“Can't Buy Me Love” quotes

(1987)
Movie Can't Buy Me Love
Title Can't Buy Me Love
Year 1987
Director Steve Rash
Genre Drama, Comedy, Romance
Plot – Ronald Miller is tired of being a nerd, so he decides to make a deal with one of the most popular girls of the school. His goal is to become someone important, so he pays the girl $1,000 to pretend to be his girlfriend for a month. Ronald manages to get what he wants, but he soon learns that the price of popularity is higher than what he expected.
All actors – Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Courtney Gains, Tina Caspary, Seth Green, Sharon Farrell, Darcy DeMoss, Dennis Dugan, Cloyce Morrow, Devin DeVasquez, Eric Bruskotter, Gerardo Mejía
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  • “- Cindy Mancini: Are you high?
    - Ronald Miller: I want to rent you.
    - Cindy Mancini: You want to rent me?
    - Ronald Miller: Yeah. You pretend you like me and we go out for a few weeks... and that will make me popular.
    - Cindy Mancini: Just going out with me is not gonna make you popular.
    - Ronald Miller: Well I have a thousand dollars that says...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Amanda Peterson - Cindy Mancini
    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
  • - Chuckie Miller: You nuked my brother.
    - Cindy Mancini: What?
    - Chuckie Miller: You took him from "geek" status to "king" status to no status.
    - Cindy Mancini: Chuckie Miller, right? He resorted to sending his messenger boy?
    - Chuckie Miller: Boy? I see no boy here.
    - [Cindy puts powder on his face]
    - Chuckie Miller: You think you shut me up?
    -... (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Seth Green - Chuckie Miller
    Amanda Peterson - Cindy Mancini
    [Tag:threat]
  • “- Ronald Miller: I'm going to a party. John Richmond's, with Cindy Mancini.
    - Chuckie Miller: Cindy Mancini? Senior, captain of the cheerleaders, most beautiful girl in the history of this county?
    - Ronald Miller: That's her. Well, I'm late, gotta bolt.
    - Chuckie Miller: Bolt? Something stinks in suburbia.”

    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
    Seth Green - Chuckie Miller
    [Tag:sarcasm, women, wonder]
  • “- Barbara: Why wouldn't we go out with Ronald. I mean he's cute and sweet...
    - Patty: And good...
    [Cindy and Barbara stare at her]
    - Patty: Come on, a lady never talks.
    - Cindy Mancini: Well I'll have to remember that the next time I see one.”

    Tina Caspary - Barbara
    Darcy DeMoss - Patty
    Amanda Peterson - Cindy Mancini
  • “- Ronald Miller: I just think it would be more fun to party with those guys our senior year... go to the games...
    - Kenneth Wurman: We go to ALL the games.
    - Ronald Miller: We sit in the visiting section Kenneth... at our own school.”

    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
    Courtney Gains - Kenneth Wurman
  • “You ignored the Donald Miller geek for seventeen years, now you want to ride the Ronnie Miller express!”
    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
    [Tag:interests, wishes]
  • “- Patty: Are you into long distance relationships?
    - Ronald Miller: No.
    - Patty: Now, then why don't you reach out and touch someone?”

    Darcy DeMoss - Patty
    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
  • “I need to talk to you. Every time I call you're either taking a bath, washing your hair or you're out of the country. That was a good one, by the way.”

    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
  • “Quinton is in! Let the fun begin!”

    Cort McCown - Quint
  • “Nerds, jocks. My side, your side. Man, it's all bullshit. It's hard enough just trying to be yourself. I know cause I messed up. I tried to buy my way in. But Kenneth, he's not trying to buy anybody, he's just trying to make friends; being himself.”
    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
  • “- Ronald Miller: What's his name, Biff?
    - Cindy Mancini: Don't give me that! His name happens to be... Brett!
    - Ronald Miller: Is there a difference?”

    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
    Amanda Peterson - Cindy Mancini
  • “Iris? Oh yeah, she's a big conquest. She's given more rides than Greyhound!”

    Amanda Peterson - Cindy Mancini
    [Tag:sarcasm, sex, women]
  • “- Quint: I've learned to appreciate the finer things in life. I even travel with my own wine. You never know the quality you may encounter at a soiree.
    - Fran: [smells the wine and coughs] Very classy.
    - Quint: [takes a swig out of the wine bottle] Mm-hmm. I'm into class. It's my new thing.”

    Cort McCown - Quint
    Ami Dolenz - Fran
  • “- Ronald Miller: Here is the primate example. You raise a doll-chopping homicidal maniac, and what do you do every time you see him? You give him money. Great!
    - Chuckie Miller: Chillin!
    - David Miller: Shut up, Chuck!
    - Chuckie Miller: I was talking to Ma!
    - Rons Mom: Shut up, Chuck!”

    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
    Seth Green - Chuckie Miller
    Dennis Dugan - David Miller
    Cloyce Morrow - Judy Miller
  • “Didn't you take economics? You could have had me for $49.95.”
    Corissa Miller - Transfer Girl
    [Tag:money, sarcasm]
  • “Cards with the tards. Who could beat a night of cards, chips, dips and dorks?”

    Seth Green - Chuckie Miller
    [Tag:game, sarcasm]
  • “- Rons Dad: [speaking to Ronald] I'm proud of you son. You worked, you earned, you saved...
    - Chuckie Miller: You Ask! Hey big Dave, how about spottin' me a twenty to purchase some necessities!”

    Dennis Dugan - David Miller
    Seth Green - Chuckie Miller
    [Tag:father, money, pride]
  • “Even Bobby thinks we went out. Great, huh? Ha! All of you thought we were a couple. What a joke!... Ronald Miller paid me 1,000 bucks to pretend I liked him. What a deal, huh? $1,000 to go out with him for a month. This guy. Oh, God. He bought me. And he bought all of you. He was sick and tired of being a nobody. Yeah, and he said that all of...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Amanda Peterson - Cindy Mancini
  • “- Patty: Didn't you like, used to mow our lawn?
    - Ronald Miller: Yes, and you have the nicest pair of rhododendrons in town!
    - Patty: Rhodo-who's?
    - Cindy Mancini: Guys, I'll see you in home ec, OK?
    - Barbara: What did he say?
    - Patty: I don't care! Dig on his shirt...”

    Darcy DeMoss - Patty
    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
    Amanda Peterson - Cindy Mancini
    Tina Caspary - Barbara
    [Tag:job, wonder]
  • Someday my wish is for him to hold me in his arms, in a sea of deep blue, together at last, together as two", ohhh that's beautiful, I didn't know you were a poet.

    Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
    [Tag:love, poetry]
  • “Guys, take a look at my forehead: do you see a sign that says information?”
    Amanda Peterson - Cindy Mancini
    [Tag:news, sarcasm]
  • “- Patty: Cool outfit!
    - Barbara: What a severe suede!
    - Cindy Mancini: You guys, it's no big deal. Bobby sent it to me from Iowa. You know they have fine leathers down there.
    - Patty: Oh, yeah. The best leathers come from Rome, Paris, and Des Moines!”

    Darcy DeMoss - Patty
    Tina Caspary - Barbara
    Amanda Peterson - Cindy Mancini
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