Mammoth Montage

The cuts that matter most. Where in movies is the slice and dice of images mashed together most profound? Battleship Potemkin (1925)? Rocky (1976)? Raging Bull (1980)? Psycho (1960)? What stew of celluloid perfectly divides those vegetables before mixing them together?

Ferris, Sloane, and Cameron in the museum is the greatest montage of all time.


I’ve always liked this sequence:

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But this is arguably more profound.


Seconding the Ferris Bueller montage.

The one near the end of The Karate Kid is sorta fun:

And while I cannot stand the movie, have to admit that Donnie Darko uses them well.

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The music escorts it to the next level.