Disaster moviesby DouxM | created - 21 Nov 2017 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
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2. Poseidon (2006)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner Poseidon capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the sinking ship.
Votes: 93,109 | Gross: $60.67M
3. The Poseidon Adventure (2005 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 174 min | Adventure, Action, Drama
A cruise ship succumbs to a terrorist act and capsizes on New Year's eve. A rag-tag group of survivors, spearheaded by a priest and a homeland security agent, must journey through the upside down vessel and attempt an escape.
4. 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: 75,067 | Gross: $67.13M
5. St. Helens (1981)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Drama
Dramatization of the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens. The movie begins with the volcano's awakening on March 20 and ends with its eruption on May 18, 1980.
9. 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: 36,209 | Gross: $116.00M
10. 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: 2,338 | Gross: $1.70M
11. Quantum Apocalypse (2010 TV Movie)
Unrated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life ... See full summary »
12. Stonehenge Apocalypse (2010 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 90 min | Sci-Fi
Archeologists come across an Egyptian chamber, causing an electromagnetic pulse, which comes from Stonehenge, that sends destructive shockwaves around the world. When the pyramids are ... See full summary »
13. Threads (1984 TV Movie)
112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
The effects of a nuclear holocaust on the working class city of Sheffield, England and the eventual long-term effects of nuclear war on civilization.
14. 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.
15. 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: 153,052 | Gross: $140.46M
16. 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 »
17. 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.
19. 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: 331,824 | Gross: $166.11M
20. 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.
21. Earthquake (1974)
PG | 122 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Various interconnected people struggle to survive when an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude hits Los Angeles, California.
Votes: 12,708 | Gross: $79.70M
23. 10.5 (2004)
Unrated | 165 min | Action, Adventure, 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.
25. The Siege (1998)
R | 116 min | Action, Thriller
The secret U.S. abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York City, which leads to the declaration of martial-law.
Votes: 65,231 | Gross: $40.98M
26. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
When the U.S. and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth.
27. 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: 501,023 | Gross: $306.17M
28. 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: 391,138 | Gross: $186.74M
29. Unstoppable (2010)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Thriller
With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe.
Votes: 174,757 | Gross: $81.56M
30. Flight (I) (2012)
R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller
An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.
Votes: 306,527 | Gross: $93.77M
32. Arctic Blast (2010)
92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
33. CAT. 8 (2013– )
180 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An untested global defence system triggers a swarm of devastating solar flares, resulting in catastrophic earthquakes and ferocious magnetic storms; an unprecedented CAT. 8 Armageddon. Can we stop the annihilation of the human race?
35. Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004 TV Movie)
Unrated | 175 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
36. 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.
37. Ice Quake (2010 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
38. Delete (2013– )
180 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A reporter and a young hacker uncover an artificial intelligence which has become sentient. It has one goal. Self preservation. Humans are trying to destroy it. So it's 'it' or them.
39. Ice Twisters (2009 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
42. Eve of Destruction (2013– )
176 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
When two scientists attempt to discover unlimited energy, their experiment is hijacked and sabotaged by eco-terrorists. The result is a dark energy black hole that could destroy the planet.
43. Exploding Sun (2013 TV Movie)
174 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the ... See full summary »
44. Asteroid vs Earth (2014 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When a shower of massive meteors threatens an extinction level event on Earth, the world's greatest minds devise a dangerous plan that will take the planet off its axis in order to avoid the impact.
45. Firestorm (1998)
R | 89 min | Thriller, Action
Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,521 | Gross: $8.04M
46. The Satan Bug (1965)
Approved | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A germ that could destroy life on Earth is stolen from a biological warfare lab and the thief threatens to release it into the open, prompting a security officer to act.
47. Solar Attack (2006 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.
48. As the Light Goes Out (2014)
Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Drama