List of disaster films

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This list of disaster and doomsday films represents over half a century of films within the genre. Disaster films are motion pictures which depict an impending or ongoing disaster. The films typically feature large casts and multiple storylines and focus on the protagonists' attempts to avert, escape, or cope with the disaster presented.

Natural disasters[edit]

TitleRelease YearDescriptionIMDB Rating
On Hostile Ground2000 (TV)A geologist tries to prevent a huge sinkhole from devouring New Orleans during Mardi Gras.3.9
The Core2003The only way to save Earth from catastrophe is to drill down to the core and set it spinning again.5.4
Descent2005When the Ring of Fire starts heating up with an unprecedented amount of volcanic activity a team of scientists are gathered to prevent a global catastrophe.3.2
Caved In: Prehistoric Terror2006 (TV)Disguised as extreme adventurers, a group of high profile thieves unknowingly lead a group of wealthy tourists on an expedition through an abandoned salt mine that is guarded by ancient creatures.3.5
Ice Quake2010Beneath the Alaskan landscape, the melting permafrost is about to drastically alter the tranquil scenery.4.2
Doomsday Prophecy2011 (TV)Based on the 2012 end-of-world prophesy where two unlikely characters team up to solve a mystery that just might save the world.3.9

Avalanches[edit]

Electrical disturbances and lightning[edit]

Earthquakes[edit]

Volcanoes[edit]

Hydrological[edit]

Floods[edit]

Tsunami[edit]

Climate[edit]

Tornadoes[edit]

Epidemics[edit]

Space[edit]

Aliens, Monsters, and Dinosaurs[edit]

Man-made disasters[edit]

Hazardous materials[edit]

Chemicals[edit]

Nuclear energy[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Airplanes[edit]

Cars, trucks and buses[edit]

Ships and submarines[edit]

Spaceships[edit]

Theme parks[edit]

Trains[edit]

Animals and plants[edit]

Animals[edit]

Plants[edit]

Monsters[edit]

References[edit]