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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 362  Average listal rating (192 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.5 
2. Cat People (1942)
The night swimming sequence.


People who added this item 307  Average listal rating (221 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 1038  Average listal rating (656 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.5 
4. Pet Sematary (1989)
Spina Bifida Sister.


People who added this item 58  Average listal rating (30 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 682  Average listal rating (400 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.7 
6. Blood Simple (1984)
The last eight minutes.


People who added this item 1210  Average listal rating (770 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.5 
7. Raising Arizona (1987)
The first fourteen minutes.


People who added this item 2915  Average listal rating (1917 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
8. Fargo (1996)
Frances McDromand's awkward "date."


People who added this item 3723  Average listal rating (2420 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 491  Average listal rating (304 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.3 
11. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Albert Finney getting ready for bed.


People who added this item 374  Average listal rating (226 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 6.9 
12. Repo Man (1984)
Zander Schloss singing "Feelin' 7-Up".


People who added this item 159  Average listal rating (92 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.8 
13. Breaking Away (1979)
Great movie dad played by Paul Dooley.


People who added this item 1124  Average listal rating (672 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 (47 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 593  Average listal rating (428 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
16. Vacation (1983)
Chevy Chase crying in the desert with Anthony Michael Hall.


People who added this item 18  Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.1 
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 252  Average listal rating (179 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 1441  Average listal rating (893 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
21. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
The news reports.


People who added this item 1348  Average listal rating (828 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
22. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Zombies prowling to the Muzak.

People who added this item 576  Average listal rating (360 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 1761  Average listal rating (1148 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.4 
24. Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Celebrity target practice.


People who added this item 2472  Average listal rating (1655 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.1 
25. Blade (1998)
Blade's entrance at the blood rave.


People who added this item 2122  Average listal rating (1439 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 799  Average listal rating (563 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 3687  Average listal rating (2496 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.3 
28. Die Hard (1988)
Alan Rickman.


People who added this item 2483  Average listal rating (1372 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
29. Ed Wood (1994)
Bill Murray getting baptized.


People who added this item 186  Average listal rating (90 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating 8.4 
30. Le Trou (1960)
The sad, ironic final twist.

People who added this item 230  Average listal rating (146 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 (11 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 174  Average listal rating (87 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.3 
35. Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
The final "frames."

People who added this item 1413  Average listal rating (969 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 522  Average listal rating (279 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 1966  Average listal rating (1302 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
41. The Thing (1982)
"You've gotta be fucking KIDDING!"
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People who added this item 67  Average listal rating (31 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.2 
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 598  Average listal rating (342 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 1089  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 1203  Average listal rating (665 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 (777 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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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 6 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, 2 months ago at Jun 19 1:31
Patton Oswalt said Wild Wild West is the worst movie he saw.

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