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Poll: Most Memorable Movie Mexican Standoff

A Mexican standoff is a situation in which three or more people are all pointing their guns (or other weapons) at each other. If anyone shoots, they will all die but usually someone loses their nerve and a shoot-out occurs.

Which of these Mexican standoffs from a film first comes to mind?

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    Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)
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    Natalie Wood, Michael Caine, Don Calfa, and Timothy Carey in Peeper (1975)

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    Yun-Fat Chow and Danny Lee in City on Fire (1987)

    City on Fire (1987) (City on Fire)
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    Kurtwood Smith, Lee de Broux, Jesse D. Goins, and Calvin Jung in RoboCop (1987)

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    Kevin Costner and Andy Garcia in The Untouchables (1987)

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    Yun-Fat Chow in The Killer (1989)

    The Killer (1989) (The Killer)
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    Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, and Lawrence Tierney in Reservoir Dogs (1992)

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    Michael Rapaport and Saul Rubinek in True Romance (1993)

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    Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta, Tim Roth, and Amanda Plummer in Pulp Fiction (1994)

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    John Travolta and Joan Allen in Face/Off (1997)

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    Will Smith, Jon Voight, and Tom Sizemore in Enemy of the State (1998)

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    Juliette Lewis in The Way of the Gun (2000)

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    Peter Berg and Matthew Glave in Corky Romano (2001)

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    Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, Nick Chinlund, and Dr. Dre in Training Day (2001)

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    The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

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    Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Nick Frost, Dylan Moran, and Simon Pegg in Shaun of the Dead (2004)

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    Munich (2005)

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    Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and Jack Davenport in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

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    Timothy Olyphant in Hitman (2007)

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    Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Naomie Harris, Martin Klebba, Keira Knightley, and Kevin McNally in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

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    Inglourious Basterds (2009)

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    Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)