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The best movie lines of all time

Aaron Sorkin told paparazzi this week that the best movie line of all time was "We're going to need a bigger boat," from Steven Spielberg's Jaws. (AP Photo)

Last week famed director and writer Aaron Sorkin told paparazzi that he thinks the best movie line from all time is from Steven Spielberg's Jaws: "We're going to need a bigger boat."

Ever since, The Dori Monson Show has debated the best movie line of all time, and they decided to settle it with a quiz. Listeners called to give their vote for best movie lines of all time and Dori, Jake, Ursula, and Erynn battled it out to see how many they could guess.

Take the quiz and see how many best movie line nominees you can identify:

1. "The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist."

2. "Luke, I am your Father."

3. "Would you like to say something to the class before we begin?" "Hi, everybody!"

4. "Go ahead, make my day."

5. "Nobody puts baby in a corner."

6. "You had me at hello."

7. "You don't understand! I coulda had class! I coulda been a contender! I coulda been somebody."

8. "I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse."

9. "Where shall I go, what shall I do?" "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn."

10. "Leave the gun. Take the cannoli."'

11. "Here's looking at you, kid."

12. "Hasta la vista, baby."

13. "You can't handle the truth!"

14. "We got no food, we got no jobs, our pets' heads are falling off!!"

15. "All right Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up!"

16. "That's not a knife, this is a knife!"

17. "Ise married now! Ise married now!"

18. "There's no crying in baseball!"

19. "We've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark... and we're wearing sunglasses."

20. "Snakes! Why did it have to be snakes?"


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Answers: 1. Usual Suspects (Erynn's favorite), 2. Star Wars (Jake's favorite), 3.The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, 4. Sudden Impact (Dori's favorite), 5. Dirty Dancing (Ursula's favorite), 6. Jerry MaGuire, 7. On the Waterfront, 8. The Godfather (Jillian's favorite), 9. Gone with the Wind, 10. The Godfather, 11. Casablanca, 12. Terminator, 13. A Few Good Men, 14. Dumb and Dumber, 15. Sunset Boulevard, 16. Crocodile Dundee, 17. 18. A League of their Own, 19. Blues Brothers, 20. Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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Jillian Raftery is a reporter for KIRO Radio 97.3 FM. She loves the neighborly vibe of the Pacific Northwest and spends as much time as possible outdoors.

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