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, suspenseful, entertaining, rough, realistic and serious films and TV shows about / with explosions, chase, fight scenes, weapons, dialogue, gunfight, vengeance, helicopter, mentor and lone hero plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
explosions
 419
explosions movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as explosions: Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), Transporter 2 (2005), Die Hard 2 (1990), The Expendables (2010), The Kingdom (2007), Jack Reacher (2012), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), Armageddon (1998), Last Action Hero (1993), Quantum of Solace (2008).

List of explosions movies

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: surprise ending, cliffhanger, entertaining, absurd, idiotic ...
Plot: robot, end of the world, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, knight, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, revenge, survival ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages, future
Place: england, havana cuba, jordan, south dakota, chicago illinois ...
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 178K
Transporter 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, 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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, lone hero, martial arts, chases and races, danger, race against time, war on drugs, chase, virus, deadly virus, antidote ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, florida, france
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 310K
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, terrorism, airport, lone hero, gunfight, save the day, danger, chase, airplane, one man army, master criminal, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 305K
The Expendables (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, bloody, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, sniper, escape, martial arts, gunfight, chase, partners, master warrior, heroic mission, cia, fist fighting, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: latin america, somalia
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 7.0
 112K
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, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, fbi, special agents, chase, track down, team, hunt down, torture, loss of friend, deception, disfigurement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, usa, washington d.c., iraq
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 281K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, sniper, murder, drifter, investigation, ex military, lone wolves, crimes, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
Is relevant ?
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, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, artifact, treasure, heroic mission, fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, archaeology, archaeologist, female protagonist, solar eclipse, time travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, siberia, cambodia, egypt
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 367K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, save the world, self sacrifice, nasa, astronaut, outer space, asteroid, adventure, heroic mission, fate of humanity, end of the world, apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, shanghai, pentagon, washington d.c. ...
Is relevant ?
Last Action Hero (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, surreal, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, magic, fantasy world, gunfight, magical object, child's point of view, cartoon cat, projectionist, ticket, heroes, miraculous event, explosions ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, year 1993, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, vengeance, secret service, espionage, betrayal, interrogation, 007, undercover, spy, james bond, cia, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: bolivia, haiti, austria, russia, italy ...
Is relevant ?
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: propaganda film, exciting, breathtaking, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: propaganda, law enforcement, ex special forces, nuclear weapon, terrorism, save the day, group of criminals, arms dealer, ship, gunfight, stereotypes, explosions ...
Place: somalia
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 711K
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heist, fbi, christmas, hostage, save the day, marital problem, race against time, terrorist, gunfight, confined, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 7.2
 299K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostages, bomb, danger, rescue, bus, hijacking, save the day, unlikely partners, ransom, twists & turns, terrorism, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
Is relevant ?
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, gunfight, machismo, master warrior, violence, village, sniper, airplane, asian woman, beard, villain, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012, 80s
Place: albania, mine, europe, paris france, nepal
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 255K
Con Air (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hijacking, airplane, helicopter, one man army, master criminal, convict, prison, machismo, confined, law enforcement, tough heroes, war hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, california, san francisco
Is relevant ?
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, rough, witty, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fbi, terrorism, hacker, car chase, explosion, surveillance, violence, bomb, one man army, chaos, kidnapping, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
Is relevant ?
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jonathan Ecks, an FBI agent, realizes that he must join with his lifelong enemy, Agent Sever, a rogue DIA agent with whom he is in mortal combat, in order to defeat a common enemy. That enemy has developed a "micro-device" that can be ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, assassination, government agency, vengeance, tough heroes, special agents, danger, manhunt, gunfight, stylized violence, lone hero, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver british columbia canada
Is relevant ?
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, car chase, one man army, nuclear threat, courthouse, bomb, escape, heroes, whistleblower, heroic mission, partners against crime, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, langley virginia, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, ridiculous, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, robot, killer robot, military, good versus evil, sun, artifact, symbol, androids and robots, tank, benign alien, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, stone age, 2000s, prehistoric times
Place: egypt, battleship, paris france, jordan, shanghai china ...
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 43K
Hard Boiled (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A cop who loses his partner in a shoot-out with gun smugglers goes on a mission to catch them. In order to get closer to the leaders of the ring he joins forces with an undercover cop who's working as a gangster hitman. They use all means of ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, mafia, mexican standoff, undercover, massacre, smuggling, arms smuggling, fighting crime, gangsters, hitman, gory, arms dealer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia
Is relevant ?
Collateral Damage (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, revenge, fbi, explosion, investigation, heroes, deadly, vigilantism, race against time, danger, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: colombia, washington d.c., latin america, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 186K
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, suspenseful, serious, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, prison, ex convict, contests and competitions, violence, prison life, police brutality, chases and races, corruption, tough guy, survival, criminal\'s rights ...
Time: future, year 2012, 2020s, 2010s
Is relevant ?
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, comic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, danger, soldier, military, heroic mission, future dystopia, terrorist, government, attack, gunfight, world domination, person on fire ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1600s
Place: egypt, japan, moscow russia, paris france, arc de triomphe paris ...
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 5.5
 58K
The Specialist (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 110 min.
Story: May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of ...
Style: sexy, serious, tense, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, explosive, assassination, tough heroes, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, rivalry, organized crime, explosives expert, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, year 1984, 1990s
Place: usa, miami, florida
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 108K
Rambo III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, kidnapping, one man army, freedom fighter, russian, daring rescue, heroic mission, master warrior, state affairs, captivity, confined, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, thailand, middle east, soviet union ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 26K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, terrorism, psychopath, stalking, anarchist, investigation, race against time, government agency, criminal's revenge, vengeance, master criminal, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 85K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, helicopter, desert, gunfight, terrorism, betrayal, explosion, chases and races, crimes, race against time, escapades, military ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, mine, hong kong
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 8K
Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: South Africa, USA, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, one man army, assassination, soldier, russian, agent, adventure, state affairs, politics, military, mission of murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 110K
Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, mountain climbing, rescue, forces of nature, climbing, money, rocky mountains, save the day, one man army, escapades, disorder, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Is relevant ?
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Barney, Christmas and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks, who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill… or so he ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, arms dealer, revolver, battle, hospital, rescue mission, cia, ex military, heroes, partners, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: moscow russia, mexico, bucharest, romania, wyoming
Is relevant ?