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Did you like “Don’t Look”? Here are other disaster films to discover!

Netflix gave subscribers this Christmas Eve sci-fi satire of the disaster “Don’t Look Up,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep.

In the plot, astronomy student Kate Dibiasky (Lawrence) and her teacher, Dr. Randall Mindy (DiCaprio), discover that a comet is about to collide with Earth, but no one seems to ‘worry about it. Alerting humanity to the fatal impact of a boulder the size of Mount Everest will not be easy. With the help of Dr Oglethorpe (Rob Morgan), they embark on a media tour of the office of indifferent President Orlean (Streep) and her sycophantic son Jason (Jonah Hill) on The Daily Rip, a morning comedy show. hosted by Brie (Cate Blanchett) and Jack (Tyler Perry). Just six months away from the crash, grabbing the attention of the media and a social media obsessed audience is proving to be an incredibly comical challenge – what will it take for the world to look up?

Directed by Adam McKay, the production pieced together the disaster movies and delivered a very fun and bizarre narrative – and, with that in mind, CinePOP has put together a short list of eight more titles in the genre for you to check out.

Check it out below and tell us which is your favorite:

25 years ago, the famous disaster film “Twister” made its debut on big screens around the world and has become one of the main symbols of the film genre in question. Starring Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Jami Gertz and Cary Elwes, the work focuses on a group of “storm chasers” attempting to deploy a tornado investigation device during a severe nature outbreak in Oklahoma .

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Where to watch: Prime Video

Volcanologist Harry Dalton arrives in the town of Dante’s Peak for an investigation. Four years earlier, an eruption in Colombia had killed his partner, Marianne. Harry believes the dormant volcano is about to become active, and his only ally in town is the mayor, Rachel Wando, whose family are among those at risk. It remains to be seen whether the title of the second best place to live in the world will be undermined by the threat of nature.

Where to watch: Telecine Play

A child astronomer (Elijah Wood) and his teacher accidentally discover that a comet 11,000 meters in diameter will collide with Earth, but one of the discoverers dies in a car accident. After a year, a journalist trying to investigate a possible sex scandal comes to the conclusion that “the lover” is the comet, which is about to crash into our planet. If this were to happen, the damage caused will be incalculable, and animal and plant life will soon cease to exist. However, a team of Americans and Russians plan to place nuclear detonators, to fragment the comet and save the Earth.

Where to watch: Star +

After a shower of small meteors that hit Earth (including New York), NASA realizes that a Texas-sized asteroid is on a collision course with our planet. The asteroid is approaching Earth at a speed of 35,000 km / h. and if the shock occurs, all life will cease to exist on Earth, just like that which wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. With only 18 days left for the Earth-Asteroid collision, the only possible solution is to send astronauts on a space shuttle to the asteroid’s surface and drill 800 feet there to place a nuclear bomb, detonating it. by remote control. To fulfill this mission, the most famous oil driller (Bruce Willis) is mobilized at great depths in the world, which requires training his team with technicians with unconventional behavior by government standards.

THE DAY AFTER (2004)

Where to watch: Star +

After climatologist Jack Hall (Denis Quaid) was totally ignored by UN officials when presenting his environmental concerns, his research came true when a huge storm developed, triggering catastrophic natural disasters around the world . Trying to join his son Sam (Jake Gyllenhaal), who is stranded in New York City with his other friends, Jack has to travel on foot from Philadelphia to get to Sam before it’s too late.

THE IMPOSSIBLE (2012)

Where to watch: Netflix

Directed by JA Bayona, the plot follows a family enjoying a winter vacation in Thailand. But on the morning of December 26, 2004, while he was enjoying this paradise after a beautiful Christmas night, a tsunami of devastating proportions struck the place, sweeping everything in its path. Separated into two groups, the mother and the eldest son will face desperate situations to stay alive, while elsewhere the father and his two youngest do not know if the other two are alive. It is then that they begin to live a tragic lesson in life, moved by the hope of reunion and mixing the most diverse feelings.

Where to watch: Netflix

Starring Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino and Alexandra Daddario – as well as a guest appearance by Grammy winner Kylie Minogue – “Earthquake: The San Andreas Fault” may have even been bombarded by pundits , but still worth a try. end the year having fun. In the plot, a massive earthquake hits California and forces Ray (Johnson), a firefighter specializing in helicopter rescues, to cross the state with his ex-wife (Gugino) to save his daughter Blake (Daddario) .

FINAL DESTRUCTION: THE LAST REFUGE (2020)

Where to watch: Prime Video

John Garrity (Gerard Butler), his ex-wife and son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-destroying comet advances toward Earth. Amid terrifying reports of destroyed cities, Garrity sees the best and the worst of humanity. As the countdown to the apocalypse nears zero, your incredible journey ends with a last-minute desperate flight to a possible refuge.

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