100 Great Movie Moments

by Roger Ebert


Part 5


100 Great Movie Moments (unranked)
(Links are to "Greatest Films" reviews)
Description of Moment Example

81. "Nicely packed that kid...There's not much meat on 'er, but what's there is cherce." Spencer Tracy about Katharine Hepburn in "Pat and Mike."

82. The day's outing of the mental patients in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."

83. "I always look well when I'm near death." Greta Garbo to Parisian friend in "Camille."

84. "It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily." Marlene Dietrich in "Shanghai Express."

85. "I'm walkin' here!" Dustin Hoffman in "Midnight Cowboy."

86. W. C. Fields flinching as a prop man hurls handfuls of fake snow into his face (after he utters the running gag line: "It ain't a fit night out for man or beast!") and opens the door, in "The Fatal Glass of Beer."

87. "Any time you got nothin' to do and lots of time to do it, come up." Mae West in "My Little Chickadee."

88. "Made it, Ma! Top of the world!" James Cagney in "White Heat."

89. Richard Burton reacting when Elizabeth Taylor reveals their "secret" in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

90. Henry Fonda getting his hair cut in "My Darling Clementine."

91. "Badges? We ain't got no badges. We don't need no badges. I don't have to show you any stinkin' badges!" Alfonso Bedoya to Humphrey Bogart in "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre."

92. "There's your dog. Your dog's dead. But where's the thing that made it move? It had to be something, didn't it?" Line from Errol Morris' "Gates of Heaven."

93. "Don't touch the suit!" Burt Lancaster in "Atlantic City."

94. Gena Rowlands arrives at John Cassavetes' house with a taxicab full of adopted animals, in "Love Streams."


95. "I want to live again. I want to live again. I want to live again. Please God, let me live again." Jimmy Stewart to the angel in "It's a Wonderful Life."

96. Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr embrace on the beach in "From Here to Eternity."

97. Mookie throws the trash can through the window of Sal's Pizzeria, in "Do the Right Thing."


98. "I love the smell of napalm in the morning," dialogue by Robert Duvall, in "Apocalypse Now."

99. "Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above." Katharine Hepburn to Humphrey Bogart in "The African Queen."

100. "Mother of mercy. Is this the end of Rico?" Edward G. Robinson in "Little Caesar."

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