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.
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.
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...
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...
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...

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...

San Andreas (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/28/2015
A Los Angeles Fire and Rescue hero must use all his skills, and dig deep within to find courage and strength, when he and his estranged wife venture across California to search for their daughter, who's stuck in San Francisco after the San Andreas fault unleashes a humongous, devastating 10.0 magnitude earthquake.
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...

Call For Help (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 02/05/2015
Without substantial funding or a celebrity spokesperson, a group of young individuals resorts to an "ends justify the means" method to deliver relief. Their "snatch and grab" approach fits well in the chaos of post-earthquake Haiti, and what started out as a group of self-proclaimed troublemakers quickly turns into key players in the rescue and rebuilding of Haiti - saving numerous lives, earning...
Dir: Michal Hanuka
With: N/A
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...
Hours

Hours (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 12/12/2013
On August 29, 2005, Abigail Hayes goes into early labor and her husband Nolan takes her to a New Orleans hospital. Tragically, something goes wrong with the birth and Abigail dies, after which the hospital is evacuated due to Hurricane Katrina. Nolan must stay with his newborn daughter who is on a ventilator and wait for an ambulance. But cut off by power outages and rising waters, the new father...
Ayiti Toma

Ayiti Toma (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/20/2014
Beyond the Haiti that has overcome slavery, become a republic, fought off imperialism, faced natural disasters and sometimes even been the object of humanitarian aid, beyond the Haiti that imposes itself on our spirit, is Ayiti Toma. This documentary presents that other Ayiti, through the stories and commentary of Haitians themselves, aided by economists and historians, anthropologists and...
Dir: Joseph Hillel
With: N/A
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...

The Wonder 3-D (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/29/2015
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.

Haeundae (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/22/2009
Centers on a tsunami that wipes out South Korea's most famous beach.

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...
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...

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.
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.
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...
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...