10 Greatest Disaster Films We should Never Forget

In recent years, more and more natural or artificial disaster take place, we don't know accident and tomorrow who will come first. So we must cherish every second we have. What's more, know how to protect ourselves in an accident is very important. You can learn something from those great disaster films Chilimovie choose below.

Release Date
1979-10-19
  • Rate : 5.20
  • Production Companies : Palladium Productions, American International Pictures (AIP), Meteor Joint Venture,
  • Director : Ronald Neame,
  • Stars : Sean Connery,Natalie Wood,Karl Malden,
  • After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn't have enough fire power. Their only chance to save the world is to join forces with the USSR who have also launched such an illegal satellite. But will both governments agree?
Release Date
2006-05-12
  • Rate : 5.5
  • Production Companies : Virtual Studios, Next Entertainment, Warner Bros.,
  • Director :
  • Stars : Kurt Russell,Richard Dreyfuss,Josh Lucas,
  • A Cross-Atlantic ship is traveling in the Atlantic when a giant wave flips it over as the passengers begin a dramatic fight for their lives. Catastrophe film from Wolfgang Petersen from 2006.
Release Date
2014-02-18
  • Rate : 5.30
  • Production Companies : Impact Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Don Carmody Productions,
  • Director : Dug Rotstein, Angela Mastronardi,
  • Stars : Kit Harington,Carrie-Anne Moss,Emily Browning,
  • Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.
Release Date
1974-11-15
  • Rate : 5.5
  • Production Companies : Universal Pictures, The Filmakers Group,
  • Director : Mark Robson,
  • Stars : Charlton Heston,Ava Gardner,George Kennedy,
  • Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for survival after a catastrophic earthquake destroys most of the city of Los Angeles, California.
Release Date
1997-04-25
  • Rate : 5.30
  • Production Companies : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation,
  • Director : Mick Jackson,
  • Stars : Tommy Lee Jones,Anne Heche,Gaby Hoffmann,
  • An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike Roark, working with geologist Amy Barnes, must then use every resource in the city to try and stop the volcano from consuming Los Angeles.
Release Date
2003-03-28
  • Rate : 5.5
  • Production Companies : Paramount Pictures, David Foster Productions, Horsepower Films,
  • Director : Jon Amiel, Stella D'Onofrio, Sue Field,
  • Stars : Aaron Eckhart,Hilary Swank,Delroy Lindo,
  • Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core.
Release Date
2004-05-26
  • Rate : 6.30
  • Production Companies : Lions Gate Films, Centropolis Entertainment, Mark Gordon Productions,
  • Director : Sophie Boyer, Kim Berner, Paul F. Bernard,
  • Stars : Dennis Quaid,Jake Gyllenhaal,Emmy Rossum,
  • After years of unabated global warming, the greenhouse effect is wreaking havoc all over the globe in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and, most ominously, the beginning of the next Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist Jack Hall tries to save the world while also shepherding to safety his son Sam, who was in New York when the city was overwhelmed by the beginnings of the new big freeze.
Release Date
2009-10-10
  • Rate : 5.60
  • Production Companies : Columbia Pictures, Centropolis Entertainment, The Mark Gordon Company,
  • Director :
  • Stars : John Cusack,Amanda Peet,Chiwetel Ejiofor,
  • 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.
Release Date
1997-02-07
  • Rate : 5.80
  • Production Companies : Universal Pictures, Pacific Western,
  • Director : Roger Donaldson, David Sardi, Christopher G. Cowen,
  • Stars : Pierce Brosnan,Linda Hamilton,Charles Hallahan,
  • Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, Harry, the mayor and the townspeople find themselves fighting for their lives amid a catastrophic nightmare.
Release Date
2015-05-27
  • Rate : 6
  • Production Companies : New Line Cinema, Village Roadshow Pictures, Warner Bros.,
  • Director : Brad Peyton, Victoria Sullivan,
  • Stars : Alexandra Daddario,Dwayne Johnson,Carla Gugino,
  • 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.