Saturday, February 20, 2010


In honor of this weekend's extremely quotable Cult Classic, AIRPLANE!, I've decided to take a poll of the Loft staff's favorite quotes from other funny films.

Here it goes:


Ray: You think there's a connection between this Vigo character and the... slime?

Egon: Is the atomic weight of cobalt 58.9?

- Ghostbusters II


Alvy Singer: Oh really? I heard that "Commentary" and
"Dissent" had merged and formed "Dysentery."

-Annie Hall


Seymour: What are we, in slow motion here? C'mon, what are you, hypnotized? Have some more kids, why don't you?

-Ghost World


Happy Gilmore: The price is wrong, bitch!

-Happy Gilmore


Spaulding: (to two ladies) Let's get married!

Mrs. Rittenhouse: The three of us? Why, that's bigamy!

Spaulding: Yes! And it's big of me, too!

-Animal Crackers


Lu-Lu Fishpaw: I'm gonna get an abortion and I can't WAIT!



Gene: Now finish up them taters; I'm gonna go fondle my sweaters.

Gary: Come on - what?

Gene: Finish up the taters.

Gary: And then what did you say?

then what did I say?

Gary: Y
ou said you were going to... fondle your sweaters.

Gene: Ah, uh - no I didn't. I said... fondue the cheddar... I was thinking about making fondue with cheddar cheese for dinner tonight.

-Wet Hot American Summer


The Dude: That guy treats objects like women, man

-The Big Lebowski


Patrick Bateman: I have to return some videotapes.

-American Psycho


Henry Fool:
I can't work for a living, Simon, it's impossible. I've tried once. My genius will be wasted trying to make ends meet. This is how great men topple, Simon.

-Henry Fool


President Merkin Muffley: Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room.

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb


  1. Clare Quilty: Dr. Humbert, would you mind if I am putting to you ze blunt question?

    Humbert Humbert: No, by all means do so.

    Clare Quilty: Ve are wondering, has anybody instructed Lolita in ze facts of life?

    -Lolita (1962)

  2. Parole Board chairman: They've got a name for people like you H.I. That name is called "recidivism."
    Parole Board member: Repeat offender!
    Parole Board chairman: Not a pretty name, is it H.I.?
    H.I.: No, sir. That's one bonehead name, but that ain't me any more.
    Parole Board chairman: You're not just telling us what we want to hear?
    H.I.: No, sir, no way.
    Parole Board member: 'Cause we just want to hear the truth.
    H.I.: Well, then I guess I am telling you what you want to hear.
    Parole Board chairman: Boy, didn't we just tell you not to do that?
    H.I.: Yes, sir.
    Parole Board chairman: Okay, then.

    --Raising Arizona (1987)