Dolores Claiborne
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Kid on street: Look.
Kid on street: Hey Miss Claiborne.
Kid on street: Kill anyone else today?
Dolores Claiborne: Not just yet, when I change my mind I'll know exactly where to start.

Selena St. George: There is no Arizona.

Dolores Claiborne: It was just a bad patch.
Selena St. George: I had a fucking nervous breakdown, mother.

Dolores Claiborne: I did not murder that bitch any more than I'm wearing a diamond tiara.

Vera Donovan: Don't you just love the Bossa Nova? I found them in New York and simply had to have them.

Vera Donovan: Well, don't look to me, Dolores. All my money is tied up in cash.

Vera Donovan: Think what fun you'll have telling all your friends what a bitch Vera Donovan is.

Dolores Claiborne: I got another surprise for you, Joe.
Joe St. George: What, did someone invent a pill to cure ugly?

Vera Donovan: Sometimes, Dolores... sometimes, you have to be a high-riding bitch to survive. Sometimes, being a bitch is all a woman has to hang onto.

Vera Donovan: Don't we have a hair across our ass this morning, Dolores Claiborne?

Dolores Claiborne: Now, you listen to me, Mr. Grand High Poobah of Upper Buttcrack, I'm just about half-past give a shit with your fun and games.

Dolores Claiborne: Hell ain't somethin' you get thrown into overnight. Nope. Real hell comes on you slow and steady as a line of wet winter sheets.

Selena St. George: That is the last guy in the world you want to make an enemy out of.
Dolores Claiborne: I ain't makin' one, I'm keepin' one.

Vera Donovan: I want my china pig.
Dolores Claiborne: Which one? There's only about two-hundred of 'em.

Vera Donovan: Husbands die every day, Dolores. Why... one is probably dying right now while you're sitting here weeping. They die... and leave their wives their money. I should know, shouldn't I? Sometimes they're driving home from their mistress' apartment and their brakes suddenly fail. An accident, Dolores, can be an unhappy woman's best friend.

Joe St. George: What are you talking about, I never touched Selena.
Dolores Claiborne: Oh yeah? Well then how come you're making a face like the devil just reached down and grabbed those little raisins you call balls?

Dolores Claiborne: If you wanna know what kind of life a person had, just look at their hands.

Dolores Claiborne: You must have boyfriends. Beautiful girl like you, smart and out in the world... You tellin' me there's nobody?
Selena St. George: I'm telling you there's a lot of nobodies.

Selena St. George: I don't know how to feel about what you did... maybe I never will, Mom. But I know, I know you did it for me.

Dolores Claiborne: So you can just go and fuck yourself. That is if you can get that limp old noodle of yours to stand up.

Continuity mistake: When Selena is leaving on the ferry near the end, and Detective John Mackey pulls up and watches her drifting away, as he gets out of the car the windsheild wipers stop moving. In the next behind shot of him standing at the dock edge, watching, they are back on again. (01:43:05)

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