What Are Some Famous Movie Lines?


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One famous movie line is, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning." The quote comes from "Apocalypse Now" and is spoken by Robert Duvall.

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Other famous movie lines include "May the Force be with you" from "Star Wars" and "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!" from "Network." Movies that include two or more famous lines include "The Wizard of Oz," "Sunset Boulevard" and "Gone with the Wind." The most famous movie quote according to a 1998 survey conducted by The Guinness Book of Film is "... Bond. James Bond," from "Dr. No."

On the American Film Institute's list of the 100 greatest movie quotes of all time, "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn" from "Gone with the Wind" is ranked number one. In second place is "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse" from "The Godfather." Six quotes are listed from "Casablanca," the most for any single movie on the list. Some of the most famous lines from "Casablanca" include "Here's looking at you, kid" and "We'll always have Paris," both spoken by Humphrey Bogart in the film. Movie lines become famous when they permeate popular culture and become part of the film's historical legacy.

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