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Monday, May 15, 2006

Best Movie Scenes #2 - Plot Twist

The second installment of best movie scenes from the desk of Saffa Dude, looks at plot twists. Thinking of GREAT plot twists quite a few movies jumps to mind. Of which Sixth Sense with Bruce Willis and Haley Joel Osmond was the first to that I could think of. Definitely a great twist and without the revelation the film would probably be pretty average.

The next to grab my attention is Primal Fear with Richard Gere and Edward Norton in which Norton delivers one of his trademark performances a s a priest killer with multiple personality syndrome. Norton is so convincing in his portrayal of this character that you would never guess the true outcome that is revealed in the last 2 minutes of this film.

The two films mentioned above is top notch examples of unforgettable plot twists but the Saffa Dude #1 spot goes to Kaiser Soze. The character portrayed as the Devil reincarnated by Kevin Spacey in The Usual Suspects. With a star studded cast and Spacey's delectable story telling as a cripple throughout the movie. Although several hints are dropped throughout the movie regarding the real identity of Kaiser Soze, they are not recognizable until the movie is watched for a second time.

So the #1 spot goes to: The Usual Suspects
Cast: Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio Del Toro, Kevin Pollak, Kevin Spacey, Chazz Palminteri
Favorite Quote: "The greatest trick the devil has ever played, was to convince the world he does not exist."

Other movies that deserves a mention:
The Matrix (Scene where Neo is "unplugged" for the first time and sees the tower of human batteries)
Fight Club (another undeniably awesome performance by Edward Norton)
The Shawshank Redemption
Lucky Number Slevin
12 Monkeys

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