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Movie Quote of the Day – Dave Chappelle’s Block Party, 2005 (dir. Michel Gondry)


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Dave Chappelle: That was “‘Round Midnight” I was playing. That’s the Thelonious Monk song. One of my favorite musicians, ’cause his timing was so ill. Every comedian is a stickler for timing, and Thelonious Monk was off time, yet perfectly on time. You should study it. If you’re an aspiring comedian, or an aspiring musician, you should study it. Which brings me to my next point. Comedians and musicians, we’re like this: [interlocks fingers] Every comic wants to be a musician. Every musician thinks they’re funny. It’s a very strange relationship that we have. Some musicians are funny. Some comedians can play. I’ll give you an example: Mos Def – funny guy; Jamie Foxx – good singer and piano player. So you never know, you never know what kind of talents a person has. I am mediocre at both, but I’ve managed to talk my way into a fortune. Life is a funny and unpredictable thing!

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Movie Quote of the Day – Hustle & Flow, 2005 (dir. Craig Brewer)


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Key: Djay, things don’t always come together just because you want them to, all right, man? Look, just because you got the bacon, the lettuce and tomato, hell, man, that don’t mean I’m gonna give you my toast. Look, man, I know you done learned a whole mess of shit hustling out on the street, right? Let me tell you what I learned while working on my job. There are two types of people: Those that talk the talk and those that walk the walk. People who walk the walk, they sometimes talk the talk. But most of the time, they don’t talk at all, because they walking. Now, people who talk the talk, when it comes time for them to walk, you wanna know what they do?
Djay: What is that?
Key: They talk people like me into walking for them.

Movie Quote of the Day – Their Eyes Were Watching God, 2005 (dir. Darnell Martin)


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Janie Starks: You ain’t even told me your name.
Tea Cake: My momma named me Virgil Woods, but everybody call me Tea Cake.
Janie Starks: Tea Cake, huh? You as sweet as all that?
Tea Cake: Why don’t you try me and see?

Movie Quote of the Day – Twitch, 2005 (dir. Leah Meyerhoff)


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Daughter: [spits out milk]
Mother: What?
Daughter: Everything in this house is rotten.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, 2005 (dir. Jane Anderson)


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Leo “Kelly” Ryan: All I want in this world is to make you happy.
Evelyn Ryan: I don’t need you to make me happy. I just need you to leave me alone when I am.

Movie Quote of the Day – Herbie: Fully Loaded, 2005 (dir. Angela Robinson)


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Trip Murphy: Your grandfather was one of the greatest to ever hit the track. He’s the reason I got into racing. I gotta believe that it’s hardwired into your DNA. Heck, your dad oughta get Ray out of #56 and put you behind the wheel.
Maggie Peyton: How many women drivers have actually won a major NASCAR championship?
Trip Murphy: Well, it only takes one person to blaze a trail.

Movie Quote of the Day – Lords of Dogtown, 2005 (dir. Catherine Hardwicke)


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Skip: You gotta approach every day as if it’s your last, alright?

Movie Quote of the Day – The Notorious Bettie Page, 2005 (dir. Mary Harron)


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Man on Street: You don’t have to be ashamed.
Bettie Page: I’m not ashamed. Adam and Eve were naked in the Garden of Eden, weren’t they? When they sinned, they put on clothes.

Movie Quote of the Day – Me and You and Everyone We Know, 2005 (dir. Miranda July)


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Michael: I’ve long since stopped trying to make people do things they don’t want to do.
Christine: But she’s the love of your life. You’re just gonna let her go?
Michael: No. She’s just. . .going.

Movie Quote of the Day – Mr. & Mrs. Smith, 2005 (dir. Doug Liman)


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John Smith: Come to Daddy.
Jane Smith: [after she bashes him with a teapot, headbutts and kicks him into a china cabinet him] Who’s your Daddy now?