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Top 10 Movies That Destroy San Francisco

Top 10 Movies That Destroy San Francisco

In the movies, in every possible way, directors are trying to make damage as much as possible, destroy lot of cars or buildings, bridges and other structures. Destruction of San Francisco is the main idea in this post. This was This is attempted in many movies, but below is the list of top 10, most successful movies with this subject!
In this kind of films, the main attention is dedicated to destruction of the Golden Gate Bridge, which was destroyed in many creative ways by film directors. If you know a movie that deals with the same subject in the lead role, share this with us!

1. The Rock (1996)


More Alcatraz madness, this time it’s the site of a dangerous hostage situation, with 81 lives in jeopardy. Throughout, the Rock stands strong, but it’s a darned close call. And the car chase scene is one of the coolest ever.

2. Dirty Harry (1971)

Dirty_harryDirty Harry is filmed in 1971 and it’s American crime film produced and directed by Don Siegel, the first in the Dirty Harry series. Clint Eastwood plays the title role, in his first outing as San Francisco Police Department Inspector “Dirty” Harry Callahan.

Dirty Harry was a box office success and set the style for a whole genre of police films. The film was followed by four sequels: Magnum Force in 1973, The Enforcer in 1976, Sudden Impact in 1983 (directed by Eastwood himself), and The Dead Pool in 1988.

3. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

san-francisco-wreck-movie-3An alien named Gallaxhar detects the quantonium radiation emanating from Earth and deploys a gigantic robotic probe to find it and extract it from its source, Susan. After a botched attempt by the Presidentto make peaceful first contact with the robot, it begins destroying everything in sight, resisting all conventional military force used against it.  Arriving in San Francisco, Susan is chased by the robot across the city to the Golden Gate Bridge, where the monsters are able to defeat the robot, and to save bridge.

4. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

san-francisco-wreck-movie-4In a desperate quest to possess the cure for the X-Men’s mutant power forces, the Golden Gate Bridge is re-routed to Alcatraz, now being used as the site of a major pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. The troops guarding Alcatraz are armed with cure weapons while Magneto moves the Golden Gate Bridge to allow his army to reach the island.Neither monument is safe for long.

5. A View to a Kill (1985)

san-francisco-wreck-movie-5007 goes to San Francisco and investigates an oil rig owned by Zorin.The Golden Gate Bridge is once again a focal point for action. Zorin tries to kill Bond by flying him into the Golden Gate Bridge, but Bond manages to moor the airship to the bridge framework, stopping it from moving.

Improbable but true, Grace Jones saves Silicon Valley…

6. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
The film opens out in deep space, where a race of gelatinous creatures abandon their dying world. Pushed through the universe by the solar winds, they make their way to Earth and land in San Francisco. One of the worst things that could happen to the streets of San Francisco. Noise pollution.
7. San Francisco (1936)
Movies was based on the April 18, 1906 San Francisco earthquake. The film, which was the top grossing movie of that year, stars Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, and Spencer Tracy. The then very popular singing of MacDonald helped make this film a hit, coming on the heels of her other 1936 blockbuster.

8. The Core (2003)

After a series of strange events over the world connected by variances in the Earth’s electromagnetic field, experts learn that the rotation of Earth’s molten core is slowing down, leading eventually to the collapse of the electromagnetic fieldThe three develop a top-secret plan with the United States government to bore into the Earth’s core and plant a series of nuclear charges at precise points to restart the core’s motion and restore the field.
Meanwhile, on the surface, a patch of unfiltered sunlight  over San Francisco melts the Golden Gate Bridge.

9. Bullitt (1968)
Bullitt is probably best-remembered for its car chase scene through the streets of San Francisco, regarded as one of the most influential car chase sequences in movie history. The scene had Bullitt in a dark “Highland Green” 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 CID Fastback, chasing two hit-men in a “Tuxedo Black” 1968 Dodge Charger R/T 440 Magnum.
10. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
It’s released by Paramount Studios. It is the fourth feature film based on the Star Trek science fiction television series. It completes the story begun in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and continued in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. Intent on returning home to Earth to face trial for their crimes, the former crew of the USS Enterprise travels to Earth’s past in order to save their present from a probe attempting to communicate with long-dead humpback whales. It’s started with many real locations used as stand-ins for locations around San Francisco.

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