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Predict the AFI 100 Movies Quotes!

The American Film Institute will announce their 100 Greatest Movie Quotes tonight on CBS.

Your mission? To guess what quotes will be on their list.

Suffice it to say, "Shut the fuck up, Donny" will not be there. Which is why this movie quote post is different. Keep in mind that AFI's movie lists are a bit more highbrow than mine usually are. Also, keep in mind how the quotes were chosen:

Some 1,500 people in the entertainment industry voted on a list of 400 quotes. Plus, they got to write-in any quotes not on the list.....Chronologically, the ballot spans from 1927 to 2002.

Read the rest of the article to get a better idea of what may or may not make a showing on the list.

And let's see how many of the 100 we can predict correctly.


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Cool. Hat tip to Michele for reminding me that tonight the AFI announces the 100 most memorable movie quotes of all time. Play along here or over at Michele'sfor what you think will rank up near the top or at the top.... [Read More]


"I'm gonna make him an offer he cannot refuse"

"That'll do pig"

That quote has probably gotten me into more trouble than any other, I can't beleive how many people haven't seen that movie!

"Who are those guys?"

Giving the title of the movie would be a bonus here, guys.

Quote 1 - Godfather 1 & 2 Marlon Brando and Al Pacino respectively

Quote 2 - Babe - James Cromwell

"Who are those guys?"
-Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
"What we have here...is failure to communicate."
-Cool Hand Luke

"That's no moon, that's a space station."
-Star Wars IV, A New Hope

"Round up the usual suspects."

"As God as my witness, I shall never go hungry again!"

"Are you a good witch or a bad witch?"


"I love the smell of napalm in the morning."

"Rosebud!" (That'll be #1, with AFI's taste)

"No, I am your father."

"I'm here to chew bubblegum and kick ass ... and I'm all out of bubblegum"

Roddy Piper, They Live

"Excuse me while I slip out of these wet clothes and into a dry martini."

(A Night at the Opera. The above were Casablanca, GWTW, Wizard of Oz, Apocalypse Now, and Citizen Kane)

"There's no place like home" -Wizard of Oz

"The stuff that dreams are made of"-Maltese Falcon

"Play it, Sam."-Casablanca

"John Bigboote, you are the most useless-a person I ever know"-Buckaroo Banzai.


"Rosebud"-Citizen Kane

Sorry, Tanya, I overlooked where you had written that one...

"I'll be back" - Terminator

One that won't be in there, but should

"Eddie, if I woke up tomorrow with my face sewn to the carpet, I wouldnt be more suprised than I am right now."

"Are you talking to me?"

"Luke, I am your Father"

"PC Load Letter, what the fuck is PC Load Letter?

"Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn." --Gone With The Wind

Either "Of all the gin joints in all the towns..." or "We'll always have Paris." or "This may be the beginning..." -- Casablanca

"It was beauty that killed the beast." -- King Kong (1933)

"They're dead. They're all messed up." -- Night of the Living Dead (I wish, but not bloody likely)

Strike it and put "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn" from GWTW in its place.

And don't forget "I coulda been a contendah" from On The Waterfront.

And how about

"Greetings, my friends. We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives. And remember, my friends, future events such as these will affect you in the future." Criswell, from Plan 9 From Outer Space.

well, it would be on MY list! :)

Stella! - A Streetcar Named Desire

" Hey, Boo"
my hands down all time fave from "To Kill a Mockingbird" gets me every damned time.

'Deserve's got nothing to do with it'


"Say hello to my little friend"


"You complete me" - Jerry Maguire

In the vein of Stella, "Adrianne" - Rocky

"Do you feel lucky, punk"

"Heere's Johnny!"
-The Shining

"He was some kind of a man... What does it matter what you say about people?"
-Touch of Evil

"Like the fella says, in Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love - they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock"
-The Third Man

"So, eleven hundred men went into the water. 316 men come out, the sharks took the rest, June the 29th, 1945. Anyway, we delivered the bomb."

"Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room."
-Dr. Strangelove

The entire script of The Big Lebowski or maybe just: "Fuck it Dude, Let's go bowling." (no chance I know).

more as I think of em...

I was always a fan of..

"Hey! watch it! There's a beverage here man!" From the Big Lebowski

"PC Load Letter, what the fuck is PC Load Letter?"

That would so rock.

"We're gonna need a bigger boat" - Jaws

"E.T. phone home" - E.T.

"Hello! My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." - The Princess Bride

"These go to 11" or "Hello Cleveland!"
-Spinal Tap

"They're heeere"

"I see dead people."
6th Sense

"Heineken? Fuck that shit! Pabst! Blue Ribbon!"
-Blue Velvet

"I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that."

"I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore!"

"Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown."

"He vas my boyfriend!"

Young Frankenstein

Good, bad, I'm the guy with the gun."

"Gimme some sugar baby."

"You ain't leading but two things right now: Jack and Shit, and Jack just left town."

"Man I love them high school girls. I get older, they stay the same age. Yes they do."

"Evil Will Always Triumph, because Good is Dumb."

Where are the White Women at? - Blazing Saddles

"This is Rufus T. Firefly coming to you through the courtesy of the enemy. We're in a mess folks, we're in a mess. Rush to Freedonia! Three men and one woman are trapped in a building! Send help at once! If you can't send help, send two more women!"

-Duck Soup

"You're the most beautiful woman I've ever seen, which doesn't say much for you."

-Animal Crackers

"Bond. James Bond." - Any James Bond movie.

"Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes." - The Godfather

"Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings." - It's A Wonderful Life

"We had faces!" and/or "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up." - Sunset Boulevard

"I coulda been a contender." - On The Waterfront

"Plastics." - The Graduate

"You want to hear something sick? I got half a stock when she kissed me." - Jay (Dogma)

"Usually one must go to a bowling alley to meet a person of your stature." - Arthur

"Whereever you go, there you are." - The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension

"Your mother was a hamster, and your father smelt of elderberries! Now go away, or I shall taunt you a second time." - Monty Python and the Holy Grail (okay, it's possible this might make the AFI list, right?)

"I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti." and/or "I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner." - Silence of the Lambs

"Thirty-seven?" Clerks

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart!" The Godfather, Part II

"Inoconceivable!" The Princess Bride

"That's what I love about those high school girls. I keep gettin' older, they stay the same age." Dazed and Confused

"Nazis. I hate those guys." Raiders of the Lost Ark

"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain." The Wizard of Oz

"Badges? We don't need no stinkin' badges!" - The Treasure of Sierra Madre

"Candygram for Mongo." - Blazing Saddles

"Mrs. Robinson, you are trying to seduce me." - The Graduate

"Well, I'm all broken up over that man's rights!" - Dirty Harry

"When a naked man is chasing a woman through an alley with a butcher's knife and a hard-on, I figure he isn't out collecting for the Red Cross!" - Dirty Harry

all these comments, and not a single person sid "May the Force be with you"...?

my other guesses:

"Life is like a box of chocolates..." (Forrest Gump)

"She gave me a pen. I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen." (Say Anything...)

"The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few..."
"... or the one." (Star Trek II: the Wrath of Khan)

"Stellaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!!!" (The Graduate)

"Game over, man Game over." (Aliens)

"There is no sanctuary." (Logan's Run)

"Don't think... feel." (Enter the Dragon)

"Well I'm a mushroom clould layin' motherfucker, motherfucker!" (Pulp Fiction... um, yeah, I don't think this'll get picked)

"You can torture this guy until he tells you he started the Chicago Fire. That doesn't necessarily make it fuckin' so!" - Chris Penn Reservoir Dogs


"Why you crazy, the fall will probably kill you."

"They could surrender to us, but I wouldn't count on that. "

- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

"So I got that going for me, which is nice" -Caddyshack

"My advise to you is to start drinking heavily"- Animal House

"Houston, we have a problem." - Apollo 13

"Why don't you come up sometime and see me." - She Done Him Wrong

"I am not an animal! I am a human being!" - The Elephant Man

"I want to be alone." - Some movie with Greta Garbo

"They call me Mister Ribbs" - In the Still of the Night

Aaargh! Tibbs. Tibbs. Not Ribbs!

And it's In the Heat of the Night, isn't it? I need more coffee.

"This is it ... toe-to-toe nukular combat with the Russkies." - Dr. Strangelove

"Open the pod bay door, Hal." - 2001, A Space Odyssey

"Ancient weapons and hokey religions are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid." - Star Wars, IV

"What do you mean, I'm funny?" - Goodfellas (or any other part of Joe Pesci's maniacal riff)

"Klaatuh Barada Niktu" - from an early 1950's sci-fi flick, good aliens come to Earth

“’Cause I got no where else to go!” – Officer and a Gentleman

“You can give your soul to God, but your ass belongs to the core!” – Full Metal Jacket
(a million others from that FMJ that most likely won’t get past the censors, but then again it is CBS, so I nominate”
“You’re days of finger-banging Mary-Jane-Rotten-Crotch through her purdy pink panties are over!”

“A man in my position can’t afford to look ri-dick-you-lussssss!” –Godfather I

“I mean, I’m not European, I don’t plan on being European so who gives a shit if they’re socialists?” Ferris Beuler’s Day Off
also from FBDO:

“Beuler, Beuler… Beuler?”
“Life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”
“Abe Froman? The Sausage king of Chicago?”

“Chopper… sick balls.” Stand by me

“Ever since I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster” goodfellas
“I get to live the rest of my life like a schnook.”
Funny how? Like a clown? No! You tell me how fucking funny I am!”

“Bring out the gimp.” Pulp Fiction
“It’s the one that says ‘bad motherfucker’ on it.”
“Royale with cheese”
“Zed’s dead baby. Zed’s dead”

“Illinois Nazis… I hate Illinois Nazis” Blues Brothers
“we’re on a mission from God.
It’s 105 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark out and we’re wearing sunglasses.
“Hit it.”

the nominees are here:

and the Roddy Piper quote from They Live is on the list

so are:
"Sometimes you gotta say, 'What the fuck.'"

"Excuse me while I slip out of these wet clothes and into a dry martini."

“Royale with cheese”

“Life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

"Klaatuh Barada Niktu"

"Say hello to my little friend"

"You complete me"


"Soylent Green is people!"

all of the ones mentioned here from GWTW plus my favorite: "I don't know nothin' 'bout birthin' babies!"

from Resevoir Dogs: "Are you gonna bark all day, little doggie, or are you gonna bite?"

They call me Mister Ribbs!

Best unintentional typo of the day.

"Make my day." - Dirty Harry

"Do you feel lucky, Punk?" - Magnum Force

"The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you're uncool."
- Almost Famous

Probably won't be on the list, but it should be. Great line.

Best unintentional typo of the day.

Yeah, it was pretty craptastic.

But another one I can't believe I haven't mentioned (or anyone else):

"Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." - The Wizard of Oz

I always liked:

"The Man up and vanished like a fart in the wind!" - Shawshank Redemption

"Excuse me while I whip this out"

"The fog is getting thicker, and Leon is getting larger"

"yippe ka yea, motherfucker"

"I don't want to kill you and you don't want to be dead" -silverado

"Pool, pool and a pond, pond would be good for you"

"Run Away" "I'm not dead yet"

Deserve to be on the list (& will)
"Go ahead. Make my day" (Sudden Impact)
"No. I am your father."
"You're gonna need a bigger boat." (Jaws)
"You can't fight in here, this is a war room!" (Dr. Strangelove)

Shouldn't be on the list, but will:
"E.T. Phone Home."
"Show me the money!"
"I'm the king of the world! Woooo!"

Should be on the list but won't
"Now, where was I" (Memento)
"Wish in one hand and &!@ in the other and see which hand fills up first." (Bad Santa)
"Do you ever feel evil?" (A Simple Plan)
"I tried to stay on the straight and narrow, but it wasn't easy with that sonofabitch Reagan in the White House." (Raising Arizona)

"My god. It's full of stars."

"Ah ranna reacher raughta." (Nobody ever thinks that's funny except me)
-Godfather I

"I am not trying to seduce you... Would you like me to seduce you?"
-The Graduate

Donger need food! - 16 Candles

Boy, you Mu's sure know how to party - Revenge of the Nerds.

Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just
threw your stinking palm tree overboard.
Now, what's all this crud about no movie

-Mister Roberts
(too bad the Hays Office forced the term, "crud")

"They call me Mr. Tibbs" from In the Heat of the Night

"You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow" from To Have and Have Not

"Do you mind if we dance with your dates?" from Animal House

In the top ten:

Three lines from Casablanca - "Of all the gin joints," "Play it," and "We'll always have Paris"

At least two from GWTW - "Frankly my dear," which will contend against one of the above from Casablanca for number one and probably wins, and "As God as my witness"

"No, I am your father" from TESB


A double Clint combo.

Dirty Harry: When I see a man with intent to commit rape, I shoot the bastard. Thats my policy.

Cop: How did you figure that Harry?

DH: When I see a naked man chase a woman down a dark alley with a meat cleaver, I don't figure that he's collecting for the red cross.

and its not a movie, but from the last family guy episode Stewie to prostitute:
"So is there any tread left on the tyre or is it like throwing a sausage down the hallway ?"

and any word ever uttered by Christopher Walken.

"You're assuming I'm not going to shoot your sorry ass. When you make an assumption, you make an ass out of you and umption.

Samuel Jackson - Long Kiss Goodnight
(funny funny movie)

Vizzini: You only think I guessed wrong - that's what's so funny! I switched glasses when your back was turned! Ha-ha, you fool! You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is "Never get involved in a land war in Asia", but only slightly less famous is this: "Never go in against a Sicilian, when death is on the line!". Hahahahahah!
(Princess Bride)

Col. Nathan Jessup: "Son, we live in a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Lieutenant Weinberg? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Santiago and you curse the marines. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know: that Santiago's death, while tragic, probably saved lives. And my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves lives. You don't want the truth because, deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that wall, you need me on that wall. We use words like honor, code, loyalty. We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punchline. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise I suggest you pick up a weapon and stand at post. Either way, I don't give a damn what you think you are entitled to."
(A Few Good Men)

My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, Commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.

There's no crying in baseball!
(A League of their Own)

Satan: How come you always want to make love to me from behind? Is it because you want to pretend I'm somebody else?
Saddam Hussein: Satan, your ass is gigantic and red. Who am I going to pretend you are, Liza Minelli?
(South Park: Bigger, Longer, Uncut)