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Poll: I Got a Bad Feeling Movies: Premonition or Promise?

When you hear the phrase "I got a bad feeling," it can mean only one thing: this movie is about to get a lot more exciting. Screenwriters have been using the line for as long as there have been movies. So, as long as there are movies, when you hear the phrase "I got a bad feeling ...," it's the signal to hold onto your seat.

Which "I got a bad feeling" movie moment best delivered on the premonition and promise of what was to follow?

Discuss the topic here.

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    Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    Luke Skywalker: "I have a very bad feeling about this."

    (when the Millenium Falcon approaches the Death Star)

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    Aliens (1986)

    Private Frost: "Man, I'm telling ya, I got a bad feeling about this drop."

    (when dropping to planet to check on isolated colonists)

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    Platoon (1986)

    Sergeant O'Neill: "Bob, I got a bad feeling on this one , all right? I mean I got a bad feeling."

    (when going on one of his final patrols as a short timer)

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    Rogue One (2016)

    K-2SO: "I've got a bad feeling abo..."

    (who is stopped mid-sentence by Jyn and Cassian just before the final battle on Scarif)

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    Tropic Thunder (2008)

    Tugg Speedman: "I got a bad feeling on this one."

    (when practicing and feeding lines to his costar in the jungle)

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    Gravity (2013)

    Matt Kowalski: "Houston, I got a bad feeling about this mission."

    (when on a space walk in opening sequence)

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    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

    Han Solo: "I got a really bad feeling about this."

    (when the Ewoks are preparing to roast him with his companions)

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    The Bone Collector (1999)

    Det. Paulie Sellitto: "Hey Linc, I got a bad feeling about this, man!"

    (when staking out a trap set to catch the killer)

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    2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

    Frank Poole: "I've got a bad feeling about him."

    (when talking about HAL in the pod to prevent his overhearing)

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    Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)

    Obi-Wan Kenobi "Oh, I have got a bad feeling about this."

    (when his and Anakin's starfighters approach the closing blast doors)

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    Fallen (1998)

    John Hobbes: "I got a bad feeling about this."

    (when discussing the case with Jonesy)

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    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

    Indiana Jones: "I've got a bad feeling about this."

    (when in the temple retrieving the crystal skull)

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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    Princess Leia Organa: "I have a bad feeling about this."

    (when inside the space slug's mouth, just before the mynocks appear)

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    The Wedding Ringer (2015)

    Lurch: "I got a bad feeling about this flight."

    (when the wedding party is on-board the plane in the final scene)

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    The Perfect Storm (2000)

    Christina Cotter: "I got a bad feeling."

    (when she sees Bobby off at the dock before he goes to sea)

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    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

    Obi-Wan-Kenobi: "I have a bad feeling about this."

    (when speaking to Qui-Gon-Jinn onboard the Saak'ak)

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    Scooby-Doo (2002)

    Shaggy: "I really have got a bad feeling about this, Scoob."

    (when attacking the table full of food with Scooby)

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    Frequency (2000)

    Julia Sullivan: "I got a bad feeling, today. I was worried."

    (when her husband, Frank visits her at hospital)

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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

    Han Solo: "I got a bad feeling about this."

    (when the Rathtars have been set loose on his freighter)

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    Rounders (1998)

    Worm : "Are you sure about this, I got a bad feeling."

    (when talking to Mike about that night's card game)

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    Saving Private Ryan (1998)

    Private Reiben: "I got a bad feeling about this one, Captain Miller."

    (when the platoon is about to charge a machine gun emplacement)

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    Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

    Anakin Skywalker: "I've got bad feeling about this."

    (when in the arena as the execution beasts approach)

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    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)

    Ted Logan: "Dude, I got a very bad feeling."

    (when speaking to Bill before they time travel)

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    Thirteen Days (2000)

    Kenny O'Donnell: "I got a bad feeling about what's going on in there!"

    (when speaking about the Joint Chiefs and Cuban blockade with President J.F.K.)

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    Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    Han Solo: "I got a bad feeling about this."

    (when trapped in a trash compactor and walls start to close in)

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    The Whole Ten Yards (2004)

    Lazlo: "Why do I have a bad feeling about this."

    (when he sends Strabo to kidnap Oz)

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    No Country for Old Men (2007)

    Carla Jean Moss: "I got a bad feeling, Lewelyn."

    (when making plans to meet him at her mothers afterwards)

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    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

    C-3PO: "Artoo, I have a bad feeling about this."

    (when entering Jabba the Hutt's fortress to relay Luke's message)

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    Romancing the Stone (1984)

    Ralph: "I've got a real bad feeling about it, real bad."

    (when discussing the kidnapping, then confronted by alligators)

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    Step Brothers (2008)

    Dr. Robert Doback: "I got a really bad feeling about this."

    (when talking in bed with his wife about Dale and Brennan moving in)

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    Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017)

    BB-8: "I got a really bad feeling about this." (in droid-speak)

    (to Poe Dameron just prior to their strafing run to eliminate the entire battery of dreadnaught surface cannons with a single X-wing fighter)


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