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Poll: Top 25 classic 'written' movie quotes ...

Cinema could do for many years without words spoken, at a time where the notion of 'memorable quote' barely existed. Even though times have changed, some quotes managed to penetrate collective memories without the need to be uttered by a character, and for that achievement, I wanted to ask ...which of these 'written' movies' quotes, would you say, is the most classic?

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    Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    "A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away"
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    The Shining (1980)

    "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy"
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    Die Hard (1988)

    "Now, I have a machine-gun Ho-Ho-Ho"
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    The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

    "Brooks was here ... so was Red"
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    It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

    "Remember, no man is a failure who has friends"
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    Stand by Me (1986)

    "I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was 12. Jesus, does anyone?"
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    Scarface (1983)

    "The world is yours"
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    Memento (2000)

    "John G. raped and murdered my wife"
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    The Usual Suspects (1995)

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    American Psycho (2000)

    "Feed me a stray cat"
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    Alien (1979)

    "Nostromo rerouted to new co-ordinates. Investigate life form. Gather specimen. Priority one: insure return of organism for analysis. All other considerations secondary. Crew expendable"
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    Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

    "Go hug mom"
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    WarGames (1983)

    "Shall we play a game?"
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    I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

    "I know what you did last summer"
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    Airplane! (1980)

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    Batman (1989)

    "Joker was here"
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    Lethal Weapon (1987)

    "Dear bad guys, no one here but cops -the good guys"
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    Norma Rae (1979)

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    Rumble Fish (1983)

    "The Motorcycle Boy Reigns"
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    The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    "Surrender Dorothy"
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    Se7en (1995)

    Any of "Gluttony", Greed, "Sloth" or the other deadly sins written by John Doe.
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    The Exorcist (1973)

    "Help me"
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    Click (2006)

    "Good guys need a break"
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    True Romance (1993)

    "You're so cool"
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    My Left Foot (1989)


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