End of the World Apocalyptic Disaster Films and movies which I have seenby clacton0 | created - 06 Jul 2012 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
End of the World Apocalyptic Disaster Films and movies which I have seen & The Asylum Films. Syfy channel
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1. 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: 306,561 | Gross: $166.11M
2012 is a fun film to watch and the CGI is good to. Maybe a bit long though by the time it ends.
2. Knowing (2009)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe.
Votes: 198,384 | Gross: $79.96M
Really like Knowing the earth is also vaporized by the sun
3. Crack in the World (1965)
Not Rated | 96 min | Sci-Fi
A dying scientist pushes forward his project to tap through to the Earth's magma layer, with results that threaten to destroy the Earth as we know it.
Dr. Steven Sorenson plans to tap the geothermal energy of the Earth's interior by means of a thermonuclear device detonated deep within the Earth.
Despite dire warnings by fellow scientist Ted Rampian, Dr Sorenson proceeds with the experiment after secretly learning that he is terminally ill.
This experiment causes a crack to form and grow within the earth's crust, which threatens to split the earth in two if it is not stopped in time
4. Earthquake (1974)
PG | 123 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Various interconnected people struggle to survive when an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude hits Los Angeles.
Votes: 11,450 | Gross: $79.70M
Los Angeles is the natural site for a film about earthquakes: they happen there frequently, and the landscape is familiar to moviegoers from thousands of films.
A huge number of ongoing vignettes which include cameos from numerous celebrities and stars are tied together by the ongoing efforts of architect Graff (Charleton Heston) to rescue his estranged spoiled-rich-girl wife (Ava Gardner), while helping out with the ongoing rescue efforts taking place around him and while trying to determine
5. 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: 143,024 | Gross: $140.46M
A great big rock heads to the earth. Can the human race survive this?
6. 10.5 (2004– )
Unrated | 165 min | Action, Drama
An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
8. 2012: Ice Age (2011 Video)
PG | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier towards North America, causing everything in it's path to freeze. A family man struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.
9. 2012: Supernova (2009 Video)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A scientist, races against a deadline to place a shield between the Earth and the oncoming blast-wave from a Supernova. As well as the efforts of doom cult to sabotage the project believing it to be God's Will Course" and allow the population of the Earth to be consumed by the intense radiation in the wave.
10. A Boy and His Dog (1975)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
A young man and his telepathic dog wander a post-apocalyptic wasteland.
Very strange film could not really get into this. I here they might be a remake hopefully its better.
11. 28 Days Later... (2002)
R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Votes: 323,338 | Gross: $45.06M
15. Arctic Blast (2010)
92 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
16. 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: 347,232 | Gross: $201.57M
17. Asteroid (1997 TV Movie)
122 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to ... See full summary »
19. 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.
21. Category 7: The End of the World (2005 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 169 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A deadly category 7 storm wreaks havoc on the world. Meanwhile, kidnappers threaten to make matters even worse.
22. Children of Men (2006)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.
Votes: 395,860 | Gross: $35.55M
Set in South England
24. Damnation Alley (1977)
PG | 91 min | Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic world, a group of survivors travel and find other settlements in huge custom designed all terrain vehicles.
Votes: 4,054 | Gross: $8.72M
Fun apocalyptic film mostly set in the desert in the US with the Survivors looking for other civilization in moving vehicle things. From the 70s.
25. 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: 68,008 | Gross: $67.13M
Great adventure set in a town by a volcano about to go off.
26. Dark Storm (2006 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 89 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
On a secret military base a group of scientists have made a discovery unequaled since the invention of the A-bomb; code-named Eruptor, it's a device that supercharges Dark Matter and uses ... See full summary »
27. Daylight (1996)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Disaster in a New York tunnel as explosions collapse both ends of it. One hero tries to help the people inside find their way to safety.
Votes: 57,214 | Gross: $33.02M
28. Earthstorm (2006 TV Movie)
PG | 90 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A massive asteroid impact on the moon begins causing storms on earth due to the sudden changes in ocean tides. But when further examination is conducted it's discovered that the moon's ... See full summary »
30. Fire: Trapped on the 37th Floor (1991 TV Movie)
94 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Susan and Paul are working late on the 37th floor of a LA skyscraper. Also in the building are the cleaning staff, security and some engineers installing sprinklers. Right on cue, as the ... See full summary »
32. I Am Legend (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
Votes: 586,453 | Gross: $256.39M
33. Ice (1998 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 93 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After the whole North of the Equator freezes below zero, a group of people in Los Angeles risk their lives while trying to "escape" from the city's hostile conditions, in order to take a ship to a hotter place on Earth.
34. Ice Quake (2010 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Beneath the Alaskan landscape, the melting permafrost is about to drastically alter the tranquil scenery. As the permafrost thaws, underground rivers of volatile liquid Methane are created,... See full summary »
35. Ice Twisters (2009 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 86 min | Sci-Fi
Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.
36. Impact (2009– )
Not Rated | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. ... See full summary »
37. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Votes: 464,975 | Gross: $306.17M
38. Inferno (1998 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Drama
Scorching disaster movie starring James Remar (Dexter). When a huge fireball hurtles towards the Earth the authorities have only hours to react before temperatures soar beyond human tolerance.
39. Jericho (2006–2008)
TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive.
40. Killer Wave (2007– )
TV-14 | 175 min | Action, Thriller
Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive ... See full summary »
41. Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)
G | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1883, ship captain Hanson plans a shipwreck salvage mission in The Dutch East Indies to retrieve a cargo of pearls but an unexpected volcano eruption and a state-ordered transport of convicts upset his plans.
42. Last Night (I) (1998)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.
43. Lava Storm (2008 TV Movie)
92 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Lori and John Wilson, employees of an emergency response center, must find a way to survive the initial lava storms, to save John's father and their two teenage children. Even more ... See full summary »
44. Life After People (2009– )
TV-PG | Documentary, Sci-Fi
What would happen to planet earth if the human race were to suddenly disappear forever? Would ecosystems thrive? What remnants of our industrialized world would survive? What would crumble ... See full summary »
45. Lightning: Bolts of Destruction (2003 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
A meteorologist (Joanna Pacula) and her family work feverishly to find a way to extinguish a storm that threatens to destroy mankind.
46. Magma: Volcanic Disaster (2006 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action
When a volcano expert becomes convinced that a cataclysmic natural disaster is about to unfold, a volcanologist Professor John Shepherd and his graduate students believes that recent ... See full summary »
49. MegaFault (2009 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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 ... See full summary »
50. Meltdown: Days of Destruction (2006 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Despite scientist Nathan's warnings, his boss continues an experiment meant as publicity for his satellite firm: exploding an asteroid. Instead it splits, and the major piece, the size of ... See full summary »
54. Meteor Storm (2010 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi
San Francisco becomes a target for waves of destructive meteors after a rogue comet orbits around the earth... For astronomer, Michelle Young, what was meant to be a once-in-a-lifetime ... See full summary »
56. Night of the Comet (1984)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls fighting against cannibal zombies and a sinister group of scientists.
Votes: 14,488 | Gross: $14.42M
57. Nuclear Hurricane (2007 TV Movie)
88 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A "highly sophisticated computer system" at a nuclear power plant goes crazy. To make matters worse, it develops a capacity for reason and malice while a tropical island storm is blowing into town.
58. On the Beach (1959)
Approved | 134 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.
Votes: 10,180 | Gross: $11.00M
59. On the Beach (2000 TV Movie)
195 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Well, the world has finally managed to blow itself up. Only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. Only two ... See full summary »
64. Skyline (2010)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, drawing people outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth.
Votes: 79,360 | Gross: $21.37M
65. Solar Flare (2008)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A young math genius discovers a huge solar storm on the verge of destroying the Earth's power grid and he must alert the world before a powerful businessman stops him.
Votes: 388 | Gross: $0.00M
66. Storm Cell (2008 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Storm chaser April, whose parents died in a twister during her childhood, must warn her brother and his unsespecting town of a massive storm heading their way before he meets the same fate.
67. Storm War (2011)
85 min | Sci-Fi
Washington haunting series of weather disasters, devastating the city. Two brothers - sons of a recognized scientist and meteorologist - begin an investigation to explain the unexpected attacks of nature.
68. Super Eruption (2011 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 89 min | Sci-Fi
The super volcano under Yellowstone erupts after thousands of years, putting millions at risk, and it's up to Rangers Charlie Young and Kate to save the day.
69. Super Tanker (2011 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 83 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A Super Tanker is commissioned to carry a deadly cold war artifact (ICE-10, an anti-matter weapon developed from fragments brought to Earth by a meteor) and drop it in the deepest trench in the world. However the material is quite unstable and it should be contain until reach destination.
70. Supernova (2005 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A scientific possibility becomes a terrifying reality when the most powerful force in the universe threatens to hurtle home.
72. Survivors (2008–2010)
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An unknown virus pandemic kills more than 90% of the world's population. Those immune must strive to survive and overcome the difficulties of this new world order, hoping that the virus will not mutate.
74. The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (1990 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 180 min | Drama
After a series of small tremors in Los Angeles, Dr. Clare Winslow, a local seismologist, pinpoints the exact location and time of when the long awaited earthquake--"The Big One"--will ... See full summary »
75. The Birds (1963)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.
Votes: 142,419 | Gross: $11.40M
76. The Book of Eli (2010)
R | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Votes: 249,101 | Gross: $94.84M
78. The Day After (1983 TV Movie)
Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas.
79. 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: 359,993 | Gross: $186.74M
80. The Day of the Triffids (2009– )
186 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Up-to-date setting of the 1962 Sci-fi thriller. With most of the world blinded and the dangerous carnivorous triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered, sighted survivors to fight this plant invasion and the madness following.
81. The Day the Earth Stopped (2008 Video)
R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.
82. The Last Train (1999– )
54 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A group of commuter train passagers are put in accidental suspended animation and emerge years later into a devastated world.
Really good series which was first on ITV back in the 90s. It was last on Syfy a few years back but is hard to find.
84. 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: 140,269 | Gross: $182.62M
85. The Postman (1997)
R | 177 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America.
Votes: 60,300 | Gross: $17.63M
86. The Quiet Earth (1985)
R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.
Votes: 21,703 | Gross: $2.12M
91. Threads (1984 TV Movie)
112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Documentary-style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England, and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization.
92. Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama
When brutal tidal waves suddenly destroy many coastal communities in a short period of time, John Wahl, a nobel prize winner, is brought out of his lazy retirement and back into service as ... See full summary »
94. Twister (1996)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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: 153,521 | Gross: $241.72M
97. Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997 TV Movie)
PG | 96 min | Action, Drama
A USGS scientist attempts to convince his boss and the residents of Angel Falls, California that a nearby volcano is about to erupt.
98. When Time Ran Out... (1980)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.
Votes: 2,102 | Gross: $1.70M
99. When Worlds Collide (1951)
Approved | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home.
100. Waterworld (1995)
PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a future where the polar ice-caps have melted and Earth is almost entirely submerged, a mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw "smokers," and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land.
Votes: 155,189 | Gross: $88.25M