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The Butcher's Wife (1991) Poster

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Leo Lemke: My wife is going off the deep end... a short trip for her.

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Marina Lemke: Folks call me Marina and I'm a clairvoyant.

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Robyn Graves: Why do we waste our time with men!

Grace: [who is a lesbian] Not all of us do.

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Leo Lemke: [reading grafetti on window] We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars... Quotation from Oscar Wilde's Lady Windmere's Fan, Act 3, line 305.

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Marina Lemke: Love is the leap that won't be denied.

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Leo Lemke: Love's made a young man of me.

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Marina Lemke: Destiny has a way of just working itself out.

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Marina Lemke: Love is waiting for you behind a friendly face.

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Dr. Alex Tremor: [at the end of an argument] And I told you I'm uncomfortable with the term shrink.

Robyn Graves: *Shrink*!

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Dr. Alex Tremor: Can we talk about this rationally?

Robyn Graves: No. Can you fight like a man instead of a shrink?

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Marina Lemke: It's beautiful!

Leo Lemke: It's vandalism!

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Dr. Alex Tremor: Did you forget our appointment?

Eugene: I got a job now. I don't need a shrink anymore.

Marina Lemke: Eugene, honey, I don't think he likes being called that.

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Eugene: I'm just a troubled kid, Doc.

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Trendoid: I need veal chops. Lots of them. Now.

[Marina hands her package]

Trendoid: What's this?

Marina Lemke: Veal chops. Lots of them. Now.

Leo Lemke: *Wow*.

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Marina Lemke: Well, what I say and what people hear aren't always the same thing. Don't you find that in your calling, Doctor?

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Marina Lemke: That boy's tongue is long enough to cut his throat.

Eugene: I was just gonna say that.

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Marina Lemke: What's meant to be just can't be changed.

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Dr. Alex Tremor: We're supposed to relax and have fun. God damn it.

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Dr. Alex Tremor: No, no, no, I'm always interested when my friends show early signs of dimensia praecox.

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Robyn Graves: [as Harper on TV]

[gunshot]

Robyn Graves: Oh, oh! Oh, Chauncey! Chauncey! I told you one of us would end up hurt.

[pause]

Robyn Graves: Why does everything I touch... die?

Molly: It's the gun, sweetheart.

[turns off TV set]

Molly: The *gun*!

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Dr. Alex Tremor: How can I help you, Leo?

Leo Lemke: I don't need your help. I'm perfectly normal.

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Marina Lemke: You know, you don't know zip about love or life, Doctor. I don't need you strewing your learning all over me.

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Dr. Alex Tremor: [talking to self in mirror, shaving] You ended up skating in the park witha patient. It's class countertransferance. You allowed her to manipulate you into a vulnerable - nevermind unprofessional - situation where she controlled you. This is freshman psychology, Alex.

[cuts chin]

Dr. Alex Tremor: Oh, oh, good! Oh, good! Good! Dr. Tremor, don't blow a graet career on a cute piece of ass. You keep your dick in your pants, your id in check, and you remember we have a mission in this world.

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Stella Keefover: I think I really owe this one to that psychic.

Dr. Alex Tremor: I thought we dealt with that.

Stella Keefover: Don't worry, it's not like I'm cured or anything.

Dr. Alex Tremor: Good. Well, not good...

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Grace: Alex thinks I'm insane.

Robyn Graves: It's his favorite diagnosis.

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Marina Lemke: I'll be the one who's gonna decide who my husband should marry!

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Dr. Alex Tremor: Can't you see how dangerous you are?

Marina Lemke: You say that listening to your heart and trusting what you feel, is that what you're calling dangerous? You know what, I hope I am contagious 'cause life isn't about your damn books and theories. You know what, life is life, and it's messy, and it's complicated, andyou know what it takes guts!

[hits with pillow]

Marina Lemke: That's not something you're gonna find in any book. And you know what, just because you don't understand it doesn't mean it's crazy.

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