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 realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough and intense films and TV shows about / with explosive, explosion, danger, death, violence, chases and races, murder, rivalry, vengeance and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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explosive movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as explosive: The Specialist (1994), The Troops on Vacation (1970), Zero Day (2003), MI-5 (2015), Walled In (2009), Sudden Death (1995), The Lost World (2001), Live Wire (1992), The Hurt Locker (2008), From Paris with Love (2010).

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, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, explosive, assassination, haunted by the past, tough heroes, rivalry, danger, deadly, organized crime, explosives expert, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1984, 1990s, year 1994
Place: miami, florida, 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, goofy hero, save the day, chases and races, nothing goes right, memory loss, colleague, disorder, amateur detective, dull life, gendarme, police ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, cote d'azur ...
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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, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vengeance, high school, friendship, violence, murder, found footage, school shooting, explosive, gun, rivalry, kids in trouble, friends ...
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, race against time, corruption, conspiracy, police, massacre, one man army, explosive, kidnapping, sabotage, innocent person killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, moscow russia, berlin germany, big ben london
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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: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, suicide, tomb, nightmare, architect, darkness, tenant, explosive, sex, building, demolition ...
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: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, ransom, race against time, one man army, stadium, explosive, vice president, terrorist, crimes, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, jungle, rivalry, dangerous animal, escapades, heroic mission, love triangle, danger, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
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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, epic, captivating, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, friendship, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, save the world, pride and honor, heroic mission, 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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, bomb, senator, extramarital affair, terrorist, explosive, undercover, partners, master criminal, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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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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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, undercover, partners, danger, hotshot hero, chase, spy, heroic mission, cia, tough heroes, law enforcement ...
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: emotional, surreal, bleak, touching, stylized ...
Plot: storm, global warming, poverty, boat, african american, single parent, fish, evacuation, explosive, refugee camp, celebration, prehistoric creature ...
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, climate change, barbed wire, church, minister, suicide, priest, church choir, widow, alcoholic, faith, christian ...
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, gay, children, snuff, casting, street art, shoplifting, banana, explosive ...
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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: violence, murder, revenge, terrorist, burned alive, mafia, truck driver, explosive, eta, truck, driver, 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: stylized, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, ira, alias, drug use, prison, cia, terrorism, smuggler, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, partners in crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, road movie, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, desert, small town, friendship, fire, fbi, ice cream cone, soda, teenage life, small town life, toxic, 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, stylized, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, kidnapping, rescue, drug dealing, crime, violence, organized crime, mob boss, woman in danger, american abroad, filmed killing, drug lord ...
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: psychological, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: jungle, danger, survival, existentialism, rope bridge, dangerous mission, dynamite, oil company, escapades, mission gone awry, chases and races, low lives ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, sniper, espionage, terrorism, conspiracy, surveillance, murder, helicopter, race against time, undercover, analyst, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2001 ...
Place: russia, pennsylvania, moscow russia, manhattan new york city, afghanistan ...
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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, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survivor, survival, chase, good versus evil, violence, oil, gang, loner, motorcycle gang, truck, feral child ...
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, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, bank robbery, heist, poker game, cook, gangsters, crime gone awry, violence, robbery, disorder, dishonesty, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, asia, china, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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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, fbi, special agents, chase, track down, team, hunt down, torture, loss of friend, evidence, disfigurement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, washington d.c., usa, 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, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: vietnam war, radio, radio dj, anti war, war, military, rebellion, rebelliousness, rock, radio show, impossible love, media ...
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mission, disguise, espionage, secret agents, secret, spy, gunfight, murder, treason, helicopter, nurse, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: shanghai, rome italy, washington d.c., hong kong, berlin germany ...
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 6.7
 51K
Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: absurd, suspense, macabre, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: paratrooper, fascist, nazi, war, violence, zombie, supernatural, wartime, brutality, soldier, danger, survival ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, normandy
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 4.6
 758
Shark (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gunrunner loses his cargo near a small coastal Sudanese town so he's stuck there. When a woman hires him to raid a sunken ship in the shark-infested waters, he sees a chance to compensate for his losses. He's not the only one.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, ship, rivalry, shark, shark attack, betrayal, ocean or sea, village, obsessive quest, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east
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 6.3
 19K
Cleanskin (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While working undercover as a bodyguard to arms dealer Harry, former-soldier-turned-secret-service-agent Ewan survives a bloody shootout with a member of an Islamic terrorist cell who steals Harry's briefcase full of Semtex explosives and ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, manhunt, danger, society, rivalry, agent, obsession, deadly, fighting crime, crimes, secret agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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Take a Hard Ride (1975)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, gambling, murder, desert, explosion, gatling gun, horse chase, gunfighter, fistfight, gunslinger, gunfight, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico, mine
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The Bullet Train (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 152 min.
Story: One of the Japanese Shinkansen “Bullet Trains” is threatened with a bomb that will explode automatically if the train slows below 80 km/h, unless a ransom is paid. Police race to find the bombers and to learn how to defuse the bomb.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, train, speed, crimes, save the day, chaos and mayhem, confined, danger, law enforcement, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
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