I am a big fan of the movies. Sometimes, it is the storyline of the movie that stays with you, sometimes it is the characters and sometimes it is a one liner that has been quipped by one of the characters. Here are some of the most famous movie one liners that have come to become legendary in the annals of movie history.
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- “frankly, my dear, i don’t give a damn”
- “may the force be with you”
- “go ahead, make my day”
- “i’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse”
- “i’m the king of the world”
- “the name’s bond. james bond”
- ‘i’ll be back’ and ‘hasta la vista, baby’
- “you talkin’ to me?”
- mama always said, “life is a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re gonna get”
1 “Frankly, My Dear, I Don’t Give a Damn”
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Undeniably one of the most famous movie one liners from the iconic film ‘Gone with the Wind.’
2 “May the Force Be with You”
This one liner from the Star Wars universe is often quoted by millions of its fans around the world, sometimes just as a way of saying Good Luck.
3 “Go Ahead, Make My Day”
This is a classic line from one of the most famous westerns, ‘Dirty Harry’.
4 “I’m Gonna Make Him an Offer He Can’t Refuse”
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This is one of the most unforgettable lines from the most famous mafia movie of all time – The Godfather. It is also the basis of the Don’s working philosophy. Certainly, one of the most famous movie one liners delivered by the legendary Marlon Brando.
The mysterious dying word uttered by the central character of the film Charles Foster Kane, and one of the most quoted and famous movie one liners in movie history. It leads one and all through a flashback of his life to uncover its hidden and baffling meaning.
6 “I’m the King of the World”
One of the most famous movie one liners from the epic movie- Titanic. It signals the beginning of the fateful journey that ends only in death and heartbreak.
7 “the Name’s Bond. James Bond”
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From a series of movies about the definitive British spy, James Bond, it caught the public imagination and has been considered an epitome of manliness.
8 ‘I’ll Be Back’ and ‘Hasta La Vista, Baby’
Undoubtedly, these are two of the coolest and most famous movie one liners ever delivered by Arnold Schwarzenegger. They feature in the movie ‘The Terminator’ and became instantly popular even amongst those who were not his fans.
9 “You Talkin’ to Me?”
From the movie iconic movie - Taxi Driver, it established both the director Martin Scorsese and lead actor Robert De Niro as legends in the cinematic world.
10 Mama Always Said, “Life is a Box of Chocolates; You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get”
This famous movie one liner made mama’s folksy wisdom very popular indeed in the film ‘Forrest Gump’. The film earned a number of Academy awards including the award for Best Actor for Tom Hanks.
I can hardly claim that this list of famous movie one liners is definitive. However, these are some of the most popular and hard-to-forget ones. Many have stood the test of time and emerged as triumphant winners. And, many of them have been responsible for the fame of the actor who spoke them and the movie they have featured in.
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