Some Movies About Natural Disasters

Some Movies About Natural Disasters

Human overuse of resources and improper environmental protection have caused a lot of natural disasters. Here are some natural disasters.What happens when you face nature's revenge?

10.5

Release Date 2004-05-02
Rating : 5.9 Production Companies: Jaffe/Braunstein Films / Dogwood Pictures / Director: John Lafia / Stars: Kim Delaney  /  Beau Bridges  /  Fred Ward

Summary: 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.

Storm Cell

Release Date 2008-04-26
Rating : 4.7 Production Companies: Cinetel Films / Director: Steven R. Monroe / Stars: Mimi Rogers  /  Robert Moloney  /  Andrew Airlie

Summary: A brother and sister are torn apart when their parents die tragically in a tornado. While he moves to Seattle to be away from the memory, she devotes her life to studying storms and weather patterns. When she discovers the threat of a powerful series of tornadoes are heading for Seattle, she must convince her brother and the entire city that she is not crazy; and they are in grave danger

The Happening

Release Date 2008-06-11
Rating : 4.9 Production Companies: Director: M. Night Shyamalan / John Leguizamo / Stars: Mark Wahlberg  /  Zooey Deschanel  /  John Leguizamo

Summary: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan.

San Andreas

Release Date 2015-05-27
Rating : 6 Production Companies: New Line Cinema / Village Roadshow Pictures / Director: Victoria Sullivan / Brad Peyton / Stars: Dwayne Johnson  /  Alexandra Daddario  /  Carla Gugino

Summary: In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his estranged daughter.

Deep Impact

Release Date 1998-05-08
Rating : 5.9 Production Companies: Director: K.C. Colwell / Maximilian Schell / Stars: Robert Duvall  /  Téa Leoni  /  Elijah Wood

Summary: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian crew into space to destroy the comet before impact. Meanwhile, an enterprising reporter uses her smarts to uncover the scoop of the century.

Armageddon

Release Date 1998-07-01
Rating : 6.5 Production Companies: Jerry Bruckheimer Films / Touchstone Pictures / Director: Karen Golden / Karin Anderson / Stars: Bruce Willis  /  Billy Bob Thornton  /  Ben Affleck

Summary: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous space mission provided he can bring along his own hotshot crew. Among them is the cocksure A.J. who Harry thinks isn't good enough for his daughter, until the mission proves otherwise.

2012

Release Date 2009-10-10
Rating : 5.6 Production Companies: Columbia Pictures / Centropolis Entertainment / Director: Tom McCarthy / Roland Emmerich / Stars: John Cusack  /  Amanda Peet  /  Chiwetel Ejiofor

Summary: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

The Day After Tomorrow

Release Date 2004-05-26
Rating : 6.2 Production Companies: Lions Gate Films / Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Director: Paul Drouin / Kim Berner / Stars: Dennis Quaid  /  Jake Gyllenhaal  /  Emmy Rossum

Summary: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.