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    21 Little Moments In Movies That People Believe Are The "Best 10 Seconds In Cinema History"

    A whole lot can happen in just 10 seconds.

    This week, redditor u/_sojushots asked a very intriguing question: "What's the best 10 seconds in cinema history?"

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    And you better believe film lovers were quick to come through and share their favorite micro-moments in movies! So, with that in mind, here are just a few of the best shared:

    1. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

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    "My son is a very reserved kid, but the squeal of joy and excitement he made when all hope was seemingly lost, until Falcon said, 'On your left.' It's 10 seconds of cinematic history that I will cherish forever."

    u/ARM_vs_CORE

    2. Jurassic Park (1993)

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    "When you see the dinosaurs for the first time. CGI that good hadn't existed up until then. All other dinosaur movies were done with stop-motion animation, so nothing looked real at all. This was a mind-blowing moment for me."

    u/WhiteyDude

    3. The Princess Bride (1987)

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    "'I want my father back, you son of a bitch!' [Stab.]"

    u/rock_and_rolo

    4. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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    "When the guy with a sword thought he was going to kill Indiana Jones, but then Indiana pulled out a gun and shot him."

    u/FaithlessnessLeast77

    5. Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)

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    "When Sarah Conner meets the T-800. In the span of 10 seconds, Sarah learns that: No, she is not delusional. The inhuman killing machine from the future does exist. It is standing right in front of her. It is here to help.

    Everything about the scene is absolutely perfect, from the lighting to the cinematography, and Linda Hamilton sells it like no other. Even with John there reassuring Sarah, it visibly takes her a moment to process what's happening. All of her reactions are so sincere and believable that — even after watching this countless times — I can't help but get caught up in the moment."

    u/Laserwulf

    6. Blade Runner (1982)

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    "When Batty unexpectedly saves Deckard from death by lifting him with just one hand."

    u/Toygr

    7. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

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    "When you see Captain Jack Sparrow for the first time looking so majestic, and then you see his boat is sinking and he steps onto the dock."

    u/Myfourcats1

    8. The Ring (2002)

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    "Samara crawling out of the TV while it still does that glitchy static thing. The first time I saw that, it was absolutely unexpected and unreal and was an incredible effect. I can't think of many things that memorable."

    u/Knuckles316

    9. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

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    "When Austin Powers is trying to turn the cart-thing around in the corridor."

    u/Boinkers_

    10. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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    "Andy Dufresne crying with joy in the rain after crawling through the pipe."

    u/illegally_blonde_1

    11. Gladiator (2000)

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    "'My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.'”

    u/stoma6373

    12. Schindler’s List (1993)

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    “The 'I could have saved one more person' line.”

    u/ClementineMandarin

    13. Some Like It Hot (1959)

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    "'Well, nobody's perfect!' My favorite moment from that era of cinema. That ending is just perfect comedy."

    u/4toJinet3

    14. Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

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    "Phoebe Cates exiting the pool."

    u/vandelay714

    15. The Matrix (1999)

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    "Honestly? When Neo said, 'No' and the bullets stopped for him. That moment of becoming 'The One' (before the other movies mucked it up) was pure gold."

    u/Zulias

    16. Se7en (1995)

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    "'What's in the box?!'"

    u/jafo410

    17. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

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    "When Darth Vader tells Luke that, if he will not turn to the dark side, 'perhaps she [his sister, Leia] will.' The ensuing music and battle will forever be burned into my consciousness."

    u/TSRGrimmjow

    18. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

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    "'You fool, no man can kill me.'/'I am no man.'"

    u/gabe_t_wheeler

    19. Inception (2010)

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    "The moment the hotel starts spinning after the van took a hard turn off the road. The music and visuals are amazing."

    u/averybritishbloke

    20. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

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    "When the movie goes from black and white to color."

    u/flgrntfwl

    21. And finally — The Godfather (1972)

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    "The shot of the door closing on Kay at the very end."

    u/ShotToSomething

    Now it's your turn! What do you believe are the "best 10 seconds" in all of cinema? Share your pick(s) in the comments below!

    Some responses were edited for length and/or clarity. H/T: Reddit!