Most Iconic Film Quotes of All Time

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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

1 "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

2 "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

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3 "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

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

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

6 "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

7 "It's alive! It's alive!" - Frankenstein
8 "I will be watching you." - Meet the Parents
9 "What do you mean he don't eat no meat? - Oh, that's okay. I make lamb." - My Big Fat Greek Wedding
10 "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn." - Gone with the Wind

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

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The Newcomers

? "You will always remember this as the day that you almost caught, Captain Jack Sparrow!" - Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

The Contenders

11 "May the force be with you." - Star Wars V 1 Comment
12 "Do it. Do it." - Starsky & Hutch
13 "This is heavy" - Back to the Future
14 "The stuff that dreams are made of." - The Maltese Falcon
15 "Think of your children pledging allegiance to the maple leaf." - Canadian Bacon
16 "We're not goofing off. We're creating musical fusion." - School of Rock
17 "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
18 "Round up the usual suspects." - Casablanca

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

19 "Hasta la vista, baby"- Terminator 2
20 "You'll get nothing, and like it" - Caddyshack
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Top Remixes

1. "No. I am your father" - The Empire Strikes Back
2. "Bond. James Bond." - Dr. No
3. "Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." - Forrest Gump
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1. "Show Me The Money" - Jerry Maguire
2. "I will be watching you." - Meet the Parents
3. "What do you mean he don't eat no meat? - Oh, that's okay. I make lamb." - My Big Fat Greek Wedding
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1. "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse." - The Godfather
2. "Play it, Sam. Play 'As Time Goes By'." - Casablanca
3. "Go ahead, make my day." - Sudden Impact
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