Romancing the Stone
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Joan Wilder: These were Italian.
Jack Colton: Now they're practical.

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Joan Wilder: You're a mondo dismo.
Jack Colton: I'm... what am I? I'm what?
Joan Wilder: You're a man who takes money from stranded women.

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Joan Wilder: What about the bridge?
Jack Colton: That ain't a bridge. That's goddamned pre-Columbian art.

Jack Colton: Goddamn it, I knew I should've listened to my mother. I could've been a cosmetic surgeon, five hundred thou a year, up to my neck in tits and ass.

Jack Colton: Wait a minute, he's after you. Who the hell are you?
Joan Wilder: Well, I'm a romance novelist.
Jack Colton: You're what? What are you doing here?
Joan Wilder: I told you, my sister's life depends on me.
Jack Colton: Ah, don't give me that shit. I thought you were donating a kidney or something.

Zolo: Crocodiles shed tears when they eat their prey. You have heard of these tears I am sure. But have you seen them?

Jack Colton: I think I'm going to throw another key on the fire.
Joan Wilder: No, please, I'm getting dizzy.

Ralph: Not only are we kidnappers, but I'm about to have a close encounter with a cattle prod.

Zolo: There are schedules to be maintained, even in Colombia.

Jack Colton: One hell of a morning has turned into a bitch of a day.

Jack Colton: Lady, you are a jinx.

Joan Wilder: Why won't you take the elevator?
Mrs. Irwin: Oh, pumpkin, I never get into an elevator alone. You know... rapists.

Jack Colton: What's the matter, are you paralyzed from the neck up, or are you hurt?

Joan Wilder: You're the best time I've ever had.
Jack Colton: I've never been anybody's best time.

Joan Wilder: Which way to do we go?
Jack Colton: Follow that stone.

Juan: This guy who is following you, he is very persistent.

Jack Colton: Now I ain't cheap, but I can be had.

Continuity mistake: When Jack goes down the mud slide he loses his hat. In the next shot the hat is back on his head. (00:30:55)

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Trivia: The end credits of the film don't have the usual "No animals were harmed during the filming..." Maybe this is because when the Little Mule 4WD is being chased, it clearly runs over a chicken.

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Question: What is it likely that the stone (an emerald, I gather) was worth in 1984 US dollars?

Answer: Any emerald over 1 carat in that beautiful cut and condition would probably go for over 250 million. Real emeralds over 5 carats are rare and the price goes up exponentially after 2 or 3 carats. 305,000 per carat after 5. So yeah that one was probably like 800 or more carats.

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