List of disaster films

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This list of disaster films represents over half a century of films within the genre. Disaster films are motion pictures which depict an impending or ongoing disaster as a central plot feature. The films typically feature large casts and multiple storylines and focus on the protagonists' attempts to avert, escape, or cope with the disaster presented.

Man made disasters[edit]

Natural disasters[edit]

End of days[edit]

Airplanes[edit]

The atomic age[edit]

Epidemics and pandemics[edit]

Shipwrecks[edit]

See also[edit]

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