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Matthew McConaughey Reveals Origin of His Famous 'Alright, Alright, Alright' Line

Matthew McConaughey Reveals Origin of His Famous 'Alright, Alright, Alright' Line

Matthew McConaughey is revealing how is famous line came to be!

During a new interview with NBC News’ Sunday Today With Willie Geist, the 50-year-old actor revealed how he came up with the famous “Alright, Alright, Alright” in one of first movies Dazed and Confused.

“The first three words I ever said on film,” Matthew recalled. “There was not a word written for that entire scene. That’s what [David] Wooderson is about, his car.”

“And I said, ‘Well, I’m in my 1970 Chevelle. There’s one.’ I said, ‘Wooderson’s about getting high.’ I said, ‘Well, Slater’s riding shotgun and he’s always got a doobie rolled up.’ I said, ‘Wooderson’s about rock and roll.’ I said, ‘I got Ted Nugent’s Stranglehold in the 8-track. Here’s three,’” Matthew continued. “And then I heard, ‘Action,’ and I looked up: ‘Aright, alright, alright.’”

27 years later, Matthew doesn’t mind fans still quoting the line to him.

“I hear it, I get pictures, people have it tattooed in very sensational places on their body,” Matthew shared.

Matthew recently revealed that once considered quitting acting to pursue a career in this.

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