Great movies are comprised of great scenes. (Captain Obvious is smiling.) Now and then, though, among the great scenes is a great scene, one which inspires or haunts or moves you to your very core. Below are fifteen such scenes, in my opinion at least. Please feel free and encouraged to share favorites of your own in the comments.
I s'pose I should note there might be spoilers (nature of the beast), but the newest movie on this list is still over a year old. I've always believed in a spoiler statute of limitations of a year, maybe two. But, yes, to the spoiler wary, consider yourselves warned!
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And my choice for the very best scene of the last 20 years is: