Memorable and Great
'Chick Flicks'

2005-now


Memorable and Great "Chick" Flicks
Film Title/Year, Tagline(s) and Memorable Quote(s)
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)


Laugh. Cry. Share the pants.

"I'd like to think that fate had a hand in what happened that summer. That it was the pants' destiny to find us. Where they came from and why they chose us... ... well, that will always be a mystery. But perhaps that was part of their miracle. That they sensed in that moment how much we needed them. How much we needed some little bit of faith to hold onto... ... when it seemed like everything we believed in was about to slip away. But wait a minute, I'm getting ahead of myself....We'd been a foursome for as long as I could remember."

"We were there for each other... to understand the things that no one else in the world could...There were some things we would never make sense of...And we were there for those, too...We were there for the things we couldn't face alone...Or the ones we didn't want to face at all. Together, it was as if we formed one single, complete person. Wild, unstoppable Bridget. Shy and beautiful Lena. Tibby, the rebel. And me, Carmen, the writer."

-- "It would be easy to say that the pants changed everything that summer. But looking back now, I feel like our lives changed because they had to, and that the real magic of the pants was in bearing witness to all of this and in somehow holding us together when it felt like nothing would ever be the same again."
-- "Some things never would be."
-- "But we knew now that no matter how far we traveled on our own separate path."
-- "Somehow we would always find our way back to each other."
-- "And with that, we could get through anything."
-- "To us. Who we were, and who we are. And who we'll be."
-- "To the pants."
-- "And the sisterhood."
-- "And this moment. And the rest of our lives."
-- "Together and apart."




The Holiday (2006)

"Most love stories are about people who fall in love with each other. But what about the rest of us? What about our stories, those of us who fall in love alone? We are the victims of the one-sided affair. We are the cursed of the loved ones. We are the unloved ones, the walking wounded. The handicapped without the advantage of a great parking space! Yes, you are looking at one such individual. And I have willingly loved that man for over three miserable years! The absolute worst years of my life! The worst Christmas's, the worst birthdays, New Years Eves brought in by tears and valium. These years that I have been in love have been the darkest days of my life. All because I've been cursed by being in love with a man who does not and will not love me back. Oh God, just the sight of him! Heart pounding! Throat thickening! Absolutely can't swallow! All the usual symptoms."

"It turned out that he wasn't in love with me like I thought. What I'm trying to say is, I understand the feeling as small and as insignificant as humanly possible. And how it can actually ache in places that you didn't know you had inside you. And it doesn't matter how many new haircuts you get or gyms you join or how many glasses of chardonnay you drink with your girlfriends, you still go to bed every night going over every detail and wonder what you did wrong, or how you could have misunderstood. And how in the hell for that brief moment, you could think that you were that happy. And sometimes you can even convince yourself that he'll see the light and he'll show up at your door. And after all that, however long all that may be, you'll go somewhere new. And you'll meet people that will make you feel worthwhile again. And the little pieces of your soul will finally come back. And all that fuzzy stuff, those years of your life that you wasted, that will eventually begin to fade."

"You broke my heart. You acted like somehow it was my fault, my misunderstanding. I was too in love with you to ever be mad at you, so I just punished myself! For years! But you waltzing in here on my lovely Christmas holiday, and telling me that you don't want to lose me whilst you're about to get married, somehow newly entitles me to say: it's over. This, this twisted, toxic thing between us is finally finished! I'm miraculously done being in love with you! Ha! I've got a life to start living. And you're not going to be in it...Now I've got somewhere really important to be, and you have got to get the hell out... I think what I've got is something slightly resembling, gumption."



27 Dresses (2008)


This January, always a bridesmaid, never a bride.

-- "It must be so hard to watch your younger sister get married before you."
-- "Yes. Then I remember that I still get to have hot hate sex with random strangers and I feel so much better!"

-- "I love weddings. I always have."
-- "Really!...Which part? The forced merriment, the horrible music, or the bad food?"
-- "Actually, it's meeting uppity people like yourself."
-- "Don't you think it's a whole lot of ritual for something that, let's face it, got about a 50/50 shot of makin' it out of the gate?"
-- "Oh! How very refreshing! A man who doesn't believe in marriage."
-- "I was just trying to point out the hypocrisy of the spectacle."
-- "Oh! That's so noble of you. Do you also go around telling small children that Santa Claus doesn't exist? 'Cause someone needs to blow that ship wide open."
-- "Ah ha! So you admit that believing in marriage is kind of like believing in Santa Claus!"

"You'd rather focus on other people's Kodak moments than make memories of your own!"

-- "27 Dresses. You gotta be kidding me. I don't get it. Alright. You do the thing. You have the dress. Just throw it out. This is a huge closet. You live in New York. You cannot be eating up space like that. But come on, seriously. How much time do you spend doing this for other people? What about, what about you? You don't have any needs?"
-- "No, I don't. Someday, God knows when, someday, it will be my day, and then all those people will be there for me."

"You write the most beautiful things. Do you actually believe in love and marriage and just pretend to be a cynic, or are you actually a cynic who knows how to spin 'romantic crap' for girls like me?"



Valentine's Day (2010)


A Love Story. More or Less.

"When I was a kid, most of the advice that my dad gave me was crap. But there's one thing that he said that was pure genius. He said, if you are ever with a girl that's too good for you, marry her."

-- "Alex and I were supposed to - have sex today - for the first time - for both of us. I wanted it to be magical, and I'm realizing that it's hard to plan something to be magical, you know?"
-- "Yes, that, that is."
-- "Love can't be planned."
-- "It's not love she's talking about, Edgar. It is sex."
-- "He's going to Stanford, I'm going to Yale, and it just hit me recently that it would be really hard to stay together. So I guess I thought that if we had this amazing thing connecting us, it'd make it easier somehow, but I don't know. Hearing myself saying it outloud, it all sounds really stupid. And it's not like I'm gonna sleep with one person for the rest of my life, right, I mean, that's just crazy. Who does that?"

"There you have it, folks. Young love. Full of promise, full of hope, ignorant of reality."

"When you love someone, you love all of them... you gotta love everything about them, not just the good things but the bad things too. The things that you find lovable and the things you don't."



Bridesmaids (2011)


From the Producer of Superbad, Knocked Up, and The 40 Year-Old Virgin

"I'm glad he's single, 'cause I'm gonna climb that like a tree."

-- "Why are you smiling?"
-- "It’s just...it's the first time I’ve ever seen you look ugly...and that makes me kind of happy."

-- "Eww! You had sex with him?"
-- "We had an adult sleepover."
-- "Ohh?! Did you let him sleep over in your mouth? Annie! I'm sorry!"
-- "You're unbelievable. Well, he kept, like, putting it near my face."
-- "They do that, don't they? Why do they do that? Let us offer."
-- "If we don't offer."
-- "Please. You're supposed to slap it away."
-- "I couldn't."
-- "You don't want to look right at it."
-- "No. It's too aggressive. It's like - "
-- "'Hello.'"!

-- "You have managed to ruin every event in my wedding, thank you very much."
-- "Ok, well, thank you very much. It's all her fault and it's not mine. You would know that if you got your beautiful hair and head out of your asshole. And in fact, out of her asshole, which I'm sure is perfectly bleached."
-- "You know what? It is! You know how I know? 'Cause I went to the f--king salon with her and I got my asshole bleached too, and I love my new asshole. You know what? Why can't you just be happy for me and then go home and talk behind my back later like a normal person?"

"It's coming out of me like lava."



Friends With Benefits (2011)


Friendship is a four-letter word.

-- "Your breasts."
-- "What about them?"
-- "They intrigued me."
-- "Really?"
-- "Yeah!"
-- "Oh, I think they're so tiny!"
-- "They're still breasts."
-- "Thanks."

-- "No relationship. No emotion. Just sex."
-- "Whatever happens, we stay friends."
-- "Swear."
-- "Swear."
-- (together) "Swear."

-- "Why do women think the only way to get men to do what they want is to manipulate them?"
-- "History, personal experience, romantic comedies."

-- "You guys going out now?"
-- "No, no, no, we're just friends. We're messing around a little bit."
-- "What do you mean?"
-- "Sleeping together. But it's just sex."
-- "That never works, bro. She's a girl. Sex always means more to them even if they don't admit it."
-- "Jamie's different."
-- "Does she have a penis where most girls have a vagina?"
-- "No penis."
-- "Then she's no different."





No Strings Attached (2011)


Friendship Has Its Benefits.

"What I need is someone who's gonna be in my bed at 2 am who I don't have to lie to, or eat breakfast with...Do you wanna do this?...Use each other for sex, at all hours of the day and night. Nothing else...Good"

-- "It was exciting. It was like, you were cheering while you were doing it. You were like, 'look at my dick!'"
-- "Did you look at it?"
-- "Yeah, I looked. It was nice. You have a really nice penis."
-- "Nice?"
-- "Seems kind of, like, carefree."



The Lucky One (2012)


From the Acclaimed Best Selling Author of The Notebook and Dear John

"I promised myself that if I made it out, I would find that girl and thank her for saving my life."

"You should be kissed every day, every hour, every minute."



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