Answers to the Thoroughly Random Movie Quotes Quiz

"Tommy Boy" movie still courtesy zuguide.com

"Fat guy in a little coat" - yet another classic from the "Tommy Boy" quote mine

I’m tired tonight, but it’s a good kind of tired.  I’ve just come from a children’s ministries meeting at one coffee shop immediately followed by meeting a friend at another coffee shop.  I  think I need a coffee nightcap now and I’ll have had the perfect night.

I didn’t get many public guesses on my quotes quiz, but as promised, I will now provide the movie titles.  As for the one good sport who was willing to guess, you complete me.  Stay frosty.

Top 20 Quotes I Manage to Use in Conversation

1) What is your major malfunction? – “Full Metal Jacket”

2)  You keep using that word.  I do not think it means what you think it means. – “The Princess Bride” (one of several movies on this list that are absolute quote mines)

3)  It’s such a fine line between clever and stupid. – “This is Spinal Tap” (quote mine!)

4)  Think, McFly! – “Back to the Future”

5)  Yeah, that’d be great. – “Office Space”

6) The suspense is terrible.  I hope it lasts. – “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (quote mine!)

7)   I’ll be with you in a moment, Mr. Peabody. – “Bringing Up Baby”

8 )  Lighten up, Francis. – “Stripes”

9) It’s a joke, son.  Don’t let ’em slip by you like that. – “It’s a Joke, Son!”

10) That’ll do, pig. -“Babe”

11)  George, why must you torture the children? – “It’s a Wonderful Life”

12)  It’s my only weakness. – “The Bride of Frankenstein”

13)  Fra-gi-le -“A Christmas Story”

14)  That’s a pie crust promise.  Easily made, easily broken. – “Mary Poppins”

15)  Let’s not bicker about who killed who. – “Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail” (quote mine!)

16)  I close the iron door on you! – “Twentieth Century”

17)  And two hard boiled eggs – “A Night at the Opera”

18)  That’s one of the tragedies of this life – that the men who are most in need of a beating up are always enormous. – “The Palm Beach Story”

19)  That wasn’t love.  That was just flapdoodle. – The Night of the Hunter

20)  Conscience…that stuff can drive you nuts! – On the Waterfront

A Night at the Opera movie still courtesy threedonia.com

"And two hard boiled eggs"

And a bonus list of quotes that are harder to use in every day life, but which I love.

1)  Sometimes spaghetti just likes to be alone. – “Big Night”

2)  Not to spill blood.  That is the law.  Are we not men? -“Island of Lost Souls”

3)  We thought you was a toad. – “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”

4)  This is the West, sir.  When the legend becomes fact, print the legend. – “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance”

5)  Son, you got a panty on your head. – “Raising Arizona” (quote mine!)

6)  I don’t want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don’t want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don’t want to do that. – “Say Anything”

7)  We’re coming to get you, Barbara! – “Night of the Living Dead” AND “Shaun of the Dead”

8 ) An’ I cayn’t stan’im! – “Singin’ in the Rain”

9)  Brothers don’t shake hands.  Brothers gotta hug! – “Tommy Boy” (quote mine!)

10)  Nobody makes me bleed my own blood!  Nobody! – “Dodgeball” (quote mine)

I’d love to hear any of your favorite movie quotes, as well.

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About Sharon Autenrieth

Wife, mom to 5, homeschooler, Christian Education Director, idealist, malcontent, follower of Jesus.
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2 Responses to Answers to the Thoroughly Random Movie Quotes Quiz

  1. HP says:

    “Son, you got a panty on your head.” – Raising Arizona. We use this one pretty often around here.

    Another fave from the same movie, “We’re using code names.”

    If I want my husband to look at me funny and/ or shake his head I say, “Love isn’t love without a violin-playing goat.” ~Notting Hill

    Probably my favorites, or at least in my top 5, “I’m right on top of that, Rose.”-Don’t Tell Mom, The Babysitter’s Dead, and one that I find useful in many situations, “They’re called boobs, Ed.” -Erin Brokovich.

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    • “Notting Hill” features one of my most best/worst quotes – the “I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, trying to tell him that she loves him”. Or some crap like that. It’s a stupid line and the delivery is just awful. Makes my teeth hurt. But I like the line about the goat.

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