Are These the 100 Greatest Action Movie One-Liners?

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Dec. 20 2013 11:53 AM

Are These the 100 Greatest Action Movie One-Liners?

Action-movie one-liners are basically tailor-made for the supercut treatment. ("The Pre-Mortem One-Liner" video by montage maven Zach Prewitt is a particularly strong effort.) Mewlists  has gone all out with this 9-minute version, purporting to contain the 100 best examples of the beloved phenomenon.

Anything missing? All the obvious ones ("Say hello to my little friend," etc.) seem to be here, along with some more obscure, but no less amazing, entries ("Donuts don't wear alligator shoes"). Few films of recent vintage make the cut, though. Maybe it's time for Hollywood to step up their work in the one-liner department.

Aisha Harris is a Slate staff writer.

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