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Scene from a movie where male actor is in awe of his surroundings?

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Cassy_w, May 11, 2013.

  1. Cassy_w

    Cassy_w Well-Known Member

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    So you guys helped with my first question. I have one more. My last.

    I need a scene from a movie where a male actor, preferably under 35, is in awe of his surroundings. A scene where the look on his face is like, "WOW! This is incredible!"

    Any ideas?
     
  2. JimmyO

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    The scene that comes to mind for me is Tron Legacy where Sam Flynn finds himself on the grid for the first time.
     
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    What about jurasic park?

     
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    The crew in KING KONG, esp. the most recent version, where Jack Black's jaw nearly drops as he surveys the landscape of Skull Island.

     
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    QUEEN OF OUTER SPACE (1958).
     
  6. Cassy_w

    Cassy_w Well-Known Member

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    OK, let me be more specific. No Sci-Fi. No monsters. Just a normal person in our real world who is in a new place (city, safari, etc.) and he (or she) has a look of "Wow, this is amazing" on his or her face.
     
  7. Mikael Soderholm

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    A Room With A View (1985), where George Emerson (Julian Sands) is so taken by the beauty of the italian landscape he is walking through he just screams *BEEAAUUUTYYY!* at the top of his lungs.
    Great scene in a great movie.
     
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    There's gotta be a million "small town girl comes to New York for the first time" movies like that. I'm thinking THE BEST OF EVERYTHING (1959) off the top of my head, not that I can give you a specific scene. Something with Debbie Reynolds has gotta fit the bill, also. (THE RAT RACE, 1960?)
     
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    The scene from Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan when Kirk sees the Enterprise for the first time with Scotty in the pod. What was cool was you felt the same he did.
     
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    On the Town, when Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Jules Munshin take in the landmarks of New York.
     
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    I never get tired of that scene.
     
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    Do you mean Star Trek: The Motion Picture?
     
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    Mr. Smith's tour of Washington.John Savage entering Central Park in HairYoung Vito on the boat approaching New York in Godfather IIRudy stepping onto the Notre Dame field
     
  14. Cassy_w

    Cassy_w Well-Known Member

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    No Sci-Fi. No Sci-Fi. No Sci-Fi. :)

    I will check out On the Town.

    What would work best is a modern day film. 80's to present day. That's what I need to really pull off what I am trying to pull off.
     
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    First, are we helping you cheat! :D


    How about in "August Rush" when the boy is on the city street for the first time and makes everything he hears into music.
     
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    LoL, no, you are not. :D

    I think I found what I need. Bill Murray in the car at the beginning of Lost in Translation. he has the correct look of WOW on his face in one shot.
     
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    Robin Williams, Moscow on the Hudson
     
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    Whoops my bad. :)
     

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