Which Oscar-winning film does each of the following quotations come from?
|What’s the most you’ve ever lost on a coin toss?||No Country For Old Men 2007|
|Farewell… my brave Hobbits. My work is now finished. Here at last, on the shores of the sea … comes the end of our Fellowship|
|The beating heart of Rome is not the marble of the Senate; it’s the sand of the Colosseum.|
|they may take our lives, but they’ll never take… OUR FREEDOM!|
|I had never really known who John Dunbar was. Perhaps because the name itself had no meaning. But as I heard my Sioux name being called over and over, I knew for the first time who I really was.|
|Oskar, there are eleven hundred people who are alive because of you. Look at them.|
|I’m the king of the world!|
|Stupid is as stupid does.|
|… the nation believes that when I speak, I speak for them. But I can’t speak.|
|A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti.|
|Are you autistic?” “I don’t think so. No. Definitely not.”|
|The unwritten rule is a new guy’s life isn’t worth as much ’cause he hasn’t put his time in yet. And they say if you’re going to get killed in the ‘Nam, it’s better to get it in the first few weeks, the logic being, you don’t suffer that much.|
|“Tell me how you love her, Will.” “Like a sickness and its cure together.”|
|Give ’em the old razzle dazzle.|
|Both my wife and daughter think I’m this gigantic loser and they’re right, I have lost something. I’m not exactly sure what it is but I know I didn’t always feel this…sedated. But you know what? It’s never too late to get it back.|
|Find a truly original idea. It is the only way I will ever distinguish myself. It is the only way I will ever … matter.|
|If there’s magic in boxing, it’s the magic of fighting battles beyond endurance.|
|What I need is for somebody to drive my mother around.|
|“Why… why are you so determined to keep me alive?” “Because I’m a nurse.”|
|I’ve killed women and children. Killed just about everything that walks or crawled at one time, or another. And, I’m here to kill you little Bill. For what you did to Ned.||Unforgiven
|You know, sooner or later, you are gonna have to find out what it is really like to be black.||Crash
|“What’s the best way to go about disarming one of these things?” “The way you don’t die, sir.”||The Hurt Locker
|So, are you ready for the final question for 20 million rupees?|
|Why are words important?” “If you cannot say what you mean, Your Majesty, you will never mean what you say and a gentleman should always mean what he says.”|
|When I was your age they would say we can become cops, or criminals. Today, what I’m saying to you is this: when you’re facing a loaded gun, what’s the difference?||The Departed
|2010 The King’s Speech||1998 Shakespeare in Love|
|2009 The Hurt Locker||1997 Titanic|
|2008 Slumdog Millionaire||1996 The English Patient|
|2007 No Country for Old Men||1995 Braveheart|
|2006 The Departed||1994 Forrest Gump|
|2005 Crash||1993 Schindler’s list|
|2004 Million Dollar Baby||1992 Unforgiven|
|2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King||1991 The Silence of the Lambs|
|2002 Chicago||1990 Dances with Wolves|
|2001 A Beautiful Mind||1989 Driving Miss Daisy|
|2000 Gladiator||1988 Rain Man|
|1999 American Beauty||1987 The Last Emperor|
How much do you know about rules and laws in the United Kingdom? You can do this interactive exercise to practise the uses of have to, don’t have to and mustn’t.
Here’s a video from the USA combined with a matching exercise. Why don’t you give it a try?
Vocaroo is an online tool you can use to record your voice.
- Go to Vocaroo
- Click to Record
- Click to Stop
- Listen – OK?
- Record again? – Click to Record – Listen – OK?
- Post on the internet
- Vocaroo link – copy the web address
- Add the web address to the comments box
It’s funny how they often change film titles instead of just translating them literally.
Try this activity to discover the original titles.