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Films whose plots revolve around something huge, horrible, and natural heading towards the protagonists, and their reactions to it.
About half have the main characters trying to stop the disaster somehow, while the other half have them simply trying to survive. In both varieties, viewers are introduced to large casts that exist solely to be killed off in various ways by the disaster and its side effects. Meteors, tornadoes, earthquakes, volcanoes, and catastrophic climate change are among the popular subjects. People who watch these movies are typically Just Here for Godzilla. The genre became incredibly popular in The '70swith Irwin Allen became in famous for making a number of these movies.
Eventually, like all trends in Hollywood, it burned itself Disastermovie - Various - Streets , finally being killed when Airplane! Modern special effects Wig Job (Version 2) (Spindle Top Single 1929) - Harry Nilsson - Spotlight on New Nilsson Songs revive the disaster movie in The '90suntil certain events made scenes of cataclysmic destruction rather insensitive.
This aversion swiftly passed. Alien Invasion and especially kaiju movies tend to be very similar in tone to disaster movies, with their focus on destruction. Not to be confused Disastermovie - Various - Streets the Seltzer and Friedberg movie of the same name. Community Showcase More. Follow TV Tropes. You need to login to do this. Get Known if you don't have an account. Choose your doom. Show Spoilers. How well does it match the trope?