Movie Quotes from Down with Love: Quotes from the movie Down with Love

(1)Gentlemen, this is Miss Novak (2)EG (3)CB
(1) Okay! (2) OK can’t make it, he’s down with TB. (1) Oh, what a shame! I hope it’s not serious! (2) No, they’re just having lunch

(Records crashing into a pillow Peter’s holding) Peter:We can’t do this for eight more minutes!

(Voice cracking) Are you in love with that football player?

-this is barbara novak.
-hello, barbara, the darndest thing happened…

1) Ask me why I mourn. 2) Why do you mourn, baby? 1) I mourn because you are shrouded in the suit and tie that Madison Avenue will bury you in alive. 2) Well, if it will cheer you up you can help me out of it.

1) Now, let me see if I have this, the first switch starts the hi-fi. The second switch lowers the lights. Do you wanna go for broke? 2) I’m game if you are.

Vikki & Peter: I’m sorry you’ll have to hold. Vikki/Peter? Do you want to marry me or not? I’m not giving up my career. I wouldn’t ask you to! Than it’s a deal? Deal!

And thank you Barbara, for being so flexible.

Anyway, I just popped by for a little sex á la carte. But, since you’re busy I’ll just ring up my crew captain at the hotel. Cheerio!

At the risk of sounding like my mother: Just stay perfectly still and let him get it over with.

At the risk of sounding like my mother: just stay still and let him get it over with.

Barbara Novak: Another ruse, Catcher? You know I have no interest in seeing you.
Catcher Block: But you know you have to, and you know I know you have to. I’m sure you know how things are at KNOW ever since your new NOW.
Barbara Novak: I have no way of knowing how things are now at KNOW. I knew how things were at KNOW before NOW.
Catcher Block: Then you should know now at KNOW things are a lot like they are at NOW, we have to interview every applicant for every job, and so do you or you’d be going against NOW’s definition of discrimination and you wouldn’t want the readers of NOW or KNOW to know that, now would you?
Barbara Novak: Have a seat, Mr. Block.

Barbara Novak: We’re acting just like two people…in love!

Barbara Novak: [looking through a telescope] I’ve never seen anything so beautiful!
Catcher Block: [looking at Barbara] Neither have I.
Barbara Novak: But you’re not even looking through the telescope.
Catcher Block: I know.

Catcher Block: We’ll just be 10 minutes.
Barbara: 10 minutes?
Catcher: 10 minutes.

Catcher Block: But this Down with love-chick is too busy? Doing what? Eating chocolate?

Catcher Block: Earth still is my favourite planet.

Catcher Block: I didn’t mention anything about Nancy Brown and the only prize I wanted to win was you.

Catcher Block: I’m so sorry, Miss Novak, the darndest thing. I got waylaid by the sweetest Swedish Lapphund who kept me up half the night, and I’m afraid I’m still in bed!
Barbara Novak: You sure do get way laid.

Catcher Block: So now you know. I’m not Zip Martin…..There is no Zip Martin. But before you storm out of here admit it. I got Barbara Down With Love Novak to fall in love.
Barbara: I’m not going to storm out of her Catch and I’m not going to admit that you got Barbara Novak to fall in love because there is no Barbara Novak!

Catcher Block: [As Zip Martin] Can you keep a secret?
Barbara Novak: Yes.
Catcher Block: [As Zip Martin] Me too!

Catcher:Stop warming the bench and get in the game!(Later)I’ve got her sorounded and it won’t take a suprise attack to enter her teepee.I’m telling you Kemosabe,you want big wampum,make Vikki love you now. Peter:Okay,okay,enough with the football talk!

Chocolate sure kills my craving for sex. The only man who could have his way with me now is Milton Hershey.


For as man-crazy as I’ve been my whole life, I sure can’t stand them. I think I’ll just get married.

Here’s the title of next months cover story: ‘Catcher Block on Barbara Novak, Penetrating the Myth’
Oooh, we’ll have to sell it in a brown wrapper.

I don’t want to crush her, I love her!

I don’t want to destroy her, I LOVE her.

I don’t want to have sex anymore, I just want to be married!

I hate men, for as man crazy as I’ve been my whole life, I sure can’t stand them.

I have no way of knowing how things are at Know before Now.

I think Vickie was only talking about marriage so I’d wanna have sex with her. And then I did, and now she never talks to me, except to come back for more. I feel so used!

I was really starting to believe that women weren’t cut out for the workplace…when the only problem was the workplace wasn’t cut out for women.

I’m still flying friendly in the skies, but now I decide how friendly and when and with whom.

I’m taking her to your place, which she still thinks is my place, by saying the guy she thinks I am, who acts like you, is having a meeting with you and the guy she still doesnt know I really am.

It doesn’t take a Nazi rocket scientist to figure that out.

it doesn’t take a nazi rockett scientist to figure that out

It’s revenge against men! And it’s all your fault, lover boy! That’s why they all act like you!

Ladies’ man, mans’ man, man about the town.

Oh look, my NASA security space badge.

Oh Vicki, you’re the best friend a girl from Maine who wrote a book and came to New York could ever have!

Peter MacMannus: Catch, you are the best friend a guy with twenty diagnosed neuroses ever had!
Catcher Block: Oh, we’ve been friends a long time.. I knew you when you only had twelve.

Peter MacMannus: I think Vickie was only talking about marriage so I’d wanna have sex with her. And then I did, and now she never talks to me, except to come back for more. I feel so used!

Peter MacMannus: Vickie!
Vickie Hiller: Peter?
Catcher Block: Nancy!
Peter MacMannus: Who you calling Nancy?

Peter: The best thing I have to offer women is the same thing you have to offer: YOU!

Peter: Vickie!
Vickie: Peter?
Catch: Nancy!
Peter: just who are you calling Nancy!?

So, I could make mad, passionate, worshipful, adoring love to you… And you could still have meaningless sex with me, right?!

That’s 32inches of confidence in every step!

The best luck!The singing nun fell off her scooter coming across the Triborough Bridge.I guess somebody up there likes me!

The only man who could have his way with me now is Milton Hershey.

There were Nazis hiding at your luau!

These ‘down with love’ girls…it’s revenge against men! AND it’s all you’re fault because they act exactly like you!

V: You’re just like every other man!
P: (Amazed) I’m just like every other man!

Vickie Hiller: So you’re a homosexual hopelessly in love with Catcher Block, that’s no reason the two of us can’t be married.

Vikki: I don’t understand this, Peter,How does a person loose their built-in bar? Peter:I swear,it was here a minute ago.

Well unless there were nazi rocket scientists at your party, then you’re fired! Ah! There WERE nazi rocket scientists at your party!

Well, earth still is my favourite planet.

Well,they maybe used to having sex the way a man does but I’m not.

What is it about the work place that women just can’t handle?

[About Barbara Novak.]
Catcher Block: You said she was a spinster!
Peter MacMannus: I’ve never used the word spinster in my life! Okay, once, when I told my mother it was technically incorrect to call her son a spinster.

[Trying to follow Vicky out of a Japanese restaurant]
Peter MacMannus: Where’s my geisha? I need my shoes

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