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Solomon Northrup reunites with his grown children and the grandchild he has never met; they all embrace
The camera pans across the bedroom of Tony Mendez's son, where he keeps a storyboard from his father's unmade film
The actors shoot a long take of their tapdancing scene; the director asks 'Could you give me one more?' George Valentin replies 'With pleasure!'
Lionel Logue watches as George VI and his family step onto the balcony of the palace, amid the crowd's applause
SFC William James returns to Iraq to begin another 365-day tour of duty
Jamal and Latika meet at the railway station and kiss; credits roll over a dance scene on the platform to 'Jai Ho'
Now retired, Sheriff Bell laconically shares two dreams with his wife, both involving his deceased father
Sgt. Dignam shoots Sullivan as he is entering his apartment, and a rat crawls across the window ledge
Two cars collide, and the drivers begin yelling at each other. One of the drivers is the social worker on Officer Ryan’s father’s case
Frankie eats pie at the diner that Maggie had taken him to; Scrap narrates a letter to Frankie's daughter: 'He never returned to the gym and I never saw him again'
After seeing Frodo and the other Ringbearers sail into the West, Sam returns to his family's Hobbit-hole where he is greeted by Rosie and their two children
Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly receive a standing ovation from an enthusiastic audience while flashbulbs pop
John Nash and his wife exit the Nobel Prize ceremony, arm in arm
Juba revisits the Colosseum and buries figurines of Maximus' wife and son at the spot where he died; he promises 'I will see you again... but not yet'
A white plastic bag blows about; Lester Burnham narrates “It's hard to stay mad, when there's so much beauty in the world”
Viola walks off into the wilderness, as Shakespeare begins writing Scene I of 'Twelfth Night'
Rose reunites with Jack Dawson after an 84-year separation; they kiss while other passengers applaud
Nurse Hana reads from Count Almasy’s diary as he dies in his hospital bed. Almasy dies and Hana leaves, taking the diary
A soldier tosses a sword into the air as William Wallace narrates: “They fought like warrior-poets. They fought like Scotsmen, and won their freedom”
The title character sits on a bench as the bus pulls away. A gust of wind picks up a feather, which twirls into the sky
The black-and-white frames change to color, and the film‘s actors (out of character) place stones on the title character’s actual grave
Over a silhouette of William Munny's farm, scrolling text says that he was rumored to have moved to San Francisco and 'prospered in dry goods'
Hannibal Lecter, disguised in a white suit and Panama hat, hangs up the payphone and disappears into a crowd
Wind in His Hair shouts farewell from the cliff as John Dunbar leaves the tribe. A wolf howls at the moon
Hoke visits the title character at her retirement home, spoon-feeds her while reminiscing about the past; a car is seen driving into the distance
As his brother Raymond gets on a train, Charlie Babbitt puts on his sunglasses and watches it roll away
A guide leads a horde of American tourists into the palace throne room: 'The last to be crowned here was Aisin Gioro Pu Yi. He was three years old. He died in 1967'
The army helicopter flies away and Taylor weeps as he stares down at a crater full of corpses: “We did not fight the enemy. We fought ourselves, and the enemy was in us”
Karen Blixen boards a train to Mombasa: “Many times at sunrise and sunset, they have seen lions on Finch-Hatton's grave... Denys will like that. I must remember to tell him”
Antonio Salieri laments “Mediocrity is everywhere” as he is wheeled out of the room, repeating “I absolve you” to the other sanitarium inmates
At the backyard memorial service, Garrett the astronaut comforts Emma's young boys, while Aurora sits with baby Melanie in her lap
The title character’s ashes are scattered on the Ganges River: “When I despair, I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won”
The British Olympic team returns home triumphant; flash forward to Harold Abrahams’ rainy funeral in 1975
After an emotional confrontation in the dining room, Beth leaves. Calvin and Conrad (father and son) are left to accept their new family situation, and they embrace
As Joanna prepares to go talk to her young son, she asks her ex-husband 'How do I look?' The elevator doors close on Joanna as he answers, 'You look terrific'
After Nick’s funeral, everyone gathers at John's bar, singing 'God Bless America,' and they all raise a glass to toast Nick’s honor
The couple says goodbye on a New York street: “Relationships are totally irrational and crazy and absurd, but we keep going through it, because most of us really need the eggs”
Apollo Creed is declared the technical winner, yet Adrian and the title character embrace, not caring about the result of the fight
The Chief smashes through a grated window and escapes the hospital; Taber wakes up just in time to cheer while the others awake
Michael Corleone sits alone by the lake at the family compound
The FBI agents turn out to be con men who “raid” the parlor. Hooker refuses his share of the money, saying 'I'd only blow it.' Hooker and Gondorff walk away, laughing
Michael Corleone closes the door on his wary wife Kay as he receives his capos, who address him as the new Don
Popeye tells Cloudy that he will get Charnier, reloads his gun, runs into another room, and a few seconds later, a single gunshot is heard
The title character walks his bull terrier; 'In ancient Rome, a slave stood behind the conqueror, whispering in his ear a warning: That all glory is fleeting'
Ratso dies; the bus driver tells Joe there is nothing else to do but continue on to Miami, so Joe sits with his arm around his dead friend
The title character returns to Mr. Brownlow's home for good, to the medley tune of 'Where is Love?/Consider Yourself”
His job done, Detective Tibbs finally boards a Gulf Mobile & Ohio train out of town, after Police Chief Gillespie bids him farewell
Sir Thomas More pardons his executioner, and says that he dies 'the king's good servant, but God's first'
The von Trapp family hikes over the Alps into Switzerland and to freedom
Professor Higgins sinks into his chair as he realizes he has 'grown accustomed to her face'; to his surprise, Eliza reappears behind him
The title character is to be hanged, but Squire Western cuts him down and takes him to Squire’s daughter Sophie, where they embrace
Promoted to colonel, ordered to leave Damascus and return to England, the title character is dejected and driven away in an Army staff car
Maria, along with the other Jets and Sharks, walks in a funeral procession. Officers Schrank and Krupke arrest Chino for killing Tony, and lead him away
Fran and Baxter resume their gin rummy game. When he says “I love you, Miss Kubelik, I absolutely adore you,” she smiles and replies, 'Shut up and deal'
Riggan's daughter looks out the hospital window, down at the street, then looks up to the sky and smiles.
The Boston Globe is inundated with phone calls from victims coming forward to tell their stories.
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