Best Dangerous Disaster movies to trigger your survival instinct (2017) - Top Netflix & Cinema

Earthquakes, pandemics, terrorism… it’s those things we fear the most that we apparently love to see on a big screen in a movie theater. These movies, although they can be simple action flicks, can make us realize better what is at stake, and in many instances it are movies that simply exaggerate real-life worst case scenarios. They can be real eye-openers, and real fun. Get in survival mode, because here are the best disaster movies of the decade and the newest releases.
The Vore's Film staff selects the top best disaster movies of 2017 in cinema or on DVD or Netfix. Are Baltasar Kormákur, Lorene Scafaria & Paul W.S. Anderson our new disaster genre directors?

disaster movies2017
Popular actorsJason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa & Thomas M. Wright
Trending moviesSan Andreas, Everest & Pompeii

2017 anticipated releases to watch

    Geostorm (Friday October 20, 2017)

    Geostorm film poster Director
    Dean Devlin
    Katheryn Winnick
    Gerard Butler
    Ed Harris

    Highly anticipated, this sci-fi disaster blockbuster from the guys behind 'Godzilla' and 'Independence Day'. Slated for a fall release.... Read more


Best disaster movies on Netflix or DVD in 2017

2010's best rated disaster movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. The Finest Hours (29-01-2016, 117 minutes)
  2. 'The Finest Hours' is a good old-fashioned historical disaster film about the unfortunate faith of an oil tanker during the infamous storm of 1952, miles away from the coast of New England.
    StarringChris Pine, Casey Affleck & Ben Foster
    DirectorCraig Gillespie (Million Dollar Arm )
    Themessea, survival, disaster, historical,
    CountryUnited States
    Keywordsentertaining, heartfelt,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  3. The Wave (Bølgen) (04-03-2016, 105 minutes)
  4. Norway's most expensive production ever, 'The Wave' is an astonishing epic about a giant tsunami hitting the famous Geiranger fjord. The Wave is the best of both worlds; big budget special effects and terrific European storytelling.
    StarringKristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp & Jonas Hoff Oftebro
    DirectorRoar Uthaug (Escape (Flukt))
    Themesdestruction, sea, action, disaster,
    Keywordsauthentic, big,
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. Into the Storm (08-08-2014, 89 minutes)
    StarringRichard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies & Matt Walsh
    DirectorSteven Quale (Final Destination 5, Avatar & Titanic )
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. Contagion (09-09-2011, 106 minutes)
    StarringMatt Damon, Kate Winslet &Jude Law
    DirectorSteven Soderbergh (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic & Ocean's Twelve )
    CountryUnited Arab Emirates United States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  9. Pompeii (21-02-2014, 105 minutes)
    Starring Kit Harington, Emily Browning & Kiefer Sutherland
    DirectorPaul W.S. Anderson (Death Race, AVP: Alien vs. Predator & Resident Evil )
    CountryCanada Germany United States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  11. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (22-06-2012, 101 minutes)
    StarringSteve Carell, Keira Knightley & Melanie Lynskey
    DirectorLorene Scafaria (Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, Coherence & The Meddler )
    CountryIndonesia Malaysia Singapore United States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

New disaster movies out now

Best recent & upcoming disaster movies with release dates.

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage by Mario Van Peebles

Release date30-05-2016
CountryUnited States
StarringNicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore & Thomas Jane
Previous releasesOne Life to Live, Ali & Baadasssss!
Associated with action, war,

Deepwater Horizons by Peter Berg

Release date30-09-2016
CountryUnited States
StarringDylan O'Brien, Mark Wahlberg & Gina Rodriguez
Previous releasesLone Survivor, Collateral & Battleship
Associated with action, drama,

The 5th Wave by J Blakeson
Release date15-01-2016
CountryUnited States
StarringChloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe & Nick Robinson
Previous releasesThe Disappearance of Alice Creed, The Descent: Part 2 & Pitch Perfect
Associated with adventure, science fiction,

The Finest Hours (29-01-2016, minutes))
DirectorCraig Gillespie (Lars and the Real Girl, Fright Night & Million Dollar Arm )
StarringBen Foster, Chris Pine & Holliday Grainger
CountryUnited States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Everest (25-09-2015, 121 minutes))
DirectorBaltasar Kormákur (101 Reykjavík, Contraband & 2 Guns )
StarringJason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa & Thomas M. Wright
CountryIceland United Kingdom United States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

San Andreas (29-05-2015, 114 minutes))
DirectorBrad Peyton (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, ZeD & Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore )
StarringDwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino & Alexandra Daddario
CountryAustralia Canada United States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix