Disaster Films & TVby glensleeo | created - 23 Jun 2016 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
List of films & tv shows with a disaster featuring prominently.
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1. Dante's Peak (1997)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside town recently named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that the long dormant volcano, Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.
Votes: 73,163 | Gross: $67.13M
2. Fire Twister (2015)
85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When ex-firefighter Scott Nylander and a group of ecologists approach a silo filled with oil to hang a banner with an eco-message, they suddenly realize they came to the wrong place at the ... See full summary »
3. Into the Storm (2014)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Thriller
Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.
Votes: 60,615 | Gross: $47.60M
4. 500 MPH Storm (2013)
TV-PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When an energy experiment goes haywire, a rash of massive hurricanes rips across North America. A scientist must get his family to safety before the hurricanes merge, creating a "hypercane" with the power to wipe America off the map.
5. Pompeii (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A slave-turned-gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.
Votes: 99,774 | Gross: $23.22M
6. The Towering Inferno (1974)
PG | 165 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
At the opening party of a colossal, but poorly constructed, office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Votes: 35,566 | Gross: $116.00M
9. Twister (1996)
PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Thriller
Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.
Votes: 161,411 | Gross: $241.72M
10. The Perfect Storm (2000)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger.
Votes: 146,436 | Gross: $182.62M
14. Atomic Twister (2002 TV Movie)
PG | 86 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
The staff of a nuclear reactor must struggle to avert a disaster when tornadoes cause damage that threatens to start a meltdown.
15. Disaster Movie (2008)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy
Over the course of one evening, an unsuspecting group of twenty-somethings find themselves bombarded by a series of natural disasters and catastrophic events.
Votes: 82,385 | Gross: $14.19M
17. Armageddon (1998)
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet.
Votes: 368,651 | Gross: $201.57M
18. Deep Impact (1998)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?
Votes: 150,773 | Gross: $140.46M
19. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
Votes: 383,483 | Gross: $186.74M
21. 2012 (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.
Votes: 326,111 | Gross: $166.11M
24. Super Cyclone (2012 Video)
Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When a super cyclone threatens the entire American western seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
25. End of the World (2013 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A group of Apocalyptic fanatics must use their knowledge of apocalyptic movies to save the world from a devastating solar flare.
28. Descent (2005 TV Movie)
PG | 90 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
When the Ring of Fire starts heating up with an unprecedented amount of volcanic activity a team of scientists are gathered to prevent a global catastrophe.
29. Aftershock (2012)
R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
In Chile, a group of travelers who are in an underground nightclub when a massive earthquake hits quickly learn that reaching the surface is just the beginning of their nightmare.
Votes: 10,369 | Gross: $0.04M
31. Hard Rain (1998)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The nephew of an armored-truck driver tries to prevent three million dollars from being taken by a local rival gang during a catastrophic flooding caused by a severe storm.
Votes: 30,251 | Gross: $19.82M
32. Sharknado (2013 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.
33. Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction (2006 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama
A documentary on the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa in the Sunda Strait of Indonesia, bringing tsunamis, rains of pumice and ash, and a deadly flow of hot steam, sulfuric acid, and ash. More than 36,000 died; survivors had bad burns.
35. This Is the End (2013)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy
6 Los Angeles celebrities are stuck in James Franco's house after a series of devastating events just destroyed the city. Inside, the group not only will have to face with the apocalypse, but with themselves.
Votes: 358,589 | Gross: $101.47M
36. The Impossible (2012)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, History, Thriller
The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
Votes: 176,423 | Gross: $19.02M
15 min | Short, Comedy
Guests are introduced to Lonnie, an Assistant Director who casts guests for scenes that he needs to be shot in the soundstages. Guest are then taken into a screening room where Frank ... See full summary »
39. The Wave (2015)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it.
Votes: 27,683 | Gross: $0.18M
40. San Andreas (2015)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey with his ex-wife across the state in order to rescue his daughter.
Votes: 191,028 | Gross: $155.19M
42. Backdraft (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two Chicago firefighter brothers, who don't get along, have to work together while a dangerous arsonist is on the loose.
Votes: 65,870 | Gross: $77.87M
45. Emergency! (1972–1979)
TV-G | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The crew of Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 51, particularly the paramedic team, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.
47. The Meg (2018)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.
Votes: 106,739 | Gross: $143.01M
48. Avalanche (1978)
PG | 91 min | Action, Drama
The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
49. The Finest Hours (2016)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History