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"As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster."
GoodFellas (1990)

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"What do you mean, I'm funny?...You mean the way I talk? What?...Funny how? I mean, what's funny about it?...But I'm funny how? I mean, funny like I'm a clown? I amuse you? I make you laugh? I'm here to f--kin' amuse you? What do you mean, funny? Funny how? How'm I funny??...How the f--k am I funny? What the f--k is so funny about me? Tell me? Tell me what's funny!..."
GoodFellas (1990)

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"Right after I got here, I ordered some spaghetti with marinara sauce and I got egg noodles and ketchup. I'm an average nobody. I get to live the rest of my life like a schnook."
GoodFellas (1990)
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"I'm your number one fan. There's nothing to worry about. You're gonna be just fine. I'll take good care of you."
Misery (1990)

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"Listen, I - I appreciate this whole seduction scene you've got going, but let me give you a tip: I'm a sure thing. OK?"
Pretty Woman (1990)
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"I want the fairy tale."
Pretty Woman (1990)

- "Hi, Curly, kill anyone today?"
- "Day ain't over yet."
City Slickers (1991)
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"I crap bigger than you!"
City Slickers (1991)
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"Did you ever reach a point in your life, where you say to yourself: 'This is the best I'm ever going to look, the best I'm ever going to feel, the best I'm ever going to do,' and it ain't that great?"
City Slickers (1991)

"That's very profound, Jimmy. What does it mean? (big grin) I'm f--ked if I know, Terry!"
The Commitments (1991)
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"Face it, girls, I'm older and I have more insurance."
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

"A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti."
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
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"Well, Clarice, have the lambs stopped screaming?"
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

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"Tell me, Senator: did you nurse Catherine yourself?...Did you breast-feed her?...Toughened your nipples, didn't it?...Amputate a man's leg and he can still feel it tickling. Tell me, mum, when your little girl is on the slab, where will it tickle you?...Oh, and Senator, just one more thing. Love your suit!"
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
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- "I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner. Bye."
- "Dr. Lecter, Dr. Lecter, Dr. Lecter?"
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

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"Captain's Log, Star Date 9529.1 This is the final cruise of the Starship Enterprise under my command. This ship, and her history, will shortly become the care of another crew. To them, and their posterity will we commit our future. They will continue the voyages we have begun, and journey to all the undiscovered countries, boldly going where no man....where no one has gone before."
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
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"Look, you shoot off a guy's head with his pants down, believe me, Texas ain't the place you want to get caught."
Thelma & Louise (1991)

"First you want to kill me. Now you want to kiss me. Blow!"
Army of Darkness (1992)
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- "You want answers?"
- "I think I'm entitled."
- "You want answers?"
- "I want the truth!"
- "You can't handle the truth!"
A Few Good Men (1992)
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1 - "You can't play in the man's game? You can't close them? Then go home and tell your wife your troubles. Because only one thing counts in this life: Get them to sign on the line which is dotted. You hear me, you f--kin' faggots!?"
AND
2 - "A - B - C. A. Always. B. Be. C. Closing. Always Be Closing. Always Be Closing."
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Play clip 1 (excerpt): Glengarry Glen Ross
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"Are you crying? There's no crying! There's no crying in baseball!"
A League of Their Own (1992)

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- "Here are your names: Mr. Brown, Mr. White, Mr. Blonde, Mr. Blue, Mr. Orange, and Mr. Pink."
- "Why am I Mr. Pink?"
- "Because you're a faggot! Alright."
Reservoir Dogs (1992)

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"All right, ramblers, let's get ramblin'."
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
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"Women! What can you say? Who made 'em? God must have been a f--kin' genius. The hair - hey they say the hair is everything, you know. Have you ever buried your nose in a mountain of curls - just wanted to go to sleep forever? Or lips...and when they touched, yours were like that first swallow of wine after you just crossed the desert. Tits...Hoo-ah! Big ones, little ones, nipples staring right out at ya.., like secret searchlights. Mmm, legs... I don't care if they're Greek columns or secondhand Steinways. What's between em...passport to heaven! I need a drink. Yes, Mr Sims, there's only two syllables in this whole wide world worth hearing: pussy. Hah! Are you listenin' to me, son? I'm givin' ya pearls here."
Scent of a Woman (1992)

- It's a hell of a thing, killin' a man. You take away all he's got and all he's ever gonna have."
- "Yeah, well, I guess they had it comin.'"
- "We all have it comin', kid."
Unforgiven (1992)
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Unforgiven Unforgiven

- "Schwing!"
- "Schwing!"
- "Tent pole! She's a babe!"
- "She's magically babelicious."
- "She tested very high on the strokability scale."
Wayne's World (1992)

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"Hail to the king, baby."
Army of Darkness (1993)
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"That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age."
Dazed and Confused (1993)
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"Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today."
Groundhog Day (1993)

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"I have been stabbed, shot, poisoned, frozen, hung, electrocuted, and burned."
Groundhog Day (1993)

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- "Do you ever have déjà vu, Mrs. Lancaster?"
- "I don't think so, but I could check with the kitchen."
Groundhog Day (1993)

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"Looks like Chuck's takin' the old log to the beaver."
Grumpy Old Men (1993)

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"The dress is for sale. I'm not."
Indecent Proposal (1993)

"The list is an absolute good. The list is life. All around its margins lies the gulf."
Schindler's List (1993)

"Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire."
Schindler's List (1993)

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"Aaaaawl-right-y-then."
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
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"If I'm not back in five minutes, just wait longer."
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
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"Do not go in there. Woo!"
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
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- "That's a lovely accent you have. New Jersey?"
- "Austria."
- "Austria? Ha, ha, well then. Ha. G-day mate! Ha, ha, ha, ha. Ha. Let's put another shrimp on the barby."
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
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"Yeah I called her up. She gave me a bunch of crap about me not listenin' to her enough, or something. I don't know, I wasn't really payin' attention."
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
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"Just when I think you couldn't possibly be any dumber, you go and do something like this... and totally redeem yourself!"
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
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- "What do you think the chances are of a guy like you and a girl like me - ending up together?"
- "Well, Lloyd, that's difficult to say. I mean, we don't really..."
- "Hit me with it! Just give it to me straight! I came a long way just to see you, Mary. The least you can do is level with me. What are my chances?"
- "Not good."
- "You mean not good like one out of a hundred?
"
- "I'd say more like one out of a million."
- "So you're tellin' me there's a chance? YEAH! I read ya."

Dumb & Dumber (1994)
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"(Harry in bathroom)" (sound effects)
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
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"We had the most incredibly romantic time. I thought we were gonna be together forever. And then, ha, oh boy, ha. About a week later, right out of the blue, she sends me a John Deer letter."
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
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"This is the one. This is the one I'll be remembered for. "
and
"Are you people insane? I'm the director. I make the casting decisions around here."
Ed Wood (1994)
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"Run, Forrest, run. Run, Forrest!"
Forrest Gump (1994)
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"Mama says, 'Stupid is as stupid does.'"
Forrest Gump (1994)
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"My Mama always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates; you never know what you're gonna get.'"
Forrest Gump (1994)
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"That morning, I was not yet a vampire, and I saw my last sunrise. I remember it completely, and yet I can't recall any sunrise before it. I watched its whole magnificence for the last time as if it were the first. And then I said farewell to sunlight, and set out to become what I became."
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
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"Ssssmmokin'!"
Play clip (excerpt): The Mask

AND
"Oooh! Somebody stop me!"

The Mask (1994)

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"Razors pain you; Rivers are damp; Acids stain you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren't lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well live."
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)

"Mmmm-hmmm! This is a tasty burger!"
Pulp Fiction (1994)
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"Ezekiel 25:17. The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he, who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness, for he is truly his brother's keeper and the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know my name is the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon thee."
Pulp Fiction (1994)
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- "Want some bacon?"
- "No man, I don't eat pork."
- "Are you Jewish?"
- "Nah, I ain't Jewish, I just don't dig on swine, that's all."
- "Why not?"
- "Pigs are filthy animals. I don't eat filthy animals."
- "Yeah, but bacon tastes good. Pork chops taste good."
- "Hey, sewer rat may taste like pumpkin pie, but I'd never know 'cause I wouldn't eat the filthy motherfucker. Pigs sleep and root in shit. That's a filthy animal. I ain't eat nothin' that ain't got sense enough to disregard its own feces."
- "How about dog? Dog eats its own feces."
- " I don't eat dog either."
- "Yeah, but do you consider a dog to be a filthy animal?"
- "I wouldn't go so far as to call a dog filthy but they're definitely dirty. But, a dog's got personality. Personality goes a long way."
- "Ah, so by that rationale, if a pig had a better personality, he would cease to be a filthy animal. Is that true?"
- "Well, we'd have to be talkin' about one charming motherfuckin' pig."

Pulp Fiction (1994)
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- "I think we should be leaving now."
- "Yeah. That's probably a good idea."
Pulp Fiction (1994)
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- "Do you know what they call a - a - a Quarter Pounder with cheese in Paris?"
- "They don't call it a Quarter Pounder with cheese?"
- "No man, they got the metric system. They wouldn't know what the f--k a Quarter Pounder is."
- "Then what do they call it?"
- "They call it a 'Royale' with cheese."
- "A 'Royale' with cheese!"
- "That's right."
- "What do they call a Big Mac?"
- "A Big Mac's a Big Mac, but they call it 'Le Big Mac.'"
- "'Le Big Mac!'"
- "Ha, ha, ha."
- " What do they call a 'Whopper'?"
- "I dunno, I didn't go into Burger King."
Pulp Fiction (1994)

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"Now, you got a corpse in a car minus a head in the garage. Take me to it."
Pulp Fiction (1994)

- "Hey, Houston, we've had a problem here."
- "Say again, please?"
- "Ah, Houston, we've had a problem."
AND
"Houston, we have a problem."
AND
"Failure is not an option."

Apollo 13 (1995)
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Apollo 13

"That'll do, pig, that'll do."
Babe (1995)

"You know, you drive almost slow enough to drive Miss Daisy."
Bad Boys (1995)

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"...That they may take our lives, but they will never take our freedom."
Braveheart (1995)

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"You got knocked the f--k out!"
Friday (1995)

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"Ernest Hemingway once wrote: 'The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.' I agree with the second part."
Se7en (1995)
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"You are a TOY! You aren't the real Buzz Lightyear. You're - you're an action figure. You are a child's plaything."
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Toy Story (short) Toy Story (long)
"To Infinity and Beyond!"
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Toy Story
"That wasn't flying. That was falling with style."
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Toy Story
"You are a sad, strange little man. And you have my pity."
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Toy Story
Toy Story (1995)

"The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist. And like that - he's gone."
The Usual Suspects (1995)
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The Usual Suspects

- "Promise me you'll come back for me."
- "I promise, I'll come back for you."

The English Patient (1996)

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"I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper?"
Fargo (1996)

"There's more to life than a little money, you know. Don'tcha know that? And here ya are, and it's a beautiful day. Well. I just don't understand it."
Fargo (1996)

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"Two more months."
Fargo (1996)
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"All right, pussy, pussy, pussy! Come on in pussy lovers! Here at the Titty Twister we're slashing pussy in half! Give us an offer on our vast selection of pussy. This is a pussy blow out! All right, we got white pussy, black pussy, Spanish pussy, yellow pussy, we got hot pussy, cold pussy, we got wet pussy, we got [sniffs] smelly pussy, we got hairy pussy, bloody pussy, we got snappin' pussy, we got silk pussy, velvet pussy, Naugahyde pussy, we even got horse pussy, dog pussy, chicken pussy! Come on, you want pussy, come on in, pussy lovers! If we don't got it, you don't want it! Come on in, pussy lovers!..."
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
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- "I love you. You...complete me. And I just had... "
- "Shut up. Just shut up. You had me at 'hello'. You had me at 'hello'."
Jerry Maguire (1996)
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"Show me the money!"
Jerry Maguire (1996)
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"Ack! Ack! Ack!"
Mars Attacks! (1996)
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"What's the point? They're all the same. Some stupid killer stalking some big-breasted girl who can't act who is always running up the stairs when she should be going out the front door. It's insulting."
Scream (1996)
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"Let's face it, baby. These days, you gotta have a sequel!"
Scream (1996)
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"Some folks call it a sling blade. I call it a kaiser blade."
Sling Blade (1996)
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Sling Blade

"Mike. I'm tellin' ya, you're money. You're so f--kin' money!"
Swingers (1996)

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"He knows a lot about Sean Connery."
Trainspotting (1996)

"Get off my plane."
Air Force One (1997)
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"You make me want to be a better man."
As Good As it Gets (1997)

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"Hey, isn't that the Big Dipper?"
- "Yeah, and that looks just like Uranus."

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
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"Let me ask you a question, and be honest. Do I make you horny? Randy?!"
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
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"Do I make you horny, baby? Yeah, do I?"
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
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"Oh, behave! Yeah! Yeah, baby!"
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

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"I am a star. I'm a star, I'm a star, I'm a star. I am a big, bright, shining star. That's right."
Boogie Nights (1997)

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"Define 'irony'. A bunch of idiots dancing on a plane to a song made famous by a band that died in a plane crash."
Con-Air (1997)

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"Vanity is definitely my favorite sin."
Devil's Advocate (1997)
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"Some people say it's forgive and forget. Nah, I don't know. I say forget about forgivin' and just accept - and get the hell outta town."
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
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Grosse Pointe Blank

"Dick Laurent is dead."
Lost Highway (1997)
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Lost Highway

"You know what the difference is between you and me? I make this look GOOD."
Men in Black (1997)
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Men in Black

"I love waking up in the morning not knowing where I'm gonna go or who I'm gonna meet. Just the other night, I was sleeping under a bridge, and now here I am, on the grandest ship in the world, having champagne with you fine people."
Titanic (1997)

"I'm the king of the world!"
Titanic (1997)

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"Three years, I've thought of nothing except Titanic. But I never got it. I never let it in."
Titanic (1997)
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"You got the wrong guy. I'm the Dude, man."
Play clip (excerpt): The Big Lebowski
AND
"I'm the Dude! So that's what you call me. You know, uh, that or, uh, His Dudeness, or uh, Duder, or uh, you know, El Duderino - if you're not into the whole brevity thing."
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The Big Lebowski (1998)

- "I'm Anna, by the way. What's your name?"
- "John. John Murdoch."
Dark City (1998)
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Dark City

- "Flied lice?"
- "Flied lice. It is fried rice, you plick."
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

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"Do you understand the words that are comin' out of my mouth?"
Rush Hour (1998)
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- "So you were in Vietnam, if I'm not mistaken?"
- "Yeah."
- "Were you in the s--t?"
- "Yeah, I was in the s--t."
Rushmore (1998)

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(Lining up a rifle shot) "Be not that far from me, for trouble is near; haste Thee to help me. Blessed be the Lord my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight. My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdueth my people under me. O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me."
Saving Private Ryan (1998)

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"Good morning...Oh, and in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!"
The Truman Show (1998)
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"Oh yeah, you do what you gotta do."
The Wedding Singer (1998)
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"Look at me, jerking off in the shower. This will be the high point of my day. It's all downhill from here."
American Beauty (1999)
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American Beauty

- "Oh, and this one time, at band camp, I stuck a flute in my pussy."
- "Excuse me?"
- "What? You don't think I know how to get myself off? Hell, that's what half of band camp is! Sex-ed! So are we gonna screw soon, cuz' I'm gettin' kind of antsy!"
American Pie (1999)

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"(I just want to apologize to Mike's mom, Josh's mom, and my mom. And I'm sorry to everyone. I was very naive.) I am so, so sorry... for everything that has happened."
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
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- "I do love you and you know there is something very important we need to do as soon as possible."
- "What's that?"
- "F--k"
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
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Eyes Wide Shut

"It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything."
Fight Club (1999)
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"Welcome to Fight Club. The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about Fight Club. The third rule of Fight Club: someone yells stop, goes limp, taps out, the fight is over. The fourth rule: only two guys to a fight. The fifth rule: one fight at a time, fellas. The sixth rule: no shirts, no shoes. The seventh rule: fights will go on as long as they have to. And the eighth and final rule: if this is your first night at Fight Club, you have to fight."
Fight Club (1999)
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Fight Club

"I see dead people."
The Sixth Sense (1999)

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"Guys out there is hurted."
South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
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"Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. I sense much fear in you."
Star Wars - Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)

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