It takes a lot of effort to show a natural or man-made disaster in a film. This is because to portray mass destruction on screen, you need to invest a huge amount of time and money in special effects. It is nearly impossible to recreate those scenes in reality, so makers rely on computer softwares to show buildings collapsing or a city been destroyed by floods. Read on to find out which are the best Hollywood disaster movies.
This movie said that the world would end in 2012. Well, that didn’t happen but it did showcase what we are doing to the environment and how our actions would lead to a global calamity. It is also regarded as one of John Cusack’s last credible work.
Titanic is considered one of the best films ever made. From the crackling chemistry between Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Wilson to the stunning production values, this is a masterpiece. Take a bow, James Cameron.
Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller was about birds gathering in groups and attacking humans. The 1963 film starred Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette, and Jessica Tandy.
A Night To Remember
This 1958 movie is an adaptation of Walter Lord’s novel of the same name. A Night To Remember brought to life the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
In Earthquake, an engineer had to rush through a collapsing Los Angeles in order to save his mistress and her child. This Hollywood disaster movie will definitely keep you at the edge of your seat.