The More the Merrier (1943) Directed by George Stevens. Richard Gaines as Charles J. Pendergast, Charles Coburn as Benjamin Dingle and Jean Arthur as Connie Milligan. Pendergast: Now see here, Mr. Dingle. If there’s a scandal, you’re responsible. You put us all in a bad light. Dingle: I know it was cowardly of me, but (read…)
Casablanca (1942) Directed by Michael Curtiz. Claude Rains as Captain Renault and Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine Renault: I’ve often speculated why you don’t return to America. Did you abscond with the church funds? Run off with a senator’s wife? I like to think you killed a man. It’s the Romantic in me.
Death Wish (1974) Directed by Michael Winner. Vincent Gardenia as Inspector Frank Ochoa Ochoa: This is your gun, Mr. Kersey. We tried to give you a chance to get rid of it. You wouldn’t take it. Do you hear me okay? We, uh… have here a peculiar situation, Mr. Kersey. We find it necessary to (read…)
Election (1999) Directed and co-written by Alexander Payne. Jessica Campbell as Tammy Metzler. Tammy (in voiceover): Dear God, I know I don’t believe in you, but since I’ll be starting Catholic school soon I thought I should at least practice. Let’s see… what do I want? I want Lisa to realize what a bitch she (read…)
The Brother from Another Planet (1984) Written and directed by John Sayles. John Sayles as Man in Black #1, Daryl Edwards as Fly, David Strathairn as Man in Black #2 and Leonard Jackson as Smokey (not pictured) Man in Black #1: We have reason to believe this man is an illegal alien. Fly: So’s half (read…)
Where Eagles Dare (1968) Directed by Brian G. Hutton. Richard Burton as Major Smith and Clint Eastwood as Lieutenant Schaffer Smith: Lieutenant, drop that gun. Schaffer: What? Smith: Drop that gun and sit down. Schaffer: What the hell are you talking about? Smith: Sit down! Schaffer: (sits) Major, if I live to be a hundred… (read…)
To Have and Have Not (1944) Directed by Howard Hawks from William Faulkner’s adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s novel. Walter Brennan as Eddie and Paul Marion as Beauclere. Beauclere: You’ve got a good memory for one who drinks. Eddie: Drinkin’ don’t bother my memory. If it did, I wouldn’t drink. I couldn’t. You see, I’d forget (read…)
Odds Against Tomorrow (1959) Directed by Robert Wise. Robert Ryan as Earle Slater and Ed Begley as Dave Burke. Burke: I know about you, Earle. Two stretches. One for assault with a deadly weapon, one for manslaughter. Every time you get a decent job you manage to… Slater: Knock it off! What’s so big about (read…)
Scarface (1932) Directed by Howard Hawks. Paul Muni as Tony and Karen Morley as Poppy. Tony: Hey, what’s all the time bitin’ you? You afraid of me? Poppy: Well, that outfit’s enough to give anybody the yips.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Written and directed by John Hughes. Jennifer Grey as Jeanie Bueller. Student: Hi Jeanie! Jeanie: Shut up.
Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) Directed by Colin Trevorrow. Karan Soni as Arnau, Jake Johnson as Jeff and Aubrey Plaza as Darius. Jeff: There’s something off about this guy, okay? So, you gotta go slow, like you’re trapping a skittish animal. You know, lure him. Play coy. Girls know how to do that shit. Darius: You’re (read…)
Star Wars (1977) Written and directed by George Lucas. Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia Organa. Leia: Aren’t you a little short for a stormtrooper?
The Adventures of Tintin (2011) Directed by Steven Spielberg. Tintin voiced by Jamie Bell and Captain Haddock voiced by Andy Serkis. Haddock: Mr. Jaggerman. Top bunk in the center. Keeper of the keys. Careful mate. He’s a restless sleeper on account of the tragic loss of his eyelids. Tintin: He lost his eyelids? Haddock: Aye. (read…)
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) Directed by John Sturges. Jo Van Fleet as Kate Fisher and Kirk Douglas as Doc Holliday. Doc: Now, Kate, Mr. Bailey came all the way from Fort Worth to see me on a gentlemen’s matter. Kate: Gentlemen! Hm! Doc: Wouldn’t be hospitable for me to leave town now, would (read…)
Trainspotting (1996) Directed by Danny Boyle. Ewan McGregor as Renton, Ewen Bremner as Spud, Johnny Lee Miller as Sick Boy and Kevin McKidd as Tommy (not pictured) Sick Boy: Hey, Tommy. This is not natural, man. Tommy: It’s the great outdoors! It’s fresh air! Sick Boy: Look, Tommy. We know you’re gettin’ a hard time (read…)
Frances (1982) Directed by Graeme Clifford. Jessica Lange as Frances Farmer and James Broadhead as the Desk Sergeant. Sergeant: Your name? Frances: You jerks dragged me down here in the middle of the night and you don’t know who the hell I am? Sergeant: Your name, lady. Frances: Frances. Elena. Farmer. Want me to spell (read…)
Blow Out (1981) Written and directed by Brian De Palma. John Travolta as Jack Terry and Nancy Allen as Sally. Sally: Every face needs makeup, but it shouldn’t look like makeup. Jack: Oh, I see. Sally: You see, I’ve worked on this face and I’ve hidden everything so you don’t see the makeup. Jack: You (read…)
Dressed to Kill (1980) Written and directed by Brian De Palma. Nancy Allen as Liz Blake and Dennis Franz as Detective Marino. Marino: Let’s face it, you’re a whore, huh? Oh, a Park Avenue whore, but you’re still a whore. Now, who were ya fuckin’? Liz: Fuck you. Marino: No, fuck you. Hey, you’re no (read…)
The Game (1997) Directed by David Fincher. Peter Donat as Samuel Sutherland and Michael Douglas as Nicholas Van Orton Nicholas: Now, do you really believe that just because you publish children’s books, people are gonna care about my reputation? You can have pictures of me wearing nipple rings, butt-fucking Captain Kangaroo. The only thing they (read…)
King Kong (1976) Directed by John Guillermin. Rene Auberjonois as Roy Bagley, Jessica Lange as Dwan, Jeff Bridges as Jack Prescott, Charles Grodin as Fred Wilson and Ed Lauter as Carnahan. Fred: Holy Mother! That looks as old as the pyramids of Egypt! Jack: Could be. The only difference is the pyramids weren’t repaired six (read…)
Slaughterhouse-Five (1972) Directed by George Roy Hill from the novel by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Ron Liebman as Paul Lazzaro. Lazzaro: That corporal… he’ll get back home after the war, he’ll be a big hero. Dames’ll be climbing all over him. Couple years’ll go by, and one day there’s gonna be a knock on his door (read…)
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) Directed by Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku and Toshio Masuda. James Whitmore as Vice Adm. William F. Halsey, Jr. Halsey: Bust me. Break me. Court-martial me. Draw and quarter me. If you think that they’re gonna send any one of my ships on convoy duty in the Atlantic… I tell you Kim, (read…)
Tremors (1990) Directed by Ron Underwood. Michael Gross as Burt Gummer and Reba McEntire as Heather Gummer. Burt: Broke into the wrong goddamn rec room, didn’t you, you bastard!?
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. David Carradine as Bill. Bill: If you don’t settle down, I’m gonna have to put one in your kneecap. Now, I hear tell that’s a very painful place to get shot in.
Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003) Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Uma Thurman as Beatrix Kiddo, aka Black Mamba, aka The Bride and Vivica A. Fox as Vernita Green aka Copperhead. Vernita: I know I don’t deserve your mercy or your forgiveness; however, I beseech you for both on behalf of my daughter. Beatrix: Bitch! (read…)
Ratatouille (2007) Directed by Brad Bird. Colette voiced by Janeane Garofolo Colette: Cooks move fast. Sharp utensils, hot metal. Keep your arms in. You’ll minimize cuts and burns and keep your sleeves clean. Mark of a chef: messy apron, clean sleeves.
Twins of Evil (1971) Directed by John Hough. Madeleine Collinson as Frieda Gellhorn and David Warbeck as Anton Hoffer (not pictured). Anton: I saw you ride by. Frieda: While you were hunting? Anton: Yes. Frieda: It seems to be everyone’s occupation here, hunting of one kind or the other. Anton: What do you mean? Frieda: (read…)
Lust for a Vampire (1971) Directed by Jimmy Sangster. Helen Christie as Miss Simpson and Michael Johnson as Richard Lestrange. Miss Simpson: Mr. Lestrange… Lestrange: Oh, Miss Simpson. Miss Simpson: I’m glad to see that you’re taking an interest in the activities of the school at large. Lestrange: Oh, but of course. Miss Simpson: And (read…)
The Vampire Lovers (1970) Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Harvey Hall as Renton and Ingrid Pitt as Carmilla Renton: Red or white, Miss? Carmilla: Red… please.
Vampire Circus (1972) Directed by Robert William Young. Robert Tayman as Count Mitterhaus and Laurence Payne as Professor Albert Mueller (not pictured) Mueller: You! What have you done with my wife?! Count Mitterhaus: Only what she wanted, schoolmaster.