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12 Movie Lines People Quote Too Much, And 12 Lines People Should Quote Way More

"When you get a box of chocolates, you do know what you are getting. You’re getting chocolates."

Recently, we asked the BuzzFeed Community to share movie quotes they find overrated and quotes that are underrated. Now, these lines might not be considered "classic" or even the best of all time, but people sure had opinions! So here are the movie lines people are sick of hearing, and the lines we should be quoting more:

1. Overrated: "I'm the king of the world!" —Jack Dawson

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Movie: Titanic (1997)

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This quote wasn't even in the original script of Titanic! After filming the scene multiple times, trying different lines with no success, director James Cameron suggested this line to Leonardo DiCaprio. When Cameron took home the Academy Award for Best Director that year, he shouted the line to close out his acceptance speech

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2. Underrated: "Leave the gun. Take the cannoli." —Peter Clemenza

Peter Clemenza standing next to a dead body in a car and saying, "Leave the gun, take the cannoli"
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Movie: The Godfather (1972)

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The line is one of the most famous from The Godfather but was written as just "Leave the gun" in the script. Richard Castellano, who played Clemenza, improvised "Take the cannoli" after his onscreen and real-life wife, Ardell Sheridan, suggested he bring home dessert in an earlier scene. 

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3. Overrated: "Do. Or do not. There is no try." —Yoda

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Movie: Star Wars: Episode V —The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

"I get that this quote is inspirational to a lot of people, but it feels to me like it was written by someone who has never ACTUALLY faced unfair, and virtually insurmountable, odds due to life circumstances or illness/disability."

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4. Underrated: "Come the fuck on, Bridget!" —Tom

Bridget Jones friends yelling at her to hurry up and get in the car, and Tom finally saying, "Come the fuck on, Bridget!"
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Movie: Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

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Mr. Darcy is very dreamy, but he could NEVER deliver lines like Tom, who once told Bridget a "well-timed blowjob's probably the best answer" in regards to her love life. 

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5. Overrated: "Always." —Severus Snape

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Movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

"Snape was a horrible person who held on to a 20-year grudge and took his frustrations out on a literal child. Snape was not in love with Lily. He was obsessed with her."

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6. Underrated: "I bet you think strippers like you too." —Dwayne the bartender

Dwayne says that wasn't a date, that she was in customer service and she took him out for charity, and when customer says "It was a date; true me, I know a date and that was a date," Dwayne says, "I bet you think strippers like you too"
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Movie: Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

"Best insult ever!!"

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7. Overrated: "Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man." —the Dude

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Movie: The Big Lebowski (1998)

"Most of my male friends say this all the time."

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8. Underrated: "Now, bring me that horizon." —Jack Sparrow

Jack Sparrow yelling at his crew to get to work before saying, "Now, bring me that horizon"
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Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

"It sets Jack off on an all-new voyage as he sails toward what the future has in store."

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9. Overrated: "You had me at 'hello.'" —Dorothy Boyd

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Movie: Jerry Maguire (1996)

"I thought it was too cliché and kind of shut down the romantic speech."

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10. Underrated: "Bye, Buddy, hope you find your dad!" —Mr. Narwhal

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Movie: Elf  (2003)

"I quote this often, and it's often met with confusion."

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11. Overrated: “She doesn’t even go here.” —Damian Leigh

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Movie: Mean Girls (2004)

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Mean Girls quotes were impossible to escape for those of us who grew up in the '00s. I suggest swapping out overplayed lines like, "Stop trying to make fetch happen!" and "You can’t sit with us!" for more underrated lines like, "Hell, no. I did not leave the South Side for this!" or "Danny DeVito, I love your work!"

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12. Underrated: “The closer we are to danger, the further we are from harm.” —Pippin

Pippin directing a team into Isengard by saying, "The closer we are to danger, the farther we are from harm"
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Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

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Pippin is full of wisdom, despite Gandalf once calling him a "fool of a took."

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13. Overrated: "We’ll always have Paris." —Rick Blaine

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Movie: Casablanca (1942) 

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This line is pretty over-quoted, considering that the context is a two-minute-long breakup speech that Rick delivers to Ilsa at the end of Casablanca. 

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14. Underrated: “The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.” —Lorenzo

Lorenzo telling a boy, "The saddest thing in life is wasted talent"
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Movie: A Bronx Tale (1993)

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Robert De Niro plays an MTA bus driver named Lorenzo who has a much nicer way of saying "Don't be lazy" than most people.

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15. Overrated: "He’s not the Messiah. He’s a very naughty boy!" —Brian's Mother

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Movie: Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)

"For some reason, I’ve always found the line a bit annoying and nowhere near as funny as many other lines in the film."

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16. Underrated: "I know what it's like to want to die. How it hurts to smile. How you try to fit in but you can't. How you hurt yourself on the outside to try to kill the thing on the inside." —Susanna

Susanna lying in bed crying saying, "I know what it's like to want to die. How it hurts to smile. How you try to fit in but you can't."
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Movie: Girl, Interrupted (1999)

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Susanna's speech, and Nurse Valerie's subsequent advice to "not drop anchor" at the psychiatric facility, serve as good reminders that figuring out who you are is possible with hard work and time. 

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17. Overrated: "I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." —Anna Scott

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Movie: Notting Hill (1999)

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While Julia Roberts delivered one of the sweetest speeches in romantic comedy history, I have to agree that this particular line has been referenced so many times over the last 22 years, it's beginning to lose the original charm. 

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18. Underrated: "Look how they massacred my boy." —Vito Corleone

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Movie: The Godfather (1972)

"I admit, I say this every time someone butchers my work."

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19. Overrated: “My mama always said life was like a box of chocolates; you never know what you're gonna get." —Forrest Gump

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Movie: Forrest Gump (1994)

"I never got the 'box of chocolates' quote. I mean, when you get a box of chocolates, you do know what you are getting. You’re getting chocolates."

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20. Underrated: "I just try to live every day as if I’ve deliberately come back to this one day, to enjoy it, as if it was the full final day of my extraordinary, ordinary life." —Tim

Tim waking up and kissing his wife while talking about living each day to the fullest
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Movie: About Time (2013)

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It's pretty rare that a movie delivers a quote that will change the way you approach day-to-day life, but About Time did just that with this final monologue. 

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21. Overrated: "The first rule of Fight Club is, you don't talk about Fight Club." —Tyler Durden

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Movie: Fight Club (1999)

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People sure bring up Fight Club a lot despite all the rules regarding not mentioning Fight Club

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22. Underrated: "I am a very stylish girl." —2E Failenson

2E saying "I am a very stylish girl" before writing a check to Paul
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Movie: Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

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2E is an older, married woman who pays for Paul's lavish lifestyle before quickly getting kicked to the curb when he falls for the fashionable Holly Golightly. 2E also proves to be a master manipulator in this scene as she offers to bankroll a vacation for the couple in order to keep Paul on her payroll. 

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23. Overrated: "Chip, I'm gonna come at you like a spider monkey!" —Texas Ranger

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Movie: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

"Any line said by those kids in the Talladega Nights movie. I find them so painfully obnoxious."

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24. And finally, underrated: "Why you gotta go and do that? I'm trying to make a point." —Fenster

Fenster arguing that he's not a criminal, and when a man interjects to tell him he is, Fenster says, "Why you gotta go and do that? I'm trying to make a point"
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Movie: The Usual Suspects (1995)

"I use this line all the time, and almost no one gets the reference. A laugh, maybe, but no recognition."

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If you didn't see your favorite overrated or underrated movie quote on the list, tell us about it in the comments section below!

Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Correction: An earlier version of this post misidentified Monty Python's Life of Brian as Monty Python and the Holy Grail. That’s what Monty would call a “Holy Fail.”