1. SIMON PEGG AGAINST THE ELDERLY IN HOT FUZZ (2007)
2007's Hot Fuzz further proved the genius of director Edgar Wright and his co-writer, and star of the movie, Simon Pegg. Along with Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz provided American audiences with the type of dark British humor that consistently outclasses the immature/slacker comedies of the U.S. in nearly every way.
The film's final climactic gunfight involves Simon Pegg doing battle against the Neighbourhood Watch Association, which contains mostly gun-wielding elderly members. The only time that old people have been more frightening while handling firearms would be on a hunting trip with Dick Cheney. It's completely over-the-top and maniacal, yet brilliant in its originality. Hot Fuzz also points out the danger of the elderly and how a group of highly focused senior citizens could wreak havoc on our world. Thankfully the movie provided a simple blueprint on how to quell a geriatric revolution: pump them full of lead.