22 Revealing Movie Moments When Someone Used a Mirror (with a bonus)

Here’s a great movie moment list from THAT MOMENT IN. There are lot of compelling uses of mirrors here. It was so fun putting this together with the team.

Enjoy the Moments!

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As a storytelling device, mirrors are a great way to add some depth and dimension to any genre. They act as portals to other worlds, tools to solve crimes, methods for characters to consider their fates, and much more. For this list, we’re looking at any mirror in any genre, as long as a character or characters are actually using it (no background mirrors). This is not a comprehensive list of mirrors in film, just a list of some we think are significant. Here are 22 movie moments when someone used a mirror (with a bonus).
A hook-handed serial killer is summoned by calling his name, “Candyman” five times in a mirror where he will appear and slay the summoner. A scary psychological thriller, this had people sacred to look in their mirrors. Go ahead, we dare you to say his name.
Louis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a…

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4 thoughts on “22 Revealing Movie Moments When Someone Used a Mirror (with a bonus)

    1. Thanks, Jay… it’s really compelling how reflections are used to suggest the inner world of characters, eh? There was a good blend of fun and serious this list. It was pretty rad to be involved with that TMI article.


  1. Interesting list! I remember seeing it when it popped up earlier in the week over at That Moment In. So, you’re a member of that site? Pretty cool. Got some great work going on over there.

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    1. Thanks, Andrew… It’s so great being a part of the Moment roster. There are so many great articles and enthusiastic podcasts. Stay tuned for another list coming soon, and check my weekly column Cinema Remembered if you’re curious. This past week I deconstructed Inglorious Basterds.


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