“Same Time, Next Year” quotes

(1978)
Movie Same Time, Next Year
Title Same Time, Next Year
Year 1978
Director Robert Mulligan
Genre Drama, Comedy, Romance
Plot – George and Doris meet by chance in a restaurant and they fall in love despite they both have a family yet. They spend the night together but decide to not leave their mutual partners. Both keep their previous lives and their relationship has negative and positive moments. After 26 years from their first meeting, George's wife dies. She knew about George's relationship but she has never spoken up. The man is free now to propose Doris, but unfortunately she can't marry George because her husband is still alive and she still loves him.
All actors – Ellen Burstyn, Alan Alda, Ivan Bonar, Bernie Kuby, Cosmo Sardo, David Northcutt, William Cantrell
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  • - George Peters: I can't remember the name of your favorite perfume; I've racked my brain and I can't remember it.
    - Doris: That's funny, it's "My Sin".

    Alan Alda - George Peters
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    [Tag:name, perfume, sin]
  • “- George Peters: Did you know we've made love 113 times?
    - Doris: What?
    - George Peters: I figured that out on my Bowmar calculator.”

    Alan Alda - George Peters
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    [Tag:making love]
  • “- Doris: Oh, good, he didn't ask about the girdle.
    - George Peters: What?
    - Doris: The girdle!
    - George Peters: Oh, great! Now he probably thinks I'm a homo!”

    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    Alan Alda - George Peters
  • “- George Peters: First time I had sex I was 18 years old. We were in the back seat of a parked 1938 Dodge Sedan. Right in the middle of it, we were rear-ended.
    - Doris: Oh, and you didn't have any insurance?
    - George Peters: No. That's not exactly what I mean. I mean, look... take last night. Do you know what the radio was playing while we were...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Alan Alda - George Peters
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    [Tag:sex, songs]
  • “- George Peters: When It comes to life, I've got a brown thumb.
    - Doris: What do you mean?
    - George Peters: I mean that nothing I ever do turns out right.”

    Alan Alda - George Peters
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    [Tag:life, misfortune]
  • “- Doris: You know, I can really talk to you. It's just amazing. I find myself saying things to you that I didn't even know I thought. I noticed that yesterday right after we met in the restaurant.
    - George Peters: We had instant rapport. Did you notice that too?
    - Doris: No. But I know we really hit it off.”

    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    Alan Alda - George Peters
  • “- Doris: I got pregnant when I was just 18. So I've never really had any time to just think. You know, I mean about... well, what I think about. Never mind. I don't know what I am trying to say. Some times I think I am crazy.
    - George Peters: Why?
    -Doris: Well, Ok, like take my life. Now, We live in a 2-bedroom duplex in downtown Oakland and we...” (continue)
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    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    Alan Alda - George Peters
  • “- George Peters: Why do you have to look so luminous? I mean, it'd make things so much easier if you woke up with puffy eyes and blotchy skin like everyone else.
    - Doris: Guess God thought chubby thighs were enough.”

    Alan Alda - George Peters
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
  • “- George Peters: Doris, what the hell is the matter?
    - Doris: If memory serves me correctly, I just had a labor pain.
    - George Peters: You can't have. It must be indigestion.
    - Doris: No, there's a difference. Indigestion doesn't make you eyes bug out.”

    Alan Alda - George Peters
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    [Tag:labor, pain, pregnancy]
  • “- George Peters: When I touched you just now, I started to get excited. What kind of a pervert am I? Staring at a 200 pound pregnant woman, and I'm getting hot!
    - Doris: Well, I'll tell you something. That is about the nicest thing that anybody's said to me in months.”

    Alan Alda - George Peters
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
  • “- George Peters: Dorothy, in the first place I want you to know that what happened last night was the most beautiful, wonderful, crazy thing that's ever happened to me and I'll never forget it or you.
    - Doris: Doris.
    - George Peters: What?
    - Doris: My name is Doris.
    - George Peters: Your name is Doris?
    - Doris: Yes.
    - George Peters: But, I've...” (continue)
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    Alan Alda - George Peters
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    [Tag:name, sex]
  • “- George Peters: I told you I was a married man with two children.
    - Doris: You're not?
    - George Peters: I'm a married man with three children... I thought it would make me seem less married. All right, I didn't think it through, all right? There's been like a lead weight inside me all morning. I mean, denying little Debbie like that!”

    Alan Alda - George Peters
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
  • You go around like an open nerve saying, "Oh, yes, I'm cheating... but look how guilty I feel! So, I must really be a nice guy". Then... then to top it all, you have the incredible arrogance of thinking you're the only person in the world with a conscience! That doesn't make you a nice guy, George! You know what that makes you? A horse's ass!
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
  • “- Doris: You know, that's a sign of age, don't you?
    - George Peters: What is?
    - Doris: When you start worrying about the declining morality of the young.”

    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    Alan Alda - George Peters
    [Tag:age, morality, worry]
  • “- Doris: Do you have any pictures?
    - George Peters: What?
    - Doris: Pictures of your kids.
    - George Peters: Well, yeah, but I don't think this the the time or place...
    - Doris: Come on, come on. If you show me yours I will show you mine.”

    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    Alan Alda - George Peters
    [Tag:children, picture, son]
  • “- Doris: Wanna fuck?
    - George Peters: What?
    - Doris: You didn't understand the question?”

    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    Alan Alda - George Peters
    [Tag:questions, sex]
  • “- George Peters: You always could see through me, couldn't you?
    - Doris: But that's okay, because... I've always loved what I've seen.”

    Alan Alda - George Peters
    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    [Tag:love, seeing]
  • “You know what the worst part of this is? While I'm thinking all of this... I have the most fantastic hard-on.”
    Alan Alda - George Peters
    [Tag:excitement]
  • “- Doris: George, how come you're wearing your robe and pajamas in the afternoon?
    - George Peters: I'm rehearsing a Noël Coward play.”

    Ellen Burstyn - Doris
    Alan Alda - George Peters
    [Tag:acting, clothes]
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