Favorite Movie Lines

Favorite movie lines were the topics of conversation recently on Facebook. Here are a few yammering frequently in the screening room inside my head.

"I've got more fuzz on my tail than a cocker spaniel."

--Bob Hope, being chased by a string of police cars / "Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!" (1966)

"You'd like to have a nose like that full of nickels, wouldn't you?"

--A mother teaches her young son some respect for W.C. Fields / "The Bank Dick" (1940)

"Well, nobody's perfect."

--Joe E. Brown with the greatest closing movie line in history / "Some Like It Hot" (1959)

Bob Hope MGM Movie Legends Collection (Alias Jesse James/Boy, Did I Get the Wrong Number/The Facts of Life/I'll Take Sweden/The Princess and the Pirate/The Road to Hong Kong/They've Got Me Covered)W.C. Fields Comedy Collection (The Bank Dick / My Little Chickadee / You Can't Cheat an Honest Man / It's a Gift / International House)Some Like It Hot (Collector's Edition)

"You bastard!"

"In my case, an accident of birth. But you, sir, you're a self-made man."

--Ralph Bellamy and Lee Marvin with the second greatest closing movie line in history / "The Professionals" (1966)

"What are you, the hostess?"

--Desperate Buddy Hackett tries to land a pilotless airplane as Mickey Rooney barks orders / "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World" (1963)

"And I want three children."

"Yes. Yes. One of each."

--Diane Keaton and Woody Allen / "Love and Death" (1975)

The Professionals [Blu-ray]It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad WorldThe Woody Allen Collection, Set 1 (Annie Hall/Manhattan/Sleeper/Bananas/Interiors/Stardust Memories/Love and Death/Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask)


--Rube Joe E. Brown greets strangers in a hotel lobby with an enthusiastic malaprop / "The Tenderfoot" (1932)

"The 'C' is for 'Killer.'"

"I was a little afraid it could've been that."

--Gangster Buddy Lester introduces himself to frightened Jerry Lewis / "The Ladies' Man" (1961)

"Uh-uh, Mother-m-mother, uh, what is the phrase? She isn't quite herself today."

--Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates, polite young man / "Psycho" (1960)

The Ladies ManPsycho (Special Edition) (Universal Legacy Series)Blazing Saddles [Blu-ray]

"I'd say you've had enough!"

--Slim Pickens to campfire cowboys requesting more beans / "Blazing Saddles" (1974)

"Nice beaver!"

--Leslie Nielsen admires Priscilla Presley's hobby / "The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!" (1988)

"The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!" clip via YouTube

"Oh, this is the worst-looking hat I ever saw. Well, you buy a hat like this, I bet you get a free bowl of soup, huh?... Oh, it looks good on you, though."

--Rodney Dangerfield, shopping, when he notices snooty Ted Knight, wearing an identical hat / "Caddyshack" (1980)

"Oh! Somebody step on a duck?"

--Dinner party guest Rodney Dangerfield skillfully covers his noisy flatulence / "Caddyshack" (1980)

The Naked Gun/The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear/Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final InsultCaddyshack
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