The best earthquake and tsunami movies

Earthquake movies have become popular in recent years with the movie San Andreas. In the film, Dwayne Johnson plays a helicopter pilot who sets out to San Francisco to look for his daughter when a massive earthquake turns Los Angeles into rubble.

Of course, this is not the only movie about earthquakes and tsunamies in the world, because there are many quality movies about these dangerous situations, about the ground collapsing under our feet and buildings collapsing on top of us.

San Andreas (2015)

San Andreas 2015

The San Andreas fault ruptures, unleashing terrifying telluric forces and unleashing a magnitude 9 earthquake in California. A search and rescue helicopter pilot (Johnson) and his ex-wife fly together from Los Angeles.

The Impossible (2012)

The Impossible

December 2004. Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three young children fly from Japan to Thailand to spend the Christmas holiday at the beach. One morning, while they are all at the pool at the seaside resort, a massive tsunami unleashed after a devastating earthquake destroys the hotel and much of the coast of Southeast Asia.

The Quake (2018)

The Quake 2018

In 1904, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck Oslo, with its epicenter in the “Oslo Graben” beneath the Norwegian capital. Now, there are signs that another major earthquake could happen soon.

Pandora (2016)

Pandora 2016

Jae-Hyeok lives in a small Korean town with his mother, sister-in-law and nephew. He works at a local nuclear power plant to earn his living. Suddenly an earthquake hits the small town, causing explosions at the power plant. The situation quickly turns into an uncontrollable spiral of chaos and destruction, sending the entire nation into panic.

Earthquake (2016)

Earthquake 2016

Based on the earthquake that hit Armenia in 1988, the film tells the story of a family man who, after a trip abroad, descends into the heart of the disaster and finds his hometown devastated.

Ice Quake (2010)

Ice Quake 2010

The permafrost that covers part of the serene Alaskan landscape is beginning to melt. This results in the formation of underground methane rivers, which in turn cause numerous and violent earthquakes.

Tidal Wave (2009)

Tidal Wave 2009

In every disaster movie, the audience anxiously waits for the same thing, for the disaster to spill over onto the screen, and Haeundae will not disappoint in the slightest. We are talking about a movie that sets its action in one of the most touristic spots of the South Korean coast, threatening its inhabitants with a massive tsunami.

Underwater (2020)

Underwater 2020

A group of underwater researchers must reach the surface after an earthquake completely destroys the underground laboratory where they work.

San Andreas Quake (2015)

San Andreas Quake 2015

When a discredited seismologist warns of an impending magnitude 12.7 earthquake, no one takes him seriously. Now alone, he races desperately to get his family to safety before the earthquake separates Los Angeles from the mainland.

10.0 Earthquake (2014)

10.0 Earthquake 2014

A geologist claims Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating magnitude 10 earthquake. Time is running out to save the city from imminent danger.

Megafault (2009)

Megafault 2009

Seismologist Amy Lane and mining expert Charley Baxter join forces to stop a massive earthquake that threatens to split the planet in two.

Firequake (2014)

Firequake 2014

The company Promethean Kinetics has created Helios, a revolutionary clean and very powerful energy source that could rival the sun and be the solution to the planet’s energy crisis. But when some governments begin to reduce the safety precautions required by Helios, the highly explosive product begins to seep beneath the Earth’s crust, causing massive fire explosions and violent earthquakes at the surface.

San Andreas Mega Quake (2019)

San Andreas Mega Quake 2019

Scientists make a terrible discovery: There will be an earthquake in two days, and with it, California will sink into the ocean. Their only hope is to erupt a volcano that will eliminate the energy of the earthquake…

Aftershock (2012)

Aftershock 2012

A young man nicknamed Gringo (Roth) is having a luxurious holiday in Chile, even though he has not managed to flirt with any girls. When he and his friends finally find some girls to accompany them on the journey, an earthquake will turn the world upside down…

2012 (2009)


2012 is an adventure and drama film about the struggles of survivors after a global disaster that brought the end of the world. A movie that features natural disasters with lots of special effects and visual spectacle.

100 Degrees Below Zero (2013)

100 Degrees Below Zero 2013

When a series of volcanic eruptions occur in Europe, huge ash clouds block out the sun, plunging the continent into a new ice age. An American couple will have to fight against all odds to find their college kids and get them out of Paris before it freezes over.

10.5 (2004)

10.5 2004

A devastating earthquake measuring 10.5 on the Richter scale hits the northwestern coast of the United States and Canada. A large part of the land was flooded and the situation was worsened by tsunamis.

20.0 Megaquake (2022)

20.0 Megaquake 2022

A mega-earthquake threatens San Francisco, while a series of previous tremors wreak havoc on the entire city. Now, an elite team of emergency services and disaster experts are coming together at the quake’s likely epicenter and working tirelessly to save as many lives as possible before the city fades into oblivion.