Thursday, November 27, 2008

Movie Quote Challenge

Jon's posted quotes from his 30 favorite movies. I don't know that many of his, so I decided to post my own. Make your guesses in the comments!

1. A: I adore anyone who adores Emerson. B: And I adore anyone who adores anyone who adores Emerson, your turn!

2. Alright, yer 'fugees now. Show Syd the 'fugee face. Sad face.

3. A and B: What book? C: You have the diary in your pocket.

4. Ride now!... Ride now!... Ride! Ride to ruin and the world's ending! Death!

5. 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. I am shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here!

7. Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.

8. Only don't tell me you're innocent. Because it insults my intelligence and makes me very angry.

9. You mean you were diagnosed with something called a brain cloud and didn't ask for a second opinion?

10. Also, Dude, chinaman is not the preferred nomenclature. Asian-American, please.

11. Hi, Peter. What's happening? We need to talk about your TPS reports.

12. I am not wasting one more minute of my life on prayer. Not one more minute. Understood?

13. And then they decide I'm supposed to get a smaller share, like I'm someone extra special stupid. Even if it is a democracy, in a democracy it don't matter how stupid you are, you still get an equal share.

14. Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, "In this world, Elwood, you must be" - she always called me Elwood - "In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant." Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant.

15. I know, I know. We are Your chosen people. But, once in a while, can't You choose someone else?

16. A: She seems to have such nicely rounded diphthongs. B: That's what got her into this jam.

17. This crown gives me a feeling of power! Power! Forgive me a cruel chuckle. Heh-heh-heh. Power . . .

18. The heads. You're looking at the heads. Sometimes he goes too far. He's the first one to admit it.

19. The line must be drawn here! This far, no further! And I will make them pay for what they've done.

20. Well, I don't want Fop, goddamn it! I'm a Dapper Dan man!

21. Now listen to me, all of you. You are all condemned men. We keep you alive to serve this ship. So row well, and live.

22. I haven't lost my temper in forty years, but pilgrim, you caused a lot of trouble this morning, might have got somebody killed. Somebody oughta belt you in the mouth. But I won't, I won't. . . The hell I won't.

23. Listen, we're a small business but we're expanding. Expanding! Just like you frogs expand. Don't you frogs expand?

24. A: Oh, no... it's just I thought you had hidden depths. B: No, no, you've always had that wrong about me. I really am this shallow.

25. His name is Robert Paulson.

26. I didn't do anything. I'm a nice man. I mind my own business. So you tell me 'that's that' before I beat the hell from you. I have so much strength in me you have no idea. I have a love in my life. It makes me stronger than anything you can imagine. I would say 'that's that', Mattress Man.

27. I am the creator . . . of a television show that gives hope and joy and inspiration to millions.

28. Look I probably should have told you this before but you see... well... insanity runs in my family... It practically gallops.

29. I'm a leaf on the wind . . .

30. I can tell you the license plate numbers of all six cars outside. I can tell you that our waitress is left-handed and the guy sitting up at the counter weighs two hundred fifteen pounds and knows how to handle himself. I know the best place to look for a gun is the cab of the gray truck outside, and at this altitude, I can run flat out for a half mile before my hands start shaking. Now why would I know that? How can I know that and not know who I am?


Pirate Jimmy said...

Aaah... very intruiging! I accept your challenge!!

Ok... I've found I know less of these than I was hoping, but here are the ones I know for sure:

02) Children of Men (by Sid the guard sneaking them into the refugee camp).
03) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
04) Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (by the king of the rohan).
07) Princess Bride (by Wesley).
10) The Big Lebowski (by John Goodman's character).
11) Office Space (by Lumbergh)
12) Signs (by Mel Gibson's character)
18) Apocalypse Now (by the reporter, played by Dennis Hopper).
19) Star Trek: First Contact (by Captain Jean-Luc Picard).
21) Ben Hur.
25) Fight Club.
27) The Truman Show.
29) Serenity (by Alan Tudyk's character).
30) The Bourne Identity (by Matt Damon a.k.a. Bourne).

Ones I'm not sure about, but have an idea:
15) Sounds like a Monty Python... maybe Life of Brian??
22) Sounds like Clint Eastwood in The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly but I don't know.

Pirate Jimmy said...

And I just remembered #20 is O Brother Where Art Though, george clooney says it. He's talking about hair grease! I kept getting distracted by thinking of Forrest Gump.

Pirate Jimmy said...

I'm sorry, I've found a typo in that last entry. Should be "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" without the 'gh' in Thou!

Pirate Jimmy said...

I've looked up the ones I didn't know, and the only one I'm disappointed in not knowing is #08. I've seen some of the others that I couldn't guess, but I'm not disappointed in not knowing their quotes.

Special K said...

Wow. I've been away from this site quite some time. And apparently away from television in even longer!

I only know #6 (Casa Blanca) and #11 (Office Space). Should I be concerned?

Jonathan said...

A bit late, I know, but I'll still put the ones I knew (since I looked at the quiz before, but was too lazy to respond).

3. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
4. Return of the King
6. Casablanca
7. Princess Bride
10. The Big Lebowski
11. Office Space
12. Signs
15. Fiddler on the Roof
20. O Brother, Where Art Thou?
24. Two Weeks Notice (?)
29. Serenity

Mrs. Chaka said...

Okay, so I've been meaning to post here in order to fill in some holes. I have to admit I don't know all of them but over the years Matt has shown me some of his favorite movies.

1) What's Up Doc? (A favorite of my family as well)

9) Joe Verses the Volcano

16) Oscar

26) Punch Drunk Love

28) Arsenic and Old Lace

Anonymous said...

...please where can I buy a unicorn?

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