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Top 5 Rain Scenes
« on: February 17, 2017, 12:39:06 PM »
For a rainy day in LA.

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Singin' in the Rain - Singin' in the Rain


Road to Perdition - "I'm glad it's you."


Blade Runner - Tears in the rain


My Neighbor Totoro - At the Catbus stop


The Seven Samurai - Final battle
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Re: Top 5 Rain Scenes
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2017, 12:45:06 PM »
<obligatory Andie MacDowell joke>

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Re: Top 5 Rain Scenes
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2017, 01:11:12 PM »
These are all pretty great. The Donnie Yen fight in Hero would also be on my list.

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Re: Top 5 Rain Scenes
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2017, 02:06:36 PM »
Simply had to include Magnolia.

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Re: Top 5 Rain Scenes
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2017, 02:57:39 PM »
My top 5 in no particular order

Last Samurai

Castaway

Great Expectations

The Matrix

The Outsiders

Wanted to throw a few guilty pleasures, but couldn't find the beginning scene of the Program and the rain scene from Rambo 4
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Re: Top 5 Rain Scenes
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2017, 03:04:29 PM »
Love seeing Great Expectations on here. I think it's a fantastic film even if Cuaron himself doesn't seem to care for it.
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Re: Top 5 Rain Scenes
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2017, 09:35:20 PM »
Movies that weren't yet mentioned:

Holes

The Shawshank Redemption

Say Anything

The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers  (Bara-doom)

The Truman Show
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Re: Top 5 Rain Scenes
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2017, 11:44:37 PM »
LOT of great mentions already. I think these are scenes worth throwing in the mix.

3:10 to Yuma (1957)
V For Vendetta
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Re: Top 5 Rain Scenes
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2017, 12:01:21 AM »
Was thinking of that LotR scene, but didn't think of The Truman Show, though it really is a really  great scene. Or scenes I guess. I'm thinking of the bit where the rain follows him as well as his ride through the storm.

Looking at my top 100 potential list:

The climax of the Evil Dead remake has a torrential rain of blood, if that counts.

The climax of Moonrise Kingdom

Take Shelter's oil rain dream

The fantasy part of 127 Hours

The climax of Doubt happens during a thunderstorm

If you'll allow the blood and oil rain from before, the rig explosion scene in There Will Be Blood is also great, though it's really oil falling from the sky.

The T-Rex attack in Jurassic Park is probably the best.

Does the opening credits of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg count?

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The opening of Suspiria is pretty great, too.

The end of Under The Skin is in rain, I think.

Pretty much the whole fourth act of Fanny and Alexander happens during a thunderstorm and a summer shower in different, intercut locations.

Memories of Murder happens during the rainy season, right? Isn't that a plot point?

The opening of Kubo and the Two Strings is during a storm.

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Re: Top 5 Rain Scenes
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2017, 12:04:39 AM »
Was thinking of that LotR scene, but didn't think of The Truman Show, though it really is a really  great scene. Or scenes I guess. I'm thinking of the bit where the rain follows him as well as his ride through the storm.

The opening of Kubo and the Two Strings is during a storm.

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I was thinking of the one in Truman Show where the rain was following him.

Kubo?  I forgot Kubo?  How?
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