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Genres

Disaster

1979-Present



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 1 Godzilla (2014) WB $93,188,384 46.4% 3,952 $23,580 $200,676,069 5/16/14
2 2 The Day After Tomorrow Fox $68,743,584 36.8% 3,425 $20,071 $186,740,799 5/28/04
3 4 2012 Sony $65,237,614 39.3% 3,404 $19,165 $166,112,167 11/13/09
4 3 World War Z Par. $66,411,834 32.8% 3,607 $18,412 $202,359,711 6/21/13
5 7 Independence Day Fox $50,228,264 16.4% 2,882 $17,428 $306,169,268 7/3/96
6 12 Twister WB $41,059,405 17.0% 2,414 $17,008 $241,721,524 5/10/96
7 5 War of the Worlds Par. $64,878,725 27.7% 3,908 $16,601 $234,280,354 6/29/05
8 6 Gravity WB $55,785,112 20.4% 3,575 $15,604 $274,092,705 10/4/13
9 8 Godzilla Sony $44,047,541 32.3% 3,310 $13,307 $136,314,294 5/20/98
10 11 Deep Impact Par. $41,152,375 29.3% 3,156 $13,039 $140,464,664 5/8/98
11 9 Noah Par. $43,720,472 43.2% 3,567 $12,257 $101,200,044 3/28/14
12 10 The Perfect Storm WB $41,325,042 22.6% 3,407 $12,129 $182,618,434 6/30/00
13 13 Armageddon BV $36,089,972 17.9% 3,127 $11,541 $201,578,182 7/1/98
14 15 Apollo 13 Uni. $25,353,380 14.7% 2,197 $11,540 $172,071,312 6/30/95
15 14 Titanic Par. $28,638,131 4.8% 2,674 $10,710 $600,788,188 12/19/97
16 39 Testament Par. $317,996 15.6% 41 $7,756 $2,044,892 11/4/83
17 29 Alive BV $8,624,292 23.5% 1,132 $7,618 $36,733,909 1/15/93
18 16 Knowing Sum. $24,604,751 30.8% 3,332 $7,384 $79,957,634 3/20/09
19 21 Dante's Peak Uni. $18,479,435 27.5% 2,657 $6,955 $67,127,760 2/7/97
20 17 Contagion WB $22,403,596 29.6% 3,222 $6,953 $75,658,097 9/9/11
21 19 This is the End Sony $20,719,162 20.4% 3,055 $6,782 $101,470,202 6/12/13
22 23 Vertical Limit Sony $15,507,845 22.4% 2,307 $6,722 $69,243,859 12/8/00
23 18 Poseidon WB $22,155,410 36.5% 3,555 $6,232 $60,674,817 5/12/06
24 20 The Grey ORF $19,665,101 38.1% 3,185 $6,174 $51,580,236 1/27/12
25 28 The World's End Focus $8,811,790 33.9% 1,551 $5,681 $26,004,851 8/23/13
26 24 Volcano Fox $14,581,740 29.6% 2,774 $5,256 $49,323,468 4/25/97
27 42 It's a Disaster Osci. $15,305 25.2% 3 $5,102 $60,818 4/12/13
28 22 Into The Storm WB $17,346,427 37.4% 3,434 $5,051 $46,425,752 8/8/14
29 27 Daylight Uni. $10,015,875 30.3% 2,175 $4,605 $33,023,469 12/6/96
30 25 The Core Par. $12,053,131 38.6% 3,017 $3,995 $31,186,896 3/28/03
31 36 Meteor AIP $2,250,000 26.8% 575 $3,913 $8,400,000 10/19/79
32 26 Pompeii TriS $10,340,823 44.5% 2,658 $3,890 $23,219,748 2/21/14
33 30 Hard Rain Par. $8,009,024 40.3% 2,107 $3,801 $19,870,567 1/16/98
34 37 The Trigger Effect Gram. $1,887,791 52.1% 524 $3,602 $3,622,979 8/30/96
35 35 The Impossible LG/S $2,531,117 13.3% 808 $3,133 $19,019,882 1/11/13
36 32 White Squall BV $3,908,514 38.0% 1,524 $2,564 $10,292,300 2/2/96
37 34 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Focus $3,822,803 54.0% 1,625 $2,352 $7,078,738 6/22/12
38 38 When Time Ran Out WB $1,400,994 37.2% 677 $2,069 $3,763,988 3/28/80
39 31 Flight of the Phoenix Fox $5,019,430 23.9% 2,604 $1,927 $21,009,180 12/17/04
40 33 Firestorm Fox $3,849,308 47.1% 2,037 $1,890 $8,165,212 1/9/98
41 41 Aftershock (Tangshan Dadizhen) CL $19,329 30.7% 25 $773 $62,962 10/29/10
42 40 Aftershock RTWC $40,179 68.7% 110 $365 $58,510 5/10/13
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 36 titles):
$28,325,28924.3%2,723$10,402$116,333,841-

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Left Behind (2014) Free 10/3/14
San Andreas WB 6/5/15