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The Best 2000s Disaster Movies

Updated May 3, 2019 418 votes 28 voters39 items

List RulesVote up your favorite disaster movies that were released between 2000 - 2009.

Here are the best disaster movies from the 2000s. You’ll find that 2000s disaster movies rely heavily on CGI effects. These disaster films from the two-thousands are edge-of-your-seat thrill rides that still hold up today and are certainly fun to watch. With famous actors such as George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg in The Perfect Storm and Hilary Swank in The Core, 2000s disaster movies are some of the most memorable movies in the genre. This list includes sci-fi disasters like Sunshine and natural disaster movies like the Dutch disaster film The Storm.

Other great heist movies from the two-thousands include caper films such as The Day After Tomorrow and Poseidon.

Now it’s time to determine the greatest 2000s disaster movies. Vote up the good 2000s disaster movies to make sure that the right film makes its way to the top of the list. Don’t see your favorite 2000s disaster movie? Feel free to add it to the list.

  • 1
    The Day After Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    The Day After Tomorrow

    Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal

    Released2004

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

    The Day After Tomorrow is a 2004 American climate fiction-disaster film co-written, directed,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 2
    Cloverfield is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Cloverfield

    Odette Annable, Lizzy Caplan

    Released2008

    Directed byMatt Reeves

    Cloverfield is a 2008 American science fiction found footage monster film directed by Matt... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 3
    2012 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    2012

    Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson

    Released2009

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

    2012 is a 2009 American science fiction disaster adventure film directed and co-written by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 4
    The Mist is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    The Mist

    Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden

    Released2007

    Directed byFrank Darabont

    The Mist is a 2007 American science fiction horror film directed by Frank Darabont, and based... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 5
    War of the Worlds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    War of the Worlds

    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman

    Released2005

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    War of the Worlds is a 2005 American epic science fiction disaster film and a loose adaptation... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 6
    Knowing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Knowing

    Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne

    Released2009

    Directed byAlex Proyas

    Knowing is a 2009 science fiction mystery thriller film directed by Alex Proyas. M.I.T.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 7
    Final Destination is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Final Destination

    Ali Larter, Seann William Scott

    Released2000

    Directed byJames Wong

    Final Destination is a 2000 American horror film directed by James Wong. It is the first... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 8
    The Perfect Storm is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    The Perfect Storm

    George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2000

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

    The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 9
    Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Sunshine

    Rose Byrne, Chris Evans

    Released2007

    Directed byDanny Boyle

    Sunshine is a 2007 British science fiction thriller film directed by Danny Boyle. The film was... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 10
    The Core is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    The Core

    Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci

    Released2003

    Directed byJon Amiel

    The Core is a 2003 American science fiction disaster film. It concerns a team that has to... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 11
    World Trade Center is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    World Trade Center

    Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Released2006

    Directed byOliver Stone

    World Trade Center is a 2006 disaster drama film directed by Oliver Stone and based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 12
    Poseidon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Poseidon

    Emmy Rossum, Fergie

    Released2006

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

    Poseidon is a 2006 disaster film directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It is the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 13
    The Andromeda Strain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    The Andromeda Strain

    Viola Davis, Christa Miller

    Released2008

    Directed byMikael Salomon

    The Andromeda Strain is a 2008 science fiction miniseries, based on the novel of the same name... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 14
    Vertical Limit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Vertical Limit

    Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney

    Released2000

    Directed byMartin Campbell

    Vertical Limit is a 2000 American action thriller film directed by New Zealander Martin... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 15
    The Happening is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    The Happening

    Zooey Deschanel, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2008

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    The Happening is a 2008 American supernatural thriller film written, co-produced, and directed... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 16
    The Poseidon Adventure is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    The Poseidon Adventure

    Steve Guttenberg, Rutger Hauer

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Putch

    The Poseidon Adventure is a 2005 action and adventure made-for-TV film based on Paul Gallico's... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 17
    K-19: The Widowmaker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    K-19: The Widowmaker

    Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

    Released2002

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

    K-19: The Widowmaker is a 2002 submarine thriller film about the first of many disasters that... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 18
    Right at Your Door is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Right at Your Door

    Mary McCormack, Brian Bloom

    Released2006

    Directed byChris Gorak

    Right at Your Door is a 2006 American thriller film about a couple and follows the events... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 19
    Tidal Wave is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Tidal Wave

    Ha Ji-won, Uhm Jung-hwa

    Released2009

    Directed byYoon Je-kyoon

    Tidal Wave is a 2009 South Korean film. Billed as South Korea's first disaster film, Haeundae... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 20
    Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal

    Gabrielle Anwar, Rutger Hauer

    Released2000

    Directed byJorge Montesi

    Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal is a 2001 direct to video action-thriller film directed by Jorge... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 21
    The Sum of All Fears is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    The Sum of All Fears

    Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman

    Released2002

    Directed byPhil Alden Robinson

    The Sum of All Fears is a 2002 American action political thriller film directed by Phil Alden... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 22
    Category 6: Day of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Category 6: Day of Destruction

    Randy Quaid, Brian Dennehy

    Released2004

    Directed byDick Lowry

    Category 6: Day of Destruction is a 2004 four-hour miniseries that was broadcast in the United... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 23
    Epoch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Epoch

    Ryan O'Neal, James Avery

    Released2000

    Directed byMatt Codd

    Epoch is a 2001 science fiction film directed by Matt Codd, starring David Keith, Stephanie... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 24
    The Day the World Ended is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    The Day the World Ended

    Randy Quaid, Nastassja Kinski

    Released2001

    Directed byTerence Gross

    The Day the World Ended is a 2001 American science fiction/horror television film and is the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 25
    Tum Mile is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2000s Disaster Movies
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    Tum Mile

    Sachin Khedekar, Emraan Hashmi

    Released2009

    Directed byKunal Deshmukh

    Tum Mile is a 2009 Bollywood disaster film, directed by Kunal Deshmukh. The film stars Emraan... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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