“Igby Goes Down” quotes(2002)
Plot – Igby Slocumb is a rebel teenager but he has a goal in life: to get rid of his mother who always takes pills, of his schizophrenic father and of his fascist brother. Though he's seduced by sensual but old women, Igby, who's a creative and a fun guy, doesn't give up and he's firmly determined to realize his dream.
All actors – Kieran Culkin, Claire Danes, Jeff Goldblum, Jared Harris, Amanda Peet, Ryan Phillippe, Bill Pullman, Susan Sarandon, Rory Culkin, Peter Anthony Tambakis, Bill Irwin, Kathleen Gatishow all
“Igby Goes Down” Quotes 19 quotes
“- D.H.: I believe, umm, that certain people in life are meant to fall by the wayside; to serve as warnings to the rest of us; signs posts along the way.
- Igby: To where?
- D.H.: Success.”
“- Igby: Oliver is majoring in neo-fascism at Colombia.
- Oliver: Economics.
- Igby: Semantics.”
“You know what I think when I'm this close to another body? I think one day at one moment... this body that I'm holding in my arms will stop breathing... stop living. Just... stop. One day you'll happen upon my name in the obits and you'll remember this moment when we were so close.”
“If heaven is such a wonderful place then what was the big fucking sacrifice?”
“- Igby: It's incredible that a human being can make such neat, little joints.
- Sookie: You make it sound as if I'm anal or something, just because I know how to roll a perfect joint.”
“I feel this great, great pressure coming down on me. It's constantly coming down on me. It's crushing me.”
“- Igby: It's ironic that the first time in my life that I feel remotely affectionate for her, is when she's dead.
- Oliver: You beat up her corpse.
- Igby: I know, but after that.”
“- Igby: Why do you want me to be here, mother?
- Mimi: Comic relief.”
“- Igby: You don't roll like, big rasta spliff joints, do you? Your joints are like salad joints, not like a big, sloppy, bleeding cheeseburger-that-you-rip-into-kind-of-a-joint joint.
- Sookie: I guess marijuana isn't a visceral experience for me. Sex is for me.”
“It is customary in a eulogy to at least make reference to the deceased.”
“I love the fact that the captain of the morality team invites his chick to the same party as his wife.”
“- Sookie: You're the fascist brother.
- Igby: He prefers young Republican.”