GREAT MOVIE DIALOGUE – PT5.

GREAT MOVIE DIALOGUE – PT5.

February 28, 2021 Alan Royle 0

  SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS (1957) Once in a decade (or even longer) a masterpiece emerges in the cinematic world. Sweet Smell of Success (1957) is one such masterpiece. It has everything; a wonderful cast led by Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis, both at their brilliant best, supported by the […]

GREAT MOVIE DIALOGUE – PT2.

GREAT MOVIE DIALOGUE – PT2.

December 17, 2020 Alan Royle 0

I have an unashamedly enormous admiration for New Yorker screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s work. His most notable achievements in television and movie scripts are indeed impressive. He wrote the Broadway play A Few Good Men and adapted it into a movie screenplay in 1992. The American President (1995) is another of […]

GREAT MOVIE DIALOGUE – PT1.

GREAT MOVIE DIALOGUE – PT1.

November 23, 2020 Alan Royle 6

MEMORABLE MOVIE DIALOGUE Most genuine movie lovers will more than likely agree that the single most common ingredient that transforms a good movie into a most memorable one is the screenplay. Of course, strong acting performances are also vital, but even the best of actors and actresses cannot overcome a […]

Duck Soup (1933)

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  Groucho Marx (as Rufus T. Firefly): ‘I could dance with you until the cows come home. On second thought, I’d rather dance with the cows ’til you come home!’

Sabrina (1995)

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  Julia Ormond (as Sabrina Fairchild): ‘They say you’re the world’s only living heart donor.’

An Ideal Husband (1999)

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    Rupert Everett (as Lord Goring): ‘I love talking about nothing. It’s the only thing I know anything about.’

Sgt. Bilko (1996)

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  Steve Martin (as Sergeant Ernie Bilko): ‘All I’ve ever wanted was an honest week’s pay for an honest day’s work.’

The Godfather Pt. ll (1974)

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  Al Pacino (as Michael Corleone): ‘If anything in this life is certain, if history has taught us anything, it is that you can kill anyone.’

Beau Geste (1939)

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  Ray Milland, Gary Cooper & Robert Preston in Beau Geste ( 1939 ) Gary Cooper (as Beau Geste): ‘I don’t know much about mutinies, but I do know it isn’t good form to plan them at the top of your voice.’