The picnic scene, starting when the gigantic shoe descended into frame and ending with a flick of a gum-and-ant-covered penny into the garbage. Think humans are ants compared to giant monsters? To ants, we're living mountains.
Crowning Music of Awesome: John Powell and Harry Gregson-Williams combined to make a superb soundtrack - their next film was Chicken Run - and six words: "High Hopes" sung by Doris Day. You'll know it when you hear it.
Ants are awesomely strong for their size, but Weaver supporting about ten-thousand ants on his shoulders, all alone? That was still cool.
Cutter rebelling against Mandible and stepping forward to help Z and the others.
Mandible: What are you doing?!
Cutter: Something I should have done a long time ago. THIS is for the good of the colony.