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Quotes from the movies of the 1970s and the 1980s

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The Conformist (1970) He'll be a typical intellectual, disagreeable and impotent.

—   The Conformist (1970)

Love Story (1970) Love means never having to say you're sorry.

—   Love Story (1970)

M*A*S*H (1970) Oh, Frank. Oh, Frank. My lips are hot. Oh, kiss my hot lips.

—   M*A*S*H (1970)

Saturday Night Fever (1977) You know, when you make it with some of these chicks, they think you gotta dance with ’em.

—   Saturday Night Fever (1977)

The Conformist (1970)  - Better think about the priest. He may not grant absolution.
- They grant everyone absolution.

—   The Conformist (1970)

The Conformist (1970) Mediocre. A mound of petty ideas. Full of petty ambitions. She's all bed and kitchen.

—   The Conformist (1970)

Bananas (1971) I had a good relationship with my parents. They hit me once in my whole childhood. They started beating me on the 23rd of December in 1942, and stopped beating me in the late Spring of '44.

—   Bananas (1971)

Bananas (1971) - When is the revolution?
- Six months.
- Six months? I have a rented car!

—   Bananas (1971)

Bananas (1971) - You have a chance to die for freedom.
- Yes, well, freedom is wonderful. On the other hand, if you're dead, it's a tremendous drawback to your sex life.

—   Bananas (1971)

Bananas (1971) I once stole a pornographic book that was printed in braille. I used to rub the dirty parts.

—   Bananas (1971)

Dirty Harry (1971) You've gotta ask yourself one question: “Do I feel lucky?”
Well, do ya, punk?

—   Dirty Harry (1971)

Last Tango in Paris (1972) Go, get the butter…

—   Last Tango in Paris (1972)

The Godfather (1972) Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.

—   The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather (1972) I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse.

—   The Godfather (1972)

Sleeper (1973) Sex and death. Two things that come once in a lifetime. But at least after death you're not nauseous.

—   Sleeper (1973)

Blazing Saddles (1974) Hold it. The next man makes a move, the nigger gets it.

—   Blazing Saddles (1974)

The Godfather, Part II (1974) Michael, we're bigger than U.S. Steel.

—   The Godfather, Part II (1974)

The Godfather, Part II (1974) My father taught me many things here. He taught me, “Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer”.

—   The Godfather, Part II (1974)

Jaws (1975) You're gonna need a bigger boat.

—   Jaws (1975)

Love and Death (1975) - You're disgusting, but I love you.
- Well, my disgustingness is my best feature.

—   Love and Death (1975)

Love and Death (1975) - You are the greatest lover I've ever had.
- Well, I practice a lot when I'm alone.

—   Love and Death (1975)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) On second thought, let's not go to Camelot. It is a silly place.

—   Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) - I dunno, must be a king.
- Why?
- He hasn't got shit all over him.

—   Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Shampoo (1975) I'd like to do your hair some time.

—   Shampoo (1975)

All the President Follow the money....Just follow the money.

—   All the President's Men (1976)

Taxi Driver (1976) You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? Well, who the hell else are you talkin' to? You talkin' to me? Well, I'm the only one here.

—   Taxi Driver (1976)

Annie Hall (1977) Hey, don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.

—   Annie Hall (1977)

Annie Hall (1977) Sex with you is really a Kafka-esque experience...I mean that as a compliment.

—   Annie Hall (1977)

Star Wars (1977) May the Force be with you.

—   Star Wars (1977)

Animal House (1978) Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

—   Animal House (1978)

Superman: The Movie (1978) - Easy Miss, I've got ya.
- You've got ME? Who's got YOU?

—   Superman: The Movie (1978)

Stalker (1979) My conscience wants vegetarianism to win over the world. And my subconscious is yearning for a piece of juicy meat. But what do I want?

—   Stalker (1979)

Stalker (1979) A man writes because he is tormented, because he doubts. He needs to constantly prove to himself and the others that he's worth something. And if I know for sure that I'm a genius? Why write then? What the hell for?

—   Stalker (1979)

Apocalypse Now (1979) I was going to the worst place in the world, and I didn't even know it yet.

—   Apocalypse Now (1979)

Apocalypse Now (1979) Terminate with extreme prejudice.

—   Apocalypse Now (1979)

Apocalypse Now (1979) I love the smell of napalm in the morning.

—   Apocalypse Now (1979)

The Warriors (1979) Waaaarrrrrriiiorsss, come out to play-i-ay.

—   The Warriors (1979)

Stalker (1979) It is so quiet out here, it is the quietest place in the world.

—   Stalker (1979)

Airplane! (1980) - Surely you can't be serious.
- I am serious. And don't call me Shirley.

—   Airplane! (1980)

Caddyshack (1980) Hey, everybody, we're all gonna get laid.

—   Caddyshack (1980)

The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Adventure. Excitement. A Jedi craves not these things.

—   The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Try not. Do.
Or do not. There is no try.

—   The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Snakes. Why'd it have to be snakes?

—   Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) - You're not the man I knew ten years ago.
- It's not the years, honey, it's the mileage.

—   Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) E.T. phone home.

—   E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Star Wars-Return of the Jedi (1983) When nine hundred years old you reach, look as good you will not.

—   Star Wars-Return of the Jedi (1983)

Sudden Impact (1983) Go ahead, make my day.

—   Sudden Impact (1983)

Ghostbusters (1984) We came. We saw. We kicked its ass.

—   Ghostbusters (1984)

The Karate Kid (1984) Man who catch fly with chopstick accomplish anything.

—   The Karate Kid (1984)

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) Goooood morning, Vietnam!

—   Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

Lethal Weapon (1987) I'm too old for this.

—   Lethal Weapon (1987)

The Princess Bride (1987) Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!

—   The Princess Bride (1987)

Working Girl (1988) I have a head for business and a bod for sin. Is there anything wrong with that?

—   Working Girl (1988)

Field of Dreams (1989) If you build it, he will come.

—   Field of Dreams (1989)

Dead Poets Society (1989) Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

—   Dead Poets Society (1989)



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