10 best movies like Volcano (1997)

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Volcano 1997
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.

List of the best movies like Volcano (1997): Surviving the Game, Apocalypse Pompeii, Category 7: The End of the World, Crawl or Die, Red Water, Stormageddon, The Finest Hours, Daylight, Meteor Apocalypse, The 12 Disasters of Christmas.

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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.

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.

Category 7: The End of the World (2005)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

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.

Crawl or Die (2014)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Earth as we know it is gone. A virus has destroyed the planet and rendered all its women infertile, all but one. An elite team of soldiers are tasked with bringing the woman to safety on the newly habitable Earth Two. But when they are forced underground they find themselves fighting for survival from an bloodthirsty creature in a maze of ever shrinking tunnels. As the team's ranks start to dwindle, the tunnels shrink and the ammunition run out, the crawl for survival becomes more and more desperate.

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.

Stormageddon (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

What happens when you ask the most powerful computer program, run by the most powerful computers, to follow, listen and predict human behavior? The program learns, becomes sentient and begins to behave like a human. When a master computer program, Echelon, takes over America's entire online system, our country is threatened to be brought to its knees. Hacking into DARPA, Echelon gains the ability to manipulate the weather, create earthquakes, and cause a level of destruction unlike anything the country could ever imagine. But how do you stop a computer program when it has control over any and every defense you have?

The Finest Hours (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

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.

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.

Meteor Apocalypse (2010)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

A gigantic meteors enters Earth's orbit and begins to disintegrate, showering the entire planet with debris.

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.

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Black Thunder (1998)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...

MegaFault (2009)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

When miner Charley 'Boomer' Baxter sets off a series of massive mining detonations in West Virginia, a gigantic earthquake is soon rocking the North Atlantic, exposing a deep seismic fault that runs the length of the North American continent. Joining forces with government seismology expert Dr Amy Lane, Boomer must now race against time to stop the chasm that is threatening to tear America - and the entire world - in half.

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.

The Divide (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

No Escape (1994)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of murdering a commanding officer, is determined to escape the island in order to reveal the truth behind his murderous actions and clear his name.

Jonah Hex (2010)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:13

Gunslinger Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) is appointed by President Ulysses Grant to track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich), a former Confederate officer determined on unleashing hell on earth. Jonah not only secures freedom by accepting this task, he also gets revenge on the man who slayed his wife and child. Megan Fox plays a prostitute as well as Jonah Hex's love interst in the film.

Fire Twister (2015)
Markimdb: 2.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:02

When a mysterious orb of light strikes a deep water oil rig, the massive explosion erupts into a ball of flames creating a swirling mass of clouds and fire. As the twister begins to move ...

Battle of the Damned (2013)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Singapore
Duration01:28

Following a deadly viral outbreak, private military soldier Max Gatling leads a handful of survivors and a ragtag band of robots against an army of the infected.

The Last Patrol (2000)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryIsrael, USA
Duration01:35

After a massive earthquake destroys Los Angeles, a new order is formed. But disagreement among the ranks leads to more war and disruption, and The Last Patrol must bring order if there's to be any hope for the future.

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.

Airplane vs Volcano (2014)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

When a commercial airliner is trapped within a ring of erupting volcanoes, the passengers and crew must find a way to survive - without landing.

Arctic Blast (2010)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia, Canada
Duration01:30

When a solar eclipse sends a colossal blast of super chilled air towards the earth, it then sets off a catastrophic chain of events that threatens to engulf the world in ice and begin a new Ice Age.

Malibu Shark Attack (2009)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryAustralia, Canada

An underwater earthquake generates a tsunami that strikes Malibu, bringing a hunting pack of prehistoric-looking goblin sharks to the surface. Although the beach is evacuated before the big wave strikes, a group of lifeguards and a crew of construction workers are stranded in the high water and have to fight the sharks to get to dry land.

Rise of the Zombies (2012)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

When zombies overrun San Francisco, a desperate group survives by locking themselves inside Alcatraz Prison. When the undead breach the island, our heros are forced to return to the mainland overrun with the undead.

Meteor (1979)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration01:48

After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn't have enough fire power. Their only chance to save the world is to join forces with the USSR who have also launched such an illegal satellite. But will both governments agree?

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.

The Towering Inferno (1974)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:45

At the opening party of a colossal—but poorly constructed—office building, a massive fire breaks out, threatening to destroy the tower and everyone in it.

Age of Ice (2014)
Markimdb: 1.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

Massive earthquakes open the Arabian tectonic plate, resulting in unstable weather and freezing temperatures that will be unsurvivable by nightfall. Attempting to reach safety, a vacationing family in Egypt must battle the rapidly cooling temperatures that usher in a new Ice Age, covering the Sphinx, Pyramids, and Sahara Desert with mountains of snow.

Blackjack (1998)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:52

After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. Now he must confront his fear and the assassin, who seems to be well aware of Jack's problem.

10.0 Earthquake (2014)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.




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