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Poll: Best Moment When the Hero and Villain Finally Meet

These are the moments that movie audiences wait in sheer anticipation for: the climactic, and inaugural, meet and greet between its hero and villain, the forces of good and evil. The moment when the hero and villain FINALLY meet! If they encountered each other but the villain was disguised, it won't be counted.

Which of these moments was the most memorable to you?

After voting, you may discuss the poll here.

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    Gerard Butler and Rodrigo Santoro in 300 (2006)

    Leonidas finally meets Xerxes in 300 (2006).
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    Brad Pitt and Christoph Waltz in Inglourious Basterds (2009)

    Lt. Aldo Raine finally meets Col. Hans Landa in Inglourious Basterds (2009).
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    Javier Bardem and Daniel Craig in Skyfall (2012)

    Bond finally meets Silva in Skyfall (2012).
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    Sean Connery and Donald Pleasence in You Only Live Twice (1967)

    Bond finally meets Ernst Stavro Blofeld in You Only Live Twice (1967) (and in many other bond films).
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    Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon in The Departed (2006)

    Billy finally meets Colin in The Departed (2006).
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    Chris Evans in Snowpiercer (2013)

    Curtis finally meets Wilford in Snowpiercer (2013).
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    Ben Kingsley in Iron Man 3 (2013)

    Tony Stark finally meets "The Mandarin" in Iron Man 3 (2013).
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    Chris Pine in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

    Kirk finally meets Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).
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    Matt Damon and Brian Cox in The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

    Bourne finally meets Ward Abbott in The Bourne Supremacy (2004).
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    Hugo Weaving in Transformers (2007)

    Sam Witwicky finally meets Megatron in Transformers (2007).
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    Hugo Weaving in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

    Captain America finally meets Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).
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    Philip Seymour Hoffman in Mission: Impossible III (2006)

    Hunt finally meets Owen Davian in Mission: Impossible III (2006).
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    Miguel Ferrer in Mulan (1998)

    Mulan finally meets Shan-Yu in Mulan (1998).
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    Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

    Harry finally meets Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) (and in the Philosopher's Stone).
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    Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now (1979)

    Willard finally meets Colonel Walter E. Kurtz in Apocalypse Now (1979).
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    Robert Patrick, Lisa Brinegar, and Nikki Cox in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

    The T-800 finally meets the T-1000 in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991).
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    Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    Clarice finally meets Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (1991).
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    Tom Hanks in Catch Me If You Can (2002)

    Carl Hanratty finally meets Frank Abagnale Jr. in Catch Me If You Can (2002).
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    Arnold Schwarzenegger in Predator (1987)

    Dutch finally meets The Predator in Predator (1987).
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    Robert De Niro in Heat (1995)

    Lt. Vincent Hanna finally meets Neil McCauley in Heat (1995).
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    Benedict Cumberbatch in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

    Bilbo finally meets Smaug in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013).
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    Aliens (1986)

    Ripley finally meets The Queen in Aliens (1986).
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    Bruce Willis in Die Hard (1988)

    McClane finally meets Hans Gruber in Die Hard (1988).
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    Roy Scheider in Jaws (1975)

    Brody finally meets The Great White Shark in Jaws (1975).
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    Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Mueller in Se7en (1995)

    Mills and Somerset finally meet John Doe in Se7en (1995).
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    Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    Clarice finally meets Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs (1991).
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    Mark Hamill and David Prowse in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, and Chris Hemsworth in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

    The Avengers finally meet Ultron in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).
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    Christian Bale and Tom Hardy in The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

    Batman finally meets Bane in The Dark Knight Rises (2012).
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    Christian Bale and Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight (2008)

    Batman finally meets The Joker in The Dark Knight (2008).

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