What Lies Beneath

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Plot – Dr. Norman Spencer and Claire are happily married and live in an isolated villa on the lake. While he works on genetic experiments,she stays at home,but she feels strange presences around. At first they think their neighbor has killed his wife and Claire spies him,finding her track was wrong. However she’s sure that in her house there’s someone or something as the doors don’t lock properly,paintings fall from walls and there’s a strange smoke coming out from the bathtub.

Movie Info

Title What Lies Beneath

Year 2000

Director Robert Zemeckis

GenreDrama, Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery

Top 19 Quotes of “What Lies Beneath” Movie

“- Jody: What’s he doing?
– Claire Spencer: Eating dinner alone. Tv dinner!
– Jody: Oh, that’s bad… That’s my shiatsu guy. Listen, I gotta run. Call me back later, if he starts in on some serial killer desert, like lady fingers!” Diana Scarwid – Jody
Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer

“- Claire Spencer: What are you afraid of?
– Mary Feur: That one day I’ll just, just disappear.”

Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer
Miranda Otto – Mary Feur

“You stole the dead woman’s shoe?”

Diana Scarwid – Jody

“Listen, about our little séance. Norman doesn’t need to know.” Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer

“- Claire Spencer: She’s dead.
– Norman Spencer: Who’s dead?
– Claire Spencer: You know damn well who’s dead.” Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer
Harrison Ford – Norman Spencer

“- Norman Spencer: Claire stop! You’re overreacting.
– Claire Spencer: Don’t tell me how to react.
– Norman Spencer: Will you keep your voice down!
– Claire Spencer: I will not!”

Harrison Ford – Norman Spencer
Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer

“- Norman Spencer: It’s haunted.
– Elena: No! Is it really?
– Norman Spencer: Claire’s hearing things.
– Dr. Stan Powell: What? What are you hearing?
– Claire Spencer: I don’t know. I heard, eh, voices, whispering, and a picture fell.” Harrison Ford – Norman Spencer
Wendy Crewson – Elena
Ray Baker – Dr. Stan Powell
Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer

“Claire, I don’t know how to apologize to you for what I’ve done. But if you give me another chance, I promise you, I’ll spend the rest of my life making you glad that you did. Please.”

Harrison Ford – Norman Spencer

“- Norman Spencer: Hi, honey. What’s going on? What are you doing here? Are you okay?
– Claire Spencer: I… I… I heard noises. I didn’t want to disturb you.
– Norman Spencer: What kind of noises? Where?
– Claire Spencer: At the house. I was scared.” Harrison Ford – Norman Spencer
Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer

“The first time I met you, all I wanted was to spend the rest of my life with you. Not gonna happen now.” Harrison Ford – Norman Spencer

“I stopped at this little café to get a coffee, and I see Norman sitting in the back. But he wasn’t alone. He was with a young blonde woman. I didn’t see her face. And I didn’t think anything of it at first. And I was walking over to say hello. And they started arguing in such a way that it stopped me.” Diana Scarwid – Jody

“- Claire Spencer: She doesn’t answer the door, but her car is sitting in the garage.
– Norman Spencer: Maybe she was out. Or in bed with the flu. Or maybe she was abducted by aliens for all we know.”

Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer
Harrison Ford – Norman Spencer

“There’s a ghost in my house. I saw her in the water, beside me, in the bathtub.”

Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer

“It’s a beautiful thing, alimony. You lose a husband, you get a car. Think it’ll help me pick up dudes?” Diana Scarwid – Jody

“Norman, this isn’t about you! Something is happening to me. And it’s… it’s not to get even, and it’s not some warped bid for attention. Something is happening in our house, whether you like it or not!”

Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer

“- Claire Spencer: I want you to answer one question. Did you have anything to do with her disappearance?
– Norman Spencer: Yes. I had an affair with her. And when I tried to break it off… she became unstable. She came out here to the house. She threatened to kill herself… or you. I didn’t think she’d go through with any of it. But then…”

Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer
Harrison Ford – Norman Spencer

“We can put this behind us. Our life can go on. It is not too late.”

Harrison Ford – Norman Spencer

– Norman Spencer: I’m going to have the police check on the house while I’m gone.
– Claire Spencer: Oh great! “Could you check in on my wife? She’s hearing voices!”. Yeah, wait until that gets around.

Harrison Ford – Norman Spencer
Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer

“You had an affair with a girl who threatened to kill herself, and now there is a presence in our house. A young, blonde girl. Don’t you get it? She did it, Norman. She’s dead… and now she’s trying to hurt you… or both of us.”

Michelle Pfeiffer – Claire Spencer