“THe Accidental Tourist” quotes(1988)
Plot – Macon and Sarah Leary have lost their twelve-year-old son during a shootout. A year later, Sara decides to divorce and Macon remains alone. He is a writer. He continues to travel to document and write his tourist guides, until he falls from the stairs and he moves back to the old house of his parents, where his three quirky siblings (Charles, Porter and Rose) live. Back in shape, he is forced to leave his beloved little dog Edward to a dog trainer, Muriel, who is divorced and has a sickly son. The woman's vitality restores the desire to live in Macon until he meets Sarah and the past returns. Not knowing what to do, he throws himself headlong into his work and leaves for Paris. On the plane he meets Muriel, while in the hotel he meets Sarah, who is determined to win him back. However, it is too late.
All actors – William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis, Amy Wright, David Ogden Stiers, Ed Begley Jr., Bill Pullman, Robert Hy Gorman, Bradley Mott, Seth Granger, Amanda Houck, Caroline Houckshow all
“THe Accidental Tourist” Quotes 13 quotes
“The first year was like a baddream; I was there at his bedroom door in the morning before I'd remember he wasn't there to be wakened. The second year is real. I've stopped going to his door. I've sometimes let a whole day go by without thinking about him. I believe Sarah thinks I could have prevented what happened somehow... she's so used to my...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Isn't it amazing, how two separate lives can link up together. I mean two differentness.”
“I lost my son. He was just... he went into a hamburger joint and someone came, a hold-up man, and shot him. I can't go to dinner with people. I can't... can't talk to their little boys. You have to stop asking me. I don't want to hurt your feelings, but I'm just not up to this. Do you hear? Every day, I tell myself it's time to be getting over...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Always bring a book as protection against strangers. Magazines don't last and newspapers from elsewhere remind you, you don't belong. But, don't take more than one book. It is a common mistake to overestimate ones potential free time and consequently overpack. In travel, as in most of life, less is invariably more. And most importantly, never...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Rose: Love is what it's all about. You want to make me miss it.
- Macon: Goodness.
- Rose: You just don't want me to stop cooking for you and taking care of this house. You don't want Julian to fall in love with me.”
“- Muriel: If I could go anywhere, I'd go to Paris. It sounds so romantic.
- Macon: Paris... is terrible. Everybody's impolite.
- Muriel: Take me with you next time. I could show you the good parts.
- Macon: I have a very limited expense account. I never even took my wife! My wife?
- Muriel: I was only teasing. Did you think I meant it?”
“I'm beginning to think that maybe it's not just how much you love someone. Maybe what matters is who you are when you're with them.”
“A business traveler should bring only what fits in a carry-on bag. Checking your luggage is asking for trouble. Add several travel size packets of detergent so you won't fall into the hands of unfamiliar laundries. There are very few necessities in this world which do not come from travel-size packets. One suit is plenty, if you take along...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't really care for movies; they make everything seem so close up.”