Get your skag and let's go: Great anti-Valentine quotes from the 80s
Picking the best romantic movies of the 80s is a task beneath us here at Stuck in the 80s. And we've already covered Best Kisses of the 80s. So here's our Valentine's Day tribute with a darker twist. Instead of the obvious list, I give you ...
Most unromatic lines from the most romantic films of the 80s:
Moonstruck (1987): "I just want you to know no matter what you do, you're gonna die, just like everybody else."
When Harry Met Sally (1989): "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." (podcast)
Dirty Dancing (1987): "I didn't spend all summer long toasting bagels just to bail out some little chick who probably balled every guy in the place."
Officer and a Gentleman (1982): "You know something, you ain't nothing special. You got no manners, you treat woman like whores and if you ask me you got no chance of being no officer."
The Princess Bride (1987): "You have always been so kind to me, and I won't be seeing you again since I'm killing myself once we reach the honeymoon suite."
Say Anything (1989): "You're not a permanent part of her life. You're a distraction." (podcast)
Can't Buy Me Love (1987): "Oh yeah, she's a big conquest. She's given more rides than Greyhound!"
Some Kind of Wonderful (1986): "Get your skag and let's go." (podcast)
Roxanne (1987): "Your breasts, they're like melons. No, no, they're like pillows. Can I fluff your pillows?"
About Last Night (1986): "You don't know what love is. You've gotten everything you have always wanted and now you're feeling sorry for yourself because there's something you want and you can't have it. But you had it! I gave you love. But you asked me to leave and I left. "
Secret Admirer (1985): "Jesus! You are one gutsy virgin!"
Somewhere in Time (1980): "I am an actress, William, not a doormat. Do not attempt to wipe your boots on me."
Always (1989): "I can't be with a guy that looks like I won him in a raffle."
Pretty in Pink (1986): "That girl was, is, and always will be nada!" (podcast)
Gregory's Girl (1981): "At least you've stopped kissing me like I was your aunty."
Hard to Hold (1984): "Will you stop harassing me? I know who you are, you're a rock person of some sort."
The Sure Thing (1985): "I was in Paris once with my wife... boy am I glad she's dead."
[Thanks to IMDB.com]