Victor Victoria

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Plot – In Paris in 1934,poor artist Victoria meets Toddy,a stand-up comedian who has been fired because of a scuffle. Toddy and Victoria decide to create a popular character who is going to upset the nightclubs’ scene in Paris. That is how Victoria becomes Victor,an effeminate Polish noble who has dancing and singing skills. Among his fans,a businessman from Chicago,Kind Marchand,is suspicious and hires a private detective to discover if Victor is actually a man or a woman.

Movie Info

Title Victor Victoria

Year 1982

Director Blake Edwards

GenreComedy, Musical, Romance, Music

Top 31 Quotes of “Victor Victoria” Movie

– Victoria Grant: You know, pretending to be a man does have its disadvantages.
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: My dear Count, you just said a cotton pickin’ mouthful. Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant
Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

“- Norma Cassady: You know, I know he’s supposed to protect you, but does he have to stay in the same suite with us? I mean I just keep expecting him to break in while we’re, uh… while we’re making love.
– King Marchand: He’d only do that if he heard something unusual. Like if I got excited!” Lesley Ann Warren – Norma Cassady
James Garner – King Marchand

– Victoria Grant: I was the leading soprano for the Bath Touring Light Opera Company…
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: You’re very athletic for a soprano.
– Victoria Grant: That’s because I had three brothers.
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: Oh, I know what you mean. I grew up with two older sisters.

Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant
Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

“- Police Inspector: You idiot… that’s a man!
– Labisse: That’s not possible.
– Police Inspector: Oh yeah? Well when I walked in, the person in that room was naked from the waist down, and if that was a woman, then she was wearing the greatest disguise that I have ever seen.” Geoffrey Beevers – Police Inspector
Peter Arne – Labisse

“- King Marchand: I don’t care if you are a man.
– Victoria Grant: I’m… not a man.
– King Marchand: I still don’t care.” James Garner – King Marchand
Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant

“- King Marchand: Milk.
– Bartender: Would that be cow’s milk, monsieur, or mother’s milk?
– King Marchand: How about your sister’s?” James Garner – King Marchand

– Victoria Grant: Let me ask you a question.
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: You want to know if I’m a homosexual.
– Victoria Grant: No. I want to know if you’re a hypochondriac.

Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant
Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

“- Victoria Grant: Could I see the wine list?
– Waiter: We have a white 1934, we have a red 1934. Last week we had some Rosee, but we’re using it in the salad.”

Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant
Graham Stark – Waiter

“- Victoria Grant: Your problem, Mr. Marchand, is that you’re preoccupied with stereotypes. I think it’s as simple as you’re one kind of man, I’m another.
– King Marchand: And what kind are you?
– Victoria Grant: One that doesn’t have to prove it. To myself, or anyone.”

Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant
James Garner – King Marchand

– Carole “Toddy” Todd: You know, I think that the right woman could reform you, too.
– Norma Cassady: Me? Give up men? Forget it!
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: You took the words right out of my mouth.

Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd
Lesley Ann Warren – Norma Cassady

– Victoria Grant: If all goes well, I expect to leave here poor, but sated. I have a… a bug in my purse. At the appropriate moment, it goes in my salad.
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: It’ll never work.
– Victoria Grant: A bug in my salad?
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: In a place like this, it would be an event if there wasn’t a bug in your salad.

Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant
Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

– Norma Cassady: I just love Frenchmen.
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: Oh, so do I! Lesley Ann Warren – Norma Cassady
Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

– Victoria Grant: I know this is going to sound crazy, but I don’t know if I’m even gonna be able to sleep, I’m so tired.
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: I’ll get you a cognac.
– Victoria Grant: That’ll help me sleep?
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: No, but it makes staying awake a hell of a lot more fun.

Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant
Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

“- King Marchand: If you were a man, I’d knock your block off.
– Victoria Grant: And prove that you’re a man?
– King Marchand: That’s a woman’s argument.”

James Garner – King Marchand
Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant

“It’s a wise man who knows when to throw in the towel.” Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

“- King Marchand: I just find it hard to believe that you’re a man.
– Victoria Grant: Because you found me attractive as a woman?
– King Marchand: Yes, as a matter of fact.
– Victoria Grant: That happens frequently.”

James Garner – King Marchand
Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant

“- Victoria Grant: I’ll sleep with you for a meatball.
– Manager of Victoria’s hotel: You would?
– Victoria Grant: Oh, missed your chance.”

Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant
Michael Robbins – Manager of Victoria’s Hotel

“There’s nothing more inconvenient than an old queen with a head cold.”

Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

“It happens to everyone… men, mean. We’re lucky… women, I mean… we can fake it if we have to.” Lesley Ann Warren – Norma Cassady

– Norma Cassady: You’re kidding? You really are… queer?
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: We prefer “gay”.
– Norma Cassady: But… you’re so… attractive. I just think it’s a terrible waste.

Lesley Ann Warren – Norma Cassady
Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

– Victoria Grant: Well it’s probably for the best.
– King Marchand: That’s as bad as “love is a two-way street”.
– Victoria Grant: What it lacks in originality it makes up for in prophecy.

Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant
James Garner – King Marchand

– Carole “Toddy” Todd: You were going to trade your virtue for a meatball!
– Victoria Grant: Well, I was out of my mind with hunger at the time, and at least it was something for something.

Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd
Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant

– Labisse: If you ever come back, I will have you thrown out.
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: Don’t make it sound like such a threat. Being thrown out of a place like this is significantly better than being thrown out of a leper colony.

Peter Arne – Labisse
Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

– Carole “Toddy” Todd: God, there’d been times I’d given my soul to cry like that.
– Victoria Grant: I hate it!
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: You wouldn’t if you couldn’t do it anymore. Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd
Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant

– Victoria Grant: Men have Adam’s apples.
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: So do some women.
– Victoria Grant: Name one.
– Carole “Toddy” Todd: Nana Lanu. Julie Andrews – Victoria Grant
Robert Preston – Carole “Toddy” Todd

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