Disasters The Best Tsunami Movies  

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List Rules Tsunami-themed films only

Tsunamis create vast destruction to so many communities. And they can provide great themes for disaster movies. Which tsunami-themed films are the coolest to watch?

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The Impossible is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tsunami Movies
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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Deep Impact is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tsunami Movies
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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Marc Thibault added 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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Tidal Wave is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tsunami Movies
Yoon Je-kyoon
Tidal Wave is a 2009 South Korean film. Billed as South Korea's first disaster film, Haeundae is directed by Yoon Je-kyoon and stars Sol Kyung-gu, Ha Ji-won, Park Joong-hoon and Uhm Jung-hwa.

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Hereafter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tsunami Movies
Clint Eastwood
Hereafter is a 2010 American supernatural thriller fantasy film directed, co-produced, and scored by Clint Eastwood, written by Peter Morgan and executive produced by Steven Spielberg.

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The Perfect Storm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tsunami Movies
Wolfgang Petersen
The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger, which ...more

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The Wave is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tsunami Movies
Kathryn Heary added The Wave Roar Uthaug

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Irwin Allen, Ronald Neame
The Poseidon Adventure is a 1972 American action-adventure disaster film, directed by Ronald Neame, produced by Irwin Allen, and based on Paul Gallico's novel of the same name. The film features ...more

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The Tsunami and the Cherry Blo... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tsunami Movies
Lucy Walker
The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom is a 2011 documentary film directed by Lucy Walker. The film was nominated for the 2012 Academy Award for Best Documentary.

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Atlantis: The Lost Empire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tsunami Movies
Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Atlantis: The Lost Empire is a 2001 American traditionally animated action-adventure film created by Walt Disney Feature Animation—the first science fiction film in Disney's animated features ...more