Our two top performing scenes, When Harry Met Sally and Love & Basketball, both showed the importance of strong dialogue. After watching all 6 scenes, viewers voted on the best lines, and all 3 of the top 3 spots went to When Harry Met Sally. (See below for the full ranking).
“I love that you get cold when it’s 71 degrees out. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that you get a little crinkle above your nose when you’re looking at me like I’m nuts. I love that after I spend a day with you, I can still smell your perfume on my clothes. And I love that you are last person I want to talk to before I go to sleep at night.” - Harry Burns
“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” - Harry Burns
“That is just like you Harry. You say things like that, and you make it impossible for me to hate you. And I hate you Harry. I really hate you.” - Sally Albright
And while Love & Basketball showed up lower on our comparative list (participants were limited to selecting 2 favorite lines), our in-the-moment viewing data across all six scenes peaked with Love & Basketball’s swoon-worthy: