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No one expects natural disaster flicks to be realistic 100 percent of the time. As fun as it is to watch heroes escape from sprawling lava, jump from helicopters, sprint away from 100-foot waves, and hurdle cavernous crevices, it requires suspension of disbelief — in movies, it all works out in the end, science and realism be darned.

The lucky characters on this list escaped totally inescapable natural disasters, from -150 degree weather to seas of molten lava. While we can appreciate the hustle, we have to call it as we see it.

Keep reading to see who probably wouldn't have had a happy ending IRL.