37 Final Movie Lines So Good, They Have Gone Down In History As The Best Ever

Recently, we asked the BuzzFeed Community what their favorite final lines of movies are. Here are some of the agreed-upon best of all time!


Hoggett tells Babe "That'll do, pig, that'll do"
Universal Pictures

2.The Princess Bride

The grandfather tells his grandson "As you wish" after the kid asks him to come back and read the story again tomorrow
20th Century Fox

3.Black Swan

Nina says "I was perfect"
Fox Searchlight Pictures

4.Some Like It Hot

Jerry says he's a man, and Osgood replies, "Well, nobody's perfect"

"No contest."


United Artists


Brody says he used to hate the water, and Hooper says he can't imagine why as they swim to shore
Universal Pictures

6.Back to the Future

Doc says "Roads? where we're going, we don't need roads"
Universal Pictures

7.The Usual Suspects

Verbal/Söze saying “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled is convincing the world he didn’t exist"
Gramercy Pictures


Rick tells Louis, "I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship"

9.Fight Club

The Narrator and Marla hold hands as buildings explode and the Narrator says, "You met me at a very strange time in my life"
20th Century Fox

10.Toy Story 3

As Andy drives away to college, Woody says, "So long, partner"




11.Avengers: Endgame

Sam asks if Steve wants to tell him about her, and Steve says he doesn't think he will

12.The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2

Katniss tells her baby that to get through the trauma, she plays a game in her head where she lists out every good thing she's ever seen someone do, saying it's tedious but there are much worse games to play

13.Silence of the Lambs

On the phone, a disguised Hannibal says, "I do wish we could chat longer, but I'm having an old friend for dinner"



Orion Pictures

14.Shutter Island

Teddy says, "You know, this place makes me wonder...which would be worse — to live as a monster, or to die as a good man?"


Paramount Pictures


Somerset says, "Ernest Hemingway once wrote, 'The world is a fine place and worth fighting for' — I agree with the second part"
New Line Cinema

16.Stand by Me

Gordie types, "I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was 12. Jesus, does anyone?"

"A great movie that leaves you numb and nostalgic. Sticks with you for a long time."


Columbia Pictures

17.Sky High

"My girlfriend became my archenemy, my archenemy became my best friend, and my best friend became my girlfriend. But hey, that's high school"

18.Kill Bill Vol. 1

Bill asks Sofie, "One more thing, Sofie: Is she aware her daughter is still alive?"

19.The Shawshank Redemption

Red narrates, "I hope to see my friend and shake his hand, I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams, I hope..." and reunites with Andy on the beach
Columbia Pictures

20.It: Chapter 2

Ending narration "We're losers and we always will be"

"I cry every time. It’s a horror movie and I’m sitting just sobbing!"


Warner Bros. Pictures


Lawrence Walsh tells Jake, "Forget it, Jake, it's Chinatown"
Paramount Pictures

22.The Lost Boys

Grandpa says, "One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach...all the damn vampires"

"Epically hysterical ending line/scene."


Warner Bros.

23.Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure

Dottie: "Don't you want to see the rest of the movie?" Pee Wee: "I don't have to see it, Dottie. I lived it"
Warner Bros.

24.Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Willy: "Charlie, don't forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he always wanted." Charlie: "What happened?" Willy: "He lived happily ever after"
Paramount Pictures

25.Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men's Chest

Barbossa says, "So tell me, what's become of my ship?"

26.The Italian Job

As the bus teeters off the edge of a cliff, Croker says, "Hang on a minute, lads, I've got a great idea...uh..."
Paramount Pictures

27.The Crow

Sarah says, "If the people we love are stolen from us, the way to have them live on is to never stop loving them; buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever"
Miramax Films

28.Avengers: Infinity War

Steve saying "Oh god"

29.The Hunt for Red October

Captain Ramius: "There's a river, not unlike this one, near Vilnius, where my grandfather taught me to fish. 'And the sea will grant each man new hope, as sleep brings dreams of home.' Christopher Columbus." Jack Ryan: "Welcome to the new world, sir"

"Far too underrated a movie, IMHO."


Paramount Pictures

30.Before Sunset

Celine: "Baby, you are gonna miss that plane." Jesse: "I know"

31.Gone With the Wind

Scarlett saying "After all, tomorrow is another day"

32.The Apartment

Bud tells Fran he adores her and Fran says, "Shut up and deal"
United Artists

33.Army of Darkness

Ash says in voiceover: "Sure, I could have stayed in the past. I could have even been king. But in my own way, I am king." Then out loud: "Hail to the king, baby"
Universal Pictures

34.Pirates of the Caribbean

Jack saying "Drink up, me hearties, yo-ho"
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

35.Secret Window

Mort says "I'm sure that in time, every bit of her will be gone, and that her death will be a mystery, even to me" as the camera pans to the cornfield


As "Sympathy for the Devil" begins playing, Azazel says in a voiceover, "Oh. You forgot something, didn't you? At the beginning I said I was going to tell you about the time I almost died...see you around" as a cat walks by the bodies

"This is kind of controversial because I know not a lot of people like this movie, but I loved it."


Warner Bros.

37.And Finally, The Prestige

Cutter explains magic tricks and say people look for the secret but don't really want to know because "You want to be fooled" as we see dead Angiers in the theater

What closing lines didn't make the list? Let us know in the comments!

Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.