No Photo Available
Top Links
main detailsbiographyby votesphoto galleryquotes
by yearby typeby ratingsby votesby TV seriesby genreby keyword
Did You Know?
photo galleryquotes

Quotes for
Tom Baxter (Character)
from The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

The content of this page was created by users. It has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Tom Baxter: You make love without fading out?

Tom Baxter: Dad was a card. I never met him. He died before the movie began.

Tom Baxter: Cecilia, it's clear how miserable you are with your husband. And if he hits you again, you tell me. I'd be forced to knock his teeth out.
Cecilia: I don't think that'd be such a good idea. He's big.
Tom Baxter: I'm sorry. It's written into my character to do it, so I do it.

Tom Baxter: I don't get hurt or bleed, hair doesn't muss; it's one of the advantages of being imaginary.

Tom Baxter: I was thinking about some very deep things. About God and his relation with Irving Saks and R.H. Levine. And I was thinking about life in general. The origin of everything we see about us. The finality of death; how almost magical it seems in the real world, as opposed to the world of celluloid and flickering shadows.
Hooker: [to another hooker] Where did you FIND this clown?

Tom Baxter: [to Cecilia] I love you. I'm honest, dependable, courageous, romantic, and a great kisser.
Gil Shepherd: And I'm real.

Tom Baxter: It's so impulsive, but... I'll come. Why not? What's life without a little risk taking? Who knows?

Tom Baxter: I guess I have to get a job.
Cecilia: That's not gonna be so easy either - right now the whole country's out of work.
Tom Baxter: Well, then, we'll live on love. We'll have to make some concessions, but so what? We'll have each other.
Cecilia: That's movie talk.

Hooker: Do you wanna tie me up?
Tom Baxter: [laughs] You're funny! She's funny! The absurd non-sequitur.

Tom Baxter: I still can't get over the fact that hours ago I was in an Egyptian tomb. I didn't know any of you wonderful people, and here I am now! I'm on the verge of a madcap Manhattan weekend!

Emma: You're gonna get a champion roll in the hay.
Tom Baxter: What, there's hay in the bedroom?

Tom Baxter: [pauses after kissing Cecilia] Where's the fade-out?
Cecilia: What?
Tom Baxter: Always when the kissing gets hot and heavy just before the lovemaking, there's a fadeout.
Cecilia: Then what?
Tom Baxter: Then we're making love in some private, perfect place.
Cecilia: That's not how it happens here.
Tom Baxter: What, there's no fade out?
Cecilia: No, but when you kissed me, I felt like my heart faded out. I closed my eyes, and I was in some private place.
Tom Baxter: How fascinating. You make love without fading out?
Cecilia: Yes.
Tom Baxter: Well, I can't wait to see this!