Monday, October 24, 2005

Top 100 Movie quotes

I've obviously been catching up on my Creative Screenwriting e-newsletters lately, the source of several of my last Not-About-Me posts.

Here's another: the American Film Institute's list of the Top 100 Movie Quotes.

Wait! Before you click through, try to guess what the #1 quote is. Hint: It's not from Road House.

P.S.: If you love movies, you might enjoy the CS Weekly e-newsletter I mentioned above. It's packed (packed! I say) with up-to-date Hollywood news, reviews of the latest theatrical and DVD releases, and some great interviews with filmmakers. It's free, so ya might as well try it.


I shoulda known. My guess was the quote that landed at #5. Of course, I'm a lot more inclined to list a quote from one of my favorite movies, as opposed to the one which won (from a fine film, but not so dear to my heart).

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 10/24/2005 3:33 PM

I found it interesting that at least 5 or 6 of them were the final lines from the movie in question. Just goes to show the importance of a good ending.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 10/24/2005 3:41 PM

I hope this isn't too self-serving. I don't want to spam you, but I took the AFI's top 100 quotes, then added 300 more that they used to pick the top 100, and added them to a random quote generator on my site.

If you go there (, you'll get a different quote under "Name That Quote" in the sidebar. Don't know what it's from? Click the quote, it's a link to the film's page on imdb or classic films site.

If you want to add something like this to your site, just let me know.

Like your site too!


Posted by: Blogger Warren at 10/24/2005 7:49 PM

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