Johnny Fontane: [discussing his problems] I don’t know what to do, Godfather. My voice is weak, it’s weak. Anyway, if I had this part in the picture, it puts me right back on top, you know. But this… this man out there. He won’t give it to me, the head of the studio.
Don Corleone: What’s his name?
Don Corleone: Woltz. He said there’s no chance, no chance…
[Meanwhile, Hagen finds Sonny and summons him]
Johnny Fontane: A month ago he bought the rights to this book, a best seller. The main character is a guy just like me. I wouldn’t even have to act, just be myself. Oh, Godfather, I don’t know what to do, I don’t know what to do…
[All of a sudden, Don Corleone rises from his chair and gives Fontane a savage shake]
Don Corleone: YOU CAN ACT LIKE A MAN!
[gives a quick slap to Fontane]
Don Corleone: What’s the matter with you? Is this what you’ve become, a Hollywood finocchio who cries like a woman? “Oh, what do I do? What do I do?” What is that nonsense? Ridiculous!
[the Don's unexpected mimicry makes Hagen and even Fontane laugh; around this time Sonny comes in]
Don Corleone: Tell me, do you spend time with your family?
Johnny Fontane: Sure I do.
Don Corleone: Good. Because a man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.
[gives a quick look at Sonny and affectionately embraces Fontane]
Don Corleone: You look terrible. I want you to eat, I want you to rest well. And a month from now this Hollywood big shot’s gonna give you what you want.
Johnny Fontane: Too late. They start shooting in a week.
Don Corleone: I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse. Okay? I want you to leave it all to me. Go on, go back to the party.
[a gratified Fontane leaves]
Forrest Gump: You died on a Saturday morning. And I had you placed here under our tree. And I had that house of your father’s bulldozed to the ground. Momma always said dyin’ was a part of life. I sure wish it wasn’t. Little Forrest, he’s doing just fine. About to start school again soon. I make his breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day. I make sure he combs his hair and brushes his teeth every day. Teaching him how to play ping-pong. He’s really good. We fish a lot. And every night, we read a book. He’s so smart, Jenny. You’d be so proud of him. I am. He, uh, wrote a letter, and he says I can’t read it. I’m not supposed to, so I’ll just leave it here for you. Jenny, I don’t know if Momma was right or if, if it’s Lieutenant Dan. I don’t know if we each have a destiny, or if we’re all just floating around accidental-like on a breeze, but I, I think maybe it’s both. Maybe both is happening at the same time. I miss you, Jenny. If there’s anything you need, I won’t be far away.
“All those moments will be lost in time… like tears in rain.”
Roy Batty/Rutger Hauer in Blade Runner (1982)
“Bond. James Bond.”
Sean Connery in Dr No (1962)
“A boy’s best friend is his mother.”
Norman Bates/Anthony Perkins in Psycho (1960)
“Daddy! My Daddy!”
Bobbie Waterbury/Jenny Agutter in The Railway Children (1970)
“ET phone home.”
Gertie/Drew Barrymore in ET the Extra-terrestrial (1982)
“Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy night!”
Margo Channing/Bette Davis in All about Eve (1950)
“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn!”
Rhett Butler/Clark Gable in Gone with the Wind (1939)
“Get busy living, or get busy dying.”
Andy Dufresne/Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
“Go ahead, make my day.”
Harry Callaghan/Clint Eastwood in Sudden Impact (1983)
“Here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into!”
Ollie/Oliver Hardy in Sons of the Desert (1933)
“Here’s looking at you, kid.”
Rick Blaine/Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca (1942)
“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)
“I am Spartacus.”
The crowd in Spartacus (1960)
“I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti.”
Hannibal Lecter/Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
“I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody.”
Terry Molloy/Marlon Brando in On the Waterfront (1954)
“I see dead people.”
Cole Sear/Haley Joel Osment in The Sixth Sense (1999)
“I want to be alone.”
Grusinskaya/Greta Garbo in Grand Hotel (1932)
“I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.”
Bryan Mills/Liam Neeson in Taken (2008)
“I wish I knew how to quit you.”
Jack Twist/Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain (2005)
“If you build it, he will come.”
Shoeless Joe Jackson/Ray Liotta in Field of Dreams (1989)
“I’ll be back.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Terminator (1984)
“I’ll have what she’s having.”
Older woman customer/Estelle Reiner in When Harry Met Sally (1989)
“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)
“I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not gonna to take this anymore!”
Howard Beale/Peter Finch in Network (1976)
“I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.”
Don Corleone/Marlon Brando in The Godfather (1972)
“I’m ready for my close-up.”
Norma Desmond/Gloria Swanson in Sunset Blvd (1950)
“In case I don’t see ya, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!”
Truman Burbank/Jim Carrey in The Truman Show (1998)
“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)
“Infamy, infamy, they’ve all got it in for me!”
Julius Caesar/Kenneth Williams in Carry On Cleo (1964)
“It was beauty killed the beast.”
Carl Denham/Robert Armstrong in King Kong (1933)
“Life is a box of chocolates, Forrest. You never know what you’re gonna get.”
Mrs Gump/Sally Field in Forrest Gump (1994)
“May the Force be with you.”
Han Solo/Harrison Ford in Star Wars (1977)
“Nobody puts Baby in a corner.”
Johnny Castle/Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing (1987)
Osgood E Fielding III/Joe E Brown in Some Like It Hot (1959)
“Oh, Jerry, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We have the stars.”
Charlotte Vale/Bette Davis in Now, Voyager (1942)
Charles Foster Kane/Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)
“Say hello to my little friend.”
Tony Montana/Al Pacino in Scarface (1983)
“That was the most fun I’ve ever had without laughing.”
Alvy Singer/Woody Allen in Annie Hall (1977)
“That’s the way it crumbles, cookie-wise.”
CC Baxter/Jack Lemmon in The Apartment (1960)
“To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people!”
Wanda/Jamie Lee Curtis in A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
“To infinity… and beyond.”
Buzz Lightyear/Tim Allen in Toy Story (1995)
“Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”
Dorothy/Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
“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)
“Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn’t one today.”
Phil Connors/Bill Murray in Groundhog Day (1993)
“You can’t fool me. There ain’t no Sanity Clause!”
Fiorello/Chico Marx in A Night at the Opera (1945)
“You had me at hello.”
Dorothy Boyd/Renee Zellweger in Jerry Maguire (1996)
“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)
“You talkin’ to me?”
Travis Bickle/Robert de Niro in Taxi Driver (1976)
“You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”
Brody/Roy Scheider in Jaws (1975)
“You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!”
Charlie Croker/Michael Caine in The Italian Job (1969)
Rocket Raccoon: But Quill, beating Ronan… it can’t be done. You’re asking us to die.
Peter Quill: Yeah… I guess I am.
Gamora: [stands up] Quill, I have lived most of my life surrounded my enemies. I will be grateful to die among my friends.
Drax the Destroyer: [stands up] You’re an honorable man, Quill. I will fight beside you. And in the end, I will see my wife and daughter.
Groot: [stands up] I am Groot.
Rocket Raccoon: Aww, what the hell, I don’t got that long a lifespan anyway…
Rocket Raccoon: Well now I’m standing. Happy? We’re all standing now. Bunch of jackasses, standing in a circle.
Quotes from the most popular Christmas movies like It’s a Wonderful Life, Christmas Story, A Christmas Carol, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, will be sure to bring back fond memories as you remember these classic holiday movies. Get these movies, make a bowl of popcorn, and enjoy some family fun this holiday season.
Quotes from “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946)
Zuzu Bailey: Look, Daddy. Teacher says, every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.
George Bailey: That’s right, that’s right.
George Bailey: Attaboy, Clarence.
Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (1966-2000)
“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” – Dr. Suess
Quotes from “A Christmas Carol” (1938)
Ebenezer Scrooge: Please let me stay!
Spirit of Christmas Present: Nonsense! You don’t want to stay!
Ebenezer Scrooge: Yes, I do!
Spirit of Christmas Present: No! You don’t like Christmas!
Ebenezer Scrooge: Yes! Yes I do! I like Christmas! I LOVE Christmas!
Quotes from “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947)
Fred Gailey: Your Honor, every one of these letters is addressed to Santa Claus. The Post Office has delivered them. Therefore the Post Office Department, a branch of the Federal Government, recognizes this man Kris Kringle to be the one and only Santa Claus.
Judge Henry X. Harper: Uh, since the United States Government declares this man to be Santa Claus, this court will not dispute it. Case dismissed.
Quotes from “A Christmas Story” (1983)
[Ralphie is visiting Santa at the department store, only he can't remember what he wanted]
Santa Claus: How about a nice football?
Ralphie as Adult: [narrating] Football? Football? What’s a football? With unconscious will my voice squeaked out ‘football’.
Santa Claus: Okay, get him out of here.
Ralphie as Adult: [narrating] A football? Oh no, what was I doing? Wake up, Stupid! Wake up!
Ralphie: [Ralphie is shoved down the slide, but he stops himself and climbs back up] No! No! I want an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle!
Santa Claus: You’ll shoot your eye out, kid.
Quotes from “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989)
Clark: [Finally revealing his Christmas Bonus] It’s a membership to the Jelly of the Month Club.
Eddie: [Overwhelmed, almost choking on his eggnog] Clark, that’s the gift that keeps on giving throughout the entire year.
Quotes from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965)
Schroeder: This is the music I’ve selected for the Christmas play.
Lucy Van Pelt: What kind of Christmas music is *that*?
Schroeder: Beethoven Christmas music.
Lucy Van Pelt: What has Beethoven got to do with Christmas? Everyone talks about how “great” Beethoven was. Beethoven wasn’t so great.
Schroeder: What do you mean Beethoven wasn’t so great?
Lucy Van Pelt: He never got his picture on bubble gum cards, did he? Have you ever seen his picture on a bubble gum card? Hmmm? How can you say someone is great who’s never had his picture on bubble gum cards?
Schroeder: Good grief.
Quotes from “Trapped in Paradise” (1994)
Alvin Firpo: Hey Dave, can we stop off and get some Ring Dings and milk?
Bill Firpo: Ring Dings and milk? Oh sure. Then well get some balloons and go to the puppet show. What are you, two years old?
Quotes from “Elf” (2003)
Buddy: SANTA! OH MY GOD! SANTA’S COMING! I KNOW HIM! I KNOW HIM!
Buddy: We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup.
Santa: I’m getting too old for this.
Quotes from “The Simpsons”
“Ah, come on, dad, this could be the miracle that saves The Simpsons Christmas! If TV has taught me anything, its that miracles always happens to poor kids at Christmas. It happened to Tiny Tim, it happened to Charlie Brown, it happened to The Smurfs, and it’s gonna happen to us!” – Bart Simpson
Bart: Hey Santa, what’s shakin, man?
Homer: What’s your name Bart…ner, uh, little partner…
Bart: I’m Bart Simpson, who the h*** are you?
Homer: I’m jolly old St. Nick!
Bart: Oh yeah, we’ll just see about that! – The Simpsons