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Movie Quote of the Day – Saving Face, 2004 (dir. Alice Wu)


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Wil: How did you find out she was. . .?
Wai Po: The receptionist at the Manhattan clinic is married to one of Grandpa’s former students.
Wil: One billion Chinese people, two degrees of separation.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Dear Frankie, 2004 (dir. Shona Auerbach)


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Nell: Bette Davis used to have blood-red nails.
Lizzie: Did she?
Nell: That’s what your daddy used to call you. You’d be all dressed up in my best frock and high heels. Talking away to yourself. Away in your own wee world. And he’d say, “Jesus Christ, Nell. Who the hell does that lassie think she is? Bette Davis?” I never really liked Bette Davis. Preferred Barbara Stanwyck. You knew where you were with Barbara Stanwyck.

Movie Quote of the Day – Bride & Prejudice, 2004 (dir. Gurinder Chadha)


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Kiran Bingley: Darcy’s a great reader. In fact, I think a love of books is on his list for his ideal woman.
Will Darcy: I think you’ve had one too many Sea Breezes.
Kiran Bingley: I remember a very drunken night in Oxford when you recited the list. She has to be smart, speak several languages…
Will Darcy: All right, Kiran, drop it.
Kiran Bingley: No, I recall, she had to be athletic, voluptuous, of course, graceful, witty, confident…
Lalita Bakshi: I’m not surprised Mr. Darcy hasn’t found his ideal woman with a list like that. Does this mean you’re an ideal man?
Will Darcy: I guess you’d be a better judge of that than me.
Lalita Bakshi: As far as I can tell, most men have faults.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Prince & Me, 2004 (dir. Martha Coolidge)


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Paige: Am I supposed to be able to breathe?
Dressmaker: No.
Paige: Oh, well, then it’s perfect.

Movie Quote of the Day – Alfie, 2004 (dir. Charles Shyer)


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Alfie: It seems to me the problems you worry yourself sick about never seem to materialize. It’s the ones that catch you unexpectedly on a Wednesday afternoon that knock you sideways.

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 – 2046, 2004 (dir. Wong Kar-Wai)


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Chow Mo Wan: Love is all a matter of timing. It’s no good meeting the right person too soon or too late. If I’d lived in another time or place. . .my story might have had a very different ending.

Movie Quote of the Day – Melinda and Melinda, 2004 (dir. Woody Allen)


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Ellis Moonsong: Why do things that start off so promisingly always have a way of ending up in the dump?
Melinda Robicheaux: Not for everyone.
Ellis Moonsong: Well, for anybody with any imagination. You know, life is manageable enough if you keep your hopes modest. The minute you allow yourself sweet dreams you run the risk of them crashing down.

Movie Quote of the Day – Mean Girls, 2004 (dir. Mark Waters)


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Karen: On Wednesdays we wear pink!

 

Movie Quote of the Day – Van Helsing, 2004 (dir. Stephen Sommers)


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Van Helsing: You’re a genius!
Carl: A genius with access to unstable chemicals!