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10 Best Opening Lines

By Alan Bisbort - As Ward Cleaver always said, “Boys, you never get a second chance to make a first impression”. “All right, Curly, enough’s enough. You can’t eat the Venetian blinds. I just had them installed on Wednesday.” Jack Nicholson, as the private eye Jake Gittes, says this to open Chinatown (1974), arguably the finest film noir film of them all.