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The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix 

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Updated May 7, 2020 4.3k votes 1.6k voters 177.9k views 16 items

Stock up your storm shelter because these are the best disaster movies on Netflix, ranked by blockbuster movie lovers like you. Disaster movies come in many forms and Netflix has them all. Some of these Netflix disaster films are based on true events and some are just non-stop, over the top fun. Some of these disaster movies are even comedies, because what's funnier than utter destruction?

Do you have some favorite disaster films to watch on Netflix? Let us know which deadly disaster movies are the best ever by voting up your all-time favorites on the list below!

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Extinction is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña, Mike Colter

Released: 2018

Directed by: Ben Young

Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction, a father (Michael Peña) fighting for ...more

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How It Ends is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham

Released: 2018

Directed by: David M. Rosenthal

How It Ends is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal. A desperate father (Theo James) tries to return home to his pregnant wife (Kat Graham) after a mysterious ...more
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Deep Impact is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood

Released: 1998

Directed by: Mimi Leder

Deep Impact is a 1998 American science fiction disaster film directed by Mimi Leder, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and Michael Tolkin, and starring Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, ...more

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2012 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton

Released: 2009

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

2012 is a 2009 American science fiction disaster adventure film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich. It stars John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, ...more

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Pandora is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Kim Nam-gil, Kim Young-ae, Kim Ju-hyeon

Released: 2016

Directed by: Park Jung-woo

Pandora is a 2016 South Korean disaster film directed by Park Jung-woo. The explosion of a nuclear power plant caused by an earthquake leads to a disaster which no one other than its workers can ...more

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Containment is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Containment Donovan Schwartz, Julian Peck, Jason Hastings

Released: 2006

Directed by: Chris Schwartz

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The Cloverfield Paradox ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
The Cloverfield Paradox Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Aksel Hennie

Released: 2018

Directed by: Julius Onah

The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah, and is the third installment in the Cloverfield franchise. After using a particle accelerator, a ...more
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Bokeh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Bokeh Maika Monroe, Matt O'Leary, Arnar Jónsson

Released: 2017

Directed by: Geoffrey Orthwein, Andrew Sullivan

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The Core is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci, Aaron Eckhart

Released: 2003

Directed by: Jon Amiel

The Core is a 2003 American science fiction disaster film. It concerns a team that has to drill to the center of the Earth in order to restart the rotation of the Earth's core. The film was ...more

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The Hurricane Heist is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
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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Bushwick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Bushwick Diego Kelman Ajuz, Tina Alexis Allen, Edgar Caraballo

Released: 2010

Directed by: Luis Landivar

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22 July is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Anders Danielsen Lie, Jon Øigarden, Thorbjørn Harr

Released: 2018

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

22 July is a 2018 drama film directed by Paul Greengrass, based on the aftermath of the 2011 Norway attacks. In Norway on July 22, 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik (Anders ...more
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Beyond Skyline is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Frank Grillo, Bojana Novakovic, Jonny Weston

Directed by: Liam O'Donnell

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Here Alone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Lucy Walters, Adam David Thompson, Gina Piersanti

Directed by: Rod Blackhurst

Here Alone is a 2016 sci-fi, horror, drama film directed by Rob Blackhurst. A young woman struggles to survive on her own in the wake of a mysterious epidemic that has killed much of society, ...more

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Lifeline is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Damian Lau, Lam Suet, Carman Lee

Released: 1997

Directed by: Johnnie To

Lifeline is a 1997 action thriller film written by Nai-Hoi Yau and directed by Johnnie To.
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IO is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disaster Movies Streaming on Netflix
Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Danny Huston

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jonathan Helpert

IO is a 2019 American science fiction film directed by Jonathan Helpert. With the final shuttle scheduled to leave the planet, a teenage girl (Margaret Qualley) must decide whether to journey to ...more