James Bond’s 24th cinematic outing had a tough act to follow after 2012’s Skyfall reinvigorated the series. Yet it exceeded expectations at the box office taking more than £41million in its first week of release.

Daniel Craig’s fourth appearance as everyone’s favourite secret agent, and his second film with director Sam Mendes, also broke another record during filming. As you’ll see from the the video below Mendes and his team were able to work in the biggest explosion in film history to his film, as verified by the Guinness World Records team.

8418 litres of fuel and 33kg of explosives were used in the Moroccan desert to create the impressive shot. Keen-eyed Bondians will remember the record-breaking stunt in Casino Royale as Bond’s Aston Martin cannon rolled through the air seven times.

Here’s the video,