MOVIES THAT MAKE ME WANNA WRITE

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    Weekend- written by Andrew Haigh
    "It doesn't make a difference to me. I still love you. And you know what? I couldn't be more proud of you than if you were the first man on the moon."
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    A Separation- written by Asghar Farhadi
    "What's wrong is wrong, no matter who said it or where it is written."
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    World of Tomorrow- written by Don Hertzfeld
    "I do not have the mental or emotional capacity to deal with his loss, but sometimes, I sit in a chair late at night and quietly feel very bad. When the night is at its most quiet, I can hear death. I am very proud of my sadness, because it means I am more alive. I no longer fall in love with rocks."
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    Wit- written by Emma Thompson and Mike Nichols
    "My next line is supposed to be something like this 'It is such a relief to get back to my room after those infernal tests.' This is hardly true. It would be a relief to be a cheerleader on her way to Daytona Beach for spring break. To get back to my room after those infernal tests is just the next thing that happens."
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    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?- written by Edward Albee
    "A drowning man takes down those nearest." (It's credited as written by Ernest Lehman, but according to an interview with Albee he said they only used two lines from his screenplay and the rest was taken from Albee's original play, soooo yeah)
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    Gone Girl- written by Gillian Flynn
    "Nick loved a girl I was pretending to be. Cool girl. Men always use that, don't they? As their defining compliment: She's a cool girl. Cool girl is hot. Cool girl is game. Cool girl is fun. Cool girl never gets angry at her man. She only smiles in a chagrined, loving manner. And then presents her mouth for fucking."
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    The Royal Tennenbaums- written by Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson
    "I think we're just gonna to have to be secretly in love with each other and leave it at that, Richie."
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    Junebug- written by Angus McLachlan
    "God loves you just the way you are, but he loves you too much to let you stay that way."
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    The Perks of Being a Wallflower- written by Stephen Chbolsky
    "We accept the love we think we deserve."
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    Before Sunrise/Sunset/Midnight- written by Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, and Julie Delpy
    "Like sunlight, sunset, we appear, we disappear. We are important to some, but we are just passing through."
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    Locke- written by Steven Knight
    "There's a big difference between once and never."
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    Her- written by Spike Jonze
    "You know what, I can over think everything and find a million ways to doubt myself. And since Charles left I've been really thinking about that part of myself and, I've just come to realize that, we're only here briefly. And while I'm here, I wanna allow myself joy. So fuck it."
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    Breathless- written by Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffat
    "When we talked, I talked about me, you talked about you, when we should have talked about each other."
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    Rachel Getting Married- written by Jenny Lumet
    "Who do I have to be now? I mean, I could be Mother Theresa and it wouldn't make a difference what I did. Did I sacrifice every bit of love I'm allowed for this life because I killed our little brother?"
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    The Good Girl- written by Mike White
    "Has a special fate been calling you and you not listening? Is there a secret message right in front of you and you're not reading it? Is this your last, best chance? Are you gonna take it? Or are you going to the grave with unlived lives in your veins?"
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    (500) Days of Summer- written by Michael H Weber and Scott Neustader
    "People should be able to say how they feel, how they really feel, not ya know, some words that some stranger put in their mouth. Words like love, that don't mean anything. Sorry, I'm sorry, I um, I quit. There's enough bullshit in the world without my help."
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    Silver Linings Playbook- written by David O Russell
    "You might not of had experienced the shit that I did, but you loved hearing about it, didn't you? You're afraid to be alive, you're afraid to live. You're a conformist. You're a hypocrite. You're a liar. I opened up to you and you judged me!"
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    Ordinary People- written by Alvin Sargent
    "It was like... falling into a hole. It keeps getting bigger and bigger and you can't escape. All of a sudden, it's inside... and you're the hole. You're trapped. And it's all over. Something like that. It's not really scary... except when you think back on it. 'Cause you know what you were feeling..."
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    The Social Network- written by Aaron Sorkin
    "Did I adequately answer your condescending question?"
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    The Wrestler- written by Robert D Siegel
    "I used to try and forget about you. I used to pretend that you didn't exist, but I can't. You're my girl. You're my little girl. And now, I'm an old, broken-down piece of meat. And I'm alone. And I deserve to be all alone. I just don't want you to hate me."
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    The Hours- written by David Hare
    "If I were thinking clearly, Leonard, I would tell you that I wrestle alone in the dark, in the deep dark, and that only I can know. Only I can understand my condition. You live with the threat, you tell me you live with the threat of my extinction. Leonard, I live with it too."
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    Juno- written by Diablo Cody
    "I don't really know what kind of girl I am."
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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo- written by Steve Zaillan
    "Do you doubt anything I've said? Do you doubt what's in the reports that have followed me around all my life? What do they say if you had to sum it up? They say I'm insane. No, it's okay. You can nod because it's true. I am insane."
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    Wild- written by Nick Hornby
    "I knew only that I didn't need to eat with my bare hands anymore. That seeing the fish beneath the surface of the water would enough, that it was everything. My life, like all lives, mysterious, irrevocable, sacred, so very close, so very present, so very belonging to me. How wild it was, to let it be?"
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    It's Such a Beautiful Day- written by Don Hertzfeld
    "One day soon, we'll finally have our day. And then he said, fantastic. Fantastic."
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    The Lobster- written by Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou
    "If you encounter any problems you cannot resolve yourselves, you will be assigned children, that usually helps."
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    Lost in Translation- written by Sofia Coppola
    "You'll figure that out. The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you."
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    WALL•E- written by Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon, and Pete Docter
    "Define dancing."
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    Sicario- written by Taylor Sheridan
    "You're asking me how a watch works. For now we'll just keep an eye on the time."