By Darren Franich
Updated July 30, 2010 at 07:05 PM EDT

In movies, Congress is full of handsome moralists with fantastic hair who debate the finer points of American law. Politicians deliver fiery, passionate speeches that all but guarantee the actors a spot in a future Academy Awards “In Memoriam” montage. Real-life Congress, as anyone who has ever been forced to watch C-SPAN knows, is a little bit different. The median age is 87, and debates usually focus on semi-abstract bits of congressional decorum.

So, at first, I was confused by the footage of Rep. Anthony Weiner giving a loud, passionate speech during the current debate over whether to provide monetary aid to the 9/11 first responders. But then it occurred to me: he’s actually just re-enacting a famous scene from a movie about the American government! PopWatchers, help me out here. Watch the video below, and try to figure out which scene Weiner’s doing after the jump…