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    Top 10 Most Paused Hollywood Movie Scenes Showing A Bit Too Much

    Theaters might give that cinematic-once-in-a-lifetime experience, but they don’t allow us to pause and rewind to watch the movie scenes again. When Captain America picked up the Mjolnir in ‘Avengers: Endgame’, the entire theater went into a huge gasp followed by exciting screams and applause. While the fans must have wanted to pause and rewind to see the scene again that wouldn’t have been entirely possible. 

    OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, YouTube, etc. allow viewers to pause and rewind back to certain scenes and moments. These scenes could be emotional, scary, sensual, a cameo, or a plot twist. Over the years, Hollywood movies have provided us with a number of pause-worthy scenes. This article features most paused movie scenes in Hollywood movies.

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    1. Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1

    Most paused scene in Harry Potter: Deathly Hallows Part 1
    Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part 1

    The most unexpected kiss scene between Harry and Hermoine in ‘Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1‘ took the viewers and fans by surprise. The deathly Horcrux that the group was carrying shows Ron a vision of his worst fears: Harry and Hermoine together, and this is when the steamy scene between Emma Watson and Danielle Radcliffe occurs. 

    2. The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

    Most paused scene in The Wolf of Wall Street
    The Wolf of Wall Street

    The movie was globally loved, however, the one scene which made everyone go gaga over Margot Robbie, the lead actress, was when she attempted to seduce Leonardo DiCaprio. The viewers were inclined to pause and rewind, making it one of the most paused Hollywood movie scenes. Even Robbie has talked about the experience of getting intimate with Leo.

    3. Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

    Most paused scene in Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
    Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

    The movie didn’t spectacularly blow people’s minds the way Phoebe Cates’ character, Linda Barrett did. She was a 19-year-old when she played the role and gave the movie a guaranteed pause moment. Linda Barrett goes for a swim in a red bikini, topped with the same shade of red lipstick. When she steps out of the pool, she makes the viewers drop their jaws at her gorgeous look, making them pause the scene unconsciously.

    4. The Cabin In The Woods (2011)

    Most Paused Scene in The Cabin in The Woods
    The Cabin in the Woods

    The Cabin In The Woods,‘ starring Chris Hemsworth, is a horror movie with a slightly different horror genre than the mainstream. The film has a crucial scene that involves the whiteboard on which a detailed list of the monsters and demons is written. The list more specifically showcased which monsters and demons they have control over. Viewers had to pause to read and review the details mentioned. 

    5. Psycho

    Most paused scene in the movie, Psycho.

    When Norman Bates is arrested in the movie, he stares at the camera very creepily. At that moment, a skull is superimposed on his face, very briefly. The scene has been paused to look more closely at the outline of the skull that appears on his face.

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    6. Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Most paused scene in Captain America: The Winter soldier
    Captain America’s to-do list

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe‘s Steve Rogers’ to-do list grabbed the Marvel fans’ attention. The viewers pause to read his to-do list which had stuff like Thai Food, Star Wars/Trek, Steve Jobs, etc. written.

    7. Iron Man (2008)

    When was the most paused scenes in Hollywood Movies
    Iron Man 2008

    The first movie in the modern-day superhero film series, ‘Iron Man,’ had a few easter eggs in the movie if you notice closely. While Tony Stark was getting disassembled from his Iron Man suit, a few meters behind him rested Captain America’s in-progress shield. This scene is one of the most paused movie moments in cinematic history. 

    8. Love And Other Drugs

    Most Paused scene in Love and Other Drugs
    Love and Other Drugs

    Anne Hathaway is drop-dead gorgeous. She has always made the viewers pause and watch her scenes. In one of the scenes in ‘Love And Other Drugs‘, Hathaway visits Jake Gyllenhaal‘s house and removes all her clothes, not realizing her brother is in the same room as her. The scene was sensual one second and hilariously panicking the next. 

    9. Zootopia

    Most Paused Scene in Zootopia

    When the music playlist of one of the animal characters zooms in, the viewers are made to pause to laugh and applaud at the creative song list. The songs in the shuffle list are jumbled and changed into animal-pun words.

    10. Forrest Gump

    Most Paused Movie Scene in Forrest Gump
    Forrest Gump

    One of the most pause-worthy movie scenes in Tom Hanks‘ memorable movie ‘Forrest Gump‘ is where Robin Wright is sitting on a chair naked, holding a guitar, and singing an amazing song. The character is in full chill mode, immersed in her singing.

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