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Who had the best lines?

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  1. 1. best lines?

    • Terrance Stamp as General Zod
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    • Jack Nicolson as The Joker
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    • Stephen Dorff as Deacon Frost
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    • Geoffrey Rush as Casinova Frankenstien
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    • Ian McKellen as Magneto
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    • James Earl Jones as Thulsa Doom
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    • Other
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I guess what I'm saying is as far as quotable lines there are more to be had in Reservois Dogs as a whole and..well...

 

OK that's the beer talking.

 

Thulsa Doom, that's my final answer.

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Ohh bugger, Thulsa Doom is a good one, in fact i'll put that in, it's not general lines from general films Lou its lines by one character in a comic book film.

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Ah, I see. Had my criteria all wrong.

 

And while he really doesn't say much, when Thulsa Doom breaks down the Riddle of Steel, he basically wins by default.

 

Contemplate this on the Tree of Woe.

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I found the Wikipedia article on the Riddle of Steel really good http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riddle_of_Ste...Riddle_of_Steel, How Conan reconciles the two sides of the riddle, strength of the steel and strength of the mind into a third philosophy with which to defeat Doom. Even if that wasn't the intention in the film it's still fun to apply this extra level of depth to a silly action movie.

 

Anyway Max Von Sydow as King Osric has the best line in that movie, the power is in the delivery more than the prose; "There comes a time, thief, when the jewels cease to sparkle, when the gold loses its lustre, when the throne room becomes a prison and all that is left is a father's love for his child."

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It's been a while since I saw may of the above, but back when I was a teen, some of those Stephen Dorf lines and/or his delivery were great (Or more "cool" I suspect).

 

The "Am I that transparent?" and the "Stick out your arm?" moments come to mind.

God I hated Blade 2 and 3.

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I'll go with Jack Nicholson. Lines like "Ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight" (that too in german) stuck with me before I knew what quotes were and that it was cool to remember them.

 

Magneto would be my second choice. "Lighting through a huge copper conducter. I thought you lived in a school?".

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No evidence to the contrary, then? You could start by pointing out lines in either of the Burton Batman films that are better than the ones Devito had. That'd be a start. (Nicholson, possibly, gets one.)

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No evidence to the contrary, then? You could start by pointing out lines in either of the Burton Batman films that are better than the ones Devito had. That'd be a start. (Nicholson, possibly, gets one.)

I'd say it's up to you to provide examples of why DeVito/Penguin has the best lines.

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I can't really decide. I loved Magneto in the X-films, even in the horrible X3.

 

But I loved Catwoman in Batman Returns. "It's always so-called normal guys that always let you down. Sickos never scare me. At least they're committed." :laugh:

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No evidence to the contrary, then? You could start by pointing out lines in either of the Burton Batman films that are better than the ones Devito had. That'd be a start. (Nicholson, possibly, gets one.)

I'd say it's up to you to provide examples of why DeVito/Penguin has the best lines.

How so? Nobody else (apart from Balth, above) has done anything else other than naming a character in a film so far. The onus of proving that somebody doesn't have a case rests on the naysayer.

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As much as I've grown to dislike the Burton Batman movies, Dogpoet is right.

 

The "harp from hell" line is at the very least just as good as the Nicholson's "pale moonlight".

 

Also,

 

"It's not about power, it's about reaching out to people - touching people - groping people!"

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"But don't you think killing children is a bit..."

*Bang! Everybody skips a beat as the gunshot dies.*

[screams into the sudden silence]"No! It's a lot!"

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heath ledger's joker has some great lines with harvy dent in the hospital whilst dressed as nurse (with wound).

 

as much as i liked nicholson's oneliners as joker, none of them can compare to the sick things ledger popped off or the way he popped them off.

 

 

they made a comic about the ok corral. i read it as a kid, that's how i found out about it, so, that gives me license to state:

 

val kilmer as doc holliday in tombstone.

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Oh, if that one's allowable, then definitely. I love that "Christ, Doc, I've got lots of friends,"/"I don't," exchange.

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"i have not yet begun to defile myself."

 

i say it every time i'm drunk. it works well when you're among a new crowd. try it.

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