Disaster Films

by j-penny | created - 28 Nov 2017 | updated - 28 Nov 2017 | Public

The good, the bad, and the ugly in Earth shattering disaster flicks!

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1. San Andreas (2015)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

43 Metascore

In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey with his ex-wife across the state in order to rescue his daughter.

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Colton Haynes

Votes: 199,744 | Gross: $155.19M

2. Deep Impact (1998)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance

40 Metascore

Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 154,743 | Gross: $140.46M

3. Dante's Peak (1997)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

43 Metascore

A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside town recently named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that the long dormant volcano, Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith, Jeremy Foley

Votes: 76,491 | Gross: $67.13M

4. Twister (I) (1996)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

68 Metascore

Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz

Votes: 166,093 | Gross: $241.72M

5. Geostorm (2017)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

21 Metascore

When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it's a race against the clock for its creator to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.

Director: Dean Devlin | Stars: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 85,438 | Gross: $33.70M

6. Volcano (1997)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

55 Metascore

A volcano erupts in downtown Los Angeles, threatening to destroy the city.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle

Votes: 69,166 | Gross: $49.32M

7. 10.5 (2004)

Unrated | 165 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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.

Stars: Kim Delaney, Fred Ward, Ivan Sergei, Dulé Hill

Votes: 3,663

8. 10.5: Apocalypse (2006)

169 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A massive earthquake creates a chain of events that threaten two of the largest nuclear reactors.

Stars: Kim Delaney, Dean Cain, David Cubitt, Oliver Hudson

Votes: 2,343

9. Night of the Twisters (1996 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Drama, Family

The residents of a small town come face to face with a deadly and unpredictable series of tornadoes. Among them is one boy struggling to keep his family safe in the dangerous weather.

Director: Timothy Bond | Stars: Devon Sawa, Amos Crawley, John Schneider, Lori Hallier

Votes: 2,025

10. Daylight (1996)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Disaster in a New York tunnel as explosions collapse both ends of it. One hero tries to help the people inside find their way to safety.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen, Dan Hedaya

Votes: 63,077 | Gross: $33.02M

11. The Perfect Storm (2000)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

59 Metascore

An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, Diane Lane

Votes: 149,871 | Gross: $182.62M

12. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

47 Metascore

Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emmy Rossum, Dash Mihok

Votes: 397,259 | Gross: $186.74M

13. Armageddon (1998)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

Votes: 380,189 | Gross: $201.57M

14. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 336,673 | Gross: $166.11M

15. Into the Storm (2014)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

44 Metascore

Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.

Director: Steven Quale | Stars: Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Max Deacon

Votes: 61,912 | Gross: $47.60M

16. Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004 TV Movie)

Unrated | 175 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Thomas Gibson, Nancy McKeon, Chandra West, Brian Markinson

Votes: 2,409

17. Asteroid (1997 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 122 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to ... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May | Stars: Michael Biehn, Annabella Sciorra, Zach Charles, Don Franklin

Votes: 1,888

18. Ring of Fire (2012– )

Drama, Sci-Fi

When an oil rig causes a volcanic eruption in a small town, it's just the first in a trigger effect called the Ring of Fire that stretches across the globe. If these cataclysmic series of ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Vartan, Terry O'Quinn, Ian Tracey, Brian Markinson

Votes: 812

19. This Is the End (2013)

R | 107 min | Comedy

67 Metascore

6 Los Angeles celebrities are stuck in James Franco's house after a series of devastating events just destroyed the city. Inside, the group not only have to face the apocalypse, but themselves.

Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen | Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel

Votes: 369,393 | Gross: $101.47M

20. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

59 Metascore

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

Director: Lorene Scafaria | Stars: Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Melanie Lynskey, Patton Oswalt

Votes: 103,866 | Gross: $6.62M

21. The Core (2003)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

48 Metascore

The only way to save Earth from catastrophe is to drill down to the core and set it spinning again.

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Delroy Lindo, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 87,911 | Gross: $31.19M

22. The Finest Hours (2016)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History

58 Metascore

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Eric Bana

Votes: 57,990 | Gross: $27.55M

23. Deepwater Horizon (2016)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, History

68 Metascore

A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin, James DuMont

Votes: 139,486 | Gross: $61.43M

24. Only The Brave (2017)

PG-13 | 134 min | Action, Biography, Drama

72 Metascore

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Connelly

Votes: 50,623 | Gross: $18.34M

25. The Impossible (2012)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, History, Thriller

73 Metascore

The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Oaklee Pendergast

Votes: 185,051 | Gross: $19.02M

26. Pompeii (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

39 Metascore

A slave-turned-gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Kiefer Sutherland, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Votes: 102,748 | Gross: $23.22M

27. Sunshine (2007)

R | 107 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

64 Metascore

A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Cliff Curtis

Votes: 224,628 | Gross: $3.68M

28. Hours (2013)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

55 Metascore

A father struggles to keep his infant daughter alive in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Director: Eric Heisserer | Stars: Paul Walker, Genesis Rodriguez, Nancy Nave, Shane Jacobsen

Votes: 27,034

29. 40 Days and Nights (2012)

TV-PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.

Director: Peter Geiger | Stars: Alex Carter, Monica Keena, Alex Arleo, Alex Ball

Votes: 1,912

30. Supervolcano (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

A volcano in Yellowstone Park suddenly erupts.

Director: Tony Mitchell | Stars: Michael Riley, Gary Lewis, Shaun Johnston, Adrian Holmes

Votes: 2,226

31. Age of Ice (2014 Video)

TV-14 | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When sudden and massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, the result is unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach ... See full summary »

Director: Emile Edwin Smith | Stars: Barton Bund, Bailey Spry, Jules Hartley, Owais Ahmed

Votes: 2,094

32. 100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When a chain of volcanic eruptions rips through Europe, the enormous ash cloud blocks out the sun, plunging the continent into a new ice age. An American couple must find their kids and get them out of Paris before it freezes over.

Director: R.D. Braunstein | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Sara Malakul Lane, Marc Ewins, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 1,861

33. Without Warning (1994 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Sci-Fi

A television program is interrupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first, it seems natural but after interviews by ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Sander Vanocur, Jane Kaczmarek, Bree Walker, Dwier Brown

Votes: 1,130

34. Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction (2006 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

A documentary on the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa in the Sunda Strait of Indonesia, bringing tsunamis, rains of pumice and ash, and a deadly flow of hot steam, sulfuric acid, and ash. More than 36,000 died; survivors had bad burns.

Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones, Olivia Williams, Kevin McMonagle, Ramon Tikaram

Votes: 694

35. Magma: Volcanic Disaster (2006 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When a volcano expert becomes convinced that a cataclysmic natural disaster is about to unfold, a volcanologist Professor John Shepherd and his graduate students believes that recent ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Gilmore | Stars: Xander Berkeley, Amy Jo Johnson, David O'Donnell, George R. Sheffey

Votes: 720

36. Impact (2009– )

Not Rated | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. ... See full summary »

Stars: David James Elliott, Natasha Henstridge, Benjamin Sadler, Florentine Lahme

Votes: 3,092

37. Polar Storm (2009 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A comet passes near the Earth and disturbs Earth's magnetic field.

Director: Paul Ziller | Stars: Jack Coleman, Holly Elissa, Tyler Johnston, Terry David Mulligan

Votes: 1,543

38. Storm Cell (2008 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Storm chaser April, whose parents died in a twister during her childhood, must warn her brother and his unsespecting town of a massive storm heading their way before he meets the same fate.

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Mimi Rogers, Robert Moloney, Andrew Airlie, Ryan Kennedy

Votes: 617

39. Deep Core (2000)

PG-13 | 80 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

The future of Earth is in question when a strange reaction deep beneath its surface causes a massive rupture in the planet's inner structure.

Director: Rodney McDonald | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Terry Farrell, Bruce McGill, Harry Van Gorkum

Votes: 1,082

40. 500 MPH Storm (2013)

TV-PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When an energy experiment goes haywire, a rash of massive hurricanes rips across North America. A scientist must get his family to safety before the hurricanes merge, creating a "hypercane" with the power to wipe America off the map.

Director: Daniel Lusko | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Michael Beach, Sarah Lieving, Bryan Head

Votes: 1,804

41. The Earthquake (2016)

101 min | Drama

Leninakan, Armenian SSR, USSR, 1988. 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.

Director: Sarik Andreasyan | Stars: Konstantin Lavronenko, Mariya Mironova, Viktor Stepanyan, Tatev Hovakimyan

Votes: 1,354

42. The Wave (2015)

R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

68 Metascore

Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it.

Director: Roar Uthaug | Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff Oftebro, Edith Haagenrud-Sande

Votes: 30,117 | Gross: $0.18M

43. Pandora (2016)

Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Drama

The explosion of a nuclear power plant caused by an earthquake leads to a disaster which no one other than its workers can stop from spreading further.

Director: Jong-woo Park | Stars: Do-bin Baek, Seung-Hoon Choi, Sung-Wook Eo, Bae Gang-Yoo

Votes: 4,157

44. Solar Attack (2006 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.

Director: Paul Ziller | Stars: Mark Dacascos, Joanne Kelly, Kevin Jubinville, Sugith Varughese

Votes: 890

45. Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Action, Drama

A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Dan Cortese, Cynthia Gibb, Brian Kerwin, Don S. Davis

Votes: 498



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