America's Greatest Quotes in the Movies
100 YEARS...

The 400 Nominees

by American Film Institute (AFI)

The American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles, California conducted their eighth polling, 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes highlighting "America's Greatest Quotes in the Movies." AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movie Quotes revealed the 100 Greatest Movie Quotes in American films, as chosen by leaders of the entertainment community, in a three-hour television event, that aired on the CBS Television Network in June 2005.

A ballot was distributed in 2004 with 400 Nominated Quotes From Films to a jury of 1,500 leaders from the film community, including filmmakers, actors, historians, scholars, journalists and industry types. Voters could submit up to five write-in choices not included among the 400 nominees.

AFI's 400 Greatest Movie Quotes - Nominees
(alphabetical by film title)
100 Winners are also noted by and ranking #

  1. ACE VENTURA (Jim Carrey): "All-righty then!"
    ACE VENTURA, PET DETECTIVE, Warner Bros., 1994
  2. SHERLOCK HOLMES (Basil Rathbone): "Elementary, my dear Watson." # 65
    THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, Twentieth Century Fox, 1939
  3. TERRY McKAY (Deborah Kerr): "Oh, it was nobody's fault but my own. I was looking up. It was the nearest thing to heaven. You were there."
    AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER, Twentieth Century Fox, 1957
  4. CHARLIE ALLNUT (Humphrey Bogart): "A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature."
    ROSE SAYER (Katharine Hepburn): "Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put into this world to rise above."
    THE AFRICAN QUEEN, United Artists, 1951
  5. TED STRIKER (Robert Hays): "Surely you can't be serious."
    DR. RUMACK (Leslie Nielsen): "I am serious. And don't call me Shirley." # 79
    AIRPLANE! Paramount, 1980
  6. STEVE McCROSKEY (Lloyd Bridges): "Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue."
    AIRPLANE! Paramount, 1980
  7. CAPT. OVEUR (Peter Graves): "You ever been in a cockpit before?"
    JOEY (Rossie Harris): "No sir, I've never been up in a plane before."
    CAPT. OVEUR (Peter Graves): "You ever seen a grown man naked?"
    AIRPLANE! Paramount, 1980
  8. RIPLEY (Sigourney Weaver): "Get away from her, you bitch!"
    ALIENS, Twentieth Century Fox, 1986
  9. MARGO CHANNING (Bette Davis): "Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night." # 9
    ALL ABOUT EVE, Twentieth Century Fox, 1950
  10. PAUL (Lew Ayres): "And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death."
  11. JOE GIDEON (Roy Scheider): "It's showtime!"
    ALL THAT JAZZ, Twentieth Century Fox/Columbia, 1979
  12. DEEP THROAT (Hal Holbrook): "Follow the money."
    ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN, Warner Bros., 1976
  13. EMPEROR JOSEPH II (Jeffrey Jones): "There are simply too many notes."
    AMADEUS, Orion, 1984
  14. RICKY FITTS (Wes Bentley): "Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in."
    AMERICAN BEAUTY, DreamWorks, 1999
  15. CAPT. JEFFREY T. SPAULDING (Groucho Marx): "One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don't know." # 53
    ANIMAL CRACKERS, Paramount, 1930
  16. ANNA CHRISTIE (Greta Garbo): "Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby."
  17. ANNIE HALL (Diane Keaton): "La-dee-da, la-dee-da." # 55
    ANNIE HALL, United Artists, 1977
  18. ALVY SINGER (Woody Allen): "I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light."
    ANNIE HALL, United Artists, 1977
  19. ALVY SINGER (Woody Allen): "Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love."
    ANNIE HALL, United Artists, 1977
  20. FRAN KUBELIK (Shirley MacLaine): "Shut up and deal."
    THE APARTMENT, United Artists, 1960
  21. LT. COL. BILL KILGORE (Robert Duvall): "I love the smell of napalm in the morning." # 12
    APOCALYPSE NOW, United Artists, 1979
  22. JIM LOVELL (Tom Hanks): "Houston, we have a problem." # 50
    APOLLO 13, Universal, 1995
  23. MORTIMER BREWSTER (Cary Grant): "Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops."
    ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, Warner Bros., 1944
  24. ARTHUR BACH (Dudley Moore): "I'm going to take a bath."
    HOBSON (John Gielgud): "I'll alert the media."
    ARTHUR, Warner Bros., 1981
  25. MELVIN UDALL (Jack Nicholson): "You make me want to be a better man."
    AS GOOD AS IT GETS, TriStar, 1997
  26. LOU PASCAL (Burt Lancaster): "Yes, it used to be beautiful -- what with the rackets, whoring, guns."
    ATLANTIC CITY, Paramount, 1981
  27. MAME DENNIS (Rosalind Russell): "Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!" # 93
    AUNTIE MAME, Warner Bros., 1958
  28. AUSTIN POWERS (Mike Myers): "Yeah, baby!"
  29. DR. EVIL (Mike Myers): "One million dollars!"
  30. FARMER HOGGETT (James Cromwell): "That'll do, pig. That'll do."
    BABE, Universal, 1995
  31. DR. EMMETT BROWN (Christopher Lloyd): "Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads."
    BACK TO THE FUTURE, Universal, 1985
  32. JONATHAN SHIELDS (Kirk Douglas): "Georgia, love is for the very young."
  33. SUGARPUSS O'SHEA (Barbara Stanwyck): "I love him because he's the kind of guy who gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk, and I love the way he blushes right up over his ears. I love him because he doesn't know how to kiss, the jerk!"
    BALL OF FIRE, RKO, 1941
  34. THE JOKER (Jack Nicholson): "Have you ever danced with the Devil in the pale moonlight?"
    BATMAN, Warner Bros., 1989
  35. BETELGEUSE (Michael Keaton): "I'm the ghost with the most, babe."
    BEETLEJUICE, Warner Bros., 1988
  36. CHANCE (Peter Sellers): "I like to watch."
    BEING THERE, United Artists, 1979
  37. ROSA MOLINE (Bette Davis): "What a dump." # 62
    BEYOND THE FOREST, Warner Bros., 1949
  38. JOSH (Tom Hanks): "Okay, but I get to be on top."
    BIG, Twentieth Century Fox, 1988
  39. DEBBY MARSH (Gloria Grahame): "We're sisters under the mink."
    THE BIG HEAT, Columbia, 1953
  40. VIVIAN RUTLEDGE (Lauren Bacall): "I don't like your manners."
    PHILIP MARLOWE (Humphrey Bogart): "I'm not crazy about yours. I didn't ask to see you. I don't mind if you don't like my manners. I don't like them myself. They're pretty bad. I grieve over them long winter evenings."
    THE BIG SLEEP, Warner Bros., 1946
  41. BILL/TED (Alex Winter, Keanu Reeves): "Excellent!"
  42. ROY BATTY (Rutger Hauer): "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die."
    BLADE RUNNER, Warner Bros., 1982
  43. BART (Cleavon Little): "Excuse me while I whip this out."
    BLAZING SADDLES, Warner Bros., 1974
  44. BERT HARRIS (James Cagney): "That dirty, double-crossin' rat!
    BLONDE CRAZY, Warner Bros., 1931
  45. ELWOOD BLUES (Dan Aykroyd): "We're on a mission from God."
    THE BLUES BROTHERS, Universal, 1980
  46. MATTY WALKER (Kathleen Turner): "You aren't too bright. I like that in a man."
    BODY HEAT, Warner Bros., 1981
  47. CLYDE BARROW (Warren Beatty): "We rob banks." # 41
    BONNIE AND CLYDE, Warner Bros., 1967
  48. BILLIE DAWN (Judy Holliday): "Wouldja do me a favor, Harry? Drop dead!"
    BORN YESTERDAY, Columbia, 1950
  49. FATHER EDWARD J. FLANAGAN (Spencer Tracy): "There is no bad boy."
    BOYS TOWN, MGM, 1938
  50. WILLIAM WALLACE (Mel Gibson): "They may take away our lives, but they'll never take our freedom!"
    BRAVEHEART, Paramount, 1995
  51. HOLLY GOLIGHTLY (Audrey Hepburn): "How do I look?"
    BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, Paramount, 1961
  52. PRINCIPAL RICHARD VERNON (Paul Gleason): "Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns!"
    THE BREAKFAST CLUB, Universal, 1985
  53. THE MONSTER (Boris Karloff): "We belong dead."
    BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, Universal, 1935
  54. MAJ. CLIPTON (James Donald): "Madness. Madness."
    THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI, Columbia, 1957
  55. DR. DAVID HUXLEY (Cary Grant): "It isn't that I don't like you, Susan, because after all, in moments of quiet, I'm strangely drawn toward you; but, well, there haven't been any quiet moments!"
  56. AARON ALTMAN (Albert Brooks): "I'll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time."
    BROADCAST NEWS, Twentieth Century Fox, 1987
  57. VIRGINIA HILL (Annette Bening): "Why don't you go outside and jerk yourself a soda?"
    BUGSY, TriStar, 1991
  58. CRASH DAVIS (Kevin Costner): "...I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days."
    BULL DURHAM, Orion, 1988
  59. BUTCH CASSIDY (Paul Newman): "Kid, the next time I say, 'Let's go someplace like Bolivia,' let's go someplace like Bolivia."
    BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID, Twentieth Century Fox, 1969
  60. GLORIA WANDROUS (Elizabeth Taylor): "Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time."
    BUTTERFIELD 8, MGM, 1960
  61. MADGE NORWOOD (Bette Davis): "I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair."
    CABIN IN THE COTTON, Warner Bros., 1932
  62. CARL SPACKLER (Bill Murray): "Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole! It's in the hole! It's in the hole!" # 92
    CADDYSHACK, Orion, 1980
  63. TY WEBB (Chevy Chase): "Be the ball."
    CADDYSHACK, Orion, 1980
  64. CAPT. QUEEG (Humphrey Bogart): "Ah, but the strawberries! That's, that's where I had them."
    THE CAINE MUTINY, Columbia, 1954
  65. MARGUERITE GAUTIER (Greta Garbo): "His eyes have made love to me all evening."
    CAMILLE, MGM, 1936
  66. MAX CADY (Robert DeNiro): "Come out, come out, wherever you are!"
    CAPE FEAR, Universal, 1991
  67. ILSA LASZLO (Ingrid Bergman): "Play it, Sam. Play 'As Time Goes By.'" # 28
    CASABLANCA, Warner Bros., 1942
  68. RICK BLAINE (Humphrey Bogart): "Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine." # 67
    CASABLANCA, Warner Bros., 1942
  69. RICK BLAINE (Humphrey Bogart): "Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world."
    CASABLANCA, Warner Bros., 1942
  70. RICK BLAINE (Humphrey Bogart): "We'll always have Paris." # 43
    CASABLANCA, Warner Bros., 1942
  71. RICK BLAINE (Humphrey Bogart): "Here's looking at you, kid." # 5
    CASABLANCA, Warner Bros., 1942
  72. CAPT. RENAULT (Claude Rains): "Round up the usual suspects." # 32
    CASABLANCA, Warner Bros., 1942
  73. RICK BLAINE (Humphrey Bogart): "Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship." # 20
    CASABLANCA, Warner Bros., 1942
  74. MICHAEL KELLY (Kirk Douglas): "For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf? Didn't you hear 'em? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding."
    CHAMPION, Universal, 1949
  75. WALSH (Joe Mantell): "Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown." # 74
    CHINATOWN, Paramount, 1974
  76. EVELYN MULWRAY (Faye Dunaway): "She's my sister! She's my daughter!"
    CHINATOWN, Paramount, 1974
  77. MRS. PARKER (Melinda Dillon): "You'll shoot your eye out."
  78. DR. WILBUR LARCH (Michael Caine): "Good night, you princes of Maine, you kings of New England."
    THE CIDER HOUSE RULES, Miramax, 1999
  79. CHARLES FOSTER KANE (Orson Welles): "Rosebud." # 17
  80. MITCH ROBBINS (Billy Crystal): "Hi, Curly, kill anyone today?"
    CURLY (Jack Palance): "Day ain't over yet."
    CITY SLICKERS, Columbia, 1991
  81. CHER HORWITZ (Alicia Silverstone): "As if!"
    CLUELESS, Paramount, 1995
  82. SHUG (Margaret Avery): "I think it pisses God off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it."
    THE COLOR PURPLE, Warner Bros., 1985
  83. CAPTAIN (Strother Martin): "What we've got here is failure to communicate." # 11
    COOL HAND LUKE, Warner Bros., 1967
  84. HUBERT HAWKINS (Danny Kaye): "The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true."
    THE COURT JESTER, Paramount, 1956
  85. LINDY CHAMBERLAIN (Meryl Streep): "The dingo took my baby!"
    A CRY IN THE DARK, Warner Bros., 1988
  86. FLO MARLOWE (Esther Muir): "Oh, hold me closer! Closer! Closer!"
    DR. HUGO Z. HACKENBUSH (Groucho Marx): "If I hold you any closer, I'll be in back of you."
  87. HELEN BENSON (Patricia Neal): "Gort! Klaatu barada nikto!"
    THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, Twentieth Century Fox, 1951
  88. DAVID WOODERSON (Matthew McConaughey): "That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age."
    DAZED AND CONFUSED, Universal, 1993
  89. JOHN KEATING (Robin Williams): "Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary." # 95
    DEAD POETS SOCIETY, Touchstone, 1989
  90. MICHAEL VRONSKY (Robert DeNiro): "This is this."
    THE DEER HUNTER, Universal, 1978
  91. MOUNTAIN MAN (Bill McKinney): "I bet you can squeal like a pig."
    DELIVERANCE, Warner Bros., 1972
  92. VERA (Ann Savage): "Stop makin' noises like a husband."
    DETOUR, Producers Releasing Corporation, 1945
  93. ANNE FRANK (V.0.) (Millie Perkins): "In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart."
    THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, Twentieth Century Fox, 1959
  94. JOHN McCLANE (Bruce Willis): "Yippie-ki-yay, motherf--ker!"
    DIE HARD,Twentieth Century Fox, 1988
  95. KITTY (Jean Harlow): "I was reading a book the other day."
    CARLOTTA (Marie Dressler): "Reading a book?"
    KITTY: "Yes. It's all about civilization or something, a nutty kind of a book. Do you know that the guy said that machinery is going to take the place of every profession?"
    CARLOTTA: "Oh, my dear, that's something you need never worry about."
  96. JOHNNY CASTLE (Patrick Swayze): "Nobody puts Baby in a corner." # 98
    DIRTY DANCING, Artisan, 1987
  97. HARRY CALLAHAN (Clint Eastwood): "You've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya, punk?" # 51
    DIRTY HARRY, Warner Bros., 1971
  98. DA MAYOR (Ossie Davis): "Always do the right thing."
    MOOKIE (Spike Lee): "That's it?"
    DA MAYOR: "That's it."
    MOOKIE: "I got it, I'm gone."
    DO THE RIGHT THING, Universal, 1989
  99. SONNY WORTZIK (Al Pacino): "Attica! Attica!" # 86
    DOG DAY AFTERNOON, Warner Bros., 1975
  100. DONNIE BRASCO (Johnny Depp): "Forget about it."
    DONNIE BRASCO, TriStar, 1997
  101. PHYLLIS (Barbara Stanwyck): "There's a speed limit in this state, Mr. Neff. 45 miles an hour."
    WALTER (Fred MacMurray): "How fast was I going, officer?"
    PHYLLIS: "I'd say around 90."
    WALTER: "Suppose you get down off your motorcycle and give me a ticket."
    PHYLLIS: "Suppose I let you off with a warning this time."
    WALTER: "Suppose it doesn't take."
    PHYLLIS: "Suppose I have to whack you over the knuckles."
    WALTER: "Suppose I bust out crying and put my head on your shoulder."
    PHYLLIS: "Suppose you try putting it on my husband's shoulder."
    WALTER: "That tears it..."
    DOUBLE INDEMNITY, Paramount, 1944
  102. JAMES BOND (Sean Connery): "Bond. James Bond." # 22
    DR. NO, United Artists, 1962
  103. PRESIDENT MERKIN MUFFLEY (Peter Sellers): "Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room!" # 64
    DR. STRANGELOVE, Columbia, 1964
  104. DR. STRANGELOVE (Peter Sellers): "Mein Führer! I can walk!"
    DR. STRANGELOVE, Columbia, 1964
  105. COUNT DRACULA (Bela Lugosi): "Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make." # 83
    DRACULA, Universal, 1931
  106. DAISY WERTHAN (Jessica Tandy): "Hoke, you're my best friend."
    DRIVING MISS DAISY, Warner Bros., 1989
  107. RUFUS T. FIREFLY (Groucho Marx): "Remember, you're fighting for this woman's honor, which is probably more than she ever did."
    DUCK SOUP, Paramount, 1933
  108. RUFUS T. FIREFLY (Groucho Marx): "I could dance with you 'til the cows come home. On second thought, I'd rather dance with the cows 'til you came home."
    DUCK SOUP, Paramount, 1933
  109. RUFUS T. FIREFLY (Groucho Marx): "I suggest that we give him ten years in Leavenworth, or eleven years in Twelveworth."
    CHICOLINI (Chico Marx): "I'll tell you what I'll do. I'll take five and ten in Woolworth."
    DUCK SOUP, Paramount, 1933
  110. E.T. (voice of Joe Welsh): "E.T. phone home." # 15
    E.T.: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL, Universal, 1982
  111. WYATT (Peter Fonda): "You know, Billy. We blew it."
    EASY RIDER, Columbia, 1969
  112. JOHN MERRICK (John Hurt): "I am not an animal! I am a human being. I am a man."
    THE ELEPHANT MAN, Paramount, 1980
  113. ERIN BROCKOVICH (Julia Roberts): "They're called boobs, Ed."
    ERIN BROCKOVICH Universal, 2000
  114. REGAN/DEMON (Linda Blair, voice of Mercedes McCambridge): "What an excellent day for an exorcism."
    THE EXORCIST, Warner Bros., 1973
  115. MARGE GUNDERSON (Frances McDormand): "You betcha!"
    FARGO, Gramercy, 1996
  116. JEFF SPICOLI (Sean Penn): "Hey, Bud, let's party!"
  117. ALEX FORREST (Glenn Close): "I won't be ignored, Dan!"
    FATAL ATTRACTION, Paramount, 1987
  118. FERRIS BUELLER (Matthew Broderick): "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."
    FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF, Paramount, 1986
  119. COL. NATHAN JESSEP (Jack Nicholson): "You can't handle the truth!" # 29
    A FEW GOOD MEN, Columbia, 1992
  120. SHOELESS JOE JACKSON (voice of Ray Liotta): "If you build it, he will come." # 39
    FIELD OF DREAMS, Universal, 1989
  121. TYLER DURDEN (Brad Pitt): "First rule of Fight Club is - you do not talk about Fight Club."
    FIGHT CLUB, Twentieth Century Fox, 1999
  122. BOBBY DUPEA (Jack Nicholson): "Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules."
    WAITRESS (Lorna Thayer): "You want me to hold the chicken, huh?"
    BOBBY DUPEA: "I want you to hold it between your knees."
    FIVE EASY PIECES, Columbia, 1970
  123. ANDRE DELAMBRE (David Hedison): "Help me! Help me!"
    THE FLY, Twentieth Century Fox, 1958
  124. VERONICA QUAIFE (Geena Davis): "Be afraid. Be very afraid."
    THE FLY, Twentieth Century Fox, 1986
  125. MARIA (Ingrid Bergman): "I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go?"
    FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS, Paramount, 1943
  126. YOUNG FORREST GUMP (Michael Conner Humphreys): "Mama says, 'Stupid is as stupid does.'"
    FORREST GUMP, Paramount, 1994
  127. FORREST GUMP (Tom Hanks): "My mama always said, 'Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.'" # 40
    FORREST GUMP, Paramount, 1994
  128. JULIAN MARSH (Warner Baxter): "Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!" # 87
    42ND STREET, Warner Bros., 1933
  129. REGGIE HAMMOND (Eddie Murphy): "I'm your worst f--king nightmare, man! A n----r with a badge."
    48 HOURS, Paramount, 1982
  130. HENRY FRANKENSTEIN (Colin Clive): "It's alive! It's alive!" # 49
    FRANKENSTEIN, Universal, 1931
  131. FREAKS (Ensemble): "Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us."
    FREAKS, MGM, 1932
  132. JIMMY 'POPEYE' DOYLE (Gene Hackman): "When's the last time you picked your feet, Willy? Who's your connection, Willy? What's his name? I've got a man in Poughkeepsie who wants to talk to you. You ever been to Poughkeepsie?"
    THE FRENCH CONNECTION, Twentieth Century Fox, 1971
  133. CRAIG/SMOKEY (Chris Tucker, Ice Cube): "Damn!"
    FRIDAY, New Line Cinema, 1995
  134. EVELYN COUCH (Kathy Bates): "Face it girls, I'm older and I have more insurance."
    FRIED GREEN TOMATOES, Universal, 1991
  135. GUNNERY SGT. HARTMAN (R. Lee Ermey): "What is your major malfunction?"
    FULL METAL JACKET, Warner Bros., 1987
  136. FANNY BRICE (Barbra Streisand): "Hello, gorgeous." # 81
    FUNNY GIRL, Columbia, 1968
  137. MOHANDAS GANDHI (Ben Kingsley): "If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth."
    GANDHI, Columbia, 1982
  138. PAULA (Ingrid Bergman): "But because I am mad, I hate you. Because I am mad, I have betrayed you. And because I'm mad, I'm rejoicing in my heart, without a shred of pity, without a shred of regret, watching you go with glory in my heart!"
    GASLIGHT, MGM, 1940
  139. GUY HOLDEN (Fred Astaire): "Chance is the fool's name for fate."
  140. LORELEI (Marilyn Monroe): "I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever."
    GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, Twentieth Century Fox, 1953
  141. SAM WHEAT (Patrick Swayze): "It's amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you."
    GHOST, Paramount, 1990
  142. DR. PETER VENKMAN (Bill Murray): "We came. We saw. We kicked its ass."
    GHOSTBUSTERS, Columbia, 1984
  143. DR. PETER VENKMAN (Bill Murray): "I've been slimed."
    GHOSTBUSTERS, Columbia, 1984
  144. GILDA (Rita Hayworth): "If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing."
    GILDA, Columbia, 1946
  145. MAXIMUS (Russell Crowe): "Father to a murdered son. Husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next."
    GLADIATOR, DreamWorks, 2000
  146. VITO CORLEONE (Marlon Brando): "I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse." # 2
    THE GODFATHER, Paramount, 1972
  147. PETE CLEMENZA (Richard S. Castellano): "Leave the gun. Take the cannolis."
    THE GODFATHER, Paramount, 1972
  148. PETE CLEMENZA (Richard S. Castellano): "It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes."
    THE GODFATHER, Paramount, 1972
  149. MICHAEL CORLEONE (Al Pacino): "I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart."
    THE GODFATHER: PART II, Paramount, 1974
  150. MICHAEL CORLEONE (Al Pacino): "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer." # 58
    THE GODFATHER: PART II, Paramount, 1974
  151. HYMAN ROTH (Lee Strasberg): "Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel."
    THE GODFATHER: PART II, Paramount, 1974
  152. MICHAEL CORLEONE (Al Pacino): "Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in."
    THE GODFATHER: PART III, Paramount, 1990
  153. JAMES BOND (Sean Connery): "A martini. Shaken, not stirred." # 90
    GOLDFINGER, United Artists, 1964
  154. SCARLETT O'HARA (Vivien Leigh): "Fiddle-dee-dee."
  155. PRISSY (Butterfly McQueen): "I don't know nothin' 'bout birthin' babies."
  156. SCARLETT O'HARA (Vivien Leigh): "As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again." # 59
  157. SCARLETT O'HARA (vivien Leigh): "After all, tomorrow is another day!" # 31
  158. RHETT BUTLER (Clark Gable): "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn." # 1
  159. ADRIAN KRONAUER (Robin Williams): "Good morning, Vietnam!"
    GOOD MORNING, VIETNAM, Touchstone, 1987
  160. TOMMY DE VITO (Joe Pesci): "Funny like I'm a clown? I amuse you?"
    GOODFELLAS, Warner Bros., 1990
  161. BENJAMIN BRADDOCK (Dustin Hoffman): "Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?" # 63
    THE GRADUATE, Embassy Pictures, 1967
  162. MR. MAGUIRE (Walter Brooke): "Plastics." # 42
    THE GRADUATE, Embassy Pictures, 1967
  163. GRUSINSKAYA (Greta Garbo): "I want to be alone." # 30
    GRAND HOTEL, MGM, 1932
  164. TOM JOAD (Henry Fonda): "Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there."
    THE GRAPES OF WRATH, Twentieth Century Fox, 1940
  165. THE POLITICIAN (William Demarest): "If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics."
    THE GREAT McGINTY, Paramount, 1940
  166. COL. MIKE KIRBY (John Wayne): "Out here, due process is a bullet."
    THE GREEN BERETS, Warner Bros., 1968
  167. JOHN WADE PRENTICE (Sidney Poitier): "You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man."
    GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Columbia, 1967
  168. BART TARE (John Dall): "We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together."
    GUN CRAZY, United Artists, 1949
  169. CUTTER (Cary Grant): "You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din."
    GUNGA DIN, RKO, 1939
  170. MAUDE (Ruth Gordon): "L-I-V-E! Live! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room."
    HAROLD AND MAUDE, Paramount, 1971
  171. ELWOOD P. DOWD (James Stewart): "Well, I've wrestled with reality for thirty-five years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it."
    HARVEY, Universal-International, 1950
  172. HELEN (Jean Harlow): "Would you be shocked if I put on something more comfortable?"
    HELL'S ANGELS, United Artists, 1930
  173. LOUIS XVI (Mel Brooks): "It's good to be the king!"
    HISTORY OF THE WORLD: PART I, Twentieth Century Fox, 1981
  174. BARAVELLI (Chico Marx): "You sing-a high."
    CONNIE BAILEY (Thelma Todd): "Yes, I have a falsetto voice."
    BARAVELLI: "That's-a funny; my last pupil she got-a false set-a teeth."
    HORSE FEATHERS, Paramount, 1932
  175. HUW MORGAN (Roddy McDowall): "Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still -- real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then."
    HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY, Twentieth Century Fox, 1941
  176. HUD BANNON (Paul Newman): "I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away."
    HUD, Paramount, 1963
  177. QUASIMODO (Charles Laughton): "Sanctuary!"
  178. BERT GORDON (George C. Scott): "Eddie, you're a born loser."
    THE HUSTLER, Twentieth Century Fox, 1961
  179. HELEN (Helen Vinson): "How do you live?"
    JAMES ALLEN (Paul Muni): "I steal."
    I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG, Warner Bros., 1932
  180. TIRA (Mae West): "Well, it's not the men in your life that counts, it's the life in your men."
    I'M NO ANGEL, Paramount, 1933
  181. DIXON STEELE (Humphrey Bogart): "I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me."
    IN A LONELY PLACE, Columbia, 1950
  182. VIRGIL TIBBS (Sidney Poitier): "They call me Mister Tibbs!" # 16
    IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT, United Artists, 1967
  183. SCOTT CAREY (Grant Williams): "To God, there is no zero. I still exist."
  184. DR. MILES J. BENNELL (Kevin McCarthy): "They're here already! You're next! You're next!"
    INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS, Allied Artists, 1956
  185. ELLIE ANDREWS (Claudette Colbert): "Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb."
    IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT, Columbia, 1934
  186. GEORGE BAILEY (James Stewart): "What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down."
  187. HARRY BAILEY (Todd Karns): "To my big brother George, the richest man in town!"
  188. ZUZU BAILEY (Karolyn Grimes): "Look, Daddy. Teacher says, 'Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.'"
  189. MARTIN BRODY (Roy Scheider): "You're gonna need a bigger boat." # 35
    JAWS, Universal, 1975
  190. JAKIE RABINOWITZ/JACK ROBIN (Al Jolson): "Wait a minute, wait a minute. You ain't heard nothin' yet!" # 71
    THE JAZZ SINGER, Warner Bros., 1927
  191. NAVIN R. JOHNSON (Steve Martin): "I was born a poor black child."
    THE JERK, Universal, 1979
  192. ROD TIDWELL (Cuba Gooding, Jr.): "Show me the money!" # 25
    JERRY MAGUIRE, TriStar, 1996
  193. JERRY MAGUIRE (Tom Cruise): "You complete me."
    JERRY MAGUIRE, TriStar, 1996
  194. DOROTHY BOYD (Renee Zellweger): "You had me at 'hello.'" # 52
    JERRY MAGUIRE, TriStar, 1996
  195. DR. IAN MALCOLM (Jeff Goldblum): "Life will find a way."
    JURASSIC PARK, Universal, 1993
  196. MR. MIYAGI (Pat Morita): "Wax-on, wax-off."
    THE KARATE KID, Columbia, 1984
  197. KING MONGKUT (Yul Brynner): "Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera."
    THE KING AND I, Twentieth Century Fox, 1956
  198. CARL DENHAM (Robert Armstrong): "Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast." # 84
    KING KONG, RKO, 1933
  199. RUPERT PUPKIN (Robert DeNiro): "Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime."
    THE KING OF COMEDY, Twentieth Century Fox, 1983
  200. DRAKE McHUGH (Ronald Reagan): "Where's the rest of me?"
    KINGS ROW, Warner Bros., 1942

  201. CHRISTINA (Cloris Leachman): "Get me to that bus stop and forget you ever saw me. If we don't make that bus stop..."
    MIKE HAMMER (Ralph Meeker): "We will."
    CHRISTINA: "If we don't, remember me."
    KISS ME DEADLY, United Artists, 1955
  202. BREE DANIELS (Jane Fonda): "And for an hour, for an hour - I'm the best actress in the world..."
    KLUTE, Warner Bros., 1971
  203. KNUTE ROCKNE (Pat O'Brien): "Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper." # 89
    KNUTE ROCKNE ALL AMERICAN, Warner Bros., 1940
  204. HERBERT H. HEEBERT (Jerry Lewis): "Hey, lady!"
    THE LADIES' MAN, Paramount, 1961
  205. JEAN HARRINGTON (Barbara Stanwyck): "I need him like the axe needs the turkey."
    THE LADY EVE, Paramount, 1941
  206. JOE CARRACLOUGH (Roddy McDowall): "You're my Lassie come home."
  207. WALDO LYDECKER (Clifton Webb): "In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention."
    LAURA, Twentieth Century Fox, 1944
  208. T. E. LAWRENCE (Peter O'Toole): "Sherif Ali, so long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe, so long will they be a little people, a silly people, greedy, barbarous, and cruel as you are."
    LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, Columbia, 1962
  209. T. E. LAWRENCE (Peter O'Toole): "No prisoners! No prisoners!"
    LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, Columbia, 1962
  210. JIMMY DUGAN (Tom Hanks): "There's no crying in baseball!" # 54
    A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN, Columbia, 1992
  211. CESARE ENRICO 'RICO' BANDELLO (Edward G. Robinson): "Mother of mercy, is this the end of Rico?" # 73
    LITTLE CAESAR, First National, 1930
  212. THE LONE RANGER (Clayton Moore): "Hi-Yo, Silver!"
    THE LONE RANGER, Warner Bros., 1956
  213. GOLLUM (Andy Serkis): "My precious." # 85
    THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS, New Line Cinema, 2002
  214. BARTENDER NAT (Howard DaSilva): "One drink's too many, and a hundred's not enough."
    THE LOST WEEKEND, Paramount, 1945
  215. OLIVER BARRETT IV (Ryan O'Neal): "Love means never having to say you're sorry." # 13
    LOVE STORY, Paramount, 1970
  216. MAJ. MARGARET O'HOULIHAN (Sally Kellerman): "Oh, Frank, my lips are hot. Kiss my hot lips."
    M*A*S*H, Twentieth Century Fox, 1970
  217. MR. ALBERT OSBORNE (Robert Benchley): "Why don't you get out of that wet coat and into a dry martini?"
    THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR, Paramount, 1942
  218. MALCOLM X (Denzel Washington): "We didn't land on Plymouth Rock. Plymouth Rock landed on us!"
    MALCOLM X, Warner Bros., 1992
  219. DR. JED HILL (Alec Baldwin): "You ask me if I have a God complex. Let me tell you something. I am God."
    MALICE, Columbia, 1993
  220. SAM SPADE (Humphrey Bogart): "You're good, you're very good."
    THE MALTESE FALCON, Warner Bros., 1941
  221. SAM SPADE (Humphrey Bogart): "The stuff that dreams are made of." # 14
    THE MALTESE FALCON, Warner Bros., 1941
  222. MAXWELL SCOTT (Carleton Young): "This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend."
  223. ISAAC DAVIS (Woody Allen): "I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or Catholics."
    MANHATTAN, United Artists, 1979
  224. DR. CHRISTIAN SZELL (Laurence Olivier): "Is it safe?" # 70
    MARATHON MAN, Paramount, 1976
  225. ANGIE (Joe Mantell): "What do you feel like doing tonight?"
    MARTY (Ernest Borgnine): "I don't know, Ange. What do you feel like doing?"
    MARTY, United Artists, 1955
  226. STANLEY IPKISS (Jim Carrey): "Somebody stop me!"
    THE MASK, New Line Cinema, 1994
  227. ESTHER SMITH (Judy Garland): "I can't believe it. Right here where we live - right here in St. Louis."
  228. JACK BYRNES (Robert DeNiro): "I have nipples, Greg. Could you milk me?"
    MEET THE PARENTS, Universal, 2000
  229. AGENT J (Will Smith): "You know the difference between you and me? I make this look good."
    MEN IN BLACK, Columbia, 1997
  230. 'RATSO' RIZZO (Dustin Hoffman): "I'm walking here! I'm walking here!" # 27
    MIDNIGHT COWBOY, United Artists, 1969
  231. IDA CORWIN (Eve Arden): "Personally, Veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young."
    MILDRED PIERCE, Warner Bros., 1945
  232. ANNIE WILKES (Kathy Bates): "I am your number one fan."
    MISERY, Columbia, 1990
  233. ENSIGN PULVER (Jack Lemmon): "Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight?"
    MISTER ROBERTS, Warner Bros., 1955
  234. JOAN CRAWFORD (Faye Dunaway): "No wire hangers, ever!" # 72
    MOMMIE DEAREST, Paramount, 1981
  235. LORETTA CASTORINI (Cher): "Snap out of it!" # 96
  236. JUDGE MAY (H.B. Warner): "But, in the opinion of the court, you are not only sane but you're the sanest man that ever walked into this courtroom."
    MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN, Columbia, 1936
  237. JEFFERSON SMITH (James Stewart): "I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too."
    MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, Columbia, 1939
  238. JEFFERSON SMITH (James Stewart): "You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well, I'm not licked. And I'm going to stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these, and the Taylors and all their armies come marching into this place."
    MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, Columbia, 1939
  239. VICAR (Henry Wilcoxon): "This is the people's war! It is our war! We are the fighters! Fight it, then! Fight it with all that is in us, and may God defend the right."
    MRS. MINIVER, MGM, 1942
  240. CAPTAIN BLIGH (Charles Laughton): "Mr. Christian!"
  241. MONA LISA VITO (Marisa Tomei): "My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married!"
    MY COUSIN VINNY, Twentieth Century Fox, 1992
  242. WYATT EARP (Henry Fonda): "Mac, you ever been in love?"
    MAC (J. Farrell MacDonald): "No, I've been a bartender all my life."
    MY DARLING CLEMENTINE, Twentieth Century Fox, 1946
  243. CUTHBERT J. TWILLIE (W.C. Fields): "Will you take me?"
    FLOWER BELLE LEE (Mae West): "I'll take you -- and how."
    MY LITTLE CHICKADEE, Universal, 1940
  244. NARRATOR (voice of Mark Hellinger): "There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them."
    THE NAKED CITY, Universal, 1948
  245. JOHN 'BLUTO' BLUTARSKY (John Belushi): "Toga! Toga!" # 82
  246. JOHN 'BLUTO' BLUTARSKY (John Belushi): "Over? Did you say 'over?' Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell, no!"
  247. DEAN WORMER (John Vernon): "Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son."
  248. DEXTER (Bud Abbott): "Who's on first." # 91
    THE NAUGHTY NINETIES, Universal, 1945
  249. HOWARD BEALE (Peter Finch): "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!" # 19
    NETWORK, United Artists, 1976
  250. CLOAKROOM GIRL: "Goodness, what beautiful diamonds!"
    MAUDIE TRIPLETT (Mae West): "Goodness had nothing to do with it, dearie."
    NIGHT AFTER NIGHT, Paramount, 1932
  251. OTIS B. DRIFTWOOD (Groucho Marx): "It's alright, that's in every contract. That's what they call a sanity clause."
    FIORELLO (Chico Marx): "You can't fool me! There ain't no Sanity Claus."
  252. REV. HARRY POWELL (Robert Mitchum): "Would you like me to tell you the little story of right hand, left hand? The story of good and evil? H-A-T-E. It was with this left hand that old brother Cain struck the blow that laid his brother low. L-O-V-E. You see these fingers, dear hearts? These fingers has veins that run straight to the soul of man - the right hand, friends, the hand of love."
    THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER, United Artists, 1955
  253. CHILDREN: "One, two, Freddy's coming for you..."
  254. COUNT LEON D'ALGOUT (Melvyn Douglas): "Ninotchka, it's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half."
    NINOTCHKA, MGM, 1939
  255. NINOTCHKA (Greta Garbo): "Must you flirt?"
    LEON (Melvyn Douglas): "Well, I don't have to, but I find it natural."
    NINOTCHKA: "Suppress it."
    NINOTCHKA, MGM, 1939
  256. CHARLOTTE VALE (Bette Davis): "Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars." # 46
    NOW, VOYAGER, Warner Bros., 1942
  257. OSCAR MADISON (Walter Matthau): "I cannot stand little notes on my pillow! 'We are all out of cornflakes, F.U.' It took me three hours to figure out F.U. was Felix Unger."
    THE ODD COUPLE, Paramount, 1968
  258. GOD (George Burns): "The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea."
    OH, GOD!, Warner Bros., 1977
  259. ETHEL THAYER (Katharine Hepburn): "Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go!" # 88
    ON GOLDEN POND, Universal, 1981
  260. ETHEL THAYER (Katharine Hepburn): "Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons! The loons! They're welcoming us back."
    ON GOLDEN POND, Universal, 1981
  261. TERRY MALLOY (Marlon Brando): "You don't understand! I could've had class. I could've been a contender. I could've been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am." # 3
    ON THE WATERFRONT, Columbia, 1954
  262. KAREN BLIXEN (V.O., voice of Meryl Streep): "I had a farm in Africa."
    OUT OF AFRICA, Universal, 1985
  263. JEFF BAILEY (Robert Mitchum): "You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it."
    OUT OF THE PAST, RKO, 1947
  264. KATHIE MOFFAT (Jane Greer): "I think we deserve a break."
    JEFF BAILEY (Robert Mitchum): "We deserve each other."
    OUT OF THE PAST, RKO, 1947
  265. JOSEY WALES (Clint Eastwood): "Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy."
    THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES, Warner Bros., 1976
  266. JOHN D. HACKENSACKER III (Rudy Vallee): "Chivalry is not only dead, it's decomposed."
    THE PALM BEACH STORY, Paramount, 1942
  267. MIKE CONOVAN (Spencer Tracy): "Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice."
    PAT AND MIKE, MGM, 1952
  268. GEN. GEORGE PATTON (George C. Scott): "Now, I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country."
    PATTON, Twentieth Century Fox, 1970
  269. PEE-WEE HERMAN (Paul Reubens): "I know you are, but what am I?"
    PEE-WEE'S BIG ADVENTURE, Warner Bros., 1985
  270. MIKE CONNOR (James Stewart): "You're lit from within, Tracy. You've got fires banked down in you, hearth-fires and holocausts."
  271. JAN MORROW (Doris Day): "Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition."
    PILLOW TALK, Universal-International, 1959
  272. CHIEF INSP. JACQUES CLOUSEAU (Peter Sellers): "Does your dog bite?"
    THE PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN, United Artists, 1976
  273. THE BLUE FAIRY (voice of Evelyn Venable): "A lie keeps growing and growing until it's as clear as the nose on your face."
    PINOCCHIO, Disney, 1940
  274. GEORGE EASTMAN (Montgomery Clift): "I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe I've even loved you before I saw you."
    A PLACE IN THE SUN, Paramount, 1951
  275. GEORGE TAYLOR (Charlton Heston): "Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape!" # 66
    PLANET OF THE APES, Twentieth Century Fox, 1968
  276. CAROL ANNE FREELING (Heather O'Rourke): "They're here!" # 69
  277. PROF. EUSTACE P. McGARGLE (W.C. Fields): "Never give a sucker an even break."
    POPPY, Paramount, 1936
  278. FRANK CHAMBERS (John Garfield): "With my brains and your looks, we could go places."
  279. VIVIAN (Julia Roberts): "I want the fairy tale."
    PRETTY WOMAN, Touchstone, 1990
  280. LOU GEHRIG (Gary Cooper): "Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth." # 38
  281. INIGO MONTOYA (Mandy Patinkin): "Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!"
    THE PRINCESS BRIDE, Twentieth Century Fox, 1987
  282. PVT. JUDY BENJAMIN (Goldie Hawn): "I did join the Army, but I joined a different Army. I joined the one with the condos and the private rooms."
    PRIVATE BENJAMIN, Warner Bros., 1980
  283. FRANZ LIEBKIND (Kenneth Mars): "Not many people know it, but the Führer was a terrific dancer."
    THE PRODUCERS, AVCO Embassy, 1968
  284. NORMAN BATES (Anthony Perkins): "A boy's best friend is his mother." # 56
    PSYCHO, Paramount, 1960
  285. NORMAN BATES (Anthony Perkins): "We all go a little mad sometimes."
    PSYCHO, Paramount, 1960
  286. TOM POWERS (James Cagney): "I ain't so tough."
    THE PUBLIC ENEMY, Warner Bros., 1931
  287. ZED (Peter Greene): "Bring out the Gimp."
    PULP FICTION, Miramax, 1994
  288. VINCENT (John Travolta): "They call it a 'Royale with Cheese.'"
    PULP FICTION, Miramax, 1994
  289. INDIANA JONES (Harrison Ford): "Snakes! Why did it have to be snakes?"
    RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, Paramount, 1987
  290. RAYMOND BABBITT (Dustin Hoffman): "I'm an excellent driver."
    RAIN MAN, United Artists, 1988
  291. H. I. McDUNNOUGH (Nicolas Cage): "I'll be taking these Huggies and whatever cash you got."
    RAISING ARIZONA, Twentieth Century Fox, 1987
  292. THE SECOND MRS. DE WINTER (V. O., voice of Joan Fontaine): "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again."
    REBECCA, United Artists, 1940
  293. JIM STARK (James Dean): "You're tearing me apart!"
    REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE, Warner Bros., 1955
  294. CHERRY VALANCE (John Ireland): "There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun -- a Swiss watch and a woman from anywhere."
    RED RIVER, United Artists, 1948
  295. MR. BLONDE (Michael Madsen): "Are you gonna bark all day, little doggie, or are you gonna bite?"
    RESERVOIR DOGS, Miramax, 1992
  296. MILES (Curtis Armstrong): "Sometimes you gotta say, 'What the f--k.'"
    RISKY BUSINESS, Warner Bros., 1983
  297. ROCKY BALBOA (Sylvester Stallone): "Yo, Adrian!" # 80
    ROCKY, United Artists, 1976
  298. ROSEMARY WOODHOUSE (Mia Farrow): "This isn't a dream! This is really happening!"
    ROSEMARY'S BABY, Paramount, 1968
  299. CAPT. JOHN MILLER (Tom Hanks): "Earn this."
    SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, DreamWorks, 1998
  300. LLOYD DOBLER (John Cusack): "I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen."
    SAY ANYTHING..., Twentieth Century Fox, 1989
  301. TONY MONTANA (Al Pacino): "Say 'hello' to my little friend!" # 61
    SCARFACE, Universal, 1983
  302. LT. COL. FRANK SLADE (Al Pacino): "Hoo-ah!"
    SCENT OF A WOMAN, Universal, 1992
  303. ITZAK STERN (Ben Kingsley): "The list is an absolute good. The list is life."
    SCHINDLER'S LIST, Universal, 1993
  304. GHOSTFACE (voice of Roger L. Jackson): "Do you like scary movies?"
    SCREAM, Dimension, 1996
  305. ETHAN EDWARDS (John Wayne): "Let's go home, Debbie."
    THE SEARCHERS, Warner Bros., 1956
  306. JOEY STARRETT (Brandon DeWilde): "Shane! Shane! Come back!" # 47
    SHANE, Paramount, 1953
  307. SHANGHAI LILY (Marlene Dietrich): "It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily."
    SHANGHAI EXPRESS, Paramount, 1932
  308. ANDY (Tim Robbins) & RED (Morgan Freeman): "Get busy livin', or get busy dyin'."
  309. LADY LOU (Mae West): "Why don't you come up sometime and see me?" # 26
    SHE DONE HIM WRONG, Paramount, 1933
  310. CAPT. NATHAN BRITTLES (John Wayne): "Never apologize and never explain, it's a sign of weakness."
  311. MARS BLACKMON (Spike Lee): "Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby-baby. Please!"
    SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT, Island Pictures, 1986
  312. JACK TORRANCE (Jack Nicholson): "Here's Johnny!" # 68
    THE SHINING, Warner Bros., 1980
  313. DR. HANNIBAL LECTER (Anthony Hopkins): "A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti." # 21
  314. DR. HANNIBAL LECTER (Anthony Hopkins): "I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner."
  315. MARCEL MARCEAU (Marcel Marceau): "Non!"
    SILENT MOVIE, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976
  316. LINA LAMONT (Jean Hagen): "What do they think I am, dumb or something? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge! Put together!"
  317. COLE SEAR (Haley Joel Osment): "I see dead people." # 44
    THE SIXTH SENSE, Hollywood Pictures, 1999
  318. LUNA SCHLOSSER (Diane Keaton): "It's hard to believe that you haven't had sex for two hundred years."
    MILES MONROE (Woody Allen): "Two hundred and four, if you count my marriage."
    SLEEPER, United Artists, 1973
  319. QUEEN (voice of Lucille La Verne): "Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?"
  320. JERRY (Jack Lemmon): "Look at that! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs. She must have some sort of built-in motor. I tell you, it's a whole different sex!"
    SOME LIKE IT HOT, United Artists, 1959
  321. OSGOOD FIELDING III (Joe E. Brown): "Well, nobody's perfect." # 48
    SOME LIKE IT HOT, United Artists, 1959
  322. OLIVER (Oliver Hardy): "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!" # 60
  323. DET. ROBERT THORN (Charlton Heston): "Soylent Green is people!" # 77
  324. ANTONINUS/REBEL SLAVES (Tony Curtis, Ensemble): "I'm Spartacus! I'm Spartacus!"
    SPARTACUS, Universal, 1960
  325. TERRY RANDALL (Katharine Hepburn): "The calla lilies are in bloom again."
    STAGE DOOR, RKO, 1937
  326. OBERST VON SCHERBACH (Otto Preminger): "Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway."
    STALAG 17, Paramount, 1953
  327. ESTHER BLODGETT (Judy Garland): "Hello, everybody. This is Mrs. Norman Maine."
    A STAR IS BORN, Warner Bros., 1954
  328. HAN SOLO (Harrison Ford): "May the Force be with you." # 8
    STAR WARS, Twentieth Century Fox, 1977
  329. PRINCESS LEIA (Carrie Fisher): "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope."
    STAR WARS, Twentieth Century Fox, 1977
  330. DARTH VADER (David Prowse, voice of James Earl Jones): "I am your father."
    STAR WARS V: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, Twentieth Century Fox, 1980
  331. YODA (Frank Oz): "Do, or do not. There is no try."
    STAR WARS V: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, Twentieth Century Fox, 1980
  332. STANLEY KOWALSKI (Marlon Brando): "Stella! Hey, Stella!" # 45
    A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Warner Bros., 1951
  333. BLANCHE DUBOIS (Vivien Leigh): "I have always depended on the kindness of strangers." # 75
    A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Warner Bros., 1951
  334. HARRY CALLAHAN (Clint Eastwood): "Go ahead, make my day." # 6
    SUDDEN IMPACT, Warner Bros., 1983
  335. JOHN L. SULLIVAN (Joel McCrea): "There's a lot to be said for making people laugh. Did you know that's all some people have? It isn't much, but it's better than nothing in this cockeyed caravan. Boy!"
    SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS, Paramount, 1941
  336. NORMA DESMOND (Gloria Swanson): "I am big! It's the pictures that got small." # 24
    SUNSET BOULEVARD, Paramount, 1950
  337. NORMA DESMOND (Gloria Swanson): "We didn't need dialogue. We had faces."
    SUNSET BOULEVARD, Paramount, 1950
  338. NORMA DESMOND (Gloria Swanson): "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up." # 7
    SUNSET BOULEVARD, Paramount, 1950
  339. YOUNGBLOOD PRIEST (Ron O'Neal): "Can you dig it?"
    SUPERFLY, Warner Bros., 1972
  340. SUPERMAN (Christopher Reeve): "I'm here to fight for truth, justice, and the American way."
    SUPERMAN, Warner Bros., 1978
  341. J. J. HUNSECKER (Burt Lancaster): "Match me, Sidney."
    SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, United Artists, 1957
  342. TRENT (Vince Vaughn): "You're so money, and you don't even know it."
    SWINGERS, Miramax, 1996
  343. TRENT (Vince Vaughn): "Vegas, baby."
    SWINGERS, Miramax, 1996
  344. BANK TELLER #1 (Ensemble): "Does this look like 'gub' or 'gun'?"
    BANK TELLER #2 (Ensemble): "Gun. See? But what's 'abt' mean?"
    VIRGIL STARKWELL (Woody Allen): "It's 'act'. A-C-T. Act natural. Please put fifty thousand dollars into this bag and act natural."
    BANK TELLER #1: "Oh, I see. This is a holdup?"
    TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN, Cinerama, 1969
  345. TARZAN (Johnny Weissmuller): "Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan."
  346. TRAVIS BICKLE (Robert DeNiro): "You talkin' to me?" # 10
    TAXI DRIVER, Columbia, 1976
  347. LAURA REYNOLDS (Deborah Kerr): "Years from now, when you talk about this and you will -- be kind."
  348. NEFRETIRI (Anne Baxter): "Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool!"
    THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, Paramount, 1956
  349. THE TERMINATOR (Arnold Schwarzenegger): "I'll be back." # 37
    THE TERMINATOR, Orion, 1984
  350. THE TERMINATOR (Arnold Schwarzenegger): "Hasta la vista, baby." # 76
  351. AURORA GREENWAY (Shirley MacLaine): "Would you like to come in?"
    GARRETT BREEDLOVE (Jack Nicholson): "I'd rather stick needles in my eyes."
    TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, Paramount, 1983
  352. NADA (Roddy Piper): "I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum."
    THEY LIVE, Universal, 1988
  353. NORA CHARLES (Myrna Loy): "They say you were shot in the tabloids."
    NICK CHARLES (William Powell): "They never got near my tabloids."
    THE THIN MAN, MGM, 1934
  354. NED 'SCOTTY' SCOTT (Douglas Spencer): "Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking! Keep watching the skies!"
  355. HARRY LIME (Orson Welles): "In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had 500 years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce? The cuckoo clock."
    THE THIRD MAN, Selznick Releasing, 1949
  356. NIGEL TUFNEL (Christopher Guest): "These go to eleven."
    THIS IS SPINAL TAP, Embassy Pictures, 1984
  357. JACK DAWSON (Leonardo DiCaprio): "I'm king of the world!" # 100
    TITANIC, Paramount/Twentieth Century Fox, 1997
  358. COL. EHRHARDT (Sig Ruman): "What he did to Shakepeare, we are doing now to Poland."
    TO BE OR NOT TO BE, United Artists, 1942
  359. FRANCES STEVENS (Grace Kelly): "Do you want a leg or a breast?"
    TO CATCH A THIEF, Paramount, 1955
  360. MARIE 'SLIM' BROWNING (Lauren Bacall): "You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow." # 34
    TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT, Warner Bros., 1944
  361. REVEREND SYKES (William Walker): "Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing."
    TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Universal, 1962
  362. ATTICUS FINCH (Gregory Peck): "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it."
    TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Universal, 1962
  363. RITA (Doris Belack): "I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back?"
    CAMERAMAN: "How do you feel about Cleveland?"
    TOOTSIE, Columbia, 1982
  364. LT. PETE 'MAVERICK' MITCHELL (Tom Cruise): "I feel the need..."
    LT. PETE 'MAVERICK' MITCHELL/ LT. NICK 'GOOSE' BRADSHAW (Anthony Edwards): "...the need for speed!" # 94
    TOP GUN, Paramount, 1986
  365. TANYA (Marlene Dietrich): "He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about people?"
    TOUCH OF EVIL, Universal, 1958
  366. BUZZ LIGHTYEAR (voice of Tim Allen): "To infinity and beyond!"
    TOY STORY, Disney/Pixar, 1995
  367. GOLD HAT (Alfonso Bedoya): "Badges? We ain't got no badges! We don't need no badges! I don't have to show you any stinking badges!" # 36
  368. MARIETTE COLET (Kay Francis): "You see, François, marriage is a beautiful mistake which two people make together. But with you, François, I think it would be a mistake."
    TROUBLE IN PARADISE, Paramount, 1932
  369. ROOSTER COGBURN (John Wayne): "Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch!"
    TRUE GRIT, Paramount, 1969
  370. HAL (V.O., voice of Douglas Rains): "Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid."
    2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, MGM, 1968
  371. DAVE BOWMAN (Keir Dullea): "Open the pod bay doors, HAL." # 78
    2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, MGM, 1968
  372. WILLIAM 'BILL' MUNNY (Clint Eastwood): "It's a hell of a thing killin' a man. You take away all he's got and all he's ever gonna have."
    UNFORGIVEN, Warner Bros., 1992
  373. VERBAL KINT (Kevin Spacey): "The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist."
    THE USUAL SUSPECTS Columbia, 1995
  374. THE VIRGINIAN (Gary Cooper): "If you wanna call me that, smile."
    THE VIRGINIAN, Paramount, 1929
  375. STANLEY MOTSS (Dustin Hoffman): "This is nothing!"
    WAG THE DOG, New Line, 1997
  376. GORDON GEKKO (Michael Douglas): "Greed, for lack of a better word, is good." # 57
    WALL STREET, Twentieth Century Fox, 1987
  377. JOSHUA THE COMPUTER (voice of James Ackerman): "Would you like to play a game?"
    WARGAMES, MGM, 1983
  378. LUTHER (David Patrick Kelly): "Warriors, come out to play!"
    THE WARRIORS, Paramount, 1979
  379. WAYNE CAMPBELL/GARTH ALGAR (Mike Myers, Dana Carvey): "Schwing!"
    WAYNE'S WORLD, Paramount, 1992
  380. WAYNE CAMPBELL/GARTH ALGAR (Mike Myers, Dana Carvey): "We're not worthy. We're not worthy."
    WAYNE'S WORLD, Paramount, 1992
  381. CURT DUNCAN (V.0., voice of Tony Beckley): "Have you checked the children lately?"
    WHEN A STRANGER CALLS, Columbia, 1979
  382. CUSTOMER (Estelle Reiner): "I'll have what she's having." # 33
    WHEN HARRY MET SALLY..., Columbia, 1989
  383. HARRY BURNS (Billy Crystal): "But I would be proud..."
    SALLY ALBRIGHT (Meg Ryan): "But I would be proud..."
    HARRY BURNS: " partake..."
    SALLY ALBRIGHT: " partake..."
    HARRY BURNS: "...of your pecan pie."
    SALLY ALBRIGHT: "...of your pecan pie."
    WHEN HARRY MET SALLY..., Columbia, 1989
  384. ARTHUR 'CODY' JARRETT (James Cagney): "Made it, Ma! Top of the world!" # 18
    WHITE HEAT, Warner Bros., 1949
  385. JESSICA RABBIT (voice of Kathleen Turner): "I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way."
    WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT, Touchstone, 1988
  386. GEORGE (Richard Burton): "And that's how you play 'Get the Guests.'"
    WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, Warner Bros., 1966
  387. PIKE BISHOP (William Holden): "If they move, kill 'em."
    THE WILD BUNCH, Warner Bros., 1969
  388. MILDRED (Peggy Maley): "Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against?"
    JOHNNY STRABLER (Marlon Brando): "What've you got?"
    THE WILD ONE, Columbia, 1953
  389. DOROTHY GALE (Judy Garland): "Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." # 4
  390. THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST (Margaret Hamilton): "I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!" # 99
  391. DOROTHY GALE/THE SCARECROW/THE TIN MAN (Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley): "Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!"
  392. THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST (Margaret Hamilton): "I'm melting! Melting! Oh, what a world! What a world!"
  393. THE WIZARD OF OZ (Frank Morgan): "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!"
  394. DOROTHY GALE (Judy Garland): "There's no place like home." # 23
  395. SAM CRAIG (Roscoe Karns): "Women should be kept illiterate and clean, like canaries."
  396. CRYSTAL ALLEN (Joan Crawford): "There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel."
    THE WOMEN, MGM, 1939
  397. TESS McGILL (Melanie Griffith): "I have a head for business and a bod for sin."
    WORKING GIRL, Twentieth Century Fox, 1988
  398. CATHY (Merle Oberon): "No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me -- now -- standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever."
    WUTHERING HEIGHTS, United Artists, 1939
  399. GEORGE M. COHAN (James Cagney): "My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you." # 97
    YANKEE DOODLE DANDY, Warner Bros., 1942
  400. IGOR (Marty Feldman): "What hump?"
    YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Twentieth Century Fox, 1974

Facts (and Commentary) about the Nominees for the Greatest American Movie Quotes:

  • The list ranged from the first sound motion picture in 1927 to films in 2002:

    "Wait a minute, wait a minute. You ain't heard nothin' yet!" The Jazz Singer - 1927 - The Jazz Singer (1927)
    "My precious!" The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

  • 1939 was the biggest year for memorable catchphrases with 19, followed by 1942 with 17, and 1980 with 12.

  • The most represented male actor was Humphrey Bogart with 10 quotes, followed by Al Pacino, Tom Hanks, the Marx Brothers, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Jimmy Stewart with five apiece. Woody Allen, Peter Sellers and Mike Myers each had four quotes represented.

  • The most represented actresses were Bette Davis, Greta Garbo, Judy Garland and Vivien Leigh, each with four memorable movie quotes on the ballot.

  • Billy Wilder had 13 lines from films he wrote or cowrote, followed by Francis Ford Coppola with nine classic lines - seven of which came from The Godfather trilogy, which he wrote with Mario Puzo (who had a total of eight quotes). Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch each had seven quotes (all from Casablanca (1942)), and Woody Allen followed with six, while William Goldman tied Stanley Kubrick and Cameron Crowe with five each.

  • Casablanca (1942), written by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch, was the most represented film in the countdown with seven quotes. The Wizard of Oz (1939) was the second most represented film with six quotes.

There are hundreds of other great movie quotes located here - many of which were in AFI's list of nominees. Below are just a few very memorable quotes that were missing from AFI's official list of 400 nominees:

  • "The horror, the horror."Apocalypse Now - Apocalypse Now (1979)

  • "Do I make you horny, baby?"Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery - Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

  • "You're a very nosy fella, kitty-cat, huh? Do you know what happens to nosy fellas? Huh, no? Wanna guess? Huh? No. OK, they lose their noses." Chinatown - Chinatown (1974)

  • "You got the wrong guy, I'm the Dude, man." The Big Lebowski - The Big Lebowski (1998)

  • "Give me Librium or give me meth." The Boys in the Band - The Boys in the Band (1970)

  • "I never" Dracula - Dracula (1931)

  • "Do not speak to me of rules. This is war! This is not a game of cricket!" The Bridge on the River Kwai and
    "Be happy in your work!" The Bridge on the River Kwai - The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

  • "Do you think you used enough dynamite there, Butch?" Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and
    "I couldn't do that. Could you do that? How can they do that? Who are those guys?"
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
    - "I can't swim."
    - "Why, you crazy, the fall'll probably kill ya!" Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

  • "What do we do now?" The Candidate - The Candidate (1972)

  • "Well, boys. I reckon this is it. Nuclear combat - toe to toe with the Russkies!" Dr. Strangelove - Dr. Strangelove (1964)

  • "Run, Forrest, run. Run, Forrest!" Forrest Gump - Forrest Gump (1994)

  • "You got knocked the f--k out." Friday - Friday (1995)

  • "No, I don't think I will kiss you, although you need kissing badly. That's what's wrong with you. You should be kissed - and often. And by someone who knows how!" Gone With the Wind - Gone With the Wind (1939)

  • "As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster." GoodFellas - GoodFellas (1990)

  • "When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk." The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (1966)

  • "I am the motherf--king shore patrol, motherf--ker!" The Last Detail - The Last Detail (1973)

  • - "How do you find your way back in the dark?"
    - "Just head for that big star straight on. The highway's under it - it'll take us right home." The Misfits The Misfits (1961)

  • "Just a flesh wound." Monty Python and the Holy Grail - Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

  • - "Nice beaver!"
    - "Thank you. I just had it stuffed!" The Naked Gun - The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

  • "Do you understand the words that are comin' out of my mouth?" Rush Hour - Rush Hour (1998)

  • "That'll be the day." The Searchers - The Searchers (1956)

  • - "Easy miss. I've got you."
    - "You, you've got me?!" Who's got you?!" Superman: The Movie - Superman: The Movie (1978)

  • "I will never let go, Jack. I'll never let go." Titanic - Titanic (1997)

  • "Look, Dave. I can see you're really upset about this. I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over." 2001: A Space Odyssey - 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

  • - "You wouldn't be able to do these awful things to me if I weren't still in this chair."
    - "But ya AAH Blanche, ya AAH in that chair!" What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

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