Monday, January 19, 2009

Movie Answers

It doesn't matter if you win or lose, it's what you do with your dancin' shoes.

32 Short Films about Glenn Gould

Wanted: friendly, companionably reclusive, socially unacceptable, alcoholically abstemious, tirelessly talkative, zealously unzealous, spiritually intense, minimally turquoise, maximally ecstatic moon, seeks moth or moths with similar qualities for purposes of telephonic seduction, Tristanesque trip-taking, and permanent flame-fluttering, no photos required, financial status immaterial, all ages and non-competitive vocations considered, applicants should furnish sets of sample conversation with notarized certification of marital disinclination, references re: low decibel vocal consistency, itinerary and sample receipts from previous successfully completed out-of-town moth flights, all submissions treated confidentially...

Harold and Maude
A lot of people enjoy being dead. But they are not dead, really. They're just backing away from life.

Sound of Music
Now, when I want you, this is what you will hear.

Finding Nemo
I don't know where I am... I don't know what's going on. I think I lost somebody but I, I can't remember... and I can't remember...

Some of you may die, but that is a sacrifice I am willing to make.

40 year old virgin
You know how I know you’re gay?

Princess Bride

Being John Malkovich
I have seen a world that NO man should see!

You know most normal people get to know each other before they get married. They date.

In heaven there wouldn't be dust on everything.

Nightmare Before Christmas
You've poisoned me for the last time, you wretched girl!

Bride of Frankenstein
I've been cursed for delving into the mysteries of life!

You don't live with me, you live among the remains of dead people. You sift through the detritus, you read the terrain, you search for signs of passing, for the scent of your prey, and then you hunt them down. That's the only thing you're committed to. The rest is the mess you leave as you pass through.

Das Boot
I... really wanted to screw my brains out. But now, I am not in the condition to fuck!

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
This means something. This is important.

They're all so beautiful. Why don't I have three heads?

The Sting
If I didn't know you better, I'd swear you had some class!


laura b. said...

Thanks! I was wondering. Some of your favorite movies are some of my favorite movies too...yet still didn't get the quotes off the top of my head. Drat.

Mel said...


Looks like I miss out on a lot of GOOD lines simply cuz I've refused to learn how to operate that contraption that runs the television.


The CEO said...

I have some catching up to do.

Churlita said...

I found myself going, "Doh!" to a lot of those quotes. I knew them within the movie, but couldn't figure it out, out of context.

Pamela said...

Laura, I know. It's soooo difficult to figure out movie by one quote, unless you choose a really famous one, which I didn't.

Mel - well, you can go to the movie theater...


Churlita - see note to Laura. Jeez. I can't do it at all.