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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) Poster

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[last lines]

Waiter: I think perhaps Mr. Newton has had enough, don't you?

Nathan Bryce: I think... perhaps... you're right.

Thomas Jerome Newton: We'd have probably done the same to you, if you'd come 'round our place.

Mary-Lou: What are they like, your children?

Thomas Jerome Newton: They're like children. Exactly like children...

Mary-Lou: You know Tommy, you're a freak. I don't mean that unkindly. I like freaks. And that's why I like you.

Mary-Lou: I don't love you anymore.

Thomas Jerome Newton: And I don't love you.

Thomas Jerome Newton: My interest is energy - transference of energy.

Thomas Jerome Newton: Ask me...

Nathan Bryce: What?

Thomas Jerome Newton: The question you've been wanting to ask ever since we met.

Nathan Bryce: Are you Lithuanian?

Thomas Jerome Newton: [grins] I'm from England.

Nathan Bryce: Well that's not as bad.

Thomas Jerome Newton: The strange thing about television is that it doesn't *tell* you everything. It *shows* you everything about life for nothing, but the true mysteries remain. Perhaps it's in the nature of television. Just waves in space.

Thomas Jerome Newton: Well I'm not a scientist. But I know all things begin and end in eternity.

Thomas Jerome Newton: Mary Lou! Help me!

Jewelery Store Owner: Can I help?

Thomas Jerome Newton: I'm sorry. I want to sell this ring.

Jewelery Store Owner: [looks it over] Where'd you get it from?

Thomas Jerome Newton: My wife gave it to me. You see it has initials.

Jewelery Store Owner: [reads] T.J.N. Do you have any I.D.?

Thomas Jerome Newton: I'm British, I have a passport.

[shows it to her]

Jewelery Store Owner: [reads] Thomas Jerome Newton. This is not a pawn shop, Mr. Newton.

Thomas Jerome Newton: I beg your pardon?

Jewelery Store Owner: If you sell it to me now, you can't redeem it later.

Thomas Jerome Newton: I understand.

Jewelery Store Owner: $20.

Thomas Jerome Newton: $20?

Thomas Jerome Newton: If I stay, I'll die.

Mary-Lou: What're you talking about? Take me with you, I'll see you don't die.

Thomas Jerome Newton: I can't stay.

[walks away from her]

Mary-Lou: You're an alien!

Thomas Jerome Newton: What is this music Farnsworth keeps sending me? I don't like it.

Mary-Lou: Some big named composer.

Thomas Jerome Newton: I don't want it. I want something with singing on it.

Thomas Jerome Newton: [Mary-Lou starts the elevator] I'll just walk.

Mary-Lou: It's five flights.

[Thomas leans against the wall and falls to the floor]

Mary-Lou: Should I stop it?

Thomas Jerome Newton: Just keep going.

Mary-Lou: Oh my God.

Thomas Jerome Newton: You put alcohol in my drink.

Thomas Jerome Newton: They're stuck! I'll never get them off.

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