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26 Movie Takedowns That Hurt So Good

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    Sitcoms tend to spoon-feed you emotions. Each joke is accompanied by a laugh track. Each heartfelt moment brings a collective "aww" from a prompted in-studio audience. And, the insults? Well, they're marked by a stunned face and perhaps an "oooooooh."

    The movie zinger, however, is subtle. It's a nuanced art form of barbed phrases, designed to inflict pain on its recipient. The on-screen comeback can be backhanded and clever. Ahead, the sickest of burns we've ever seen on film.

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