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Old 01-02-09, 04:15 PM
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I remember at the end of Passion Of The Christ, the entire theatre (who were holding back tears or crying for the past hour) all clapped hands loudly.
because it was over?
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Old 01-02-09, 04:19 PM
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Very rarely hear clapping for anything anymore. Two I remember were in Black Hawk Down when the choppers mowed down the Somalians on the roofs at the end and Morgan Freeman knocking out that a-hole boxer in Million Dollar Baby.
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Originally Posted by Rypro 525 View Post
also i think one of the most recent was
Spoiler:
the shit shot
in Zack and Miri Make a Porno In fact, i dont think i heard a line for at least 30 or 40 seconds after that.
That was a great fucking moment but spawned no applause at my theater.

Honestly, the last time I recall any applause in a theater was when I went to see Forrest Gump back in the day.
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Old 01-05-09, 07:34 PM
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

The most reaction i ever saw for a movie was for The Dark Knight. It was the IMAX showing on the first day and it was crazy. A couple people dressed up as the Joker for it.

Heres some that I remember

Spoiler:
Everyone laughed at the pencil trick.

Lots of Ohhhhs for the truck flipping. And afterwards when the Batpod went up the wall and came back down there were a lot of cheers.

Cheers for Gordons return

Cheers for Batman appearing at the interrogation and more cheers when he started to beat the shit out of him.

BIG cheers and applause at the end. And a bunch of applause whenever Heath's name came up at the credits.


Most recent one that I remember was that there was a smattering of applause after Gran Torino ended. And strangely I'll always remember the applause after Episode I.
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Old 01-05-09, 07:41 PM
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

Speaking of Grindhouse ...
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... everyone went ape shit during the Thanksgiving trailer where the girl on the trampoline gets the knife in the vagina.
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Old 01-05-09, 08:01 PM
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

Hostel

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Paxton runs over the two girls with the car got a big reaction after the audience found out what they were really up to. The bathroom scene as well.
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Old 01-05-09, 08:15 PM
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

Back to the Future Part 2 I think was the first time I remember hearing applauses from the crowd.

And although I didn't see it in the theater, me and a couple friends went nuts at the end of the Departed. Very good and just ending to that movie.
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Old 01-05-09, 11:06 PM
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

Originally Posted by Rypro 525 View Post
also i think one of the most recent was
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the shit shot
in Zack and Miri Make a Porno In fact, i dont think i heard a line for at least 30 or 40 seconds after that.
Forgot this one. The WHOLE audience made some sort of noise for about a full minute or two afterward too.

Spoiler:
That easily made the donkey scene in Clerks II look like nothing.
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Old 01-06-09, 01:12 AM
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

When I saw JAWS waaaaay back in 1975,
there was clapping when Brody blew up the shark.

And when I saw ROCKY II in 1979, the audience reacted like they were watching a real fight - They cheered when the ring announcer introduced Rocky Balboa and they booed when he announced Apollo Creed.

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Old 01-06-09, 10:20 AM
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The crowd was going nuts all through Independence Day during a preview screening I was at.
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Old 01-06-09, 10:35 AM
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The one I remember most is with Grindhouse/Death Proof
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when the girls beat the shit out of Mike


Dark Knight got good applause as well.
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Old 01-06-09, 12:26 PM
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Several scenes in Armageddon got applause as I recall.
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Old 01-06-09, 01:21 PM
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I remember this one guy clapping at the end of Indiana Jones: Crystal Skull. Yeah, just one guy.
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Old 01-06-09, 02:40 PM
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The Matrix Reloaded.

The trucks collide on the highway...

Morpheus and the Keymaker are cast airborne...

motion slows to bullet time...

the trailers ripple with the accordion effect...

the trucks burst into flame...

Neo swoops in, grabs Morpheus and the Keymaker, and pulls them out of the destruction.

The packed theater erupted in applause.

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Old 01-06-09, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by taa455 View Post
I remember this one guy clapping at the end of Indiana Jones: Crystal Skull. Yeah, just one guy.
Was it Butters?
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Old 01-06-09, 03:02 PM
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

Originally Posted by dugan View Post
South Park. Bill Gates being executed.
Same here.
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

I would spoiler it if it was recent but...

Rocky 4

Rocky beats Drago. Loudest applause I had ever heard from a theater. Especially since anyone 35+ probably remembers we were still in some heated times with our good friends just west of Palin country.
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Same here.
In Team America, Michael Moore blowing up got applause as well as the sex scene
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

Lost In Translation...
Spoiler:
The opening which featured a gloriously composed shot framing Scarlett Johannsen's near-perfect ass in see-through panties
received a rousing 10 minute standing ovation...
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in me trousers!!!
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Old 01-06-09, 07:32 PM
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Episode I ( I didn't think that it needs to be spoliered)

When Darth Maul is killed
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

Jurassic Park. Saw it at a sneak. Was not surprised it became the highest grossing film at the time.
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Old 01-07-09, 08:32 AM
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Three scenes from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King got a rousing applause:

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When Gandalf whacked Denethor with his staff.

When Eowyn hacked off the head of the Fell Beast that the Lord of the Nazgul was riding.

The end of the movie.
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Old 01-07-09, 09:20 AM
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Re: Movies or moments that got applause?

X-Men - The first time we see Wolverine's claws pop out got a HUGE applause.

Back to the Future Part II - When Marty does his hoverboard trick to get the almanac off of Biff's windshield near the end. The "To Be Concluded" ending did get a few groans though.

Face/Off - When John Travolta visits Nick Cage in the prison after they've swapped faces and says "Whoo-wee, you good-lookin'!" That got a lot of laughs and cheers.

Star Wars Episode II - Several moments got applause, but by far the loudest was when Yoda's shadow approaches Dooku near the end.

The Phantom Menace - Again several moments got applause, but the loudest was the very beginning with the Fox logo, "A long time ago", and opening crawl. The ending got a lot less applause not surprisingly.

The Dark Knight - Several moments got cheers, but the highlights were the Batpod wall trick, Gordon's return(didn't everyone know he was still alive thanks to all the damn trailers?), and Heath Ledger's name in the end credits.

The Matrix - Trinity whooping the cops' asses in the beginning. I saw this opening day and I knew after the first 5 minutes that it would be a massive hit.

As Good As It Gets - When Helen Hunt goes off on her HMO.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Legolas' single-handedly killing that giant animal and the very end.

Armagodawful - Bruce Willis saying "Houston, you have a problem!" and the rest of his rant in that scene.
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People still do that? Interesting...

Last time I saw anyone cheering/applause was at Karate Kid. I guess I didn't go to theatre very much...
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Originally Posted by Double_Oh_7 View Post
The crowd was going nuts all through Independence Day during a preview screening I was at.
The only applause I remember from that move (saw it packed on opening day) was when:
Spoiler:

the White House was blown up

(a LOT of it in fact).

Also everyone applauded at the end of Revenge of the Sith (also sold out).
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