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List Rules Vote for the greatest natural disaster films (in your opinion), regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

Since mother nature is always to be respected, we've created a list the best natural disaster movies of all time for you to rank. Whether the focus is on earthquakes, hurricanes, volcanoes, or all of the above, these are considered to be the top natural disaster films by fans of the genre. The two biggest recent weather disaster films are 2012 and The Day After Tomorrow, but there are many other great movies about natural disasters that are worth watching too. Who can forget about Helen Hunt's performance in the 1996 film Twister? There was also Bruce Willis in 1998's Armageddon, which was poorly reviewed but is still considered a fan favorite.

Vote for your favorites below, but only if you've seen the movie. You can use this natural disaster movies list to find some great new films that you haven't already seen, and full trailers are available on this page for you to check out as well.

Clint Eastwood and Johnny Depp have both directed Natural disaster movies, as have many other great directors.

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The Day After Tomorrow Emmy Rossum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dennis Quaid

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Twister Helen Hunt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Paxton

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JeniferN.Daly added Deep Impact Morgan Freeman, Robert Duvall, Elijah Wood

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Armageddon Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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2012 Amanda Peet, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton

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Volcano Tommy Lee Jones, Don Cheadle, Anne Heche

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Ulrik Ruud Rostrup added Dante's Peak Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith

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The Poseidon Adventure is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Natural Disaster Movies
slaft added The Poseidon Adventure Gene Hackman, Stella Stevens, Ernest Borgnine

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MarkDrinkle added The Core Hilary Swank, Stanley Tucci, Aaron Eckhart

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Titanic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Natural Disaster Movies
Tom Islava added Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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Earthquake Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal

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4MINGTHOUGHTS added Night of the Twisters Devon Sawa, John Schneider, Laura Bertram

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Jay Overton added Into the Storm Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh

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The Towering Inferno O. J. Simpson, Paul Newman, Faye Dunaway

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10.5 Kaley Cuoco, Kim Delaney, Beau Bridges

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Tom Islava added Poseidon Emmy Rossum, Fergie, Kurt Russell

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Ulrik Ruud Rostrup added The Wave Kristoffer Joner, Thomas Bo Larsen, Ane Dahl Torp

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10.5: Apocalypse Garcelle Beauvais, Dean Cain, Frank Langella

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San Francisco Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Jeanette MacDonald

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daniel-claeys added The Impossible Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Geraldine Chaplin

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Krakatoa, East of Java Brian Keith, Sal Mineo, Maximilian Schell

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daniel-claeys added The Day the Earth Stood Still Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie, Frances Bavier

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The Rains of Ranchipur Richard Burton, Lana Turner, Fred MacMurray

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The Rains Came Myrna Loy, Tyrone Power, Joseph Schildkraut

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The Hurricane Dorothy Lamour, Mary Astor, John Carradine

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Lady from Louisiana John Wayne, Dorothy Dandridge, Ona Munson

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Deluge Sidney Blackmer, Lois Wilson, Peggy Shannon

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Birdemic: Shock and Terror is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Natural Disaster Movies
Birdemic: Shock and Terror Tippi Hedren, Alan Bagh, James Nguyen

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Nihon Igai Zenbu Chinbotsu Yasutaka Tsutsui, Dave Spector, Minoru Kawasaki

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Nihon Chinbotsu Kou Shibasaki, Hideaki Anno, Akira Emoto

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Nihon Chinbotsu Lorne Greene ... Marshall Cole, Tetsurō Tamba, Nobuo Nakamura