Disaster Movies

Disaster Movies
List of movies about disasters collected by visitors to our site: Greenland, The Impossible, Independence Day, Deepwater Horizon, San Andreas, The Towering Inferno, Only the Brave, Geostorm, Into the Storm, Speed.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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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.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountrySpain, Thailand, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersFamily, Parents
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Disasters, Tsunami
PlaceOcean
StyleSad ones, Fascinating, Heartbreaking

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 the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Presidential, Pilots
PlotWar, Apocalypse, End of the world, UFO, Alien invasion
PlaceSpaceships
StyleExciting, Action, Patriotic, Tense, Disturbing

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 counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:15
PlotOn real events, Survival, Disasters, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Ships, Ocean, Court
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Inspirational, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
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.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersFirefighters, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure
PlaceHelicopters
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

At the opening party of a colossal—but poorly constructed—office building, a massive fire breaks out, threatening to destroy the tower and everyone in it.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersFirefighters, Lifeguards, Friends, Partners
PlotOn real events, Drug addict, Water, Fires
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Party, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, To cry, Tense

Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:27
CharactersDogs, Hackers, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Tsunami
PlaceSpace, Sea, Afghanistan, Nature
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Spectacular, Disturbing

After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: the system built to protect Earth is attacking it, and it becomes a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything and everyone along with it.

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersTerrorists
PlotDisasters, Hostage, Chase
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but a nightmare in LA traffic. And that's still not the end.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Teens, Mutant, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Dancing, Apocalypse, End of the world
PlaceAircraft, USA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending

When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ensuing chaos after.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:08
CharactersKillers, Family, Lawyers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Investigation, Death, Depression
PlaceAircraft, USA
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Disturbing

A fatal plane crash changes the lives of Roman and Jake forever. Roman loses his wife and daughter in the accident, while Jake, his mind as he happens to be the air traffic controller, who fails to avert the nightmare. Rage and revenge engulfs Roman and Jake finds himself swamped with guilt and regret. Can the two make peace with the past?

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Heroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

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.

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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure, Volcanoes, Death
PlaceSea, Mountains, Metro, California, Los Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious

An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike Roark, working with geologist Amy Barnes, must then use every resource in the city to try and stop the volcano from consuming Los Angeles.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, Mexico, Australia, Canada
Duration03:14
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Disasters, Time travel
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean, Titanic
StylePopular, Romantic, Sad ones, To cry, Fascinating

84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Obsession, Supernatural
PlaceJungle
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense

An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his bones as fragile as glass.

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTeens, Lifeguards, Scientists, Fathers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Tsunami
PlaceNew York
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Disturbing

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersInvestigators
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Tsunami
StyleSpectacular

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 the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersLosers, Presidential, Astronauts
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Chase
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

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 space mission provided he can bring along his own hotshot crew. Among them is the cocksure A.J. who Harry thinks isn't good enough for his daughter, until the mission proves otherwise.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration01:33
CharactersClimbers
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Loneliness
PlaceCaves, Mountains, Deserts
StyleTense, Serious

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:01
CharactersCannibals
PlotOn real events, Survival

The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager rations and through the freezing cold.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:47
CharactersScientists, Astronauts
PlotApocalypse, Death, Expeditions, Saving the World, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Action, Philosophical, Fascinating

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
CountryNorway
CharactersFirefighters
PlotSurvival
StylePsychological problems, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

When a truck crashes inside a tunnel, people on their way home for Christmas are brutally trapped in a deadly fire. With a blizzard raging outside, and the first responders struggling to get to the accident, it's every man for himself.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersScientists
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Obsession, Love triangle, Divorce
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Beautiful landscapes, Disturbing

TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the three have joined the team of stormchasers as they attempt to insert a revolutionary measuring device into the very heart of several extremely violent tornados.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersSharks, Fish
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, For men

In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Dancing, Adventure
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryChina
Duration01:13
CharactersHeroes, Soldier, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Disasters, End of the world, Artificial Intelligence, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

When the Sun begins to expand in such a way that it will inevitably engulf and destroy the Earth in a hundred years, united mankind finds a way to avoid extinction by propelling the planet out of the Solar System using gigantic engines, moving it to a new home located four light years away, an epic journey that will last thousands of years.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration02:18
CharactersHeroes, Submariners
PlotOn real events, Shipwreck
PlaceSubmarines, Sea, Ocean, USSR
TimeCold War
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Patriotic, Serious

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.





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