Questions related to specific pieces of a work's spoken word.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
4 views

What was the meaning of “21 grams”?

At the end of 21 Grams movie (2003), the teller said that "They say we all loose 21 grams at the exact moment of our death". I just interested in what that 21 grams stands for so the makers titled the ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Exact french quote meaning “To want something you have to be alive”

I can't make out a quote in Pierrot Le Fou which is translated from French to "To want something you have to be alive." It's in the first part of the movie, as they first take off in the car, where ...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

A Question about a scene in The Grand Budapest Hotel

At around the 29th minute of The Grand Budapest Hotel Gustave and Zero have the following conversation about "Boy with Apple": Gustave: That picture, Boy with Apple, is priceless. Understand? ...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

In what way did Dmitri intend to insult M Gustave at the funeral?

At Madame D.'s funeral in The Grand Budapest Hotel, when Dmitri called M. Gustave a "fucking" faggot, does he mean that he's a gay person or a loser? Because in Urban Dictionary we can see that in the ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

A question about a scene in Dumb and Dumber To

There is a scene where Harry and Lloyd talk: Harry Dunne: How many days are in April? Lloyd Christmas: 30 days have September, all the rest I can't remember. Harry Dunne: Must be 31 ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

“I promise, Tiger”. Why is he addressing him like that, what's the origin?

In Soylent Green (1973), a cop says to another one (wounded, dying): "I promise, Tiger. I promise." I think this word was used only once in the film. What's the origin of using this address? I guess ...
4
votes
1answer
84 views

A Question About A Line In Blood Diamond

I've seen Blood Diamond on TV but I've missed some scenes so it makes me confused. When Danny Archer told Solomon "Time I quit smoking anyway, huh, Solomon?" Why would Solomon knows it is a signal of ...
9
votes
1answer
176 views

What's the origin of the “'ello, gov'nor” line?

This line is often used in TV shows, usually when a character is trying to use an english accent. He will use a british slang and say something along the lines of 'ello gov'nor! Two examples ...
3
votes
2answers
344 views

“I find her interesting because…she sleeps above her covers…”

The line is Bill Murray as Venkman in Ghostbusters: I find her interesting because she's a client and because she sleeps above her covers. Four feet above her covers! I was thirteen or so when ...
1
vote
1answer
113 views

Is Collier's line about the bible correct?

In Fury, Brad Pitt said: "You see, we can kill them (women), but we can't fuck them, 'cause it said so in the Bible." Did the Bible really said that?
1
vote
1answer
109 views

What does Allen's line about the floatation device mean?

In "The other guys", Allen says: Anything you say or do can be used as a floatation device. What's funny about it?
1
vote
1answer
35 views

What does Will want to say with his response to Eric's bridge analogy?

During the devastating events in Margin Call there is a conversation between Will and Eric Dale whom Will has come to convince into returning to the company after having previously been fired. Eric ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Julian Assange on commitment

Did Julian Assange say or acknowledge being said the following dialogue in real life which appears on The Fifth Estate script. It takes two things to change the world. You'd be surprised how many ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

The last words of Harmonica's brother in Once upon a time in the West [duplicate]

I am an ardent fan of Sergio Leone's Once upon a time in the West. From time to time I am thinking about the last words that Harmonica's brother delivered before his cruel death by hanging in the ...
6
votes
1answer
135 views

“That's what I said!”

All throughout the movie The Goonies a character will say something wrong and then say "That's what I said!" For example Data says "bootie" trap instead of "boobie" trap and then say's "That's what I ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Annie 2014 full script [duplicate]

Is there any site I would be able to find the full transcript of the Annie 2014 movie dialogue? The girls I babysit wanted to perform it in a play with their friends and I can't find any part of the ...
0
votes
2answers
41 views

A question about a line from World's Greatest Dad

in the movie World's Greatest Dad, we learned the fact that Andrew has asthma, then Robin Williams said: "Then he shouldn't be having milk products." Is this true or is it just a joke?
0
votes
0answers
23 views

what are the different types of languages used in the minion language? [duplicate]

how many different languages are in the minion language ? And what are the languages that are being spoken?
3
votes
1answer
1k views

What does Marco's answer to the Khan about women and wine mean?

In the pilot of Marco Polo, Marco is asked in front of the Khan's court which land he thinks has the most beautiful women. He answers: In Italy we have a saying: „The true sweetness of wine is ...
1
vote
1answer
166 views

What does the „Cosmetologist“ line mean?

In The Jerk (1979) there's a line like this: Navin: Really? A cosmetologist? It must be tough to handle the weightlessness. What does it mean?
1
vote
1answer
115 views

In Sherlock, why was there a change of pronunciation of 'the' at the end?

In the TV series, Sherlock - Season 2 Episode 1 titled 'A Scandal in Belgravia', at the very end of that episode Sherlock would regain his memories happened in Karachi. Then he will say "The Woman" ...
1
vote
4answers
2k views

Is Dave Skylark's line containing “Mangia. We're the people. Give us the sh-t.” a reference to something?

I've noticed a lot of movie and pop culture references in The Interview (2014). I was wondering if Dave Skylark's line here is a reference to something: Aaron: We could be doing something ...
1
vote
2answers
140 views

Why is the 'Get to the chopper' so famous?

The other day, I watched The Predator just to see why the 'Get to the chopper' is so famous. Finally, I heard the 'Get to the chopper!' line. But it was not funny or memorable at all. I had presumed ...
3
votes
2answers
85 views

Purpose of the joke regarding the Lipizzaner stallions

Towards the end of the movie Crimson Tide, there's a tense scene in which Capt. Ramsey (Gene Hackman) engages Hunter (Denzel Washington) in a discussion about the Lipizzaner stallions. The scene is ...
1
vote
1answer
106 views

What does Sofie Fatale say in Japanese on her cellphone in Volume 1?

In Kill Bill Vol. 1, Just before Sofie Fatale and the rest of the crew are about to enter the Japanese nightclub, there's a flashback in which she's speaking Japanese into her cellphone during the ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

Quote about two types of people: “poor people and gangsters”

Please help me identify the source of an audio sample I heard in a song. The sample sounds like it's from a movie or TV show. The sample consists of someone saying: "It's all the same everywhere -- ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

A question about a line from Hook

When Peter (Robin Williams) is being driven home in a cab, he makes fun of the driver's name 'Neville', asking: Is that English? What does it mean?
0
votes
0answers
105 views

Identify the movie with this quote

The quote occurs when a group of 'baddies' are holding hostages and discussing what the plan is. One of the hostages realizes that in order for the plan to be carried out, the hostages would be ...
-1
votes
2answers
124 views

A question about a line in Good Morning, Vietnam

In Good Morning, Vietnam there's a line that goes like "It's gonna be hot and wet, that's nice if you're with a lady, ain't no good if you're in the jungle.' I understand the first part of the line, ...
8
votes
10answers
10k views

What does Beth mean when she says: “I get it now.”

In The Walking Dead, at the end of the episode Coda, Beth says to Dawn: "I get it now.". What does she mean? How is it related to their earlier conversation?
0
votes
1answer
19 views

A question about line from Bobby Deerfield

In Bobby Deerfield, Bobby said this to Karl whose neck is injured and wearing a collar, You have to tell them, Karl, no more starch in the collars. Why are they laughing?
-1
votes
1answer
62 views

What does this exchange about a handkerchief and a sleeve mean?

In My Fair Lady the following dialogue ocurs: ELIZA: What's this for? HIGGINS: To wipe your eyes. To wipe any part of your face that feels moist. Remember, that's your handkerchief and ...
10
votes
1answer
117 views

What is said on the Chinese broadcast 34 minutes into Looper?

At 34:00, we briefly see a television depicting mass-destruction and the English words 'Rainmaker'. What is being said in Chinese on this newscast?
2
votes
0answers
94 views

Quote from what movie? “I suggest you rethink your strategy!”

I am trying to recall what movie this scene was in. The movie takes place in a military academy (Taps, The Blue & The Grey, etc.). The scene is one of the barracks. The main character is a cadet ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

In Donnie Brasco, Lefty said: “You're still driving a fucking Lincoln when you get there.” What's that mean?

In Donnie Brasco the following dialogue occurs: Nicky: "It's a longer car. Two fucking cars, right? This is a car, this is a car, right?" Lefty continues to watch Brasco. His friend talks from ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Question about a scene from Donnie Brasco

At about 39:13 in Donnie Brasco, when Al Pacino (lefty) said: "I'm checking my lipstick." What's that supposed to mean? When he looks backward with a mirror, is it because he is afraid to get whacked ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Question about a line from Donnie Brasco

What are Al Pacino and other people talking about when Al Pacino said "It's longer? Longer like what? Like my dick is longer?" and the other person says "No no no, we are not talking about a ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

What did Johnny mean when he said “I trained myself to do it quietly” when making love with Cora?

From Frankie and Johnny, when Johnny made love with Cora, he said "I trained myself to do it quietly. I've been to places where full-throated orgasm would be highly-inappropriate." I know he was in ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

What is funny about “Can I have a chocolate donut and a bottle of beer”?

In Scarecrow (1973), what is funny about the line "Can I have a chocolate donut and a bottle of beer"?
1
vote
1answer
128 views

Did this quote from the book appear in any of the Jurassic Park movies?

The following quote is from the Jurassic Park book, spoken by the character Ian Malcolm: Most kinds of power require a substantial sacrifice by whoever wants the power. There is an apprenticeship, ...
-3
votes
1answer
74 views

Why do some movies contain scenes in different languages?

For instance, I'm watching the Jackie Chan movie, The Accidental Spy. Part of the dialogue is in English, and part of it is in Korean (or maybe it's Chinese?). What would be the purpose of this?
-1
votes
2answers
119 views

Who said “Yahoo Yipadee?” [closed]

I know this is from a TV show or Movie, but cannot for the life of me remember where. The phrase is correct. I can clearly remember a male voice speaking the line. So variations are not correct ...
6
votes
1answer
199 views

Sheldon Cooper has a Master of Arts degree?

Both Wikipedia and The Big Bang Theory Wiki say that Sheldon Cooper of the Big Bang Theory has a Master of Arts degree. They both cite "The Love Car Displacement" episode as the source for that. But ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

What did Jules Gaspard get in Invitation to a Gunfighter?

In Invitation to a Gunfighter, when Jules Gaspard leaves town and is confronted by Matt Weaver the following conversation happens: Matt: If its not money then what you want, what (did) you get? ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

What does “Yippee-ki-yay” even mean? [duplicate]

In the Die Hard series, John Mcclane often uses this phrase before delivering the punch-blow that exterminates whatever he's aiming to blow up. But Mcclane ain't from Texas or anywhere in the ...
3
votes
2answers
281 views

Why does Walt talk about Victor's death?

At the end of the Breaking Bad episode "Hazard Pay" (S05E03), Walt is very upset about the financial outcome they get from their first new batch of meth, especially Mike's "legacy cost". He talks ...
2
votes
1answer
268 views

What's Mark thinking when he says “enough … enough now”?

In Love Actually Mark was in love with Juliet, but he couldn't tell her, and now she's married to his best friend. Since it's Christmas he finally tells her (with cue cards). He smiles, and leaves ... ...
12
votes
2answers
2k views

Reccuring dialogue “That's what she said”?

In the US version of TV show "The Office", many characters keep saying the tagline "That's what she said". There is even a t-shirt on the official store. I never actually understood this punchline as ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Meaning of the 'magic circle' quote

Can you explain the meaning of the following quote from Ingmar Bergman's Through a Glass Darkly? We draw a magic circle around ourselves to shut out everything that doesn’t fit our secret games. ...
5
votes
6answers
2k views

What did Lucy mean by “We never really die”?

In Lucy there was a car chase. Lucy was driving and there was a police officer in the car. Lucy was driving extremely fast when officer said Better be late than dead In reply Lucy said We ...