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funniest lines are Boyle's


Jack tells Henry, "I threw the moneylenders out of the temple. I can handle a 10-spot."
Pure brilliance.
"Stay out of my psychosis," Jack tells the doctor. "Get your ass in the van."
Brilliance again.
Movie has its flaws but the tight, funny script is not one of them.
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He's best remembered for Young Frankenstein and Everybody Loves Raymond, but I love him in this movie.......and I agree, he had the best lines and was just so funny in this movie.

Sitting naked in his room: "This is the blood of our savior Jesus Christ. And a damned fine Beaujolais."

"I think we should move on to someone of greater Consequence."
"We'll get to you in a minute, Jack."

LOL--hilarious stuff

Human Beings...Wow

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I don't think its the lines that are funny so much as the way Boyle delivers them. He's acting but his smile says he's having fun while he's doing it.
R.I.P.

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"I fear my doctor may have been seized by the Romans!"

he was great in Honeymoon in Vegas singing the showtunes.

RIP, indeed.

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"I fear my doctor may have been seized by the Romans!"
This line is the biggest laugh for me in this movie.

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I love his work myself. I just hope he wasn't as much a bastard as he was when I met him in New York in the late 70s. I hope it was just an off day for him.

I love this film too.

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"I was pulling down a hundred big ones a year while you and Satan were chasing Daryl Hannah!"

R.I.P. indeed.


"I was making a sandwich"-
Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson): Death Wish 4

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"I shall hold back the waters!!"
"We are all naked in the eyes of the Lord."

He will be greatly missed

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I think his funniest line was in the van when talking about the buddy system....Jack "I didnt have any buddies when i was nailed to the cross, I dont need one now" - SPECTACULAR

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or We can't do that we're crazy. Keaton We better get sane real fast

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My favorite line of Jack's is:

"Lord forgive us for we have sinned! We've parked our van in a forbidden zone!"

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Cant remember the lines quote for quote as has been a while since i saw it last

Jack "All gods children are beautiful!"

Billy " Not nurse (Cant remember the name)"

Jack "No, not her"

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"That's not for you. It's for Ed."

"Did Ed make the sun shine? Did Ed make the wheat grow?"

LOL


Human Beings...Wow

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i dont really remember what he says but something like "Walk my son!" to the guy and he gets up and falls and the nurse rushes over.

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I liked it when they're on the way to the ballgame & Dr. Weitzman says they're going to be using the buddy system. Billy then says "Uh doc, I think you might want to explain the buddy system to Henry." Henry says "I know what the buddy system is I just don't fraternize with patients!" Billy goes "ahh." Then Jack chimes in & says "I didn't have any buddies on the cross. I don't need any now!"

That line always cracks me up.

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I liked when he spouted gospel at Henry one minute, only to spit 'Put THIS in your report!"


R.I.P. Boyle!



"I'd say this cloud is Cumulo Nimbus."
"Didn't he discover America?"
"Penfold, shush."

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Boyle had a lot of great lines. I liked him discussing the negative spaces of the artwork with Riley's stuffy boyfriend, and saying it's like that "because God wants it that way!" And I loved when he told his former colleagues they got the big account, watched them all jump up and down like lunatics, then smiled and said "Just kidding!"

But there were many funny lines in the script, even by characters as minor as the gas station attendant who first claimed in Spanish that he didn't speak English, then claimed in English that he didn't speak Spanish, then said "Bathroom's broke. Alley works." Or the secondhand store proprietor who, when asked by Billy whether he wouldn't like to get rid of the four of them ASAP, said dryly, "I'm prepared to carry you out in my arms." Very funny, and very, VERY New York.

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Yeah, I also love the moment in the secondhand store where Billy is making up some crap about the four of them being undercover government operatives or some similar nonense only for the secondhand strore proprietor to either give him a look as if to say, c'mon or actually use those words to which Jack replies:

"Okay we're four escaped mental patients"

and the owner says once again dryly "That I can beleive".

Its just the way the guy delivers the line in that Walter Mathau style of sardonic weariness that gets me lol

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"...now if we could just get some pants on the Colonel."


Everybody likes the Shen.

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Peter Boyle was definitely my favorite character in the movie. As someone said before, when he walks through the hospital and puts his hand on the head of the guy on the gurney and says "Rise and walk my child," and the guy gets up and fall down is freaking hilarious. It's even funny when he gets up from his chair naked, walks out the door, and the ugly, mean looking nurse is just standing there glaring at him, and next he's in a bathrobe. I love this movie.

Lady, I never walk into a place I don't know how to walk out of.

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"I don't want him next to me! He smells like tuna fish!"

"Just kidding! Wah wah wah!"

The Falcon flies

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Yeah, Jack in the elevator, turning around and doing the Trombone of Failure at Murray - "Wa Wa Waa Waaaah" - was just a great moment and was just one of many scenes that illustrates how smart and funny this film really is, especially when it could have so easily been thrown away as some POS vehicle for some flavour-of-the-month funny-as-puke POS "star".



When morning comes twice a day or not at all

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Billy: "See those tiles...all those individual tiles. If one of those should go...is one of those leaking...Oh My God!"
Jack: "I will hold back the waters."
Billy: "Thanks, Jack."

OMG, I almost wet myself I laughed so hard! LOL!


"I'd say this cloud is Cumulo Nimbus."
"Didn't he discover America?"
"Penfold, shush."

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Second funniest line:

Jack <in his underwear>: "Who dares to tow the van of the Living Christ?"

Tow-truck Driver: "City of New York, Tarzan!"


Boyle's funniest line was when he did the "just kidding" to his former colleagues

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When they're in the van and Jack announces "I shall hold back the water" the way Billy dismisses him is fantastic

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