'White House Down' and 6 Other Films That Destroyed the White House

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Seems our post-9/11 sensitivity has fallen by the wayside. For over a decade, Hollywood and audiences alike cringed at the idea of films that would destroy national landmarks (hell, The Day After Tomorrow merely froze them), but it seems society is ready to see Washington, D.C., up in flames once again. The very literal White House Down, in theaters Friday, is only the latest in recent years to see the titular landmark completely destroyed — read on to see what other films brought down the White House (ranked from least to most damage), and marvel at how aggressively post-9/11 films have done so.

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