10 Most Memorable Movie Quotes

1. May the Force be with you.

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Star Wars. This line has been quoted by at least one character in every one of the Star Wars movies.

The first time we hear it is from Obi-Wan Kenobi in A New Hope, the first Star Wars movie that was made

2. Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.

Gone With the Wind. Near the end of the movie, Scarlett O’Hara is lamenting about her future. “Where will I go? What will I do?”

Rhett Butler, finally fed up with her shenanigans, utters the famous line.

3. Toto, I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.

The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy, after being transported in a twister to the magical land of Oz, is bewitched by all the different things happening around her.

She finally turns to her dog and explains her feelings.

4. Go ahead, make my day.

In Sudden Impact, Clint Eastwood plays tough cop “Dirty” Harry Callahan.

He’s in the diner one morning having coffee when a robber arrives, taking a waitress hostage.

He approaches and the robber puts a gun to the waitress’ head.

Callahan responds by aiming his gun at the robber’s head and saying the famous line

5. There’s no crying in baseball!

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In A League of their Own, Tom Hanks plays the manager of a professional women’s baseball team during World War II.

One of the players is upset, and Hanks’ character tries to stop her tears by giving his opinion of crying

6. I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.

In The Godfather, Marlon Brando plays The Godfather, Vito Corleone, kingpin of a Mafia crime family.

When a rival businessman turns down one of his offers, Corleone explains what he’s going to do to rectify the insulting situation.

7. Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.

Tom Hanks plays Forrest Gump, a mentally challenged man who lives his life having one extraordinary experience after another.

This is his basic philosophy of life.

8. Houston, we have a problem.

In Apollo 13, Tom Hanks plays Jim Lovell in the failed moon mission.

When he finds that the ship has been hit with a meteor and is exhibiting problems, he relays the situation to NASA in typical calm astronaut-speak

9. Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape!


In Planet of the Apes, Charlton Heston plays George Taylor, an astronaut gone very much off-course before he crash lands on what seems to be a strange planet.

The residents seem to be apes that can talk, and who capture humanoids.

Taylor objects with this line

10. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.

Clarice Starling, FBI profiling intern, is interviewing Hannibal Lechter, serial killer, in Silence of the Lambs.

Starling asks about the fate of one of the victims, and Lechter reminisces about what a tasty meal he made.