How Could We Forget? 15 of The Most Memorable Movie Quotes Ever

If a movie line sticks with the viewer long after the film is over that film did at least one thing right. Typically, the greatest films have the most memorable quotes but there are occasions when even the worst films leave us at least one gold nugget. The quotes on this list have worked their way into our lives to the point where we might recite them randomly and mindlessly on any given day.

Check out some of the most memorable movie lines ever written and the movies they came from.

  The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather

“I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” – Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando)

Cinematic history was made when Marlon Brando, The Godfather himself, uttered these words. With this line and others, Vito Corleone would go down as the greatest character in movie history.


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  • pnut

    this post kinda sucked

    • Lamdog

      An understatement…

  • huy

    you missed “i’ll be back” by terminator

  • Jason R

    Forrest Gump but no “Run! Forest, run!” ??

  • kezia

    first black man to win best actor???? really? you are that clueless?????

  • OldDuffer

    “Go ahead. Make my day.” “What we have here is failure to communicate.” “Fill your hand you SOB.” “Who are those guys?” “No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die!” “You’re going to need a bigger boat.” “Greed, for want of a better term, is good.” “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.” One need not even name the movies for these.

    • Lamdog

      Excellent point.

  • Richard Darsie

    Seriously, that’s the line you pick from Star Wars? Not the much more iconic “I’ve got a bad feeling about this…”?

    • Quico Reed

      Or…” Those aren’t the Droids you’re looking for”

  • John Martein

    Sorry but one movie quote you missed by a mile was from The Treasure of The Sierra Madre, “Badges I don’t have to show you no stinking badges”.

  • artowar

    “every man dies,…but not everyman lives!” braveheart~

  • artowar

    “i’ll be your huckleberry”…..tombstone~

    • Lamdog

      An under appreciated movie if ever there was one.

  • artowar

    “feel lucky punk?”…..dirty harry~

  • Robert Farrington Jr.

    what about .. yippie ka a mother fucker,,, or yo! andrian!!… how about eat my shorts, or how about Number 5 is alive!!… better yet.. wax on, wax off…


    um…hello it’s inconceivable that you left out “HALLO, MY NAME IS INDIGO MONTOYA, YOU KILLED MY FATHER, PREPARE TO DIE.”

  • Lamdog

    What we have here is a failure to communicate did not make the list but Shawshank did are you serious?

  • Quico Reed

    these posts aren’t intended to be intelligent, insightful, or meaningful. They just get you to scroll through pages and trigger ads that bring in revenue. Like rats in a maze…we all click through and leave unhappy. Stop visiting this site, folks.

  • WhosierDaddy

    “Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries.” “No matter where you go, there you are.” I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I’ll never know.” “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” “I’ll have what she’s having.” “Soylent Green is people!”

  • mike

    thats not a knife, this is a knife

  • mike

    you had me at hello

  • Average American

    “There’s nothing like the smell of napalm in the morning.” Apocalyspe Now

  • Average American

    “‘I’ve plenty of time to sleep when I die.” Road House

  • Average American

    “Bond, James Bond.” Any Bond film

  • Joel0903

    “May the schwartz be with you!”