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Poll: Spoofed Movie Moments

It's often been said that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. So basically, if you find one of your own movie scenes the subject of occasional parody, in our books, you've made it.

These are among some of the most iconic scenes in movies that, because of their immense popularity and influence, have been repeatedly parodied in pop culture. These films, and more specifically these scenes, will therefore forever be etched in our hearts.

Which of these oft spoofed movie moments is your all-time favorite?

After voting, you may discuss the poll here.

Make Your Choice

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    The shower scene.

    From Psycho (1960).

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    Robert De Niro in Taxi Driver (1976)

    The "You talkin' to me?" scene.

    From Taxi Driver (1976).

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    Jack Nicholson in The Shining (1980)

    The "Here's Johnny!" scene.

    From The Shining (1980).

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    Keanu Reeves in The Matrix (1999)

    The bullet dodge.

    From The Matrix (1999).

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    David Prowse in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    The "I am your father!" scene.

    From Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980).

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    Colin Clive and Dwight Frye in Frankenstein (1931)

    The "It's alive!" scene.

    From Frankenstein (1931).

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    "Godfather, The" Marlon Brando, James Caan

    Granting favors on wedding day scene.

    From The Godfather (1972).

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    Sylvester Stallone in Rocky (1976)

    The training montage.

    From Rocky (1976).

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    Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Margaret Hamilton, Jack Haley, and Bert Lahr in The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    The "I'm melting!" scene.

    From The Wizard of Oz (1939).

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    Donald Pleasence in You Only Live Twice (1967)

    Blofeld and cat.

    From You Only Live Twice (1967).

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    Al Pacino in Scarface (1983)

    The "Say hello to my little friend!" scene.

    From Scarface (1983).

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    Battleship Potemkin (1925)

    The Odessa steps.

    From Battleship Potemkin (1925).

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    "A Clockwork Orange" Malcolm McDowell 1971 Warner

    The open-eyeballs therapy scene .

    From A Clockwork Orange (1971).

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    Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible (1996)

    The cable drop.

    From Mission: Impossible (1996).

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    Tom Cruise in Risky Business (1983)

    The underpants dance scene.

    From Risky Business (1983).

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    Deborah Kerr and Burt Lancaster in From Here to Eternity (1953)

    The beach kiss.

    From From Here to Eternity (1953).

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    Tom Cruise in A Few Good Men (1992)

    The "You can't handle the truth!" scene.

    From A Few Good Men (1992).

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    Jaws (1975)

    The shark fin in the water scene.

    From Jaws (1975).

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    Charlton Heston in Planet of the Apes (1968)

    The "You maniacs!" scene.

    From Planet of the Apes (1968).

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    Kevin Spacey in The Usual Suspects (1995)

    The twist ending.

    From The Usual Suspects (1995).

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