There are some classic movies that will always stay fresh in our minds. If you think about it, some movies became that memorable because people were able to relate to them or were fascinated by them. Also, some of the iconic scenes from the movies were so powerful or engaging that it instantly made you a fan for life.
But when some filmmakers take those iconic scenes and insert them into their movies in the form of spoofs or a subtle reference, fans go crazy. Here, timing is the key! If the directors smartly rehash those scenes, they end up further enhancing the experience for the audience.
Let's take a look at some of the iconic scenes that have successfully been used in some popular movies in the form of spoofs. Read on to find out.
This satirical comedy recreates John Travolta’s iconic dance scene from the film Saturday Night Fever. This popular disco scene appears in the movie when Ted Striker is telling the viewers the story of how he met his love, Elaine.
Wayne’s World 2 (1993)
That terrifying moment in Jurassic Park when the ride gets stuck and the T-Rex breaks out cause pure mayhem is one of the top moments of this movie. That scene was recreated in Wayne’s World 2 when Wayne and Garth are scouting for a location to host their music festival and they end up running into a T-Rex in the middle of nowhere.
Toy Story (1995)
Do you remember the 360-degree head spin that Regan does in the epic horror film The Exorcist? In Toy Story, Woody uses the same trick to scare the daylights out of Sid, the psycho kid, in order to rescue his friend, Buzz.
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
The biggest suspense reveal in Star Wars Episode V shocked a lot of people. In this movie, Austin Powers and Doctor Evil recreate that moment and try to throw you off for a moment, making it one of many hilarious scenes in the movie.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
The ghostly encounter of Jack Nicholson in The Shining featuring the famous dialogue, “You’ve always been the caretaker”, gets a subtle spin in Hot Fuzz. In this movie, Officer Nicholas Angel checks into a hotel in a remote village and that’s when he has this amusing conversation with the receptionist. At least, the hotel wasn’t haunted.
At the end of every Marvel movie, there’s always a post-credits scene that gives subtle hints to the viewers about all that could be expected from the franchise. But in Deadpool, Ryan Reynolds does that mockingly wearing a bathrobe, which is similar to the scene in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
So, which one of these is your favorite? If you know of more such scenes, don't forget to let us know in the comments below.