A Guide to THINGS
In the interest of
Point of View
"Things?... What Things?"
You may well ask.
In the movies, just before the
shit hits the fan, someone always seems to say
"Things?... What things?".
With that in mind, here are
some more of my favorite movie quotes about THINGS:
Joe Gideon in All That Jazz (1979) said: If
I die, I'm sorry for all the bad things I did to you. And if I live,
I'm sorry for all the bad
things I'm gonna do to you.
Angela Hayes in American Beauty (1999) said:
Hey! That's how things really are. You just don't know 'cause you're
this pampered little suburban chick.
Ash in Army of Darkness (1993) said: Don't
touch that please, your primitive intellect wouldn't understand things
with alloys and compositions and things with ... molecular structures.
Jack Burton in Big Trouble in Little China
(1986) said: Hey, I'm a reasonable guy. But I've just experienced some
Roy Batty in Blade Runner (1982) said: I've
seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off
the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser
gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time
Nathaniel in Cabin Boy (1994) said: I love
sitting up here, looking at those bright, twinkly things in the
sky, I forget their technical name.
Lt. Commander Philip F. Queeg in The Caine Mutiny
(1954) said: You tell the men there are four ways of doing things
on this ship: The right way, the wrong way, the Navy way, and my way. They
do things my way, and we'll get along just fine.
Count Dracula in Dracula (1931/I) said: There
are far worse
things awaiting man than death.
Michael Corleone in The Godfather: Part II
(1974) said: There are many
things my father taught me here in this
room. He taught me: keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Pearl in Interiors (1978) said: You'll live
to be 100 if you give up all the things that make you want to.
Navin R. Johnson in The Jerk (1979) said: The
new phone book's here! The new phone book's here! This is the kind of spontaneous
publicity I need! My name in print! That really makes somebody! Things
are going to start happening to me now.
Johnny in Johnny Guitar (1954) said: There's
only two things in this world that a 'real man' needs: a cup of
coffee and a good smoke.
Rachel in Night of the Hunter (1955) said:
It's a hard world for little
Pee Wee Herman in Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
things about me you don't know, Dottie. Things
you wouldn't understand.
Things you couldn't understand. Things
you shouldn't understand.
Pablo Neruda in Il Postino (1994) said: Man
has no business with the simplicity or complexity of things.
Sims Reeves in Red River (1948) said: Well,
I don't like to see things goin' good or bad. I like 'em in between.
Johnny Hooker in The Sting (1973) said: Luther
said I could learn some
things from you. I already know how to drink.
Caedmon in Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (1985)
said: Shut up and just act interested in things.
John Adams in 1776 (1972) said: I have better
things to do than stand here listening to you quote yourself.
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