An Outstanding Collection Of Greatest Quotes In Movie Histro...

An Outstanding Collection Of Greatest Quotes In Movie Histroy Ever, Including Top 10

Buzz Lightyear’s famous catchprase “To infinity… and beyond!” has been voted the greatest quote in movie histroy, in a Radio Times poll of 2,500 film fans, quotes from The Italian Job and Scarface came a close second and third.

However there were some notable absentees, such as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s iconic “I’ll be back” from Terminator and Sean Connery’s immortalised introduction of “Bond, James Bond.”

A poll of the most memorable cinematic one liners saw the quote said by a toy astronaut in Disney’s 1995 film Toy Story come out top by just 1 vote.

This narrow margin gave it victory over Michael Caine’s line, ‘You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off’ from 1969’s The Italian Job.  Third place went to ‘Say hello to my little friend’, by Al Pacino in 1983’s the violent gangster epic Scarface.

Here are top 10 movie quotes of all time — most-loved film quotes:

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1. “To infinity… and beyond.” – Buzz Lightyear/Tim Allen in Toy Story (1995)

2. “You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!” – Charlie Croker/Michael Caine in The Italian Job (1969)

3. “Say hello to my little friend.” – Tony Montana/Al Pacino in Scarface (1983)

4. “He’s not the Messiah. He’s a very naughty boy!” – The mother of Brian/Terry Jones in Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)

5. “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” – Brody/Roy Scheider in Jaws (1975)

6. “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn!” – Rhett Butler/Clark Gable in Gone with the Wind (1939)

7. “Infamy, infamy, they’ve all got it in for me!” – Julius Caesar/Kenneth Williams in Carry On Cleo (1964)

8. “All those moments will be lost in time… like tears in rain.” – Roy Batty/Rutger Hauer in Blade Runner (1982)

9. “Nobody’s perfect.” – Osgood Fielding III/Joe E Brown in Some Like It Hot (1959)

10. “We want the finest wines available to humanity. We want them here, and we want them now!” – Withnail/Richard E Grant in Withnail & I (1987)

Well, I love the list!

The Radio Times vote is sure to split opinion, with only 10 film quotes chosen from an original shortlist of 50 and many favourites not included in the process at all.

Quotes that were chosen by the magazine to go to the public vote, but failed to attract enough support to make it into the final ten, include: ‘May the Force be with you’ from Star Wars and ‘Here’s looking at you, kid’ from Casablanca.

Original shortlist: here are 50 greatest film quotes (in alphabetical order)

1. “All those moments will be lost in time… like tears in rain.” – Roy Batty/Rutger Hauer in Blade Runner (1982)

2. “Bond. James Bond.” – Sean Connery in Dr No (1962)

3. “A boy’s best friend is his mother.” – Norman Bates/Anthony Perkins in Psycho (1960)

4. “Daddy! My Daddy!” – Bobbie Waterbury/Jenny Agutter in The Railway Children (1970)

5. “ET phone home.” – Gertie/Drew Barrymore in ET the Extra-terrestrial (1982)

6. “Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy night!” – Margo Channing/Bette Davis in All about Eve (1950)

7. “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn!” – Rhett Butler/Clark Gable in Gone with the Wind (1939)

8. “Get busy living, or get busy dying.” – Andy Dufresne/Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

9. “Go ahead, make my day.” – Harry Callaghan/Clint Eastwood in Sudden Impact (1983)

10. “Here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into!” – Ollie/Oliver Hardy in Sons of the Desert (1933)

11. “Here’s looking at you, kid.” – Rick Blaine/Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca (1942)

12. “He’s not the Messiah. He’s a very naughty boy!” – The mother of Brian, a ratbag/Terry Jones in Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)

13. “I am Spartacus.” – The crowd in Spartacus (1960)

14. “I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti.” – Hannibal Lecter/Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

15. “I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody.” – Terry Molloy/Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954)

16. “I see dead people.” – Cole Sear/Haley Joel Osment in The Sixth Sense (1999)

17. “I want to be alone.” – Grusinskaya/Greta Garbo in Grand Hotel (1932)

18. “I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.” – Bryan Mills/Liam Neeson in Taken (2008)

19. “I wish I knew how to quit you.” – Jack Twist/Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain (2005)

20. “If you build it, he will come.” – Shoeless Joe Jackson/Ray Liotta in Field of Dreams (1989)

21. “I’ll be back.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Terminator (1984)

22. “I’ll have what she’s having.” – Older woman customer/Estelle Reiner in When Harry Met Sally (1989)

23. “I’m also just a girl standing in front of a boy asking him to love her.” – Anna Scott/Julia Roberts in Notting Hill (1999)

24. “I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not gonna to take this anymore!” – Howard Beale/Peter Finch in Network (1976)

25. “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.” – Don Corleone/Marlon Brando in The Godfather (1972)

26. “I’m ready for my close-up.” – Norma Desmond/Gloria Swanson in Sunset Blvd (1950)

27. “In case I don’t see ya, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!” – Truman Burbank/Jim Carrey in The Truman Show (1998)

28. “In Switzerland they had brotherly love – and 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.” – Harry Lime/Orson Welles in The Third Man (1949)

29. “Infamy, infamy, they’ve all got it in for me!” – Julius Caesar/Kenneth Williams in Carry On Cleo (1964)

30. “It was beauty killed the beast.” – Carl Denham/Robert Armstrong in King Kong (1933)

31. “Life is a box of chocolates, Forrest. You never know what you’re gonna get.” – Mrs Gump/Sally Field in Forrest Gump (1994)

32. “May the Force be with you.” – Han Solo/Harrison Ford in Star Wars (1977)

33. “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” – Johnny Castle/Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing (1987)

34. “Nobody’s perfect.” – Osgood E Fielding III/Joe E Brown in Some Like It Hot (1959)

35. “Oh, Jerry, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We have the stars.”
Charlotte Vale/Bette Davis in Now, Voyager (1942)

36. “Rosebud.” – Charles Foster Kane/Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)

37. “Say hello to my little friend.” – Tony Montana/Al Pacino in Scarface (1983)

38. “That was the most fun I’ve ever had without laughing.” – Alvy Singer/Woody Allen in Annie Hall (1977)

39. “That’s the way it crumbles, cookie-wise.” – CC Baxter/Jack Lemmon in The Apartment (1960)

40. “To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people!” – Wanda/Jamie Lee Curtis in A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

41. “To infinity… and beyond.” – Buzz Lightyear/Tim Allen in Toy Story (1995)

42. “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” – Dorothy/Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz (1939)

43. “We want the finest wines available to humanity. And we want them here, and we want them now!” – Withnail/Richard E Grant in Withnail & I (1986)

44. “Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn’t one today.” – Phil Connors/Bill Murray in Groundhog Day (1993)

45. “You can’t fool me. There ain’t no Sanity Clause!” – Fiorello/Chico Marx in A Night at the Opera (1945)

46. “You had me at hello.” – Dorothy Boyd/Renee Zellweger in Jerry Maguire (1996)

47. “You know how to whistle, don’t you, Steve? You just put your lips together and… blow.” – Slim/Lauren Bacall in To Have and Have Not (1944)

48. “You talkin’ to me?” – Travis Bickle/Robert de Niro in Taxi Driver (1976)

49. “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” – Brody/Roy Scheider in Jaws (1975)

50. “You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!” – Charlie Croker/Michael Caine in The Italian Job (1969)

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