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    L.A. Story (1991)

  1. Let us just say I was deeply unhappy, but I didn't know it because I was so happy all the time.
      Steve Martin as Harris

  2. I keep thinking I'm a grown up, but I'm not.
      Victoria Tennant as Sara

  3. Why is it that we don't always recognize the moment when love begins but we always know when it ends?
      Steve Martin as Harris

  4. There's someone out there for everyone - even if you need a pickaxe, a compass, and night goggles to find them.
      Steve Martin as Harris

  5. Forget for this moment the smog and the cars and the restaurant and the skating and remember only this. A kiss may not be the truth, but it is what we wish were true.
      Steve Martin as Harris

  6. I call it performance art, but my friend Ariel calls it wasting time. History will decide.
      Steve Martin as Harris

  7. Lady in the Water (2006)

  8. Men think they are alone in the world. That is not true. We are all connected. One act on one day can affect us all.
      Bryce Dallas Howard as The Lady

  9. This is like a scene out of a horror movie
      Bob Balaban as Harry Farber

  10. What kind of person would be so arrogant as to presume the intention of another human being?
      Jeffrey Wright as Mr Drury

  11. Lady Sings the Blues (1972)

  12. Ain't it a shame how some of God's children have it so easy, while others have it so hard?
      Paulene Myers as Mrs. Edson

  13. Ladybugs (1992)

  14. No, he's not a stranger. He's just strange.
      Jonathan Brandis as Matthew

  15. Women are a beautiful bed of flowers. Of course there's a weed here and there.
      Rodney Dangerfield as Chester

  16. What a lady. When she walks in a room, mice jump on chairs
      Rodney Dangerfield as Chester

  17. The Last Boy Scout (1991)

  18. The sky is blue, water is wet, women have secrets.
      Bruce Willis as Joe Hallenbeck

  19. This is the nineties. You don't just go around punching people. You have to say something cool first.
      Bruce Willis as Joe Hallenbeck

  20. If you go any faster we're gonna travel back through time.
      Damon Wayans as Jimmy Dix

  21. The Last Emperor (1987)

  22. Words are important. If you cannot say what you mean, your majesty, you will never mean what you say, and a gentleman should always mean what he says.
      Peter O'Toole as Reginald Fleming 'R.J.' Johnston

  23. The Emperor has been a prisoner in his own palace since the day that he was crowned, and has remained a prisoner since he abdicated. But now he's growing up, he may wonder why he's the only person in China who may not walk out of his own front door. I think the Emperor is the loneliest boy on Earth.
      Peter O'Toole as Reginald Fleming 'R.J.' Johnston

  24. The Last King of Scotland (2006)

  25. You deserve to die. But dead, you can do nothing. Alive, you might just be able to redeem yourself.
      David Oyelowo as Djonjo

  26. am tired of hatred, Doctor Garrigan. This country is drowning in it. We deserve better. Go home. Tell the world the truth about Amin. They will believe you; you are a white man.
      David Oyelowo as Djonjo

  27. Let me tell you, if I could be anything instead of a Ugandan, I would be a Scot. Except for the red hair, which I'm sure is attractive to your women, but which we Africans, we find is quite disgusting.
      Forest Whitaker as Idi Amin

  28. The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

  29. Death and honor are thought to be the same, but today I have learned that sometimes they are not.
      Maurice Roëves as Colonel Munro

  30. Someday I think you and I are going to have a serious disagreement.
      Daniel Day-Lewis as Hawkeye

  31. I am Le Long Carabine! My death is a great honor to the Huron, take me!
      Daniel Day-Lewis as Hawkeye

  32. My father's people say that at the birth of the sun and of his brother the moon, their mother died. So the sun gave to the earth her body, from which was to spring all life. And he drew forth from her breast the stars, and the stars he threw into the night sky to remind him of her soul.
      Daniel Day-Lewis as Hawkeye

  33. You be strong, you survive. You stay alive, no matter what occurs! I will find you. No matter how long it takes, no matter how far, I will find you.
      Daniel Day-Lewis as Hawkeye

  34. The Last Starfighter (1984)

  35. I've always wanted to fight a desperate battle against incredible odds.
      Dan O'Herlihy as Grig

  36. Teriffic. I'm about to get killed a million miles from nowhere with a gung-ho iguana who tells me to relax.
      Lance Guest as Alex Rogan

  37. Alex! Alex! You're walking away from history! History, Alex! Did Chris Columbus stay home? Nooooo. What if the Wright Brothers thought that only birds should fly? And did Galoka think that the Ulus were too ugly to save?
      Robert Preston as Centauri

  38. Death is a primitive concept. I prefer to think of them as battling evil, in another dimension.
      Dan O'Herlihy as Grig

  39. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

  40. God only talks to me a little at a time and tells me as much as I need to know.
      Willem Dafoe as Jesus

  41. What's good for man isn't good for God!
      Harvey Keitel as Judas

  42. You don't have a choice. Neither do I. Remember, we're bringing God and man together. They'll never be together unless I die. I'm the sacrifice. Forget everything else, understand that.
      Willem Dafoe as Jesus

  43. The pain begins. It slides up my back and just before it gets to my eyes, it digs in its claws.
      Willem Dafoe as Jesus

  44. There is only one woman in the world. One woman, with many faces.
      Juliette Caton as Girl Angel/Devil

  45. If I was a woodcutter, I'd cut. If I was a fire, I'd burn. But I'm a heart and I love. That's the only thing I can do.
      Willem Dafoe as Jesus

  46. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

  47. There is the railway. And that is the desert. From here until we reach the other side, no water but what we carry with us. For the camels, no water at all. If the camels die, we die. And in twenty days they will start to die.
      Omar Sharif as Sherif Ali

  48. Thy mother mated with a scorpion.
      Anthony Quinn as Auda abu Tayi

  49. I pray that I may never see the desert again. Hear me, God.
      Peter O'Toole as T.E. Lawrence

  50. I'm looking for a hero.
      Arthur Kennedy as Jackson Bentley

  51. Big things have small beginnings, sir.
      Claude Rains as Mr. Dryden

  52. A man who tells lies, like me, merely hides the truth. But a man who tells half-lies has forgotten where he put it.
      Claude Rains as Mr. Dryden

  53. Young men make wars, and the virtues of war are the virtues of young men: courage, and hope for the future. Then old men make the peace, and the vices of peace are the vices of old men: mistrust and caution.
      Alec Guinness as Prince Feisal

  54. With Major Lawrence, mercy is a passion. With me, it is merely good manners. You may judge which motive is the more reliable.
      Alec Guinness as Prince Feisal

  55. So long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe, so long will they be a little people, a silly people - greedy, barbarous, and cruel, as you are.
      Peter O'Toole as T.E. Lawrence

  56. No Arab loves the desert. We love water and green trees. There is nothing in the desert and no man needs nothing.
      Alec Guinness as Prince Feisal

  57. A thousand Arabs means a thousand knives, delivered anywhere day or night. It means a thousand camels. That means a thousand packs of high explosives and a thousand crack rifles. We can cross Arabia while Johnny Turk is still turning round, and smash his railways. And while he's mending them, I'll smash them somewhere else. In thirteen weeks, I can have Arabia in chaos.
      Peter O'Toole as T.E. Lawrence

  58. A League of Their Own (1992)

  59. You ever hear Dad introduce us to people? "This is our daughter Dottie, and this is our other daughter, Dottie's sister."
      Lori Petty as Kit Keller

  60. It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard... is what makes it great.
      Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan

  61. Evelyn. Your kid ate the line up.
      Rosie O'Donnell as Doris Murphy

  62. If we paid you a little bit more, Jimmy, do you think you could be just a little more disgusting?
      David Strathairn as Ira Lowenstein

  63. Uh, Lord, hallowed be Thy name. May our feet be swift; may our bats be mighty; may our balls... be plentiful. Lord, I'd just like to thank You for that waitress in South Bend. You know who she is - she kept calling Your name. And God, these are good girls, and they work hard. Just help them see it all the way through. Okay, that's it.
      Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan

  64. Jimmy Dugan: You stink, you're lousy, you're only the best player in the league.
      Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan

  65. Are you crying? Are you crying? Are you crying? There's no crying! There's no crying in baseball!
      Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan

  66. Take me home momma and put me to bed. I have seen enough to know I have seen too much.
      David L. Lander as Radio Sportscaster

  67. Lean On Me (1989)

  68. Discipline is not the enemy of enthusiasm.
      Morgan Freeman as Joe Clark

  69. They said this school was dead - like the cemetery it's built on, but we call our Eastside teams 'Ghosts,' don't we? And what are ghosts? Ghosts are spirits that rise from the dead. I want you to be my ghosts. You are going to lead our resurrection by defying the explanation that all of us are doomed to failure. My motto is simple. If you do not succeed in life, I don't want you to blame your parents, I don't want you to blame the white man, I want you to blame yourselves. The resposibility is yours!
      Morgan Freeman as Joe Clark

  70. Forget about the way it used to be. This is not a damn democracy! We are in a state of emergency and my word is law!
      Morgan Freeman as Joe Clark

  71. We sink, we swim, we rise, we fall - We meet our fate together.
      Morgan Freeman as Joe Clark

  72. Legally Blonde (2001)

  73. And last week I saw Cameron Diaz at Fred Segal, and I talked her out of buying this truly heinous angora sweater. Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed.
      Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods

  74. The rules of hair care are simple and finite. Any Cosmo girl would have known.
      Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods

  75. I just don't think that Brooke could've done this. Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don't shoot their husbands, they just don't.
      Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods

  76. Hi. I'm Elle Woods and this is Bruiser Woods. We're both Gemini vegetarians.
      Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods

  77. Oh, sweetheart, you don't need law school. Law school is for people who are boring and ugly and serious. And you, button, are none of those things.
      James Read as Elle's Father

  78. She could use some mascara and some serious highlights, but she's not completely unfortunate looking.
      Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods

  79. Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

  80. All that I ask is that you do every little thing that pops into my head, while I enjoy the enormous fortune your parents left behind.
      Jim Carrey as Count Olaf

  81. Nothing happens by coincidence.
      Liam Aiken as Klaus Baudelaire

  82. Do you think anything will ever feel like home again?
      Liam Aiken as Klaus Baudelaire

  83. Sanctuary is a word which here means a small, safe place in a troubling world. Like an oasis in a vast desert or an island in a stormy sea.
      Jude Law as Lemony Snicket (the Narrator)

  84. Doesn't it strike you odd that none of our relatives are related to us?
      Liam Aiken as Klaus Baudelaire

  85. Lethal Weapon (1987)

  86. I don't make things difficult. That's the way they get, all by themselves.
      Mel Gibson as Martin Riggs

  87. I'm too old for this
      Danny Glover as Roger Murtaugh

  88. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

  89. Don't point that gun at him, he's an unpaid intern.
      Bill Murray as Steve Zissou

  90. You really think it's cool for you to hit the sauce with a bun in the oven?
      Bill Murray as Steve Zissou

  91. Supposedly Cousteau and his cronies invented the idea of putting walkie-talkies into the helmet. But we made ours with a special rabbit ear on the top so we could pipe in some music.
      Bill Murray as Steve Zissou

  92. You don't know me, you don't want to know me. I'm just a character in your stupid film.
      Owen Wildon as Ned Plimpton

  93. Life of Brian (1979)

  94. All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?
      John Cleese as Reg

  95. There is not one of us who would not gladly suffer death to rid this country of the Romans once and for all.
      John Cleese as Reg

  96. I am NOT the Messiah!
      Graham Chapman as Brian

  97. He's not the Messiah. He's a very naughty boy!
      Terry Jones as Brian's Mother

  98. Always look on the bright side of life.
      (crucifixion song)

  99. Lilies of the Field (1963)

  100. Gringo? I don't know if that's a step up or a step down from some other things I've been called.
      Sidney Poitier as Homer Smith

  101. A man, he gives wood, bricks. In time, what does he get? A chapel - a place where his children can receive the sacraments. To these men, for their children to have faith, it is important. To me, it is insurance. To me, life is here on this earth. I cannot see further, so I cannot believe further. But, if they are right about the hereafter, I have paid my insurance, Senor.
      Stanley Adams as Juan

  102. Lilo & Stitch (2002)

  103. This is my family. I found it, all on my own. Is little, and broken, but still good. Yeah, still good.
      Chris Sanders as Stitch

  104. Ohana means family, family means nobody gets left behind. Or forgotten.
      Daveigh Chase as Lilo

  105. Thus far, you have been adrift in the sheltered harbor of my patience.
      Ving Rhames as Mr. Cobra Bubbles

  106. You were built to destroy; you can never belong. Now come quietly and we will take you apart.
      David Ogden Stiers as Jumba

  107. His destructive programming is taking effect. He will be irresistibly drawn to large cities, where he will back up sewers, reverse street signs, and steal everyone's left shoe.
      David Ogden Stiers as Jumba

  108. Let me illuminate to you the precarious situation i which you have found yourself. I am the one they call when things go wrong, and things have indeed gone wrong.
      Ving Rhames as Mr. Cobra Bubbles

  109. The Lion in Winter (1968)

  110. In a world where carpenters get resurrected, everything is possible.
      Katharine Hepburn as Eleanor

  111. Oh God, but I do love being king!
      Peter O'Toole as Henry II

  112. My life, when it is written, will read better than it lived. Henry Fitz-Empress, first Plantagenet, a king at twenty-one, the ablest soldier of an able time. He led men well, he cared for justice when he could and ruled, for thirty years, a state as great as Charlemagne's. He married out of love, a woman out of legend. Not in Alexandria, or Rome, or Camelot has there been such a queen. She bore him many children. But no sons. King Henry had no sons. He had three whiskered things but he disowned them
      Peter O'Toole as Henry II

  113. Kings, queens, knights everywhere you look and I'm the only pawn. I haven't got a thing to lose - that makes me dangerous.
      Jane Merrow as Princess Alais

  114. I've snapped and plotted all my life. There's no other way to be alive, king, and fifty all at once.
      Peter O'Toole as Henry II

  115. Of course he has a knife, he always has a knife, we all have knives! It's 1183 and we're barbarians! How clear we make it. Oh, my piglets, we are the origins of war: not history's forces, nor the times, nor justice, nor the lack of it, nor causes, nor religions, nor ideas, nor kinds of government, nor any other thing. We are the killers. We breed wars. We carry it like syphilis inside. Dead bodies rot in field and stream because the living ones are rotten. For the love of God, can't we love one another just a little - that's how peace begins. We have so much to love each other for. We have such possibilities, my children. We could change the world.
      Katharine Hepburn as Eleanor

  116. I am a constant soldier, a sometimes poet and I will be king.
      Anthony Hopkins as Prince Richard

  117. Little Big Man (1970)

  118. Do you see this fine thing? Do you admire the humanity of it? Because the human beings, my son, they believe everything is alive. Not only man and animals. But also water, earth, stone. And also the things from them... like that hair. The man from whom this hair came, he's bald on the other side, because I now own his scalp! That is the way things are. But the white man, they believe EVERYTHING is dead. Stone, earth, animals. And people! Even their own people! If things keep trying to live, white man will rub them out. That is the difference.
      Chief Dan George as Old Lodge Skins

  119. Nothing in this world is more surprising than the attack without mercy!
      Richard Mulligan as General Custer

  120. Today is a good day to die.
      Chief Dan George as Old Lodge Skins

  121. There is an endless supply of white men. There has always been a limited number of human beings.
      Chief Dan George as Old Lodge Skins

  122. This boy is no longer a boy. He's a brave. He is little in body, but his heart is big. His name shall be "Little Big Man."
      Chief Dan George as Old Lodge Skins

  123. You and I are even at last. I paid you the life I owe you. And the next time we meet, I can kill you without becoming an evil person.
      Cal Bellini as Younger Bear

  124. Little Caesar (1931)

  125. You want me, you're going to have to come and get me!
      Edward G. Robinson as Caesar Enrico Bandello

  126. You can dish it out, but you got so you can't take it no more.
      Edward G. Robinson as Caesar Enrico Bandello

  127. Did you ever stop to think what you'd look like with a lily in your hand?
      Edward G. Robinson as Caesar Enrico Bandello

  128. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

  129. Welcome to hell.
      Paul Dano as Dwayne

  130. Oh my God, I'm getting pulled over. Everyone, just pretend to be normal.
      Greg Kinnear as Richard

  131. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

  132. Running's always been a big thing in our family, especially running away from the police.
      Tom Courtenay as Colin Smith

  133. It's not that I don't like work. It's just that I don't like the idea of slaving me guts out so the bosses can get all the profits. Seems all wrong to me.
      Tom Courtenay as Colin Smith

  134. The Longest Day (1962)

  135. The thing that's always worried me about being one of the few is the way we keep on getting fewer.
      Richard Burton as Flight Officer David Campbell

  136. He's dead. I'm crippled. You're lost. Do you suppose it's always like that? I mean war.
      Richard Burton as Flight Officer David Campbell

  137. This is history. We are living an historical moment. We are going to lose the war because our glorious Führer has taken a sleeping pill and is not to be awakened. Sometimes I wonder which side God is on.
      Curd Jürgens as Major General Gunther Blumentritt

  138. A landing at Normandy would be against military logic. It would be against ALL logic.
      Paul Hartmann as Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt

  139. The Longest Yard (1974)

  140. Most of these old boys don't have nothing. Never had nothing to start with. But you, You had it all. Then you let your teammates down, got yourself caught with your hand in the cookie jar.
      James Hampton as Caretaker

  141. All I'm saying is that you could have robbed banks, sold dope or stole your grandmother's pension checks and none of us would have minded. But shaving points off of a football game, man that's un-American.
      James Hampton as Caretaker

  142. You take your football down here real serious, don't you?
      Burt Reynolds as Paul Crewe

  143. The most important thing to remember is: to protect your quarterback - ME!
      Burt Reynolds as Paul Crewe

  144. Alright men, now here's the play we're gonna use. I don't think the guards know this formation. It's called 'incidental punishment after the ball is blown dead.' Remember, any man you tackle gets an elbow, knee, or kick in the mouth.
      Harry Caesar as Granville

  145. Lost in Translation (2003)

  146. I was feeling tight in the shoulders and neck, so I called down and had a Shiatsu massage in my room. And the tightness has completely disappeared and been replaced by unbelievable pain.
      Bill Murray as Bob

  147. It gets a whole lot more complicated when you have kids. The most terrifying day of your life is the day the first one is born.
      Bill Murray as Bob

  148. Let's never come here again because it will never be as much fun.
      Scarlett Johansson as Charlotte

  149. Love Actually (2003)

  150. Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion's starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don't see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but it's always there - fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, old friends. When the planes hit the Twin Towers, as far as I know none of the phone calls from the people on board were messages of hate or revenge - they were all messages of love. If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love actually is all around.
      Hugh Grant as Prime Minister

  151. Life is full of interruptions and complications.
      Rodrigo Santoro as Karl

  152. We've been given our parts in the nativity play. And I'm the lobster.
      Lulu Popplewell as Daisy

  153. The trouble with being the Prime Minister's sister is it does put your life into rather harsh perspective. What did my brother do today? He stood up and fought for his country. And what did I do? I made a papier maché lobster head.
      Emma Thompson as Karen

  154. You know, Sammy, I'm sure she's unique and extraordinary, but the general wisdom is that, in the end, there isn't just one person for each of us.
      Liam Neeson as Daniel

  155. Love Story (1970)

  156. Love means never having to say you're sorry.
      Ryan O'Neal as Oliver Barrett IV

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