Earthquake Movies

List of the best earthquake movies selected by visitors to our site: San Andreas, (UN)Ideal Man, Gunpowder Milkshake, The Yin Yang Master, Behemoth, Underwater, Comet, Risen, Arachnoquake, LA Apocalypse.

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

Genre
Country
San Andreas (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

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.

(UN)Ideal Man (2020)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryRussia

In a future in which human-like androids have become commonplace companions and servants, one, with a handsome male appearance, finds its owner's feelings difficult to understand and her desires impossible to fulfill.

Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy
CountryFrance, Germany, USA

In her turbulent life as a professional assassin, Scarlet was cruelly forced to abandon her daughter Sam and go on the run. Years later, despite the estrangement, Sam has also grown up into a cold blooded hitwoman. After a high-stake mission spins out of control, putting an innocent 8-year-old girl in the middle of the gang war she has unleashed, Sam has no choice but to go rogue. This ultimately leads her back to her mother and her former hitwomen sidekicks, who all join forces in an avenging war against those who took everything from them.

The Yin Yang Master (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina

The world is on the verge of a devastating war with monsters who are coming to retrieve the Scaling Stone. Yin Yang Master Qingming's life is in danger and he travels to different worlds to prepare for the upcoming assaults. On his journey, Qingming finds that the key to all the calamities is embracing his hybrid identity of both human and monster.

Behemoth (2011)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:30

Scientists discover a giant creature under the Earth that is wrapped around the entire planet. When the creature wakes all grumpy, it causes worldwide destruction.

Underwater (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA

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.

Comet (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter in a Paris hotel room, to a fateful phone call-an unforgettable portrait of a relationship emerges.

Risen (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Follows the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.

Arachnoquake (2012)
Markimdb: 2.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

Giant albino spiders break free from the depths of Earth in New Orleans, making everyone’s worst nightmare a reality.

LA Apocalypse (2014)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

For 5 billion years the Earth's core has operated like a giant, nuclear reactor. Now it's overheated, melting down like a bomb that's about to explode. The earth is being ripped apart at the seams and beneath LA, pressure is building. After a mass evacuation, Calvin Crawford is one of few left, desperately searching for his fiancée, Ashley Pace, who unbeknownst to him, has been kidnapped and is being held hostage. With LA becoming more unstable by the minute, Calvin, must find a way to save Ashley and get them both to safety before the city is completely annihilated.

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Aftershock (2012)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Chile
Duration01:29

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

Short Cuts (1993)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:07

Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather tells his son, Howard, about his past affairs. Meanwhile, a baker starts harassing the family when they fail to pick up the boy's birthday cake.

The ABCs of Death (2013)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA, New Zealand, Canada, Israel, Japan
Duration02:09

An ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the motion picture is comprised of 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director assigned a letter of the alphabet. The directors were then given free reign in choosing a word to create a story involving death. Provocative, shocking, funny and ultimately confrontational; THE ABC's OF DEATH is the definitive snapshot of the diversity of modern horror.

100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.

The Dead Pit (1989)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with amnesia, and her arrival is marked by an earthquake - which cracks the seal to the Dead Pit, freeing the evil doctor to continue his work.

Encino Man (1992)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man buried in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link—as the boys have named him—quickly becomes a wild card in the teens' already zany southern California lives. After a shave and some new clothes, Link's presence at school makes the daily drudgery a lot more interesting.

Manglehorn (2015)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

AJ Manglehorn is an aging, ordinary guy in a small town. He nurses his sick cat, squeezes out a conversation with the local bank teller every Friday, and eats at the same place every day. But there is more to Manglehorn than meets the eye: he’s an ex-con who, 40 years ago, gave up the woman of his dreams for a big ‘job’. He now obsesses daily over the choices he made. After a dramatic effort to start over, Manglehorn faces a terrifying moment and is unmasked as a guy with a very, very dark past.

Corporate Animals (2019)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

Disaster strikes when the egotistical CEO of an edible cutlery company leads her long-suffering staff on a corporate team-building trip in New Mexico. Trapped underground, this mismatched and disgruntled group must pull together to survive.

Black Scorpion II: Aftershock (1996)
Markimdb: 4
Genrefantastic, action, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Darcy is back on the force, but still fights on as the Black Scorpion because "it's in her nature." This time, she fights Gangster Prankster; and a new villian emerges when the Mayor tries to protect his federal earthquake relief money: Aftershock. When the two villians team up and kidnap Argyle's girlfriend, Black Scorpion is faced with the theft of the Scorpionmobile and the imminent destruction of Angel City.

MegaFault (2009)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

When miner Charley 'Boomer' Baxter sets off a series of massive mining detonations in West Virginia, a gigantic earthquake is soon rocking the North Atlantic, exposing a deep seismic fault that runs the length of the North American continent. Joining forces with government seismology expert Dr Amy Lane, Boomer must now race against time to stop the chasm that is threatening to tear America - and the entire world - in half.

Geo-Disaster (2017)
Markimdb: 2.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

A chunk of dark matter shoots right through earth, causing various worldwide disasters. A family in Los Angeles struggles to survive the ordeal.

Escape from L.A. (1996)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:41

This time, a cataclysmic temblor hits Los Angeles, turning it into an island. The president views the quake as a sign from above, expels Los Angeles from the country and makes it a penal colony for those found guilty of moral crimes. When his daughter, part of a resistance movement, steals the control unit for a doomsday weapon, Snake again gets tapped to save the day.

Il Grido (1957)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryItaly, USA
Duration01:56

A sugar-refinery worker flees his Northern Italy town after a woman refuses his marriage proposal.

Fast Color (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.

The China Syndrome (1979)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret.

Time Walker (1982)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

From deep within the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, Professor Douglas McCadden ships the coffin of Ankh-Vanharis to the California Institute of Sciences where X-rays reveal five diamond-like crystals hidden within the coffin. Technician Peter Sharpe steals the crystals but doesn't notice that the powerful X-ray has revived a green fungus. When the coffin is opened at a university press conference, the reporters uncover more than they bargained for. The mummy has disappeared... and the Time Walker is alive again!

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan, Mexico, Taiwan
Duration02:20

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 three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species - thought to be mere myths - rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence hanging in the balance.

Grand Canyon (1991)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from different races and classes brought together when one finds himself in jeopardy in the other's rough neighborhood.

How It Ends (2018)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:44

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

San Andreas Quake (2015)
Markimdb: 2.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:11

When a discredited L.A. Seismologist warns of an impending 12.7 earthquake, no one takes her seriously. Now on her own, she races desperately to get her family to safety before the earthquake breaks Los Angeles apart from the mainland.




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