IMDb Polls

Poll: Going Up?

Which of these movie elevator scenes is the most memorable?

Discuss the list here

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    The Apartment (1960)

    CC and Miss Kubelik share a toast, she in the elevator and he in the hall
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    The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

    Dana and Marty take the tower of terror all the way to the underworld
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    The Departed (2006)

    Costigan and Sullivan take a ride down
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    Devil (2010)

    Taking a ride with the Devil!
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    Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)

    McClaine slowly realizes he's in an elevator full of disguised bad guys and dispatches them all before the doors open
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    Drive (2011)

    Driver kisses Irene, then stomps the stranger to death; Nicolas Winding Refn ODs on slo-mo
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    Elf (2003)

    Buddy pushes every button the Empire State Building's elevator before slipping out, to the consternation of the lone business man left behind
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    Fatal Attraction (1987)

    Alex and Dan have wild foreplay in the industrial elevator up to her loft
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    Five Corners (1987)

    Castro, Willie, Brita and Melanie go elevator jumping
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    Final Destination 2 (2003)

    When your head wants to go up but your body wants to stay down
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    Four Rooms (1995)

    Man and Wife slickly enter the elevator while doing a sizzling dance routine
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    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

    Johanna sleekly disrobes in front of Katniss, Haymitch and and Peeta
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    Inception (2010)

    Arthur uses the sleeping team (strapped together by phone wire), an elevator and explosives to create a kick
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    In the Line of Fire (1993)

    Leary and Horrigan in the great, glass elevator...aim high!
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    Liar Liar (1997)

    Unable to lie any longer, Fletcher tells his neighbor there are two very specific reasons everyone is being so nice to her
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    Lost in Translation (2003)

    Bob takes a ride with nine Japanese businessmen standing perfectly still, as he sways, head and shoulders, over them
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    Mission: Impossible (1996)

    The elevator and the top of the building meet, smooshing Jack between them
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    Pretty Woman (1990)

    Vivian is in awe of the elevator couch for two
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    The Shining (1980)

    Second Floor: Housewares, Ladies' Underthings, Torrent of Blood...
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    The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    Lecter is coming down in the elevator...or is he?
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    Speed (1994)

    Payne uses a full elevator of office workers as hostages
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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

    The T-1000 attacks Sarah, John and the T-800 from all sides of their elevator at the mental hospital
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    Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

    Millie and Miss Dorothy power the elevator with their tap dance (don't ask, we're sure it made sense in the Roaring Twenties)
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    The Usual Suspects (1995)

    Kobayashi and two body guards enter the elevator; only Kobayashi gets out
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    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

    Charlie, Grandpa and Mr. Wonka take the Wonkenator straight up through the roof and out of the factory
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    You've Got Mail (1998)

    Trapped in an elevator, Joe realizes he wants more from life than bratty Patricia

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