Hollywood Best Natural Disaster Movies: Ready to Destroy the Earth

Hollywood Best Natural Disaster Movies: Ready to Destroy the Earth
Hollywood Best Natural Disaster Movies

Hollywood natural disaster movies blow your mind with their visual effects and best graphics in the world. It seems so real that you started to assume it in real life what will happen if the earth really destroys?

These movies are always successful to amaze their viewers with their story plot and mind-gripping visuals.

Whether it is 2012 or The Day After Tomorrow, in all of these movies human survival is in danger, and few scientists trying hard to save the world from natural calamities.

Take a look at some of these movies, that’ll lead you into the thrilling and exciting world of calamities and natural disasters.

Hollywood's Best natural disaster movies-:

1) 2012 – (2009)

If you are thinking about the best natural disaster movie, 2012 always comes first to your mind. When the trailer of the 2012 movie was out, people used to joke about that world will be going to end in 2012.

Roland Emmerich-directed movie 2012 is known for its terrific and exhilarating views and visual impact. A film with huge tsunami and earthquake scenes still gives us goosebumps.

Cast -

John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandiwe Newton, and Amanda Peet


This global catastrophe story is based on the ancient Mayan calendar prediction that world is going to end in 2012.

Indian scientist discovery of the new type of neutrino from huge sun flares heating the core of the earth, lead the world leaders to secretly build the huge arcs.

And in this ongoing issue, struggling science fiction writer Jackson tried to save his family from these global calamities.

2) The Day After Tomorrow - (2004)

The film is directed by Roland Emmerich, its look like Roland's favorite interest is to destroy the earth through natural disasters and alien attack. He directed many hit-disaster movies like 2012, Independence Day, and Godzilla.

The Day After Tomorrow movie was the 6th highest-grossing film of 2004. Its marvelous ice age scenes, destructive snow storms, and freezing skyscrapers of New York and Washington would successfully hypnotize the audience till the end.

Cast -

Bafta award winner Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid, Emmy Rossum, and Sela Ward

Story -

Paleo-climatologist Jake Hall takes a dangerous trek from Washington D.C. to New York City to save his son Sam, who is trapped in New York Public Library due to a worldwide huge storm.

This huge storm covers the whole northern hemisphere into a new ice age.


3) The Core - (2003)

If you are interested in watching the earth’s core in a movie, Jon Amiel-directed movie is a perfect choice for you. It is still Hollywood's best natural disaster movie.

The Scenes from the deep inside earth’s crust like giant melting lava and destructive volcanic eruptions will definitely be going to take your breath away.


Oscar winner Hilary Swank, Aaron Eckhart, Emmy winner Stanley Tucci, Bruce Greenwood, and Delroy Lindo

Story -

When the earth’s inner core stopped spinning, some incidents related to the earth’s magnetic field started to occur.

A team of geophysicists and NASA pilots set off on a mission to move inside the earth’s core to again restart its rotation.


4) San Andreas (2015) -

This mega earthquake film, definitely going to woo your mind. Its massive 9.1magnitude earthquake scenes destroying the skyscrapers and cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco will be going to blow your mind.

Its VFX is already mind-blowing; you will definitely going to panic by watching the dangerous rescue scenes.

Cast -

Dwayne Johnson, Alexandria Daddario, Carla Gugino, Hugo Johnstone, and Ioan Gruffudd

Story -

Due to massive earthquakes of 9.1 magnitudes, Los Angeles and San Francisco city begin to destroy and large buildings started to collapse.

In between all of this mayhem, rescue chopper pilot Ray saved his estranged wife and they both try to find and save their daughter before another disaster strikes.


5) Twister - (1996)

If you love to watch tornadoes in reel life not in real though! This movie is the ultimate choice for you.

Its big tornado scenes look so real, that it is nominated for Oscar's best visual effects and best sound award category. It is the best Hollywood natural disaster movie, where huge tornadoes hit the town and sweep houses, animals, and cars just like a bunch of dry leaves flying in the air.

Cast -

Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Jemi Gertz, and Cary Elwes


Dr. Joe Thornton, whose parents died in a tornado accident, when she was a young girl. At the age of 27, she becomes a meteorologist and chased tornadoes.

She is on a mission to deploy weather sensors on tornadoes, to predict the occurrence of tornadoes.

In between all of this she is on the brink of divorce with her ex-husband Bill Harding a storm chaser turned anchorman, who also joins her mission.


6) Volcano - (1997)

What happens, when you are living in a metropolitan city and suddenly got struck by the eruption of the newly formed volcano beneath your city, your life got upside down by this incident.

Volcano movie directed by Mick Jackson going to excite you, with its hot sizzle lava and LA City completely covers under the smoke of volcanic eruption.

Cast –

Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffman, Keith David, and Iron Man fame Don Cheadle

Story –

When a minor earthquake hit LA, Director Mike Roark of the city’s Office of Emergency Management assume that it is not harmful, but plucky seismologist Dr. Amy Barnes deduced with her findings that a new volcano is forming beneath the city.

How did they save the city from a newly formed volcanic eruption? Will LA City explode by the blasting flares of volcanic lava? You’ll see it in this movie.

7) Geostorm (2017) –

If you love to watch massive tornadoes sweeping the whole city of Mumbai, major heat waves burning the city of Moscow, and Megatsunamis flooding the whole of Dubai, then Dean Devlin-directed movie Geostorm will definitely be a good time pass for you.

Cast –

Gerard Butler, Andy Garcia, Abbie Cornish, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris

Story –

To save the world from natural disasters, Leaders of the world and a team of scientists require a need to control the weather, so they build the climate-controlling satellite called ‘’Dutch Boy’’ led by the chief architect Jake Lawson.

But things didn’t go as planned, later that satellite is affected by the virus and started to create havoc on earth through geo storms. Jake Lawson has to work against the time to correct the satellite again and save the world.

8) Knowing (2009) –

Knowing is different than other movies but still considered Hollywood's best natural disaster movie, Alex Proyas-directed movie is the best choice for you.

It’ll take you to the world of natural disasters with some logical thinking and maths calculations.

Cast –

Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Liam Hemsworth, Nadia Townsend, and Chandler Canterbury

Story –

An MIT Astrophysics professor John Koestler started to decode the 50-year-old mysterious number sheet, which is found by his nine-year-old son.

By solving these numbers on paper, John found out that these numbers actually contain the dates, number of deaths, and geographical coordinates of the major catastrophes that occurred in the past fifty years like the 9/11 attack and hurricane Katrina.

The list contains three more dates for the next global catastrophe to happen. How he can alter the chains of events that are about to happen, you’ll be going to watch in this movie.

9) The Wave (2015) –

Everyone loves to live near a mountain pass, but it becomes a nightmare for you when the avalanche hit the town.

This Norwegian movie is based on the avalanche and big tsunami waves destroying anything, which comes in its way.

Cast –

Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Thomas Bo Larsen, Edith Haagenrud-Sande and others...

Story –

This natural disaster movie tells us about the geologist Kristian living with his family on a scenic mountain pass in Norway. One day while working in the geology center, he found the movements inside the mountain, which is a sign of impending doom.

He started to evacuate his family but a sudden avalanche and 85-meter-high tidal wave threatened their existence.

10) Into The Storm (2014) –

How do you feel when giant tornadoes turned your high school graduation day into a nightmare?

Giant tornadoes destroy everything that comes their way, the biggest hailstorms and large trucks flying above the ground, and Helicopter crashing on the street, all of these scenes you’ll enjoy in this movie.

Cast –

Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Nathan Kress, and Matt Walsh

Story –

A local high school in Silverton, Oklahoma is preparing for its graduation day.

Pete, a storm chaser after learning about the developing storm in Silverton, headed to that city but unfortunately giant tornadoes changed its direction towards the high school.   

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