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* ''Webcomic/WildeLife:'' While looking for Clifford [[http://www.wildelifecomic.com/comic/312 here]], complete with AltText: "'I can't believe they only looked three places,' commented someone who doesn't understand montages.'"

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* ''Fanfic/EscapeFromTheMoon'': The final chapter of the sequel ''The Mare From the Moon'' shows various scenes, jumping forward in time between each one and covering [[spoiler:up to the end of her sentence on the moon]].


->'''Jamie''': We've filled 2 pontoons, it goes about 3 minutes a fill, we've got 48 yet to go.\\
'''Narrator''': Thanks for the warning, we might go to the time lapse here.\\

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->'''Jamie''': ->'''Jamie:''' We've filled 2 pontoons, it goes about 3 minutes a fill, we've got 48 yet to go.\\
'''Narrator''': '''Narrator:''' Thanks for the warning, we might go to the time lapse here.\\


* On ''TopGear'' these are generally used to compress films involving long road trips or extensive car maintenance. Sometimes spoofed, when a series of clips is shown suggesting that we are seeing the presenters work for hours, and then a visual clue or a bit of dialogue reveals that only a few minutes have passed.

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* On ''TopGear'' ''Series/{{Top Gear|UK}}'' these are generally used to compress films involving long road trips or extensive car maintenance. Sometimes spoofed, when a series of clips is shown suggesting that we are seeing the presenters work for hours, and then a visual clue or a bit of dialogue reveals that only a few minutes have passed.


[[IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] [[TimeCrash the literal distortion of time]] [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII plotted by Sorceress Ultimecia.]] If so, the trope would have been called "Time [[XtremeKoolLetterz Kompression]] Montage" anyways.

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[[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Has nothing to do with]] [[TimeCrash the literal distortion of time]] [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII plotted by Sorceress Ultimecia.]] If so, the trope would have been called "Time [[XtremeKoolLetterz Kompression]] Montage" anyways.


* ''Franchise/{{Rocky}}'' movies are famous for training montages, including the meat-punching run-up-the-stairs bit in [[Film/{{Rocky}} the original]] and in ''Film/RockyBalboa'', and a ''Film/RockyIV'' montage showing Rocky and Ivan Drago.

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* ''Franchise/{{Rocky}}'' movies are famous for training montages, [[TrainingMontage Training Montages]], including the meat-punching run-up-the-stairs bit in [[Film/{{Rocky}} the original]] and in ''Film/RockyBalboa'', and a ''Film/RockyIV'' montage showing Rocky and Ivan Drago.


* In ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'', when Sakaki first pets Mr. Tadakachi, she does so for forty-five seconds real-time. As she does, however, we can see the background steadily go from afternoon to dusk, until finally Chiyo asks if they can go to her house (where the rest of their friends are waiting).

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* In ''Manga/AzumangaDaioh'', when Sakaki first pets Mr. Tadakachi, Tadakichi, she does so for forty-five seconds real-time. As she does, however, we can see the background steadily go from afternoon to dusk, until finally Chiyo asks if they can go to her house (where the rest of their friends are waiting).

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* Almost all of the body swapping between Taki and Mitsuha in ''Anime/YourName'' occurs in a couple minutes' worth of scenes with the song ''Zen Zen Zense'' by RADWIMPS in the background.


* ''Film/{{Rocky}}'' movies are famous for training montages, including the meat-punching run-up-the-stairs bit in the original and in ''Rocky Balboa'', and a ''Rocky IV'' montage showing Rocky and Ivan Drago.
** ''Film/RockyIII'' starts with a montage set to the song "Eye of the Tiger" showing the first three years after Rocky wins the championship title and becoming a world famous celebrity.

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* ''Film/{{Rocky}}'' ''Franchise/{{Rocky}}'' movies are famous for training montages, including the meat-punching run-up-the-stairs bit in [[Film/{{Rocky}} the original original]] and in ''Rocky Balboa'', ''Film/RockyBalboa'', and a ''Rocky IV'' ''Film/RockyIV'' montage showing Rocky and Ivan Drago.
** ''Film/RockyIII'' starts with a montage set to the song "Eye of the Tiger" by Music/{{Survivor}} showing the first three years after Rocky wins the championship title and becoming a world famous celebrity.


* ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' played this for laughs with the superhero Montage. He has the power to create these by touching his fists together twice and saying "boop boop". Among the things he uses this power for is to build a shed, teach a guy Spanish, travel several miles, and age a guy to near-senility in a matter of a few seconds. Then his arch-nemesis End-Credits Mon comes in and ends the program.

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* ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken'' played this for laughs with the superhero Montage.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2Ca9cQ3GV4 Montage]]. He has the power to create these by touching his fists together twice and saying "boop boop". Among the things he uses this power for is to build a shed, teach a guy Spanish, travel several miles, and age a guy to near-senility in a matter of a few seconds. Then his arch-nemesis End-Credits Mon comes in and ends the program.

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** Taken to the extreme in "Heaven Sent", in which a period of [[spoiler: four and a half ''billion'' years]] is compressed into a montage of brief clips and the Doctor's running "bird" story.


* Spoofed in the film ''Film/TeamAmericaWorldPolice'', with a song entitled "We Need A Montage", which explains away the technique as it plays over a montage. "And with every shot show a little improvement; to show it raw would take too long! It's gonna take a ''montage''!"
** The same song originally appeared in a ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' episode
** Various montages are also spoofed by [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Strong Bad]] in one of his [[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail117.html emails]].



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* Spoofed in the film ''Film/TeamAmericaWorldPolice'', with a song entitled "We Need A Montage", which explains away the technique as it plays over a montage. "And with every shot show a little improvement; to show it raw would take too long! It's gonna take a ''montage''!"
** The same song originally appeared in a ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' episode
** Various montages are also spoofed by [[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Strong Bad]] in one of his [[http://www.homestarrunner.com/sbemail117.html emails]].
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** ''Film/RockyIII''' starts with a montage set to the song "Eye of the Tiger" showing the first three years after Rocky wins the championship title and becoming a world famous celebrity.

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** ''Film/RockyIII''' ''Film/RockyIII'' starts with a montage set to the song "Eye of the Tiger" showing the first three years after Rocky wins the championship title and becoming a world famous celebrity.



* Used in Film/TheMuppets, in order to speed up the search for the rest of ''Series/TheMuppetShow'' cast. And by 'used', we mean it's intentionally invoked by the characters in-universe.

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* Used in Film/TheMuppets, ''Film/TheMuppets'', in order to speed up the search for the rest of ''Series/TheMuppetShow'' cast. And by 'used', we mean it's intentionally invoked by the characters in-universe.


* Spoofed in the film ''TeamAmericaWorldPolice'', with a song entitled "We Need A Montage", which explains away the technique as it plays over a montage. "And with every shot show a little improvement; to show it raw would take too long! It's gonna take a ''montage''!"

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* Spoofed in the film ''TeamAmericaWorldPolice'', ''Film/TeamAmericaWorldPolice'', with a song entitled "We Need A Montage", which explains away the technique as it plays over a montage. "And with every shot show a little improvement; to show it raw would take too long! It's gonna take a ''montage''!"

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* In ''Film/TheSaddestMusicInTheWorld'', the passage of the music contest is compressed in a couple of key shots juxtaposed with music sheets as [[SpinningPaper Spinning Papers]].

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