Sorry if this has been done before, but these often climactic duels can make or break a film. If you want an example of one that for me just doesn't live up to the promise, check out the end of the scorpion king (actually, don't, it'll be 2 hours you'll never get back...).|
Three immediately jump to mind for me. The Matrix with Neo against multiple Smiths, for showing me something new, for pushing the boundaries and for upping the rhythm at the right time. Equilibrium, for throwing away the obvious swordfight in a single swipe, in favour of the unusual, and for some really clever editing, sharp cuts making the guns seem like swords. And Rob Roy, because Tim Roth with a rapier against Liam Neeson with a claymore is something everyone should see.
Got to be Rob Roy for me. Such a great scene.
LB, you really are a massive geek.