Eight of the best movie moments compressed air gets your blood pressure up with laughter or fear with our pulse-o-meter rating
Iron Man 3
Tony stark’s cute kid sidekick has an air powered potato gun. Tony builds him a newer and better one to thank him for his help.
Laughter Blood Pressure Pulse-o-Meter: 64 Beats per Minute
The hilarious moment when the frat boys next door plant an airbag in Seth Rogen’s office chair shooting him into the ceiling.
Laughter Blood Pressure Pulse-o-Meter: 72 Beats per Minute
The golden moment when bruce dern’s grown up sons take the law into their own hands by stealing back their father’s air compressor.
Laughter Blood Pressure Pulse-o-Meter: 87 Beats per Minute
The robot voiced by William H. Macy that learns to be lethal with a deadly compressed air powered weapon that looks like a bit like a nerf gun.
Fear Blood Pressure Pulse-o-Meter: 110 Beats per Minute
Live and Let Die
James Bond forces Kananga to swallow a compressed air pellet used in shark guns, causing his body to inflate and explode.
Fear Blood Pressure Pulse-o-Meter: 123 Beats per Minute
No Country For Old Men
A deadly hitman uses a compressed air captive bolt pistol to kill the driver of a car he steals.
Fear Blood Pressure Pulse-o-Meter: 156 Beats per Minute
10 Cloverfield Lane
Imprisoned by the unstable John Goodman our heroine uses a can of compressed air to break a lock on her way to a terrifying freedom.
Fear Blood Pressure Pulse-o-Meter: 164 Beats per Minute
The heart pounding moment when Brody turns jaws into sushi by shooting the oxygen tank and blowing him up.
Fear Blood Pressure Pulse-o-Meter: 172 Beats per Minute