Greatest Film Scenes

and Moments

Greatest Film Scenes and Moments

Filmsite has compiled its own extensive collections of 'greatest scenes' material of the most famous, distinguished, unforgettable or memorable images, scenes, sequences or performances, many from the greatest films of all time.

This is an enormous collection of descriptions (with dialogue and selected screenshots) of the greatest film scenes and moments of all-time. It is not limited to 25, 50, or 100 selections, but hundreds. Included are memorable lines of dialogue (and famous quotes), fantastic visual effects sequences, scariest moments, best action scenes, ground-breaking moments, unusual entrances, intriguing and classic characters, fantastic performances, incredible moments of directorial flair, surprising revelations, unusually inventive images, great death sequences, examples of great script-writing, excerpts from controversial films, magical dance movements or musical songs, striking opening and closing scenes, and so much more.

(alphabetical by film title, illustrated)
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Greatest Film Moments and Scenes
Hundreds and hundreds of great scenes described with images

Intro | A1 | A2 | A3 | A4 | B1 | B2 | B3 | B4 | B5 | B6 | B7 | C1 | C2 | C3 | C4 | C5 | D1 | D2 | D3 | D4 | E
F1 | F2 | F3 | F4 | G1 | G2 | G3 | G4 | H1 | H2 | H3 | I1 | I2 | I3 | J | K | L1 | L2 | L3 | L4 | M1 | M2 | M3
| M5 | M6 | N1 | N2 | N3 | O1 | O2 | P1 | P2 | P3 | P4 | P5Q | R1 | R2 | R3 | R4
S1 | S2 | S3 | S4 | S5 | S6 | S7 | S8 | S9 | T1 | T2 | T3 | T4 | T5 | U | V | W1 | W2 | W3 | W4 | YZ

Other similar Filmsite sections include:

What is a 'Great Film Scene' or 'Great Film Moment'?

An Introduction to the Topic
Greatest Moments and Film Scenes Mini-Quiz (illustrated)

How Many Do You Recognize?
Tribute to the 100 Greatest Film Scenes

Extensive Descriptions of the Best 100 Film Scenes of All-Time

100 Most Iconic Film Images, Moments, or Scenes

Filmsite's Own Picks of the 100 Most Iconic Shots (plus 50 Honorable Mentions)

Filmsite's 'Best Of...' Film Scenes
Scariest Movie Moments and Scenes (illustrated)
Best Movie Death Scenes (illustrated)
Greatest Tearjerker Films, Moments and Scenes (illustrated)
Best and Most Memorable Film Kisses of All Time in Cinematic History (illustrated)
The History of Sex in Cinema (illustrated)
Greatest Movie Entrances of All-Time (illustrated)
Funniest Movie Moments and Scenes (illustrated)
Greatest Plot Twists, Spoilers, and Surprise Endings (illustrated)
Greatest Musical Song/Dance Movie Moments and Scenes (illustrated)
Greatest Classic Chase Scenes in Films (illustrated)
Greatest Disaster Film Scenes (illustrated)
Greatest Crowd Film Scenes (illustrated)
The Most Controversial Films of All-Time (illustrated)
Greatest Box-Office Bombs, Disasters, and Flops
Greatest Film Speeches and Monologues (illustrated)
Visual and Special Effects Milestones in Film History (illustrated)
Memorable and Great 'Chick' Flicks (illustrated)
Greatest James Bond Girls (illustrated)
Greatest Femmes Fatales in Classic Film Noir (illustrated)
Sexiest Films of All-Time (illustrated)

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Ranked James Bond Films
The Star Wars Saga: Reviewed and Ranked
Robots in Film (a comprehensive illustrated history)
Greatest War Films (illustrated)
Greatest Westerns (illustrated)
Alfred Hitchcock's Memorable Cameo Appearances (illustrated)
  Most Famous Film Director Cameos of All-Time (illustrated)

Other Greatest Film Scenes Compilations
Over the years, popular magazines and newspapers
have also compiled their own selections of greatest movie moments.

[Note: All of the selections in these listings
are included in Filmsite's selections and listings.]

100 Great Movie Moments (illustrated)

A textual list compiled by film critic
Roger Ebert in 1995
100 Years at the Movies

Dozens of clips of scenes
(identified) by Chuck Workman in 1994
Guardian Unlimited's 100 Film Moments
February 6, 2000 Edition
The Observer

100 Most Memorable Moments in Film History
EW's 100 Greatest Moments in Movies September 24, 1999 Issue

Entertainment Weekly

100 Greatest Moments in Movies (1950-2000)

100 Greatest Moments

Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Moments
March, 2003 Issue

Premiere Magazine

100 Greatest Movie Moments of All Time
(link unavailable)

TV Guide's 50 Greatest Movie Moments
March 24-30, 2001 Issue

TV Guide Magazine

50 Greatest Movie Moments of All Time (illustrated)

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