Actors Who Stole Movies in One Scene

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Shahrukh Khan - Brahmāstra: Part One (2022) 

Even before Pathaan (2023) released, we got to see SRK playing the role of scientist Mohan Bhargav on the big screen. This pivotal role was a surprise beginning to the fantasy story directed by Ayan Mukherjee. 

Vanessa Redgrave - Atonement (2007) 

This romance war film has one of the saddest plot twists towards the end. Vanessa Redgrave, plays an old Briony and appears for a few minutes during the final sequences. Her monologue delivers the most heartbreaking part of the film. 

Matthew McConaughey - The Wolf of Wall Street

Matthew McConaughey plays the role of Mark Hanna, creating one of the most memorable scenes of the film. Hanna takes Belfort out for lunch and a chat where he makes a spectacle out of himself with a strange chant that involves thumping his chest and humming. 

Kamal Hassan - Mahanadhi (1994) 

The film is about a single father who was separated from his family after being wrongfully convicted. Years later, he reunites with his daughter and that scene is one of his most remembered performances till date. 

Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson - Marriage Story

This film bears some of the most palpable tension in cinema history. In a climactic scene between the separated couple, the words and energy they exchange is one of the cathartic and astonishing performances. 

Meryl Streep - Sophie’s Choice (1982) 

This in classic film directed by Alan Jay Pakula, Meryl Streep plays the role Sophie, a Polish mother of two during the Second World War. In a poignant scene, A Nazi officer demands that Sophie make an extremely difficult decision that would harm one of her children.

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