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The Mothman Prophecies (film) Quotes

The Mothman Prophecies (film) is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . The Mothman Prophecies completed its run in 1970.

It features Gary W. Goldstein as producer, Cliff Eidelman in charge of musical score, and Fred Murphy as head of cinematography.

The Mothman Prophecies (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Mothman Prophecies (film) is 119 minutes long. The Mothman Prophecies (film) is distributed by Screen Gems.

The cast includes: Richard Gere as John Klein, Alan Bates as Alexander Leek, Mark Pellington as Indrid Cold, Laura Linney as Connie, Will Patton as Gordon Smallwood, Debra Messing as Mary Klein, David Eigenberg as Ed Fleischman, and Mark Pellington as The Mothman.

The Mothman Prophecies (film) Quotes

Alan Bates as Alexander Leek

  • (Alan Bates) "I knew a building was going to blow up, and I tried to prevent it. But no one listened."
  • (Richard Gere) "What happened?"
  • (Alan Bates) "People died."
  • (Alan Bates) "If there was a car crash ten blocks away, that window washer up there could probably see it. Now, that doesn't mean he's God, or even smarter than we are. But from where he's sitting, he can see a little further down the road."
  • (Alan Bates) "In the end it all came down to just one simple question. Which was more important; having proof, or being alive? Trust me. I turned away years ago, and I've never looked back."
  • (Richard Gere) "Didn't you need to know?"
  • (Alan Bates) "We're not allowed to know."
  • (Alan Bates) "You know the buildup of energy before something happens? How hair stands up before lighting strikes?"
  • (Richard Gere) "Right, "before something happens". Do you mean, do you mean that they cause disasters?"
  • (Alan Bates) "Why would they need to?"
  • (Richard Gere) "Alright, then. Are they -- Are they trying to warn me?"
  • (Alan Bates) "Their motivations aren't human."
  • (Richard Gere) "Alright, then. What do they want?"
  • (Alan Bates) "I have no idea. What you really want is to know -- why you?"
  • (Alan Bates) ""The nocturnal butterfly. In ancient cultures, the moth represents a form of the psyche, or the soul immortally trapped in the hellish death realms". Mothman. Well, that's what the Ukrainians called him. Rough translation of course. There were a hundred sightings in Chernobyl when the nuclear pump went down. Galveston, nineteen sixty-nine, just before the hurricane. They saw it. But seeing isn't always believing."
  • (Alan Bates) "Whatever brought you there, brought you there to die."
  • (Alan Bates) "One day, I started hearing voices. The voices became messages."
  • (Alan Bates) "How many people have seen it?"
  • (Richard Gere) "Ten. Twenty, maybe."
  • (Alan Bates) "Listen to me. Something terrible is going to happen in Point Pleasant. Don't go back. Stay away. I can't talk about this anymore."

Laura Linney as Connie

  • (Laura Linney) "Wake up, Number Thirty Seven."
  • (Laura Linney) "Past few months people have been coming up to me and reporting that they've been seeing strange things. And I'm not talking about the town's speed freak. I'm talking about good, honest, churchgoing people. Now, I've known these folks my entire life and they seem downright embarrassed to be bringing it up."
  • (Richard Gere) "Bringing what up?"
  • (Laura Linney) "It's hard to explain."
  • (Laura Linney) "Hey. Do you know that woman?"
  • (Richard Gere) "What woman?"
  • (Laura Linney) "She just left. You didn't see her?"
  • (Richard Gere) "No."
  • (Laura Linney) "That's strange. She had long red hair, green eyes, real pretty. She was asking about you, John?"
  • (Richard Gere) "Did you see which way she went?"
  • (Laura Linney) "No."
  • (Richard Gere) "What did she say?"
  • (Laura Linney) "She asked a lot of strange questions. You know, "What are you doing here?". And she asked if you were happy."
  • (Richard Gere) "What did you say?"
  • (Laura Linney) "I asked her for some I.D."
  • (Richard Gere) "Did she give you any?"
  • (Laura Linney) "No. She just said, "Tell John I'm sorry for ruining everything", and then she got up and walked out. What's wrong?"
  • (Richard Gere) "Was it her? Was it her?"
  • (Laura Linney) "That's your wife."
  • (Richard Gere) "It was her."
  • (Laura Linney) "You're a long way from D.C. What are you doing here?"
  • (Laura Linney) "Do you realize what's happening to you?"
  • (Laura Linney) "John, I can't call in sick just because you have a bad feeling about today."
  • (Laura Linney) "I grew up right over that hill."
  • (Richard Gere) "On a farm?"
  • (Laura Linney) "Shucks, no. A real live house. Indoor plumbing and everything."
  • (Richard Gere) "Sorry."
  • (Laura Linney) "We even had shoes for church and schoolin' and stuff."

Richard Gere as John Klein

  • (Richard Gere) "Two weeks ago, we were house hunting. One day you're just driving along in your car, and the universe just points at you and says, "Ah, there you are, a happy couple. I've been looking for you. I've been looking for you.""
  • (Richard Gere) "Jesus."
  • (Richard Gere) "Where's my watch?"
  • (Mark Pellington) "In your shoe. Under the bed."
  • (Richard Gere) "I think we can assume that these entities are more advanced than us. Why don't they just come right out and tell us what's on their minds?"
  • (Alan Bates) "You're more advanced than a cockroach, have you ever tried explaining yourself to one of them?"
  • (Richard Gere) "911? Yeah, there's been an accident."
  • (Richard Gere) "You know, when Mary got sick, I couldn't help thinking: "This isn't real. I can stop this. I know I can. I can stop this"."
  • (Laura Linney) "No one can stop it, John. Listen to me. Planes are gonna crash. Earthquakes are going to happen. People you know and love are going to die. And no matter what that voice tells you, there's nothing you can do about it."
  • (Richard Gere) "What's in my hand?"
  • (Mark Pellington) "Chapstick."
  • (Richard Gere) "What do you look like?"
  • (Mark Pellington) "It depends on who is looking."
  • (Richard Gere) "You're reading my mind, aren't you? Did you read my mind?"
  • (Mark Pellington) "I have no need to, do I?"
  • (Richard Gere) "What's the third line of page fifty one?"
  • (Mark Pellington) ""A broken smile beneath her whispered wings". Still more proof, John Klein?"
  • (C.J.) "Next day -- I woke up and -- both my eyes were swelled up."
  • (Richard Gere) "What did the Doctor say?"
  • (Holly) "He couldn't explain it."
  • (C.J.) "You see this one here? It ain't never healed."
  • (Richard Gere) "Look, here's the thing: I don't know how I ended up here last night. And I didn't even know I was in West Virginia. Somehow, between one and two thirty, I traveled four hundred miles and ended up on that your road by your house -- and I've got no memory of it."
  • (Will Patton) "And you call me crazy?"
  • (Connie Parker) "Looks like he's been dead about eight hours. He died of exposure. What made you come out here?"
  • (Richard Gere) "He called me."
  • (Connie Parker) "When?"
  • (Richard Gere) "I didn't like the way he sounded."
  • (Connie Parker) "When did he call you, John?"
  • (Richard Gere) "About an hour ago."
  • (Sonny) "See, it's -- it's sticking up here around one thousand nine hundred and fifty cycles per second. But it never gets any lower than maybe one thousand nine hundred and thirty or so. But yours is way down here in the normal vocal range, anywhere between a thousand and twelve hundred cycles per second."
  • (Richard Gere) "So this guy's vocal range is much higher than mine."
  • (Sonny) "What makes you think it's a man?"
  • (Mark Pellington) "Still more proof, John Klein?"
  • (Richard Gere) "What is it?"
  • (Sonny) "Near as I can tell, it's an electrical impulse. But whatever it is, it's not coming from human vocal chords."
  • (Richard Gere) "He said the messages are real. Something terrible's going to happen."
  • (Richard Gere) "Looks like our pal the Mothman is up to his old tricks."
  • (Orderly) "She knew."
  • (Richard Gere) "What?"
  • (Orderly) "She was drawing angels."
  • (Richard Gere) "Can I ask you something?"
  • (Mark Pellington) "Why ask me what you already know, John"
  • (Richard Gere) "What -- What happened to my wife?"
  • (Mark Pellington) "You were there."

Will Patton as Gordon Smallwood

  • (Will Patton) "I met him. The guy who told me about the plane crash."
  • (Richard Gere) "You met him?"
  • (Will Patton) "Yeah, I met him. Last night, coming home from work around midnight."
  • (Will Patton) "Mr. Klein?"
  • (Richard Gere) "Hey?"
  • (Will Patton) "I gotta talk to ya."
  • (Richard Gere) "Okay."
  • (Will Patton) "Last night I woke up -- with the worst headache I've ever had in my life. And I -- I went into the bathroom to get some aspirin -- And I happened to look in the mirror -- and -- I swear to God, I see something I can't describe. But it sure as hell ain't my reflection. And then I hear this weird howl coming out of the sink. And there's a voice. It's a voice and it's saying: "Do not be afraid. Ninety-nine will die. Denver Nine". I even wrote it down."

David Eigenberg as Ed Fleischman

  • (David Eigenberg) "The Balkans Peace Council is "comprised" of ten members, or is "composed" of ten members?"
  • (Richard Gere) "Twelve members."
  • (David Eigenberg) "Oh, right. Thanks."
  • (David Eigenberg) "Look, she's not Mary. Not by a mile. But you know what? No one ever will be."

Debra Messing as Mary Klein

  • (Debra Messing) "We were -- We were just making sure there was adequate closest space."
  • (Brian) "Good, good. I have great news. Well, this house is yours if you want it. But you're gonna have to make a decision right now."
  • (Richard Gere) "We'll take it."
  • (Debra Messing) "I kept thinking it felt like a dream come true."

Mark Pellington as Indrid Cold

  • (Mark Pellington) "Mary Klein cannot be found by looking. You will see her in time."
  • (Mark Pellington) "Great tragedy on the River Ohio."
  • (Mark Pellington) "You're afraid right now, aren't ya?"

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