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At the beginnings of cinematography, there was minimal text in movies, which took the form of cards between shots. It is more usual now for the movie to have conversations throughout its whole duration and sometimes what the characters say really sticks with us and makes us reflect on ourselves, or it's so funny that we can’t stop repeating it in real-life situations.

There is a Facebook page that collects these movie quotes that are meaningful or relatable called The Best Movie Lines. Nearly 2 million people follow this page, so we picked some of their favorite ones for you to enjoy.

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The Facebook page was created in 2012 and 10 years later, it has accumulated an audience of almost 2 million people. The page shares screenshots of movies with the movie quote in the subtitles, movie memes and short videos of the most memorable movie scenes.

The movies range from serious dramas to anime and there are some quotes from TV series as well. In the comments, people like to share their own favorite lines from a movie in a post and they like to discuss the topic of the quote.

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La Collectionneuse (The Collector) 1967

La Collectionneuse (The Collector) 1967

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A Most Violent Year (2014)

A Most Violent Year (2014)

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I have not jumped in twenty years. Very disappointing. There is still time. I guess.

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Movies are often a great subject for discussion because they give us material to reflect on our own lives and our relationships with others. Similarly to books, movies offer an escape from reality and provide us with experiences that maybe we wouldn’t get in real life, but for many people, it is more enjoyable than books as it is in an image form.

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While it is a hobby and a nice relaxing way to spend the evening, there are even more hidden reasons why people like watching movies besides the entertainment part. Associate Professor of Psychology at Columbia College Chicago Rami Gabriel, Ph.D explains that this activity is what makes us part of a society: “Over the last 80 years, cinema has become a reliable, effective medium for telling stories. In other words, cinema is a preeminent mode for the generation of participation in the myths of our times. The emotional intensity of the ritual, of contact with mythology, is what draws belief, salience, and importance into the encounter.”

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Yesterday (2019)

Yesterday (2019)

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The truth yep, as much as possible....tell her I like her? Let's take a rain check on that one...my anxiety says maybe in 20 years. Lol

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The Platform (2019)

The Platform (2019)

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1 year ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is a really interesting movie. Recommend it, I think it's on Netflix.

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While movies are definitely enjoyable, they are quite beneficial as well. ABC Everyday points out that movies help us learn and shape the way we view our world. Films might be so impactful that they can cause people to take action to change some societal norms that are wrong. One of the examples Weforum gives is the 2004 movie The Day After Tomorrow, which raised awareness on climate change, as a Yale University study showed.

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Movies often show the difficult choices people have to make or tragic events they experience, so they become a sort of therapy, because people who have experienced trauma can relate to the character and be inspired to push through. And even though films often touch us on a personal level, it is also an art form, so by watching it, you are participating in a cultural phenomena and appreciating the way the film was put together.

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A Single Man (2009)

A Single Man (2009)

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Was is Proust that said that the happy are selected from the idiots? I teacher once wrote this in my notebook, but I could never find or remember who said it.

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Night In Paradise (2020)

Night In Paradise (2020)

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This! No offense, old timers, but I have always firmly believed that respect is ALWAYS earned, NEVER given. Thing is, it's not hard. Just be nice, do your best, and practice patience. No one's perfect, but we are all capable of being the best versions of ourselves and learn along the way.

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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

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1 year ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's called hiraeth. Feeling homesick for something you never knew or never could have been

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Not all movies have the same artistic value or are as impactful as others, so some might be less enjoyable to watch and you may not experience the same benefits. Therefore, you want to choose the best one so as not to feel like you’ve wasted your time after.

People on the IMDb forum gave a couple of tips on how to do that. They suggest watching the trailer, checking how it is rated on IMDb, reading some reviews, or asking your friends for recommendations. Look up who was the director of a movie you really liked and watch their other works, or if you know an actor and know they get roles in quality movies, look up which other movies they had a role in.

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Or you could read through this list and if a phrase really resonated with you, chances are, the movie will not disappoint either. Let us know if you've watched any of these movies and if you liked them as much as the quote. Also, we would like to know what your favorite movie lines are, so leave them in the comments!

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Life Of Pi (2012)

Life Of Pi (2012)

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Perfect Blue (1997)

Perfect Blue (1997)

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1 year ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is so painfully true...When I was diagnosed with cancer in 2016 my circle shrunk to the size of a pencil eraser. People who I would have sworn would never leave my side disappeared in the blink of an eye.

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Taste Of Cherry (1997)

Taste Of Cherry (1997)

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Sound Of Metal (2019)

Sound Of Metal (2019)

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Riz Ahmed is one of those really underrated actors that gives 100% in all his roles.

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My Dinner With Andre (1981)

My Dinner With Andre (1981)

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wish that I had enough money to comfortably think about.

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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

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1 year ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Gah, I can't watch this movie. I know the story and I know it will mess me up. I made the mistake of watching Grave of the Fireflies and was a wreck for a week.

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Liberal Arts (2012)

Liberal Arts (2012)

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The Guilty (2021)

The Guilty (2021)

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2 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I watched this movie last night. Real intense, and surprising. Jake Gyllenhaal is a fantastic actor.

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Naked (1993)

Naked (1993)

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1 year ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

this is a great film with stunning acting ... if you can see it ...

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Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022)

Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022)

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Capone (2020)

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1 year ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No, obviously not. This guy is a killer, it matters how you treat all people.

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