Arts & Entertainment | March 30, 2017 9:00 am

12 Iconic Movie Scenes — and the Real-Life Footage That Inspired Them

Who wore it better?

We’re living in the era of the Internet of Everything.

By which we mean that everything we’d ever want to hear and watch is supposedly at our fingertips. But when it comes to significant moments in history, sometimes it’s more entertaining to seet things through the eyes of someone else.

The recreation of history’s most iconic moments on film is the subject of the above supercut from Vulgar Efendi. In it, iconic movie scenes are juxtaposed with footage of the real-life historical events they depict. Do yourself a favor and take a few minutes and watch it. The examples range from Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy to Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman to Lee Harvey Oswald’s death. By placing movie scenes alongside the archival footage that inspired them, the video showcases the artistry behind recreating noteworthy moments from our lives.