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Movie Quote of the Day – The Ascent, 1977 (dir. Larisa Shepitko)


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Sotnikov: Now I understand. I understand. The important thing is to be true to yourself.

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Movie Quote of the Day – First Love, 1977 (dir. Joan Darling)


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Elgin: David, I don’t think you know what love is.
David: Love is what feels good.

Movie Quote of the Day – Suspiria, 1977 (dir. Dario Argento)


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Dr. Frank Mandel: Bad luck isn’t brought by broken mirrors, but by broken minds.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Turning Point, 1977 (dir. Herbert Ross)


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Emma: Now, my dear child you should get some sleep.
Emilia: Oh, not yet. I meant, what happened between you and Michael?
Emma: Oh. [sighs] Priorities.
Emilia: He liked boys better than girls?
Emma: Uh, Not then. I. . .Well, how should I know? We didn’t talk about it quite so openly in those days. No, I meant Michael knew that my priority was dancing.
Emilia: Are you sorry?
Emma: No, I don’t believe in being sorry. We are what we are.

Movie Quote of the Day – Julia, 1977 (dir. Fred Zinnemann)


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Julia: Are you as angry now as you used to be?
Lillian: Mmm-hmm. Yes. I try not to be, but there you are.
Julia: I like your anger.
Lillian: You’re the only one who does, then.
Julia: Don’t you let anybody talk you out of it.

Movie Quote of the Day – Killer of Sheep, 1977 (dir. Charles Burnett)


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Stan: Stu, what does it remind you of when you hold it next to your cheek?
Stu: Not a damn thing but hot air.
Stan: Didn’t it remind you of when you’re making love and a woman ‘fore it gets sometimes? Just like this?
Stu: [laughs] Maybe so. I don’t go for women who got malaria.

Movie Quote of the Day – Star Wars, 1977 (dir. George Lucas)


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Han Solo: I don’t know what we’re gonna do now. Even if I could take off, I could never get past the tractor beam.
Obi-Wan: Leave that to me.
Han Solo: Damn fool, I knew you were going to say that.
Obi-Wan: Who’s the more foolish? The fool, or the fool who follows him?

Movie Quote of the Day – New York, New York, 1977 (dir. Martin Scorsese)


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Jimmy: I know you from some place.
Francine: No.
Jimmy: You don’t remember me?
Francine: No.
Jimmy: You don’t remember we met a few years ago? It was at a party or a dance. We had a long conversation. You can’t remember that?
Francine: No.
Jimmy: I just want to explain to you, first of all, my parents are over there, my mother and father, my brother and sister. So I got to see them because I just was two years in the service, you know, so they haven’t see me. Now, I want to get your phone number so I can tell you tomorrow about what I was thinking about. There’s something very, very important I’ve got to talk to you about.
Francine: No.
Jimmy: No what? No what?
Francine: No.
Jimmy: No?
Francine: No.
Jimmy: No, no, no. You don’t understand. Give me your number. You got a pencil or something?
Francine: No.
Jimmy: All right. I have a photographic memory. Just give me your number, and I’ll remember it.
Francine: No.
Jimmy: Yes.
Francine: No.
Jimmy: Yes.
Francine: No.
Jimmy: Can I meet you at Central Park? I’m serious.
Francine: I know. No.
Jimmy: I mean, come on. There’s no way…
Francine: No!

Movie Quote of the Day – High Anxiety, 1977 (dir. Mel Brooks)


Nurse Diesel: Dinner is served promptly at 8 in the private dining room. Those who are tardy do not get fruit cup.

Movie Quote of the Day – Eraserhead, 1977 (dir. David Lynch)


Mrs. X: It’s Henry isn’t it? Mary tells me you’re a very nice fellow. What do you do?
Henry Spencer: Oh, I’m on vacation.
Mrs. X: What did you do?