Short Cuts

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Short Cuts is a 1993 comedy-drama film about the day-to-day lives of several suburban Los Angeles residents.

Directed by Robert Altman. Written by Robert Altman and Frank Barhydt.
Short Cuts raises the roof on America.taglines

Sherri Shepard[edit]

  • Wouldn't it be a trip if Alex Trebek bought a nude painting of me?

Tess Trainer[edit]

  • I hate L.A. All they do is snort coke and talk.

Lois Kaiser[edit]

  • [talking on sex hotline] Oh! I can feel your balls up against my ass!
  • Don't you want me to lick your balls for you?

Other[edit]

  • Child: [walks in on his parents having sex] Silly daddy, sleeping on mommy.

Dialogue[edit]

Howard Finnigan: Hey Jer, how goes the war?
Jerry Kaiser: Bad guys are winning, sir.

Earl Piggot: You know, I don't know who you think would wanna look at your sad, middle aged ass anymore!
Doreen Piggot: Don't talk to me like that and don't you come back here! I'm not taking you back no more, understand? No more! I'm not taking you back!
Earl Piggot: I'm not COMING back!
Doreen Piggot: Slobbering over Honey like that. It was so embarrassing...
Earl Piggot: I never touched Honey!
Doreen Piggot: I didn't say you touched her, I said you slobbered on her!

Claire Kane: [Stuart has just returned from his fishing trip] Your hands stink.
Stuart Kane: [sniffs his fingers] Kinda smells like pussy, don't you think?
Claire Kane: [laughs, smacks him on the shoulder] I hate that. Go wash your hands.
Stuart Kane: Smells like a rainbow to me!

Dr. Ralph Wyman: Tell me about that night with Mitchell Andersen.
Marian Wyman: There's nothing to tell.
Dr. Ralph Wyman: Alright, then tell me about nothingness! I'd like to hear a complete account of nothing!

Marian Wyman: Are you cheating, Ralph?
Dr. Raplh Wyman: No, Marian. You cheat. Remember?

Doreen Piggot: Why don't you go get drunk and pee all over...
Earl Piggot: I'm gonna get drunk! I'm gonna get drunk right now! Ah dammit!

Claire Kane: Oops, excuse me, sweetie. I really like the Wymans, don't you?
Stuart Kane: Who?
Claire Kane: The doctor and his wife, Marian. Ralph, I think his name. You know, the ones from the concert.
Stuart Kane: He seems kind of lofty. You're off to work early, huh?
Claire Kane: Yeah, I got two birthdays today. He's a doctor, remember? And she is artist, I think.
Stuart Kane: Oh yeah? What kind?
Claire Kane: What kind? She's a painter. She paints pictures, you know? They really want us to come to dinner.
Stuart Kane: Well, We'll see. I'm off.
Claire Kane: What does that mean? We already agreed to go. We made a date. Bye. Close the door, Stuart.
Stuart Kane: Sorry!

Honey Bush: Look at these fish, though. Aren't those cool?
Lois Kaiser: Yeah, you know I don't really give a fuck about fish. They just kinda swim, eat and shit.

Taglines[edit]

  • Short Cuts raises the roof on America.
  • From two American masters comes a movie like no other

Cast[edit]

External links[edit]

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