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30 movie quotes that mention the title

There’s something smugly satisfying about hearing the title of a movie mentioned in a line of dialogue. Admittedly, sometimes the smugness remains on screen (hello The Living Daylights) but on the whole, we enjoy checking it off as it happens.

Which is why we went and made this gallery of 30 examples of it happening.

Have we missed off any of your favourite examples? Let us know at the bottom.

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  • Chinatown

    Chinatown

    "Forget it, Jake, it's Chinatown." Walsh (Joe… More details

    Chinatown

    Chinatown

    "Forget it, Jake, it's Chinatown."

    Walsh (Joe Mantell)

  • E.T.

    E.T.

    "E.T. phone home" E.T. More details

    E.T.

    E.T.

    "E.T. phone home"

    E.T.

  • The Living Daylights

    The Living Daylights

    "Whoever she was, I must have scared the living… More details

    The Living Daylights

    The Living Daylights

    "Whoever she was, I must have scared the living daylights out of her."

    James Bond (Timothy Dalton)

  • Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park

    "Dr. Grant, my dear Dr. Sattler... Welcome to Jurassic… More details

    Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park

    "Dr. Grant, my dear Dr. Sattler... Welcome to Jurassic Park."

    John Hammond (Sir Richard Attenborough)

  • Gremlins

    Gremlins

    "You got-you gotta watch out for them forgeiners cuz… More details

    Gremlins

    Gremlins

    "You got-you gotta watch out for them forgeiners cuz they plant gremlins in their machinery."

    Murry Futterman (Dick Miller)

  • Inception

    Inception

    "Listen, there's something you should know about me...… More details

    Inception

    Inception

    "Listen, there's something you should know about me... about inception. An idea is like a virus, resilient, highly contagious. The smallest seed of an idea can grow. It can grow to define or destroy you."

    Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio)

  • The Breakfast Club

    The Breakfast Club

    "Does that answer your question?... Sincerely yours,… More details

    The Breakfast Club

    The Breakfast Club

    "Does that answer your question?... Sincerely yours, the Breakfast Club."

    Brian Johnson (Anthony Michael Hall)

  • The Others

    The Others

    "You're not going. You left us once already. You can't… More details

    The Others

    The Others

    "You're not going. You left us once already. You can't go. Why did you go and fight that stupid war that had nothing to do with us. Why didn't you stay like the others did?"

    Grace (Nicole Kidman)

  • The Dark Knight

    The Dark Knight

    "Because he's the hero Gotham deserves, but not the… More details

    The Dark Knight

    The Dark Knight

    "Because he's the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So we'll hunt him. Because he can take it. Because he's not our hero. He's a silent guardian. A watchful protector. A Dark Knight."

    Lt James Gordon (Gary Oldman)

  • Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine Of The Spo…

    "How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world… More details

    Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

    "How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, each prayer accepted and each wish resigned."

    Mary (Kirsten Dunst)

  • Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket

    "Seven-six-two millimeter. Full metal… More details

    Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket

    "Seven-six-two millimeter. Full metal jacket."

    Private Gomer Pyle (Vincent D'Onofrio)

  • As Good As It Gets

    As Good As It Gets

    "What if this is as good as it gets?" Melvin… More details

    As Good As It Gets

    As Good As It Gets

    "What if this is as good as it gets?"

    Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson)

  • Vanilla Sky

    Vanilla Sky

    "It's the real thing. His paintbrush painted that… More details

    Vanilla Sky

    Vanilla Sky

    "It's the real thing. His paintbrush painted that vanilla sky. His canvas. It was my mother's."

    David (Tom Cruise)

  • Secrets & Lies

    Secrets & Lies

    "Secrets and lies! We're all in pain! Why can't we… More details

    Secrets & Lies

    Secrets & Lies

    "Secrets and lies! We're all in pain! Why can't we share our pain?"

    Maurice (Timothy Spall)

  • Saving Private Ryan

    Saving Private Ryan

    "Someday we might look back on this and decide that… More details

    Saving Private Ryan

    Saving Private Ryan

    "Someday we might look back on this and decide that saving Private Ryan was the one decent thing we were able to pull out of this whole godawful, shitty mess."

    Sergeant Horvath (Tom Sizemore)

  • Clear And Present Danger

    Clear And Present Danger

    "These drug cartels represent a clear and present… More details

    Clear And Present Danger

    Clear And Present Danger

    "These drug cartels represent a clear and present danger to the national security of the United States."

    The President (Donald Moffat)

  • True Grit

    True Grit

    "They tell me you’re a man with true… More details

    True Grit

    True Grit

    "They tell me you’re a man with true grit."

    Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld)

  • Double Indemnity

    Double Indemnity

    "But let's take a look at that Dietrichson claim...… More details

    Double Indemnity

    Double Indemnity

    "But let's take a look at that Dietrichson claim... accident and double indemnity. You were pretty good in there for awhile Keyes... you said it wasn't an accident, check. You said it wasn't suicide, check. You said it was murder... check."

    Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray)

  • The Aviator

    The Aviator

    "I'm Howard Hughes, the aviator." Howard Hughes… More details

    The Aviator

    The Aviator

    "I'm Howard Hughes, the aviator."

    Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio)

  • Sound Of My Voice

    Sound Of My Voice

    "If you allow yourself to get quiet now and again, to… More details

    Sound Of My Voice

    Sound Of My Voice

    "If you allow yourself to get quiet now and again, to really be still, you will hear the sound of my voice."

    Maggie (Brit Marling)

  • Back To The Future

    Back To The Future

    "If... If we could somehow harness this lightning...… More details

    Back To The Future

    Back To The Future

    "If... If we could somehow harness this lightning... channel it into the flux capacitor... it just might work. Next Saturday night, we're sending you back to the future!"

    Dr. Emmett Brown (Christopher Lloyd)

  • The Perfect Storm

    The Perfect Storm

    "She'll start feeding off both the Canadian cold… More details

    The Perfect Storm

    The Perfect Storm

    "She'll start feeding off both the Canadian cold front... and Hurricane Grace. You could be a meteorologist all your life... and never see something like this. It would be a disaster of epic proportions. It would be... the perfect storm."

    Todd Gross (Christopher McDonald)

  • Gran Torino

    Gran Torino

    "What the hell does everybody want with my Gran… More details

    Gran Torino

    Gran Torino

    "What the hell does everybody want with my Gran Torino?"

    Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood)

  • Minority Report

    Minority Report

    "You said so yourself. There is no minority report, I… More details

    Minority Report

    Minority Report

    "You said so yourself. There is no minority report, I don't have an alternate future. I am going to kill this man."

    John Anderton (Tom Cruise)

  • Double Jeopardy

    Double Jeopardy

    "Ever hear of Double Jeopardy? Fifth Amendment to the… More details

    Double Jeopardy

    Double Jeopardy

    "Ever hear of Double Jeopardy? Fifth Amendment to the constitution?"

    Margaret Skolowski (Roma Maffia)

  • Panic Room

    Panic Room

    "We can't... we can't get in the panic room. That's… More details

    Panic Room

    Panic Room

    "We can't... we can't get in the panic room. That's the whole point. We have to get her to come out."

    Junior (Jared Leto)

  • Pineapple Express

    Pineapple Express

    "He could find the roach and say it's Pineapple… More details

    Pineapple Express

    Pineapple Express

    "He could find the roach and say it's Pineapple Express in here! SAUL! He's the only guy who HAS Pineapple Express! He must've seen the murder or know - let's fuckin' kill him!"

    Dale Denton (Seth Rogen)

  • Any Given Sunday

    Any Given Sunday

    "On any given Sunday you're gonna win or you're gonna… More details

    Any Given Sunday

    Any Given Sunday

    "On any given Sunday you're gonna win or you're gonna lose. The point is - can you win or lose like a man?"

    Tony D'Amato (Al Pacino)

  • Deep Blue Sea

    Deep Blue Sea

    "That's the answer to the riddle. Because that's what… More details

    Deep Blue Sea

    Deep Blue Sea

    "That's the answer to the riddle. Because that's what an 8000 pound mako thinks about. About freedom. About the deep blue sea."

    Carter Blake (Thomas Jane)

  • Vertical Limit

    Vertical Limit

    "Peter, do you know where you are? Above 24,000,… More details

    Vertical Limit

    Vertical Limit

    "Peter, do you know where you are? Above 24,000, you're at the vertical limit, you're already dying. Look at you. You can hardly stand. If you think you can stop me, go ahead."

    Montgomery Wick (Scott Glenn)

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