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60 movie phrases that marked the history of cinema

60 movie phrases that marked the history of cinema

March 17, 2023

L The history of cinema has left us with a lot of movie phrases unforgettable that express the character of the characters, the theme of which the story speaks and, in general, the psychological background of what is being told.

That makes many of the script fragments of film classics have been recorded in the memory of hundreds of thousands of people, who come to make these phrases a part of interpreting reality.

The best movie phrases to reflect

Below you can see a selection of movie phrases that not only remind of good movies, but also provide an extra. If you want to see more inspirational phrases and reflections, remember that you can also visit these articles:

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1. We think too much and feel very little (The Great Dictator)

One of the most moving parts of the final speech of this Charlie Chaplin movie.

2. I was born when she kissed me, I died the day she abandoned me, and I lived the time she loved me (In a lonely place)

A phrase that perfectly sums up a particularly tragic way of experiencing life.

3. All men die, but not all have lived (Braveheart)

The vitalistic spirit of this feature film is perfectly embodied in this phrase.

4. Illusions can be very powerful (Lawrence of Arabia)

A classic of the cinema that also left reflections as interesting as this one.

5. I do not remember forgetting (Memento)

In addition to being one of the most remembered movie phrases, it is the declaration of intent of this film by Christopher Nolan, as it speaks of the tragic past of a character with anterograde amnesia.

6. To infinity and beyond (Toy Story)

You could say it's one of the main slogans of this movie about childhood and the magic of the imagination .

7. You make me want to be a better man (Better ... impossible)

The antihero of this film shows its vulnerabilities that, curiously, have to do with the desire for self-improvement.

8. Do it or do not do it, but do not try (The Empire Strikes Back)

One of the most remembered phrases of Master Yoda, part of his role as a wise person who inspires the protagonist.

9. They can take our lives, but they can never take away our freedom (Braveheart)

Freedom above all else can become an overwhelming force that passes over death.

10. They call it "a Royale with Cheese" (Pulp Fiction)

One of the characteristic dialogues of Tarantino's cinema: apparently banal and absurd conversations that in reality they serve to reflect the character of the characters .

11. Nobody is perfect (With skirts and crazy)

It was assumed that this final line of script was not going to appear in the final product, but finally it did and it was recorded in the memory of the West.

12. What is the use of confessing if I do not regret? (The Godfather 2)

The power of the mafia passes over superfluous moral considerations.

13. Hakuna Matata (The Lion King)

A phrase in Swahili that became world famous from this Disney movie. Its meaning is "live and be happy".

14. All those moments will be lost in time like tears in the rain (Blade Runner)

One of the most remembered scenes of this cult film left this poetic phrase about the nature of death .

15. With each fight you get stronger (Cinderella Man)

One of the movie phrases that can be linked more easily to self-improvement and personal development.

16. Give wax, polish wax (Karate Kid)

A mantra repeated by the teacher to teach simple karate movements to his young apprentice.

17. Sayonara, baby (Terminator 2)

In the original version, the phrase "hasta la vista" was used, in Spanish.

18. I love the smell of napalm in the morning (Apocalypse Now)

This phrase perfectly expressed the psychological alienation of the military corps that entered the jungle of Vietnam.

19. Houston, we have a problem (Apollo 13)

A small variation of the phrase that was really said: "Houston, we've had a problem."

20. I am your father (The Empire Strikes Back)

The definitive phrase of Darth Vader at the height of the film.

21. Good morning, princess (Life is beautiful)

The positive and humanistic message that this film transmitted it was summed up in this romantic motto.

22. We will always have Paris (Casablanca)

One of the mythical phrases of the cinema of the 40s.

23. There are not two words that are more harmful in our language than "good work" (Whiplash)

This film talks about the absolute sacrifice and the success that one aspires to obtain through it, and this phrase serves as a reminder of a simple idea: victory, seen in an extreme way, is a matter of all or nothing.

24. There are no unanswered questions, only poorly formulated questions (Matrix)

This phrase speaks on the veil behind which the knowledge we ignore is hidden , the theme that forms the main nucleus of this film.

25. We are going to need a bigger boat (Shark)

A simple phrase that serves to transmit fear in the simplest way.

26. A boy's best friend is his mother (Psychosis)

A phrase with sinister implications taking into account the mental problems that are explained through the plot of the film.

27. I went up to my table to remind myself that you always have to look at things in a different way (The club of dead poets)

This phrase expresses one of the most iconic scenes in this movie .

28. Good morning ... and if we do not see each other again: good morning, good afternoon and good night (The Truman Show)

In the final scene of this film the spectators also become part of the characters to whom the protagonist is directed.

29. Frankly, dear, that does not matter to me (Gone with the Wind)

A line of dialogue that has been repeated thousands of times.

30. I will make an offer you can not refuse (The Godfather)

The Godfather goes for deals, bonds and precarious power balances, and this phrase is a way of introduction to this world of constant threat.

31. Tonight we will have dinner in hell (300)

The violence and suffering that are captured in this film are transmitted perfectly by this line of script.

32. Are you talking to me? (Taxi Driver)

Taxi Driver is the story of a man who Go crazy slowly as a result of boredom, boredom and lack of sleep , and the scene in the mirror expresses this process very well.

33. You never have to come back here, because it would never be so fun (Lost in Translation)

A way to understand the good of fleeting crosses and ephemeral adventures.

34. It seems that everything I've done in my life has taken me to you (The Bridges of Madison)

The love of two people of mature age is reflected in a romantic way in this line of dialogue.

35. I'm scared, Dave (2001: Odyssey in space)

One of the most shocking scenes has to do with the moment in which we noticed to what extent the artificial intelligence represented in this movie looks like us .

36. The past is just a story that we tell (Her)

The life narrated as through a novel is, in practice, indistinguishable from real life.

37. The nuns taught us that there are two paths you can follow in life, that of Nature and that of the Divine (The Tree of Life)

This film is totally devoted to religious themes, and this is clear in this sentence about the divine.

38. Let's laugh to keep the ghosts away (My neighbor Totoro)

One of the most imaginative and imaginative Japanese animation films he could not simply reproduce conventional ways of getting away from danger.

39. I'm exactly where I want to be (Forget about me)

This love story plays with time and with the planes of reality, and yet it makes clear that affective bonds exist wherever our imagination takes them, independently of everything else.

40. Even the smallest person can change the course of the future (The Fellowship of the Ring)

An epic story which focuses its main line of narration on the experiences of two young people almost defenseless.

41. Destruction is a form of creation (Donnie Darko)

Donnie Darko explores temporal paradoxes and different ways of reading the same fact, and this dialectic is expressed in this sentence.

42. A lot of work and little fun make Jack a boring guy (The Shining)

The Shining explains subtly how a man loses contact with reality , and he uses this phrase, among other things.

43. Nothing that happens is forgotten, even if you no longer remember it (Spirited Away)

The adventures remain always there, although they are not consciously remembered anymore.

44. Rejoice me the day (Sudden Impact)

This simple phrase served to reflect the desire for violence of a character that, ultimately, was the engine of a succession of action scenes.

45. I may not be very smart, but I know what love is (Forrest Gump)

Love has its own psychological sphere , and is not governed by the laws of intelligence.

46. ​​Death smiles at us all, let's smile back (The Gladiator)

Several of the characters that appear in this film have nothing to lose, and they see death as something that deserves no further consideration.

47. He is alive! (Frankenstein)

A cry that introduced a new dimension of terror in this film classic.

48. I am the king of the world (Titanic)

A youthful scream that showed the unique sensations that could be produced aboard the Titanic.

49. Say hello to my little friend (Scarface)

A war cry what has happened to the history of cinema.

50. Kiss me like it's the last time (Casablanca)

A phrase well remembered for its dramatic component, characteristic of the Casablanca era.

51. Vote for me and your wildest dreams will come true (Napoleon Dynamite)

This film was a curious comedy that reflected several of the funniest elements of life forms promoted by the American dream.

52. The real loser is the one who is so afraid of not winning that he does not even try (Little Miss Sunshine)

This is one of the movie phrases that remind us of the importance of taking the first steps towards a goal.

53. They say that the best shine with more strength in the most difficult situations (The traveling castle)

Another one of the phrases of the magical cinema of Studio Ghibli.

54. Everything that does not kill you makes you ... more strange (The Dark Knight)

The declaration of intentions of one of the most charismatic villains in cinema: the Joker.

55. She is better than the girl of my dreams; she is real (500 days together)

The imperfections of the real can become virtues, although it seems contradictory.

56. The devil's best move was to convince the world that he did not exist (Habitual Suspects)

The hidden dangers and the possibility of manipulating from the shadows are very useful options for doing evil.

57. Sometimes I see dead people (The sixth sense)

A phrase that has become part of a movie icon scene about the paranormal.

58. After a while, you learn to ignore what others say and trust yourself (Shrek)

Autonomy and the possibility of doing what one wants are forces of empowerment.

59. My treasure (The Two Towers)

Gollum became one of the most memorable characters in fantasy cinema by recurring phrases like this one (and its pronunciation).

60. Keep your friends close, but even closer to your enemies (The Godfather)

One of the phrases of movies more remembered of the cinema on gangsters, and a curious paradox.

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