When “The Avengers” comes out May 4, not only will we get to see the Marvel crew finally assemble and Scarlett Johansson rocking a leather suit, but we’ll also get to see a lot destruction in the heart of the Big Apple.Between The Hulk smashing stone and military and alien spaceships blasting buildings, the previews show a path of destruction in New York City.
The Manhattan skyline often takes a beating in films, getting destroyed by tsunamis, alien attacks, fires and more.
In lieu of the film’s release next month, we compiled a list of other movies where New York gets visually torn apart.
HOW IT GETS DESTROYED: Missiles shoot down the Brooklyn Bridge; virus mutates mankind rendering the city ravaged.
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