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Old 10-19-21, 01:29 PM
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Your favorite non-dialogue scene/moment?

So, was just watching Last of the Mohicans and it contains one of my all time favorite sequences in film which is the final "chase" all the way to the final confrontation with Magua and Chingachgook. The driving score and visceral action are made even better since there is no dialogue, it's all conveyed with powerful imagery.




So, what is your favorite sequence or single scene in film that features no dialogue?
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Re: Your favorite non-dialogue scene/moment?

For me, there can be only one:


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This one :
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Yes!
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Re: Your favorite non-dialogue scene/moment?

Speaking of Michael Mann films. This is probably my favorite dialogue-less acting moment ever. Seeing the wheels spinning in DeNiroís head without him saying a word.
From about :44 to 1:22 in this clip.
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Re: Your favorite non-dialogue scene/moment?

The opening 10 minutes to UP.
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Re: Your favorite non-dialogue scene/moment?

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This. Also the final stand-off in Once Upon A Time In the West.
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One of my favorite scenes in general. Kirk and Scotty aboard the shuttle going up to the refitted Enterprise in Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Showing a beauty shot of the ship, and that fantastic Jerry Goldsmith score. Love it.
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Re: Your favorite non-dialogue scene/moment?

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Seeing the wheels spinning in DeNiroís head without him saying a word.
Same effect as this scene:



In this case, it's more like a realization of just how F'd up he's let his life become. Great acting by Mark Wahlberg, and that's not an oxymoron.
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Robert De Niro's 5-second silent death stare to Melanie in Jackie Brown.

I've written about this before here at DVDTalk, but that is so, sooooo good. I'm putting the video in spoilers because of the title someone gave it. The part I'm talking about is at the 1-minute mark.
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I always love this scene from Tomorrow Never Dies. Bond, sitting alone, exhausted and pensive. Drinking vodka and waiting for the assassin to arrive at the hotel. Somehow, it just seems to sum up the life Bond leads.
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End of The Station Agent. Dinklage, Cannavale, and Clarkson just sitting there in silence. In renewed friendship. Almost exhausted. Perfect ending to a great film.
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The ending of Blow-Up. My most favorite ending of all time.
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Re: Your favorite non-dialogue scene/moment?

Originally Posted by Mike86
One of my favorite scenes in general. Kirk and Scotty aboard the shuttle going up to the refitted Enterprise in Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Showing a beauty shot of the ship, and that fantastic Jerry Goldsmith score. Love it.

So many people criticize that scene but itís a wonderfully scored scene and really shows how much both Kirk and Scotty both love and respect the Enterprise.


Iíd like to give a shout-out to Yoda lifting the X-Wing out of the swamp. I know Luke and Yoda have an exchange afterwards but it could have been left out and worked even better.
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Re: Your favorite non-dialogue scene/moment?

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Robert De Niro's 5-second silent death stare to Melanie in Jackie Brown.

I've written about this before here at DVDTalk, but that is so, sooooo good. I'm putting the video in spoilers because of the title someone gave it. The part I'm talking about is at the 1-minute mark.




I prefer the scene a few minutes later, when Samuel L. Jackson's Ordell finds out the money bag is light, and puts it all together that Jackie got the better of him. Very beginning of this clip:

Staying on Tarantino's scripts, not sure if this qualifies, but the scene in the Titty Twister in From Dusk Till Dawn:
Jacob: Are you such a loser that you can't tell when you've won?
Seth: What did you call me?
Jacob: I didn't call you anything. I asked you a question. Do you want me to ask it again?

Seth says yes, but after that you can see him silently seethe in anger over Jacob standing up to him. Great non dialogue work by Clooney there.

2:00 in this clip:

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Re: Your favorite non-dialogue scene/moment?

The entire movie pretty much.


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Whoa. That's a good one. Great call. Love that movie. And that scene.
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Love the version of the song and just what a crazy scene in such a crazy, brilliant, film.
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Rey finding Luke and bringing him the lightsaber.

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