Video: The 100 Greatest Movie Threats of All Time

June 9, 2011 by  
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The video editing genius behind The 100 Greatest Movie Insults of All Time and The 100 Cheesiest Movie Quotes of All Time has brought out a new masterpiece, which may even be better than his seminal, Nic Cage Losing His Shit – okay it’s not, but it’s still very, very good. If you haven’t heard of Harry Hanrahan before I suggest you check out his video channel on youtube.

His latest video, The 100 Greatest Movie Threats of All Time, is kind of like a fast paced version of one of those 100 greatest countdown shows Channel 4 is infatuated with – they’ve probably got enough to make the 100 greatest, 100 greatest countdown shows by now – only it’s actually good.

It has everything. From Arnie’s Running Man classic:
“I live to see you eat that contract. But I hope you leave enough room for my fist, because I’m going to ram it into your stomach and break your god’am spine!”

To Jack Nicholson’s shining speech, in, well, The Shining: “Darling, Light of my life, I’m not going to hurt you; you didn’t let me finish. I said, I’m not gonna hurt you, I’m just gonna bash your brains, I’m gonna bash ‘em right the fuck in.”

Here’s a complete list of the featured films, collated by

0’04 – The Limey, Law Abiding Citizen, Cape Fear (1962)
0’33 – Fargo, Scarface, Back to the Future Part III, Tombstone
1’02 – Coogan’s Bluff, They Live, Laughing Policeman, The Dead Pool, Casino
1’33 – Full Metal Jacket, Major Payne, In the Loop, Good Morning Vietnam
2’05 – Midnight Run, The Departed, The Big Lebowski, The Blues Brothers
2’33 – Coming to America, Punch-Drunk Love, Goodfellas, Casino
3’03 – Carlito’s Way, Kill Bill, Sudden Impact
3’30 – Pulp Fiction, Way of the Gun, Scream, Trading Places, The Running Man, Full Metal Jacket
3’59 – A Few Good Men, Smokey and the Bandit, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Speed, Gangs of New York, Miller’s Crossing, Blue Velvet
4’31 – Wild at Heart, The Wizard of Oz, The Long Kiss Goodnight, The Shining
5’00 – Anchorman, The Man, Tank Girl, Diner, Mulan, The Goonies, In the Loop
5’31 – Team America: World Police, New Jack City, Training Day, Robocop, Animal House, Harvey, Talladega Nights
6’01 – The Warriors, Rocky IV, Matchstick Men, Way of the Gun, The Big Lebowski
6’38 – Stand By Me, Commando, The Shawshank Redemption, Welcome to Collinwood
6’57 – The Long Kiss Goodnight, Anchorman, Step Brothers
7’30 – Tommy Boy, Home Alone, Sexy Beast, Robocop, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Breakfast Club
8’00 – From Dusk Till Dawn, The Untouchables, Unforgiven, The Prophecy
8’32 – True Romance, Casino, Payback, Inglourious Basterds
9’01 – Ripley’s Game, Way of the Gun, Pulp Fiction
9’28 – Home Alone, Con Air, American History X, Man On Fire
10’05 – Taken, Patriot Games, Tropic Thunder
10’35 – There Will Be Blood, Dead Man’s Shoes, Robocop
10’57 – Rambo: First Blood, Predator, Hard to Kill

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