Storm Chasing Movies

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Storm Chasing Movies

For Storm Chasing Movies, there is no limit to the creators talking about this feeling. We wrote about 25 of the best ones.

Titanic (1997)

Titanic
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates
Rated PG-13

Titanic is a 1997 epic romance-disaster film directed, written, and co-produced by James Cameron. A fictionalized account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, it stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as members of different social classes who fall in love aboard the ship during its ill-fated maiden voyage. The film follows the voyage from the perspective of the two lovers and showcases the destruction of the ship and its sinking in the Atlantic Ocean. The film also features a large ensemble cast, including Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Bill Paxton, Gloria Stuart, and Bernard Hill. Titanic was the first feature-length motion picture to use computer-generated imagery (CGI) to depict the sinking of the ship. It was also the most expensive film ever made at the time of its release and one of the highest-grossing films of all time. The film won 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Music (Original Song). It remains one of the most beloved films of all time.

Apollo 13 (1995)

Apollo 13
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Ron Howard, starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise
Rated PG

Apollo 13 is a 1995 American space docudrama directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise and Ed Harris. The film chronicles the ill-fated 1970 Apollo 13 lunar mission and is based on the book Lost Moon by astronaut Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger. The film follows the mission crew, Jim Lovell (Hanks), Fred Haise (Paxton) and Jack Swigert (Bacon), as they attempt to return to Earth following an in-flight explosion which cripples the spacecraft and endangers the lives of the crew. With the assistance of the ground crew, mission control and the engineers at NASA, the astronauts battle against time and make it back to Earth after a successful "splashdown". The movie highlights the teamwork, bravery and sacrifices made during the mission and celebrates the successful return of the crew.

Chasing Ice (2012)

Chasing Ice
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Jeff Orlowski-Yang, starring James Balog, Svavar Jónatansson, Louie Psihoyos, Kitty Boone
Rated PG-13

Chasing Ice is a 2012 documentary directed by Jeff Orlowski-Yang. The film follows photographer James Balog, who uses his Extreme Ice Survey to document the drastic changes occurring in our environment. Over the course of three years, Balog and his team of adventurers travel to some of the world’s most remote locations, capturing time-lapse images of glaciers, ice sheets, and icebergs and the devastating effects of global warming on the environment. Through stunning visuals and compelling interviews, Chasing Ice reveals the urgency of climate change and its devastating effects on our planet.

Airplane! (1980)

Airplane!
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Rated PG

Airplane! (1980), directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker, is a classic comedy that follows the misadventures of a jilted former fighter pilot, Ted Striker (Robert Hays), who is determined to save a passenger plane from crashing. He must battle his own emotional baggage while trying to land the plane safely. Along the way, he meets a quirky cast of characters, including an ex-pilot (Leslie Nielsen), a nun (Julie Hagerty), and a sea captain (Peter Graves). With the help of these characters, Ted must overcome his past and save the plane from certain disaster. The film is filled with hilarious gags and outrageous sight gags, making it a true classic of its genre.

Gravity (2013)

Gravity
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Alfonso Cuarón, starring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen
Rated PG-13

Gravity is a 2013 science fiction drama directed by Alfonso Cuarón. The film follows the story of astronaut Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) and veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney) as they undertake a space mission to repair the Hubble telescope. When their shuttle is destroyed by a rogue satellite, the two astronauts are left stranded in space with little hope of survival. Faced with numerous challenges, including an oxygen shortage, communication difficulties, and a dangerous trip back to Earth, the two must rely on each other to stay alive and ultimately find their way home. The film explores themes of loss, resilience, and the human spirit in the face of adversity.

United 93 (2006)

United 93
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Paul Greengrass, starring David Alan Basche, Olivia Thirlby, Liza Colón-Zayas, J.J. Johnson
Rated R

United 93 is a 2006 docudrama directed by Paul Greengrass about the events of September 11, 2001. It focuses on the passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked by four al-Qaeda terrorists and changed course for the nation’s capital. The film follows the passengers and crew on board the flight as they attempt to thwart the hijackers’ plans and ultimately crash the plane in a rural area of Pennsylvania, ensuring that their target would not be reached. The film combines actual audio recordings, interviews with crew and passengers’ families, and original footage to tell the story, and is considered one of the more accurate depictions of the events of that day.

Only the Brave (2017)

Only the Brave
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Joseph Kosinski, starring Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Connelly
Rated PG-13

Only the Brave is a 2017 American biographical drama film directed by Joseph Kosinski. It tells the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite team of firefighters from Prescott, Arizona, who risked their lives to protect the town of Yarnell, AZ from a raging wildfire in 2013. Starring Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, Taylor Kitsch, and Jennifer Connelly, the film chronicles the team's dedication and sacrifices to serve their community and stand tall in the face of danger. Through flashbacks, the film also shows the individual stories of the courageous men who risked their lives to protect the lives and property of their neighbors. Only the Brave is an inspiring and powerful tribute to the men who sacrificed their lives in service of others.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Rupert Wyatt, starring James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, Karin Konoval
Rated PG-13

Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a 2011 science fiction film directed by Rupert Wyatt. The story follows scientist Will Rodman who, while experimenting with a drug to cure Alzheimer's, inadvertently creates a species of intelligent apes that rise up against the human race. Will must battle the military and his own moral dilemma as he attempts to protect the apes from destruction. With the help of the intelligent ape, Caesar, Will works to prove that apes can be just as capable of reason and emotions as humans, ultimately leading to a revolution that will change the world forever.

The Impossible (2012)

The Impossible
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From J.A. Bayona, starring Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Oaklee Pendergast
Rated PG-13

The Impossible is a 2012 drama film based on the true story of a family who survived the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Maria (Naomi Watts) and Henry (Ewan McGregor) are on holiday in Thailand with their three sons when the powerful tsunami strikes, leaving them separated and struggling to survive. Maria and her eldest son Lucas (Tom Holland) are among the survivors, now faced with the challenge of finding each other while also struggling to survive in the face of immense destruction. In their desperate search for one another, Maria and Lucas rely on hope, faith, and the kindness of strangers to reunite the family and survive.

Downfall: The Case Against Boeing (2022)

Downfall: The Case Against Boeing
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Rory Kennedy, starring Donald Trump, Maria Bartiromo, Kevin Carney, Lester Holt
Rated PG-13

Sully (2016)

Sully
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Valerie Mahaffey
Rated PG-13

Speed (1994)

Speed
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jan de Bont, starring Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton
Rated R

Take Shelter (2011)

Take Shelter
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jeff Nichols, starring Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whigham, Tova Stewart
Rated R

Force Majeure (2014)

Force Majeure
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Ruben Östlund, starring Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren, Vincent Wettergren
Rated R

The King of Staten Island (2020)

The King of Staten Island
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Judd Apatow, starring Pete Davidson, Bel Powley, Ricky Velez, Lou Wilson
Rated R

Melancholia (2011)

Melancholia
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Lars von Trier, starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Alexander Skarsgård
Rated R

Deepwater Horizon (2016)

Deepwater Horizon
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Peter Berg, starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin, James DuMont
Rated PG-13

Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds (2020)

Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Werner Herzog, Clive Oppenheimer, starring Werner Herzog, Clive Oppenheimer, Simon Schaffer, Jon Larsen
Rated TV-PG

Contagion (2011)

Contagion
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Steven Soderbergh, starring Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow
Rated PG-13

The 33 (2015)

The 33
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Patricia Riggen, starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin
Rated PG-13

Armageddon (1998)

Armageddon
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Michael Bay, starring Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler
Rated PG-13

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Lorene Scafaria, starring Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Melanie Lynskey, Patton Oswalt
Rated R

Outbreak (1995)

Outbreak
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Petersen, starring Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey
Rated R

This Is the End (2013)

This Is the End
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen, starring James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel
Rated R

Ladder 49 (2004)

Ladder 49
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Jay Russell, starring Joaquin Phoenix, John Travolta, Jacinda Barrett, Robert Patrick
Rated PG-13

 



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