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Favourite scene in a particular movie

  • 12-09-2020 1:12am
    Registered Users Posts: 3,314 ✭✭✭Heckler

    I love Marty McFly and Johnny B. Goode from BTTF. Heat shootout. Close encounters lights and sound with the ETs.



  • Registered Users Posts: 4,001 ✭✭✭Padre_Pio

    Theoden speech at Pelennor Fields and Aragorns speeche at the Black Gate in Return of the King

  • Registered Users Posts: 13,010 ✭✭✭✭Dav010

    I’ll make him an offer he cannot refuse.


    Luca Brazi held a gun to his head and assured him either his brains or his signature would be on the contract.

    Same film.

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,726 ✭✭✭Rubberchikken

    Alfred hitchcock's rear window when the character Lisa is in the killers apartment explaining things to the police, she has her handa behind her back and she pointing out the dead woman's wedding ring on her finger - and the killer sees it and glances across to James stewart's apartment.

  • Registered Users Posts: 369 ✭✭arcticmonkeys

    This scene from the movie Come and See always kinda terrified me but also astounded me at the same time ,the fact that they were firing real guns was probably one of those reasons ...Bad dubbing excluded.

  • Registered Users Posts: 58,685 ✭✭✭✭Agent Coulson

    The final scene of The Thing between MacReady & Childs.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 16,994 ✭✭✭✭gammygils

    De Niro is brilliant in this. It was among the Italians. It was real greaseball shlt

  • Jodie Foster when she finds Catherine in Silence of the lambs and she's finding her way around the house in the dark with a gun, my heart thumps everytime I watch it.

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,383 ✭✭✭Be right back

    The flying bicycles scene in ET.

  • Registered Users Posts: 81,226 ✭✭✭✭biko

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,444 ✭✭✭Brief_Lives

    In the film The Crow, when Eric has his revenge on Tin Tin.

    "Victims, aren´t we all"

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  • Registered Users Posts: 59 ✭✭BrenMar

    Kristen Wiig's drunken scene on the plane in Bridesmaids.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,893 ✭✭✭Conall Cernach

    From Oliver the Eighth

    The King rides out scene from Excalibur

  • Registered Users Posts: 16,151 ✭✭✭✭astrofool

    Mad Max Fury Road when the war rig gets to breathe again (3:50):

    Interstellar docking scene:

  • Registered Users Posts: 734 ✭✭✭Aceandstuff

    The "I think I can put it back in" scene in Tropic Thunder.

  • Registered Users Posts: 257 ✭✭pinkfloyd34

    gammygils wrote: »
    De Niro is brilliant in this. It was among the Italians. It was real greaseball shlt

    only saw a documentary on Netflix about the mafia families in New York and thought of Good fellas but then realised good fellas is the story of them

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,680 ✭✭✭Patser

    Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse - the leap of faith scene. Especially that 2 second bit where it inverts and slows motions (52 seconds) - but the perfect music, comic book hints (Woooooo 1min34), animation and colours all perfect for best super hero movie out there

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,444 ✭✭✭Brief_Lives

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,890 ✭✭✭El Gato De Negocios

    The closing 10 minutes in Whiplash stuck with me and still does, zero dialogue but the tension is unbearably palpable.

    The ending of The Usual Suspects when the fax comes through and the cop realises Keyser Soze's identity via the flashbacks.

    The car scene in Se7en when Mills, Somerset and John Doe are on the way to the deserted road and John Doe ever so slightly loses his cool.

  • Registered Users Posts: 321 ✭✭Scribbler100

    To Kill a Mockingbird, "Stand up, Miss Jean Louise..."

  • Registered Users Posts: 39 Plode

    Several scenes in The Shining spring to mind:

    Jack at the bar in the empty ballroom;
    Jack in the bathroom with the butler;
    The person in the teddy bear suit;
    "All work and no play..." on the typewriter;
    Jack smashing through the door with axe...

    Wait a minute, the entire film is great scenes!

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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,629 ✭✭✭Man Vs ManUre

    The dinner table scene in django unchained was pretty good.

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,948 ✭✭✭Quantum Erasure

    "manoor, I hate manoor!"

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,217 ✭✭✭Wildsurfer

    Red walking down the beach to re unite with his friend Andy in Shawshank and the Lady in white scene from the Natural.

  • Registered Users Posts: 9,754 ✭✭✭dodzy

    “Get away from her you bitch!” - Ripley.

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,074 ✭✭✭Inviere

    The Empire Strikes Back - When Luke comes face to face with Vader for the first time. The lighting, sounds, set, just beautiful

    Return of the Jedi - Luke confronts Vader for the second and final time. Same again here with the music, lighting, set....but the bubbling undercurrent as the Emperor watches on, looking at his plan seemingly falling into place....the rebels battling the Empire fleet, the ground attack on the shield generator...all happening at the same time. This is what made Star Wars pure magic

  • Registered Users Posts: 28,363 ✭✭✭✭Turtyturd

    One that always stuck with me since I was a kid is ‘Where’s the goat?’

    Jurassic Park was the first movie I experienced first hand that transcended being just a movie and that scene was the highlight for me. It does such a good job of building the tension from the storm rolling in, the shaking water, the wires of the paddock snapping, and then the pay off with the T-Rex is perfect.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,988 ✭✭✭tastyt

    Always loved the scene in inglorious basterds where christoph waltz character comes to the house of the farmer he suspects of hiding Jews.

    You can feel the tension coming off the screen, brilliant acting, also done in a couple of languages

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,863 ✭✭✭mikhail

    So hard to pick just a few.

    The reveal of the real horror of Harmonica's back story in Once Upon a Time in the West. It lands like a punch. "Keep your loving brother happy."

    The Ecstacy of Gold scene in The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly. The cinematography, music, and Wallach's physical performance convey building excitement like nothing else I can think of.

    The scene in MASH where an officer barges into an operating theatre where Hawkeye and Trapper are working and demands to know who they are.

    Ash's final scene in Alien. "I won't lie to you about your chances, but you have my sympathies."

    The Wrath of Khan: Spock's self-sacrifice. "I have been, and always shall be, your friend."

    The Princess Bride: Inigo gets his revenge.

    Conan the Barbarian: King Osric meets the protagonists.

    The Iron Giant: "You stay. I go."

    Unforgiven: "I'll see you in hell, William Munny." "Yeah."

    The Matrix: The fight in the train station ending in the backflip onto the platform.

    Encounters at the End of the World: The suicidal penguin.

    Star Trek (2011): George Kirk's last stand. Pure melodrama, great action, and that final shot of the little specks of shuttles fleeing from the stricken Romulan ship backlit by a sun as the score swells ... this is peak blockbuster.

    Sunshine: Kaneda's sacrifice. Great score, huge stakes, but totally centred on character. Every single character is shown reacting differently.

    The interrogation in The Dark Knight. "You have nothing. Nothing to threaten me with. Nothing to do with all your strength."

  • Registered Users Posts: 16,994 ✭✭✭✭gammygils

    These always make me laugh........... I know I know

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  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 25,535 Mod ✭✭✭✭Dades

    Paddington 2 (just the best ever...)

    So many scenes, but I just love the "rogues gallery" scene where Lord Downton turns off the light instead of the mic.