Best Disaster Movies-Showsby muybueno16 | created - 29 Jul 2014 | updated - 1 day ago | Public
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2. 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: 154,850 | Gross: $140.46M
3. 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: 380,443 | Gross: $201.57M
4. This Is the End (2013)
R | 107 min | Comedy
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: 369,616 | Gross: $101.47M
5. 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: 76,543 | Gross: $67.13M
8. 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: 36,856 | Gross: $116.00M
10. Contagion (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.
Votes: 205,749 | Gross: $75.66M
12. Outbreak (1995)
R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Army doctors struggle to find a cure for a deadly virus spreading throughout a California town that was brought to America by an African monkey.
Votes: 103,018 | Gross: $67.82M
13. Flood (2007)
TV-14 | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Timely, yet terrifying, this movie 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 »
14. 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: 23,458 | Gross: $2.12M
15. 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.
17. Avalanche (1978)
PG | 91 min | Action, Drama
The vacationers at a winter wonderland struggle to survive after an avalanche of snow crashes into their ski resort. Their holiday then turns into a game of survival.
18. Airport (1970)
G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Votes: 16,440 | Gross: $100.49M
19. 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!
21. Ring of Fire (2012– )
When an oil rig causes a volcanic eruption in a small town, it's just the first in a trigger effect called the Ring of Fire that stretches across the globe. If these cataclysmic series of ... See full summary »
22. Collision Earth (2011 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When the sun converts to a magnetar for a short time, the planet Mercury is thrown out of orbit (along with a spaceship exploring it) and set on a collision course for Earth. Can a ... See full summary »
23. 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 »
26. Storm Cell (2008 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
27. 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.
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. The Pandora Project (1998)
R | 89 min | Action, Thriller
A CIA agent has to stop a former associate who has stolen a weapon which kills people without harming buildings, all before he is to get married in a few days.
31. Heatstroke (2008)
83 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Gradually people notice the heat index is rising, and that all life on Earth is at risk, for a hoard of alien dinosaurs want to take over; until a soldier and a ex-model step in to take back planet Earth.
32. 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.
35. NYC: Tornado Terror (2008 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
What appears to be harmless little whirlwinds and dust devils turns out to be a precursor to something deadlier and ends up threatening New York City's very existence.
36. 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 »
37. Airport 1975 (1974)
PG | 107 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land.
Votes: 8,980 | Gross: $47.29M
38. Airport '77 (1977)
PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under one hundred feet of water.
Votes: 8,959 | Gross: $30.00M
39. Knowing (2009)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
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: 212,772 | Gross: $79.96M
40. 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: 11,266 | Gross: $11.00M
41. The Last Voyage (1960)
Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After a boiler explosion aboard an aging ocean liner, a man struggles to free his injured wife from the wreckage of their cabin and ensure the safety of their four-year-old daughter as the ship begins to sink.
42. Panic in Year Zero (1962)
Approved | 93 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A family leaves L.A. for a camping trip - just before a nuclear bomb destroys the city. As the city descends into chaos, the father must fight to keep his family alive.
43. 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.
44. Krakatoa: East of Java (1968)
G | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, History