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The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s 

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Updated October 29, 2019 1.8k votes 190 voters 2.8k views 44 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite disaster movies that were released between 2010 - 2019.

The best disaster movies from the 2010s span across all genres on this list. But most of these disaster films from the 2010s are edge-of-your-seat thrill rides and are certainly fun to watch. With famous actors such as Gerard Butler in Geostorm and Dwayne Johnson in San Andreas, 2010s disaster movies are some of the most exciting and memorable films in the genre. This list includes man-made disasters like Skyscraper and natural disaster movies like Hurricane Heist. There are even religious disaster movies like Left Behind and This Is the End on the list.

Other great disaster movies from the twenty-tens include films such as Deepwater Horizon with Mark Wahlberg and The Finest Hours with Christ Pine.

Now it’s time to determine the greatest disaster movies of the 2010s. Vote up the good disaster movies from the decade to make sure that the right film makes its way to the top of the list. Don’t see your favorite 2010s disaster movie? Feel free to add it to the list.

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Deepwater Horizon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich

Directed by: Peter Berg

Deepwater Horizon is a 2016 American biopic disaster film directed by Peter Berg, written by Matthew Sand and Matthew Michael Carnahan, and starring an ensemble cast including Mark Wahlberg, ...more
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10 Cloverfield Lane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher

Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg

10 Cloverfield Lane is a 2016 American science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Dan Trachtenberg. The film was developed from a script titled The Cellar, but under production by ...more
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San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Dwayne Johnson, Kylie Minogue, Alexandra Daddario

Released: 2015

Directed by: Brad Peyton

San Andreas is a 2015 American disaster film directed by Brad Peyton. A Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter-rescue pilot, Ray Gaines (Dwayne Johnson) must rescue his estranged wife and their ...more
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This Is the End is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
James Franco, Jonah Hill, Rogen

Released: 2013

Directed by: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen

This Is the End is a 2013 American disaster comedy film directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and an adaptation of their 2007 short film Jay and Seth versus the Apocalypse. After a series of ...more
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Ice Age: Collision Cours... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Ice Age: Collision Course Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary

Directed by: Mike Thurmeier

Ice Age: Collision Course is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Blue Sky Studios. It is the fifth installment in the Ice Age film series and the sequel to Ice ...more
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Unstoppable is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Denzel Washington, Rosario Dawson, Chris Pine

Released: 2010

Directed by: Tony Scott

Unstoppable is a 2010 American action thriller film directed by Tony Scott, written by Mark Bomback, and starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. The film, loosely based on the real-life CSX ...more
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Into the Storm is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh

Released: 2014

Directed by: Steven Quale

Into the Storm is a 2014 American found footage disaster film directed by Steven Quale, written by John Swetnam, and starring Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Alycia ...more
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Geostorm is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish

Released: 2017

Directed by: Dean Devlin

Geostorm is a 2017 American disaster science-fiction action film directed by Dean Devlin. A satellite designer (Gerard Butler) must save the world from a storm of epic proportions caused by ...more
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The Grey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

Released: 2011

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

The Grey is a 2011 American survival thriller co-written, produced and directed by Joe Carnahan and starring Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo and Dermot Mulroney. It is based on the short story ...more
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Skyscraper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han

Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber

Skyscraper is a 2018 American action film directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. On assignment in China, former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader Will Ford (Dwayne Johnson), who now assesses security ...more
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Sully is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Sully (also known as Sully: Miracle on the Hudson) is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and written by Todd Komarnicki, based on the autobiography Highest Duty ...more
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The Impossible is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Geraldine Chaplin

Released: 2012

Directed by: Juan Antonio Bayona

The Impossible is a 2012 drama film directed by Juan Antonio Bayona and written by Sergio G. Sánchez. It is based on the experience of María Belón and her family. The cast ...more
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The Finest Hours is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster

Directed by: Craig Gillespie

The Finest Hours is a 2016 American historical drama-thriller film directed by Craig Gillespie. It chronicles the historic 1952 United States Coast Guard rescue of the crew of the SS Pendleton, ...more
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The Hurricane Heist is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
The Hurricane Heist Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten

Released: 2018

Directed by: Rob Cohen

The Hurricane Heist is a 2018 American disaster-thriller film directed by Rob Cohen. A team of tech hackers embark on a $600 million robbery from a coastal U.S. mint facility at the same time a ...more
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Wave is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Wave
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The 33 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Jennifer Lopez, Cote de Pablo, Martin Sheen

Directed by: Patricia Riggen

The 33 is an upcoming Chilean survival drama film directed by Patricia Riggen and written by Mikko Alanne and José Rivera. The film is based on the real events of 2010 mining disaster in ...more
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Sanctum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Ioan Gruffudd, Andrew Hansen, Richard Roxburgh

Released: 2011

Directed by: Alister Grierson

Sanctum is a 2011 Australian 3D adventure film directed by Alister Grierson and written by John Garvin and Andrew Wight. It stars Richard Roxburgh, Rhys Wakefield and Ioan Gruffudd. Wight also ...more
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2012: Ice Age is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Julie McCullough, Patrick Labyorteaux, Brandon Slagle

Released: 2011

Directed by: Travis Fort

2012: Ice Age is a 2011 disaster film produced by the independent film group The Asylum. It is the third and final film in The Asylum's 2012 trilogy, which are mockbusters of the Roland Emmerich ...more
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The Mountain Between Us ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Dermot Mulroney

Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad

The Mountain Between Us is a 2017 American romance-disaster film directed by Hany Abu-Assad. After a plan crash, surgeon Dr. Ben Bass (Idris Elba) and photojournalist Alex Martin (Kate Winslet) ...more
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Left Behind is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Nicolas Cage, Jordin Sparks, Lea Thompson

Released: 2014

Directed by: Vic Armstrong

Left Behind is a 2014 American apocalyptic thriller film directed by Vic Armstrong and written by Paul LaLonde and John Patus. Based on the novel of the same name written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry ...more
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Sharknado is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo, Julie McCullough

Released: 2013

Directed by: Anthony C. Ferrante

Sharknado is a 2013 science fiction TV movie directed by Anthony C. Ferrante.
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Sharknado 2: The Second ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Tara Reid, Kurt Angle, Vivica A. Fox

Released: 2014

Directed by: Anthony C. Ferrante

Sharknado 2: The Second One is a 2014 American satirical disaster film comedy and a sequel to the 2013 television film Sharknado. It was directed by Anthony C. Ferrante, with Tara Reid and Ian ...more
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Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo

Released: 2015

Directed by: Anthony C. Ferrante

Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! is a 2015 American action comedy horror film directed by Thunder Levin and the third installment in the Sharknado film series.
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Aftershock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Chen Daoming, Zhang Jingchu, Xu Fan

Released: 2010

Directed by: Feng Xiaogang

Aftershock is a 2010 Chinese drama film directed by Feng Xiaogang and produced by Huayi Brothers, starring Xu Fan, Zhang Jingchu, Chen Daoming, Lu Yi, Zhang Guoqiang and Li Chen. The film ...more
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10.0 Earthquake is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Disaster Movies of the 2010s
Cameron Richardson, Andre Gower, Chasty Ballesteros

Released: 2014

Directed by: David Gidali