20 famous last lines from your favorite ’90s movies

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Pretty Woman

The last lines of this movie weren’t even uttered by any of our favorite characters. After Edward has successfully wooed Vivian into his long white limousine, and they drive off into the sunset, we hear an unknown man shouting on the street. Appropriately enough, he shouts some things about Hollywood, ending with:

“Always time to dream, so keep on dreamin’.”


There’s not a lot of hopeful moments in this gory thriller about a serial killer. The final scene is one of the more memorable, ever, featuring Brad Pitt’s character pleading, “What’s in the box?!?!” While this is the most memorable lines of the film, Morgan Freeman’s character, Lt. Somerset utters the final line. In voice over, he quotes a notorious author, saying:

“Ernest Hemingway once wrote, ‘The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.’ I agree with the second part.”

Home Alone

Kevin McAllister gave us a ton of quotable moments in this holiday classic. He’s made “filthy animal” an appropriate way to address folks during the holiday season, but he’s not the one who has the final say in the movie. After Kevin’s family returns home, realizing what he’s been through, his brother is the one to leave audiences with a question we already know the answer to. He turns to Kevin to ask:

“Kevin, what did you do to my room?”

Rocky V

Perhaps not the widely regarded favorite of the Rocky franchise, this sweet movie has its moments. However, now that this franchise has gained new life in the Creed movies, it’s definitely worth taking another look at. Rocky’s last line, especially, has a poignant new twist. He says:

“Oh yeah, well, I love almost everybody.”

American Beauty

This movie was a huge critical success in its time and was applauded for its frank look at the human experience through an existential lens. Naturally, Lester has to leave us on a philosophical note, pondering how a person calculates their legacy. In a moving monologue, he leaves us with this:

“You have no idea what I’m talking about, I’m sure. But don’t worry. You will someday.”