“The Fisher King” quotes(1991)
Plot – Jack Lucas is a successful radio DJ and, following his inducements, a listener makes a massacre in a luxury club. Three years later Lucas lives with Anne and tries to make a living. He meets Parry, a homeless and former history's professor, obsessed by the legend of the Holy Grail. Parry's wife has been killed in the same massacre that changed Jack's life. The DJ wants now to help his new friend and tries to make him to meet Lydia. Determined to do everything, Jack enters the building where Parry thinks the Grail is guarded and steals it.
All actors – Jeff Bridges, Adam Bryant, Paul Lombardi, David Hyde Pierce, Ted Ross, Lara Harris, Warren Olney, Frazer Smith, Mercedes Ruehl, Kathy Najimy, Harry Shearer, Melinda Culea, James Remini, Mark Bowden, John Ottavino, Brian Michaels, Jayce Bartok, Dan Futterman, Robin Williams, Bradley Gregg, William Jay Marshall, William Preston, Al Fann, Stephen Bridgewater, Amanda Plummer, John Heffernan, Chris Howell, Michael Jeter, Richard LaGravenese, Anita Dangler, Mark Bringelson, Johnny Paganelli, Diane Robin, John Benjamin Red, Lisa Blades, Christian Clemenson, Carlos Carrasco, Joe Jamrog, John de Lancie, Lou Hancock, Caroline Cromelin, Kathleen Bridget Kelly, Pat Fraley, Mel Bourne, Kristen Connors, Ruben Dario Cruz II, Kevin Fennessy, Ray Huffman, Jack Mulcahy, Peter Austin Noto, Tom Waitsshow all
“The Fisher King” Quotes 29 quotes
“It's important to think. It's what separates us from lentils.”
“- Parry: You have a great set of... dishes.
- Anne: Jack, he's trying to start a con-vuh-sation...
- Jack: Then talk to him, he won't bite you.”
“I told you about these people, they only mate with their own kind, it's called yuppie inbreeding. That's why so many of them are retarded and wear the same clothes. They're not human, they don't feel love, they only negotiate *love moments*. They're evil, they're repulsed by imperfection, horrified by the banal, everything that America stands...” (continue)(continue reading)
“The whole point in life is for men and women to get married... so that God and the Devil can get together and work it out. Not that we have to get married. God forbid.”
“- Jack: Where would King Arthur be without Guinevere?
- Parry: Happily married, probably.
- Jack: That's a bad example.”
“Did you lose your mind all at once, or was it a slow, gradual process?”
He only saw a man alone and in pain. And he asked the king "What ails you friend?" The king replied "I'm thirsty. I need some water to cool my throat". So the fool took a cup from beside his bed, filled it with water and handed it to the king. As the king began to drink, he realized his wound was healed. He looked in his hands and there was the... (continue)(continue reading)
“You're not so invisible. You want a personality? Try this on for size: you can be a real bitch sometimes.”
“I've been dating longer than I've been driving!”
“Jack, I may be going out on a limb here, but you don't seem like a happy camper.”
“Of all the people in this city, I can't believe I met the guy whose wife I killed.”
“Women were created out of God. 'Cause after all, women can have babies, which is kind of like creating. And which also accounts for the fact that women are so attracted to men... 'cause let's face it... the Devil is a hell of a lot more interesting!”
“- Anne: Didn't you say that what you liked about our relationship is that we didn't have to think? We could just be there for each other.
- Jack: Suicidal paranoiacs'll say anything to get laid.”
“- Jack: So much has happened that I think it would be a good thing for both of us if we slowed down a little.
- Anne: Slowed down? Where have I been? Have we been going fast here?”
“There are three things in this world that you need: respect for all kinds of life, a nice bowel movement on a regular basis, and a navy blazer.”
“What do you think the Crusades were? A Pope's publicity stunt?”
“Ever get the feeling you're being punished for your sins?”
“- Anne: What were you planning to do here? Were you planning on just packing up your things, walking out the door and dropping me a note when you meet somebody new?
- Jack: I had no idea what I was planning to do. I just said I need time.
- Anne: Bullshit! If you're gonna hurt me, hurt me now, not some long, drawn-out hurt that takes months of...” (continue)(continue reading)