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, tense and realistic films and TV shows about / with earthquake, catastrophe, disaster film, danger, escapades, survival, forces of nature, natural disaster, race against time and destruction plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
earthquake movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as earthquake: San Andreas (2015), 10.0 Earthquake (2014), The Quake (2018), The Earthquake (2016), Escape from L.A. (1996), Aftershock (2012), The Last Patrol (2000), The Wind Rises (2013), Underwater (2020), 10.5: Apocalypse (2006).

List of earthquake movies

San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, adventure, earthquake, forces of nature, survival, disaster film, tsunami, danger, daring rescue, chaos and mayhem, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, nevada
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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, geology, disaster film, scientist, science, industry, death, profanity, burned to death, burned alive, sexual abuse, stalker ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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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, disaster movie, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: earthquake, catastrophe, geologist, disaster film, geology, destruction, demolished city, kids in trouble, family, saving a life, hotel, death of father ...
Place: oslo norway
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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: earthquake, natural disaster, catastrophe, mass destruction, crushed to death, rescue, ruins, buried alive, armenian, russian, demolished city, destruction of city ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: armenia, soviet union, caucasus, ussr, russia
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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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalyptic, earthquake, future dystopia, one man army, race against time, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, life is a bitch, chases and races, daring rescue, danger, lone wolves ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2013
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, new york ...
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forces of nature, survival, chaos, deadly, earthquake, tsunami, danger, violence spree, escapades, profanity, gory, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, rescue, desert, survival, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, apocalypse, adventure, battle, battles ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, usa
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The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Japan, France, USA
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, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: tuberculosis, hopes, love, earthquake, world war two, dreams, follow your dream, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, letter, airplane, great depression ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: japan, asia, germany, tokyo
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Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, 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, psychotronic ...
Plot: underwater, sea monster, giant monster, giant creature, monster, animal attack, sea creature, lovecraftian, ocean, water, explorer, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pacific ocean
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10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, survival, rescue, save the world, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, escapades, danger, race against time, save the day, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, washington d.c., south dakota, denver colorado ...
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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, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, survival, talking animals, disney, tyrannosaurus rex, earthquake, animal life, family, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
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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, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forces of nature, avalanche, winter, earthquake, save the world, survival, danger, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, deadly, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
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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, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, family, destruction, building collapse, adventure, natural disaster, race against time, chaos and mayhem, survival, danger, machismo ...
Place: usa, los angeles
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MegaFault (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crack in the world has started... we have 24 hours to stop it.
Style: bleak, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, danger, race against time, forces of nature, destruction, adventure, apocalypse, chaos, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: snow, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, forces of nature, escapades, earthquake, catastrophe, vacation, climate change, collapsing building ...
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, danger, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, catastrophe, disaster film, graphic violence, countryside, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, russia
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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: catastrophe, natural disaster, survival, danger, chaos, earthquake, national guard, forces of nature, love affair, infidelity, save the day, daring rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, united states
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Earthquake 10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster film, earthquake, survival, save the day, danger, adventure, race against time, government agency, heroic mission, forces of nature, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., california, usa
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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, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: evacuation, earthquake, elderly, life is a bitch, forceful separation, family life, family relations, couples, nuclear threat, danger, moral dilemma, parents and children ...
Place: japan, asia
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Cyborg Girl (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Cyborg She follows the burgeoning romance between an ordinary college student and his sassy love interest - who happens to be a time-traveling cyborg with superhuman powers. One day, a beautiful cyborg girl appears in front of a dull university ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, offbeat
Plot: time travel, earthquake, romance, cyborgs, emotionless, androids and robots, college, changing lives, fish out of water, a.i., supernatural, school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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How It Ends (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A desperate father tries to return home to his pregnant wife after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos.
Style: road movie, suspenseful, apocalyptic, tense
Plot: end of the world, earthquake, road trip, volcano, apocalypse, lightning, murder, father in law son in law relationship, journey, power outage, tsunami, catastrophe ...
Place: seattle, chicago illinois, seattle washington
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, China, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the ...
Style: disaster movie, captivating, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: giant monster, monster, godzilla, giant animal, giant creature, rescue, creature, destruction, alien monster, creature feature, prehistoric creature, human versus monster ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2014
Place: boston, mexico, san francisco, colorado, washington d.c. ...
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Corporate Animals (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Disaster strikes when the egotistical CEO of an edible cutlery company leads her long-suffering staff on a corporate team-building trip in New Mexico. Trapped underground, this mismatched and disgruntled group must pull together to survive.
Style: satirical, not serious, humorous, tense
Plot: cannibalism, survival, earthquake, murder, tourism, cave painting, trapped, isolation, obnoxious boss, employee employee relationship, businesswoman, employer employee relationship ...
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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: family reunited, adoption, parents and children, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, redemption, family in crisis, earthquake, family tragedy, catastrophe, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: china, asia, canada, east asia
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San Andreas Mega Quake (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scientists make a horrible discovery: The "Big One" is coming in two days, with it, California will sink to the ocean. Their only hope is to rupture a volcano that will displace the earthquake's energy and build a new crust on the ...
Style: disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, lava, helicopter crash, journey, death, profanity, fire, helicopter, military
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Earthquake in New York (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop is after a nasty serial killer. Cop's wife and kids are somewhere in the city too. Then a disastrous earthquake hits the city.
Style: disaster movie
Plot: earthquake, subway, criminal, catastrophe, disaster film, natural disaster, exploding building, trapped in a building, burning building, police detective, destruction, building collapse ...
Place: new york
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The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big One"--will strike southern California. With this information, she ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, catastrophe, hitman, assassination attempt, disaster film, anchor, battles, warning, journalism, heroes, adventure, forces of nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Murder in Pacot (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Haiti, France, Norway
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, a middle-aged Port-au-Prince couple come face to face with the stark contradictions of Haitian society when they are forced to rent out their villa to a foreign aid worker and his enterprising local ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: mysterious character, life turned upside down, social differences, human nature, couple relations, domestic disturbance, danger, hopes, family problems, starting over, couples, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: haiti
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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, stylized, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: teen angst, youth, teenage life, human nature, earthquake, mental illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, suicide, homeless teenager, tsunami, young love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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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: female agent, partners, special agents, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, danger, survival, escapades, crimes, mother daughter relationship, earthquake, car chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico, san francisco
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