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20 best movies like Volcano (1997)


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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Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersHeroes, Hunters, Investigators
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Motorcycles, Money, Death
PlaceNature, Mountains, Forest, Wall Street
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

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.

Markimdb: 2.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersSpecial Forces, Heroes, Special agents, Military, Tourists
PlotVolcanoes, Earthquake, Death, Chase, Fear
PlaceMountains, Italy, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, For men

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.

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: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Death, Alien invasion
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Heavy

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.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySouth Africa, USA
CharactersSharks, Hired assassins, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Hostage
PlaceOcean
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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?

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Dancing, Adventure
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersDogs, Lifeguards, Heroes, Taxi drivers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure, Flooding
PlaceHelicopters
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

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.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersSpy, Heroes
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Revolution, Saving the World
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Depressive, For men, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:26
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Saving the World
PlaceSmall cities
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersHeroes, Military, Pilots
PlotAdventure
PlaceAircraft
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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...

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Earthquake
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 2.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:11
CharactersFamily
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Earthquake
PlaceHelicopters, USA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Chase, Uprising
PlacePrison, Jungle, Islands
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:13
CharactersKillers, Cowboys, Heroes, Family, Hunters
PlotRevenge, Superpowers, Mystery, Death, Supernatural
PlaceWild West
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Gothic

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.

Markimdb: 2.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:02
CharactersSnipers, Firefighters, Hired assassins, Heroes
PlotDeath, Tornadoes
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleSerious, Disturbing

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 ...

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Singapore
Duration01:28
CharactersZombie, Robots, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Death, Supernatural
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryIsrael, USA
Duration01:35
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Martial Arts, Earthquake
PlacePrison, Islands, Deserts, California
TimeFuture
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersScientists
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Flooding
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleTense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 2.5
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersHeroes, Military, Pilots
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Volcanoes
PlaceAircraft, Beach, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia, Canada
Duration01:30
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Divorce, Saving the World, Solar eclipse, Environmental disasters
PlaceAustralia
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, drama
CountryAustralia, Canada
CharactersSharks, Lifeguards, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Tsunami, Earthquake
PlaceBeach
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersZombie, Heroes, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Viruses
PlacePrison, Islands, USA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration01:48
CharactersHeroes
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Saving the World, Avalanches, Rivalry
PlaceRussia
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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?

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersDinosaurs, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Expeditions, Missing people
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:45
CharactersFirefighters, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure
PlaceHelicopters
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 1.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Earthquake, Vacation, Snow
PlaceEgypt, Trains, Pyramid
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Heroes, Special agents, Disabled people
PlotAdventure, Chase
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 3.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersScientists, Ants
PlotEarthquake, Death
PlaceCaves, Helicopters, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense

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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