Movie: Mission: Impossible
Stunt: Hanging by a harness in the famous CIA break-in scene.
The first Mission: Impossible movie that stars Tom Cruise sees the main character, Ethan Hunt, breaking into the CIA with only a harness preventing him from falling flat on his face. According to Tom, as well as the entire cast and cure, he pulled off most of the stunts by himself and was forced to stay in that one position to finish the scene. It turned into one of the most intense and unforgettable scenes in cinema history.