Your favorite movie quotes

Discussion in 'The Moving Picture' started by fluteplayer07, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. Fading Fast

    Fading Fast

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    I don't know (my WWI knowledge is "high" level) - but I think not. Hence, good point. But still a heck of a line if you think of "blundering into Berlin" in the philosophical sense of it being the addition of the American troops which broke the stalemate and led to the Allied victory over Germany.
     
  2. HadleyH1

    HadleyH1 One Too Many

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    "You are something that flies out of a jar when they take the lid off"

    "Love on the Run"1936 Gable and Crawford
     
  3. vitanola

    vitanola I'll Lock Up

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    LizzieMaine Bartender

    Jocko the Monkey was great in that picture.
     
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  5. "Don't call me Goob! How many evil villains do you know that are named Goob???"
    ...Meet the Robinsons
     
  6. Fading Fast

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    I'm plagiarizing myself here as I posted most of this on another thread.

    "His Gal Friday" is chockablock with one liners.

    Grant's character is trying to get Russell's character - his former wife from their combustable but, clearly, passionate marriage - to write a story for his newspaper so he offers to buy an insurance policy from her fiancee as payment / inducement (what a different era - all three of them would end up in jail today for that move) but Russell doesn't trust Grant will follow through on the bargain so she wants Grant's check for the policy to be certified.

    Grant: All right, the check will be certified. [sarcastically adding] Want my fingerprints?

    Russell: No thanks, I've still got those.

    I'm surprised that one made it past the censors.
     
  7. MondoFW

    MondoFW Practically Family

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    "Put your trust in the Lord. Your ass belongs to me" - Warden Norton, The Shawshank Redemption
     
  8. Harp

    Harp I'll Lock Up

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    Laszlo understands his wife's conflicted heart and accepts her back with the letters of transit. A highly intelligent and principled man
    who comprehends much and forgives even more, cuckoldry does not diminish his stature. Rick, after drowning in self pity and booze,
    pulls himself together and inwardly reasons that he and Ilsa are caught within fated circumstance, reaching the only correct moral conclusion.
    ...and Ingrid Bergman was one helluva woman.;)
     
  9. Fading Fast

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    All fair points, but still, it's a little too forgiving for my tastes.

    Laszlo could have sent a veiled message to Rick that "hey, you're an *ss for doing this as you know I needed those letters for a good cause - you didn't need to get a freebie out of my wife for that." It was the "welcome back to the fight" cheeriness that feels too-much good guy for me.

    But, overall, I think forgiveness at an extreme is not a virtue but a weakness - which seems to be a minority view in our prevailing culture.
     
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  10. Harp

    Harp I'll Lock Up

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    Laszlo strikes me as a man of exceptional inner fortitude.
    Casablanca was produced from a play titled "Everyone Goes to Rick's," which left a lot of work for the film's script doctors.
    The moral quandary ending proved initially elusive.
    The book to read is Aljean Harmetz's The Making of Casablanca; Bogart, Bergman, and World War II.
    As to the prevailing culture; its erasure from personal mind and matter is seldom punctured but when such occurs quickly dispensed.;)
     
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    The Big Sleep
    (1946)
    • Harry: She's a nice girl. We're talking about getting married.

    • Marlowe: She's too big for you.

    • Harry: That's a dirty crack, brother.

    • Marlowe: I suppose you're right.

    The beauty here is Bogey cuts brutally straight to the man's greatest insecurity, delivers the blow and, then, calmly backs away, but the damage is done.
     
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    belfastboy I'll Lock Up

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    Watched "Treasure of the Sierra Madre" last night....for about the third time and had totally forgotten ..."badge, I don't need no stinkin badge"......I am on the floor laughing and my wife is wondering what the hell.....wasn't that funny. BUT it was, it really was that funny!
     
  13. “Anyway, you never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from. I was too young for one war and too old for the next one. But I seen what come out of it. You can be patriotic and still believe that some things cost more than they’re worth. Ask them Gold Star mothers what they paid and what they got for it. You always pay too much. Particularly for promises. There aint no such thing as a bargain promise.” -- Ellis, No Country For Old Men

    And Ed Tom Bell describing to his wife the two dreams he had about his father:

    "Anyway, first one I don't remember too well but it was about meeting him in town somewhere, he's gonna give me some money. I think I lost it. The second one, it was like we was both back in older times and I was on horseback goin' through the mountains of a night. Goin' through this pass in the mountains. It was cold and there was snow on the ground and he rode past me and kept on goin'. Never said nothin' goin' by. He just rode on past... and he had his blanket wrapped around him and his head down and when he rode past I seen he was carryin' fire in a horn the way people used to do and I could see the horn from the light inside of it. 'Bout the color of the moon. And in the dream I knew that he was goin' on ahead and he was fixin' to make a fire somewhere out there in all that dark and all that cold, and I knew that whenever I got there he would be there. And then I woke up..." -- Ed Tom Bell, No Country For Old Men

    Interpretations are up to the reader.
     
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    From the tailor to "Chappaquiddick:"


    'Moses had a temper but he never left a girl at the bottom of the Red Sea'.​


    Kapow!
     
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    Brettafett One Too Many

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    "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe..."
     
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    KY Gentleman One Too Many

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    What you got ain’t nothing new. This country’s hard on people... you can’t stop what’s coming. It ain’t all waiting on you...

    That’s vanity.

    No Country for Old Men

     
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  17. I think I have read just about all of Cormac McCarthy's books & love the way he writes.
     
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    "Fill yer hand you sonofabitch"
     
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    "That's big talk for a one eyed fat man."
     
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