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Cinemania: best beach scenes

Posted by Peter Keough  July 26, 2013 01:24 PM

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One of the more memorable scenes in Guillermo del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” occurs when a father and son strolling along the seashore come across a wrecked "Jaeger" – a 25-story tall robot designed to battle giant reptiles from another dimension – collapsing in the surf.

Beaches often provide a heightened level of reality in movies, whether that reality is erotic, ecstatic, horrific, or surreal. And sometimes in the movies a beach is just a place where people have a good time. What are your favorite beach scenes? We’ll need your choices by Monday, and they will be posted on August 4. Put your picks in the comments section or send them to me at petervkeough@gmail.com.

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