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The Power Walk is a wide shot of the main cast, shoulder to shoulder, suited up for battle and looking cool/determined/fierce as they walk towards the camera and often in slow motion. The Power Walk is mostly used in order to convey the unity of the group, as they walk in an orderly fashion in a single line.

Typically shot from a [[HitlerCam slightly lower]] than normal angle to add stature to the characters in the shot. Extra power can be gained from a dramatic backdrop, especially flames or explosions. The walk often continues until the characters are out of frame, and is often followed by an ActBreak. Alternatively, it can be preceded by a slow build-up of the group, with just the lead walking at first, then [[AvengersAssemble others noticing and hurrying to his/her side one by one]].

Sometimes (especially when used in the opening credits) called a ''Hero Shot'' (although there can be other types of hero shots -- e.g. a shot from a low angle to make a character look larger than life).

Can be combined with an UnflinchingWalk for extra badassitude. If they're standing still, it's the VFormationTeamShot.

Commonly used as an intro shot of an ensemble cast in TV dramas, e.g. [[PoliceProcedurals procedurals]].

This is often done in SloMo.

See also The Strut from ''SaturdayNightFever''.

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[[folder:{{Anime}} and {{Manga}}]]
* The anime of ''Manga/OnePiece'' has used several Power Walks during its long run:
** During the dramatic reunion of the TrueCompanions with Robin in the Enies Lobby arc.
** The first has its own fan name: The Walk to Arlong Park. One pan shot of Zoro, Luffy, Sanji and Usopp marching to avenge Nami is so wide, it'd probably still require a pan if done in letterbox.
** Another example would be the walk to the Franky House after Usopp is beaten to a pulp. The monster trio a.k.a Luffy, Zoro, Sanji, and then Chopper are shown from behind doing this with Usopp on the ground behind them.
* Parodied in the live-action movie of ''CromartieHighSchool''. The pre-finale PowerWalk is intercut with trucking shots of the actors simply walking in place. Taken to a ridiculous level in the opening of the anime, which has two groups of students walking right through, among other things, ''a tank''.
* Done in ''TwentiethCenturyBoys'' and in TheMovie thereof, [[spoiler: as Kenji and his friends head out to fight the giant robot]]. Definitely of Hero Shot variety.
* Sent up in ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': There is a Power Walk right in the second season opening credits...performed by the characters in the series with the least impact on the plot.
* Norris Packard in ''The08thMSTeam'' does a power walk with his [[HumongousMecha Gouf Custom]] power walking beside him.
* The S-Team pulled it off in the first episode of ''SonicX''.
* In Season Zero of ''[[Anime/YuGiOhFirstAnimeSeries Yu-Gi-Oh]]'', the main cast does this in the beginning of the [[AnimeThemeSong opening]].
** The trading card game also has March of the Monarchs.
* Done very well in the second season intro of ''GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex''.
** That particular shot is also very often parodied in anime fanart, to the point where this trope is more commonly known as "the GITS lineup" in otaku slang.
* Done at the end of the LockAndLoadMontage of the first Manga/YuYuHakusho [[TheMovie Movie]]
* Happened in ''Anime/PokemonTheFirstMovie'', after Ash rescued the captured Pokémon from Mewtwo's cloning room and entered back into Mewtwo's arena for the final showdown against him and his clones.
* Many [=OPs=] of ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' show many of the cast doing this.
* Happens before almost every match in ''SlamDunk''
* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'': Akemi [[TookALevelInBadass Homura]] does this [[spoiler:''[[RuleOfCool while the universe is being rewound]]'' after she failed to save Madoka [[GroundhogDayLoop in the previous time line]]]]. Her internal monologue make it even more {{Badass}}.
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* Played with on the [[http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100820063841/marveldatabase/images/c/c5/X-Men_Pixie_Strikes_Back_Vol_1_1.jpg cover]] to the first issue of the ''ComicBook/{{X-Men}}'': ''[[ADayInTheLimelight Pixie Strikes Back]]'' miniseries. All the other girls on the cover (Blindfold, X-23, Mercury and Armor) have the standard determined expression of a normal PowerWalk. Pixie, by contrast, is smiling happily and her head is turned to one side sort of jauntily.
** Power Walking is how The X-Men roll.
* Performed in ''TheThanosImperative'' by Quasar, Beta Ray Bill, Gladiator, Nova, the Silver Surfer and Ronan the Accuser.
* [[AffectionateParody Played straight]] in ''{{Nextwave}}''.
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[[folder:Commercials]]
* Subverted with an utterly straight face by the newly-infamous local commercial for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-RLqLx1iYI Cullman Liquidators]] of Cullman, Alabama when the walk starts out including a preschooler and ends up, after a couple of quick cuts, as more of a jog.
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[[folder:Fan Fiction]]
* [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6007860/1 This]] [[ShinMegamiTensei Persona]] fanfic is 100% comprised of this trope.
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[[folder:Film]]
* ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven'' (1960)
** And its inspiration ''Film/SevenSamurai'' (1954), sort of.
* Averted (at least in part) in the film ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBuckarooBanzaiAcrossThe8thDimension''. The end credits roll features Team Banzai gathering together ([[spoiler:even the member who died during the film]]) and marching in unison to the peppy "Team Banzai March". Not a true PowerWalk in that the team walks across the screen from right to left, there is not a dramatic shot of the team walking towards the camera, much of the sequence focuses in on individual members of Team Banzai, and the tempo of the entire sequence is a bit too peppy to be as dramatic as a PowerWalk should be.
* ''Film/TheWildBunch'' (1969) "Let's go!" as the aging outlaws decide to rescue their comrade, walking through a Mexican village they will shortly massacre.
* ''Film/TheRightStuff''. This is probably the single most-parodied (or ripped off) PowerWalk ever.
** A "Right Stuff Walk" is almost obligatory in anything involving astronauts or space flight:
*** ''Film/{{Armageddon}}'' (1998). Slightly subverted as someone in the background complains, "Talk about the 'wrong' stuff", during the thuggish heroes' power walk. Also, at the end of the mission, it's contrasted by the heroic lineup being about 60% thinner than at the beginning.
*** As the crew of ''Film/{{Apollo13}}'' are walking down the gangway into the spacecraft, the music swells and the film speed slows.
*** ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' did a parody of this in one of the episodes where the duo went to space.
*** Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Deep Space Homer". When Homer gets close up during his PowerWalk and sees the shuttle, he gets cold feet and runs all the way back down the hall (...out of the building, and across the street) to call his wife.
*** Also parodied in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', wherein, during their Power Walk, Fry and Leela hold their space helmets while Bender holds his own head.
*** ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'', as the monsters enter the power company, and then again in its blooper reel as the monsters stumble and bowl each other over in slow motion.
*** ''WesternAnimation/MonstersUniversity'', does a CallBack to its chronological successor's PowerWalk, this time, appropriately, in the eyes of a child monster.
*** Creator/TerryPratchett might have had this trope in mind when he says that Twoflower and Rincewind (disguised as astronauts in ''The Colour of Magic'') weren't "walking like heroes" as they make their way through cheering crowds to the Discworld's first spacecraft, the ''Potent Voyager''. They're just kind of...waddling.
*** One online video made by a group of US Air Force [[EnsignNewbie Second Lieutenants]] mixes parody with SelfDeprecation when a Butter Bar powerwalk is interrupted by one of them stumbling, [[DisasterDominoes causing a chain reaction as the others all trip over each other in turn.]] In SlowMo, naturally.
*** In the ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode ''[[Recap/CommunityS2E04BasicRocketScience Basic Rocket Science]]'', Abed has the entire group do one in slow motion walking towards a space simulator. (Except for Pierce, who doesn't realise that the others are walking in SloMo.) They end up being very late because Abed keeps making them redo it until it's sufficiently dramatic.
* ''Film/AClockworkOrange'' (1971), with a twist: the power walk suddenly degenerates into a fight, while everything is still in slow motion and cool music keeps playing (and is synchronized with the fight for added coolness).
* The title sequence of ''Film/ReservoirDogs'', as the criminals all walk out to their cars to begin the heist, with "Little Green Bag" playing on the soundtrack. This scene is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qBWc8FCEEM often parodied]].
* ''Film/ThreeHundred'' (2007). As with everything else in ''300'', beaten into the ground and kicked a few times for good measure.
* ''Film/BubbaHoTep'' (2002). Once Elvis and Jack (as in JFK) decide to challenge the titular soul-sucking monster, they do a PowerWalk of sorts through the corridor of their rest home. Kinda. Elvis needs a walker, and Jack rides a powered wheelchair. But it's still badass.
* The title character and his CowboyCop partner from John Woo's ''The Killer'' get one of these at the end of the church shootout before the action is taken outside the church.
* ''KillBill, Vol 1'' (2003). O-Ren Ishii and members of the Crazy 88 Power Walk in the House of Blue Leaves to the song ''Battle Without Honor or Humanity''.
** ''YuYuHakushoAbridged'' did a parody of this - the characters freeze at the end of their power walk (set to the same tune) and Hinageshi screams "Again!" Hiei shuts her down by bluntly saying "No."
** The World Police team in Team America Power Walk into Kim Jong-Il's lair while the same song plays. YMMV if it's homage, parody, etc., since the entire film is a parody of action movies.
* Chow Yun Fat makes the simple act of walking into a high stakes poker game epic in ''Film/GodOfGamblers''.
* ''Film/{{Tombstone}}'' (1993). The Earps with Doc Holliday walking towards the O.K. Corral to confront the Cowboys. The image of Creator/ValKilmer, Creator/SamElliott, Creator/KurtRussell, and Creator/BillPaxton in [[BadAssLongcoat Bad Ass Longcoats]] has been used in posters and video covers for the film. It even replays a more BadAss version of the walk during the end credits. Since the Earp crew [[TruthInTelevision really did walk halfway across town]] to confront the Clanton crew, ''every'' movie featuring the O.K. Corral includes such a scene.
* 1999's ''Film/MysteryMen'' also parodies the Power Walk, with one character (Mr. Furious) suddenly turning around and trying to flee only to be grabbed by his fellows on either side and forced to continue to walk with them. Their facial expressions never change.
* Comes up in ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' (2007). Strictly speaking, it's a bunch of cars driving in a straight line, but the way Creator/MichaelBay directs it...
* Parodied in ''Film/ShriekIfYouKnowWhatIDidLastFridayTheThirteenth'': while the main characters dramatically Power Walk, background extras move through the frame at a normal pace.
* Parodied in ''Series/{{Jackass}}: TheMovie''. After the credits there was a [[RealTrailerFakeMovie fake trailer]] for a sequel sixty years from now called ''Son of Jackass'', with all of the star are incredibly old. What happens is... you know, it's best just to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_v-FwYowrCk watch it for yourself]]
* The shots of Fender and his pirates in the Jean-Claude Van Damme movie ''Film/{{Cyborg}}'' as most viewers will agree that the big bad Fender actually stole the show.
* In one scene of ''Film/HardCoreLogo'' the band Power Walks towards the camera in slow motion with The Ramones handling the music.
* It's not the main cast, but the scene of thousands of V's converging on the Houses of Parliament in the film version of ''Film/VForVendetta'' is awesome.
* ''Film/GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra'' does this briefly, before Ripcord turns and says "[[LampshadeHanging Damn, we look good!]]"
* Oh so subverted in ''Film/TheWizardOfOz'' especially the way Dorothy keeps having to haul Scarecrow back on his feet and keeping Tinman oiled and Cowardly Lion from running away... Really more of an Un-Power Walk.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQy15VtPb50 This]] scene from ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd'', complete with Western music.
* ''Series/KamenRiderDecade: [[TheMovie All Riders vs. Dai-Shocker]]'' has a '''nineteen-man''' Power Walk at the beginning of the climatic battle featuring '''nearly every''' ''Franchise/KamenRider'' hero at that point ([[Series/KamenRider the Double Riders]] and Series/KamenRiderV3 led the power walking ''on their bikes'' to Decade and Diend who were already getting their asses whooped on the battlefield, Series/KamenRiderKuuga [[spoiler:was BrainwashedAndCrazy when the battle began]], and Series/KamenRiderDouble and Film/KamenRiderJ had their separate moments at the end).
* ''TheNuttyProfessor II'' has the Klumps walking in this fashion as they head to the all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant.
* ''Film/TheHouseBunny'' after the girls get their makeovers.
* ''Film/DeliverUsFromEva'' when Ray and the Dandridge sisters do the chick flick version of the power walk with their very angry boyfriends trailing behind.
* ''Film/KingdomOfHeaven'': Saladin after [[spoiler: the Muslim capture of Jerusalem.]]
* Parodied in ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' during the propaganda film that Steve was participating in. Later, it was played straight (also as a CallBack) when Steve liberates the POW camp.
* Done twice in ''Film/ThisIsEngland''. The first time is very light-spirited, [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming highlighting Shaun's acceptance into Woody's gang of skinheads.]] This was in [[TheEighties the '80s]], just before neo-Nazism and racism infiltrated the skinhead movement. The second time is much darker in tone, when Shaun [[spoiler: joins Combo's gang of skinheads, who are much more violent and racist than Woody's.]]
* An exceptionally moving PowerWalk occurs just before the USA/Soviet Union match in ''Miracle'', depicting the 1980 Olympic "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miracle_on_Ice Miracle on Ice]]", as the underdog US team leaves their locker room and heads to the ice, where they will face off the greatest hockey team on Earth.
* When the ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' confront Gozer they stand shoulder-to-shoulder, marching towards her as they ready their proton guns.
-->'''Peter:''' Grab your stick.
-->'''Egon, Ray, and Winston:''' Holdin'!
-->'''Peter:''' Heat 'em up!
-->'''Egon, Ray, and Winston:''' Smokin'!
-->'''Peter:''' Make 'em hard!
-->'''Egon, Ray, and Winston:''' Ready!
-->'''Peter:''' Let's show this prehistoric bitch how we do things downtown. THROW IT!
* In ''Film/TheAvengers'', we get a great shot of Captain America, Hawkeye, and Black Widow walking with purpose just before the final battle.
* A rare villainous example in ''Film/DjangoUnchained'', done by [[spoiler:the surviving members of Calvin Candie's entourage]]- [[TheDragon Stephen]], [[SouthernBelle Lara Candie]], [[TheBrute Billy Crash]], Cora, Sheba, and two other nameless enforcers- as they walk back to the Plantation for the climax. In silhouette, no less.
* ''Film/HotRod'' has one with Rod and his crew to the music of John Farnham's "You're The Voice." It starts off playing it straight (well, as straight as Andy Samberg plays anything), and becomes slightly over-the-top once hundreds of townspeople start following them [[spoiler: before it's subverted once a mass riot starts.]]
* The film adaptation of ''Film/WarmBodies'' features one where a group of zombies do the slow-motion version of this. Except that [[ZombieGait the shot isn't actually done in slow motion]].
* ''Film/SororityRow'': Done by the surviving girls at the end of the film. Bonus points for walking away from [[spoiler: ''a burning mansion'']].
* William and company do one in ''Film/AKnightsTale'' as they go to the London tournament, just before William gets arrested.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpaceChimps''
* Charlie Sheen does an epic ''solo'' power walk near the end of ''Film/MajorLeague'', as his character's theme music plays over the stadium loudspeakers and the crowd goes wild.
* In ''Film/BladeII'', we have Blade and the Bloodpack walking into the House of Pain, with Music/MassiveAttack blaring on the soundtrack.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* The first book in the ''Literature/LeftBehind'' series features four of the main characters walking like this, with their arms around each other's shoulders. The shoulder-thing makes it a bit less impressive than it could have been.
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[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* Seen in the ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' episode "Justice" (and at the top of this page) where the proto-JusticeLeague of Clark Kent, ComicBook/GreenArrow, Comicbook/{{Aquaman}}, [[Comicbook/{{Cyborg}} Cyborg]] and [[ComicBook/TheFlash Bart Allen]] do the PowerWalk away from one of Lex Luthor's secret bases. Complete with the slo-mo, the explosions in the background, dramatic music and a dramatic double close-up - starting off with a shot of all 5, zooming in to show the middle 3 (with a sound effect cue), then repeating to zoom in on Clark alone.
** Lex does his own Power Walk through 33.1 in Season 6's "Subterranean" after imprisoning a mutant there, dooming him to life as a lab rat. Lex strides unremorsefully down a hallway to leave as AFI's [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome "Prelude 12/21"]] plays in the background. All the while, prisoners stretch out their hands to try and grab their captor, but cannot reach him. Lex, unfazed, continues his exit calmly. This scene underlined just how far to the dark side Lex had fallen.
* In ''{{Series/CSI}}'''s season 6 premiere, the team does this to signify that they are unified and together once again after being split up in the previous season.
* Given [[FanService new meaning]] in ''Series/{{Baywatch}}''.
* ''LawAndOrder''
** Though the ''[[LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit Special Victims Unit]]'' cast eventually became so large that they opted for just a shot of them standing in their office.
* ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' has this as its opening shot for the first two series.
* ''ThePractice''
* ''QueerEyeForTheStraightGuy''
* ''History Detectives'' (a PBS non-fiction show)
* ''TheUnit''. With business suits. And not the rifles they generally carry.
* ''Series/{{House}}'' and his team in the opening credits
** Worth mentioning that House does a PowerWalk [[HandicappedBadass ''with a cane'']].
* The Argentinian series ''Series/LosSimuladores'' has this in the opening credits and commercial breaks.
* ''{{Earthstorm}}'' (Made for TV, 2007)
* ''{{Spooks}}'' has also done this in its closing shot.
* ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' season two teasers had this. Yes, the one with the poor cast wading through the water.
* This visual idiom is also put to repeated use on Joss Whedon's MutantEnemy shows, including parodies:
** In one episode of ''Series/{{Angel}}'', "Smile Time," the doors to Angel's office open and Wesley, Gunn, and Fred walk out in slow-mo... and then the camera pans downward, revealing Angel as a puppet walking in front of them.
** In another, "Dad," the cast {{Powerwalk}} out of a hospital with a [[http://www.buffyworld.com/angel/season3/vidcaps/dad/s3e10tagu.shtml baby carriage]].
** In yet another, "Disharmony," Angel, Cordelia, Wesley and Gunn PowerWalk with deadly seriousness on their way to confront a vampire cult leader. The camera starts with a group shot, then focuses on each of their intense expressions in turn, suddenly revealing Cordelia's ditzy friend-cum-vampire Harmony skipping along beside them.
** Done straight in the ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' episode "Fool for Love." After Spike kills the Chinese slayer, we get several shots of him, Angel, Drusilla and Darla walking, tall and hard, with lots of fire in the background. Spike even skips over a random piece of debris, adding a sadistic child-like glee to his triumph.
** Lampshaded with a song in Once More, With Feeling, during 'Walk Through the Fire.'
** Buffy, Angel, and Xander do a power walk to the school in the season one finale, "Prophecy Girl". Unusual in that the accompanying music is fast-paced, and that Buffy is wearing a beautiful evening gown.
*** Though bonus points for the music being the theme tune. Bizarrely, it breaks right as the [[{{Mooks}} pushover bad guy]] falls.
** Played straight by the Hyena gang in "The Pack".
** The intros for both Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel ended with a clip of one of the power walks that had happened during the show. It would be at the end, after the cast had been introduced and as the intro song was ending, for exceedingly cool effect.
* The episode of ''Series/MythBusters'' broadcast on 2 March 2005 shows Jamie, Adam and the Build Team doing a Power walk down an abandoned runway.
** August 27, 2008, the "NASA Moon Landing" episode, shows Jamie and Adam power walking to one of the tests.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': After defeating his first alien adversary in the Christmas special, the Tenth Doctor's Power Walk is coupled with the dialogue - "No second chances. I'm that sort of a man."
** [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome With a satsuma.]]
** Both the Tenth and Eleventh Doctor do this with the War Doctor during their big dramatic exit from the Gallifreyan portrait "Gallifrey Falls".
* An [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqJnA5HoW1w episode]] of the BBC's ''{{Coupling}}'' parodied the Power Walk, with the leading men strutting slowly down the sidewalk in dark suits, narrow ties, and sunglasses, to be brought to a screeching halt by their girlfriends saying, "Stop playing ''Film/ReservoirDogs''!"
** Doubly parodied, really, because the characters are ''actually walking in slow motion''.
** The ''Reservoir Dogs'' parody is intensified by the fact that they're all in black suits for a funeral (in contrast to their casual dress in most of the show), two of them are smoking (the only time they are seen smoking in the entire four seasons if the show), and the Reservoir Dogs opening credits song plays over the top. Susan shouting, "Stop playing ''Reservoir Dogs''!" is a classic lampshading moment, too.
* Aaron Sorkin (and later John Wells) abused it a bit in ''TheWestWing''. Sorkin's iconic shot of President Bartlet's RedemptionInTheRain in "Two Cathedrals" is immediately followed by the Senior Staff power-walking to the motorcade, and then into the State Department, set to the Dire Straits song "Brothers in Arms".
* The Cast of ''Series/StargateSG1'' frequently enters the Stargate (and exits the other side) in this manner. In fact, the times they don't Power Walk usually indicate that something is wrong.
* Parodied in an episode of ''Series/PennAndTellerBullshit'', where Penn and Teller deliberately give a group of ghost hunters a power walk to show that they're not trying to make them look silly.
** I believe that Michael Shermer and his crew of skeptics once used the same technique for the same reason as a show of good faith to their hopefuls of the week.
* Parodied in ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder'' where the ThreeAmigos Power Walk as they head out to [[StormingTheCastle rescue Tommy from the Big Bad's lair]]. [[MissionControl Haley]] wishes them luck while inexplicably telling them they most likely won't survive. They stop and turn around in slow motion.
* ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive's'' Anniversary team up ''Once a Ranger'' does this with the anniversary cast immediately prior to the morph sequence, as well as [[Series/PowerRangersWildForce Wild Force's]] ''Forever Red'' before they enter their spaceship.
* The second episode of ''{{Hustle}}'' featured the main cast doing a power walk combined with an OrbitalShot at the end just before the credits.
* Done quite a bit with ''Series/BostonLegal'', although the number and importance of the characters in the lineup (besides Denny Crane front and center) will vary depending on the case.
* Ace, Sparx and Random Virus get one of thesein the last episode of AceLightning.
* In an episode of the show ''Series/DharmaAndGreg'', we see two of these, first a straight one of the male characters (who have gotten fairly drunk and decided the manly thing to do is go bobsledding), and then one of the females... who have decided to go to a bar full of Navy men pretending to be bimbos. Identical shot and music... but rather different effect.
* Parodied in ''Series/{{Misfits}}'' during the pseudo MisfitMobilizationMoment in episode 6, and made particularly ridiculous by the fact that the team were all wearing rubber gloves at the time.
* Played straight in ''TheWire'', when [[BigBad Avon Barksdale]] and his posse march through the projects glowering at people.
* In the ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' episode, "Badda Bing, Badda Bang", the main cast does one of these while walking down the promenade into the holosuite to perform a heist that composes the episode's main event. The bartender notices and shrugs as they walk by.
* In "Spectre of the Gun", the O.K. Corral-centered episode of ''[[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Star Trek: TOS]]'', the Earps and Doc Holliday perform one as they walk to the gunfight. This is a subversion, though, since they're filmed from the side, it's presented in a surrealistic manner, and they're actually the ''villains'' of the story.
* Many, many times in ''Series/{{Alias}}''. "Passage Pt. 1" has two Bristow Family Power Walks, the first out of the CIA on their way to India, and the second set to U2's "Walk On" when they set out for the border to Kashmir.
* Happens in ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', in the season six premiere.
* Played with in the opening to ''BreakoutKings''. The power walk starts with the five leads walking together, but then prison doors slam shut in front of the three BoxedCrook[=s=].
* In the ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode ''[[Recap/CommunityS2E04BasicRocketScience Basic Rocket Science]]'', Abed has the entire group do one in slow motion walking towards a space simulator. (Except for Pierce, who doesn't realise that the others are walking in slomo.) They end up being very late because Abed keeps making them redo it until it's sufficiently dramatic.
* In ''Series/TrueBlood'' season four episode "Burning Down the House" the episode ends with a four-vampire powerwalk in '80s clothes. With a rocket launcher.
* The last scene of ''[[Recap/SherlockS01E01AStudyInPink A Study in Pink]]'' from ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'': ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouJQgymW57c "Sherlock Holmes...and Doctor Watson."]]''
* Happened often on ''Series/TheATeam'', usually with a slight edge of parody because of [[CrazyAwesome Murdock]]. For example, when he was being the Range Rider and wearing a ridiculous paper mask and six-shooters. While doing the PowerWalk.
* The opening credits of ''Series/TheProfessionals'' ended with one of these, with Bodie and Doyle flanking Cowley as he literally walked into the camera.
* The opening credits of ''Series/BrooklynNineNine'' end in one, probably as a parody of police procedurals.

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[[folder:Music Videos]]
* The music video for the Captain Bogg and Salty song Pieces of [=8ight=] begins and ends with power walks, though the voice-over of Salty whining provides a counterpoint to their visual awesomeness.
* A music video made by the creators of 'Demyx Time' titled 'Consign to Oblivion' has all of Organization XIII(thirteen cosplayers in this case) doing a Power Walk near the end of the video.
* Richard Cheese and Lounge Against The Machine do it in their video to [[http://darthmantis.buzznet.com/user/video/30624/richard-cheeses-gin-juice/ their cover of Music/SnoopDogg's "Gin and Juice."]]
* The video for Music/{{Survivor}}'s "Eye of the Tiger" starts with the band forming up into a Power Walk through a city street at night before they reach their set and continue playing the song.
* BeastieBoys' music video for their song 'Sabotage' ends with the cops power walking.
* Music/MomoiroCloverZ's AnimatedMusicVideo for ''Anime/SailorMoonCrystal's'' OpeningTheme "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0Va228UhRs Moon Pride]]" features the {{CGI}} Sailor Senshi joining each other one-by-one in a synchronized walk towards the camera, stopping to form a VFormationTeamShot.
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[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* The ProfessionalWrestling programs produced by Wrestling/{{WWE}} typically show the participants in the next match Power Walking to the entrance stage before they go to commercial. This has led several internet wrestling columnists to mock the practice in their recaps of the shows:
-->'''CRZ:''' It's TripleH, and he's WALKING~!!
** VinceMcMahon's Powerwalk is his trademark.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''{{Anachronox}}'' ends with a Power Walk cutscene on an obvious SequelHook. A sequel that has no chance of happening.
* Solid Snake, Raiden, and Otacon have a Power Walk scene near the end of ''MetalGearSolid2''.
** Snake does a very good one after murdering Raven in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid'', walking silently as Raven talks about how 'the path he walks on is paved with the corpses of his enemies'. Wonderfully melodramatic, creepy stuff.
** The beginning of Act 5 of [=''MGS4''=] has Snake, Meryl, Johnny Sasaki, and Otacon doing one before they attempt to board Outer Haven. The twist here is that Snake is lagging behind the others due to his physical injuries, and Otacon is walking next to him out of dedication, where the original PowerWalk in ''MetalGearSolid2'' had Otacon and Snake at the front.
* The ''VideoGame/MassEffect1'' game cover shows Shepard flanked by Ashley and Garrus.
* The AI in KnightsOfTheOldRepublic is set up in such a way that your two party members will try to stay right behind you and a little off to the side, though the fact that you are always moving at a quick trot ruins the drama.
** You ''can'' walk. Walking up to a group of enemies that outnumber you 3-to-1 and proceeding to utterly demolish them makes this even more awesome. Want bonus points? ''[[UnflinchingWalk Walk away]].''
* In the opening trailer of ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'', the Judges Magister get one of these, with airships taking off beside them. This never actually happens in-game.
* Done during the ending of the second SaintsRow after [[spoiler:you tear up the Ultor HQ in an attack helo and kill Dane Vogel]] with the Boss, Pierce and Shaundi power-walking to the high-altitude helipad.
* ''ShadowTheHedgehog'' features a Power ''Run'', with Sonic and most of the supporting cast tearing down the street.
* ''GuitarHero: Music/{{Metallica}}'' had this in the opening cutscene.
* When you first see the villains in ''VideoGame/DissidiaFinalFantasy'', they are doing this. While walking [[OutOfTheInferno out of an active volcano]], hundreds of feet above the heroes. It ends in a panning VFormationTeamShot and then their boss, their god, a titan made of lava, rearing up out of the crater. [[CaptainObvious The villains in Dissidia don't dick around.]]
* In ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'', MemeticBadass High Overlord Saurfang does one of these as his corrupted son comes charging out to face you and your group and issues his challenge to the group and his father. Overlord Saurfang then calmly and unflinchingly walks forward in defiance of his son's wishes (this only happens if you're on the Horde). The fact that he remains calm and collected until he (hopelessly) charges in just adds to the amount of badass points this guy has racked up in his life for members of the horde.
-->'''High Overlord Saurfang yells:''' Kor'kron, move out! Champions, watch your backs. The Scourge have been...
-->'''Deathbringer Saurfang yells:''' Join me, father. Join me and we will crush this world in the name of the Scourge -- for the glory of the Lich King!
-->''insert power walk here''
-->'''High Overlord Saurfang says:''' My boy died at the Wrath Gate. I am here only to collect his body.
* Often used in [[RolePlayingGame [=RPGs=]]] to show off all the awesome loot your party is wearing at the end of the game.
* Lance has a pretty badass one in ''VideoGame/BrainDead13'' when entering Dr. Neurosis's quarters.
* ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'''s Mann Vs Machine Trailer has Red's Heavy Scout and Engineer and Blu's Demoman, Soldier and Medic doing a heroic powerwalk when they are about to fight Grey Mann's army of robot Mercenaries.
** To elaborate, it starts with the heavy, who gets the scout to join in, then the engineer comes with two shotguns and gives one the heavy. They catch the demoman and soldier playing cards and offer one of the shotguns to them, a sign of peace. While the 5 power walk, the medic comes in. In short, the ''entire video'' is one long power walk.
* ''{{Final Fantasy XIII}}'': The party perform this when walking into [[BigBad Orphan's]] domain just before the final confrontation.
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* The poster for the ''Webcomic/AxeCop''-''[[WebComic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja Doctor McNinja]]'' crossover has them doing a Power Walk (which is also an UnflinchingWalk).
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* On his Top Eleven Coolest Cliches, WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic brought up this trope, saying how badass it makes your team look. In the special ''{{Kickassia}}'', he and the rest of the people on the site even did it when they were about to take over Molossia. And they looked badass doing it until... [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy until the president pulled out a gun]] and they wound up fleeing.
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* Lampshaded in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Lethal Inspection": "He did it! And he's not looking back at that cool explosion! He's a hero!"
* The intro for ''JusticeLeague'' plays this completely straight. But then, how can you NOT, when you've got Superman walking in the middle?
** And yet they do -- in the ''Unlimited'' episode set in the Old West. Not only do the heroes stride down the deserted Main Street of the town -- (along with the phony HeelFaceTurn Chronos) -- but the music playing is a Morricone-style take on the original theme music.
* They parodied this in ''TheFairlyOddparents'': "They're slow, but they look good!"
* The Season 2 Finale of ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce'' has the team Ben assembles for the attack on the La Soledad base doing this.
* Parodied in ''ThePenguinsOfMadagascar'' episode "Launchtime." The penguins power-walk on the way to their rocket ship with dramatic music playing. Then Skipper says: "Well, we'll never get to the moon at this rate. Let's pick up the pace." They speed up.
* Parodied in ''WesternAnimation/AmericanDad'' with that group of cheating housewives walking into the supermarket. They really do walk that slow and a child on a tricycle is faster than them.
* The WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}} do this, along with a VFormationTeamShot[[note]][[MundaneMadeAwesome On top of an active volcano]]![[/note]] in the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=El0H26Gxak0 Japanese dub's second opening]].
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cc0EVoit-fQ This video]] featuring Arsenal footballers Andrey Arshavin, Bacary Sagna, Cesc Fabregas and Theo Walcott doing a Power Walk- while wearing furry animal costumes.
* The music video for KanyeWest's "Power", appropriately enough - the uncensored version shows Kanye animated instead of a still shot.
* Just to show that this ''[[TruthInTelevision happens]]'' in RealLife, [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b1/Bundesrat_Conseil_Consglio_Cussegl.jpg this]] is a picture of the Swiss Federal Council in 2003. Somehow, the Swiss cross on the floor makes it even better.
* And [[http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-hkQxzKh2fYQ/UmvgXHND9PI/AAAAAAAAglY/aJIsuiUlcLs/s1600/000000.jpg here's a picture]] of a disgruntled brass band from a local newspaper.
* The BBC series The Planets (About, surprisingly enough, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the planets]]), has a shot of several planetary geologists before they talk about some of Mars's features.
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