Tsunami Movies

List of the best movies about huge tsunami waves selected by visitors to our site: Aquaman, How It Ends, Geostorm, Greetings From Fukushima, The 5th Wave, The Red Turtle, The Wave, San Andreas, Noah, Godzilla
In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Aquaman (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersSuperhero, Kings, Fish, Warriors, Sharks, Mermaids
PlotWar, Martial Arts, Power, Tsunami
PlaceUnderwater world, Islands
StyleDC, Exciting, Spectacular

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Arthur Curry, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne.

How It Ends (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CharactersParents, Lifeguards, Lawyers, Brides
PlotDisasters, End of the world, Skirmishes, Apocalypse, Volcanoes, Earthquake, Tsunami, Travel
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.

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

Greetings From Fukushima (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
PlotDisasters, Fear, Tsunami, Earthquake, Ghosts
PlaceJapan, Sea, Trains

A young German woman bonds with an elderly Japanese woman while touring the Fukushima region of Japan in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.

The 5th Wave (2016)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CharactersHeroes, Military, Teens, Aliens
PlotApocalypse, Disasters, Survival, End of the world, Adventure, Tsunami, UFO, Alien invasion
StyleExciting, 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.

The Red Turtle (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantasy, cartoon
CountryFrance, Japan, Belgium
PlotTime travel, Survival, Relationship, Death, Love, Tsunami, Fear, Loneliness
PlaceUninhabited island, Sea, Islands, Beach, Nature
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Makes me think

The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

The Wave (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
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.

San Andreas (2015)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CharactersLifeguards, Fathers
PlotEarthquake, Disasters, Adventure, Survival, Apocalypse, Divorce, Tsunami
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing, For men

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.

Noah (2014)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
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.

Godzilla (2014)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan
CharactersMonsters, Military, Giants, Dinosaurs, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, War, Weapon, Tsunami
PlaceUSA, Japan
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises from the sea to combat malevolent adversaries that threaten the survival of humanity. The creatures leave colossal destruction in their wake, as they make their way toward their final battleground: San Francisco.

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Tokyo Fiancée (2014)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)
CountryFrance, Canada, Belgium
CharactersStudents, Teachers
PlotLove, Earthquake, Tsunami, Cars, On real events
PlaceJapan, Asia, Party, Nature, Village

A Japanophile young Belgian woman in Tokyo falls into a whirlwind romance with a Francophile Japanese student, in this charming and tender tale of young love and cultural discovery.

Deepsea Challenge (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
PlotVolcanoes, Tsunami
PlaceSubmarines, Nature

Described as being a film about determination, danger and the ocean’s greatest depths, James Cameron's "Deepsea Challenge 3D" tells the story of Cameron’s journey to fulfill his boyhood dream of becoming an explorer. The movie offers a unique insight into Cameron's world as he makes that dream reality – and makes history – by becoming the first person to travel solo to the deepest point on the planet.

The Impossible (2012)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.6)
CountrySpain, USA
CharactersFamily, Parents
PlotTsunami, Love, Death, Survival, Fear, On real events

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.

Bait (2012)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryAustralia, Singapore

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

Aftershock (2012)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Chile
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.

The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina, Hong Kong
CharactersHeroes, Wizards, Vampire, Demons, Snake
PlotSupernatural, Martial Arts, Rivalry, Love, Tsunami
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleExciting, For men

The Sorcerer and the White Snake is an ancient Chinese fable about a woman demon who falls in love with a mortal is brought to life through the latest advances in CGI and action techniques.

Hereafter (2010)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, drama
CharactersJournalists, Twins, Reporters
PlotSupernatural, Tsunami, Life after death, Superpowers
PlaceFrance, England, London
StyleTouching, To cry, Makes me think

A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.

Titanic 2 (2010)
Mark9 (imdb: 1.6)
Genreaction, adventure
PlotTsunami, Survival, Adventure
PlaceShips, Sea, Helicopters
StyleExciting, For men

On the 100th anniversary of the original voyage, a modern luxury liner christened "Titanic 2," follows the path of its namesake. But when a tsunami hurls an ice berg into the new ship's path, the passengers and crew must fight to avoid a similar fate.

2012 (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Tsunami, Disasters, Survival

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.

Tidal Wave (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
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

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

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.

Vinyan (2008)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium, United Kingdom, Australia
PlotTsunami, Missing people, Survival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Fate, Superpowers
PlaceJungle, Islands, Asia
StyleHeavy, Tense

Six months after losing her only child in the Southeast Asia tsunami, Jeanne is convinced she sees him in a film about orphans living in the jungles.

Dasavatharam (2008)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryIndia, United Kingdom
CharactersScientists, Special agents, Monkeys
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Chase, Dancing, Motorcycles, Tsunami, Shipwreck
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleAction, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

Bio-technologist Govind K Somaiyya sets about on a precarious journey to India to retrieve a vial containing a deadly virus and prevent it from reaching the wrong hands of an ex-CIA agent and deadly assassins.

An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
Markimdb: 7.4
PlotApocalypse, Political, Snow, Tsunami
StyleMakes me think

A documentary on Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide.

Tsunami (2005)
Mark9 (imdb: 3.5)
Genreaction, drama, adventure
PlotTsunami, Survival, Adventure, Motorcycles, Blackmail
PlaceBeach, Islands, Germany
StyleExciting, For men, Disturbing

A series of explosions carried out by an oil drilling platform in the North Sea causes little earthquakes and alarm the population of coastal areas closest to the epicenter.

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.

Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrefantastic, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersKings, Scientists, Heroes, Family, Monsters
PlotExpeditions, Tsunami, Adventure, Love, Shipwreck
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Disney

The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea.

The Ring Virus (1999)
Markimdb: 6
CountrySouth Korea
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Tsunami, Ghosts
PlaceKorea, Asia
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

Sun-ju is a reporter who uncovers a series of inexplicable deaths that occurred simultaneously. Her investigation leads her to a resort, where she finds a videotape filled with mysterious images. After viewing it, a message appears on the screen that she has just been cursed, and that in order to save herself she must - end of tape. Somebody has erased the rest, leaving her horrified and uncertain of her next move.

Deep Impact (1998)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CharactersAstronauts, Heroes, Presidential, Astronomers
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Tsunami
StyleTouching, Tense, Disturbing

A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian crew into space to destroy the comet before impact. Meanwhile, an enterprising reporter uses her smarts to uncover the scoop of the century.