The Top 15 Totally Improvised and Instantly Iconic Movie Moments of All Time, Ranked

While many of these iconic scenes from classic movies are from completely separate genres and were constructed in completely different decades, their most well known scenes and quoted lines happen to have one common denominator …

Their most memorable moments are nowhere to be found in their original scripts.

Perhaps, the most moving movie moments are not written, planned, or practised; perhaps their sorcery is attained through that certain spontaneity and authenticity only possible in the present moment.

These 15 iconic movie scenes didn’t find their magic in their scripts.

Just like in real life, they may have started with a scheme, but tripped over it, and objective up stumbling straight-out into greatness…