“Batteries Not Included” quotes

(1987)
Movie Batteries Not Included
Title Batteries Not Included
Original title *batteries not included
Year 1987
Director Matthew Robbins
Genre Sci-Fi, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Plot – A construction speculator decides to restore the entire area of ​​a neighborhood in New York. The inhabitants are corrupted to move by Carlos Chavez, a minor criminal, but a group of people decides to remain despite the threats. One evening two flying saucers plane on the roof of their building and the aliens start helping the inhabitants, restoring many things all around. At the and, Carlos himself stops trying to evict the group of people.
All actors – Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña, Michael Carmine, Dennis Boutsikaris, Tom Aldredge, Jane Hoffman, John DiSanti, John Pankow, MacIntyre Dixon, Michael Greene
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  • “- Pamela: It's old and depressing!
    - Mason: It's reality!
    - Pamela: This is the '80s! Nobody likes reality anymore.”

    Wendy Schaal - Pamela
    Dennis Boutsikaris - Mason Baylor
    [Tag:reality, sadness]
  • “- Frank Riley: Where'd you get a new picture?
    - Faye Riley: It's not new. It's fixed.
    - Frank Riley: Fixed like new?
    - Faye Riley: They did a good job.
    - Frank Riley: Who did?
    - Faye Riley: I ain't saying.
    - Frank Riley: Goddamnit, Faye!”

    Hume Cronyn - Frank Riley
    Jessica Tandy - Faye Riley
    [Tag:picture, secrets]
  • “- Mr. Kovacks: Is this what you're talking about? It's full'o junk. It's a storage shed, you idiot.
    - Carlos: No it's not. It's full of ghosts or spirits or something and they're just trying to make me look bad!
    - Mr. Kovacks: You don't need ghosts for that.”

    John Pankow - Kovacs
    Michael Carmine - Carlos
    [Tag:ghosts, ugliness]
  • “The quickest way to end a miracle is to ask it why it is... or what it wants.”
    Hume Cronyn - Frank Riley
    [Tag:miracle]
  • “Why am I paying a demolition crew to sit around eating in a restaurant they're supposed to be knocking down?”
    Michael Greene - Lacey
    [Tag:eating, working]
  • “- Marisa: Someone was in my room.
    - Mason: Yeah mine too. I think we got elves.”

    Elizabeth Peña - Marisa Esteval
    Dennis Boutsikaris - Mason Baylor
    [Tag:monster]
  • “- Marisa: Maybe this is all a dream.
    - Mason: Well, if this is a dream which one of us is having it?
    - Frank Riley: Hey, don't look at me. I stopped dreaming a long time ago.”

    Elizabeth Peña - Marisa Esteval
    Dennis Boutsikaris - Mason Baylor
    Hume Cronyn - Frank Riley
    [Tag:dreams]
  • “I've been telling my friends it's so cool living with an artist. You never once asked to paint me nude!”
    Wendy Schaal - Pamela
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