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Goodfellas - "As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster." 8 14.29%
Stand by Me - "I was twelve going on thirteen the first time I saw a dead human being." 9 16.07%
High Fidelity - "What came first, the music or the misery?" 12 21.43%
Trainspotting - "Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family, choose a fucking big television." 10 17.86%
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! - "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the violence, the word and the act." 0 0%
Citizen Kane - "Rosebud." 2 3.57%
Plan 9 from Outer Space - "Greetings, my friends! We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives." 2 3.57%
Patton - "Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war for dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country." 3 5.36%
Manhattan - "Chapter One. He adored New York City. He idolized it all out of proportion." 3 5.36%
The Seventh Seal - "Who are you?" "I am Death." 2 3.57%
Fight Club - "People are always asking me if I know Tyler Durden..." 4 7.14%
Drive - "There's a hundred thousand streets in this city. You don't need to know the route. You give me a time and a place, I give you a five minute window..." 1 1.79%
Voters: 56. You may not vote on this poll

 
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07:57 AM on 05/02/12 
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TJ Wells
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From Flavorwire's list of the twelve best opening lines in film history, which is your favorite?
08:19 AM on 05/02/12 
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I love the opening of Trainspotting. Those lines coupled with Lust For Life is a great way to start a film.
09:04 AM on 05/02/12 
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Nick Hull
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high fidelity, with a bullet..
09:37 AM on 05/02/12 
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vivatoto56
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Stand By Me

Interesting to see Drive on the list.
09:47 AM on 05/02/12 
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Full Effect Ed
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So many great ones here (even the opening line from Drive is great), but I gotta go with High Fidelity
10:15 AM on 05/02/12 
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High Fidelity by a landslide
10:17 AM on 05/02/12 
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dash64
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Out of all of those the first line from Stand By Me caught my attention the most. Pretty dark way to start a movie.
10:20 AM on 05/02/12 
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High Fidelity is such a great movie, it's been too long since I watched it.
10:24 AM on 05/02/12 
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voted seventh seal, though ive always liked the apocalypse now opening
10:35 AM on 05/02/12 
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Rob McWilliams
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Had to vote for Fight Club.
10:52 AM on 05/02/12 
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Had to give it to Goodfellas, but almost all of these are brilliant.
12:05 PM on 05/02/12 
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high fidelity, with a bullet..



My choice, too.
12:20 PM on 05/02/12 
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meeotch
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Gotta be Manhattan.
01:59 PM on 05/02/12 
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Stand by me for me
03:25 PM on 05/02/12 
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fight club takes my vote



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