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List Rules Only movies featuring volcanoes.

A list of the best volcano movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This volcano movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about volcano are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about volcano you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous volcano movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these volcano movie titles for more information about the films.

List is made up of a variety of items, including Pompeii and Dante's Peak.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best volcano movies?" and "What is the greatest volcano movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular volcano movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these volcano movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good volcano movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith
Dante's Peak is a 1997 American epic disaster adventure film directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Charles Hallahan, Elizabeth Hoffman, Jamie Renée ...more

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Tommy Lee Jones, Don Cheadle, Anne Heche
Volcano is a 1997 disaster film directed by Mick Jackson and produced by Andrew Z. Davis, Neal H. Moritz and Lauren Shuler Donner. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Jerome ...more

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Trent Walker added Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton
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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Kiefer Sutherland, Emily Browning, Jessica Lucas
Pompeii is a 2014 German-Canadian-USA 3D historical disaster film produced and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. Inspired by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 that destroyed the Pompeii city ...more

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ejlinehan added Gary Lewis, Robert Wisden, Tom McBeath
Supervolcano is a science docufiction disaster television film that originally aired on 13 March 2005 on BBC One, and released by the BBC on 10 April 2005 on the Discovery Channel. It is ...more

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Trent Walker added Art Carney, Albert Salmi, Henry Darrow
St. Helens, aka St. Helens, Killer Volcano, is a 1981 made for cable HBO film directed by Ernest Pintoff and starring David Huffman, Art Carney, Cassie Yates, and Albert Salmi. The film centers ...more

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Clark Benson added Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Carol Kane
Joe Versus the Volcano is a 1990 American romantic comedy film written and directed by John Patrick Shanley and starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. Hanks plays a man who, after being told he has a ...more

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oledirtydog.ll added Garcelle Beauvais, Dean Cain, Frank Langella
10.5: Apocalypse is a 2006 television miniseries written and directed by John Lafia. A sequel to 2004's 10.5, the film follows a series of catastrophic seismic disasters including earthquakes, ...more

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dante's peak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Volcano Movies
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TeaqueKaidenMcLaren added Amy Jo Johnson, Reiko Aylesworth, Xander Berkeley
Magma: Volcanic Disaster is a 2006 television film by Sci Fi Pictures. Written by Rebecca Rian and directed by Ian Gilmour, the film stars Xander Berkeley and Amy Jo Johnson. It was filmed in ...more

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Peter Wacky Andreasson added Krakatoa: The Last Days Olivia Williams, Rupert Penry-Jones
Krakatoa: The Last Days is a 2006 drama film directed by Sam Miller.

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The Devil at 4 O'Clock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Volcano Movies
Emma Rodriguez added Frank Sinatra, Spencer Tracy, Jean-Pierre Aumont
The Devil at 4 O'Clock is a 1961 American disaster film, starring Spencer Tracy and Frank Sinatra and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Based on a 1959 novel with the same title by British writer Max ...more

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Trent Walker added Alexandra Paul, Michael Ironside, Costas Mandylor
Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York is a 2006 American television disaster film directed by Robert Lee. It stars Costas Mandylor, Alexandra Paul, and Michael Ironside. It was produced by Front ...more

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Trent Walker added Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bissett, William Holden
When Time Ran Out is a disaster film released in 1980, starring Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, James Franciscus, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Burgess Meredith, Valentina ...more

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Chris Abraham added Volcano Zombies

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Trent Walker added Mako Iwamatsu, Donald Sinden, Agneta Eckemyr
The Island at the Top of the World is a 1974 Disney film starring Donald Sinden and David Hartman.

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Terror Peak 2003 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Volcano Movies
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Trent Walker added Minori Terada, Kyusaku Shimada, Satoshi Tsumabuki
Dragon Head is a post-apocalyptic disaster manga by Minetaro Mochizuki. It was published by Kodansha in Young Magazine from 1995 and 2000 and collected in ten tankōbon volumes. It is licensed in ...more