1: “My mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” But you do know you’ll get a great film in “Forrest Gump.”
2: “May the Force be with you” from “Star Wars.” Because who wants to wish someone luck the normal way?
3: It’s “Elementary, my dear Watson,” that this phrase be included in our list from “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.”
4: “Here’s Johnny!” from “The Shining.” Probably one of the best lines from a classic thriller film ever and one we sometimes use just to enter a room with a laugh.
5: “I’m the king of the world!” from “Titanic.” Admit it — we’ve all climbed to a high place just to scream this.
This appeared in the Sept. 29 issue of the Index.