“My Big Fat Greek Wedding” quotes(2002)
Plot – The Portokalos family is worried about Toula, the thirty-year-old daughter who's still unmarried. She works as a waitress in her parent's greek restaurant and her life is pretty flat indeed. When her parents propose her to come back to Greece to find a husband, she reacts and changes her look, enrolling in a computer school and working in her aunt's travel agency, despite the opposition of her outdated father. Then she meets the charming teacher Ian Miller, who asks her out on a date. They fall in love soon and Ian proposes her, but he has to deal with her parents and the whole family.
All actors – Nia Vardalos, Michael Constantine, Christina Eleusiniotis, Kaylee Vieira, John Kalangis, Lainie Kazan, Marita Zouravlioff, Sarah Osman, Petra Wildgoose, Melissa Todd, Bess Meisler, Andrea Martin, Louis Mandylor, Gerry Mendicino, Stavroula Logothettis, Constantine Tsapralis, Gia Carides, Joey Fatone, John Corbett, Ian Gomez, Jayne Eastwood, Frank Falcone, Eugene Martel, Joe Persechini, Peter Xynnis, Fiona Reid, Bruce Gray, Anthony Kandiotis, Nick Kutsukos, Peter Tharos, Chrissy Paraskevopoulos, Maria Vacratsis, Kathryn Haggis, Gale Garnett, Charlene Bitzas, Chris Savides, Constantine Vardalos, Scott Khouri, John Tsifliklis, Peter Chalkiopoulos, Peter Gogos, Spiro Milankou, Victor Politis, Jim Rouvas, Arielle Sugarman, , Matthew Galliford, Thomas Kane, Konstantine Kureliasshow all
“My Big Fat Greek Wedding” Quotes 39 quotes
“When my people were developing philosophy your people were still swinging from trees.”
Now, you are family. Okay. All my life, I had a lump at the back of my neck, right here. Always, a lump. Then I started menopause and the lump got bigger from the "hormonees." It started to grow. So I go to the doctor, and he did the bio... the b... the... the bios... the... b... the "bobopsy." Inside the lump he found teeth and a spinal cord.... (continue)(continue reading)
“I've never seen my sister this happy, Ian. If you hurt her, I'll kill you and make it look like an accident.”
“- Yianni: Ian, if you're gonna be in this family, I get you some earplugs because the Portokalos women, if they're not nagging someone... They Die!
- Toula Portokalos: Ah, you're in so much trouble when I tell my sister!
- Athena: Tell me what?”
“Nicko! Don't play with the food! When I was your age, we didn't have food!”
“- Gus Portokalos: Why you want to leave me?
- Toula Portokalos: I'm not leaving you! Don't you want me to do something with my life?
- Gus Portokalos: Yes! Get married, make babies! You look so... old!”
“- Maria Portokalos: It's a cake! I know! Thank you! Thank you very, very much.
- Maria Portokalos: [whispering to Aunt Freida] There's a hole in this cake!”
- Maria Portokalos: Toula, on my wedding night, my mother, she said to me, "Greek women, we may be lambs in the kitchen, but we are tigers in the bedroom."
- Toula Portokalos: Eww. Please let that be the end of your speech.
“- Toula Portokalos: [Pointing to Ian's bruised nose] What happened? Biker fight? nose job? What?
- Ian Miller: Uh... yeah.
- Toula Portokalos: No, really.
- Ian Miller: You don't want to know.
- Toula Portokalos: Oh I don't know. If I had survived an old lady ass-kicking I would want to brag about it.”
“- Mrs. White: Did you lose this?
- Gus Portokalos: Mrs. White, you find my mama again! You know, she come from Greece, which is where I come....
- Mrs. White: Oh, for God's sake I know, look, keep your mother off my lawn, out of my basement, and away from my roof!”
“- Toula Portokalos: Ma?
- Maria Portokalos: What?
- Toula Portokalos: Why do I have to go to Greek school?
- Maria Portokalos: When you get married, don't you wanna write your mother in law a letter?”
“- Nick Portokalos: Don't let your past dictate who you are, but let it be part of who you will become.
- Toula Portokalos: Nick that's beautiful.
- Nick Portokalos: Yeah that dear Abby really knows what she's talking about.”
“So, what happens is my dad and uncles, they fight over who gets to eat the lamb brain. And then my aunt Voula forks the eyeball and chases me around with it, try to get me to eat it, 'cause it's gonna make me smart. So, you have two cousins, I have 27 first cousins. Just 27 first cousins alone! And my whole family is big and loud. And everybody...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Hey Ian, we're gonna kill ya! Opa!”
“I'm a snow beast!”
“- Gus Portokalos: Where are you going?
- Toula Portokalos: I'm taking a pottery class.
- Gus Portokalos: Ah! The Greeks invented pottery. Hmph.”
“- Ian Miller: I know this great place... Zorba something... anyway, I'd love to take you there if you'd like to go.
- Toula Portokalos: Uh, that place, Dancing Zorba's...
- Ian Miller: Dancing Zorba's!
- Toula Portokalos: My family kinda owns that place.
- Ian Miller: [looking at her closely] I remember you. You're that waitress.
- Toula...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Nice Greek girls are supposed to do three things in life: marry Greek boys, make Greek babies, and feed everyone... until the day we die.”
“There are two kinds of people - Greeks, and everyone else who wish they were Greek.”
I had to go to Greek school, where I learned valuable lessons such as, "If Nick has one goat and Maria has nine, how soon will they marry?"