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12/24/2014 02:20 pm ET Updated Dec 24, 2014

The 17 Best Movie Moments Of The Year

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If going to the movies had an instant-replay feature, Matthew McConaughey sobbing in "Interstellar," Rosamund Pike delivering the iconic Cool Girl speech in "Gone Girl" and the electrifying musical finale of "Whiplash" are just a few moments we'd demand to see again. As 2014 winds down, we're still pondering their impact. The same goes for the 14 other scenes HuffPost Entertainment has selected as the year's best. Read on for our look at the strongest cinematic standouts of the past 365 days. (We're dealing with specifics here, so be warned that spoilers abound.)

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Best Movie Moments of 2014



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