Massie Twins’ Top 100 Greatest Films (Part 2)
#50: Doctor Zhivago (1965)
There are two kinds of women, and you – as we well know – are not the first kind.
#49: Back to the Future (1985)
Now let me give you a nickel’s worth of free advice, young man. This so-called Dr. Brown is dangerous. He’s a real nutcase. You hang around with him, you’re gonna end up in big trouble.
#48: Jurassic Park (1993)
After some consideration, I’ve decided not to endorse your park.
#47: The General (1927)
I don’t want you to speak to me again until you are in uniform.
#46: Annie Hall (1977)
I’m not a depressive character, you know. I was a reasonably happy kid, I guess.
#45: Robocop (1987)
Please put down your weapon. You have 20 seconds to comply.
#44: Schindler's List (1993)
Today is history. Today will be remembered. Years from now the young will ask with wonder about this day.
#43: High Noon (1952)
Don’t try to be a hero. You don’t have to be a hero, not for me.
#42: The Maltese Falcon (1941)
If you lose a son, it’s possible to get another. There’s only one Maltese falcon.
#41: Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
I had to execute him with my pistol. There was something about it I didn’t like.
#40: Jaws (1975)
I’m not going to waste my time arguing with a man who’s lining up to be a hot lunch.
#39: The African Queen (1951)
Well, I ain’t sorry no more, you crazy, psalm-singing, skinny old maid!
#38: The Graduate (1967)
My husband will be back quite late. He should be gone for several hours.
#37: The Tall T (1957)
C’mon now – it’s gonna be a nice day.
#36: Rebecca (1940)
Do you think the dead come back and watch the living?
#35: Rear Window (1954)
What people ought to do is get outside their own house and look in for a change. Yes, sir. How’s that for a bit of home-spun philosophy?
#34: The Godfather Part II (1974)
I don’t feel I have to wipe everybody out, Tom. Just my enemies.
#33: Rocky (1976)
‘Apollo Creed Meets the Italian Stallion.’ Sounds like a damn monster movie.
#32: Apocalypse Now (1979)
You have a right to kill me. You have a right to do that, but you have no right to judge me.
#31: Brazil (1985)
That is your receipt for your husband … and this is my receipt for your receipt.
#30: The Thing (1982)
I know I’m human. And if you were all these things, then you’d just attack me right now, so some of you are still human.
#29: Gone with the Wind (1939)
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
#28: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
The day you try to put anything over on me will be a costly one for both of you.
#27: A Shot in the Dark (1964)
I believe everything and I believe nothing. I suspect everyone and I suspect no one.
#26: The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
One day the war will be over. And I hope that the people that use this bridge in years to come will remember how it was built and who built it.
#25: Alien (1979)
Wait a minute. We let it in, the ship could be infected. You know the quarantine procedures: 24 hours for decontamination.
#24: Citizen Kane (1941)
You know, Mr. Bernstein, if I hadn’t been very rich, I might have been a really great man.
#23: Modern Times (1936)
Buck up – never say die. We’ll get along!
#22: Notorious (1946)
Go on. You can hold my hand. I won’t blackmail you for it afterwards.
#21: Double Indemnity (1944)
Yes, I killed him. I killed him for money and for a woman. I didn’t get the money and I didn’t get the woman.
#20: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1968)
If you miss, you had better miss very well. Whoever double-crosses me and leaves me alive, he understands nothing about Tuco. Nothing!
#19: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Jesus, I must be crazy to be in a loony-bin like this.
#18: Forrest Gump (1994)
Now, Momma said there’s only so much fortune a man really needs and the rest is just for showing off.
#17: Dodsworth (1936)
Did I remember to tell you today that I adore you?
#16: Midnight Cowboy (1969)
It’s not, not bad, huh? There’s no heat here, but you know, by the time winter comes, I’ll be in Florida.
#15: Aliens (1986)
All right. We take off. Nuke the site from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.
#14: The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
His pulse never got above 85 … even when he ate her tongue.
#13: Vertigo (1958)
Only one is a wanderer. Two together are always going somewhere.
#12: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Again, we see there is nothing you can possess which I cannot take away.
#11: The Sound of Music (1965)
You know how Sister Berthe always makes me kiss the floor after we’ve had a disagreement? Well, lately I’ve taken to kissing the floor whenever I see her coming, just to save time.
#10: Casablanca (1943)
You know, Rick, I have many a friend in Casablanca. But somehow, just because you despise me, you are the only one I trust.
#9: Star Wars (1977)
Don’t be too proud of this technological terror you’ve constructed. The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force.
#8: Unforgiven (1992)
You don’t have to worry, kid. I ain’t gonna kill you. You’re the only friend I got.
#7: Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Now it isn’t that I don’t like you, Susan, because, after all, in moments of quiet, I’m strangely drawn toward you. But, well, there haven’t been any quiet moments.
#6: The Godfather (1972)
Luca Brasi held a gun to his head, and my father assured him that either his brains or his signature would be on the contract.
#5: North by Northwest (1959)
Not that I mind a slight case of abduction now and then, but I have tickets for the theater this evening.
#4: It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?
#3: The Apartment (1960)
I wonder how long it takes to get someone you’re stuck on out of your system. They should invent a pump for that.
#2: The Searchers (1956)
Some day, this country’s gonna be a fine good place to be. Maybe it needs our bones in the ground before that time can come.
#1: City Lights (1931)
Yes, I can see now.