Best Movie Quotes of 2007

Monday, September 21, 2009 at 4:30 pm

The best movie quotes are the ones that stick with you long after the credits have rolled and the lights have come up. Every year, a new group is added to this category, and that’s certainly true with the Best Movie Quotes of 2007. From the raging machismo of 300 to the over-the-top drama of There Will Be Blood, these lines of dialogue were the absolute best that the year had to offer. So settle back, relax, and prepare for a whirlwind tour of the best movie quotes of 2007 (milkshake optional).


Best Dramatic Movie Quotes of 2007

Whether these lines were present in an actual drama or simply delivered in a dramatic manner, they all qualify as the best dramatic movie quotes of 2007. A few of these, in fact, would also qualify as some of the best movie quotes of all time, especially if you’re talking bloodthirsty Spartans or twisted oilmen.

“THIS… IS… SPARTA!” (King Leonidas from 300)

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“I… drink… your… milkshake! I drink it up!” (Plainview from There Will Be Blood)

“I’m not the guy you kill. I’m the guy you buy off!” (Michael Clayton from Michael Clayton)

“By the sweat of our brow and the strength of our backs and the courage in our hearts! Gentlemen, hoist the colors!” (Elizabeth Swann from Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End)

“What if I’m becoming bad?” (Harry Potter from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix)

“I always believed it was the things you don’t choose that makes you who you are.” (Patrick Kenzie from Gone Baby Gone)

“Quitting while you’re ahead is not the same as quitting.” (Chinese General from American Gangster)

“I’ve always liked you Byron, but you never know when to shut up. Even bad men love their mommas.” (Ben Wade from 3:10 to Yuma)

“You listen very carefully to what I’m about to tell you… I remember… I remember everything” (Jason Bourne from The Bourne Ultimatum)

“It is a sad fate for a man to die well known to everybody else and still unknown to himself.” (Richard the Butler from Amazing Grace)

“What business is it of yours where I’m from, friendo?” (Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men)

“An educated, healthy and confident nation is harder to govern.” (Tony Benn from Sicko)

“You know what you get for being a hero? Nothing. You get shot at. A little pat on the back, blah blah blah, attaboy. You get divorced. Your wife can’t remember your last name. Kids don’t wanna talk to you. Get to eat a lot of meals by yourself. Trust me kid, nobody wants to be that guy.” (John McClane from Live Free or Die Hard)

“Rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness… give me truth.” (Christopher McCandless from Into the Wild)

“Did you just tell me how to run my family? How about if I came to your house in the middle of the night and slit your throat. What would you think of that?” (Plainview from There Will Be Blood)

“Autobots, roll out.” (Optimus Prime from Transformers)

“Spartans! Ready your breakfast and eat hearty… For tonight, we dine in hell!” (King Leonidas from 300)

“I can’t become king if someone else already sits on the throne.” (Nikolai Luzhin from Eastern Promises)

“Call it, friendo.” (Anton Chigurh from No Country for Old Men)

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Best Romantic Movie Quotes of 2007

Romance is always in the air, and that’s never more true than when discussing the best romantic movie quotes of 2007. The selection isn’t as impressive as some other years, but there are still a few amourous diamonds to be found amidst all the coal.

“You can lose lots of money chasing women, but you will never lose women by chasing money.” (Mr. Landis from I Think I Love My Wife)

“Sometimes you have to stand back to see a work of art.” (Marge Simpson from The Simpsons Movie)

“I did not pander. I just told her exactly what she wanted to hear.” (Alex Fletcher from Music and Lyrics)

“Dear Baby, I hope someday somebody wants to hold you for 20 minutes straight and that’s all they do. They don’t pull away. They don’t look at your face. They don’t try to kiss you. All they do is wrap you up in their arms and hold on tight, without an ounce of selfishness in it.” (Jenna from Waitress)

“Do you mind if I get my fortune cookie first? I like to think about it during the meal.” (Billie Offer from Lucky You)

“My girlfriends and I used to have a rule that we wouldn’t sleep with a guy until we knew his mother’s maiden name.” (Gray from Catch and Release)

“What do stars do? They shine.” (Yvaine from Stardust)

“High school’s never over.” (Prudie Drummond from The Jane Austen Book Club)

“Shoot me. There is no greater glory than to die for love.” (Florentino Arizo from Love in the Time of Cholera)

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Best Funny Movie Quotes of 2007

With guys like Will Farrell and Seth Rogen constantly making films, you can bet that the candidates for best funny movie quotes of 2007 will be plentiful. A man named McLovin also entered into pop culture history, and Diablo Cody snagged an Oscar for her ability to write clever, if somewhat unrealistic, dialogue.

“And remember it doesn’t say Cox, unless I say it tastes like Cox” (Dewey Cox from Walk Hard)

“I am McLovin.” (Fogell from Superbad)

“Well, I wouldn’t argue that it wasn’t a no-holds-barred, adrenaline-fueled thrill-ride. But, there is no way you can perpetrate that amount of carnage and mayhem and not incur a considerable amount of paperwork.” (Nicholas Angel from Hot Fuzz)

“Spider Pig, Spider Pig… Does whatever a Spider Pig does…” (Homer Simpson from The Simpsons Movie)

“I’m a sex addict. It’s my cross to bear. It’s a real disease with doctors and medicine and everything!” (Chazz from Blades of Glory)

“It’s like having two cocks. If one of your cocks could kill someone.” (Officer Michaels from Superbad, when asked what it was like having a gun.)

“If you are what you eat, then I only want to eat the good stuff.” (Remy from Ratatouille)

“You should’ve gone to China, you know, ’cause I hear they give away babies like free iPods. You know, they pretty much just put them in those t-shirt guns and shoot them out at sporting events.” (Juno MacGuff from Juno)

“He’s playing fetch… with my kids… he’s treating my kids like they’re dogs.” (Debbie from Knocked Up)

“What kind of a man has to make an appointment to sleep with his wife?” (Terry from Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?)

“Instead of telling our young people to plan ahead, we should tell them to plan to be surprised.” (Dan Burns from Dan in Real Life)

“You know what happens to mutha fuckers who carry knives? They get shot!” (Kim from Grindhouse)

“They just fucked with the wrong Mexican.” (Announcer from the Machete faux trailer in Grindhouse)

“Guns don’t kill people! But they sure help.” (Mr. Hertz from Shoot ‘Em Up)

“They laughed at Louis Armstrong when he said he was going to go to the moon. Now he’s up there, laughing at them.” (Chazz from Blades of Glory)

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Best Bad Movie Quotes of 2007

Whether the dialogue is just bad or the entire movie sucks, the following are considered the best bad movie quotes of 2007. I defy you to mount an argument as to the merits of Delta Farce (or any other Larry the Cable Guy movie, for that matter).

“I want my dog back!” (Erica from The Brave One)

“Hell to the no!” (Rasputia from Norbit)

“I jerk off to her mammograms.” (Stu from Good Luck Chuck)

“Collar your dog!” (Lazarus from Black Snake Moan)

“You don’t have to win… but everbody plays.” (Ian Breckel from The Condemned)

“I’m too fat for this shit.” (Larry from Delta Farce)

“A couple days ago, I had more problems than a cub scout at the Neverland Ranch.” (Larry from Delta Farce)

“Do I look like I’m in a fucking coma?” (Dakota Moss from I Know Who Killed Me)

“I’ve come to collect a head.” (Hannibal Lecter from Hannibal Rising)

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Best Scary Movie Quotes of 2007

While horror movies are primarily concerned with finding new ways to kill teens, they also get in some decent dialogue on the rare occassion. Here are the best scary movie quotes of 2007.

“You think it’s over just because I am dead. It’s not over. The games have just begun.” (Jigsaw from Saw IV)

“This car is a hundred percent death proof. Only to get the benefit of it, honey, you REALLY need to be sitting in my seat.” (Stuntman Mike from Grindhouse)

“You can feel it. That cold ain’t the weather. That’s death approaching.” (The Stranger from 30 Days of Night)

“It appears we may have a problem of some magnitude.” (Bud Brown from The Mist)

“Give him the guns. Give him all the guns.” (Sheriff Hague from Grindhouse)

“Wait. Why? Why? Why can’t we be friends? Huh? We can’t we just spend Christmas together? Do you hear me, you stupid fucking cunt?” (Thomas from P2)

“Who’s the dummy now?” (Ella Ashen from Dead Silence)

“White meat, dark meat. All will be carved.” (Announcer from the Thanksgiving faux trailer in Grindhouse)

“There’s a hand in the shitter!” (Napoleon from The Hills Have Eyes 2)

“I want to play a game.” (Jigsaw from Saw IV)

“I am strong. I am fucking Hercules!” (Stuart from Hostel II)

“Eight dollars for Beer Nuts? This room *is* evil!” (Mike Enslin from 1408)

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