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50 Greatest Movie Title-Drops

The Prestige (2006)

The Title-Drop: “That's why every magic trick has a third act, the hardest part, the part we call ‘The Prestige’.”

If They Wanted To Avoid It: “And then abracadabra, I bring the canary back again!”

Layer Cake (2004)

The Title-Drop: “Welcome to the layer cake, son.”

If They Wanted To Avoid It: “I’ve just robbed you. Now piss off and accept it.”

Armageddon (1998)

The Title-Drop: “The Bible calls this day ‘Armageddon’”

If They Wanted To Avoid It: “I saw something similar in an Aerosmith video, and that turned out okay.”

A View To A Kill (1985)

The Title-Drop: “What a view…” “…To a kill.”

If They Wanted To Avoid It:
“What a view…” “Yes, it’s lovely, isn’t it? But we must still remember to kill Bond.”

Snakes On A Plane (2006)

The Title-Drop: “I have had it with these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane.”

If They Wanted To Avoid It: “Snakes… why’d it have to be snakes?”

Dude, Wheres My Car? (2000)

The Title-Drop: “Dude, where’s my car?”

If They Wanted To Avoid It: “Dude, I can’t remember where I parked, but we’re in for one hell of a zany adventure!”

Chasing Amy (1997)

The Title-Drop: “Chasing Amy.” “What? What did you say?” “You’re chasing Amy.”

If They Wanted To Avoid It: “Forget her past… you’re made for each other.”

Hot-Tub Time Machine (2010)

The Title-Drop: “It must be some kind of… hot-tub time machine!”

If They Wanted To Avoid It: “A temporal-displacement Jacuzzi? Awesome!”

Independence Day (1996)

The Title-Drop: “Today, we celebrate our Independence Day.”

If They Wanted To Avoid It: “It’s the fourth of July… you know the drill.”

Soylent Green (1973)

The Title-Drop: “Soylent Green is people!”

If They Wanted To Avoid It: “You’ve been eating your neighbours!”

George Wales
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