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This is a great activity to illustrate the enormity of our long-term memory. Most lines have a short and long version of the quote. For a full list of the movie lines visit: I selected movie lines that current students might know.

Click on the quote to hear the sound.

Part 1

  1. Frankenstein (1931) “Look! It’s moving. It’s alive. It’s alive… It’s alive. It’s moving, it’s alive, it’s alive, it’s alive, it’s alive, IT’S ALIVE!”
  2. King Kong (1933) “Oh, no. It wasn’t the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.”
  3. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) “Elementary, my dear Watson. Purely elementary.”
  4. Gone With the Wind (1939) “Frankly, my dear. I don’t give a damn.”
  5. The Wizard of Oz (1939) “There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home…”
  6. The Maltese Falcon (1941) “The, uh, stuff that dreams are made of.”
  7. Casablanca (1942) “Here’s looking at you, kid.”
  8. The Naughty Nineties (1945) Who’s on first, What’s on second, I Don’t Know’s on third…”
  9. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) “Whoever you are, I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.”
  10. On the Waterfront (1954) “…You don’t understand! I could’ve had class. I could’ve been a contender. I could’ve been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am. Let’s face it. It was you, Charley.”

Part 2

  1. Psycho (1960) “Well, a boy’s best friend is his mother.”
  2. Spartacus (1960)  “I’m Spartacus!….
  3. Dr. No (1962) “…Bond. James Bond.”
  4. Dr. Strangelove, Or:… (1964) “Gentlemen. You can’t fight in here. This is the War Room!”
  5. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966, Sp./It.) “You see, in this world there’s two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig.”
  6. Cool Hand Luke (1967) “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.”
  7. The Graduate (1967) “Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me, aren’t you?”
  8. In the Heat of the Night (1967) “They call me Mister Tibbs.”
  9. Planet of the Apes (1968) “Take your stinkin’ paws off me, you damned dirty ape!”
  10. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) “Open the pod bay doors, HAL.” “I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.”
  11. Chinatown (1974) “Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown.”
  12. Dog Day Afternoon (1975) “Attica! Attica! Attica!…”
  13. Jaws (1975) “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”
  14. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) “Just a flesh wound.”
  15. Network (1976) “…So, I want you to get up now. I want all of you to get up out of your chairs. I want you to get up right now and go to the window. Open it, and stick your head out, and yell: ‘I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not gonna take this anymore!‘ I want you to get up right now. Sit up. Go to your windows. Open them and stick your head out and yell – ‘I’m as mad as hell and I’m not gonna take this anymore!‘ Things have got to change. But first, you’ve gotta get mad!…You’ve got to say, ‘I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not gonna take this anymore!‘ Then we’ll figure out what to do about the depression and the inflation and the oil crisis. But first, get up out of your chairs, open the window, stick your head out, and yell, and say it: ‘I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not gonna take this anymore!‘”
  16. Taxi Driver (1976) “You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me? Well, who the hell else are you talkin’ to? You talkin’ to me? Well, I’m the only one here. Who the f–k do you think you’re talkin’ to?”
  17. Star Wars (1977) “Remember, the Force will be with you, always.”
  18. Dirty Harry (1971) “I know what you’re thinkin’. ‘Did he fire six shots or only five?’ Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I’ve kinda lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya punk?”
  19. The Godfather (1972) “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.”
  20. Apocalypse Now (1979) “I love the smell of napalm in the morning. You know, one time we had a hill bombed, for twelve hours. When it was all over I walked up. We didn’t find one of ’em, not one stinkin’ dink body. The smell, you know, that gasoline smell, the whole hill. Smells (or smelled) like – victory.”

Part 3

  1. The Warriors (1979) “Waaaarrrrrriiiorsss, come out to play-i-ay.”
  2. Airplane! (1980) “Can you fly this plane and land it?”- “Surely you can’t be serious.”– “I am serious. And don’t call me Shirley.”
  3. The Empire Strikes Back (1980) “No, I am your father.” (Top Star Wars Jokes)
  4. The Shining (1980) “He-e-e-e-re’s Johnnie!”
  5. Mommie Dearest (1981) “No – wire – hangers. What’s wire hangers doing in this closet when I told you – no wire hangers EVER! I work and work ’til I’m half-dead, and I hear people saying ‘She’s getting old.’ And what do I get? A daughter who cares as much about the beautiful dresses I give her as she cares about me. What’s wire hangers doing in this closet? ANSWER ME! I buy you beautiful dresses, and you treat them like they were some dish-rag. You do! $300 dollar dress on a wire hanger! We’ll see how many you’ve got hidden in here. We’ll see. Get out of that bed. All of this is coming out. Out! Out! Out. Out. Out. You’ve got any more? We’re gonna see how many wire hangers you’ve got in your closet. Wire hangers! Why? Why? Christina, get out of that bed. Get out of that bed. You live in the most beautiful house in Brentwood [picks up hanger and begins to beat Christina] and you don’t care if your clothes are stretched back from wire hangers. And your room looks like a two-dollar-a-week priced room in some two-bit backstreet town in Oklahoma. Get up. Get up. Clean up this mess.”
  6. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) “Snakes. Why’d it have to be snakes?”
  7. Blade Runner (1982) “I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tanhauser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time like tears in rain. Time to die.”
  8. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) “E.T. phone home.”
  9. Poltergeist (1982) “They’re here!”
  10. Scarface (1983) “Say ‘hello’ to my little friend!”
  11. Sudden Impact (1983) “Go ahead, make my day.”
  12. Ghostbusters (1984) “He slimed me.”