The picnic scene, starting when the gigantic shoe descended into frame and ending with a flick of a gum-and-ant-covered penny into the garbage. Think humans are ants compared to giant monsters? To ants, we're living mountains.
Crowning Music of Awesome: John Powell and Harry Gregson-Williams combined to make a superb soundtrack - their next film was Chicken Run - and six words: "High Hopes" sung by Doris Day. You'll know it when you hear it.
I know ants are awesomely strong for their size, but Weaver supporting about ten-thousand ants on his shoulders, all alone? That was cool.