Can You Match the Quote to the '90s Movie?


By: Isadora Teich

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Think your '90s film knowledge is flawless? From sweeping commercial successes to quirky one-of-a-kind smashes and cult favorites, the 1990s were full of films that defined culture and the entire decade. "Titanic" smashed records while films like "Pulp Fiction" took the critical and commercial world by storm. Everyone laughed at "Home Alone" and had their minds blown by "The Matrix," a game-changing sci-fi film. The Disney Renaissance was also in full swing, bringing about some of the best Disney films ever made, and most popular movies of all time. People of all ages fell for the "Lion King" and "Toy Story."

The '90s were positively jam packed with influential films. Everyone wanted to dress like a character from "Clueless" or "The Craft." Award-winning films that captured the hearts of film-goers around the world were constantly coming out. The films of this decade are also among some of the most quotable of all time. Whether you are a film expert, general buff, or casual fan, there is a good chance you know your '90s film quotes. The films of this decade relentlessly invaded pop culture and aren't going anywhere.

If you aren't clueless about '90s film quotes, try your hand at this quiz!

"I'll never let go, Jack. I'll never let go. I promise."

James Cameron wrote and directed this 1997 smash hit that took the world by storm. It grossed over $2 billion worldwide and nabbed 11 Oscars.


"There's no crying in baseball!"

This 1992 baseball film takes place during World War II. After young men are drafted to fight, the women left behind form an all-female baseball league in the Midwest.


"Do you like scary movies?"

"Scream" is a self-aware self-referential 1996 horror film. It's directed by master of Horror Wes Craven.



This 1992 comedy film started as an "SNL" sketch starring Dana Carvey and Mike Meyers. This iconic comedy is packed with celebrity cameos and struck it big at the box office.


"A - B - C. A. Always. B. Be. C. Closing. Always Be Closing. Always Be Closing."

This 1992 drama film was based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by David Mamet. It follows the workdays of a group of real estate salesman desperate to keep their jobs.


"You can't handle the truth!"

This 1992 military drama film stars Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise. At the time, Tom Cruise was one of the biggest film stars in the world.


"War! Huh! Yeah! What is it good for? Absolutely nothing, sing it again, you all!"

This 1998 film was an instant hit. It stars Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker as officers of the law working to rescue the Chinese consul's kidnapped daughter.


"They may take our lives, but they'll never take our freedom."

Mel Gibson directs and stars in the 1995 war epic. Gibson plays William Wallace, who leads the Scottish in rebellion against the English.


"There is no spoon."

"The Matrix" was released in 1999. It established the Wachowski siblings as sci-fi film giants.


"And don't forget... I'm also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her."

"Notting Hill" was a 1999 romantic drama film starring Julia Roberts as a movie star and Hugh Grant as a bookshop owner. They fall in love despite their differences.


"Houston, we have a problem."

Ron Howard directed this 1995 space docudrama. It dramatizes the aborted 1970 Apollo 13 mission.


"As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster...To me being a gangster was better than being president of the United States."

"Goodfellas" is one of the most iconic and quotable crime films of all time. It came out in 1990.


"I'll take good care of you. I'm your number one fan."

This 1990 horror film is based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. It stars Kathy Bates as a deranged woman who holds her favorite writer captive in her house.


"Hi, Curly, killed anyone today?"

"City Slickers" is a 1991 film. This highly quotable western comedy film stars Billy Crystal.


"Well, Clarice, have the lambs stopped screaming?"

This 1991 horror film achieved high critical acclaim. It also earned Anthony Hopkins an Oscar for his iconic role as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a role which only involved about 15 minutes of screen time.


"Hasta la vista, baby."

The "Terminator" films are among the most quotable and iconic franchises of all time. Due to these movies people have been saying "Hasta la vista" and "I'll be back" for decades.


"All right, ramblers, let's get ramblin'."

This iconic heist film was the first feature film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. This film made Tarantino a household name practically overnight.


"Hail to the king, baby."

"Army of Darkness" is part of the cult horror comedy "Evil Dead" franchise. In this 1992 film a man transported to the past must fight an army of the undead.


"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."

This 1997 iconic adventure comedy film won an Oscar for best makeup. It starred Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones as a duo tasked with the task of monitoring and policing alien activity on earth.


"That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older, they stay the same age."

"Dazed and Confused" is an iconic 1993 coming of age comedy. It follows a group of Texas teenagers on their last day of high school in 1976.


"Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today."

Bill Murray stars in this 1993 Drama/Fantasy film. He plays a weatherman caught in a loop of living the same day over and over.


"He was hit by a Guinness truck. So it was quite literally the drink that killed him."

Mrs. Doubtfire is a 1993 comedy film starring Robin Williams. After a rough divorce, he dresses in drag as a nanny to spend more time with his family.


"My dad? He's... a liar."

"Liar Liar" is a 1997 comedy film starring Jim Carrey as a lawyer who loses the ability to lie for one day. It earned Jim Carrey a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in Comedy.


"It's Hebrew from the Talmud. It says, 'Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire.'"

This 1993 film stars Liam Neeson as Oskar Schindler, a businessman who saved Jewish people from concentration camps during World War II. Directed by Steven Spielberg, this highly acclaimed film won several Oscars and is widely considered to be one of the best movies ever made.


"My Mama always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates; you never know what you're gonna get.'"

This 1994 classic stars Tom Hanks. He won an Oscar for his role as the slow-witted Forrest Gump.



This 1994 film is based on a series of comics. It stars Jim Carrey as a timid man whose life changes when he discovers a mask possessed by Loki, the Norse trickster god.


"Do you have any idea what it's like to have two people look at you, with total lust and devotion, through the same pair of eyes?"

This 1999 film is the debut film of director Spike Jonze and writer Charlie Kaufman. This acclaimed cult film revolves around a frustrated puppeteer who finds a portal to John Malkovich's consciousness in his office.


"Now, you got a corpse in a car minus a head in the garage. Take me to it."

This 1994 crime film was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. A critical and commercial success, it weaves together several stories of Los Angeles criminals.


"Pop quiz, hotshot. There's a bomb on a bus. Once the bus goes 50 miles an hour, the bomb is armed. If it drops below 50, it blows up. What do ya do? What do ya do?"

This 1994 thriller film was directed by Jan de Bont. It stars Keanu Reeves as a cop trying to save people on a bus rigged with explosives.


"In conclusion, may I please remind you that it does not say R.S.V.P. on the Statue of Liberty."

Jane Austen's 1815 novel "Emma" was the loose inspiration for this 1995 coming of age film. It stars Alicia Silverstone as Cher, a fashionable teen who thinks she can talk her way out of any situation.


"Evil is a point of view, God kills indiscriminately ... and so shall we."

"Interview with the Vampire" is a 1994 film based on the 1976 novel of the same name by Anne Rice. It stars Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and a young Kirsten Dunst as a family of troubled vampires.


"We are the weirdos, mister."

"The Craft" is a 1996 cult horror film. It centers around a clique of teen witches whose experimentation with magic goes wildly out of control.


"Listen, I appreciate this whole seduction scene you've got goin', but let me give ya a tip: I'm a sure thing. OK? So, I'm on an hourly rate. Could we just move it along?"

This 1990 film stars Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. In this iconic film, Julia Roberts plays a streetwise prostitute who falls for the wealthy character played by Gere.


"Lose it? I didn't lose it. It's not like, "Whoops! Where'd my job go?" I QUIT. Someone pass the asparagus, please."

Sam Mendes directs this 1999 drama about a frustrated middle-aged man who experiences a dramatic midlife crisis. He quits his job, behaves erratically, and becomes obsessed with his teenage daughter's best friend.


"Dick Laurent is dead."

"Lost Highway" is a 1997 surreal neo-noir directed by David Lynch. It was a nominee for both Worst Picture and Worst Sense of Direction at The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards.


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