Hollywood's Favorite Movie Quotes-I

By Hajra Khatoon in Hollywood Tags: Hollywood Movie Dialogues, Movies, Quotes

There is nothing more interesting in movies than what the actors have to say and how they say it. The dialogues bring out the essence of the characters and make the story powerful and narration possible. Here’s our take on the some of the most powerful and entertaining dialogues that just seem to be etched in memories long after the movies end.

  1. Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn (Gone with the Wind, 1939)

    Probably, the most powerful dialogue of all times that just doesn’t seem to let go from our memory. Spoken by Clark Gable as his last words to Scarlett O’Hara; it not only contained profanity, which was relatively new to the Hollywood movie industry, but it also marks the end of their relationship, referring to how he doesn’t care what happens to her hereafter.

  2. "Bond, James Bond" (Dr. No, 1962)

    First said in the Bond movie Dr. No; this continues to be a favorite among all Bond fans alike. Said by Sean Connery, this introduction became the catch phrase and would soon be continued to feature in almost every Bond flick. In 2005, it was honored as the 22nd greatest quotation in cinematic history by the American Film Institute.

  3. "Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." (Forrest Gump, 1994)

    The movie which will always be remembered for its many powerful dialogues and the amazingly superb performance of Tom Hanks; Forrest Gump maintains to be a cinematic favorite. Said by Tom Hanks in reference to what his beloved mother on screen, Sally Fields says, the phrase epitomized Forrest’s belief in making the best of all things around.

  4. "I am going to make him an offer he can’t refuse" (The Godfather, 1972)

    Don Vito Corleone's line "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse" was voted as the second most memorable line in cinema history in AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes by the American Film Institute.

  5. "Go ahead, make my day" (Sudden Impact , 1983)

    The phrase "go ahead make my day" was written by Charles B. Pierce an independent film maker who wrote the screen play Sudden Impact as a project for himself. One day Eastwood asked Pierce what he was working on and if he could read it, which is how Sudden Impact became a Dirty Harry film. As legend goes, the actual origins of the phrase came from Pierce's father who used to tell him as a child, "son, you just let me come home again today without that lawn being mowed, just go ahead make my day".

  6. "Show me the Money" (Jerry Maguire, 1996)

    When Cuba Gooding Jr. screamed Show me the Money little did he know that it would be the role that would drive him to Oscar glory! But it did and it lead to the best Oscar acceptance speech of all times too!

  7. "I see dead people" (The Sixth Sense, 1999)

    When little Harry Joel Osment utters his terrible confession, not only does it initiate a sense of horror in the audience but it brings about a bout of empathy for the child who is actually seeing dead people.

  8. "Love means never having to say you’re sorry" (Love Story, 1970)

    Probably one of the best love dialogues that still remains a favorite among the romantics. Based on the best selling Eric Segal novel, the movie had the dialogue twice - once when Jennifer says it and the other time as the last line of the film when Oliver Barrett IV says it as a tribute to Jennifer.

  9. "Hasta la vista, baby" (Terminator 2 : Judgment Day, 1991)

    Basically a Spanish farewell, that means something on the lines of See you Later; the phrase caught on. The term was used in the popular hit song in 1987 and finds it usage in much more places. Schwarzenegger has famously used the phrase during his speeches since being a part of politics.

  10. "Hello, Gorgeous" (Funny Girl, 1968)

    Barbara Streisand said the famous words not only in the movie, but it also was her first comment after receiving the Oscar statuette for Best Actress. It has since then been used in many movies and was voted as number 81 on American Film’s Institute Best 100 movie dialogues.

So, here’s our first take on the best Hollywood movie dialogues; though there are so many more to add, we just can’t go on and on. So, stay on because we do come with our next batch (Hollywood's Favorite Movie quotes-II) of favorite quotes that make for compelling dialogues.


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