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Movie Quote of the Day – Sugar Cane Alley, 1983 (dir. Euzhan Palcy)


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Medouze: All things in creation have their secrets. The soil has a secret. Water has a secret. Fire has a secret! Life! Don’t think that water and fire are enemies. No! They’re the forces of creation. Each needs the other to create life! Yes. . .they create life!

Movie Quote of the Day – Flashdance, 1983 (dir. Adrian Lyne)


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Nick: I was just buying you lunch.
Alex: I don’t want you buying me anything. I don’t want you buying me, period!

Female Filmmaker Friday: Valley Girl, 1983 (dir. Martha Coolidge)


The first time I saw Valley Girl, I rented it from Netflix and I watched it three times in a 24-hour period before I returned it. I then immediately bought the DVD. I have seen it countless times (including twice on the big screen!). I just love it so much. It is endlessly watchable.

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Movie Quote of the Day – The Big Chill, 1983 (dir. Lawrence Kasdan)


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Meg: The last time I spoke with Alex, we had a fight. I yelled at him.
Nick: That’s probably why he killed himself. . .What was the argument about?
Meg: I told him he was wasting his life.

Movie Quote of the Day – Get Crazy, 1983 (dir. Allan Arkush)


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Max Wolfe: I’m dying and I need your help.
Auden: Max, death has brought you close to art as we know it today. There’s a concept album in this. You hang on and I’ll be right over.

Movie Quote of the Day – Mr. Mom, 1983 (dir. Stan Dragoti)


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Jack Butler: Listen, Ace, we need to talk here about your woobie. Your woobie’s lookin’ bad, bud. Now wait a minute. Listen to me, I understand that you little guys start out with your woobies and you think they’re great… and they are, they are terrific. But pretty soon, a woobie isn’t enough. You’re out on the street trying to score an electric blanket, or maybe a quilt. And the next thing you know, you’re strung out on bedspreads Ken. That’s serious.

Movie Quote of the Day – Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, 1983 (dir. Richard Marquand)


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Han Solo: Together again, huh?
Luke: Wouldn’t miss it.
Han Solo: How we doin’?
Luke: Same as always.
Han Solo: That bad, huh?

Movie Quote of the Day – Terms of Endearment, 1983 (dir. James L. Brooks)


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Garrett Breedlove: I like the lights on.
Aurora Greenway: Then go home and turn them on.

Movie Quote of the Day – Jaws 3-D, 1983 (dir. Joe Alves)


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Mike Brody: I see my brother nailed you, eh?
Kelly Ann Bukowski: Your brother?
Mike Brody: Yeah, believe it or not.
Kelly Ann Bukowski: Without that old crotch trick, he’d never have won.
Mike Brody: That’s his best move.
Kathryn Morgan: Runs in the family.
Kelly Ann Bukowski: Well, it worked.

Movie Quote of the Day – Trading Places, 1983 (dir. John Landis)


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Billy Ray Valentine: Happy New Year.
Coleman: That’s kind of you, son. A Happy New Year to you, too. Could I offer either of you two gentlemen a wee jolt of Irish whisky, to usher in the New Year?
Clarence Beeks: Not for me, pal.
Billy Ray Valentine: I do not drink. It is against my religion.
Coleman: I always say, religion’s a fine thing, taken in moderation.