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Amy Adams may be hoping for the Best Actress Oscar® at this Sunday's Academy Awards® but she is meanwhile today named the first winner of a new film prize – for the best movie line of the year. And the winning line is... 'You're nothing to me until you're everything' – delivered by Adams, as con artist Sydney Prosser, to her lover (Christian Bale) in the movie American Hustle. It vents her frustration that she can't have him completely because he's married to another woman.
Her line is the winner in a global poll to pick both the best Hollywood movie lines of the past year (2013) – conducted across eight English-speaking countries by Badoo.com (www.badoo.com), the world's largest social network for meeting new people.
Second place in Badoo's poll goes to George Clooney for a line in Gravity, delivered when his fellow astronaut Sandra Bullock looks to him in terror for her life and he responds, I know you never realized how devastatingly good- looking I am. But I need you to stop staring and help me with the tether.
Third is a line from the movie Rush, where Daniel Brühl as racing driver Niki Lauda says, Happiness is your biggest enemy. It weakens you. Puts doubts in your mind. Suddenly you have something to lose!
The Amy Adams line from American Hustle, observes the writer David Disalvio, is a rephrasing of the thinking distortion known in psychology as all-or-nothing thinking. As a con artist skilled at conning money from the desperate, Adams' character knows that desperation fuels desire but cannot spot the same condition in herself.
Clooney's line, on the other hand, is just a piece of classic Clooney – a witticism delivered under pressure of a kind that would make less suave men crack.
Badoo also asked users to vote for the worst movie lines of the year.
And the winner was the line, Marvin, is that a stick of dynamite in your pocket? – delivered by Bruce Willis as Frank to John Malkovich as Marvin in the action comedy, Red 2. The fact that Red 2 was meant to be tongue-in-cheek did not seem to excuse it.
Second place went to a line delivered by Jonathan Pryce as the President in the G.I. Joe: Retaliation: They call it waterboarding, but I never get bored.
Third was a line uttered by Asa Butterfield as Ender Wiggin in Ender's Game:
In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him.
George Clooney placed fourth, with a line referring to his spaceship in Gravity: "You point the damn thing at Earth – it's not rocket science".
The stars who deliver such lines are not, of course, normally the same folks who write them. The screenplay for American Hustle is written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, the movie's director, and is itself nominated for the Best Original Screenplay Oscar®.
The Oscars® themselves do not, of course, include an award for either the best or worst movie. The need for such an award, believes Badoo, stems from the fact that the only thing that we remember from many movies is often just a single line – sometimes one that we barely noticed on first hearing.
The best movie lines enter our shared culture and memory: I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse (Marlon Brando in The Godfather); Here's looking at you kid (Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca); Go ahead, make my day (Clint Eastwood/Dirty Harry in Sudden Impact).
In 2005, the American Film Institute (AFI) asked 1,500 film experts to pick the 100 most memorable movie quotes of all time. And the winner was Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn, delivered by Clark Gable in Gone With the Wind.
The AFI's list of winners suggests at least two things: first, that the best lines tend to be short and that they often rely for impact on context and character. Maybe it also suggests that they don't write great movie lines like they used to. Even back in 2005, almost all the best lines were over 30 years old.
• The Best Movie Lines: And The Winners Are... 1. You're nothing to me until you're everything.
– Amy Adams as con artist Sydney Prosser in American Hustle
2. I know you never realized how devastatingly good-looking I am. But I need you to stop staring and help me with the tether.– George Clooney as astronaut Matt Kowalski in Gravity
3. Happiness is your biggest enemy. It weakens you. Puts doubts in your mind. Suddenly you have something to lose!– Daniel Brühl as racing driver Niki Lauda in Rush.
4. "Who the hell is Julius Caesar? You know I don't follow the NBA!
– Will Ferrell as anchorman Ron Burgundy in Anchorman 2
4. "My name is Jordan Belfort. The year I turned 26, as the head of my own brokerage, I made 49 million dollars, which really pissed me off because it was three shy of a million a week."– Leonardo di Caprio as financier Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street
6. "Who do I have to sleep with around here to get a Stoli martini with a twist of lemon?"– Cate Blanchett as down-at-heel socialite Jasmine in Blue Jasmine.
• Worst Movie Lines... And The Winners Are... 1. "Marvin, is that a stick of dynamite in your pocket?" – Bruce Willis as Frank in Red 2
2. They call it waterboarding, but I never get bored. – Jonathan Pryce as the President in G.I. Joe: Retaliation
3. In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him.– Asa Butterfield as Ender Wiggin in Ender's Game
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Badoo polled 1,000 users in February 2014 across eight English-speaking countries: U.S., Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Nigeria, Australia and New Zealand. Respondents were asked to vote on a list of lines from Hollywood movies in 2013, nominated by Badoo after extensive research.
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Posted by: News Editor - March 1, 2014, 9:42 am - Article
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