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Movie Quote of the Day – Short Circuit, 1986 (dir. John Badham)

Newton Crosby: You rewired all your switches. No wonder you’re malfunctioning.
Number 5: Switches are my switches. Life not malfunction. Not malfunction. I am alive.
Newton Crosby: No, you’re not! You can’t be. There’s gotta be another explanation.
Number 5: Okay! What? [beat] Sorry, time’s up.
Newton Crosby: Wait a minute, I’m thinking. Could be any number of mechanical possibilities. Entrance of moisture into the system. Heat expansion.
Number 5: Try again.
Newton Crosby: Vibration damage.
Number 5: No way Jose. I’m fit as a fiddle.
Newton Crosby: Okay. Then why did you ignore your programming?
Number 5: Programming says “Destroy”. Is disassemble. Make dead. Number Five cannot.
Newton Crosby: Why? Why cannot?
Number 5: Is wrong. Incorrect. Newton Crosby, PhD, not know this?
Newton Crosby: Of course I know it’s wrong to kill, but who told you?
Number 5: I told me.

Movie Quote of the Day – Parting Glances, 1986 (dir. Bill Sherwood)

Nick: Your parents know you’re gay?
Peter: Sure. Told ’em when I was 16.
Nick: 16?
Peter: Yep, had a boyfriend in high school. They freaked. You know the usual bullshit: “How could you choose this kind of lifestyle Peter?” I said, “Hey, guys, it chose me.” I mean, your dick knows what it likes. You reach puberty, you don’t fucking decide what sex you like. You ask your dick. You say, “Hey, dick, what do you like?” Okay. Alright. And you go for it.
Nick: And you said that to your parents?
Peter: In so many words.

Movie Quote of the Day – Sid and Nancy, 1986 (dir. Alex Cox)

Nancy: When I’m dead, will you be sad?
Sid: I couldn’t live without ya.
Nancy: We better go together then.
Sid: How should we do it?
Nancy: We could jump off a building. Throw ourselves under a subway. O.D. [beat] If I asked you to kill me, would you?
Sid: Well, what would I do? I couldn’t live without ya.
Nancy: You’d kill yourself then?
Sid: Yeah.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Big Easy, 1986 (dir. Jim McBride)

Anne Osborne: That’s okay. I never did have much luck with sex anyway.
Remy McSwain: Your luck’s about to change, cher.

Movie Quote of the Day – Highlander, 1986 (dir. Russell Mulcahy)

Ramirez: The Kurgan. He is the strongest of all the immortals. He’s the *perfect* warrior. If he wins the Prize, mortal man would suffer an eternity of darkness.
Connor MacLeod: How do you fight such a savage?
Ramirez: With heart, faith and steel. In the end there can be only one.

Movie Quote of the Day – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, 1986 (dir. John Hughes)

Ferris: Yep. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you might miss it.

Movie Quote of the Day – Nine 1/2 Weeks, 1986 (dir. Adrian Lyne)

Elizabeth: How did you know? How did you know I’d respond to you the way I have?
John: I saw myself in you.

Movie Quote of the Day – Something Wild, 1986 (dir. Jonathan Demme)

Audrey ‘Lulu’ Hankel: Charlie, what do you do for fun besides steal candy bars?
Charlie Driggs: You were right.
Audrey ‘Lulu’ Hankel: I was?
Charlie Driggs: Yeah. I’m a rebel. I am! I just channelled my rebellion into the mainstream. That’s all. [beat] I’ll give you an example. In ’81, I went long-term munis. Everybody said “Driggs, you’re crazy, don’t do it.”
Audrey ‘Lulu’ Hankel: Munis?
Charlie Driggs: Municipal bonds. Tax-free. Hell, I was locking in close to 15%. I may look straight, but deep down, I got what it takes.

Movie Quote of the Day – Peggy Sue Got Married, 1986 (dir. Francis Ford Coppola)

Peggy Sue: Charlie? Your sweater!
Charlie Bodell: It’s great, isn’t it?
Peggy Sue: It’s really 50s. It’s like you clash with the whole world.
Charlie Bodell: Hey, what’s the fun of being a teenager if you can’t dress weird?

Movie Quote of the Day – The Fly, 1986 (dir. David Cronenberg)

Tawny: [after Seth says it’s Tawny’s turn to teleport] I’m afraid.
Seth Brundle: Don’t be afraid.
Ronnie: No. Be afraid. Be very afraid.