10 best movies like Dante's Peak (1997)

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Dante's Peak 1997
Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, Harry, the mayor and the townspeople find themselves fighting for their lives amid a catastrophic nightmare.
List of the best movies like Dante's Peak (1997): Surviving the Game, Volcano, Daylight, 40 Days and Nights, 100 Degrees Below Zero, Vertical Limit, San Andreas Quake, Centurion, Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, Apocalypse Pompeii.

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Surviving the Game (1994)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals -- they're after him.

Volcano (1997)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike Roark, working with geologist Amy Barnes, must then use every resource in the city to try and stop the volcano from consuming Los Angeles.

Daylight (1996)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who survived the explosion are now in peril. Kit Latura is the only man with the skill and knowledge to lead the band of survivors out of the tunnel before the structure collapses.

40 Days and Nights (2012)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA

When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.

100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

After freak climate and weather events destroy the world around them, a group of rogue scientists attempt to reverse the deadly new ice age.

Vertical Limit (2000)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:04

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements. But, as Annie lays injured in an icy cavern, the rescuers face several terrifying events that could end the rescue attempt -- and their lives.

San Andreas Quake (2015)
Markimdb: 2.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:11

When a discredited L.A. Seismologist warns of an impending 12.7 earthquake, no one takes her seriously. Now on her own, she races desperately to get her family to safety before the earthquake breaks Los Angeles apart from the mainland.

Centurion (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:37

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

Aliens vs Predator: Requiem (2007)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration01:33

A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial life forms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien Facehuggers and a hybrid Alien/Predator are released and begin to terrorize the town.

Apocalypse Pompeii (2014)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

When a former Special Ops commando visits Pompeii, his wife and daughter are trapped as Mt. Vesuvius erupts with massive force. While his family fights to survive the deadly onslaught of heat and lava, he enlists his former teammates in a daring operation beneath the ruins of the city of Pompeii.

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Into the Storm (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

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.

Deep Rising (1998)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:46

A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.

Drop Zone (1994)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A team of skydiving crooks led by rogue DEA agent Ty Moncrief specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so they can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete Nessip lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of the tough instructor Jessie Crossmann so he can track them down.

Nieraali (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryIndia

A pleasant road trip takes a nightmarish turn for gemologist Sunny George when he meets with an accident. As his life hangs in the balance on the edge of a cliff in the middle of nowhere, Sunny must not only contend with the great adversity he is in, but the adversaries lurking in the shadows as well.

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

Camel Spiders (2011)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented our armed forces in the Middle East, these creatures have now invaded the southwestern deserts of the United States. The Camel Spiders now freely hunt for prey, unafraid of any predator - including man. No place is safe no one is beyond their paralyzing sting. In the end, a small band of hearty fighters are forced to make one last stand against the creatures.

Red Water (2003)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySouth Africa, USA

In the quiet waters of the Mississippi, body parts are being discovered. No one knows what is behind it all, until a huge man eating bull shark turns up. This bull shark is different, as it can breath in fresh water, making a deadly encounter between anyone who comes before it. John Sanders must now try and reach the surface, with his ex-wife and whilst being held hostage.

The Core (2003)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France
Duration02:15

Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core.

The High and the Mighty (1954)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

Dan Roman is a veteran pilot haunted by a tragic past. Now relegated to second-in-command cockpit assignments he finds himself on a routine Honolulu-to-San Francisco flight - one that takes a terrifying suspense-building turn when disaster strikes high above the Pacific Ocean at the point of no return.

A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:41

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.

Runaway Train (1985)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.

Against the Dark (2009)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Romania

When most of the population of Earth is infected by a virus and transformed into flesh eaters and blood drinking creatures, a group of hunters lead by Tao and his sword chase the vampire zombies to eliminate them. Six non-infected survivors try to find the exit of an abandoned hospital crowded of the infected creatures. Meanwhile, the military is ready to bomb the whole area.

The 12 Disasters of Christmas (2012)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:26

Just in time for the joyous holiday season, this film connects the ancient Mayan prophecy of worldwide destruction at the end of 2012, and the iconic holiday song, The 12 Days of Christmas. But there is hope: a father learns that his daughter is really the "Chosen One" who, alone, can stop further catastrophe - if he can stave off the lunatic townspeople blaming her for the community's destruction.

The Marksman (2005)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA

Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.

Killer Mountain (2011)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

A team of climbers is assembled by a rich and eccentric man to rescue a missing expedition he sent up to a forbidden mountain who disappeared after sending out one last disturbing radio message.

Frankenfish (2004)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in Louisiana, the medical investigator Sam Rivers is assigned to investigate the murder. He travels with the biologist Mary Callahan to the location where the victim lived in a floating house and he meets his family and friends. They find that Chinese snake-heads genetically engineered that belong to a wealthy hunter are attacking and killing the locals. While the group fights to survive, the hunter Jeff arrives with his team to hunt the predators.

Crocodile 2: Death Swamp (2002)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:29

After a bank robbery, four criminals escape to Mexico, but a storm causes an accident which takes down the plane where several die in the crash. The criminals take it into their own hands to continue when one survivor is attacked and eaten by a crocodile. The criminals kill it, but from then on the mother Crocodile is on a killing spree with a goal to kill each survivor. But that is not the only worry, because they're trapped within it's world, and if it doesn't kill them, the criminals will.

Poseidon (2006)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.

Poseidon (2006)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:54

A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.

The Saint (1997)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Simon Templar (The Saint), is a thief for hire, whose latest job to steal the secret process for cold fusion puts him at odds with a traitor bent on toppling the Russian government, as well as the woman who holds its secret.




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