Here's looking at how the usual suspect film quotes go ahead and make your day

By Rachel Ehrenberg, 13:46 PM July 30, 2013

Google the phrase “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse” and you’ll get more than 300,000 hits. Uttered by mob boss Vito Corleone in The Godfather, it’s the second most memorable quote in movie history, as rated by the American Film Institute. Even if you’ve never seen the movie, you’ve probably heard the phrase and perhaps even said it. Why is that? What makes some movie quotes so memorable?

Answering that question is more challenging than you might think. After all, great quote...

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