Movie

“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.” – Gone With the Wind, 1939

“I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” – The Godfather, 1972

Fun fact: Marlon Brando won an Oscar for his performance in this film, which he famously declined over Hollywood’s treatment of Native Americans.

“You don’t understand! I coulda had class. I could have been a contender. I could’ve been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am.” – On the Waterfront, 1954

“Toto, I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” – The Wizard of Oz, 1939

Fun fact: As one of the most famous movie quotes in film history, this line has been parodied by many different movies and television shows.

“Here’s looking at you, kid.” – Casablanca, 1942

Fun fact: Humphrey Bogartjust narrowly makes the top 5, but he’s the most represented star on the list.

“Go ahead, make my day.” – Sudden Impact, 1983

“All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up.” – Sunset Boulevard, 1950

“May the Force be with you.” – Star Wars, 1977

“Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.” – All About Eve, 1950

“You talking to me?” – Taxi Driver, 1976

Fun fact: Robert DeNiro improvised this line. The script only said “Travis speaks to himself in the mirror”

so DeNiro took some liberties and was ultimately successful.

“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.” – Cool Hand Luke, 1967

“I love the smell of napalm in the morning.” – Apocalypse Now, 1979

“Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” – Love Story, 1970

Fun fact: Two years later Ryan O’Neal will hear this line again in the film What’s Up Doc when Barbara Streisand says it to his character and respond, “That’s the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard.”

“The stuff that dreams are made of.” – The Maltese Falcon, 1941

“E.T. phone home.” – E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, 1982

“They call me Mister Tibbs!” – In the Heat of the Night, 1967

“Rosebud.” – Citizen Kane, 1941

“Made it, Ma! Top of the world!” – White Heat, 1949

“I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!” – Network, 1976

“Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.” – Casablanca, 1942

“A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.” – The Silence of the Lambs, 1991

“Bond. James Bond.” – Dr. No, 1962

“There’s no place like home.” – The Wizard of Oz, 1939

“I am big! It’s the pictures that got small.” – Sunset Blvd., 1950

“Show me the money!” – Jerry Maguire, 1996

“Why don’t you come up sometime and see me?” – She Done Him Wrong, 1933

“I’m walking here! I’m walking here!” – Midnight Cowboy, 1969

Fun fact: This scene was improvised.

Midnight Cowboy was filmed in New York City so the taxi in the shot is an actual New York taxi. Remaining in character Hoffman yells at the driver and the scene made the cut in the film.

“Play it, Sam. Play ‘As Time Goes By.'” – Casablanca, 1942

“You can’t handle the truth!” – A Few Good Men, 1992

“I want to be alone.” – Grand Hotel, 1932

“After all, tomorrow is another day!” – Gone With the Wind, 1939

“Round up the usual suspects.” – Casablanca, 1942

“I’ll have what she’s having.” – When Harry Met Sally, 1989

“You know how to whistle, don’t you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow.” – To Have and Have Not, 1944

“You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” – Jaws, 1975

“Badges? We ain’t got no badges! We don’t need any badges! I don’t have to show you any stinking badges!” – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, 1948

“I’ll be back.” – The Terminator, 1984

“Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” – The Pride of the Yankees, 1942

“If you build it, he will come.” – Field of Dreams, 1989

“Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” – Forrest Gump, 1994

“We rob banks.” – Bonnie and Clyde, 1967

“Plastics.” – The Graduate, 1967

“We’ll always have Paris.” – Casablanca, 1942

“I see dead people.” – The Sixth Sense, 1999

Fun fact: When Haley Joel Osment says this line the camera goes to Bruce Willis’s face. This is a cinematic clue that Bruce Willis’s character is dead.

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

“Oh, Jerry, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We have the stars.” – Now, Voyager, 1942

“Shane. Shane. Come back!” – Shane, 1953

“Well, nobody’s perfect.” – Some Like It Hot, 1959

“It’s alive! It’s alive!” – Frankenstein, 1931

Fun fact: The original line was “It’s alive! It’s alive! In the name of God! Now I know what it’s like to be God!” Censors cut Dr. Frankenstein’s full line because it was considered sacrilege.

“Houston, we have a problem.” – Apollo 13, 1995

“You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?” – Dirty Harry, 1971

“You had me at? hello.?” – Jerry Maguire, 1996

“One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don’t know.” – Animal Crackers, 1930

“There’s no crying in baseball!” – A League of Their Own, 1992

“La-dee-da, la-dee-da.” – Annie Hall, 1977

“A boy’s best friend is his mother.” – Psycho, 1960

“Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.” – Wall Street, 1987

“Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.” – The Godfather Part II, 1974

“As God is my witness, I’ll never be hungry again.” – Gone With the Wind, 1939

“Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into!” – Sons of the Desert, 1933

“Say “hello” to my little friend!” – Scarface, 1983

“What a dump.” – Beyond the Forest, 1949