Keyword: natural disaster

2012

2012 (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 158 minutes Release date: 11/12/2009
Never before has a date in history been so significant to so many cultures, so many religions, scientists and governments. As the world faces a catastrophe of apocalyptic proportions, cities collapse and continents crumble. 2012 brings an end to the world and tells of the heroic struggle of the survivors.
Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 06/26/2012
In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair the structure of her world in order to save her...
Knowing

Knowing (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 03/19/2009
In 1958, as part of the dedication ceremony for a new elementary school, a group of students is asked to draw pictures to be stored in a time capsule. But one mysterious girl fills her sheet of paper with rows of apparently random numbers instead. Fifty years later, a new generation of students examines the capsule's contents and the girl's cryptic message ends up in the hands of young Caleb...
Pompeii

Pompeii (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 02/20/2014
Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator, 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.
Aftershock

Aftershock (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
A hapless American tourist is looking for the time of his life in Chile. Nicknamed "Gringo" by his two Chilean pals Ariel and Pollo, he has been having fun, but not as much luck with the ladies as hoped, until the trio meet Russian model Irina, non-stop party girl Kylie and her serious sister Monica. The three women agree to go with them to the coastal town of Valparaíso. As they are all having a...
12-12-12

12-12-12 (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
On December 12th, 2012, a concert at Madison Square Garden raised over $50 million for the Robin Hood Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. The fund was able to create grants from the proceeds for 390 organizations that are helping the hurricane victims the try-state area rebuild and recover. Profits from the theatrical run of this behind-the-scenes concert film will also be donated to the relief fund.
Take Shelter

Take Shelter (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 09/29/2011
Curtis LaForche lives in a small Ohio town with his wife Samantha and six-year-old daughter Hannah, who is deaf. Curtis makes a modest living as a crew chief for a sand-mining company. Samantha is a stay-at-home mother and part-time seamstress who supplements their income by selling handmade wares at the flea market each weekend. Money is tight, and navigating Hannah's healthcare and special...
Impossible

The Impossible (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 12/20/2012
As Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter holiday in Thailand, they are looking forward to a few days in a tropical paradise. But on the morning of Boxing Day, as the family relaxes around the pool after their Christmas festivities, a terrifying roar rises up from the center of the earth. Maria freezes in fear when she sees a huge wall of black water racing across the hotel grounds...
Dinosaur

Dinosaur (2000)

Rated: PG Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 05/18/2000
A three-ton Iguanodon named Aladar, who is raised from the egg by a clan of lemurs and eventually reunited with his own kind, finds himself and the other dinosaurs in trouble when flaming meteors devastate the landscape and the water supply diminishes. In a race against time, the dinosaurs attempt to reach the safety of their nesting grounds. When Aladar comes to the aid of a group of misfits...

San Andreas 3D (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/04/2015
Core

The Core (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 136 minutes Release date: 03/27/2003
For reasons unknown, the earth's inner core has stopped rotating, causing the planet's electromagnetic field to rapidly deteriorate. Instantly, life around the globe begins to change dramatically. In Boston, 32 people with pacemakers, all within a 10-block radius, suddenly drop dead. In San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge collapses, sending hundreds of people plunging to their deaths. In...
Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 06/26/2014
Climate change has made the planet uninhabitable. Those few who survived the planet's demise live aboard a train that perpetually circles the same track. The tail section is like a slum, filled with people who are cold and hungry, forced to live by their wits, while the front section contains the chosen few, who indulge in alcohol and drugs in luxurious surroundings. The world inside the train is...
Dante's Peak

Dante's Peak (1997)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 02/06/1997
USGS volcanologist Harry Dalton travels to the small Pacific Northwest town of Dante's Peak to investigate recent seismic episodes in the area. Expecting to find little other than the routine rumblings common to this region, Dalton becomes alarmed by what he sees as evidence of the kind of activity that precedes a catastrophic eruption. When his colleagues doubt his theories, Dalton enlists the...
Day After Tomorrow

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 05/27/2004
What if we are on the brink of a new Ice Age? This is the question that haunts climatologist Jack Hall. Hall's research indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in the planet's climate. While Jack warns the White House of the impending climate shift, his 17 year-old son Sam finds himself trapped in New York City where he and some friends have been competing in a...
Into the Storm

Into the Storm (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 08/07/2014
In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, testing how far a storm chaser will go for that once-in-a-lifetime shot.
Wind Rises

The Wind Rises (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
This biographical film is about the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man responsible for the design and creation of the famous Japanese World War II Zero Fighter aircraft. Inspired by the aesthetics of design and the freedom of flying, Jiro pursues a life dedicated to the creation of a beautiful aircraft. Jiro's childhood is filled with dreams of engineering and, in adulthood, he creates an elegant...
Eye of the Hurricane

Eye of the Hurricane (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/03/2014
When their house is destroyed by a hurricane, a family living in a small Everglades community struggles to put their lives back together. Amelia camps out at the Air Force Base, awaiting word of her navigator husband's fate, while her 17-year-old daughter Renee stays in the tent city, harboring a crush on a FEMA worker, and 9-year-old Homer scours the wrecked Glades and swamps, searching for the...

The Third Wave (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
After the 2004 Asian tsunami disaster, four independent volunteers race off to Sri Lanka to see if they can help. With little money or experience they arrive in the main city, meeting each other by fate, rent a van fill it with supplies and drive off along the coast. They stumble into Peraliya, a tribal village devastated by a 40 foot tsunami wave, leaving more than 2500 people dead. They quickly...
Little Red Wagon

Little Red Wagon (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 11/01/2012
In this story based on actual events, 8-year-old Zach Bonner sets out with his little red wagon to help homeless children in America in the wake of Hurricane Charley. Walking from his house in Tampa, Florida to the White House, he must overcome bureaucrats and blisters and capture the hearts of his fractured family and the entire nation.

Streets of Blood (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/10/2009
A police detective thinks his partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, only to discover that he was shot to death. With his new partner, the duo investigate the murder, which takes them on a journey into a world of police corruption.

Force Majeure (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
A Swedish family travels to the French Alps to enjoy a few days of skiing. The slopes are spectacular, but during a lunch at a mountainside restaurant, an avalanche turns everything upside down. With diners fleeing in all directions, mother Ebba hollers for her husband Tomas as she tries to protect their children. Tomas, meanwhile, is running for his life. Post natural disaster, the family's world...

Hurricane on the Bayou (2006)

Rated: None Runtime: 40 minutes Release date: 08/28/2006
Shot before and after the unprecedented devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the documentary brings into focus the startling loss of Louisiana's rapidly disappearing coastal wetlands that are New Orleans' first line of defense against deadly storms. Told through the personal stories of four musicians, both legendary and rising, who are drawing attention to this environmental calamity. The story is...
Gasland Part II

Gasland Part II (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
This documentary explores the extreme circumstances facing those affected by fracking, from earthquakes to the use of federal anti-terror psychological operations tactics. We witness definitive proof that issues raised by fracking cannot be ignored for long.
Detour

Detour (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 03/28/2013
Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds, battling Mother Nature for his survival.
Burning Bright

Burning Bright (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/10/2014
Kelly is a 20-year-old who cares for her autistic brother after their mother dies. Her useless stepfather cares only about his get-rich-quick schemes and wiping out her college fund. With a hurricane on the way, Kelly quickly boards up the house while her stepfather brings home a fierce tiger for his wild animal preserve. All hell breaks loose when Kelly and her brother find themselves trapped...