Movie Quotes from Broadcast News: Quotes from the movie Broadcast News

#1. It was so amazing to have you in my head! #2. Yeah…it was an interesting place to be.

#1. There were complaint calls because you were sweating? #2. No! Nice ones from people who thought I was having a heart attack!

#1. You’re having a good time aren’t you? #2. Sure…next we’ll name the state capitols. #1. Fifty, right??

…I can’t breathe!…DAMMIT!….Over a GUY!!!

1) I just wanna be alone this time. 2) It’s OK. I’ll go with you. 1) Thanks.

1) It must be nice to always believe you know better, to always think you’re the smartest person in the room. 2) No. It’s awful.

1) Oh, you think anyone who’s proud of the work we do is an ass-kisser. 2) No, I think anyone who puckers up their lips and presses it against their bosses buttocks and then smooches is an ass-kisser.

1) This is a brutal layoff. And all because they couldn’t program Wednesday nights. 2) You can make it less brutal by knocking a million or so off your salary. Bad joke, I’m sorry.

1)…if there is anything I can do for you.
2) Well, I really hope you die

1/ You *totally* crossed the line with that piece….
2/ It’s hard *not* to cross the line when they keep moving the little sucker, don’t they!?

1/[answering the phone] Hello?
2/ Bastard! Sneak! Quitter!
1/ speaking…

1/_I’m just old enough to be flattered by the term *early retirement*
2/_What a wonderful sentiment, no if there’s anything I can possibly do for you, just name it
1/_Well I certainly hope you’ll die soon

1/_What do you do when your real life exceeds your dreams?
2/_Keep it to yourself

A) I know how much I have to learn. I’d really, a lot, appreciate
it if–
B) Really a lot appreciate it?
A) You make me nervous.

All right, I’m not going to say any more – primarily because I’m about to pass out.

And if things had gone differently for me tonight then I probably wouldn’t be saying any of this. I grant you everything. But give me this: he personifies everything that you’ve been fighting against. And I’m in love with you. How do you like that? I buried the lead.

Awesome amounts of alliteration from anxious anchors placed in powerful posts.

Because you dropped the whole kick-ass section, now we’ve got this thing hanging out there.

There’s a thing hanging out there?

Americans can no longer afford to pretend that they live in a great
society.” Then …nothing. No explanation. No context. So now it’s just this thing.

And it’s hanging out there?

Yes sir.


By the way, I lost one of your shoulder pads…I think it drowned.

Don’t get me wrong when I tell you that Tom, while being a very nice guy, is the devil.

Except for socially, you’re my role model.

I can sing/while I read/I am singing/and reading/both.

I can’t believe I’m risking my life for a network that tested my face with focus groups! I don’t feel good!

I just wish you could be two people, so I could call up my friend and tell her about the one I like SO MUCH!

I think we have the kind of friendship where if I were the devil, you’d be the only one I would tell.

I want you, to get up now.

I want all of you to get up out of your chairs!

I want you to get up, go to the window, open it, and stick your head out and yell: I’m mad as hell and I’m proud of it!

I would give anything if you were two people, so I could call up the one who’s my friend and tell her about the one that I like so much.

I’m going to miss you, you’re a prick… in a great way

I’m gunna cook for us… tequila & eggs sound good?

In the middle of all of this, I started to think about the one thing that makes me feel really good and makes immediate sense and it’s you.

It’s not a DATE, it’s two co-workers attending a professional conclave.

It’s not that I’m down on myself. Trust me. I stink.

Let’s never forget, we’re the real story, not them.

Meet me at the place by the thing where we went that time.

OK, I’ll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time.

Pretty peppy party pal.

Tequila and eggs okay???

This is MORE than Nixon ever sweated

This isn’t the guy who needed us four years ago, Susan. He’s incredibly popular. He’s gonna win re-election in a walk, and he could give a shit what we stand by! If the President passes the most important piece of environmental legislation in history,
and does it despite our negative endorsement, our political weight in
the future will rank somewhere below the Save the Spotted Owl Society.

Well how do you like that? I buried the lead

Wouldn’t this be a great world if insecurity and desperation made us more attractive?

You know, I’ve been doing some of the most important thinking of my life today. I wonder of this is the right time to tell you about it . . . I figured out why I’m so hung up on getting a chance at weekend anchor. It’s because if I do it well then they’ll pay me more, and my life will be great and they’ll treat me better – that’s why . . . which means I’m at their mercy – and who wants that?

You’ve got to turn on channel 4, 5, and 9. Arnold Schwarzenegger is being interviewed, I think he’s live on two of them. He says he hasn’t changed since a bit since he makes $9 million a movie, he’s just the same as when he made $5million. He’s no different. Also, he and Maria have bought a condo that they’re decorating tastefully.

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