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22 February 2008 @ 01:40 am
Movie Quote Meme: Redux  
1. Pick 10 a bunch of your favourite movies. (or quotes you're really fond of)
2. Go to the IMDb and find a quote from each movie.
3. Post them here for everyone to guess.
4. Strike it out when someone guesses correctly, and put who guessed it and the movie. Score points for right answers! Bonus points for the name of the actor and or character who said them! Comments are screened so that everyone gets a shot at answering!
5. No Googling/using IMDb search functions. Wil Wheaton says: "Don't be a dick!"


1. "And that was only one of the many occasions on which I met my death, an experience which I don't hesitate strongly to recommend."

2. "Your file says you've got a degree from NYU. What in?"
"Philosophy."
"Any particular discipline?"
"No. Not really. Man's search for faith. That sort of shit."

3. "They like you very much, but they are not the hell 'your' whales."

4. "All I can promise you is terror for breakfast, pressure for lunch, and aggravation for sleep. Your vacations will be two minutes when you're not looking over your shoulder, and if you live to draw a pension, it'll be a miracle."

5. "Remember your math, kids! Key to the Universe!"

6. "You can check your anatomy all you want, and even though there may be normal variation, when it comes right down to it, this far inside the head it all looks the same. No, no, no, don't tug on that. You never know what it might be attached to."

7. "Where is he?"
"He's dead."
"Could be anywhere, then."

8. "Why are we here? Us, humans? I mean there's six billion of us, we're like ants, I mean do we care what ants do, from a moral standpoint?"
"No. Maybe if you figure it out, you die, you know from a stroke or a heart attack, you just die, sort of like a promotion."

9. "Remember the tooth . . . the tooth . . . the tooth . . ."

10. "I can't do this very much longer. He had me juggling teacups all night long. Teacups! With tea in them!"

11. "Do you know what its like to have your heart shot out of season and tied to the top of a car? How it feels to be passed like the world's largest kidney stone? Ramada . . . I don't THINK so."

12. "You know, in ancient cultures, bears were considered equal with men."
"This ain't no ancient culture here, mister."
"Sometimes it is."

13. "Gotta go. London. It's 7 AM in the Old Empire."
"When do you sleep?"
"[pause] Sunday. "

14. "After losing the two previous vehicles we had been issued, the only car the department was willing to release to us at this point was an unmarked 1987 Yugo, a Yugoslavian import donated to the department as a test vehicle by the government of that country and reflecting the cutting edge of Serbo-Croatian technology."

15. "Eckhart saw Hell too. He said: The only thing that burns in Hell is the part of you that won't let go of life, your memories, your attachments. They burn them all away. But they're not punishing you, he said. They're freeing your soul. So, if you're frightened of dying and . . . and you're holding on, you'll see devils tearing your life away. But if you've made your peace, then the devils are really angels, freeing you from the earth."

16. "Shut up, you American. You Americans, all you do is talk, and talk, and say 'let me tell you something' and 'I just wanna say.' Well, you're dead now, so shut up."

17. "400 years ago, on Earth, workers who felt their livelihood threatened, flung their wooden shoes called 'sabots' into the machines to stop them. Hence the word 'sabotage'."

18. "If I were creating the world I wouldn't mess about with butterflies and daffodils. I would have started with lasers, eight o'clock, Day One!"

19. "He's out there operating without any decent restraint, totally beyond the pale of any acceptable human conduct. And he is still in the field commanding troops."
"Terminate . . . with extreme prejudice."
"You understand Captain that this mission does not exist, nor will it ever exist."

20. "I hope you don't screw like you type."

21. "Anne-Marie, do all the interns get Glocks?"
"No, they all share one."

22. "Think of it as a hobby. Something you do to relax. You're an 'assassination enthusiast'."

23. "So what did I think? I'm holdin' out for somethin' better. I figure fuck it, while I'm at it why not just shoot my buddy, take his job, give it to his sworn enemy, hike up gas prices, bomb a village, club a baby seal, hit the hash pipe and join the National Guard? I could be elected president."

24. "HEY! Don't open that! It's an alien planet! Is there air? You don't know!"

25. "I was in Paris once with my wife . . . boy am I glad she's dead. "
 
 
 
Stable Strangelet: Evil Geniuses F.A.B.T.cuthalion on February 22nd, 2008 08:41 am (UTC)
These are hard

7 kind of feels like the Princess Bride to me
is 9 Twelve Monkeys?
14... Goldeneye?
24: Galaxyquest?
A Carnot engine of self-loathingcalypsomatic on February 22nd, 2008 08:44 am (UTC)
9. Dune, by the doctor whose name I've shamefully forgotten.
15. I don't know, but it's sampled on a song on UNKLE's album Never Never Land.
24. Galaxy Quest, by Sam Rockwell, playing the role of the disposable character.
Flombertrichandfamous on February 22nd, 2008 09:02 am (UTC)
1. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
3. Star Trek IV- Leonard Nimoy to Catherine Hicks
7. The Dark Crystal- Aughra (Frank Oz's voice) to Jen
13. Thank You For Smoking- Rob Lowe to Aaron Eckhart
16. The Meaning of Life- Death
17. Star Trek VI- Kim Catrall
18. Time Bandits- Robert Warner(?)
19. Apocalypse Now- Martin Sheen and a general that was either Harrison Ford or wasn't
21. The Life Aquatic- Bill Murray to Robin Cohen
22. Grosse Point Blanke? Alan Arkin?
23. Good Will Hunting- Matt Damon to the CIA suits
24. Space Quest- Ensign no-name to Tony Shalhoub

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Rosamundrosa_mundi on February 22nd, 2008 01:07 pm (UTC)
#20
Hackers.

#7...hmmm....Monty Python and the Holy Grail? I'm wrong. It's so familiar....argh.
❀✯ L.E. Arroway ✭✈: duranlyght on February 22nd, 2008 01:51 pm (UTC)
1. What Dreams May Come?
I should totally know 15 and 16, but I don't. FAIL.
18. Austin Powers (but which one?)
23. Good Will Hunting
Gostor of Wafflekaulis on February 22nd, 2008 02:25 pm (UTC)
1. The Adventures of Baron Von Munchausen (The Baron)
3. Star Trek 4 or so, that one that everyone likes except me.
5. The Prophecy (either Gabriel or Satan)
9. Dune (The guy with the mustache... the Atrades logician?)
12. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (Forrest Whitaker)
18. Time Bandits (Satan)
22. Assassination Vacation
24. Galaxy Quest (Guy, The Plucky Comic Relief)
XCorvisxcorvis on February 22nd, 2008 02:33 pm (UTC)
5. The Prophecy, Walken as Gabriel.
10. Kill Bill pt 2?
18. Time Bandits, the ultimate evil.
19. Apocalypse Now.
24. Galaxy Quest, Guy.
Richard Daleyrichiedaley on February 22nd, 2008 02:58 pm (UTC)
13) Thank you for smoking Aaron Eckhart asks the question the guy who makes movie things happen provides the answer.

22) Matador?
Sabrinasophiaserpentia on February 22nd, 2008 03:32 pm (UTC)
1. "American Beauty" - Kevin Spacey

2. hmm. I was inclined to say "The Big Lebowski" but i'm not so sure. I just hear Jeff Bridges saying the 2nd and 4th lines.

3. Leonard Nimoy as Spock in "Star Trek IV."

6. mmm... mmm... "Being John Malkovich"?

9. David Lynch's "Dune"

14. "The Naked Gun"? If so it would have been Leslie Nielsen as narrator.

15. Danny Aiello as Jacob's chiropractor in "Jacob's Ladder."

16. Death, in "Monty Python's The Meaning of Life"

17. umm... "Total Recall"?

19. "Apocalypse Now"

24. "Galaxy Quest"
masui on February 22nd, 2008 03:38 pm (UTC)
5. The Prophecy, Christopher Walken, Gabriel

21. The Life Aquatic, Bill Murray, Steve Zissou
Bitwisebitwise on February 22nd, 2008 04:26 pm (UTC)
3. Star Trek IV, Leonard Nimoy/Spock
9. Dune
23. Good Will Hunting, Matt Damon

I'm not very good at this game.
Selahmegspencer on February 22nd, 2008 04:45 pm (UTC)
9. Dune, the line was from the evil doctor. I can't remember his name right now though. EDIT: Dr. Kynes? It was said to William Hurt's character, AKA tha Duke Leto.

Edited at 2008-02-22 04:47 pm (UTC)
Selahmegspencer on February 22nd, 2008 04:49 pm (UTC)
24. Galaxy Quest, said by "Guy."
Selahmegspencer on February 22nd, 2008 04:51 pm (UTC)
23. Good Will Hunting, I think by Matt Damon as Will
like a hundred billion hot dogs: arthalf_double on February 22nd, 2008 04:54 pm (UTC)
Holy crap, there are so many I feel like I ought to know (7, 16, & 24 in particular). The only one I know I know is that 9 is from Dune.

I suck at this game. And I have to admit that I'm a little bit proud of that fact.
lord and master of the broken childrenavatarofchaos on February 22nd, 2008 05:10 pm (UTC)
3. star trek 4
5. prophcey- gabriel- christopher walken
16. monty python's meaning of life
18. time bandits

i feel i know more, but that's all i got
Stable Strangeletcuthalion on February 22nd, 2008 05:25 pm (UTC)
This is less fun if I can't see people's guesses.
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on February 29th, 2008 01:47 am (UTC)
I agree with your statement, but it was a judgment call on my part. In an ideal world, I would want to show everybody's incorrect guesses, since that seems like it would be fun.
Dr. Xsinister_dr_x on February 22nd, 2008 06:22 pm (UTC)
5) prophecy
11) hot shots part deux
12) ghost dog
18) time bandits
19) apocalypse now
21) the life aquatic
22) confessions of a dangerous mind
24) galaxy quest

Happylittledevilhappy_l_devil on February 22nd, 2008 06:33 pm (UTC)
3. Star Trek 4, the Search for Spock, Leonard Nemoy as Spock

5. "Remember your math, kids! Key to the Universe!"

6. Buckaroo Banzai, Buckaroo

9. Dune, Duke Leto's Doctor (Sui?)

14. Dragnet. Dan Ackroyd

16. Monty Python's Meaning of Life. The Grim Reaper.

17. Star Trek 6: The Undiscovered Country. Lt. Polaris

21. Life Aquatic - Steve Zissou, Bill Murray and Anne-Marie

23. Good Will Hunting, Will Hunting, Matt Damon

24. Galaxy Quest the "extra" guy who was in Confessions of a dangerous mind

So many others are really familiar but I can't place them. Great list.
ninja in the shadowsseiryu_16 on February 22nd, 2008 07:16 pm (UTC)
16. Monty Python's Meaning of Life
19. Apocalypse Now
chadvalentinechadvalentine on February 22nd, 2008 07:32 pm (UTC)
Oho!

1. Adventures of Baron Muchausen--The Baron, can't remember who played him.
2. No idea.
3. I should know, but don't.
4. No idea.
(not as good at this as I thought)
5. National Lampoon's European Vacation?--Chevy Chase, Clark Griswald
6. no idea.
7. No idea.
8. No idea
9. Dune!--Doctor...Doctor...frack.
10. I should know this one too.
11. No idea.
12. nada.
13. Nada
14. Dragnet--Dan Akroyd, Joe Friday
15. I have no idea, but the quote is beautiful.
16. I swear I know what this one is too.
17. dammit. this one too.
18. Heh, I have no idea, but it sounds good.
19. Apocalypse Now--Uh...can't remember the character, but it was Harrison Ford.
20. can't remember this one either, but I've seen it.
21. No idea.
22. Grosse Point Blank?
23. No clue.
24. No idea.
25. No idea.
Wendymaerchen on February 22nd, 2008 09:00 pm (UTC)
13. Rob Lowe's character (talking to Aaron Eckhart's character) in "Thank You for Smoking".

16. Death? in Monty Python's Meaning of Life, I think.

18. The bad guy in Time Bandits?
From the Bad side of Bad Towneorbitsquirrel on February 22nd, 2008 10:18 pm (UTC)
9. Dune
16. Meaning of life.
17. Star Trek (cannot remember the name so it does not count, but...).
Xedoxedo_bubbleman on February 23rd, 2008 12:24 am (UTC)
Number 1 - The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

13 - Thank you for Smoking.

21 - The Life Acquatic, Bill Murray.

24 - GalaxyQuest. Spoken by Guy.
Oυτιςerragal on February 23rd, 2008 04:29 am (UTC)
3. Star Trek IV - Leonard Nimoy - Spock
5. The Prophecy - Christopher Walken - The Angel Gabriel
9. Dune - ... - Duke Leto Atreides
12. Ghost Dog - Forrest Whitaker - Ghost Dog
15. Jacob's Ladder - Jacob? - Tim Robbins
17. Gah... first I thought Fight Club... then Battlefield Earth (400 years) but those are both wrong...
18. Time Bandits - Alan Rickman - That's EVIL!
19. Apocalypse Now - Harrison Ford - some briefing lieutenant
24. Galaxy Quest - Sam Rockwell - Guy "I'm sure you have a last name... DO I?!"
Oυτιςerragal on February 23rd, 2008 04:31 am (UTC)
Gah... not Leto... unless you count saying it in his head
It was Doctor Yueh!
Moxie Crimefighterdrowdancer on February 23rd, 2008 04:03 pm (UTC)
first glance
3. star trek 4, the voyage home. captain james tiberius kirk. william shatner.

7. dark crystal. aughra. frank oz.

9. dune. dr yueh.

10. the last unicorn. schmendrick the magician, last of the red hot swamis.

13. thank your for smoking. fucking smarmy ad guy.

17. star trek 5, the undiscovered country. sexy traitor vulcan bitch

18. time bandits. devil-analogue
Musicin68musicin68 on February 25th, 2008 04:04 am (UTC)
1-Futurama, the professor
3-Star Trek 4: The Voyage Home, Spock
14-Everything is Illuminates, the guy driving the car
17-Star Trek 6: The Undiscovered Country, Lieutenant Valeris
24-Galaxy Quest, Guy
Flombertrichandfamous on February 26th, 2008 09:08 am (UTC)
I of course mean Galaxy Quest. Seriously- Space Quest? Eff!