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Our favorite romantic movie lines

EW picks the best romantic movie lines of all time — They’re all here, from ”Casablanca” to ”Jerry Maguire” and all the sweet nothings in between

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The poet Petrarch probably put it best when he told his beloved Laura, ”We’ll always have Paris.” Hang on, that’s not Petrarch — that’s Humphrey Bogart to Ingrid Bergman in ”Casablanca.” See, the classics make classy Valentines, but face it: Most of us learned more about romance from Nora Ephron than Catullus. So, EW presents this cozy concordance of history’s most romantic movies. Just don’t use them in a bar without consulting your copyright lawyer.

”I’m… just a girl, standing in ”front of a boy, asking him to love her.” — Julia Roberts to Hugh Grant in ”Notting Hill” (1999)

”Well, aren’t you the sweetest space toy I ever met!” — Jessie the Cowgirl to Buzz Lightyear in ”Toy Story 2” (1999)

”You make me want to be a better man.” — Jack Nicholson to Helen Hunt in ”As Good as It Gets” (1997)

”You had me at hello.” — Renée Zellweger to Tom Cruise, after he gushed over her before she could get a word in edgewise, in ”Jerry Maguire” (1996)

”You complete me.” — Tom Cruise to Renée Zellweger in ”Jerry Maguire” (1996)

”Swoon. I’ll catch you.” — Ralph Fiennes to Kristin Scott Thomas in ”The English Patient” (1996)

”Isn’t it obvious? I’m trying to seduce you…. I’ve wanted to ever since I saw you that day in the elevator. I know you don’t believe me, but I can prove it to you. You can’t believe what you see. But you can believe what you feel. I’ve been thinking about you all day.” — Jennifer Tilly to Gina Gershon in ”Bound” (1996)

”I am a drunk. And I know you’re a hooker. I hope you understand that I’m a person who is totally at ease with this.” — Nicolas Cage to Elisabeth Shue in ”Leaving Las Vegas” (1995)

”Do you think… you might agree not to marry me? And do you think not being married to me might maybe be something you could consider doing for the rest of your life?” — Hugh Grant, after just jilting another woman, to Andie MacDowell in ”Four Weddings and a Funeral” (1994)

”I will find you!” — Daniel Day-Lewis, promising to return for Madeleine Stowe, in ”The Last of the Mohicans” (1992)

”He’s my bodyguard!” — Whitney Houston, about Kevin ”Costner, in ”The Bodyguard” (1992)

”I was just nowhere near your neighborhood.” — Campbell Scott to Kyra Sedgwick in ”Singles” (1992)

”Look at her. I would die for her. I would kill for her. Either way, what bliss.” — Raul Julia about wife Anjelica Huston in ”The Addams Family” (1991)

”Sam… I can hear you.” — Demi Moore to her deceased lover, Patrick Swayze, in ”Ghost” (1990)

”I know there are women like my best friends who would have gotten out of there the minute their boyfriend gave them a gun to hide. But I didn’t. I gotta admit the truth: It turned me on.” — Lorraine Bracco about Ray Liotta in ”GoodFellas” (1990)

”I love you, cuz.” — Head-over-heels Sofia Coppola to cousin Andy Garcia in ”The Godfather Part III” (1990)

Related Sites: See TCM.com‘s favorite film romances.