Tsunami Movies

List of the best movies about huge tsunami waves selected by visitors to our site: The Impossible, Fukushima 50, Geostorm, Noah, The Wave, Bait, 2012, Umizaru 3: The Last Message, The Storm, Tidal Wave.

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

Genre
Country
The Impossible (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountrySpain, Thailand, USA
Duration01:49

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.

Fukushima 50 (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryJapan, Hong Kong

Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi facility in Japan risk their lives and stay at the nuclear power plant to prevent total destruction after the region is devastated by an earthquake an tsunami in 2011.

Geostorm (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:27

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.

Noah (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

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

The Wave (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryNorway
Duration02:24

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.

Bait (2012)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia, Singapore
Duration01:33

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

2012 (2009)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

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.

Umizaru 3: The Last Message (2010)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama
CountryJapan
Duration02:09

While a menacing typhoon approaches, an accident at the giant natural gas plant Regalia occurs. Japan Coast Guard rescue divers Daisuke Senzaki (Hideaki Ito), Tetsuya Yoshioka (Ryuta Sato) and engineer Hiroshiichirou Sakuragi (Masaya Kato) head together to the gas plant. During their rescue efforts an explosion occurs that traps Daisuke, Natsu Nishizawa Kazue Fukiishi and worker Hisayoneo Kizima (Gaku Hamada). Daisuke then looks for a way out for his party with a man he just meets Takuya Hotori. Because of the typhoon, even a helicopter cannot approach the Regalia. Meanwhile, at the head office of the Japan Coast Guard, the Japanese coast guard tries to find a way to rescue the trapped people, but the government officials put national interests first. Tension arises between these two parties. Daisuke's wife Tamakisai Senzaki (Ai Kato) prays for the safe return of Daisuke not only for her sake, but for their new born son.

The Storm (2009)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryNetherlands, Belgium

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.

Tidal Wave (2009)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:00

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

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Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:06

Tsunami: The Aftermath is a television mini-series that was broadcast in two parts in 2006. It dramatizes the events following the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and the resulting tsunami in Thailand. Tsunami: The Aftermath is a joint production of HBO and the BBC and stars Tim Roth, Toni Collette, Sophie Okonedo, Samrit Machielsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Savannah Loney. It was filmed in Phuket and Khao Lak, Thailand from April to June 2006. Phuket and Khao Lak were two of the worst hit areas in the country in the December 26, 2004 disaster.

Flood (2007)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, South Africa, Canada

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.

Japan Sinks (2006)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryJapan
Duration02:15

In the aftermath of a major earthquake, scientists predict that Japan will sink into the sea. As further disasters follow, politicians plead with other countries to take refugees, while scientists struggle to save Japan itself.

Hard Rain (1998)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia
Duration01:37

Get swept up in the action as an armored car driver (Christian Slater) tries to elude a gang of thieves (led by Morgan Freeman) while a flood ravages the countryside. Hard Rain is "a wild, thrilling, chilling action ride" filled with close calls, uncertain loyalties and heart-stopping heroics.

Waterworld (1995)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. But the trio soon becomes the target of a menacing pirate who covets the map to 'Dryland' – which is tattooed on Enola's back.

252: Signal of Life (2008)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration02:08

Aka: 252: Signal of Life At some point in the distant future, a massive, catastrophic earthquake strikes Tokyo, causing the temperature of the Pacific Ocean to rise meteorically and the largest typhoon in recorded Japanese history to sweep toward the city and inundate it with water. The Tokyo Fire Department and its team of crack rescuers swing into action, and shortly after they do, a distress call arises from an underground subway station - with repeated indications of the rescue code, 252 252, and the exclamation "We Have Survivors." It soon becomes apparent that the local rescue squad must attempt to save the survivors, doing so at the expense of their own lives and safety. Written by Nathan Southern

Tsunami (2005)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryGermany
Duration01:41

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.

Godzilla (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:03

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.

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.

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.

Titanic 2 (2010)
Markimdb: 1.6
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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.

Deepsea Challenge (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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.

Hereafter (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

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.

The 5th Wave (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30

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.

San Andreas (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller
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.

Aquaman (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25

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.

The Hurricane Heist (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56

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

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

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.

Crawl (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Serbia, Canada
Duration01:27

When a huge hurricane hits her hometown in Florida, Haley ignores evacuation orders to look for her father. After finding him badly wounded, both are trapped by the flood. With virtually no time to escape the storm, they discover that rising water levels are the least of their problems.

The Vessel (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryPuerto Rico, USA

Ten years after a tsunami destroyed a small-town elementary school with all the children inside, a young man builds a mysterious structure out of the school's remains, setting the town aflame with passions long forgotten.




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