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“To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart, and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.”
Greta Garbo

From the movie: We Were Soldiers

“These are the true events of November, 1965, in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam. A place our country does not remember, in a war it does not understand.”

Barry Pepper – Joe Galloway

From the movie: Collateral Beauty

“If love is creation and death is destruction, I’m just the terrain in between. You don’t understand time, no one understands time. Einstein was close when he said I was just an illusion.”

Jacob Latimore – Raffi

From the movie: Now You See Me

“The closer you think you are, the less you’ll actually see.”
Jesse Eisenberg – J. Daniel Atlas

From the movie: The Lost Battalion

“- Lt. Leak: Captain, uh… there must be some mistake. I’m supposed to be in a Texas unit. Most of these boys are from New York and I just don’t understand a word these city fellers are sayin’.
– Capt. George McMurtry: You don’t have to understand them Lieutenant, they have to understand you.”
Jay Rodan – Lt. Leak
Phil McKee – Capt. George McMurtry

From the movie: White Christmas

“- Phil Davis: My dear partner, when what’s left of you gets around to what’s left to be gotten, what’s left to be gotten won’t be worth getting, whatever it is you’ve got left.
– Bob Wallace: When I figure out what that means, I’ll come up with a crushing reply.”
Danny Kaye – Phil Davis
Bing Crosby – Bob Wallace

From the movie: Interstellar

“Maybe it’s some evidence, some artifact of a higher dimension that we can’t consciously perceive. I’m drawn across the universe to someone I haven’t seen in a decade, who I know is probably dead. Love is the one thing we’re capable of perceiving that transcends dimensions of time and space. Maybe we should trust that, even if we can’t understand…”

Anne Hathaway – Brand

From the movie: Game Night

“- Gary: So, Sarah, how long have you two been a couple?
– Sarah: Oh, no! No, we’re not. We just, we work together. I wouldn’t, um, I wouldn’t do that thing.
– Gary: I see. I thought I detected a certain chemistry between the two of you.
– Sarah: No. No way. No, that’s not…
– Gary: Then again, I’m not the best judge of chemistry in the…”
Jesse Plemons – Gary
Sharon Horgan – Sarah
Billy Magnussen – Ryan

From the movie: The Bicycle Thief

“- La Santona: What have they stolen?
– Antonio Ricci: My bike.
– La Santona: What can I say? I can only tell you what I see. Listen: you’ll find it straight away or not at all. Understand? You’ll find it straight away or not at all. Keep your eyes open.
– Antonio Ricci: Where, straight away?
– La Santona: How should I know? Go and try to…”
Lamberto Maggiorani – Antonio
Ida Bracci Dorati – La Santona

From the movie: X-Men: Dark Phoenix

“- Vuk: They told you they could never understand you. And what they don’t understand, they fear. And what they fear…
– Jean Grey: They seek to destroy.”
Jessica Chastain – Vuk
Sophie Turner – Jean Grey

In: The Art of Acting and Filmmaking

“I sort of fall in love with every character I do; you have to understand how they became what they’ve become, whether they’re the ugly kind or the very beautiful kinds of characters.”
Sally Hawkins

From the movie: Mary Poppins Returns

“There’s a different point of view awaiting you if you just look up.”
Lin-Manuel Miranda – Jack

From the movie: Mary Poppins Returns

“One thing you should know about Mary Poppins: she never explains anything.”
Lin-Manuel Miranda – Jack

From the movie: Deadpool 2

“- Firefist: How do you know what I want?
– Deadpool: Because I’ve been inside you. That came out wrong. I’ve been inside your shoes, which is also off-putting.”
Julian Dennison – Firefist
Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool

“Michael Myers killed 5 people. And he’s a human being, we need to understand. I’m twice divorced, and I’m a basket case.”
Jamie Lee Curtis – Laurie Strode

From the movie: Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star

“You know who else I don’t get? Vin Diesel. I mean, is he good looking? Is he Chinese, or what? I mean, I don’t know.”
David Spade – Dickie Roberts

From the movie: Arrival

“- Louise Banks: The weapon is their language. They gave it all to us. Do you understand what that means?
– Colonel Weber: So we can learn heptapod. If we survive.
– Louise Banks: If you learn it, when you really learn it, you begin to perceive time the way that they do. So you can see what’s to come. But time, it isn’t the same for them. It’s…”
Jeremy Renner – Louise Banks
Forest Whitaker – Colonel Weber

From the movie: Hollywoodland

“I can see the pieces. How they should fit. How I want them to fit.”
Adrien Brody – Louis Simo

From the movie: Inside Out

“Sadness… Mom and Dad… the team. They came to help… because of Sadness.”

Amy Poehler – Joy

From the movie: Arrival

“Purpose” requires an understanding of intent. We need to find out, do they make conscious choices or is their motivation so instinctive that they don’t understand a “why” question at all. And-And biggest of all, we need to have enough vocabulary with them that we understand their answer.

Jeremy Renner – Louise Banks

From the movie: Arrival

“Trust me, you can, uh, understand communication and still end up single.”

Amy Adams – Louise Banks

From the movie: A Knight’s Tale

“- Wat: I don’t understand women.
– Geoffrey Chaucer: Nor do I. But they understand us. Well, maybe not you.”
Alan Tudyk – Wat
Paul Bettany – Geoffrey Chaucer

From the movie: Youth

“Music is all I really understand.”
Sir Michael Caine – Fred Ballinger

From the movie: Blue Streak

“- Miles Logan: Don’t you ever get all up on this thing?
– Carlson: I don’t think I’ve ever gotten all up on anything, sir.”
Martin Lawrence – Miles Logan
Luke Wilson – Carlson

From the movie: Ultraviolet

“My name is Violet and I was born into a world you may not understand.”
Milla Jovovich – Violet Song Jat Shariff

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