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“It doesn’t matter where you turn, that line seems to have really caught on,” he said. It’s like [even more exaggerated pronunciation] ‘GET TO DUH CHOP-UH!’ If you would spell it, it would be totally wrong. But, his most prestigious title may be the King of One-Liners. “People always ask me, ‘Why are your lines more memorable than some other actors’ lines?’” he said. During an interview with ScreenCrush, Schwarzenegger said he couldn’t choose a personal favorite, but he admitted that while “I’ll be back” from Terminator was once the most popular among his fans, his Predator line “Get to the choppah” has become the new go-to. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been a lot of things in his life: World’s biggest action star, governor of California, Donald Trump’s rival. “The same line could have been said by some other actor, and no one would remember it. It changes all the time.”
Noting that James Cameron believes Terminator worked because Schwarzenegger talked like a machine, the actor thinks his penchant for saying words wrong is to credit for the popularity of his one-liners. People think, ‘That’s funny!’”
For his next film, Aftermath, Schwarzenegger is tackling a more grounded drama, a move he recently discussed with EW. It’s just because I pronounce everything wrong [laughs]. Show Full Article But that doesn’t mean it’s the best. Yet, one has recently emerged as the most frequently used. Considering how many iconic phrases he’s had over his career, it’s no surprise that there are a variety of lines fans choose to say to him. And sometimes it’s ‘Hasta la vista, baby.’ Sometimes ‘I’ll be back.’ But lately ‘Get to the choppah’ has been the most popular. “There’s a whole new life with that no matter where you go.