I Am Sam

I Am Sam (2001)

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Conner Rhodes: Are you a retard too?
Lucy: No.
Conner Rhodes: How do you know?
Lucy: Because he told me.
Conner Rhodes: But he's a retard.
Lucy: It takes one to know one.

Rita: You answer in one sentence.
Ifty: I answer in one sentence. Short and sweet. Tim Curry was a "Sweet Tranvestite" in the 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'.
Rita: You better make that one word.

Rita: I just don't know what to call you: retarded, mentally retarded, mentally handicapped, mentally disabled, intellectually handicapped, intellectually disabled, developementally disabled.
Sam: You can call me Sam.

Sam: Lucy doesn't need me anymore. She has a new family now... and she doesn't need me anymore.
Rita: Is that what she said?
Sam: It's because I know that. Because I just know that.
Rita: Well. That's the first stupid thing I've ever heard you say.

Rita: Sam, I worry. I worry sometimes.
Sam: Yeah... do you worry that you did something wrong?
Rita: No. I worry that I've gotten more out of this relationship than you.

Brad: I think you should sound like, a normal person... from the heart! From... the... heart.
Ifty: From the heart.
Sam: This argh okay hello thank you for calling this is Saaaaaaaam.
Ifty: Wow.
Brad: I feel that was a very thouching moment right there.
Ifty: I, I, I, I felt that one.
Sam: High five.
All: High five.

Sam: You've grown.
Lucy: Have I?
Sam: Yeah, 'cause your ears are bigger and your eyes are older.

Sam: OK, remember when Paul McCartney wrote the song "Michelle" and then he only wrote the first part, Annie said. And then he gave that part to John Lennon, and he wrote the part that said, "I love you, I love you, I love you." And Annie said that it wouldn't have been the same song without that... and that's why the whole world cried when the Beatles broke up on April 10, 1970.

Lucy: All you need is love.

Rita: Home.
Phone Voice: Dialing office.
Rita: Home.
Phone Voice: Dialing office.
Rita: Home, goddamn IT.
Phone Voice: Dialing Dr. Sloan.

Sam: You think what they think.
Rita: It doesn't matter what I think. It matters that we win.
Sam: No, you think what they think. You think Sam can't take care of Lucy.
Rita: Sam, it doesn't matter what I think.
Sam: It matters to me.

Joe: Do we get a balloon with these?
Shoe Salesman: ...Yeah.
Robert: All of us or just her?

Sam: You're going a little faster than everybody else. I was wondering if you noticed that.

Lucy: Daddy, did God made for you to be like this or was it an accident?
Sam: Ok, what do you mean?
Lucy: I mean you're different.
Sam: But what do you mean?
Lucy: You're not like other daddies.
Sam: I'm sorry. I'm sorry. Yeah, I'm sorry.
Lucy: It's ok, daddy. It's ok. Don't be sorry. I'm lucky. Nobody else's daddy ever comes to the park.
Sam: Yeah! Yeah! Yeah, we are lucky. Aren't we lucky? Yeah.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Lucy reads to Sam and refuses to read the word "difficult" her hair is tucked behind her ear in at least three different ways in different shots. (00:26:10)

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Trivia: Dakota Fanning's younger sister Elle makes her film debut, portraying Lucy at age 2. Incidentally, both Dakota and Elle go by their middle names; Dakota's full name is Hannah Dakota Fanning while Elle is Mary Elle Fanning.

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Question: At Lucy's birthday party one of the kids says that Lucy said that she was adopted. Did Lucy really say this or was the boy lying?

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