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on 5 Jan 2011 03:53

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Patton Oswalt's 100 Favorite Movie Moments

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1. American Movie (1999)
Uncle Bill recording his lines.



People who added this item 363  Average listal rating (193 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.5 
2. Cat People (1942)
The night swimming sequence.


People who added this item 309  Average listal rating (222 ratings) 4.3  IMDB Rating 4.6 
3. Double Team (1997)
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Rodman, Mickey Rourke, and a tiger fighting in a minefield inside the Roman Coliseum at the end.


People who added this item 1042  Average listal rating (662 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.5 
4. Pet Sematary (1989)
Spina Bifida Sister.


People who added this item 60  Average listal rating (32 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 6.6 
5. Mad Monster Party? (1967)
The monsters getting their invitations during the opening credits.


People who added this item 691  Average listal rating (405 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
6. Blood Simple (1984)
The last eight minutes.


People who added this item 1216  Average listal rating (774 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.5 
7. Raising Arizona (1987)
The first fourteen minutes.


People who added this item 2935  Average listal rating (1933 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
8. Fargo (1996)
Frances McDromand's awkward "date."


People who added this item 3740  Average listal rating (2436 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
9. The Big Lebowski (1998)
Jeff Bridges explaining the "newest shit" in the back of the limo.


People who added this item 71  Average listal rating (42 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.1 
10. The Candidate (1972)
Robert Redford's on-air crack up.


People who added this item 495  Average listal rating (306 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
11. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Albert Finney getting ready for bed.


People who added this item 384  Average listal rating (235 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.9 
12. Repo Man (1984)
Zander Schloss singing "Feelin' 7-Up".


People who added this item 163  Average listal rating (96 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.8 
13. Breaking Away (1979)
Great movie dad played by Paul Dooley.


People who added this item 1130  Average listal rating (678 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
14. Sixteen Candles (1984)
Great movie dad played by Paul Dooley.


People who added this item 97  Average listal rating (49 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 6.9 
15. Hardcore (1979)
Peter Boyle negotiating his fee with George C. Scott.

Starts at 3:00 mark.

People who added this item 595  Average listal rating (428 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
16. Vacation (1983)
Chevy Chase crying in the desert with Anthony Michael Hall.


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17. Zig Zag (2002)
Scene-stealing performance in a film no one saw: Oliver Platt as "Toad".


People who added this item 226  Average listal rating (133 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.2 
18. Chopper (2000)
Great performance in a great film: Eric Bana.


People who added this item 254  Average listal rating (181 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.8 
19. Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Great performance in a good film: Jackie Gleason.


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20. Making the Grade (1984)
Great performance in a shitty film: Dana Olsen.


People who added this item 1450  Average listal rating (900 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
21. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
The news reports.


People who added this item 1359  Average listal rating (836 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
22. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Zombies prowling to the Muzak.

People who added this item 578  Average listal rating (362 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.3 
23. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
"Send more paramedics!"

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People who added this item 1771  Average listal rating (1151 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.4 
24. Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Celebrity target practice.


People who added this item 2483  Average listal rating (1661 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.1 
25. Blade (1998)
Blade's entrance at the blood rave.


People who added this item 2129  Average listal rating (1446 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
26. Con Air (1997)
John Malkovich's insane, Wile E. Coyote death at the end.

Starts at 0:50.

People who added this item 804  Average listal rating (569 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 5.9 
27. Broken Arrow (1996)
The gunman eating the dead man's candy bar.

People who added this item 3706  Average listal rating (2512 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.3 
28. Die Hard (1988)
Alan Rickman.


People who added this item 2487  Average listal rating (1380 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
29. Ed Wood (1994)
Bill Murray getting baptized.


People who added this item 188  Average listal rating (92 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating 8.4 
30. Le Trou (1960)
The sad, ironic final twist.

People who added this item 231  Average listal rating (147 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.7 
31. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
The funny, ironic final twist.

People who added this item 112  Average listal rating (68 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.6 
32. Charley Varrick (1973)
Joe Don Baker ordering breakfast at the whorehouse.


People who added this item 24  Average listal rating (12 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.3 
33. I Wake Up Screaming (1941)
Laird Cregar watching film of the dead woman.


People who added this item 49  Average listal rating (30 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
34. Phantom Lady (1944)
Ella Raines seducing Elisha Cook Jr.

People who added this item 179  Average listal rating (89 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.3 
35. Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
The final "frames."

People who added this item 1421  Average listal rating (977 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
36. Young Frankenstein (1974)
Gene Wilder's complete fucking meltdown.

People who added this item 63  Average listal rating (43 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
37. Full Contact (1992)
Bullet deflected with a bullet.

People who added this item 52  Average listal rating (24 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.8 
38. Mute Witness (1994)
Marina Zudina out running the hall lights.

People who added this item 527  Average listal rating (284 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.2 
39. Diabolique (1955)
Columbo's first "appearance."

People who added this item 150  Average listal rating (100 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.7 
40. Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
Don Cheadle's interrogation technique.

People who added this item 1975  Average listal rating (1312 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
41. The Thing (1982)
"You've gotta be fucking KIDDING!"
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42. One False Move (1992)
Bill Paxton's face when he overhears the two city cops making fun of him.

People who added this item 603  Average listal rating (346 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.9 
43. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
"We belong dead."

People who added this item 10  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.3 
44. Never Take Candy from a Stranger (1960)
The senile child molestor tracking the girl around the lake.
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People who added this item 62  Average listal rating (36 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 6.9 
45. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Peter Cushing's line, "PACK! We're LEAVING!"

People who added this item 63  Average listal rating (39 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.5 
46. The Big Combo (1955)
Hearing aid torture.

People who added this item 1092  Average listal rating (692 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 6.5 
47. Wild Things (1998)
The ending credit sequence.

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48. True Romance (1993)
Brad Pitt mumbling, "You condescend me. I'll fucking kill ya man."

People who added this item 1213  Average listal rating (669 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.5 
49. Cinema Paradiso (1988)
The reel of rescued kisses at the end.

People who added this item 1084  Average listal rating (780 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.6 
50. Commando (1985)
"Why don't dey just call him 'Girl George' and get rid of all dah CAHN-foo-shun?"


 

From when it was posted on Aint It Cool News many years ago:
"I thought you might like this list of my 100 favorite movie moments. I thought this mainly because my list kicks a lot of ass, and is no doubt better than any list you might start and abandon halfway through. Ahem. At any rate...run this, punk."

Posted on a Patton Oswalt Q&A message board:
"Here are 100 favorite movie moments of mine. I probably have 500 more. I tried to avoid any of the movies on the AFI List. Except for one, I think I did it. Enjoy:"


Please check out my other lists on Listal. My AMAZING UNDERRATED OBSCURE FILMS series has tons of other films in the Patton film geek vein.

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Posted: 3 years, 7 months ago at Jan 31 15:51
Some of them are just too obscure for me but some of them made me crack a smile thinking "Yes, of course! Definitely!"
Posted: 2 years, 3 months ago at Jun 19 1:31
Patton Oswalt said Wild Wild West is the worst movie he saw.

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