10 Most Memorable Scenes Of Famous Movies

These iconic scenes are the first thing you’ll remember when watching the movies.
posted on: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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What’s your favorite movie? I bet you would immediately remember these iconic and memorable scenes taken from famous movies:

1. Chestburster scene

Alien (1979)

In this famous scene, the victim, Kane, was attacked by a squid-like creature while investigating an alien spaceship. He survived with no apparent symptoms until…

2. King Kong climbing the Empire State Building

King Kong (1933)

The 1933 version of the movie uses the good old stop motion to animate King Kong. Now we have CGI to animate everything.

3. Bullet Time

The Matrix (1999)

Did you know that the term “Bullet Time” is a registered trademark of Warner Bros.?

4. Marilyn Monroe’s Subway Scene

The Seven Year Itch (1955)

The term “seven year itch” refers to the decline of happiness in a relationship after seven years of marriage. The Seven Year Itch is one of Marilyn Monroe’s most popular films, and the subway scene was refilmed several times before the director was satisfied with the result.

5. Boulder Scene

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Harrison Ford actually outran the boulder in the opening sequence of the first Indiana Jones film. Because the scene was shot twice from five different angles, he had to outrun it ten times. Ford’s stumble in the scene was deemed to look authentic and was left in.

6. Shower Scene

Psycho (1960)

This famous (or rather infamous) scene where the stabbing doesn’t look realistic was already considered brutal and gory at that time by critics and audience alike.

7. Across the moon

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

This movie by Steven Spielberg was the highest-grossing film of the 1980s, earning $792 million worldwide.

8. Rafiki presenting Simba to the Pride Lands

The Lion King (1994)

Did you know that The Lion King is the highest grossing non-3D film? The movie earned $980 million worldwide. The highest grossing 3D film is Frozen.

9. “I’m flying!”

Titanic (1997)

Directed by James Cameron, Titanic used to be the highest grossing film of all time, earning $2.1 billion worldwide. It was then surpassed by another James Cameron film, Avatar, which earned $2.7 billion worldwide.

10. “Here’s Johnny!”

The Shining (1980)

The line “Here’s Johnny!” was ad-libbed by Jack Nicholson in the film. The name of his character is John Torrance, but referred to as “Jack”.

What other famous movie scenes do you find memorable?