Best movie quotes of 1973

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The Exorcist picture

Regan MacNeil: You're going to die up there.

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Papillon picture

Judge in Dream: I accuse you... of a wasted life.
Papillon: Guilty... guilty... guilty.

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Magnum Force picture

Harry Callahan: A man's got to know his limitations.

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Jesus Christ Superstar picture

Jesus: The end is just a little harder when brought about by friends. For all you care, this wine could be my blood. For all you care, this bread could be my body. The end. This is my blood you drink, this is my body you eat. If you could, remember me when you eat and drink.

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American Graffiti picture

Terry Fields: Jesus, what a night.

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High Plains Drifter picture

Sarah Belding: Be careful. You're a man who makes people afraid, and that's dangerous.
The Stranger: It's what people know about themselves inside that makes 'em afraid.

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Jackie Brown: This life's hard man, but it's harder if you're stupid.

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Walking Tall picture

Judge R.W. Clarke: Why you self appointed dictator... All you know is force and violence... You don't understand the simplest things about the law.
Buford: I understand the difference between a poor honest judge and a rich dishonest one.

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Sleeper picture

Luna: It's hard to believe you haven't had sex in two hundred years.
Miles: Two hundred and four if you count my marriage.

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Emperor of the North Pole picture

A no. 1: Country's gone to hell.

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Shaft in Africa picture

Jazar: How long is your phallus, Mr. Shaft?
Shaft: My what?
Jazar: Your cock?
Shaft: Baby, by now it shrunk down to 20 inches.

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Serpico picture

Larry: Leslie is a mindfucker.
Frank Serpico: You gotta be kidding. I didn't know that. What's a mindfucker?
Larry: Well, it's a chick who digs intellectual types and super bright guys.
Frank Serpico: Oh, she's very perceptive.

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The Sting picture

Henry Gondorff: Pleased to meet you, kid. You're a real horse's ass.

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Charley Varrick picture

Maynard Boyle: You need a rest, Harold. A long trip to someplace quiet. Another name, another country.
Harold Young: I can't start my life over again now.
Maynard Boyle: You don't have much choice, Harold. They're gonna try to make you tell where the money is. You know what kind of people they are. They're gonna strip you naked and go to work on you with a pair of pliers and a blowtorch.

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Mose: I got scruples too, you know. You know what that is... Scruples?
Addie: No, I don't know what it is, but if you got 'em, sure bet they belong to somebody else.

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Westworld picture

Chief Supervisor: Shut down! Shut down immediately.

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Hope Springs: It's not her fault she has to wear a falsie.
Sid Fiddler: What do you mean, "a" falsie?
Hope Springs: She's got one bigger than the other.
Sid Fiddler: Is that right?
Hope Springs: No, left.

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Executive Action picture

Oswald Imposter: Why don't you take a flying screw at the moon and charge it to me?

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Save the Tiger picture

Fred Mirrell: Harry, it's all those goddamn operations, the woman's all scarred up. I need these little diversions.

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Battle for the Planet of the Apes picture

Caesar: Ah, if only my mother and father, whom I was too young to remember... If only they'd lived, perhaps they would have taught me if it was right to kill evil so that good shall prevail.
MacDonald: But you know, Caesar, history shows.
Caesar: Oh no, no, no. That is human history, not ape history. Ape, never kills ape.

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