Explosions movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant explosions movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, realistic, suspense and rough films and TV shows about / with explosions, gunfight, chase, danger, dialogue, murder, mentor, brutality, weapons and betrayal plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, Germany, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as explosions: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), The Kingdom (2007), Deepwater Horizon (2016), The Expendables (2010), Transporter 2 (2005), Patriots Day (2016), Jack Reacher (2012), Die Hard 2 (1990), The Expendables 2 (2012), Death Race (2008).

List of explosions movies

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, sexy, entertaining, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, female protagonist, archaeology, adventure, treasure, kick-butt women, archaeologist, solar eclipse, strong female lead, artifact, tomb, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: cambodia, venice, iceland, egypt, siberia
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 7.0
 126K
The Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, terrorist, islamic terrorism, military, fbi, special agents, al qaeda, gunfight, bomb, deception, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, washington d.c., usa
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, inspirational, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, courage, oil rig, rescue, sea, trapped, evacuation, heroism, oil ...
Time: 70s, 2010s, year 2010, 21st century
Place: california, boston, louisiana
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 6.4
 347K
The Expendables (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Spain, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church ...
Style: brutal, bloody, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, martial arts, mercenary, tough guy, chase, machismo, fistfight, sniper, military, unstoppable, showdown, hotshot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: latin america, new orleans, somalia
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 6.3
 204K
Transporter 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Professional driver Frank Martin is living in Miami, where he is temporarily filling in for a friend as the chauffeur for a government narcotics control policymaker and his family. The young boy in the family is targeted for kidnapping, and Frank ...
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, fight scenes, car chase, car, kidnapping, martial arts, weapons, explosions, mentor, fight, race against time, driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, france, miami, usa
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 7.3
 104K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: intense, suspense, emotional, tense, factual ...
Plot: terrorism, gunfight, police, terrorist, fbi, tragedy, manhunt, explosions, investigation, chase, violence, courage ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, year 2013
Place: massachusetts, boston, california, usa
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 7.0
 343K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: loner, sniper, investigation, lone wolves, murder, crimes, tough guy, ex military, dishonesty, assassin, vigilantism, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, ohio, baghdad iraq
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 7.1
 363K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, airplane, christmas, airport, fight scenes, chase, lone hero, terrorism, police, one man army, police officer, fight ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, virginia, california, usa
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The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, ex military, mercenary, tough guy, tough heroes, hotshot, revenge, fistfight, battles, machismo, villain, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: europe, china, new orleans, paris france, nepal ...
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 6.4
 210K
Death Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized ...
Style: exciting, serious, visually appealing, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, car chase, car, car race, tough heroes, tough guy, race, prison life, survival, death, revenge, fight ...
Time: future, year 2012, 2010s, 2020s
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Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, terrorism, gunfight, lone hero, tough cop, car chase, police officer, fbi, computer hacker, chaos, hacking, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, maryland, los angeles, baltimore ...
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 8.2
 874K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gunfight, heist, terrorist, tough guy, christmas, one man army, police officer, terrorism, police, robbery, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.3
 365K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hostage, bomb, bus, highway, terrorism, unlikely partners, save the day, rescue, terrorist, chase, swat team, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: There is a sudden explosion at Tokyo Summit's giant Edge of Ocean facility. The shadow of Tōru Amuro, who works for the National Police Agency Security Bureau as Zero, appears at the site. In addition, the "triple-face" character is ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, psychological, neorealism, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: falsely accused, private detective, child as adult, time travel, murder investigation, terrorist attack, investigation, mafia, crimes, sleuth, uncover truth, escapades ...
Place: tokyo
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 5.6
 102
Chaco (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Argentina, Bolivia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In 1934, Bolivia is at war with Paraguay. Liborio and Ticona and other Bolivian indigenous soldiers are lost in the hell of the Chaco, under the commandment of German Captain Kundt. They're looking for the Paraguayan enemy that they ...
Style: captivating, intense, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, patriotism, explosions, defeat, wartime life, bittersweet, brutality, battles, wartime, war, death, military ...
Time: 20th century, year 1934
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 5.8
 2K
Viper (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Viper is an action-adventure TV series about a special task force set up by the federal government to fight crime in the fictional city of Metro City, California that is perpetually under siege from one crime wave after another. The weapon used by ...
Style: suspense, captivating, witty, realistic, exciting
Plot: police, peril, technology gone awry, deduction, explosions, crimes, partners, murder mystery, crime scene, inspector, characters in danger, fast car ...
Time: near future
Place: california
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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
Style: absurd, suspense, entertaining, epic, scenic ...
Plot: robot, transforming robot, alien, giant robots, dinosaur, culture clash, extraterrestrial, alien invasion, adaptation, revenge, alternate reality, survival ...
Time: future, middle ages, 2010s, year 2017
Place: tower bridge london, england, havana cuba, big ben london, washington d.c. ...
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Operation Red Sea (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China, Morocco, Hong Kong
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A squad of the Jiaolong Commando Unit - Sea Dragon, a spec ops team of the Chinese Navy, carries out a hostage rescue operation in the nation of Yewaire, on the Arabian Peninsula, and fiercely fights against local rebel groups and Zaka, a terrorist ...
Style: exciting, breathtaking, suspense, propaganda film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex special forces, chinese army, ship, nuclear, law enforcement, terrorism, war, arms dealer, save the day, group of criminals, helicopter, stereotypes ...
Place: somalia
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: ninja, chase, sewer, mutant, master warrior, news reporter, supernatural, superhero, martial arts, adventure, nunchaku, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2014, year 1999 ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 6.5
 121K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, protector, tough heroes, chase, single father, ex law enforcer, crimes, undercover cop, drug dealer, single parent, retiring, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey
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Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: exciting, intense, brutal, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, revenge, corruption, hitman, mercenary, organized crime, tough law enforcer, police corruption, death, betrayal, murder, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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 6.9
 58K
Traitor (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, twists and turns, religion, islam, bomb, cia, spy, faith, traitor, fbi, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
Place: london, africa, israel, middle east, sudan ...
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 5.7
 136K
Gamer (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mind-control technology has taken society by a storm, a multiplayer on-line game called "Slayers" allows players to control human prisoners in mass-scale. Simon controls Kable, the online champion of the game. Kable's ultimate ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, sexy, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, mind control, cyberspace, contests and competitions, computers and web, hacker, life & death, dystopic future, death, cyberpunk, superhero, virtual reality ...
Time: 21st century, 2030s, near future, future
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 7.0
 233K
Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: brutal, realistic, bloody, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violent, lone hero, one man army, rambo, mercenary, jungle, sniper, military, strong violent content, soldier, survival, warrior ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: burma, thailand, asia, arizona, southeast asia
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 6.4
 22K
Blue Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a helicopter so powerful and why it is such a secret.
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, conspiracy, surveillance, military, aviation, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, chase, car chase, terrorism, crimes, helicopter pilot ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, san francisco, usa
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Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An American with a Japanese upbringing, Chris Kenner is a police officer assigned to the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. Kenner is partnered with Johnny Murata, a Japanese-American who isn't in touch with his roots. Despite their ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, yakuza, gang, crimes, rescue, redemption, one man army, organized crime, buddy cop, samurai, interracial relations, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, asia, japan, usa
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 7.7
 254K
First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, gunfight, soldier, tough heroes, one man army, manhunt, police brutality, vietnam veteran, lone wolves, escape, humiliation, loner ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, washington state, usa, arizona
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Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Style: intense, harsh, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, one man army, chase, weapons, rambo, vietnam war, prison, heroes, soldier, brutality, military, ex special forces ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, arizona, asia, usa, russia
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 6.4
 74K
The Siege (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Style: suspense, intense, political, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, martial law, lone hero, fbi, conspiracy theory, military, siege, spy, white house, civil rights, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, middle east, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.2
 185K
Ronin (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, mercenary, car chase, mafia, car, cia, heist, spy, lone hero, irish, ira, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, nice france, europe, french riviera
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