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Movie Quote of the Day – A Soldier’s Story, 1984 (dir. Norman Jewison)


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C.J. Memphis: Any man ain’t sure where he belong, gotta’ be in a whole lotta pain.

Movie Quote of the Day – Dune, 1984 (dir. David Lynch)


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Paul Atreides: I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me.

Movie Quote of the Day – Mrs. Soffel, 1984 (dir. Gillian Armstrong)


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Kate: Soffel: Don’t you let them take me alive, Ed. Promise me. Promise me, Ed.
Ed Biddle: I won’t, I promise. I won’t let them take you.

Movie Quote of the Day – After Hours, 1984 (dir. Jane Campion)


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Sandra: Are you worried by Mr. Phillips?
Penny: He’s worried by me.
Sandra:  Oh. How’s that?
Penny: He’s afraid of anyone with an opinion. He’s a very frightened man. Anyway, I wouldn’t have anything he wants.

Movie Quote of the Day – A Girl’s Own Story, 1984 (dir. Jane Campion)


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Pam: Do you think this is alright?
Stella: Sure it’s alright. We’re just practicing for later.

Movie Quote of the Day – Johnny Dangerously, 1984 (dir. Amy Heckerling)


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Lil: I got a real, old-fashioned streak in me. I wanna live a normal life.
Johnny Dangerously: Johnny Dangerously can’t live a normal life. It ain’t in the cards. People like me, we’re like shooting stars. We cross the sky, burning hot for one moment in time, and then we…plunge to earth, disappear. Jesus Christ, I’m starting to upset myself.

Movie Quote of the Day – Romancing the Stone, 1984 (dir. Robert Zemeckis)


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Jack Colton: God dammit man, the Doobie Brothers broke up! Shit! When did that happen?
Joan Wilder: How long have you been down here?
Jack Colton: Aww man. Forever. I don’t know.

Movie Quote of the Day – Night of the Comet, 1984 (dir. Thom Eberhardt)


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Reggie: You’re crazy!
Willy: I’m not crazy, I just don’t give a fuck!

Movie Quote of the Day – Splash, 1984 (dir. Ron Howard)


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Freddie: So, how is she?
Allen: How is she? She’s a. . .she’s a mermaid. I don’t understand. All my life I’ve been waiting for someone and when I find her, she’s a fish.
Freddie: Nobody said love’s perfect!
Allen: Oh, Freddie, I don’t expect it to be perfect, but for God’s sake, it’s usually human! Every day people meet and they fall in love. Look what I got.
Freddie: Look what you got. Yeah, let’s look at what you got. Let’s take a good look at what you got. People fall in love every day, huh? Is that what you said?
Allen: Yeah.
Freddie: Yeah? That’s a crock! It doesn’t work that way. Do you realize how happy you were with her? That is, when you weren’t driving yourself crazy. Every day? Come on. Some people will never be that happy! I’ll never be that happy. What am I talking to you for? You don’t know nothing.

Movie Quote of the Day – Reckless, 1984 (dir. James Foley)


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Tracy Prescott: He’s all upset and it’s probably my fault.
Johnny Rourke: Well, I’m pretty fuckin’ upset and it’s definitely your fault.