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50 Best Movie Quotes From Hollywood That Will Instantly Make You Nostalgic

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December 17th, 2018   |   Updated on June 28th, 2022

Movies are often remembered even decades later for their quotes and dialogues. A movie fan often will remember verbatim quotes. These quotes are often tossed up by journalists under their quote lists.

Even movie moguls are no exception to having some all time favorite quotes. In the movie When Harry Met Sally, there’s a famous line, “I’ll have what she’s having,” This is the most favorite quote of Allan Horn from Disney or remember that quote from Jerry Maguire, “You complete me.” Stacey Snider from Fox loves it.

Guess that popular quote from The God Father. You guessed it right “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” Well this quote is highly popular among some of the top executives like Ted Sarandos (Netflix) and Philippe Dauman (Viacom).

The Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind, and Casablanca turned out to be among the movies that gave memorable quotes. The first two of these movies are of 1939 vintage, while he third one was made in 1942. They have all become iconic moments in Hollywood cinematic history and are among the top 50 movie quotes of all time.

1. “Frankly, My Dear, I Don’t Give A Damn.” – Gone With the Wind, 1939


2. “What We’ve Got Here Is Failure To Communicate.” – Cool Hand Luke, 1967


3. “I Love The Smell Of Napalm In The Morning.” – Apocalypse Now, 1979


4. “Love Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry.” – Love Story, 1970


5. “The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of.” – The Maltese Falcon, 1941

6. “E.T. Phone Home.” – E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, 1982


7. “They Call Me Mister Tibbs!” – In The Heat Of The Night, 1967


8. “Made It, Ma! Top Of The World!” – White Heat, 1949


9. “I’m As Mad As Hell, And I’m Not Going To Take This Anymore!” – Network, 1976


10. “LOuis, I Think This Is The Beginning Of A Beautiful Friendship.” – Casablanca, 1942

11. “We’ll Always Have Paris” – Casablanca, 1942


12. “Bond. James Bond” – Dr No, 1962


13. “I See Dead People” – The Sixth Sense, 1999


14. “I’ll Be Back” – The Terminator, 1984


15. “You Can’t Handle The Truth!” – A Few Good Men, 1992

16. “Yippie-ki-yay, Mother f**ker!” – Die Hard, 1988


17. “To Infinity And Beyond!” – Toy Story, 1995


18. “Houston, We Have A Problem” – Apollo 13, 1995


19. “Keep Your Friends Close, But Your Enemies Closer.” – The Godfather Part II, 1974


20. ”Every Time A Bell Rings, An Angel Gets His Wings.” – It’s A Wonderful Life, 1946

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21. “I Am Big! It’s The Pictures That Got Small.” – Sunset Boulevard, 1950


22. ”What We’ve Got Here Is A Failure To Communicate.” – Cool Hand Luke, 1967


23. “Shaken, Not Stirred” – Goldfinger, 1964


24. “I’m The King Of The World!” – Titanic, 1997


25. “Mama Says, ‘Stupid Is As Stupid Does.’” – Forrest Gump, 1994

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26. “Just Keep Swimming – Finding Nemo, 2003


27. “If You Built It, He Will Come” – Field of Dreams, 1989


28. “I’m Not Bad. I’m Just Drawn That Way.” – Who Framed Roger Rabbit, 1988


29. “I’m Having An Old Friend For Dinner” – The Silence of the Lambs, 1991


30. ”Play It, Sam. Play ‘As Time Goes By.’“ – Casablanca, 1942

31. ”I’ll Get You, My Pretty, And Your Little Dog, Too!” – The Wizard Of Oz, 1939


32. “Hasta la Vista, Baby” – Terminator 2: Judgement Day, 1991


33. “The Dude Abides” – The Big Lebowski, 1998


34. “I’m Also Just A Girl, Standing In Front Of A Boy, Asking Him To Love Her.” – Notting Hill, 1999


35. ”Pay No Attention To That Man Behind The Curtain!” – The Wizard Of Oz, 1939

36. “Stella! Hey, Stella!” – A Streetcar Named Desire, 1951


37. “After All, Tomorrow Is Another Day!” – Gone with the Wind, 1939


38. ”You Is Kind. You Is Smart. You Is Important.” – The Help, 2011


39. “It’s Alive! It’s Alive!” – Frankenstein, 1931


40. “Argo F**k Yourself”  – Argo, 2012

41. “My Precious” – The Lord Of Yhe Rings: The Two Towers, 2002


42. “Good Morning, Vietnam!” – Good Morning, Vietnam, 1987


43. “I Wish I Knew How To Quit You” – Brokeback Mountain, 2005


44. “That’ll Do, Pig, That’ll Do” – Babe, 1995


45. “Elementary, My Dear Watson” – The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes, 1939

46. “I Don’t Want To Survive. I Want To Live.” – 12 Years A Slave, 2013


47. ”Gentlemen, You Can’t Fight In Here! This Is The War Room!” – Dr Strangelove, 1964


48. “You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet!” – The Jazz Singer, 1927


49. “Wax On, Wax Off” – The Karate Kid, 1984


50. “Yo, Adrian!” – Rocky, 1976

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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