“Mulholland Drive” quotes

Movie Mulholland Drive
Title Mulholland Drive
Original title Mulholland Dr.
Year 2001
Director David Lynch
Genre Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Plot – Rita loses her memory after an accident on Mulholland Drive, Hollywood. The woman meets Betty Elms, an Australian actress who has just landed in Los Angeles. With her help, Rita tries to regain her memory and her identity. A man is haunted by a monstrous image. A director threatened by the mafia is forced to choose a stranger for his movie.
All actors – Naomi Watts, Jeanne Bates, Dan Birnbaum, Laura Harring, Randall Wulff, Robert Forster, Brent Briscoe, Maya Bond, Patrick Fischler, Michael Cooke, Bonnie Aarons, Michael J. Anderson, Joseph Kearney, Enrique Buelna, Richard Mead, Sean Everett, Ann Miller, Angelo Badalamenti, Dan Hedaya, Daniel Rey, Justin Theroux, David Schroeder, Robert Katims, Marcus Graham, Tom Morris, Melissa George, Mo Gallini, Mark Pellegrino, Vincent Castellanos, Diane Nelson, Charles Croughwell, Rena Riffel, Michael Des Barres, Lori Heuring, Billy Ray Cyrus, Tad Horino, Missy Crider, Tony Longo, Geno Silva, Katharine Towne, Lee Grant, Monty Montgomery, Kate Forster, James Karen, Chad Everett, Wayne Grace, Rita Taggart, Michele Hicks, Lisa K. Ferguson, William Ostrander, Elizabeth Lackey, Brian Beacock, Blake Lindsley, Adrien Curry, Tyrah M. Lindsey, Michael D. Weatherred, Michael Fairman, Johanna Stein, Richard Green, Conte Candoli, Cori Glazer, Rebekah Del Rio, Lyssie Powell, Scott Coffey, Kimberly Clever, Joshua Collazo, David Frutos, Peter Loggins, Theresa Salazar, Thea Samuels, Christian Thompson, , Phoebe Augustine, Jehshua Barnes, Elina Madison, Marc Kenneth Robinson, Samantha Schacher, Desi Singh
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  • “It'll be just like in the movies. Pretending to be somebody else.”
    Naomi Watts - Betty
    [Tag:acting, movie]
  • “- Cowboy: Just stop for a little second and think about it. Will ya do that for me?
    - Adam Kesher: Okay, I'm thinking.
    - Cowboy: No, you're not thinkin'. You're too busy being a smart aleck to be thinkin'. Now I want ya to think and stop bein' a smart aleck. Can ya try that for me?”

    Monty Montgomery - Cowboy
    Justin Theroux - Adam
    [Tag:request, thinking]
  • “I couldn't afford a place like this in a million years... unless, of course, I'm discovered and become a movie star. Of course, I'd rather be known as a great actress than a movie star. But, you know, sometimes people end up being both. So that is, I guess you'd say, sort of why I came here. I'm sorry. I'm just so excited to be here. I mean I...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Naomi Watts - Betty
  • “You know, there was a man that lived here once that had a prize-fighting kangaroo. Well, you just wouldn't believe what that kangaroo did to this courtyard!”
    Ann Miller - Coco
  • “Acting is reacting.”
    Chad Everett - Jimmy Katz
  • “- Cynthia: This guy, the Cowboy, wants to see you. Jason said he thought it'd be a good idea.
    - Adam Kesher: Oh, Jason thought it'd be a good idea for me to see the Cowboy. Well, should I wear my ten-gallon hat and my six-shooters?”

    Katharine Towne - Cynthia
    Justin Theroux - Adam
  • “- Cowboy: A man's attitude goes some ways. The way his life will be. Is that somethin' you agree with?
    - Adam Kesher: Sure.
    - Cowboy: Now... did you answer cause you thought that's what I wanted to hear, or did you think about what I said and answer cause you truly believe that to be right?
    - Adam Kesher: I agree with what you said,...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Monty Montgomery - Cowboy
    Justin Theroux - Adam
  • “There's a man... in back of this place. He's the one who's doing it. I can see him through the wall. I can see his face. I hope that I never see that face, ever, outside of a dream.”

    Patrick Fischler - Dan
    [Tag:dreams, fear]
  • No hay banda! There is no band! Il n'est pas de orquestra! This is all... a tape-recording. No hay banda! And yet we hear a band. If we want to hear a clarinette... listen. Un trombon "à coulisse". Un trombon "con sordina". Sient le son du trombon in sourdine. Hear le son... and mute it... drop it. It's all recorded. No hay banda! It's all a... (continue)(continue reading)

    Richard Green - The Magician
  • “I think you're going to enjoy your espresso this time. I've done quite a bit of research, knowing how hard you are to please. This one comes highly recommended.”

    Marcus Graham - Mr. Darby
    [Tag:coffee, taste]
  • “- Betty Elms: Have you ever done this before?
    - Rita: I don't know. Have you?
    - Betty Elms: I want to with you.”

    Naomi Watts - Betty
    Laura Harring - Rita
    [Tag:love, making love]
  • “- Cowboy: There's sometimes a buggy. How many drivers does a buggy have?
    - Adam Kesher: One.
    - Cowboy: So, let's just say I'm driving this buggy. And, if you fix your attitude, you can ride along with me.”

    Monty Montgomery - Cowboy
    Justin Theroux - Adam
  • “Just forget you ever saw it. It's better that way.”

    Billy Ray Cyrus - Gene
  • “I love actors, all actors. We just get a little catty sometimes.”
    Rita Taggart - Linney James
    [Tag:actors, badness]
  • When you see the girl in the picture that was shown to you earlier today, you will say, "this is the girl". The rest of the cast can stay, that's up to you. But the choice for that lead girl is not up to you. Now... you will see me one more time, if you do good. You will see me... two more times, if you do bad. Good night.

    Monty Montgomery - Cowboy
    [Tag:choice, order]