Top Deadly Disasters movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent I Am Legend on DVD I Am Legend
Synopsis
When a terrible virus spreads across the planet and turns the human race into bloodthirsty mutants, civilization's last hope for survival lies with scientist Robert Neville, the only person unaffected by the epidemic.
Cast
Cast
Will Smith, Alice Braga, Dash Mihok, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Willow Smith
Director
Director
Francis Lawrence
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Blockbusters, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent 2012 on DVD 2012
Synopsis
When volcanoes, earthquakes and other natural disasters suddenly threaten to destroy the world, a divorced father desperately attempts to save his family -- unaware that a conspiracy is afoot amid the chaos in this doomsday thriller.
Cast
Cast
John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Oliver Platt, Thomas McCarthy, Woody Harrelson, Danny Glover, Liam James, Morgan Lily
Director
Director
Roland Emmerich
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Blockbusters
Rent The Day After Tomorrow on DVD The Day After Tomorrow
Synopsis
After years of unabated global warming, the greenhouse effect is wreaking havoc all over the globe in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and, most ominously, the beginning of the next Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist Jack Hall (Dennis Quaid) tries to save the world while also shepherding to safety his son Sam (Jake Gyllenhaal), who was in New York when the city was overwhelmed by the beginnings of the new big freeze.
Cast
Cast
Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emmy Rossum, Sela Ward, Arjay Smith, Tamlyn Tomita, Austin Nichols
Director
Director
Roland Emmerich
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Sci-Fi Dramas, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Blockbusters
Rent Cloverfield on DVD Cloverfield
Synopsis
A going-away party is interrupted when a mysterious monster of epic proportions launches an attack on New York City. With camcorder in hand, a small group of friends makes their way out into the chaotic streets, scrambling to stay alive.
Cast
Cast
Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas, T.J. Miller, Michael Stahl-David, Mike Vogel, Odette Annable, Anjul Nigam, Margot Farley, Theo Rossi, Brian Klugman, Kelvin Yu, Liza Lapira, Lili Mirojnick, Ben Feldman
Director
Director
Matt Reeves
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Creature Features, Deadly Disasters, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Horror, Action Thrillers
Rent Flight on DVD Flight
Synopsis
After his amazing safe landing of a damaged passenger plane, an airline pilot is praised for the feat, but has private questions about what happened. Further, the government's inquiry into the causes soon puts the new hero's reputation at risk.
Cast
Cast
Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly, John Goodman, Melissa Leo, Brian Geraghty, Bruce Greenwood, Tamara Tunie, Garcelle Beauvais, James Badge Dale, Rhoda Griffis, Kwesi Boakye, Michael Beasley, Adam Tomei
Director
Director
Robert Zemeckis
Genres
Genres
Drama, Deadly Disasters, Social Issue Dramas
Rent Contagion on DVD Contagion
Synopsis
Director Steven Soderbergh steers an array of stars through this big-screen disaster thriller about a global team of doctors tasked with tamping down a deadly outbreak of infectious disease before it annihilates mankind.
Cast
Cast
Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Ehle, Sanaa Lathan
Director
Director
Steven Soderbergh
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Suspense, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent The Happening on DVD The Happening
Synopsis
When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan.
Cast
Cast
Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Tony Devon, Edward James Hyland, Susan Moses, Spencer Breslin, Betty Buckley, Joel de la Fuente, Frank Collison
Director
Director
M. Night Shyamalan
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Suspense, Sci-Fi Thrillers
Rent World Trade Center on DVD World Trade Center
Synopsis
Oliver Stone helms this gripping docudrama set amid the rubble of Sept. 11, 2001. Working under treacherous conditions, an army of dedicated rescuers struggles to find anyone who survived the World Trade Center's tragic collapse.
Cast
Cast
Nicolas Cage, Michael Peña, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Stephen Dorff, Jay Hernandez, Michael Shannon, Frank Whaley, Jon Bernthal, Morgan Flynn, Nick Damici, Viola Davis, William Mapother
Director
Director
Oliver Stone
Genres
Genres
Drama, Dramas Based on Real Life, Deadly Disasters, Tearjerkers
Rent Poseidon on DVD Poseidon
Synopsis
Battling the elements once again, Wolfgang Petersen re-creates Ronald Neame's 1972 classic. A tidal wave spells disaster for a boatload of revelers when it capsizes the mammoth vessel, pitching the passengers into a desperate battle for survival.
Cast
Cast
Josh Lucas, Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss, Emmy Rossum, Jacinda Barrett, Mía Maestro, Kevin Dillon, Freddy Rodriguez
Director
Director
Wolfgang Petersen
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Adventures
Rent The Impossible on DVD The Impossible
Synopsis
Tracking one family's harrowing experiences, this gripping drama depicts the chaos generated by the massive 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia. On December 26, Maria, Henry and their sons are vacationing in Thailand when unthinkable disaster strikes.
Cast
Cast
Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin, Oaklee Pendergast, Marta Etura, Sonke Mohring
Director
Director
J.A. Bayona
Genres
Genres
Drama, Tearjerkers, Deadly Disasters, Dramas Based on Real Life, Spain
Rent World War Z on DVD World War Z
Synopsis
A U.N. employee races against time and fate as he travels the world trying to stop the spread of a deadly zombie pandemic. As the undead hordes gain strength across the globe, governments topple and Earth stands on the brink of total social collapse.
Cast
Cast
Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale, Ludi Boeken, Matthew Fox, Fana Mokoena, David Morse, Elyes Gabel, Eric Weston, David Andrews, Michiel Huisman, Julian Seager
Director
Director
Marc Forster
Genres
Genres
Horror, Sci-Fi Horror, Zombies, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action, Blockbusters
Rent Noah on DVD Noah
Synopsis
This ambitious adaptation of the story of Noah depicts the visions that led him to voice dire prophesies of apocalypse and to build an ark to survive. As he labors to save his family, Noah asks for help from a band of angels called the Watchers.
Cast
Cast
Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins
Director
Director
Darren Aronofsky
Genres
Genres
Drama, Adventures, Deadly Disasters
Rent Doomsday on DVD Doomsday
Synopsis
When a deadly viral epidemic kills hundreds of thousands of people in Britain, the government quarantines the infected behind a walled city -- only to be confronted with a resurgence of the disease 30 years later.
Cast
Cast
Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Malcolm McDowell, Alexander Siddig, David O'Hara, Craig Conway, Lee-Anne Liebenberg, Christine Tomlinson, Emma Cleasby, Vernon Willemse
Director
Director
Neil Marshall
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters
Rent The Flight of the Phoenix on DVD The Flight of the Phoenix
Synopsis
When a C-119 cargo plane full of oil workers crashes in Mongolia's Gobi Desert during a sandstorm, the survivors attempt to build a new plane from the parts they find in the wreckage, led by downed pilot Frank Towns (Dennis Quaid). The rag-tag group must work together in a desperate effort to stay alive and return to civilization. Giovanni Ribisi, Miranda Otto and Hugh Laurie co-star in this remake of the 1965 film that starred James Stewart.
Cast
Cast
Dennis Quaid, Tyrese Gibson, Giovanni Ribisi, Jared Padalecki, Miranda Otto, Tony Curran, Sticky Fingaz, Jacob Vargas, Hugh Laurie, Scott Michael Campbell, Kevork Malikyan
Director
Director
John Moore
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Dramas Based on the Book, Adventures, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent Reign of Fire on DVD Reign of Fire
Synopsis
In post-apocalyptic England, a tough-talking American wanderer and a wary British survivor team up to fight off a horde of fire-breathing dragons that are rapidly returning to global dominance after centuries of slumber underground.
Cast
Cast
Matthew McConaughey, Christian Bale, Izabella Scorupco, Gerard Butler, Alice Krige, Alexander Siddig, Scott Moutter, David Kennedy, Ned Dennehy, Rory Keenan, Terence Maynard
Director
Director
Rob Bowman
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Sci-Fi Adventure
Rent The Core on DVD The Core
Synopsis
The Earth's inner core has stopped spinning, and scientist Josh Keyes must discover why -- before the world literally falls apart -- by burrowing into the planet's center in a vessel piloted by Maj. Beck Childs and Col. Robert Iverson.
Cast
Cast
Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Delroy Lindo, Stanley Tucci, DJ Qualls, Richard Jenkins, Tchéky Karyo, Bruce Greenwood, Alfre Woodard
Director
Director
Jon Amiel
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Adventure, Deadly Disasters
Rent Pompeii on DVD Pompeii
Synopsis
In the days leading up to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, a slave on a ship headed for Naples is determined to get back home to save the woman he loves, as well as his best friend, who is a gladiator trapped in the city's coliseum.
Cast
Cast
Emily Browning, Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Kiefer Sutherland, Paz Vega, Jessica Lucas, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jared Harris, Sasha Roiz, Currie Graham
Director
Director
Paul W.S. Anderson
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers, Adventures, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces
Rent Grindhouse: Planet Terror on DVD Grindhouse: Planet Terror
Synopsis
In this extended version of Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror, El Wray and his ex, Cherry Darling, fight off a zombie army infected with a biochemical weapon that was unleashed by a psychotic Army lieutenant and an opportunistic scientist.
Cast
Cast
Rose McGowan, Freddy Rodriguez, Josh Brolin, Marley Shelton, Jeff Fahey, Michael Biehn, Bruce Willis, Naveen Andrews, Michael Parks, Fergie, Nicky Katt, Tom Savini
Director
Director
Robert Rodriguez
Genres
Genres
Horror, Zombies, Cult Horror, Deadly Disasters
Rent The Perfect Storm on DVD The Perfect Storm
Synopsis
Veteran fisherman Billy Tyne (George Clooney) has had a run of disappointing catches and is determined to change his luck by going beyond the normal reach of New England fishing boats to the remote Flemish Cap. But in doing so, he risks everything. Once at sea, he hears about a huge storm building up, but is convinced he can beat it back to Gloucester with an enormous catch. Mark Wahlberg and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio co-star.
Cast
Cast
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, John C. Reilly
Director
Director
Wolfgang Petersen
Genres
Genres
Drama, Deadly Disasters, Blockbusters
Rent Armageddon on DVD Armageddon
Synopsis
As a massive asteroid hurtles toward Earth, NASA's head honcho hatches a plan to split the deadly rock in two before it annihilates the entire planet, calling on the world's finest oil driller to head up the mission.
Cast
Cast
Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Will Patton, Steve Buscemi, William Fichtner, Owen Wilson, Michael Clarke Duncan, Peter Stormare, Ken Hudson Campbell, Jessica Steen, Keith David, Chris Ellis, Jason Isaacs
Director
Director
Michael Bay
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Adventure, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Blockbusters
Rent Left Behind: The Movie on DVD Left Behind: The Movie
Synopsis
When 100 million people vanish from earth, Global News Network reporter Buck Williams (Kirk Cameron) follows the mystery as pilot Ray Steele tries to locate his wife and son. As he digs deeper, he finds that the answers may lie in the Bible. Based on the best-selling novel by Christian evangelist Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, Left Behind is a chilling look at the chaos that follows Judgment Day.
Cast
Cast
Brad Johnson, Chelsea Noble, Kirk Cameron, Clarence Gilyard Jr, Gordon Currie, Daniel Pilon, Neil Crone, Colin Fox, Christie MacFadyen, Jay Manchester, Janaya Stephens
Director
Director
Victor Sarin
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Action Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Indie Action, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Faith & Spirituality
Rent Everest on DVD Everest
Synopsis
Based on a true-life tale of death and survival on the world's tallest mountain, this epic adventure tracks the fate of two climbing parties that become trapped when a savage snowstorm engulfs the summit of Mount Everest.
Cast
Cast
Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Emily Watson, Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Jake Gyllenhaal
Director
Director
Baltasar Kormákur
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters
Rent Titanic on DVD Titanic
Synopsis
This cinematic spectacle -- winner of 11 Oscars -- follows society girl Rose and penniless artist Jack as they fall in love just as tragedy strikes. Rereleased for the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster, the stirring romance remains timeless.
Cast
Cast
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher, Gloria Stuart, Bill Paxton, Bernard Hill, David Warner, Victor Garber, Jonathan Hyde, Suzy Amis
Director
Director
James Cameron
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Deadly Disasters, Epics, Tearjerkers, Period Pieces
Rent Into the Storm on DVD Into the Storm
Synopsis
When a wave of powerful tornadoes bears down on the town of Silverton, a band of high school students tries to capture the destruction on videotape. As nature's raw power overwhelms everything in its path, the residents hang on for dear life.
Cast
Cast
Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Arlen Escarpeta
Director
Director
Steven Quale
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters
Rent Carriers on DVD Carriers
Synopsis
As a lethal virus spreads across the globe, four friends seek a reputed plague-free haven. But while circumventing those who are infected, the travelers begin to turn against one another in this apocalyptic chiller.
Cast
Cast
Lou Taylor Pucci, Chris Pine, Piper Perabo, Emily VanCamp, Christopher Meloni, Kiernan Shipka , Ron McClary, Mark Moses, Dale Malley, Stacy Marie Warden, Dylan Kenin, Josh Berry
Director
Director
Àlex Pastor, David Pastor
Genres
Genres
Horror, Sci-Fi Horror, Deadly Disasters, Psychological Thrillers
Rent Deep Impact on DVD Deep Impact
Synopsis
A 7-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. To save the world, the U.S. president appoints a steely veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian crew into space to destroy the comet before impact.
Cast
Cast
Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Morgan Freeman, Maximilian Schell, James Cromwell, Ron Eldard, Derek de Lint, Leelee Sobieski
Director
Director
Mimi Leder
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Blockbusters
Rent Twister on DVD Twister
Synopsis
In this dizzying, effects-driven drama, two scientists (Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton) chase tornadoes in their quest to record and study them. Taking a backseat to the wild and visually mesmerizing storms are subplots concerning a failing marriage, childhood trauma and corporate ethics. The film received multiple Academy Awards for its spectacular sound and visual effects (including the famous flying cow).
Cast
Cast
Bill Paxton, Helen Hunt, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz, Lois Smith, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alan Ruck, Sean Whalen, Scott Thomson, Todd Field, Joey Slotnick, Wendle Josepher, Jeremy Davies, Zach Grenier, Gregory Sporleder
Director
Director
Jan De Bont
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Blockbusters
Rent The Omega Man on DVD The Omega Man
Synopsis
Armed with an experimental vaccine for the disease that's turned everyone into light-averse zombies, Robert Neville, one of the last intact survivors of a biological war, roams the empty streets by day and fights off the mutated subnormals at night.
Cast
Cast
Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo, Eric Laneuville, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Brian Tochi
Director
Director
Boris Sagal
Genres
Genres
Classics, Sci-Fi Cult Classics, Classic Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent Red Planet on DVD Red Planet
Synopsis
In 2050, scientists are preparing to colonize Mars, but when their efforts at altering the planet go awry, a manned rescue mission is launched. The mission's astronauts and scientists, however, soon encounter a deadly predicament of their own.
Cast
Cast
Val Kilmer, Tom Sizemore, Carrie-Anne Moss, Benjamin Bratt, Simon Baker, Terence Stamp
Director
Director
Antony Hoffman
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters
Rent Impact on DVD Impact
Synopsis
When an asteroid slams into the moon, it sends debris hurtling through Earth's atmosphere. The damage seems minor -- until unusual electromagnetic glitches begin to occur, leading scientists to a shocking discovery. With only 39 days to prevent Earth from colliding with the moon, astronauts set out on the most important space mission ever. David James Elliott, James Cromwell and Natasha Henstridge star in this sci-fi miniseries.
Cast
Cast
David James Elliott, Natasha Henstridge, James Cromwell, Steven Culp, Benjamin Sadler, Florentine Lahme, Owen Best, Natasha Calis, Yee Jee Tso, Colin Cunningham
Director
Director
Michael Rohl
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, TV Miniseries
Rent Hours on DVD Hours
Synopsis
After Nolan's wife dies in childbirth during Hurricane Katrina, his newborn daughter is placed on a ventilator. When the hospital is evacuated, he stays with her, desperate to keep her alive as the storm rages around them.
Cast
Cast
Paul Walker, Genesis Rodriguez, Kerry Cahill, Yohance Myles, Christopher Matthew Cook, Nick Gomez, Judd Lormand, Michelle Torres, Tony Bentley, Lena Clark
Director
Director
Eric Heisserer
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Suspense, Deadly Disasters
Rent White Squall on DVD White Squall
Synopsis
Nature's strongest force is the will to survive. That's a hard-learned lesson in this true story about a noble mission turned into disaster. In the early 1960s, Capt. Christopher Sheldon (Jeff Bridges) operates the sailboat Albatross as a floating school for troubled teen boys needing discipline. But a chance encounter with a freak storm offers a traumatic and troubling education in life and death.
Cast
Cast
Jeff Bridges, Scott Wolf, John Savage, Caroline Goodall, Balthazar Getty
Director
Director
Ridley Scott
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Adventures, Dramas Based on Real Life
Rent The Peacemaker on DVD The Peacemaker
Synopsis
After terrorists trigger a nuclear explosion in Russia, a U.S. Special Forces agent and a White House nuclear weapons expert come to the rescue. Trouble is, the conspiracy stretches from Europe to New York, and the terrorists have no demands.
Cast
Cast
George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Marcel Iures, Aleksandr Baluev, Rene Medvesek, Gary Werntz, Randall Batinkoff, Jim Haynie, Alexander Strobele, Holt McCallany
Director
Director
Mimi Leder
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Military & War Action, Espionage Action, Deadly Disasters
Rent The Divide on DVD The Divide
Synopsis
After a cataclysmic explosion wipes out New York City, eight survivors blockade themselves in their apartment house basement. But claustrophobia and armed attackers turn the tenants against one another as they scramble to escape.
Cast
Cast
Lauren German, Michael Biehn, Milo Ventimiglia, Courtney B. Vance, Iván González , Michael Eklund, Abbey Thickson, Ashton Holmes, Rosanna Arquette
Director
Director
Xavier Gens
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Sci-Fi Horror, Psychological Thrillers, Germany
Rent Backdraft on DVD Backdraft
Synopsis
Veteran firefighter Stephen McCaffrey battles a string of deadly blazes in Chicago while his kid brother, Brian, helps an old-school arson investigator scrutinize the crimes. Soon, the brothers find themselves entangled in a lethal conspiracy.
Cast
Cast
Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Scott Glenn, Rebecca De Mornay, Jason Gedrick, J.T. Walsh, Tony Mockus Sr.
Director
Director
Ron Howard
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Mystery, Crime Action, Deadly Disasters, Blockbusters
Rent Alive on DVD Alive
Synopsis
Ethan Hawke and Josh Hamilton star in the true story of a Uruguayan rugby team whose plane crashes in the Andes mountains. During their epic struggle to survive, the 35 athletes were stranded on a barren glacier with almost no food or supplies. Over time, as desperation and frostbite set in, the survivors were forced to feed on their dead teammates to stay alive. Eventually, three men set off on a last-ditch journey to find rescue.
Cast
Cast
Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton, Bruce Ramsay, John Newton, David Kriegel, Kevin Breznahan, Sam Behrens, Illeana Douglas, Jack Noseworthy, Christian J. Meoli, Michael DeLorenzo, Danny Nucci, Josh Lucas
Director
Director
Frank Marshall
Genres
Genres
Drama, Dramas Based on Real Life, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers, Adventures, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Disney
Rent 2012: Doomsday on DVD 2012: Doomsday
Synopsis
Four strangers are drawn to an ancient temple in Mexico on Dec. 21, 2012, to witness a global catastrophe of epic proportions. Based on actual Mayan prophecy, the story melds folklore and Christian beliefs with science, exploring themes of climate change and spiritual renewal. Ami Dolenz, Dale Midkiff, Cliff De Young and Collin Brock star in this apocalyptic thriller directed by Nick Everhart.
Cast
Cast
Dale Midkiff, Cliff De Young, Ami Dolenz, Collin Brock, Danae Nason, Joshua Lee, Sara Tomko, Caroline Amiguet
Director
Director
Nick Everheart
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent Diary of the Dead on DVD Diary of the Dead
Synopsis
While filming a low-budget horror film, Jason (Joshua Close) and his film school friends hear news reports of zombie sightings. As the living dead close in on the film crew, Jason seizes the opportunity to add real blood and guts to his movie. Meanwhile the American government promises to stop the violent uprising, but the relentless zombies gain an advantage by wiping out all forms of communication with the outside world.
Cast
Cast
Nick Alachiotis, Joshua Close, Laura DeCarteret, Joe Dinicol, Amy Lalonde, Tatiana Maslany, Michelle Morgan, Megan Park, Shawn Roberts
Director
Director
George A. Romero
Genres
Genres
Horror, Zombies, Deadly Disasters, Halloween
Rent The Signal on DVD The Signal
Synopsis
A strange radio and television signal being broadcast in the city of Terminus breeds jealousy and hate, turning sane people into murderous lunatics. An unfaithful wife seeks the safety of her lover, while her affected husband hunts for her.
Cast
Cast
Anessa Ramsey, AJ Bowen, Justin Welborn, Scott Poythress, Cheri Christian, Sahr Ngaujah, Chad McKnight, Matthew Stanton, Steve Warren
Director
Director
Jacob Gentry, David Bruckner, Dan Bush
Genres
Genres
Horror, Zombies, Cult Horror, Deadly Disasters
Rent The Poseidon Adventure on DVD The Poseidon Adventure
Synopsis
As the luxury liner Poseidon charts its course on New Year's Eve, disaster strikes when an undersea earthquake causes a titanic tidal wave and capsizes the vessel, leaving just 10 survivors. Led by a no-nonsense reverend (Gene Hackman), the group must maneuver through airshafts, electrical cables and a burning engine room to the boat's hull, which is their lone chance for escape. The film scored an Oscar for Best Song ("The Morning After").
Cast
Cast
Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Shelley Winters, Stella Stevens, Carol Lynley
Director
Director
Ronald Neame
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Classics, Deadly Disasters
Rent Dante's Peak on DVD Dante's Peak
Synopsis
Pierce Brosnan stars in this nail-biting thriller as volcanologist Harry Dalton, who comes to the sleepy town of Dante's Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, Harry, the mayor (played by Linda Hamilton) and the townspeople find themselves fighting for their lives amid a catastrophic nightmare.
Cast
Cast
Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith , Jeremy Foley, Elizabeth Hoffman, Charles Hallahan, Grant Heslov, Kirk Trutner, Arabella Field, Tzi Ma
Director
Director
Roger Donaldson
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Blockbusters
Rent Night of the Comet on DVD Night of the Comet
Synopsis
After a killer comet wipes out most of Earth's population, scientists pursue two valley girl survivors, hoping to use their blood to concoct a drug that can save them all from further ruin.
Cast
Cast
Robert Beltran, Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelli Maroney, Sharon Farrell, Mary Woronov, Geoffrey Lewis, Peter Fox, John Achorn, Michael Bowen, Devon Ericson
Director
Director
Thom Eberhardt
Genres
Genres
Horror, Deadly Disasters, Zombies, Cult Horror, B-Movie Horror
Rent The China Syndrome on DVD The China Syndrome
Synopsis
TV reporter Kimberly Wells (Jane Fonda) yearns to do hard news and suddenly gets her wish while she and cameraman Richard Adams (Michael Douglas) are covering a routine story at the local nuclear plant.
Cast
Cast
Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady, James Hampton, Peter Donat, Wilford Brimley, Richard Herd, Daniel Valdez, Stan Bohrman
Director
Director
James Bridges
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Suspense, Blockbusters
Rent The High and the Mighty on DVD The High and the Mighty
Synopsis
On a flight from Honolulu to San Francisco, a plane develops engine trouble, and it falls to steady, controlled co-pilot Dan Roman to land the craft safely when smug pilot John Sullivan loses his nerve. Meanwhile, the 22 passengers aboard take stock of their lives in William Wellman's tautly directed granddaddy of airplane disaster movies, which bagged an Oscar for the film's haunting score.
Cast
Cast
John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Laraine Day, Robert Stack, Jan Sterling, Phil Harris, Robert Newton, David Brian, Paul Kelly
Director
Director
William A. Wellman
Genres
Genres
Classics, Action Classics, Classic Dramas, Deadly Disasters, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Doomsday Prophecy on DVD Doomsday Prophecy
Synopsis
This paranormal thriller follows the hunt for a modern-day Nostradamus who predicts a celestial phenomenon that can annihilate nations and kill millions. Will the alignment of our solar system with the galactic equator lead to a cataclysmic disaster?
Cast
Cast
A.J. Buckley, Jewel Staite, Alan Dale, Bruce Ramsay, Rick Ravanello, Gordon Tootoosis, Matthew Kevin Anderson, Roseanne Supernault, Hiro Kanagawa, Jerry Wasserman
Director
Director
Jason Bourque
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent The Stand on DVD The Stand
Synopsis
When a super-flu decimates most -- but not all -- of the human race, the lonely survivors divide into two civilizations which are destined to clash. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King.
Cast
Cast
Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan, Rob Lowe, Miguel Ferrer, Matt Frewer, Laura San Giacomo, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Corin Nemec, Adam Storke, Ray Walston, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Fagerbakke
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, TV Miniseries, Sci-Fi Horror, TV Dramas, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Bestsellers
Rent Hellfighters on DVD Hellfighters
Synopsis
In this tribute to real-life legend Red Adair (and to 1960s special effects), an oil-field firefighter (John Wayne) risks his life extinguishing infernos of black gold all over the world. But his lucky life takes a downward turn when his daughter Tish (Katharine Ross) and his buddy Greg (Jim Hutton) tie the knot. The match hardly pleases papa -- particularly when Greg lets his new wife join in all their hell-fighter action.
Cast
Cast
John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton, Vera Miles, Jay C. Flippen, Bruce Cabot
Director
Director
Andrew V. McLaglen
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters
Rent Ice Twisters on DVD Ice Twisters
Synopsis
When a drought besieges the Pacific Northwest, a science team rolls out Project Rain Dance, an experimental weather maker, to correct the climate. Yet, instead of clouds, the device creates ice-spitting tornadoes that precipitate nothing but trouble. While dodging an errant twister, the scientists cross paths with disaster writer Charlie Price (Mark Moses), who offers a way out of the maelstrom -- if it doesn't freeze them in first.
Cast
Cast
Mark Moses, Camille Sullivan, Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Alex Zahara, Luisa D'Oliveira, Ryan Kennedy, Chelan Simmons, Clem Maloney, Dion Johnstone, Nicholas Carella
Director
Director
Steven R. Monroe
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent Daylight on DVD Daylight
Synopsis
When an explosion traps a group of commuters, including outdoorsman Roy Nord, in a tunnel 72 feet beneath the Hudson River, former medical services chief Kit Latura races to save the trapped survivors before they drown in the flooding passageway.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen, Dan Hedaya, Jay O. Sanders, Karen Young, Claire Bloom, Vanessa Bell Calloway
Director
Director
Rob Cohen
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent Polar Storm on DVD Polar Storm
Synopsis
After a fragment of an enormous comet hits Earth and creates a disturbance in the planet's magnetic field, scientist Dr. James Mayfield (Jack Coleman) must lead his research team to realign the Earth on its axis -- or face the annihilation of humanity. Now, Mayfield finds himself in a race against time to save the world -- as well as his wife, Cynthia (Holly Dignard), and teenage son, Shane (Tyler Johnston) -- in this action-packed sci-fi flick.
Cast
Cast
Jack Coleman, Holly Elissa, Tyler Johnston, Terry David Mulligan, Roger R. Cross, David Lewis, Rob Morton, Emma Lahana, Nicholas Carella, Marsha Regis
Director
Director
Paul Ziller
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Rent The Philadelphia Experiment on DVD The Philadelphia Experiment
Synopsis
A naval ship that mysteriously vanished in a 1940s government experiment suddenly reappears decades later in this remake of the 1984 sci-fi classic. The sole surviving crewman disembarks as a lawman boards, only for the vessel to disappear again.
Cast
Cast
Gina Holden, Malcolm McDowell, Nicolas Lea, Ryan Robbins, Emilie Ullerup
Director
Director
Paul Ziller
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Action Thrillers, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent Colossus: The Forbin Project on DVD Colossus: The Forbin Project
Synopsis
A Department of Defense supercomputer known as Colossus develops its own intelligence independent of the machine's programmers; starts sharing classified information with Guardian, its Soviet counterpart; and launches a plan for global domination. A frighteningly believable thriller that was ahead of its time in 1970, the movie stars Susan Clark, Eric Braeden, William Schallert and Georg Stanford Brown.
Cast
Cast
Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent, William Schallert, Leonid Rostoff, Georg Stanford Brown, Marion Ross
Director
Director
Joseph Sargent
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent Hard Rain on DVD Hard Rain
Synopsis
In the midst of a massive flood, a scrupulous armored truck driver does everything in his power to keep his precious cargo out of unauthorized hands. Soon he learns he can't count on the local authorities to shield him from an experienced thief.
Cast
Cast
Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver, Ed Asner, Michael A. Goorjian, Dann Florek, Ricky Harris, Betty White
Director
Director
Michael Salomon
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Crime Action, Action Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent A Night to Remember on DVD A Night to Remember
Synopsis
The Titanic's dramatic final hours are depicted in this film version of Walters Lord's book. On its maiden voyage, the ship struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic on April 14, 1912, taking the lives of 1,513 passengers. The vessel's tragic sinking is accurately recounted and filmed in real time; it's only 37 minutes shorter than the real-life event. A documentary on the making of the movie and commentary by Titanic experts are included.
Cast
Cast
Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman, Anthony Bushell, John Cairney, Jill Dixon, Jane Downs, James Dyrenforth, Michael Goodliffe, Kenneth Griffith, Harriette Johns, Frank Lawton, Richard Leech, David McCallum, Tucker McGuire, John Merivale, Laurence Naismith, George Rose
Director
Director
Roy Ward Baker
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Deadly Disasters, Epics, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent Earthstorm on DVD Earthstorm
Synopsis
When an asteroid slams into the moon, cataclysmic aftereffects threaten to destroy Earth in this sci-fi thriller. As storms ravage the planet and space debris wipes out cities, scientists call on demolitions expert John Redding (Stephen Baldwin) to save the day. Time is of the essence, and the end seems near as Redding scrambles to find a solution before it's too late. Dirk Benedict and Anna Silk co-star.
Cast
Cast
Stephen Baldwin, Dirk Benedict, Anna Silk, Amy Price-Francis, Jason Blicker, Conrad Coates
Director
Director
Terry Cunningham
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Made-for-TV Movies, Syfy Channel, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse on DVD Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse
Synopsis
Looking forward to their last campout together as Boy Scouts, a trio of high school friends faces the dark surprise of their lives when they realize their town has come under attack by zombies. Now, it's up to the teens to repel the undead onslaught.
Cast
Cast
Tye Sheridan, Sarah Dumont, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, David Koechner, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Halston Sage
Director
Director
Christopher Landon
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Action Comedies, Deadly Disasters, Adventures, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Zombies, Supernatural Horror
Rent Volcano on DVD Volcano
Synopsis
Earthquakes look like child's play compared with what Mother Nature is throwing at Tinseltown this time. A volcano erupts and threatens to engulf downtown Los Angeles. But fear not: a scientist and the kick-ass head of a crisis team get to work.
Cast
Cast
Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle, Jacqueline Kim, Keith David, John Corbett, Michael Rispoli, John Carroll Lynch, Lou Myers
Director
Director
Mick Jackson
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers
Rent Meteor on DVD Meteor
Synopsis
As a meteor hurls toward Earth, Dr. Lehman (Christopher Lloyd) and his assistant, Imogene (Marla Sokoloff), scramble to get lifesaving information to Dr. Chetwyn (Jason Alexander), the only man who has the means to prevent the disaster. As the world panics, the countdown begins. Meanwhile, as a police chief (Stacy Keach) tries to keep his small town safe amid the chaos, a madman has his sights set on revenge. Ernie Hudson co-stars.
Cast
Cast
Billy Campbell, Marla Sokoloff, Christopher Lloyd, Stacy Keach, Jason Alexander, Ernie Hudson, Mimi Michaels, Michael Rooker, Kenneth Mitchell
Director
Director
Ernie Barbarash
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent Quantum Apocalypse on DVD Quantum Apocalypse
Synopsis
When a comet unexpectedly changes paths and collides with Mars, kicking up a storm of debris, a team of government scientists looks to two oddball physicists (Gigi Edgley and Collin Galyean) to investigate an even bigger threat: the force that caused the comet to veer off track. In their battle to save Earth, the two geniuses get help from an unlikely source: a small-town mayor's autistic brother (Rhett Giles).
Cast
Cast
Rhett Giles, Stephanie Jacobsen, Gigi Edgley, Kristen Quintrall, Peter Jurasik, Jenna Craig, Jack Ainsworth, Dean N. Arevalo, Collin Galyean
Director
Director
Justin Jones
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent Airport / Airport 1975 on DVD Airport / Airport 1975
Synopsis
The first Airport film focuses on a 12-hour period at a major airport where manager Mel Bakersfeld (Burt Lancaster) must deal with a powerful blizzard, a blocked runway and a mentally disabled passenger (Van Heflin) carrying a bomb. The sequel features Charlton Heston as Alan Murdock, an air traffic controller who tries to save a doomed 747 after the pilot of a private plane (Dana Andrews) has a heart attack and crashes into the 747's cockpit.
Cast
Cast
Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg, Jacqueline Bisset, George Kennedy, Helen Hayes, Van Heflin, Maureen Stapleton, Barry Nelson, Dana Wynter, Lloyd Nolan, Barbara Hale, Whit Bissell, Charlton Heston, Karen Black, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Susan Clark, Gloria Swanson, Jerry Stiller, Nancy Olson, Helen Reddy, Christopher Norris, Irene Tsu, Roy Thinnes, Guy Stockwell, Larry Storch, Linda Blair, Norman Fell, Beverly Garland, Sharon Gless, Dana Andrews, Sid Caesar, Erik Estrada, Ed Nelson, Myrna Loy
Director
Director
George Seaton, Jack Smight
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers, Suspense
Rent Ever Since the World Ended on DVD Ever Since the World Ended
Synopsis
Twelve years after a plague has devastated the world's population, 186 people remain in San Francisco, two of whom traverse the depopulated landscape with camera and microphone documenting the disaster's aftermath. Featuring interviews with survivors and eerie images of the ravaged city (including a decaying Golden Gate Bridge), this faux documentary from Calum Grant and Joshua Atesh Litle imagines how life might persist after widespread death.
Cast
Cast
Aubrey Ankrum, Christine Cannavo, Chris Chambre, Ronald Chase, Josiah Clark, Rashida Clendening, James Curry, Sally Dana, Thieriot, Linda Noveroske, Mark Routhier
Director
Director
Calum Grant, Joshua Atesh Litle
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Deadly Disasters
Rent Storm Cell on DVD Storm Cell
Synopsis
Decades after her parents perished in a twister, global warming expert and professional storm chaser April Saunders (Mimi Rogers) predicts a new round of deadly tornado activity in the Pacific Northwest -- where her brother Sean (Robert Moloney) now lives. April journeys to Seattle to raise the alarm, but can she convince her skeptical sibling and the entire city of the danger before it's too late? Steven R. Monroe directs.
Cast
Cast
Mimi Rogers, Robert Moloney, Andrew Airlie, Michael Ironside, Ryan Kennedy, Elyse Levesque
Director
Director
Steven R. Monroe
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters
Rent Toxic Skies on DVD Toxic Skies
Synopsis
Thanks to a cruel and deadly government plot involving poisonous jet trails, the population of Spokane, Wash., falls prey to a contagious virus, and it's up to public-health worker Dr. Tess Martin (Anne Heche) to uncover the fiendish plan and discover the cure. Making matters worse, her 10-year-old son has been infected. The stakes climb quickly in this tense suspense thriller, also starring James Tupper.
Cast
Cast
Anne Heche, James Tupper, Daniel Bacon, Barclay Hope, Laura Bertram, Patricia Mayen-Salazar, Kevin McNulty, David Milchard
Director
Director
Andrew C. Erin
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Suspense, Sci-Fi Thrillers
Rent Panic in Year Zero / The Last Man on Earth on DVD Panic in Year Zero / The Last Man on Earth
Synopsis
In Panic in Year Zero, a Los Angeles family flees their home just before a hydrogen bomb hits the city. In The Last Man on Earth, Vincent Price stars as the only human left alive after a deadly global plague turns its victims into vampires.
Cast
Cast
Vincent Price, Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, Frankie Avalon, Franca Bettoia, Emma Danieli, Mary Mitchell, Joan Freeman, Richard Bakalyan, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Umberto Raho
Director
Director
Ray Milland, Ubaldo Ragona, Sidney Salkow
Genres
Genres
Horror, Horror Classics, Deadly Disasters, Sci-Fi Horror, Zombies
Rent The Delta Force on DVD The Delta Force
Synopsis
When American tourists get skyjacked and held hostage in Beirut, an elite team of U.S. commandos -- with tough guys Col. Nick Alexander (Lee Marvin) and Maj. Scott McCoy (Chuck Norris) as squad leaders -- are deployed to rescue them. Delta Force blends the dread of a disaster movie with the bluster of an action adventure. The film, which spawned several sequels, is based on the 1985 hijacking of a TWA jet and integrates many real-life events.
Cast
Cast
Chuck Norris, Bo Svenson, Robert Vaughn, Shelley Winters, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam, Joey Bishop, Robert Forster, Lainie Kazan, George Kennedy, Hanna Schygulla, Susan Strasberg
Director
Director
Menahem Golan
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Martial Arts, Military & War Action
Rent Absolute Zero on DVD Absolute Zero
Synopsis
Climatologist David Koch (Jeff Fahey) and his ex-girlfriend Bryn (Erika Eleniak) must fight to survive a catastrophic climate change when the Earth's temperature plunges to -400 degrees Fahrenheit, turning tropical Miami into the Arctic. With all escape routes blocked, David, Bryn and a few others seal themselves into a special chamber in hopes of surviving the deep freeze in this chilling sci-fi yarn.
Cast
Cast
Jeff Fahey, Erika Eleniak, Bill Dow, Jessica Amlee, Michael Ryan, Fred Ewanuick, Britt Irvin, William MacDonald, John B. Lowe, Matthew Walker
Director
Director
Robert Lee
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent The Bay on DVD The Bay
Synopsis
From director Barry Levinson comes this gruesome tale of ecological horror that follows unfolding events in a seaside Maryland town as a deadly menace infests the bay and turns residents into hosts for mutant parasites.
Cast
Cast
Nansi Aluka, Christopher Denham, Stephen Kunken, Frank Deal, Kether Donohue, Kristen Connolly, Will Rogers, Kimberly Campbell, Beckett Clayton-Luce, Dave Hager
Director
Director
Barry Levinson
Genres
Genres
Horror, Sci-Fi Horror, Suspense, Deadly Disasters, Sci-Fi Thrillers
Rent Titanic 2 on DVD Titanic 2
Synopsis
Titanic irony looms when the new luxury cruise liner Titanic 2, setting sail a century after the sinking of its ill-starred namesake, seems destined to come to a similarly soggy end when an ocean tsunami pushes an iceberg into its path. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researcher Kim Patterson (Brooke Burns) and Coast Guard Capt. James Maine (Bruce Davison) lead the bid to save the giant ship and its passengers from annihilation.
Cast
Cast
Shane Van Dyke, Marie Westbrook, Bruce Davison, Brooke Burns, Michelle Glavan, Carey Van Dyke, D.C. Douglas, Dylan Vox, Wittly Jourdan, Myles Cranford
Director
Director
Shane Van Dyke
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Adventures, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent Hell Comes to Frogtown on DVD Hell Comes to Frogtown
Synopsis
In the radioactive wasteland of the future, Sam Hell is one of the last fertile men on the planet. A female organization intent on repopulating kidnaps Sam and sends him on a deadly mission to impregnate a group of beautiful women.
Cast
Cast
Roddy Piper, Sandahl Bergman, William Smith, Lee Garlington, Rory Calhoun, Julius LeFlore, Cec Verrell
Director
Director
Donald G. Jackson, R.J. Kizer
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Comedies, Sci-Fi Cult Classics, Cult Comedies, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Late Night Comedies
Rent Bait on DVD Bait
Synopsis
When a tsunami hits a sleepy beach community, a group of survivors find themselves trapped inside a submerged grocery store. As they try to locate safety, they discover a threat worse than drowning: bloodthirsty sharks lurking in the water.
Cast
Cast
Sharni Vinson, Phoebe Tonkin, Julian McMahon, Xavier Samuel, Alex Russell, Cariba Heine, Alice Parkinson, Lincoln Lewis
Director
Director
Kimble Rendall
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Creature Features
Rent Sharknado on DVD Sharknado
Synopsis
When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, thousands of sharks are swept up in tornadoes and deposited all over the city, where they terrorize the shocked residents. Among them is bar owner Fin, who must rescue his estranged wife and daughter.
Cast
Cast
Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, John Heard, Cassandra Scerbo, Jaason Simmons, Alex Arleo, Neil H. Berkow, Heather Jocelyn Blair, Sumiko Braun, Diane Chambers, Julie McCullough, Marcus Choi
Director
Director
Anthony C. Ferrante
Genres
Genres
Horror, Creature Features, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Horror, Deadly Disasters, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, B-Movie Horror, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent The Apocalypse on DVD The Apocalypse
Synopsis
In this sci-fi religious thriller, a giant asteroid speeds toward Earth, triggering a series of catastrophic events that threaten to end the world. As the deadly space rock approaches, a mother and father search desperately for their only child.
Cast
Cast
Rhett Giles, Jill Stapley, Kristen Quintrall, Tom Nagel, David Shick, Amol Shah, Shaley Scott, Kelsey Higgs, Kim Little, Dean N. Arevalo
Director
Director
Justin Jones
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Deadly Disasters
Rent Earth's Final Hours on DVD Earth's Final Hours
Synopsis
After bizarre radiation storms destroy the planet's defense systems and space debris blasts holes through the planet, Earth's shaky future lies in the hands of a tough federal agent, his genius son and a government scientist.
Cast
Cast
Robert Knepper, Julia Benson, Cameron Bright, Bruce Davison, Julia Maxwell, Michael Kopsa, Roark Critchlow, Hamza Adam
Director
Director
David Hogan
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent Miracle Mile on DVD Miracle Mile
Synopsis
Los Angeles resident Harry (Anthony Edwards) picks up a ringing telephone in a street-corner booth and hears an apocalyptic message: A nuclear bomb is going to wipe out the City of Angels in 50 minutes! Now, Harry must do everything he can to save himself and his new love, Julie (Mare Winningham), a waitress he's just met. But should he let others in on his little secret and risk a citywide panic?
Cast
Cast
Anthony Edwards, Mare Winningham, John Agar, Lou Hancock, Mykelti Williamson, Kelly Jo Minter, Kurt Fuller, Denise Crosby, Robert DoQui, O-Lan Jones, Claude Earl Jones, Alan Rosenberg, Danny De La Paz, Earl Boen, Diane Delano
Director
Director
Steve De Jarnatt
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent Gray Lady Down on DVD Gray Lady Down
Synopsis
Gray Lady Down tells the gripping story of the nuclear submarine Neptune (the titular "gray lady"), which is rammed by a Norwegian freighter and sinks 1400 feet before coming to a precarious rest on a sliver of sea shelf. Using his untested two-man sub, Captain Paul Blanchard (Charlton Heston) attempts a daring rescue. Co-stars Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty and David Carradine.
Cast
Cast
Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty, Stephen McHattie, Ronny Cox, Dorian Harewood, Rosemary Forsyth, William Jordan
Director
Director
David Greene
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Adventures, Deadly Disasters, Military & War Action
Rent Collision Earth on DVD Collision Earth
Synopsis
When a massive comet strikes the sun, it knocks Mercury out of orbit and sends it toward Earth, triggering gravitational chaos around the world. Can a lone disgraced scientist aboard a crippled space shuttle stop the looming catastrophic event?
Cast
Cast
Kirk Acevedo, Diane Farr, Chad Krowchuk, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Adam Greydon Reid
Director
Director
Paul Ziller
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent 2012: Supernova on DVD 2012: Supernova
Synopsis
Professor Kelvin is an astrophysicist working for the government who must recognize and confront a violent cosmic threat: a huge burst of radiation hurtling toward the Earth following the cataclysmic explosion of a star in a nearby galaxy.
Cast
Cast
Brian Krause, Heather McComb, Najarra Townsend, Allura Lee, Alan Poe, Londale Theus, Stephen Schneider, Stephen Blackehart, Matthew Farhat, Dorothy Drury
Director
Director
Anthony Fankhauser
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Sci-Fi Thrillers
Rent Titanic on DVD Titanic
Synopsis
An unhappily married couple, Julia and Richard Sturges (Barbara Stanwyck and Clifton Webb), board the <i>Titanic</i>, while one of their daughters falls in love with a boy from the underclass. Once they set sail, Richard never allows Julia out of his sight, and unsuccessfully begs for reconciliation. But when the iceberg looms and disaster strikes, the Sturges must set their differences aside ... for themselves and for the sake of their children.
Cast
Cast
Clifton Webb, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Wagner, Audrey Dalton, Thelma Ritter, Brian Aherne, Richard Basehart, Allyn Joslyn, James Todd, Frances Bergen, William Johnstone
Director
Director
Jean Negulesco
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Deadly Disasters, Tearjerkers
Rent Stonehenge Apocalypse on DVD Stonehenge Apocalypse
Synopsis
When mysterious changes in the earth's electromagnetic field begin to occur around Stonehenge and other ancient monuments worldwide, discredited earth scientist Jacob Glaser (Misha Collins) is one of the first to foresee the danger of these developments. Now, Glaser must quickly convince authorities that the disturbed force linking Stonehenge and other sites has the potential to create a huge electromagnetic pulse and wipe out civilization.
Cast
Cast
Lauro Chartrand, Misha Collins, Dolores Drake, Hill Harper, Torri Higginson, Adrian Holmes, Nimet Kanji, Michael Kopsa, Colin Lawrence, David Lewis
Director
Director
Paul Ziller
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent The Storm on DVD The Storm
Synopsis
When a scientist learns that a series of catastrophic natural disasters are the work of one man, he turns to a sharp reporter to expose the project. But the pair soon uncover the devastating "experiment" is authorized by higher authorities.
Cast
Cast
James Van Der Beek, Teri Polo, Treat Williams, Luke Perry, John Larroquette, David James Elliott, Marisol Nichols, Rich Sommer, Rebeka Montoya, Richmond Arquette, Candice Azzara, John Colton
Director
Director
Bradford May
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Made-for-TV Movies, NBC
Rent Solar Attack on DVD Solar Attack
Synopsis
A looming danger from outer space threatens to eradicate Earth unless a team of experts can stop it in this explosive sci-fi thriller. After a huge magnetic bubble of plasma erupts from the surface of the sun, it zooms toward Earth at breakneck speed. As temperatures soar and the sky starts burning, scientists race to enact a desperate plan to blow up the polar ice caps and melt the blazing bubble. Mark Dacascos and Lou Gossett Jr. star.
Cast
Cast
Mark Dacascos, Joanne Kelly, Bill Lake, Louis Gossett Jr., Genadijs Dolganovs, Kevin Jubinville, Stephen McHattie, Duane Murray, Tim Post
Director
Director
Paul Ziller
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Sci-Fi Thrillers
Rent Battle of the Damned on DVD Battle of the Damned
Synopsis
When a deadly virus is accidentally released into a major city, its population is quarantined by military blockade. Desperate to rescue his daughter from inside, a wealthy industrialist hires a former commando to find the girl and get out.
Cast
Cast
Dolph Lundgren, Melanie Zanetti, Matt Doran, David Field, Jen Sung, Lydia Look, Oda Maria, Jeff Pruitt, Kerry Wong, Esteban Cueto, Broadus Mattison
Director
Director
Christopher Hatton
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Zombies, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent Airport '77 / The Concorde: Airport '79 on DVD Airport '77 / The Concorde: Airport '79
Synopsis
The third film in the Airport series finds a jet full of people 50 feet below sea level in the Bermuda Triangle. The oxygen supply dwindles for an art collector (Jimmy Stewart), the pilot (Jack Lemmon) and the other passengers (Christopher Lee, Brenda Vaccaro and Olivia de Havilland). The final installment takes place on the Concorde, which heads to the Moscow Olympics with a bomb aboard and must fly upside down after missiles are fired at it.
Cast
Cast
Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant, Brenda Vaccaro, Joseph Cotten, Olivia de Havilland, James Stewart, George Kennedy, Darren McGavin, Christopher Lee, Robert Foxworth, Monte Markham, Kathleen Quinlan, Gil Gerard, Alain Delon, Susan Blakely, Robert Wagner, Sylvia Kristel, Eddie Albert, Bibi Andersson, John Davidson, Andrea Marcovicci, Martha Raye, Cicely Tyson, Jimmie Walker, David Warner, Mercedes McCambridge, Avery Schreiber, Ed Begley Jr.
Director
Director
Jerry Jameson, David Lowell Rich, Olivia de Havilland
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Suspense, Deadly Disasters
Rent Earthquake on DVD Earthquake
Synopsis
When a massive earthquake hits Los Angeles, a construction engineer must try to rescue his father-in-law boss, who's trapped in his own building. Meanwhile, a tough cop and a motorcycle daredevil are also fighting for their lives amid the wreckage.
Cast
Cast
Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Lorne Greene, Geneviève Bujold, Richard Roundtree, Marjoe Gortner, Barry Sullivan, Lloyd Nolan, Victoria Principal, Walter Matthau, Pedro Armendáriz Jr.
Director
Director
Mark Robson
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Classics, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers, Blockbusters
Rent Pandemic on DVD Pandemic
Synopsis
Veterinarian Sydney Stevens fights for her own life as well as the lives of millions as she and an eccentric conspiracy theorist work to uncover the horrifying truth about a contagious virus affecting both humans and animals.
Cast
Cast
Ray Wise, Graham McTavish, Peter Holden, Alesha Clarke, Kristi Culbert, Tom Proctor, Trevor Richardson, Chris Harper, Dashiell Connery, Aaron Favor
Director
Director
Jason Connery
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent Descent on DVD Descent
Synopsis
It doesn't bode well for the planet when a huge amount of volcanic activity creates chaos worldwide, prompting a team of scientists to gather to try to prevent what seems a near-certain global catastrophe. But Dr. Jake Rollins (Luke Perry) reasons that the cause of the volcanic reactions is most likely due to a secret government operation investigating alternative energy resources from deep within the Earth's mantle. Terry Cunningham directs.
Cast
Cast
Luke Perry, Natalie Brown, Michael Dorn, Rick Roberts, Brandi Ward, Mimi Kuzyk, Michael Teigen, Mike Realba, Adam Frost, James Downing
Director
Director
Terry Cunningham
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent Buried Alive on DVD Buried Alive
Synopsis
When the Earth suddenly breaks open, swallowing hikers, trees, electrical towers, and turns an entire mountainside into an avalanche of soil. Now, it's up to firefighter Mark Decker (Vincent Spano) to find a way above ground so that he can save his wife (Alexandra Paul) and son (Lucas Elliott) before they become the next innocent victims. Neil Kinsella directs this made-for-television disaster film, which was originally titled Landslide.
Cast
Cast
Vincent Spano, Alexandra Paul
Director
Director
Neil Kinsella
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent F4: Vortex on DVD F4: Vortex
Synopsis
When gigantic hailstones and a weird cold front assault his city, a meteorologist tries to warn officials that a major twister is coming, but no one listens. Will he be able to save his family and the ex-girlfriend with whom he recently reconnected?
Cast
Cast
Matthias Koeberlin, Mina Tander, Sascha Göpel, Lisa Martinek, Rudolf Kowalski, Martin Lindow, Harald Schrott, Markus Boysen, Amber Bongard, Jacob Matschenz, Kirsten Block
Director
Director
Andreas Linke
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers, Made-for-TV Movies, Germany
Rent Apocalypse on DVD Apocalypse
Synopsis
Bronson (Richard Nester) and Helen (Leigh Lewis) are journalists reporting on the beginning of a war in the Middle East. But right in front of their eyes, something unexpected happens: Millions of people disappear without a trace. When a new and enigmatic leader appears at the head of the European Union, performing miracles and claiming to be God, the couple find themselves wrapped in a mystery of biblical proportions.
Cast
Cast
Leigh Lewis, David Roddis, Richard Nester, Sam Bornstein, David Wand, Toni Carey, Michael Halkusis, Mel Prout, Shauna MacDonald, Leanne Scott
Director
Director
Peter Gerretsen
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Drama, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Faith & Spirituality Feature Films, Deadly Disasters
Rent Megafault on DVD Megafault
Synopsis
How do you stop an earthquake? You don't -- normally. But things are anything but normal in this adventure that finds a seismologist and a miner teaming up to prevent an earthquake of epic proportions that threatens to rip the planet in half.
Cast
Cast
Brittany Murphy, Eriq La Salle, Bruce Davison, Justin Hartley, Paul Logan, Jack P. Downing, Miranda Schwein, Jessica Stratton, Sarah Garvey, Sheila Heubach, Andrew Stephen Pratt
Director
Director
David Michael Latt
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent When Time Ran Out... on DVD When Time Ran Out...
Synopsis
After the success of The Poseidon Adventure and The Towering Inferno, movie mogul Irwin Allen returned to the disaster movie genre to produce this lesser-known effort about a group of tourists trapped on an island struck by a volcanic eruption. Boasting an impressive ensemble cast, the action adventure stars Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, Burgess Meredith, Red Buttons, Ernest Borgnine and Pat Morita.
Cast
Cast
Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, Edward Albert, Red Buttons, Barbara Carrera, Valentina Cortese, Veronica Hamel, Alex Karras, Burgess Meredith, Ernest Borgnine, Pat Morita, James Franciscus
Director
Director
James Goldstone
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent Aftershock on DVD Aftershock
Synopsis
A dim American tourist traveling in Chile convinces three attractive young women to accompany him and his friends to party in a coastal city, but the fun stops when a major earthquake devastates the area and they must fight for survival.
Cast
Cast
Eli Roth, Andrea Osvárt, Ariel Levy, Natasha Yarovenko, Nicolás Martínez, Lorenza Izzo, Marcial Tagle, Ramón Llao , Ignacia Allamand, Paz Bascuñan, Matías López, Patricio Strahovsky
Director
Director
Nicolás López
Genres
Genres
Horror, Psychological Thrillers, Deadly Disasters
Rent Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York on DVD Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York
Synopsis
When a New York City tunnel digger discovers lava flowing beneath the streets, he teams with his geologist ex-wife to convince officials that disaster is imminent. Can a seemingly inevitable eruption be prevented?
Cast
Cast
Costas Mandylor, Michael Ironside, Alexandra Paul, Eric Breker, Ron Selmour, Pascale Hutton, Zak Santiago, Robert Moloney, Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Matthew Bennett
Director
Director
Robert Lee
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers, Made-for-TV Movies
Rent Turbulence on DVD Turbulence
Synopsis
"This is your captain speaking. Fasten your seat belts -- there's a serial killer on board." Transporting prisoners by air never seems to work, and now Ryan Weaver, the "Lonely Hearts Killer" (Ray Liotta), is ready to prey on vulnerable women. He's in custody on a big 747, but not for long. Thrills abound as the plane flies upside-down, through a billboard and sheers off the top of a restaurant. Robert Butler (Glory, Glory) directs.
Cast
Cast
Ray Liotta, Lauren Holly, Hector Elizondo, Scott Gurney, Brendan Gleeson, Rachel Ticotin, Jeffrey DeMunn, Ben Cross, Catherine Hicks, Heidi Kling
Director
Director
Robert Butler
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers
Rent Ground Control on DVD Ground Control
Synopsis
In the stressful business of air traffic control, Jack Harris (Kiefer Sutherland) was the best -- until a crash ended his career. Haunted by the tragedy, Jack struggles to cope. But when a fierce storm cripples the Phoenix airport, he's called back into action. Now, he must fight his demons to clear his conscience and save the lives of hundreds of people. Robert Sean Leonard, Henry Winkler and Margaret Cho co-star in this gripping thriller.
Cast
Cast
Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce McGill, Kristy Swanson, Robert Sean Leonard, Kelly McGillis, Margaret Cho, Ruben Paul, Charles Fleischer, Henry Winkler, Farrah Forke, Michael Gross
Director
Director
Richard Howard
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Action Thrillers, Suspense, Deadly Disasters
Rent Magma: Volcanic Disaster on DVD Magma: Volcanic Disaster
Synopsis
A scientist tries to warn the world of an impending natural disaster that could wipe out mankind, but he's met with skepticism in this action-packed sci-fi disaster film. When Peter Shepard (Xander Berkeley) notices a rise in volcanic activity around the world, he realizes that a global catastrophe is taking shape. With the help of his students, Shepard sets out to gather evidence to convince government officials to act. Amy Jo Johnson co-stars.
Cast
Cast
Xander Berkeley, Amy Jo Johnson, David O'Donnell, Michael Durrell, George Sheffey
Director
Director
Ian Gilmour
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Deadly Disasters, Action Thrillers
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