“Say Anything...” quotes

Movie Say Anything...
Cameron Crowe directed this movie in 1989
Title Say Anything...
Year 1989
Director Cameron Crowe
Genre Drama, Comedy, Romance
Plot – Diane Court is an 18- year-old girl with divorced parents. She is the apple of her dad James’ eyes, who is her foster parent. She’s a beautiful girl, the best student in her class, she’s pampered at home, respected by all and especially adored by his dad, who thinks she deserves great things. A nice and keen guy falls in love with her. She loves him too, because she is touched by the sincere tenderness he shows her despite her dad’s hostility. Suddenly, Diana receives an incredible news: she has won the scholarship to study in an English university. The couple have just 3 months to spend together, then who knows. However, James has big problems with the IRS. The man, in fact, runs a wealthy rest home and he has been accused of fraud because he has nominated himself the beneficiary of a big sum of money everytime someone there dies.
All actors – John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor, Amy Brooks, Pamela Adlon, Jason Gould, Loren Dean, Glenn Walker Harris Jr., Charles Walker, Russel Lunday, Polly Platt, Gloria Cromwell, Jeremy Piven, Patrick O'Neill, Gregory Sporleder, Johnny Green, Bebe Neuwirth, Eric Stoltz, Kim Walker, Chynna Phillips, Allison Roth, Lisanne Falk, Jonathan Chapin, Donald Willis, Arlan Feiles, Chris Ziesmer, John Bruner, Billy Stevenson, Jaime Gomez, Judy Prescott, Brooke Holland, Lisa Picotte, Sunshine Lee, Mindy Feldman, Jim Ladd, Montrose Hagins, Kathryn Fuller, Lenore Woodward, Edward A. Wright, Joanna Frank, Jay R. Goldenberg, Richard Portnow, Stephen Shortridge, Katie Layman, Tom Lawrence, Annie Waterman, Philip Baker Hall, Jerry Ziesmer, John Hillner, Don 'The Dragon' Wilson, Nicholas Kallsen, Thomas A. Payne, Dan Castellaneta, Lois Chiles, Alice Marie Crowe, Joan Cusack
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  • - Lloyd Dobler: I got a question. If you guys know so much about women, how come you're here at like the "Gas 'n' Sip" on a Saturday night completely alone drinking beers with no women anywhere?
    - Joe: By choice, man.

    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
    Loren Dean - Joe
  • “I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don't want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don't want to do that.”
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
  • “She's gone. She gave me a pen. I gave her my heart, she gave me a pen.”
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
  • “What I really want to do with my life, what I want to do for a living, is I want to be with your daughter. I'm good at it.”
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
    [Tag:ability, life, love]
  • “People think that we're crazy. It will never work. You're going to fail... Those are the beginning of every great success story.”
    Ione Skye - Diane Court
  • “How many of them really know what they want, though? I mean, a lot of them think they have to know, right? But inside they don't really know, so... I don't know, but I know that I don't know.”

    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
    [Tag:ideas, job]
  • “- Diane Court: I have this theory of convergence, that good things always happen with bad things. I know you have to deal with them at the same time, but I just don't know why they have to happen at the same time. I just wish I could work out some schedule. Am I just babbling? Do you know what I mean?
    - Lloyd Dobler: No.”

    Ione Skye - Diane Court
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
  • Okay, how ya doing? I'm Lloyd, and we're gonna watch the movie "Cocoon". I've never actually seen it, but I heard it's very good, it makes you happy, thats a good thing. It's about a group of older people who go to outer space... hope I didn't give anything away there.
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
    [Tag:movie, old age]
  • “Dude, I don't even feel that way about my car, man.”

    Loren Dean - Joe
  • “Why can't you be in a good mood? How hard is it to decide to be in a good mood and be in a good mood once in a while?”
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
    [Tag:decision, good]
  • “- D.C.: Why don't you just call her again?
    - Lloyd Dobler: I draw the line at 7 unreturned phone calls.”

    Amy Brooks - D.C.
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
  • “- Diane Court: I love you.
    - Lloyd Dobler: What?
    - Diane Court: I love you. How many more times do I have to say it?
    - Lloyd Dobler: One more would be nice.
    - Diane Court: I love you... please. I love you.”

    Ione Skye - Diane Court
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
  • “- Lloyd Dobler: Is the movies a good second date? You know, as a date?
    - Corey Flood: Well, you never had a first date.
    - Lloyd Dobler: Yes we did. I sat across from her at a mall. We ate together. We ate. That's eating. Sharing an important physical event.”

    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
    Lili Taylor - Corey Flood
    [Tag:date, eating, movie]
  • “- Lloyd Dobler: I'm a guy. I have pride.
    - Corey Flood: You're not a guy.
    - Lloyd Dobler: I am.
    - Corey Flood: No. The world is full of guys. Be a man. Don't be a guy.”

    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
    Lili Taylor - Corey Flood
    [Tag:men, pride]
  • “One question: are you here 'cause you need someone, or 'cause you need me? Forget it, I don't care.”
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
  • “- Diane Court: I just can't have any social life right now.
    - Lloyd Dobler: Don't worry about it. We're just having coffee. We'll be anti-social.
    - Diane Court: Be friends?
    - Lloyd Dobler: Yeah. With potential.”

    Ione Skye - Diane Court
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
    [Tag:date, friendship]
  • “- Diane Court: You're cold.
    - Lloyd Dobler: I don't think I am.
    - Diane Court: Then why are you shaking?
    - Lloyd Dobler: I don't know. I think I'm happy.”

    Ione Skye - Diane Court
    John Cusack - Lloyd Dobler
    [Tag:cold, happiness]