19 Deadly One-Liners That Prove Arnold Movies Were The Apex Of Cultural Achievement

The movie wasn’t over until Arnold unleashed the one-liner.

1. No enemy could out-muscle or out-wit Arnold.

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2. His characters operated on a higher level of mental acuity.

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3. Arnold often vanquished his enemies with a quippy pun.

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4. He owned this guy.

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5. And you never second-guessed Arnold’s highly questionable methods of justice.

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6. Or maybe you did.

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7. But you knew that traitors would always get their comeuppance.

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8. In a way, Arnold’s characters resembled the founding fathers — men who fought for democracy.

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9. Or oppression.

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10. Arnold’s movies even taught us something about history.

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11. They taught us something about family.

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12. They taught us something about health.

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13. But Arnold stood for more than just an action hero.

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14. He sometimes displayed a *shocking* amount of vulnerability.

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15. It caught you off guard.

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16. Arnold did yell a lot.

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17. Some might argue that Arnold’s characters embodied the latent aggression underpinning American society during the late Cold War era.

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18. But we all know it was just a lead-in for his career in politics.

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19. So thank you, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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