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Great Film Quotes From the 1960s

- "Did you hear what I said, Miss Kubelik? I absolutely adore you."
- "Shut up and deal!"
The Apartment (1960)

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"Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time."
BUtterfield 8 (1960)

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"And what is love? Love is the mornin' and the evenin' star."
Elmer Gantry (1960)

"I've heard many a powerful Bible-walloper, but you not only put the fear of God into them, you scared the hell out of 'em."
Elmer Gantry (1960)

"I am more interested in the 'Rock of Ages' than I am in the age of rocks."
Inherit the Wind (1960)

"The gospel! The Gospel according to Brady! God speaks to Brady, and Brady tells the world! Brady! Brady! Brady, Almighty!"
Inherit the Wind (1960)

"I didn't mean it."
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

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"Feed me!"
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

"The old man was right, only the farmers won. We lost. We'll always lose."
The Magnificent Seven (1960)

- "Do you have a vacancy?"
- "Oh, we have 12 vacancies: 12 cabins, 12 vacancies."

Psycho (1960)
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"Well, a boy's best friend is his mother."
Psycho (1960)
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"Mother, my mother, uh, what is the phrase? - She isn't qu-quite herself today."
Psycho (1960)

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"We all go a little mad sometimes... Haven't you?"
Psycho (1960)

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"I'm not even gonna swat that fly. I hope they are watching. They'll see. They'll see and they'll know and they'll say, 'Why, she wouldn't even harm a fly.'"
Psycho (1960)
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Psycho

"I am Spartacus."
Spartacus (1960)

"I mean, any gentleman with the slightest chic will give a girl a fifty-dollar bill for the powder room."
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

"Listen, you know those days when you get the mean reds...No, the blues are because you're getting fat or maybe it's been raining too long. You're just sad, that's all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you're afraid, and you don't know what you're afraid of. Did you ever get that feeling?...When I get it, the only thing that does any good is to jump into a cab and go to Tiffany's. Calms me down right away."
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

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"You owe me money!"
The Hustler (1961)

- "Fat Man, you shoot a great game of pool."
- "So do you, Fast Eddie."
The Hustler (1961)
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- "How do you find your way back in the dark?"
- "Just head for that big star straight on. The highway's under it - it'll take us right home."
The Misfits (1961)

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"Because I am nuts about you, and I would go down on my knees to worship you if you really wanted me to. Bud, I can't get along without you. And I would do anything you'd ask me to. I would! I would! Anything!"
Splendor in the Grass (1961)

"Te adoro, Anton."
West Side Story (1961)

"That man has been a thorn in my side for over 40 years. But one thing about him - he never lied to me."
Bird Man of Alcatraz (1962)

"...Bond. James Bond."
Dr. No (1962)
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- "Do you expect me to talk?"
- "No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to die."
Dr. No (1962)
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"Look where I'm going. I'm not staying in burlesque! I'm moving, maybe up, maybe down! But wherever it is, I'm enjoying it. I'm havin' the time of my life! Because for the first time, it is my life! And I love it. I love every second of it! And I'll be damned if you're gonna take it away from me!"
Gypsy (1962)
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Gypsy

"Well sir, goin' 'ome...'Ome, sir."
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

"It was my privilege to know him and to make him known to the world. He was a poet, a scholar, and a mighty warrior. He was also the most shameless exhibitionist since Barnum and Bailey."
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

- "Well, what's the trick, man?
- "The trick, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts."
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
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Lawrence of Arabia

"Sherif Ali, so long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe, so long will they be a little people, a silly people, greedy, barbarous, and cruel as you are."
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

- "My yellow roses. My - daughter....I could offer you a comfortable home, a sunny garden, a congenial atmosphere, my cherry pies...What was the decisive factor? Uh, my garden?"
- "I think it was your cherry pies!"
Lolita (1962)

"Hey, Boo."
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

"I was to think of these days many times. Of Jem and Dill and Boo Radley, and Tom Robinson - and Atticus. He would be in Jem's room all night, and he would be there when Jem waked up in the morning."
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
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To Kill a Mockingbird

- "Well, you're not going to use the story, Mr. Scott?"
- "No, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend."
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
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"...and while you're looking, listen. This is me, Marco talking. Fifty-two red Queens and me are telling you - you know what we're telling you? - it's over. The links, the beautifully-conditioned links are smashed. They're smashed as of now because we say so, because we say they ought to be smashed. We're bustin' up the joint, we're tearin' out all the wires, we're bustin' it up so good all the Queen's horses and all the Queen's men will never put ol' Raymond back together again. You don't work anymore. That's an order. Anybody invites you to a game of solitaire - you tell 'em: 'Sorry, buster, the ball-game is over!'"
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

"Made to commit acts too unspeakable to be cited here by an enemy who had captured his mind and his soul, he freed himself at last and in the end heroically and unhesitatingly gave his life to save his country. Raymond Shaw...Hell...Hell."
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

- "You wouldn't be able to do these awful things to me if I weren't still in this [wheel] chair."
- "But ya are, Blanche! Ya are in that chair!"
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

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"You mean, all this time we could've been friends?"
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

- "Do you know what's wrong with you?"
- "No, what?"
- "Nothing."

Charade (1963)
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Charade

"The only question I ever ask any woman is: 'What time is your husband coming home?'"
Hud (1963)

"Better wed than dead."
Love With the Proper Stranger (1963)

"Infamy! Infamy! They've all got it in for me."
Carry On Cleo (1964)

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"I can no longer sit back and allow Communist infiltration, Communist indoctrination, Communist subversion and the international Communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids."
Dr. Strangelove, Or:... (1964)

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"Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed, but I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops, that is, depending on the breaks."
Dr. Strangelove, Or:... (1964)

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"OK, I'm gonna get your money to ya. But if you don't get the President of the United States on that phone, do you know what's gonna happen to you?...You're gonna have to answer to the Coca-Cola Company."
Dr. Strangelove, Or:... (1964)
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"Gentlemen. You can't fight in here. This is the War Room!"
Dr. Strangelove, Or:... (1964)
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"I think there's some kind of deviated prevert. And I think General Ripper found out about your preversion and that you were organizing some kind of mutiny of preverts. Now move!"
Dr. Strangelove, Or:... (1964)

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"Well, boys. I reckon this is it. Nuclear combat - toe to toe with the Ruskies!"
Dr. Strangelove, Or: (1964)
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"Mein Fuhrer, I can walk!"
Dr. Strangelove, Or:... (1964)
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- "Hey, what about Major Kong?"
- "Aaaaaa hoooo! Waaaaa hooooo!" (riding atop a bomb)

Dr. Strangelove, Or: (1964)
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"(Uh, just a drink.) A martini. Shaken, not stirred."
Goldfinger (1964)
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- "My name is Pussy Galore."
- "I must be dreaming."
Goldfinger (1964)
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"You're a woman of many parts, Pussy!"
Goldfinger (1964)

- "Do you expect me to talk?"
- "No, Mr. Bond. I expect you to die."
Goldfinger (1964)

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"Oh no, you don't! This is no time to be rescued."
Goldfinger (1964)
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- "Tell me, how did you find America?"
- "Turn left at Greenland."
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"The older generation are leading this country to galloping ruin!"
A Hard Day's Night (1964)

"Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious."
Mary Poppins (1964)

"The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain."
My Fair Lady (1964)

"Come on. Dover! Come on, Dover! Move yer bloomin' arse!"
My Fair Lady (1964)

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"Simple phonetics. The science of speech. That's my profession, also my hobby. Anyone can spot an Irishman or a Yorkshireman by his brogue, but I can place a man within six miles. I can place him within two miles in London. Sometimes within two streets."
My Fair Lady (1964)

"Eliza? Where the devil are my slippers?"
My Fair Lady (1964)
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My Fair Lady

- "There are worse things than chastity, Mr. Shannon."
- "Yeah, lunacy and death."

The Night of the Iguana (1964)
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"Ah, then it's a gift."
Doctor Zhivago (1965)

"Relax. This time I'm going to win it my way. Push the button, Max! (explosion) MAAAAAAXXX!"
The Great Race (1965)
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"The Von Trapp children don't play. They march."
The Sound of Music (1965)

"I could never answer to a whistle. Whistles are for dogs and cats and other animals, but not for children, and definitely not for me. It would be too humiliating."
The Sound of Music (1965)

"Some days, you just can't get rid of a bomb."
Batman (1966)

"Who knows, Robin? This strange mixing of minds may be the greatest single service ever performed for humanity! Let's go, but, inconspicuously, through the window. We'll use our Batropes. Our job is finished."
Batman (1966)
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Batman - 1966

"If I've told you once, I've told you a hundred times. Do not fan the girls when they're wet! But you'll never learn, you'll be a eunuch all your life."
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

"When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk."
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (1966)

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"Blond! You know what you are! Just a dirty son-of-a-b!" (theme music)
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (1966)

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"The bottom is loaded with nice people, Albert. Only cream and bastards rise."
Harper (1966)

"What the hell happened?"
The Sand Pebbles (1966)

"The last time I made love on a ship was the Titanic. Unfortunately, we never finished."
What's Up, Tiger Lily? (1966)

"Martha! Damn it! I wonder what women talk about when the men are talking. I must find out sometime."
- "Whaddya want?"
- "Ha, ha, ha. Isn't that a wonderful sound."

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

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"Now that we're through with Humiliate the Host...and we don't want to play Hump the Hostess yet...how about a little round of Get the Guests?"
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

"I am, George. I am."
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

"We rob banks."
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

"My eyes! I think I'm blind."
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

"What we've got here is failure to communicate."
Cool Hand Luke (1967)

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"Anybody here? Hey, Ol' Man, You home tonight? 'Bout time we had a little talk."
Cool Hand Luke (1967)

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"Oh, Luke. He was some boy. Cool Hand Luke. Hell, he's a natural-born world-shaker."
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
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"I just want to say one word to you - just one word.... 'Plastics.'"
The Graduate (1967)

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"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me, aren't you?"
The Graduate (1967)

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"Would you like me to seduce you? (What?) Is that what you're trying to tell me?"
The Graduate (1967)
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"The only thing that matters is what they feel, and how much they feel for each other. And if it's half of what we felt, that's everything."
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)

- "Well, you're pretty sure of yourself, ain't ya, Virgil. Virgil, that's a funny name for a nigger boy to come from Philadelphia. What do they call you up there?"
"They call me Mister Tibbs."

In the Heat of the Night (1967)
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"Cutting off her nipples with garden shears? You call that normal?"
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)

- "You're very pretty, Pretty-Pretty."
- "My name isn't Pretty-Pretty. It's Barbarella."

Barbarella (1968)
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"A man has to see things as they really are. After all, a man with responsibilities can't walk around with his head in the clouds all the time. Oh, a man should have his dreams, but a man has to learn to put those dreams to some practical use, not just sit around and think about them all the time."
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
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"Hello, gorgeous."
Funny Girl (1968)
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"We all prisoners, chickee-baby. We all locked in."
The Love Bug (1968)

"They're coming to get you, Barbra."
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
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"Yeah, they're dead. They're all messed up."
Night of the Living Dead (1968)

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"I can't take it anymore, Felix. I'm crackin' up. Everything you do irritates me. And when you're not here, the things I know you're gonna do when you come in irritate me. You leave me little notes on my pillow. I told you 158 times - I cannot stand little notes on my pillow. 'We are all out of Corn Flakes. F.U.' It took me three hours to figure out that 'F.U.' was Felix Unger. It's not your fault, Felix. It's a rotten combination, that's all."
The Odd Couple (1968)
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"Please, sir. I want some more."
Oliver! (1968)

"Take your stinkin' paws off me, you damned dirty ape!"
Planet of the Apes (1968)

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"You finally really did it. You maniacs! You blew it up! God damn you! God damn you all to hell!"
Planet of the Apes (1968)
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- "What's the matter with you?"
- "I'm hysterical! I'm having hysteria 'cuz I'm hysterical! I can't stop when I get like this! I can't stop! I'm hysterical! Oh, no, no, no."
(sound of water being poured) I'm wet! I'm wet! I'm hysterical and I'm wet! I'm in pain! And I'm wet! And I'm still hysterical! No, no, no, don't hit, don't hit, it doesn't help! It'll only increase my sense of danger."
- "What can I do? What can I do? You're getting me hysterical!"
- "Go away, go away, you frighten me!"

The Producers (1968)

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"We find the defendants incredibly guilty."
The Producers (1968)

"That's it, baby, when you've got it, flaunt it, flaunt it!"
The Producers (1968)

"Sing out, men. We open at Leavenworth on Saturday night."
The Producers (1968)

"Hitler was better looking than Churchill, he was a better dresser than Churchill, he had more hair, he told funnier jokes, and he could dance the pants off of Churchill."
The Producers (1968)

"God is dead! Satan lives! The year is One, the year is One! God is dead! Why don't you help us out, Rosemary? Be a real mother to Adrian. You don't have to join if you don't want to. Just be a mother to your baby. Minnie and Laura-Louise are too old. It's not right. Think about it, Rosemary."
Rosemary's Baby (1968)

- "Open the pod bay doors, HAL."
- "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that."
- "What's the problem?"
- "I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do."
- "What are you talking about, HAL?"
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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"Look, Dave, I can see you're really upset about this. I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over."
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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"Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave. I'm afraid. I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it."
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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"...It's called 'Daisy'. Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer due. I'm half-crazy, over the love of you. It won't be a stylish marriage. I can't afford a carriage. But you'll look sweet upon the seat of a bicycle - built - for - two."
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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"…Eighteen months ago, the first evidence of intelligent life off the Earth was discovered. It was buried forty feet below the lunar surface, near the crater Tycho. Except for a single, very powerful radio emission aimed at Jupiter, the four million year old black monolith has remained completely inert, its origin and purpose still a total mystery."
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

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"Think ya used enough dynamite there, Butch?"
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

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"Whatever they're sellin', I don't want it."
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

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"I couldn't do that. Could you do that? How can they do that? Who are those guys?"
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
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"Boy, I got vision and the rest of the world wears bifocals."
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

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"Good. For a moment there, I thought we were in trouble."
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

- "I'll jump first."
- "No."
- "Then you jump first."
- "No, I said."
- "What's the matter with you?"
- "I can't swim."
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

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"Kid - the next time I say, 'Let's go someplace like Bolivia,' let's go someplace like Bolivia."
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

- "You got a helmet?"
- "Oh, oh, I've got a helmet. I've got a beauty."

Easy Rider (1969)
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- "Oh, no thanks, I got some storebought right over here, on my own."
- "No, man, this is grass."
- "You mean marijuana...Lord have mercy, is that what that is?! Lemme see that."
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"We blew it."

Easy Rider (1969)

"You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off."
The Italian Job (1969)

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"Uh, well, sir, I-I ain't a for-real cowboy. But I am one helluva stud."
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
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"(Hey!) I'm walking here! I'm walking here!"
Midnight Cowboy (1969)

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"It's alright. It's quite alright, really. She's having a rest. We'll be going on soon. There's no hurry, you see. We have all the time in the world."
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
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"Little girls, I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders, and all my pupils are the creme de la creme. Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life."
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

- "I mean to kill you in one minute, Ned, or see you hanged in Fort Smith at Judge Parker's convenience. Which'll it be?"
- "I call that bold talk for a one-eyed fat man."
- "Fill your hand, you son-of-a-bitch!"
True Grit (1969)

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"Well, come see a fat old man sometime! Hyah!"
True Grit (1969)
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"We've got to start thinkin' beyond our guns. Those days are closin' fast."
The Wild Bunch (1969)

"If they move, kill 'em."
The Wild Bunch (1969)



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