Famous Movie Quotes Quiz

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What is the context of the quote "I love the smell of napalm in the morning"?

Who delivers the line "E.T. phone home"?

What is the context of the line "You can't handle the truth!"?

What does Colonel Nathan Jessup talk about in the text?

What movie is the quote "Soylent Green is people!" from?

Summary

  • The American Film Institute ran a series of programs starting in 2005 discussing and honoring 100 years of American cinema.

  • As part of the commemoration, the members they surveyed produced an all-star list of famous quotes from westerns, to crime thrillers, war movies, and more.

  • We've reproduced the list below, as well as adding some trivia and fun facts about the selections.

  • Some of the quotes on the list are well-known, while others are more obscure.

  • Some of the quotes are from classic movies, while others are from more recent ones.

  • Some of the quotes are from movies with happy endings, while others are from movies with sad endings.

  • Some of the quotes are from movies with male protagonists, while others are from movies with female protagonists.

  • The list is eclectic, containing quotes from a wide range of genres.

  • Some of the quotes are quotable, while others are not.

  • Overall, the list is a compilation of memorable quotes from some of the best movies ever made.

  • Robert Duvall's character, Colonel Kilgore, delivers the line "I love the smell of napalm in the morning."

  • The context of the line is clear and it is a reference to a bombing that he just participated in.

  • The line is memorable and has been quoted many times.

  • Two years later, Ryan O'Neal will hear this line in the film What's Up Doc when Barbara Streisand says it to his character and respond, "That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard."

  • Humphrey Bogart delivers the line "E.T. phone home."

  • The context of the line is also clear and it is a reference to E.T. trying to contact his home planet for a rescue.

  • The line is also memorable and has been quoted many times.

  • In the film, two years later, Sean Connery will deliver the line "Bond. James Bond."

  • The context of the line is also clear and it is a reference to a high stakes game that he is playing.

  • Jack Nicholson delivers the line "You can't handle the truth!"

  • Colonel Nathan Jessup is a courtroom rant master

  • He starts by saying that he wants to be alone, and then goes on to talk about how great he is

  • He talks about how he's going to take down the prosecution

  • He talks about how he's going to outsmart the defense

  • He talks about how he's going to win the case

  • He talks about how he's going to be the hero of the court

  • He talks about how he's going to be famous

  • He talks about how he's going to be rich

  • He talks about how he's going to be able to retire

In the text, Colonel Nathan Jessup talks about how great he is, how he's going to win the case, and how he's going to be the hero of the court. He also talks about how he's going to be famous, rich, and able to retire.

  • In the 21st century, there have been many great movie quotes.
  • Some of the quotes from the 21st century include "Attica! Attica!" from Dog Day Afternoon, "I have always depended on the kindness of strangers." from A Streetcar Named Desire, and "Soylent Green is people!" from Soylent Green.
  • Other quotes from the 21st century include "Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper." from Knute Rockne All American, "A martini. Shaken, not stirred." from Goldfinger, and "I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!" from The Wizard of Oz.

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Test your knowledge of famous movie quotes from across genres and eras, including classic and contemporary films. Explore trivia and fun facts about these iconic lines and see how well you know the context and characters behind them.

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