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    112 Of The Best Movie Lines Of All Time

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    Sometimes a character in a movie utters a line so brilliant, so quotable, so mic-drop worthy that it becomes part of our collective vocabulary forever.

    So here, with the help of members of the BuzzFeed Community along with some input from Twitter, are the best film quotes of all time:

    Shoutout Twitter user @HashtagRoundup and BuzzFeed Staff who helped fill out the list!

    1. "Nobody puts Baby in a corner." —Patrick Swayze as Johnny Castle in Dirty Dancing (1987)

    2. "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn." —Clark Gable as Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind (1939)

    3. "King Kong ain't got shit on me!" —Denzel Washington as Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris in Training Day (2001)

    4. "So you're telling me there's a chance?" —Jim Carrey as Lloyd Christmas in Dumb and Dumber (1994)

    5. "Beneath this mask, there is more than just flesh, Mr. Creedy. Beneath this mask, there is an idea. And ideas are bulletproof." —Hugo Weaving as V in V for Vendetta (2006)

    6. "You're gonna need a bigger boat." —Roy Scheider as Brody in Jaws (1975)

    7. "Get in, loser. We're going shopping." —Rachel McAdams as Regina George in Mean Girls (2004)

    8. "English, motherfucker! Do you speak it?" —Samuel L. Jackson as Jules in Pulp Fiction (1994)

    9. "I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse." —Marlon Brando as Vito Corleone in The Godfather (1972)

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    10. "You're killing me, Smalls!" —Patrick Renna as Hamilton "Ham" Porter in The Sandlot (1993)

    11. "All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain." —Rutger Hauer as Roy Batty in Blade Runner (1982)

    12. "Get away from her, you bitch!" —Sigourney Weaver as Ripley in Aliens (1986)

    13. "As if!" —Alicia Silverstone as Cher Horowitz in Clueless (1995)

    14. "Houston, we have a problem." —Tom Hanks as Commander Jim Lovell in Apollo 13 (1995)

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    15. "You never had a camera in my head." —Jim Carrey as Truman in The Truman Show (1998)

    16. "This one time at band camp..." —Alyson Hannigan as Michelle in American Pie (1999)

    17. "I like you very much. Just as you are." —Colin Firth as Mark Darcy in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

    18. "Welcome to Earth." —Will Smith as Captain Steven Hiller in Independence Day (1996)

    19. "What, like it's hard?" —Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde (2001)

    20. “My mama always said, life was like a box a chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” —Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump (1994)

    21. "Life finds a way." —Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park (1993)

    22. "Bye, Felicia" —Ice Cube as Craig Jones in Friday (1995)

    23. "You can’t handle the truth!" —Jack Nicholson as Colonel Nathan R. Jessup in A Few Good Men (1992)

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    24. "You're not your fucking khakis." —Brad Pitt as Tyler Durden in Fight Club (1999)

    25. “By all means, move at a glacial pace. You know how that thrills me.” —Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

    26. "With great power, comes great responsibility." —Cliff Robertson as Uncle Ben in Spider-Man (2002)

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    27. "Big mistake. Big. Huge. I have to go shopping now." —Julia Roberts as Vivian in Pretty Woman (1990)

    28. "Look at me. Look at me. I'm the captain now." —Barkhad Abdi as Abduwali Muse in Captain Phillips (2013)

    29. "Every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings." —Karolyn Grimes as Zuzu in It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

    30. "You better lawyer up, asshole." —Andrew Garfield as Eduardo Saverin in The Social Network (2010)

    31. "That'll do, pig. That'll do." —James Cromwell as Arthur Hoggett in Babe (1995)

    32. "I feel the need, the need for speed." —Tom Cruise as Peter "Maverick" Mitchell in Top Gun (1986)

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    33. "Why so serious?" —Heath Ledger as The Joker in The Dark Knight (2008)

    34. "Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?" —Chris Tucker as Detective James Carter in Rush Hour (1998)

    35. "I have had it with these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane!" —Samuel L. Jackson as Agent Neville Flynn in Snakes on a Plane (2006)

    36. "Some people are worth melting for." —Josh Gad as Olaf in Frozen (2013)

    37. "Hold on to your butts!" —Samuel L. Jackson as Ray Arnold in Jurassic Park (1993)

    38. "Avengers...assemble." —Chris Evans as Captain America in Avengers: Endgame (2019)

    39. “So this is how liberty dies...with thunderous applause.” —Natalie Portman as Padmé Amidala in Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith (2005)

    40. "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." —Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1983)

    Ferris: "I've said it before and I'll say it again. Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it"

    41. "YOU. SHALL. NOT. PASS!" —Ian McKellen as Gandalf in Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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    42. "Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker." —Bruce Willis as John McClane in Die Hard (1998)

    43. "No touchy!" —David Spade as Kuzco in The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

    44. "I'll have what she's having." —Estelle Reiner as Female Customer in When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

    45. "You don’t understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could’ve been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am." —Marlon Brando as Terry Malloy in On The Waterfront (1954)

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    46. "You're tacky, and I hate you." —Brian Falduto as Billy in School of Rock (2003)

    47. "Bury me in the ocean with my ancestors that jumped from the ships...because they knew death was better than bondage." —Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger in Black Panther (2018)

    48. "Time just gets away from us." —Hailee Steinfeld as Mattie Ross in True Grit (2010)

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    49. "To infinity..." "And beyond." —Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear and Tom Hanks as Woody inToy Story 4 (2019)

    Buzz says "To infinity..." and Woody finishes "And beyond"

    50. "If I had a dick, this is where I'd tell you to suck it." —Betty White as Delores Bickerman in Lake Placid (1999)

    51. “Get busy livin’ or get busy dyin'...That's goddamn right.” —Morgan Freeman as Red in The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

    52. "But did you die?" —Ken Jeong as Mr. Chow in The Hangover Part II (2011)

    53. "My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." —Mandy Patinkin as Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride (1987)

    54. "Bring it." —Gabrielle Union as Isis in Bring It On (2000)

    55. "I'm finished." —Daniel Day-Lewis as Daniel Plainview in There Will Be Blood (2007)

    56. “Do or do not. There is no try.” —Frank Oz as Yoda in Star Wars: Episode V-The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    57. "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night." —Bette Davis as Margo Channing in All About Eve (1950)

    58. "Game over." —Tobin Bell as John Kramer/Jigsaw in Saw (2004)

    59. "He's the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now." —Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon in The Dark Knight (2008)

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    60. "It's funny how a little place like this brought so many people together." —Jessica Tandy as Ninny Threadgoode in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

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    61. "I have doubts...I have such doubts!" —Meryl Streep as Sister Aloysius Beauvier in Doubt (2008)

    Sister Aloysius crying and saying, "I have doubts, I have such doubts"

    62. "Life is a state of mind." —Jack Warden as the President in Being There (1979)

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    63. "Hey everybody, we're all gonna get laid!" —Rodney Dangerfield as Al Czervik in Caddyshack (1980)

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    64. "The stuff that dreams are made of." —Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon* (1941)

    65. "Ernest Hemingway once wrote, 'The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.' I agree with the second part." —Morgan Freeman as Detective Lieutenant William Somerset in Se7en (1995)

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    66. The whole closing monologue, ending with "This confession has meant nothing." —Christian Bale as Patrick Bateman in American Psycho (2000)

    "There are no more barriers to cross ... My pain is constant and sharp ... I want my pain to be inflicted on others ... even after admitting this, there is no catharsis. No new knowledge can be extracted from my telling. This confession has meant nothing"

    67. "Go ahead, make my day" —Clint Eastwood as Harry Calahan in Sudden Impact (1983)

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    68. "She doesn’t even go here!" —Daniel Franzese as Damian Leigh in Mean Girls (2004)

    69. "Hail to the king, baby." —Bruce Campbell as Ash Williams in Army of Darkness (1992)

    Ash says in voiceover: "Sure, I could have stayed in the past. I could have even been king. But in my own way, I am king." Then out loud: "Hail to the king, baby"

    70. "Here’s looking at you, kid." —Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine in Casablanca (1942)

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    71. "You talkin' to me?" —Robert De Niro as Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver (1976)

    72. "Attaboy, Clarence." —James Stewart as George Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

    George saying "attaboy, Clarence"

    73. "I am serious…and don't call me Shirley." —Leslie Nielsen as Dr. Rumack in Airplane (1980)

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    74. "Show me the money!" —Cuba Gooding Jr. as Rod Tidwell in Jerry Maguire (1996)

    75. "Son of a bitch stole my line." —Robin Williams as Sean Maguire in Good Will Hunting (1997)

    Sean reading the letter that says "Sorry, I had to go see about a girl" from Will and saying "Son of a bitch stole my line"

    76. "Alright, alright, alright." —Matthew McConaughey as David Wooderson in Dazed and Confused (1993)

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    77. "They call me Mister Tibbs!" —Sidney Poitier as Virgil Tibbs in In the Heat of the Night (1967)

    78. "Mr. Demille, I'm ready for my close-up." —Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard (1950)

    79. "You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain." —Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Dent/Two-Face as The Dark Knight (2008)

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    80. "A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti." —Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    81. "And in this moment, I swear we are infinite." —Logan Lerman as Charlie Kelmeckis in The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2013)

    82. "Why don't you come up sometime and see me?" —Mae West as Lady Lou in She Done Him Wrong (1933)

    83. "I see dead people." —Haley Joel Osment as Cole Sear in The Sixth Sense (1999)

    84. "I am Iron Man." —Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man in Iron Man (2008)

    85. "You had me at 'hello.'" —Renée Zellweger as Dorothy Boyd in Jerry Maguire (1996)

    86. "There's no crying in baseball!" —Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan in A League of Their Own (1992)

    87. "It was a good death." —Gordon Tootoosis as One Stab in Legends of the Fall (1994)

    A blurry still of a man attacking a bear saying, "it was a good death"

    88. "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer." —Al Pacino as Michael Corleone in The Godfather Part II (1974)

    89. "Hasta la vista, baby." —Arnold Schwarzenegger as The Terminator in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

    90. "There's no place like home!" —Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    Dorothy saying "there's no place like home"

    91. "My precious." —Andy Serkis as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    92. "Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary." —Robin Williams as John Keating in Dead Poets Society (1989)

    93. "To live would be an awfully big adventure." —Robin Williams as Peter Banning in Hook (1991)

    A group looking up to the sky with Robin Williams saying, "To live would be an awfully big adventure"

    94. "Snap out of it!" —Cher as Loretta Castorini in Moonstruck (1987)

    95. "I was perfect." —Natalie Portman as Nina Sayers in Black Swan (2010)

    96. "I'm the king of the world!" —Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson in Titanic (1997)

    97. "If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them; buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever." —Rochelle Davis as Sarah Mohr in The Crow (1994)

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    98. "I do wish we could chat longer, but...I'm having an old friend for dinner. Bye." —Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter in Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    99. "Well, nobody's perfect." —Joe E. Brown as Osgood Fielding III in Some Like It Hot (1950)

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    100. "Now we are free. I will see you again, but not yet. Not yet." —Djimon Hounsou as Juba in Gladiator (2000)

    Juba says "Now we are free. I will see you again, but not yet; not yet"

    101. "I absolutely adore you." "Shut up and deal." —Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine as Bud Baxter and Fran Kubelik in The Apartment

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    102. "Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship." —Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine in Casablanca (1942)

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    103. "Baby, you are gonna miss that plane." "I know." —Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke as Céline and Jesse in Before Sunset (2004)

    Celine: "Baby, you are gonna miss that plane." Jesse: "I know"

    104. "My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next." —Russel Crowe as Maximus in Gladiator (2000)

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    105. "I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog too!" —Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    106. "I love you 3000." —Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man in Avengers: Endgame (2019)

    107. "Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads." —Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown in Back to the Future (1985)

    108. "Jessica, only child, Illinois, Chicago." —Park So-dam as Kim Ki-jung in Parasite (2019)

    109. "You have bewitched me, body and soul." —Matthew Macfadyen as Fitzwilliam Darcy in Pride and Prejudice (2005)

    110. "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!" —Peter Finch as Howard Beale in Network (1976)

    111. "I just wanted to take another look at you."* —Bradley Cooper as Jackson Maine in A Star Is Born (2018)

    *The same line was featured in all the previous versions of A Star Is Born (1937, 1954, and 1976)

    112. And finally, "May the force be with you."* — Harrison Ford as Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    *This is, of course, just one of many times the line is repeated throughout the franchise.

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