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This single shot in Daredevil is the best fight scene in years

Daredevil's one-shot fight scene at the end of its second episode just might be our favorite fight scene in years. And the best moment of that scene doesn't even involve fighting. It shows our hero, and the men he's fighting, succumbing to exhaustion:

The scene is shot in a single take, an extremely difficult feat to pull off.

It also specifically refers to many other gauntlet-style fight scenes, like this classic scene from Oldboy (2003), which also was filmed in a single take:

What gives that distinctive scene, and Daredevil's, its true power is the way it shows how raw and damaging the fight can be. As you'll see in the video above, even superheroes get tired.