Can You Name The Movie Based On Its Opening Line?

Do you think you can name these films based only on their opening line? Take these 12 questions and find out just how much of a film buff you really are?
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Question 1/12

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"I owe everything to George Bailey. Help him, Dear Father."
It's A Wonderful Life
The Philadelphia Story
Roman Holiday
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Question 2/12

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"What can you say about a 25-year-old girl who died? That she was beautiful and brilliant? That she loved Mozart and Bach, the Beatles, and me?"
Annie Hall
Love Story
Funny Girl
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Question 3/12

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"There's an old joke. Uh, two elderly women are at a Catskills mountain resort, and one of 'em says, 'Boy, the food at this place is really terrible."
Ice Castles
When Harry Met Sally
Annie Hall
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"Between the time when the oceans drank Atlantis, and the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an age undreamed of."
Conan the Barbarian
Hercules
Caesar
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Question 5/12

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"When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house. I had only two things on my mind; Paul Newman and a ride home."
To Kill A Mockingbird
Stand by Me
The Outsiders
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Question 6/12

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"I am Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, your senior drill instructor. From now on, you will speak only when spoken to, and the first and last words out of your filthy sewers will be 'Sir!'"
Platoon
Full Metal Jacket
Stripes
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Question 7/12

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"Wake up! Wake up, wake up, wake up, up you wake, up you wake, up you wake, up you wake! This is Mr. Senor Love Daddy, your voice of choice."
Dead Poets Society
Glory
Do the Right Thing
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Question 8/12

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"My name is Lester Burnham. This is my neighborhood; this is my street; this is my life. I am 42 years old; in less than a year I will be dead."
American Beauty
Fight Club
Memento
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Question 9/12

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"The key to faking out the parents is the clammy hands. It’s a good non-specific symptom; I’m a big believer in it."
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Home Alone
Pretty in Pink
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Question 10/12

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“Please, sir, I want some more.”
Oliver
A Christmas Carol
Pride and Prejudice
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Question 11/12

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"With the coming of the Second World War, many eyes in imprisoned Europe turned hopefully or desperately toward the freedom of the Americas."
Sabrina
Gone With the Wind
Casablanca
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Question 12/12

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"Hey boy, what you doin' with my Mama's car? Wait there!"
Bonnie and Clyde
Citizen Cane
Trainspotting
Result
According to this quiz, you are a true movie buff. Though you're probably not at Roger Ebert status just yet, you know your fair share of classic opening lines. Our advice? Get your Netflix queue in order and study up. You'll be a movie master in no time at all!

C+, Movie Buff

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are movie magical. The opening line of a movie can set the tone for the entire film. We think you're quite aware of this, as you got a near perfect score on this tricky quiz. We think you've got some serious film skills. Keep it up!

B+, Movie Magical

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are the movie master! We bow down to you, the master of opening lines and classic films. You can certainly put two and two together when it comes to matching a film to its dialogue. That's no small task. Keep up the good work and never change your movie loving ways!

A+, Movie Master

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Check Your Answers
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1
"I owe everything to George Bailey. Help him, Dear Father."
It's A Wonderful Life
The Philadelphia Story
Roman Holiday
2
"What can you say about a 25-year-old girl who died? That she was beautiful and brilliant? That she loved Mozart and Bach, the Beatles, and me?"
Annie Hall
Love Story
Funny Girl
3
"There's an old joke. Uh, two elderly women are at a Catskills mountain resort, and one of 'em says, 'Boy, the food at this place is really terrible."
Ice Castles
When Harry Met Sally
Annie Hall
4
"Between the time when the oceans drank Atlantis, and the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an age undreamed of."
Conan the Barbarian
Hercules
Caesar
5
"When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house. I had only two things on my mind; Paul Newman and a ride home."
To Kill A Mockingbird
Stand by Me
The Outsiders
6
"I am Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, your senior drill instructor. From now on, you will speak only when spoken to, and the first and last words out of your filthy sewers will be 'Sir!'"
Platoon
Full Metal Jacket
Stripes
7
"Wake up! Wake up, wake up, wake up, up you wake, up you wake, up you wake, up you wake! This is Mr. Senor Love Daddy, your voice of choice."
Dead Poets Society
Glory
Do the Right Thing
8
"My name is Lester Burnham. This is my neighborhood; this is my street; this is my life. I am 42 years old; in less than a year I will be dead."
American Beauty
Fight Club
Memento
9
"The key to faking out the parents is the clammy hands. It’s a good non-specific symptom; I’m a big believer in it."
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Home Alone
Pretty in Pink
10
“Please, sir, I want some more.”
Oliver
A Christmas Carol
Pride and Prejudice
11
"With the coming of the Second World War, many eyes in imprisoned Europe turned hopefully or desperately toward the freedom of the Americas."
Sabrina
Gone With the Wind
Casablanca
12
"Hey boy, what you doin' with my Mama's car? Wait there!"
Bonnie and Clyde
Citizen Cane
Trainspotting