Best movie quotes of 1971

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory picture

Willy Wonka: Charlie, don't forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he always wanted.
Charlie Bucket: What happened?
Willy Wonka: He lived happily ever after.

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Big Jake picture

Martha McCandles: This is going to be a very harsh and unpleasant business, and will take an equally harsh and unpleasant person to see to it.

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Dirty Harry picture

Harry Callahan: I know what you're thinking."Did he fire six shots or only five?" Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've got to ask yourself a question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya punk?

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A Clockwork Orange picture

Alex: Viddy well, little brother. Viddy well.

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Play Misty For Me picture

Evelyn: God, you're dumb.

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Nicholas and Alexandra picture

Tsar Nicholas II: All my life. My whole life I've done what you want. I gave mother up. You hated her, so we don't see her anymore. I gave my friends up. Do you know I haven't a single friend? I've got my family. Four girls, one sick boy... and you. I ask myself, before I eat, sleep, or change my clothes, is this what Sunny wants? And it never is. There's always more! Sweet Jesus how much do you want of me?

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes picture

Tailor: May I measure your inside leg, sir?
Cornelius: No.

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Dad's Army picture

Captain Mainwaring: I intend to mould those men out there into an aggressive fighting force. I'm not going to get very far if you keep inviting them to "step this way."

Neil Jones
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Diamonds are Forever picture

Plenty: Hi, my name's Plenty.
James Bond: Of course it is.
Plenty: Plenty O'Toole.
James Bond: Named after your father, no doubt.

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Doc Schultz: Patience, you got to stop shooting at people. You know something? If you wasn't such a terrible shot, there wouldn't be a young man alive in all of Purgatory. I heard you shot at Elmer Price in the lobby of the hotel yesterday evening.
Patience: Well, he asked me to marry him.
Doc Schultz: You think that's reason enough to shoot at a man?

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Carry On at Your Convenience picture

Sid: How about some food?
Beattie: Well I could make you some beans on toast or something?
Sid: No, nothing too elaborate, thank you.

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10 Rillington Place picture

John Reginald Christie: Ere, be careful - do you mind.
Workman Willis: Mind the paintwork, mate.
Workman Jones: And the priceless anti-ques.

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Murphy's War picture

Murphy: Louis, the doctor lady... she's a Quaker. That's like bein' a bloody nun, isn't it?
Brezan: No, I don't think so.
Murphy: Why couldn't she be any young nurse? Something practical.

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Sonny Crawford: Nothin's really been right since Sam the Lion died.

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Vanishing Point picture

Super Soul: Hey Kowalski, you out there?

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The Big Boss picture

Hsiu Chen: Why Cheng, you're a pretty good fighter.
Cheng Chao-an: A few tricks from back home. You know I broke a promise. Never to fight again.

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Straw Dogs picture

David Sumner: Jesus. I got 'em all.

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The Andromeda Strain picture

Dr. Charles Dutton: Experiment with your own lives, damn it.

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Summer of '42 picture

Oscy: Hermie, I'm beginning to think that maybe you're a homo.

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Willard picture

Willard Stiles: Tear him up.

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