15 Famous Movie Quotes Everyone Gets Wrong
At some point, someone messed up these famous movie lines, and the misquotes became more well-known than the actual script. How many are you guilty of repeating?
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From The Wizard of Oz
The actual quote: “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”
What you thought it was: “Toto, I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore” or “Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore.” Do you know these surprising movie trivia facts?
From Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
The actual quote: “No, I am your father.”
What you thought it was: “Luke, I am your father.” Here are some behind-the-scenes Star Wars facts that will also blow your mind.
From Dirty Harry
The actual quote: “You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?”
What you thought it was: “Do you feel lucky, punk?” Here’s the entirety of Clint Eastwood’s monologue: “I know what you’re thinkin’. ‘Did he fire six shots or only five?’ Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I’ve kinda lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?”
The actual quote: “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”
What you thought it was: “We’re gonna need a bigger boat.” These 40 trivia facts about Jaws are sure to surprise you as well.
The actual quote: “A man oughta do what he thinks is best.”
What you thought it was: “A man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do.” Hondo really is an iconic movie—so are these 50 classic movies set in all 50 US states.
From …And Justice For All
The actual quote: “You’re out of order! You’re out of order! The whole trial is out of order! They’re out of order!”
What you thought it was: “I’m out of order? You’re out of order! This whole courtroom’s out of order!” Here are 15 movies you never knew were banned in the U.S.
From Field of Dreams
The actual quote: “If you build it, he will come.”
What you thought it was: “If you build it, they will come.” If you’re a fan of this movie, you’ll be happy to know that you can stay in the iconic Field of Dreams house.
From Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
The actual quote: “Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?”
What you thought it was: “Mirror, mirror, on the wall—who is the fairest of them all?” Test your knowledge with more tricky trivia about your favorite Disney movies.
From Star Trek
The actual quote: “Kirk to Enterprise, beam us up, Scotty.”
What you thought it was: “Beam me up, Scotty.” Star Trek’s season 3 also had one of the wildest cliffhangers of all time—check out the rest here.
From Sunset Boulevard
The actual quote: “All right, Mr. DeMille. I’m ready for my close-up.”
What you thought it was: “I’m ready for my close-up, Mr. DeMille.” These are the annoying things movies get wrong about real life.
From A Few Good Men
The actual quote:
Col. Nathan Jessep: “You want answers?”
Lt. Daniel Kaffee: “I want the truth!”
Col. Nathan Jessep: “You can’t handle the truth!”
What you thought it was: “You want the truth? You can’t handle the truth!” While Col. Jessep (Jack Nicholson) does say the latter part of the quote, the first half was not spoken in the film. Don’t miss these pop culture trivia questions people always get wrong.
From The Graduate
The actual quote: “Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me. Aren’t you?”
What you thought it was: “Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?” Here are some other movies with iconic soundtracks.
From Forrest Gump
The actual quote: “My momma always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”
What you thought it was: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Check out the great movies that actually got terrible reviews.
From Star Wars
The actual quote: “Remember, the Force will be with you…always.”
What you thought it was: “May the Force be with you.” This line is often attributed to Obi-Wan Kenobi, but he never said it in the original Star Wars films. “May the Force be with you” made its debut in A New Hope, first when General Dodonna speaks to his Rebel troops and later when Han Solo says it to Luke before the latter flies off to take down the Death Star. Obi-Wan does say the line in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, possibly because it had already been associated with the character by the time those films were released. You won’t want to miss this roundup of the 25 most famous movie quotes of all time.