25 best movie explosions ever
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Like the rest of Tropic Thunder, the explosion scene is massively overblown. But in satirising the nature of movie pyrotechnics, it also supplies one of Hollywood’s best firework moments. How? A 450ft line of explosive pots and over a thousand litres of petrol and diesel creating a 1.25-second blast that reached 350ft into the air. Result.