Watch how SPECTRE Broke A Guinness World Record


Not only has ‘SPECTRE’, the 24th James Bond adventure, proven a huge hit at the box office, it’s now broken a Guinness World Record.

It has been confirm that the Sam Mendes-directed film has made its way into the record books thanks to one of its epic set pieces. For it’s facility explosion the production earned the title of Largest Film Stunt Explosion.

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The stunt was filmed in June of this year in Morocco, where 8,418 litres of fuel and 33kg of explosives were used to generate the huge fireball we see in the finished movie.

The scene features current Bond Daniel Craig and leading lady Lea Seydoux in the foreground of the exploding buildings.

Speaking of the achievement, producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson said: “It is absolutely tremendous that the Guinness World Records have recognised Chris Corbould’s incredible work in Spectre in which he created the largest explosion ever in film history.”

Editor-In-Chief of the Guinness World Records, Craig Glenday, said: “The James Bond movies are synonymous with pushing cinematic boundaries.


“The scene featuring the world’s largest film stunt explosion is spectacular and will live long in the memory as one of the outstanding moments in the Bond franchise.”

So far, ‘SPECTRE’ has amassed almost $290 million since its début in the UK on 26 October, having only hit US cinemas on 6 November.

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Picture credit: Columbia Pictures