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What Is The Single Best-Acted Movie Scene Of All Time?

You know, that "Oh...they're gettin' an Oscar" scene.

While some movies can be perfectly performed by all involved for the full runtime, there is still almost always one scene that stands out above the rest...that one coveted "Oscar scene," if you will.

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So, with that in mind, what is the best-acted movie* scene of all time and why?

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*This post is for MOVIE SCENES only! We can do another one for TV later if y'all like!

Maybe your choice is something iconic and intense — like the scene where Celie (Whoopi Goldberg) stands up to the abusive Albert (Danny Glover) for the first time in The Color Purple (1985).

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Or perhaps your pick would be from a more recent film — like the talk show scene between Arthur (Joaquin Phoenix) and Murray (Robert DeNiro) in Joker (2019) — where you really see the actors get completely lost in their roles.

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Or maybe your pick is from something wholly underappreciated — like Billi's (Awkwafina) quiet, painful monologue from The Farewell (2019) — that really showcased an actor's (who was otherwise known for comedy) range.

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Name the movie scene you believe is the best-acted of all time, and a little bit about why you think that in the comments below for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post and/or video!

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