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* ''Film/{{Crawl}}'' (2019): A young woman and her father battle a hurricane and alligators.


* AllStarCast: For some reason, disaster movies are like magnets for A and B-list actors.

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* AllStarCast: For some reason, disaster movies are like magnets for A A- and B-list actors.


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[[caption-width-right:350:Choose your [[DoomyDoomsOfDoom doom]].[[note]]Clockwise from top left: ''Film/TwoThousandTwelve'', ''Film/DeepImpact'', ''Film/TheDayAfterTomorrow'', ''Film/IntoTheStorm2014''[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Choose [[caption-width-right:300:Choose your [[DoomyDoomsOfDoom doom]].[[note]]Clockwise from top left: ''Film/TwoThousandTwelve'', ''Film/DeepImpact'', ''Film/TheDayAfterTomorrow'', ''Film/IntoTheStorm2014''[[/note]]]]


* ''Film/NoBladeOfGrass'': When a new strain of blight destroys all members of the grass family, society descends into chaos as hundreds of millions starve.

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* ''Film/NoBladeOfGrass'': ''Film/NoBladeOfGrass'' (1970): When a new strain of blight destroys all members of the grass family, society descends into chaos as hundreds of millions starve.

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* ''Film/NoBladeOfGrass'': When a new strain of blight destroys all members of the grass family, society descends into chaos as hundreds of millions starve.


* ''Film/SuperCometAfterTheImpact'': a SpeculativeDocumentary produced by [[UsefulNotes/GermanTVStations ZDF]] and the Creator/DiscoveryChannel about what would happen if a comet hit Earth in the same place the asteroid that wiped out the non-avian dinosaurs did.

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* ''Film/SuperCometAfterTheImpact'': a A SpeculativeDocumentary produced by [[UsefulNotes/GermanTVStations ZDF]] and the Creator/DiscoveryChannel about what would happen if a comet hit Earth in the same place the asteroid that wiped out the non-avian dinosaurs did.


* ''Film/SuperCometAfterTheImpact'': a SpeculativeDocumentary produced by the Creator/{{ZDF}} and the Creator/DiscoveryChannel about what would happen if a comet hit Earth in the same place the asteroid that wiped out the non-avian dinosaurs did.

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* ''Film/SuperCometAfterTheImpact'': a SpeculativeDocumentary produced by the Creator/{{ZDF}} [[UsefulNotes/GermanTVStations ZDF]] and the Creator/DiscoveryChannel about what would happen if a comet hit Earth in the same place the asteroid that wiped out the non-avian dinosaurs did.


* PopularityPolynomial: Disaster movies went out of fashion ''twice'' -- the first time being after the genre burned itself out in the late '70s, and the second being the result of [[TooSoon the September 11th attacks.]]. The 2004 tsunami didn't help either.

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* PopularityPolynomial: Disaster movies went out of fashion ''twice'' -- the first time being after the genre burned itself out in the late '70s, and the second being the result of [[TooSoon the September 11th attacks.]]. The 2004 tsunami and Hurricane Katrina didn't help either.

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* ''Film/SuperCometAfterTheImpact'': a SpeculativeDocumentary produced by the Creator/{{ZDF}} and the Creator/DiscoveryChannel about what would happen if a comet hit Earth in the same place the asteroid that wiped out the non-avian dinosaurs did.


* DeathOfAChild: For some reason, a lot of these movies show a baby getting killed, just in case we've ceased to give a fuck by this point.



* InfantImmortality: For some reason, a lot of these movies show a baby getting killed, just in case we've ceased to give a fuck by this point.


* ''Film/{{San Francisco|1936}}'' (1936): Another early example, decipting the historical 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. Stars Creator/ClarkGable, Jeanette [=MacDonald=] and Creator/SpencerTracy.

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* ''Film/{{San Francisco|1936}}'' (1936): Another early example, decipting the historical 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. Stars Creator/ClarkGable, Jeanette [=MacDonald=] Creator/JeanetteMacDonald, and Creator/SpencerTracy.


* ''The Hurricane'' (1937): Climaxes with the island-flattening title storm.

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* ''The Hurricane'' (1937): Climaxes Mostly a drama of interracial romance and unjust imprisonment on a Polynesian island, but climaxes with the island-flattening title eponymous storm.

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* ''The Hurricane'' (1937): Climaxes with the island-flattening title storm.


* ''Film/{{The Wave|2015}}'' (2015): A scientist is separated from his family as the landslide feared for decades has been unleashed, and [[GiantWallOfWateryDoom a 300 ft wave]] is ten minutes away from Geiranger, Norway.

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* ''Film/{{The Wave|2015}}'' (2015): A scientist is separated from his family as An unstable mountainside collapses into the landslide feared for decades has been unleashed, and Geiranger fjord, sending [[GiantWallOfWateryDoom a 300 ft wave]] is ten minutes away from towards Geiranger, Norway.Norway. Based on [[TruthInTelevision plausible future events]].
** Now has a sequel, ''Film/TheQuake'' (2018), which centers around a major earthquake striking [[UpToEleven Oslo, the capital of Norway]].

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