Total Nerd The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films  

Jacob Shelton
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List Rules One-liners and clever lines from any of the Star Wars films (Episodes I-VI, so far). Upvote the most memorable and iconic.

The Star Wars films shaped the imaginations of a million nerds, and really just about anyone who has seen a movie since 1977. While the formative and influential sci-fi series is mostly remembered for introducing the world to the concept of “The Force” and the unquenchable desire to own a lightsaber, the most unsung aspects of the series are the numerous priceless one liners that are thrown at speeds fast enough to make the Kessel Run in under twelve parsecs. Everyone has their favorite quote, one-liner and Star Wars jokes from the series, so it's high time someone put together a list of the best one-liners in the Star Wars films. You're welcome!

After looking through this list of the most famous Star Wars one liners, you might start to notice a few trends. Han Solo and Princess Leia are by far the quippiest of the characters in the Star Wars universe (duh), and A New Hope is by far the most quotable of the original trilogy. Who knows what kind of one liners Grand Moff Tarkin would have fired off if he had survived until Empire Strikes Bac?. Aside from those facts, the one glaring piece of information is that the prequel trilogy is so lacking of memorable quotes that it was hard to find any quotes from those three films to even bother including. Hopefully the new Star Wars films won’t disappoint when it comes to memorable lines (among other things) and many excellent lines of dialogue from Episodes VII-IX can be added to this list of the most memorable Star Wars quotes, quips, jokes, and one-liners.

Vote up your favorite one-liner from the Star Wars films and be sure to check out even more Star Wars quotes here!
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Try Not. Do… Or Do Not. There ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
Try Not. Do… Or Do Not. There Is No Try. Yoda, Empire Strikes Back

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993 182
I Have A Bad Feeling About Thi... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
I Have A Bad Feeling About This... Multiple Characters, All Six Films

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1,009 191
I Find Your Lack Of Faith Dist... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
I Find Your Lack Of Faith Distubing Darth Vader, A New Hope
 

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966 189
No, I Am Your Father. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
No, I Am Your Father. Darth Vader, Empire Strikes Back

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896 174
These Aren’t The Droids You’re... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
These Aren’t The Droids You’re Looking For... Obi Wan Kenobi, A New Hope

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1,047 220
It's A Trap! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
It's A Trap! Admiral Ackbar, Return of the Jedi

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671 167
When 900 Years Old, You Reach…... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
When 900 Years Old, You Reach… Look As Good, You Will Not. Yoda, Return of the Jedi

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689 178
Why You Stuck-Up, Half-Witted,... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
Why You Stuck-Up, Half-Witted, Scruffy-Looking Nerf-Herder! Princess Leia, Empire Strikes Back

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675 176
Never Tell Me The Odds! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
Never Tell Me The Odds! Han Solo, Empire Strikes Back

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674 184
Laugh It Up, Fuzz Ball. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
Laugh It Up, Fuzz Ball. Han Solo, Empire Strikes Back

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523 135
Help Me, Obi-Wan Kenobi, You&#... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
Help Me, Obi-Wan Kenobi, You're My Only Hope. Princess Leia, A New Hope
 

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546 149
Aren't You A Little Short For ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
Aren't You A Little Short For A Storm Trooper? Princess Leia, A New Hope

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439 104
Who’s More Foolish? The Fool, ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
Who’s More Foolish? The Fool, Or The Fool Who Follows Him? Obi Wan Kenobi, A New Hope

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383 96
"Would It Help If I Got O... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
"Would It Help If I Got Out And Pushed?" "It Might." Princess Leia, and Han Solo, Empire Strikes Back

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448 136
That’s No Moon. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
That’s No Moon. Obi Wan Kenobi, A New Hope

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399 114
Great, Kid. Don’t Get Cocky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
Great, Kid. Don’t Get Cocky Han Solo, A New Hope

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441 134
...I Don't Know. Fly Casual! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
...I Don't Know. Fly Casual! Han Solo, Return of the Jedi

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327 97
You Came In That Thing? You're... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
You Came In That Thing? You're Braver Than I Thought. Princes Leia, A New Hope

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338 103
And I Thought They Smelled Bad... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
And I Thought They Smelled Bad On The Outside. Han Solo, Empire Strikes Back

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368 122
I Suggest A New Strategy, R2: ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
I Suggest A New Strategy, R2: Let The Wookie Win. C-3PO, A New Hope

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348 116
It Was A Boring Conversation A... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
It Was A Boring Conversation Anyway.

Han Solo, A New Hope

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307 103
A Jedi Knight? Jeez, I’m Out O... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
A Jedi Knight? Jeez, I’m Out Of It For A Little While, Everyone Gets Delusions Of Grandeur! Han Solo, Return of the Jedi

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301 101
Would Somebody Get This Big Wa... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
Would Somebody Get This Big Walking Carpet Out Of My Way?! Princess Leia, A New Hope

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277 98
Search Your Feelings, You Know... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
Search Your Feelings, You Know It To Be True. Darth Vader, Empire Strikes Back

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254 98
One Thing's For Sure, We&#... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best One-Liners in the Star Wars Films
One Thing's For Sure, We're All Going To Be A Lot Thinner. Han Solo, A New Hope