If we had to sell ourselves in just one sentence, well, we'd probably struggle to come up with something snappy enough to make you remember us - unlike these best movie taglines.
That's the problem which faces movie marketers on a daily basis. Aside from creating a visually compelling poster, they also need to attach a tagline that'll stick in the memories of the notoriously forgetful general public.
So we're clapping our real (and digital) hands at these 40 movies which managed to spin some smart words out of thin air and impress us hard-to-impress film buffs.
The best movie taglines
"In space no one can hear you scream"
2. The Shawshank Redemption
"Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free"
3. Jaws 2
"Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water"
"The first casualty of war is innocence"
5. The 40-Year-Old Virgin
"The longer you wait, the harder it gets"
6. Taxi Driver
"On every street in every city, there's a nobody who dreams of being a somebody"
7. The Social Network
"You don't get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies"
8. The Fly
"Be afraid. Be very afraid"
9. The Truman Show
"On the air. Unaware"
10. Tommy Boy
"If at first you don't succeed, lower your standards"
11. A Nightmare On Elm Street
"If Nancy doesn't wake up screaming, she won't wake up at all"
12. The Thing
"Man is the warmest place to hide"
13. Chicken Run
"Escape or die frying"
14. 12 Monkeys
"The future is history"
15. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
"One man's struggle to take it easy"
16. Alien Vs Predator
"Whoever wins...we lose"
17. Napoleon Dynamite
"He's out to prove he's got nothing to prove"
"Check in. Unpack. Relax. Take A Shower"
19. I Am Legend
"The last man on earth is not alone"
20. Quiz Show
"Fifty million people watching and no one saw a thing"
"Nothing spreads like fear"
22. Predator 2
"He's in town with a few days to kill"
"You'll believe a man can fly"
24. Bonnie & Clyde
"They're young...they're in love...and they kill people"
25. Scott Pilgrim Vs The World
"An epic of epic epicness"
26. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
"Who will survive and what will be left of them?"
27. Lost In Translation
"Everyone wants to be found"
28. The Royal Tenenbaums
"Family isn't a word. It's a sentence"
29. True Lies
"When he said I do, he never said what he did"
"Where there's a will, there's a relative"
31. The Graduate
"This is Benjamin. He's a little worried about his future"
"This is the weekend they didn't play golf"
33. Brokeback Mountain
"Love is a force of nature"
34. Bram Stoker's Dracula
"Love never dies"
35. High Noon
"The story of a man who was too proud to run"
36. The Godfather Part III
"All the power on earth can't change destiny"
"Cocktails first. Questions later"
38. American Beauty
"There is no gene for the human spirit"
"There's more than one way to lose your life to a killer"
The best final lines in movies, ranked.