Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler, is a mess of a disaster movie – but a deliciously ridiculous and sometimes quite entertaining mess.
Theo James and Forest Whitaker star in Netflix original How It Ends. It’s like The Road but pointless.
Korean skyscraper-on-fire film The Tower is the best disaster movie in a very long time.
It’s Die Hard meets The Towering Inferno, with Eric Roberts as the hero and Jürgen Prochnow as the bad guy! How could you possibly go wrong?
Kevin Sorbo fights lithium gas in Fire From Below, brought to you by the director behind, um, The Bare Wench Project…
Scott Foley and Richard Burgi fight fires in Yellowstone in this very mediocre but watchable made-for-tv film.
Ernest Borgnine stars in this entertaining, Irwin Allen-produced TV movie that offers grisly deaths, lots of fire and a helping of low-budget cheese.
Directed by: Alvin Rakoff Starring: Barry Newman, Susan Clark, Shelley Winters, Leslie Nielsen, Ava Gardner, Henry Fonda, James Franciscus Shelley Winters’ demise in The Poseidon Adventure was one of the highlights of that movie....
Directed by: Jerry Jameson Starring: John Forsythe, Joseph Campanella, Anjanette Comer, Lynn Carling, Laurie Heineman Terror on the 40th Floor is usually said to be a rip-off of The Towering Inferno. I’m sure it...
So here it is, the film that is arguably the major classic of the disaster movie genre. Certainly, The Towering Inferno is the finest example of the 70’s style of disaster cinema: big all-star cast, multiple storylines, a spectacular central event, and an all-around massive production (Inferno was at the time the biggest film produced on the 20th Century Fox lot by virtue of its 57 sets and four camera crews.)