Disaster Movies

Disaster Movies
List of movies about disasters collected by visitors to our site: San Andreas, Greenland, Flight. Three days after disaster, Gravity, Sweetheart, Love and Monsters, Freakish, Go North, Into the Storm, Melancholia.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

San Andreas (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersLifeguards, Tough guys, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, Earthquake, Adventure
PlaceHelicopters
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Greenland (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Parents, Defenders
PlotSurvival, Disasters, End of the world, Apocalypse, The escape
PlaceBunker, USA
StyleTense, Dynamic, Disturbing

John Garrity, his estranged wife and their young son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. Amid terrifying accounts of cities getting levelled, the Garrity's experience the best and worst in humanity. As the countdown to the global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.

Flight. Three days after disaster (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:12
CharactersSoldier
PlotLove, Disasters, Fate
PlaceAircraft, Russia
StyleAction, Light, Soulful, Fascinating, Gloomy

Sasha, a soldier, has lost his family to an airplane crush. He comes home to avenge them and plans to murder a survived pilot who is responsible for disaster. However, his plans are interrupted when he meets a girl and falls in love. 'Flight' is a story of struggle between love and hatred.

Gravity (2013)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Touching, Serious

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

Sweetheart (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Fight, Loneliness, Death
PlaceSea, Islands, Ocean, Uninhabited island
StyleAction, Tense

Jenn has washed ashore a small tropical island and it doesn’t take her long to realize she’s completely alone. She must spend her days not only surviving the elements, but must also fend off the malevolent force that comes out each night.

Love and Monsters (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryCanada, USA, Australia
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Mutant, Losers, Insects
PlotLove, Survival, Disasters, Apocalypse, Fight
PlaceJungle, Bunker
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy

Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson, along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee, who is now 80 miles away at a coastal colony, Joel begins to fall for her again. As Joel realizes that there’s nothing left for him underground, he decides against all logic to venture out to Aimee, despite all the dangerous monsters that stand in his way.

Freakish (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:17
CharactersTeens, Mutant, Pupils
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, Fight, Investigation
PlaceSchool, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleTense, Disturbing

A group of students trapped in a high school must fight for survival when predatory mutant freaks take over after a meltdown at the local chemical plant.

Go North (2017)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Pupils, Parents, Mothers
PlotLove, Survival, Disasters, Time travel, Death
PlaceSchool
TimeFuture

Set in the wake of unknown catastrophe which has resulted in an adult-free community being led by a cabal of former high school jocks. After two members set out on a dangerous journey into the unknown to find family and hope for the future, Caleb and his vicious underling Gentry follow in hot pursuit.

Into the Storm (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Students
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceSmall cities
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, but some just go to the tornado for that one, unique shot.

Melancholia (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryDenmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration02:10
CharactersHorses, Family, Friends, Sisters, Parents
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Wedding, Depression
PlaceParty, Hospitals, Mansions, Estate
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

The Dark Tower (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Demons, Spiders, Military
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Skirmishes
PlaceVillage, School, Parallel worlds
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense

The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Pompeii (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersHorses, Heroes, Gladiators, Slaves
PlotDisasters, Adventure, Slavery, Volcanoes, Feats
PlaceItaly, Roman Empire
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.

Babysitting 2 (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:50
CharactersSpiders, Friends, Turtles
PlotDisasters, Friendship, Chase, Rest, Missing people
PlaceAircraft, Jungle, Caves, France, Hotels

Franck and his girlfriend Sonya, plus some of their friends go on holiday in Brazil. Franck, his friends, two girls and Sonya's grandmother leave to visit a cave, but everything goes wrong and their crazy adventures begin.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryAustralia
Duration02:30
CharactersGangsters, Strong women, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Racing, Apocalypse, Time travel
PlaceDeserts, Australia, USA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StylePopular, Exciting, Spectacular, Heavy, Tense

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 able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.

Hunter Killer (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersSpecial Forces, Lifeguards, Submariners
PlotDisasters, Hostage, Weapon
PlaceSubmarines, Ocean, Warships
StylePatriotic

Captain Glass of the USS Arkansas discovers that a coup d'état is taking place in Russia, so he and his crew join an elite group working on the ground to prevent a war.

The Mummy (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Japan
Duration02:28
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Kings, Horses, Gods
PlotDisasters, Adventure, Martial Arts, Revenge, Mummies
PlaceAircraft, Egypt, Pyramid, London, Tomb
StyleUnexpected ending

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient queen whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Flight (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:18
CharactersStewardesses, Pilots
PlotDisasters, Investigation, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceAircraft, Court, USA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip pulls off a miraculous crash-landing that results in only six lives lost. Shaken to the core, Whip vows to get sober -- but when the crash investigation exposes his addiction, he finds himself in an even worse situation.

Flight Crew (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration02:04
PlotDisasters, Relationship, Aviation
PlaceAircraft
StyleTo cry, Tense

A story about bravery, self-sacrifice and human dignity put on trial by the merciless power of nature. A young pilot is fired from military air force after disobeying an absurd order. He gets a job as a co-pilot with a civil airline. Being brutally honest and direct, he is not on best terms with his new colleagues. During a flight to Asia his crew receives a distress message from a volcanic island and makes a decision to attempt a rescue mission. Will it be a success? Will they survive the disaster? They have a single chance to find that out: by being a team and sticking up for one another.

Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:30
CharactersHeroes, Wizards
PlotDisasters, Adventure, Superpowers, The escape, Friendship
PlaceIslands
StyleExciting, Action, Light, By manga

Natsu Dragneel and his friends travel to the island Kingdom of Stella, where they will reveal dark secrets, fight the new enemies and once again save the world from destruction.

The Challenger Disaster (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotOn real events, Disasters, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleSoulful, Serious

On the eve of the Challenger explosion in 1986 one engineer goes to the extreme to stop the launch. This hot-headed engineer makes a desperate race against the clock to call off the billion dollar multi-delayed Challenger launch, convinced the O-ring seals will fail and kill everyone on board. The Company, Marshall Space Flight and NASA made a business decision. He made a human decision.




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