The tension of the difficult conditions is one of the elements that makes the film interesting. No wonder many filmmakers present films about natural disasters, because this theme is indeed quite effective in presenting a thrilling atmosphere.
Today’s most popular movie streaming platform , Netflix, is not left behind either. The American company includes films with the theme of natural disasters into their menu. Among them are films on this list, all seven of which will successfully pump your adrenaline. What movies? Come on, take a peek at the list!
Lifting a romantic story in a tragedy, Adrift is one of the films about natural disasters that you must watch on Netflix. The film, which is based on a true story, is directed by Everest (2015) film director, Baltasar Kormakur.
The story focuses on Tami, played by Shailene Woodley and Richard, played by Sam Claflin, they are lovers who love adventure. One time, Tami and Richard had to experience an unfortunate incident while sailing on the ocean, their ship was hit by a big storm.
Owen Gleiberman of variety.com praised Shailene Woodley’s appearance in this film, the 1991-born actress was considered successful in playing the role of an ordinary woman with a wild spirit. According to Owen, Shailene has an instinct to make sensuality dramatic.
The Wandering Earth (2019)
The Wandering Earth or Liulang Diqiu is a Chinese sci-fi genre film that has become one of the most expensive films in the country. The film, which is based on a novel by Liu Cixin, is distributed to international markets by Netflix.
This blockbuster film, the land of bamboo curtains, is set in the future when the sun is dying and the earth is getting very cold. At that time, mankind lived underground while continuing to work hand in hand to move Earth to another galaxy.
Decorated with stunning CGI, this film is quite successful in showing the tension that occurs when the earth is about to reach the end of its age.
Katla is the first Netflix original series to come from a Nordic saga . Katla itself is the name of a volcano in southern Iceland which has not experienced a major eruption in the last century.
This series tells the mystery of what happened after a volcanic eruption. When the city is declared a danger zone and residents start evacuating, a young woman who has been missing for a year appears unharmed, even though she is presumed dead.
Those of us who live in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic will really relate to this film by Steven Soderbergh. Contagion , starring top actors such as Matt Damon,
Kate Winslet and Jude Law, tells a similar story.
A mysterious disease appeared in Hong Kong and spread rapidly throughout the world. Beth Emhoff (Gwyneth Paltrow) who went to Hong Kong on business was the first to be exposed. While in Hong Kong, he interacted with many people, which was the reason this fictitious virus spread.
This film was released in 2011 and has emphasized the health protocol. Regular hand washing and avoiding handshakes are recommended at Contagion . So it will be very interesting to watch it on Netflix in the current pandemic conditions.
The last on this list is filled by a Korean film called Pandora. This film tells the story of an earthquake that shocked the whole country because it contributed to the leak of a nuclear power plant.
The film, which is distributed to the international market by Netflix, is directed by director Park Jung Woo and stars well-known actors such as Ahn Dae Kyum, Baek Do Bin, Choi Seung Hoon. This film is also the last film of senior actress, Kim Young Ae, before she finally passed away due to pancreatic cancer she suffered for 5 years.