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The Greatest Movie Quotes of All Time

List Criteria: Best quotes from the greatest movies only.

These are the most memorable lines uttered on film, lines and quotes that have lived on long past the point where people even know where they originated from. This list asks "What are the greatest movie quotes of all time?" by incorporating the views and opinions of all members of the Ranker Community. Nominate your picks for best line ever by making a list of your own. This list includes the movies quotes with videos so you can rewatch your favorite iconic scenes from movies and remember where these popular movie quotes are from.

What are the greatest movie lines of all time? Do they have to come from the most quaotable movies or can they be from obscure films? What are the best movie quotes? Vote for top movie quotes and share this with your friends.
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  1. 1
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    May The Force Be With You.

    Star Wars More
    100
  2. 2
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    Bond. James Bond.

    James Bond Universe More
    99
  3. 3
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    I'll Be Back.

    Terminator More
    98
  4. 4
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    Down 93

    Go Ahead, Make My Day.

    Sudden Impact More
    95
  5. 5
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    Down 87

    I'm Going To Make Him An Offer He Can't Refuse.

    The Godfather More
    94
  6. 6
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    Down 105

    Frankly, My Dear, I Don't Give A Damn.

    Gone With the Wind More
    92
  7. 7
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    You Talking To Me?

    Taxi Driver More
    92
  8. 8
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    You Can't Handle The Truth!

    A Few Good Men More
    90
  9. 9
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    Houston, We Have A Problem.

    Apollo 13 More
    89
  10. 10
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    You've Got To Ask Yourself One Question: 'Do I Feel Lucky?' Well, Do Ya, Punk?

    Dirty Harry More
    88
  11. 11
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    Yippee-ki-yay, Motherf*cker.

    Die Hard More
    88
  12. 12
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    You're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat.

    Jaws More
    87
  13. 13
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    Toto, I've Got A Feeling We're Not In Kansas Anymore.

    Wizard of Oz More
    85
  14. 14
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    Say Hello To My Little Friend!

    Scarface More
    84
  15. 15
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    Here's Johnny!

    The Shining More
    83
  16. 16
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    I Love The Smell Of Napalm In The Morning.

    Apocalypse Now More
    83
  17. 17
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    It's Only A Flesh Wound!

    Monty Python and the Holy Grail More
    81
  18. 18
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    Hasta La Vista, Baby.

    T2 More
    81
  19. 19
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    There's No Place Like Home.

    Wizard of Oz More
    81
  20. 20
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    What We've Got Here Is Failure To Communicate.

    Cool Hand Luke More
    79
  21. 21
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    Keep Your Friends Close, But Your Enemies Closer.

    The Godfather II More
    78
  22. 22
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    I See Dead People.

    The Sixth Sense More
    76
  23. 23
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    Here's Looking At You, Kid.

    Casablanca More
    75
  24. 24
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    No. Try Not. Do... Or Do Not. There Is No Try.

    Empire Strikes Back More
    74
  25. 25
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    Mama Always Said Life Was Like A Box Of Chocolates. You Never Know What You're Gonna Get.

    Forrest Gump More
    72
  26. 26
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    Striker: Surely You Can't Be Serious. Rumack: I Am Serious...And Don't Call Me Shirley.

    Airplane More
    71
  27. 27
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    Get Your Stinking Paws Off Me, You Damned Dirty Ape.

    Planet of the Apes More
    71
  28. 28
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    Down 69

    There's No Crying In Baseball!

    A League of Their Own More
    70
  29. 29
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    I'll Have What She's Having.

    When Harry Met Sally More
    68
  30. 30
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    No! I Am You Father!

    The Empire Strikes Back More
    67
  31. 31
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    Badges? We Ain't Got No Badges! We Don't Need No Badges! I Don't Have To Show You Any Stinking Badges!

    Treasure of the Sierra Madre More
    67
  32. 32
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    I'm Batman.

    Batman (1989) More
    66
  33. 33
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    ranked low on reranks
    My Name Is Inigo Montoya. You Killed My Father. Prepare To Die.

    The Princess Bride More
    65
  34. 34
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    I'm As Mad As Hell, And I'm Not Going To Take This Anymore!

    Network More
    65
  35. 35
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    Down 27

    This Is Sparta!

    65
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  36. 36
    Up 77
    Down 26

    Elementary, My Dear Watson!

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. More
    64
  37. 37
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    Down 97

    A Census Taker Once Tried To Test Me. I Ate His Liver With Some Fava Beans And A Nice Chianti.

    Silence of the Lambs More
    64
  38. 38
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    Gentlemen, You Can't Fight In Here! This Is The War Room!

    Dr. Strangelove More
    64
  39. 39
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    Down 14

    Run Forrest Run

    63
  40. 40
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Fasten Your Seatbelts, It's Going To Be A Bumpy Night!

    All About Eve More
    62
  41. 41
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    Down 75

    Louis, I Think This Is The Beginning Of A Beautiful Friendship.

    Casablanca More
    62
  42. 42
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    Snakes. Why'd It Have To Be Snakes?

    Raiders of the Lost Ark More
    61
  43. 43
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    Down 55

    If You Build It, He Will Come.

    Field of Dreams More
    61
  44. 44
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    Down 78

    There Are Two Types Of People In The World – Those With A Gun, And Those Who Dig. Now Dig!

    Good, The Bad and the Ugly More
    61
  45. 45
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    Down 82

    You Don't Understand! I Coulda Had Class. I Coulda Been A Contender. I Could've Been Somebody, Instead Of A Bum, Which Is What I Am.

    On the Waterfront More
    61
  46. 46
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    It's The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of.

    The Maltese Falcon More
    59
  47. 47
    Up 55
    Down 13

    E.T. Phone Home

    59
  48. 48
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    The Greatest Trick The Devil Ever Pulled Was Convincing The World He Didn't Exist.

    The Usual Suspects More
    59
  49. 49
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    Khaaaaan!

    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan More
    59
  50. 50
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    Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner.

    Dirty Dancing More
    59
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