Okay people this is the big list, the top
100 movie quotes as created and compiled by AFI
list of great
movie quotes was revealed in June of 2005 in a three-hour television
program on CBS. They were chosen by leaders from the entertainment
world, such as film makers, actors, journalists, historians, scholars
and movie industry types.
As with any of these types of lists it's likely missing a few of your
quotes. However, despite that, why not set some time
aside and compare this list
to your own list of top famous movie quotes, they are sure to start a
debate if nothing else and to make this a bit more entertaining for
can either view clips of the
quotes so you can see them in all their glory, or just read through the
climb up the long
list of AFI's top 100 movie
quotes starts from the bottom with
of the World!":
100. Titanic (1997) Jack Dawson:
king of the world! 99. The Wizard of Oz
(1939) Wicked Witch of the West:
I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too! 98. Dirty Dancing (1987) Johnny Castle:
Nobody puts Baby in a corner. 97. Yankee Doodle Dandy
(1942) George M. Cohan:
My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you.
And I thank you. 96. Moonstruck
(1987) Loretta Castorini:
Snap out of it! 95. Dead Poets
Society (1989) John Keating:
Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary. 94. Top Gun (1986) Lt. Pete "Maverick"
Mitchell: I feel the need... Lt. Nick "Goose" Bradshaw:
...the need for speed! 93.
Auntie Mame (1958) Mame Dennis:
Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death! 92. Caddyshack (1980) Carl Spackler:
Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about
to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac…It's in the hole!
It's in the hole! It's in the hole! 91. The Naughty
Nineties (1945) Dexter:
Who's on first. 90. Goldfinger (1964) James Bond:
A martini. Shaken, not stirred. 89. Knute Rockne, All
American (1940) Knute Rockne:
Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the
Gipper. 88. On Golden Pond
(1981) Ethel Thayer:
Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you
forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be
right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go! 87. 42nd Street (1933) Julian Marsh: Sawyer,
you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a
star! 86. Dog Day Afternoon
(1975) Sonny Wortzik:
Attica! Attica! 85. The Lord of the
Rings: The Two Towers (2002) Gollum: My
precious. 84. King Kong (1933) Carl Denham:
Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast. 83. Dracula (1931) Count Dracula: Listen
to them. Children of the night. What music they make. 82. National Lampoon's
Animal House (1978) John "Bluto" Blutarsky:
Toga! Toga! 81. Funny Girl
(1968) Fanny Brice:
Hello, gorgeous. 80. Rocky
(1976) Rocky Balboa:
Yo, Adrian! 79. Airplane! (1980) Ted Striker:
Surely you can't be serious. Dr. Rumack Striker:
I am serious…and don't
call me Shirley. 78. 2001: A Space
Odyssey (1968) Dave Bowman: Open
the pod bay doors, HAL. 77. Soylent Green
(1973) Det. Robert Thorn:
Soylent Green is people! 76. Terminator 2:
Judgment Day (1991) The Terminator:
Hasta la vista, baby. 75. A Streetcar Named
Desire (1951) Blanche DuBois:
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. 74. Chinatown (1974) Duffy:
Forget it, Jake, it's Chinatown. 73. Little Caesar (1930) Cesare Enrico "Rico"
Bandello: Mother of mercy, is this the end of Rico? 72. Mommie Dearest
(1981) Joan Crawford:
No wire hangers, ever! 71. The Jazz
Singer (1927) Jakie Rabinowitz/Jack
Robin: Wait a minute, wait a minute. You ain't heard
nothin' yet! 70. Marathon Man (1976) Dr. Christian Szell:
Is it safe? 69. Poltergeist (1982) Carol Anne Freeling:
They're here! 68. The Shining (1980) Jack Torrance:
Here's Johnny! 67. Casablanca (1942) Rick Blaine: Of
all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks
into mine. 66. Planet of the Apes
(1968) George Taylor:
Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape. 65. The Adventures of
Sherlock Holmes (1939) Sherlock Holmes:
Elementary, my dear Watson. 64. Dr. Strangelove
(1964) President Merkin Muffley:
Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room! 63. The Graduate (1967) Benjamin Braddock:
Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you? 62. Beyond the Forest
(1949) Rosa Moline:
What a dump. 61. Scarface (1983) Tony Montana:
Say "hello" to my little friend! 60. Sons of the Desert
Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into! 59. Gone with the Wind
(1939) Scarlett O'Hara:
As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again. 58. The
II (1974) Michael Corleone:
Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. 57. Wall Street (1987) Gordon Gekko:
Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. 56. Psycho (1960) Norman Bates:
A boy's best friend is his mother. 55. Annie Hall (1977) Annie Hall:
La-dee-da, la-dee-da. 54. A League of Their
Own (1992) Jimmy Dugan:
There's no crying in baseball! 53. Animal Crackers
(1930) Groucho Marx:
One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my
pajamas, I don't know. 52. Jerry Maguire (1996) Dorothy Boyd:
You had me at "hello." 51. Dirty Harry (1971) Harry Callahan: You've
got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do
ya, punk? 50. Apollo 13 (1995) Jim Lovell: Houston,
we have a problem. 49. Frankenstein (1931) Henry Frankenstein:
It's alive! It's alive! 48. Some Like it Hot
(1959) Osgood Fielding III:
Well, nobody's perfect.
in full force. You've made it this far so don't give up now, get back
on that ladder and let's make it to the top:
(1953) Joey Starrett:
Shane. Come back! 46.
Now, Voyager (1942) Charlotte Vale:
Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars. 45.
A Streetcar Named
Desire (1951) Stanley Kowalski:
Stella! Hey, Stella! 44.
The Sixth Sense
(1999) Cole Sear: I
see dead people. 43.
Rick Blaine: We'll always have Paris. 42.
The Graduate (1967) Mr. Maguire: Plastics.
41. Bonnie and Clyde
(1967) Clyde Barrow:
We rob banks. 40.
Gump (1994) Forrest Gump:
Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know
what you're gonna get. 39.
Field of Dreams
(1989) Shoeless Joe Jackson:
If you build it, he will come. 38.
The Pride of the
Yankees (1942) Lou Gehrig:
Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth. 37. The Terminator (1984) The Terminator:
I'll be back. 36.
The Treasure of the
Sierra Madre (1948) "Gold Hat":
Badges? We ain't got no badges! We don't need no badges! I don't
have to show you any stinking badges! 35.
Jaws (1975) Martin Brody:
You're gonna need a bigger boat. 34.
To Have and Have
Not (1944) Marie "Slim" Browning:
You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips
together and blow. 33.
When Harry Met
Sally (1989) Female Customer:
I'll have what she's having. 32.
Casablanca (1942) Capt. Louis Renault: Round
up the usual suspects. 31.
Gone with the Wind
Scarlett O'Hara: After all, tomorrow is another day! 30.
Grand Hotel (1932) Grusinskaya:
I want to be alone. 29.
A Few Good Men
(1992) Col. Nathan Jessup:
You can't handle the truth! 28.
Casablanca (1942) Ilsa Lund:
Play it, Sam. Play 'As Time Goes By.' 27.
(1969) "Ratso" Rizzo:
I'm walking here! I'm walking here! 26.
She Done Him Wrong
(1933) Lady Lou:
Why don't you come up sometime and see me? 25.
Jerry Maguire (1996) Rod Tidwell:
Show me the money! 24.
(1950) Norma Desmond:
I am big! It's the pictures that got small. 23.
The Wizard of Oz
(1939) Dorothy Gale: There's
no place like home. 22.
Dr. No (1962) James Bond: Bond.
James Bond. 21.
The Silence of the
Lambs (1991) Hannibal Lecter:
A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava
beans and a nice Chianti. 20.
Rick Blaine: Louis, I think this is the beginning of a
beautiful friendship. 19.
Network (1976) Howard Beale:
I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore! 18.
White Heat (1949) Arthur "Cody" Jarrett:
Made it, Ma! Top of the world! 17.
Citizen Kane (1941) Charles Foster Kane:
Rosebud. 16. In the Heat of the
Night (1967) Virgil Tibbs:
They call me Mister Tibbs! 15. E.T. the
Extra-Terrestrial (1982) E.T.: E.T.
phone home. 14.
The Maltese Falcon
(1941) Sam Spade:
The stuff that dreams are made of. 13.
Love Story (1970) Jennifer Cavilleri
Barrett: Love means never having to say you're sorry. 12. Apocalypse Now (1979) Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore:
I love the smell of napalm in the morning. 11.
Cool Hand Luke
What we've got here is
failure to communicate. 10.
Taxi Driver (1976) Travis Bickle:
You talking to
All About Eve (1950) Margo Channing:
seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night. 8.
Wars (1977) Han Solo:
May the Force be with
(1950) Norma Desmond:
All right, Mr.
DeMille, I'm ready for my closeup. 6.
Sudden Impact (1983) Harry Callahan:
Go ahead, make
my day. 5.
Casablanca (1942) Rick Blaine:
Here's looking at
you, kid. 4.
The Wizard of Oz
(1939) Dorothy Gale: Toto,
I've got a
feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. 3.
On the Waterfront
(1954) Terry Malloy:
understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could've
been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am. 2.
Godfather (1972) Don Vito Corleone:
I'm going to
make him an offer he can't refuse. 1.
Gone with the Wind
(1939) Rhett Butler:
Frankly, my dear,
I don't give a damn.
Finally we made it to the coveted
no. 1 position! I don't personally agree with all AFI's choices, they
be some of the most famous movie quotes, but
that doesn't make them the best. Anyway, I do hope you