Revenge supercut: "This is for Frodo!" and other scenes of triumph (VIDEO).

“This Is for Frodo!” When Movie Characters Get Their Revenge.

“This Is for Frodo!” When Movie Characters Get Their Revenge.

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Dec. 5 2014 10:32 AM

“This Is for Frodo!” When Movie Characters Get Their Revenge.

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If you’re a fan of revenge stories, you have likely noticed that scenes of the hero’s final triumph tend to follow a pretty set formula: a dramatic showdown, a dramatic pause, and the victor’s final boast that their revenge is “for” or “in the name of” a family member, moral principle, or, well, Frodo.

We savor these sweet cinematic moments, and so we decided put together several of the very best—and most ridiculous. Enjoy.

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