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* RWBY Volume 6's opening chapter begins with a very impressive continuous shot of a speeding train, the Argus Limited, [[spoiler: being chased and assaulted by Manticore Grimm and an (off-screen) Sphinx Grimm, following the perspective of one of these Grimm before it is killed by Ruby]]. The shot then focuses on each member of Team RWBY as they [[spoiler: battle the Grimm atop the train]] before moving to Team JNR who do the same. This shot lasts over one minute and comprises a majority of the first scene of the chapter.

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* RWBY Volume 6's ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': The opening chapter scene of Volume 6 begins with a very impressive continuous shot of a speeding train, the Argus Limited, [[spoiler: being chased and assaulted by a pack of Manticore Grimm and an (off-screen) that is led by a Sphinx Grimm, following Grimm; it follows the perspective of one of these Grimm before Manticore, from its approach to the train until it is killed by Ruby]]. Ruby. The shot then focuses on each member of Team RWBY as they [[spoiler: battle the Grimm atop the train]] train before moving to Team JNR who do the same. This shot lasts over one minute and comprises a majority of the first scene of the chapter.


* ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' Volume 6's opening chapter begins with a very impressive continuous shot of a speeding train, the Argus Limited, [[spoiler: being chased and assaulted by Manticore Grimm and an (off-screen) Sphinx Grimm, following the perspective of one of these Grimm before it is killed by Ruby]]. The shot then focuses on each member of Team RWBY as they [[spoiler: battle the Grimm atop the train]] before moving to Team JNR who do the same. This shot lasts over one minute and comprises a majority of the first scene of the chapter.

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* ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' RWBY Volume 6's opening chapter begins with a very impressive continuous shot of a speeding train, the Argus Limited, [[spoiler: being chased and assaulted by Manticore Grimm and an (off-screen) Sphinx Grimm, following the perspective of one of these Grimm before it is killed by Ruby]]. The shot then focuses on each member of Team RWBY as they [[spoiler: battle the Grimm atop the train]] before moving to Team JNR who do the same. This shot lasts over one minute and comprises a majority of the first scene of the chapter.

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* ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' Volume 6's opening chapter begins with a very impressive continuous shot of a speeding train, the Argus Limited, [[spoiler: being chased and assaulted by Manticore Grimm and an (off-screen) Sphinx Grimm, following the perspective of one of these Grimm before it is killed by Ruby]]. The shot then focuses on each member of Team RWBY as they [[spoiler: battle the Grimm atop the train]] before moving to Team JNR who do the same. This shot lasts over one minute and comprises a majority of the first scene of the chapter.
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** The fourth episode of season 3 has an '''11 minute''' long continuous shot. This sees Matt fight his way through several several corridors past dozens of inmates and guards sent by Fisk to kill him, getting information out of the Albanian mob boss in the prison, and then convincing the boss to get the guards in his pocket to then help smuggle Matt out of the prison. And it's all shot in a real single take, as confirmed by Charlie Cox in an interview. Production had to be stopped for a full day to allow the cast and crew to rehearse it. The directors actually designed the shot to allow some digital stitching if necessary, then went back and lightened the moments in question to make it clear to the audience that this hadn't happened, and with Charlie Cox's face in shot for the overwhelming majority of it (stunt doubles are swapped in twice, to allow Matt to get thrown across the room). Plus, it features firebombs and blood spray, increasing the technical difficulty.

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** The fourth episode of season 3 has an '''11 minute''' long continuous shot. This sees Matt fight his way through several several corridors past dozens of inmates and guards sent by Fisk to kill him, getting information out of the Albanian mob boss in the prison, and then convincing the boss to get the guards in his pocket to then help smuggle Matt out of the prison. And it's all shot in a real single take, as take (as confirmed by Charlie Cox in an interview.interview). Production had to be stopped for a full day to allow the cast and crew to rehearse it. The directors actually designed the shot to allow some digital stitching if necessary, then went back and lightened the moments in question to make it clear to the audience that this hadn't happened, and with Charlie Cox's face in shot for the overwhelming majority of it (stunt doubles are swapped in twice, to allow Matt to get thrown across the room). Plus, it features firebombs and blood spray, increasing the technical difficulty.


* Creator/RobertAltman's ''Film/ThePlayer'' has an eight-minute single-cut intro. It featurs two men walking through the scene [[LampshadeHanging discussing old movies with single-cut intros]]. Perhaps even more impressively, all the background characters are people in the movie industry talking about movie-related stuff; so [[WriteWhatYouKnow the (real) people in the movie industry who were playing the characters ad-libbed all the background dialog]].

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* Creator/RobertAltman's ''Film/ThePlayer'' has an eight-minute single-cut intro. It featurs features two men walking through the scene [[LampshadeHanging discussing old movies with single-cut intros]]. Perhaps even more impressively, all the background characters are people in the movie industry talking about movie-related stuff; so [[WriteWhatYouKnow the (real) people in the movie industry who were playing the characters ad-libbed all the background dialog]].



* Creator/AlfonsoCuaron:

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* Creator/AlfonsoCuaron:Creator/AlfonsoCuaron is known for making long continuous takes part of his directing style:



** The fourth episode of season 3 has a continuous ''ten minute'' long one-take of Matt fighting inmates sent by Fisk to kill him in the prison, getting information out of the Albanians in the prison, and convincing the Albanian boss to help smuggle him out.

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** The fourth episode of season 3 has a an '''11 minute''' long continuous ''ten minute'' long one-take of shot. This sees Matt fighting fight his way through several several corridors past dozens of inmates and guards sent by Fisk to kill him in the prison, him, getting information out of the Albanians Albanian mob boss in the prison, and then convincing the Albanian boss to get the guards in his pocket to then help smuggle him out.Matt out of the prison. And it's all shot in a real single take, as confirmed by Charlie Cox in an interview. Production had to be stopped for a full day to allow the cast and crew to rehearse it. The directors actually designed the shot to allow some digital stitching if necessary, then went back and lightened the moments in question to make it clear to the audience that this hadn't happened, and with Charlie Cox's face in shot for the overwhelming majority of it (stunt doubles are swapped in twice, to allow Matt to get thrown across the room). Plus, it features firebombs and blood spray, increasing the technical difficulty.



** The episode "The Dirty Half Dozen", which aired just a few weeks after the ''Daredevil'' example above, contained a few minute long fight scene with the camera following Skye as she expertly cuts down an entire room of HYDRA agents. Bask in its glory for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hReYNlIoIWE yourself]]. Even better, there was no stunt double. That was actually Creator/ChloeBennet. She messed up and broke her arm in the middle, but stayed in character long enough to finish the scene.
** Due to both Skye and [[Series/{{Daredevil 2015}} Matt]] having been raised in the same orphanage, fans have joked that they had a one-shot fight scene class at St. Agnes.

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** The episode "The Dirty Half Dozen", which aired just a few weeks after the ''Daredevil'' example above, season 1 one-take fight, contained a few minute long fight scene with the camera following Skye as she expertly cuts down an entire room of HYDRA agents. Bask in its glory for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hReYNlIoIWE yourself]]. Even better, there was no stunt double. That It was actually all Creator/ChloeBennet. She messed up and broke her arm in the middle, but stayed in character long enough to finish the scene.
** Due to both Skye and [[Series/{{Daredevil 2015}} Matt]] having been raised in the same orphanage, fans have joked that they had a one-shot fight scene class at St. Agnes.
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** The fourth episode of season 3 has a continuous ''ten minute'' long one-take of Matt fighting inmates sent by Fisk to kill him in the prison, getting information out of the Albanians in the prison, and convincing the Albanian boss to help smuggle him out.

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* The sixth episode of ''Series/TheHauntingOfHillHouse'' has five long takes, the longest of which is 18 minutes.


** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOZb7KeJUQ8 An Abridged History of Western Music in 16 Genres]], also by cdza, is just as impressive, as is the WebVideo/KeyOfAwesome crossover [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-tNks86Elk Hip Hop Shopping Spree]].

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOZb7KeJUQ8 An Abridged History of Western Music in 16 Genres]], also by cdza, is just as impressive, as is the WebVideo/KeyOfAwesome WebVideo/TheKeyOfAwesome's crossover [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-tNks86Elk Hip Hop Shopping Spree]].


Called a "long take", this is one very long, uninterrupted shot on camera. The camera moves, the actors move, things happen, the camera keeps shooting. Difficult. Expensive. Rarely makes it out of the editing room intact. It's also an expensive pain in the ass on film cameras, many of which hold no more than 5 minutes (if that) of film for a shot. A screwup means a lot more than just a reshoot. But when done ''right''... it can be hailed as a directorial triumph. And just plain awesome.

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Called a "long take", this is one very long, uninterrupted shot on camera. The camera moves, the actors move, things happen, the camera keeps shooting. Difficult. Expensive. Rarely makes it out of the editing room intact. It's also an expensive pain in the ass on film cameras, many of which hold no more than 5 minutes (if that) of film for a shot. A screwup means a lot more than just a reshoot. But when done ''right''... it can be hailed as a directorial triumph. And just plain awesome.
awesome. Moreso if it's a OneTakeWonder.

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* Parodied in Creator/SethMeyers [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjE9Fl4zKNs Oscar Bait]] trailer as among the many tropes you'll see in such a film. And including the reasons for it too--to impress viewers and critics with the technical feat, and to drive home an emotional point .
--> '''Announcer''': "Boom! There's your Oscar, motherfuckers!"

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->''"We don't do any of your adorable little quick-cut fights around here. We do everything in a single take."''
-->-- '''Ms. Prestige''', ''WebVideo/AnimeCrimesDivision''


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* Discussed in ''WebVideo/AnimeCrimesDivision'' as a prestige TV fight scene hallmark, unlike anime which usually settles for cutaways like BattleDiscretionShot.

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* Electrasy's "[[https://vimeo.com/206052291 Morning Afterglow]]" is also a reversed Oner. There is also a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6qzxPQORcg making-of video]] showing how it was done.


* Impressively, the Thai martial arts action movie ''Tom Yum Goong'' (known in the US as ''The Protector'' and the UK as ''Warrior King'', starring Tony Jaa) features a four-minute one-shot elaborate fight sequence that reportedly took eight days to get right in which [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qE7WijeShQM Tony Jaa fights his way up a building.]] Up multiple sets of stairs and through rooms, with occasional pans out and back again to show extras landing after being thrown over the railings. The only CGI in the whole sequence is a window breaking, and only because the real prop didn't work right and cheating it in with CGI was cheaper than rebuilding the entire set for another take.

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* Impressively, the Thai martial arts action movie ''Tom Yum Goong'' (known in the US as ''The Protector'' and the UK as ''Warrior King'', starring Tony Jaa) features a four-minute four-minute[[note]]the time was chosen specifically because that was how much usable footage could be shot with a single canister of 35mm film[[/note]] one-shot elaborate fight sequence that reportedly took eight days to get right in which [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qE7WijeShQM Tony Jaa fights his way up a building.]] Up multiple sets of stairs and through rooms, with occasional pans out and back again to show extras landing after being thrown over the railings. The only CGI in the whole sequence is a window breaking, and only because the real prop didn't work right and cheating it in with CGI was cheaper than rebuilding the entire set for another take.


** ''Film/MissionImpossibleFallout'' has the HALO jump section, where we follow Ethan every step of the way, from the initial jump, to him saving Walker, finally cutting when the chutes are deployed.

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** ''Film/MissionImpossibleFallout'' has the HALO jump section, which stitched together three takes[[note]]out of over 100[[/note]] into a seemingly continuous sequence, where we follow Ethan every step of the way, from the initial jump, to him saving Walker, finally cutting when the chutes are deployed.

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** The underwater setpiece in ''Film/MissionImpossibleRogueNation'' is filmed featuring several individual Oners intersected with cuts to Benji and Ilsa.

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