Movie Quote of the Day – Brokedown Palace, 1999 (dir. Jonathan Kaplan)


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Alice: My best friend is not a drug smuggler. She is innocent. She’s innocent. All she ever did wrong was to trust me. Here you believe one friend knows what the other does. Maybe that’s friendship but I’m American, and I was not that kind of a friend. I know this. Because I did it. Because I was foolish and jealous. I was afraid she’d drift away. I was afraid I was gonna lose her. She never knew. It was all me. She spent all this time in your prison for my mistakes. I’m sorry. Please, if you need someone to do the time, I’ll do it. I’ll do her time and mine. Just let her go, please.
Emissary to Crown: Then you’re of strong character and would lie to save your friend?
Alice: No, I am of weak character. And I just want to make up for my mistakes.
Emissary to Crown: If you’re lying to save your friend, then you’re of sufficient character to earn what you want. If you’re telling the truth, then your friend is innocent and should go free. If you are willing to serve her term and yours, your friend is pardoned.

Movie Quote of the Day – Dante’s Peak, 1997 (dir. Roger Donaldson)


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Greg: Yes! It’s coffee time! Coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee! Cappuccino, java, YES!

Movie Quote of the Day – Robot & Frank, 2012 (dir. Jake Schreier)


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Jennifer: They’re going to have this big, um, fundraiser party thing on Friday and all the young hoity-toity couples are going to come.
Frank: Sounds awful.
Jennifer: Yeah. Do you want to come with me?
Frank: Yes.
Jennifer: Cool.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Awakening, 2011 (dir. Nick Murphy)


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Florence Cathcart: A life haunted isn’t a life at all. We may as well be ghosts ourselves.

Female Filmmaker Friday: Night Catches Us, 2010 (dir. Tanya Hamilton)


I had been meaning to watch this movie since it first came out because after The Hurt Locker, I had fallen irrevocably in love with Anthony Mackie, yet somehow I didn’t see this movie til a few months ago. It’s still on Netflix, for those who also have been meaning to watch it and haven’t done so yet.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Dead Man Walking, 1995 (dir. Tim Robbins)


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Sister Helen Prejean: I’m not here for your amusement, Matthew. Show some respect.
Matthew Poncelet: Why should I respect you? Cos you’re a nun and you wear that little cross around your neck?
Sister Helen Prejean: Because I’m a person. Every person deserves respect.

Movie Quote of the Day – Serious Moonlight, 2009 (dir. Cheryl Hines)


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Todd: Holy shit. Your fucking wife taped you to a goddamned toilet. What a day you’re having, huh?

Movie Quote of the Day – Little Black Book, 2004 (dir. Nick Hurran)


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Stacy: I believe we write our own stories. And each time we think we know the end, we don’t. Perhaps luck exists somewhere between the world of planning, the world of chance and in the peace that comes from knowing that you just cant know it all. You know, lifes funny that way. Once you let go of the wheel, you might end up right where you belong.

Movie Quote of the Day – Phantoms, 1998 (dir. Joe Chappelle)


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Timothy Flyte: I used to believe that any theory, once published with supporting evidence, then became open to discussion and debate. But I’ve learned how envious, vindictive, and vicious the academic community can be. They’re swine. Polite swine, but swine none the less. Convincing the world fairly to consider a new idea takes patience, perseverance, and a willingness to fight the good fight in any media forum one can find.

Movie Quote of the Day – View From The Top, 2003 (dir. Bruno Barreto)


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Christine Montgomery: (reading the instructions) Asses the window!
John Whitney: Okay! Stop!
Christine Montgomery: What?
John Whitney: It’s “assess the window,” not, “asses the window”. You put the wrong em-PHA-sis on the wrong syl-LA-ble.

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