Movies about tornadoes tornadoes hurricanes

List of the best movies about hurricanes, tornadoes and tornadoes selected by visitors to our site: Bayala - A Magical Adventure, Adrift, The Hurricane Heist, Cut Off, Sharknado 5: Global Swarming, Justice League Dark, Emerald City, Max Steel, Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!
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Bayala - A Magical Adventure (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
CharactersBirds, Dragons, Fish, Raccoons
PlaceParty, Beach, Forest

As the dragons have almost disappeared from the kingdom of Bayala, the magic powers of the fairies are weakening. The fairy princesses Sera and Surah are thrilled when they discover they have the key to save the world in their hands: a dragon egg! Now the sisters must reach the dragon mountains and they embark on an adventurous journey into the unknown...

Adrift (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryHong Kong, Iceland, USA
PlotTornadoes, Survival, Death, Dancing, Love, On real events
PlaceSea, Yachts, Beach
StyleAtmospheric, Soulful, Disturbing, Makes me think, To cry

A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

The Hurricane Heist (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.1)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
PlotRobbery, Tornadoes

Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.

Cut Off (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, crime, detective
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers
PlotMystery, Investigation, Death, Tornadoes

Thriller set in the world of Forensic Pathology. Coroner Paul Herzfeld finds a capsule in the head of a heavily mutilated corpse, containing a phone number and single word: the name of his daughter.

Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
PlotAdventure, Disasters, War, Tornadoes, Time travel, Expeditions

Fin and his wife April travel around the world to save their young son who's trapped inside a sharknado.

Justice League Dark (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, cartoon
CharactersSuperhero, Demons, Superhero, Knights, Elephants, Monsters, Nurses
PlotSupernatural, Tornadoes, Ghosts
TimeMiddle Ages

Beings with supernatural powers join together to fight against supernatural villains.

Emerald City (2017)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CharactersWizards, Witch
PlotAdventure, War, Revenge, Religious, Tornadoes, Witchcraft
PlaceHospitals, Castle
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating

In the blink of a tornado’s eye, 20-year-old Dorothy Gale and her K9 police dog are transported to another world, one far removed from our own — a mystical land of competing kingdoms, lethal warriors, dark magic and a bloody battle for supremacy. This is the fabled Land of Oz in a way you’ve never seen before, where wicked witches don’t stay dead for long and a young girl becomes a headstrong warrior who holds the fate of kingdoms in her hands.

Max Steel (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Superhero, Scientists, Tough guys, Warriors, Giants, Monsters, Special Forces
PlotMystery, Martial Arts, Telekinesis, Computers, Lost memory, Tornadoes
StyleAction, Tense, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

The adventures of teenager Max McGrath and alien companion Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.

Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CharactersSharks, Whale

The new installment of the Sharknado franchise takes place 5 years after Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! There have been no Sharknados in the intervening years, but now they’re appearing again in unexpected ways.

Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CharactersSharks, Presidential, Family, Astronauts, Fish, Monsters
PlotTornadoes, Revenge, Death

The sharks take bite out of the East Coast when the sharknado hits Washington, D.C. and Orlando, Florida.

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Animal Kingdom: Let's Go Ape (2015)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Italy, China, Belgium
CharactersSurgeons, Family, Losers, Brothers, Inventors, Cannibals, Nurses
PlotAdventure, Tornadoes
PlaceSea, Beach, Islands, Jungle

Based on the novel 'Evolution Man' by Roy Lewis, this tells the story about the first man - young Edward - to descend from apes. Edward is ejected by his tribe, but is very resourceful. He learns to walk, discovers fire, manages to hunt - and we follow him as he evolves. He has a generous nature, and search for true humanity - a world where we don't eat our fathers.

Into the Storm (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
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.

Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014)
Markimdb: 4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CharactersSharks, Heroes
PlaceNew York, Aircraft
StyleExciting, Disturbing

A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites - and only Fin and April can save the Big Apple.

Hours (2013)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, drama

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

Sharknado (2013)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrehorror, fantastic
PlotDisasters, War, Tornadoes, Survival
PlaceLos Angeles, Beach, Helicopters
StyleDisturbing, Heavy, Tense

A freak hurricane hits Los Angeles, causing man-eating sharks to be scooped up in tornadoes and flooding the city with shark-infested seawater. Surfer and bar-owner Fin sets out with his friends Baz and Nova to rescue his estranged wife April and teenage daughter Claudia.

Stonados (2013)
Markimdb: 2.9
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotTornadoes, Death
StyleExciting, Depressive, Disturbing

A storm chaser tries to save Boston from destruction when a freak tornado bombards the city with huge boulders.

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, India
CharactersFriends, Dogs, Lions, Family, Witch, Owls
PlotAdventure, Tornadoes
PlaceCastle, Parallel worlds

Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester. Wiser the owl, Marshal Mallow, China Princess and Tugg the tugboat join Dorothy on her latest magical journey through the colorful landscape of Oz to restore order and happiness to Emerald City.

Mega Cyclone (2011)
Mark6 (imdb: 3.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller

Jupiter’s famous blemish, the Great Red Spot, has vanished. When massive storms are reported in North America, it quickly becomes apparent that the huge, high storm that has been swirling around Jupiter for hundreds of years has landed on Earth. Swallowing up everything in its path, the Great Red Spot threatens to transform Earth into another Jupiter-like gas giant in just a matter of days! aka Mega Cyclone

Metal Tornado (2011)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 3.2)
PlotTornadoes, Death

The HELIOS PROJECT is a high tech facility tasked with storing and converting solar rays into an endless supply of renewable energy. After years of research and millions of dollars, it is now time to test the system out.

Storm War (2011)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 3.2)
PlotTornadoes, Revenge, Rivalry, Fear

A series of freak weather occurrences around Washington D.C. reunites two estranged brothers who are the sons of a once prestigious climate scientist. One of them suspects their father is behind it and upon further investigation, they discover that all of their father's enemies are dead - victims of freak weather accidents.

Ice Twisters (2009)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.1)
CountryCanada, USA
PlotTornadoes, Survival, Time travel, Alien invasion
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Fascinating

Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.

The Lucky Ones (2008)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, military
CharactersSoldier, Military, Friends
PlotTravel, War, Money, Tornadoes
StyleSoulful, To cry, Touching

The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S.

2012 Doomsday (2008)
Markimdb: 1.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CharactersScientists, Heroes, Astronomers
PlotEarthquake, Tornadoes
StyleAction, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

On December 21, 2012 four strangers on a journey of faith are drawn to an ancient temple in the heart of Mexico. For the Mayans it is the last recorded day. For NASA scientists it is a cataclysmic polar shift. For the rest of us, it is Doomsday.

The Apocalypse (2007)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 1.7)
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CharactersParents, Heroes
PlotApocalypse, Disasters, Meaning of life, Adventure, Religious, Tornadoes
StyleExciting, For men, Disturbing

A mother and a father search for their only child as a giant asteroid headed for Earth, triggering a series of apocalyptic events.

Flood (2007)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, Russia
PlotAdventure, Apocalypse, Survival, Tornadoes
PlaceEngland, Scotland, London
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing, Fascinating, For men

Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East Coast and into the Thames Estuary. Overwhelming the Barrier, torrents of water pour into the city. The lives of millions of Londoners are at stake.

Tornado (2006)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 5)
Genreaction, thriller, drama

The hottest summer in years: Meteorologist Jan returns from Oklahoma, where he has studied twisters up close, after faring a traumatic catastrophe during his dangerous research. Back in Berlin, he comes to face with his past and his ex-girlfriend Eva, who he had left behind. He clashes with his father, head of the local weather institute, and only his blind sister Sophie still seems to trust him. But no longer is Jan in town that an unusual cold front approaches the city. Immediately Jan recognizes the familiar warning signs of impending doom. He tries to alert the officials, but is ignored by both his father and the government. He is later proven right, and a tornado devastates Berlin. Jan tries to save the people he loves so dearly, even if it means sacrificing his own life

Nature Unleashed: Tornado (2005)
Mark3 (imdb: 2.6)
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure

Haunted by the death of his father, who was killed by a tornado years earlier, Josh Barnaby finds himself tracking the deadly storms... this time as a photographer. When he partners up with Nickie Flynt, a reporter searching for the story of her career, he soon finds himself mixed up with forces of a different nature. A fanatic cult who is somehow able to influence the elements is after them, and as Josh works to fit the pieces of the puzzle together, the ultimate tornado forms: a category F5. Now it's a race against time as the mega-storm threatens to obliterate everything - and everyone - in it's path.

Category 7: The End of the World (2005)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada
PlotTornadoes, Apocalypse, Survival, Adventure, Chase
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing, For men

It's tornadoes, hurricanes, electrical storms, and mass destruction as the effects of global warming brew into a super storm that threatens to rend the earth with an unprecedented power. Beautiful scientist Faith Clavell, storm chaser Tommy Tornado, and Judith Carr, the head of FEMA, can stop the inevitable from happening-if they have the courage to venture into the roiling blackness of the storm itself.

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

Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, drama
PlotApocalypse, Survival, Adventure, Rivalry, Bank robbery, Tornadoes
StyleFor men, Disturbing

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

Twister (1996)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
PlotTornadoes, Divorce, Survival, Obsession, Love triangle
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, 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.

Tornado! (1996)
Mark5 (imdb: 4.7)
Genreaction, drama
PlotTornadoes, Adventure
StyleFor men, Disturbing

An accountant sent to produce an evaluation of a tornado research project, and the scientist running the project pursue tornadoes and each other.

Night of the Twisters (1996)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, drama, family
CountryCanada, USA

A Nebraska farm community is plagued by a storm with a series of tornadoes acting against normal patterns...