There are various kinds of Disaster films that always grab our attention due to their contents, we do get to learn a lot from movies related to Natural Calamities, right? If you want to have a whole list of movies related to tsunamis or any other natural calamity then you can find the whole list here. Here are the names of the movies that are based on tsunamis and other Natural Calamities.
20. An Inconvenient Truth
An Inconvenient Truth is a documentary that tells us about the threats to Earth due to Global Warming. It was released in the year 2006 and the cast of An Inconvenient Truth involves Al Gore, Billy West, George Bush, George W. Bush, Ronald Reagan and many more are there.
19. The Asadas
This Japanese movie is inspired by the Photography books of the photographer Asadake. It was recently released on October 2, 2020, and the movie is written and directed by Ryota Nakano. The cast of The Asadas includes Kazunari Ninomiya as Masashi Asada, Satoshi Tsumabuki as Yukihiro Asada, Jun Fubuki as Junko Asada, Mitsuru Hirata as Akira Asada, Haru Kuroki as Wakana Kawakami, etc.
This Indian movie got released in the year 2014 and it is originally a Tamil Language movie which is directed by Prabhu Solomon and who is also the writer of this movie. The movie is available on Zee 5 and the star cast of Kayal involves Anandhi as Kayalvizhi, Chandran as Aaron, Vincent as Socrates, Divya Prabha as Divya, Yaar Kannan as Prabhakar, etc.
17. The Tsunami and The Cherry Blossom
This 2011 film is a short documentary that depicts the situation of Japan in the 2011 Tsunami and Earthquake, it got aired on 12 September 2011. You will know the beauty of Japan that got destroyed by the Tsunami and Earthquake.
Pompeii is a must-watch movie not just because it is a Disaster film but because the cinematography of this movie is on point. It was released on 21 February 2014, the cast of Pompeii involves Kit Harington as Young Milo, Emily Browning as Cassia, Kiefer Sutherland as Corvus, Jessica Lucas as Ariadne, Dylan Schombing as Young Milo, etc.
Bait depicts the struggles and urges to survive of the shoppers in a supermarket when the whole building is flooded with water they soon realize that another trouble is waiting for them, there is actually a shark that starts to kill one by one of the shoppers. Will they be able to survive? Watch Bait on Amazon Prime Video and find out the answer. The cast of Bait includes Xavier Samuel, Phoebe Tonkin and many more are there.
14. Deep Impact
This science fiction disaster movie was released back in 1998 but the love for this movie is never getting old, fans are still showering their love for this movie and if you wanna do the same thing then you can watch the movie on Amazon Prime Video. The cast of Deep Impact involves Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman, Vanessa Redgrave, etc.
This fantasy disaster film was released on September 12, 2010, at TIFF and then it got released on October 22, 2010, in the United States, this movie is written by Peter Morgan and directed by Clint Eastwood. The story mainly focuses on a journalist, an American boy, and a schoolboy. The cast of Hereafter includes Matt Demon George Lonegan, Cécile De France as Marie Lelay, Thierry Neuvic as Didier, Cyndi Mayo, Lisa Griffiths, Jessica Griffiths, Derek Sakakura, and many more are there.
2012 deserves to be on this list, we all know how popular this movie is and what exactly happened in this movie but if you do not know anything clearly about this movie then now is the perfect time for you to watch this movie. 2012 is available on YouTube you can easily watch the movie there.
It is directed by Roland Emmerich and he is also one of the writers along with Harald Kloser, he is also one of the producers of this movie, the rest of the producers are Mark Gordon and Larry J. Franco. The cast of 2012 includes John Cusack as Jackson Curtis, Amanda Peet as Kate Curtis, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Adrian Helmsley, Thandiwe Newton as Laura Wilson, Oliver Platt as Carl Anheuser, etc.
This movie is written by the writers Michael Rasmussen and Shawn Rasmussen and directed by Alexandre Aja, the producers of Crawl are Craig Flores, Sam Raimi, and Alexander Aja. The Rasmussen brothers literally delivered a very good movie to the audience because the viewers loved this movie so much when it got released and there are tons of viewers who are streaming this movie on Amazon Prime Video and leaving their positive responses.
This movie is quite different, it does not only show natural disasters but also the eagerness to survive. The story is about Haley who tries to save her dad when the whole area is flooded with water but soon she realizes that she doesn’t only need to help her father but to fight against the alligators.
The cast of Crawl involves Kaya Scodelario as Haley, Barry Pepper as Dave, Morfydd Clark as Beth, Ross Anderson as Wayne, Jose Palma as Pete, George Somner as Marv, Anson Boon as Stan, Ami Metcalf as Lee, etc.
Noah is available on Amazon Prime Video, you can watch the whole movie there if you find the synopsis of this movie and other information about this movie interesting, here is a brief description of the movie Noah. This epic biblical drama movie got released on March 10, 2014, in Mexico and on March 28, 2014, in the United States.
It is directed by Darren Aronofsky and he is also the writer along with Ari Handel the producers are Scott Franklin, Darren Aronofsky, Mary Parent, and Arnon Milchan. Noah depicts the life of Noah who has to fulfill his mission before the world gets wiped out by the Flood.
The cast of Noah includes Russell Crowe as Noah, Jennifer Connelly as Naameh, Ray Winstone as Tubal Cain, Anthony Hopkins as Methuselah, Emma Watson as Ila, Logan Lerman as Ham, Douglas Booth as Shem, Kevin Durand and many more are there. As I have mentioned above, you can stream this movie on Amazon Prime Video and get an exact idea about the movie and its storyline. So are you going to watch this movie?
09. The 5th Wave
The 5th Wave is a 2016 movie and its exact release date is January 22, 2016, this movie is based on the novel The 5th Wave which is written by Rick Yancey and it got published in the year 2013, both the movie and Novel have received good responses. The movie is directed by J Blakesin and screenplay by Susannah Grant, Akiva Goldsman, and Jeff Pinker and it is produced by Graham King, Lynn Harris, Tobey Maguire, and Matthew Plouffe.
The gist of this movie is very interesting and catchy, if you are curious to know about this movie then watch it on Netflix, the overall story is about Cassie and her younger brother whom she wants to save very badly. The cast of The 5th Wave involves Chloe Grace Moretz as Cassie Sullivan, Matthew Zuk, Gabriel Lopez as Lizbeth, Bailey Anne Borders as Julia, Nick Robinson as Ben Parish, Ron Livingston as Oliver Sullivan, Maggie Stiff as Lisa Sullivan, Zackary Arthur as Sam Sullivan, David Maldonado, Paul Rayden, E. Roger Mitchell, Charmin Lee, Parker Wierling as Jeremy, Madison Staines, Tony Revolori, Terry Serpico, Liev Schreiber, etc. It is not exactly based on Tsunami but you will still like this movie because the genre is kind of similar to the Natural Calamities.
Poseidon will remind you of the most iconic yet tragic movie Titanic, Poseidon is also one of the oldest movies like Titanic but it got released on 12 May 2006, this movie will remind you of Titanic because the storyline is kind of similar it depicts the struggles of the passengers of a Luxurious and Classy Ship called as Poseidon when the ship gets sink, the passengers try their best to survive, to know the whole story in a detailed manner you should watch the movie.
If you do not know where to watch it then you do not need to be worried because it is available on YouTube, you can watch it there. The movie is directed by Wolfgang Petersen and it is based on the popular novel The Poseidon Adventure which is written by the author Paul Gallico.
Here is the star cast of Poseidon: John Lucas as Dylan Johns, Kurt Russell as Robert Ramsey, Jacinda Barrett as Maggie James, Richard Dreyfuss as Richard Nelson, Emmy Rossum as Jennifer Ramsey, Mia Maestro as Elena Morales, Mike Vogel as Christian, Kevin Dillon as Lucky Larry, Freddy Rodriguez as Marco Valentin and many more are there.
07. The Perfect Storm
The Perfect Storm is the perfect disaster film that you need to watch at least once but it will be hard to watch it just once and not rewatch it infinite times, you must be wondering why I am saying all these things about this particular movie, well the storyline is like that, the movie is indeed old but we all know old is gold, The Perfect Storm was released in the year 2000, the movie is honestly old but the craze for it is still alive, you can find The Perfect Storm on Netflix, it is directed by Wolfgang Petersen and screenplay by William D. Wittliff, this movie got more attention because it is based on The Perfect Storm by the author Sebastian Junger and the producers are Paula Weinstein, Gali Katz, Wolfgang Petersen.
The story shows how a storm turns the life of the fishermen upside down and how it also affects all the people. The story is very interesting, once you watch it you will get hooked. The cast of The Perfect Storm includes George Clooney as Billy Tyne, Mark Wahlberg as Bobby Shatford, John C. Reilly as Dale Murph Murphy, Diane Lane as Christina Cotter, William Fichtner as David Sully Sullivan, John Hawkes as Mike Bugsy Moran, Allen Payne as Alfred Pierre, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as Linda Greenlaw, Karen Allen as Melissa Brown, Cherry Jones as Edie Bailey, Bob Gunton as Alexander McAnally III, Christopher McDonald as Todd Gross, Michael Ironside as Bob Brown, Rusty Schwimmer as Irene Big Red Johnson, Janet Wright as Ethel Shatford, Dash Mihok as Jeremy Mitchell, Josh Hopkins as Darryl Ennis, Chris Palermo, Wiley M. Pickett, Hayden Tank, Merle Kennedy and many more are there, you should watch this movie and let us know which character you love the most.
06. San Andreas
San Andreas is another popular Disaster movie that got released in the year 2015 making most viewers have a Jaw-Dropping reaction and it is worth having a jaw-dropping reaction to this movie. This American movie is written by Carlton Cuse and the story is by Andre Fabrizio and Jeremy Passmore and produced by Beau Flynn.
San Andreas is a story about an Earthquake that destroys the whole of California and affects a lot of people but in between all these things, a parent of a child tries to save her. Raymond Gaines is a rescue-chopper pilot and he tries to rescue his daughter with his ex-wife, will these two be able to save their daughter?
This movie is available on Netflix, even though it is not related to tsunamis, you will still love this movie because overall it is related to a natural calamity, so what are you waiting for? Go and watch it as soon as possible, the duration of this movie is only 1 hour 54 minutes, it is not that long, you can watch it whenever you want.
The cast of San Andreas includes Dwayne Johnson as Raymond Gaines, Carla Gugino as Emma Gaines, Alexandra Daddario as Blake Gaines, Loan Gruffudd as Daniel Riddick, Archie Panjabi as Serena Johnson, Paul Giamatti as Dr. Lawrence Hayes, Hugo Johnstone-Burt as Ben Taylor, Art Parkinson as Ollie Taylor, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Kim Park, Kylie Minogue as Susan Riddick, Colton Haynes as Joby O’Leary, Todd Williams as Marcus, Matt Gerald as Harrison, Alec Utgoff as Alexi, Marissa Neitling as Phoebe, Morgan Griffin as Natalie, Breanne Hill as Larissa, Laurence Coy as Elgin, Fiona Press as Margie, Dennis Coard as Margie, Dennis Coard as Herb, Ben Mclvor as Dylan and many more are there.
05. The Wave
“The wave”, the name itself is enough to give us an idea about the movie and its story, right? The Wave was aired in the year 2015 and it is written by John Kare Raake and Harald Rosenlow Eeg. The movie is one of the most popular Norwegian Disaster movies that received a lot of good reviews from viewers all around the world.
What attracts the viewers to this movie is that it is based on a true story, the movie shows and gives us an idea about the tsunami incident that happened in Norway 80 years ago. If you want to know about the Tsunami situation that happened in Norway then you can learn about the incident in a detailed manner by watching the movie, it is available on Amazon Prime Video.
The cast of The Wave includes Kristoffer Joner as Kristian Eikjord, Ane Dahl Torp as Idun Karlsen, Jonas Hoff Oftebro as Sondre, Edith Haagenrud Sande as Julia, Fridtjov Saheim as Arvid Ovrebo, Laila Goody as Margot Valldal, Arthur Berning as Jacob Vikra, Herman Bernhoft as Georg Eili Harboe as Vibeke, Silje Breivik as Anna, Hakon Moe as Thomas, Tyra Holmen as Teresa, Thomas Bo Larsen as Phillip, Mette Agnete Horn as Maria, Lado Hadzic as Bussjafor, Tom Larsen as Mann Med Mobiltelefon, Wayne LeGette as Kristian Eikjord and many more are there.
If you have not seen any Norwegian movies or series then you should start with this one I can assure you that you will enjoy a lot watching this movie as well as have a roller coaster ride of emotions as it is based on a true story.
04. Tidal Wave
There are tons of Korean movies that fans will never be able to forget and Tidal Wave is one of them. This Disaster Korean film is penned by writers Yoon Je Kyoon and Kim Hwi and it got released back in the year 2009. The title of this film in Hangul/Korean is Haeundae, you must be wondering why the title is like this, right?
Well, the story is about Haeundae which is a vacation spot in Busan but a Tsunami shows up when most of the vacationers are enjoying their peaceful time, this disaster wipes out the whole of Busan, will the people of Busan be able to get through this situation?
Tidal Wave received a lot of love from Korean netizens even international fans enjoyed the movie so much. The cast of Haeundae involves Sol Kyung Gu as Choi Man Sik, Ha Ji Won as Kang Yeon Hee, Park Joong Hoon as Kim Hee, Uhm Jung Hwa as Lee Yu Jin, Lee Min Ki as Choi Hyeong Sik, Gang Ye Won as Hee Mi, Kim In Kwon as Dong Chun, Kim You Jung as Ji Min and many more are there. Tidal Wave is available on MX player you can watch the show without having any ad issues.
03. The Day After Tomorrow
The Day After Tomorrow is such an iconic movie that got released back in 2004, well, it is impossible for all of us not to recognize this iconic movie but in case you do not know anything about this movie and want to watch something related to Natural Disaster or Tsunami then this one is definitely for you. The story is about a father who wants to reach his son but a deadly storm makes it impossible to find his son and covered up the whole planet with ice, will Jack be able to meet his son and save him? The Day After Tomorrow is available on YouTube you can watch it there.
This 2004 movie is written by Roland Emmerich and Jeffrey Nachmanoff (Screenplay), and it is also directed by Roland Emmerich, he is also one of the producers of this movie and the rest of the producers are Mark Gordon, Ute Emmerich, Kelly Van Horn, etc. The star cast of The Day After Tomorrow includes Dennis Quaid as Jack Hall, Jake Gyllenhaal as Sam Hall, Emmy Rossum as Laura Chapman, Dash Mihok as Jason Evans, Jay O. Sanders as Frank Harris, Ajay Smith as Brian Parks, Tamlyn Tomita as Janet Tokada and many more are there.
Geostorm is a 2017 American science fiction disaster movie which is penned by Dean Devlin and Paul Guyot and produced by Dana Goldberg, and David Ellison, Dean Devlin is also one of the producers of this movie. The official release date of Geostorm is October 20, 2017, fans loved this movie so much and till now the hype for this movie has not faded away due to its storyline as it shows how a Geostorm arises due to a satellite that is made to control the state of global climate starts to behave abnormally and eventually it becomes a threat to the planet, Earth.
This movie is a great treat to your eyes, if you are a Netflix user then this should be on your watchlist and you should watch Geostorm without having any second thoughts. The cast of Geostorm involves Gerard Butler as Jake Lawson, Jim Sturgess as Max Lawson, Abbie Cornish as Sarah Wilson, Alexandra Maria Lara as Ute Fassbinder, Daniel Wu as Cheng Long, Eugenio Derbez as Al Hernandez, Amr Waked as Ray Dussette, Adepero Oduye as Eni Adisa, Andy Garcia as President Andrew Palma, Ed Harris as Leonard Dekkom, Robert Sheechan as Duncan Taylor, Richard Schiff as Senator Cross, Zazie Beetz as Dana, Daniella Garcia as Mickey, Ritchie Montgomery as Mike and many more are there.
01. The Impossible
When is it about Tsunami related movies, The Impossible always tops the list? This 2012 movie is written by Sergio G. Sanchez and the story is by Jonas Runge. The Impossible is directed by J. A. Bayona and the producers are Alvaro Augustin and Belen Atienza. If you have not seen this masterpiece then you are surely missing out on this particular gem. Well, it is kind of true that we always get drawn towards disaster genre movies and series due to the content but The Impossible is truly a very good movie that everyone needs to watch. This movie was first aired on 9 September 2012.
The viewers appreciated this movie, the star cast, the storyline, and everything about The Impossible as it depicts the story of a Happy Family that becomes a victim of a Natural Disaster. When the Bennett family travels to Thailand to spend their leisure time but something unexpected happens to this happy family and all of them get separated, will the family survive the Tsunami? Or they will have to let go of their priorities? You can watch The Impossible on YouTube.
The cast of The Impossible includes Naomi Watts as Maria, Ewan MacGregor as Henry, Tom Holland as Lucas, Samuel Joslin as Thomas, Oaklee Pendergast as Simon, Marta Etura as Simone, Sönke Möhring as Karl, Geraldine Chaplin, Ploy Jindachote, Jomjaoi Sae-Limh, Johan Sundberg as Daniel, Jan Roland Sunderg etc.