Top 10 4th Wall Breaks in Film




They’re the moment’s when the characters recognize they’re in a film. Join as we countdown our picks for the Top 10 4th Wall Breaks in film. Thank you for reading this description. Special thanks to the large number of users who suggested this video on our WatchMojo.com/suggest page!

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42 Comments

  1. SUI cidal
    October 28, 2017
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    I would have flipped if monty python wasnt in there but the best thing about the movie is the ending.

  2. DeAuna Shako
    October 28, 2017
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    The Producers with Matthew Broderick.

    "Why so far stage right”

  3. Hunter J
    October 28, 2017
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    what?!?!? no deadpool??? thats what he is known for!!!! now if you dont mind i must watch the video three down from the one with the word on it but not before i leave a like … hold on … subscribing and there

  4. H0dor
    November 2, 2017
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    I fucking love space balls. I am a fucking nerd. Guys get over it.

  5. Ripley Hill
    November 2, 2017
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    I knew Spaceballs would be on here.

  6. Jim Weekley
    November 2, 2017
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    If this list wasn't out before Deadpool, some thing is seriously wrong at WM.

  7. Len Hazell
    November 2, 2017
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    You might look at the little known British film Puckoon, a major plot point of which is the ongoing argument between the film's author/narrator, the lead character and the audience.

  8. James Horn
    November 2, 2017
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    OK, you blew it. Any top ten list of 4th wall breaks is incomplete without an example or two from the masters, some of the ad libbed – Groucho Marx, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. Just about any of the Road movies has an example superior to anything except Mel Brooks, who is their equal. Don't issue top ten lists unless you know the black and white, and even silent, examples as well.

  9. Rovince Arcilla
    November 3, 2017
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    Deadpool in deadpool pls

  10. marleySux
    November 3, 2017
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    eddie in trading places

  11. Ian HM
    November 4, 2017
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    Where's Ian McShane in Death Race? Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool?

  12. Enderzone 2002
    November 6, 2017
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    Deadpool

  13. TheEnderDragon23
    November 6, 2017
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    Car in the Hat

  14. Edward Rueter
    November 7, 2017
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    As soon as I saw the title of this video I thought of "what a pisser."

  15. Plague Doctor
    November 7, 2017
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    Lulz

  16. Plague Doctor
    November 7, 2017
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    Į̷͕̱̯̣̠̟̗̤͉́͒́̀͒͂̾̈́͘͝ ̷̦̹̪̼̯̥͚͍͈̾̏̈̽̅͑́͋̒̅͐͝͝ͅw̸̢̰̹̟̮̲̟͙̱̍͑̈͊̏̿͒̓̎͑͂̕̚ā̵̛͔͔͔͔̣̐͒͆̏̿͗̈̽̓̉͐̕͠n̶̘̔̈͒̌́͋̅͌̈̅̀͘̚ẗ̵̛̟͎̘̠̤̝͙̲͉̲͍̳̤́̍́͗͌͂͊́̒͒͒͝͝͝ ̵̧̰̤͈̠͎̞͔̥̺̈́͂́̔͐͐̏͑̌̀͝͝͝ţ̷̫̠͙͎̺͆̊̂̂͛͠ô̵̞͕͖̫̳̜͙̻̖̲̱̦̆̈́̔͛̍̔͊ ̵̙̪̪͕̦̹̜̳̟͚̰͑k̶̢͐́̇̍̃͛̀͐͗͑̒̀̇į̵̡͇͎̘̲̼̞̋̍̄̀̀̇̈̆̈́͜l̸̢̧̻̗͈̬̝̟̐̊͊͊́͆́̍̄̊͜͝͝͝l̸̛̹̞̞̤̹̲͆̽̈͊̊̍̇̏̚ ̶̡̮̜̱̼̹̝̋̔̋̈́̂̄̓͋̀́̄͂̽̕͜ͅm̵̢̝̺̎͒͂͌̊̌̀̎͋͋̌̚͝͠ÿ̵̛͙̘̬͍̻̦̻̰́̏̈̃ͅ ̷̧̡̻̼͈̜̦̮͙̜̳̖͚͆̎̀̓́͝ş̵̪̪̦̲̣̘̳̪̙̰̞̺̈̀͐̂̀̉̓̓̓̓͝ẻ̷̡̱̫̯͉̞̹̟̭͊̈̉̍̀̉́̚ͅͅl̷̜̜̤̤̼̯̜̣͌̈̋̾̉̀̓̓̈́̊̚f̸̨̝͚̝͍̈́̄̽̾̎ ̵̡̨̛̳̼͍̠̯͍̟͇̹́͐̅͌̈́́͒̓͝ͅs̷̡̛̞͔̱͎͍͍͕̘͓̮͉̃̇̑̈́̎̆̄̀̚͜ͅǫ̷̢̥̙̦̫̞͓͎̠͍̈̆̀͊̀̊̓̒͒̓̿̌͛́̊ͅ ̵̡̧̟̲͉͍̻̹̝͙̥͕̱͎̹͒̒̓͐̿̏̀̐̉́̅m̸̢̟̼̱̲̲͇͎̤̪̱̬̪̈́u̵̡̙̝̦̞̞͇̻̎̄̈́͐̋̓̍͒́̅̔̓͝ͅc̷̛͖̋̑̓̀̉̔͆̓̚h̴̨͚̽̀̀̀̃̕͝

  17. R
    November 7, 2017
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    Deadpool?

  18. funplayer1000
    November 8, 2017
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    Now! Everything that's happening now is happening Now!?!

  19. Daniel Frank
    November 8, 2017
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    how was fight club only an honorable mention?! That was a movie where the plot was strongly moved by the breaking of the fourth wall! defiantly should have been the first or second on the list.

  20. Paintball Palooza
    November 10, 2017
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    THE OFFICE!

  21. 0430
    November 12, 2017
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    What about JCVD confession? Suppose it's too serious for this list.

  22. Ryan The person
    November 13, 2017
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    lets be honest we all came here from the thumbnail

  23. matt smith
    November 14, 2017
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    Fight Club should of been #1 instead of that fag machine Ferris

  24. Devito D
    November 14, 2017
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    Franka Potency in the ending of the horror movie creep when she looked directly at the camera crying?

  25. Danny V
    November 16, 2017
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    Metatheater

  26. cody edmunds
    November 18, 2017
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    Deadpool woudlve killed this

  27. Molly O's
    November 18, 2017
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    Why is Spaceballs at 2 and not 1 (besides Deadpool) andWHY IS FERRIS BUELER AT 1!?

  28. Juxtivin
    November 18, 2017
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    If it was Series, then it's the whole Rick and Morty Series

  29. Robert Lambert
    November 20, 2017
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    What happened to Deadpool? He broke the 16th wall.

  30. 《 glitchmaster4510 》
    November 20, 2017
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    So, every time someone hits the camera in spykids thats a fourth wall break

  31. Kageko Levant
    November 26, 2017
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    Deadpool is definitely it.

  32. Thebluefus
    November 27, 2017
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    Woodie Allen protects rapists in Hollywood

  33. Sam Worthington
    November 28, 2017
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    So no Deadpool?

  34. CANitDO
    November 29, 2017
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    Diary of a wimpy kid

  35. pauldhoff
    November 29, 2017
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    Marx Brothers, geezzz

  36. Kenzi J
    December 4, 2017
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    They should do a new one with more subtle fourth wall breaks, like when a character does the "But nobody would pay to see that." bit. Or when one character breaks the wall and another character is all "Who're you talking to?" And the first guy goes "them of course." then it pans over to some random background characters.
    I also like scenes that are sort of fourth wall breaks, like the little cameo Russell Brand did in the movie Hop, where he is the stage manager that calls the character her voices on stage. And those other times when they refer to an actor that is in the film.

  37. I6T AE85
    December 4, 2017
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    Was that Hulk Hogan?

  38. Marc Messenger
    December 4, 2017
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    Why the fuck can't you people pronounce Python right?

  39. Bob Marlin
    December 6, 2017
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    Deadpool would be in here somewhere

  40. Richard R.
    December 9, 2017
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    Isn't a 4th wall break where they acknowledge they're in a movie or game?

  41. Leonard Weisfeld
    December 13, 2017
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    Most of those seemed to be the actor talking to the audience which IMO is simply narration – altho you could have a top 10 narrated films. The Woody Allen and Mel Brooks ones stuck out to me as demonstrating some creativity. Wayne's World also was creative in offering alternative endings, but the creativity of that was not 4th wall, only asking the audience "what do you think?" I thout the best broken wall part of Wayne's World was replacing an actor with Charlton Heston.

  42. nhgfd juytre
    December 13, 2017
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    Eddie Murphy trading places Bacon Lettuce and Tomato sandwich.

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