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Genres

Disaster

1979-Present



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 37 Meteor American International Pictures $2,250,000 26.8% 575 $3,913 $8,400,000 10/19/79
2 13 Armageddon Buena Vista $36,089,972 17.9% 3,127 $11,541 $201,578,182 7/1/98
3 29 Alive Buena Vista $8,624,292 23.5% 1,132 $7,618 $36,733,909 1/15/93
4 33 White Squall Buena Vista $3,908,514 38.0% 1,524 $2,564 $10,292,300 2/2/96
5 42 Aftershock (Tangshan Dadizhen) China Lion $19,329 30.7% 25 $773 $62,962 10/29/10
6 28 The World's End Focus Features $8,811,790 33.9% 1,551 $5,681 $26,004,851 8/23/13
7 35 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Focus Features $3,822,803 54.0% 1,625 $2,352 $7,078,738 6/22/12
8 2 The Day After Tomorrow Fox $68,743,584 36.8% 3,425 $20,071 $186,740,799 5/28/04
9 7 Independence Day Fox $50,228,264 16.4% 2,882 $17,428 $306,169,268 7/3/96
10 24 Volcano Fox $14,581,740 29.6% 2,774 $5,256 $49,323,468 4/25/97
11 32 Flight of the Phoenix Fox $5,019,430 23.9% 2,604 $1,927 $21,009,180 12/17/04
12 34 Firestorm Fox $3,849,308 47.1% 2,037 $1,890 $8,165,212 1/9/98
13 31 Left Behind (2014) Freestyle Releasing $6,300,147 44.9% 1,825 $3,452 $14,019,924 10/3/14
14 38 The Trigger Effect Gramercy $1,887,791 52.1% 524 $3,602 $3,622,979 8/30/96
15 36 The Impossible Lionsgate/Summit $2,531,117 13.3% 808 $3,133 $19,019,882 1/11/13
16 20 The Grey Open Road Films $19,665,101 38.1% 3,185 $6,174 $51,580,236 1/27/12
17 43 It's a Disaster Oscilloscope Pictures $15,305 25.2% 3 $5,102 $60,818 4/12/13
18 3 World War Z Paramount $66,411,834 32.8% 3,607 $18,412 $202,359,711 6/21/13
19 5 War of the Worlds Paramount $64,878,725 27.7% 3,908 $16,601 $234,280,354 6/29/05
20 9 Noah Paramount $43,720,472 43.2% 3,567 $12,257 $101,200,044 3/28/14
21 11 Deep Impact Paramount $41,152,375 29.3% 3,156 $13,039 $140,464,664 5/8/98
22 14 Titanic Paramount $28,638,131 4.8% 2,674 $10,710 $600,788,188 12/19/97
23 25 The Core Paramount $12,053,131 38.6% 3,017 $3,995 $31,186,896 3/28/03
24 30 Hard Rain Paramount $8,009,024 40.3% 2,107 $3,801 $19,870,567 1/16/98
25 40 Testament Paramount $317,996 15.6% 41 $7,756 $2,044,892 11/4/83
26 41 Aftershock Radius-TWC $40,179 68.7% 110 $365 $58,510 5/10/13
27 4 2012 Sony / Columbia $65,237,614 39.3% 3,404 $19,165 $166,112,167 11/13/09
28 8 Godzilla Sony / Columbia $44,047,541 32.3% 3,310 $13,307 $136,314,294 5/20/98
29 19 This is the End Sony / Columbia $20,719,162 20.4% 3,055 $6,782 $101,470,202 6/12/13
30 23 Vertical Limit Sony / Columbia $15,507,845 22.4% 2,307 $6,722 $69,243,859 12/8/00
31 16 Knowing Summit Entertainment $24,604,751 30.8% 3,332 $7,384 $79,957,634 3/20/09
32 26 Pompeii TriStar $10,340,823 44.5% 2,658 $3,890 $23,219,748 2/21/14
33 15 Apollo 13 Universal $25,353,380 14.7% 2,197 $11,540 $172,071,312 6/30/95
34 21 Dante's Peak Universal $18,479,435 27.5% 2,657 $6,955 $67,127,760 2/7/97
35 27 Daylight Universal $10,015,875 30.3% 2,175 $4,605 $33,023,469 12/6/96
36 1 Godzilla (2014) Warner Bros. $93,188,384 46.4% 3,952 $23,580 $200,676,069 5/16/14
37 6 Gravity Warner Bros. $55,785,112 20.4% 3,575 $15,604 $274,092,705 10/4/13
38 10 The Perfect Storm Warner Bros. $41,325,042 22.6% 3,407 $12,129 $182,618,434 6/30/00
39 12 Twister Warner Bros. $41,059,405 17.0% 2,414 $17,008 $241,721,524 5/10/96
40 17 Contagion Warner Bros. $22,403,596 29.6% 3,222 $6,953 $75,658,097 9/9/11
41 18 Poseidon Warner Bros. $22,155,410 36.5% 3,555 $6,232 $60,674,817 5/12/06
42 22 Into The Storm Warner Bros. $17,346,427 36.4% 3,434 $5,051 $47,602,194 8/8/14
43 39 When Time Ran Out Warner Bros. $1,400,994 37.2% 677 $2,069 $3,763,988 3/28/80
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 37 titles):
$27,730,01524.4%2,699$10,274$113,600,396-

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
San Andreas WB 5/29/15
Deepwater Horizon LG/S 9/30/16