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  • In the beginning where Saito rescues Dom in Mombasa, one of the guys is ready to fire his gun, but Saito opens the car door just by his side and casually knocks down the gunner. "Care for a lift, Mr. Cobb?"
  • Saito buying out the whole airline in order to secure seats next to Fischer. The nonchalant way he says "It seemed neater" sells it, as if he's confused as to why they wouldn't think of that.
  • The reason it's raining in the first level: Yusuf drank too much and then forgot to use the lavatories before starting the inception mission, so Los Angeles is all rainy.
    Eames: Too much free champagne before we went under, eh Yusuf?
    Yusuf: Ha ha bloody ha.
    • Also funny is that it's stopped raining by the time Ariadne and Arthur climb out of the water. Even if nothing unusual is shown in Yusuf's clothes after he wakes up, it was easy to imagine that it meant he had urinated himself mid-dream back on the plane.
  • "Quick, give me a kiss." *kiss* "They're still looking at us." "Yeah, it was worth a shot."
    • Ariadne has the most hilarious look on her face as she realizes what Arthur just did.
  • In a very quick moment of Mood Whiplash in an othwerwise-dramatic scene, Mal in the Action Prologue suddenly shooting Arthur in the leg. How sudden it is and Arthur's scream of pain is priceless before it abruptly goes dramatic again.
  • While Yusuf is driving the van, he manages to take out some of his pursuers and land the van upright after it is rammed off the road. He looks back and says, "Did you see that?" to the dreamers, having forgotten they are asleep, then turns back to the wheel in disappointment.
  • Yusuf flipping off the projected security guys and making intense faces as he drives backwards off the bridge.
  • "This would be a kick." The looks they give each other sell it.
    • Arthur's chair getting kicked over multiple times in montage, much to the amusement of everyone else. What sells it is him jerking awake before he hits the floor.
      • Mostly Eames' and Yusuf's amusement.
      • Basically Arthur being not strait-laced/uptight.
  • Arthur's silent reaction to the "You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling" line.
    • The looks on Arthur's face during that scene are brilliant. Probably due to the fact that Eames' "darling" part of the line wasn't part of the script.
    • Most of Eames and Arthur's interactions are quite funny.
  • "Paradox." *Pushes off staircase*
  • Upon hijacking a car, the first thing Arthur does is pull a face and turn off the music (which does not sound anything like Édith Piaf). Very discreet and short, but effective. Arthur's actually a large source of humor despite (or because of?) his serious attitude.
  • "Asshole. How do you mess up the carpet?"
  • "Oh. I see you met Mrs. Cobb."
  • "If I could have a moment, Mr. Saito..."
  • When the van is falling and everyone's arms and legs are flying up in the air like they're on a carnival ride.
  • Fischer getting exasperated and saying what everyone in the audience was thinking by that point:
    Fischer: Couldn't someone have dreamt up a goddamn beach?
    • Made funnier by the fact that Cobb does eventually "dream up a goddamn beach", but it quickly degenerates into a pure nightmare.
  • Fischer's mildly annoyed but otherwise completely biase reaction to being kidnapped in a taxi:
    "There's five hundred dollars in there. The wallet's worth more than that, so you might at least drop me at my stop."
    • Made even funnier when a couple scenes later, Yusuf is examining the wallet and incredulously remarks, "Five hundred dollars, this cost."
  • Eames tossing a mook an explosive charge and flashing a thumbs-up. *BANG*

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