The 9 Most Misquoted Lines In Movie History That Will Make You Think!

Everybody is guilty of getting these lines wrong, so we thought we'd lend a helping hand

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Has anybody called you out for misquoting a famous line from one of their favourite movies? It can be an embarrassing moment if you were trying throw your cultural weight around, so we thought we’d make sure it doesn’t happen again. With classic lines by everybody from Dirty Harry to Darth Vader being spouted out incorrectly, Voolas will help you to get those quotes absolutely perfect. Here are the most misquoted lines in movie history.

Wall Street

What people say: “Greed is good”

What the movie says: “The point is, ladies and gentlemen, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good.”

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

What people say: “Luke, I am your father”

What the movie says: “No, I am your father”

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Apocalypse Now

What people say: “I love the smell of napalm in the morning. Smells like victory”

What the movie says: “You smell that? Do you smell that? Napalm, son. Nothing else in the world smells like that. I love the smell of napalm in the morning . You know, one time we had a hill bombed for 12 hours. When it was all over, I walked up. We didn’t find one of ’em, not one stinkin’ dink body. The smell, you know, that gasoline smell, the whole hill. Smells like victory. ”

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The Graduate

What people say: “Mrs Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?”

What the movie says: “Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me. Aren’t you?”

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Casablanca

What people say: “Play it again, Sam”

What the movie says: “You played it for her, you can play it for me. If she can stand it, I can. Play it!”

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

What people say: “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?”

What the movie says: “Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?”

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Jaws

What people say: “We’re gonna to need a bigger boat”

What the movie says: “You’re gonna need a bigger boat!”

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Dirty Harry

What people say: “Do you feel lucky, punk?”

What the movie says: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya punk?”

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Star Trek: The Voyage Home

What people say: “Beam me up, Scotty!”

What the movie says: “Scotty, beam us up!”

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