Most intimidating movie lines
And when we counted down the greatest love stories of all time..was #1.
This kind of movie trivia is fun, but the movies are never trivial. MINIVER...a film released the same year as CASABLANCA.
Its closing lines were so powerful to President Franklin Roosevelt, that he ordered them printed on millions of leaflets and dropped over Nazi-occupied Europe." Jean Picker Firstenberg SELECTION CRITERIA AFI distributed a ballot with 400 nominated movie quotes to a jury of over 1,500 leaders from the creative community, including film artists (directors, screenwriters, actors, editors, cinematographers), critics and historians.
Jury members were asked to choose up to 100 movie quotes from a comprehensive list, including entries such as "Here's lookin' at you, kid" (CASABLANCA), "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn" (GONE WITH THE WIND), "Why don't you come up sometime and see me?
Frankenstein (Colin Clive)"There was an old lady who swallowed a fly, perhaps she'll die." — Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum)"I want you to make a choice.
If it is, then it's not finished, and we will die-now, not later-unless, unless we find the patterns and cheat It again." — Alex (Devon Sawa)"What have you done to him?
CASABLANCA has seven quotes in AFI's ballot, making it the most represented film.
THE WIZARD OF OZ is the second most represented film with six quotes.
"No, you haven't been having any progress, and you're not in control. Will you murder a mother and her child to save yourself? There are two types of balls: there are big brave balls, and there are little mincey ****** balls. And, the fact that I've got "Desert Eagle point 5 0" written on the side of mine, should precipitate your balls into shrinking, along with your presence. Vinny: These are your last words, so make them a prayer. Funnymen Peter Sellers and Mike Myers each have four quotes represented. Frances Ford Coppola has nine quotes represented, with seven coming from THE GODFATHER Trilogy. Epstein and Howard Koch each have seven quotes (all from CASABLANCA), followed by Woody Allen with six and Cameron Crowe, William Goldman and Stanley Kubrick with five quotes each.