Yelena's 19 Best Moments From "Black Widow"

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Fans waited for Black Widow for many years, and it did not disappoint. In it, we get to meet Natasha's mom, dad, and her adorable sister, Yelena.

Florence Pugh plays the role of the younger sister, who is full of sarcasm, emotions, martial arts, and little sister energy. The viewers felt touched by Yelena, and surely many eyes must have moistened when they saw her crying onscreen. We are expecting more of her character, and the post-credits scene do indicate that there's more of her coming. For now, let's revisit Yelena's best moments in the movie. 

Florence Pugh plays the role of the younger sister, who is full of sarcasm, emotions, martial arts, and little sister energy. The viewers felt touched by Yelena, and surely many eyes must have moistened when they saw her crying onscreen. We are expecting more of her character, and the post-credits scene do indicate that there's more of her coming. For now, let's revisit Yelena's best moments in the movie.

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1.After her grisly fight with Natasha, Yelena starts stinging the Black Widow with her verbal barbs.

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As she is unaware of the events of Captain America: Civil War, she feels that her sister is not of much use as an Avenger.

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2.The competitiveness and bickering start coming to the fore when Natasha pickpockets Yelena's motorcycle's keys, forcing her to sit pillion.

A woman swearing at another woman.

Lil' sis was not happy.

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3.Don't you love Yelena's sarcasm here?

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Maybe Natasha was hoping to borrow a car by asking nicely.

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4.Yelena rubs it in about how Natasha is one of the weakest Avengers.

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When Yelena talks about one of the "big" Avengers coming after Dreykov, Natasha innocuously asks her who the "big" Avengers are. Yelena is forced to spell it out: "I doubt that god from space has to take an ibuprofen after a fight." She is obviously talking about Thor.

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5.Yelena's second best moment in the movie.

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Yelena demolishes Natasha's signature landing move, which is to be honest quite impractical and showy. This scene was borne out of Florence Pugh's on-set interaction with Scarlett Johansson when she pointed out that this move is so nonsensical.

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6.Yelena and her multipocketed jacket.

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As this movie came out after Infinity War, we all know what this jacket means.

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7.Yelena shows a child-like enthusiasm about her own death.

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She is thrilled to see the avalanche triggered by her grenade launcher, as it "would be a cool way to die."

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8.At the very start of Alexei's freedom, Yelena makes it clear to him what happened to her in the Red Room.

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Plus Yelena turns Alexei's "Is it that time of the month?" onto him, as he is responsible for her not experiencing ovulation and menstruation.

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9.Yelena goes into the meat of the question that Alexei posed.

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Alexei is grossed by her vivid description.

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10.Within a few minutes of Alexei's release, Yelena starts showing teenage angst against him.

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11.Again, "teenage" Yelena is coming out. Her "father" tries to hug her, but she rebuffs him, as he stinks.

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12.Underneath all the sarcasm and badassery still lies a little vulnerable girl who is clinging to the best memories of her life, which she knows weren't real.

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13.Yelena opens up to Alexei, telling him what he means to her and how dear she holds him. How she feels betrayed by the man whom she trusted to protect her.

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14.Yelena deliberately calls Alexei "Crimson Dynamo" while berating him, knowing well that he is Red Guardian, not Crimson Dynamo.

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15.In an apparent resignation to fate, Yelena makes her peace in a very deadpan manner with the way she is going to die.

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16.Probably Yelena's best scene in the movie is where she lands in the exact same pose as Natasha and is grossed out by its ridiculousness and uselessness.

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17.The youngest member of the family, Yelena tries to sacrifice herself to protect her sister and also take down the man responsible for most of the pain of her life.

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18.Yelena is at her emotional best when she visits Natasha's grave and she realizes how much she misses her sister.

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19.And finally, Yelena's eyeroll and "not impressed" face say it all in terms of what she feels about Val. And she probably knows that Val is not there to pay her respects.

Two women standing in a graveyard.
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What was your favorite Yelena moment in Black Widow? Let us know below.