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Poll: Ordinary Object You'll Never See the Same Way Again?

One of the most obvious ways in which the power of cinema can be seen is the way in which even a single camera shot of a common object can change the thoughts and emotions evoked by that object because of its context in a film. What otherwise ordinary object will you never see in quite the same way as you did before seeing a particular film?

After voting, discuss here.

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    Christopher Walken in Pulp Fiction (1994)

    Gold watches after the scene in 'Pulp Fiction'
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    Wilson the Volleyball in Cast Away (2000)

    A volleyball, especially made by the Wilson company, since 'Cast Away'
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    Showers (especially in motels) since the scene in 'Psycho'
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    A glass of milk after the scene in 'Inglouious Basterds'
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    Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct 2 (2006)

    Ice picks after 'Basic Instinct'
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    Javier Bardem and Gene Jones in No Country for Old Men (2007)

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    Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    Butterflies and moths since 'The Silence of the Lambs'
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    2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

    A bone after the scene in '2001: A Space Odyssey'
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    Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump (1994)

    A box of chocolates since 'Forrest Gump'
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    Citizen Kane (1941)

    Snow globes after 'Citizen Kane'
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    Ted White in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)

    Hockey masks since the 'Friday the 13th' movies
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    Discarded plastic bags since 'American Beauty'
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    A ringing bell since 'It's a Wonderful Life'
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    Scissors since 'Dial M for Murder'
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    Edward Norton in American History X (1998)

    Street / sidewalk curbs after the scene in 'American History X'
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    Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain (1952)

    Umbrellas since 'Singin' in the Rain'
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    Vera Farmiga in The Conjuring (2013)

    Music boxes since 'The Conjuring'
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    Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    Liver, "fava beans, and a nice bottle of Chianti" since the scene in 'Silence of the Lambs'
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    Brad Dourif in Child's Play (1988)

    Dolls since 'Child's Play' (and a few other movies)
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    Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay in Risky Business (1983)

    Passenger trains since 'Risky Business'
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    Laurence Olivier in Marathon Man (1976)

    A dental pick after the scene in 'Marathon Man'
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    Colin Farrell in Phone Booth (2002)

    Phones since 'Phone Booth' and several other films
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    American Psycho (2000)

    Business cards since 'American Psycho'
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    Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman in Se7en (1995)

    Pine tree air fresheners after the scene in 'Se7en'
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    James Cagney and Mae Clarke in The Public Enemy (1931)

    Grapefruit after the scene in 'The Public Enemy'
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    Billy Redden and Michael Addiss in Deliverance (1972)

    Banjos since 'Deliverance'
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    Max von Sydow and Bengt Ekerot in The Seventh Seal (1957)

    A chess board after 'The Seventh Seal'
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    A cup of tea (and the spoon stirring) after 'Get Out'
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    Terry Gilliam and Graham Chapman in Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

    Coconuts after the scene in 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail'
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    Citizen Kane (1941)

    A sled since 'Citizen Kane'

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