The Most Quotable Movies of All Time Films

The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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The most quotable movies of all time certainly rank among the best movies ever, but there's more than just cinematic excellence to take into account when picking the movies with the best quotes ever. The best quotable movies have one-liners that can be dropped in a variety of situations as well as thoughtful sentiments that relate to life in general. But one-liners, man, they sure do make a movie quote worthy.

"We're not worthy!"
"Stupid is as stupid does."
"I love lamp."
"I've got a beverage here!"

Many of these memorable movie quotes can be dropped into casual conversation and be immediately recognizable as coming from a popular film. Others like "they can't all be winners, kid" (it's on the greatest movie quotes list if you're stuck) are tougher to figure out, but come from movies as quotable as favorites like Forrest Gump and Pulp Fiction.

What movies have the best quotes? What are the top quotable films? Where do the greatest film quotes come from? There are many films with a single movie quote that belongs among the most recognizable among pop culture while others are quotable throughout the movie's entire running time. This list of the most quotable movies has a mix of both, all available for you to vote on as the most quotable film ever. If your favorite movie with the greatest quotes is missing, make sure to add it to the greatest quotable movies list.

To check out myriad other movies with great quotes, visit Ranker's Movie Quotes section.
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    Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

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    Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

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    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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    Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley, Mike Judge

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    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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    Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

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    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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    Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

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    Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

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    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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    Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader

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    Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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    Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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    Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

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    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis

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    Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr

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    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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    Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner

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    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried 2004

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    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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    Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

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    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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    Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

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    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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    Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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    Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston

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