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Quiz: Complete the action-movie catchphrase

You may be tough as nails, mad as hell and able to leap tall buildings with a single bound—but you’re not a true action hero until you’ve nailed your catchphrase. Get some practice by taking our fiendish quiz.

By Tom Huddleston

Action movies aren't all about stunts and explosions. There's a poetry to some of this dialogue: brutish, monosyllabic poetry, sure, but poetry nonetheless. The classic action-movie catchphrase might even outlast even Shakespeare (check out Schwarzenegger's cigar-chomping parody of the melancholy Dane from Last Action Hero: “To be or not to be? Not to be!”) How well do you know these catchphrases?

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