Disaster Films

Origins

Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Frankenstein (1931)
King Kong (1933)
Mickey's Garden (1935)
When Worlds Collide (1951)
Them! (1954)
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)
Deadly Mantis (1957)
Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Crack in the World (1965)

1970s

Airport (1970, 1974, 1977, 1979)
Andromeda Strain (1971)
Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Earthquake (1974)
Towering Inferno (1974)
Heat Wave! (1974 TV)
Day the Earth Moved (1974 TV)
Jaws (1975, 1978, 1983)
Bug (1975)
Food for the Gods (1976)
Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Flood! (1976 TV)
Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (1976 TV)
Panic in Echo Park (1977 TV)
SST: Death Flight (1977 TV)
Rollercoaster (1977)
Plague (1978)
Swarm (1978)
China Syndrome (Mar. 16, 1979)
Prophecy (Aug. 10, 1979)
Meteor (Oct. 19, 1979)
Disaster on the Coastliner (Oct. 28, 1979, ABC-TV)
Chain Reaction (1980)
When Time Ran Out... (1980)
St. Helens (1981)

1990s

Tremors (1990)
Arachnophobia (1990)
Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992 TV)
Ticks (1993)
Jurassic Park (1993)
Mosquito (1995)
Daylight (1996)
Tornado! (1996 TV)
Independence Day (1996)
Twister (1996)
Volcano (1997)
Dante's Peak (1997)
Anaconda (1997)
Titanic (1997)
Asteroid (1997 TV)
Volcano: Fire on the Mountain (1997 TV)
Final Descent (1997 TV)
Armageddon (1998)
Deep Impact (1998)
Lake Placid (1999)
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (1999 TV)
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
Atomic Twister (2002 TV)
Core (2003)
10.5 (2004 TV miniseries)
Day After Tomorrow (2004)

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