Explosion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant explosion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, intense and tense films and TV shows about / with explosion, danger, death, dialogue, chase, catastrophe, mentor, murder, betrayal and vengeance plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as explosion: Homeland (2011), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Deepwater Horizon (2016), Apollo 13 (1995), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Tokyo Ghoul (2014), The Avengers (2012), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Person of Interest (2011).

List of explosion movies

 8.3
 276K
Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, explosion, investigation, espionage, marines, paranoia, danger, treason, intrigue, surveillance, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, langley virginia ...
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Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: serious, exciting, psychological, tense, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, fighting the system, murder, crime, master criminal, justice, mind game, prison, death, danger, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, chaos and mayhem, heroes, explosion, destruction, nuclear threat, criminal underworld, crime fighter, terrorist, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, pentagon, dungeon, italy
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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: factual, emotional, compassionate, intense, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, oil rig, trapped, explosion, survival, courage, sea, post traumatic stress disorder, self mutilation, employee employee relationship, moral dilemma, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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 7.6
 243K
Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, factual, clever ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: space travel, astronaut, survival, race against time, spacecraft, nasa, rescue, moon, space program, explosion, against the odds, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, florida, houston texas, wisconsin
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Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bomb, gold, explosion, deception, heist, gunfight, violence, danger, racial slur, race against time, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Czech Republic, Russia, India, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, mission, secret agents, undercover, skyscraper, explosion, teamwork, frame up, save the day, nuclear threat, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: dubai, hungary, russia, moscow russia, seattle washington ...
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 8.0
 25K
Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Ken Kaneki is a bookworm college student who meets a girl names Rize at a cafe he frequents. They're the same age and have the same interests, so they quickly become close. Little does Kaneki know that Rize is a ghoul - a kind of monster that ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bloody, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: danger, secret identity, supernatural, survival, murder, friends, deadly creature, supernatural ability, good versus evil, crimes, dark fantasy, youth ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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 8.1
 1.2M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, imaginary, giant, monster, alien invasion, teamwork, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, battleship, manhattan new york city
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, cia, military, terrorism, assassination, torture, espionage, track down, 9/11, explosion, al qaeda, terrorist group ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2005, year 2003 ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, langley virginia, poland ...
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, hacker, computer system, hi-tech, partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, secret, artificial intelligence, privacy invasion, inventions and discoveries, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.0
 32K
Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate, suspense
Plot: explosion, hospital, bombing, rehabilitation, terrorist bombing, conspiracy, investigation, physical therapy, husband wife relationship, friendship, saving a life, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
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We Were Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, vietnam war, military life, wartime life, death, heroes, battle, explosion, war, battle zone, behind enemy lines ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, iraq
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Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, rescue, hostage, explosion, violence, surveillance, deception, ransom, bomb, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
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 7.8
 587K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agent, british secret service, secret service, 007, explosion, secret service agent, secret agents, james bond, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: china, istanbul turkey, england, turkey, europe ...
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 9.5
 1.4M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, sexual, epic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, betrayal, incest, political intrigue, politics, adventure, king, palaces castles and temples, royal family, killings, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 5.9
 61K
Daylight (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, race against time, rescue, danger, explosion, trapped, daring rescue, save the day, dog, courage, helicopter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
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 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, military, betrayal, explosion, chases and races, crimes, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, mine, hong kong
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 6.9
 268K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, tense, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, chaos, lone wolves, christianity, warrior, future dystopia, brutality, danger, post apocalyptic, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, cross country, san francisco
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 7.6
 217K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, save the world, superhero, teleportation, villain, danger, heroic mission, family relations, secret, politician, good versus evil, psychic ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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 7.5
 448K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, suspicion, save the day, nuclear threat, imaginary, time loop, danger, race against time, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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 7.6
 388K
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Style: realistic, suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, marines, military, sniper, army, bomb, explosion, death, courage, iraq war, violence, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: iraq, middle east
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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, suspense, semi serious, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fbi, terrorism, hacker, car chase, explosion, surveillance, violence, bomb, one man army, chaos, hostage, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
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 8.0
 51K
Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, small town, apocalypse, chaos, secret, conspiracy, isolation, courage, leadership, danger, heroes, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: rescue, corruption, explosion, cia, warrior, sign language, cartel, violence, brutality, night vision binoculars, mission, interrogation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, somalia, mexico
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 7.9
 442K
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: entertaining, stylized, comic, epic, surprise ending
Plot: planet, superhero, female villain, supernatural power, warrior, goddess, battle, good versus evil, one against many, destruction, heroism, explosion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway
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Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, ...
Style: entertaining, funny, colourful, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: fireworks, ice age, crystal, volcano, meteor shower, explosion, prophecy, animals, talking animals, family, adventure, asteroid ...
Time: prehistoric, prehistoric times
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 6.5
 6K
Kursk (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, survival, politics, government, underwater scene, military, rescue attempt, death, fire, death of father, death of husband ...
Time: 2000s
Place: eastern europe
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Killing Gunther (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of eccentric assassins are fed up with Gunther, the world's greatest hitman, and decide to kill him – but their plan turns into a series of bungled encounters as Gunther seems to always be one step ahead.
Style: absurd, captivating, tense, cynical, bloody
Plot: shooting, murder, hitman, disguise, surveillance, explosion, smoking, drinking, vengeance, runaway, handgun, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: austria, chicago illinois
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: intense, exciting, comic, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, disagreement, supernatural power, revenge, brainwashing, teamwork, costumed hero, ex soldier, teenage hero, flying man, death of father, escape ...
Time: 2010s, year 1991, 1990s
Place: siberia, eastern europe, vienna, cleveland ohio, romania ...
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