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#1 of 100 Ted Lee

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Posted July 29 2003 - 07:31 AM

i had this conversation with my friend the other day. for me, the only two i could think of off the top of my head were:

reservoir dogs - when they're all walking after leaving the diner. with that music in the background...talk about coolness personified.

the right stuff - when they're on the tarmac, all dressed in the astronaut suits. patriotism at it's finest.

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#2 of 100 DonRoeber

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Posted July 29 2003 - 07:35 AM

Monster's Inc? Posted Image
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Posted July 29 2003 - 07:38 AM

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I was just gonna say that. A great tribute to the RS scene!

#4 of 100 Anthony Hom

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Posted July 29 2003 - 07:55 AM

Clockwork Orange - They walk looking cool and then all of a sudden, Alex starts kicking everybody in the ass.

#5 of 100 Hunter P

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Posted July 29 2003 - 07:57 AM

Armegeddon did an RS-type scene too.

Swingers not only did a RD-type walk scene, they even said they were gonna do it.Posted Image

My personal fav: Jawbreaker. The only thing I remember about that movie was those hotties are walking down the school hall to the song "Yoo Hoo" by Imperial Teen. Nice.

And don't forget the end of Buckaroo Banzai. Each character joins Buckaroo one by one as he walks down the LA River.
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#6 of 100 Sam Graves

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Posted July 29 2003 - 08:00 AM

Rushmore.

Any fan of the film should know the scene...

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Posted July 29 2003 - 08:10 AM

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And don't forget the end of Buckaroo Banzai. Each character joins Buckaroo one by one as he walks down the LA River.
Good call. Especially love the little hop by Perfect Tommy (I think).

The BBC series "Coupling" featured a hilarious sendup of the RD walk by the the 3 male leads in the "Sex, Death & Nudity" episode of its first series.

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Posted July 29 2003 - 08:27 AM

Rushmore
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#9 of 100 Ted Lee

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Posted July 29 2003 - 08:34 AM

okay, somebody remind me. i've seen rushmore, but don't remember the scene.
 

#10 of 100 Brook K

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Posted July 29 2003 - 08:35 AM

Barry Lyndon - The seduction of Lady Lyndon
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#11 of 100 Richard Kim

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Posted July 29 2003 - 08:35 AM

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I was just gonna say that. A great tribute to the RS scene!

The outtake scene is even better, IMHO. Posted Image

#12 of 100 Jason Harbaugh

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Posted July 29 2003 - 08:41 AM

Sandra Bullock in Miss Congeniality. Right after she gets made up and is walking out of the airport hanger. Slow motion hotness...with a trip to top it off. Posted Image

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Posted July 29 2003 - 08:45 AM

Deperado. Posted Image

Banderas and Hyak walking away from the bookstore as it explodes in a towering inferno as the soundtrack hits home.Posted Image

#14 of 100 WadeB

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Posted July 29 2003 - 08:52 AM

Richard, yep that's a good one. My daughter howls in laughter at this. (As do I)


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This brings me to the classic Phoebe Cates scene in Last American Virgin with the Cars playing in the background. Not exactly walking but close enough.

#15 of 100 Ted Lee

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Posted July 29 2003 - 08:54 AM

wade, actually that was "fast times at ridgemont high".

but, who the f**k cares!

that definitely also counts!

how could i have forgotten...oh the shame....
 

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Posted July 29 2003 - 09:02 AM

Entering the bar to the sound of "Hurricane" by Bob Dylan in Dazed and Confused

Entering the school in Donnie Darko

Not quite slow-walk, Moore like slow-run, but Bo Derek in 10

Diana Lane in Unfaithful . More like a slow-trip.

Again, not slow walk, but more like slow-bounce, the end credits of The Man Show Posted Image

#17 of 100 Mike Graham

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Posted July 29 2003 - 09:11 AM

Travis Bickle as he's walking in the New York crowd in Taxi Driver. Bernard Herrmann's remarkable score perfectly fits it, while the composition really shows his isolation as he's clearing standing out from the rest of the crowd.

#18 of 100 Jeremy Stockwell

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Posted July 29 2003 - 09:21 AM

Tombstone

On their way to the OK Corral w/ fire in the background.

Also, a similar scene in

A Bug's Life

when Hopper figures out that the bird isn't real and gets mad. (again, w/ CG fire in background).

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Posted July 29 2003 - 10:31 AM

Old school

Road Trip (scrawny goober trips)

#20 of 100 MatthewLouwrens

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Posted July 29 2003 - 10:33 AM

The first one that leapt to mind for me - Face/Off, Niholas Cage getting out of the car on the airport tarmac.

Some great scenes in this thread. Monsters Inc, Donnie Darko, Clockwork Orange - great scenes. What is it about slow walking that is so damn cool?

Re: Rushmore - would that be Max walking out of the service elevator with the gum and the bee containers? Good scene.
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