The Ninth Gate
Movie Quote Quiz

Ceniza: Even Hell has its heroes, seƱor.

1

Boris Balkan: Behold, I plunge my hands in fire! I feel no heat.
Dean Corso: That's just great! Give us another.

1

Boris Balkan: You don't like me, do you?
Dean Corso: I don't have to like you, you're a client and you pay well.

Dean Corso: I'll be damned.

Boris Balkan: Our relations have always been strictly commercial, and that's the way I like it. The professional and the personal should be mutually exclusive.
Dean Corso: Listen, I came here to do some business, not shoot the breeze. If you want to expound your personal philosophies, write another book.

Liana Telfer: You work for money I take it.
Dean Corso: What else?
Liana Telfer: I have a great deal of money.
Dean Corso: I'm very happy for you.

Boris Balkan: Look around you, all of you, what do you see? A bunch of buffoons, in fancy dress. You think the prince of Darkness would actually deign to manifest himself before the likes of you? He never has and he never will. Never.

The Girl: He's dead, who cares?
Dean Corso: I do. I could easily wind up the same way.
The Girl: Not with me around, to look after you.
Dean Corso: Oh, I see, you're my Guardian Angel, then.
The Girl: If you say so.

The Girl: What do you plan to do if you see them?
Dean Corso: I'll probably hide behind you.

Dean Corso: Where's the last engraving? I want it.
The Girl: You're running low on gas.

Audio problem: After the part where Johnny Depp finds his bookstore friend dead, he gets back in the cab. After driving for a while, he tells the cab driver to pull over to the phone booth. The cab driver says "No problem, sir" but you can see the cab driver's lips in the rear view mirror, and they never move.

More mistakes in The Ninth Gate

Trivia: Emmanuelle Seigner, who is playing 'the girl,' is actually the wife of the director Roman Polanski.

More trivia for The Ninth Gate

Question: Does "the girl" - as she's been called - have a name? And is she a (or the) devil?

Answer: She was not given a name, neither in the film nor credits. She is simply known as "The Girl". As to precisely who she is, it is deliberately left ambiguous. But the last engraving found by Corso does seem to indicate that she is the Whore of Babylon mentioned in the Book of Revelation.

Twotall
More questions & answers from The Ninth Gate
More movie quotes

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.