Disaster Movies

List of movies about disasters collected by visitors to our site: Titanic, Pompeii, Into the Storm, The Wave, The Day After Tomorrow, Tidal Wave, Noah, The Storm, Life of Pi, Flight.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Titanic (1997)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:14
PlotOn real events, Disasters, Love, Relationship, Shipwreck, Time travel, Jealousy, Survival, Death
PlaceSea, Ships
StyleWorth watching, Romantic, 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.

Pompeii (2014)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryCanada, Germany
Duration01:45
CharactersGladiators, Heroes, Horses
PlotDisasters, Volcanoes, Adventure, Slavery
PlaceRoman Empire, Italy
StyleExciting, 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.

Into the Storm (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Students
PlotDisasters, Tornadoes, Adventure, Obsession, Apocalypse, Survival, End of the world
PlaceSmall cities
StyleExciting, Tense, 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.

The Wave (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryNorway
Duration02:24
CharactersFamily
PlotTsunami, Disasters, Survival, Fate
PlaceHotels, Mountains, Small cities
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, For men

Based on the fact that mountain party Åkneset, located in the Geiranger fjord in Norway, one day will race out and create a violent tsunami of over 80 meters that will crush everything in its path before it hits land in Geiranger. A geologist gets caught in the middle of it and a race against time begins.

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTeens, Scientists, Lifeguards, Fathers
PlotApocalypse, Disasters, Tsunami, End of the world, Snow, Cold, Survival, Tornadoes
PlaceNew York
TimeFuture
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.

Tidal Wave (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:00
CharactersLifeguards
PlotDisasters, Tsunami, Adventure
PlaceKorea, Beach, Asia, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Man-sik and Yeon-hee, are unsure as to whether they can overcome past wounds and continue being a couple. Dr. Kim, who cautions against a possible mega-tsunami at Haeundae, collapses in agony springing from an unexpected turn-up of his daughter and divorced wife. Hyoung-sik, after rescuing a woman from Seoul, rides out a ferocious storm to gladden her heart. A tsunami which destroys Haeundae symbolizes the establishment of a typical axis called provocation of conflicts, and later the inner spaces of the couples without anything left behind after all conflicts have ended

Noah (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersGods, Angels
PlotDisasters, Tsunami, Adventure, Mystery, Apocalypse, Survival, End of the world
PlaceJungle, Forest, Deserts, Nature
StyleFascinating, Action, Exciting

A man who suffers visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family from the coming flood.

The Storm (2009)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genredrama
CountryNetherlands, Belgium
CharactersDogs, Friends, Family, Girlfriends
PlotDisasters, Tsunami, Rivalry, Jealousy, Competitions
PlaceTrains
StyleTouching

A fictional story within the historical context of the disastrous flood that engulfed the Dutch coastal province of Zeeland in 1953. When their farmhouse is destroyed by the flood, teenage mother Julia gets separated from her baby boy, whom she kept hidden in a box. She is saved from drowning by a young air force lieutenant, who agrees to go help looking for Julia's little son.

Life of Pi (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Taiwan, United Kingdom
Duration02:07
CharactersAnimals, Tigers
PlotDisasters, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Ships, India, Hospitals
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.

Flight (2012)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPilots, Stewardesses
PlotDisasters, Mystery, Mystery, Investigation
PlaceAircraft, USA, Court
StyleAction, Fascinating

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.

Sully (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersPilots, Birds, Stewardesses, Bartenders
PlotDisasters, Investigation, Justice, On real events
PlaceAircraft, New York, USA, Hotels, Ships
StyleTouching, Tense, Inspirational

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

Poseidon (2006)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersGay, Fathers
PlotDisasters, Shipwreck, Adventure, Death, Survival
PlaceSea, Ships
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.

Flight. Three days after disaster (2013)
Mark4.4 (imdb: 5.9)
Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:12
CharactersSoldier
PlotDisasters
PlaceAircraft, Russia
StyleAction, 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.

Ooops! Noah is Gone... (2015)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, adventure, cartoon
CountryGermany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:35
CharactersMonkeys, Elephants, Dogs, Family, Lions, Wolves, Whale
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, Survival, Adventure
PlaceShips

It's the end of the world. A flood is coming. Luckily for Dave and his son Finny, a couple of clumsy Nestrians, an Ark has been built to save all animals. But as it turns out, Nestrians aren't allowed. Sneaking on board with the involuntary help of Hazel and her daughter Leah, two Grymps, they think they're safe. Until the curious kids fall off the Ark. Now Finny and Leah struggle to survive the flood and hungry predators and attempt to reach the top of a mountain, while Dave and Hazel must put aside their differences, turn the Ark around and save their kids. It's definitely not going to be smooth sailing.

How It Ends (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:44
CharactersParents, Lifeguards, Lawyers, Brides
PlotDisasters, End of the world, Skirmishes, Apocalypse, Volcanoes, Earthquake, Tsunami, Travel
PlaceNature
StyleFor men, Netflix, Disturbing, Action

A desperate father tries to return home to his pregnant wife after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos.

The Mummy (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Japan
Duration02:28
CharactersArchaeologists, Gods, Monsters, Kings, Dogs, Zombie, Thieves, Horses
PlotDisasters, Revenge, Supernatural, Adventure, Death, Martial Arts, Fate, Chase
PlaceTomb, London, Egypt, Aircraft
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.

Premonition (2007)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersHousewives, Detectives
PlotDisasters, Fate, Time travel
StyleDisturbing, Unexpected ending, Exciting

A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.

Metro (2013)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama
CountryRussia
Duration02:12
PlotDisasters
PlaceMoscow, Trains, Russia

Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and virtually crushed after an aging tunnel collapses. Amongst this band of survivors is softly spoken surgeon Andrey (Sergei Puskepalis), whose wife is having an affair with the conceited businessman Vlad (Anatoly Beliy). Fate brings these two men together on the same doomed train, but there is little time to resolve their differences, as the tunnel begins to quickly fill with water, forcing them to work together with the others and find a way back to the surface.

Aftershock (2012)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Chile
Duration01:29
PlotEarthquake, Disasters, Survival, Tsunami, Chase
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Mayhem and death follow when an earthquake traps a group of tourists in a Chilean town.

Geostorm (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersScientists, Dogs, Hackers
PlotConspiracies, Disasters, Apocalypse, Tsunami, End of the world, Survival
PlaceNature, Space, Sea
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Spectacular

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.




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