Live Poll: Iconic Movie Quotations

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Many movie quotes became iconic because they could adapt to everyday situations that justified quoting the film... starting with the film itself Indeed, some quotes were even more legendary because they seemed to have an existence of their own "before" the film and entered pop culture as "quotes within quotes", or simply put "quotations".

Whether quotes whose core-statement was taken from an original speaker or featuring a quotation from the actual speaker referring to himself or someone else, the quotation to vote for is in bold letters. Some classic lines were used in an initial context then reprised for a more impactful effect, they can be considered as quotations but they don't exactly fit the criteria of the poll, so no "there's no place like home" or "Hasta la vista baby".

Which of these cinematic quotations is the most iconic?

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls022190706/

https://www.imdb.com/poll/5NoHoBpaKbs/
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ElMo

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Posted 1 year ago

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Stephen N Russell

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Patton
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Jeorj Euler

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"Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country."
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I have immediately thought of that line when I listed the other one but it can't be considered a quotation... there's no quotation mark lol. It might sound silly but there would be too many quotes otherwise.

I told you: "go!" --> works
I told you to go --> doesn't work :)
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It must be nap time.
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SeventhAr7

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"the past is a just story we tell ourselves"
"if you ride like lightning you gonna crash like thunder"

I don't if this fit but I will let you decide
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My vote is Dirty Harry
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Cool Hand Luke  (1967) ? ?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061512/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061512/reference
Paul Newman   ...  Luke 
Strother Martin   ...  Captain 

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061512/quotes

Captain: What we've got here is... failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061512/quotes?item=qt0303192

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Gone with the Wind  (1939) ? ?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031381/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031381/reference
Clark Gable   ...  Rhett Butler 
Vivien Leigh   ...  Scarlett 

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031381/quotes

Scarlett: Rhett, Rhett... Rhett, if you go, where shall I go? What shall I do?
Rhett Butler: Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031381/quotes?item=qt0482223

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Perhaps the description is not the clearest, but if you read the text and the quotations you can see that ElM means a specific kind of quote: lines that are in some way "quoted" in the film.
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@ Peter, Champion

Well then.... What we've got here is... failure to communicate

and Frankly...

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Maverick  (1994) ? ?
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110478/
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110478/reference
Mel Gibson   ...  Bret Maverick 

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110478/quotes

Maverick: My old pappy always used to say,
"there is no more deeply satisfying religious experience... than cheatin' on a cheater."
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