Why Do Fools Fall In Love

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Plot – The 1980s: three women – Zola,Elizabeth and Emilia – are in court fighting for Frankie Lymon’s royalties. Between 1956 – when he was just fourteen – and 1960,the young boy had experienced a fleeting moment of glory. Plunged into the abyss of drugs,Frankie died of an overdose in 1968.

Movie Info

Title Why Do Fools Fall In Love

Original title Why Do Fools Fall in Love

Year 1998

Director Gregory Nava

GenreDrama, Music, Biography

Top 5 Quotes of “Why Do Fools Fall In Love” Movie

“- Emira Eagle: I thought he was talented.
– Elizabeth ‘Mickey’ Waters: Okay. He could sing.
– Zola Taylor: He could sing me right out of my panties!”

Lela Rochon – Emira Eagle
Vivica A. Fox – Elizabeth ‘Mickey’ Waters
Halle Berry – Zola Taylor

“- Ezra Grahme: Ma’am, do you hold any degrees?
– Elizabeth ‘Mickey’ Waters: Is the Pope an old white man?” Lane Smith – Ezra Grahme
Vivica A. Fox – Elizabeth ‘Mickey’ Waters

“- Frankie Lymon: How come you keep stepping on my heart?
– Zola Taylor: You prefer I pee on it?”

Larenz Tate – Frankie Lymon
Halle Berry – Zola Taylor

“- Frankie Lymon: Do you love him?
– Zola Taylor: I told you, Frankie. He’s a nice, good man…
– Frankie Lymon: I didn’t ask that! I asked you do you love him?
– Zola Taylor: Yes! I love him.”

Larenz Tate – Frankie Lymon
Halle Berry – Zola Taylor

“- Frankie Lymon: What kind of dog is that?
– Elizabeth ‘Mickey’ Waters: A somma dog.
– Frankie Lymon: Somma dog?
– Elizabeth ‘Mickey’ Waters: Somma this, somma that!”

Larenz Tate – Frankie Lymon
Vivica A. Fox – Elizabeth ‘Mickey’ Waters