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Great One-Liners

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"One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don't know. Then we tried to remove the tusks...But they were embedded in so firmly that we couldn't budge them. Of course, in Alabama the Tuscaloosa, but, uh, that is entirely ir-elephant to what I was talking about."

 

-- African explorer Captain Spaulding (Groucho Marx) in "Animal Crackers" (1930).

 


 

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"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

 

-- Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (1986).

 

 

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"I'm loyal to you Master, I 'm your slave, I didn't betray you! Oh no, don't! Don't kill me! Let me live, please! Punish me - torture me - but let me live! I can't die with all those lives on my conscience, all that blood on my hands!"

 

- Renfield in Dracula 1931

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"Wait a minute. Wait a minute. You ain't heard nothin' yet!"
 
-- Jack Robin (Al Jolson) in "The Jazz Singer" (1927).
 

 

 

 

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"Mother of mercy, is this the end of Rico?"

 

-- Cesare Enrico Bandello (Edward G. Robinson) in "Little Caesar" (1931)

 

 

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"My biological clock is ticking like this, and the way this case is going, I ain't never getting married!"

 

-- Mona Lisa Vito (Marisa Tomei) in "My Cousin Vinny" (1992).

 


 

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"I don't know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go?"

 

-- Maria (Ingrid Bergman) to Robert Jordan (Gary Cooper) in "For Whom the Bell Tolls"

 

 

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"I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe I’ve even loved you before I saw you."

 

-- George Eastman (Montgomery Clift) to Angela Vickers (Elizabeth Taylor) in "A Place in the Sun" (1951).

 


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"I'll be back." 

 

-- The Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) in "The Terminator"

 

 

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Bite the Bullet (1975)

Sam Clayton (Gene Hackman):  Just like old times.

Luke Matthews (James Coburn):  Yeah. You start trouble and I start bleedin'.

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Local Hero (1983)

 

Urquhart (Denis Lawson) - acting as bartender:

 

I want you to try this Scotch. It's 42 years old.

 

MacIntyre (Peter Reigert)

 

Old enough to be out on its own.

 

 

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"Take your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape!"

 

-- Astronaut George Taylor (Charlton Heston) in "Planet of the Apes" (1968).

 


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"Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing."

 

-- The Reverend Sykes (Bill Walker) to Jean Louise "Scout" Finch (Mary Badham) in "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962).

 

 

 

 

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"I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way."

 

-- Jessica Rabbit (voiced by Kathleen Turner) to Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" (1988).

 

 

 

 

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"Made it, Ma! Top of the world!"

 

-- Hardened criminal Cody Jarrett (James Cagney) in "White Heat" (1949).

 

 

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"Warriors, come out to plaaaayyaaay!”

 

-- The Rogues' leader Luther (David Patrick Kelly) to the title gang in "The Warriors" (1979).

 

 

 

 

And here's an NBA Finals-related spin on the famous movie scene:

 

 

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"The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist."

 

-- Verbal Kint (Kevin Spacey) in "The Usual Suspects" (1996).

 


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"These go to 11."

 

-- Nigel "Tuffy" Tufnel (Christopher Guest) in the mockumentary "This Is Spinal Tap" (1984), displaying his rock band's unusual amplifiers for film director Marty Di Bergi (Rob Reiner).

 

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"The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true."
 
-- Hubert Hawkins (Danny Kaye) in "The Court Jester" (1956), trying not to confuse things while being coached by Griselda (Mildred Natwick) and Maid Jean (Glynis Johns).
 

 

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"Gort! Klaatu barada nikto!"
 
-- Helen Benson (Patricia Neal), delivering a crucial message to the extra-terrestrial robot Gort (Lockard Martin) in "The Day the Earth Stood Still" (1951).

 

 

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"I want you to hold it between your knees."

 

-- Bobby Dupea (Jack Nicholson) to a difficult waitress (Lorna Thayer) in "Five Easy Pieces" (1970).

 

 

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