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Which Movie Moment Is So Clever, You Can't Believe Someone Thought Of It?

I see you, Get Out.

Have you ever watched a movie and been so astonished by a particular moment or scene that you thought, "Wow, that was such a clever idea."

The claw in "Toy Story" and "Toy Story 3"
Pixar

You know, the kind of moment that made your jaw drop a little because you couldn't believe someone actually came up with something that smart?

Maybe you loved how Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse illustrated Miles's first real flight as Spider-Man because it looked like he was falling to his death, but then the camera flipped angles and you realized he was actually soaring through the sky.

Mile soaring through the sky in "Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse"
Sony Pictures Releasing

Truly brilliant!

Perhaps there was a particular movie ending that you'd never seen before, like in La La Land when they teased a happy ending with that dreamy montage, but then it cut back to reality, and Mia was with a different guy.

Ending of "La La Land" when Mia is with a different guy
Summit Entertainment

My jaw dropped, tbh!

Maybe it took your fourth viewing of Get Out to notice an extremely subtle, impressive detail, like how Missy accidentally hit her spoon against her glass, which caused Georgina to momentarily break her hypnosis and spill the iced tea.

Georgina spilled the iced tea in "Get Out"
Universal Pictures

Jordan Peele's mind!

Or perhaps there was a particular shot that kinda blew you away because of the hidden meaning behind it. There was a lottttttt of that in The Shawshank Redemption.

Side-by-side of both Brooks and Red leaving prison in "The Shawshank Redemption"
Columbia Pictures

For example, when Brooks was released from prison, the camera was placed on the outside and faced toward the barred gate. This eluded to how Brooks wasn't really a free man (he obviously felt more like a prisoner when he couldn't adjust to the outside world). But for Red, the camera followed him from the prison and through the gate, suggesting that he was stepping into a new life.

Whatever it is, we want to hear it! In the comments below, tell us which movie moments/scenes were so smart or clever that they literally made you think, "Wow, that was such a brilliant touch."

Side-by-side of Elio and the statute making the same gesture in "Call Me by Your Name"
Sony Pictures Classics

Timothée Chalamet's hand placement in this scene from Call Me by Your Name wasn't just a coincidence. It was meant to mimic the statue (which purposefully looks a lot like him) that he and Oliver unearthed earlier in the movie. Oliver's job was literally to study these statues, so he looked at them as works of art. Having Elio mirror these images suggests that he was a work of art in Oliver's eyes.

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