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Poll: Favorite Coconut Scene (or Quote) in a Movie

This is pretty self-explanatory. It's a list of every memorable scene in a feature film involving coconuts that I could think of. Some of them are funny, a few are dramatic, but they all involve coconuts, which is very important.

The question is, which one is your favorite?

After voting, please discuss here.

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    Robert J. Anderson and Jean Gale in It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

    George Bailey to Mary Hatch in the drugstore: "Say, brainless, don't you know where coconuts come from?"
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    Tom Hanks in Cast Away (2000)

    Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks) breaks open his first coconut, spilling the milk in the process
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    Tom Hanks in Cast Away (2000)

    Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks), after living on coconuts for days: "Coconut milk is a natural laxative. That's something Gilligan never told us."
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    Terry Gilliam and Graham Chapman in Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

    King Arthur comes "riding" through the fog while his servant Patsy uses coconuts to make a galloping horse sound effect, then gets in an argument with a guard about how he got those coconuts in Medieval England:

    King Arthur: "The swallow may fly south with the sun or the house martin or the plover may seek warmer climes in winter, yet these are not strangers to our land?"

    Guard: "Are you suggesting that coconuts migrate?"

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    Carlos Gallardo in El Mariachi (1992)

    El Mariachi grabs a free coconut on the way into town: "Free coconuts... I was beginning to like this city."
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    The Lion King (1994)

    Zazu sings "I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Cocoanuts" while imprisoned by Scar
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    Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler in Just Go with It (2011)

    The coconut smoochie scene
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    Reservoir Dogs (1992)

    End Credits song: 'Coconut' by Harry Nilsson ("You put the lime in the coconut...")
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    The Wedding Ringer (2015)

    "You put the weed in the coconut..." ("Coconut" song parody)
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    Stockard Channing and Dianne Wiest in Practical Magic (1998)

    A group of women decide to make "Midnight Margaritas", while dancing to the song "Coconut" by Harry Nilsson
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    Robin Williams in Hook (1991)

    Peter Pan (Robin Williams) slices a coconut during a food fight
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    Auli'i Cravalho in Moana (2016)

    Moana and Maui encounter the Kakamora, a diminutive race wearing armor made of coconut shells
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    Chris Wedge in Ice Age (2002)

    Scrat wakes up 20,000 years later on a volcanic island and tries to bury a coconut, with devasting results...
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    Steve McQueen in Papillon (1973)

    Papillon (Steve McQueen) and Dega (Dustin Hoffman) escape from a prison in French Guiana by floating on bags of coconuts
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    Eric Neff in Bloodsport (1988)

    Guy karate-chops a coconut in a training montage
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    Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, and Abigail Breslin in Nim's Island (2008)

    Jack, Nim and Alexandra play with a coconut soccer ball
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    Margaret Dumont, Mary Eaton, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, and Oscar Shaw in The Cocoanuts (1929)

    Hammer (Grouch Marx), while auctioning off some land in Florida, attempts to drive up the price by bragging up the cocoanut milk in it:

    Hammer: "There it is. There it is, over there, right where that cocoanut tree is. Now what am I offered for lot #21?"

    Chico: "Two hundred dollars."

    Hammer: "Why, my friend, there's more than two hundred dollars worth of milk in those cocoanuts - and *what* milk, milk from contented cow-co-nuts. Who will say 300?"

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    Phil Harris and Louis Prima in The Jungle Book (1967)

    Baloo makes an Orangutan mask out of coconut shells and dances with King Louie during "I Wan'na Be Like You" number
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    Despicable Me 2 (2013)

    Tim (the tall minion), offers a banana to Kevin while wearing a coconut bra on the beach.

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