|Film Title/Year, Tagline(s) and Memorable Quote(s)|
Beautiful Girls (1996)
This is a mockery, this is a sham, this is bulls--t. Implants, collagen, plastic, capped teeth, the fat sucked out, the hair extended, the nose fixed, the bush shaved...These are not real women, all right? They're beauty freaks. And they make all us normal women with our wrinkles, our puckered boobs - hi Bob - our cellulite, feel somehow inadequate. Well, I don't buy it, all right? But you f--kin' mooks, you think if there's a chance in hell that you'll end up with one of these women, you don't give us real women anything approaching a commitment. It's pathetic. I don't know what you think you're gonna do. You're gonna end up eighty-years old, drooling in some nursing home, then you're gonna decide, it's time to settle down, get married, have kids? What, are you gonna find a cheerleader?...
Look at Paul. With his models on the wall, his dog named Elle McPherson. He's insane. He's obsessed. You're all obsessed. If you had an ounce of self-esteem, of self-worth, of self-confidence, you would realize that as trite as it may sound, beauty is truly skin-deep. And you know what, if you ever did hook one of those girls, I guarantee you'd be sick of her... No matter how perfect the nipple, how supple the thigh, unless there's some other s--t going on in the relationship besides the physical, it's gonna get old, OK? And you guys, as a gender, have got to get a grip. Otherwise, the future of the human race is in jeopardy."
The English Patient (1996)
-- "When were you most happy?"
The First Wives Club (1996)
-- "When women get to be a certain age."
"Ladies, you have to be strong and independent, and remember...Don't get mad, get everything."
-- "OK, we women of the 90s. What is it that we really, really need?"
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Up Close & Personal (1996)
As Good As It Gets (1997)
make me want to be a better man."
might be the only person on the face of the earth that knows you're
the greatest woman on earth. I might be the only one who appreciates
how amazing you are in every single thing that you do..."
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
"My Michael, Michael O'Neal....Sophomore year at Brown, we had this one hot month. Yes, but of course, you know me, I got restless. So I get up the nerve to break his heart. And he gives me this look. And then he said: "The thing that makes me want to cry is I'm losing the best friend I ever had." And at that moment, I knew. I felt the same way. So I cried, for maybe the third time in my entire life, kissed him, and we've been best friends ever since. We've seen each other through everything. Losing jobs, losing parents, losing lovers. We've travelled all over. The best times of my life. Drinking and talking. Even if it's just over the phone."
"He's adored me for nine god-damn years, me...She has known him, for what, like five seconds, ok, plus she's got billions of dollars, plus she's apparently perfect, ok, so don't go feeling all, all sorry for Miss Pre-Teen Illinois!...I can't lose him, George. I'm gonna bring him back."
says if you love someone you say it. You say it right then, out loud.
Otherwise, the moment just..."
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)
so I have nothing to wear. We don't even have time to make anything
new before we go out."
love you, Jack."
City of Angels (1998)
"I don't understand a God who would let us meet, if there's no way we could ever be together."
do people cry?"
Hope Floats (1998)
Are you having an affair with your wife's best friend?"
would have stayed with you forever. I would have turned myself inside
out for you."
know, I always thought I was gonna be, I don't know, special. But
I'm not. I'm just, just an ordinary person. And that's OK. Because
you make me special. Don't you know that? Don't you know that you
are everything in this world to me? And we are gonna make it through
this because we are a team. Birdee and Bernice, the coolest chicks
in Smithville. So don't you ever think about leavin' me again because
I need you. I love you."
The Horse Whisperer (1998)
"Sometimes what seems like surrender isn't surrender at all. It's about what's going on in our hearts. About seeing clearly the way life is and accepting it and being true to it, whatever the pain, because the pain of not being true to it is far, far greater."
Meet Joe Black (1998)
"There's not an ounce of excitement, not a whisper of a thrill. And this relationship has all the passion of a pair of tit-mice. I want you to get swept away out there. I want you to levitate. I want you to sing with rapture and dance like a dervish...Yeah. Be deliriously happy, or at least leave yourself open to be....I know it's a cornball thing, but love is passion, obsession, someone you can't live without. I say, fall head over heels. Find someone you can love like crazy and who will love you the same way back. How do you find him? Well, you forget your head, and you listen to your heart. And I'm not hearing any heart. Cause the truth is, honey, there's no sense living your life without this. To make the journey and not fall deeply in love, well, you haven't lived a life at all. But you have to try, 'cause if you haven't tried, you haven't lived...Okay. Stay open. Who knows? Lightning could strike. Yeah."
"So tell me, Joe. How come a man as attractive, intelligent, well-spoken... diffident in the most seductive way, and yet... powerful... is all alone in this world?"
"I loved Susan from the moment she was born, and I love her now and every minute in between. And what I dream of is a man who will discover her, and that she will discover a man who will love her, who is worthy of her, who is of this world, this time and has the grace, compassion, and fortitude to walk beside her as she makes her way through this beautiful thing called life."
What Dreams May Come (1998)
"I'm sorry, babe, but there's some things I have to say. I've only got a few moments left. I'm sorry for all the things I'll never give you. I'll never buy you another meatball sub with extra sauce -- that was a big one! I'll never make you smile. I just wanted us to be old together, just two old farts laughin' at each other as our bodies fell apart, together at the end by that lake in your painting. That was our Heaven, see? There's lots of things to miss: books, naps, kisses, and fights! God, we had some great ones. Thank you for those. Thank you for every kindness. Thank you for our children. For the first time I saw them. Thank you for being someone I was always proud to be with. For your guts. For your sweetness. For how you always looked, for how I always wanted to touch you. You were my life. I apologize for every time I failed you. Especially this one."
You've Got Mail (1998)
"The whole purpose of places like Starbucks is for people with no decision-making ability whatsoever to make six decisions just to buy one cup of coffee. Short, tall, light, dark, caf, decaf, low-fat, non-fat, etc. So people who don't know what the hell they're doing or who on earth they are can, for only $2.95, get not just a cup of coffee, but an absolutely defining sense of self: Tall. Decaf. Cappuccino."
here is everything, and he's waiting until you're primed, see. Until
you are absolutely convinced that there's no other man that you could
possibly love....You know, sometimes I wonder if you and I had just
met... I would have asked for your number and I wouldn't have been
able to wait 24 hours before calling you up and saying: 'Hey, how
about, oh, how about some coffee, or you know, drinks, or dinner,
or a movie, for as long as we both shall live?' And the only thing
we'd fight about would be which video to rent on a Saturday night...Let
me ask you something. How can you not forgive me for this tiny little
thing - putting you out of business? Oh, how I wish you would...(wiping
her tears in the park) Don't cry, Shopgirl. Don't cry."
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