27 Movies Scenes That Are So Perfectly Performed, They May Just Be The Best Of All Time
Crying! Singing! Leonardo DiCaprio doing the absolute most!
Twice now, we've asked our BuzzFeed Community, "What is the best-acted movie scene of all time and why?" and their answers were so good, they sparked even more brilliant responses! So here's the threequel in our trilogy of posts — with even MORE of the best-acted scenes of all time:
Also, WARNING: Given the nature of this post, several of the entries contain SPOILERS for their respective films, so please proceed with caution!
1. The processing scene, The Master (2012)
2. The soap scene, 12 Years a Slave (2013)
3. The messages scene, Interstellar (2014)
4. The show scene, Moulin Rouge! (2001)
5. The fountain scene, Atonement (2007)
6. The dress scene, Selena (1997)
7. The car scene, The Sixth Sense (1999)
8. The discovery scene, Midsommar (2019)
9. The proposal scene, Pride & Prejudice (2005)
10. The Russian roulette scene, The Deer Hunter (1978)
11. The dinner scene, August: Osage County (2013)
12. The wedding tape scene, Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
13. The fight scene, Ladybird (2017)
14. The diagnosis scene, Precious (2009)
15. The abortion scene, The Godfather Part II (1974)
16. The gestapo scene, Jojo Rabbit (2019)
17. The speech scene, Snowpiercer (2013)
18. The dinner scene, Django Unchained (2012)
19. The Wilson scene, Cast Away (2000)
20. The video store scene, I Am Legend (2007)
21. The daughter scene, Mystic River (2003)
22. The fireplace scene, Call Me by Your Name (2017)
23. The introduction scene, Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
24. The Baba Yaga scene, John Wick (2014)
25. The birthing scene, A Quiet Place (2018)
26. The stories scene, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
27. And, finally — the ending scene, The Truman Show (1998)
Now it's your turn! What scenes were left out of this list? What do YOU believe is the single best-acted movie scene of all time? Share yours in the comments below! And be sure to check out MORE of our best-acted movies scenes posts here and here!
Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.