20 Movie One-Liners We Use In Everyday Life

Iconic movie quotes have become just as memorable as the movies themselves. While engaging plots or beloved characters can stick with us long after the credits roll, we often find ourselves repeating our favorite lines of dialogue. This can be anything from memorable monologues to funny lines and catchphrases that we can introduce into our everyday dialogue.

“Some of you may day, but that is a sacrifice I am willing to make.”

Lord Farquaad
Image Credit: DreamWorks Pictures.

Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow) – Shrek, 2001.

“If I’m not back in 5 minutes, just wait longer.”

Ace Ventura, Pet Detective
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Ace Venture (Jim Carry) – Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, 1994.

“So I’ve got that going for me, which is nice.”

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Carl Spackler (Bill Murray) – Caddyshack, 1980.

“Hold on to your butts.”

Jurassic Park
Image Credit: Universal Pictures.

Arnold (Samuel L. Jackson) – Jurassic Park, 1994.

“You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”

Image Credit: Universal Pictures.

Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) – Jaws, 1975.

“I’m not even mad, that’s amazing.”

Image Credit: DreamWorks Pictures.

Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) – Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, 2004.

“That’ll do pig.”

Image Credit: Universal Pictures.

Farmer Hoggett (James Cromwell) – Babe, 1995.

“There’s no crying in baseball!”

A League of Their Own
Image Credit: Columbia Pictures.

Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) – A League of Their Own, 1992.

“I’ve got a bad feeling about this…”

Star Wars
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A variation of this line has appeared in every Star Wars movie. It appeared twice in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.

“That’s a bold strategy, Cotton…”

Dodgeball A True Underdog Story,
Image Credit: 20th Century Fox.

Pepper Brooks (Jason Bateman) – Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, 2004.

“Make like a tree, and get outta here!”

Back to the Future Part II
Image Credit: Universal Pictures.

Biff Tannen (Thomas F. Wilson) – Back to the Future Part II, 1989.

“You go, Glen Coco!”

Mean Girls
Image Credit: Paramount Pictures.

Damian (Daniel Franzese) – Mean Girls, 2004.

“You’re killing me, Smalls!”

The Sandlot
Image Credit: 20th Century Fox.

Hamilton “Ham” Porter (Patrick Renna) – The Sandlot, 1993

“Yeah, well, you know, that’s just, like, your opinion, man.”

The Big Lebowski
Image Credit: Gramercy Pictures.

The Dude (Jeff Bridges) – The Big Lebowski, 1998.

“Talk to me, Goose.”

Top Gun
Image Credit: Paramount Pictures.

Maverick (Tom Cruise) – Top Gun, 1986.

“Good luck, we’re all counting on you.”

Image Credit: Paramount Pictures.

Dr. Rumack (Leslie Nielsen) – Airplane!, 1980.

“How ‘bout a Fresca?”

Image Credit: Warner Bros.

Judge Elihu Smails (Ted Knight) – Caddyshack, 1980.

“What we’ve got here is…failure to communicate.”

Cool Hand Luke
Image Credit: Warner Bros.-Seven Arts.

The Captain (Strother Martin) – Cool Hand Luke, 1967.

“Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal.”

Even Filthier Souls
Image Credit: 20th Century Fox.

Johnny (Ralph Foody) – Angels with Even Filthier Souls, the movie within a movie in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, 1992.

“Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.”

The Godfather canoli
Image Credit: Paramount Pictures.

Peter Clemenza (Richard Castellano) – The Godfather, 1972.

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The Fugutive
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