Guess the 60s or 70s Movie That Goes With Each Quote

Everyone has (at least) one movie line that sticks with them. Whether it be a quote about love, one about unforeseen sources, or one from a crime film, these quotes are constantly repeated by movie goers and movie stars alike. So, how well do you know your movie quotes, specifically those from the 1960s and 1970s? Will you be able to correctly match the quote to the film? Will you be shouting “Yo, Adrian!” when you’re done, or will you be saying “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate?” There’s only one way to find out and it is by taking this quiz.

Everyone has (at least) one movie line that sticks with them. Whether it be a quote about love, one about unforeseen sources, or one from a crime film, these quotes are constantly repeated by movie goers and movie stars alike. So, how well do you know your movie quotes, specifically those from the 1960s and 1970s? Will you be able to correctly match the quote to the film? Will you be shouting “Yo, Adrian!” when you’re done, or will you be saying “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate?” There’s only one way to find out and it is by taking this quiz.

“Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?”

  • Contempt
  • Psycho
  • The Pink Panther
  • The Graduate

The Graduate is a 1967 romantic comedy film based on a 1963 novel with the same name. It tells the story of Benjamin Braddock, a college graduate who is seduced by an older woman, hence the quote.

The Graduate is a 1967 romantic comedy film based on a 1963 novel with the same name. It tells the story of Benjamin Braddock, a college graduate who is seduced by an older woman, hence the quote.

“We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwritten it.”

  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • A Man for All Seasons
  • Logan's Run

A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film directed by Stanley Kubrick. The film is well-known for the quote, “we can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwritten it.”

A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film directed by Stanley Kubrick. The film is well-known for the quote, “we can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwritten it.”

“I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.”

  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Dr. Strangelove
  • The Godfather
  • The Exterminating Angel

Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather is a 1972 film about Vito Corleone who is reluctantly stepping down as a mafia boss. The quote “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse” is one of the most well-known quotes in movie history.

Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather is a 1972 film about Vito Corleone who is reluctantly stepping down as a mafia boss. The quote “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse” is one of the most well-known quotes in movie history.

“I'm walking here! I'm walking here!”

  • Midnight Cowboy
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Time After Time
  • Sleeper

Midnight Cowboy is a 1969 drama film based on a James Leo Herlihy book with the same name. The film which stars Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman has several quotes, including “I'm walking here! I'm walking here!”

Midnight Cowboy is a 1969 drama film based on a James Leo Herlihy book with the same name. The film which stars Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman has several quotes, including “I'm walking here! I'm walking here!”

“Bond. James Bond”

  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Dr. No
  • The Pawnbroker
  • The Great Escape

Dr. No is a spy film starring Sean Connery as James Bond. It was the first film in the James Bond series and the first time audiences heard the phrase, “Bond. James Bond.”

Dr. No is a spy film starring Sean Connery as James Bond. It was the first film in the James Bond series and the first time audiences heard the phrase, “Bond. James Bond.”

“You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?”

  • From Russia with Love
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • The Innocents
  • Dirty Harry

Dirty Harry is a 1971 neo-noir film starring Clint Eastwood as the title character, Inspector “Dirty” Harry Callahan. In the film, he said, “You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?”

Dirty Harry is a 1971 neo-noir film starring Clint Eastwood as the title character, Inspector “Dirty” Harry Callahan. In the film, he said, “You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?”

“May the Force be with you.”

  • Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
  • Alien
  • The Terminal Man
  • The Black Hole

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope is a 1977 space opera film directed by George Lucas and is the first installment of the original Star Wars trilogy. The phrase “May the Force be with you,” has been said in subsequent films and television shows.

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope is a 1977 space opera film directed by George Lucas and is the first installment of the original Star Wars trilogy. The phrase “May the Force be with you,” has been said in subsequent films and television shows.

“Toga! Toga!”

  • Red Desert
  • Yellow Submarine
  • National Lampoon's Animal House
  • The Apartment

National Lampoon’s Animal House is a 1978 film starring John Belushi, Tim Matheson and John Vernon. It followed a trouble-making fraternity whose members challenged the authority of the school’s dean.

National Lampoon’s Animal House is a 1978 film starring John Belushi, Tim Matheson and John Vernon. It followed a trouble-making fraternity whose members challenged the authority of the school’s dean.

“What we've got here is a failure to communicate.”

  • Cool Hand Luke
  • The Lion in the Winter
  • Judgement at Nuremberg
  • The Great Escape

Cool Hand Luke is a prison drama film starring Paul Newman as the title character, Luke, a prisoner who refuses to submit to the system. The quote, “What we've got here is a failure to communicate,” is a very famous movie quote.

Cool Hand Luke is a prison drama film starring Paul Newman as the title character, Luke, a prisoner who refuses to submit to the system. The quote, “What we've got here is a failure to communicate,” is a very famous movie quote.

Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer.”

  • Johnny Got His Gun
  • The Godfather Part II
  • The Hustler
  • The Wild Bunch

The Godfather: Part II is the second installment in The Godfather trilogy. The film is a prequel to the first and it is where viewers heard Corleone say “Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer.”

The Godfather: Part II is the second installment in The Godfather trilogy. The film is a prequel to the first and it is where viewers heard Corleone say “Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer.”

“A boy’s best friend is his mother.”

  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • Easy Rider
  • Psycho
  • Rosemary's Baby

Psycho is a 1960 Alfred Hitchcock thriller film starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh. Considered one of his best films, the movie is also known for the line, “A boy’s best friend is his mother.”

Psycho is a 1960 Alfred Hitchcock thriller film starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh. Considered one of his best films, the movie is also known for the line, “A boy’s best friend is his mother.”

“You talking to me?”

  • Charade
  • West Side Story
  • The Apartment
  • Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver is a 1976 psychological thriller film about a taxi driver whose mission is the end a presidential candidate for who his love interest works. The quote, “You talking to me?” is ranked 10th on AFI’s ‘100 Movie Quotes.’

Taxi Driver is a 1976 psychological thriller film about a taxi driver whose mission is the end a presidential candidate for who his love interest works. The quote, “You talking to me?” is ranked 10th on AFI’s ‘100 Movie Quotes.’

“You can always tell what kind of a person a man thinks you are by the earrings he gives you. I must say — the mind reels.”

  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Funny Girl
  • Lolita
  • Women

Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a 1961 romantic comedy film based on Truman Capote’s 1958 novel with the same name. It stars Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, a New York socialite who becomes interested in a young man.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a 1961 romantic comedy film based on Truman Capote’s 1958 novel with the same name. It stars Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, a New York socialite who becomes interested in a young man.

“I love the smell of napalm in the morning.”

  • The Dirty Dozen
  • The Leopard
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Magnificent Seven

Apocalypse Now is a 1970 film that was directed, produced and co-written by award-winning director, Francis Ford Coppola. The line “I love the smell of napalm in the morning,” is one of the most memorable movie lines in film.

Apocalypse Now is a 1970 film that was directed, produced and co-written by award-winning director, Francis Ford Coppola. The line “I love the smell of napalm in the morning,” is one of the most memorable movie lines in film.

“Love means never having to say you’re sorry.”

  • Love Story
  • Persona
  • Cabaret
  • My Fair Lady

Love Story is a 1970 movie that is considered one of the most romantic by the American Film Institute. Ryan O’Neal’s character – Oliver Barrett said, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry,” something that Jenny told him earlier on in the film.

Love Story is a 1970 movie that is considered one of the most romantic by the American Film Institute. Ryan O’Neal’s character – Oliver Barrett said, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry,” something that Jenny told him earlier on in the film.

“They call me Mister Tibbs!”

  • The Man Who Would Be King
  • Breathless
  • The French Connection
  • In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 mystery drama film based on John Ball’s 1965 film with the same name. It stars Sidney Poitier as Virgil Tibbs, the police officer who said, “They call me Mister Tibbs!”

In the Heat of the Night is a 1967 mystery drama film based on John Ball’s 1965 film with the same name. It stars Sidney Poitier as Virgil Tibbs, the police officer who said, “They call me Mister Tibbs!”

“We rob banks.”

  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • A Hard Day's Night
  • Blazing Saddles

Bonnie and Clyde is a 1967 biological crime film starring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty as the title characters. The film is based on the real lives of the criminal duo who wreaked havoc throughout the early 1930s.

Bonnie and Clyde is a 1967 biological crime film starring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty as the title characters. The film is based on the real lives of the criminal duo who wreaked havoc throughout the early 1930s.

“I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!”

  • Papillon
  • Dirty Harry
  • Network
  • Peeping Tom

Network is a comedy-drama film about a television network struggling with poor ratings. It stars Faye Dunaway who won an Academy Award for her performance. Peter Finch’s character said, “I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!”

Network is a comedy-drama film about a television network struggling with poor ratings. It stars Faye Dunaway who won an Academy Award for her performance. Peter Finch’s character said, “I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!”

“Take your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape.”

  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Punishment Park
  • Badlands
  • Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes is a science fiction is the 1968 film adaptation of a French novel released 5 years earlier. The quote “Take your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape,” is commonly referenced to this day.

Planet of the Apes is a science fiction is the 1968 film adaptation of a French novel released 5 years earlier. The quote “Take your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape,” is commonly referenced to this day.

“Death has come to your little town Sheriff.”

  • Night of the Living Dead
  • Halloween
  • The Haunting
  • Cape Fear

Halloween is a 1978 slasher film starring Nick Castle as Michael Myers, a patient who escapes from his institution and goes home to wreak havoc on his little town. The quote “Death has come to your little town Sheriff,” was said by Dr. Loomis.

Halloween is a 1978 slasher film starring Nick Castle as Michael Myers, a patient who escapes from his institution and goes home to wreak havoc on his little town. The quote “Death has come to your little town Sheriff,” was said by Dr. Loomis.

“Is it safe?”

  • Manhattan
  • Medium Cool
  • The Music Man
  • Marathon Man

Marathon Man is a 1976 suspense film based on a 1974 novel with the same name. It follows a graduate student who becomes involved in a war criminals plot to retrieve stolen diamonds. The quote, “Is it safe?” is said in the film.

Marathon Man is a 1976 suspense film based on a 1974 novel with the same name. It follows a graduate student who becomes involved in a war criminals plot to retrieve stolen diamonds. The quote, “Is it safe?” is said in the film.

"Hello, gorgeous.”

  • The Odd Couple
  • The Jungle Book
  • Funny Girl
  • The Black Stallion

Funny Girl is a biographical musical film based on screenwriter Isobel Lennart’s book. The Academy Award-winning film is best known for Barbra Streisand’s acting, and the line, “Hello, gorgeous.”

Funny Girl is a biographical musical film based on screenwriter Isobel Lennart’s book. The Academy Award-winning film is best known for Barbra Streisand’s acting, and the line, “Hello, gorgeous.”

“Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown.”

  • Days of Heaven
  • Chinatown
  • The Producers
  • Where Eagles Dare

Chinatown is a neo-noir film starring Faye Dunaway and Jack Nicholson and was inspired by the California Water Wars. The line “Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown,” was said by J.J. Gittes.

Chinatown is a neo-noir film starring Faye Dunaway and Jack Nicholson and was inspired by the California Water Wars. The line “Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown,” was said by J.J. Gittes.

“Plastics.”

  • The Graduates
  • In the Heat of the Night
  • Guess Who''s Coming to Dinner
  • The Tenant

The Graduates is a comedy-drama film starring Dustin Hoffman, Anna Bancroft and Katharine Ross. The award-winning film had many memorable quotes, including, “Plastics.”

The Graduates is a comedy-drama film starring Dustin Hoffman, Anna Bancroft and Katharine Ross. The award-winning film had many memorable quotes, including, “Plastics.”

“If the good Lord had intended us to walk, he wouldn’t have invented roller skates.”

  • Goldfinger
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  • The Conversation
  • West Side Story

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is Mel Stuart’s 1971 musical film based on Roald Dahl’s novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. “If the good Lord had intended us to walk, he wouldn’t have invented roller skates,” was heard in the movie.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is Mel Stuart’s 1971 musical film based on Roald Dahl’s novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. “If the good Lord had intended us to walk, he wouldn’t have invented roller skates,” was heard in the movie.

“You’re gonna need a bigger boat.”

  • In the Deep
  • Underwater
  • Orca
  • Jaws

Jaws is a 1975 thriller film about a great white shark terrorizing a summer resort town. Rob Schneider’s line, “You’re gonna need a bigger boat,” is raked 35th on the American Film Institute’s list of 100 quotes.

Jaws is a 1975 thriller film about a great white shark terrorizing a summer resort town. Rob Schneider’s line, “You’re gonna need a bigger boat,” is raked 35th on the American Film Institute’s list of 100 quotes.

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...until you climb into his skin and walk around in it."

  • Woman in the Dunes
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 film based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel with the same name. Gerry Peck took on the role of Atticus Finch and it was the film where Robert Duvall made his big-screen debut.

To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 film based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel with the same name. Gerry Peck took on the role of Atticus Finch and it was the film where Robert Duvall made his big-screen debut.

“A martini. Shaken, not stirred.”

  • Goldfinger
  • Being There
  • The Time Machine
  • The Omega Man

Goldfinger is a 1964 British spy film and the third installment in the James Bond series starring Sean Connery as the M16 agent, James Bond. “A martini. Shaken, not stirred,” is one of Bond’s most memorable lines.

Goldfinger is a 1964 British spy film and the third installment in the James Bond series starring Sean Connery as the M16 agent, James Bond. “A martini. Shaken, not stirred,” is one of Bond’s most memorable lines.

"La-dee-da, la-dee-da.”

  • The Haunting
  • The Hustlers
  • Annie Hall
  • Crimes of the Future

Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy starring Woody Allen as Alvy Singer, a man who tries to figure out why his relationship with Annie Hall failed. The Academy Award-winning film is remembered for many things including the quote, “La-dee-da, la-dee-da.”

Annie Hall is a 1977 romantic comedy starring Woody Allen as Alvy Singer, a man who tries to figure out why his relationship with Annie Hall failed. The Academy Award-winning film is remembered for many things including the quote, “La-dee-da, la-dee-da.”

“Open the pod bay doors, HAL.”

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Futureworld
  • Damnation Alley
  • Battlestar Galactica

2001: A Space Odyssey is a science fiction film that was inspired by a short story by Arthur C. Clark. The film shows a voyage to Jupiter with a sentient computer called HAL. The quote “Open the pod bay doors, HAL,” is one of the most memorable lines from the film.

2001: A Space Odyssey is a science fiction film that was inspired by a short story by Arthur C. Clark. The film shows a voyage to Jupiter with a sentient computer called HAL. The quote “Open the pod bay doors, HAL,” is one of the most memorable lines from the film.

“Yo, Adrian!”

  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Rocky
  • Patton
  • All the President's Men

Rocky is a 1976 sports drama film starry Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, a working-class boxer, working as a debt collector for a loan shark. The film has several popular quotes including “Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up,” and “Yo, Adrian!”

Rocky is a 1976 sports drama film starry Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, a working-class boxer, working as a debt collector for a loan shark. The film has several popular quotes including “Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up,” and “Yo, Adrian!”

”Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the war room!”

  • Bullitt
  • Weekend
  • Point Blank
  • Dr. Strangelove

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, is a 1964 comedy film satirizing the conflict between the Soviet Union and the United States. The quote, ”Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the war room!” is from the movie.

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, is a 1964 comedy film satirizing the conflict between the Soviet Union and the United States. The quote, ”Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the war room!” is from the movie.

“This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off.”

  • Starcrash
  • Message from Space
  • Alien
  • Laserblast

Alien is a Ridley Scott 1979 science fiction about a crew about the space tug, Nostromo, who encounter a deadly extraterrestrial set loose on their ship. The movie is considered one of the greatest films of all time and is commonly referenced in pop culture today.

Alien is a Ridley Scott 1979 science fiction about a crew about the space tug, Nostromo, who encounter a deadly extraterrestrial set loose on their ship. The movie is considered one of the greatest films of all time and is commonly referenced in pop culture today.

"I have vision, and the rest of the world wears bifocals."

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • The Longest Day
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Easy Rider

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 film about Wild West outlaws Butch Cassidy and his partner, the Sundance Kid, played by Paul Newman and Robert Redford respectively. One of the popular quotes from the movie was, "I have vision, and the rest of the world wears bifocals."

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 film about Wild West outlaws Butch Cassidy and his partner, the Sundance Kid, played by Paul Newman and Robert Redford respectively. One of the popular quotes from the movie was, "I have vision, and the rest of the world wears bifocals."

“Attica! Attica!”

  • Paper Moon
  • Opening Night
  • Sleuth
  • Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon is a biographical neo-noir drama starring Al Pacino, James Broderick and John Cazale. The movie tells the events of a bank robbery committed by Sonny Wortzik and Salvatore Naturile. The quote, “Attica! Attica!”

Dog Day Afternoon is a biographical neo-noir drama starring Al Pacino, James Broderick and John Cazale. The movie tells the events of a bank robbery committed by Sonny Wortzik and Salvatore Naturile. The quote, “Attica! Attica!”

“The power of Christ compels you!”

  • In Cold Blood
  • The Exorcist
  • Young Frankenstein
  • The Incredible Melting Man

The Exorcist is a 1973 supernatural film based on Blatty’s 1971 novel with the same name. It follows the possession of a young girl and her mother’s attempts to rescue her by recruiting two priests’ help.

The Exorcist is a 1973 supernatural film based on Blatty’s 1971 novel with the same name. It follows the possession of a young girl and her mother’s attempts to rescue her by recruiting two priests’ help.

“Just follow the money.”

  • Network
  • The Last Picture Show
  • All the President's Men
  • True Grit

All the President’s Men is a 1976 political biographical film about the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. The quote “Just follow the money,” was said in the film and since then, it has been used in investigative journalism.

All the President’s Men is a 1976 political biographical film about the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. The quote “Just follow the money,” was said in the film and since then, it has been used in investigative journalism.

"That's the way it crumbles, cookie-wise."

  • The Sting
  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • Mary Poppins
  • The Apartment

The Apartment is a romantic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon as C.C. “Bud” Baxter, an insurance clerk with dreams of climbing the corporate ladder. He said, "That's the way it crumbles, cookie-wise."

The Apartment is a romantic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon as C.C. “Bud” Baxter, an insurance clerk with dreams of climbing the corporate ladder. He said, "That's the way it crumbles, cookie-wise."

"I could never answer to a whistle. Whistles are for dogs and cats and other animals, but not for children, and definitely not for me. It would be too humiliating."

  • The Sound of Music
  • The Shop on Main Street
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • The Party

The Sound of Music is a 1965 musical drama film adapted from a 1959 stage musical with the same name. The movie which once held the title of the highest-grossing film became famous for its songs and the quote, "I could never answer to a whistle. Whistles are for dogs and cats and other animals, but not for children, and definitely not for me. It would be too humiliating."

The Sound of Music is a 1965 musical drama film adapted from a 1959 stage musical with the same name. The movie which once held the title of the highest-grossing film became famous for its songs and the quote, "I could never answer to a whistle. Whistles are for dogs and cats and other animals, but not for children, and definitely not for me. It would be too humiliating."

“A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.”

  • Into the Woods
  • Mary Poppins
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • Saving Mr. Banks

Mary Poppins is a 1964 musical fantasy film based on P.L. Travers’ book series with the same name. The film which stars Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews had several popular quotes including, “A Spoonful of Sugar Helps The Medicine Go Down” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”

Mary Poppins is a 1964 musical fantasy film based on P.L. Travers’ book series with the same name. The film which stars Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews had several popular quotes including, “A Spoonful of Sugar Helps The Medicine Go Down” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”

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