Most Iconic Film Quotes of All TimePetSounds 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 hear this at least twice a week in general conversation. - PetSounds
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
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
Who would have thought that a name could become so iconic? - PetSounds
I can't believe it wasn't on the list and I had to add it. It's so epic. - Metal_Treasure
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. - naFrovivuS
Whenever I hear this imidietly think of star wars - Ajkloth
The phrase "the usual suspects" has become iconic in itself. - PetSounds
O my god, why isn't this higher then nr. 15?
And he's 100% right. there are few qoutes where you can say that
Billy Jack utters this line as he leaps straight up and kicks the villain in the head.
Thank-you to whoever added this. Lines don't come much finer.
007: "So you expect me to talk? "
Auric Goldfinger: "No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die!"
Brilliant, sinister, and simply classic. - PetSounds
I was actually thinking of including this one. Thanks to the like-minded fan who added it! - PetSounds
I'd like to see someone say this to someone who watches movies and for them to not realise where this has come from. This is definitely the most iconic movie quote.
Creepy quote from one of the scariest film characters of all time.
The moment this passes Annie Wilkes' lips, you know that writer Paul Sheldon is in trouble.
Probably the most sinister quote of all time. Excellent film. - Britgirl
Pickens yells this out as he rides a nuclear bomb out of the plane and onto Moscow.
The perfect "last words" for the end of civilization, from actor Slim Pickens.
Only Clint Eastwood could come off as a menacing 80-year old, as he rousts local gangbangers while pointing his M-1 Garand rifle at them.
Well, do ya, punk?
Among the most shocking lines ever in a movie, as it was said by an 11-year old girl "Hit-Girl", who had just killed a drug kingpin with a sword, and was taunting his awestruck henchmen.
She killed all 5 of them too, in a very grisly fashion.
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