The Most Quotable Movies of All Time Films
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The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

List Criteria: Quantity, not so much quality!

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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    the people's #1 & most listed Tom Hanks, Haley Joel Osment, Kurt Russell

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    ranked low on reranks John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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    Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright

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    Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield

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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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    Jennifer Aniston, Mike Judge, Orlando Jones

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  10. 10
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    Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Jason Hervey

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    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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    ranked low on reranks Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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    Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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    Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan

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    Gene Hackman, Gene Wilder, Cloris Leachman

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    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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    ranked low on reranks Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Bill Paxton

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    Julianne Moore, Tara Reid, Jeff Bridges

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    Joan Rivers, Mel Brooks, John Candy

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    Darren McGavin, Zack Ward, Peter Billingsley

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    Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald

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    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Robert Davi

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    Haylie Duff, Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader

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    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson

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    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    added by HumbertoIbarra Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw

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    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly

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    Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

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    Stanley Kubrick, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio

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    Chevy Chase, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Juliette Lewis

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    Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jared Leto

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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    Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Rob Reiner

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    ranked low on reranks & added by RawnToler Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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    ranked low on reranks & added by HumbertoIbarra Elizabeth Hurley, Carrie Fisher, Will Ferrell

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    added by maxineramsdell Lindsay Lohan, Amanda Seyfried, Rachel McAdams 2004

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    Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

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    added by HumbertoIbarra Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Robert MacNaughton

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    added by llh6782 Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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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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    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    added by HumbertoIbarra Morgan Freeman, Christian Bale, Gary Oldman

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    Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton, Heidi Klum

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    added by JohnWarner Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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