10 Classic Movie Lines That Are Famously Misquoted
The "Hollywood Reporter" has a list of '22 Films That Are Famously Misquoted,' and even though these aren't necessarily 'new' revelations, there are probably a lot of people who don't realize they're still getting it wrong.
Unlike misheard song lyrics, these aren't that different from what the actual lines are . . . in fact, some are just a word or two off. But since they're classic movie lines, the slight difference is notable.
So..here are the 10 best ones . . .
1. In "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back", the quote is NOT "Luke, I am your father" . . . it's actually "No, I am your father."
2. In "Casablanca", the quote is NOT "Play it again, Sam" . . . it's "Play it, Sam. Play 'As Time Goes By'."
3. In the animated "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves", the quote is NOT "Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all" . . . it's "MAGIC mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?"
4. In "Field of Dreams", the quote is NOT "If you build it, they will come" . . . it's "If you build it, HE will come."
5. In "Wizard of Oz", the quote is NOT "Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore" . . . it's "Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."
6. In "Silence of the Lambs", the quote is NOT "Hello, Clarice" . . . it's "Well, Clarice."
7. In "Star Trek", the quote is NOT "Beam me up, Scotty" . . . it's "Beam US up, Scotty."
8. In "Wall Street", the quote is NOT "Greed is good" . . . it's "The point is, ladies and gentlemen, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works."
9. In the original 1932 "Tarzan the Ape Man", the quote is NOT "Me, Tarzan. You, Jane." He didn't even say it in the 1999 animated movie . . . Tarzan just pounds himself on his chest and says "Tarzan, Tarzan."
And they also included this one: In "Apollo 13", the quote is NOT "Houston, we have a problem" . . . it's "Ah, Houston, we've had a problem."
Here's the thing. In the movie,Tom Hanks DOES say "Houston, we have a problem." That's what everyone always says. What they mean is, in real life, the astronaut Jim Lovell said, "Ah, Houston, we've had a problem."