20 Movies So Memorable, They’re Practically Etched into Our Brains

Whether it’s a beloved movie from our childhood or a recent blockbuster that deeply touched us, there are certain films that remain in our hearts long after we’ve finished watching them. Someone recently asked, “Which movies can you almost quote word for word if your life depended on it?” Here are the top 20 answers.

Dumb And Dumber

Dumb _ Dumber New Line Cinema
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“What a great movie. ‘Samsonite… I was way off!'”

“‘ Killer boots, man!’, ‘he must work out.'”

Back To The Future

Back To The Future Universal Studios
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“Yeah. A few years ago, I turned a household gathering into an impromptu talent show. Everyone came with talents & tricks. Mine was acting out every part of the awkward dinner scene from BTTF.”


Ghostbusters Columbia Pictures
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“I quote the housekeeper in the hotel on an almost daily basis, and nobody ever gets it…’ What the hellllll are you dooooin?'”

“I didn’t get some of the lines until I was an adult… and they’re absolutely hilarious.”

The Big Lebowski

Walter in the Big Lebowski Working Title Films
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“‘ Only thing the Dude ever wanted was his rug back.’ I’ve watched this movie so many times.”

“‘ Her life is in your hands, Dude.'”


Twister Warner Bros
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“Yes! I was looking for this answer. Every single line verbatim. ‘Kansas is a mess. There’s a big crease right through Wichita…. roll the maps.'”

“‘ We’ve got cows!'”

Christmas Vacation

Christmas Vacation Warner Bros
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“Can I get you anything? Refill your glass? Something to eat? Drive you out into the desert and leave you for dead?”

“I was looking for this. Such a quotable movie.”


Spaceballs MGM Studios
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“I can quote it word for word… including sound effects. Proud, not proud.”

“My favorite line in that entire movie, when I was a kid watching it for the first time, was ‘I’m a mog, half man half dog. I’m my own best friend.”

The Lord Of The Rings Series

The Lord Of The Rings Series Warner Bros
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“Definitely. As a Kiwi who grew up near where they filmed a lot of the scenes, me and my friends would go out and reenact long segments of the movies.”

“Havadad, Legolas.”


Predators (2010) 20th Century Fox
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“Sure… but that’s almost cheating. There are only like 50 words spoken in the whole movie.”

“I was about to post this… I watched this so many times growing up. And still pretty often now, in my 40’s.”


Friday New Line Cinema
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“Boxes? What the heck you doin’ stealin’ boxes for? What you tryna build, a clubhouse?'”

“Just watched this for the first time this week… now I know the origins of ‘Bye Felicia.'”

Princess Bride

Princess Bride 20th Century Studios
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“I was pretty sure this would be the number one answer. I’m so glad there are so many of us who believe in Twuuu Laaav.”

“I am able to quote this movie so accurately that my family refuses to watch the movie with me anymore.”


Goodfellas Warner Bros
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“Genre-defining movie, great stuff. Pesci is great. ‘Funny, how?'”

“‘Go home and get your shine box!'”

Shaun Of The Dead

Shaun Of The Dead Rogue Pictures
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“I make sure to quote this movie when going about my daily business.”

“Take care. Go to Mum’s. Kill Phil. Grab Liz. Go to the Winchester. Have a nice cold pint and wait for all this to blow over.”

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction Mira Max
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“You mind if I have some of this tasty beverage to wash it down? Man, Samuel L. Jackson was so good in that movie.”

“Me… I can’t get ’em ’cause my girlfriend’s a vegetarian…which pretty much makes me a vegetarian.”

O’ Brother Where Art Thou

O_ Brother Where Art Thou Touchstone
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“Well, isn’t this a geographic oddity! Two weeks from everywhere! I think that’s my favorite line of all time.”

“Lotsa respectable people have been hit by trains.’. So many good ones, the list could go on and on.”


Val Kilmer – Tombstone Hollywood Pictures
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“Great movie. ‘You gonna do something? Or just stand there and bleed’.”

“So many good quotes from this. GOAT movie.”

Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas

Fear _ Loathing In Las Vegas Universal Studios
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“Some of the lines in this movie had me hollerin’ with laughter, man.”

“Let’s get down to brass tacks – how much for the ape?”

Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles Warner Bros
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“I’m surprised that there weren’t more people suggesting this movie. “What in the Wide Wide World of Sports is a-goin’ on here?”

Mean Girls

Mean Girls Paramount Pictures
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“Absolute classic. ‘One time, Regina punched me in the face. It was awesome.'”


Kung Pow

Kung Pow 20th Century Studios
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“I literally cannot think of Neo-Sporin without singing the song.”

“This is the most quotable film of all time.”


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