Most Popular Disaster Movie Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Command (2018)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History
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.
2. 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: 193,320 | Gross: $155.19M
3. 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: 178,199 | Gross: $19.02M
4. Geostorm (2017)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 78,775 | Gross: $33.70M
5. Twister (I) (1996)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, 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: 162,532 | Gross: $241.72M
6. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
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.
Votes: 108,930 | Gross: $25.02M
7. 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 have to face the apocalypse, but themselves.
Votes: 361,202 | Gross: $101.47M
8. Deepwater Horizon (2016)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 133,729 | Gross: $61.28M
9. 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: 100,640 | Gross: $23.22M
10. The Hurricane Heist (2018)
PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.
Votes: 15,480 | Gross: $6.12M
13. Into the Storm (2014)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Storm trackers, thrill-seekers, and everyday townspeople document an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes touching down in the town of Silverton.
Votes: 60,981 | Gross: $47.60M
14. 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: 35,840 | Gross: $116.00M
15. The 33 (2015)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.
Votes: 32,330 | Gross: $12.19M
16. 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: 28,286 | Gross: $0.18M
17. 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.
18. Executive Decision (1996)
R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.
Votes: 46,721 | Gross: $56.57M
19. USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
R | 128 min | Action, Drama, History
During World War II, an American navy ship is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 890 crewmen stranded in shark infested waters.
22. Stormageddon (2015 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
23. The Remaining (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
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.
Votes: 6,289 | Gross: $1.17M
24. Juggernaut (1974)
PG | 109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A blackmailer demands a huge ransom in exchange for information on how to disarm the seven bombs he placed aboard the transatlantic liner Britannic.
26. 10.0 Earthquake (2014)
PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake, and time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.
27. 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.
28. Mind Blown (2016 TV Movie)
88 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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 »
29. San Andreas Quake (2015 Video)
Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
32. Skyjacked (1972)
PG | 101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
33. San Andreas Mega Quake (2019 Video)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
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.
35. Airplane vs. Volcano (2014 Video)
TV-14 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
36. Oceans Rising (2017)
TV-14 | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
37. Impact Earth (2015)
90 min | Action
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 »
38. Global Meltdown (2017 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
39. Christmas Twister (2012 TV Movie)
PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
On Christmas Day the Texas area to the South West of Forth Worth is struck by a massive storm system sprouting several severe tornadoes.
40. The Deep (2012)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama
Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.
41. San Francisco (1936)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
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.
42. Asteroid: Final Impact (2015 TV Movie)
Unrated | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
44. 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.
45. 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 »
47. Apocalypse Pompeii (2014)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Mount Vesuvius erupts when a family visits Pompeii. The daughter uses her skill and her father his ability, in order to escape the disaster.
48. 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?
49. 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 »
50. Zodiac: Signs of the Apocalypse (2014 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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.