Most quotable movie lines: Nos. 21-40

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Sixteencandles Like it or not, the list of the 80 most quotable movie lines of the 80s is nearing the home stretch. Remember, reader suggestions are important, but so is the ability to use the quotes in everyday conversation.

(Click here to see Nos. 41-60 and 61-80.)

Today's big winners: Asian-American actor Gedde Watanabe ("Long Duk Dong" from Sixteen Candles) and The Empire Strikes Back. (Believe it or not, Watanabe -- who also played foreign-tongued Asians in "Volunteers" and "Gung Ho" -- can't actually speak Japanese.)

MOST QUOTABLE LINES OF THE 80s: Nos. 21-40

40. "No more yanky my wanky, the Donger need food!" (Sixteen Candles)

Caddyshackcarl 39. "So I got that goin' for me, which is nice."  (Caddyshack)

38. "It's 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses." (The Blues Brothers)

37. "Hello? ... McFly!" (Back to the Future)

36. "I'd rather kiss a Wookie." (Empire Strikes Back)

35. "There can BE only one." (Highlander)

34. You MUST chill! You MUST chill! (Say Anything)

Spinaltap 33. "These go to 11." (Spinal Tap)

32. "Wolverines!" (Red Dawn)

31. "Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue." (Airplane)

30. "If I wasn't on such heavy medication I'd be more upset." (Spinal Tap)

29. "I love my dead gay son." (Heathers)

28. "I will not be ignored!" (Fatal Attraction)

27. "So, what would you little maniacs like to do first?" (Weird Science)

Achristmasstory 26. "You'll shoot your eye out!" (A Christmas Story)

25. "I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way." (Roger the Rabbit)

24. "I'll have what she's having." (When Harry Met Sally)

23. "Judge me by my size, do you?" (The Empire Strikes Back)

Goose_maverick 22. "I feel the need. The need for speed." (Top Gun)

21. "What's happenin', hot stuff?" (Sixteen Candles)

Sneak peak at tomorrow's list: More Top Gun, a little Mr. T and the top Caddyshack quote of the list.

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:26pm]

    

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