we don’t need no stinking badges!

here’s the afi’s list of 100 greatest movie quotes yet. it’s quite interesting.

here are some of my favorites:

12. “I love the smell of napalm in the morning,” “Apocalypse Now,” 1979.

21. “A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti,” “The Silence of the Lambs,” 1991.

24. “I am big! It’s the pictures that got small,” “Sunset Blvd.,” 1950.

53. “One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don’t know,” “Animal Crackers,” 1930.

64. “Gentlemen, you can’t fight in here! This is the War Room!”, “Dr. Strangelove,” 1964.

79. Striker: “Surely you can’t be serious.” Rumack: “I am serious … and don’t call me Shirley,” “Airplane!”, 1980.

98. “Nobody puts Baby in a corner,” “Dirty Dancing,” 1987.

what are yours? which quotes do you think should have been on the list and weren’t?

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4 Replies to “we don’t need no stinking badges!”

  1. “I’ll have what she’s having,” “When Harry Met Sally…,” 1989
    “You had me at `hello,'” “Jerry Maguire,” 1996.
    “No wire hangers, ever!”, “Mommie Dearest,” 1981.
    “Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary,” “Dead Poets Society,” 1989

    What should have been on there and wasn’t….
    “Look, Daddy: Teacher says that every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings.” It’s a Wonderful Life
    “Violet, you’re turning violet, Violet.” Willy Wonka
    “I’ve just decided to switch our Friday schedule to Monday, which means that the test we take each Friday on what we learned during the week will now take place on Monday before we’ve learned it. But since today is Tuesday, it doesn’t matter in the slightest.” Willy Wonka
    “So much time, and so little to do! Strike that, reverse it.”Willy Wonka (are you getting the idea here—WIlly Wonka is a wealth of great quotes and I’ll stop here with them)
    “You can lose all your points for any one of three things. One–if you cry. Two–if you ask to see your mother. Three–if you’re hungry and ask for a snack! Forget it!” Life is Beautiful
    “Don’t ask for any lollipops. We eat them all.”-Life is Beautiful

    And why not….”If you build it, they will come.”Field of Dreams

  2. “I want the truth! You can’t handle the truth!” from A Few Good Men – one of my all-time favorite movie scenes.
    “You had me at hello.” Jerry Maguire
    “Houston, we have a problem.” Apollo 13
    “there’s no crying in baseball.” A League of Their Own

    Ones I love that weren’t on the list:
    “Snakes! Why did it have to be snakes?” Indiana Jones, Raiders of the Lost Ark
    “I have a really bad feeling about this” Every Star Wars movie
    “Laugh it up, fuzzball.” Han Solo, Empire Strikes Back
    “Do the chickens have large talons?” Napoleon Dynamite
    “You’re right. You’re right. I know you’re right.” Marie, When Harry Met Sally

  3. Build it and they will come-Field of Dreams…of course
    Go ahead, make my day- Sudden Impact
    Show me the money!- Jerry McGuire
    Mam always said, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.”-Forrest Gump
    I’ll be back-Da Terminator
    Houston, We have a problem-Apollo 13 (Great DVD)
    Yo, Adrian- Rocky
    I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!- Wizard of Oz

    Favorites not on there:
    Run Forrest, Run! -Forrest Gump
    Yea some girl, Baby Ruth?” “BABE RUTH????” “The sultan of swat” The Great Bambino, The collossis of clout, Yea the collosiss of clout!” -Sandlot
    there are more…im just thoughtless right now!!!

    Sam Jones

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