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A bit ago, I rounded up some of my fave deeply satisfying TV moments — the kind that make you cheer at your TV. Well, I’m back to do the same for movies! Here are moments so good, I can remember people actually cheering at them in the movie theater/my living room growing up.

1. First off, of course — when everyone came back in Avengers: Endgame:

2. When Elle caught Chutney in a lie and made her admit the truth in Legally Blonde:

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3. When Umbridge asked Harry for help when the centaurs took her away, and Harry uttered the phrase she’d used against him the whole film in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix:

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4. When Lando came with reinforcements in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker:

5. When Katniss destroyed the arena in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire:

6. When Simba found out the truth about Scar killing Mufasa in The Lion King:

7. When Noah and Allie finally kissed again in The Notebook:

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8. When Truman left the set at the end of The Truman Show:

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9. When Evelyn and Regan figured out how to fight the creatures at the very end of A Quiet Place, and Evelyn cocked her gun, then the screen went black:

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10. When Laura called 911 and then shot Martin, her ex-husband and abuser, in Sleeping with the Enemy:

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11. When Mona Lisa proved, using her car knowledge, that Bill and Stan couldn’t have committed the murder in My Cousin Vinny:

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12. When Deena finally left Curtis in Dreamgirls:

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13. When Yon-Rogg tried to bait Carol into fighting him without her powers, and she blasted him away and said, “I have nothing to prove to you” in Captain Marvel:

14. When Molly killed Bellatrix after she tried to kill Ginny in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2:

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15. When Amanda’s team knocked her out in The Suicide Squad because she was about to kill the whole squad for going back to stop Starro:

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16. And when Bloodsport’s bullet went through Peacemaker’s, saving Ratcatcher 2, in The Suicide Squad:

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17. When Cap got Mjölnir in Avengers: Endgame:

18. When Natasha broke her own nose to sever the control Dreykov had over her in Black Widow:

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19. When Hercules was about to die as he tried to save Meg, but at the last second he became a god, meaning his string couldn’t be cut, in Hercules:

20. When Diana walked right into no man’s land in Wonder Woman:

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21. When Rapunzel realized the truth and stood up to Mother Gothel in Tangled:

22. When Satine started singing “Come What May” and Christian came back in Moulin Rouge!:

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23. And finally, when Anna punched Hans in Frozen:

What movie moments always make you cheer? Let us know in the comments!

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