Most Iconic Film Quotes of All Time

This is not a list of the greatest movie quotes of all time. These are quotes that have become so much a part of our culture, we often forget they originated on the silver screen.

The Top Ten

"I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse." - The Godfather

I hear this at least twice a week in general conversation. - PetSounds

"Houston, we have a problem." - Apollo 13

Ah this is the best one for me!
It's also used quite often in todays movie! - Curti2594

Or "Houston, we have a liftoff." - PetSounds

I heard this - how many times? Donno! Simply ionic... - HezarioSeth

"Play it, Sam. Play 'As Time Goes By'." - Casablanca

Thank-you, Britgirl. As a matter of fact, my first draft of this list included four quotes from Casablanca, but I thought I should try for variety, - PetSounds

I'd heard this quote countless times as "Play it again, Sam." before I finally asked who on earth Sam was. - PetSounds

PetSounds, if you hadn't put this quote on this list, I would surely have cried. Thank you! Great list by the way! - Britgirl

"Go ahead, make my day." - Sudden Impact
"Bond. James Bond." - Dr. No

Who would have thought that a name could become so iconic? - PetSounds

"Show Me The Money" - Jerry Maguire

I can't believe it wasn't on the list and I had to add it. It's so epic. - Metal_Treasure

"It's alive! It's alive!" - Frankenstein
"I will be watching you." - Meet the Parents
"Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn." - Gone with the Wind

The most famous use of swearing in movie history. - PetSounds

I love this movie so much! I never get bored of it, even if it is one of Hollywood's longest films. - MontyPython

Classic timeless quote, I'd say this all day if I wanted to.

"What do you mean he don't eat no meat? - Oh, that's okay. I make lamb." - My Big Fat Greek Wedding

The Contenders

"May the force be with you." - Star Wars

Whenever I hear this imidietly think of star wars - Ajkloth

"Do it. Do it." - Starsky & Hutch
"This is heavy" - Back to the Future
"Think of your children pledging allegiance to the maple leaf." - Canadian Bacon
"The stuff that dreams are made of." - The Maltese Falcon
"We're not goofing off. We're creating musical fusion." - School of Rock
"No. I am your father" - The Empire Strikes Back
"Round up the usual suspects." - Casablanca

The phrase "the usual suspects" has become iconic in itself. - PetSounds

"Hasta la vista, baby"- Terminator 2

O my god, why isn't this higher then nr. 15?

"It's gonna be a really tough project. You're gonna have to use your head, your brain, and your mind, too." - School of Rock
"Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." - Forrest Gump

And he's 100% right. there are few qoutes where you can say that

"Here's Johnny!" - The Shining
"Dude, I service society by rocking, OK? I'm out there on the front lines liberating people with my music!" - School of Rock
"You'll get nothing, and like it" - Caddyshack
"Always" - Harry Potter
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