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 suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense, exciting and realistic films and TV shows about / with earthquake, disaster, catastrophe, survival, danger, natural disaster, destruction, forces of nature, escapades and chaos plots mostly in Action, Drama 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), 10.5: Apocalypse (2006), 10.0 Earthquake (2014), MegaFault (2009), San Andreas Quake (2015), 10.5 (2004), Ice Quake (2010), Escape from L.A. (1996), Underwater (2020).

List of earthquake movies

 6.0
 235K
San Andreas (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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, suspense, absurd, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, forces of nature, adventure, earthquake, tsunami, happy ending, father daughter relationship, daring rescue, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, los angeles, usa, nevada
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 6.2
 12K
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, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious
Plot: earthquake, catastrophe, disaster, geologist, destruction, geology, demolished city, kids in trouble, natural disaster, saving a life, family, teenager ...
Place: oslo norway
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, natural disaster, survival, disaster, rescue, save the world, chaos, escapades, race against time, save the day, apocalypse, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, las vegas, usa, south dakota, oregon ...
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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: exciting, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: earthquake, disaster, natural disaster, geology, apocalypse, industry, chaos and mayhem, survival, chaos, scientist, science, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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 3.0
 2K
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: exciting, serious, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Plot: disaster, earthquake, natural disaster, forces of nature, race against time, apocalypse, chaos, adventure, destruction, save the planet, end of the world, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: intense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: earthquake, disaster, natural disaster, family, destruction, helicopter crash, building collapse, cell phone, african american, animal attack, helicopter, adventure ...
Place: los angeles, usa
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 4.5
 4K
10.5 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 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, earthquake, survival, save the day, adventure, race against time, government agency, heroic mission, forces of nature, evacuation, building collapse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, california
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 4.0
 2K
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, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, avalanche, forces of nature, winter, disaster, save the world, survival, heroes, daring rescue, race against time, family in danger, geologist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
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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: suspense, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, earthquake, race against time, future dystopia, one man army, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, distopia, apocalypse, life is a bitch, daring rescue, survival ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s, year 2013, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, latin america, new york, usa ...
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 5.8
 81K
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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, sea monster, giant monster, ocean, creature, giant creature, animal attack, fear, survival, earthquake, water, sea creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pacific ocean
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The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, disaster, natural disaster, assassination attempt, hitman, family in crisis, forces of nature, survival, save the day, assassination, adventure, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 5.9
 16K
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, suspense, exciting, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, earthquake, survival, catastrophe, chaos, national guard, love triangle, daring rescue, save the day, love affair, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.7
 85K
The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, 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, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: world war two, tuberculosis, earthquake, hopes, dreams, love, airplane, flying, follow your dream, aviation, love and romance, wartime ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: japan, germany, tokyo, 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: psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: earthquake, disaster, natural disaster, fire, death, helicopter crash, apocalypse, survival, forces of nature, catastrophe, human existence, end of the world ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
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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: psychological, touching, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, disaster, survival, catastrophe, rescue, russian, demolished city, humanity in peril, death, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: armenia, caucasus, ussr, russia
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 1.9
 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, serious, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: snow, pyramid, climate change, earthquake, adventure, race against time, forces of nature, escapades, disaster, vacation, survival, catastrophe ...
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: disaster, earthquake, save the day, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, natural disaster, empire, catastrophe, graphic violence, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, russia
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 4.8
 12K
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, forces of nature, disaster, earthquake, chaos, natural disaster, violence spree, escapades, tsunami, rape, confined, brutality ...
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, apocalypse, rescue, desert, chaos and mayhem, survival, life is a bitch, rivalry, adventure, battles, post apocalypse, infection ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, usa
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 5.8
 652
7:19 (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At 7:19 a.m., on September 19th of 1985, the most destructive earthquake hit Mexico's City. Inside what's left of a building, a group of survivors fight for their lives waiting for rescue.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: earthquake, natural disaster, survival, trapped, building collapse, destruction, struggle for survival, demolished city, deathtrap, catastrophe, trap, teamwork ...
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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: feel good, touching, colourful, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, tyrannosaurus rex, family, disney, animals, natural disaster, talking animals, earthquake, survival, babies and infants ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
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 6.9
 4K
Cyborg She (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, romantic, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: time travel, cyborgs, androids and robots, earthquake, romance, changing lives, college, fish out of water, a.i., supernatural, high school life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, year 2008, year 2007, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Metal Tornado (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The HELIOS PROJECT is a high tech facility tasked with storing and converting solar rays into an endless supply of renewable energy. After years of research and millions of dollars, it is now time to test the system out.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: tornado, disaster, natural disaster, earthquake, uncontrollable, scientific experiment, father son relationship, solar flare, death, rescue, destruction, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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End of the World (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As mass of solar storms causes tsunamis, volcanoes, and flooding, a city-dwelling family attempts to flee to the relative safety of a group of high-elevation caves several miles away.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, intense, exciting ...
Plot: end of the world, disaster, flood, earthquake, survival, chaos, destruction, rescue, adventure, catastrophe, forces of nature, evacuation ...
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.0
 3K
Fukushima 50 (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi facility in Japan risk their lives and stay at the nuclear power plant to prevent total destruction after the region is devastated by an earthquake an tsunami in 2011.
Style: suspense, sincere, psychological, tense
Plot: japanese history, tsunami, nuclear power, earthquake, radiation, nuclear radiation, disaster, catastrophe, white house, japanese wife, mishap, police officer ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011, year 2014
Place: japan, pacific ocean
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 7.7
 272
D-Day (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: When a natural disaster strikes Seoul, a team of medical doctors and emergency personnel struggle to deal with its aftermath.
Style: dorama, suspense, disturbing, touching, bleak ...
Plot: medical, earthquake, doctor, survival, corruption, disaster, romance, city, catastrophe, ambulance, workplace romance, teamwork ...
Place: korea
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 5.0
 53K
How It Ends (2018)
Genre: Action, 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, disaster, journey, father in law son in law relationship, earthquake, apocalypse, volcano, road trip, murder, post apocalypse, gunfight, relationships ...
Place: seattle, chicago illinois
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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, tense, humorous
Plot: cannibalism, tourism, survival, murder, earthquake, cave painting, cannibal, trapped, isolation, cave, employer employee relationship, employee employee relationship ...
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 4.4
 1K
CAT. 8 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a breakthrough in global defense malfunctions, the result is a fireball four times the size of Earth streaking toward the planet. As fires blaze and panic spreads, a renegade scientist comes to the world’s rescue.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, suspense
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, earthquake, race against time, heroes, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, global warming, evacuation, destruction, survival, humanity in peril ...
Place: canada
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 7.0
 4K
Himizu (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, serious, bleak, stylized, art house ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teen angst, youth, human nature, teenage life, earthquake, mental illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, suicide, teenager, strong female character, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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