10 Things I Hate About You: Kat's poem.
12 Monkeys: Cole meets Jeffrey in the asylum.
A Few Good Men: The final courtroom showdown between Kaffee and Jessup.
2001: A Space Odyssey: Dave deactivates H.A.L.
48 Hrs.: The 'Black Russian' scene.
(500) Days of Summer: Tom's fantasy "greatest morning of all time" sequence.
A Serious Man: The enigmatic ending.
Abyss, The: Coming back to life.
Adaptation: Robert McKee rips Charlie at a McKee seminar.
Airplane: "Don't call me Shirley."
Alien: Alien kills Dallas in the air tunnels.
Almost Famous: The near plane crash.
Amadeus: Mozart dictates the "Requiem" to Salieri.
American, The: An assassin who thinks he is out of harm's way discovers otherwise.
American Beauty: A plastic bag dances in the wind.
American Psycho: It's 'Hip To Be Square'.
Apartment, The: A revelation via a broken mirror.
Argo: The crew goes on a 'location scout'.
Badlands: Kit and Holly dance to "A Blossom Fell".
Barton Fink: The opening scene establishes Barton's 'ordinary' world.
Basic Instinct: Is she or isn't she a psycho killer?
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America: The guys escape from the trunk of a moving car.
Beetlejuice: Dancing around the dining room table.
Before Midnight: The ending.
Being John Malkovich: The 7 1/2 floor introduction.
Big Lebowski, The: A case of mistaken identity.
Blade Runner: Like "tears in the rain."
Blood Simple: Ray buries Julian.
Cast Away: Wilson is lost.
Charade: Dyle vs. Scobie on a rooftop.
Chinatown: The ending.
Crying Game, The: Jody's escape attempt.
Day The Earth Stood Still, The (1951): The appearance of Gort.
Dead Poets Society: "O Captain! My Captain!"
Deerhunter, The: God Bless America.
Dog Day Afternoon: "Attica!"
Donnie Darko: Donnie deconstructs "Watership Down".
Double Indemnity: Keyes puts Neff in a sticky spot.
Election: Jim meets up with voter suppression.
Elephant Man, The: Psalms 23.
Erin Brockovich: The "waste of our time" legal meeting.
Fabulous Baker Boys, The: "Makin' Whooppee".
Fargo: Carl and Grimsrud are stopped by a state trooper.
Fast Times at Ridgemont High: Pizza with Mr. Hands.
Five Easy Pieces: The 'hold the chicken' scene.
Galaxy Quest: The cast meets the fans.
Ghostbusters: The Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man scene.
Godfather, The: The horse head scene.
Grosse Pointe Blank: Martin and Grocer meet in a diner.
Halloween: The Final Struggle between Laurie and Michael Myers.
Hanna: Hanna responds to questioning, then begins her escape from custody.
Hannah and Her Sisters: Mickey describes his suicidal encounter with a rifle.
Harold and Maude: Harold has a date.
Heathers: The ending.
High Fidelity: A cold open amidst a couple breaking up.
Insider, The: Bergman finds himself at a crossroads with his cohorts at CBS.
Iron Giant, The: When the Giant becomes "Superman".
It's A Wonderful Life: George asks God to "live again".
Jacob's Ladder: The creepy gurney scene.
Jerry Maguire: Dorothy joins Jerry in leaving the office.
L.A. Confidential: The Christmas beat-down.
Last of the Mohicans, The: Heyward's sacrifice.
Leaving Las Vegas: Sera wants Ben to see a doctor.
Limey, The: "You tell him I'm coming!"
Little Miss Sunshine: Olive finally gets a chance to do her dance number.
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior: Deaths, a boomerang, and an ultimatum.
M*A*S*H: The Last Supper.
Magnolia: The frog storm.
Marty: The ending.
Moonstruck: The meaning of life wrapped around "get in my bed."
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: Lost cause.
Network: The assassination of Howard Beale.
No Country for Old Men: Chigurh makes an old man flip a coin to decide his fate.
Notting Hill: The last brownie.
O Brother, Where Art Thou?: The Sirens.
Out Of Sight: Foley and Karen in the car trunk.
Panic Room: Mother and daughter enter the 'panic room'.
Pan's Labyrinth: Ofelia meets Faun and moves from the Ordinary World into the Extraordinary World.
Philadelphia: Andrew meets Joe about his case.
Pi: Something about a drill...
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl: Compare endings from early draft and movie.
Planet of the Apes: The famous final scene.
Platoon: A brutal, but memorable scene.
Predator: The Final Struggle.
Princess Bride, The: The "Mawidge, the bwessed awwangement" scene.
Pretty Woman: The final set of scenes to cap off the story's romance.
Psycho: The truth about mother.
Raising Arizona: The distinctive 10-minute opening.
Rebel Without a Cause: The "chicken" scene.
Rocky: Rocky decks Apollo Creed.
Rocky Horror Picture Show, The: Let's Do the Time Warp Again!
Rushmore: The revenge sequence.
Say Anything: The boom box scene.
Schindler's List: The girl in red sequence.
Scream: The opening.
Searchers, The: Ethan returns home to a gruesome discovery.
Se7en: The climatic stand-off at the end.
Sex, Lies and Videotape: Graham tells Ann about the nature of his videotapes.
Shining, The: Wendy discovers what Jack has been writing.
Silverado: Fun establishing action scene.
Talented Mr. Ripley, The: Murder on a boat.
Terminator, The: The arrival of the cyborg from the future.
Thelma & Louise: The ending.
There's Something About Mary: The hair gel scene.
Thin Man, The: It's Christmas morning for Nick and Nora... and an air rifle.
Third Man, The: The final scene where Anna passes Martin "without a glance."
Tootsie: Michale learns no one will hire him.
Toy Story: The opening.
Traffic: An assassination in the desert.
Truman Show, The: Truman talks to 'God'.
Unforgiven: The big shootout.
Up: Carl and Ellie's marriage sequence.
Usual Suspects, The: The last sequence in which all is revealed.
V For Vendetta: V's speech to the world.
Verdict, The: Frank's summary argument before the court.
Vertigo: Scottie's dream.
Wag the Dog: Moss and Breane hatch a 'war'.
Wall-E: Wall-E and Eve 'define' dancing.
Witness: Where young Samuel witnesses a crime.
Wizard of Oz, The: The demise of the Wicked Witch.
Young Frankenstein: Puttin' on the Ritz.
Zombieland: Opening scene.
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