“Boys on the Side” quotes

Movie Boys on the Side
Title Boys on the Side
Year 1995
Director Herbert Ross
Genre Drama, Comedy
Plot – For the uninhibited and cynical Jane, a night clubs singer, the Big Apple has become sickening. Abandoned by her best friend and fired from her job, she decides to go to Los Angeles. Meanwhile Robin, a real estate agent, hopes to escape her grim reality with a nostalgic return to San Diego following the same route traveled as a child with her mother and brother. She puts an ad on the newspaper offering a ride by car to the West Coast and Jane answers first. The two makes a stop in Pittsburgh to visit Holly, a friend of Jane, who decides to take part to their travel even if she's pregnant and she's unintentionally become an outlaw.
All actors – Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey, James Remar, Billy Wirth, Anita Gillette, Dennis Boutsikaris, Estelle Parsons, Amy Aquino, Stan Egi, Stephen Gevedon
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  • “- Massarelli: One last time: are you gay?
    - Jane: Yes I am. I bet a lot of women tell you that. But in my case, it happens to be true.”

    Dennis Boutsikaris - Massarelli
    Whoopi Goldberg - Jane
  • “- Jane: Do you miss it?
    - Robin: What?
    - Jane: Sex.
    - Robin: Yeah, I do... You know what's weird? You never know the last time you sleep with somebody it's the last time.”

    Whoopi Goldberg - Jane
    Mary-Louise Parker - Robin
  • “- Jane: No, we're not taking drug money on the road with us. Put it back.
    - Holly: Well, it's not like you can tell by looking at it.
    - Jane: OK, you have a point: we'll just take half, all right? And we are not taking drugs on the road with us, either. So give them back.”

    Whoopi Goldberg - Jane
    Drew Barrymore - Holly
    [Tag:drugs, money]
  • “- Massarelli: Are you a lesbian too, Ms. Nickerson?
    - Robin: No sir but at times I understand the inclination.”

    Dennis Boutsikaris - Massarelli
    Mary-Louise Parker - Robin
  • “She still should grab him. Believe me I know what she's gonna have to go through. You know, I'm a feminist too. I was a single mother after your father left. You think that was easy? I even voted for Carter twice. But you can't fight nature. God knows, you girls keep trying. Treating your men like side dishes. Stick a fork in when needed - just...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Anita Gillette - Elaine
  • - Holly: Oh, God. To think it's possible I killed my baby's daddy.
    - Jane: "To think it's possible"? You hit him in the head with a baseball bat. He's dead.
    - Holly: No, I mean, it's possible that Nick is the daddy.

    Drew Barrymore - Holly
    Whoopi Goldberg - Jane
    [Tag:father, murder]
  • “I do the best I can, honey. I know it's not enough, and I'm sorry. But that's what you get in life, you know? You get whoever you end up with. Whoever is willing to stick by you, and fight for you, when everyone else is gone. And it ain't always who you expect. But you just have to make do.”
    Anita Gillette - Elaine
    [Tag:life, love]
  • “- Robin: This person who dumped her, she was gay, right?
    - Holly: Yeah, but even with gaygirls there are no guarantees. They're very emotional. That's about all I know. They love uniforms and don't break their hearts.
    - Robin: Uniforms?
    - Holly: Oh, yeah, all kinds. Especially UPS.”

    Mary-Louise Parker - Robin
    Drew Barrymore - Holly