12 Movie Sequences That Pack Quite a Punch

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From suspense to romance and action to comedy, movies evoke a variety of emotions within us. Every one has a film that’s left an indelible impression on their psyche.

Here are some film sequences that stuck with us, long after we left the theater.

1. Parasite

Parasite take us to unexpected and shocking places. This South Korean flick is a clever mix of hilarious-meets-disturbing, and nowhere is this more evident than in the eloquent peach fuzz sequence.

Plus, what viewer doesn’t appreciate watching a bit of trouble in paradise unfold?

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2. No Country For Old Men

Small talk leads to Chigurh deciding a potential victim’s fate with — you guessed it — the age-old toss of a coin.

Heads or tails?

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3. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Miles tells himself to take a literal and figurative leap of faith, leading to his greater self-confidence as Spider-Man.

4. Hereditary

Supernatural and psychological horror unfolds as a family’s matriarch lets her real feelings toward her son show over dinner.

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5. Casablanca

As the Nazis sing a patriotic tune, locals respond with “La Marseillaise” to drown them out.

Through this, each of the film’s main characters subtly lets the audience know where they stand.

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6. La La Land

Though Sebastian and Mia go their separate ways and find happiness they’ve longed for, the bittersweet epilogue shows what could have been between them.

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7. Ratatouille

Reviewer Anton Ego finds the right words as a rat *finally* finds his place in the kitchen.

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8. Crazy Rich Asians

A boatload of family drama, followed by one of the most stunningly breathtaking on-camera weddings you’ll ever see.

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9. Mulan

Mulan comes into her own as the Emperor and China itself acknowledge her gifts to its citizenry.

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10. Little Women

Jo laments a women’s place in the world and asks the age old question: Can she have both love and a career?

11. Jurassic Park

An attack from a T. Rex still brings the terror to audiences to this day. Imagine if dinosaurs were really alive!

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 12. Juno

Juno depicts not only an unexpected pregnancy, but all the confusing emotions and teenage hormones that come with it.

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Which movies are your favorites and what scenes resonated with you the most?

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