66 Great Movie Taglines From the Past 30 Years

We've combed through the last 30 years of movie marketing and selected our 66 favorite film taglines from that period. The cut-off of 1980 means we've left out what many consider the greatest movie tagline ever—"In space, no one can hear you scream," Alien, 1979—but there's plenty here to chew on. Berate us in comments for everything we left out.

  1. The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

    "The longer you wait, the harder it gets."

  2. Alien vs. Predator (2004)

    "Whoever wins, we lose."

  3. Alien3 (1992)

    "The bitch is back."

  4. Arachnophobia (1990)

    "Eight legs, two fangs, and an attitude."

  5. Armageddon (1998)

    "Earth. It was fun while it lasted."

  6. Army of Darkness (1992)

    "Trapped in time. Surrounded by evil. Low on gas."

  7. The Big Lebowski (1998)

    "Her life was in their hands. Now her toe is in the mail."

  8. Boogie Nights (1997)

    "Everyone has one special thing."

  9. Buffalo Soldiers (2001)

    "War is hell … but peace is f*#!%!! boring."

  10. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

    "The true story of a real fake."

  11. Chicken Run (2000)

    "Escape or die frying."

  1. Christmas Vacation (1989)

    "Yule crack up."

  2. Clerks (1994)

    "Just because they serve you doesn't mean they like you."

  3. Cool Runnings (1993)

    "One dream. Four Jamaicans. Twenty below zero."

  4. Dazed and Confused (1993)

    "See it with a bud."

  5. Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)

    "After a night they can't remember comes a day they'll never forget."

  6. Dumb and Dumber (1994)

    "For Harry and Lloyd, every day is a no-brainer."

  7. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

    "His story will touch you, even though he can't."

  8. Erin Brockovich (2000)

    "She brought a small town to its feet and a huge corporation to its knees."

  9. Fargo (1996)

    "A lot can happen in the middle of nowhere."

  10. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

    "One man's struggle to take it easy."

  11. Finding Nemo (2003)

    "There are 3.7 trillion fish in the ocean. They're looking for one."

  1. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

    "A tale of murder, lust, greed, revenge, and seafood."

  2. The Fly (1986)

    "Be afraid. Be very afraid."

  3. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

    "Vietnam can kill me, but it can't make me care."

  4. Gattaca (1997)

    "There is no gene for the human spirit."

  5. Gladiatress (2004)

    "Does my gluteus maximus look big in this?"

  6. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

    "Here they grow again."

  7. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

    "Even a hit man deserves a second shot."

  8. Highlander (1986)

    "There can be only one."

  9. Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)

    "Just deux it!"

  10. House of Wax (2005)

    "On May 6th … see Paris die!"

  11. I Am Legend (2007)

    "The last man on Earth is not alone."

  1. Independence Day (1996)

    "Earth. Take a good look. It could be your last."

  2. Jarhead (2005)

    "Welcome to the suck."

  3. Jurassic Park (1993)

    "An adventure 65 million years in the making."

  4. The Matrix (1999)

    "Reality is a thing of the past."

  5. Men in Black (1997)

    "Protecting the Earth from the scum of the universe!"

  6. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)

    "From the brother of the director of Ghost."

  7. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

    "If Nancy doesn't wake up screaming, she won't wake up at all."