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The Elephant Man

“I am not an elephant! I am not an animal! I am a human being! I am a man!” – John Hurt as John Merrick

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Fat Man and Little Boy

“Gotta come down out of the clouds gentlemen, and get into the business… of winning the war.” – Paul Newman as General Leslie R. Groves

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Yankee Doodle Dandy

“It seems it always happens. Whenever we get too high-hat and too sophisticated for flag-waving, some thug nation decides we’re a push-over all ready to be blackjacked. And it isn’t long before we’re looking up, mighty anxiously, to be sure the flag’s still waving over us.” – James Cagney as George M. Cohan

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

“I’ve been a nobody all my life. I was the baby; I was the one they made promises to that they never kept. And ever since I can recall it, Jesse James has been as big as a tree.” – Casey Affleck as Robert Ford

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“Ideals are peaceful. History is violent.” – Brad Pitt as Don “Wardaddy” Collier

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Public Enemies

“I like baseball, movies, good clothes, fast cars, whiskey, and you… what else you need to know?” – Johnny Depp as John Dillinger

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Wyatt Earp

“Wyatt Earp? I’ve heard that name before. Don’t know where, but it wasn’t good.” – Dennis Quaid as Doc Holliday

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Jimmy Stewart: Cheyenne Autumn

A smaller role from Stewart in a massive epic by John Ford.

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