Movies about tragedies

Movies about tragedies
List of the best films about tragedies according to the audience: And Then I Go, Titanic, Unbreakable, Flight Crew, The Day After Tomorrow, 2012, Armageddon, The Impossible, 127 Hours, Interstellar.

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

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersFriends
PlotRevenge, Friendship, Death
PlaceSchool, USA
StylePsychological problems, Tense, Makes me think, Disturbing

Two teenage outsiders are demoralized daily at school, until an idea for vengeance offers them a terrifying release.

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: 7.6
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: 7.5
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: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Inventors, Farmers, Astronauts
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Dystopian, To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

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: 7.1
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: 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: 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: 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: 6.1
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: 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: 6.7
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.

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: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryNorway, Sweden
Duration02:24
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Tsunami, Flooding, Fate
PlaceMountains, Hotels, Small cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:08
CharactersMutant, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Revenge, Viruses
PlaceSmall cities
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Following an unparalleled series of meteor fireballs plummeting toward Earth, a renowned scientist, his assistant, and an on-target conspiracy theorist race against time to expose a government cover-up, reveal the truth, and prevent a massive meteor from destroying the planet.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:09
CharactersFriends
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Friendship, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Serious

Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:39
CharactersCaptain of the ship
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Cold
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men

The story is based on the real events of 1985. The team of a Russian polar icebreaker “Mikhail Gromov” discovered a giant iceberg. The ship came into collision while attempting to take cover from the weather and is forced to drift with ice along the Amundsen Sea coast. The crew of “Gromov” spent 133 days of polar night trying to find a way out of their icy trap. They have no room for mistakes; one wrong move and the vessel is crushed by ice.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London, Ghost towns
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Numbers in the title, Disturbing

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia, Singapore
Duration01:33
CharactersSharks
PlotSurvival, Tsunami, Flooding
PlaceAustralia

A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building ... along with a 12-foot great white shark.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryRussia, Armenia
Duration02:29
CharactersLifeguards, Orphans
PlotDisasters, Earthquake
PlaceUSSR

After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the desperate survivors.

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: 5.9
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, family, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersFirefighters, Terrorists, Heroes
PlotOn real events, Survival, Fires
PlaceNew York
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the rescue teams fight to save them.





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