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In , Phil does this to his clock radio that won't stop playing "I Got You Babe" every morning at 6:00.
Groundhog Day In The Movie of starring City Hunter Jackie Chan, the movie opens with this, with Jackie expertly shooting the (hanging) alarm clocks set by his assistant. He doesn't even come close to waking up.
At the end of , Nancy's Enchanted (animated!) cell phone rings during her (also animated) wedding. She takes it out; comments, " Wow, really good reception here," then throws it to the floor with enough force to shatter it to bits.
In , the titular character is "trying" to sneak quietly past his landlady's apartment when an alarm clock pops out of his pocket and starts bouncing noisily around. He finally smashes it with a giant cartoon hammer.
The Mask The opening sequence of has a short montage of various Muppets turning off their alarm clocks with varying degrees of force.
Muppets from Space Out of all of them, the only one to actually break a clock is Sweetums.
Played with in movie . Agent 23 does this to a colleague's phone in a meeting (the colleague was texting during the meeting). The guy sitting on the other side of 23 angrily takes the pieces and says "Next time, use your own damn phone."
Get Smart In , Bruce throws his pager out the window, where a car runs over it. It still works.
Bruce Almighty A Variant of this occurs in when Raymond's attempts to get breakfast trigger the smoke alarm in Charlie's apartment, freaking him out until Charlie destroys it.
Rain Man Another variant occurs in when Bluto stops an annoyning crooner's song by smashing his guitar against the wall.
Animal House . The old man protagonist does this as a matter of habit, and it's Up Played for Laughs with a bullfrog that wakes him up later in the movie. (Don't worry, it lives.)
In , this is part of handyman Jacques' morning routine. He even has a dresser drawer full of broken alarm clock parts and a closet full of new clocks for this purpose.
Brain Donors In , this is the first sign that the newly empowered Peter Parker The Amazing Spider-Man Does Not Know His Own Strength. Not to mention it shows off his new reflexes, the clock only gets in about two rings before the crunching.
. A kid smashes one up with a hammer, because living Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome After the End he's no idea what the ringing sound means.
The Hong Kong animated film Color Old Master Q features a hapless alarm clock attempting to wake the titular character. It gets bashed with a wrench for its troubles. In spite of being reduced to a clockwork pancake, it succeeds in waking Old Master Q with a little help from Murphy's Bed abruptly dumping Old Master Q on the floor and closing up so he can't get back on it.