Best Movie Quotes of 2008

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 at 5:43 pm

This list of the best movie quotes of 2008 is filled with words of wisdom from such wide-ranging films as The Dark Knight, Sex & the City, and Twilight. Whether you’re looking for 2008 movies quotes about love, 2008 movie quotes about life, or just the best 2008 movie quotes, this list should have you covered. If you can think of any cool quotes we’ve left out, be sure to let us know in the comments section.

Best Movie Quotes of 2008

While there are literally thousands of quotes to choose from, I believe the following are some of the best movie quotes of 2008. Dive right in and see if you can find some favorites!

“Nothing in his pockets but knives and lint.” (Lt. James Gordon talking about The Joker from The Dark Knight)

“Can I just spray a little PAM down there right before the baby comes out?” (Angie from Baby Mama)

“The Joker’s just a mad dog. I want whoever let him off the leash.” (Two-Face from The Dark Knight)

“Why so serious?” (The Joker from The Dark Knight)

“I’m not a big fat panda. I’m *the* big fat panda.” (Po from Kung Fu Panda)

“I just ate, so I’m still digesting, so my kung fu may not be as good as later on.” (Po from Kung Fu Panda)

“You know, for an old man you ain’t bad in a fight. What are you, like 80?” (Mutt Williams from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)

“Call me an asshole one more time.” (Hancock from Hancock)

“Beth lives in Midtown. Midtown is that way. You know what else is that way? Some horrific shit!” (Hud from Cloverfield)

“I’m just up here, tryin’ to get a motherfuckin’ scholarship!” (Red from Pineapple Express)

“I’m documenting.” (Hud from Cloverfield)

“There is something horribly efficient about you.” (Camille to James Bond in Quantum of Solace)

“The thing that haunts a guy is the stuff he wasn’t ordered to do.” (Walt Kowalksi from Gran Torino)

“If you could avoid killing every possible lead, it would be deeply appreciated.” (M to James Bond in Quantum of Solace)

“I’m the world’s most dangerous predator. Everything about me invites you in. My voice, my face, even my smell. As if I would need any of that. As if you could outrun me. As if you could fight me off. I’m designed to kill.” (Edward Cullen from Twilight)

“Typical isn’t it? You wait 20 years for a dad and then three come along at once.” (Rosie from Mama Mia!)

“Yeah. I can fly.” (Tony Stark from Iron Man)

“Use small children as shields, bears like soft tender meat.” (Jackie Moon from Semi-Pro)

“Give me a scotch. I’m starving.” (Tony Stark from Iron Man)

“You’ve caught so many terrorists, it’s an art. You’re like Rembrandt with a grenade.” (Zohan’s father from You Don’t Mess With the Zohan)

“Missed it by that much!” (Maxwell Smart from Get Smart)

“Everybody panic! It’s just like the Titanic but it’s full of bears!” (Jackie Moon from Semi-Pro)

“I believe you just shattered my coccyx.” (Maxwell Smart from Get Smart)

“Hello Seth, I want to play a game.” (Jigsaw from Saw V)

“History? In history we’ll all be dead!” (George W. Bush from W.)

“Your father was one of the greatest assassins who ever lived. The man who killed him is behind you.” (Fox from Wanted)

“Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me… and won’t get fooled again.” (George W. Bush from W.)

“When somebody asks me a question, I tell them the answer.” (Jamal Malik from Slumdog Millionaire)

“I had an adrenaline rush. It’s very common. You can Google it.” (Edward Cullen from Twilight)

“How do you teach homosexuality? Is it like French?” (Harvey Milk from Milk)

“I’ve been called a lot of things, but never funny.” (Walt Kowalski from Gran Torino)

“I’m gonna kill you all kinds of dead.” (The Spirit from The Spirit)

“I’m a lead farmer, motherfucker!” (Kirk Lazarus from Tropic Thunder)

“I. Really. Hate. Mummies.” (Rick O’Connell from The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor)

“I don’t read the script. The script reads me.” (Kirk Lazarus from Tropic Thunder)

“If you see an opposum, kill it. It’s not a pet.” (Jackie Moon from Semi-Pro)

“Goodbye mama, now you can have ice cream in heaven! I’ll see you again tonight when I go to bed in my head movies. But this head movie makes my eyes rain!” (Tugg Speedman as Simple Jack in Tropic Thunder)

“A dog doesn’t care if you’re rich or poor, educated or illiterate, clever or dull. Give him your heart and he will give you his.” (John Grogan from Marley & Me)

“I know what dude I am. I’m the dude playin’ the dude, disguised as another dude!” (Kirk Lazarus from Tropic Thunder)

“In the Winter of 1969, an elite force of the US Army was sent on a top secret assignment in Southeast Vietnam. The objective: rescue Sgt. Four Leaf Tayback from a heavily guarded NVA Prison Camp. The mission was considered to be near-suicide. Of the ten men sent, four returned. Of those four, three wrote books about what happened. Of those three, two were published. And of those two, only one got a movie deal. This is the story of the men who attempted to make that movie.” (Four Leaf Tayback from Tropic Thunder)

“Religion is dangerous because it allows human beings who don’t have all the answers to think that they do.” (Bill Mahrer from Religulous)

“Sometimes I would like to get my hands on God.” (Frank Castle from The Punisher: War Zone)

Best Movie Quotes of 2008 About Life

Movie quotes aren’t always just about being clever. In fact, they often touch on some of the deepest issues known to man. In this case: life. Check out these best movie quotes of 2008 about life and prepare to be enlightened.

“We seem to have reached the age where life stops giving us things and starts taking them away.” (Dean Charles Stanforth from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)

“Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” (Benjamin Button from The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

“One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it.” (Oogway from Kung Fu Panda)

“The unhappiest people of the world are retired – no purpose. What makes life mean something is purpose – a goal, a battle, a struggle.” (Richard Nixon from Frost/Nixon)

“I know you can’t live on hope alone but without hope life is not worth living. So you and you and you, you’ve got to give them hope.” (Harvey Milk from Milk)

“There’s always an escape.” (Mike Terry from Redbelt)

“That’s our tragedy, you and I Mr. Frost. No matter how high we get, they still look down at us.” (Richard Nixon from Frost/Nixon)

“When life gives you lemons, just say ‘Fuck the lemons,’ and bail.” (Surfing Instructor from Forgetting Sarah Marshall)

Best Movie Quotes of 2008 About Love

We’ve all been in love at one time or another, so what better way to finish this article out than a list of the best movie quotes of 2008 about love? Boy, those gals from Sex & the City sure seem to have life figured out.

“And we were dressed from head to toe in love… the only label that never goes out of style.” (Carrie Bradshaw from Sex & the City)

“What good is it being appreciated if no one is naked?” (Casey from 27 Dresses)

“I’d rather die than to stay away from you.” (Isabella Swan from Twilight)

“I feel the same way as you feel about Botox. Painful and unnecessary.” (Samantha Jones from Sex & the City)

“Love is patient, love is kind, love means slowly losing your mind.” (Kevin from 27 Dresses)

“Let me just say that if God was a city planner he would not put a playground next to a sewage system!” (Darald from Forgetting Sarah Marshall)

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May 23, 2010

Shanita Tippetts

At a recent computer expo (COMDEX), Bill Gates reportedly compared the computer industry with the auto industry and stated, “If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving twenty-five dollar cars that got 1000 mi/gal.” :: Recently General Motors addressed this comment by releasing the statement, “Yes, but would you want your car to crash twice a day?”

July 18, 2010

Rod Credell

This is a very interesting post. I’ve been reading your posts for a while now and enjoy every one. Keep up the good work my friend!

August 5, 2010

Paul Apel

this is very interesting post, am a filmmaker in Nigeria, trying to make movies with great dialogue, thanks again for the post

September 9, 2010


i love your blog i found it on msn


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