A Storm Is Coming: The 20 Most Epic Rain Fights In Film And TV

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In the cinematic world, everything is more dramatic when it happens in the rain. Fighting, whether fist to fist or thousands of swords upon thousands of swords, takes on a whole new life of its own in the rain. Everything becomes more urgent, more uncertain, more suspenseful. Some of the most iconic on-screen show downs have happened in the rain, from television’s Lost to the unforgettable Matrix Revolutions and Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

With a natural tendency towards more dramatic sound effects, and water spraying about as fist meets face, fighting in the rain has more opportunity for an epic aesthetic than regular boring old dry fighting. We think we hear the rain calling murder! From the Rains of Castamere to the original rainy fight scene in Seven Samurai check out our collection of the most epic rain fights in our gallery. And so it begins…