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1970s



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Greatest Last Film Lines
1970s
Famous Last Line Film Title
(voice-over) "In one of the countless billions of galaxies in the universe lies a medium-sized star. And one of its satellites, a green and insignificant planet, is now dead." Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
"As my father said to me when he died in my arms, 'I don't understand any of it. I never did.' Turn the lights out when you leave." The Boys in the Band (1970)
- "Where we're goin', it's gonna get colder than hell."
- "No, it's okay. I'm fine. I'm fine. I'm fine."
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
"Love means never having to say you're sorry." Love Story (1970)
"That is all." M*A*S*H (1970)
(sung) "On a clear day, on a clear day, you can see forever, and ever and ever and ever more!" On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
"Oh, my God!" The Out-of-Towners (1970)
(voice-over) "For over a thousand years, Roman conquerors returning from the wars enjoyed the honor of a triumph - a tumultuous parade. In the procession came trumpeters and musicians and strange animals from the conquered territories, together with carts laden with treasure and captured armaments. The conqueror rode in a triumphal chariot, the dazed prisoners walking in chains before him. Sometimes his children, robed in white, stood with him in the chariot, or rode the trace horses. A slave stood behind the conqueror holding a golden crown and whispering in his ear a warning that all glory is fleeting." Patton (1970)
"Well, he'll be working on it, wherever he is." The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
"Precisely, Senator. What do we do?" The Andromeda Strain (1971)
"Now, on behalf of Nancy and Fielding Mellish and all of the others who have made this possible, this is Howard Cosell thanking you for joining us and wishing you a most pleasant good night." Bananas (1971)
- "I'm not kind."
- "I don't mean 'weak' kind the way so many men are. I mean the kindness that comes from enormous strength, from an inner power so strong that every act, no matter what, is more proof of that power. That's what all women resent. That's why they try to cut you down, because your knowledge of yourself and them is so right, so true, that it exposes the lies by which they, every scheming one of them, live by. It takes a true woman to understand that the purest form of love is of a man who denies himself to her, of a man who inspires worship, because he has no need for any woman. Because he has himself, and who is better, more beautiful, more powerful, more perfect... you're getting hard... more strong, more masculine, more extraordinary, more... bust. It's rising, it's rising... more virile, domineering. More irresistible. It's up, it's in the air .."
Carnal Knowledge (1971)
"I was cured all right." A Clockwork Orange (1971)
"James, how the hell do we get those diamonds down again?" Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
- "Intelligent creature. But then, so were your mother and father."
- "Mama, Mama, Mama, Mama."
Escape From the Planet of the Apes (1971)
"The son of a bitch is here. I saw him. I'm gonna get him." The French Connection (1971)
"Farewell, Harold. It's been all such fun." Harold and Maude (1971)
"It's like pissing in the wind." The Hospital (1971)
"I have no idea what's going to happen. I just can't stay in this city, you know. Maybe I'll come back. You'll probably see me next week." Klute (1971)
"Never you mind, honey, never you mind." The Last Picture Show (1971)
"In the summer of '42, we raided the Coast Guard station four times, we saw five movies, we had nine days of rain. Benjie broke his watch, Oscy gave up the harmonica, and in a very special way, I lost Hermie forever." Summer of '42 (1971)
"When I was a kid, I couldn't wait to be grown up and they said childhood was the best time of my life and it wasn't. Now I want his company, and people say, 'What's half a loaf? You're well shot of him.' And I say, 'I know that. I miss him, that's all.' They say he'd never have made me happy and I say, 'I am happy, apart from missing him. You might throw me a pill or two for my cough.' All my life I've been looking for someone courageous and resourceful, not like myself, and he's not it. But something. We were something. You've no right to call me to account. I've only come about my cough." Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1971)
"Let it be said that they found us very close together, in the light." They Might Be Giants (1971)
(voice-over) "Into my heart an air that kills, From yon far country blows:
What are those blue remembered hills, What spires, what farms are those? That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain,
The happy highways where I went And cannot come again."
Walkabout (1971, Aust.)
- "But Charlie, don't forget what happened to the man that suddenly got everything he always wanted."
- "What happened?"
- "He lived happily ever after."
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
- "Have they found out about Blossom and Django yet?"
- "Not yet. But they are up there, somewhere in the mountains - fornicating. Making up for lost time. They'll turn up one day. And Viva La Revolucion."
The Big Bird Cage (1972)
"Meine Damen und Herren... Madames et Messieurs... Ladies and Gentlemen. Where are your troubles now? Forgotten? I told you so. We have no troubles here! Here, life is beautiful. The girls are beautiful. Even the orchestra is beautiful. Auf wiedersehen! A bientot." Cabaret (1972)
- "Marvin, what do we do now?"
- "What?"
- "What do we do now?" (drowned out)
The Candidate (1972)
"But now, now we will put away our hatred. Now we will put down our weapons. We have passed through the night of the fires, and those who were our masters are now our servants! And we, who are not human, can afford to be humane. Destiny is the will of God, and if it is man's destiny to be dominated, it is God's will that he be dominated with compassion and understanding. So, cast out your vengeance. Tonight we have seen the birth of the planet of the apes!" Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
"Fatigue reading four and a half. Looks good! We're going for seconds. Attention, gonads, we're going for a record." Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) (1972)
"Mr. Rusk, you're not wearing your tie." Frenzy (1972)
- "Is it true?"
- "Don't ask me about my business."
- "No!"
- "Enough! Alright. This one time. This one time, I'll let you ask me about my affairs."
- "Is it true? Is it?"
- "No."
- "I guess we both need a drink, huh? Come on."
-
"Don Corleone."
The Godfather (1972)
"Andrew, remember. Be sure and tell them it was only a bloody game." Sleuth (1972)
"Can you dig it?" Superfly (1972)
(in French, translated) "I don't know who he is. He followed me in the street. He tried to rape me. He's a lunatic. I don't know what he's called. I don't know his name. I don't know who he is. He tried to rape me. I don't know. I don't know him. I don't know who he is. He's a lunatic. I don't know his name." Last Tango in Paris (1972)
- "Love means never having to say you're sorry."
- "That's the dumbest thing I ever heard..."
- "Th-that's all, folks!"
What's Up, Doc? (1972)
"He wasn't a bad fellow, no worse than most and probably no better than some, and not a bad ball player neither when they gave him the chance, when they laid off him long enough. From here on in, I rag on nobody." Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
- "Hello, my love."
- "Hello, my life."
- "I don't know, if we're lucky, we might last a year."
- "A year!? Just-just think of it, Frank, a whole year!"
Breezy (1973)
"Wilbur never forgot Charlotte. Although he loved her children and grandchildren dearly, none of the new spiders quite took her place in his heart. She was in a class by herself. It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both."
Charlotte's Web (1973)
"Yeah, maybe our f--king orders will come through." The Last Detail (1973)
"A man's got to know his limitations." Magnum Force (1973)
"Sex and death. Two things that come once in a lifetime. But at least after death, you're not nauseous." Sleeper (1973)
"You can tell everybody. Listen to me, Hatcher. You've got to tell them soylent green is people. We've got to stop them somehow." Soylent Green (1973)
- "You're not gonna stick around for your share?"
- "Naah. I'd only blow it."
The Sting (1973)
"Yes, it was a fascinating performance, but of course, he was madly overacting as usual, but you must admit he did know how to make an exit." Theatre of Blood (1973, UK)
- "Where ya headed, cowboy?"
- "Nowhere special."
- "Nowhere special. I always wanted to go there."
- "Come on."
Blazing Saddles (1974)
- "Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown!"
- "All right. Come on, clear the area. On the sidewalk. On the sidewalk, get off the street."
Chinatown (1974)
- "Mr. Kersey?"
- "Paul Kersey."
- "Fred Brown. Welcome to Chicago, sir. Did you have a nice trip?"
- "Yeah, it was okay."
- "Good, good. I found a nice apartment for ya. I hope you're gonna like it. It's on the Lakeshore Drive. You'll have a great view of Lake Michigan. Morning sun. Your office is ready, too. There's a good golf club we can play. Listen, I think you'll enjoy it here."
- "Excuse me."
(He helps a young girl just harrassed by young hoodlums who make obscene gestures. He points his right hand in the shape of a gun at them.)
Death Wish (1974)
"The son of a bitch stole my watch!" The Front Page (1974)
- "Look, I got my rights! This is my home! I want a little peace. Now just do me a little favor, will ya? Get the hell outta here!"
- "Sorry if we bothered you, Mr. Longman. C'mon, Rico. (Sneeze) Gesundheit!"
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
"No – oh - I don't believe – oh – ah – oh – oh – oh, sweet mystery of life at last I found you." Young Frankenstein (1974)
"Utterly baffled and beaten, what was the lonely and broken-hearted man to do? He took the annuity and returned to Ireland with his mother to complete his recovery. Sometime later, he travelled to the Continent. His life there - we have not the means of following accurately - but he appears to have resumed his former profession of a gambler without his former success. He never saw Lady Lyndon again." Barry Lyndon (1975)
- "I used to hate the water."
- "I can't imagine why."
Jaws (1975)
"The, the key here, I think, is to, to not think of death as an end, but, but think of it more as a very effective way of, of cutting down on your expenses. Regarding love, huh, you know, uh, what can you say? It's, it's not the, the quantity of your sexual relations that count, it's the quality. On the other hand, if the quantity drops below once every eight months, I would definitely look into it. Well, that's about it for me, folks. Good-bye." Love and Death (1975)

- "French persons - Today the blood of many a valiant knight shall be avenged! In the name of God, we shall not stop our fight until each one of you lies dead, and the Holy Grail returned to those whom God has chosen! Charge!"
- "Yes, they're the ones, I'm sure." (confusion during arrests)

- "Come on. Anybody armed must go too."
- "All right. Come on. Back."
- "Get that one."
- "Back. Right away. Just... pull it off. Come on. Come along."
- "Put this man in the van."
- "Clear off. Come on."
- "With whom?"
- "Which one?"
- "Oh -- this one."
- "Come on. Put him in the van."
- "Get a blanket."
- "We have no hospital. Come on. Back. Riiight back. Come on!"
- "Run along! Run along!"
- "Pull that off. My, that's an offensive weapon, that is."
- "Come on. Back with 'em. Back. Right. Come along."
- "Everything?"
- "All right, sonny, that's enough, just pack that in."

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
"I'm not going without you, Mac. I wouldn't leave you here this way. You're coming with me. Let's go." One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
"And crawling on the planet's face, some insects called the human race. Lost in time, and lost in space...and meaning." The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
"You know the results of the latest Gallup Poll? Half the country never even heard of the word Watergate. Nobody gives a s--t. You guys are probably pretty tired, right? Well, you should be. Go on home, get a nice hot bath. Rest up - 15 minutes. Then get your asses back in gear. We're under a lot of pressure, you know, and you put us there. Nothing's riding on this except the, uh, First amendment to the Constitution, freedom of the press, and maybe the future of the country. Not that any of that matters, but if you guys f--k up again, I'm going to get mad. Goodnight." All the President's Men (1976)
- "Hey, Yankees! You can take your apology and your trophy and shove it straight up your ass!"
- "And another thing: Just wait till next year!"
- "Yeah!"
The Bad News Bears (1976)
"I don't recognize the right of this committee to ask me these kind of questions. And furthermore, you can all go f--k yourselves." The Front (1976)
"Were we better than the Japanese or just luckier?" Midway (1976)
- "I don't understand, Pop. Was there a murder or wasn't there?"
- "Yes. Killed good weekend. Drive please!"
- "Ha, ha, ha... (hysterical laughter by the Maid (Nancy Walker) after removing Truman Capote mask)"
Murder By Death (1976)
"This was the story of Howard Beale, the first known instance of a man who was killed because he had lousy ratings." Network (1976)
"I reckon so. I guess we all died a little in that damn war." The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
"Where this falls, John, put us close, and leave us there." Robin and Marian (1976)
"I love you." Rocky (1976)
"...and I thought of that old joke, you know, the, this, this guy goes to a psychiatrist and says, 'Doc, uh, my brother's crazy, he thinks he's a chicken,' and uh, the doctor says, 'Well why don't you turn him in?' And the guy says, 'I would, but I need the eggs.' Well, I guess that's pretty much now how I feel about relationships. You know, they're totally irrational and crazy and absurd and - but uh, I guess we keep going through it...because...most of us need the eggs." Annie Hall (1977)
"Bye." Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
"I'm alive." The Demon Seed (1977)
"...In an ultimate sense, I cannot know what I do in this place. Yet I do ultimate things, irreversible things. And I - I stand in the dark with a blade in my hand, striking at heads. I need, more desperately than my children need me, a way of seeing in the dark. What way is this? What dark is this? I cannot call it ordained of God! I cannot go so far. I will, however, pay it so much homage. There is now, in my mouth, this sharp chain. And it never comes out." Equus (1977)
"Never mind that, you're rusting my guitar." The Goodbye Girl (1977)
"Okay, I'm there." New York, New York (1977)
- "Sometimes, now and then, couldn't we just talk?"
- "I tell you what. You talk. I'll listen."
Oh God! (1977)
"Friends then." Saturday Night Fever (1977)
"Keeping the British end up, Sir." The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
- "Oh, no!"
- "Oh, my R2! Can you hear me? Say something! You can repair him, can't you?"
- "We'll get to work on him right away."
- "You must repair him! Sir, if any of my circuits or gears will help, I'll gladly donate them."
- "He'll be alright."
- "Argh!"
- (R2's whistle)
- "Argh!" (applause) "Argh!"
Star Wars (1977)
"No prisoners!" (National Lampoon's) Animal House (1978)
"And I'm just telling you there's a choice to be made here." Coming Home (1978)
"This girl, she didn't know where she was goin' or what she was goin' to do. She didn't have no money on her. Maybe she'd meet up with a character. I was hopin' things would work out for her. She was a good friend of mine." Days of Heaven (1978)
"Here's to Nick." The Deer Hunter (1978)
- "What?"
- "Your name."
- "Uh. I'm Laura Mars."
Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
"You go to Hell!" The Fury (1978)
- "[it]...was the boogey-man."
- "As a matter of fact, it was."
Halloween (1978)
"Roger, as usual, you're wrong." Hooper (1978)
"Suck it, bitch!" I Spit On Your Grave (1978)
- "This country is safe again, Superman. Thanks to you."
- "No, sir! Don't thank me, Warden. We're all part of the same team. Good night."
Superman (1978)
"This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off." Alien (1979)
and
Alien 3 (1992)
"Hey, at least I won't have to lie to you anymore." All That Jazz (1979)
"The horror. The horror." Apocalypse Now (1979)
"Life is a state of mind." Being There (1979)
"Bonjour, Papa." Breaking Away (1979)
- "How do I look?"
- "Terrific."
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
(sung and narrated) ["Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life"] "Cheer up, you old bugger. Come on, give us a grin. There you are. See. It's the end of the film. Incidentally, this record's available in the foyer. Some of us have got to live as well, you know. Who do you think pays for all this rubbish? They'll never make their money back, you know. I told him. I said to him: "Bernie," I said, "They'll never make their money back." Life of Brian (1979)
"Not everybody gets corrupted. You have to have a little faith in people." Manhattan (1979)
- "Take me around the world one more time."
- "Why not?"
Moonraker (1979)
---
(after end credits)
"Go home! Go home! Bye-bye!"
The Muppet Movie (1979)
- "Except for my kid being born, this is the greatest night in the history of my life. I just wanna say one thing to my wife, who's home: 'Yo, Adrian! I did it!'"
- "I love you. I love you."
Rocky II (1979)
"Out there. That-a-way." Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
"Good news, boppers. The big alert has been called off. It turns out that the early reports were wrong. All wrong. Now, for that group out there that had such a hard time getting home, sorry about that. I guess the only thing we can do is play you a song." The Warriors (1979)


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