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Famous Film Quotes-1

1 “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.” Rhett Butler Clark Gable Gone with the wind 1939
2 “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” Vito Corleone Marlon Brando The Godfather 1972
Later in the film, as he is taking over the Family business, Michael repeats the line. In The Godfather Part II, young Vito says, in more accented English, “I make him an offer he don’t refuse.”

3 “You don’t understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could’ve been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.” Terry Malloy Marlon Brando On the Waterfront 1954 Jake LaMotta’s character repeats Brando’s speech in Raging Bull.

4 “Toto, I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” Dorothy Gale Judy Garland The Wizard of Oz 1939
5 “Here’s looking at you, kid.” Rick Blaine Humphrey Bogart Casablanca 1942
6 “Go ahead, make my day.” Harry Callahan Clint Eastwood Sudden Impact 1983
7 “All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up.” Usually misquoted as “I’m ready for my close-up, Mr. DeMille.”
Norma Desmond Gloria Swanson Sunset Boulevard 1950
8 “May the Force be with you.” Han Solo Harrison Ford Star Wars 1977
9 “Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.” Margo Channing Bette Davis All About Eve 1950
10 “You talkin’ to me?” Travis Bickle Robert De Niro Taxi Driver 1976 The lines “You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me?” uttered by a man to his reflection in the mirror, were written by Rod Serling for Episode 039 of The Twilight Zone titled “Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room” originally aired on October 14, 1960. The role was John “Jackie” Rhodes played by Joe Mantell.

11 “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.” Paul Newman repeats the line later in the film, mocking the prison warden, though he says “a failure”, rather than simply “failure.”
Captain Strother Martin Cool Hand Luke 1967

12 “I love the smell of napalm in the morning!” Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore Robert Duvall Apocalypse Now 1979
13 “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” Jennifer Cavillari Barrett Ali McGraw Love Story 1970
14 “The stuff that dreams are made of.” Sam Spade Humphrey Bogart The Maltese Falcon 1941 This paraphrases a line from The Tempest by William Shakespeare: “We are such stuff as dreams are made on” (often misquoted as “..made of”)
15 “E.T. phone home.” E.T. Pat Welsh E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982
16 “They call me Mister Tibbs!” Virgil Tibbs Sidney Poitier In the Heat of the Night 1967
17 “Rosebud.” Charles Foster Kane Orson Welles Citizen Kane 1941
18 “Made it, Ma! Top of the world!” Arthur “Cody” Jarrett James Cagney White Heat 1949
19 “I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!” Howard Beale Peter Finch Network 1976
20 “Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.” Rick Blaine Humphrey Bogart Casablanca 1942
21 “A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.” Hannibal Lecter Anthony Hopkins The Silence of the Lambs 1991
22 “Bond. James Bond.” James Bond Sean Connery Dr. No 1962 Also George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig.
Appears in some form in a total of 21 films; Dr. No, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Diamonds Are Forever, Live and Let Die, The Man With The Golden Gun, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View To A Kill, The Living Daylights, Licence To Kill, Goldeneye, Tommorow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, Die Another Day, and Casino Royale.

23 “There’s no place like home.” Dorothy Gale Judy Garland The Wizard of Oz 1939
24 “I am big! It’s the pictures that got small.” Norma Desmond Gloria Swanson Sunset Boulevard 1950
25 “Show me the money!” Rod Tidwell and Jerry Maguire Cuba Gooding Jr. and Tom Cruise Jerry Maguire 1996


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