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Movie Quote of the Day – Brokedown Palace, 1999 (dir. Jonathan Kaplan)


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Alice: My best friend is not a drug smuggler. She is innocent. She’s innocent. All she ever did wrong was to trust me. Here you believe one friend knows what the other does. Maybe that’s friendship but I’m American, and I was not that kind of a friend. I know this. Because I did it. Because I was foolish and jealous. I was afraid she’d drift away. I was afraid I was gonna lose her. She never knew. It was all me. She spent all this time in your prison for my mistakes. I’m sorry. Please, if you need someone to do the time, I’ll do it. I’ll do her time and mine. Just let her go, please.
Emissary to Crown: Then you’re of strong character and would lie to save your friend?
Alice: No, I am of weak character. And I just want to make up for my mistakes.
Emissary to Crown: If you’re lying to save your friend, then you’re of sufficient character to earn what you want. If you’re telling the truth, then your friend is innocent and should go free. If you are willing to serve her term and yours, your friend is pardoned.

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Female Filmmaker Friday: A League of Their Own, 1992 (dir. Penny Marshall)


I can’t even remember the first time I saw this film, but I know I was very young. I’m not a big baseball fan. I never have been. But I love this film. I love what it represents and I love this history that is showcases. I love the characters and I love the costume design and I love the story and basically, I just love this movie.

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Movie Quote of the Day – The Accidental Tourist, 1988 (dir. Lawrence Kasdan)


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Julian: Call it something catchy. The Reluctant Tourist. And you are the fella to write it.
Macon: But I hate to travel.
Julian: I thought so, but so do businessmen. They would rather be at home in their living rooms. So you will be helping them
to pretend that that’s where they are. What do you think? Your logo. You get it? While armchair travelers
dream of going places…traveling armchairs dream of staying put.

Movie Quote of the Day – While You Were Sleeping, 1995 (dir. Jon Turteltaub)


Jack: You suck!
Peter: I suck, or the outfit sucks?
Jack: It’s a toss-up.

Movie Quote of the Day – Independence Day, 1996 (dir. Roland Emmerich)


President Thomas Whitmore: Good morning. In less than an hour, aircraft from here will join others from around the world. And you will be launching the largest aerial battle in the history of mankind. “Mankind.” That word should have new meaning for all of us today. We can’t be consumed by our petty differences anymore. We will be united in our common interests. Perhaps it’s fate that today is the Fourth of July, and you will once again be fighting for our freedom… Not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution… but from annihilation. We are fighting for our right to live. To exist. And should we win the day, the Fourth of July will no longer be known as an American holiday, but as the day the world declared in one voice: “We will not go quietly into the night!” We will not vanish without a fight! We’re going to live on! We’re going to survive! Today we celebrate our Independence Day!