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DialM Lists

A look at the obscure, and the obvious, of film lists.
Curated by Rhett Bartlett for DialM List (www.dialmformovies.net)


  1. The boulder in the booby-trapped Peruvian temple, in RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, that Indiana Jones outruns.
  2. The boulder that rolls down the hill, narrowly missing Ray Winstone, and landing in the main pool, destroying the heart-motif tiles in SEXY BEAST.
  3. Donkey criticises a house located in a swamp,  only to realise it is the home of SHREK.   ‘I like that boulder, that is a nice boulder!’ is his feeble attempt to undo the insults.
  4. Rex Williams as a Nazi clinging to a boulder being pushed off the cliff by an elephant in TARZAN TRIUMPHS.
  5. A boulder gets blown up, using some of their own nitro,  to clear the road in THE WAGES OF FEAR.
  6. The rocks and boulders Superman uses to build a damn and protect the town from flooding in SUPERMAN.
  7. The true story of Aron Ralston, a canyoneer whose right arm and wrist is crushed against a boulder in 127 HOURS.
  8. Gandalf uses a boulder to squash all the goblins in his path in THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY.
  9. The Evil Queen’s attempt to kill the dwarves in SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARVES with a boulder, is sabotaged… by a lightning strike.
  10. The dinosaur meets a fiery end in MINIONS because of a banana, a boulder, and a head bump.
  11. Sheriff Bart, and the Waco Kid hide behind a boulder in their attempt to lure two KKK members, in BLAZING SADDLES.
  12. The Elven cloaks camouflages over Frodo and Sam as a rock, in THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS
  13. In THE NAKED SPUR,  Robert Ryan and Janet Leigh push boulders down from top of  a ridge to cause a rockslide to hinder James Stewart, Ralph Meeker and Millard Mitchell below.