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BlackCircle
Oct 21, 2005

I did Nazi that butt coming

Lets get a thread going for all our favorite movie or TV gun battles/fist fights/car chases.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL9fnVtz_lc
Starting off with a classic. The street shootout in Heat. I love this mostly because of how crazy loud it is. Its also shot really well and does a great job of showing off the heist from beginning to end.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEFPcljAXgs
Keeping in tune with Michael Mann. I love just how short and violent this one is. Tom Cruise is just efficient in taking out the two robbers. Again its really loud which I guess is just how Michael Mann does his gun scenes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upwyWKzozII
This time its a good old fashioned fist fight. I think this fight is choreographed really well and shows a lot of slick countering from Donnie Yen and also some straight up brutal looking shots he puts on dudes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_H-3NKj8yO8
Another Donnie Yen fight scene. This one from Kill Zone(I think.) This one is just insanely fast from start to finish. You can barely follow the movement sometimes and its really fun to watch. I had read somewhere that most of this fight wasn't really planned out and they just kinda did it on the fly. Not sure if that's true or not but it would be pretty sweet if it was.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE1ZB6aS-3w
Last one is from The Raid 2. The last fight scene of the movie and it is a doozy. Very fast paced. Shot incredibly well. Super brutal looking. It has everything you would ever want in a fight scene.

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Basebf555
Feb 29, 2008

The greatest sensual pleasure there is is to know the desires of another!



Fun Shoe

Another great Donnie Yen scene (Iron Monkey): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLnXhKN4O4U

Here's one from the first Raid film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uI-V0rrlZBo

Some good(if a little ridiculous) poo poo from Equilibrium: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoDKXozA0M4

One of about 50 awesome action scenes in Dredd: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtbejMoJcp0

Lethal Weapon 4 is underrated, this is the scene where I first said "Who is this Jet Li guy again?": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adnXzutxWcQ

The amazing finale of The Wild Bunch. This scene was way ahead of its time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_w9HwC7C8nM

The final duel in The Good the Bad and the Ugly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6tR78d0cmA

Basebf555 has a new favorite as of 16:40 on Feb 16, 2015

Diesel Fucker
Aug 13, 2003

I spent my rent money on tentacle porn.


John Wick. The whole drat film.

There's the hallway scene in Old Boy. That's way up there and for me, it's the music that really makes it. The slow heart-beat tempo mournfully thumping away as Dae-Su beats his way across the screen is wonderful. If I had any kind of inclination, like the old "Ruin the scene" threads in GBS, I'd love to re-dub the whole thing to make it a more "traditional" scene. Maybe have Down With The Sickness playing over it.

In Only God Forgives there's a showdown between Julian and Chang. Now, the thing is I see Only God Forgives as a kind of backlash from Refn for how everyone went nuts over Gosling in Drive. He sat there and went, "Well, if you want Ryan Gosling being a badass in a neon hell let's see how you like this! And he cranks up the Driver's silent, violent side to 11 and sets him loose. Everyone expects this brutal, climactic showdown and then... Chang just beats seven shades of poo poo out of Gosling with zero effort. Gosling doesn't even land a punch and is tore apart.

And of course this Streets Of Rage level brought to life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbAd_BySgBw

Basebf555
Feb 29, 2008

The greatest sensual pleasure there is is to know the desires of another!



Fun Shoe

Here's some fight scenes I thought totally kicked rear end when I was 10 years old.

The opening to TMNT: Secret of the Ooze: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLzS3W1AfFU

Also, loving Super-Shredder!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtxMlQMqKE4

Mortal Kombat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVoEhO8stu0

The modern classic, 3 Ninjas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXje7frPBMA

And maybe the most traumatic death scene from my childhood, the final fight of Rufio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZubhGcnsHk

Zzulu
May 15, 2009


Is it silly? YES
is it awesome? YES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEuZgK669zY

Nascardad
Oct 22, 2009

"Racing is in my blood, I can't quite get out of it yet"


NO MOOOOOOOOOOOOORE in King of the Streets aka Alien Warrior
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5HyEYWqo3g

Flamethrower action in Exterminator 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouoRhamUFCQ

Nascardad has a new favorite as of 17:15 on Feb 16, 2015

DarklyDreaming
Apr 4, 2009

Welcome to Disney XD Everyone!

Lasher posted:

John Wick. The whole drat film.

More specifically I think the shootout at the Red Circle is more than a well made fight scene, it's a triumph of awesome film-making by any metric that measures awesome film-making:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4UUErxMbB0

psyopmonkey
Nov 15, 2008

by Lowtax

I liked John Wick.

He reloaded.

Schizophrenic Orb
Nov 16, 2009

Intriguing...


Flying jeeps! Random glass everywhere! Horses falling over!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O5VY2poUpM

A Boy and His Herb.
Sep 11, 2007

Oh Puppy Goo Goo, fetch me a dream!

Schizophrenic Orb posted:

Flying jeeps! Random glass everywhere! Horses falling over!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O5VY2poUpM

Came here to see if this was posted yet. Best action scene in any move ever.

Tracula
Mar 26, 2010

PLEASE LEAVE


It's hard to single out a best action scene from a Kurosawa film but if I had to I'd say the end of Seven Samurai. There's something so perfect about it since it feels so genuine the entire way through. It's just the remaining samurai and villagers versus the bandits while it's raining out. And my god does it feel like it's raining the entire time since everyone is sliding around, it's muddy and just unbelievable how hard hitting it all is.

Basebf555 posted:

The final duel in The Good the Bad and the Ugly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6tR78d0cmA

Going back to Kurosawa again the end of Sanjuro had a standoff where the camera just watches two samurai for about a minute and a half before one of them draws and the tension is so loving thick you could cut it with a knife. I've always had a thing for movies building up tension for an incredible amount of time before absolutely shattering it.

Basebf555
Feb 29, 2008

The greatest sensual pleasure there is is to know the desires of another!



Fun Shoe

Tracula posted:

It's hard to single out a best action scene from a Kurosawa film but if I had to I'd say the end of Seven Samurai. There's something so perfect about it since it feels so genuine the entire way through. It's just the remaining samurai and villagers versus the bandits while it's raining out. And my god does it feel like it's raining the entire time since everyone is sliding around, it's muddy and just unbelievable how hard hitting it all is.


Going back to Kurosawa again the end of Sanjuro had a standoff where the camera just watches two samurai for about a minute and a half before one of them draws and the tension is so loving thick you could cut it with a knife. I've always had a thing for movies building up tension for an incredible amount of time before absolutely shattering it.

Here's the clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gEYlVmclrU

I've posted that same clip twice in the Star Wars thread as a way to show people what I'd like to see in a lightsaber duel.

Accident Underwater
Oct 21, 2005

You look like a star!


This one is more subdued than some of my other favorites, but I never get tired of watching Magneto hunt down nazis.

https://vimeo.com/73270250

JIZZ DENOUEMENT
Oct 3, 2012

STRIKE!


DarklyDreaming posted:

More specifically I think the shootout at the Red Circle is more than a well made fight scene, it's a triumph of awesome film-making by any metric that measures awesome film-making:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4UUErxMbB0

I never saw this movie but this is a shockingly decent action scene. There's only a few dumb action movie things in it.

Tracula
Mar 26, 2010

PLEASE LEAVE


Basebf555 posted:

Here's the clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gEYlVmclrU

I've posted that same clip twice in the Star Wars thread as a way to show people what I'd like to see in a lightsaber duel.

Part of what makes this scene so incredible to me is that for the entirety of Yojimbo and Sanjuro the violence was always rather understated and quick and if there was any blood it was fairly minimal then this came as a capstone to that out of loving nowhere. Amusingly the spray from that was so strong that the hose nearly blew Tatsuya Nakadai off of his feet.

Shirkelton
Apr 6, 2009

I'm not loyal to anything, General... except the dream.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBlkUc2IzOY

CannonFodder
Jan 26, 2001



Passion’s Wrench

Schizophrenic Orb posted:

Flying jeeps! Random glass everywhere! Horses falling over!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O5VY2poUpM
How do those jeeps keep jumping?

Basebf555
Feb 29, 2008

The greatest sensual pleasure there is is to know the desires of another!



Fun Shoe


Have some more Benicio action(lovely movie but good fight scene): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKjkQ_sPE0U

Fauxtool
Oct 21, 2008

by Jeffrey of YOSPOS


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giJCL_jhnsE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yBnl_krN_U

Haruharuharuko
Mar 24, 2008

Yeah I lied; so what is the truth?



I really appreciate that even in India they use the Wilhelm scream.

Rope-a-dope
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5xAbp1SW5c

Rope-a-dope 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5VSi7YNr4Y

BrigadierSensible
Feb 16, 2012

I've got a pocket full of cheese, and a garden full of trees.



I am partial to this one. The three way/wheel fight in Pirates of the Carribean 3.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2C68Nh-ltQ

El Estrago Bonito
Dec 17, 2010

Scout Finch Bitch


Dabaang:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xsxrruJvHA

Sword of the Stranger:
http://youtu.be/xzk3fNeFG-8

And Tyler Too!
Aug 15, 2007
ROCKET JOCKEY OWNS

Stichelin it is, thank you!


ELBOW ROCKET!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiQLBgGwmmo

PureEvil6_13
Jun 1, 2004

I LIKE PETA AND THINK THAT SCIENCE IS EVIL

Jet Li vs Yasuaki Kurata in Fist of Legend
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0IH4VA5yvs

Jet Li vs Billy Chow in Fist of Legend
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8JICb2D7CI

BlackCircle
Oct 21, 2005

I did Nazi that butt coming

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqIBGEcKhGs
Captain America: The Winter Soldier. I like this scene a lot because it just has Cap getting the realization that hes about to be in a fight and dropping a great line before it starts. Most of the fights in Winter Soldier are pretty good but I think this one stands out.

Periphery
Jul 27, 2003
...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EgphD_ZO_jI

Perry Normal
Jul 23, 2010

Humans disgust me. Vile creatures.



Pretty classic stuff. The truck and motorcycle elements made me think of my favourite action scene.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCQxhof9RlI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zg1cDKYmK98

Davros1
Jul 19, 2007

You've got to admit, you are kind of implausible





Who Am I:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ5oaBWYzPk

And I was going to post fights from Drunken Master 2, but that would just be posting the whole movie.

Basebf555
Feb 29, 2008

The greatest sensual pleasure there is is to know the desires of another!



Fun Shoe

Yippee Kiyay Motherfucker

Hard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjef-o2GqAA

Harder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYVxCbHeaZs

With a Vengeance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeSouvoINHY

Live Free or get sucked into a jet engine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJPIh1mo9LY

He really should be dead by now huh?

Gaunab
Feb 13, 2012



A lot of fights in Banshee are awesome but this one sells most people on the show:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAeOJLXyl3Y

Donnerberg
Dec 15, 2008



Hell Gem

I should just link all of Hard Boiled, but this'll do:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bozxgVQ9m0

And here's the first scene from Van Damme's weird, self-biographic picture J.C.V.D: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xxialx_jcvd-intro_shortfilms I love how most his punches aren't even close to connecting.

Samovar
Jun 4, 2011

I'm not a hero...





Some old-school sword-play with the 1940's version of Zorro.

Reo
Apr 11, 2003

That'll do, Carlos.
That'll do.




One of my favorites. Great fighting and hilarious.

Burning Beard
Nov 21, 2008

Choking on bits of fallen bread crumbs
Oh, this burning beard, I have come undone
It's just as I've feared. I have, I have come undone
Bugger dumb the last of academe



Opening to Mad Max II, The Road Warrior

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hUrcGCQV1g

The roar of the blower and the opening soundtrack are, in my mind, iconic.

Speaking of,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5QYYlfXQFk

Opening to the original Mad Max.

BOOTY-ADE
Aug 30, 2006

BIG KOOL TELLIN' YA'LL TO KEEP IT TIGHT


Basebf555 posted:

One of about 50 awesome action scenes in Dredd: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtbejMoJcp0

I loving LOVE the 2012 Dredd film, everything about it screamed badass, gritty, intense action. Even my dad was amped up after seeing it, his exact words when it finished were "poo poo, now I wanna go out and KICK SOME rear end! "

Flakey
Apr 30, 2009

There's no need to speak. You must only concentrate and recall all your past life. When a man thinks of the past, he becomes kinder.


Tony Jaa in The Protector: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IM2atZfn87M

Shot with no cuts until it transitions to a different fight.

Again Tony Jaa, this time in Ong Bak: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MebtvHX1A8#t=140s

The way he just runs in to frame with no set up and starts kicking rear end always cracks me up.

GrandpaPants
Feb 13, 2006


Free to roam the heavens in man's noble quest to investigate the weirdness of the universe!



Not an action scene per se, but Every Frame A Painting talking about why Jackie Chan kicks rear end is a great video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1PCtIaM_GQ

Edit: Actual scene, Jackie Chan vs. Benny the Jet in Wheels on Meals:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFW92CfLMSI

Accident Underwater
Oct 21, 2005

You look like a star!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZxNbAwY_rk

Here's another one I love. I get such a huge kick out of watching Bond be a brute in response to the finesse and athleticism of the courier being chased.

Supreme Allah
Oct 6, 2004

everybody relax, i'm here


Nap Ghost

The movie is crap but I love Hector vs Achilles fight in Troy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80SsC_ZNbyI

It's hard to give good context but up until this point in the movie, every fight Achilles has been in he's won in a couple of seconds, so the look on his face at 2:37 is entirely warranted.

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Chuck Buried Treasure
Dec 27, 2010



My favorite action sequence will always be the massacre at the police station in The Terminator:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFxaCa-hr8o

Schwarzenegger's just so menacing, walking slowly down the hallways, no cover or anything, just calmly and deliberately blowing away any cop in his way. And then the way his cool, robotic manner is contrasted with the cops absolutely losing their poo poo in the background. Schwarzenegger and Cameron both absolutely nailed this scene.

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