Top 10 Movie Explosions
An action movie just isn’t the same without some pyromaniac-induced scenes. Months of planning and hundreds of explosives later, these movies’ explosions have made a name for themselves. Here are the Top 10 Movie Explosions that will have you feeling the heat from your couch seat:
10. Fight Club Ending
Project Mayhem comes to a wrap and the city that lead Tyler Durden’s journey of self-discovery crumbles from a series of explosions.
9. V for Vendetta
The final hurrah for the masked freedom fighter V is blowing up London’s Parliament building in a two-minute ensemble of fiery hell.
If you find yourself in a killer shark situation, you better have a pretty big weapon. Brody closes out the Jaws terror when he shoots the air tank in the ocean beast’s mouth and creates one of the best explosions in movie history.
There’s nothing like man against machine. Rambo locks and loads his weapon and starts firing off rounds at a chopper. After a series of rounds hit the chopper, the aerial machine explodes into a thousand pieces.
6. Die Hard
John just barely makes it out alive when Hans sets off all the explosives atop the Plaza. The top floors of the Plaza engulfs in flames in this epic burst of hellfire.
5. The Dark Knight
In this phenomenal blowout, the Joker walks away from the hospital as sequence of blasts annihilate the windows and walls of the buildings. The filmmakers wanted this explosion to be as real as possible, so they found an abandoned candy factory and destroyed it in this massive fireball.
4. Tropic Thunder
In this action comedy, an intense detonation occurs on the horizon when Danny’s pyro technician gets the chance to ignite this big boom in the jungle.
3. Independence day
Blocks of New York are wiped out when aliens invade in this action movie classic. An alien spacecraft hovers around the city, using it’s impressive laser to detonate buildings.
This explosion is one of those “bad movie but good explosion” types. This movie may have been painful to watch, but there is one moment of within this film where it may
have redeemed itself with a fiery disaster.
One of the greatest explosions in movie history happens right in Los Angeles. This nuclear holocaust may have just been in Sarah’s dream, but its still a gargantuan explosion heard around theatres.