Explosive movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant explosive movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, intense, exciting and entertaining films and TV shows about / with explosive, violence, death, explosion, murder, dialogue, danger, vengeance, brutality and storytelling plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as explosive: The Specialist (1994), The Troops on Vacation (1970), The Hurt Locker (2008), Zero Day (2003), MI-5 (2015), Walled In (2009), Sudden Death (1995), Live Wire (1992), From Paris with Love (2010), Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012).

List of explosive movies

 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, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, explosive, assassination, haunted by the past, tough heroes, danger, deadly, rivalry, organized crime, police investigation, explosives expert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1994, year 1984
Place: florida, miami, usa
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The Troops on Vacation (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even allowed to do the simple works. But when one of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating
Plot: retirement, nothing goes right, goofy hero, save the day, colleague, amateur detective, memory loss, chases and races, disorder, gendarme, dull life, policeman uniform ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, cote d'azur ...
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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, military, marines, iraq war, sniper, violence, gulf war, bomb, army, desert, explosion, explosive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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 7.3
 4K
Zero Day (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vengeance, high school, violence, friendship, school shooting, gun, explosive, found footage, murder, best friends, suburbs, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
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 6.2
 18K
MI-5 (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, innocent person killed, kidnapping, explosive, escape, police, corruption, massacre, sabotage, conspiracy, one man army, disobeying orders ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, berlin germany, big ben london, moscow russia
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 4.8
 5K
Walled In (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Having finally secured her first assignment from her family's demolition business, Sam Walczak (Mischa Barton) is sent to supervise the destruction of an apartment house, only to discover a group of tenants still living in the condemned ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, architect, explosive, tenant, building, demolition, tomb, nightmare, blueprint, sex, darkness, blood ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.7
 30K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, one man army, terrorism, terrorist, vice president, explosive, stadium, race against time, ransom, secret agents, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, friendship, save the world, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, heroic mission, pride and honor, army, attack, magical ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 5.6
 3K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: senator, explosive, extramarital affair, bomb, terrorist, assassination, terrorism, police investigation, politics, bomb threat, government agency, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, undercover, hotshot hero, partners, danger, french, cia, chase, politician, pimp, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, pakistan
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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
Style: surreal, emotional, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: global warming, storm, hurricane, flooding, celebration, prehistoric creature, refugee camp, explosive, shrimp, crab, poverty, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, tokyo
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 7.1
 30K
First Reformed (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.
Plot: environmentalism, suicide, priest, church, minister, climate change, barbed wire, church choir, christian, environment, funeral, religious ...
Place: new york
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The Big Sleaze (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chuck Peterson is a young slacker with big dreams. Disowned by his family and ignored by his peers, he diligently pursues his dreams of writing a fantastic children's book to become famous and strike it rich. But due to a bipolar disorder and ...
Plot: beating, banana peel, sleaze, disneyland, children, casting, snuff, street art, shoplifting, banana, explosive, terrorist ...
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Killing Machine (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a gang of thugs brands a hard working truck driver a traitor and murders his bride, He retaliates by being even more violent than his attackers.
Plot: murder, revenge, mafia, terrorist, burned alive, violence, explosive, eta, road, plastic explosive, flashback, torture ...
Place: europe
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 6.4
 7K
Mr. Nice (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Biopic about 1970s Welsh marijuana trafficker Howard Marks, whose inventive smuggling schemes made him a huge success in the drug trade, as well as leading to dealings with both the IRA and British Intelligence. Based on Marks' biography with ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: drug dealing, prison, drug use, alias, terrorism, smuggler, cia, crimes, criminal heroes, ira, crime, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe, wales
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 6.2
 2K
Desert Blue (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay on the map. They end up staying longer than ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, road movie, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, desert, small town, friendship, fire, soda, ice cream cone, fbi, teenage life, explosive, bomb, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, texas
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 6.5
 115K
Savages (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Style: rough, serious, dark humor, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, rescue, crime, violence, drug dealing, love triangle, marijuana, widow, filmed killing, american abroad, one female two males threesome ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern california, california, mexico, usa, afghanistan ...
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 7.7
 14K
Sorcerer (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four criminals from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of unstable nitroglycerin across dangerous jungle.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, dynamite, existentialism, oil company, dangerous mission, rope bridge, danger, survival, race against time, redemption, explosive, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, nicaragua, new jersey, central america, paris france ...
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, sniper, conspiracy, surveillance, murder, terrorism, secret agents, analyst, terrorist, undercover, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, year 2001, 2000s ...
Place: russia, manhattan new york city, moscow russia, afghanistan, big ben london ...
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Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max Rockatansky returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre ...
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survivor, chase, violence, oil, bounty hunter, survival, feral child, motorcycle gang, truck, boomerang, dog ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: australia, middle east
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In China They Eat Dogs (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intent fast paced Danish dark comedy film about two separately motivated brothers who with their slightly psychopathic tendencies end up in a touchy situation. One brother gets in serious trouble after a bank robbery and begs the other brother ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, bank robbery, heist, poker game, cook, violence, robbery, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, hoodlum ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, asia, china, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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 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, special agents, fbi, track down, hunt down, team, chase, military, explosions, gunfight, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, usa, washington d.c., iraq
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Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks his superior officer, Sergeant Major Dickerson, with his irreverent take ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, radio, anti war, war, military, radio dj, oldies, verbal byplay, rebelliousness, rebellion, rock, vietcong ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, iraq
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Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, espionage, disguise, mission, secret, murder, spy, hospital, mask, secret agent, funeral, vatican ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: shanghai, berlin germany, hong kong, shanghai china, rome italy ...
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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, chase, survival, apocalypse, dark hero, desert, danger, dark future, post apocalyptic, chases and races, insanity, female warrior ...
Time: future
Place: australia
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 7.1
 232K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, thought provoking, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, survival, revolution, resistance, social differences, train, society, social class, human nature, revolt, winter ...
Time: future, 21st century
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The Belko Experiment (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: security guard, blood, blood splatter, gore, office, murder, violence, gun, meat cleaver, elevator, experiment, locked in ...
Place: colombia
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 6.0
 90K
Power Rangers (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our ...
Style: entertaining, colourful, surprise ending, funny, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero, transformation, good versus evil, reboot, superhero team, mentor, monster, teenage life, giant robots, fight scenes, teenager, high school ...
Time: prehistoric times, 2010s, prehistory
Place: mine
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 6.1
 520K
Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: entertaining, absurd, comic, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, secret mission, transformation, adventure, revenge, villain turns good, comics, batman, fight scenes, insanity, mission, weapons ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, louisiana, usa
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, absurd, entertaining ...
Plot: island, danger, death, self sacrifice, bomb, giant animal, survival, expedition, adventure, gunfight, jungle, gorilla ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, year 1944, year 1973, 20th century
Place: vietnam, thailand, bangkok thailand, washington d.c.
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