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November 29, 2010 10:10 PM   Subscribe

Amazing movie quote search engine subzin is pretty simple, but pretty amazing. Put in your favorite quote from a movie, and it'll find the movie and the exact time it appears in the movie and links to Neflix if available (via df).

I'm pretty amazed at the speed and accuracy of this, just about every famous quote I could think of was quickly found.
posted by mathowie (106 comments total) 69 users marked this as a favorite

 
damn... that's impressive... even insignificant lines from b movies show up....
posted by HuronBob at 10:20 PM on November 29, 2010 [1 favorite]


This is from Re-Animator (1985):

00:36:41 Is Mr Cain loose in this hospital?
00:36:44 In the morgue, I think, Doctor.
00:36:46 I specifically told Dr Riley to suspend him.

Sweet.
posted by jeremy b at 10:26 PM on November 29, 2010


But...also a bit strange.. the FAQ is empty, the "About" page is empty, the facebook page is empty.

but it hits nearly every word in movies (if you type in a single word, it gives results instantly). where is it drawing it's data from?

Something is a bit odd about this, I can't put my finger on it...
posted by HuronBob at 10:30 PM on November 29, 2010


There is no spoon. No, there it is!!! Cool.
posted by girlhacker at 10:30 PM on November 29, 2010


00:39:47 I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass.
00:39:54 And I'm all out of bubblegum.
posted by mathowie at 10:30 PM on November 29, 2010 [2 favorites]


HuronBob: "But...also a bit strange.. the FAQ is empty, the "About" page is empty, the facebook page is empty.

but it hits nearly every word in movies (if you type in a single word, it gives results instantly). where is it drawing it's data from?

Something is a bit odd about this, I can't put my finger on it..
"

I believe it's just indexed a whole directory of SRT files (subtile files, which are essentially text files with time code)
posted by sharkfu at 10:33 PM on November 29, 2010 [3 favorites]


I tried "Be afraid. Be very afraid," which I know was in Goldblum's remake of The Fly and I got some later hits but not that one. Pretty nifty overall, though.
posted by Pater Aletheias at 10:33 PM on November 29, 2010


00:19:13 That's what I like ! Little things hitting each other !

Joy!
posted by The otter lady at 10:34 PM on November 29, 2010 [1 favorite]


I foresee a renaissance in the use of jokey allusions to old movies on the blue.
posted by Rhaomi at 10:37 PM on November 29, 2010


Missing Repo! The Genetic Opera. Sounds cool, but I'm guessing they don't have every movie ever.
posted by Night_owl at 10:37 PM on November 29, 2010


"I believe it's just indexed a whole directory of SRT files"

Ahhh... that makes sense... Where does it draw the data from???
posted by HuronBob at 10:38 PM on November 29, 2010


Or as the 2003 classic Les Clefs de bagnole so elegantly put it: "Movie references. Good!"
posted by Rhaomi at 10:39 PM on November 29, 2010


Role. You fulfill your role. Not your roll.
posted by Night_owl at 10:40 PM on November 29, 2010 [1 favorite]


It fails the Harry Palmer test. no results for:

"No thank you, I'll have a Lowenbrau."
"Insubordinate. Insolent. A trickster. Perhaps with criminal tendencies."
posted by quarsan at 10:40 PM on November 29, 2010


Having searched for 15 glossy phrases from Alice's Restaurant and not finding a single hit... I declare this as incomplete, and have dismissed it as useless....!
posted by HuronBob at 10:42 PM on November 29, 2010 [1 favorite]


damn, I'm fickle...
posted by HuronBob at 10:44 PM on November 29, 2010


Heineken?
posted by boo_radley at 10:45 PM on November 29, 2010


Certainly a boon for tracking down movie quotes being used as samples. How long do you suppose it'll be before the MPAA has them taken out back and shot?
posted by Kyol at 10:50 PM on November 29, 2010 [1 favorite]


"That's the beauty of it. It doesn't do anything." has been found in 0 phrases from 0 movies and series

MYTH BUSTED.
posted by Mikey-San at 10:52 PM on November 29, 2010


Missing Repo! The Genetic Opera.

Well, I wouldn't say I've been missing it, Bob.
posted by Sticherbeast at 10:52 PM on November 29, 2010 [2 favorites]


It doesn't have this one: "Gomers never die." (From "The House of God".)
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 11:06 PM on November 29, 2010


Well, that's going to ruin the Empire Magazine Spine Quote game... Sorry about it.
posted by Enki at 11:11 PM on November 29, 2010


It has The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra. I'm sold.

00:30:09 Maybe if I make myself a date, I won't seem so alone.
posted by impishoptimist at 11:24 PM on November 29, 2010


And for all your TV searching needs, you can use the Hulu Captions search.
posted by Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug at 11:30 PM on November 29, 2010 [2 favorites]


It's pretty easy to find SRT files if you're less than legitmate, just do a search for MOVIENAME SRT. A decent crawler can amass quite a collection. Of course that's probably illegal.

If they were playing to be semi-legal, they could get a 8-DVD netflix plan, which would entitle them to get somewhere around 1200 DVDs per year. I doubt they did this, it's a crapton easier to pretend you did this and just download them online.
posted by amuseDetachment at 11:33 PM on November 29, 2010


"So that happened." - Nothing
"Everybody wants money. That's why it's called money!" - Nothing

Great idea that, with a little work could be exceptional, one of those things the Internet is best at.
posted by From Bklyn at 11:38 PM on November 29, 2010


It says that the Jack Burton/Egg Shen "black blood of the earth" line is from something called Fighting Trouble from 1956. I don't think that's right.
posted by dead cousin ted at 11:45 PM on November 29, 2010 [1 favorite]


Doesn't return The Last Starfighter on the first page for "We die."
posted by lumensimus at 11:48 PM on November 29, 2010


Apparently it lists other quotes from Big Trouble in Little China as being from that and Fighting Trouble. Weird bug.
posted by dead cousin ted at 11:51 PM on November 29, 2010


Time ........... Phrase
01:11:02 ..... Heineken? Fuck that shit!
posted by bwg at 11:54 PM on November 29, 2010


It's fun to type in random things and see what comes up. This could be useful for finding epigraphs.
posted by painquale at 11:56 PM on November 29, 2010


"black blood of the earth"
Don't you mean oil?
posted by lumensimus at 12:03 AM on November 30, 2010


01:24:58 Paging Mr. Herman.
01:25:00 Mr. Herman, you have a telephone call at the front desk.

posted by Strange Interlude at 12:13 AM on November 30, 2010 [1 favorite]


no 'stoned age'. bummer. but i just realized i could just read the all the dialogue from 'repo man' and be completely happy.
posted by rainperimeter at 12:17 AM on November 30, 2010


If you go to the "other quotes from this movie" page, you can see what appears to be the entire subtitle file. They don't seem to have edited them very carefully (if at all) and I found a couple with the name of the warez group still at the beginning of the file. So I suspect they're just collecting subtitle files, by a crawler or whatever.
posted by aaronbeekay at 12:17 AM on November 30, 2010 [6 favorites]


Aw. It missed this gem:

Mr. Skin: Who told you all this?
Louise Watson: My Daddy.
Mr. Skin: You're Daddy's lying. None of this is going to happen. You know why? Because you're ugly. I'm sorry to say it, but you're an ugly little girl. Just ask anyone.
Mr. Skin: No. You're going to be an ugly lady. You'll probably be fat and work as a cashier and no one is going to want to marry you. You see, parents aren't allowed to tell the truth about certain things. Now don't cry. Don't be upset. I don't want to see you crying. You really want to be famous?
posted by benzenedream at 12:27 AM on November 30, 2010


Wow, I can't believe it got "I'm sorry, I missed that whole thing".
posted by scrowdid at 12:35 AM on November 30, 2010


"I'll be back" has been found in 7687 phrases from 5144 movies and series.
posted by Neale at 1:03 AM on November 30, 2010


Yeah, they definitely crawled some subs websites. Try doing a search for "subs".
posted by amuseDetachment at 2:08 AM on November 30, 2010


Every single utterance of the word "Thunderdome" in the movie Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, a poem in free verse:

00:22:40 -Deal. -You said a fair fight.
00:22:42 -What does that mean? -As provided by law.
00:22:46 Thunderdome.

00:23:00 Weapons?
00:23:01 Anything's possible. Chance decides.
00:23:05 Thunderdome. How do I get in there?

00:24:40 These our witness, Aunty.
00:24:43 Us suffer bad. Us want justice.
00:24:47 We want Thunderdome!

00:24:50 You know the law. Two men enter, one man leaves.
00:24:56 This Blaster. Twenty men enter, only him leave.
00:25:02 Then it's your choice. Thunderdome.

00:25:36 Aunty! Aunty!
00:25:43 Welcome to another edition of Thunderdome!

00:27:46 He's bad. He's beautiful. He's crazy!
00:27:50 It's the man with no name!
00:28:46 Thunderdome's simple. Get to the weapons, use them anyway you can.

00:28:50 I know you won't break the rules. There aren't any.
00:28:59 Remember where you are.
00:29:01 This is Thunderdome.

00:29:09 Prepare!
00:29:29 Two men enter, one man leaves!
00:34:22 -You know the law! -This is Thunderdome!
posted by Atom Eyes at 2:15 AM on November 30, 2010 [16 favorites]


How could it *not* find "No, but your face is," from Valley Girl? So disappointed.
posted by NoMich at 2:49 AM on November 30, 2010


"GET TO THE CHOPPAH!!!"

0 hits :(
posted by Ritchie at 3:14 AM on November 30, 2010 [1 favorite]


Mama Mama the Italians are coming!


Time Phrase
00:23:23 Mama, the Italians are coming!
00:23:20 Mama!
00:23:22 Mama!
00:23:23 Mama, the Italians are coming!
00:23:25 They're coming to race in Indianapolis!
00:23:27 The team Cinzano!


OK, that's just awesome.
posted by fixedgear at 4:08 AM on November 30, 2010 [1 favorite]


Another fail:

"Let me just ask, is blogging your full-time job?" has Saturday Night Live in 1975 yet I find Saturday Night Live Season 34: Episode 16 has that quote. Same film has "facebook"

The line "Why don't you download my blog?" was apparently used in the 1912 All for Her which is impressive.
posted by episodic at 4:08 AM on November 30, 2010


00:58:55 When the big man was killed, you must have wounded it.
00:58:59 Its blood was on the leaves.
00:59:02 If it bleeds, we can kill it.

Hee.
posted by Happy Dave at 4:13 AM on November 30, 2010


This has many uses. For instance I now have a list of all the movie dialogue where characters use my surname, which is great for making cute little audio samples. I can also track the uses of specific words and phrases over time.

For example, did you know the 1952 Paramount drama Something to Live For has this surprisingly explicit dialogue:

00:46:32 She was...
00:46:35 ...friendly. She was eager.
00:46:40 I can honestly say I've never received a better blowjob in my life.
00:46:44 And nobody was even filming it.

Except, wait, that's a quote from the unsuprisingly explicit aughties cable series Six Feet Under.

... Back to work Netflix techies.

Busted; dgaicun was surfing through all the movie blowjob quotes.
posted by dgaicun at 4:17 AM on November 30, 2010


"'My father made him an offer he couldn't refuse' appears in 0 phrases in 0 movies."

Needs work.
posted by Mike D at 4:55 AM on November 30, 2010


00:51:17 won't you gentlemen have a Pepsi?
posted by The White Hat at 5:13 AM on November 30, 2010


01:22:18 The ashtray and the paddle game and that's all l need.
01:22:24 The ashtray, the paddle game and the remote control. That's all l need.
01:22:46 ...this paddle game, the remote control...
01:23:05 The paddle game, the chair...
01:23:31 Except the ashtray, the remote control, the paddle game...
posted by RobotVoodooPower at 5:20 AM on November 30, 2010 [2 favorites]


01:24:41 l want to tell you both good luck. We're all counting on you.
01:27:45 l want to tell you both good luck. We're all counting on you.
01:28:56 l want to tell you both good luck. We're all counting on you.
01:12:41 I want to tell you both good luck. We're all counting on you.
01:15:45 I want to tell you both good luck. We're all counting on you.
01:16:57 I want to tell you both good luck. We're all counting on you.
posted by RobotVoodooPower at 5:21 AM on November 30, 2010 [5 favorites]


"They mostly come at night. Mostly" has been found in 1 phrases from 1 movies and series:

Regis & Kathie Lee: Special Edition (1988)

FAIL
posted by metaxa at 5:26 AM on November 30, 2010 [2 favorites]


For those who don't know, SRT files are subtitle files for media players. Just about every player can handle these nowadays, including Windows Media Player, Real Time Player, iTunes, Divx, etc... There are other formats besides srt, but they all basically consist of the text to display, the time to start displaying the text, and the time to stop. Besides being bundled with many torrents, they can be ripped directly from DVDs, and there's plenty of sites out there that provide just the subtitle files (I prefer subtitle source).

Most likely, this site has access to one of their databases and thought up an interesting way to serve the data. Kudos for them, hopefully it will help encourage more subtitles to be available. <derail> It's ridiculous that many online media companies (like netflix) still don't provide streaming captions for the hearing impaired. I switched to Hulu b/c of this. </derail>
posted by Crash at 5:38 AM on November 30, 2010


01:18:13 I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit.

From Regis & Kathie Lee: Special Edition (1988)

WTF?
posted by chmmr at 5:40 AM on November 30, 2010


Is this where I link the top movie misquotes?

Mike D:
00:20:05 he signed a release for a certified cheque of 1,000 dollars.
00:20:12 - How did he do that? - Made him an offer he couldn't refuse.

or

00:24:15 It's too late, they start shooting in a week.
00:24:18 I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
posted by Crash at 5:44 AM on November 30, 2010


Wowser. Yesterday I was trying to remember an exact quote from Neighbors and didn't find it via google. Just typed in three words here, "baby's butt through", and there it is:

00:10:18 We haven't eaten all day. We could eat a baby's butt through a park bench.
posted by Slack-a-gogo at 5:50 AM on November 30, 2010


  01:57:08 We have the stars.

The last four words from "Now, Voyager."

And this phrase,

  01:44:32 How does it feel to be the Lord?

But not the rejoinder, "Not so wonderful since the free-will bill was passed. Too little power."

which appears as,

  01:44:34 Not too wonderful since free will. Too little power.

Hmmm.
posted by blucevalo at 5:51 AM on November 30, 2010


As is typical with the internet, my new favorite, life changing web site will not benefit me at all in the real world and has no practical application other than causing me to waste even more time online. I love you internet.
posted by Slack-a-gogo at 5:54 AM on November 30, 2010


This has many uses.

Sure does. "Pie" has been found in 2660 phrases from 1453 movies and series. "Westphalia" has been found in 10 phrases from 6 movies and series and "Taters" has been found in 32 phrases from 21 movies and series. (Including the best line ever from The Two Towers: "What's taters, precious?".
posted by octobersurprise at 6:13 AM on November 30, 2010


No hits for 'I haven't been to that town, but I've been through it.'
posted by shakespeherian at 6:23 AM on November 30, 2010


01:21:13 You'll never get anywhere in that suit.
posted by flabdablet at 6:35 AM on November 30, 2010


Missing 'I am fed up with this world!' and likewise 'You are TEARING ME APART, Lisa!'

Clearly The Room is not in his database. I would be more than happy to fix this glaring omission of a masterpiece of modern cinema.
posted by six-or-six-thirty at 6:55 AM on November 30, 2010 [2 favorites]


This robot KNOWS its Biff Tannen.
posted by Beardman at 7:02 AM on November 30, 2010 [1 favorite]


Thinking further about this, I would nearly die with glee if it eventually had every MST3K episode.

Also, Atom Eyes, your Thunderdome compilation... it is art.
posted by six-or-six-thirty at 7:12 AM on November 30, 2010


'You are TEARING ME APART, Lisa!'

Fun fact: in the chapter listing on the DVD, it lists the chapter as being named "You are tearing me a part, Lisa."
posted by Threeway Handshake at 7:18 AM on November 30, 2010


"debriefing KGB defectors in a safe house" has been found in 0 phrases from 0 movies and series
posted by heatvision at 7:20 AM on November 30, 2010


“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

01:09:45 Diary of the Dead (2007)
00:38:54 Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj (2006)
00:08:23 Evening (2007)
00:15:29 Alex & Emma (2003)
01:15:51 The Ultimate Gift (2006)
01:17:04 Up The Down Staircase (1967)

and even

00:01:30 Pootie Tang (2001)
posted by yaymukund at 7:30 AM on November 30, 2010 [1 favorite]


Something to work on, now that Facebook has its own movie:
"metafilter" has been found in 0 phrases from 0 movies and series
posted by beagle at 7:39 AM on November 30, 2010



00:46:19 That son of a bitch.
00:46:22 Hold on, Nathan. We're gonna go pick up Daddy.
00:46:41 Son, you got a panty on your head.
00:46:44 Just drive fast, OK?
00:47:03 Wait. There's the wife.

"Raising Arizona"

Also, it looks like it's being metafilter-dotted.

How long until the MPAA has Homeland Security seize its domain?
posted by mmrtnt at 7:39 AM on November 30, 2010


You look like shit.
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 7:45 AM on November 30, 2010 [1 favorite]


Forgot to link to the montage.

Also: "Get out of there!", montage.

And I didn't realize "I have a bad feeling about this" was a 'thing' in Star Wars.
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 7:54 AM on November 30, 2010


00:03:19 See, you can check your anatomy all you want,
00:03:22 and even though there may be normal variation, if you get right down to it,
00:03:25 this far inside the head, it all looks the same.
00:03:28 No, no, no. Don't tug on that. You never know what it might be attached to.

I'm quite happy that this thing exists.
posted by hanoixan at 8:01 AM on November 30, 2010


Is it possible that "does not compute" is in only three movies?
posted by jasper411 at 8:07 AM on November 30, 2010


"Pragmatism"

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) 00:54:26

Damn. A one word search and it got it in seconds. I'm impressed.
posted by quin at 8:10 AM on November 30, 2010


01:22:23 l know about you. You couldn't hack it as a lawyer.
01:22:26 You were a bagman for the boys downtown, and you still are.
posted by Iridic at 8:11 AM on November 30, 2010


I'm too old for this shit
posted by mcstayinskool at 8:24 AM on November 30, 2010


Coffee vs. Beer (with the occasional tea)
posted by samsara at 8:41 AM on November 30, 2010


"Everybody wants money. That's why it's called money!" - Nothing

If you're trying to quote Mamet, it's "Everybody needs money. That's why they call it money."
posted by dobbs at 9:00 AM on November 30, 2010


00:23:53 Ned, there's no such thing as adventure.
00:23:56 There's no such thing as romance.
00:23:58 - There's only trouble and desire. - Trouble and desire?
00:24:01 That's right, and the funny thing is
00:24:03 when you desire something you immediately get in trouble,
00:24:06 and when you're in trouble you don't desire anything at all.
posted by dirtdirt at 9:32 AM on November 30, 2010


@Ritchie:

01:13:00 Run!
01:13:01 Go!
01:13:03 Get to the chopper!
01:13:46 Yaaah!
01:13:48 Oh, shit!
posted by howling fantods at 9:45 AM on November 30, 2010


Surely, you can't be serious.
posted by howling fantods at 9:48 AM on November 30, 2010


Mrrmmmm.... it missed "What are you looking at? Eat your ice cream!" from Zombie Nightmare.

It also can't successfully locate Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfernschplendenschlittercrasscrenbonfrieddiggerdingledangledongledungleburstein Von Knackerthrasherapplebangerhorowitzticolensicgranderknottyspelltinklegrandlichgrumblemeyerspelterwasserkurstlichhimbleeisenbahnwagengutenabendbitteeinnürnburgerbratwustlegerspurtenmitzweimacheluberhundsfutgumberabershönedankerkalbsfleischmittleaucher Von Hautkopft of Ulm.

So I'll give it a B+.
posted by ROU_Xenophobe at 10:16 AM on November 30, 2010 [1 favorite]


per RobotVoodoPower's comment: every line in Airplane! appears to be duplicated at two different timestamps. Maybe it has subtitles for two different editions collapsed into one?

I was tickled, though, that "picked the wrong week" turned up both the spoofs in Airplane! and the original reference in Zero Hour!.
posted by We had a deal, Kyle at 11:17 AM on November 30, 2010


Finding no quotes from Torchsong Trilogy. Damn. Harvey! Get it fixed!
posted by Goofyy at 11:54 AM on November 30, 2010


"I think violence is always justified some of the time"
posted by mrgrimm at 11:54 AM on November 30, 2010


Apparently it lists other quotes from Big Trouble in Little China as being from that and Fighting Trouble. Weird bug.

It does the same with "Dead Man" and "Ultus, the Man from the Dead" ...
posted by mrgrimm at 12:02 PM on November 30, 2010


"I would like a nice, powerful, mind-altering substance. Preferably one that will make my unborn children grow gills."
posted by mrgrimm at 12:02 PM on November 30, 2010


"First you sell it. Then you make it. That's marketing."

...

"Perhaps you were just having a nightmare about your early days in the circus"

..

"Anyone for coffee or sex?"

...


"I kill with my cunt."

...

"Listen, this old system of yours could be on fire and I couldn't even turn on the kitchen tap without filling out a twenty-seven B stroke six"

...

Well, it's a fun idea, but it's batting well under .200 for me.

D+
posted by mrgrimm at 12:22 PM on November 30, 2010


It failed royally with MY favorite quote:

"It's a fool that looks for logic in the chambers of the human heart."
posted by St. Alia of the Bunnies at 12:26 PM on November 30, 2010


I notice that the jive scenes in the Airplane! movies show up only with the subtitled text. For instance, the phrase "Check it blee bro was on" appeared in no movies, but "Mr. Striker performed exceptionally" did.
posted by klausman at 1:11 PM on November 30, 2010


'haughey' has been found in 1 phrases from 1 movies and series

The Tiger's Tail (2006)
Time        Phrase  
01:13:19   Yes. Right. 
01:13:26   T Ash. 
01:13:27   E Aspall. H Haughey. U Balan. 
01:13:33   M Balding. N Bales. 
01:13:38   Excuse me, Nurse. When do I see the psychiatrist again? 

posted by unliteral at 3:26 PM on November 30, 2010


Far from me to impugn The Awesome of those time-worn chestnuts "...mostly." and "...nuke it from orbit.", but I've always been partial to "Big" Bill Paxton's end-of-discussion statement when he uttered the should-be-immortal words, "I say we grease this rat-fuck son of a bitch right now."
posted by Zack_Replica at 3:28 PM on November 30, 2010


Greasing that rat fuck son of a bitch? Oh yeah, that's my term of endearment for whatever cat, dog, rabbit, bird, or other pet I'm currently dealing with. It's an expression that has stuck with me for a long, long time.
posted by quin at 3:38 PM on November 30, 2010


01:13:00 Run!
01:13:01 Go!
01:13:03 Get to the chopper!
01:13:46 Yaaah!
01:13:48 Oh, shit!


Nice try, but that's not how you spell "CHOPPAH!!!".
posted by Ritchie at 3:52 PM on November 30, 2010


Go. Away. Cookie. Man. [0 results found]
posted by buzzkillington at 4:18 PM on November 30, 2010 [1 favorite]


00:05:45 Chet's gonna shit a solid gold brick!

What an age we live in.
posted by evilcolonel at 6:30 PM on November 30, 2010


01:19:12 But the effect is, sadly, temporary.
01:19:14 Sadly temporary.

posted by evilcolonel at 6:38 PM on November 30, 2010


"me and my rhythm box"...nada.
"Stick pins into you..Sleez Sister voodoo"...nope.
"I am a pit bull terrier"...uh-uh.

Art school favorites fail.
As does something recent, surprisingly enough..
"I'm not from around here. I can't be an example to anyone."...nope
posted by pernoctalian at 7:01 PM on November 30, 2010


It seems to be a "Memorable quote, and then shitty movies which ripped off that quote" engine.
posted by HeroZero at 8:52 PM on November 30, 2010


FAIL: "big knife" turns up 71 results but does NOT turn up Nick Cage in Moonstruck saying "Chrissie, bring me the big knife."
posted by spock at 9:15 PM on November 30, 2010


01:22:44   I know you gentlemen have been through a lot,
01:22:48   but when you find the time,
01:22:50   I'd rather not spend the rest of this winter...
01:22:53   tied to this fucking couch!
posted by Superfrankenstein at 9:41 PM on November 30, 2010


This thing fails with Aliens and Dumb and Dumber quotes. Useless.
posted by Locobot at 11:36 PM on November 30, 2010


Hmmm. With this site, vlc.py and python-libtorrent, it would be an interesting exercise to try and automatically generate those horrible "every movie instance of someone saying X" youtube videos.
posted by benzenedream at 10:58 AM on December 1, 2010


This thing fails with Aliens and Dumb and Dumber quotes.

Happily, there appears to be some kind of database weirdness going on where it's telling me that quotes from Aliens were actually coming from something else, leading to the wonderful idea that the aforementioned phrase "I say we grease this rat-fuck son of a bitch right now." was was actually a quote from the blockbuster action extravaganza Regis & Kathie Lee: Special Edition (1988).

This, of course, means that I've underestimated the bad-ass that is Regis Philbin for all these years.
posted by quin at 11:28 AM on December 1, 2010 [2 favorites]


Go. Away. Cookie. Man.

I thought I was the only one who liked that movie.
posted by mrgrimm at 12:17 PM on December 1, 2010


Weird. They find the "What happened to 'a life lived in fear' and all that stuff?" from Simply Ballroom, but not the line where the saying actually gets introduced.
posted by Lexica at 10:18 PM on December 1, 2010


"That's it, man. Game over, man! Game over!" - most memorably uttered in the "Regis & Kathie Lee: Special Edition (1988)" (see last hit on page)

Funny I always thought it was in Aliens...
posted by mincus at 6:46 PM on December 5, 2010


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