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Empire's Ultimate Collection Of Movie Supercuts
150 of your finest pop culture megamixes, all in one place

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Blogger Andy Baio came up with the term 'supercut' for an internet phenomenon he describes as "a genre of video meme, where some obsessive-compulsive superfan collects every phrase/action/cliche from an episode (or entire series) of their favorite show/film/game into a single massive video montage." In the following 24 pages, we've collated over 150 of our favouries pieces of pop culture pinnickityness, mostly centred around film with a few TV numbers at the end. Of course, there are many more supercuts out there, so if you have one you'd like to suggest for a certain list, please do so in the comment box below. 

P.S. Some of the best supercuts - including this Shaun Of The Dead callbacks number - can't be embedded, so that may be why you're favourite hasn't made it onto this feature...

WORDS ALASTAIR PLUMB
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Phrases 1

"Punch it!", "Are you crazy?", "Hold On!", "Look who decided to show up...", "Who are you?", "I'm Batman!"

Phrases 2

"Let's enhance", "Business or personal?", "Business or pleasure?", "Problem?", "Blah blah blah", "SILENCE!"

Phrases 3

"We're not in Kansas any more", "The Force", "Get out of there!", "You look like shit", T"here's no time to explain!", "We've got company!"

Phrases 4

"You can't park here", "That's what she said", "Sit down and shut up!", "It's gonna blow!", "There's a storm coming", "I'd tell you but then I'd have to kill you..."

Phrases 5

"It's showtime!", "You just don't get it, do you?", "NO!", "I'll call you back...", "Dr. Livingstone, I presume", "What's that in the sky?"

Phrases 6

"Problem?", "Dude!", "It's not you, it's me", "Awkward!", "Clean up on aisle...", "I can explain!"

Phrases 7

"Napalm In The Morning", "Napalm In The Morning" (Part 2), "Now If you'll excuse me...", "I'm too old for this shit", "Hey Riggs!"

Cameos

Stan Lee, Hitchcock, Peter Jackson, Directors cameoing in their own movies, Directors cameoing in other directors' movies, James Cameron voice cameos

Actors' Habits 1

JCVD's splits, Bruce Willis looking confused, Brad Pitt eating, Sam Rockwell dancing, Sean Bean dying, Steve Buscemi dying

Actors' Habits 2

Kristen Stewart biting her lip, Morgan Freeman being wise, Nic Cage losing his shit, Jim Carrey losing his shit, Liam Neeson getting the last word, Steven Seagal breaking bones

Arnie

Arnie screaming, Every "I'll be back", Arnie vs. long words, 160 greatest Arnie quotes, 130 other Arnie quotes

James Bond

Bond Titles, Bond movie mistakes, Bond one-liners, Every "00", Bond vs. Bond vs. Bond, Skyfall: 50 Years Of Bond, Bond car chases

The 100 Greatest…

Insults, Other insults, Movie threats, Horror quotes, Maniacal movie laughs, Nic Cage quotes, "fuck"s, more "fuck"s

Behind The Scenes

Famous people playing themselves, Looking straight into the camera, Mirror scares, Quality Café Los Angeles, Before they were famous, Breaking the fourth wall

Action

Improvised weapons, Face punches, People being shot in the head, When animals attack, Training montages, Bad karate, Pre-mortem one-liners

Directorial Trademarks

Michael Bay's "epic" spinning shot, Tarantino from below, Wes Anderson from above, Wes Anderson vs. slow motion, The "Spielberg face", "What the fuck?" in Coen brothers movies

Miscellaneous 1

The alphabet, US State Capitals, 555 numbers, Film flattery, Shut ups, Temper tantrums

Miscellaneous 2

Words of wisdom, Sports pep talks, Will Hudson/Bill Paxton in Aliens, Helmets, Suburbs, Twinkies

Miscellaneous 3

Golden Gate bridge attacks, Tumbleweeds, Moustaches, Drunkenness, Middle fingers, People falling over in The Lord Of The Rings

Swearing 1

The Big Lebowski, Die Hard, Die Hard 2, Snatch, American History X, Bad Santa

Swearing 2

Crank, The Hangover, Pulp Fiction, Scarface, Goodfellas, Nil By Mouth

Swearing 3

The Last Boy Scout, Attack The Block, Bad Boys, Reservoir Dogs, Beetlejuice

TV 1

Don Draper says what?, Every drink in Mad Men, Repeated Sorkinisms, "Let's walk and talk", Shouting on The Newsroom, The best of Entourage's Ari Gold

TV 2

Breaking Bad vs. "Bitch!", Breaking Bad's POV shots, Parks And Recreation vs. booze, "Holy… [something], Batman!", Worf being denied on Star Trek, Annie gasping on Community, Mr. Belding from Saved By The Bell saying "Hey hey hey!"

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1 O-face SUPERCUT
This is a new one I just saw over on dailyoftheday.com It's pretty effing awesome though, no pun intended. :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkF5CIeZA8c Enj oy! More

Posted by kleblond on Tuesday March 19, 2013, 22:51

2 RE: Empire's Ultimate Collection Of Movie Supercuts
Bloody hell, who farted on Clara's ice cream? Probably not the best way to go about securing a future mention in the mag... More

Posted by Chief on Tuesday March 19, 2013, 11:39

3 RE: 50 years of James Bond
Super-cut? Are we talking about Piers Morgan or someone? More

Posted by DancingClown on Tuesday March 19, 2013, 09:40

4 RE: 50 years of James Bond
Oh, so you do know "50 years of James Bond" is not a supercut, and yet you added it to a list called "Ultimate Collection of Movie Supercuts" just cause you love it? How does the criteria "it's just that I love it" fit into the "ultimate" concept? I thought this was "Empire's Ultimate Collection of Movie Supercuts", not "Ali Plumb's favorite supercuts and non-supercuts". More

Posted by ClaraDarko on Tuesday March 19, 2013, 09:04

5 RE: Clara Darko
Maybe you're not actually "ignoring" me, and you simply ignore my existence. Which is amazing, cause an article like this should require a lot of searching, to really find the best supercuts out there. And you actually came across my channel, cause you featured a video uploaded in it ("Looking at you", which is my husband's work), but you never had a look at the rest of the montages? More

Posted by ClaraDarko on Tuesday March 19, 2013, 08:12

6 50 years of James Bond
I know it's not a supercut, it's just that I love it and I wanted to celebrate it in the Bond section. More

Posted by Ali Plumb on Monday March 18, 2013, 12:20

7 Clara Darko
I wasn't even aware of any sort of gender divide at all! Will look at your stuff now. Also, how are we ignoring you, exactly...? More

Posted by Ali Plumb on Monday March 18, 2013, 12:19

8 By the way...
You guys don't seem to know what a supercut is exactly, cause I see you included Kees van Dijkhuizen's "50 years of James Bond", which is no supercut at all, it's 100% editing, no repetition, but a montage in dramatic progression. And I also see you included "20 Movie Knockouts - Face Punch Supercut" which is ridiculous: only 20 films (that can't even be called "supercut"), a few of them are not even punches but slaps (not the same, are they?) and there is some TV series in there too ("Movie Knockouts"? Hello???). Try this instead: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ij6Q8jWUbks. 80 movie fights and face punches in less than 4 minutes. It's edited as a montage, not as a supercut, but since you don't seem to care about that distinction, you could have featured it instead of that lousy "20 Movie Knockouts". Also, in the making of this compilation, you should have found my raining montage, my crying montage, my monsters montage, etc. More

Posted by ClaraDarko on Sunday March 17, 2013, 06:29

9 One question for you, Empire team
I am ClaraDarko, movie montage editor with more than 2,000 subscribers in Youtube and hundreds of videos edited. I really want to ask you: among these 150 supercuts, how many are edited by women? Cause I keep feeling the world of supercuts and movie montages is a male world, and I know that my videos are good, but you guys keep ignoring me. I have around 30 huge montages and most of them hardly get any views at all, but some of them are much better, more entertaining, more complete and more professional than some of the supercuts you've featured in this article. More views doesn't always mean more quality, that should be obvious. Look for me on Youtube or DailyMotion. More

Posted by ClaraDarko on Saturday March 16, 2013, 11:43

10 So much love
I love you guys so much for putting this together. More

Posted by HighwayJoe on Friday March 15, 2013, 22:29

11 Classic two-part movie slap montage
Criminal these didn't make the list. Bring on Part 3! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9p2R-2qKhg http: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6I3_gEaAGE More

Posted by Sam Seed on Friday March 15, 2013, 17:03

12 this one's a goodie
perhaps i missed it but i saw this one recently of the ol' "people getting hit by a bus" cliche http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmYrWXhFf4c&am p;feature=share More

Posted by staypuft2 on Friday March 15, 2013, 15:33

13 Re: Nic Cage...
Ooops my bad Empire...had somehow missed it!! Hilarious stuff...Nic Cage has some range..."P-P-P-ISSED BLOOOOOOD!!!!" lol More

Posted by ronniem on Friday March 15, 2013, 14:56

14 Ronniem
We didn't! It's in Actors Habits 2 More

Posted by Ali Plumb on Friday March 15, 2013, 14:37

15 Where's Nic Cage losing his sh*t
"Sean bean dying" is the most hilarious supercut I've seen in ages...the same Youtube user also did the famous "Nicholas Cage Losing his shit"...great editing and I can't believe you guys at Empire left it out... More

Posted by ronniem on Friday March 15, 2013, 14:25

16 Yes!
The "storm is coming" line is starting to reeeeeeaaaaaaally get on my nerves. More

Posted by Mr Gittes on Thursday March 14, 2013, 11:01

17 Clara Darko's movie montages
150 movie montages, and not a single one from Clara Darko!? Let's fight!: http://youtu.be/ij6Q8jWUbks It's raining!: http://youtu.be/FRDQmqQElWQ Space Battles: http://youtu.be/qvYRZNZhSTw Crying in movies: http://youtu.be/IodXZFwoiHY Dancing!: http://youtu.be/FhCBU49alkY Kisses: http://youtu.be/pPO4YZ9GqEw Swordfights!: http://youtu.be/n1l5m-h6Ugo And these are just a few... More

Posted by dm_imp on Thursday March 14, 2013, 08:49

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