Here's the deal, nature. I live and work in Washington, D.C. so I don't have to worry about the Earth's crust breaking apart under my feet. I put up with snow in the winter, oppressive humidity in the summer and swarms of lobbyists year-round in part for that simple comfort. I don't ask for much in life, but this is one of those things. So when I don't get the simple things that I want, I react in the only way I know how -- with gratuitous movie references.
In honor of the Great D.C. Quake of 2011, Screening Room brings you the nine of the most implausible natural disasters in movie history.