10 Most Famous Lines From Movies

Wednesday, January 26 by Sheldon Reid

The 10 most famous movie lines are iconic quotes. Some of these lines you may even know by heart. The following lines of dialogue reflect excellent acting and screenwriting. 

  1. "Bond. James Bond.” This famous movie line introduces us to the infamous agent 007. Sean Connery first delivered the line in “Dr.No.” Since then, the phrase has reappeared in various films centered on the spy.   
  2. “I’ll be back.” Before “brb” became a popular phrase, Arnold Schwarzenegger gave us this memorable line. The phrase is first said in the 1984 film “The Terminator.” 
  3. “You can’t handle the truth!” You can hear this line during an emotion courtroom scene in “A Few Good Men.” Colonel Nathan R. Jessep, played by Jack Nicholson, fervently delivers the line.
  4. “Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” Mandy Patinkin plays the revenge-seeking Inigo in the film “The Princess Bride.” He delivers the line several times throughout the story.
  5. “May the Force be with you.” “Star Wars” fans worldwide will recognize this line. The phrase is delivered many times throughout the series by various characters such as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Han Solo.
  6.  “There’s no place like home.” A homesick Dorothy made this line famous in “The Wizard of Oz.” Dorothy Dwan played Dorothy Gale in the 1925 film.  
  7. “I’ll make him an offer he can’t refuse.” Marlon Brando makes this offer, which turns out to be more of a death threat, when he plays VitoCorleone  in “The Godfather.” Many cinema lovers affiliate the line with the mobster film genre.
  8. “E.T. phone home.” This line was made famous in the 1982 film “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.” Pat Walsh voiced the grammatically challenged space traveler.
  9. “Why’s the rum gone?” In “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl,” Captain Jack Sparrow, played by Johnny Depp, questions the disappearance of his beloved beverage. Keira Knightley, as Elizabeth Swan, offers several answers to his question. Captain Sparrow is not impressed with any of her responses.
  10. “My mama always said life was like a box a chocolates, never know what you’re gonna get.” "Forrest Gump," played by Tom Hanks, states this wise simile. The line has been famous since the film’s release in 1994.
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