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Great (or not so great) movie lines/quotes!

Discussion in 'Movies / Television' started by LyricalLaurel, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. TheWhalerfan

    TheWhalerfan Lovus My Avatarus

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    Yup, that is the best scene in the show. The quotes I borrowed on line were slighly off, but the idea was right. The X-men series is excellent.
     
  2. Soot and Stars

    Soot and Stars I AM SOOT!

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    I'm being reminded of how many great pieces of dialogue there are in this movie! Damon and Williams are brilliant! :grinthumb

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    Damon's character Will comes in after his friend Chuck after trying to hit on some ladies is confronted by a know it all Harvard student:

    Chuckie: All right, are we gonna have a problem?
    Clark: There's no problem. I was just hoping you could give me some insight into the evolution of the market economy in the southern colonies. My contention is that prior to the Revolutionary War the economic modalities, especially of the southern colonies could most aptly be characterized as agrarian pre-capitalist and...
    Will: [interrupting] Of course that's your contention. You're a first year grad student. You just got finished some Marxian historian, Pete Garrison prob’ly, you’re gonna be convinced of that until next month when you get to James Lemon, then you’re gonna be talkin’ about how the economies of Virginia and Pennsylvania were entrepreneurial and capitalist way back in 1740. That's gonna last until next year, you’re gonna be in here regurgitating Gordon Wood, talkin’ about you know, the Pre-revolutionary utopia and the capital-forming effects of military mobilization.
    Clark: [taken aback] Well, as a matter of fact, I won't, because Wood drastically underestimates the impact of--
    Will: ..."Wood drastically underestimates the impact of social distinctions predicated upon wealth, especially inherited wealth..." You got that from Vickers. "Work in Essex County," Page 98, right? Yeah I read that too. Were you gonna plagiarize the whole thing for us- you have any thoughts of- of your own on this matter? Or do- is that your thing, you come into a bar, you read some obscure passage and then you pretend- you pawn it off as your own- your own idea just to impress some girls? Embarrass my friend?
    [Clark is stunned]
    Will: See the sad thing about a guy like you, is in about 50 years you’re gonna start doin' some thinkin' on your own and you’re gonna come up with the fact that there are two certainties in life. One, don't do that. And two, you dropped a hundred and fifty grand on a ****in’ education you coulda' got for a dollar fifty in late charges at the Public Library.
    Clark: Yeah, but I will have a degree, and you'll be serving my kids fries at a drive-thru on our way to a skiing trip.
    Will: [smiles] Yeah, maybe. But at least I won't be unoriginal.


    Later when he impresses the girl and gets her number:

    Will: Do you like apples?
    Clark: Yeah.
    Will: Well, I got her number. How do you like them apples?




    One of the greatest pieces of dialogue ever given by Robin Williams:

    So if I asked you about art you'd probably give me the skinny on every art book ever written. Michelangelo. You know a lot about him. Life's work, political aspirations, him and the pope, sexual orientation, the whole works, right? But I bet you can't tell me what it smells like in the Sistine Chapel. You've never actually stood there and looked up at that beautiful ceiling. Seen that....If I ask you about women, you'd probably give me a syllabus of your personal favorites. You may have even been laid a few times. But you can't tell me what it feels like to wake up next to a woman and feel truly happy. You're a tough kid. I ask you about war, you'd probably uh...throw Shakespeare at me, right? "Once more into the breach, dear friends." But you've never been near one. You've never held your best friend's head in your lap, and watched him gasp his last breath looking to you for help. I ask you about love, y'probably quote me a sonnet. But you've never looked at a woman and been totally vulnerable...known someone that could level you with her eyes. Feeling like God put an angel on Earth just for you..who could rescue you from the depths of Hell. And you wouldn't know what it's like to be her angel, n to have that love for her be there forever. Through anything. Through cancer. And you wouldn't know about sleepin' sittin' up in a hospital room for two months, holding her hand because the doctors could see in your eyes that the terms visiting hours don't apply to you. You don't know about real loss, because that only occurs when you love something more than you love yourself. I doubt you've ever dared to love anybody that much. I look at you: I don't see an intelligent, confident man. I see a cocky, scared shitless kid. But you're a genius, Will. No one denies that. no one could possibly understand the depths of you. But you presume to know everything about me because you saw a painting of mine and ripped my ****in' life apart. You're an orphan, right? Do you think I'd know the first thing about how hard your life has been, how you feel, who you are because I read Oliver Twist? Does that encapsulate you? Personally, I don't give a shit about that, because you know what? I can't learn anything from you I can't read in some ****in' book. Unless you wanna talk about you, who you are. And I'm fascinated. I'm in. But you don't wanna do that, do you, sport? You're terrified of what you might say. Your move, chief.

    Here's the scene! Even more brilliant when delivered by Robin! **** Robin's comedies, no one can deliver dialogue like him that strikes the heart with conviction and wisdom:

     
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    I love old movies ... this is among my favorites:

    Lauren Bacall as Slim to Humphrey Bogart as Steve in To Have and Have Not

    You know you don't have to act with me, Steve. You don't have to say anything, and you don't have to do anything. Not a thing. Oh, maybe just whistle. You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and... blow.

     
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    Director: Hey Les.. I can see your angry.. But I’m dealing with a bunch of Prima Donna’s.. Clowns!!! Tug Speedman can’t cry!!!
    Les Grossman: You know how you handle actors??? They whine about anything.. You pull their pants down.. and you spank their ass!!
    Les Assistant.. You SPANK that ass Les!!
    Director: WHAT??????
    Four Leaf: Spanking a child turns them into a snot… FEAR!!! Makes a Man..
    I know a place where a man’s worth is measured by the ears hanging from his dog tags..
    The real deep shit!!
    You want to make this movie right.. That’s where you need to take your pansy ass actors..

    Les Grossman: Who is this guy????
    Directors assistant: Um.. That’s Four leaf..
    Four Leaf: Sgt. Four Leaf Fai Bear!! I wrote the book!!!
    Les Grossman: Oh… You’re a great American… This nation owes you a hugh debt…
    NOW SHUT THE **** UP AND LET ME DO MY JOB!!!!!

     
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    Nololob Long Live Wock 'n' Woll

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    "Loneliness has followed me my whole life. Everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There's no escape. I'm God's lonely man... June 8th. My life has taken another turn again. The days can go on with regularity over and over, one day indistinguishable from the next. A long continuous chain. Then suddenly, there is a change." - Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro), Taxi Driver.
     
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    From Fight Club after the protagonist has his luggage investigated/confiscated by airport security:


    Narrator: Was it ticking?
    Airport Security Officer: Actually throwers don't worry about ticking 'cause modern bombs don't tick.
    Narrator: Sorry, throwers?
    Airport Security Officer: Baggage handlers. But, when a suitcase vibrates, then the throwers gotta call the police.
    Narrator: My suitcase was vibrating?
    Airport Security Officer: Nine times out of ten it's an electric razor, but every once in a while...
    [whispering]
    Airport Security Officer: ... it's a dildo. Of course it's company policy never to, imply ownership in the event of a dildo... always use the indefinite article "a dildo" .... never "your dildo".
    Narrator: I don't own... [Officer waves Narrator off]
     
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    ^^^ Bo Derek? Really?!
     
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    Lynch 1937-2002 - RIP

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    Carl Spackler diggin' the older chicks



    (from Caddyshack, for anyone who may not know any better)
     
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    Never watched the movie this was in, but this was pretty stupid. Still kinda chuckle at it.
     

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