Film Language Tag: overhead shot
A shot that depicts the action from above, generally looking directly down on the subject from a crane, helicoptor, or drone.
111 Film Clips
A Big Storm, Steamboat Bill, Jr.
As a cyclone hits the town, William Canfield Jr. (Buster Keaton) tries to get to his father's ship and the town is destroyed around him.
A Complete Joining, Ghost in the Shell
Major (Atsuko Tanaka) merges her ghost with that of the Puppet Master (Iemasa Kayumi).
A Family of Geniuses , The Royal Tenenbaums
The narrator introduces Margot, Richie, and Chaz Tenenbaum as children.
A Night in the Park, Before Sunrise
Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (Julie Delpy) debate whether or not they should have sex.
A Precipitous Fall, Don't Look Now
John is hit by a piece of wood and loses balance while working on the restoration.
Ann on the Stairs, Our Dancing Daughters
As Bea (Dorothy Sebastian) and Norman (Nils Asther) try to help Ann (Anita Page) home after confronting Diana (Joan Crawford), Ann belittles women cleaning and then falls down the stairs to her death.
Antique Store, The Night Porter
Lucia visits an antique store and finds a pink negligee.
Art Party, The Great Beauty
Jep and Ramona go to an art party.
Bath Scene, A Nightmare on Elm Street
Nancy falls asleep in the bathtub.
Cabrini Green, Candyman
Helen and Bernadette explore the Cabrini Green Housing Projects.
Call and Response (German-Language Version), Nosferatu the Vampyre
After discovering that Count Dracula (Klaus Kinski) is plaguing the town, Lucy (Isabelle Adjani) attempts to kill the vampire.
Cassius's Plan, Sorry to Bother You
The RegalView strike comes to a head but Cassius's plan works perfectly.
Christ the Labourer, La Dolce Vita
Marcello's news helicopter follows another helicopter carrying a Christ statue, while a group of girls watch.
Closer to the Other Side, Gattaca
Eugene is confronted by Vincent and challenges him to another game of chicken.
Closing Sequence, Pan's Labyrinth
Ofelia makes the ultimate sacrifice and Vidal receives an appropriate punishment.
Closing Sequence, Reality
Luciano goes to Rome to learn how to be a part of reality shows like Grande Fratello.
Closing Sequence, Minority Report
Burgess decide whether to spare Anderton or to kill him, with his freedom or his life’s work hanging in the balance.
Closing Sequence, Blade Runner 2049
Deckard meets his daughter, Ana, for the first time.
Closing Sequence, Pumzi
Asha (Kudzani Moswela) protects the Mother Plant as it grows.
Closing Sequence, Once Upon a Time in America
In 1933, Noodles (Robert De Niro) goes to the opium den in the wake off his friends death. He smiles.
Contrastive Organisation, Mondo Cane
The practice of eating unusual foods in Asia compared to America is discussed.
Deckard and Rachel Escape, Blade Runner
An alternative ending featured in Blade Runner's Theatrical Cut (not approved of by Ridley Scott).
Discovering Acrophobia , Vertigo
Chasing a criminal over San Franciscan rooftops, detective Scottie Ferguson (James Stewart) slips and, hanging from a gutter, watches as his fellow policeman dies trying to save him.
Dismantling Rashomon Gate, Rashomon
The woodcutter uses parts of Rashomon Bridge to start a fire, while the commoner attempts to understand the story.
Drama on Deck, Battleship Potemkin
The sailors have a mutiny against the commanding officers aboard the Potemkin.
El Rancho, Citizen Kane
A drunken Susan Alexander refuses to talk to Thompson, the reporter.
Eleni's Lost Letter, The Dust of Time
Eleni (Irène Jacob) and Spyros (Michel Piccoli) have an intimate encounter and are separated. Someone trashes A's (Willem Dafoe) hotel.
Eve's Theme, WALL·E
Eve arrives on Earth and explores her surroundings as Wall-E watches.
Fallible Memory (Gallery), The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
As the investigators inspect the scene of Monica's attempted murder, Sam tries to remember what he saw.
Feeling the Heat, Love Jones
Darius (Larenz Tate) and Nina (Nia Long) return to her place after deciding to give their relationship another try.
Flynn Gets Teleported, Tron
The MCP traps Flynn in the digital space as a Program and tasks Sark with destroying him.
Fort Point, Vertigo
Madeleine (Kim Novak), apparently possessed by Carlotta, jumps into the water at Fort Point.
Frozen Charles River, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Joel (Jim Carrey) and Clementine (Kate Winslet) go on a date to the frozen Charles River.
Hands and Mind Unite, Metropolis
Freder, as the mediator, gets Joh Fredersen and the representative of the workers to join hands in unity.
Help From Above, Blade Runner 2049
Luv helps K by using her drone tech to kill his attackers.
Home Visit, The Exorcist
The doctors come into Regan's home and try to sedate her.
Hotel Daydreams, The Story of a Three-Day Pass
Turner (Harry Baird) and Miriam (Nicole Berger) daydream about each other in their hotel bed.
House Fire, Malcolm X
Malcolm (Denzel Washington) and Betty (Angela Bassett)'s house is firebombed.
I Work Like a Dog, Hidden Figures
Katherine stands up to Al Harrison for her right to go to the bathroom.
Information Retrieval, Brazil
Sam (Jonathan Pryce) starts a new position at Information Retrieval and meets his new boss, Mr. Warrenn (Ian Richardson).
Into The Woods, Rashomon
The woodcutter recounts what happened when he went into the woods.
Joel Resists Memory Removal, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Joel (Jim Carrey) tries to stop the memory removal procedure.
Joel Visits Lacuna, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
After learning that Clementine (Kate Winslet) has erased her memories of him through Lacuna, a heartbroken Joel (Jim Carrey) decides to undergo the memory removal procedure himself.
Joi, Blade Runner 2049
K comes home with a surprise for his virtual wife, Joi.
Killmonger's Demise, Black Panther
Killmonger and his allies are defeated.
Life Remote Control, Exit Through the Gift Shop
Banksy talks about Thierry's documentary, Life Remote Control.
Malenkov Prepares, The Death of Stalin
Malenkov prepares to take over as General Secretary of the USSR.
Marzia, Call Me by Your Name
Elio and Marzia meet up and make love.
McCord's Sacrifice, The Red Ball Express
The Red Ball Express stops as the road ahead is riddled with mines. As the Lieutenant (Jeff Chandler) prepares to cross first, Private McCord (Davis Roberts) makes the ultimate sacrifice.
Mozart Won't Help, Vertigo
In the aftermath of Madeleine's (Kim Novak) death, Scottie (James Stewart) becomes practically catatonic.
Nardo is Dead, West Side Story
Maria (Natalie Wood) is told by her fiancé Chino (Jose De Vega) that Bernardo (George Chakiris) was killed by Tony (Richard Beymer).
Nazis In Casablanca, Casablanca
The nazi generals arrive in Casablanca.
Noah and John Get Trapped in a Ditch, The Defiant Ones
Noah(Sidney Poitier) and John(Tony Curtis) fall into a ditch and must climb out while chained together.
Oh My God, Deja Vu, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Stan and Patrick begin the erasing procedure and Joel re-enters his memory of the pre-procedure doctor's appointment.
Old Man River, Show Boat
Joe (Paul Robeson) sings about the Mississippi River.
Older Model, Blade Runner 2049
K retires an old replicant, living in disguise as a farmer.
One Little Girl, The Matrix
Trinity battles policemen and agents as she attempts to flee the Matrix
Opening Scene, The Great Beauty
An all-female choir performs from the balcony of the Acqua Fontana at Janiculum Hill.
Opening Scene, The Social Network
Mark Zuckerberg makes his way back to his dorm, after being dumped by his college girlfriend.
Opening Sequence, Pan's Labyrinth
Princess Moanna's backstory is revealed.
Opening Sequence, Rome, Open City
Manfredi makes his escape as the Gestapo arrive at his house, looking for him.
Opening Sequence, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
An unknown, black-gloved assailant plans a murder and takes photos of a potential victim as the movie begins.
Opening Sequence, Carrie
Carrie menstruates for the first time.
Opening Sequence, Candyman
The film opens on the city of Chicago.
Opening Sequence, Divorce Italian Style
Opening Sequence, Umberto D.
Pensioner Umberto Ferrari attends an unauthorized demonstration in protest of Italy's insufficient pensions for the elderly and, upon its dispersal, attempts to sell a watch in order to earn the money he needs to pay his rent.
Opening Sequence, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Joel Barish (Jim Carrey) takes the train to Montauk.
Paul Downsized, Downsizing
Paul (Matt Damon) undergoes the downsizing procedure.
Pilar's Story, For Whom the Bell Tolls
Pilar recalls a time when Pablo was different and they first fought the Nationalists.
Prom Queen, Carrie
Carrie is elected Prom Queen.
Pursuit and Boxers, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam and Guilia are attacked and chased by an unknown accomplice of the assailant, but after outrunning him, Sam loses him to a crowd of similarly-dressed men at a boxing convention.
Quicksand, Intruder in the Dust
Chick (Claude Jarman Jr.) takes his uncle John Stevens (David Brian) and Sheriff Hampton (Will Geer) to dig up the grave once more, but run into Nub Gowrie (Porter Hall).
Richie's Suicide Attempt, The Royal Tenenbaums
Richie shaves his hair off and attempts to commit suicide.
Sabotaged Brakes, Teesri Manzil
The brakes on Anil's care are cut and he is forced to perform dangerous driving maneuvers to avoid other cars before finally jumping out of the car to safety.
Sam Meets Jill, Brazil
After meeting with Archibald Buttle’s widow, Sam (Jonathan Pryce) sees Jill (Kim Greist) who resembles the woman of his dreams.
Scena D'Apertura, Il Divo
We are introduced to Giulio Andreotti.
Searching for Guilia, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam tries to find Guilia.
Sex with a Man, Go Fish
Daria (Anastasia Sharp) is interrogated in a dream by a group of women for not being a lesbian.
She's Happy, Don't Look Now
Laura goes to help Wendy and Heather tells Laura that she saw Christine laughing and sitting with Laura and John.
Souvenirs of a Killing, Vertigo
Scottie (James Ferguson) and Judy (Kim Novak), now transformed as Madeleine again, revisit the bell tower.
Speeches for Stalin, The Death of Stalin
The members of the committee give speeches in honor of Stalin.
Spiders, Minority Report
Officers Fletcher and Knott deploy spiders to conduct retinal scans in the tenement where Anderton is recovering from an eye transplant.
Staged Suicide, A Nightmare on Elm Street
Freddy kills Rod in his sleep and makes it look like suicide.
Stalin's Funeral, The Death of Stalin
People from all over the USSR come for Stalin's funeral.
Switching, Once Upon a Time in America
The gang (Robert De Niro, James Woods, James Hayden, William Forsythe) execute a mix-up of NYPD Captain Vincent Aiello's (Danny Aiello) son.
T'Challa's Vision, Black Panther
T'Challa is met by his father in the Ancestral plane after taking the heart-shaped herb.
Talk a Good Game, Malcolm X
Malcolm X (Denzel Washington) and the Nation of Islam demand medical attention for a Brother arrested by police.
Tengo Paura, Marriage Italian Style
Domenico meets the young Filumena at the brothel.
The Apes' Forest, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Malcolm (Jason Clarke) ventures into the Apes'forest to seek an agreement about the dam.
The Bell Tower, Vertigo
Scottie (James Stewart) brings Madeleine (Kim Novak) to the mission in her dreams.
The Crucifixion, Carrie
Carrie kills her mother.
The Farandole, The Conformist
Anna and Giulia dance the Farandole along with the guests at the dance hall as Marcello and Manganiello watch.
The Gun, Losing Ground
In the final scene of George's (Gary Bolling) film, Sara (Seret Scott) shoots her unfaithful lover.
The Killer Revealed, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam finds out the identity of the assailant.
The MCP's Plan, Tron
The Main Control Program (MCP) reveals his ambition and blackmails Dillinger, while Flynn, Lora, and Alan try to break into ENCOM's systems.
The Picket Line, Salt of the Earth
Esperanza (Rosaura Revueltas) describes how women got involved in the picket line that the miners formed to protest their working conditions.
The Ruse Revealed, Vertigo
Judy (Kim Novak) writes a letter to Scottie (James Stewart) explaining her con as Madeleine, but rips it up instead of leaving it for him.
The Third Dream, Meshes of the Afternoon
The woman tries to kill her own sleeping body but is awakened by the man who leads her upstairs.
The Vampire's Fate, Shadow of the Vampire
The film crew, knowing Max Schreck (Willem Dafoe) is a vampire, attempt to let in the sunlight to kill Schreck. But Schreck had sabotaged the door, trapping them all inside. Schreck kills Fritz (Cary Elwes) and Albin (Udo Kier) and Murnau (John Malkovich) doesn't stop filming. In the end, the crew arrives and kills Schreck, and Murnau asks for an endboard.
The Wilsons and Tylers Meet at the Beach, Us
On the way to the Santa Cruz beach the Wilson family sees a dead body. Shortly later the family arrives at the beach and, while interacting with the Tyler family, Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o) encounters multiple coincidences that throw off her ability to converse with Dahlia Tyler (Elisabeth Moss). Gabe Wilson (Winston Duke) converses with Josh Tyler (Tim Heidecker), and Umbrae Wilson (Shahadi Wright) hangs out with Becca (Cali Sheldon) and Nix Tyler(Noelle Sheldon). While the family members are distracted, the youngest, Jason Wilson (Evan Alex) wanders off, forcing Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o) to panic while looking for her son.
Things Will Get Better, The Ring
Rachel (Naomi Watts) discovers the body of Samara (Daveigh Chase) in the well and has a vision of what happened to Samara in the final moments of her life.
Trouble on the Ice, Alexander Nevsky
Caught on a patch of thin ice, the retreating Teutonic Knights are finished off by Lake Chudskoe.
Venerating a Saint, The Great Beauty
People from all over come to visit Santa Maria in Rome and get her blessings.
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth, Jurassic Park
The humans trapped in Jurassic Park escape the velociraptors with some help from the T-Rex.
21 Series Clips
Bing Wakes Up
"Fifteen Million Merits", Black Mirror: Season 1, Episode 2
Bingham Madsen wakes up in his fully LED-screened apartment and heads to his exercise bike.
Cooper Arrives at Saito Games
"Playtest", Black Mirror: Season 3, Episode 2
Cooper arrives at Saito Games to test a new system for them, but sneaks a picture for his journalist friend.
"Hated in the Nation", Black Mirror: Season 3, Episode 6
Detective Parke tries to hide Clara from the electronic bees but to no avail.
Bella Goes Up The Tree
"Metalhead", Black Mirror: Season 4, Episode 5
Bella finds herself in a waiting game after climbing up a tree.
The Dog Kills Clarke and Anthony
"Metalhead", Black Mirror: Season 4, Episode 5
While looking for supplies Anthony uncovers a violent drone dog.
The Fight is Over
"Metalhead", Black Mirror: Season 4, Episode 5
Despite defeating her pursuer, Bella can no longer escape her fate.
Danny Grows Distant
"Striking Vipers", Black Mirror: Season 5, Episode 1
As Danny becomes disillusioned with his life, Karl invites him to another game of Striking Vipers.
Questioning Mason Turner
"...And Back (2)", Criminal Minds: Season 4, Episode 26
This is the beginning of the second episode in a two-part investigation. The team, represented in this scene primarily by Special Agent Hotchner (Thomas Gibson) and Special Agent Jareau (A.J. Cook), aggressively questions the suspect, Mason Turner (Garret Dillahunt), as his hostage, Kelly Shane (Lily Kershaw), is being pursued by his brother, Lucas Turner (Paul Rae).
Nate and Maddy
"Pilot", Euphoria: Season 1, Episode 1
Nate (Jacob Elordi) and Maddy (Alexa Demie) broke up and are trying to get back at one another at a party.
Ben and Miyu's Wedding
"Episode 1", The Feed: Season 1, Episode 1
Tom meets Kate at Ben and Miyu's wedding.
"Episode 1", The Feed: Season 1, Episode 1
Tom's young patient Danny is addicted to the feed.
"Episode 10", The Feed: Season 1, Episode 10
Ben forces Tom onto the chair that will connect him to the Feed servers and secret files.
The Good Place Malfunctions
"Everything Is Fine", The Good Place: Season 1, Episode 1
Chidi discovers that Eleanor's presence explains all of the strange happenings that are plaguing their neighborhood.
"Jason Mendoza", The Good Place: Season 1, Episode 4
Eleanor creates a sinkhole to stop Jason from revealing himself.
"A Girl from Arizona Part 2", The Good Place: Season 4, Episode 2
Brent interprets the strange happenings in the neighborhood as his fault.
Tahani and John
"Chillaxing", The Good Place: Season 4, Episode 3
Tahani confronts John about his mean blog posts on Earth.
One Last Idea
"Help Is Other People", The Good Place: Season 4, Episode 7
As time runs out for the experiment, Eleanor comes up with one last idea to help Brent.
"Offred", The Handmaid's Tale: Season 1, Episode 1
June (Elisabeth Moss), her husband Luke (O-T Fagbenle), and their daughter flee from opposing forces. June takes their daughter and flees on foot through the wood. Armed guards catch up to them, attack June, and kidnap their daughter.
"Welcome to Upload", Upload: Season 1, Episode 1
Nathan gets pulled over by a police officer drone.
"The Adversary", Westworld: Season 1, Episode 6
Lutz shows Maeve what is behind the scenes of Westworld.
"Trompe L'Oeil", Westworld: Season 1, Episode 7
Dolores and William decide to leave the violence and fighting behind.