Though pay phones are disappearing from street corners, they're immortalized with these big movie roles.
Ron Burgundy is trapped in a "glass case of emotion," after a stranger punts his dog off a highway overpass.
Pay phones are used to exit The Matrix and return to the real world.
A publicist picks up a ringing pay phone and is told by a nearby sniper that he'll be killed if he ends the phone call.
(20th Century Fox / Christine Loss)
The film's leading lady is trapped inside a phone booth while birds hurl themselves at its glass walls.
Clark Kent retreats to a phone booth to become Superman.
Robert Deniro's character gets some very bad news and takes it out on the phone booth.
Michael Corleone rushes to a phone booth to call for confirmation after reading that his father is feared dead.
A phone booth provides access to the underground Ministry of Magic in the Harry Potter films.
Harry (Clint Eastwood) races from pay phone to pay phone to stop a serial killer from murdering someone.
Bill and Ted use a phone booth to jump around in time for help on their history project.
(Orion Pictures / Phil Caruso)