The American Film Institute’s 100 most Famous Movie Quotes

Posted by Kendall Harmon

You need to see how many you can come up with by movie and (if you can) movie date--then check it out.

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Posted March 29, 2010 at 5:17 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. Dan Crawford wrote:

What is suggests to me is what I have seen in the past 20 years: the myriad forms and frequent use of the f-bomb does not constitute literary quality and in fact suggests that today’s writer’s are barely literate.

March 29, 8:28 am | [comment link]
2. David Wilson wrote:

I was amazed at the number of quotes from Casablanca.  I counted at least 6—by far the most of any one movie. And to support what Dan posted, I would have thought the Bruce Willis quote from Die Hard “Yippie-Cay-Ye Motherf*****” would have made it.

March 29, 9:10 am | [comment link]
3. WestJ wrote:

Two of the first three were by Marlon Brando. Casablanca does have some great lines.
I feel they left out a great one from Caddyshack. “That’s the worst looking hat I ever saw. You buy a hat like that, I bet they give you a free bowl of soup. Oh, it looks good on you though!”
I think of it every time I see KJS in her bishop’s outfit.

March 29, 10:01 am | [comment link]
4. Sidney wrote:

The quotations which came from real life situations really shouldn’t be counted (e.g., “Houston, we havea a problem,” “...luckiest man on the face of the earth.”)

By the way, shoudn’t it be “an offer he don’t refuse”?

March 30, 4:07 am | [comment link]
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