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Vertigo Movie Quotes

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Best Vertigo quotes, with movie clips, ranked by fans. This list of great movie quotes from Vertigo collects all of the most famous lines from the film in one place, allowing you to pick the top quotes and move them up the list. Quotations from movies are repeated all the time in other movies, on television, in speeches and in day-to-day life, so having a good knowledge of good movie quotes (and having resources useful to search movie quotes) have become essential. Many of the most notable quotes come from sources you may not even know about, some could even be the most memorable Vertigo quotes or come from some of the other most quotable movies of all time.

Consistently named one of the best movies of all time, Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo sees an older San Francisco detective tail and investigate a friend's younger wife who may or may not be suicidal. The detective finds himself drawn to the young woman and far into the case. The film was nominated for two Academy Awards but didn't gain recognition as a classic until many years later.

This list includes all the best Vertigo lines and moments, just as they appeared in the actual movie script. Whether they are funny quotes, sad quotes, quotes about love or death, all the most famous Vertigo quotes are here.
  • 5

    Don't Be Sentimental

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    Scottie: You shouldn't keep souvenirs of a killing. You shouldn't have been that sentimental.
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  • 6

    Like the Way I Am

    Judy: Couldn't you like me, just me the way I am? When we first started out, it was so good; w-we had fun. And... and then you started in on the clothes. Well, I'll wear the darn clothes if you want me to, if, if you'll just, just like me.
    Scottie: The color of your hair...
    Judy: Oh, no!
    Scottie: Judy, please, it can't matter to you.
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  • 7

    The Dead or The Living

    Gavin Elster: Scottie, do you believe that someone out of the past - someone dead - can enter and take possession of a living being?
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    Something To Do

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    Madeleine: There is something I must do, there is something I must do.
    Scottie: There is nothing you must do. There is nothing you must do.
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