The ultimate list of greatest opening lines in movie history, from Goodfellas to Bridesmaids

Jacob Stolworthy

“As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.”

“People are always asking me if I know Tyler Durden.”


You may not have seen the films these opening lines are in, but chances are you’ve heard them many times before, so ingrained are they in cinematic lore.

Below is a list of the films that have the greatest opening lines in cinema history.

Click through the gallery to see what we included

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