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31 Movie Lines Delivered So Well, They Deserve An Award Or Something

Getting movie lines written and performed in a way that fans can only describe them as “iconic” is pure magic. In the history of Hollywood, some lines have been written so perfectly well, that had there been an Academy Award given for “Best Single Line Delivered in a Motion Picture,” some of these films would have 100% brought home the gold

The history of cinema is abundant with lines of dialogue that transcend context but the following 31 movie lines have a whole lot of emotion attached to them

“Why so serious?” —Heath Ledger as The Joker in The Dark Knight (2008)

“Molly, you in danger, girl.” —Whoopi Goldberg as Oda Mae Brown in Ghost (1990)

The entire “White Shores” speech —Ian McKellan as Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

“Not my daughter, you bitch!” —Julie Walters as Molly Weasley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

 “I have had it with these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane!” —Samuel L. Jackson as Agent Neville Flynn in Snakes on a Plane (2006)

“Nobody puts baby in a corner.” —Patrick Swayze as Johnny Castle in Dirty Dancing (1987)

“Some people are worth melting for.” —Josh Gad as Olaf in Frozen (2013)

The entire “Independence Day” speech —Bill Pullman as President Thomas J. Whitmore in Independence Day (1996)

“Avengers…assemble.” —Chris Evans as Captain America in Avengers: Endgame (2019)

“That’s all.” —Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

The entire “I am Maximus Decimus Meridius…” speech. —Russell Crowe as Maximus in Gladiator (2000)

“So this is how liberty dies…With thunderous applause.” —Natalie Portman as Padmé Amidala in Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith (2005)

“Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker.” —Bruce Willis as John McClane in Die Hard (1998)

“It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we’ve got a full tank of gas, half a packet of cigarettes, it’s dark, and we’re wearing sunglasses. Let’s go!” —Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as Elwood and Jake in The Blues Brothers (1980)

“I’ll have what she’s having.” —Estelle Reiner as “female customer” in When Harry Met Sally… (1989)

“Eat my shit.” —Octavia Spencer as Minerva Jackson in The Help (2011)

“I think this just might be my masterpiece.” —Brad Pitt as Lt. Aldo Raine in Inglourious Basterds (2009)

“You’re not even interesting enough to make me sick.” —Cher as Alexandra Medford in The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

“Bury me in the ocean with my ancestors that jumped from the ships…because they knew death was better than bondage.” —Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger in Black Panther (2018)

“If I had a dick, this is where I’d tell you to suck it.” —Betty White as Delores Bickerman in Lake Placid (1999)

“Get busy livin’ or get busy dyin’…That’s goddamn right.” —Morgan Freeman as Red in The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

“Flames! Flames on the side of my face!” —Madeline Kahn as Mrs. White in Clue (1985)

“My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” —Mandy Patinkin as Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride (1987)

“I’m glad he’s single because I’m going to climb that like a tree.” —Melissa McCarthy as Megan in Bridesmaids (2011)

The entire “That’s marriage…” speech —Rosamund Pike as Amy Dunne in Gone Girl (2014)

“Bring it.” —Gabrielle Union as Isis in Bring It On (2000)

“Hey, Stella!” —Marlon Brando as Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

“You shouldn’t be upset that I fucked her, you should be upset that I had a laugh with her!” —Adam Driver as Charlie Barber in Marriage Story (2019)

“Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy night.” —Bette Davis as Margo Channing in All About Eve (1950)

“Girl, you ought to bash Mister’s head open and think about heaven later!” —Oprah Winfrey as Sofia in The Color Purple (1985)

“Here’s looking at you, kid.” —Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine from Casablanca (1942)

What single line delivery do you think was so perfect that it would have bagged an Oscar had there been any such category? Tell us your favorite movie lines in the comments below!


Source: BuzzFeed