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Ranking movies that destroy Los Angeles: Did 'San Andreas' do it best?
Ranking movies that destroy Los Angeles: Did 'San Andreas' do it best?

Hollywood loves to destroy Los Angeles — whether it's earthquakes, floods, aliens, nuclear holocaust or climate change. "San Andreas" is the latest L.A. disaster film. It look in $52 million at the box office. Here are some others: "Earthquake" (1974) Stars: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner The disaster: A massive earthquake flattens much of Los Angeles, toppling buildings and causing a dam to burst. A combination disaster movie and melodrama, the action follows a wide array of characters before and after "The Big One." Suspicious science: A seismologist predicts a major earthquake is coming. "Happy" ending: Heston's character...

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