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top ten movies quoted by me and my sister

1. Uncle Buck
"I'm Buck Melanoma. Moley Russell's wart."
"You must be a cheerleader. You look firm."
"You ever heard of a tune-up? Heh heh heh." "You ever heard of a ritual killing? Heh heh heh."
2. Vacation
"Real tomato ketchup, Eddie?"
"Eddie says after the baby comes, I can quit one of my night jobs."
"You didn't order the metallic pea?"
3. Christmas Vacation
"Shitter was full!"
"Surprised? If I woke up tomorrow morning with my head sewn to the carpet I wouldn't be more surprised than I am now."
"And why is the carpet all wet, Todd? I don't know, Margo."
4. Raising Arizona
"Turn to the right!"
"Why do you say you feel 'trapped' in a man's body?"
"You ate sand?"
"Everyone leaves microbes and what not. It's your whole goddamn raisin detrah!"
5. Overboard
"My body!"
"Shut up and eat your checkers."
"I was a short... fat... slut?"
6. Aliens

"Well, I can drive that loader. I have a class 2 rating."
"Hey, maybe you haven't been keeping up on current events, but we just got our asses kicked, pal!"
"I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure."
"Hudson! This little girl survived longer than that with no weapons and no training." "Why don't you put her in charge?"
7. Better Off Dead
"I know how you don't like the fat from fried bacon, so I boiled it."
"Do you have Christmas in France?"
"I tell you somesing is wrong. Zees, zees, how you say? dork-head? is an unleashed sex fiend."
"I've been going to this high school for seven and a half years. I'm no dummy."
"I'm gonna activate your dental plan! Get out of the car!"
8. For Keeps
"When'd they quit putting handles on these sonsabitches?"
9. The Other Sister
"I feel special right now, Carla."
"No blues!"
10. Sling Blade
"It ain't got no gas in it."
"I like them french fried pertaters."
"I can't so much as drink a damn glass of water around a midget or a piece of antique furniture."
"They've got a good double meat burger."


Miss Linder said…
Just a little random friend Jennifer's car was the station wagon which was used in the filming of Raising Arizona.
auntie m said…
Really Miss Linder? How did that little occurrence happen?
auntie m said…
Really Miss Linder? How did that little occurrence happen?
shy_smiley said…
Miss Linder, that's just damn cool.

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