Disaster movies are great fun. They
work whether they are overly silly or serious, and always offer up a good splash
of violence, explosive action, life or death situations and edge of your seat
intensity. Ever the really bad ones offer some great
moments of entertainment, no matter how weird and over-the-top.
fact, they’re probably the most fun you can have whilst watching films, because
they cover such a wide range of sub-genres. The typical disaster flicks verge
on crazy and are almost always improbable; the more mature films can turn that
craziness into a truly compelling story about people effected by disaster,
natural or otherwise.
following list will have a look at the most underrated disaster movies in
cinema, from the alien invasion scenarios to the classic theme of Armageddon
(though, no, that film does not make the list). It stretches from fun and wacky
comedies, overly-serious mysteries and the straight up heartbreakingly
it’s a nuts Roland Emmerich picture or a film which takes the plunge into a
tragic and soul shattering true story, every film on this list deserves more
praise than it has received in the past. Some spoilers follow.
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