Friday, June 17, 2005

Top 100 Movie Quotes

AFI will be releasing their list of the top 100 movie quotes of all time on June 21. The list of the 400 quotes on the ballot are listed here. Feel free to list your favorites in the comment section, below are some of mine. I stuck to quotes on the ballot, but you don't have to.

Greta Garbo in Anna Christie, 1936

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side, and don't be stingy, baby.

Woody Allen in Annie Hall, 1977

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

Cary Grant in Arsenic and Old Lace, 1944

Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.

Burt Lancaster in Atlantic City, 1980

Yes, it used to be beautiful, what with the rackets, whoring, guns.

Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca, 1942

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

Matthew McCnaughey in Dazed And Confused, 1993

That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

Groucho Marx in Duck Soup, 1933

Remember, you're fighting for this woman's honor, which is probably more than she ever did.

Rita Hayworth in Gilda, 1946

If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me the Bar Nothing.

William Demarest in The Great Mcginty, 1940

If it weren't for graft, you'd get a very low type of people in politics.

Jimmy Stewart in Harvey, 1950

Well, I've wrestled with reality for thirty-five years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it.

Mae West in I'm No Angel, 1933

Well, it's not the men in your lifethat counts, it's the life in your men.

Clifton Webb in Laura, 1944

In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

Spenser Tracy in Pat And Mike, 1952

Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

John Cusack in Say Anything, 1989

I gave her my heart, she gave me a pen.

Anthony Hopkins in Silence Of The Lambs, 1991

I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner.

Joan Crawford in The Women, 1939

There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society, out side of a kennel.

Michael Madsen in Reservoir Dogs, 1992

Are you gonna bark all day, little doggie, or are you gonna bite.


julie said...

What? No "It's been a long day and I hate the fucking Eagles."?

Phlip said...

That's great, I was thinking about what the best line from that movie was and I totally forgot that one.

julie said...

What did you have? "Jackie Trehorn treats objects like women."?

Phlip said...

I was leaning towards either "sheriff of Malibu, real reactionary" or "Ever heard of the seattle seven, that was me, and six other guys." or "I was one of the authors of the Port Huron Statement, well the first draft, not the watered down compromise"

julie said...

I'm kinda partial to "say what you want about national socialism, at least it's an ethos."