The Best Pickup Lines in the Movies ...


The Best Pickup Lines in the Movies ...
The Best Pickup Lines in the Movies ...

You can never underestimate the impact of a great pickup line. And in the movies a pickup line can be delivered to great effect. The scriptwriter and the scene maker can go to town on creating the situation and the atmosphere. Even thought things aren’t like that irl, we can still enjoy the best movie pickup lines

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In this 2005 movie about match making, Will Smith’s character utters the line "I couldn’t help but notice that you look a lot like my next girlfriend!”

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John Travolta has some great lines in this action drama, the best pick up phrase being “I hate to see you go, but I love to watch you leave!”

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Four Weddings and a Funeral

In typical Hugh Grant fashion, his pickup line is more of a pickup speech. Too long to capture in a single sentence, you’ll have to see the film to find out!

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Intolerable Cruelty

Only an actor like George Clooney could get away with uttering a line like “Your husband told me you were the most beautiful woman he’d ever seen, but he didn’t say anything about the most beautiful woman I’d ever seen.”

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Austin Powers: the Spy Who Shagged Me

In true 1960’s fashion, Mike Myers comes out with some groovy romantic lines, with one of his best being “let’s hop on the good foot and do the bad thing!”

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Knocked up

Seth Rogan’s character knows how to inflate a girl’s ego with his simple line “you’re prettier than I am!”

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A Day at the Races

Groucho Marx mixes comedy with romance in this 1930s classic, uttering the classic line “marry me, and I’ll never look at another horse!”

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Anchorman: the Legend of Ron Burgundy

Ron Burgundy goes for self-confidence and celebrity status with his line “I don’t know how to put this, but I’m kind of a big deal!”

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Jerry Maguire

Let’s be real, who wouldn’t want 1996 era Tom Cruise to say this to them? “We live in a cynical world. A cynical world. And we work in a business of tough competitors. I love you. You…complete me.”

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Sam Rockwell really knows how to impress a geeky girl with his short and sweet line “you want to see my spaceship?”

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Trees Lounge

Steve Buscemi’s character is definitely gunning for a double win with his phrase “If I win, I get to take you home. If you win, you can come home with me."

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin

Only a 40-year-old virgin would be able to get away with the awkward pick up line of “your hat has sequins!”

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A Beautiful Mind

Like Hugh Grant, Russell Crowe’s character performs more of a pickup speech than a pickup line, but it’s super sweet and super effective!

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Top Gun

Meg Ryan takes the initiative in this 80s classic when she declares “take me to bed or lose me forever!”

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For Your Eyes Only

Roger Moore sure knows how to please a lady with his classic line “now put your clothes back on, and I’ll buy you an ice cream”.

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Is there any pick up line in cinema more famous than Humphrey Bogart’s classic “here’s looking at you, kid”?

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Napoleon Dynamite

Jon Heder’s character perfectly displays his awkward side with "I see you're drinking 1%. Is that ‘cos you think you're fat? 'Cos you're not. You could be drinking whole if you wanted to."

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Bridget Jones’s Diary

Colin Firth gives a quintessentially British speech to Bridget to declare his love; equal parts awkward and romantic.

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The Apartment

Jack Lemmon’s character shows his romantic side with "Ya know, I used to live like Robinson Crusoe; I mean, shipwrecked among 8 million people. And then one day I saw a footprint in the sand, and there you were."

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National Lampoon’s Van Wilder

Ryan Reynolds isn’t shy in NL’s Van Wilder with his funny line “are you stalking me? Because that would be super.”

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Couples Retreat

Vince Vaughn brings out some classic cheese in Couple’s Retreat with his line “Someone has to call God and tell him that one of his angels is missing.”

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Gary Oldman knows how to impress a girl in this stylish Dracula story when he says “I have crossed oceans of time to find you”.

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The Hangover

Bradley Cooper isn’t shy at all in The Hangover with his line "ma'am, in the leopard print dress, you have an amazing rack."

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Dirty Dancing

Patrick Swayze made us all fall in love with him when he stood up for his true love and declared “nobody puts Baby in the corner!”

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Thelma and Louise

Brad Pitt may have been a baddie, but he sure had some smooth lines! "I may be an outlaw, darlin', but you're the one stealing my heart."

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I rather like Jack Lemmon’s one the most I think – it has more than a hint of romance. Do you have a favorite – maybe it’s not listed here?

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