Great Film Quotes
From Great Films
By Decade

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Great Film Quotes By Decade

See if you can identify the films - before looking at the movie title, or playing the clips (.wav format).

Laurel and Hardy

"Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!"
Sons of the Desert (1933)
Play clip (excerpt): Sons of the Desert (9 k)

Clint Eastwood
"I know what you're thinkin'. 'Did he fire six shots or only five?' Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I've kinda lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya punk?"
Dirty Harry (1971)
Play clip (excerpt): Dirty Harry (178 k)
Groucho Marx
"That's why I'm sitting here with you. Because you remind me of you. Your eyes, your throat, your lips. Everything about you reminds me of you. Except you. How do you account for that? If she figures that one out, she's good."
A Night at the Opera (1935)
Play clip (excerpt): A Night at the Opera (61 k)
Humphrey Bogart
"When you're slapped, you'll take it and like it! (slapping)"
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Play clip (excerpt): The Maltese Falcon (24 k)
W.C. Fields
"She drove me to drink. That's the one thing I'm indebted to her for."
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
Play clip (excerpt): Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (45 k)
Bette Davis
"Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night."
All About Eve (1950)
Play clip (excerpt): All About Eve (51 k)
Fred Astaire
"If I ever forgot myself with that girl, I'd remember it."
Top Hat (1935)
Play clip (excerpt): Top Hat (25 k)
Clark Gable
"Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn."
Gone With the Wind (1939)
Play clip (excerpt): Gone With the Wind (23 k)
John Wayne
"That'll be the day."
The Searchers (1956)
Play clip (excerpt): The Searchers (19 k)


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Some Questions to Consider about Movie Quotations:

  • What is the specific film each quote came from? (Easy, but sometimes Challenging)
  • What was the year of the film? (Semi-difficult)
  • What is the film's character name who spoke the line of dialogue? (Semi-difficult)
  • What is the context of the quote? e.g., what was the situation, what was happening at the time? (Semi-difficult)
  • Was the line of dialogue possibly either the first or last line of the film? (Semi-difficult)
  • Who is the character spoken to, if any? (Challenging)
  • Who is the actor/actress/voice in the film who spoke the line of dialogue? (Challenging)
  • What was said or what happened both before and after the line of dialogue? (Very Difficult)

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