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    What are your favorite movie quotes?

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by cazann34, Mar 11, 2013.

    Two quotes I love come from 'The Matrix.' Trinity says to Mr Smith when he's defying physics by dodging her bullets. She then lifts the gun to his head, point blank and says, 'Dodge this.' The other is from Morpheus when he tells Neo to: 'stop trying to hit me and HIT me' when they are in combat mode.

    What are your favorite movie quotes?
     
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    What was once before you - an exciting, mysterious future - is now behind you. Lived; understood; disappointing. You realize you are not special. You have struggled into existence, and are now slipping silently out of it. This is everyone's experience. Every single one. The specifics hardly matter. Everyone's everyone. So you are Adele, Hazel, Claire, Olive. You are Ellen. All her meager sadnesses are yours; all her loneliness; the gray, straw-like hair; her red raw hands. It's yours. It is time for you to understand this. Walk. As the people who adore you stop adoring you; as they die; as they move on; as you shed them; as you shed your beauty; your youth; as the world forgets you; as you recognize your transience; as you begin to lose your characteristics one by one; as you learn there is no-one watching you, and there never was, you think only about driving - not coming from any place; not arriving any place. Just driving, counting off time. Now you are here, at 7:43. Now you are here, at 7:44. Now you are... gone.

    Synecdoche, New York
     
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    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. [laughs] Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like [coughs] tears in rain. Time to die.
    (from Bladerunner)

    Also anything said by the drill sergeant in the first half of full metal jacket.

    Could go on quoting for pages but I'll leave it at that ;)
     
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    Crocodile Dundee - him and his girlfriend accosted by thugs. Flick-knife type blade produced.

    Call that a knife? That's not a knife. (Big grin as he pulls Bowie-type from holster at his back). THIS is a knife.

    Thugs run off.

    Bloody hilarious.
     
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    I've just thought of another one from Starship Troopers 'anything given has no value' Granted mine are more one liners but still very memorable.
     
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    "If Jesus were alive today and saw what's going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing up." Frederick in "Hannah and Her Sisters".

    In answer to the question, is there any difference between Democrats and Republicans: "There's all the difference in the world; they're in and we're out!" Jim Connover in "State of the Union".

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    "At a stage where most men sail through life, Bialystock has struck a reef!" - Max in "The Producers"

    "You have such persistence, Bertie, you're the bravest man I know. Make a bloody good king." Lionel in "The King's Speech"
     
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    there's another from Liam Neeson in a movie, the name completely escapes me...grrrr....

    Liam Neeson (catholic) escapes troubles in Northern Ireland by going to London to look for work and ends up on a building site. On top of the scaffolding he meets another group from Northern Ireland and doesn't know what religion they are.
    "Are you one of us?" says the leader of the group rather menacingly
    Liam Neeson looks over the scaffold, he's 10 stories high and sees himself landing on a pile of bricks if he says the wrong thing and simply replies "Well I'm not one of them" and goes back to work.
     
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    Sometimes, it's the exchange more than just a single quote. One of my faves, from a night scene in the made-during-the-war flick, "Operation Burma":

    "Hey, Joe. You okay?"

    "I'm okay, sweetheart." Pulls pin, throws grenade, loud blast. "And my name ain't Joe."

    Another from "Casablanca":

    Rick: Why are you closing me down?
    Renault: I'm shocked - shocked! - to find gambling going on here.
    Raoul (handing Renault a wad of bills): Your winnings, sir.
    Renault: Oh, thank you very much.
     
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    Jerry rips off his wig and reveals that he's really a man to his older admirer ( also a man) Osgood who says -
    "Nobody's Perfect."

    "Why don't you slip out of that wet coat and into a dry martini." The Major and the Minor

    Any line in It's a Wonderful Life.

    "That'll be the day." John Wayne - The Searchers.

    "Well what do you do with yourself?" Roslyn ( Marilyn Monroe )
    "Just live." Gay ( Clarke Gable )
    "How does anyone just live."
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    eggs. You see what kind of day it is; throw stones at a can. Whistle." - From the Misfits.
     
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    One more, because it just occurred to me:

    "You're not going to be one of those people who go through life wondering why shit keeps falling out of the sky on them." Michael in "Michael Clayton".
     
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