3x3: walks away from explosions

We describe our favorite examples of people walking away from explosions in movies at the 1:06 mark of the Qt3 Movie Podcast of The Lobster.

Tom Chick
3. Syriana
2. No Country for Old Men

  1. The Dark Knight

3. Goldfinger
2. The Dark Knight

  1. X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Kelly Wand
3. Fair Game
2. No Country for Old Men

  1. Terminator 2: Judgment Day

What are your favorite examples of characters walking away from explosions, and why did your choices make the list? Listen to the show and hear Kelly Wand read a bunch of listener submissions. Also, we hope you see The Lobster since it’s really good and really weird.

Send in your picks for next week’s topic (which is a very cool topic I’m super excited about) to [email protected].

Does Mad Max count? He doesn’t technically “walk away” but I think it’s the first time I saw the hero do that in a movie.

Zorg in The Fifth Element.

I don’t see him walking!

  1. From Dusk Till Dawn
  2. Desperado
  3. Iron Man

The Rock, in The Rundown, was always my favorite. “BOOM-shakalaka!

Chuck Yeager walking from the crash of his XF-104 in The Right Stuff.