Spectre Sets World Record For Largest Film Explosion Ever

Posted: Nov 11 2015, 2:26am CST | by , in Latest Movie News


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Spectre Sets World Record for Largest Film Explosion Ever
Credit: Guinness Book of World Records

The star Daniel Craig who plays Bond even accepted the Guinness World Records certificate.

On Monday it was announced Spectre has made name for itself in another way. The film set the record for the largest film explosion ever. The explosion occurs when Bond along with his paramour leaves a massive criminal facility.

The facility is in the middle of the desert and Bond detonates explosive charges destroying the whole thing. The resulting explosion is massive and of the first calibre.

The people at Guinness Book of World Records took note of the explosion. On Monday they announced Spectre has the largest stunt film explosion of all time. Yesterday Spectre actors Daniel Craig and Lea Seydoux came together. The stars were also joined by the producer Barbara Broccoli.

The trio received the official certificate from the Guinness committee. The title of the certificate is in the name of the special effects supervisor Chris Corbould. Chris Corbould is an Academy Award winning special effects and miniature effects supervisor.

The detonation happened in Erfoud, Morrocco. The explosion used 8,418 liters of kerosene along with 33 kilograms of powdered explosives. The explosion lasted for 7.5 seconds. The explosion generated a blast equal to 68.47 tonnes of TNT.

It appears the executives over at the studio are very happy with the title. According to them the Bond films always push cinematic boundaries. Spectre has also captured the imagination of global cinemagoers due to the phenomenal stunts. The scene of the explosion will undoubtedly go down in memory as an outstanding moment in Bond franchise.

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