“Inherent Vice” quotes

Movie Inherent Vice
Paul Thomas Anderson directed this movie in 2014
Title Inherent Vice
Year 2014
Director Paul Thomas Anderson
Genre Drama, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Mystery
All actors – Joanna Newsom, Katherine Waterston, Joaquin Phoenix, Jordan Christian Hearn, Taylor Bonin, Jeannie Berlin, Josh Brolin, Eric Roberts, Serena Scott Thomas, Maya Rudolph, Martin Dew, Michael Kenneth Williams, Hong Chau, Shannon Collis, Christopher Allen Nelson, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Haena Kim, Jena Malone, Owen Wilson, Vivienne Khaledi, Yvette Yates, Andrew Simpson, Joe Dioletto, Reese Witherspoon, Sam Jaeger, Timothy Simons, Jack Kelly, Jillian Bell, Christian Williams, The Growlers, Belladonna, Alina Gatti, Elaine Tan, Martin Short, Sasha Pieterse, Wilson Bethel, Anders Holm, Emmet Unverzagt, Jefferson Mays, Erica Sullivan, Eva Fisher, Jackie Michele Johnson, Katie Schwartz, Charley Morgan, Keith Jardine, Delaina Mitchell, Michael Cotter, Peter McRobbie, Shannon C. Sullivan, Martin Donovan, Samantha Lemole, Madison Leisle, Liam Van Joosten, Matt Doyle, David Prak, Amy Ferguson, Emma Dumont, , Scott Aschenbrenner, Ashleigh Biller, Christina Bobrowsky, Peter Bonilla, Gregoer Boru, Marianne Bourg, Toyia Brown, Stu Brumbaugh, Will C., Seth Cash, Laura Colquhoun, Elizabeth Colunga, Emma Cooper, Jordan David, Nick de Graffenreid, Adam Dorsey, Ken Edling, Jenna Emery, Al Function, Brandy Futch, Lauren Goncher, Ellen Ho, Jessica Huss, Raiden Integra, Dallas James, Christopher Karl Johnson, Laura Kranz, Timothy Lally, Adeana Lane, Kira Legg, Tracy Ann Lisa, Blue LoLan, Dakota Lupo, Jacob Lyman, Amanda Maddox, Emilee Madrak, Sophia Markov, Victoria Markov, Kirstin Masters, Zach McMahon, Eric Newnham, Richard Nixon, Chelsea O'Toole, Shaun Parker, Rodney J. Richards, Philip Roosevelt, Osamu Saito, Joel Shock, Matthew Skomo, Chantal Thuy, Diana Elizabeth Torres, JC Tremblay, Steven Wiig, Daniel Yobaccio
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  • “Like Godzilla says to Mothra man, let's go eat some place.”
    Jordan Christian Hearn - Denis
    [Tag:eating, hunger]
  • “Inherent vice in a maritime insurance policy is anything that you can't avoid. Eggs break, chocolate melts, glass shatters, and Doc wondered what that meant when it applied to ex-old ladies.”
    Joanna Newsom - Sortilège
  • “He's technically Jewish but wants to be a Nazi.”

    Jeannie Berlin - Aunt Reet
    [Tag:jews, nazism]
  • “Was it possible that at every gathering, concert, peace rally, love-in, be-in, freak-in, here up north, back east, where ever, some dark crews had been busy all along reclaiming the music, the resistance to power, the sexual desire from epic to everyday? All they could sweep up for the ancient forces of greed and fear? Gee he thought... I don't...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Joanna Newsom - Sortilège
  • Doc ran through all the things he hadn't asked Shasta. Like how much she'd come to depend on Wolfmann's guaranteed level of ease and power? And least askable of all, how passionately did she really feel about old Mickey? Doc knew the likely reply, "I love him", what else? With the unspoken footnote that the word these days was being way too... (continue)(continue reading)
    Joanna Newsom - Sortilège
    [Tag:love, words]
  • “Back when they were together she could go weeks without anything more complicated than a pout. Now she was laying some heavy combination of face ingredients on Doc that he couldn't read at all.”

    Joanna Newsom - Sortilège
  • “- Dr. Rudy Blatnoyd, D.D.S.: Ms. Fenway may appear a little psychotic today.
    - Denis: Groovy.
    - Dr. Rudy Blatnoyd, D.D.S.: What?
    - Denis: It's groovy being insane man, where you at?”

    Martin Hayter Short - Dr. Rudy Blatnoyd, D.D.S.
    Jordan Christian Hearn - Denis
  • “I spent my whole life... I spent my whole life making people pay for shelter and all along I didn't realise... I didn't realise it was supposed to be for free. For free.”
    Eric Roberts - Michael Z. Wolfmann
    [Tag:payment, safety]
  • - Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball: Grass. And who knows what else?
    - Larry "Doc" Sportello: I'm only a light smoker.
    - Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball: How many joints have you had today?
    - Larry "Doc" Sportello: I have to check the logbook.

    Reese Witherspoon - Deputy D.A. Penny Kimball
    Joaquin Phoenix - Larry "Doc" Sportello
  • - Larry "Doc" Sportello: What've you been up to?
    - Japonica Fenway: Escaping, mostly, and I escape real good.

    Joaquin Phoenix - Larry "Doc" Sportello
    Sasha Pieterse - Japonica Fenway
  • - Larry "Doc" Sportello: Is that a swastika on that man's face?
    - Dr. Threeply: No, it isn't. That's an ancient Hindu symbolmeaning "all is well". It brings good fortune, luck and well-being.

    Joaquin Phoenix - Larry "Doc" Sportello
    Jefferson Mays - Dr. Threeply
    [Tag:symbols, tattoos]
  • “You smell like a patchouli fart!”
    Josh Brolin - Lt. Det. Christian F. "Bigfoot" Bjornsen
    [Tag:perfume, stink]