Best Dramatic Scenes for Actors

Best Dramatic Scenes for Actors

The best dramatic scenes for actors are those that are most challenging, not easy.

The challenge is what will make the scene memorable. It is what will make the actor’s performance worth watching over again.

Here is our list of the best Dramatic scenes for Actors



Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specializing in high-profile diamond jobs.

A dynamic series of scenes between Frank and Jessie ( his girlfriend) where they share their ghosts and decide to commit to one another.

Losing Isaiah

Losing isaiah

Khaila (the birth mother and former junkie) and Margaret (the adoptive mother) argue over Isaiah and who would be better suited as his mother, given their pasts and current situations.


Diner movie poster 1982

In this scene, Shrevie confronts his wife, Beth, about how important records are to him.

This quickly turns into a big fight which is actually about a whole lot more.


Waitress film poster

Dawn, Becky, and Jenna talk about the men in their lives.

Girl, Interrupted

Girl interrupted book

Lisa monologues to Daisy about her getting out of the facility, but never really got free, and is in fact the most messed up out of them all.

21 Grams

Jack Jordan is in prison for killing a man and two children in a hit-and-run accident.

He angrily confesses to Reverend John that he feels betrayed and abandoned by God, while Rev. John attempts to save Jack’s faith.


Nicky meets Ace in the desert and is pissed that Ace went over his head with some people. Ace tries to explain to Nicky what’s really going on.

The Truth About Cats and Dogs

Truth about cats and dogs movie poster

Noel and Abby discuss the differences between them, including how often they eat, and their relationships with men.

American Beauty

Carolyn and Lester argue in front of their daughter Jane about Lester losing his job. Lester gets angry and throws the asparagus against the wall.

Pulp Fiction

Vincent and Jules debate the significance of Vincent taking care of Ms. Wallace, and him giving women foot massages.


Dramatic scene: CAVE OF DA VINCI

Two burglars enter an apartment.

A man named Freddy Ferrara is sitting down with a cup of coffee and a gun resting on a nightstand.

Man On Fire

Man on fireposter

John Creasy is hired to protect Pita Ramos, a young girl in jeopardy.

He must negotiate with the Sanchez family, her kidnapper’s family, to guarantee her safety.

The Color Purple


Celie and Shug talk about Albert and how he doesn’t love Celie. Shug loves Albert but he is too weak for her.

She then tells Celie that she’s beautiful.

There Will Be Blood (2007)

You’re Not My Son. You’re Just a Bastard from a Basket.


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