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8th Aug '17 10:27:44 AM HBarnill
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1st Jul '17 8:31:42 PM mouschilight
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* Al Pacino utterly discombobulating Hank Azaria's character (and Hank Azaria himself, as this was an ad-lib) with:

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* Al Pacino utterly discombobulating Hank Azaria's Creator/HankAzaria's character (and Hank Azaria himself, as [[ThrowItIn this was an ad-lib) ad-lib]]) with:



* The famous coffee scene. Not only is it a Crowning Moment for the movie and cinema in a meta sense (as it's the first time Al Pacino and Robert De Niro ever shared the screen in the same scene in a movie), but also for the characters in the movie; in a film which isn't without its bombastic and grand moments of awesome, it's strangely fitting that its most compelling moment should be a simple, quiet scene where two protagonists share a coffee, have a pleasant conversation and discovering that, despite the fact that they work on polar opposite sides of the law, they're [[NotSoDifferent two similar guys]] [[WorthyOpponent who actually kind of like each other]].
** People hunt down the eatery just to sit in that booth. Sadly, it closed in 2014.

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* The famous coffee scene. Not only is it a Crowning Moment for the movie and cinema in a meta sense (as it's the first time Al Pacino Creator/AlPacino and Robert De Niro Creator/RobertDeNiro ever shared the screen in the same scene in a movie), but also for the characters in the movie; in a film which isn't without its bombastic and grand moments of awesome, it's strangely fitting that its most compelling moment should be a simple, quiet scene where two protagonists share a coffee, have a pleasant conversation and discovering that, despite the fact that they work on polar opposite sides of the law, they're [[NotSoDifferent two similar guys]] [[WorthyOpponent who actually kind of like each other]].
** People hunt In real life, people hunted down the eatery just to sit in that booth. Sadly, booth until it closed in 2014.



* Neil's threat to Van Zant is a BaddassBoast delivered about as emotionlessly as possible; "I'm talking to an empty phone... because there is a dead man on the other end of this line." (MicDrop)

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* Neil's threat to Van Zant is a BaddassBoast BadassBoast delivered about as emotionlessly as possible; "I'm talking to an empty phone... because there is a dead man on the other end of this line." (MicDrop)
16th Jun '17 9:06:51 AM mouschilight
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* The famous coffee scene. Not only is it a Crowning Moment for the movie and cinema in a meta sense (as it's the first time Al Pacino and Robert De Niro ever shared the screen in the same scene in a movie), but also for the characters in the movie; in a film which isn't without its bombastic and grand moments of awesome, it's strangely fitting that its most compelling moment should be a simple, quiet scene where two protagonists share a coffee, have a pleasant conversation and discovering that, despite the fact that they work on polar opposite sides of the law, they're [[NotSoDifferent two similar guys]] [[WorthyOpponent who actually kind of like each other.]]

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* The famous coffee scene. Not only is it a Crowning Moment for the movie and cinema in a meta sense (as it's the first time Al Pacino and Robert De Niro ever shared the screen in the same scene in a movie), but also for the characters in the movie; in a film which isn't without its bombastic and grand moments of awesome, it's strangely fitting that its most compelling moment should be a simple, quiet scene where two protagonists share a coffee, have a pleasant conversation and discovering that, despite the fact that they work on polar opposite sides of the law, they're [[NotSoDifferent two similar guys]] [[WorthyOpponent who actually kind of like each other.]]other]].
5th Jun '17 5:20:17 AM Doc_Loki
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* Neil's threat to Van Zant is a BaddassBoast delivered about as emotionlessly as possible; "I'm talking to an empty phone... because there is a dead man on the other end of this line." (MicDrop)
21st Apr '17 11:12:40 AM KamenRiderOokalf
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*** Not surprising, considering that MichaelMann consistently uses former Special Forces operatives like [[http://mickgould.net/about-mick/ Mick Gould]] as instructors on his movies.

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*** Not surprising, considering that MichaelMann Creator/MichaelMann consistently uses former Special Forces operatives like [[http://mickgould.net/about-mick/ Mick Gould]] as instructors on his movies.
9th Apr '17 3:13:09 PM bt8257
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* Neil [[spoiler: killing Van Zant and Waingro]] especially how horrible they were.

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* Neil [[spoiler: killing Van Zant and Waingro]] especially how horrible they were.were.
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7th Aug '16 7:31:09 PM TomTheEducator
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** The level of training and realism is so impressive that [[http://imgur.com/gallery/n0zDj3t Chris' mid-firefight reload]] is often shown to ''United States Marines'' as an example of a flawless tactical reload.
*** Not surprising, considering that MichaelMann consistently uses former Special Forces operatives like [[http://mickgould.net/about-mick/ Mick Gould]] as instructors on his movies.
21st May '16 9:09:31 AM MrReviser121
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* Neil [[spoiler: killing Van Zant and Waingro]] especially how horrible people they were.

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* Neil [[spoiler: killing Van Zant and Waingro]] especially how horrible people they were.
21st May '16 9:08:41 AM MrReviser121
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** People hunt down the eatery just to sit in that booth.

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** People hunt down the eatery just to sit in that booth. Sadly, it closed in 2014.



* The armored car robbery is also just as much as CrowningMomentOfAwesome as it is an EstablishingCharacterMoment for each member of the crew.

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* The armored car robbery is also just as much as CrowningMomentOfAwesome as it is an EstablishingCharacterMoment for each member of the crew.crew.
* Neil [[spoiler: killing Van Zant and Waingro]] especially how horrible people they were.
7th Sep '15 9:40:59 PM bombadil211
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** What really sold the sequence was the audio, which sounds like no other cinematic gunfight. None of the gunshots were added in post. Instead, the sound was captured live during filming with carefully placed microphones.
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