Tsunami Movies

List of the best movies about huge tsunami waves selected by visitors to our site: Flood, The Impossible, Geostorm, The 5th Wave, Bait, Category 7: The End of the World, 2012, 10.5: Apocalypse, The Wave, Tidal Wave.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, South Africa, Canada
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Tsunami, Tornadoes
PlaceOcean, England, London, Scotland
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, 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.

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: 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: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Heroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious, 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.

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: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Chase, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

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: 4.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

Deadly seismic activities that peaked with a 10.5 earthquake and devastated the West Coast have altered the core structure of the earth and now threaten to jeopardize North America and the Western hemisphere. In a desperate bid to save lives - and the country - President Hollister calls once again upon one of the nation's top seismologists, controversial scientist Dr. Samantha Hill and her supervisor and former boyfriend Dr. Jordan Fisher, to interpret the latest onslaught of quakes.

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: 5.6
Genreaction, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:00
CharactersLifeguards
PlotDisasters, Adventure, Tsunami
PlaceBeach, Helicopters, Asia, Korea
StyleExciting, Serious, 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

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryJapan, Hong Kong
PlotTsunami, Earthquake
PlaceJapan

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Japan
Duration02:03
CharactersDinosaurs, Monsters, Mutant, Giants, Scientists
PlotWar, Apocalypse, Tsunami, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceJapan, USA
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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration03:06
PlotTsunami

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Serbia, Canada
Duration01:27
CharactersCrocodiles
PlotSurvival, Tsunami, Death, Killer animals, Water
StyleTense

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia
Duration01:37
PlotTsunami, Flooding
PlaceSmall cities
StyleDisturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryJapan
Duration02:15
CharactersHeroes
PlotTsunami
PlaceOcean, Japan, Asia
StyleExciting, By books, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersGods, Angels, Giants
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceJungle, Nature, Forest, Deserts
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious

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

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersTwins, Journalists, Clairvoyants, Reporters
PlotSuperpowers, Tsunami, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceEngland, France, London
StyleTo cry, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genredocumentary
CountryFrance
PlaceNature

200 kmh winds, 18 cyclones, 12 countries - Andy Byatt (Blue Planet, Earth) Cyril Barbançon and Jacqueline Farmer have teamed up with NASA and composer Yann Tiersen to bring this thrilling and immersive experience to the big screen. Beginning its tumultuous journey as an ominous sandstorm in Senegal, heading west across the Atlantic to toss enormous ships and waves topsy-turvy, then crashing into the jungles of the Caribbean, we live inside this hurricane, and it is truly awesome, scary and incredible. Ants, lizards, bats, frogs, horses, homeless men, rivers, ocean reefs, the US Gulf coast - all bend before the power of this monsoon turned magnificent. We see it from space, we see it through the eyes of animals, from the operations' rooms of the emergency agencies meant to warn us and help us cope - and we see it from the ground as it explodes and unleashes its fury upon us.

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: 6
Genreaction, drama
CountryJapan
Duration02:09
CharactersLifeguards
PlotSurvival, Tsunami
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleTense, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersMutant, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Tsunami
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Serious

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.

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: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:25
CharactersSharks, Superhero, Kings, Mermaids, Warriors
PlotWar, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Tsunami, Sea battles
PlaceIslands, Ocean, Underwater world, Atlantis
StyleExciting, DC, Twisted plot, Spectacular, Epic

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.

Markimdb: 1.6
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersNurses
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Tsunami, Surfing
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Serious, 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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersHeroes, Presidential, Astronauts, Astronomers
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Tsunami, Saving the World
TimeFuture
StyleTense, Touching, Serious, 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.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Chile
Duration01:29
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Tsunami, Earthquake, Chase
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryGermany
Duration02:04
CharactersClowns, Geisha, Brides
PlotDisasters, Tsunami, Friendship, Earthquake, Dolls
PlaceSea, Trains, Japan
TimeNight

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

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium, Japan
Duration01:44
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, Tsunami, Relationship
PlaceSea, Islands, Nature, Ocean, Uninhabited island
StyleAtmospheric, Makes me think, Depressive

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

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryNetherlands, Belgium
CharactersDogs, Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Cows
PlotDisasters, Tsunami, Friendship, Flooding, Jealousy
PlaceSea, Trains, Hotels
StyleTouching, Serious

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.





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