If you have ever seen the American Film Institute's 100 Years....100 Quotes, you will know that many times these quotes eventually enter our everyday vernacular. Think of how many times you have probably thought "show me the money" while in Las Vegas.
It's pretty interesting how much movies can define what we say and, in this case, how we insult each other.
"Do you mind if I name my first child after you? "Dipshit Knight" has a nice ring to it." - Chris Knight (Val Kilmer) in Real Genius. If you haven't seen Real Genius, then you need to add this to your Netflix account. It's a film about a group of students at the ficticious Pacific Tech in California who, unbeknownst to them, build a weapon in the form of a laser.
"I've seen better tennis playing in a tampon commercial." - Helen's (Rose Byrne) stepson in Bridesmaids. The scene in Bridesmaids where the women play tennis and strategically aim the ball at each other is a painful, wonderful moment.
"Does Barry Manilow know that you raid his wardrobe?" - Bender (Judd Nelson) in The Breakfast Club. If you have ever wanted to say this to some authority figure you hated because he hated you when you were young, raise your hand. I know I wanted to say this to my high school algebra teacher.
"Bite my ass, Krispy Kreme!" - Erin Brockovich (Julia Roberts) in Erin Brockovich.
Julia Roberts won a Best Actress Oscar in 2001 for her role in the film dealing with one of the biggest and costliest civil suits in the United States.
"Now I have some instructions for you: I want you to go straight back to the gallery. Start your motor. When you get to the gallery tell Jennifer that she will be looking after things temporarily, she's to give me a ring if there's anything she can't deal with herself. Then go into the office, and make out a check, for cash, for the sum of $5,000. Then carefully, but carefully Hilary, remove absolutely everything that might subsequently remind me that you had ever been there, including that yellow thing with the blue bulbs which you have such an affection for. Then take the check, for $5,000, which I feel you deserve, and get permanently lost. It's not that I don't want to know you, Hilary -- although I don't, it's just that I'm afraid we're not really the sort of people that you can afford to be associated with." - Christina Drayton (Katherine Hepburn) to her assistant Hillary in Guess Who's Coming To Dinner. In one of the opening scenes, Christina' Drayton's assistant, Hillary, makes it clear she disapproves of Christina's daughter's fiancee based on his race.
Clark Griswold: We're from out of town. Man Giving Directions: No shit. - National Lampoon's Vacation Bumbling idiot and family man Clark Griswold (played by Chevy Chase) does everything that you are not supposed to do while on vacation: take unwanted family members, take a backroad somewhere out in the desert, and finally -- ask for directions.
"Did anyone ever tell you, you look like a penis with that little hat on?" - Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) to the umpire in A League Of Their Own. This comes right after the classic scene where coach Jimmy Dugan yells at right fielder Evelyn and tells her "there's no crying in baseball" -- resulting in her crying. The umpire tells him to be nicer to the girls but Jimmy decides to pick a fight with him instead.
"Hey, Kroot! Why don't you go kiss a duck?!" - Steve Bolander (Ron Howard) in American Graffiti. American Graffiti was Ron Howard's breakout role after years of playing Opie on The Andy Griffith Show. Ron Howard's character, Steve, is determined to get out of what he calls "this turkey town" and go to college. Seriously, who hasn't wanted to go back to high school and zing the teacher that hated him?
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Buzz: I've set my laser from stun to kill. Woody: Oh, great. If anyone attacks we can blink em' to death. - Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) and Woody (Tom Hanks) in Toy Story.
A true classic.
"Why can't you be happy for me and then go home and talk about me behind my back like a normal person?" - Lillian (Maya Rudolph) to Annie (Kristen Wiig) in Bridesmaids
This is probably one of the best "I've lost it" moments in recent years. If you thought Annie lost it on the plane in Bridesmaids, that's only the beginning: she really loses it at the bridal shower. She not only calls out the other bridesmaid, Helen, for her overpowering behavior but decides to take it out on every bridal decoration at the party including a gigantic cookie and even tries to drink like a dog from the giant chocolate fountain.