Live Poll: Directors with the Most Quotable Movies

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What directors make movies that are the most quotable?
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls044797600/

https://www.imdb.com/poll/8hWBjXr8ca4/
I listed two movies by each director.
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Posted 1 month ago

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Suggestion ? ?

"What Writers write movies that are the most quotable?"

They write the most quotable quotes, right?

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From your list:

Mel Brooks
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000316/
Writer: TV (24 credits)
Writer: Movie (19 credits)

John Landis (I)
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000484/
Writer: Movie (9 credits)
Writer: Video (5 credits)
Writer: TV (2 credits)

Quentin Tarantino
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000233/
Writer: Movie (20 credits)
Writer: Short (4 credits)
Writer: TV (2 credits)

Terry Jones (I)
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001402/
Writer: TV (33 credits)
Writer: Movie (10 credits)
Documentary (3 credits)
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True to an extent, but the director decides what lines are used, how they are said, and ad libs to keep.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Hi,
Just a thought.
An example of one of the best lines from those directors would be nice.
What do you think?
Ed
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riverotter

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yes, probably a good idea. So many to choose from though!
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Gitte Løyche

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As a devoted Monty Python fan I can only say Terry Jones!
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FYC:
Robert Zemeckis - Forrest Gump, Back to the Future
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FYC:

Francis ford Coppola
The Godfather, Apocalypse now
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See the source image
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See the source image
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cinephile

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Fun fact: The two images that i picked are related to Marlon Brandon.
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added!
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Zemeckis: 'Back to the Future', 'Cast Away', 'Forrest Gump'
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000709/
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Ron Howard: 'Apollo 13'. 'A Beautiful Mind', 'Far and Away'
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000165/
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https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000116/
James Cameron: 'Terminator', 'Alien', 'Titanic'
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Sergio Leone

'The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly', 'C'era una volta il West' (I don't know the English title, but it's the one with Bronson as Harmonica), 'Once Upon A Time in America'.
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Leone:
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001466/
Stanley Kubrik:
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000040/
'Full Metal Jacket', 'The Shining', 'A Clockwork Orange'
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That's 'Once Upon A Time in The West'
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064116/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

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FYC: 

"You talkin' to me?"  : )  (Martin Scorsese: Taxi Driver, Goodfellas... )

"Frankly, my dear... " "We're not in Kansas, anymore"  (Victor Fleming: Gone with the Wind, Wizard of Oz... )

"I coulda been a contender!" "Stella!" (Elia Kazan: On the Waterfront, A Streetcar Named Desire)
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If you wish you can add suggestions and we can re-push the poll.
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Congrats
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wow, these results are surprising!
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