Favorite Comedic Movie, with a quote

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Cite one of your favorite comedies, and quote a line or two from it.Example: Mel Brooks' High Anxiety. "Sorry to have disturbed you. It was the TV. I've turned it down."
 

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Hairspray (original 1988 not-Broadway musical version)

"Now you'll do everything that Mommy and Daddy tell you, or we'll send you to Catholic school where you belong!"
 

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Moonstruck

The divine Olympia Dukakis had two of the best lines. Not sure if it's her father or father-in-law with all the dogs, but he feeds them the dinner she's cooked under the dining room table. Her dry, deadpan response: "Old man, you give those dogs another piece of my food and I'm gonna kick you 'til you're dead!"

Later, she's talking with her daughter Loretta (played by Cher, who was also divine in this movie) if she really loves Ronny (played by Nicolas Cage (again with the divine?).

Rose: "Do you love him, Loretta?"
Loretta: "Aw, Ma. I love him awful."
Rose: "Oh, God, that's too bad."
 

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This is from Halloween, not a comedy movie but this is the quote from the joke. "He asked me if I could help him
find his purple lawnmower."

This is at the begining just before the station wagon was stolden.
The patient is seen and Loomis talks to him. "

Standing by the side of the road is a male patient, a wildlooking
man in his sixties dressed in a white gown, who
stares at the station wagon.


MARION
What did he say?

LOOMIS
He asked me if I could help him
find his purple lawnmower.
 
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I loved Spy (2015)

[from IMDB)

Rick Ford: During the threat of an assassination attempt, I appeared convincingly in front of congress as Barack Obama.
Susan Cooper: In black-face? That's really not appropriate.
 

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Get Smart (2008)

Man, just reading the quotes to pick just one, I really want to watch it again. But this was the first one I thought of, so it's the one I'll share.

Maxwell: Are you thinking what I'm thinking?

Chief: If you're thinking "Holy shit! Holy shit! A swordfish almost went though my head!" If so, then yes.
 

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Dodgeball, so many quotes to choose from.

White: Nobody makes me bleed my own blood. NOBODY!

or maybe

Patches O'Houlihan: Necessary? Is it necessary for me to drink my own urine? No, but I do it anyway because it's sterile and I like the taste.
 

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I'd say the most recent lines from a comedic film I watched that really resonated with me in a 'laugh-out loud' fashion would be from The Lego Movie. Specifically, the lyrics to Batman's "song" Untitled Self-Portrait.

Lyrics such as...

Batman: DARKNESS. NO. PARENTS. SUPER RICH. ...KIND OF MAKES IT BETTER.

...It's really a scene that you have to watch for yourself and embrace the wonderful absurdity of BATMAN blasting a recording him performing Abstract Emo Rock in the Batmobile. ^_^;
 

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"Infamy! Infamy! They've all got it in for me!" Kenneth Williams as Julius Caesar in "Carry On Cleo"

And of course : "My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought, cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.."
"Goldarn it, Mr. Lamarr, you use your tongue purtier than a twenty dollar whore."
"Shitkicker!" - "Blazing Saddles"
 

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"Infamy! Infamy! They've all got it in for me!" Kenneth Williams as Julius Caesar in "Carry On Cleo"

And of course : "My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought, cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.."




That's Hedley
"Goldarn it, Mr. Lamarr, you use your tongue purtier than a twenty dollar whore."
"Shitkicker!" - "Blazing Saddles"

Froggie? Froggie?

and

Candygram for Mongo!
 

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Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989).

Quotes? Oh, so many!


Ted: Bill, strange things are afoot at the Circle K


Music store clerk: Are you a musician?
Beethoven: [amused look]


Ted's Dad: What's your date of birth?
Abraham Lincoln: February 12th. Eighteen-oh-nine.
 

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Airplane! (1980)

There are so, so many wonderful quotes in this film. I'll pick one of the more esoteric ones. The scene is an air traffic control tower. Ground control is nervous because a crippled plane is headed for the airport ...

Steve McCroskey: Gunderson, check the radar range. Anything yet?
Gunderson: [gets up and opens the door of the Radar Range microwave, which is roasting a turkey] About two more minutes, chief!
 

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Moonstruck

The divine Olympia Dukakis had two of the best lines. Not sure if it's her father or father-in-law with all the dogs, but he feeds them the dinner she's cooked under the dining room table. Her dry, deadpan response: "Old man, you give those dogs another piece of my food and I'm gonna kick you 'til you're dead!"

Later, she's talking with her daughter Loretta (played by Cher, who was also divine in this movie) if she really loves Ronny (played by Nicolas Cage (again with the divine?).

Rose: "Do you love him, Loretta?"
Loretta: "Aw, Ma. I love him awful."
Rose: "Oh, God, that's too bad."

AND Rose: "What you don't know about women is a lot!" (said to guy hitting on her)

Despicable Me

Little Girl: read us a story!
Gru: No!
Little Girl: But we won't go to sleep unless you do!
Gru: Then it's going to be a long night for you!

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And Hangover (first one)

"Here's your car, officers!"
 

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Dumb and Dumber


Maybe she'll invite us up for tea and strumpets!
 

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Baseketball


The Minnesota Lakers moved to Los Angeles where there are no lakes, the Houston Oilers moved to Tennessee where there is no oil, and the New Orleans Jazz moved to Utah where they don't play music.
 

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Not a comedy, but still my favorite line

FRIED GREEN TOMATOES

[Evelyn, an older character, is cut off in a parking lot] Evelyn: Hey! I was waiting for that spot!
Girl #1: Face it, lady, we're younger and faster!
[Evelyn rear-ends the other car six times]
Girl #1: What are you doing?
Girl #2: Are you crazy?
Evelyn: Face it, girls, I'm older and I have more insurance.
 

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Robin Hood Men in Tights always seems to make me laugh. Then again, I'm a huge Mel Brooks fan!!
Robin:My dog Pongo?
Blinkin':Run over by a cart.
Robin:My gold fish Goldie?
Blinkin': Eaten by the cat.
Robin: My cat?...
Blinkin': Choked on the goldfish.

I actually used that for my blog recently, plus some stuff from The Princess Bride. https://sharagambit924.wordpress.co...ngs-youll-see-in-the-lord-of-the-rings-films/ That's the link if you wanna go check it out!!
 

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Blues Brothers.



Jake: What's this?
Elwood: What?
Jake: This car. This stupid car! Where's the Cadillac?
[Elwood doesn't answer]
Jake: The Caddy! Where's the Caddy?
Elwood: The what?
Jake: The Cadillac we used to have. The Bluesmobile!
Elwood: I traded it.
Jake: You traded the Bluesmobile for this?
Elwood: No, for a microphone.
Jake: A microphone?
[pause]
Jake: Okay I can see that. What the hell is this?
Elwood: This was a bargain. I picked it up at the Mount Prospect city police auction last spring. It's an old Mount Prospect police car. They were practically giving 'em away.
Jake: Well thank you, pal. The day I get outta prison, my own brother picks me up in a *police* car!
 

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From Trainwreck:

"I can't have one of my employees having sex with someone underage AND beating them up. One or the other, but not the combo. See what I'm saying?"
 

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"Hospital? What is it?!"

"It's a big building where ill people go but that's not important right now."

Probably from Airplane but could be from any of those abrahams and Zucker films.
 
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Tenacious D and the Pick of Destiny. Made me laugh so hard my face hurt like hell. It's been a while, but I remember a few lines.

Jack Black, landing on a tree limb with his legs spread: "Sweet baby!"

Kyle Gass: "Use the c$#@!"
 

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"Hospital? What is it?!"

"It's a big building where ill people go but that's not important right now."

Probably from Airplane but could be from any of those abrahams and Zucker films.

It's an over-used shtick but I LOVE it. My favorite is when that guy in the tower replies [to Airplane! What is it?]: Well, its big and white and has curtains in the windows and wheels... and looks like a big Tylenol.
 

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Cite one of your favorite comedies, and quote a line or two from it.Example: Mel Brooks' High Anxiety. "Sorry to have disturbed you. It was the TV. I've turned it down."

Very much concur about Mel Brooks' movies. 'Blazing Saddles', 'High Anxiety'...his talent was extraordinary. And the things he got away with.
Harvey Korman tied up (BDSM) by Cloris Leachman. Just astounding that such a shot was left in.

(I dislike most comedy that took over after Brooks peaked. Adolescent angst & juvenile sex comedies and stuff like Ferris Beuller? That trend which is still going on? Never able to stomach it.)

My top picks? 'Animal House'...(written by Harold Ramis). 'Airplane!'...(the Zucker Bros). Peter Falk / Alan Arkin in 'The In-Laws'.
And certainly, 'Slapshot'.

Honorable mention to some forgotten sleepers such as 'Harold & Maude'; 'Where's Poppa?'; & 'Fire Sale'.
No one else but me probably remembers, Gary Busey in a tiny little flick called, 'Fooling Around'. Throwback to classic rom-com.

Neil Simon's "Odd Couple" --and a few of his others--still to this day, hard to beat for character and dialogue. Really, you'd have to get up pretty early in the morning to beat Walter Matthau at humor. One of my fave actors ever. He could take on just about any role.

Peter Sellers flicks. Just manic.

I'm also a fairly avid fan of early slapstick..some of my faves are things like Keystone Cops 1-reelers.

Oh--can't overlook the ultimate Gone-With-the-Wind of all comedy movies: "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World".
 

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