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 suspense, exciting, surprise ending, suspenseful, entertaining and psychotronic films and TV shows about / with destruction, danger, death, explosion, disaster, catastrophe, survival, rescue, fear and chaos plots mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres shot in USA, Japan, China and other countries.
destruction movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as destruction: 2012 (2009), War of the Worlds (2005), Cloverfield (2008), Oblivion (2013), The Impossible (2012), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), Reign of Fire (2002), Rampage (2018), Underwater (2020), Armageddon (1998).

List of destruction movies

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, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, natural disaster, catastrophe, tsunami, forces of nature, race against time, humanity in peril, destruction, human existence, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century, 2000s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, las vegas, himalaya, london, rio de janeiro ...
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, apocalypse, alien invasion, end of the world, survival, space and aliens, disaster, invasion, evil alien, destruction, first contact, fate of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, chicago illinois, paris france ...
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Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disaster, monster, found footage, giant monster, alien, survival, survival horror, destruction, chaos, deadly creature, creature, monster terrorizes city ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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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: futuristic, mind bending, visually appealing, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, alien invasion, alien, adventure, distopia, resistance, disorder, mysterious character, future dystopia, survival, space travel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, washington d.c., pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city
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The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, 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: suspense, motivational, heartbreaking, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ocean, catastrophe, courage, tsunami, forces of nature, destruction, hopes, family in danger, tragedy ...
Time: year 2004, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Mexico
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: captivating, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: godzilla, giant monster, monster, creature feature, creature, giant animal, destruction, rescue, giant lizard, giant creature, humanity in peril, mutation ...
Time: 21st century, year 2019, year 2014, 2010s
Place: japan, boston, china, san francisco, colorado ...
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Reign of Fire (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, apocalypse, post apocalypse, heroic mission, fantasy world, monster, destruction, deadly creature, chaos, heroes, fire breathing dragon, extinction ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: ireland, europe, edinburgh scotland, united kingdom, britain ...
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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, suspenseful, captivating, touching, funny ...
Plot: monster, gorilla, giant monster, creature feature, animal attack, creature, rescue, destruction, rage, mutation, betrayal, giant animal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, everglades, los angeles, wyoming, illinois ...
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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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, sea monster, animal attack, water, fear, creature, sea creature, ocean, earthquake, survival horror, destruction ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
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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: suspense, exciting, sentimental, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, nasa, apocalypse, astronaut, space travel, catastrophe, save the world, race against time, adventure, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, washington d.c., paris france, usa, shanghai ...
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, inspirational, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, courage, oil rig, rescue, sea, trapped, evacuation, heroism, oil ...
Time: 70s, 2010s, year 2010, 21st century
Place: california, boston, louisiana
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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, road movie, surreal, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: post apocalypse, desert, distopia, survival, apocalypse, chase, car, on the run, car chase, future dystopia, chaos, dark hero ...
Time: future, near future
Place: australia
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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, heroic, biblical, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, lone hero, desert, religion, protector, faith, dystopic future, chaos, future dystopia, bible ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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Infinite (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Evan McCauley has skills he never learned and memories of places he has never visited. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, a secret group that call themselves “Infinites” come to his rescue, revealing that his memories are ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, futuristic, spiritual ...
Plot: russian roulette, reincarnation, final battle, destruction, past life, schizophrenia, weapons, final showdown, struggle, secret, megalomaniac, female mercenary ...
Time: year 1985, 2020s, 80s
Place: mexico city, usa, himalaya, north america, london ...
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The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada
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: suspense, exciting, tense, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, train, deception, fight, police, train station, attempted murder, train crash, destruction, witness, money, race against time ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, touching, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, catastrophe, nasa, extinction, save the world, president, apocalypse, survival, life & death, astronaut ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., virginia, tucson arizona, langley virginia, manhattan new york city ...
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Venom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
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: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: superhero, humanity, alien life-form, alien monster, supernatural power, alien, super villain, super powers, experiment gone awry, crimes, experiment, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco, malaysia
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Attack on Titan (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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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: serious, mysterious, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: giant, life turned upside down, death, friends, threat, tragedy, friendship, giant monster, chaos and mayhem, transformation, direction and purpose, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Shin Godzilla (2016)
Genre: Action, 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: suspense, tense, serious, dark, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, monster, destruction, giant, evolution, military, scientist, radioactivity, biohazard, tunnel, reporter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
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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, futuristic, absurd, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, alien, post apocalypse, apocalypse, end of the world, survival, adventure, invasion, virus, distopia, obsessive quest, youth ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa, tower bridge london, bangkok thailand, new york ...
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Demolition (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emotionally desperate investment banker finds hope through a woman he meets in Chicago.
Style: melancholic, philosophical, psychological, touching, emotional ...
Plot: death of wife, death, depression, grief, self discovery, psychology, existentialism, car accident, father in law son in law relationship, destruction, mental illness, friendship ...
Place: new york
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Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, suspense, intense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, dinosaur, godzilla, disaster, creature, mutant, giant, military, deadly creature, giant creature, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 2010s, year 1999 ...
Place: japan, hawaii, san francisco, tokyo, usa ...
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Hancock (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who's forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he's inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent's idea of imprisoning the antihero ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, immortality, supernatural ability, heroes, invulnerability, super powers, memory loss, superhuman powers, superhuman, lone wolves, prison, black superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
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Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Peter Parker and his friends go on a summer trip to Europe. However, they will hardly be able to rest - Peter will have to agree to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of creatures that cause natural disasters and destruction throughout the continent.
Style: entertaining, psychotronic, atmospheric, slasher, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, heroes, spider man character, high school, escapades, school trip, secret identity, teenage boy, bully, mutant, teenage life, peter parker character ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: europe, prague, new york, venice, netherlands ...
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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, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: destruction, family relations, eviction, society, culture clash, unfulfillment, politics, sibling relationship, siblings, estrangement, forgery, funeral ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel, germany, middle east, france
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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, heroic, absurd, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, robot, alien invasion, transforming robot, alien, good versus evil, giant robots, transformation, technology, alien planet, benign alien, fight ...
Time: 21st century, year 1969, contemporary, 60s, year 1961 ...
Place: washington d.c., wisconsin, egypt, pentagon, north america ...
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Terminator Salvation (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, intense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, post apocalypse, apocalypse, cyberpunk, distopia, robot, androids and robots, man versus machine, dystopic future, artificial intelligence, destiny, save the world ...
Time: future, year 2003, near future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, san francisco
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13 Minutes (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: As a new day begins in the small American town of Minninnewah, the residents start their day as ordinary as the next. Mother Nature, however, has other plans for them. Inhabitants have just 13 minutes to seek shelter before the largest tornado on ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: bad weather, tornado, aftermath, disaster, natural disaster, rescue, destruction, race against time, family relations, small town, hiding place, survival ...
Time: 2020s
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Global Meltdown (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot and an environmental scientist lead a exodus of survivors in a search for a safe haven after a catastrophic tectonic event causes the crust of the earth to break apart.
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: disaster, destruction, earthquake, natural disaster, fear, apocalypse, humanity in peril, escapades, heroes, survival, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, 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, exciting, suspense, thought provoking, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: childhood, monster, alien, small town, ufo, friendship, adventure, young heroes, creature, youth, coming of age, train crash ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, future, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: ohio, usa
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