Monday, June 27, 2005

Movie quotes they missed

(See last blog post for the AFI's list of top 100 quotes)

I thought it'd be fun to compile quotes we think should have made the list.

How about...
  • "I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days." --Bull Durham
  • "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain." --Wizard of Oz
  • Why nothing from Star Wars? (I mean, back then, Lucas actually put quotable dialogue in his movies!) What about, "I find your lack of faith... disturbing." or "Use the Force, Luke!", or even "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...", if the criteria is "quotes that have become part of our culture".
  • And they didn't use the 2001 quote I would have used. I would have used "My God... it's full of stars!"

A few that are not so well known that I think they should have made the list, but that are favorite quotes of mine all the same:
"Of course he has a knife, he always has a knife, we all have knives! It's 1183 and we're barbarians!" -- Lion in Winter
"Who wants to go down the creepy tunnel inside the tomb first?" --National Treasure
"Will someone get this big walking carpet out of my way?" --Star Wars

More as I think of 'em!


Nanette Richards said...

funny, I just added the AFI list to my blog (move review blog) - I thought that these were great! And there is a Star Wars quote, "May the force be with you" #8

Take a peak if you get the chance:


simply not edible said...

But as long as we're talking Star Wars quotes, the single most used phrase in the series and irl must be "I have a bad feeling about this."