Can you guess the movie hero from their cinematic signature lines?

By: Olivia Cantor
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About This Quiz

A film is sometimes best remembered by the signature lines that its characters speak. Whether it’s a profound one-liner, or a repeated catchphrase/dialogue, these heroic lines are as unforgettable as the characters themselves. Think you know a lot of these heroic signature lines or catchphrases? Then take this quiz to find out!

This famous British detective always uttered this line whenever he spoke with his assistant: “Elementary, my dear Watson.” Who was he?

Sherlock Holmes uttered the line “Elementary, my dear Watson,” even in the earliest film about him. He's addressing his assistant and friend, Watson.

Who said this, while ordering a martini in between fighting international crime and doing espionage work: “Shaken, not stirred.”

James Bond always drank his martinis "Shaken, not stirred." From a mixologist's viewpoint, that makes a difference.

In the "Star Wars" saga, this quote is said a lot: “May the force be with you.” But who said it first?

Han Solo was the first one to utter the iconic "Star Wars" line, "May the force be with you." He said this in the very first film, when he was wishing Luke good luck for his first flight as a resistance pilot.

This diminutive, wise hero of the "Star Wars" saga once said: “Do or do not. There is no try.” Who was this sage Jedi?

Yoda always dished his sage words in a backwards manner. Perhaps it's a Jedi syntax problem...

Aside from repeatedly telling people his complete name, he always appended it with this: “You killed my father. Prepare to die.” Who is this "Princess Bride" hothead?

Iñigo Montoya always said this line in "The Princess Bride." It was an invitation to duel.

This international man of mystery always uttered his sexy catchphrase: “Yeah baby!” Who was he?

Austin Powers was the very groovy spy who always had pretty babes near and around him. So yeah, baby, you go!

Before he turns into The Hulk, this man of medicine warns you: “You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry.”

Bruce Banner gives ample warning to people before he gets angry. Can't say they weren't warned!

This low IQ man with a high-quality heart always said this: “Stupid is as stupid does.” Who was he?

Forrest Gump had a whole box of goodie quotes to stretch through the entire film. This one is the catchphrase that gets him the most, though.

This futuristic cyborg -- who time-travels -- dropped this warning: “I’ll be back!” Who is he?

While the Terminator said "I'll be back" in the first film, redemption came when the line was used again in "T2," when the Terminator was already kind of a good guy. The line was used several times in other films in the Terminator franchise.

This lovable ‘80s alien always wanted to connect, and said this line often: “Phone home.” Who was this creature?

E.T. is the extra-terrestrial being who wanted to phone home. Good thing it learned a bit of English.

Which of the "Toy Story" toys always said this catchphrase: “To infinity and beyond!”

Buzz Lightyear toys had a signature catchphrase: "To infinity and beyond!" Of course, Andy's Buzz didn't understand that he was just a toy in the beginning...

Who is Daniel-san’s karate mentor, who always said this to​ the wannabe fighter: “Wax on, wax off."

Mr. Miyagi was everyone's favorite karate instructor in the '80s. He was a bit stereotypical manner, but lovable nonetheless.

This Star Trek favorite always said this line: “Live long and prosper.” Which character was this?

Spock was always level-leaded in his demeanor and his words. As a way of saying goodbye, this quote was said in its place.

Which of the Greek kings shouted this war-like catchphrase, naming his city-state in the process: “This is Sparta!”

This line was said in the film, "300." King Leonidas, the brave Spartan king, said it.

This top prize fighter gives a shout out to his wife when he says “Yo Adrian!” Who is he?

Rocky Balboa shows his love for his wife when he shouts her name while bloodied in the ring.

This masked man always said this to his horse before they rode off: “Hi-yo Silver, away!” Who was this?

The Lone Ranger's signature catchphrase originated on radio. In the latest film version, though, Tonto mocks the line.

Who said this, in between battling European terrorists inside Nakatomi Plaza: “Yippie ki-yay, m*th*rf*ck*r!”

John McClane was the NYPD policeman who was trapped in an LA terrorist heist. He says this line in "Die Hard."

"In the name of all that is good, your wrath upon this world is over,” challenges this daughter of Queen Hippolyta. What's her name?

Diana's complete catchphrase is: “I am Diana of Themyscira, daughter of Hippolyta. In the name of all that is good, your wrath upon this world is over.” But we all know her as Wonder Woman.

When football player Rod Tidwell shouted this catchphrase, his egotistical manager also shouted it. Who said this? “Show me the money!”

jerry Maguire, the titular character, shouted "Show me the money!" He was played to a T by Tom Cruise.

This self-aware "sticky" superhero said: “With great power comes great responsibility.” Who said it?

Tobey Maguire's Spiderman said this line. Too bad he didn't stick around longer for more movies...

Clint Eastwood’s character said this in "Sudden Impact": “Go ahead, make my day.” What’s his name?

Dirty Harry Callahan said many tough guy macho lines in cinema. This is one of them.

Which of the magnanimous Greek gods said this line: “Release the Kraken!"

Zeus uttered this famous line in "Clash of the Titans." He wanted to wipe out a lot of things.

These two ‘90s goofballs broadcast their indie TV show from a basement, and they always said this if they thought they were below someone's stature: “We’re not worthy! We’re not worthy!” Who are these "teens" from TV, who crossed over to the movies?

Wayne and Garth are the two Illinois-based goofballs who ran an independent show called "Wayne's World." This famous SNL skit became a movie that became a hit.

This poor boy in a big ship proclaimed “I’m the king of the world!” Who is he?

In "Titanic," it was a young artist named Jack who fell in love with a rich gal named Rose.

Take it from this Kansas girl when she says “There’s no place like home.” Who is this lost Emerald City-zen?

Dorothy Gale said "There's no place like home." Even if Emerald City is cool, she misses Kansas a lot.

This real-life line said by an astronaut also became cinematic gold: “Houston, we have a problem.” Who was this Apollo 13 astronaut?

Jim Lovell is the celebrated astronaut whose Apollo 13 mission was made into a movie. He was played by Tom Hanks.

This Scottish warrior pep talked his men by saying this: “They may take away our lives, but they’ll never take our freedom!” Who was he?

William Wallace, Braveheart, uttered this quote. He was portrayed by Mel Gibson.

One of the Ghostbusters got a dose of his own medicine, so to speak, when he said this: “I've been slimed!” Who was this?

Dr. Peter Venkman was kind of a slimeball himself, since he sometimes forced his "charming self" onto women.

Every ‘90s-bred kid mimicked this character’s signature catchphrase: “As if!” Who was this "Clueless" gal?

"Clueless" popularized the catchphrase "As if!" to refer to something really ridiculous or outrageous. It was made popular by Cher Horowitz.

This American ensconced in Casablanca used to say this to his gal: “Here’s looking at you, kid.” Who was he?

Humphrey Bogart played Rick Blaine in "Casablanca." This film produced many other memorable lines.

This "Funny Girl" dropped this memorable line: “Hello, gorgeous!” Who was this beauty?

Fanny Brice was played by Barbra Streisand. This catchphrase appeared in "Funny Girl."

Patrick Swayze got even sexier on the dance floor when he uttered this line: “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” What was his character’s name?

Johnny Castle was the sexy dance instructor in "Dirty Dancing." He was the one who said this line.

This ex-military officer, now blind, always liked to say “Hoo-ah!” whenever he felt something good, especially if he got a whiff of a "Scent of a Woman." Who was he?

Lt. Col. Frank Slade was played by Al Pacino. He was a hit in his "Scent of a Woman" role.

This poetic teacher gave an old Latin catchphrase new life when he declared "Carpe diem!" so his students could seize the day. Who was he?

John Keating was the famous English teacher who taught his boys a thing or two about poetry and life. This was in the film "Dead Poets Society."

When this dapper character got fed up with a certain spoiled Southern belle, he said this to her: "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn." Who was he?

Rhett Butler said this classic line of how to draw a line between him and a former love. And yeah, ouch!

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