Favorite Disaster movies/series

by BlackWind-2001 | created - 2 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public

I've seen plenty of these list and they keep adding movies that has no place in the list (not disaster movies in my regard). It can be stories based around nasty weather, asteroids, meteors and such.

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1. Twister (1996)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

68 Metascore

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.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz

Votes: 158,726 | Gross: $241.72M

2. Armageddon (1998)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

42 Metascore

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.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler

Votes: 360,661 | Gross: $201.57M

3. Tidal Wave (2009)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama

A woman named Yeon-hee (Ha Ji-won) lives in Busan with her boyfriend Man-sik (Sol Kyung-gu) near Haeundae Beach. But, when they find out a tsunami will hit the city, They realize they only have 10 minutes to escape!

Director: JK Youn | Stars: Ji-won Ha, Kyung-gu Sol, Ye-won Kang, Jeong-hwa Eom

Votes: 3,313

4. Deep Impact (1998)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Romance

40 Metascore

Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 148,129 | Gross: $140.46M

5. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

47 Metascore

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.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emmy Rossum, Dash Mihok

Votes: 374,529 | Gross: $186.74M

6. The Hurricane Heist (2018)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

35 Metascore

Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson

Votes: 12,281 | Gross: $6.12M

7. The Core (2003)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

48 Metascore

The only way to save Earth from catastrophe is to drill down to the core and set it spinning again.

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Delroy Lindo, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 84,418 | Gross: $31.19M

8. 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 »

Stars: David James Elliott, Natasha Henstridge, Benjamin Sadler, Florentine Lahme

Votes: 2,999

9. Hard Rain (1998)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

36 Metascore

A armored-truck driver and his nephew try to prevent three million dollars from being taken by a local rival gang during a catastrophic flooding caused by a severe storm.

Director: Mikael Salomon | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver

Votes: 29,709 | Gross: $19.82M

10. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 319,288 | Gross: $166.11M

11. Salvation (2017– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

An MIT grad student and a tech superstar bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery--that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.

Stars: Santiago Cabrera, Jennifer Finnigan, Charlie Rowe, Jacqueline Byers

Votes: 11,524

12. Into the Storm (2014)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Thriller

44 Metascore

Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.

Director: Steven Quale | Stars: Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Max Deacon

Votes: 59,761 | Gross: $47.60M

13. Bølgen (2015)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

68 Metascore

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.

Director: Roar Uthaug | Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff Oftebro, Edith Haagenrud-Sande

Votes: 25,065 | Gross: $0.18M

14. San Andreas (2015)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

43 Metascore

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.

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Colton Haynes

Votes: 183,680 | Gross: $155.19M

15. 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.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen, Dan Hedaya

Votes: 59,676 | Gross: $33.02M

16. Dante's Peak (1997)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

43 Metascore

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.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith, Jeremy Foley

Votes: 71,412 | Gross: $67.13M

17. Volcano (1997)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

55 Metascore

A volcano erupts in downtown Los Angeles, threatening to destroy the city.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle

Votes: 65,618 | Gross: $49.32M

18. Flood (2007)

110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Timely yet terrifying, The Flood predicts the unthinkable. When a raging storm coincides with high seas it unleashes a colossal tidal surge, which travels mercilessly down England's East ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Mitchell | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Jessalyn Gilsig, Tom Courtenay, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 5,741

19. 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.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Thomas Gibson, Nancy McKeon, Chandra West, Brian Markinson

Votes: 2,311

20. CAT. 8 (2013– )

180 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A research program abandoned by the best solar physicist when the Pentagon wanted to put it to military use has been resumed by his former deputy. Her incompetence and the Defense ... See full summary »

Stars: Matthew Modine, Maxim Roy, Ted Whittall, Trevor Hayes

Votes: 1,082

21. 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.

Director: Ernest Pintoff | Stars: Art Carney, David Huffman, Cassie Yates, Albert Salmi

Votes: 407

22. 10.5 (2004– )

Unrated | 165 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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.

Stars: Kim Delaney, Fred Ward, Ivan Sergei, Dulé Hill

Votes: 3,556

23. 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.

Director: Bill Corcoran | Stars: Sharon Lawrence, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Carl Lewis, Jonathan Blick

Votes: 1,421

24. Pompeii (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

39 Metascore

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.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Kiefer Sutherland, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Votes: 97,792 | Gross: $23.22M

25. Scorcher (I) (2002)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.

Director: James Seale | Stars: Mark Dacascos, John Rhys-Davies, Tamara Davies, Mark Rolston

Votes: 1,284

26. Category 7: The End of the World (2005– )

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.

Stars: Cameron Daddo, Gina Gershon, Shannen Doherty, Randy Quaid

Votes: 2,472

27. Killer Wave (2007– )

TV-14 | 175 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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 »

Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Karine Vanasse, Louis Philippe Dandenault, John Robinson

Votes: 669

28. The Black Hole (2006 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

An atomic research experiment goes awry in St. Louis, Missouri unleashing not only a big black hole, but also a creature from beyond that feeds on electricity through the streets of this Midwest city.

Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Kristy Swanson, Judd Nelson, David Selby, Heather Dawn

Votes: 1,422

29. 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 »

Director: Jason Bourque | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Rob LaBelle, Gardiner Millar, Camille Sullivan

Votes: 717

30. Seeds of Destruction (2011 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Militant environmentalists Kate and Joe witness, and videotape, the rapid growth of a gigantic root system that literally begins mowing through the country like an earthquake. At the same ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Ziller | Stars: Adrian Pasdar, Stefanie von Pfetten, Jesse Moss, Luisa d'Oliveira

Votes: 640

31. Seattle Superstorm (2012 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

NASA scientist Tom Reynolds thought everything would be fine when he moved to Seattle to be with his fiancé, Navy Lieutenant Emma Peterson. But when his gearhead son Wyatt can't stop ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Bourque | Stars: Esai Morales, Ona Grauer, Jared Abrahamson, MacKenzie Porter

Votes: 801

32. 100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When a chain of volcanic eruptions rips through Europe, the enormous ash cloud blocks out the sun, plunging the continent into a new ice age. An American couple must find their kids and get them out of Paris before it freezes over.

Director: R.D. Braunstein | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Sara Malakul Lane, Marc Ewins, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 1,707

33. Alien Tornado (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Extraterrestrials appear as destructive "electrical tornadoes" on Earth.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Stacey Asaro, Marcus Lyle Brown, Claire Conti, Jeff Fahey

Votes: 871

34. Disaster Movie (2008)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

15 Metascore

Over the course of one evening, an unsuspecting group of twenty-somethings find themselves bombarded by a series of natural disasters and catastrophic events.

Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Stars: Carmen Electra, Vanessa Lachey, Nicole Parker, Matt Lanter

Votes: 81,042 | Gross: $14.19M

35. 40 Days and Nights (2012)

TV-PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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.

Director: Peter Geiger | Stars: Alex Carter, Monica Keena, Alex Arleo, Alex Ball

Votes: 1,772

36. 2012 Doomsday (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

On December 21, 2012 four strangers on a journey of faith are drawn to an ancient temple in the heart of Mexico. For the Mayans it is the last recorded day. For NASA scientists it is a ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Everhart | Stars: Cliff De Young, Dale Midkiff, Ami Dolenz, Danae Nason

Votes: 6,902

37. Polar Opposities (2008 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Drama

When Earth's magnetic poles begin reversing, David Terran, the only scientist who predited the possibility of such a sci-fi disaster, must join forces with his estranged friend and lover to... See full synopsis »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Charles Shaughnessy, Tracy Nelson, Ken Barnett, Beth Grant

Votes: 425 | Gross: $0.00M



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