Tsunami as the largest natural disasters in the world always breaks tears. Nobody in this world can refuse if the disaster comes. The disaster usually killed people in a huge numbers. Therefore, the tsunami occurred in the world has attracted the attention of film makers to make the disaster into a film. Indirectly, the film helps us to know more about tsunami, what we should do when tsunami comes and how to survive in a tsunami.
Some of the tsunami films do not focus on the tsunami itself, but the story usually begin with the earthquake which triggered the tsunami. Since 1933, more than 20 films about tsunami had been made. In 1933, a film entitled Deluge was made. After that, another tsunami films followed. When Worlds Collide (1951), The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Meteor (1979), The Abyss (1989), Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997), Deep Impact (1998), The Perfect Storm (2000), Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), 10.5 (2004), Dasavathaaram (2008), Category 7: The End of the World (2005), Poseidon (2006), 10.5 Apocalypse (2006), Flood (2007), 2012 (2009), Haeundae/Tidal Wave (2009).
Some the films are made based on the true story of tsunami. But, some of them are not. But through the films of tsunami, we know a little bit about what is tsunami, why tsunami happens, and the instruction when we are in the situation of getting tsunami.