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The Most Memorable 'Downton Abbey' Movie Quotes  

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We need you to vote for the best Downton Abbey quotes. The film, based on the phenomenally popular TV series that ran for six seasons, may be a costume drama, but it's far from stuffy. There are plenty of funny lines and sharp one-liners, many of them delivered by veteran actress Maggie Smith. She plays Violet Crawley. the Dowager Countess of Grantham, in what will certainly go down as one of 2019's most entertaining performances.

As with the show, Downton Abbey takes place at the titular estate in the Yorkshire countryside. The home belongs to the Crawley family and is kept operating on a day-to-day basis by a colorful staff of butlers, maids, cooks, and so on. The plot kicks off when the Earl of Grantham, Robert Crawley (Hugh Bonneville), receives notice that King George and Queen Mary are planning a stop at Downton Abbey. Everyone must prepare for the royal visit, although personal dramas play out amidst the larger one. All manner of dramatic and comic situations take place, each of them building heavily on the relationships and scenarios established during the original television run.

Vote up the most memorable Downton Abbey quotes from the list below, regardless of which character speaks them. 

Sarcasm is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Memorable 'Downton Abbey' Movie Quotes
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Sarcasm

Violet Crawley: Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit. 

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Put In A Word is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Memorable 'Downton Abbey' Movie Quotes
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Put In A Word

Robert Crawley: Remember to pray for us.

Violet Crawley: I'll put in a word. 

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King and Queen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Memorable 'Downton Abbey' Movie Quotes
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King and Queen

Robert Crawley: The King and Queen are coming to Downton!

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No Nanny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Memorable 'Downton Abbey' Movie Quotes
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No Nanny

Robert Crawley (joking with guests about their unpretentious arrival): No maid, no valet, no nanny even!

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