Will Smith has used the same catchphrase in nine of his movies
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With so many iconic roles over the years, it's easy to rattle off several of Will Smith's catchphrases.
From The Fresh Prince to Men In Black, the actor has more than a few extremely quotable lines over the years.
However, fans have just realised that the actor has a secret catchphrase that appears in a staggering nine of his films.
Ironically though, his most famous phrase first appeared in 1996’s Independence Day, when the Philly-born star was battling big green aliens.
Even more bizarrely, the same iconic line would reappear in taut tearjerker Seven Pounds as well as all three of the blockbuster Men In Black films.
It's also cropped up in I, Robot and Suicide Squad, with eagle-eared fans sharing it on social media.
In case you haven't worked it out yet, the famous phrase is: "Aw, hell no!”
He loves it so much, in fact, he yells it in nine of his 29 flicks, which have grossed a total of £5,959,535,863.31.
It hasn’t gone unnoticed by fans who say it's Will’s attempt to create a movie catchphrase as iconic as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “I’ll be back."
In fact, some fans associate the line with Smith so much that one joked he should have uttered it during the infamous Oscars slap - which happened during the 2022 ceremony.
During the now infamous moment, he yelled: "Get my wife’s name out your f*****g mouth!”
While it wouldn't become his new catchphrase, the comment would haunt him for the rest of the year.
The I am Legend star then stormed the stage after comedian Chris Rock made several pointed jokes about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, resulting in the now infamous slap.
Reacting to this on X, formely Twitter, one former fan wrote: “Aw hell no. On national TV really Will Smith? Well, kudos to Chris Rock for taking it like a man and still professional.”
Fans also used it to mock Smith, with the actor being allowed to remain at the ceremony and later picking an up Oscar for his film, King Richard.
Confused as to why he didn't leave, one user joked: "Security: We'd like you to leave. Will Smith: Aw, hell no! Security: OK, carry on.”
Another remarked: “I wonder if, before Will Smith stood up to walk to the stage, he said to himself, ‘Aw, hell no’.”
Unsurprisingly, Slapgate later resulted in Smith being banned from all Academy Awards events for a decade.