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Quiz: Can you match the quote to the film?

The truth? You can’t handle the truth.

WHETHER IT’S HOW the line is delivered, the significance to the plot, or simply the words being said, a good film quote can stick in the mind long after you’ve left the cinema.

So, how well do you know your film quotes?

Test yourself.

"I was just telling Ben here he ought to sow a few wild oats. Have a good time while he can. You think that's sound advice?"
Superbad
The Graduate

Stand by Me
Boyhood
"Nobody tosses a Dwarf!"
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
"I suppose a ride's out of the question?"
The Commitments
The Van

The Snapper
Man About Dog
"You never got me down, Ray!"
Rocky
The Fighter

The Hurricane
Raging Bull
"The Korova milkbar sold milk-plus, milk plus vellocet or synthemesc or drencrom, which is what we were drinking. This would sharpen you up and make you ready for a bit of the old ultra-violence."
A Clockwork Orange
The Warriors

The Big Lebowski
The Room
"Don't be afraid, Bruce. Come on. Come on. You are just an ordinary man in a cape. That's why you couldn't fight injustice, that's why you can't stop this train."
Batman Forever
The Dark Knight

Batman Begins
The Dark Knight Rises
"As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster."
The Godfather
The Godfather Part II

Casino
Goodfellas
"On a daily basis I consume enough drugs to sedate Manhattan, Long Island, and Queens for a month."
Blow
Wolf of Wall Street

Scarface
Sicario
"I wonder what street it is you're buying your cocaine on, because it's not the same street as I'm buying my cocaine on."
The Guard
Intermission

The Young Offenders
Sing Street
"Round up the usual suspects."
The Usual Suspects
Casablanca

Double Indemnity
Maltese Falcon
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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You scored out of !
Meryl Streep
You've won three Oscars. You're a bona fide superstar.
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Dustin Hoffman
You've won two Oscars, and are an all-round nice person.
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You scored out of !
Robert De Niro
No one can take those two Oscars away from you, but we can't forgive some of those awful late-career film choices.
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You scored out of !
Adam Sandler
Some people like your films for sure, but you're not winning any awards any time soon.
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