Quotable Cinema

Quotable Cinema

Quotable Cinema: 🎬 Iconic Lines from the Silver Screen 🎥 is a captivating podcast series dedicated to celebrating the most memorable and impactful lines in film history. Each episode delves into the world of classic and contemporary cinema, exploring the stories behind the lines that have moved audiences, defined characters, and left an indelible mark on the cultural landscape. Listeners can expect a journey through the magic of movie dialogue, from the stirring speeches and witty one-liners to the romantic declarations and philosophical musings that have echoed through theaters. Join us as we celebrate the words that have made us laugh, cry, think, and feel, all while shaping the world of cinema, meticulously curated by Cala Vox.


February 23, 2024 1 min
"Saigon. Shit; I'm still only in Saigon. Every time I think I'm gonna wake up back in the jungle..."

Captain Willard (played by Martin Sheen), in Apocalypse Now (1979)

"Apocalypse Now," directed by Francis Ford Coppola, is a mesmerizing journey into the heart of darkness during the Vietnam War, exploring the moral and psychological disintegration of humanity amidst chaos. With its haunting visuals, intense performances, and philosoph...
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"My name is Turkish. Funny name for an Englishman, I know."

Turkish (Jason Statham) in Snatch (2000).

"Snatch" is a fast-paced crime comedy directed by Guy Ritchie, known for its intricate plot, colorful characters, and witty dialogue. Set in the London underworld, the film follows a diverse ensemble cast as they navigate through a series of interconnected heists, scams, and mishaps with dark humor and unexpected twists.

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"I always wondered why nobody did it before me. I mean, all those comic books, movies, TV shows..."

Dave Lizewski (played by Aaron Johnson) in Kick-Ass (from 2010).

"Kick-Ass" is a superhero film that follows a high school student who decides to become a real-life superhero despite lacking any superpowers. As he navigates his newfound identity, he encounters a colorful cast of characters, including a father-daughter duo of vigilantes...
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"The world is full of complainers. But the fact is, nothing comes with a guarantee."

Narrator in Blood Simple (from 1984)

Blood Simple, directed by Joel Coen, is a neo-noir thriller that follows a twisted tale of betrayal, murder, and mistaken identity in a small Texas town. The film's intricate plot revolves around a bar owner who hires a private investigator to murder his unfaithful wife and her lover, leading to a series of unfore...
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"I believe in two things: discipline and the Bible. Here you'll receive both."

Warden Norton (Bob Gunton) in The Shawshank Redemption (1994).

"The Shawshank Redemption" is a powerful film adaptation of Stephen King's novella, telling the story of Andy Dufresne, a banker wrongly convicted of murder, who finds hope and redemption through friendship and perseverance during his time in Shawshank State Penitentiary. Through its compellin...
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"When I was a little girl, I would imagine that each of these trees was a sentry watching over me."

Vianne Rocher (played by Juliette Binoche) in "Chocolat" (2000)

"Chocolat", starring Juliette Binoche, follows the story of Vianne Rocher, a free-spirited chocolatier who arrives in a conservative French village, challenging tradition with her irresistible confections and stirring emotions in the townspeople. Binoche's captivating port...
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"We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold."

Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp) in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998).

"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" is a surreal journey through the American counterculture of the 1960s, following journalist Raoul Duke and his attorney Doctor Gonzo as they embark on a drug-fueled road trip to Las Vegas, encountering bizarre characters and experiencing wi...
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February 15, 2024 45 secs
"Please, sir, I want some more."

Oliver Twist, played by Mark Lester, in 1968.

"Oliver Twist," written by Charles Dickens, is a timeless tale of an orphan boy's journey through the harsh realities of Victorian London. Through vivid characters and gripping storytelling, Dickens paints a compelling portrait of poverty, injustice, and the search for belonging in a society plagued by inequality.

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"He was the most extraordinary man I ever knew."

Anthony Quayle (as Colonel Brighton) in "Lawrence Of Arabia" (1962)

"Lawrence of Arabia" is a cinematic masterpiece directed by David Lean, depicting the remarkable life of T.E. Lawrence, a British archaeologist, military officer, and diplomat who played a key role in the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. The film is renowned for its epic scale, stunning cinema...
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"I remember those cheers. They still ring in my ears.“

Jake La Motta (Robert De Niro) in "Raging Bull" (1980)

"Raging Bull" is a cinematic masterpiece directed by Martin Scorsese, known for its raw depiction of the turbulent life of boxer Jake LaMotta. Through mesmerizing performances and visceral storytelling, the film explores themes of violence, jealousy, and redemption, leaving an enduring impact on the history of cinema.

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"I'd like to kiss ya, but I just washed my hair."

Madge Norwood, played by Betty Davis in "The cabin in the cotton", (1932)

"The Cabin in the Cotton," a pre-Code drama starring Betty Davis, depicts the harsh realities of cotton plantation life in the American South. Davis's compelling performance shines amidst the film's exploration of racial and socioeconomic tensions, challenging the moral boundaries of the era's cinematic censorsh...
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"Let me tell you what 'Like a Virgin' is about…"

Mr. Brown, played by Quentin Tarantino, in Reservoir Dogs (1992)

"Reservoir Dogs" is a Quentin Tarantino classic known for its non-linear narrative and intense dialogue. The film follows a group of criminals as they navigate the aftermath of a failed diamond heist, showcasing Tarantino's signature style and storytelling prowess.

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"Hunting is an art. You have the power to subdue anyone you want, but sometimes restraint is your most powerful weapon."

Lestat de Lioncourt, played by Tom Cruise, in the movie "Interview with the Vampire" (1994)

In 'Interview with the Vampire,' based on Anne Rice's novel, Tom Cruise captivates as the enigmatic vampire Lestat, while Brad Pitt delivers a haunting performance as Louis, a conflicted immortal grappling with his new exist...
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February 9, 2024 49 secs
"Thrilling to meet you, Gloria."
"Yes... You obviously have a wonderful economy with words, Gloria. I look forward to your next syllable with great eagerness."

This quote is from the movie "Arthur," which was released in 1981. It is spoken by the character Hobson, portrayed by Sir John Gielgud, to the character Gloria, played by Anne DeSalvo. "Arthur" is a classic romantic comedy film known for its humor and memorable lines.

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"I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was 12. Jesus, does anyone?"

The Writer (Richard Dreyfuss), narrating as an older Gordie Lachance in Stand By Me (1986).

"Stand By Me," directed by Rob Reiner and based on Stephen King's novella "The Body," is a poignant coming-of-age film that follows a group of young boys on a journey to find a dead body. Set in the summer of 1959, the film beautifully explores themes of ...
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"Only ever met one man I wouldn't wanna fight.“

Scrap (Morgan Freeman), in Million_Dollar_Baby (2004)

"Million Dollar Baby," directed by Clint Eastwood, is a poignant drama that follows the journey of a determined female boxer, played by Hilary Swank, as she strives to achieve her dreams against all odds. The film explores themes of perseverance, mentorship, and the complexities of personal sacrifice, leaving a lasting impact on view...
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"If I could just go back... if I could rub everything out... starting with myself.“

Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

"The Talented Mr. Ripley" (1999) is a gripping psychological thriller directed by Anthony Minghella, following the exploits of Tom Ripley, played by Matt Damon, who becomes ensnared in a web of deceit and murder while assuming the identity of a wealthy playboy. The film masterfully navigates th...
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"On September 3, 1973, 6:28pm and 32 seconds, a blue fly of the Calliphorides species, whose wings can flutter 14,670 times per minute landed in Saint-Vincent Street, Montmartre.“

Amelie (2001)

"Amélie" (2001) is a whimsical French film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, following the charming and eccentric Amélie Poulain as she orchestrates small acts of kindness and playful interventions in the lives of those around her, all while nav...
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“All right, Curly, enough's enough. You can't eat the venetian blinds. I just had 'em installed on Wednesday.”

Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson) in Chinatown (1974)

"Chinatown," directed by Roman Polanski in 1974, is a neo-noir masterpiece set in 1930s Los Angeles, featuring a mesmerizing performance by Jack Nicholson as private detective J.J. Gittes. The film intricately weaves together themes of corruption, power, and betrayal as Gittes...
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"Do you find me sadistic? You know, I bet I could fry an egg on your head right now, if I wanted to.“

David Carradine (Bill), in Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003)

"Kill Bill Vol. 1," directed by Quentin Tarantino, is a high-octane revenge thriller that follows the Bride, played by Uma Thurman, on her quest to seek vengeance against her former colleagues who betrayed her. Fueled by stunning choreography, stylistic violence, and Tarantino's trad...
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