Destruction movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant destruction movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out surprise ending, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, visually appealing and intense films and TV shows about / with destruction, death, danger, chaos, catastrophe, transformation, explosion, violence, gun and chase plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as destruction: The Impossible (2012), Pacific Rim (2013), Rampage (2018), Godzilla (2014), Cloverfield (2008), Venom (2018), Oblivion (2013), 2012 (2009), Godzilla Resurgence (2016), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019).

List of destruction movies

 7.6
 200K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, catastrophe, family in danger, courage, disaster film, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 6.9
 464K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, creature, monster, save the world, evil alien, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, danger, giant, survival, destruction, battles ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 2017, near future
Place: pacific ocean, tokyo, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
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 6.1
 143K
Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, gorilla, mutation, creature feature, giant animal, giant monster, destruction, chase, giant creature, wolf, fear, rage ...
Time: quarry, 2010s
Place: florida, chicago illinois, colorado, missouri, usa ...
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 6.4
 373K
Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, monster, giant, tsunami, giant creature, destruction, deadly creature, godzilla, prehistoric creature, dinosaur, nuclear, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, quarry, year 1999 ...
Place: san francisco, japan, usa, hawaii, honolulu hawaii ...
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 7.0
 372K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, found footage, giant monster, survival horror, quarantine, survival, chaos, destruction, chaos and mayhem, fear, escape, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 358K
Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti hero, supernatural power, super powers, alien monster, superhero, super villain, alien, tough guy, experiment gone awry, laboratory, alien race, mutation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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 7.0
 484K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: mind bending, twists and turns, visually appealing, cerebral, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, dystopic future, space and aliens, alien encounter, space travel, catastrophe, disorder, survival, resistance, mysterious character ...
Time: future
Place: new york, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon
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 5.8
 352K
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, foreknowledge, demolished city, vestiges of humanity, destruction, evacuation ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, 2010s, year 2012 ...
Place: big ben london, tibet, pasadena california, paris france, california ...
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Godzilla Resurgence (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: From the mind behind Evangelion comes a hit larger than life. When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A rag-tag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, dark ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, destruction, evolution, military, scientist, danger, radioactivity, tunnel, prime minister, biohazard, reporter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
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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, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2014
Place: boston, mexico, washington d.c., colorado, antarctica ...
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 8.1
 370K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, alien encounter, lovecraftian, space and aliens, paranoia, survival, fear, trapped, mutation, scientist, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, mentor, throne, camelot, king, courage, sword and fantasy, resistance, excalibur ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
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 6.3
 103K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada, Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, tense, rough
Plot: conspiracy, train, deception, destruction, runaway train, fbi, money, train wreck, attempted murder, witness, telephone call, fight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, invasion, evil alien, end of the world, space and aliens, survival, danger, first contact, destruction, chaos, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, chicago illinois, paris france ...
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 6.9
 292K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, serious, biblical, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, lone hero, future dystopia, warrior, dystopic future, chaos, danger, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, psychotronic, absurd, futuristic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, alien planet, evil alien, man versus machine, giant robots, space travel, good versus evil, destruction, benign alien, killer robot, chaos, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969 ...
Place: chicago illinois, washington d.c., africa, new mexico, middle east ...
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 8.8
 164K
Attack on Titan (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by Titans. Titans are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A ...
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: giant, life turned upside down, friendship, danger, loss of parent, survival, transformation, friends, attack, army, future dystopia, monster ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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 5.6
 646
Disengagement (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Italy, Israel, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A political drama centered around Israel's pullout from the occupied Gaza strip, in which a French woman of Israeli origin comes to the Gaza Strip to find her long ago abandoned daughter.
Style: emotional, realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: destruction, society, family relations, eviction, culture clash, politics, unfulfillment, sibling relationship, siblings, forgery, funeral, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel, germany, middle east, france
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Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: All grown up in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor must lead the resistance of humans against the increasingly dominating militaristic robots. But when Marcus Wright appears, his existence confuses the mission as Connor tries to determine whether ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, apocalypse, dystopic future, man versus machine, post apocalypse, androids and robots, save the world, army, killer robot, technology gone awry, cyberpunk, destiny ...
Time: future, year 2003, 2000s, near future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, los angeles
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 7.0
 89K
Demolition (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emotionally desperate investment banker finds hope through a woman he meets in Chicago.
Style: melancholic, emotional, psychological, philosophical, reflective ...
Plot: death of wife, death, depression, destruction, existentialism, car accident, grief, father in law son in law relationship, self discovery, correspondence, gay teenager, vending machine ...
Place: new york
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 7.0
 338K
Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, sentimental, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, alien, young heroes, friendship, ufo, adventure, monster, small town, investigation, youth, attack, creature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: ohio, usa
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 6.7
 395K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, disaster movie, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the world, space travel, nasa, self sacrifice, astronaut, outer space, race against time, catastrophe, adventure, asteroid ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, istanbul turkey, new york ...
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, batman, chaos and mayhem, explosion, double life, police detective, tragic villain, nuclear threat, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, italy, pentagon
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 5.2
 99K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, adventure, alien invasion, survival, danger, obsessive quest, tsunami, alien, space and aliens, chaos, ufo ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio, bangkok thailand, london, new york ...
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 6.7
 359K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, mentor, femme fatale, supernatural, life turned upside down, gunfight, trap, good versus evil, secret movement, escapades, hitman, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, europe
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 5.8
 60K
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, monster, animal attack, sea creature, lovecraftian, giant creature, ocean, explorer, fear, earthquake ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pacific ocean
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 7.2
 684K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, plague, loneliness, future dystopia, isolation, heroes, experiment, deadly creature, quarantine ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012, near future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
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The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: transformation, superhuman powers, scientist, superhero, mutant, giant, on the run, chase, experiment gone awry, chaos, super soldier, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, rio de janeiro, usa, virginia ...
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 6.6
 242K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, humorous, cynical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, misfit partners, police investigation, partners against crime, parody, farce, reluctant partners, crimes, verbal byplay, goofy hero, fighting crime, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, las vegas
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Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, ufo, end of the world, evil alien, save the world, spacecraft, space and aliens, aliens, danger, pilot, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, sydney australia, big ben london, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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