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Are these the greatest action-movie one-liners?

Al Pacino in Scarface.


Why suffer through stilted dialogue and improbable scenarios when you can enjoy the most memorable action-movie one-liners in one short sitting?

Slate reports on the clever video recently created by montage maven Zach Prewitt that highlights the best movie one-liners from action movies throughout cinema history.

Running nine minutes, the clever montage is presented in no particular order and includes more than a few no-brainer entries, including Clint Eastwood growling, "Go ahead, make my day" from Dirty Harry and Al Pacino barking "Say hello to my little friend" from Scarface.

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As should be expected, the lineup includes Arnold Schwarzenegger telling a luckless alligator "You're luggage" in Eraser and Tom Cruise and Anthony Edwards trading high-fives in Top Gun while shouting, "I feel the need … for speed!"

Less familiar entries in the montage include the immortal line "Doughnuts don't wear alligator shoes" from the 2009 action spoof Black Dynamite and Steven Seagal telling a soon-to-die politician "I'm going to take you to the bank, Senator Trent … The blood bank" from the forgettable actioner Hard to Kill.

And to close off on a high note, the montage finishes with Danny Glover's no-nonsense response to a smug crook claiming diplomatic immunity in the 1987 crime drama Lethal Weapon.

"It's just been revoked," says Glover, before pumping a slug into the baddie's forehead.

Fade to black, roll credits.

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