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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Memorable Movie Dialogue

Some movie quotes become popular because they evoke a great film, or a great scene, or a great actor. Sometimes the words of the quote become proverbial--something like, "The natives are restless," or "If you build it they will come," or "Win one for the Gipper!" They enter into the language.

William Goldman in Leopold Todd, "What Makes a Movie Quote So Quotable?" CNN, August 22, 2014 


  1. "We don't have to show you any stinkin badges!"

  2. Or, "I'll be back!" or even "We're going to need a bigger boat."

  3. I'll make him an offer he can't refuse.