29 Cringey Movie Quotes That Will Make You Grit Your Teeth, And Not In A Sexy "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Way

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Sometimes a line of movie dialogue is so bad that all you can do is recoil and say, "Oh no."

Riddick says, "it's been a long time since I've smelled beautiful"
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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share the cringiest movie lines they have ever heard. The responses had me enthralled.


Here are the responses:

1.When Marla's pillow talk in Fight Club got weird:

woman in bed says "my god, I haven't been fucked like that since grade school"

"Where do you go on after a line like that?"


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2.When Notting Hill brought an extra side of cheese:

a woman says, "I'm also just a girl standing in front of a boy asking him to love her"
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3.When Halle Berry had one of the weirdest "before-the-kill" lines directed at a mutant named Toad in X-Men:

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"Secondhand embarrassment every time."


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4.When Four Weddings and a Funeral had this hilarious quote and visual combo:

a woman asks &quot;is it still raining, I hadn't noticed&quot; while it rains
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5.When Christian Grey from Fifty Shades of Grey said this with his entire chest:

Christian Grey says &quot;because I'm fifty shades of fucked up&quot;

"I just could not keep a straight face with that."


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6.Grey also had this little gem:

Christian Grey says &quot;I don't make love, I fuck hard&quot;



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7.When Daniel Day-Lewis delivered this line with a straight face in The Last of the Mohicans :

Daniel Day-Lewis says &quot;Someday, I think you and I are going to have a serious disagreement&quot;
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8.When Tall Girl gave us a meme similar to "Kim, there's people that are dying":

A tall girl says &quot;you think your life is hard, I'm a high school junior wearing size 13 Nikes, men's size 13 Nikes, beat that&quot;




9.When Arthur broke into a submarine for a grand entrance in Aquaman:

Aquaman asks &quot;Permission to come aboard&quot;

"I rolled my eyes at that one."


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10.When Sebastian Stan was really going for it as his witch character in The Covenant:

Sebastian Stan says &quot;oooh, witchy&quot;

"Makes me cringe so bad... 😂"


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11.When Jeremy Renner's character talked to Amy Adams' character after contacting aliens in Arrival:

Jeremy Renner says &quot;You know what surprised me the most, it wasn't meeting them, it was meeting you&quot;

"Looking at the YouTube comments, many people seem to think it's romantic, but everyone in my theater awkwardly laughed. 😂 So cheesy."


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12.When John Malkovich threatened a furry toy in Con Air:

John Malkovich holds a stuffed animal at gunpoint and says, &quot;make a move and the bunny gets it&quot;
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13.How about this classic exchange during a mother-daughter reunion in Mortal Kombat: Annihilation:

Woman says &quot;too bad you will die&quot;

"Jesus Christ…"


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14.Speaking of Mortal Kombat, James Marsden tried his best Scorpion impression in 27 Dresses:

James Marsden says &quot;Get over here&quot;

"Just so awkward!"


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15.When "two guys being dudes" had a moment in Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991):

A man says &quot;just in case we get killed, I wanted to tell you you have the biggest dick I've ever seen&quot; and the other man thanks him
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16.When A Cinderella Story gave us this unique analogy:

Hillary Duff says &quot;waiting for you is like waiting for rain in this drought, useless and disappointing&quot;

"The line's a little bit too 'using my high school English class literary techniques to good use' for my taste."


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17.When Harry had no inner monologue in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire:

Harry Potter says, &quot;I love magic&quot;
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18.When Ginny had the weirdest way to offer a treat to Harry in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince:

Ginny says, &quot;open up, you&quot;
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19.When Zack Snyder’s Justice League included dialogue fit for a video game cutscene:

Wonder Woman says, &quot;I belong to no one&quot;
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20.When Working Girl gave us some classic...flirting?:

a woman says &quot;I've got a mind for business and a body for sin&quot;



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21.When Ryan Gosling earned his wings in The Notebook:

man says &quot;if you're a bird, I'm a bird&quot;

“'I’M A BIRD!!!!' I just can’t."


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22.Arnold Schwarzenegger deserves his own list of cringey quotes, but if I had to pick the cringiest, his response in Commando to the line "this green beret is going to kick your big ass":

Arnold Schwarzenegger says &quot;I eat green berets for breakfast and right now I'm very hungry&quot;

"Literally Arnold Schwarzenegger’s entire film catalogue...I’ve been a fan since middle school, but, dang…there’s some major cringe there."


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23.When Renée Zellweger gave us the ultimate roll of cheese after Tom Cruise's big speech in Jerry Maguire:

woman says, &quot;you had me at hello&quot;
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24.When Chadwick Boseman gave us this forced line that sounded like it was only made for the Avengers: Infinity War trailer:

T'Challa says, &quot;get this man a shield&quot;

"It was so cringey."


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25.When Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker had one of the worst expositional lines ever:

Poe Dameron says, &quot;Somehow, Palpatine returned&quot;

"Oscar Isaac looks physically pained having to utter those words."


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26.When the Dark Side twisted Anakin so far that he shouted this FORCEd (tee-hee) line in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith:

&quot;from my point of view, the jedi are evil&quot;

"Just terrible."


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27.When Anakin gave us this infamous quote from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones:

Anakin says, &quot;I don't like sand it's coarse, rough, and irritating, and it gets everywhere&quot;
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28.When Jacob ran at full cringe (speed) toward Bella in Twilight: New Moon:

Jacob runs and yells &quot;Bella, where the hell have you been, Loca&quot;
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29.Finally, we must end with the undisputed champion of cringey quotes that was suggested the most by the BuzzFeed Community. Thank you, Twilight:

Edward from &quot;Twilight&quot; says, &quot;you better hold on tight, spider monkey&quot;
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Are there any cringey lines not on here that make you cringe? Do you disagree with any of these? Comment below!