100 Great Movie Moments

by Roger Ebert

Part 4

100 Great Movie Moments (unranked)
(Links are to "Greatest Films" reviews)
Description of Moment

61. Robert De Niro's transformation from sleek boxer to paunchy nightclub owner in "Raging Bull."

62. Bette Davis: "Fasten your seat belts; it's gonna be a bumpy night!" in "All About Eve."

63. "There's a spider in your bathroom the size of a Buick!" Woody Allen in "Annie Hall."

64. The chariot race in "Ben-Hur."

65. Barbara Harris singing "It Don't Worry Me" to calm a panicked crowd in Robert Altman's "Nashville."

66. The game of Russian roulette in "The Deer Hunter."

67. Chase scenes:

68. The shadow of the bottle hidden in the light fixture, in "The Lost Weekend."

69. "I coulda been a contender." Brando in "On the Waterfront."

70. George C. Scott's speech about the enemy in "Patton": "We're gonna go through him like crap through a goose."

71. Rocky Balboa running up the steps and throwing his hands into the air, with all of Philadelphia at his feet, in "Rocky."

72. Debra Winger saying goodbye to her children in "Terms of Endearment."

73. The montage of the kissing scenes in "Cinema Paradiso."

74. The dinner guests who find they somehow cannot leave, in Bunuel's "The Exterminating Angel."

75. A knight plays chess with Death, in Bergman's "The Seventh Seal."

76. The savage zeal of the Klansmen in Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation."

77. The problem of Hulot forgetting to close the seaside hotel's front door, allowing a tornadic wind to create havoc with a series of small but amusing annoyances, in Jacques Tati's "Mr. Hulot's Holiday."

78. "I am big! It's the pictures that got small!" Gloria Swanson in "Sunset Boulevard."

79. "Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore!" Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz."

80. An overhead shot beginning with an entrance hall, and ending with a closeup of a key in Ingrid Bergman's hand, in Hitchcock's "Notorious."

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