“Maid in Manhattan” quotes

(2002)
Movie Maid in Manhattan
Title Maid in Manhattan
Year 2002
Director Wayne Wang
Genre Drama, Comedy, Romance
Plot – Marisa Ventura, a single mother raised in New York suburbs, works as a maid in a luxurious hotel in Manhattan. By a twist of fate and a mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall, the handsome heir of a political dynasty who believes Marisa is a hotel guest. They spend a night together. When Christopher finds out Marisa's identity, the two discover to belong to two completely different worlds, even if their lives are divided only by one subway line.
All actors – Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Stanley Tucci, Tyler Posey, Frances Conroy, Chris Eigeman, Amy Sedaris, Marissa Matrone, Priscilla Lopez, Bob Hoskins, Lisa Roberts Gillan, Maddie Corman, Sharon Wilkins, Jayne Houdyshell, Marilyn Torres, Lou Ferguson, Di Quon, Liliane Thomas, Raquel Shapiro, Ton Voogt, Ray Aranha, Emma Thaler, Becky Veduccio, Gayle Scott, Michelle Thomas, Jeff Hephner, Beth Dodye Bass, Catherine Anne Hayes, Millie Tirelli, Shaun Powell, Thomas Michael Sullivan, Michelle Vicidomini-Serdaros, Larry Fleischman, Nicholas Wyman, Richie Karron, Dave Rosenberg, Eric Michael Gillett, Joel Marsh Garland, Mark Fairchild, Jason Edwards, Bill Edwards, Amy Redford, Gilbert S. Williams, Bethann Schebece, Patricia Lavery, Margaret Harth, Tom O'Rourke, Tobias Maendel, Ken Goodstein, Javier Picayo, Glenn Lewis, Mirjana Jokovic, Saundra McClain, Kae Shimizu, Daniella Van Graas, Donna Karger, Annika Pergament, Emily Frances, Paul Messina, Richard Hirschfeld, Larry Pine, Hillary B. Smith, Crystal Allen, Seth William Meier, Stephanie Langhoff, Daniel A. Thomas, Joseph Siravo, Gloria Colonnello, Minna Rose, Maja Niles, Brigitte Barnett, Amber Gristak, Patrick Anderson, Mikael Morris, Anthony Caforio, Cole Razzano, Lizza Oliver, Carla Duren, Rachael L. Hollingsworth, Jeffrey Dinowitz, Sylvia Gottlieb, Rufus Thomas the Dog, , Michelle E. Thomas, Paul Acocella, Christopher Adeler, Ty Copeman, Martha Cousins, Vincent De Paul, Mary Fortune, Frederik Garlên, Shannon M. Hart, David Jefferson, Conrad Korsch, Kelly McCool, Helena McInerney, John Miller, James Mount, Michael J. Narvaez, Rumaisa Rahman, Roberto Rizzo, Michael Scovotti, Caroline Whitney Smith, Jimmy Star, Douglas Taurel, Philippe Vonlanthen, Barry Wetcher
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  • “- Marisa Ventura: I can't try on her clothes!
    - Stephanie Kehoe: They're not hers. They're not Dolce's. Technically, they've been abandoned. Oh, let's not let them hear us.
    - Marisa Ventura: Who, the clothes?
    - Stephanie Kehoe: Marisa Ave Maria Ventura... When are you and I ever get to try on a five thousand dollar anything? Come on, feel how...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
    Marissa Matrone - Stephanie Kehoe
  • “- Jerry Siegel: What about your parents, are they Democrat or Republican?
    - Ty Ventura: What's the difference these days?
    - Christopher: I love this kid.
    - Jerry Siegel: Well, what's not to love.”

    Stanley Tucci - Jerry Siegel
    Tyler Posey - Ty Ventura
    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
  • “- Caroline Lane: You are so good. Thank God! You should be a personal assistant.
    - Rachel Hoffberg: She's a maid.
    - Caroline Lane: So are they, with better titles.”

    Natasha Richardson - Caroline Lane
    Amy Sedaris - Rachel Hoffberg
    [Tag:job, servants]
  • “Look, can we start over? Second chance, second date? You as you, me as me. No secrets. What do you think?”

    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
  • “- Jerry Siegel: Who the hell is she?
    - Christopher Marshall: I'll tell you who she isn't. She isn't like anyone I've ever met before. And she isn't a phony. I'll make you a deal, wonder man. You want me at the benefit tomorrow night? Then get her to go, and I swear to God, I'll shake any part of Maddox's body you want me to. Deal?
    - Jerry Siegel...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Stanley Tucci - Jerry Siegel
    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
    [Tag:compromise, deal, girl]
  • “- Marisa Ventura: I don't know what I'm doing here, Steph. What am I doing? This is all a lie.
    - Stephanie Kehoe: No, honey. It's more like a dream, you know? And for one night, you're living it for all of us. Don't think about tomorrow. Don't think about anything but tonight. Tonight, the maid is a lie. And this, this is who you really are.”

    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
    Marissa Matrone - Stephanie Kehoe
  • “- Caroline Lane: The woman you thought was a guest on this floor is the maid on this floor. Aren't you Marisa?
    - Christopher Marshall: No. Wait, her name is Caroline.
    - Caroline Lane: No, Chris, darling, that's my name. She steals clothes, identities...
    - Christopher Marshall: What the hell's happening here?”

    Natasha Richardson - Caroline Lane
    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
  • “- Christopher Marshall: How long are you in town for?
    - Marisa Ventura: I'm not sure.
    - Christopher Marshall: You always stay at the Beresford?
    - Marisa Ventura: Sometimes I feel like I live there.”

    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
    [Tag:hotel, living]
  • “- Marisa Ventura: Marisa Ventura. Housekeeping.
    - Christopher Marshall: Chris Marshall. Candidate for Senate. I'd appreciate your vote.
    - Marisa Ventura: We'll see.”

    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
  • “- Marisa Ventura: The first time you saw me, I was cleaning your bathroom floor! Only you didn't see me.
    - Christopher Marshall: What was I supposed to do, introduce myself while I'm taking a leak?”

    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
    [Tag:meeting, seeing]
  • “- Stephanie Kehoe: Weren't you saying how you wanted to stretch your legs?
    - Christopher Marshall: Well, if your husband wouldn't mind...
    - Ty Ventura: She doesn't have a husband.
    - Marisa Ventura: I don't have a husband.
    - Christopher Marshall: Well, I insist, then. Come with us, if you're free.”

    Marissa Matrone - Stephanie Kehoe
    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
    Tyler Posey - Ty Ventura
    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
  • “- Christopher Marshall: I don't think you're leaving. I think you're running. And what I can't figure out is, are you running towards something you want? Or are you running away from something you're afraid to want?
    - Marisa Ventura: Look, I've made so many mistakes already. I just don't want to make it worse.”

    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
    [Tag:fear, leaving, mistake]
  • “To serve people takes dignity and intelligence. But remember, they are only people with money. And although we serve them, we are not their servants. What we do, Miss Ventura, does not define who we are. What defines us is how well we rise after falling.”
    Bob Hoskins - Lionel Bloch
  • - Stephanie Kehoe: "It's complicated"? What kind of answer is that?
    - Marisa Ventura: Honest.
    - Stephanie Kehoe: The only thing complicated between me and him would be unhooking my bra strap.
    - Marisa Ventura: Look, what am I supposed to do? Make his bed with me in it? Get real! He thinks I'm a guest, here.

    Marissa Matrone - Stephanie Kehoe
    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
  • “- Marisa Ventura: There was a part of me that wanted to know what it felt like, to have someone like you look at me the way you did just once. And I'm sorry. Truly. If I could rewind the past week, I would.
    - Christopher Marshall: Was any of it real?
    - Marisa Ventura: Yeah, it was real. It was so real I wondered how I was ever gunna give you up....” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
  • “- Christopher Marshall: You're beautiful.
    - Marisa Ventura: So are you.
    - Christopher Marshall: Thank you for being here.
    - Marisa Ventura: I only came to tell you that this, you and me, can't go anywhere beyond this evening. It just can't.
    - Christopher Marshall: Well, then, you should've worn a different dress.”

    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
  • “- Marisa Ventura: There's millions of women who are just dying for you to look their way.
    - Christopher Marshall: Then why are you making me work so hard?”

    Jennifer Lopez - Marisa Ventura
    Ralph Fiennes - Christopher Marshall
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