5. Forrest Gump: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get”
This movie won six Academy Awards and is quite easily considered one of the better movies of the 21st Century. Tom Hanks does an amazing job in the movie and the storyline itself is touching. The line takes place next to a stranger at a bus stop when Forrest goes on to tell his life story. Throughout the course of the film, he also goes on to mention other quotes that his mother had taught him growing up.
4. Fight Club: “It’s only after you’ve lost everything that you’re free to do anything”
Fight club is in a class of its own. It is a movie that can really throw you for a loop and it actually has a very good story line. Many people like to take different meanings of the film and having so many ways to interpret it has allowed it to reach such a grand audience. The line is designed to provide people with hope rather than despair. It states that basically, once you’ve lost everything, you have nothing else to lose- you only have room to gain.
3. Interview with the Vampire: “And then I said farewell to sunlight, and set out to become what I became”
Interview with a Vampire actually started off as a novel by Anne Rice and quickly turned into a Hollywood hit. Depressed because of the death of his daughter and wife, the main character (Louis) seeks death. This is what draws in the vampire, Lestat. He offers to make the main character a vampire so that you can enjoy all of the happiness that he deserves. The quote was delivered during the interview, as the vampire was describing his last memories as a human.
2. Titanic: “Just the other night, I was sleeping under a bridge. And now, here I am, on the grandest ship in the world, drinking champagne with you fine people”
Titanic, one of the highest grossing films of all times tells a love story about a man named Jack and a woman named Rose. Jack is a “gypsy” who lives in poverty and makes his way from city to city with no real purpose. Rose on the other hand, is very wealthy and intends on marrying soon. However, after he saves her life, Rose falls for him and together they must fight for survival as the Titanic sinks. The quote comes from the scene where Jack was invited to have dinner with Rose and her guests and family.
1. Star Wars Episode 1: “I sense much fear in you”
If you’re already a Star Wars fanatic then you know the quote. The film basically follows the life of Anakin Skywalker, a Jedi who has been selected to bring down the forces of evil. However, Anakin eventually joins the dark side and becomes known as “Darth Vader” in subsequent movies. The quote is taken from the scene when Anakin had originally met the Jedi council. The wise Yoda was the one who said this.