When Harry Met Sally…

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Plot – Harry and Sally meet in 1977. He claims that the friendship between a man and a woman can’t last without sex and she is quite shocked,because Harry is the boyfriend of a friend of hers. It is just the beginning of a game of hide and seek which involves them for eleven years. Life,after teasing them,makes them realize that they have always loved each other. Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan give the right mix of neurosis and sympathy to the two characters.

Movie Info

Title When Harry Met Sally…

Year 1989

Director Rob Reiner

GenreDrama, Comedy, Romance

Top 26 Quotes of “When Harry Met Sally…” Movie

“All I’m saying is that somewhere out there is the man you are supposed to marry. And if you don’t get him first, somebody else will, and you’ll have to spend the rest of your life knowing that somebody else is married to your husband.”

Carrie Fisher

“When I buy a new book, I read the last page first. That way, in case I die before I finish, I know how it ends.”

Meg Ryan

“- Harry Burns: Some faceless guy rips off all your clothes, and that’s the sex fantasy you’ve been having since you were twelve?
– Sally Albright: Well, sometimes I vary it a little.
– Harry Burns: Which part?
– Sally Albright: What I’m wearing.”

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns
Meg Ryan – Sally Albright

“Everybody thinks they have good taste and a sense of humor but they couldn’t possibly all have good taste.”

Bruno Kirby – Jess

It started out fine, she’s a very nice person, and we’re sitting and we’re talking at this Ethiopian restaurant that she wanted to go to. And I was making jokes, you know like, “hey I didn’t know that they had food in Ethiopia? This will be a quick meal. I’ll order two empty plates and we can leave”. Yeah, nothing from her not even a smile. Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“Had my dream again where I’m making love, and the Olympic judges are watching. I’d nailed the compulsories, so this is it, the finals. I got a 9.8 from the Canadians, a perfect 10 from the Americans, and my mother, disguised as an East German judge, gave me a 5.6. Must have been the dismount.”

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“It’s just that all men are sure it never happened to them and all women at one time or other have done it, so you do the math.” Meg Ryan – Sally Albright

“I’ll have what she’s having.” Estelle Reiner – Older Woman Customer

“When I buy a new book, I read the last page first. That way, in case I die before I finish, I know how it ends. That, my friend, is a dark side.”

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

Don’t you have a dark side? I know, you’re probably one of those cheerful people who dot their “i’s” with little hearts.

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

Right now everything is great, everyone is happy, everyone is in love and that is wonderful. But you gotta know that sooner or later you’re gonna be screaming at each other about who’s gonna get this dish. This eight dollar dish will cost you a thousand dollars in phone calls to the legal firm of “That’s mine, this is yours”.

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“- Sally Albright: Charlie Chaplin had kids when he was 73.
– Harry Burns: Yeah, but he was too old to pick them up.”

Meg Ryan – Sally Albright
Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“- Sally Albright: They don’t make Sunday.
– Harry Burns: Why not?
– Sally Albright: Because of God.” Meg Ryan – Sally Albright
Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“Draw something resembling anything!” Bruno Kirby – Jess

“- Harry Burns: There are two kinds of women: high maintenance and low maintenance.
– Sally Albright: Which one am I?
– Harry Burns: You’re the worst kind; you’re high maintenance but you think you’re low maintenance.”

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns
Meg Ryan – Sally Albright

– Jess: Marriages don’t break up on account of infidelity. It’s just a symptom that something else is wrong.
– Harry Burns: Oh really? Well, that “symptom” is fucking my wife.

Bruno Kirby – Jess
Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“Every time anyone we knew got married, it ruined their relationship. They practically never had sex again. It’s true, it’s one of the secrets that no one ever tells you.”

Meg Ryan – Sally Albright

“It is so nice when you can sit with someone and not have to talk.”

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“Somewhere out there is the man you are supposed to marry. And if you don’t get him first, somebody else will, and you’ll have to spend the rest of your life knowing that somebody else is married to your husband.”

Carrie Fisher – Marie

“- Marie: Restaurants are to people in the 80’s what theatres were to people in the 60’s. I read that in a magazine.
– Jess: I wrote that.”

Carrie Fisher – Marie
Bruno Kirby – Jess

I have a theory that hieroglyphics are just an ancient comic strip about a character named “Sphinxy”.

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“They can’t be friends. Unless both of them are involved with other people, then they can… this is an amendment to the earlier rule.” Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“What’s so hard about finding an apartment? What you do is look in the obituary section. You see who died, find out where they lived, and tip the doorman.”

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns

“- Harry Burns: No man can be friends with a woman that he finds attractive. He always wants to have sex with her.
– Sally Albright: So, you’re saying that a man can be friends with a woman he finds unattractive?
– Harry Burns: No. You pretty much want to nail ’em too.”

Billy Crystal – Harry Burns
Meg Ryan – Sally Albright

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