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The World According to Garp (film) Quotes

The World According to Garp (film) is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . The World According to Garp completed its run in 1970.

It features George Roy Hill as producer, and Miroslav Ondříček as head of cinematography.

The World According to Garp (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The World According to Garp (film) is 136 minutes long. The World According to Garp (film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Glenn Close as Jenny Fields, Robin Williams as T. S. Garp, Mary Beth Hurt as Helen Holm, John Lithgow as Roberta, Jessica Tandy as Mrs. Fields, and Hume Cronyn as Mr. Fields.

The World According to Garp (film) Quotes

Glenn Close as Jenny Fields

  • (Glenn Close) "Is that the latest fashion?"
  • (Robin Williams) "No, Mom, that's the oldest profession."
  • (Glenn Close) "You know, everybody dies. My parents died. Your father died. Everybody dies. I'm going to die too. So will you. The thing is, to have a life before we die. It can be a real adventure having a life."
  • (Glenn Close) "Are you gonna go to sleep or you gonna stay up and think your weird thoughts?"
  • (Young Garp) "I'll stay up and think weird thoughts for a while."
  • (Glenn Close) "Where was I?"
  • (Robin Williams) "He kept having erections."
  • (Glenn Close) "Thank you. He was dying. I wanted a child. It was a good way to have one without the bother of a husband around -- who had legal rights to my body. So, one night at work -- when the wounded and maimed were all asleep, I went to him. He was asleep. But his erection was there, as always. I removed my undergarments and climbed on top of him. He woke up then. He said the only word other than his name that I ever heard him utter. He said, "good." It didn't take very long, and that once was all that was needed."
  • (Dean Bodger) "You raped him. You raped a dying man."

Robin Williams as T. S. Garp

  • (Robin Williams) "We'll take the house. Honey, the chances of another plane hitting this house are astronomical. It's been pre-disastered. We're going to be safe here.""
  • (Robin Williams) "Don't be a baby, Duncan. Say da-da."
  • (Robin Williams) "Remember, Helen."
  • (Mary Beth Hurt) "What, my love?"
  • (Robin Williams) "Everything."
  • (Mary Beth Hurt) "Yes, my love."
  • (Robin Williams) "I will grieve alone for the rest of my life, but right now I want to be around people who loved her."
  • (Robin Williams) "Men die young in my family, Helen."
  • (Robin Williams) "I never needed a father."
  • (Walt) "Daddy what's gradual school?"
  • (Robin Williams) "What?"
  • (Walt) "Gradual school. Mommy say's she teaches at gradual school."
  • (Robin Williams) "Oh Gradual school is where you go to school and you gradually find out you don't want to go to school anymore."

John Lithgow as Roberta

  • (John Lithgow) "I mean, I had mine removed surgically under general anesthesia. But to have it bitten off in a Buick --"
  • (Glenn Close) "It's lust."
  • (John Lithgow) "They're not going to allow any men. A man killed her. They're very upset."

Jessica Tandy as Mrs. Fields

  • (Jessica Tandy) "Garp? Garp?"
  • (Glenn Close) "Yes, Garp."
  • (Hume Cronyn) "Garp. Garp?"

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