Quotation Marks

AFI just made a list of the top 100 movie quotes.

Rhett Butler's "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn" from the movie Gone with the Wind won the top spot.

From E! Online:

Frankly, my dear, even those who have never seen Gone with the Wind can still identify Rhett Butler's final words to Scarlett O'Hara.

The level of instantaneous recognition inspired by Clark Gable's final line to Vivien Leigh--"Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"--led the American Film Institute to deem it number one on its list of the top 100 movie quotes.

The listmakers extraordinaire over at the AFI revealed the latest compilation in their 100 Years series--100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases--in a three-hour CBS television special Tuesday hosted by Pierce Brosnan.

The winning lines were selected by 1,500 jurors from a list of 400 nominees. Voting criteria included a nominated quote's cultural impact on the national lexicon and whether it was used to invoke the legacy of the film in which it appeared.

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Some notable (quotable?) quotes included in the list:

8. "May the Force be with you." Star Wars
10. "You talking to me?" Taxi Driver
22. "Bond. James Bond" Dr. No
23. "There's no place like home" The Wizard of Oz
25. "Show me the money!" Jerry Maguire
37. "I'll be back" The Terminator
39. "If you build it, he will come" Field of Dreams
40. "Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get" Forrest Gump
44. "I see dead people" The Sixth Sense
50. "Houston, we have a problem" Apollo 13
52. "You had me at 'hello'" Jerry Maguire
54. "There's no crying in baseball!" A League of Their Own
63. "Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?" The Graduate
76. "Hasta la vista, baby" Terminator 2: Judgment Day
85. "My precious" The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
94. "I feel the need--the need for speed!" Top Gun
95. "Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary" Dead Poets Society
100. "I'm king of the world!" Titanic

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