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Person walking away from explosion like a badass


#1

i was thinking about how many friggin’ movies there are that have that infamous moment… an explosion in the background and someone walking away from it looking like a total badass.



some that i can name right off the bat



"Man on Fire"…Denzel walking away from a bomb he stick in a guys ass



"Shooter"…Mark Walhburg



and i dont know if this counts yet, but in the “Wolverine” teaser trailer he is doing this LOL, sad but true





i know you all can think of countless others…


#2

Banderas and Hayek do it in Desperado. There’s also a scene like that in Hell Ride. Haven’t watched the movie, but saw it in the trailer.


#3

From dusk til dawn has one too. This should be called ‘the infamous boom and walk scene’. There are just too many movies too list. I just had a ‘ConAir’ flashback. Malcovich walking away from an exploding plane with other convicts.



It’s as common as riding off into the sunset.


#4

It happens in Once Upon A Time In Mexico too, I guess Rodriguez loves it.



The total opposite - person running away from an explosion like a complete twat - is in Goodfellas ;D


#5

Hell Ride


#6

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From dusk til dawn has one too. This should be called ‘the infamous boom and walk scene’. There are just too many movies too list. I just had a ‘ConAir’ flashback. Malcovich walking away from an exploding plane with other convicts.



It’s as common as riding off into the sunset.
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Yeah but Con-Air was innovative in that it used the ‘boom and walk shot’ and the just about as cliche ‘run, boom/dive shot’ in the same scene. If that’s not considered genius film making then I don’t know what is.

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Hell Ride
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I’ve been downloading that movie for just about two days now and I’m still only at 64%. It better be one brilliant piece of cinema.


#7

The nurse-joker in The Dark Knight!


#8

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It happens in Once Upon A Time In Mexico too, I guess Rodriguez loves it.



The total opposite - person running away from an explosion like a complete twat - is in Goodfellas ;D
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How ironic: 2 of my favorite movies of all time…


#9

looks kinda cool but fake in welcome to the jungle, but the rock is a total badass while doing it :stuck_out_tongue:


#10

CSI Miami did it…



When ever I see this nowadays I can’t help but feel the filmmakers are trying too hard.



It’s never bothered me in a Rodriguez film though. And I’m sure theres a few other examples where it fits.



What’s the earliest example of this people can think of?


#11

Iron Man

From Dusk Till Dawn


#12

Dracula, Treehouse and a stick of Dynamite.



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Gotta love The Monster Squad ;D