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Magnolia (film) Quotes

Magnolia (film) is a television show that first aired in 1970 . Magnolia ended in 1970.

It features JoAnne Sellar as producer, Jon Brion in charge of musical score, and Robert Elswit as head of cinematography.

Magnolia (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Magnolia (film) is 188 minutes long. Magnolia (film) is distributed by New Line Cinema.

The cast includes: Philip Baker Hall as Jimmy Gator, :de:April Grace as Gwenovier, Tom Cruise as Frank T.J. Mackey, Jason Robards as Earl Partridge, Julianne Moore as Linda Partridge, Jeremy Blackman as Stanley Spector, John C. Reilly as Jim Kurring, William H. Macy as Quiz Kid Donnie Smith, Melora Walters as Claudia Wilson Gator, Philip Seymour Hoffman as Phil Parma, Henry Gibson as Thurston Howell, Ricky Jay as Burt Ramsey, Tom Cruise as Marcie, Alfred Molina as Avi Solomon, Melinda Dillon as Rose Gator, Michael Bowen as Rick Spector, and Alfred Molina as Solomon Solomon.

Magnolia (film) Quotes

William H. Macy as Quiz Kid Donnie Smith

  • (William H. Macy) "You look like you have money in your pocket."
  • (Henry Gibson) "Maybe I'm just happy to see my friend Brad there."
  • (William H. Macy) "Just throw some money around. Money, money, money."
  • (Henry Gibson) "This sounds threatening."
  • (William H. Macy) "Do you have love in your heart?"
  • (Henry Gibson) "I have love all over. I even have love for you, friend."
  • (William H. Macy) "Is it real love? The kind of love that makes you feel -- that intangible joy in the pit of your stomach -- like a bucket of acid and nerves running around -- making you hurt and happy and all over -- You're head over heels?"
  • (Henry Gibson) "You lost me with the last couple of cocktail words spoken my boy -- but I believe it's that sort of love. Sounds nice to me."
  • (William H. Macy) "I have love."
  • (Henry Gibson) "A very chatty kind, indeed you do."
  • (William H. Macy) "No, I mean I'm telling you; I have love."
  • (Henry Gibson) "Yes, and I'm listening avidly, fella."
  • (William H. Macy) "My name is Donnie Smith, and I have lots of love to give."
  • (William H. Macy) "I know I did a stupid thing. So stupid. Getting braces. I thought -- I thought he would love me. Getting -- braces. And for what? For something I don't even -- I don't know where to put things, you know? I really do have love to give. I just don't know where to put it."
  • (William H. Macy) "I'm sick and I'm in love."
  • (Henry Gibson) "You seem the sort of person who confuses the two."
  • (William H. Macy) "That's right. That's the first time you've been right. I confuse the two and I don't care."
  • (William H. Macy) "Want to know the common element for the entire group? -- I'll tell you the answer: I'll tell you, 'cause I had that one. I had that question -- Carbon. Carbon. In pencil lead, it's in the form of graphite and in coal, it's mixed up with other impurities and in the diamond it's in hard form."
  • (William H. Macy) ""Well -- all we were asking was the common element, Donnie -- but thank you for all that unnecessary knowledge -- haha, kids. Heads so full of useless knowledge. Thank you. Thank you." And the book says: "We may be through with the past -- but the past is not through with us.""
  • (William H. Macy) "And -- no, it is not dangerous to confuse children with angels."
  • (William H. Macy) "Have you ever been struck by lightning? It hurts."
  • (William H. Macy) "What am I doing? What the f*** am I doing?"
  • (William H. Macy) "Do you know who I am?"
  • (Henry Gibson) "You're a friend of the family, I presume."
  • (William H. Macy) "What does that mean?"
  • (Henry Gibson) "Nothing special. Just a spoke in the wheel."
  • (William H. Macy) "You talk in rhymes and riddles and r-Rub-a-Dub. But that doesn't mean anything to me. See, I used to be smart. I'm Quiz Kid Donnie Smith."
  • (William H. Macy) "I'm Quiz Kid Donnie Smith, from TV."
  • (Henry Gibson) "It might have been before my time."
  • (Smiling Peanut Patron #1) "I remember. In the Sixties, right?"
  • (William H. Macy) "I'm Quiz Kid Donnie Smith."
  • (Henry Gibson) "Like you said."
  • (Smiling Peanut Patron #1) "Smart kid. You got struck by lightning once."
  • (William H. Macy) "So what?"
  • (Smiling Peanut Patron #1) "I heard about that."
  • (Smiling Peanut Patron #2) "Did it hurt?"
  • (Henry Gibson) "But you're all right now. So what's the what?"
  • (William H. Macy) "What?"
  • (Henry Gibson) "That's right."
  • (William H. Macy) "I'm sick -- I'm sick here now. I confuse melancholy with depression sometimes. You see?"
  • (Henry Gibson) "Why don't you run along now, friend? Your dessert is getting cold."
  • (William H. Macy) "I'm sick."
  • (Henry Gibson) "Stay that way."
  • (William H. Macy) "I'm sick, and I'm in love."
  • (Henry Gibson) "You seem the sort of person who confuses the two."
  • (William H. Macy) "That's right. That's the first time you've been right. I confuse the two, and I don't care."
  • (William H. Macy) "I love you. I love you, and I'm sick. I'll talk to you; I'll talk to you tomorrow. I'm getting corrective oral surgery tomorrow -- for my teeth. I love you, Brad. Brad the bartender. You want to love me back? I'll be good to you. I'll be god**** good for you. I won't be mad if you don't know who said what. I won't punish you if you get the answer wrong. I can teach you, and tell you --"
  • (Henry Gibson) "Brad, you have a special secret crush over there, I think. Don't treat him too lovely. He might get hurt --"
  • (William H. Macy) "You, shut up. Mind your own business."
  • (Henry Gibson) "Gently, son."
  • (William H. Macy) "Brad, I know you don't love me now."
  • (Henry Gibson) "It's a dangerous thing to confuse children with angels."
  • (William H. Macy) "I'm sick."
  • (Henry Gibson) "Stay that way."
  • (William H. Macy) "I need braces."

Alfred Molina as Solomon Solomon

  • (Alfred Molina) "Donnie, you got struck by lightning last summer you were on vacation in Tahoe, I don't think braces is a good idea."
  • (Alfred Molina) "Don't do this, Donnie."

Tom Cruise as Frank T.J. Mackey

  • (Tom Cruise) "This is bulls***. This is f***in' bulls***."
  • (John C. Reilly) "I want you to stay right there, Marcie."
  • (Tom Cruise) "This is bulls*** motherf***er. Mother-god****-f***er it's bulls*** and you know it."
  • (Tom Cruise) "Don't go down my hallway. Don't go down my motherf***in' hallway. This is bulls*** motherf***er. Don't go in my god damn bedroom."
  • (John C. Reilly) "This is the LAPD. If there's someone back here --"
  • (Tom Cruise) "What I tell you? What I tell you? Ain't nobody in there. Where the f*** you goin' motherf***? Don't go in my motherf***in' bedroom and stay outta my motherf***in' closet."
  • (John C. Reilly) "This is the LAPD. If there's someone in this closet, come out right now, or you will be shot."
  • (John C. Reilly) "Marcie. Do not drag that couch any further."
  • (Tom Cruise) "There's nobody in my motherf***ing closet, motherf***er. This don't make no sense. This don't make no god**** sense. Why can't you god**** talk to me? This is bulls*** motherf***er."
  • (John C. Reilly) "Whoa. What the hell is this, Marcie?"
  • (Tom Cruise) "That ain't mine."
  • (Tom Cruise) "In this big game that we play, life, it's not what you hope for, it's not what you deserve, it's what you take. I'm Frank T.J. Mackey, a master of the muffin and author of the Seduce and Destroy system now available to you on video and audio cassette. Seduce and Destroy will teach you the techniques to have any hardbody blonde just dripping to wet your dock. Bottom line? Language. The magical key to unlocking the female analytical mindset. Tap directly into her hopes, her wants, her fears, her desires, and her sweet little panties. Learn how to make that lady "friend" your sex-starved servant. I don't care how you look. I don't care what car you drive. I don't care what your last bank statement says. Seduce and Destroy produces an instant money-back guarantee trance-like state that will get you this; naughty sauce you want fast. Hey; how many more times do you need to hear the all-too-famous line of 'I just don't feel that way about you?'"
  • (Tom Cruise) "Do you think they're your friends? They're not your friends. Do you really think she'll be there when things go bad? Huh? When things go wrong? You think again. f***ing Denise. Denise the piece. Oh, you're gonna give me that cherry pie sweet mama baby."
  • (Tom Cruise) "Don't go away, you f***ing asshole, don't go away. Don't go away, you f***ing asshole, don't go away. Don't go away you f***ing asshole."
  • (Tom Cruise) "I'll tell you what I want you to do, Janet. I want you to do your f***ing job."
  • (Tom Cruise) "Men are s***. What? Men -- are -- s***. What, isn't that what they say? Because we do bad things, don't we? We do horrible, heineous, heinous, terrible things. Things that no woman would ever do. No, women, they don't lie. No, women don't cheat. Women don't manipulate us. But you see what I'm getting at. You see what society does? Little boys, it's, "Wow, womaaaan." We are taught to apologize. I am sorry. I am so sorry, baby. I am so sorry. What is it that we need? Is it their pussies? Their love? Mommy wouldn't let me play soccer -- and Daddy, he hit me, so that's who I am, that's why I do what I do? f***ing bulls***. I will not apologize for who I am. I will not apologize for what I need. I will not apologize for what I want."

Melora Walters as Claudia Wilson Gator

  • (Melora Walters) "I'm really nervous that you're gonna hate me soon. You're gonna find stuff out about me and you're gonna hate me."
  • (John C. Reilly) "No. Like what? What do you mean?"
  • (Melora Walters) "You have so much; so many good things. And you seem so together. You're a police officer and you seem so straight and put together; without any problems."
  • (John C. Reilly) "I lost my gun today."
  • (Melora Walters) "What?"
  • (John C. Reilly) "I lost my gun today when I left you and I'm the laughingstock of a lot of people. I wanted to tell you. I wanted you to know and it's on my mind. And it makes me look like a fool. And I feel like a fool. And you asked that we should say things; that we should say what we're thinking and not lie about things. Well, I can tell you that, this, that I lost my gun today; and I am not a good cop. And I'm looked down at. And I know that. And I'm scared that once you find that out you may not like me."
  • (Melora Walters) "Jim. That, that was so --"
  • (John C. Reilly) "I'm sorry."
  • (Melora Walters) "great. What you just said."
  • (Melora Walters) "Now that I've met you, would you object to never seeing me again?"
  • (Melora Walters) "I wanted to do that."
  • (John C. Reilly) "Well --"
  • (Melora Walters) "That felt good to do; to do what I wanted to do."
  • (Melora Walters) "You don't know how f***ing stupid I am."
  • (John C. Reilly) "It's okay."
  • (Melora Walters) "You don't know how crazy I am."
  • (John C. Reilly) "It's okay."
  • (Melora Walters) "I got troubles, okay?"
  • (John C. Reilly) "I'll take everything at face value. I'll be a good listener."
  • (Melora Walters) "I started this didn't I, didn't I; f***."
  • (John C. Reilly) "Whatever it is, just say it, you'll see."
  • (Melora Walters) "-- You wanna kiss me, Jim?"
  • (John C. Reilly) "Yes, I do."

Julianne Moore as Linda Partridge

  • (Alan Kligman, Esq.) "Linda, stop. Now you take a moment, you breathe, and one thing at a time."
  • (Julianne Moore) "Shut the f*** up."
  • (Alan Kligman, Esq.) "You know what would help you, Linda?"
  • (Julianne Moore) "Shut the f*** up. Shut the f*** up."
  • (Alan Kligman, Esq.) "You need to sober up."
  • (Julianne Moore) "Now, you must really shut the f*** up now, please; shut the f*** up."
  • (Alan Kligman, Esq.) "Linda."
  • (Julianne Moore) "I have to go."
  • (Alan Kligman, Esq.) "Let me call you a car, Linda."
  • (Julianne Moore) "Shut the f*** up."
  • (Young Pharmacy Kid) "Strong, strong stuff here. What exactly you have wrong, you need all this stuff?"
  • (Julianne Moore) "Motherf***er --"
  • (Young Pharmacy Kid) "What are you talking about?"
  • (Julianne Moore) "Who the f*** are you, who the f*** do you think you are? I come in here, you don't know me, you don't know who I am, what my life is, you have the balls, the indecency to ask me a question about my life?"
  • (Old Pharmacist) "Please, lady, why don't you calm down; ?"
  • (Julianne Moore) "f*** you, too. Don't call me "lady". I come in here, I give these things to you, you check, you make your phone calls, look suspicious, ask questions. I'm sick. I have sickness all around me and you f***ing ask me about my life? "What's wrong?" Have you seen death in your bed? In your house? Where's your f***ing decency? And then I'm asked f***ing questions. What's -- wrong? You suck my dick. That's what's wrong. And you, you f***ing call me "lady"? Shame on you. Shame on you. Shame on both of you."

Jeremy Blackman as Stanley Spector

  • (Jeremy Blackman) "Dad? You need to be nicer to me."
  • (Jeremy Blackman) "This happens. This is something that happens."

John C. Reilly as Jim Kurring

  • (John C. Reilly) "I can't let this go. I can't let you go. Now, you -- you listen to me now. You're a good person. You're a good and beautiful person and I won't let you walk out on me. And I won't let you say those things; those things about how stupid you are and this and that. I won't stand for that. You want to be with me -- then you be with me. You see?"
  • (John C. Reilly) "Now, some neighbors claimed they heard screaming and a loud crash."
  • (Tom Cruise) "I don't even know no loud crash."
  • (John C. Reilly) "Oh, Lord, why is this happening to me? God, please help me figure this out. I'm lost out here. I don't understand why it's happening. God, please, God."
  • (John C. Reilly) "Whatever it is I did, I'm going to fix it. I'm going to do the right thing. Please, help me find the gun. I --"
  • (John C. Reilly) "The law is the law, and heck if I'm gonna break it. But if you can forgive someone -- Well, that's the tough part. What can we forgive?"
  • (John C. Reilly) "Sometimes people need a little help. Sometimes people need to be forgiven. And sometimes they need to go to jail."
  • (John C. Reilly) "-- whatever you wanna tell me, whatever you think might scare me, won't -- and I will listen -- I will be a good listener to you if that's what you want -- and you know, you know -- I won't judge you -- I can do that sometimes, I know, but I won't -- I can -- listen to you and you shouldn't be scared of scaring me off or anything that you might think I'll think or on and on and just say it and I'll listen to you --"

Philip Seymour Hoffman as Phil Parma

  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "When was the last time you talked to your son?"
  • (Jason Robards) "-- I don't know. Ten, maybe -- five -- moans -- that's another thing that goes --"
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "Your memory?"
  • (Jason Robards) "Time lines, you know? I remember things, but not -- right there, you know?"
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "Yeah."
  • (Jason Robards) "'Yeah.' The f*** do you know?"
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "I've seen it before."
  • (Jason Robards) "Yeah, other assholes like me."
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "Oh, there's no asshole like you."
  • (Jason Robards) "Cocksucker."
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "How come every other word you use is either 'cocksucker', 's***balls' or 'f***'?"
  • (Jason Robards) "Do me a personal favor."
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "Go f*** myself?"
  • (Jason Robards) "Yeah, you got it."
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "Why are frogs falling from the sky?"

Philip Baker Hall as Jimmy Gator

  • (Philip Baker Hall) "The book says, "We might be through with the past, but the past ain't through with us.""

Melinda Dillon as Rose Gator

  • (Melinda Dillon) "Say it, Jimmy."
  • (Philip Baker Hall) "I think she thinks -- that I may have -- molested her. She thinks terrible things that somehow got into her head -- that I may have done. She said that to me last time, when it was -- ten years ago, she walked out the door. "You touched me wrong. I know that." Some crazy thought in her head."
  • (Melinda Dillon) "Did you ever touch her?"
  • (Philip Baker Hall) "I don't know."
  • (Melinda Dillon) "-- Jimmy --."
  • (Philip Baker Hall) "I don't know. I really don't."
  • (Melinda Dillon) "But you can't say."
  • (Philip Baker Hall) "I don't know what I've done."
  • (Melinda Dillon) "Yes, you do. You do. But you won't say."
  • (Philip Baker Hall) "I don't know. What? Please? Please."
  • (Melinda Dillon) "You deserve to die alone for what you've done."
  • (Philip Baker Hall) "I don't know what I've done."
  • (Melinda Dillon) "Yes, you do."
  • (Philip Baker Hall) "Rose, if I said that I knew, would you stay?"
  • (Melinda Dillon) "No."
  • (Philip Baker Hall) "But I don't know what I've done."
  • (Melinda Dillon) "You should know better."

Jason Robards as Earl Partridge

  • (Jason Robards) "This f***ing lie -- it's so f***ing hard, so long. Life ain't short, it's long, it's long, God damn it."
  • (Jason Robards) "Don't ever let anyone ever say to you, 'You shouldn't regret anything.' Don't do that, don't. You regret what you f***ing want. And use that, use that, use that regret for anything, any way you want. You can use it, okay?"
  • (Jason Robards) "Phil. Phil. Hey, come here. Come here. Uh -- Phil. I'm -- I'm gonna try -- talk. I'm gonna try to say something-something. Do you know Lily, Phil? Do you know her? Lily?"
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "No, I don't."
  • (Jason Robards) "Oh, she's my love, my life, love of it. Y'know. In school -- I'm twelve years old, in school, in sixth grade. I saw her. I didn't go to that school, but -- uh -- we met. My friend knew her. I said, uh -- "What's that girl? How's that Lily?" "Oh, she's bad. She sleeps with guys." Yeah, he said this, but then sometimes -- I went to another school, you see. But then -- when high school; at an end. What is that when it gets to the end?"
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "Graduation."
  • (Jason Robards) "No, no, the grade. What grade are you in?"
  • (Philip Seymour Hoffman) "That's 12th."
  • (Jason Robards) "Oh, yeah, yeah. Yeah. So I went to her school for that grade. Grade; that's grade twelve. And we meet. She was -- f***ing like a doll. A beautiful porcelain doll. And the hips, child-bearing hips, you know that? So, so beautiful. And I cheated on her -- over and over and over again. Because I wanted to be a man. And I didn't want her to be a woman, you know? A smart, free person who was something. My f***ing mind then. So stupid, that f***ing mind. Stupid. Jesus Christ. What would I think, did I think for what I'd done? She was my wife for twenty-three years -- and I went behind her over and over. f***ing asshole that I am. I'd go out and I'd f*** and I'd come home and get in her bed -- and say -- "I love you." This is Jack's mother. His mother, Lily. These two -- that I had -- and I lost. This is the regret that you make. This is the -- regret that you make and the something you take and the blah, blah, blah, something, something. Gimme a cigarette. Mistakes like this -- you don't make. Sometimes -- you make some and OK. Not OK, sometimes, you make other ones. Know that you should do better. I loved Lily. I cheated on her. She was my wife for twenty-three years. And I have a son. And she has cancer. And I'm not there, and he's forced to take care of her. He's fourteen years old. To -- to take care of his mother -- and watch her die on him. A little kid, and I'm not there. And she does die."
  • (Jason Robards) "I loved her so. She knew what I did. She knew all the f***ing stupid things I'd done. But the love -- was stronger than anything you can think of. God damn regret."
  • (Jason Robards) "I'll tell you the greatest regret of my life: I let my love go."
  • (Jason Robards) "What did I do? What did I do? What did I do? Phil, help me, what did I do?"
  • (Jason Robards) "I loved her so. And she knew what I did. She knew all the f***ing stupid things I'd done. But the love -- was stronger than anything you can think of. The god**** regret. The god**** regret. Oh, and I'll die. Now I'll die, and I'll tell you what -- the biggest regret of my life -- I let my love go. What did I do? I'm sixty-five years old. And I'm ashamed. A million years ago -- the f***ing regret and guilt, these things, don't ever let anyone ever say to you you shouldn't regret anything. Don't do that. Don't. You regret what you f***ing want. Use that. Use that. Use that regret for anything, any way you want. You can use it, OK? Oh, God. This is a long way to go with no punch. A little moral story, I say -- Love. Love. Love. This f***ing life -- oh, it's so f***ing hard. So long. Life ain't short, it's long. It's long, god**** it. god****. What did I do? What did I do? What did I do? What did I do? Phil. Phil, help me. What did I do?"

Michael Bowen as Rick Spector

  • (Michael Bowen) "Let's make some f***in' money, folks."

Henry Gibson as Thurston Howell

  • (Henry Gibson) "It's dangerous to confuse children with angels."

:de:April Grace as Gwenovier

  • (:de:April Grace) "Come on, Frank. What are you doing?"
  • (Tom Cruise) "What am I doing? I'm quietly judging you."

Ricky Jay as Burt Ramsey

  • (Ricky Jay) "You smell like trouble."
  • (Philip Baker Hall) "I'm f***ing hammered, Burt."
  • (Ricky Jay) "We met upon the level, and we're parting on the square."

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