Memorable and Great
'Chick Flicks'

Part 3

Memorable and Great "Chick" Flicks
Film Title/Year, Tagline(s) and Memorable Quote(s)

The Big Chill (1983)

In a cold world, you need your friends to keep you warm!
The story of eight old friends searching for something they lost, and finding that all they needed was each other.

"They're either married or gay. And if they're not gay, they've just broken up with the most wonderful woman in the world, or they've just broken up with a bitch who looks exactly like me. They're in transition from a monogamous relationship and they need more space. Or they're tired of space, but they just can't commit. Or they want to commit, but they're afraid to get close. They want to get close, and you don't want to get near them....I don't know. I'm goin' easy. I've been out there dating for twenty years. I've gotten where I can tell in the first fifteen seconds if there's a chance in the world."

Flashdance (1983)

Take your passion... And make it happen!
Something happens when she hears the's her freedom. It's her fire. It's her life.

"Don't you understand? You give up your dream, you die."

"I don't want you buying me anything. I don't want you buying me, period!"

Terms of Endearment (1983)

Come to Laugh, Come to Cry, Come to Care, Come to Terms.

"It's after ten. I don't see why she has to have this pain...It's time for her shot. Do you understand? Do something! All she has to do is hold on until ten, and it's past ten. She's in pain. My daughter is in pain. Give her the shot. Do you understand me? Give my daughter the shot!

Footloose (1984)

All he wanted to do was dance.

"I'm no saint you know. I'm not even a virgin."

"Hey, hey! What's this I see? I thought this was a party. LET'S DANCE!"

Romancing the Stone (1984)

She's a girl from the big city. He's a reckless soldier of fortune. For a fabulous treasure, they share an adventure no one could imagine... or survive.

"What did you do, wake up this morning and say, 'Today, I'm going to ruin a man's life'?"

Splash (1984)

She Was The Woman Of His Dreams - She Had Large Dark Eyes, A Beautiful Smile And A Great Pair Of Fins.

"I don't understand. All my life I've been waiting for someone and when I find her, she's... she's a fish."

"I don't ask for much. I don't ask to be rich, and I don't ask to be famous, and I don't ask to play center field for the New York Yankees. I just want to get married and have a wife, and a house, and I want to have a kid, and I want to go see him be a tooth in the school play!"

Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

That's all they really want!

"Stay away from him. He's a boy!"

"He's a boy and he's alive. What's there to hate?"

"Let's do it."

Out of Africa (1985)

"I'd mate for life, one day at a time."

"I had a compass from Denys.To steer by, he said. But later it came to me that we navigated differently; maybe he knew as I did not, that the earth was made round, so that we would not see the way too far ahead of us."

Pretty in Pink (1986)

The laughter. The lovers. The friends. The fights. The talk. The hurt. The jealousy. The passion. The pressure. The real world.
He's crazy about her. She's crazy about him. He's just crazy.

"May I admire you again today?"

"You're ashamed to go out with me. You're terrified that your goddamn rich friends won't approve."

"If somebody doesn't believe in me, I can't believe in them."

A Room With a View (1986, UK)

"He's the sort who can't know anyone intimately, least of all a woman. He doesn't know what a woman is. He wants you as a possession, something to look at, like a painting or an ivory box. Something to own and to display. He doesn't want you to be real, and to think and to live. He doesn't love you. But I love you. I want you to have your own thoughts and ideas and feelings, even when I hold you in my arms. It's our last chance..."

Dirty Dancing (1987)

First dance. First love. The time of your life.

"Me? I'm scared of everything. I'm scared of what I saw, I'm scared of what I did, of who I am, and most of all I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I'm with you."

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