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21 Grams Quotes

21 Grams is a TV show that first aired in 1970 . 21 Grams ended its run in 1970.

It features Alejandro González Iñárritu as producer, Gustavo Santaolalla in charge of musical score, and Rodrigo Prieto as head of cinematography.

21 Grams is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of 21 Grams is 124 minutes long. 21 Grams is distributed by Focus Features.

The cast includes: Sean Penn as Paul Rivers, Naomi Watts as Cristina Peck, Benicio del Toro as Jack Jordan, Eddie Marsan as Reverend John, Melissa Leo as Marianne Jordan, Naomi Watts as Cristina, Denis O'Hare as Dr. Rothberg, Danny Huston as Michael, and Carly Nahon as Cathy.

21 Grams Quotes

Sean Penn as Paul Rivers

  • (Sean Penn) "Ah. The culprit."
  • (Sean Penn) "The earth turned to bring us closer. It turned on itself and in us, until it finally brought us together in this dream."
  • (Sean Penn) "How many lives do we live? How many times do we die? They say we all lose 21 grams -- at the exact moment of our death. Everyone. And how much fits into 21 grams? How much is lost? When do we lose 21 grams? How much goes with them? How much is gained? How much is gained? Twenty-one grams. The weight of a stack of five nickels. The weight of a hummingbird. A chocolate bar. How much did 21 grams weigh?"
  • (Sean Penn) "So this is death's waiting room."
  • (Sean Penn) "You shouldn't have done it."
  • (Benicio del Toro) "Done what?"
  • (Sean Penn) "You shouldn't have done it."
  • (Sean Penn) "I can't keep going like this. The insemination, the child. It's like we're trying to put a Band-Aid on something that's just been bled dry."
  • (Sean Penn) "There are so many things that have to happen for two people to meet."
  • (Sean Penn) "Did you know that eating alone could cause kidney damage? And that's BAD."
  • (Sean Penn) "They say we all lose 21 grams -- who will be next?"
  • (Sean Penn) "Just -- disappear."
  • (Sean Penn) "We've been a fraud for a long time, Mary."

Denis O'Hare as Dr. Rothberg

  • (Denis O'Hare) "But if you don't come back to the hospital, you're condemning yourself to a terrible death. Your heart won't work anymore. You'll die, asphyxiated. It's an awful death, Paul. You can't imagine it. At least here we can help you to --"
  • (Sean Penn) "You can help me die better. That's what you're saying. You can help me die BETTER. Well, I'm not gonna do that, okay? I'd rather die outside."

Melissa Leo as Marianne Jordan

  • (Melissa Leo) "Life has to go on Jack. With or without God."

Benicio del Toro as Jack Jordan

  • (Benicio del Toro) "I'm gonna turn myself in."
  • (Melissa Leo) "What? Why would you do that, Jack?"
  • (Benicio del Toro) "It's my duty."
  • (Melissa Leo) "Your duty's to your family."
  • (Benicio del Toro) "My duty's to God."
  • (Benicio del Toro) "This is Hell. Right here."
  • (Benicio del Toro) "I just ran over a man and two little girls."
  • (Benicio del Toro) "God knows when a single hair moves on your head."
  • (Benicio del Toro) "There's no hitting in this house."

Danny Huston as Michael

  • (Danny Huston) "Check, please."
  • (Carly Nahon) "Look Daddy, a volcano."
  • (Danny Huston) "It's very pretty. Drink up your volcano. All right. We're going. Mommy's waiting."
  • (Carly Nahon) "Daddy, please. Just one more minute."

Naomi Watts as Cristina

  • (Naomi Watts) "Katie could have lived. She'd be alive right now but that bastard left her there. Laying in the street. He left the three of them like animals. He didn't care. She could be here with me. That son of a bitch is walking the streets, and I can't even go into their room. I wanna kill him. I'm gonna kill Jack Jordan. I'm gonna kill that son of a bitch."
  • (Sean Penn) "Slow down, just slow down."
  • (Naomi Watts) "Slow down. Slow down. While I what, huh? While I what?"
  • (Sean Penn) "Take it easy."
  • (Naomi Watts) "Take it easy? My husband and my little girls are dead, and I'm supposed to take it f***ing easy? I can't just go on with my life. I am paralyzed here. I am a f***ing amputee. Do you see that? Who are you? You owe it to Michael. No, you've got his heart. You're in his house f***ing his wife. And sitting in his chair. We have to kill him."
  • (Sean Penn) "Not like this."
  • (Naomi Watts) "Then how? Tell me how. Katie died with red shoelaces on. She hated red shoelaces. And she kept asking me to get her some blue ones. And I never got her the blue ones. She was wearing those f***ing red shoelaces when she was killed."

Eddie Marsan as Reverend John

  • (Eddie Marsan) "Jesus didn't come to free us from pain. He came to give us the strength to bear it."

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