“The Opposite of Sex” quotes(1998)
Plot – Dedee is a sixteen-year-old smart girl who has left her hometown in Louisiana to move with her half-brother Bill, an English gay teacher who lives in a small town in Indiana. His lover's death has made him rich and now he's trying to rebuild his life with Matt. Dedee is irresistibly attracted to Matt and decides to take him away to her brother.
All actors – Christina Ricci, Martin Donovan, Lisa Kudrow, Lyle Lovett, Johnny Galecki, William Lee Scott, Ivan Sergei, Megan Blake, Colin Ferguson, Dan Bucatinsky, Chauncey Leopardi, Rodney Eastman, Heather Fairfield, Amy Atkins, Leslie Grossman, Emily Newman, Harrison Young, Pancho Demmings, Terry L. Rose, Richard Moore, Susan Leslie, Margaux St. Ledger, Leslie Bevis, Nicole Tocantins, Becky Wahlstrom, Peter Spears, Kristine Keever, David Phelps-Williams, Todd Eckert, Lawrence Gaughan, David Gibbs, Heather Lee, John F. McCormickshow all
“The Opposite of Sex” Quotes 18 quotes
- Lucia DeLury: I mean, "I don't understand sex". I don't get it. Get it? It seems like a lot of trouble for not much. Am I the only one that thinks this?
- Bill Truitt: I don't think you're the tip of an iceberg, frankly.
- Lucia DeLury: I would rather have a backrub, you know. It lasts longer and there's no fluids. You know, what's so great... (continue)(continue reading)
This is America, and we're Christians here - aside from a few Jewish people who were just born that way - and I can tell you one thing: Jesus Christ and his apostles were certainly not into "man-on-man action", which is how they describe it on their porno videos, which, I am proud to say, Blockbuster does not carry. Um, I work there and it's... (continue)(continue reading)
“I've never tried communism, but I know I wouldn't like that. It's the same thing. Or grits.”
My mother was the kind of mother who always said she was her daughter's best friend. Whenever she did, I thought, "Great! Not only do I have a shitty mother, but my best friend's a loser bitch!".
“- Dede Truitt: God. How does a woman get so bitter?
- Lucia DeLury: Observation.”
“You're probably a blessing in disguise. Fucking good disguise.”
“Say the point of sex isn't recreation or procreation or any of that stuff. Say it's concentration. Say it's supposed to focus your attention on the person you're sleeping with, like biological highlighter. Otherwise, there's just too many people in the world.”
“If there have to be gay people, at least it's nice there's enough of them to go around.”
“Seems like everybody's having sex but me. Good for them. It's not that I'm against sex. I mean, it was clever of God or evolution or whatever to hook the survival of the species to it because we're gonna screw around no what. It was a smarter thing to pick than say... the instinct to share your toys or return phone calls. We'd have died out like...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Matt Mateo: I'm bisexual.
- Lucia DeLury: Puh-lease! I went to a bar mitzvah once. That doesn't make me Jewish.”
“Sex always ends in kids or disease, or like, you know, relationships. That's exactly what I don't want. I want the opposite of all that. Because it's not worth it, not really, is it? When you think about it?”