11 Misquoted Movie Lines

It's not: 'Luke, I am your father'

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 21, 2012 11:15 AM CST

(Newser) – Sam Greenspan's 11 Points blog runs down some of most commonly misquoted lines in movie history, including:

  • Wrong: If you build it, they will come (Field of Dreams)
  • Right: If you build it, he will come
  • Wrong: Luke, I am your father (Empire Strikes Back)
  • Right: Darth Vader: Obi-Wan never told you what happened to your father. Luke: He told me enough. He told me you killed him. Darth Vader: No. I am your father.
  • Wrong: Hello, Clarice (Silence of the Lambs)
  • Right: Good evening, Clarice
  • Wrong: Play it again, Sam (Casablanca)
  • Right: Play it once, Sam, for old times' sake, play As Time Goes
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Click here for the full list, including the misquoted "greed is good" line from Wall Street.

An original Darth Vader costume from the Star Wars films on display in Christie's auction house on October 27, 2010.   (Getty Images)
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