The just-released trailer for the new Channing Tatum/Jamie Foxx thriller "White House Down" (and its depiction of a gunned-down, torn-up Oval Office) got us thinking about other times that national (and international) landmarks have fallen victim to Hollywood's penchant for blowing things up.

In honor of our train of thought, we decided to run down 10 of the best moments of monumental devastation. Asteroids, fireballs, UFOs, alien monsters, and flaming zeppelins -- they all hate giant things that look really good on postcards.

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White House Down
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