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The 30 Most Iconic Movie Images

A countdown of the most iconic images in film history. This is why we love the movies!


The Goonies, 1985 This is an iconic photo of Chunk.


Grease, 1978 The most memorable movie musical performance ever, caught in this frame.


When Harry Met Sally, 1989 Is there any other image that represents a woman faking an orgasm in a deli as perfectly as this one?


Scream, 1996 The movie is called scream, and she is screaming. If I had to guess what this movie was about from this photo, i'd say a killer who calls you on the phone and makes you scared.


Ferris Bueller's Day Off, 1986 . Ferris Bueller with an awesome shampoo-hawk.


Donnie Darko, 2001 This photo is pretty much perfect.


Thelma and Louise, 1991 You know how when people are attached at the hip people say, "You guys are like Thelma and Louise," (they say that right?) well, look at them posing together as best friends should.


Pretty Woman, 1990 The rich guy and the prostitute before they were in love, butttt you can kind of sort of tell they love each other.


Big, 1988 This is the giant Piano in FAO Schwarz performance scene, where we remembered we all have a little kid in us.


Raiders of the Lost Ark, 1981 He's running from the giant boulder. It's Iconic.


Fight Club, 1999. Brad Pitt's abs, Brad Pitts Abs, Brad Pitts abs.


Taxi Driver, 1976 You know when you try to be tough and say, "You talkin' to me?" Well this is that moment.


Rocky, 1976 Rocky did it.


Back to The Future, 1985 It's the Doc and Marty McFly looking like the exact emotion one would feel if they just discovered time travel.


The Breakfast Club, 1985 The moment where they all open up to each other and probably changed your teenage years, captured in this image.


Pulp Fiction, 1994 Uma Thurman with the short black hair dancing with John Travolta can never be redone.


King Kong, 1933 King Kong = Empire State Building = New York = Huge = Iconic.


The Godfather, 1972 Is there any other moment that encapsulates the don such as this?


Breakfast At Tiffany's, 1961 Look at Audrey Hepburn, Just look at her! This still of window shopping is old Hollywood at its best.


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, 1966. Clint Eastwood at his most Clint Eastwood-ness.


Jurassic Park, 1993 Don't you feel like you are right there, also being stared down by a T-Rex?


The Shining, 1980. This image could not be more representative of the bottled up crazy that was Jack Nicholson's character in this movie.


Forrest Gump, 1994 Even if you've never seen Forrest Gump you know this image.


The Notebook, 2004 This. Kiss. THIS KISS!


Scarface, 1983 "Say hello, to my little friend." This is Scarface in one single image.


Star Wars, 1977 This is that moment when Darth Vader says that line that everybody in the world knows, "Luke, I Am Your Father."


Say Anything, 1989. Lloyd (John Cusack) holds his stereo above his head with Peter Gabriel playing. Guys, this is how you win a girls heart.


Seven Year Itch, 1955 The blowing up of the dress moment! It's the image of Marilyn Monroe everybody will have in their head forever.


Titanic, 1997 No one will ever stand at the bow of the boat and not do this.


E.T. 1982 This one takes the cake. Boy rides his bicycle into the air with his alien friend and their silhouette is on the moon. Amazing.

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