Can you guess the movie from the opening line? Quiz

Calling all cinephiles and movie enthusiasts… this is the moment you’ve been waiting for!

It’s time to put your cinematic knowledge to the test with our (we don’t mind saying) captivating quiz: “Can You Identify the Movie from Its Opening Line?”

This isn’t your typical movie trivia – today we’re zooming in on the first moments, the opening lines that sparked our interest and set the stage for the drama, comedy, adventure, or romance.

The first lines of dialogue in a movie often serve as a powerful tool for setting the tone, introducing characters, or hinting at the story’s central theme. In some cases, they’ve become iconic phrases in pop culture, instantly identifiable and inextricably linked to the films they originated from.

In this quiz, you’ll be presented with the opening lines from a diverse mix of films, spanning different genres and eras, from golden oldies to modern blockbusters. Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to identify which movie each line is taken from.

This is a true test of your film knowledge and attention to detail. It might stir up some nostalgia, evoke powerful scenes, or even inspire a future watch list. So, whether you’re a weekend movie-goer or a die-hard film buff, get ready to dive into the captivating beginnings of some of cinema’s finest works.

It’s also really very hard, so don’t go thinking you’ll get 20 out of 20… and if you do we think you might be cheating… or a film director.

Ready for the challenge? Pop some popcorn, dim the lights, and let’s start the reel…

Can you guess the movie from the opening line?


  1. “As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.”
  2. “I don’t want to be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me.”
  3. “People are always asking me if I know Tyler Durden.”
  4. “I’m 36 years old, I love my family, I love baseball, and I’m about to become a farmer. But until I heard the voice, I’d never done a crazy thing in my whole life.”
  5. “I believe in America.”
  6. “Who am I? You sure you want to know?”
  7. “I was 12 going on 13 the first time I saw a dead human being.”
  8. “I owe everything to George Bailey.”
  9. “I was born a poor black child.”
  10. “Way out west there was this fella I wanna tell ya about.”
  11. “We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold.”
  12. “Did you hear that? They’ve shut down the main reactor. We’ll be destroyed for sure.”
  13. “With the coming of the Second World War, many eyes in imprisoned Europe turned hopefully, or desperately, toward the freedom of the Americas.”
  14. “What came first, the music or the misery?”
  15. “There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie, and Dim, and we sat in the Korova Milkbar trying to make up our rassoodocks what to do with the evening.”
  16. “Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country.”
  17. “In the decade of the 1930s, even the great city of Metropolis was not spared the ravages of the worldwide depression.”
  18. “Saigon… sh*t; I’m still only in Saigon.”
  19. “Every man dies, not every man really lives.”
  20. “I am Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, your senior drill instructor.”


  1. Goodfellas
  2. The Departed
  3. Fight Club
  4. Field of Dreams
  5. The Godfather
  6. Spider-Man (2002)
  7. Stand By Me
  8. It’s a Wonderful Life
  9. The Jerk
  10. The Big Lebowski
  11. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  12. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
  13. Casablanca
  14. High Fidelity
  15. A Clockwork Orange
  16. Patton
  17. Superman (1978)
  18. Apocalypse Now
  19. Braveheart
  20. Full Metal Jacket

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