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He Said WHAT?! – Reverse Shot’s Favorite Bits of Non-Classic Dialogue

He Said WHAT?! – Reverse Shot’s Favorite Bits of Non-Classic Dialogue

“This isn’t life, it’s just stuff. And it’s become more important to you than living. Well, honey, that’s just nuts.” (Kevin Spacey, American Beauty)

“I don’t want you blowing it up my urethra.” (Elias Koteas, prying gum from an airport parking garage hooker’s mouth, Crash)

“I’ll see you in another life… when we are both cats.” (Penelope Cruz to disfigured Tom Cruise in Vanilla Sky)

“It’s not what I want, it’s what you want, and how bad you want it. ‘Cause it’s gonna cost you. Can’t show it to you right now, but it’s about 5’5″, 115 pounds, three or four of that just pure tit. Nice curly brown hair, upstairs and down.” (JT Walsh, Breakdown)

“Everything!!” (Sissy Spacek, breaking plates in In the Bedroom)

“Look at the faces. They all look the same.” (Little-kid, realizing that Los Angeles’s racial fissures can be healed in the unity of a crisis, surveying the ash-painted populace, Volcano)

“She’s got the most incredible body too and a pair of titties that make you wanna stand up and beg for buttermilk. Ass like a ten year old boy.” (Bill Paxton, talking about Jamie Lee Curtis, in True Lies)

“Buy me lunch? I eat light.” (Bob Wuhl in Batman)

“Most times, I keep the memory far in the back of my mind, a distant cloud. But there are times when the little cloud spreads, until it obscures the sky. And those times I look around at my fellow men and I am reminded of some likeness of the beast-people, and I feel as though the animal is surging up in them. And I know they are neither wholly animal nor wholly man, but an unstable combination of both. As unstable as anything Moreau created. And I go… in fear.” (closing monologue of The Island of Dr. Moreau, accompanied by images of L.A. riots)

“You mess with one of us, you mess with ALL of us.” (New Yorker on bridge in Spiderman)

“I don’t care if he has pictures of me wearing nipple rings and butt-fucking Captain Kangaroo!” (Michael Douglas, The Game)

“Whats in the box. What’s in the box. What’s in baaaaaawks. What’s in the baaawwwwwkkkkss….WHAT’S IN THE FUCKING BOX!?!” (Brad Pitt, Se7en)

“Y’know, I could eat a peach for hours.” (Nic Cage, Face/Off)

“Ey’ yo, yo why you trippin’? We’re just fuckin’ with ya. In fact, I’m gonna show you what I mean with a little demonstration. Toss me the burner. [Oldman is tossed a shotgun] All right, peep this. Pretend this is that fine centerfold bitch, y’know what I’m saying’? And you’re you… [“Floyd” shrugs. Oldman cocks the shotgun and shoots Floyd] (Gary Oldman with dreadlocks, True Romance)

“When she is having her little titties squeezed, do you think she ever has any fantasies about what handsome Dr. Bill’s dickie might be like?” (Nicole Kidman, Eyes Wide Shut)

“Listen, punk. To me you’re nothin’ but dogshit, you understand? And a lot of things can happen to dogshit. It can be scraped up with a shovel off the ground. It can dry up and blow away in the wind. Or it can be stepped on and squashed. So take my advice and be careful where the dog shits ya!” (Clint Eastwood, Sudden Impact)

“I feel like 9/11!” (Amy Ryan, Gone Baby Gone)

“Stu, don’t do this. Please, come on. My sainted mother used to do this. She used to dish this out… Stu, please don’t this. Stu, you’re bringing back my unhappy childhood. Stu, talk to me, please! Talk to me! I can’t take it Stu… Ahh!” [laughs] .. I’m kidding. I had a very happy childhood.” (Kiefer Sutherland as The Caller, Phone Booth)

“I can’t believe he’s stopping here, this place is totally cruddy.” (Juliette Lewis, From Dusk Till Dawn)

“Sahtay Ahlihve Noh Mahtur What Ohcurs. iwillfindyou!” (Daniel Day Lewis, Last of the Mohicans)

“Who are you trying to be, R. Kelly?” (Barry Pepper to an Anna Paquin–kissing PS Hoffman, 25th Hour)

“Gearin’ up for another sleepless night with a Comedy Marathon.” (Brian Cox, Red Eye)

“We did drugs to expand our minds . . . not to escape.” (A whiny John Densmore to an obnoxiously trashed Jim Morrison, The Doors)

Connery Edition

“I am the last one!” (Dragonheart)

“I found a cure for the fucking plague of the 20th century, and now I’ve lost it!” (Medicine Man)

“Bolt the door if you’re coming in!” . . . “You’re the man now, dog.” (Finding Forrester)

“Your *best*? Losers always whine about their best. Winners go home and fuck the prom queen.” (The Rock)

Jeff Fahey in The Lawnmower Man edition:

“…my birth cry will be the sound of every phone on this planet ringing in unison”

“I am God here!”

“Ah, there he is. The ‘good’ Father McKeen. Took in the poor idiot nobody wanted.”

“You’re wrong! You need to be led, just like everyone else, it’s a basic need.”

“Your naive idiocy makes me very angry!”

“Kenner, just in case we get killed, I wanted to tell you that you have the biggest dick I’ve ever seen on a man.” (Brandon Lee, Showdown in Little Tokyo)

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