Scene from Bad Boys 2KABOOM! What's the one thing that can turn a meandering action movie into an eyeball-busting extravaganza? No, not a strip scene, we're talking about the big fat movie explosion. That moment in a film which can throw our hero into jeopardy or take the villain out in a single second, either way, we're left leaving the cinema with our eardrums tingling for a week.

With that in mind, we feel it's high time to celebrate the greatest explosive movie moments ever. And, sorry Mr Emmerich, we're not including any Mother Nature caused calamity here, just old school stuff such as dynamite, guns, lasers, hand grenades, you know, the fun stuff.

Watch our ten favourite movie explosions after the jump...
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