Film Language Tag: fade-out
An optical effect in which an image gradually darkens to black, often ending a scene or a film. See fade-in.
126 Film Clips
"Jumpin' Jive", Stormy Weather
Cab (Cab Calloway) begins a performance of "Jumpin' Jive," featuring dancing by the Nicholas Brothers.
"Oh, Calypso", The Hole
A woman (Yang Kuei-mei) sings in an elevator.
2046, In the Mood for Love
Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) and Mrs. Chan's (Maggie Cheung) relationship develops as they meet in a hotel room, number 2046.
A Beautiful Friendship, Casablanca
Rick and Renault stop Strasser.
A Bride and a Horse, Landscape in the Mist
Voula (Tania Palaiologou) and Alexandros (Michalis Zeke) wander upon a bride and a dying horse.
A Friendship, Broken Blossoms
As Cheng (Richard Barthelmess) nurses Lucy (Lillian Gish) back to health, a bond begins to form.
A Good Funeral, Imitation of Life
Delilah (Louise Johnson) has a grand funeral procession.
A Waltz (Closing Sequence), Before Sunset
Céline (Julie Delpy) plays a songs she wrote on the guitar for Jesse (Ethan Hawke).
A Weak Heart, Caught
Smith Ohlrig (Robert Ryan) plans to defy his psychiatrist (Art Smith) by marrying Leonora (Barbara Bel Geddes).
A Woman Spits on Dr. Brooks, No Way Out
A woman spits on Dr. Brooks (Sidney Poitier) as he tends to her injured son.
About My Boat, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Steve Zissou explains the various facets of his boat.
Adam and Camilla's Engagement Announcement, Mulholland Drive
At Camilla’s invitation, Diane attends a party at Adam’s house on Mulholland Drive and is upset to discover that Camilla and David have become engaged.
An Affair Discovered, In the Mood for Love
Mrs. Chan (Maggie Cheung) overhears that her husband and Mrs. Chow are having an affair.
Another Letter, Four Sons
Mother Bernle (Margaret Mann) receives a letter about Andreas' death.
Assassination of Lincoln, The Birth of a Nation
President Lincoln is shot and killed at the theatre, in the presence of the Stonemans.
Ausgang, Letter from an Unknown Woman
Lisa (Joan Fontaine) and Stefan (Louis Jourdan) go on a date, with a carriage ride, a "train ride", and dancing.
Burt Lancaster, Bellissima
Maddalena and Spartaco reconcile after an exhausting evening.
Caledonia Chapel, Intruder in the Dust
Chick (Claude Jarman Jr.), Aleck (Elzie Emanuel), and Miss Eunice Habersham (Elizabeth Patterson) dig up the grave of Vinson Gowrie (David Clarke) at Caledonia Chapel.
Catherine, Jules and Jim
Jules (Oskar Werner) and Jim (Henri Serre) meet a woman who looks similar to the smiling statue, Catherine (Jeanne Moreau).
Closing Sequence, Reality
Luciano goes to Rome to learn how to be a part of reality shows like Grande Fratello.
Closing Sequence , Moonrise Kingdom
Sam and Suzy manage to stay together the whole summer, and commemorate their escape together with a painting of Mile 3.25 Tidal Inlet, the newly dubbed "Moonrise Kingdom."
Closing Sequence, Mulholland Drive
Diane realizes the ramifications of what she has done and takes her own life.
Closing Sequence, Contact
Ellie (Jodie Foster) continues her work and speaks to a visiting field trip of children.
Closing Sequence , In the Mood for Love
Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) whispers into a hole and plugs it with mud.
Closing Sequence, Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
The screen tests for William Greaves' (William Greaves) film "Over the Cliff" continue.
Closing Sequence , Shadows
Ben (Ben Carruthers) and his friends Tom (Tom Allen) and Dennis (Dennis Dallas) go out and find themselves in a fight.
Closing Sequence, The Story of a Three-Day Pass
Revoked of his promotion and restricted to base, Turner (Harry Baird) guides a group of touring African-American women led by Madame Abernathy (Trio French) through the camp.
Closing Sequence , Devil in a Blue Dress
Daphne (Jennifer Beals) says goodbye to her lover, mayoral candidate Todd Carter (Terry Kinney), and Easy (Denzel Washington) clears his name with the police.
Closing Sequence , Cotton Comes to Harlem
Gravedigger Jones (Godfrey Cambridge) and Coffin Ed Johnson (Raymond St. Jacques) work out a deal with mob boss Tom (Leonardo Cimino) for the missing $87,000.
Closing Sequence, The Dust of Time
On New Year's Day 2000, Eleni (Irène Jacob) dies. Spyros (Michel Piccoli) and Eleni (Tiziana Pfiffner) look out of the window.
Closing Sequence, Before Sunrise
Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (Julie Delpy) both admit that they want to see each other again and agree to return to the train platform in six months.
Closing Sequence, Old Joy
Mark (Daniel London) drops off Kurt (Will Oldham), who wanders around the city at night.
Closing Sequence, Taste of Cherry
At night, Mr Badii (Homayoun Ershadi) lies awake in his grave as a thunderstorm begins.
Closing Sequence, Some Like It Hot
Joe/Josephine (Tony Curtis) and Jerry/Daphne (Jack Lemmon) escape the hotel with Osgood (Joe E. Brown), and Sugar (Marilyn Monroe) runs to join them.
Closing Sequence, Edge of the City
Axel (John Cassavetes) tells Charlie (Jack Warden) he will inform the police about Tommy's (Sidney Poitier) murder, and the two fight on the waterfront.
Converting the Heathen, Broken Blossoms
Cheng Huan (Richard Barthelmess) is approached by two men, one of which is going to China to "convert the heathens."
Crossed Letters, Jules and Jim
When Jim (Henri Serre) and Catherine's (Jeanne Moreau) relationship sours after they fail to make a baby together, a letter correspondence complicates the matter.
Dawn, 2001: A Space Odyssey
The sun rises over the earth and the moon.
Death Got His Hand on Me, Carmen Jones
Carmen (Dorothy Dandridge) visits pro-wrestler and potential lover Husky Miller (Joe Adams).
Death on Board the Ship, Nosferatu
When the First Mate (Wolfgang Heinz)goes to destroy the coffins, Count Orlok (Max Schreck) awakens and scares him overboard.
Diana's Apartment, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) meets Diana (Guinevere Turner) to watch the Watermelon Woman's movies.
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.
Divine Intervention, Pulp Fiction
Butch (Bruce Willis) arrives at a motel on a motorcycle, picks up his lover (Media de Medeiros) and rides off; meanwhile, in another location, Jules(Samuel L. Jackson) and Vincent(John Travolta) are involved with gun violence.
Do You Have A Mistress?, In the Mood for Love
Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) and Mrs. Chan (Maggie Cheung) rehearse Mrs. Chan confront her husband about his affair.
Docker's Hook Duel, Edge of the City
Charlie (Jack Warden) goads Tommy (Sidney Poitier) into a fight with their docker's hooks. Charlie kills Tommy, who dies in Axel's (John Cassavetes) arms.
Drama, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) and Tamara (Valarie Walker) visit Lee Edwards (Brian Freeman) to learn more about the Watermelon Woman.
Ellie Loses Her Father, Contact
A young Ellie discovers her father's body on the floor and rushes to the bathroom for his medicine.
Face-to-Face, Jules and Jim
During his stay at Jules (Oskar Werner) and Catherine's (Jeanne Moreau) chalet in the Rhineland, Jim (Henri Serre) finds himself drawn to Catherine as her marriage with Jules falls apart.
Finally in Uniform, The General
As a reward for his bravery, Johnnie (Buster Keaton) finally gets to join the Confederate Army as a lieutenant.
Fort Point, Vertigo
Madeleine (Kim Novak), apparently possessed by Carlotta, jumps into the water at Fort Point.
Funeral Oration, Earth
At Basil's funeral, Khoma (Petro Masokha) declares he killed him while the crowd ignores him and listens to the oration.
Give Us a Smile, Broken Blossoms
Lucy (Lillian Gish) returns home to her alcoholic, belligerent father, ex-boxer Battling Burrows (Donald Crisp).
Good Morning, City Lights
After speeches commemorating a new monument to "Peace and Prosperity," the veil reveals the Little Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) asleep.
Gus chases Flora, The Birth of a Nation
Gus chases Flora after she rejects his marriage proposal, resulting in fatal consequences.
Homecoming, The Birth of a Nation
Flora Cameron (Mae Marsh) embellishes her tattered dress with 'Southern Ermine' (raw cotton) as she and her family prepare to welcome her brother, Ben (Henry B. Walthall), home from the Union hospital in Washington D.C.
Imprinting, A.I. Artificial Intelligence
David imprints on Monica and makes his first mistake.
In the Catacombs, Metropolis
Rotwang (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) chases Maria (Brigitte Helm) into the catacombs and kidnaps her.
Introducing the Girls, Shadows
Despite having been instructed not to, Hugh (Hugh Hurd) decides to sing at his gig.
Jack's Dilemma, The Jazz Singer
Jack (Al Jolson) sings the Kol Nidre in his father's place and later performs at the Winter Garden Theater.
June Walker, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) schedules a lunch with June Walker (Cheryl Clark).
Kal Ho Naa Ho Opening Sequence, Kal Ho Naa Ho
The opening sequence voice-over, and the credits against the backdrop of New York work together to depict the city as a land of economic and romantic possibilities for non-resident Indian Naina (Preity Zinta).
Les Girls Opening Title Sequence, Les Girls
A list of opening credits alongside images of each actor's character.
Meghna’s Backstory Flashback, Dil Se..
Meghna (Manisha Koirala) recounts to Amar (Shah Rukh Khan) the suffering she endured at the hands of the army.
Mozart Won't Help, Vertigo
In the aftermath of Madeleine's (Kim Novak) death, Scottie (James Stewart) becomes practically catatonic.
Natural History Museum, Taste of Cherry
Mr. Badii (Homayoun Ershadi) returns back to the Natural History Museum where he dropped off Mr. Bagheri (Abdolrahman Bagheri) to ask one more request of him.
No Longer with You, The Earrings of Madame de...
The General (Charles Boyer) confronts Donati (Vittorio De Sica) about the history of the earrings. Donati tells Louise (Danielle Darrieux) he can no longer see her.
No Trespassing, Citizen Kane
Kane's residence, Xanadu, is established as the setting and Kane speaks his dying words.
Not That Kind of Woman, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) and Diana (Guinevere Turner) visit Martha Page's sister (Patricia Ellis).
Nothing to Be Afraid Of, Rosemary's Baby
While her doctor attempts to sedate her, Rosemary goes into labor.
One Just Like It, In the Mood for Love
Mrs. Chan (Maggie Cheung) and Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) reveal to each other that they know their spouses are having an affair.
Opening Sequence, Downsizing
Norwegian scientist Dr. Jørgen Asbjørnsen (Rolf Lassgård) suggests a surprising approach to sustainability which involves shrinking people to a tiny size.
Opening Sequence, The Truman Show
Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) unknowingly stars in a television show created by Christof (Ed Harris).
Opening Sequence , In the Mood for Love
The Chans and the Chows move into their new Hong Kong apartments, becoming neighbors.
Opening Sequence, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) and Tamara (Valarie Walker) record a wedding ceremony.
Opening Sequence , Killer of Sheep
A boy is yelled at by his father for failing to protect his younger brother.
Opening Sequence, Malcolm X
Malcolm X (Denzel Washington) gives a speech.
Opening Sequence, Nostalgia
Russian writer Andrei Gorchakov (Oleg Yankovsky) travels with his interpreter Eugenia (Domiziana Giordano) in the Italian countryside.
Opening Sequence, The Earrings of Madame de...
Louise (Danielle Darrieux) searches her closet for a pair of costly heart-shaped diamond earrings.
Opening Sequence, Luck by Chance
Sona Mishra (Konkona Sen Sharma) is signed by producer Satish Chaudhary (Alyy Khan).
Opening Sequence, Ulysses' Gaze
An old assistant (Thanos Grammenos) to the Manaki brothers tells A (Harvey Keitel) about a three lost film reels.
Opening Sequence, Chungking Express
He Qiwu (Takeshi Kaneshiro) is struggling with a breakup when he first bumps into a woman in a blonde wig.
Our Daily Bread, Battleship Potemkin
The crew has refused to eat the borscht and chooses to instead eat bread and water. A sailor smashes a plate with the inscription, "Give us this day our daily bread."
Prince Akeem Acclimates to Queens, Coming to America
Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and Semmi (Arsenio Hall) move to a purposefully tarnished New York City apartment to become "real" New Yorkers. The friends attempt to transition to Queens, NY by changing their formal, African clothing to New York street style – letting go of their fancier clothing pieces.
Protecting the Kid, The Kid
The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) fights off men from the orphanage who want to take the Kid (Jackie Coogan) away from him.
Quizas, Quizas, Quizas, In the Mood for Love
Mr. Chow (Tony Leung) and Mrs. Chan (Maggie Cheung) rehearse their farewell before Mrs. Chan goes to room 2046 only to find Mr. Chow already gone.
Reuniting on the Battlefield, The Birth of a Nation
A Cameron brother and Stoneman brother meet on the battlefield and share an intimate moment as they die.
Roles in Camaraderie, The Earrings of Madame de...
Having reacquired the earrings, Mr. Rémy (Jean Debucourt) tries to resell them to the General (Charles Boyer), only for Louise (Danielle Darrieux) to buy them. Spurred by this news, the General challenges Donati (Vittorio De Sica) to a duel).
Rosebud Reveal, Citizen Kane
Kane's belongings at Xanadu are catalogued or discarded, and the truth behind "rosebud" is revealed to the audience.
Setting the Scene, Shadow of the Vampire
Greta Schroder (Catherine McCormack) and the film crew go to an inn in Czechoslovakia to shoot Nosferatu on set and Max Schreck (Willem Dafoe) appears in character to play the vampire Count Orlock.
Sing New Songs, Earth
Uncle Opanas (Stepan Shkurat) asks his son Basil's friends to bury Basil in a new age manner.
Singapore, 1963, In the Mood for Love
One year later, Mr. Chow (Tony Cheung) thinks someone has entered his Singaporean apartment.
Sistah Sound, The Watermelon Woman
After filming a performance, Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) and Tamara (Valarie Walker) talk about Cheryl's relationship with Diana (Guinevere Turner).
Sona's Luck, Luck by Chance
Sona (Konkona Sen Sharma) wins the fridge and acts in a scene.
Souvenirs of a Killing, Vertigo
Scottie (James Ferguson) and Judy (Kim Novak), now transformed as Madeleine again, revisit the bell tower.
Staying in Place, Caught
Leonora (Barbara Bel Geddes) decides to leave Ohlrig (Robert Ryan) and get a job.
Steiner and Marcello II, La Dolce Vita
Steiner philosophises to Marcello about his hopes and worries.
The Big Exit, All That Jazz
Angelique awaits Joe as he travels toward her down a long hallway.
The Cowboy, Mulholland Drive
Director Adam Kesher meets The Cowboy at the top of Beechwood Canyon.
The Death of Gaby, Everybody's Woman
Gaby commits suicide.
The Developed Reels, Ulysses' Gaze
Ivo (Erland Josephson) and A (Harvey Keitel) celebrate over successfully developing the three Malaki reels.
The Engine, Killer of Sheep
Stan (Henry G. Sanders) and his friend Gene (Eugene Cherry) buy an engine and try to load it in the truck.
The French Pilot and the German Pilot, Grand Illusion
Two French officers, Captain de Boëldieu (Pierre Fresnay) and Lieutenant Maréchal (Jean Gabin) are shot down during their reconnaissance mission and sit for lunch with their German counterparts.
The Fugitive Opening Title Sequence, The Fugitive
A list of opening credits superimposed upon the protagonist, followed by an audio description of the locales used.
The Great Heart, The Birth of a Nation
Elsie Stoneman (Lillian Gish) and Mrs. Cameron (Josephine Crowell) asks President Abraham Lincoln (Joseph Henabery) to pardon Ben Cameron (Henry B. Walthall), who is at the hospital.
The Great Stanton, Nightmare Alley
Stan (Tyrone Power) and Molly (Colleen Gray) use Zeena's (Joan Blondell) mind-reading code in their new act "The Great Stanton" in Chicago.
The Gun, Losing Ground
In the final scene of George's (Gary Bolling) film, Sara (Seret Scott) shoots her unfaithful lover.
The Last Night, The Story of a Three-Day Pass
Turner (Harry Baird) and Miriam (Nicole Berger) declare their love for each other during their last night together.
The Loss of Peola, Imitation of Life
After losing Peola (Fredi Washington), Delilah (Louise Johnson) falls ill.
The Party, Imitation of Life
While Bea (Claudette Colbert) hosts a party, Delilah (Louise Johnson) comforts Peola (Fredi Washington) about her racial identity.
The Prom and the Morning After, Our Modern Maidens
Billie Brown (Joan Crawford) gets engaged to Gil Jordan (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.), who is trying to become a diplomat. When Brown sees senior diplomat Glenn Abbott (Rod la Rocque) on the train, she goes to talk to him about Gil.
The Room Below, Show Boat
Gaylord Ravenal (Allan Jones) and Magnolia Hawks (Irene Dunne) sing about their love for each other.
The Sad Carlotta, the Mad Carlotta, Vertigo
Scottie (James Stewart) and Midge (Barbara Bel Geddes) hear the story of Carlotta from Pop Leibl (Konstantin Shayne).
The Showboat Arrives, Show Boat
Captain Andy Hawks (Charles Winninger) and his showboat arrive in Natchez, Mississippi.
The Three Lunatics, Jules and Jim
Jim (Henri Serre) moves into the chalet officially as Catherine's (Jeanne Moreau) lover with Jules' (Oskar Werner) blessing, and the three live happily for a while.
The Tornado, The Learning Tree
A tornado tears through Cherokee Falls, and Newt (Kyle Johnson) is taken to safety by Big Mabel (Carol Lamond).
The Transformation, Metropolis
Rotwang (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) transfers Maria's (Brigitte Helm) likeness onto Rotwang's robot.
The War's Too Long, Grand Illusion
Marechal (Jean Gabin) is placed in solitary confinement where his German guard eventually gives him a harmonica.
Trial By Water (Closing Sequence), Nostalgia
Andrei (Oleg Yankovsky) crosses the drained baths with a lit candle and collapses.
Unlocking the Box, Mulholland Drive
Betty vanishes as Rita uses the blue key hidden in her purse to unlock the box that Betty found in her purse at El Club Silencio.
Vincent Makes His Flight, Gattaca
Vincent gets help from Dr. Lamar and Eugene finishes his journey.
Wedding Night, Chaudhvin Ka Chand
On Aslam (Guru Dutt) and Jameela’s (Waheeda Rehman) wedding night, he gets her to unveil herself to him for the first time.
What's Past is Prologue, Daughters of the Dust
Mary (Barbara O. Jones) and Viola (Cheryl Lynn Bruce) Peazant travel home to Ibo Landing in anticipation of the family moving North.
Wolf Ghost, Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes)
While Biidaaban and Sabe are on the way to tap maple trees, Biidaaban sees a wolf ghost.
Yellow Mary, Daughters of the Dust
Mary Peazant (Barbara O. Jones) is greeted by the family upon her return to Ibo Landing.
9 Series Clips
A Surprising Call from Sapphire
"Sapphire Disappears", Amos 'n' Andy: Season 1, Episode 7
Amos (Alvin Childress), Andy (Spencer Williams) and Kingfish (Tim Moore) are surprised to discover that Sapphire (Ernestine Wade) is still alive and well.
"The Other Side", FutureStates: Season 1, Episode 1
Tazbah (Jeneda Benally) arrives on Mars.
Everybody, Meet Chris
"Woman to Woman", Living Single: Season 3, Episode 22
Max (Erika Alexander) is excited that her best friend Shayla (Karen Malina White) is bringing over her fiancée Chris (Tanika Ray).
Max and Shayla
"Woman to Woman", Living Single: Season 3, Episode 22
Max (Erika Alexander) finds Shayla (Karen Malina White) and expresses her apology for her reaction to meeting Shayla's fiancée Chris (Tanika Ray).
Fuji Receives a Letter
"A Letter for Fuji", McHale's Navy: Season 2, Episode 13
Fuji (Yoshio Yoda), a prisoner of war in McHale's team, receives a letter from a woman back in Japan.
Crew Fights at the Party
"Fuji's Big Romance", McHale's Navy: Season 3, Episode 15
When Captain Binghamton (Joe Flynn) visits the base, a fight breaks out between the crew and the Natives.
"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's self-driving car crashes into a truck.
"Part 1", World on a Wire: Season 1, Episode 1
In Simulacron, Fred (Klaus Löwitsch) meets with the identity unit Einstein (Gottfried John) to discuss another identity unit named Christopher Nobody.