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

Natural disasters

End of days

See also: End of Days (eschatology) and Apocalypse

Airplanes

The atomic age

Epidemics and pandemics

Shipwrecks

See also

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