Now we all like to quote famous lines from movies from time to time and some lines are so synonymous with a particular film that they will never be forgotten.
But it seems over the years certain lines from movies have been totally misquoted and those new lines seem to have take on a life of their own.
So we take a look at some of the most famous wrong lines in movie history and discover what the character actually said.
- Dirty Harry 1971
Harry Calaghan remains one of Clint Eastwood's greatest and most iconic characters however arguably his most famous line is always quoted incorrectly.
Wrong Quote: "Do you feel lucky, punk?"
Right Quote: "But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya punk?"
- The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The Star Wars trilogy were a series of films that delighted a generation and are still held in the highest regard years later.
The Empire Strikes Back has one of the most important lines in the whole trilogy in it as Luke learns the truth about who Darth Vader is. But it is so often quoted incorrectly.
Wrong Quote: "Luke, I am your father."
Right Quote: "No. I am your father."
- Casablanca (1943)
Casablanca remains one of the greatest love stories of all time and the performances by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman perhaps still remain their most famous.
But there is one line that everyone continues to quote nearly seventy years later and it was never even in the movie!
Wrong Quote: "Play is again, Sam"
Right Quote: "You played it for her, you can play it for me" If she can stand it, I can. Play it!"
And as if one misquote for a movie is not enough there is actually a second from this classic film.
Wrong Quote: "This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship."
Right Quote: "Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship."
- Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
And in Star Trek we have another quote that never even made it into the film that people insist on saying every now and again - and every Trekkie will tell you it is completely wrong.
Wrong Quote: "Beam me up, Scotty"
Right Quote: "Scotty, beam us up!"
- Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the first even feature animation movie from Disney and it paved the way for everything that the studio went on to achieve.
But over seventy years later we are still misquoting one of the movie's most famous lines.
Wrong Quote: "Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?"
Right Quote: "Magic Mirror on the Wall, who is the Fairest one of all?"
So the next time that you hear someone who try to sound clever by quoting from these movies you will be able to butt in and tell them that they are completely wrong.
FemaleFirst Helen Earnshaw