol, gory, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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The Last Patrol (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a massive earthquake destroys Los Angeles, a new order is formed. But disagreement among the ranks leads to more war and disruption, and The Last Patrol must bring order if there's to be any hope for the future.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, rescue, desert, survival, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, apocalypse, battle, martial arts, prison ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, usa
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 5.9
 25K
Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, bleak ...
Plot: underwater, ocean, earthquake, sea monster, sea creature, monster, team, explorer, nature, catastrophe, scientist, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, survival, save the world, rescue, chaos, escapades, forces of nature, save the day, apocalypse, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, texas, denver colorado, oregon ...
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Escape from L.A. (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, race against time, earthquake, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, lone wolves, heroic mission, life is a bitch, chases and races, danger, daring rescue, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, latin america
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San Andreas Quake (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a discredited L.A. Seismologist warns of an impending 12.7 earthquake, no one takes her seriously. Now on her own, she races desperately to get her family to safety before the earthquake breaks Los Angeles apart from the mainland.
Style: disaster movie, intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, family, destruction, disaster film, building collapse, adventure, natural disaster, survival, danger, race against time, chaos and mayhem, family bonds ...
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.8
 66K
The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hopes, love, dreams, tuberculosis, earthquake, follow your dream, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, letter, airplane, great depression, obsession ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: japan, asia, germany, tokyo
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10.0 Earthquake (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, scientist, science, geology, industry, death, cliff, cave, happy ending, broken windshield, bullying, trophy wife ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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 1.8
 2K
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, tense, exciting ...
Plot: snow, adventure, survival, race against time, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, vacation, ice, catastrophe, climate change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
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Nature Unleashed: Earthquake (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Lithuania, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An earthquake destroys a Russian Nuclear Power plant.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, adventure, forces of nature, race against time, danger, heroes, countryside, escapades, chases and races, disaster film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, japan
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 5.9
 13K
Earthquake (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: natural disaster, survival, danger, chaos, earthquake, national guard, love affair, daring rescue, forces of nature, save the day, infidelity, demolished city ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Earthquake 10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, survival, save the day, heroic mission, adventure, government agency, danger, race against time, forces of nature, evacuation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, seattle
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The Land of Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Taiwan, UK, Germany
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An old couple, their only son, the son's wife, a young man and his lover live peacefully in a village. Then, a terrifying earthquake strikes that causes a nearby nuclear station to explode. The residents must evacuate, but the family lives on a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: evacuation, earthquake, life is a bitch, forceful separation, family life, moral dilemma, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, forces of nature, nuclear threat, couples ...
Place: japan, asia
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The Land Before Time (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 69 min.
Story: An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, ...
Style: touching, feel good, colourful, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, natural disaster, disney, dinosaur, friendship, survival, earthquake, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, family, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
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 4.2
 1K
Ice Quake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As the permafrost melts in Alaska, underground rivers of volatile liquid methane form which sets off a series of devastating earthquakes. Forced apart by this violent occurrence, one family must find each other during the holidays and work to stop ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, save the world, avalanche, winter, survival, danger, daring rescue, race against time, heroes, deadly, family in danger, geologist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
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 7.6
 8K
Aftershock (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Based on the Tangshan Earthquake in 1976 that took the lives of 240,000 people.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, psychological, factual ...
Plot: adoption, parents and children, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, family reunited, redemption, family in crisis, earthquake, family tragedy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, presumed dead, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: china, asia, canada
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The Earthquake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the desperate survivors.
Style: disaster movie
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, catastrophe, mass destruction, crushed to death, ruins, buried alive, russian, rescue, armenian, destruction of city, disaster film
Time: year 1988
Place: armenia, soviet union, russia, ussr, caucasus
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 7.1
 3K
Themis (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two teenagers and a group of people made homeless by a tsunami try and make their way in a devastated Japan
Style: psychological, bleak, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: teen angst, human nature, teenage life, youth, earthquake, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mental illness, obsession, suicide, tsunami, teenage boy, beaten to death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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OMG: Oh My God! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A shopkeeper takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by an earthquake.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, sentimental
Plot: down on your luck, religions or cults, hopes, supernatural, against the odds, legal action, forces of nature, righting the wronged, earthquake, media, satire, prayer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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 3.4
 1K
Epicenter (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Epicenter concerns brassy, beautiful Amanda Foster, a down-on-her-luck Los Angeles detective who's been assigned to protect a mobster-turned-State's-Witness, Nick Constantine, from the mob. On the night of the assignment, the city is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, partners, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, danger, escapades, survival, crimes, female agent, earthquake, mother daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
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 2.7
 2K
Arachnoquake (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Giant albino spiders break free from the depths of Earth in New Orleans, making everyone’s worst nightmare a reality.
Style: exciting, not serious, absurd, suspense, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: giant spider, asthma, panic, asthma inhaler, supernatural, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, chaos, forces of nature, human versus monster, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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 7.2
 655
Sunflower (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China, Netherlands
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Sunflower is the story of the Zhang family in Beijing father, mother and son across three decades, centering on the tensions and misunderstandings between father and son. Nine-year-old Xiangyang is having the time of his life, free of adult ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: lifestyle, family life, parents and children, society, life is a bitch, youth, revolution, father son relationship, generation gap, childhood, earthquake, guilt ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, 1990s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
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Absolute Zero (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: INTER SCI climatologist Dr. David Kotzman has evidence that a shift in the Earth's polarity triggered the last Ice Age...in a single day. Now, it's happening again, and there's no time to escape. As the temperature plummets, Miami is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ice, survival, apocalypse, rescue, save the world, forces of nature, save the day, race against time, husband wife relationship, earthquake, time travel, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 6.9
 73
Fallen City (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shubei town, southeast China, the present day. Five years after he fled with RMB 800,000 from a bank robbery, Liu Chuan returns incognito to the town. Policeman Wang Laoshi, who was on duty at the time of the robbery and was demoted for letting Liu ...
Plot: collapse, earthquake, robbery, police
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 2.7
 733
Geo-Disaster (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A chunk of dark matter shoots right through earth, causing various worldwide disasters. A family in Los Angeles struggles to survive the ordeal.
Style: disaster movie, scary, bleak, exciting
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: volcano, volcanic eruption, natural disaster, disaster film, tornado, earthquake, family, destiny, deadly, apocalypse, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wandering strongman Maxxus comes upon two warring tribes, the Sun worshipers and the Moon worshipers...and fights monsters !
Plot: volcano, giant monster, hercules, earthquake, battle, sacrifice, dragon, cave, sea creature, sword and sandal, cavemen, marriage ceremony ...
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The Day the Earth Moved (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An aerial photography team tries to alert a small town about an impending earthquake, but no one believes the duo until the tremors start and the walls begin to collapse.
Style: disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, small town, airport, cigar smoking, fire, theft, avalanche, convertible, cigar, rescue mission, desert, apple ...
Place: nevada
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A Day Longer Than a Year (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film tells of devastating earthquake in Banja Luka in 1969 and follows a group of prisoners in prison during devastating earthquake and people and residents of Banja Luka. Fate of prisoners,the fate of the city and residents of Banja Luka, are ...
Plot: earthquake, collapse, police car, escape, car, fight, mass, husband wife relationship, fear, blood, chaos, death ...
Place: yugoslavia
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