Famous Movie Quotes We All Get Wrong….

Hello movie fans!! While some films are remembered for their earth shattering story, their amazing cast and the performance of their careers, other films stand the test of time by one or more simple quotes that just stick in our minds and have featured in many other places ever since. But is what people remember actually what is said in the film?? Turns out, maybe not!

Yep, sadly even us huuuuge movie nerds have been getting a few of these wrong. Doh! Not wanting to sound like a frantic school teacher, prepping their red pen ready to mark up some of your work, take a look at some of these little corrections to some of the most famous movie quotes ever…..

Dirty Harry

Often said: Do you feel lucky, punk?

But actually: Being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya punk?

The Empire Strikes Back

Often said: Luke, I am your father

But actually: No, I am your father

The Graduate

Often said: Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?

But actually: Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me. Aren’t you?

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Often said: Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?

But actually: Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?

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A Few Good Men

Often said: You want the truth? You can’t handle the truth!

But actually: You want answers?” “I want the truth.” “You can’t handle the truth!


Often said: Please, sir… can I have some more?

But actually: Please, sir… I want some more

Apollo 13

Often said: “Houston, we have a problem”

But actually: “Ah, Houston, we’ve had a problem”


Well there you have em! Okay, okay so maybe a few of them are only sliiiight corrections but the beauty is in the detail right? 🙂

Hopefully you’ve learnt a little something along the way and hey, you might always get a few extra points on the next pub quiz!

Know any other classic quotes that are known to be said wrong? Let us know with a comment below and we might even add it in for you.