My Favorite Movie-Ending

I don’t know if it’s my favorite-of-all-time, since I haven’t been consciously comparing endings yet (I think I will for a while though, now). Watched the movie tonight for the first time in years, and still liked it. A lot.

Karate Kid II

There’s just something about the the two young people embracing, exhausted, after they’ve literally saved each others’ lives.

About the 5-minute mark in this clip:

It moves beyond the basic (but still good) endings of “victory” or “coupleness” to a relief and gratitude that seems almost sacred.

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