Best Picture Winners by Quote

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Can you name the winners of the Academy Award for Best Picture by the quote given?

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'Aren't you glad the Army has all these tanks parked here? Just in case the Russians come and we have to have a big tank battle?'
'They'd love you a lot more if you were hanged. You know why? Because it would sell more papers...'
'Not my gentle son. The mere sight of him would only encourage an enemy to take over the whole country. So whom do I send?'
'But I wouldn't worry too much about your heart. You can always put that award where your heart ought to be.'
'This is the tragedy of a man who could not make up his mind.'
'He even took the gramophone on safari. Three rifles, supplies for a month, and Mozart.'
'Your legs are too thin, your hair is too red, you have lips like a cat. You're no good. You give me too much trouble.' 'Flattery rolls right off me.'
'Chevotarevich, is that a Russian name?' 'No, it's an American name.'
'Look, sir, we can't just do nothing.' 'Why not? It's usually best.'
'All right. This one time I'll let you ask me about my affairs.' 'Is it true? Is it?' 'No.'
'We are not questioning your authority, sir, but if manners prevent our speaking the truth, we will be without manners.'
'This is the People's War. It is our war. We are the fighters. Fight it then. Fight it with all that is in us and may God defend the Right.'
'You are exceptionally odd.' 'I bet you're very popular with the girls.'
'Whatcha hit him with?' 'Hit whom?' ''Whom'? Are you a northern boy? What's a northern boy doing down here?'
'Glad to meet you, kid, you're a real horse's ass. Is Lonnegan after you too?' 'I dunno... I ain't seen anybody.' 'You never do, kid.'
'I taught some of the stupidest children God ever put on the face of this earth and all of them could read well enough to find a name on a tombstone.'
'The nobility of England...' 'The nobility of England, My Lord, would have snored through the Sermon on the Mount, but you'll labor like scholars over a bulldog's pedigree.'
'Of course you can't have pancakes without maple syrup.' 'You bet your butt.'
'Do you realize you gave me five pounds?' 'Yes, I've been trying to lose weight.'
'You're the only man I know who makes his own clothes.'
'You know that the average New Yorker between the ages of twenty and fifty has two and a half colds a year?'
'I don't see what all of the fuss is about. It doesn't look any bigger than the Mauritania.'
'Be careful.' 'I always am.' 'Don't get hurt.' 'I never do.' 'Don't hurt no one.' 'Well, if you say so.'
'Our... merciful God. He destroyed His own beloved, rather than let a mediocrity share in the smallest part of His glory.'
'Church wants you on your place. Kneel, stand, kneel, stand. If you go for that sort of thing, I don't know what to do for you.'
'Hello Yank, welcome to a very merry little war. And now how about a wee drop for the King and Uncle Sam?'
'I'm the hick they were gonna use to split the hick vote. But I'm standing right here now on my hind legs!'
'You don't find it hard to do your duty?' 'Sometimes I do what I want to do. The rest of the time, I do what I have to.'
QuoteMovieAward Year
'The die is cast. I'm a lily!' 'Have some popcorn.'
'Tom, you know you surprise me. If anything in this life is certain - if history has taught us anything - it's that you can kill *anybody*.'
'Bill, you do love me, don't ya?' 'Of course I do; I live with ya, don't I?'
'What you learn tonight?' 'Always protect myself.' 'What's the rule?' 'Always protect myself.'
'I tell people to hope for the best and prepare for the worst.' 'And they let you get away with that?'
'Look at me. You embarrass me. You embarrass yourself.'
'All right, gentlemen. He's got one barrel left. When he fires that, take out your pistols, and shoot him down like the mangy scoundrel he is!'
'I'm not taking him with me. I'm no good for him. I'm terrible with him. I have no patience. He's better off without me.'
'Those men aren't going to pay ten bucks to look at your face; this is Broadway!'
'It must be getting near tea-time, leastways in decent places where there *is* still tea-time.'
'Her dream had come true. She was a folk singer.'
'My grammy never gave gifts. She was too busy getting raped by Cossacks.'
'Have there been any women in his life?' 'I assume he had a mother, but I am not certain.'
'I will raise my eyes and look down that corridor; 4 feet wide, with 10 lonely seconds to justify my whole existence. But WILL I?'
'Licentiousness is made a show! Vanity and pride are likewise made a show! This is the very business of show!'
'They took care of me fine. They trained me to use these things. I can dial telephones, I can drive a car, I can even put nickels in the jukebox.'
'Shut up! The man with the Colt 45 says shut up!'
'It is widely held that too much wine will dull a man's desire. Indeed it will... in a dull man.'
'I want you all to form two circles. The boys on the outside and the girls on the inside.' 'Where will you be?'
'Thomas Ellison, sir. Pressed into service. I've got a wife, a baby!' ' I asked your name, not the history of your misfortunes.'
'The only arithmetic he ever got was hearing the referee count up to ten.'
'There should never be any good reason for neglecting someone that you love.'
'Go ahead. Jump. He never loved you, so why go on living? Jump and it will all be over...'
'I don't know much about women. I've been married for 28 years, you know.'
'Do you make love all the time, Gaston?' 'Certainly not! The only people who make love all the time are liars.'
'And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.'
'Why didn't you take off all your clothes? You could have stopped forty cars.'
'The village, which had stood for maybe a thousand years, didn't know we were coming that day. If they had, they would've run.'
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'Oh, no, sir. I'm sorry, sir. I could never answer to a whistle. Whistles are for dogs and cats and other animals, but not for children and definitely not for me.'
'When the Romans were marching me to the galleys, thirst had almost killed me. A man gave me water to drink, and I went on living.'
'Remember Maggio?' 'Oh, the wop? Yeah, real tough monkey.' 'You killed him.'
'Your nose is broken.' 'How does it look?' 'Ah, it's an improvement.'
'You don't like her. My mother don't like her. She's a dog. And I'm a fat, ugly man. Well, all I know is I had a good time last night.'
'You use Evian skin cream, and sometimes you wear L'Air du Temps, but not today.'
'The waters? What waters? We're in the desert.' 'I was misinformed'
'What are you doing? These are mine. These are my workers. They should be on my train. They're skilled ammunition workers. They're essential. Essential girls!'
'I can't go all my life waiting to catch you between husbands.'
'He was even dumber than you. He couldn't even write his whole name. 'X,' that's what it ought to say on that goddamn headstone, one big lousy 'X.''
'Jimmy, give it up. Give it up, it's all over with. If there was a deal, it's gone down by now. We blew it, we blew our warrants, and we blew our cover.'
'It seems everyday ends with a miracle here. And whatever God may be, I thank God for this day.'
'I wanted to meet the man who could write such a long paper with so few adjectives.'
'The fact is, what we're doing could be construed as--forgive me sir--collaboration with the enemy. Perhaps even as treasonable activity.'
'It's men like him that build the world. The rest of them, like me... why, we just come along and live in it.'
'Now, Green, don't get me wrong. Why, some of my best friends are Jews.' 'And some of your other best friends are Methodists, but you never bother to say that.'
'Books? Books? I don't read books!'
'I'm a concert pianist. That's a pretentious way of saying I'm... unemployed at the moment.'
'Hate him! How could I hate him? Mothers don't hate their sons! Is that what he told you? You see how you believe everything he tells you?'
'If you cannot say what you mean, your majesty, you will never mean what you say and a gentleman should always mean what he says.'
'What kind of party did you say that was?' 'A cocktail party.' 'In that case, I'll join you.'
'That's right, Mr. Martini. There is an Easter Bunny.'
'Honey, don't be weird.' 'OK honey, I won't be weird. I'll be whatever what you want me to be. We have a very healthy relationship.'
'The French don't care what they do actually, as long as they pronounce it properly.'
'The last great opportunity of a lifetime--an entire world at war, and I'm left out of it? God will not permit this to happen! I will be allowed to fulfill my destiny!'
'I'm sure that the way to say what I'd like to say will occur to me after you've gone.'

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