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Great Film Quotes From the 1980s

- "Can you fly this plane and land it?"
- "Surely you can't be serious."
- "I am serious. And don't call me Shirley."
Airplane! (1980)

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"And Leon's getting laaaaarrrrrger!"
Airplane! (1980)
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- "You ever been in a cockpit before?"
- "No, sir. I've never been up in a plane before?"
- "You ever seen a grown man naked?"
Airplane! (1980)

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"Well, I'll give him another 20 minutes, but that's it."
Airplane! (1980)
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"Yes, it used to be beautiful - what with the rackets, whoring, guns. Sometimes, sometimes things would happen. I'd have to kill a few people. I'd feel bad for a while, but then I'd jump into the ocean, swim way out. Come back in feelin' nice and clean, start all over again."
Atlantic City (1980)

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"They're not gonna catch us. We're on a mission from God."
The Blues Brothers (1980)

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"...And here is your receipt."
The Blues Brothers (1980)
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The Blues Brothers

"This is glue. Strong stuff."
The Blues Brothers (1980)
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"So we finish 18 and he's gonna stiff me. And I say, 'Hey, Lama! Hey! How about a little something, you know, for the effort, you know.' And he says, 'Oh, uh, there won't be any money, but when you die, on your deathbed, you will receive total consciousness.' So I got that going for me, which is nice."
Caddyshack (1980)
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"This is a hybrid. This is a cross, uh, of Bluegrass, Kentucky Bluegrass, Featherbed Bent, and, uh, Northern California Sensimilla. The amazing stuff about this is, that you can play 36 holes on it in the afternoon, take it home and just get stoned to the bejeezus-belt that night on this stuff."
Caddyshack (1980)
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"Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole! It's in the hole! It's in the hole!"
Caddyshack (1980)
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"Hey, everybody, we're all gonna get laid."
Caddyshack (1980)
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Caddyshack

"Aw, this is the worst lookin' hat I ever saw! What, when you buy a hat like this, I bet you get a free bowl of soup, huh? Oh, it looks good on you, though."
Caddyshack (1980)

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"I am not an animal! I am a human being."
Elephant Man (1980)

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"No, I am your father."
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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"May the Force be with you."
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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"Fire the bitch!"
Nine to Five (1980)
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"He-e-e-e-re's Johnnie!"
The Shining (1980)

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"Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair on your chiny-chin-chin? Then I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in."
The Shining (1980)
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- "Stay away from me."
- "Why?"
- "I just wanna go back to my room!"
- "Why?"
- "Well, I'm very confused, and I just need a chance to think things over!"
- "You've had your whole F--KING LIFE to think things over. What good's a few minutes more gonna do you now?"
- "Stay away from me. Please! Don't hurt me!"
- "I'm not gonna hurt ya."
- "Stay away from me!"
- " Wendy?"
- "Stay away!"
- "Darling. Light of my life. I'm not gonna hurt ya. You didn't let me finish my sentence. I said I'm not gonna hurt ya. I'm just gonna bash your brains in. I'm gonna bash 'em right the f--k in. Ha,ha. Ha, ha."

The Shining (1980)

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- "I'm gonna take a bath."
- "I'll alert the media."
- "Do you want to run my bath for me?"
- "It's what I live for. Perhaps you'd like me to come in there and wash your dick for you...you little shit."
Arthur (1981)

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- "You're not too smart, are you? I like that in a man."
- "What else do you like? Lazy? Ugly? Horny? I got 'em all."
- "You don't look lazy."
Body Heat (1981)

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"It's good to be the king."
History of the World, Part 1 (1981)
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"No - wire - hangers. What's wire hangers doing in this closet when I told you - No wire hangers EVER!
Mommie Dearest (1981)
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"Don't f--k with me, fellas. This ain't my first time at the rodeo."
Mommie Dearest (1981)
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Mommie Dearest

"Tina, bring me the axe."
Mommie Dearest (1981)
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"You're nothing but a rotten, crooked lawyer, supplying the grease that makes this shitty movie business work."
Mommie Dearest (1981)
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- "Norman. Come here. Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons! The loons! They're welcoming us back."
- "I don't hear a thing."
On Golden Pond (1981)

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"Ya wanna dance or would you rather just suck face?"
On Golden Pond (1981)

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"Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're gonna get back on that horse and I'm gonna be right behind you, holding on tight and away we're gonna go, go, go!"
On Golden Pond (1981)
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"Snakes. Why'd it have to be snakes?"
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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- "Get back to Cairo. Get us some transport to England: boat, plane, anything. Meet me at Omar's. Be ready for me. I'm going after that truck."
- "How?"
- "I don't know. I'm making this up as I go."
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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- "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)
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- "Hey, what happened? You don't look very happy."
- "Fools. Bureaucratic fools!"
- "What'd they say?"
- "They don't know what they've got there."
- "Well, I know what I've got here. Come on, I'll buy you a drink. You know, a drink?"

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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- "You're a lean, mean fighting machine."
- "I'll do it."
Stripes (1981)
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"I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tanhauser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time like tears in rain. Time to die."
Blade Runner (1982)

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- "Conan, what is best in life?"
- "To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of the women."
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
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"E.T. phone home."
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

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- "What kind of cop are you?"
- "You know what I am? I'm your worst f--kin' nightmare, man. I'm a nigger with a badge - that means I got permission to kick your fuckin' ass whenever I feel like it! "

48 Hrs. (1982)

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"Damn you! I'm not an actor, I'm a movie star!"
My Favorite Year (1982)

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"You better stop eyeballin' me, boy!"
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
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"They're here!"
Poltergeist (1982)

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"That is one nutty hospital."
Tootsie (1982)

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"Look, you don't know me from Adam, but I was a better man with you, as a woman, than I ever was with a woman, as a man. Know what I mean? I just gotta learn to do it without the dress."
Tootsie (1982)

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"That's what's great about the outdoors, you know. It's one giant toilet."
The Big Chill (1983)

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"Oh fudge! -- Only I didn't say fudge. I said THE word. The big one. The queen mother of dirty words. The F-dash-dash-dash word."
A Christmas Story (1983)

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"Stop... that... train!"
The Dresser (1983)

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"Don't you understand? When you give up your dream, you die."
Flashdance (1983)

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- "When he comes back, I won't get in the way."
- "It's not like that at all. He's my brother."
Return of the Jedi (1983)
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"No bucks, no Buck Rogers."
The Right Stuff (1983)
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The Right Stuff

"The Mercury program was over. Four years later, astronaut Gus Grissom was killed, along with astronauts White and Chaffee, when fire swept through their Apollo capsule. But on that glorious day in May 1963, Gordo Cooper went higher, farther, and faster than any other American - 22 complete orbits around the world. He was the last American ever to go into space alone. And for a brief moment, Gordo Cooper became the greatest pilot anyone had ever seen."
The Right Stuff (1983)
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"Every now and then, say 'What the f--k!' 'What the f--k' gives you freedom. Freedom brings opportunity. Opportunity makes your future."
Risky Business (1983)
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"My name is Joel Goodsen. I deal in human fulfillment. I grossed over eight thousand dollars in one night. Time of your life, huh kid?"
Risky Business (1983)

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"I'm Tony Montana. You f--k with me, you f--kin' with the best!"
Scarface (1983)
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"Say 'hello' to my little friend!"
Scarface (1983)

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

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- "Don't you lecture me, you son of a bitch. You know who you're talking to, hmm? You know my record?"
- "Yeah, you're a legend in your own mind."
Sudden Impact (1983)

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- "Well, we're not just gonna let you walk outta here?"
- "Who's we, sucker?"
- "Smith - and Wesson - and me."

Sudden Impact (1983)

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"Oh, Mama, that's the first time I stopped hugging first. I like that."
Terms of Endearment (1983)

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- "I'm going steady. And I French kiss."
- "So, everybody does that."
- "Yeah, but Daddy says I'm the best at it."
(National Lampoon's) Vacation (1983)
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"I think you're all f--ked in the head. We're ten hours from the f--kin' fun park and you want to bail out. Well, I'll tell ya something. This is no longer a vacation. It's a quest. It's a quest for fun. I'm gonna have fun and you're gonna have fun. We're all gonna have so much f--king fun we'll need plastic surgery to remove our god-damn smiles. You'll be whistling 'Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah' out of your assholes! Ha, ha, ha. I gotta be crazy! I'm on a pilgrimage to see a moose. Praise Marty Moose! Holy S--t!"
(National Lampoon's) Vacation (1983)
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"...These feelings make you do things you wouldn't normally do....Yeah, like swimming naked with girls..."
(National Lampoon's) Vacation (1983)

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"...Remember, no matter where you go, there you are."
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
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"Good evening. Welcome to China Blue Airlines, Flight 69, nonstop service to paradise. We'll be taking off shortly. I'll be unbuckling your belt and seeing that big bird rise and rise, finally settling into the comfort only this wide body can provide. We're here to serve you. Please remember that, although we may run out of Pan Am coffee, we'll never run out of T-W-A-tea."
Crimes of Passion (1984)

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- "I'm here to save you."
- "Why don't you f--k me? That'll save me."
- "Not from your disease."
- "What disease? I'm healthy as a horse. I'm fit as a fiddle and ready for cock."
- "Horse and metaphors don't mix. Who are you?"
- "I'm Cinderella, Cleopatra, Goldie Hawn, Eva Braun. I'm Little Miss Muffin, I'm Pocahontas, I'm whoever you want me to be, Reverend."
- "But what are you doing here?"
- "Satisfying."
- "Who?"
- "I think that the confessional is about over."
- "Don't you want to be saved? Do you get that much out of this?"
- "I get paid."
- "I'm not interested in what you're selling, only in what you're buying."
- "Why don't you assume the missionary position, Reverend?"
- "My purpose here is strictly humanitarian."
- "Oh, to make me see the light?"
- "To make you see through the bulls--t."

Crimes of Passion (1984)

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"And how can this be? For he is the Kwisatz Haderach!"
Dune (1984)
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"Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!"
Ghostbusters (1984)

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"He slimed me."
Ghostbusters (1984)

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

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"Dames are put on this earth to weaken us, drain our energy, laugh at us when they see us naked."
Johnny Dangerously (1984)

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

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"Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off. Breathe in through nose, out the mouth. Wax on, wax off. Don't forget to breathe, very important. Wax on, wax off. Wax on, wax off. "
The Karate Kid (1984)

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"Can I borrow your underpants for ten minutes?"
Sixteen Candles (1984)

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"I'll be back."
The Terminator (1984)

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- "It's such a fine line between stupid and..."
- "...and clever."
- "Yeah, clever."
- "It's just a turn about."

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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

- "Why don't you just make ten louder and make ten be the top number and make that a little louder?"
- "These go to eleven."
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

"There's something about this that's, that's so black. It's like, how much more black could this be? You know, I'm serious - None. None more black."

This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
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"Money talks, and bulls--t walks."
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
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- "Hey, Doc. We better back up. We don't have enough road to get up to 88."
- "Roads? Where we're going we don't need - roads."
Back to the Future (1985)
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"This is what makes time travel possible - the flux capacitor!"
Back to the Future (1985)

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"Does Barry Manilow know that you raid his wardrobe?"
The Breakfast Club (1985)
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- "What was he like?"
- "He was always a rather stupidly optimistic man. And I mean, I'm afraid it came as a great shock to him when he died..."

Clue (1985)

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"Say it! Say it! Say 'I lost the nest-egg.' Go on, say it!"
Lost in America (1985)

"I had a compass from Denys. To steer by, he said. But later it came to me that we navigated differently. Perhaps he knew, as I did not, that the Earth was made round so that we would not see too far down the road."
Out of Africa (1985)

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- "I know you are, but what am I?
- "You're a nerd."
- "I know you are, but what am I?"
- "You're an idiot."
- "I know you are, but what am I?"
- (together) "I know you are, but what am I? I know you are, but what am I? I know you are, but what am I? I know you are, but what am I? I know you are, but what am I?"
- "Infinity."
Pee Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
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- "Let's go? Don't you wanna see the rest of the movie?"
- "I don't have to see it, Dottie. I lived it."
Pee Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
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"You don't wanna get mixed up with a guy like me. I'm a loner, Dottie. A rebel."
Pee Wee's Big Adventure (1985)
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- "Well, my dear, I take it you spend quite a lot of time in the saddle."
- "Yes, I love an early morning ride."
- "Well, I'm an early riser myself."

A View to a Kill (1985)
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- "You never had your hands on a teat before."
- "Not one this big."
Witness (1985)
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"You be careful out among them, English."
Witness (1985)
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"Get away from her, you BITCH!"
Aliens (1986)

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"It's a sunny, woodsy day in Lumberton, so get those chain saws out. This is the mighty W-O-O-D, the musical voice of Lumberton. At the sound of the falling tree, it's 9:30. There's a whole lot of wood waitin' out there, so let's get goin'."
Blue Velvet (1986)

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"Mommy...Oh, Mommy, Mommy...Baby wants to f--k...Don't you f--kin' look at me!"
Blue Velvet (1986)

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- "What kind of beer do you like?"
- "Heineken."
- "Heineken? F--k that s--t! Pabst Blue Ribbon!"
Blue Velvet (1986)
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"The street light makes my pussy hair glow in the dark. Cotton candy - the glow. I'll show you."
8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
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"It's not that I condone fascism, or any -ism for that matter. -Ism's in my opinion are not good. A person should not believe in an -ism, he should believe in himself. I quote John Lennon: 'I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me.' Good point there. After all, he was the walrus. I could be the walrus. I'd still have to bum rides off of people."
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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"I am not going to sit on my ass as the events that affect me unfold to determine the course of my life. I’m going to take a stand. I’m going to defend it. Right or wrong, I’m going to defend it."
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

"Life moves pretty fast. You don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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"Oh, he's very popular Ed. The sportos, the motorheads, geeks, sluts, bloods, wastoids, dweebies, dickheads - they all adore him. They think he's a righteous dude."
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

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"You're still here? It's over! Go home. Go!"
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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"Be afraid. Be very afraid."
The Fly (1986)
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"You see the whole culture. Nazis, deodorant salesmen, wrestlers, beauty contests, a talk show. Can you imagine the level of a mind that watches wrestling? Huh? But the worst are the fundamentalist preachers. Third grade con men telling the poor suckers that watch them that they speak with Jesus, and to please send in money. Money, money, money! If Jesus came back and saw what's going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing up."
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

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"Feed me! Feed me!"
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

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"Somebody once wrote: 'Hell is the impossibility of reason.' That's what this place feels like. Hell."
Platoon (1986)

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"I think now, looking back, we did not fight the enemy; we fought ourselves. And the enemy was in us. The war is over for me now, but it will always be there, the rest of my days as I'm sure Elias will be, fighting with Barnes for what Rhah called possession of my soul. There are times since, I've felt like the child born of those two fathers. But, be that as it may, those of us who did make it have an obligation to build again, to teach to others what we know, and to try with what's left of our lives to find a goodness and meaning to this life."
Platoon (1986)

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"I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?"
Stand By Me (1986)

-- "I feel the need..."
-- "...the need for speed!" (in unison)
Top Gun (1986)

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"Nobody puts Baby in a corner."
Dirty Dancing (1987)

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"...I'm NOT gonna be ignored."
Fatal Attraction (1987)

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"You are pukes. You are the lowest form of life on Earth. You are not even human fucking beings. You are nothing more than unorganized grabastic pieces of amphibian shit."
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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"Who said that? Who the f--k said that? Who's the slimy little Communist s--t twinkle-toed cocksucker down here, who just signed his own death warrant? Nobody, huh?! The fairy f--king godmother said it! Out-f--king-standing! I will P.T. you all until you f--king die! I'll P.T. you until your assholes are sucking buttermilk."
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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"Private Pyle, I'm gonna give you three seconds, exactly three-f--king seconds to wipe that stupid-lookin' grin off your face or I will gouge out your eyeballs and skull-f--k you!"
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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"Tonight, you pukes will sleep with your rifles. You will give your rifles a girl's name, because this is the only pussy you people are going to get. Your days of finger-banging ol' Mary Jane Rottencrotch through her pretty pink panties are over! You're married to this piece. This weapon of iron and wood. And you WILL be faithful!"
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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"I wanted to see exotic Vietnam - the jewel of Southeast Asia. I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting and stimulating people of an ancient culture - and kill them. I wanted to be the first kid on my block to get a confirmed kill!"
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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"My thoughts drift back to erect nipple wet dreams about Mary Jane Rottencrotch and the Great Homecoming Fuck Fantasy. I'm so happy that I am alive, in one piece and short. I'm in a world of s--t, yes. But I am alive. And I am not afraid."
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
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"Goooood morning, Vietnam!"
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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"Do I look like someone who cares what God thinks?"
Hellraiser (1987)
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"I'm too old for this s--t."
Lethal Weapon (1987)
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(Two slaps across the face) "Snap out of it!"
Moonstruck (1987)
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"But love don't make things nice. It ruins everything. It breaks your heart. It makes things a mess. We-we aren't here to make things perfect. The snowflakes are perfect. The stars are perfect. Not us. Not us. We are here to ruin ourselves and, and to break our hearts and love the wrong people and, and die. I mean, the storybooks are bull-shit."
Moonstruck (1987)

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- "How may I help you?"
- "You can start by wiping that fucking dumb-ass smile off your rosy fucking cheeks! And you can give me a fucking automobile: a fucking Datsun, a fucking Toyota, a fucking Mustang, a fucking Buick! Four fucking wheels and a seat!"
- "I really don't care for the way you're speaking to me."
- "And I really don't care for the way your company left me in the middle of fucking nowhere with fucking keys to a fucking car that isn't fucking there. And I really didn't care to fucking walk down a fucking highway and across a fucking runway to get back here to have you smile at my fucking face. I want a fucking car right fucking now!
"
- "May I see your rental agreement."
- "I threw it away."
- "Oh, boy."
- "Oh, boy, what?"
- "You're fucked!"

Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

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"And by the way, you know, when you're telling these little stories? Here's a good idea - have a POINT. It makes it SO much more interesting for the listener!"
Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

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"(chuckles) We'd have more luck playing Pick-up Sticks with our butt-cheeks than we will getting a flight out of here before daybreak."
Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

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- "You're hit. You're bleedin', man!"
- "I ain't got time to bleed."
Predator (1987)
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"Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!"
The Princess Bride (1987)

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"Inconceivable!"
The Princess Bride (1987)
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- "Inconceivable."
- "You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means."

The Princess Bride (1987)

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- "Bye bye, boys!"
- "Have fun stormin' the castle!"
- "Think it'll work?"
- "It would take a miracle."
- "Bye bye!"

The Princess Bride (1987)
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- "Grandpa, maybe you could come over and read it again to me tomorrow."
- "As you wish."
The Princess Bride (1987)

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- "My name is H.I. McDonnough. Call me Hi. The first time I met Ed was in the county Iockup in Tempe, Arizona."
- "Don't forget his profile, Ed."
- "Turn to the right."
- "A day I'll never forget."
- "Turn to the right."
- "What kind of name is that for a pretty thing like you?"
- "Short for Edwina. Turn to the right!"
- "You're a flower, you are. Just a little desert flower. Let me know how those come out."
Raising Arizona (1987)

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- "You're not just telling us what we want to hear?"
- "No, sir, no way."
- "'Cause we just want to hear the truth."
- "Well, then I guess I am telling you what you want to hear."
- "Boy, didn't we just tell you not to do that?"
- "Yes, sir."
- "Okay, then."
Raising Arizona (1987)

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"Son, you got a panty on your head."
Raising Arizona (1987)
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"Excuse me, is that your nose, or did a bus park on your face?"
Roxanne (1987)

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"The point is, ladies and gentlemen, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms - greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge - has marked the upward surge of mankind."
Wall Street (1987)

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"Lunch? Aw, you gotta be kiddin'. Lunch is for wimps."
Wall Street (1987)

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"We want the finest wines available to humanity, we want them here and we want them now."
Withnail & I (1987)

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"It wasn't just a story, was it?"
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

"Well, I believe in the soul, the cock, the pussy, the small of a woman's back, the hangin' curveball, high fiber, good Scotch, that the novels of Susan Sontag are self-indulgent, over-rated crap. I believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. I believe there oughtta be a constitutional amendment outlawing astroturf and the designated hitter. I believe in the sweet spot, soft-core pornography, opening your presents Christmas morning rather than Christmas Eve, and I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days. Goodnight."
Bull Durham (1988)

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"This is the damnedest season I've ever seen. I mean, the Durham Bulls can't lose and I can't get laid."
Bull Durham (1988)

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"The royal penis is clean, your Highness!"
Coming to America (1988)

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"Yippie ki-yay, motherf--ker."
Die Hard (1988)

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"Fellas, last year I made three million dollars. But your fifty thousand was the most fun. Are you ready? Then, let's go get 'em."
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

"It's K-K-K-Ken c-c-c-coming to k-k-k-kill me!"
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
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A Fish Called Wanda

- "Don't call me stupid."
- "Oh, right! To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people! I've known sheep that could outwit you. I've worn dresses with higher IQs. But you think you're an intellectual, don't you, ape?"
- "Apes don't read philosophy."
- "Yes they do, Otto. They just don't understand it. Now let me correct you on a couple of things, OK? Aristotle was not Belgian. The central message of Buddhism is not 'Every man for himself.' And the London Underground is not a political movement. Those are all mistakes, Otto. I looked 'em up."
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

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- "Nice beaver."
- "Thank you. I just had it stuffed."
- "Let me help you with that."
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
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"He's on life-support. Doctors say he's got a 50/50 chance of living, though there's only a 10 percent chance of that."
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
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The Naked Gun

- "All airlines have crashed at one time or another. That doesn't mean that they are not safe."
- " Quantas."
- "Quantas?"
- "Quantas never crashed."
Rain Man (1988)

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- "He did a great job. You don't realize how good you look. Do you like it?"
- "It's not K-Mart."
- "How could you not like that suit? You look fantastic, Ray? How can you not like that suit?"
- "It's not a K-Mart suit."
- "Let me let you in on a little secret, Ray. K-Mart sucks. OK?"
- "Yeah."

AND
- "Tell 'em, Ray."
- "K-Mart sucks."

Rain Man (1988)

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"I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass... and I'm all out of bubblegum."
They Live (1988)

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- "You've got me all wrong. You don't know how hard it is being a woman, looking the way I do."
- "Yeah, well. You don't know how hard it is being a man, looking at a woman looking the way you do."
- "I'm not bad, I'm just drawn that way."

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

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"P-p-p-please!"
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
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"Hide me, Eddie, p-p-p-puh-leeeease."
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

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"So tell me, Eddie, is that a rabbit in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?"
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

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

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"Wait'll they get a load of me."
Batman (1989)

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"I have given a name to my pain, and it is Batman."
Batman (1989)

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"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"
Batman (1989)

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"(I want to look him straight in the eye and I want to tell him what a) cheap, lying, no-good, rotten, four-flushing, low-life, snake-licking, dirt-eating, inbred, overstuffed, ignorant, blood-sucking, dog-kissing, brainless, dickless, hopeless, heartless, fat-ass, bug-eyed, stiff-legged, spotty-lipped, worm-headed sack of monkey shit (he is)!"
Christmas Vacation (1989)

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- "How can I compete with the guy because he’s rich and he's famous. He's successful."
- "Oh, come on. He’s no competition for you."
- "God bless you for saying that sweetheart, really. You know, but you’ll find, as you go through life, that, that great depth and, and smoldering sensuality does not always win, I’m sorry to say."
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

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"The last time I was inside a woman was when I visited the Statue of Liberty."
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

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"...But If you listen real close, you can hear them whisper their legacy to you. Go on, lean in. Listen, you hear it? Carpe -- hear it? -- Carpe, Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary."
Dead Poets Society (1989)
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- "Hoke?"
- "Yes."
- "You're my best friend."
- "No, go on now Miss Daisy. You..."
- "No, really. You are. You are."
- "Yes."

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
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"If you build it, he will come."
Field of Dreams (1989)
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- "Can I ask you something? Is this heaven?"
- "It's Iowa."
- "Iowa?"
- "Yeah."
- "I could have sworn it was heaven."
- "Is, is there a heaven?"
- "Oh yeah. It's the place dreams come true."
- "Maybe this is heaven."

Field of Dreams (1989)
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- "Hey, Dad? You wanna have a catch?"
- "I'd like that."

Field of Dreams (1989)

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"You have chosen wisely."
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

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"Juuust a bit outside. He tried the corner and missed."
Major League (1989)

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"I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it."
Pink Cadillac (1989)

"She gave me a pen. I gave her my heart, and she gave me a pen."
Say Anything... (1989)

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"I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don't want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don't want to do that."
Say Anything... (1989)
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"Was it as good for you as it was for me?"
The War of the Roses (1989)
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- "There are two kinds of women: high maintenance and low maintenance...."
- "Which one am I?"
- "You're the worst kind. You're high maintenance, but you think you're low maintenance."
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
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- "Oh... Oh God... Ooo Oh God... Oh... Ah... Oh... Oh God... Oh yeah, right there... Oh! Oh... Oh, Oh, Oh God, Oh, Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes... Ah... Oh... Oh, Yes Yes Yes.... Oh... Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes... Oh... Oh... Oh... Oh God, Oh... "
- "I'll have what she's having."
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
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- "You realize, of course, that we could never be friends."
- "Why not?"
- "What I'm saying is, and this is not a come-on in any way, shape or form, is that men and women can't be friends because the sex part always gets in the way."
- "That's not true. I have a number of men friends and there is no sex involved."
- "No, you don't."
- "Yes, I do."
- "No, you don't."
- "Yes, I do."
- "You only think you do."
- "You say I'm having sex with these men without my knowledge?"
- "No, what I'm saying is they all want to have sex with you."
- "They do not."
- "Do too."
- "They do not."
- "Do too."
- "How do you know?"
- "Because no man can be friends with a woman that he finds attractive. He always wants to have sex with her."
- "So, you're saying that a man can be friends with a woman he finds unattractive?"
- "No. You pretty much want to nail 'em too."
- "What if they don't want to have sex with you?"
- "Doesn't matter, because the sex thing is already out there so the friendship is ultimately doomed and that is the end of the story."
- "Well, I guess we're not going to be friends then."
- "I guess not."
- "That's too bad. You were the only person that I knew in New York."
When Harry Met Sally.... (1989)

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- "I love that you get cold when it's seventy-one degrees out. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that you get a little crinkle above your nose when you're lookin' at me like I'm nuts. I love that after I spend the day with you, I can still smell your perfume on my clothes. And I love that you are the last person I want to talk to before I go to sleep at night. And it's not because I'm lonely. And it's not because it's New Year's Eve. I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible."
- "You see, that is just like you, Harry. You say things like that, and you make it impossible for me to hate you. And I hate you, Harry. I really hate you."
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

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