SR Geek Picks: Tom Cruise Face Breakers, Saddest Movie Deaths & More

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Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Terminator 2: Judgment Day remade in GTA 5; all of Angelina Jolie’s movies up to 2014; episode 1 of The Villain Pub; the top 10 saddest movie deaths; Google’s self-driving car has a few bugs; and Jimmy Fallon and Tom Cruise take turns throwing balls at a wall of glass painted with their faces. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!

To kick things off today, WhatCulture has the 10 Best Movie Moments Of 2014 (So Far).

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post!

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The Disaster Movie (One Take Movies Ep. 2 of 3)

A giant asteroid is on a collision course with Earth. Can a sheriff, a scientist, a demolition expert, two teenage lovebirds, a cat, and the President of the United States save humanity from extinction? And can they do it ALL IN ONE TAKE?

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ALL The Angelina Movies

All of Angelina Jolie’s movies up to 2014.

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Villain Pub – To Battle!!!

Where do the movie villains go to drown their sorrows? Only one place will do. The Villain Pub!

In Episode 1, Lord Voldemort is not happy with the current state of “battles” among his villainous comrades. Join him, Khan, and the Joker as they discuss the issue.

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Oberyn vs Mountain (The Denial Version)

Reading Rainbow’s New Theme Song With LeVar Burton

Reading Rainbow’s Kickstarter campaign is currently underway. Here’s a sneak peek at the show’s powerful new theme song, coming soon to children everywhere!

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BaneCat Episode 2

The Bottle Symphony Orchestra – William Tell Overture – Dan Newbie

Here’s Gioachino Rossini’s William Tell Overture (Finale) played on wine bottles. What better than great Italian wine to play a song by an Italian composer?

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Google’s Self-Driving Car Has A Few Bugs

Convos With My 2-Year-Old – “BIG/SMALL” – EPISODE 5, Season 3

Actual conversations with my 3-year-old daughter, as re-enacted by me and another full-grown man. EPISODE 5, Season 3

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GTA 5: Terminator 2: Judgment Day Remake (Truck Chase Scene)

Top 10 Saddest Movie Deaths

Warning: SPOILER ALERT!

We know they’re just characters in a movie; but when they passed, it hurt. Join WatchMojo.com as they count down our picks for the top 10 saddest movie deaths. As you can expect, there are some spoilers ahead so SPOILER ALERT.

Hi, I’m a Marvel…and I’m a DC: Days of Future Past (Part 2)

Wolverine and Superman travel back to 2004 in change the course of history for their respective franchises… with unexpected results. (Marvel/DC/Days of Future Past Parody/Review)

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Face Breakers with Tom Cruise

How Frozen Should Have Ended – Reissued

Anna and Elsa’s parents just don’t get it. Please enjoy our parody alternate ending to the hit movie Frozen. Now with a different song at the end!

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That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.

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  1. Does anyone know why HISHE changed the ending to their Frozen spoof?

  2. Only a handful of movies have ever made me cry and they are as follows, from wettest to driest: A.I., Vanilla Sky, Million Dollar Baby, The Fountain, Benjamin Button, T2, and Armageddon. That last one I’m not too proud of but I cried like a little punk when Bruce Willy killed himself, I was also only 14-years-old. But man does that last scene in A.I. still get me good though! Whenever I need a good cry I’ll put that on. It’s probably the most sad AND happy ending ever.

    • I’ve cried during What Dreams May Come, Life Of Pi and Cloud Atlas, the latter two because they connected with me spiritually and reaffirmed what I’d always believed.

  3. I´d add for the saddest movie deaths: Edward Furlongs in American History X (yeah I know theres already a “gangster death” on the list with a more endearing character but anyway), Dante´s Peak granny and the other similar death.. the bus driver from Volcano.
    Those are the ones I can think of now.

  4. SPOILERS!!

    I can’t believe they added ‘Rue’ from Hunger Games to that list. It was sad in the book, but much less so in the movie.

    They should have added Lindsey Brigman (Mary Mastrantonio) from ‘The Abyss’. Both when she dies, and when Bud (Ed Harris) is trying to bring her back.

    Another one is when Satine (Nicole Kidman) dies of consumption while Christian (Ewan McGregor) looks on.

    And, #1 on my list: I can’t believe they didn’t add the Sgt. Elias (William Defoe) death from Platoon. Maybe it just hit me particular hard because of my military service, but that was probably the most crying I ever did in a movie theater.