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Poll: The 25 Most Influential Movie Scenes of the Past 25 Years

Vanity Fair's film critics made a list of 25 influential scenes in movies since 1995. Which scene is your favorite choice?

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    Annie Potts in Toy Story (1995)

    Playtime (opening scene)
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    Drew Barrymore in Scream (1996)

    The Cold Open
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    Leonardo DiCaprio and Danny Nucci in Titanic (1997)

    I'm King of the World
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    Julianne Moore in The Big Lebowski (1998)

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    Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Paschal Friel, Rolf Saxon, and Adam Shaw in Saving Private Ryan (1998)

    The Storming of Omaha Beach
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    Keanu Reeves in The Matrix (1999)

    Dodging Bullets
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    Heather Donahue in The Blair Witch Project (1999)

    Heather's Monologue
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    Christian Bale and Jared Leto in American Psycho (2000)

    Hip to Be Square
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    Chow Yun-Fat and Ziyi Zhang in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

    The Night Fight
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    Denzel Washington in Training Day (2001)

    King Kong Ain't Got Shit on Me (Alonzo's rant)
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    Gwyneth Paltrow and Luke Wilson in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

    Enter Margot (the slowmotion walk from the bus)
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    Michael Moore in Bowling for Columbine (2002)

    Moore vs. Heston
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    Andy Serkis in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    Gollum vs. Sméagol
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    Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson in Lost in Translation (2003)

    Famous Last Words
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    Diane Keaton in Something's Gotta Give (2003)

    Erica Writes a Play
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    Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

    The Chosen One
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    Steve Carell and Miki Mia in The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

    The Chest Wax
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    Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain (2005)

    I Wish I Knew How to Quit You
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    Julianne Moore, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Pam Ferris, Clive Owen, and Clare-Hope Ashitey in Children of Men (2006)

    The Ambush
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    Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Dano in There Will Be Blood (2007)

    I Drink Your Milkshake
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    Samuel L. Jackson in Iron Man (2008)

    But Wait... (post-credits sequence)
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    Gary Oldman in The Dark Knight (2008)

    The Hero Gotham Deserves
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    Kristen Stewart in Twilight (2008)

    When Edward Met Bella
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    Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson in Fast Five (2011)

    The Favela Chase
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    Zailand Adams in Get Out (2017)

    The Sunken Place

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