Among other reasons like the guy always getting the girl and that explosions look cool and never seem to kill anyone, awesome slow motion shots are why movies are so much cooler than real life. CineFix shows us what it thinks the best 10 slow motion sequences of all time are in the list below.

The list is filled with opening sequences, bullet time, slow to fast speed ramps, characters walking toward the camera in slow motion to look epic, fight scenes, fright scenes, to highlight and much more. Here's the top 10:

  • The Matrix (1999)
  • Dredd (2012)
  • Watchmen (2009)
  • Zombieland (2009)
  • Reservoir Dogs (1992)
  • Hard-Boiled (1992)
  • The Shining (1980)
  • Olympia (1938)
  • Drive (2011)
  • Hurt Locker (2008)

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