Totes Quotes – Speed

Totes Quotes - Speed

“It’s not what you say, it’s the way you say it!” If I had a shiny new pound coin for every time I’d heard that, I’d be a rich, rich man. Trouble is, it’s not exactly accurate is it? Great dialogue transcends both the performance and the film from whence it came and has the ability to infiltrate popular culture and consciousness. From the endlessly quotable to the words you wish you’d said yourself, every Friday will feature an iconic iteration. So in the words of Reservoir Dogs’ Joe Cabot…”Let’s go to work…”

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With seasonal affective disorder kicking in, we take a break from being our usual, chipper selves…and as a result Totes Quotes has gone bad! Nevermind the lines that inspire, intimidate or influence you, these are the lines that make you pull a face like Trump staring into the sun.

1994.  Speed.  Picture the scene: A beautiful Sandra Bullock and a dreamy Keanu Reeves lie as if post-coital, having survived a near-death experience. A  previous line had suggested that their fledgling relationship wouldn’t progress because it began during a terrorist attack (that old romantic cliche). Trying to be all meta, Keanu’s Jack croons:
Jack: “I have to warn you, relationships based on intense experiences never work.”

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