33 Deeply Satisfying Movie Scenes That'll Make You Feel Like A Weight's Been Lifted
One way or another, everyone got what they needed.
1. In Cruel Intentions, when Annette rides off in Sebastian’s car after Kathryn has been exposed to the entire school.
2. When Bernie puts all her cheating husband’s personal belongings in his fancy car and sets it on fire in Waiting to Exhale.
3. In The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, when Carmen confronts her dad about abandoning her and starting a new life with another family.
4. The scene in Midsommar, when Dani finds her boyfriend cheating and screams with the other May Queens.
5. The emotional reunion between Saroo and his biological family in Lion.
6. THAT limo scene in What's Love Got to Do With It.
7. When Elle turns Warner's own words back on him in Legally Blonde.
8. Anna's satisfying punch in Frozen.
9. In Titanic, when Rose spits in Cal’s face.
10. When the miners arrive to join the parade at the end of Pride.
11. The scene in Hidden Figures when Katherine reveals how difficult it is to work at NASA as a woman of colour.
12. This excellent – and well-deserved – punch from Ever After.
13. And at the end of the movie, when Danielle sends her abusive stepmother and stepsister to work as palace servants.
🚨 There's a spoiler for the ending of Promising Young Woman ahead, so skip if you haven't seen it yet! 🚨
14. The moment when Al gets arrested in Promising Young Woman.
15. Ego's rave review in Ratatouille, where he calls Remy the "finest chef in France".
16. In Captain Marvel, when Carol shuts Yon-Rogg down with a photon blast to the face and this epic line:
17. The ending of Get Out, when Chris *doesn't* get arrested.
18. When Mrs. Weasley uses her words and actions against Bellatrix Lestrange in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: part 2.
19. This emotional final scene from The Truman Show.
20. When the family is *finally* reunited in The Impossible.
21. Steve and Peggy's dance in Avengers: Endgame.
22. When the centaurs take Dolores Umbridge away in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
23. In Pretty Woman, when Vivian puts the snobby shop assistant in her place.
24. The captivating scenes in Room, when the police officer pieces together Jack's clues to work out where Ma is and she finally escapes.
25. In The Help, when Minny bakes a ~special~ pie for Hilly.
26. At the end of Knives Out when Martha drinks from a mug that reads "My House. My Rules. My Coffee."
27. Olive's final dance in Little Miss Sunshine.
28. In Veronica Mars, when Veronica punches Madison in the face.
29. When Aldo Raine carves a swastika into Hans Landa's forehead at the end of Inglorious Basterds.
30. When Edmond triumphs over Mondego in The Count of Monte Cristo.
31. In Rugrats in Paris: The Movie, when Coco gets her comeuppance and Chuckie gets a lovely new mum and sister.
32. In Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion, when Romy tells off her high school bullies.
33. Finally the airport scene from Inception.
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