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21 Of Bruce Willis's Most Memorable One-Liners

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Vote up the snappy lines that make you want to shout "Yippee-ki-yay!"

From action movie classics to Disney films, Bruce Willis has played a wide range of characters over his long career. But whatever his role may be, you can always count on the fact that Bruce Willis one-liners are sure to be the best part of the film. Known best for his wise-cracking, edgy characters, Bruce Willis' best quotes are a crucial part of the pop culture vocabulary. While some lines could be cringe-worthy in the hands of another actor, Willis delivers each statement with such sincerity and aggression that we can't help but get on board. 

From the iconic Die Hard role that turned him into an action hero to classics like Pulp Fiction, Willis always manages to deliver quotes that we just can't get out of our heads. It's undeniable - Willis is the master of the witty one-liner. Take a look at some of his most memorable quotes below, and vote up the one-liners that you'll never forget. 

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  • "Yippie-ki-yay motherf***er."
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    "Yippie-ki-yay motherf***er."

    Die Hard - After Hans Gruber insults John McClane, asking him if he really has a chance in this fight, McClane delivers this well-known line. 

  • "Welcome to the party, pal."
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    "Welcome to the party, pal."

    Die Hard - John McClane delivers this line after pushing a terrorist out of a window. 

  • "Nine million terrorists in the world and I gotta kill the one with feet smaller than my sister."
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    "Nine million terrorists in the world and I gotta kill the one with feet smaller than my sister."

    Die Hard - After John McClane kills a terrorists and tries to put on his shoes, he delivers this line. 

  • "Do I sound like I'm ordering a pizza?"
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    "Do I sound like I'm ordering a pizza?"

    Die Hard -As John McClane tries to make an emergency call about the terrorists taking over the Nakatomi Building, the LAPD operator tells him the line is for emergencies only, prompting McClane to respond with this. 

  • "I was out of bullets."
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    "I was out of bullets."

    Live Free or Die Hard - John McClane uses this line to explain why he crashed a police car into a helicopter. 

  • "Listen lady, I only speak two languages: English and bad English."
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    "Listen lady, I only speak two languages: English and bad English."

    The Fifth Element - As Leeloo continues to quickly talk to Bruce Willis' Korben Dallas in a foreign language he doesn't understand, he delivers this quip. 

  • "It's not important how many people I've killed. What's important is how I get along with the people who are still alive."
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    "It's not important how many people I've killed. What's important is how I get along with the people who are still alive."

    The Whole Nine Yards - While talking with his innocent neighbor, Bruce Willis' gangster character, Jimmy Tudeski, says this line. 

  • “The United States government just asked us to save the world. Anybody wanna say no?"
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    “The United States government just asked us to save the world. Anybody wanna say no?"

    Armageddon - After being recruited for a world-saving mission, Bruce Willis tells his team of men about the need for their services with this line. 

  • "Negative. I am a meat popsicle."
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    "Negative. I am a meat popsicle."

    The Fifth Element - Bruce Willis' Korben Dallas responds with this when a policeman asks if he's human. 

  • "This is the '90s. You can't just walk up and slap a guy. You have to say something cool first."
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    "This is the '90s. You can't just walk up and slap a guy. You have to say something cool first."

    The Last Boy Scout - As private detective Joe Hallenback, Bruce Willis gives this advice to his accidental partner, Jimmy Dix. 

  • "Now I know what a TV dinner feels like."
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    "Now I know what a TV dinner feels like."

    Die Hard - While crawling through the air vents trying to reach the terrorists, John McClane delivers this line. 

  • "Zed's dead, baby. Zed's dead."
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    "Zed's dead, baby. Zed's dead."

    Pulp Fiction - When his girlfriend Fabienne wants to know where he got the motorcycle and who Zed is, Bruce Willis' Butch Coolidge responds with this line.

  • "I've got enough friends."
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    "I've got enough friends."

    Die Hard 2 - As Major Grant fights John McClane on the wing of the plane, the criminal tells McClane that he actually liked him. To that, McClane responds with this line before kicking Grant off the wing. 

  • "Just the fax, ma'am. Just the fax."
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    "Just the fax, ma'am. Just the fax."

    Die Hard 2 - When a desk clerk asks McClane if he wants to get a ring, he flashes his wedding ring and responds with this line. 

  • “There’s an old Irish saying: don’t listen to old Italian sayings.”
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    “There’s an old Irish saying: don’t listen to old Italian sayings.”

    Striking Distance - After Detective Nick Detillo recites an Italian saying to Bruce Willis' Detective Tom Hardy, Willis responds with this quip. 

  • "Let's go kill some scumbags."
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    "Let's go kill some scumbags."

    A Good Day to Die Hard - When John's McClane's son Jack pops out some old school weapons and admits he doesn't have a plan, Bruce Willis responds with this line. 

  • "A Kansas City Shuffle is when everybody looks right, you go left."
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    "A Kansas City Shuffle is when everybody looks right, you go left."

    Lucky Number SlevinPlaying an assassin called Mr. Goodkat, Bruce Willis explains his upcoming con using this line. 

  • "And maybe after I've pulled off that miracle, I'll go and punch out God."
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    "And maybe after I've pulled off that miracle, I'll go and punch out God."

    Sin City - After sending the love of his life away with a lie, Bruce Willis' Hartigan says this in his narration of the events. 

  • "Somebody call the waaambulance."
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    "Somebody call the waaambulance."

    The Kid - As an image consultant, Bruce Willis' character Russ Duritz delivers this line whenever anyone shows any sort of emotion. 

  • "God already left Africa."
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    "God already left Africa."

    Tears of the Sun - When another soldier tells Bruce Willis' Lieutenant A.K. Waters to go with God on a dangerous mission in Nigeria, this is his response. 

  • "There's safety in sandwiches."
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    "There's safety in sandwiches."

    The Kid - While talking to a younger version of himself and making them both a sandwich, Bruce Willis' Russ Duritz utters this line.