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The Best Volcano Movies

Updated December 10, 2019 3.0k votes 1.4k voters 179.8k views17 items

List RulesOnly 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 Volcano, 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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    dante's peak
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    dante's peak

    Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton

    Released1997

    Directed byRoger Donaldson

    Dante's Peak is a 1997 American epic disaster adventure film directed by Roger Donaldson, and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Volcano
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    Volcano

    Tommy Lee Jones, Don Cheadle

    Released1997

    Directed byMick Jackson

    Volcano is a 1997 disaster film directed by Mick Jackson and produced by Andrew Z. Davis, Neal... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Pompeii
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    Pompeii

    Kiefer Sutherland, Emily Browning

    Released2014

    Directed byPaul W. S. Anderson

    Pompeii is a 2014 German-Canadian-USA 3D historical disaster film produced and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    #184 of 313 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time#17 of 21 Movies With Places In The Title That Weren't Actually Shot There

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    2012
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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

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    Supervolcano
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    Supervolcano

    Gary Lewis, Robert Wisden

    Released2005

    Directed byTony Mitchell

    Supervolcano is a science docufiction disaster television film that originally aired on 13... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York
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    Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York

    Alexandra Paul, Michael Ironside

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis, Robert Lee

    Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York is a 2006 American television disaster film directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    St. Helens
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    St. Helens

    Art Carney, Albert Salmi

    Released1981

    Directed byErnest Pintoff

    St. Helens, aka St. Helens, Killer Volcano, is a 1981 made for cable HBO film directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Volcano Zombies
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    Volcano Zombies

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    Joe Versus the Volcano
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    Joe Versus the Volcano

    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan

    Released1990

    Directed byJohn Patrick Shanley

    Joe Versus the Volcano is a 1990 American romantic comedy film written and directed by John... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    10.5: Apocalypse
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    10.5: Apocalypse

    Garcelle Beauvais, Dean Cain

    Released2006

    Directed byJohn Lafia

    10.5: Apocalypse is a 2006 television miniseries written and directed by John Lafia. A sequel... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Krakatoa: The Last Days
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    Krakatoa: The Last Days

    Olivia Williams, Rupert Penry-Jones

    Released2006

    Directed bySam Miller

    Krakatoa: The Last Days is a 2006 drama film directed by Sam Miller.Amazon buy button
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    Terror Peak 2003
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    Terror Peak 2003

    Lynda Carter, Parker Stevenson

    Released2003

    Directed byDale G. Bradley

    Terror Peak is a 2003 action adventure film written by Dale G. Bradley, Kyle Southam, Rebecca...Amazon buy button
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    The Devil at 4 O'clock
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    The Devil at 4 O'clock

    Frank Sinatra, Spencer Tracy

    Released1961

    Directed byMervyn LeRoy

    The Devil at 4 O'Clock is a 1961 American disaster film, starring Spencer Tracy and Frank... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Magma: Volcanic Disaster
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    Magma: Volcanic Disaster

    Amy Jo Johnson, Reiko Aylesworth

    Released2006

    Directed byIan Gilmour

    Magma: Volcanic Disaster is a 2006 television film by Sci Fi Pictures. Written by Rebecca Rian... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    When Time Ran Out
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    When Time Ran Out

    Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bissett

    Released1980

    Directed byJames Goldstone

    When Time Ran Out is a disaster film released in 1980, starring Paul Newman, Jacqueline... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Dragon Head
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    Dragon Head

    Minori Terada, Kyusaku Shimada

    Released2003

    Directed byJôji Iida

    Dragon Head is a post-apocalyptic disaster manga by Minetaro Mochizuki. It was published by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Island at the Top of the World
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    The Island at the Top of the World

    Mako Iwamatsu, Donald Sinden

    Released1974

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    The Island at the Top of the World is a 1974 Disney film starring Donald Sinden and David... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button