Advertisement looks back at classic movie lines

Oscars_1 The Academy Award nominations came out today, which led us to the official site, where they have a promo running in which ordinary people deliver some of history’s most extraordinary movie lines. Of course, chimps did the same thing, only a little better, in BBDO’s Emmy-winning HBO spot from 1996 (click here and scroll down to “HBO”), but who remembers that? For help placing some of these lines, check out the American Film Institute’s list of the 100 greatest quotes in movie history.

—Posted by Tim Nudd

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