20 Most Tense Movie Scenes

GoodFellas (1990)

The Scene: “What did ya say?” rants Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci) after Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) has the audacity to suggest he’s a funny guy.

“You mean, let me understand this cause, ya know maybe it’s me, I’m a little fucked up maybe, but I’m funny how? I mean, funny like I’m a clown? I amuse you? I make you laugh? I’m here to fuckin’ amuse you? What do you mean funny? Funny how? How am I funny?” Awkwarrrrrd.

Hide Behind The Cushion Moment: Tommy just won’t let it drop as Henry flounders, mouth sagging. “How the fuck am I funny?!” he demands with a steely glare. He’s joking, of course, but it’s touch and go there for a moment…