Matthew McConaughey Reveals Origin of His Famous ‘Alright, Alright, Alright’ Line

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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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