What are the best movies with epic monologues?

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    #1Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino starring John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, and Uma Thurman. It won several awards such as the Golden Globe in Best Motion Picture and the Oscar for Best Screenplay.

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    Anthony Weber
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "Ahhh a monologue in a Tarantino film is really no surprise but I did enjoy Samuel L. Jackson's killing monologue here. Senseless violence and a senseless speech? Maybe. But what made this monologue stellar was Samuel's sheer star quality that makes anybody and everybody just shut the heck up and listen. Oh man, I can't wait to rewatch the movie again!"
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    #2The Godfather

    The Godfather

    The Godfather tells the intimate story of the Corleone family at the core of the Italian-American in the 40s. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, based on the novel of Mario Puzo which won three Oscar awards and seven nominations. 

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    Nicole Fisher
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "Don Corleone is a fictional character but I swear I get chills up my spine when I watch the Godfather films. Maybe its the old quality of the films or the superb acting skills of the cast, but I truly feel that it is one of the most lowkey menacing films ever. Add Don Corleone's intro monologue and BAM you're in his world now. Such a great classic!"
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    #3Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now is a dramatic war motion picture that stars Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, and Robert Duvall. It was written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and premiered on May 19, 1979, in Cannes Film Festival.

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    Eduardo Espinoza
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "You should watch this movie!!! The monologues are amazing and the actors and set and just everything was just great and it's a classic!! "
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    #4Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    Gone Girl is a film directed by David Fincher released in 2014, starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Nick Dunne (Affleck) is suspected of killing his wife Amy (Pike) after she inexplicably goes missing. The truth about her is ultimately more sinister than expected.

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    Ángela Granados
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "This movie actually stumped me. I didn't read the book before I watched it and I was really fascinated by the whole movie. Rosamund Pike's monologue here was just stellar and it really made up almost the bulk of the intensity of the movie. It was so breathtaking and amazing and just wow!"
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    #5Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream is a drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by Hubert Selby Jr. It follows the story of four Coney island people as their addiction gets deeper and their drug-induced utopia persists.

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    Hansika Tata
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "Ellyn Burstyn was completely and utterly heartbreaking in this film, and I was just gutted when she did her monologue about her meaningless life where she only had her television game show spot to look forward to. I swear she was the heart of the whole film! I'm even tearing up a little just remembering it! :("
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    #6Good Will Hunting

    Good Will Hunting

    Good Will Hunting is a 1997 drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. The movie stars Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Robin Williams, and Minnie Driver, as a janitor discovers that he's actually a genius.

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    Willie Jacobs
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "Man, I know this is a pretty old movie but it really still is one of my favorites. Robin Williams is practically one of the kings of monologues in my book and his talent as an actor is unmatched. I think that his monologue here about life is one that many kids today stand to learn from. A must-watch."
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    #7The Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and adapted from the Stephen King short story Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.

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    Jason Gomez
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "This one is an oldie but a goodie. I remember watching this film with my dad when I was young and of course I couldn't understand a lick of what was going on. I just recently rewatched this as an adult and I swear I felt the trembling in my soul at Freeman's monologue at the very end when he escapes to freedom. I won't spoil what he said but man it was so moving I swear I cried a little!"
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    #8The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a movie based on the books by J. R. R. Tolkien. The film is the third in the series and it follows Frodo and Sam as they reach Mordor and Aragorn leads an army against Sauron. It was directed by Peter Jackson.

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    Jack Patel
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "I personally think that the whole king's monologue before the great battle type of speech is somewhat of a cliche but I'm not one to deny the effect of a good monologue. I'm sure that Aragorn's speech did in fact inspire the good people of Middle Earth to fight and live another day, and we can thank him for the survival of many of our LoTR favorites. Hehe. "

Summary

Best What are the best movies with epic monologues
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Pulp FictionMovies 17 Paid
2The GodfatherMovies 12 Paid
3Apocalypse NowMovies 12 Paid
4Gone GirlMovies 9 Paid
5Requiem for a DreamMovies 6 Paid
6Good Will HuntingMovies 5 Paid
7The Shawshank RedemptionMovies 2 Paid
8The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingMovies 1 Paid
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