The Manliest, Most Badass Movie Quotes in Film History


Let’s be real, modern men are soft. Those of us who grew up in decades past watching films starring real men picked up on their most badass movie quotes and carried them like a flag. These quotes are ones that you hear repeated endlessly, and we’ve ranked the top 20.

20. Clarke Gable



“Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

At the end of Gone with the Wind, Scarlett O’Hara pleads to Rhett Butler, “Where shall I go? What shall I do?” Rhett replies with the famous line above and then walks out of her life forever. Talk about making a decision and not dancing around the bush.

19. Arnold Schwarzenegger



“Hasta la vista, baby.”

In the 80s and early 90s, action movies were known for their leading man making a quip just before settling a score the old-fashioned way. In Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Arnold delivers this line right before shattering the T-1000 into a million pieces.