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1. The Command (2018)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History

6.5
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54 Metascore

The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Léa Seydoux, Peter Simonischek, August Diehl

Votes: 7,653

2. San Andreas (2015)

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

6.1
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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: 193,320 | Gross: $155.19M

3. The Impossible (2012)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Oaklee Pendergast

Votes: 178,199 | Gross: $19.02M

4. Geostorm (2017)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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21 Metascore

When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it's a race against the clock for its creator to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone.

Director: Dean Devlin | Stars: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 78,775 | Gross: $33.70M

5. Twister (I) (1996)

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

6.3
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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: 162,532 | Gross: $241.72M

6. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.9
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47 Metascore

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 108,930 | Gross: $25.02M

7. This Is the End (2013)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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67 Metascore

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 have to face the apocalypse, but themselves.

Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen | Stars: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel

Votes: 361,202 | Gross: $101.47M

8. Deepwater Horizon (2016)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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68 Metascore

A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin, James DuMont

Votes: 133,729 | Gross: $61.28M

9. Pompeii (I) (2014)

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

5.5
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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: 100,640 | Gross: $23.22M

10. The Hurricane Heist (2018)

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

5.1
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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: 15,480 | Gross: $6.12M

11. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

Nine people explore a cruise ship at sea in a manner that turns their whole lives upside down.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons

Votes: 37,851 | Gross: $84.56M

12. Life on the Line (I) (2015)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama

5.2
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24 Metascore

A crew of men who do the high-wire work of fixing the electrical grid are hit by a sudden deadly storm.

Director: David Hackl | Stars: John Travolta, Kate Bosworth, Devon Sawa, Gil Bellows

Votes: 3,857

13. Into the Storm (2014)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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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: 60,981 | Gross: $47.60M

14. The Towering Inferno (1974)

PG | 165 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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69 Metascore

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.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden, Faye Dunaway

Votes: 35,840 | Gross: $116.00M

15. The 33 (2015)

PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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55 Metascore

Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.

Director: Patricia Riggen | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin

Votes: 32,330 | Gross: $12.19M

16. The Wave (2015)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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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: 28,286 | Gross: $0.18M

17. Threads (1984 TV Movie)

112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

8.1
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92 Metascore

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.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Karen Meagher, Reece Dinsdale, David Brierly, Rita May

Votes: 9,966

18. Executive Decision (1996)

R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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62 Metascore

When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.

Director: Stuart Baird | Stars: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, John Leguizamo

Votes: 46,721 | Gross: $56.57M

19. USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)

R | 128 min | Action, Drama, History

5.2
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30 Metascore

During World War II, an American navy ship is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 890 crewmen stranded in shark infested waters.

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter

Votes: 9,489

20. S.O.S. Titanic (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 180 min | Drama, History

6.4
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On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable R.M.S. Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.

Director: William Hale | Stars: David Janssen, Cloris Leachman, Harry Andrews, David Battley

Votes: 983

21. A Night to Remember (1958)

Not Rated | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

Votes: 12,391

22. Stormageddon (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.0
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When a computer program, Echelon, takes over America's computer systems it gains the potential to manipulate the weather. Now two robots, Adam and Cain, fight to gain control of Echelon before its too late.

Director: Nick Lyon | Stars: John Hennigan, Eve Mauro, Joseph Gatt, Robert Blanche

Votes: 949

23. The Remaining (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.3
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38 Metascore

Friends gather at a wedding, but the celebration is shattered by terrifying apocalyptic events forcing them to examine life, love and faith as they must choose between redemption and survival.

Director: Casey La Scala | Stars: Johnny Pacar, Shaun Sipos, Bryan Dechart, Alexa PenaVega

Votes: 6,289 | Gross: $1.17M

24. Juggernaut (1974)

PG | 109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A blackmailer demands a huge ransom in exchange for information on how to disarm the seven bombs he placed aboard the transatlantic liner Britannic.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Richard Harris, Omar Sharif, David Hemmings, Anthony Hopkins

Votes: 4,453

25. Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure

4.6
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Adventurers return to the overturned ship, seeking a fortune.

Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Michael Caine, Sally Field, Telly Savalas, Peter Boyle

Votes: 4,335

26. 10.0 Earthquake (2014)

PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.5
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Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.

Director: David Gidali | Stars: Henry Ian Cusick, Jeffrey Jones, Chasty Ballesteros, Malcolm Barrett

Votes: 1,381

27. Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)

G | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.5
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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.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Diane Baker, Brian Keith, Barbara Werle

Votes: 1,272

28. Mind Blown (2016 TV Movie)

88 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.0
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Imagine the human ability to quake the Earth, bring forth tornadoes, raise a firestorm - and now imagine it under the control of Colonel Clayton and the US military. Code-named PROJECT MIND... See full summary »

Director: Christian Sesma | Stars: Jessica Uberuaga, Michael Marinaccio, Jon Mack, Luke Goss

Votes: 251

29. San Andreas Quake (2015 Video)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

2.1
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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.

Director: John Baumgartner | Stars: Jhey Castles, Jason Woods, Grace Van Dien, Elaine Partnow

Votes: 6,218

30. Geo-Disaster (2017 Video)

TV-14 | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

2.6
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The effect of dark matter colliding with the earth is the opening of this film.

Director: Thunder Levin | Stars: Matthew Pohlkamp, Natalie Pelletier, Erich Riegelmann, Maggie Rose Hudson

Votes: 637

31. The Hindenburg (1975)

PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.2
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A film that chronicles the events of the Hindenburg disaster in which a zeppelin burst into flames.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton, Roy Thinnes

Votes: 4,678 | Gross: $27.95M

32. Skyjacked (1972)

PG | 101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Charlton Heston, James Brolin, Yvette Mimieux, Claude Akins

Votes: 1,560

33. San Andreas Mega Quake (2019 Video)

Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

2.8
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Scientists make a horrible discovery: The "Big One" is coming in two days, with it, California will sink to the ocean. Their only hope is to rupture a volcano that will displace the ... See full summary »

Director: H.M. Coakley | Stars: Joseph Michael Harris, Christie Nicholls, Liz Fenning, Sarah J. Bartholomew

Votes: 17

34. 2036 Apocalypse Earth (2019)

Action, Adventure, Crime | Announced

A story of apocalypse near-Earth asteroid that caused a brief period of concern in December 2004 because initial observations indicated a relatively large probability that it would strike the Earth in 2029.

Director: Kwang-Hyun Park | Stars: Jung-jae Lee, Sun-kyun Lee, Jung-min Hwang, Young-chang Song

35. Airplane vs. Volcano (2014 Video)

TV-14 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

2.6
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When a commercial airliner is trapped within a ring of erupting volcanoes, the passengers and crew must find a way to survive - without landing, but, when the relentless onslaught of lava ... See full summary »

Directors: James Kondelik, Jon Kondelik | Stars: Dean Cain, Robin Givens, Tamara Goodwin, Matt Mercer

Votes: 1,688

36. Oceans Rising (2017)

TV-14 | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

2.4
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A scientist builds a boat after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. But when it's evident the disaster will occur, those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Lipsius | Stars: Jason Tobias, Summer Spiro, DeJean Brown, Paola Menacho

Votes: 1,501

37. Impact Earth (2015)

90 min | Action

3.8
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A former NASA asteroid tracker discovers a looming asteroid collision that could send it on a collision-course with Earth. Because he made a wrong call ten years earlier that cost him his ... See full summary »

Director: Rex Piano | Stars: Bernard Curry, Brooke Langton, Caitlin Carver, Lew Temple

Votes: 196

38. Global Meltdown (2017 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.1
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A helicopter pilot and an environmental scientist lead an exodus of survivors in a search for safe haven after a catastrophic tectonic event causes the crust of the earth to break apart.

Director: Daniel Gilboy | Stars: Michael Paré, Leanne Khol Young, Patrick J. MacEachern, Cameron Gordon

Votes: 302

39. Christmas Twister (2012 TV Movie)

PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.5
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On Christmas Day the Texas area to the South West of Forth Worth is struck by a massive storm system sprouting several severe tornadoes.

Director: Peter Sullivan | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Richard Burgi, Victoria Pratt, Haley Lu Richardson

Votes: 572

40. The Deep (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Joi Johannsson, Thora Bjorg Helga

Votes: 4,565

41. San Francisco (1936)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.3
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, Spencer Tracy, Jack Holt

Votes: 4,540

42. Asteroid: Final Impact (2015 TV Movie)

Unrated | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.5
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A deadly meteor storm has been labeled a one-time celestial occurrence, but astrophysicist Steve Thomas believes something worse is yet to come. After discovering his asteroid tracking ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Bourque | Stars: Mark Lutz, Anna Van Hooft, Emilie Ullerup, Joshua J. Ballard

Votes: 365

43. Category 5 (2014 TV Movie)

87 min | Action

4.5
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After a family survives Hurricane Katrina, there is another storm but this one is much worse.

Director: Rob King | Stars: Burt Reynolds, C. Thomas Howell, Lisa Sheridan, 'Magic' Matt Alan

Votes: 162

44. 100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

2.5
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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: 1,803

45. Fire Twister (2015)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

2.5
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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 »

Director: George Erschbamer | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Lisa Ciara, Johnny Hawkes, Leah Bateman

Votes: 388

46. LA Apocalypse (2015)

TV-14 | 80 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

2.6
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Doomed Planet is Also known as "LA Apocalypse"

Director: Michael J. Sarna | Stars: David Cade, Gina Holden, Christopher Judge, Kamar de los Reyes

Votes: 615

47. Apocalypse Pompeii (2014)

Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

2.5
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Mount Vesuvius erupts when a family visits Pompeii. The daughter uses her skill and her father his ability, in order to escape the disaster.

Director: Ben Demaree | Stars: Adrian Paul, Jhey Castles, Georgina Beedle, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 1,838

48. CAT. 8 (2013– )

180 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.4
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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?

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

Votes: 1,111

49. Stonehenge Apocalypse (2010 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Sci-Fi

4.2
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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 »

Director: Paul Ziller | Stars: Misha Collins, Torri Higginson, Peter Wingfield, David Lewis

Votes: 2,321

50. Zodiac: Signs of the Apocalypse (2014 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.3
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When a mysterious planet crosses the sun, global catastrophes are unleashed. A rogue scientist is the key to deciphering the symbols and humanity's only chance at survival.

Director: W.D. Hogan | Stars: Joel Gretsch, Aaron Douglas, Reilly Dolman, Emily Holmes

Votes: 1,489



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