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Poll: Most Overused Lines in Films - Part 2

Which of these phrases do you find most overused in movies?

Thanks to the user DoctorBuster , who originally proposed this idea and passed it on.

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    Lucas Black in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

    "I wouldn't do that if I were you." (suggested by horn-5)
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    Jim Carrey in The Truman Show (1998)

    "I didn't catch your name." - "I didn't throw it." (suggested by horn-5)
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    Juno Temple and Jeremy Dozier in Dirty Girl (2010)

    "That begs the question..." (This phrase is often wrongly used in movies when it should be 'that raises the question'. 'Begging the question' is a type of circular reasoning in which you already assume the conclusion when shaping an argument.) (suggested by Abner_Kadabner)
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    Haruo Nakajima in Godzilla (1954)

    "It was an accident!" (suggested by ElMaruecan82)
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    Geena Davis and Jeff Goldblum in The Fly (1986)

    "Be afraid. Be very afraid." or "You're not scared enough." (suggested by borimor)
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    Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in Twilight (2008)

    "How do I know I can trust you?" - "You can't." (suggested by borimor)
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    De'voreaux White in Die Hard (1988)

    "If I'm Not Back In X Minutes..."
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    John Hurt in Alien (1979)

    "Let's get out of here!"
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    Maggie Grace in Taken (2008)

    "Hello? Hello?" (in a phone call, after the other side has hung up)
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    George Takei in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

    "Are you sure you can drive this thing?"
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    Robbie Coltrane in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

    "I can't believe I just said that!" or "Did I just say that?"
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    Meryl Streep in Death Becomes Her (1992)

    "Did you get a new haircut?"
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    Bruno Campos in The Princess and the Frog (2009)

    "Does he have a brother?" / "Does she have a sister?"
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    Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci in Raging Bull (1980)

    "There's good news and bad news. (Which do you want to hear first?)"
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    Mel Gibson and Danny Glover in Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)

    "I'm too old for this *beep* (suggested by Djesika)
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    "Come and get me!" (suggested by horn-5)
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    "Anybody got a match?" (suggested by horn-5)
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    Harrison Ford and Peter Mayhew in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    "I was just passing through/I wasn't doing it for you" or another excuse for a loner hero to rescue someone (suggested by horn-5)
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    Mads Mikkelsen and Clemens Schick in Casino Royale (2006)

    "I'll play these cards." (suggested by horn-5)
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    Kevin James and Keir O'Donnell in Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)

    "You and what army?"
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    Kim Basinger and Jack Nicholson in Batman (1989)

    "You're insane!"
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    Brad Kane and Scott Weinger in Aladdin (1992)

    "You're nothing without your..."
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    Ronny Cox in RoboCop (1987)

    "What could possibly go wrong?"
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    Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire (1996)

    "What have I become?"
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    Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix in Gladiator (2000)

    "I'll tell you how he/she/they died." (often followed by "he/she squealed like a pig.")
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    Rick Moranis and George Wyner in Spaceballs (1987)

    "I am surrounded by idiots!"
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    Peter Sellers in The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)

    "I can't tell if you're really brave, or really foolish." or "Your plan is either plain dumb or actually brilliant."
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    722-1005 Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart in "The Philadelphia Story" 1940 MGM MPTV

    "Shut up and kiss me!"
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    Naomie Harris in Spectre (2015)

    "It's called life/being nice/... You should try it sometime."
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    Jason Biggs in American Pie (1999)

    "(I can explain!) This isn't what it looks like!"
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    Robert De Niro in The Untouchables (1987)

    "Gimme a double shot" or "I need a freaking drink." (suggested by horn-5)
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    The Simpsons (1989)

    "God help us all!" or "May God have mercy on us!" (suggested by Katabasis)
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    Keanu Reeves in The Matrix (1999)

    "He/She is the One." - mostly uttered in awe when a young contender does something amazing (suggested by borimor)
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    Tim McCoy, Dwight Frye, and Nora Lane in The Western Code (1932)

    "This town ain't big enough for both of us." or "Pity. I hope you have a pleasant trip." (suggested by horn-5)
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    Wallace Beery in The Champ (1931)

    "Swell" or "swellest" as an overused word (suggested by horn-5)

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