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100 best opening lines from films

A film's opening lines are the director's way of introducing the picture to the audience and, just like in real life, first impressions count. Opening gambits can even become catchphrases - in some cases catapulting a movie to iconic status. And the more intelligent, laugh-out-loud funny or high on the shock factor scale, the better.

Stylist has picked some of its favourite famous first lines from films, from comedy greats like Groundhog Day, to big-screen classics like Gone With the Wind.

Just click on an image below to launch the gallery... Do you agree with our choices? Let us know on Twitter or in the comments section, below.

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