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Cool Movie Scenes

Sometimes a single movie scene is more powerful and artistic than most movies in their entirety. Sometimes a scene or two is all that remains memorable out of the entire movie. Presented below is a selection of cool movie scenes, according to various Deep Spirits, which still makes it a subjective list, but we hope you enjoy our choices... Make sure you see the other great movie scenes lists as well!

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Final Showdown

Directed by Sergio Leone
Genre: Western

"The Good The Bad and the Ugly" (1966)

"The Good The Bad and the Ugly" is one of Quentin Tarantino's all time favorite movies. If you are familiar with Tarantino's movies and you know Sergio Leone's, especially "The Good The Bad and the Ugly", then it is pretty self-evident. The music was composed by the legendary Ennio Morricone. Starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach.

"The Biggest Mexican I have Ever Seen"

Directed by Robert Rodriguez
Genre: Action/Thriller

"Desperado" (1995)

Simply one of the coolest opening scenes of all time.
Starring Steve Buscemi as the story-teller and Antonio Banderas as El Mariachi.

"I know Kung-fu"

Directed by the Wachowski Brothers
Genre: Science Fiction/Action

"Matrix" (1999)

"I know Kung-fu" - "Show me" Starring Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus (the teacher) and Keanu Reeves as Neo (the student a.k.a. the One)

"I'm in my Prime!"

Directed by George P. Cosmatos
Genre: Western

"Tombstone" (1993)

An original duel between Doc Holliday and Johnny Ringo, or Val Kilmer vs. Michael Biehn.


Directed by Tony Scott
Genre: Crime/Romance

"True Romance" (1993)

Going out in style. The script was written by Quentin Tarantino.
Starring Dennis Hopper and Christopher Walken.

Old Friends

Directed by Sam Pillsbury
Genre: Drama/Romance

"Zandalee" (1991)

Passion, jealousy and fast-paces boat rides on the Bayou don't mix.
Starring Nicolas Cage, Judge Reinhold and Erika Anderson.


Directed by Joel Schumacher
Genre: Drama/Thriller

"Falling Down" (1993)

The man just wants his breakfast. Starring Michael Douglas.

Now Drink

Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Genre: Adventure/Drama

"Cleopatra" (1963)

Forgiveness is important... Starring Elizabeth Taylor.

Job Interview

Directed by David Seltzer
Genre: Thriller/Drama

"Shining Through" (1992)

Witty dialogue! Based on a novel by Susan Isaacs, screenplay by David Seltzer.
Starring Melanie Griffith and Michael Douglas.

Thunderstorm Baseball

Directed by Catherine Hardwicke
Genre: Fantasy/Thriller

"Twilight" (2008)

Throw vampires, thunderstorm and baseball into the mix and surprisingly what came out was a really cool scene. Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and "family".

Competitive Planting

Directed by Ronny Yu
Genre: Action/Sport

"Fearless" (2006)

A man whose life revolved around being the best finds himself learning to appreciate the wind. Starring Jet Li.

Final Showdown

Directed by Sergio Leone
Genre: Western

"Once Upon a Time in the West" (1968)

Another classic showdown by Sergio Leone, the music was once again composed by Ennio Morricone. Starring Charles Bronson and Henry Fonda.

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