My 30 favorite film scenes

Favorite scenes or "shots", not many regulars of "favorite scene" lists though.
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1.
The Deer Hunter (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania. (183 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuGSXflBoWU
which contains a spoiler of the end ” - midyas096
 
2.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery. (161 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ ENDING SPOILER
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dM44eaasx0Y ” - midyas096
 
3.
Samurai Rebellion (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back. (128 mins.)
 
4.
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government. (121 mins.)
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oAtMMvnDy0 ” - midyas096
 
5.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns. (107 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6-NHK-GzwU ” - midyas096
 
6.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad. (175 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kD54-q1uFM

imo this is hands down the single greatest flashback scene in the history of cinema, even though you dont get to know Harmonicas father throughout the film to the point that you feel for him or for his son losing his father, the tones of Ennio Morricone really makes this scene emotional. ” - midyas096
 
7.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. (99 mins.)
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKKxfeNl4uk ” - midyas096
 
8.
Bronson (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson. (92 mins.)
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18Wv6nm1Qvw&list=PLPcJbARzy-UI4g8EMjACQe70-WK7enAIX

ALSO THE FIGHT THAT FOLLOWS ” - midyas096
 
9.
Mean Streets (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A small-time hood struggles with a moral crisis regarding his friends, family, business, and his conflicting religious beliefs. (112 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dM44eaasx0Y ” - midyas096
 
10.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
“ This is the best "revenge" scene ive seen in my life---
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frx95sCwyxo ” - midyas096
 
11.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. (154 mins.)
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYID_csTvos ” - midyas096
 
12.
Gangster No. 1 (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Chronicles the rise and fall of a prominent, and particularly ruthless English gangster. (103 mins.)
Director: Paul McGuigan
“ SPOILER IN VIDEO
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2Tgpgz6HWc ” - midyas096
 
13.
Breathless (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy. (90 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etLTKH1Nrjc ” - midyas096
 
14.
There Will Be Blood (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business. (158 mins.)
“ Spoiler
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzyDm-J065g ” - midyas096
 
15.
La Haine (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
24 hours in the lives of three young men in the French suburbs the day after a violent riot. (98 mins.)
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js2_hBDi2LI ” - midyas096
 
16.
Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
During the German occupation noble, bourgeois and worker's partisan groups lived in peace with another. On the first day of freedom they start to fight each other. In these fights is weaved a most tender love story. (103 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
“ SPOILS THE ENDING OF A CLASSIC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SVLVBWbEbU ” - midyas096
 
17.
Taxi Driver (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. (113 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9PCcx7i4xQ ” - midyas096
 
18.
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. (136 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ciq9ts02ci4 ” - midyas096
 
19.
Point Blank (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him. (92 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5im5K7M0yLo ” - midyas096
 
20.
Rio Bravo (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy. (141 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2ssbgThljU ” - midyas096
 
21.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ Spoiler
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlSQAZEp3PA ” - midyas096
 
22.
Paths of Glory (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them. (88 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPtVNDvwGMo ” - midyas096
 
23.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue. (116 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ A genius but pretty damn creepy scene
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKKxfeNl4uk ” - midyas096
 
24.
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Two unlikely prospector partners share the same wife in a California gold rush mining town. (158 mins.)
Director: Joshua Logan
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNvOl_Yml3U ” - midyas096
 
25.
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A young man struggles with the fact that his girlfriend was once raped. (90 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVIA1vqQfb8 ” - midyas096
 
26.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (117 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4ezPvzKe5M ” - midyas096
 
27.
Vertigo (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. (128 mins.)
“ Visually striking scene
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O888bu0QrMg ” - midyas096
 
28.
Adalen 31 (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers... (110 mins.)
Director: Bo Widerberg
“ imo the most realistic scene made on film
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYhsPx10Kls ” - midyas096
 
29.
Targets (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An elderly horror-film star, while making a personal appearance at a drive-in theatre, confronts a psychotic Viet Nam War veteran who's turned into a mass-murdering sniper. (90 mins.)
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DnVkK-6sPg ” - midyas096
 
30.
Hoodlum (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Black gangsters in 1930 Harlem fights Dutch Schultz who is trying to horn in on their numbers racket. (130 mins.)
Director: Bill Duke
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-UFfuiG1bM
Not a very appreciated nor known movie, but its simplicity is something films today could learn from ” - midyas096