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    Best Scene in a Movie

    My favourite scene is Jack Nicholson's Diner Scene in "Five Easy Pieces". This movie could be Nicholson's best, although it was no box office blockbuster. There is another scene with his father which reveals why he became successful. The scene is available on youtube.

    What your favourite scene?

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    This film is so great that it leaves practically everything else, except for a handful of rare examples, as pathetic also rans. I had the privilege of meeting Joseph Cotton briefly at the National Film theatre in London; his performance in this scene reflects the mastery of the greatest film ever made even though the quality of the video extract is far from perfect.

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    All of Pulp Fiction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by papayahed View Post
    Seen this?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32lwKxakec8

    Towanda:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-b9Z3MYo2M0


    Stuck in the middle with you:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjoVt...eature=related

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    Quote Originally Posted by tonywalt View Post
    My favourite scene is Jack Nicholson's Diner Scene in "Five Easy Pieces". This movie could be Nicholson's best, although it was no box office blockbuster. There is another scene with his father which reveals why he became successful. The scene is available on youtube.

    What your favourite scene?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElNpwX_8YpQ
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    Fried Green Tomatoes - the parking space incident.
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    2001 A space odyssey - Final Scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXS8P0HksQo

    Deer Hunter - Russian Roulette scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPi2AetitZc

    The Dark Knight - Heath Ledger

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8PxG...eature=related

    Annie Hall - opening scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrxlfvI17oY

    I love that "the key joke about my adult life....."

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOLypkY8LMc

    Sunset Boulevard - I'm ready for my close up

    Robert Di Niro- Good Fellas (no words)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmF_P...eature=related

    Girl in Red Dress - Schindlers List

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1VL-...feature=relmfu

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    Those are all really, really good picks. I was expecting more foreign film, subtitles, artsy-fartsy mumbo-jumbo (especially from one in particular ).

    Here're two more that come to my mind, both from brilliant films that came out the same year:

    No Country for Old Men -- The coin toss scene. Seriously one of the tensest scenes ever.

    There Will Be Blood -- The baptism scene. It's just awesome, pure and simple.

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    I think Fosse choreographed and directed a number of the best scenes from musical films ever made.

    From Cabaret:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_D7AebhY4qg

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxmz3...eature=related

    Big Spender from Sweet Charity:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG3Vf...feature=fvwrel

    And from All That Jazz:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VfOh8bli3Y

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXXz6...eature=related
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    Excellent pick. I love that scene, the coin toss. So much tension through superb acting.

    Foreign films.

    I will pick one from each each side of me -Spanish Father and Italian Mother, plus they are both good films.

    Che. Idealista, pero inteligente. A trailer

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqTw2dtVQzw

    And Cinema Paridiso (yea I know a bit soppy, but damn good).

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6jGz...eature=related

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