38 Final Lines From Movies That Elevated Them From Good To Spectacular

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community about their favorite final movie lines and rounded up 37 of the best — and y'all came back with even MORE in the comments! Here are 38 more ending movie quotes that are just *parfait*!

1.The Dark Knight

"He's the hero Gotham deserves but not the one it needs right now, so we'll hunt him, because he can take it, because he's not our hero, he's a silent guardian, a watchful protector, a dark knight"

"The entire monologue from The Dark Knight, especially with its epic soundtrack. Gave me goosebumps."


Warner Bros. Pictures

2.The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

New Line Cinema

"Finishes it up so well and shows that life just has to go on. Really good."


3.Training Day

"What a day. What a motherfuckin' day"

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Warner Bros. Pictures


"you got the juice now, man"

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Paramount Pictures

5.The Breakfast Club

Vernon reading the Breakfast Club's letter saying that he sees them as he wants and in actuality they are all a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, and a criminal

"Best ending ever."


Universal Pictures

6.Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris: "I've said it before and I'll say it again. Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it"

"Sums up all of Ferris Bueller beautifully. John Hughes was a masterful artist."


Paramount Pictures

7.There Will Be Blood

Paramount Vantage / Miramax Films

“'I’m finished' from There Will Be Blood, after he gets done beating that guy to death with a bowling pin."


8.Ever After: A Cinderella Story

"And while Cinderella and her prince did live happily ever after, the point, gentlemen, is that they lived"

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20th Century Fox

9.Toy Story 4

Buzz says "to infinity..." and Woody finishes "and beyond"

"That one had me sobbing."



10.Edward Scissorhands

When asked how she knows he's still alive, Kim says she just believes he is: "Before he came down here, it never snowed. And afterwards, it did. If he weren't up there now, I don't think it would be snowing.Sometimes, you can still catch me dancing in it"

"That last line gets me in the feels every time!"


20th Century Fox

11.Legends of the Fall

"it was a good death

"Gets me EVERY. TIME."


Sony Pictures Releasing


Lions Gate Films

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13.Risky Business

"Time of your life huh kid?"

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Warner Bros.


Sister Aloysius crying and saying "I have doubts, I have such doubts"

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Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

15.Fried Green Tomatoes

"It's funny how a little place like this brought so many people together"

"And then the music swells, and it pans out to Evelyn and Miss Threadgoode walking together. 😭😭😭"


Universal Pictures

16.Hustle & Flow

"everybody gotta have a dream"

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Paramount Pictures

17.The Maltese Falcon*

Warner Bros.

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*Technically the last line is "Huh?" but this is the last full line.

18.Michael Clayton

"just drive"

"'Just drive'...George Clooney's character after handing the taxi driver $50."


Warner Bros. Pictures

19.Being There

United Artists

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20.Iron Man


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21.American Psycho

"There are no more barriers to cross ... My pain is constant and sharp ... I want my pain to be inflicted on others ... even after admitting this, there is no catharsis. No new knowledge can be extracted from my telling. This confession has meant nothing"

Suggested by bomob321

Lions Gate Films

22.A Clockwork Orange

Warner Bros.

"Perfect ending line for a perfectly disturbing film."


23.The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Summit Entertainment

"The final scene of The Perks of Being a Wallflower is absolutely perfect."


24.Escape from L.A.

Paramount Pictures

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Warner Bros.

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26.Die Hard

"If this is their idea of Christmas, I gotta be here for New Year's"

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20th Century Fox

27.Sunset Boulevard

Paramount Pictures

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28.The Truman Show

Truman says "in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening and goodnight" then bows and leaves as Christof looks on in shock
Paramount Pictures

29.Good Will Hunting

Sean reading the letter that says "sorry I had to go see about a girl" from will and saying "son of a bitch stole my line"



"And ad-libbed by Robin Williams!"


Miramax Films


20th Century Fox

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31.It's a Wonderful Life

George saying "attaboy, Clarence"

"Just that makes me tear up."


RKO Radio Pictures

32.The Wizard of Oz

Dorothy saying "there's no place like home"

"I get choked up every time Dorothy looks at her loved ones after all she’s been through to get home and says, with so much earnest conviction, 'There’s no place like home!'"


Loew's, Inc

33.Interview With the Vampire

Warner Bros.

"Lestat laughs as 'Sympathy for the Devil' begins to play. Perfect ending."



Juba says "now we are free. I will see you again, but not yet. not yet"

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DreamWorks Pictures

35.True Grit

"time just gets away from us"

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Paramount Pictures


"to live would be an awfully big adventure"

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Tri-Star Pictures

37.The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Warner Bros. Pictures

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38.And finally, both Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home, which ended the same way

in Homecoming, Aunt May sees Peter in the spiderman outfit and says "what the fu-" and in far from home, mysterio reveals peter's identity and peter says "what the fu-"

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What other final movie lines have we not mentioned? Let us know in the comments!