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Laughing Lagomorph
06-20-2004, 10:22 PM
I was trying to think of famous, distinctive lines from movies. Lines that consist of only one word. Words that as soon as you hear them you think of that movie (assuming you've seen it). I have only been able to think of three so far:

"Plastics." (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061722/)

"Mawwiage." (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093779/)

and, of course

"Rosebud." (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033467/)


For the purposes of this thread I am not considering lines that consist of the name of one of the characters (it seems too easy) so something like "Khaaaaaaaan!" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084726/) doesn't count.

So how about it. Can you think of some more?

Fear Itself
06-20-2004, 10:27 PM
No! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075222/#comment)

Zebra
06-20-2004, 10:28 PM
Pirate

Laughing Lagomorph
06-20-2004, 10:30 PM
No! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075222/#comment)


Ooooh! Good one!

Loopydude
06-20-2004, 10:31 PM
Ni!

Laughing Lagomorph
06-20-2004, 10:33 PM
Oh, I got another one:



Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058331/)

Loopydude
06-20-2004, 10:41 PM
Fuggeddaboudit!

(does that count :D )

Loopydude
06-20-2004, 10:42 PM
"Elaine!!!"

followd closely by...

"Ben!!!"

wolfman
06-20-2004, 10:45 PM
"Mawwiage."

Not to mention "Inconcievable!"

Laughing Lagomorph
06-20-2004, 10:50 PM
Fuggeddaboudit!

(does that count :D )


Mickey Blue Eyes?


Your other two violate my arbitrary nitpicky obssessive rule about names of characters in the movie not being allowed. Plus I already have one from The Graduate!

Loopydude
06-20-2004, 11:04 PM
Mickey Blue Eyes?


Donny Brasco!

Anyhooo...

"R-R-R-R-REVENGE!" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095159/)

E-Sabbath
06-20-2004, 11:10 PM
Supplies!


(UHF)


ADRIAN!!! (Rocky)

NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Star Wars:ESB)

Tangent
06-20-2004, 11:27 PM
Tatonka

SkipMagic
06-20-2004, 11:32 PM
Stella! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044081/)

Adrian! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075148/) (Although some might say that this has to be preceded by the equally well-known, "Yo!")

dnooman
06-20-2004, 11:32 PM
STELLAAAA!!!

Battle Pope
06-20-2004, 11:33 PM
Groovy!

Evil Dead 2 & Army of Darkness (OK, perhaps not famous but very cool)

dnooman
06-20-2004, 11:33 PM
Crap, simul-post.

jmizzou
06-20-2004, 11:34 PM
Freeeeeeedom! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112573/)

astorian
06-21-2004, 12:25 AM
I think "Office Space" fans will recognize this one.


"Yyyyeaahhhhhhh...."

Gamaliel
06-21-2004, 12:54 AM
It's far from famous, but I always found the way Bergman delivers the line "Liverwurst!" in Spellbound ridiculously memorable.

koeeoaddi
06-21-2004, 01:05 AM
Shiiiiiiit! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064115/)

AncientHumanoid
06-21-2004, 01:09 AM
Khan!!!!!!!!

jnglmassiv
06-21-2004, 02:35 AM
"Jumanji!"

"Excellent" (Wayne's World)

"Beetlejuice" (though repeated)

rjung
06-21-2004, 02:45 AM
In a related vein, "Bogus!" and "Excellent!" can work for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure if delivered with the proper Keanau-Reeves-breathless-non-acting exhale. ;)

bienville
06-21-2004, 02:46 AM
Any rules against compound nouns? Like . . .

Bullshit Artist! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066892/)

?

Walloon
06-21-2004, 02:54 AM
Madness! (http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0050212/quotes)

Seven
06-21-2004, 05:40 AM
37 ?!?!

bienville
06-21-2004, 06:22 AM
Upstart (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023969/)?

Money (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117802/).

Is "Asphinctersezwhat (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0105793/)" one word?




Hey, folks stop ignoring the "No character names" rule. Cheaters.

quiltguy154
06-21-2004, 06:25 AM
Rosebud

Askia
06-21-2004, 06:39 AM
"UnclefuUUUuuuucker!" (http://www.computercamp.at/CC2000/homepage1/jakob/SouthparkUnclefucker.gif)

Shade
06-21-2004, 06:48 AM
Merde.

(I'm sure there's been one film of Waterloo...)

paulberserker
06-21-2004, 07:12 AM
'Station'
(Bill & Teds Bogus Journey)
'Home'
(Star Wars:ANH)

Laughing Lagomorph
06-21-2004, 08:05 AM
Any rules against compound nouns? Like . . .

Bullshit Artist! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066892/)

?

Actually I was wondering about a similar thread with distinctive two word lines instead of one word lines. It seems a lot harder to me.




Did anyone besides bienville read the OP? We're trying to avoid lines consisting of the names of characters, folks. "Stella", "Adrian", "Khaaan!" and "Beetlejuice" are all out. So would be "Ben!" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076759/), "Gandalf!" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120737/) and "Indy!" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082971/) or "Indy!" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087469/) or "Indy!" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097576/).



I can't believe I didn't think of Braveheart.

Annie-Xmas
06-21-2004, 08:10 AM
The way Hannibal Lechter says "Clarice."

BrotherCadfael
06-21-2004, 08:24 AM
Adrian! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075148/) (Although some might say that this has to be preceded by the equally well-known, "Yo!")There were some reports that Stallone was considering a part in "Julius Ceaser" (seriously!). The wags claimed that his dialog would be: Yo! Hadrian!...

RealityChuck
06-21-2004, 08:28 AM
42

NutMagnet
06-21-2004, 08:42 AM
Schwiiiing

Ethilrist
06-21-2004, 10:05 AM
Jesus, people, which part of "no names" don't you get?

Snakes.

(Raiders of the Lost Ark)

Ross
06-21-2004, 10:12 AM
"Scrubbers!" (http://www.withnail-links.com/)

Munch
06-21-2004, 10:17 AM
Khan!!!!!!!!

From the OP:
For the purposes of this thread I am not considering lines that consist of the name of one of the characters (it seems too easy) so something like "Khaaaaaaaan!" doesn't count.

AncientHumanoid
06-21-2004, 11:11 AM
:p

iwakura43
06-21-2004, 11:23 AM
Kalhoun referenced this in another thread, and I had to post it here:

"Ovaltine?!" (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085334/)

Pashnish Ewing
06-21-2004, 11:25 AM
37 ?!?!

Good one. Is Snootchie-bootchies (http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0113749/) one word?


Whoa. (http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0133093/) (although that could be from just about any Keanu movie).

Revedge
06-21-2004, 11:34 AM
I am embarassed to even admit I've seen the film:

"Ditto"

Ghost

BobLibDem
06-21-2004, 11:40 AM
Leeches!

Casey1505
06-21-2004, 12:12 PM
Jackass! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116483/)

Eh? (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086373/)

gossamer
06-21-2004, 12:49 PM
Probably my all-time favorite six word exchange (from memory):

Elwood: Shit!
Jake: What?
Elwood: Rollers.
Jake: No!
Elwood: Yeah!
Jake: Shit!

Tangent
06-21-2004, 01:03 PM
Hoooaaah!

(with the proper Pacino voice)

Chastain86
06-21-2004, 01:19 PM
A$$hooooole!!

- Kevin Kline, "A Fish Called Wanda"

Chronos
06-21-2004, 03:59 PM
From Wayne's World: "Not!"

And I don't know if they've ever made it into movies, but two great ones from history:
The Spartan general to Alexander the Great's messenger: "If."
And Patton (I think): "Nuts."

Finally, if we're just considering famous quotes, not great ones, we can add "Yippee!"

Murcielago
06-21-2004, 04:31 PM
Serpentine! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079336/)

Giles
06-21-2004, 05:06 PM
There was supposed to have been a one-word battle report from and English soldier: "Peccavi" (Latin for "I have sinned", i.e. "I have Sind")

Peter Morris
06-21-2004, 05:28 PM
Soldier! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0017925/)

Chastain86
06-21-2004, 05:31 PM
"Detective!!"

- Kevin Spacey, "Se7en"

Spoke
06-21-2004, 06:10 PM
Gator!!!! (http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0077975/)

Omphaloskeptic
06-21-2004, 06:27 PM
And Patton (I think): "Nuts."General Anthony McAuliffe.

Finally, if we're just considering famous quotes, not great ones, we can add "Yippee!"Oh please let's not.

Tenebras
06-21-2004, 08:14 PM
In re peccavi:

Link (http://www.campusprogram.com/reference/en/wikipedia/s/si/sindh.html)

Apparently this story is in some doubt (are we surprised?). According to this site (http://omega.cohums.ohio-state.edu/mailing_lists/CLA-L/2002/05/0293.php) the issue of Punch in question is from May 18, 1844. Perhaps someone wants to go to the library and check if this is legit?

Anywho... back to the discussion at hand.

TV time
06-21-2004, 09:41 PM
From a film I think we can all remember:

"Shagalicious"

From Red River with John Wayne, Montgomery Cliff and Walter Brennen

"yehaww"

which was answered by

"Yehawww"

which in turn was answered by

"Hiyahha"

which in its turn was answered by....but I think you get the idea.

And there is always Tarzan with Johnny Wismiller

"Iyeyeyeyey" or however it would be spelled.

From the TV show M*A*S*H

"Horsefeathers"

PucksRaven
06-21-2004, 09:47 PM
Haven't seen this yet. . .


Antici. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .pation

Laughing Lagomorph
06-23-2004, 08:41 PM
This is interesting. Many of these lines can be grouped into one of a few categories:

1. Nonsense words that only have meaning in the movie itself:
Ni!
Supercalifragilisticexpialadocious
Jumanji
and, (I'm guessing)
Snoochie-booches

2. Words that are memorable because of the way a particular character says them in the movie:
Mawwiage
R-r-r-r-r-r-revenge!
Bogus/Excellent
and probably also
Fugghedaboutit

3. Words that are memorable because they are foreign:
Tatanka
merde



paulberserker where is "Home" in ANH? Who says it? I have to say I don't remember it.

zoogirl
06-23-2004, 08:55 PM
"Dude!"
"Sweet!"

And some version of "WOOHOO" yelled by Slim Pickins on that bomb.

Kaitlyn
06-23-2004, 11:12 PM
Freeeeeeedom! (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112573/)

The first movie I associate with that one is Chicken Run.

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