The Wave (movie, 2015)

The Wave ( Bølgen , literally “Wave”) is aNorwegiandisaster film directed byRoar Uthaug, released in2015. It is inspired by a true story about alandslidecausing atsunamithat killed forty people on the banks of thefjordin1934 1 .

The film was selected as input Norwegian for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88 th Academy Awards in 2016 2 .

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Gravity (movie)

Gravity , or Gravity inQuebec, is anAmerican-Britishspaceadventure filmwritten, produced, directed and edited byAlfonso Cuarón, released in2013.

The commander of the US Space Shuttle Explorer , Matt Kowalski ( George Clooney ) and the astronaut scientist Ryan Stone ( Sandra Bullock ), the only survivors of a space mission intended to repair the space telescope Hubble , trying to return to Earth in regaining first the International Space Station .

In 2014 , the film won seven Oscars, including Best Director for Alfonso Cuarón .

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Titanic (mini-series, 2012)

Titanic is a four-part television mini-series created by Nigel Stafford-Clark , written by Julian Fellowes , broadcast in 2012. One hundred years later, this series depicts the sinking of the Titanic that took place on April 15, 1912.

This is one of two very large budget series that was broadcast for the Centenary of the sinking of Titanic , the other being Titanic: Blood and Steel .

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Contagion (movie)

Contagion is an American – Emirati thriller directed by Steven Soderbergh , released in 2011 .


The rapid progression of a deadly virus kills infected people within days. As the epidemic spreads at high speed, the world’s medical community is trying to find a cure and control the panic that is spreading faster than the virus: people are fighting for survival in a society that is falling apart. Beth Emhoff, Mitch’s wife, returns from a trip to Hong Kong, where she contracted a virus. Epidemiologists identify him as the zero patient .

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World Invasion: Battle Los Angeles

World Invasion: Los Angeles Battle or Mission: Los Angeles in Quebec , is a science-fiction American film directed by Jonathan Liebesman and released in 2011 .

The introduction to the film evokes a real event called the Battle of Los Angeles that took place on February 25, 1942 , less than three months after the Pearl Harbor attack ofDecember 7, 1941: the DCA was fired for several hours, but the enemy identity has never been identified 1 .

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Transformers 3: The Hidden Face of the Moon

Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon ( Transformers: Dark of the Moon ) is amovieofscience fiction Americandirected byMichael Bay, produced bySteven Spielbergand released in2011.

It follows the previous installments in the series titled Transformers (2007) and Transformers 2: Revenge ( Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen , 2009). The film closes the first triology of the Transformers saga. A fourth film, Transformers: The Age of Extinction was released in July 2014.

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The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour or Twilight inQuebecis amovie Russo-Americanofscience fictiondirected byChris Gorakand produced byTimur Bekmambetov. It was released December 22, 2011 in Russia, December 25, 2011 in the United States and January 11, 2012 in France.

The film tells the story of a group of young people in Moscow trying to survive an invasion of invisible aliens.

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Transformers 2

Transformers 2: Revenge or Transformers : Revenge of theQuebec( Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ) is ascience fiction film Americandirected byMichael Bay, released in2009.

A sequel, Transformers 3: The Dark Side of the Moon ( Transformers: Dark of the Moon ) was released respectively in 2011 , constituting a first trilogy. A fourth film, Transformers: The Age of Extinction was released in July 2014 .

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Cloverfield is anAmerican filmdirected byMatt Reevesand released in2008. Written byDrew Goddard, the film tells the story ofNew York, ravaged by an unknown monster, in which Rob Hawkins and his friends are trying to survive. The film’s main actors areMichael Stahl-David,Mike Vogel,Jessica Lucas,Lizzy Caplan(nominated for theSaturn Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role),TJ MillerandOdette Yustman.

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The Day the Earth stopped (movie, 2008)

The Day the Earth Stood Still ( The Day the Earth Stood Still ) is a movie of science fiction US , remake of the eponymous film of 1951 , directed by Scott Derrickson on David Scarpa’s screenplay based on the original screenplay Edmund H. North, with Keanu Reeves , Jennifer Connelly , Kathy Bates and Jon Hamm . The film came out onin Belgium and France , and thein the United States .

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Resident Evil: Afterlife

Resident Evil: Afterlife or Resident Evil : The Beyond 1 inQuebecis ahorror film,actionandscience fiction German-French-Canadian-Americandirected byPaul WS Anderson, released in2010.

This is the fourth installment of the film series that draws in part from Capcom’s eponymous video games : Resident Evil

This is the first Paul WS Anderson film that focuses on 3D technology with an advertising campaign based primarily on it.

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Transformers (movie)

Transformers is an Americanscience fiction filmdirected byMichael Bayand released in2007. Produced byParamount Pictures, it is adapted from thehomonymous animation seriesbroadcast from 1984 to 1987.

Two sequels, Transformers 2: Revenge ( Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ) and Transformers 3: The Dark Side of the Moon ( Transformers: Dark of the Moon ) were released respectively in 2009 and 2011 , constituting a first trilogy.

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Sinking of Japan (movie, 2006)

Sinking of Japan ( 日本沈没 , Nihon Chinbotsu ? , Literally. The Submersion of Japan ) is a disaster movie Japanese directed by Shinji Higuchi released onin Japan. The film is adapted from Sakyo Komatsu’s novel published in 1973 .

This film is a remake of a movie of the same title directed by Shiro Moritani in 1973 , with Lorne Greene , Keiju Kobayashi , Hiroshi Fujioka and Ayumi Ishida .

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World Trade Center (movie)

World Trade Center is adisaster film dramatic Americandirected byOliver Stonebased on theattacks of 11 September 2001inNew York. The cast is composed ofNicolas Cage,Maria Bello,Michael Peña,Maggie GyllenhaalandMichael Shannon.

Filmed at man ‘s height, the film reactivates heroism by paying tribute to survivors and rescuers who risked their lives in toxic fumaroles, where the slightest precautionary principle would invite them to stay away. Twenty people could thus be saved.

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Titanic (movie, 1997)

Titanic is an American drama romance written, produced and directed by James Cameron , released in 1997 .

It tells the story of two young passengers of the liner Titanic in. One, Rose, is a first-class passenger who tries to commit suicide to free herself from the constraints imposed by her entourage, and the second, Jack, is a tramp on the third-class board to return to the United States . They meet by chance during the suicide attempt of Rose and live a love story quickly troubled by the sinking of the ship .

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The Titanic (mini-series)

The Titanic ( Titanic ) is an American mini-series of Robert Lieberman released in 1996 , produced by Hallmark Entertainment . The film tells the story of several passengers, some having really existed, others fictional, aboard the liner Titanic , and the shipwreck of the liner . The TV movie won the Emmy Award for best sound.

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Blade Background (movie, 1996)

White Squall ( White Squall ) is an American film from Ridley Scott released in 1996 . The film is adapted from the book The Last Voyage of the Albatross of Charles Gieg Jr. andFelix Sutton . Based on real facts, this book tells the tragedy of the Albatross sailboat : in 1961 , this ship sank abruptly off Florida , taking with it 6 of the 19 crew members. According to survivors’ testimonies, they were caught in an incredible storm, while the weather was excellent and calm. This weather phenomenon is called a white grain.

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Independence Day (movie, 1996)

Independence Day or the day of independence in Quebec (sometimes abbreviated ID4 ) is a science fiction film American directed by Roland Emmerich and released in 1996 . It tells the story of the invasion of aliens who plundered the Earth’s resources, before which groups of individuals and families flee and converge on the Nevada desert. With the rest of the American population, they hope to participate in a battle of last chance for the survival of the human species. Symbolically this battle takes place on July 4th, the day of the American National Day .

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Alert! ( Outbreak ) ( The Epidemic in Quebec ) is an American disaster film of 1995 , directed by Wolfgang Petersen . The film tells the story of an epidemic of deadly virus accidentally introduced in the small town of Cedar Creek (population 2,500, imaginary city) in California ( United States ).

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The Survivors (movie, 1993)

The Survivors ( Alive ) is an American film directed by Frank Marshall and produced by Kathleen Kennedy , released in theaters in 1993 .

Adapted from the bestseller namesake Piers Paul Read Survivors , he tells the crash of Flight 571 Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya relying on the testimony of survivors of the plane crash that killed 29 people and has known only 16 survivors.

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SOS Titanic

SOS Titanic is a TV movie US – UK from 1979 , directed by William Hale and David Janssen , with Cloris Leachman and Susan Saint James . It tells the story of the liner Titanicand its sinking in April 1912, through the eyes of passengers of first , second and third class .

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The Last Secret of Poseidon

Beyond the Poseidon Adventure ( Beyond The Poseidon Adventure ) is a disaster film American directed by Irwin Allen , released in 1979 . This is the sequel to The Adventure of Poseidon ( 1972 ). This film has a huge commercial and critical failure. This is Allen’s only disaster movie that has not had any Academy Award nominations .

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Atlantic, latitude 41 °

Atlantic, Latitude 41 ° ( A Night to Remember ) is a British film directed by Roy Ward Baker and released in 1958 . This adaptation of the book The Night of Titanic , written in1955 by the American historian Walter Lord , relates the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 . It is a reference film on this shipwreck, being based on the testimonies of about fifty survivors.

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Titanic (movie, 1953)

Titanic is an American film directed by Jean Negulesco and released in 1953 . It tells the stories of various fictional characters during the sinking of the ship Titanic occurred on. This Hollywood blockbuster has bold special effects for the time, and won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay . It is however little faithful to the reality, especially in comparison with Atlantic, latitude 41 ° , another film devoted to the subject , which leaves five years later.

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Titanic (movie, 1943)

Titanic is a German film by Herbert Selpin and Werner Klingler, released in 1943 .

This propaganda film , commissioned by Joseph Goebbels , depicts the sinking of the Titanic , a British transatlantic liner that struck an iceberg in April 1912. Behind the tragedy, the film aims to condemn the greed of the British owners of the ship through the character of Joseph Bruce Ismay who does not hesitate to launch his ship at full speed in the Atlantic Ocean in defiance of security. Conversely, Lieutenant Petersen, a German officer , opposes these methods and saves the owner of the ship in order to make him pay for his crimes in court.

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King Kong (movie, 1933)

King Kong is a fantastic film American in black and white and produced by Merian Caldwell Cooper and Ernest Schoedsack Beaumont on the screenplay by James Ashmore Creelman and Ruth Rose from an idea of Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace , starring Fay Wray in the role of an actress engaged by director Robert Armstrong and protected by sailor Bruce Cabot . Produced and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures , this film was released onin the United States , after a premiere at Radio City Music Hall in New York on March 7 , which was a huge success and launched the myth of King Kong in popular culture.

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The Ark of Noah (movie, 1928)

Noah’s Ark ( Noah’s Ark ) is an American film directed by Michael Curtiz , released in 1928 .

Probably the most spectacular film ever produced by Hollywood, with an epic staging on behalf of the Warner, which produces here one of the most gigantic films in its history. Some scenes are still today some of the most incredible ever projected on a screen.

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