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50 Movie Opening Shots

50 Movie Opening Shots

Good filmmakers use the opening moments of movies to set the tone for everything that lays ahead for the viewer. Casper Langbak of CLS Videos put together this fantastic montage of clips from the opening moments of dozens of films. See if you can name all fifty from memory, then check your answers.

The Supercut

The Supercut

Béla Films’ montage starts out with a seemingly random array of classic movie and TV moments, but transitions around the 1-minute mark into a thrilling action sequence, painstakingly edited together in time with the music. We love how seamlessly the edit moves from car chase to foot chase to fist fight.

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Don’t Stop Me Now Movie Montage

Don’t Stop Me Now Movie Montage

Queen’s Don’t Stop Me Now is one of the most uplifting and energetic songs ever. Over the years, the track has found its way into various movie scenes, from superhero training montages to zombie takedowns. Editor Jovi Prava assembled a montage of scenes that included the track, with a few video game clips tossed in for fun.

Mr. Blue Sky Montage

Mr. Blue Sky Montage

The Electric Light Orchestra song Mr. Blue Sky is one of the most joyful tunes out there. So it’s no wonder that filmmakers have used it so often to bring a little light into their movies. Editor Jovi Prata compiled this montage of movie scenes that featured the track, from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 to Paul Blart: Mall Cop.

A Crossover of Events

A Crossover of Events

(PG-13: Gore, Language) What if all of your favorite action franchises collided into one massive crossover event? Editor Abs4Fun stitched together this series of clips that create a cohesive multi-franchise universe, linking the worlds together with portals. If anyone could make this movie, it would have to be Disney.

Alternate Realities CG Challenge

Alternate Realities CG Challenge

CG artist pwnisher challenged his fellow digital artists to create a unique scene based on a simple base animation he provided. Watch the top 100 or all 2400 submissions, each showcasing their artistry, technical skill, and creativity. Be sure to check out pwnisher’s earlier CG challenge, Parallel Dimensions.

Slow-Mo in the Movies

Slow-Mo in the Movies

Editor Casper Langbak of CLS Videos created this montage of scenes from movies that effectively used slow motion to enhance a mood or to punctuate action. That Quicksilver scene from X-Men: Days Of Future Past is still one of the best things ever. The track is Love…Thy Will Be Done by Martika, and here’s the full list of movies.

Bathtubs in the Movies

Bathtubs in the Movies

Editor ThorC1138 put together this fantastic montage of movie scenes which take place in or around bathtubs. In all, there are over 150 different films, with memorable scenes from everything from Scarface, to Blazing Saddles, to The Jerk, to The Shining, to A Nightmare on Elm Street.

The Best Movies: 2010 to 2019

The Best Movies: 2010 to 2019

(PG-13) Despite Hollywood’s unhealthy obsession with reboots, remakes, and sequels, there have been some pretty great movies in the past decade. Little White Lies‘ Luís Azevedo put together this all-too-short compilation of some of the best, from The Grand Budapest Hotel to Mad Max: Fury Road to Get Out.

1980: 50 Songs in 3 Minutes

1980: 50 Songs in 3 Minutes

After taking us back in time to 1979, The Hood Internet dips their toe into the decade of big hair, Pac-Man and Rubik’s Cubes. As the 1980s kicked off, the transition to new wave and power pop is in full force, but disco isn’t quite ready to give up the fight.

100 Movies 100 Numbers 100 Seconds

100 Movies 100 Numbers 100 Seconds

Editor ThorC1138 managed to find scenes from 100 different films in which a character spoke a different number between 1 and 100, then cut them together into a multi-movie countdown. We were really hoping for a rocket lift-off or a big explosion at the end.

Looney Tunes: One-Second Clips

Looney Tunes: One-Second Clips

Editor KaiserBeamz went back through the extensive catalog of Looney Tunes cartoons, going back from 1929 through 1969, and picked out a choice one-second clip from each one. The 17+ minute reel is packed with quick laughs and serves as a great historical retrospective.

Roasted by The Hound

Roasted by The Hound

(NSFW: Language) Having Game of Thrones withdrawal? Perhaps Sandor Clegane can cheer you up with a few of his witticisms. Supercuts Delight put together this profanity-filled five minute montage of The Hound speaking his mind.

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Marvel X

Marvel X

Editor Lindsay McCutcheon pays tribute to 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a montage of footage and sounds from Iron Man through Avengers: Infinity War. It’s a great edit, though it also reminded us about that time that Ben Kingsley sort of played The Mandarin.

Movies Moving Backwards

Movies Moving Backwards

With a reverse dolly or reverse zoom the viewer backs away from its subject instead of moving towards it. Jim Casey of The Solomon Society put together this great edit of reverse shots set appropriately to Say Lou Lou’s cover of Tame Impala’s Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.

Supervillains Supercut

Supervillains Supercut

Editor Robert Jones pays tribute to the characters who are oftentimes far more interesting and entertaining than superheroes themselves, the unbalanced, devious, criminal, and downright insane bad guys. The track is Saints of the Sinners by The Faim.

The Spielberg Light

The Spielberg Light

Despite the breadth of his work, there are still trademark stylistic touches that appear in many of Steven Spielberg’s films, not the least of which is his use of background lighting. Jorge Luengo Ruiz put together this short reel of some of these visually powerful moments.

Cinema Tribute 2017

Cinema Tribute 2017

Celebrate some of the best and brightest films of the year with this excellent supercut from CLS Videos. The reel features great movies like Blade Runner 2049, Get Out, Baby Driver, and The Shape of Water, backed by a duo of great tracks by musicians Sparks and Nena.

Cinema 2017: The Dance

Cinema 2017: The Dance

Editor and cinephile Jacob T. Swinney is back with another great video, this time cataloging some of the great moments of the past year in which characters danced across the big screen. For some reason, we’re craving a shot of tequila now.

Soap Opera Slaptacular

Soap Opera Slaptacular

“Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.” This megacut of Chinese soap operas reinforces William Congreve’s famous quote as a series of hostile characters take out their anger on their foes with open-faced palms.

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Title Drops

Title Drops

It must be some kind of a hot tub time machine… Editor Roman Holiday cut together this montage of 150 movie scenes in which characters mention the title of the movie itself. We’re just happy to see our personal favorite made the list.

Harder Than It Looks

Harder Than It Looks

On-screen heroes and protagonists often save the day, but editor Robert Jones put together a supercut of 43 movie moments that remind us that it’s not always as simple as they make it look. You know, some days you just can’t get rid of a bomb.

The Best of Bad Acting

The Best of Bad Acting

(PG-13: Language) In most cases, actors that chew the scenery just make a bad movie worse. But as this video shows, that’s not always the case. Chodmunch compiled this collection of performances so epically bad, they’re actually good. Oh man! Oh God!

Laughter Supercut

Laughter Supercut

(PG-13) Having a rough day? You could use a good laugh or 40. Burger Fiction comes to the rescue with this epic montage packed with some of the funniest movie scenes of all time. We’re gonna be humming “fat guy in a little coat” all day now. Thanks guys.

Recreating History

Recreating History

Editor Vugar Efendi presents a side-by-side look at a few of the many times that scenes from real life have been recreated in movies. While filmmakers clearly take some artistic license, it’s cool to see how the world is reflected on the big screen.

Ben Stiller’s Little Things

Ben Stiller’s Little Things

Owenergy Studios takes a break from saying “Weowwwww” to present a little compilation of actor and director Ben Stiller using the word “little” a little too much. We had no idea that Ben had a catchphrase, but we guess this is it.

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