The 5 best disaster movies
Comingsoon.net is begging you to take cover as we compile the best disaster movies in recent memory. Check out our picks in the gallery below!
For whatever reason, disaster movies continue to be endlessly entertaining. Despite their incredibly morbid subject matters, they prove to bring in audiences again and again without fail. Maybe audiences feel some sort of catharsis when these massive tragedies unfold on-screen. Maybe, in many instances, they serve as a reminder to be more environmentally conscious. Regardless of the answer as to why, audiences just can’t get enough of these things.
Roland Emmerich has essentially crowned himself the king of disaster movies, but other directors have done a much better job than he has throughout the years. Spanning between 1996 and 2011 (strangely sticking between those fifteen years), these are the best disaster movies we’ve seen so far.