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Sucker Punch (2011) Poster

(2011)

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Sweet Pea: And finally this question, the mystery of who's story it will be. Of who draws the curtain. Who is it that chooses our steps in the dance? Who drives us mad? Lashes us with whips and crowns us with victory when we survive the impossible? Who is it, that does all of these things?

Sweet Pea: Who honors those we love for the very life we live? Who sends monsters to kill us, and at the same time sings that we will never die? Who teaches us what's real and how to laugh at lies? Who decides why we live and what we'll die to defend? Who chains us? And Who holds the key that can set us free... It's You. You have all the weapons you need. Now Fight!

Wiseman: If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.

Wiseman: For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.

[first lines]

Sweet Pea: Everyone has an Angel. A Guardian who watches over us. We can't know what form they'll take. One day, old man. Next day, little girl. But don't let appearances fool you, they can be as fierce as any dragon. Yet they're not here to fight our battles, but to whisper from our heart. Reminding that it's us. Its everyone of us who holds power over the world we create.

Sweet Pea: You can deny angels exist, Convince ourselves they can't be real. But they show up anyway, at strange places and at strange times. They can speak through any character we can imagine. They'll shout through demons if they have to. Daring us, challenging us to fight.

Wiseman: Don't ever write a check with your mouth you can't cash with your ass. Oh, and one more thing... don't wake the mother.

Sweet Pea: This can't be. We did everything right.

Baby Doll: A map, a fire, a knife, a key, one thing more, one thing more. It's me.

Sweet Pea: What?

Baby Doll: [a breathy 'Oh'] Oh it's me,of course it's me. It's the only way this ever could have ended.

Sweet Pea: What do you mean?

Baby Doll: I'm saying you go home, go to your family. You tell your mom what Rocket said, make her happy. Go out and live a normal life. Love, be free, you have to live for all of us now.

Sweet Pea: Baby, no, you can't...

Baby Doll: Yes Sweet Pea, you're the strongest. You're the only one of us who ever had a chance out there. You're going home and leaving, that's how we win. It's ok, it's better this way. Now listen, I'm gonna walk out there and when they come after me, you go, ok?

Sweet Pea: There's gotta be another way.

Baby Doll: No, this is right. This was never my story, it's yours. Now don't screw it up ok?

Dr. Vera Gorski: I want you to dance.

[Bjork's "Army of Me" playing over speakers]

Dr. Vera Gorski: ...

[Music stops]

Dr. Vera Gorski: If you do not dance you have no purpose. And we don't keep things here that have no purpose. You see, your fight for survival starts right now. You don't want to be judged? You won't be. You don't think you're strong enough? You are. You're afraid. Don't be. You have all the weapons you need. Now fight.

Dr. Vera Gorski: It's like we talked about,you control this world.Let the pain go,let the hurt go,let the guilt go.What you are imagining right now,that world you control.That place can be as real as any pain.

Sweet Pea: [From trailer] There are armed guards everywhere! And if Blue finds out, we're dead!

Rocket: We're already dead.

Baby Doll: [to Blue after stabbing him] You'll never have me... ever.

Sweet Pea: [after Babydoll has danced for the first time] All that gyrating and moaning... a dance should be about more than titillation. Mine is personal, it says who I am. What the heck does yours say?

High Roller: All I require from you is a slither of a moment. To have you not by force, but simply as a man and a women. To see in your eye, that simple truth, that you give yourself to me freely. Not because you have to, but because you want to. Now of course, for such a gem, I will give as well. I'm willing to give you freedom. Pure and total freedom. Freedom from the drudgery of everyday life. Freedom as abstract ideal. Freedom from pain. Freedom from responsibility. Freedom from guilt. From regret. Freedom from sadness. Freedom from loss. The freedom to be happy. Don't close your eyes; I need you to look at me. The freedom to love.

Blue Jones: You suddenly forgot what it is we do here?

Dr. Vera Gorski: I teach them to survive 'you'.

Blue Jones: Did you lose your fight,huh?

Baby Doll: No, I just found it.

Rocket: Have you ever wanted to just take something back? You know, something you said, something you did?

Baby Doll: All the time.

Stepfather: I don't want her to remember a thing.

Blue Jones: Don't worry, she won't even remember her name when I'm done with her.

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