Ed Wood (1994) quotes

Director
Tim Burton.

Cast
Johnny Depp.
Martin Landau.
Sarah Jessica Parker.
Patricia Arquette.

Ambitious but troubled movie director Edward D. Wood Jr. tries his best to fulfill his dreams, despite his lack of talent.

Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else’s dreams?
– Orson Welles

This is the one. ‘This’ is the one I’ll be remembered for.
– Edward D. Wood, Jr.

Listen, I was wondering if you’d like to go out sometime, grab some dinner, maybe?
– Edward D. Wood, Jr.
You mean a date? I thought you were a fag.
– Vampira
No, no, I’m just a transvestite.
– Edward D. Wood, Jr.

Home? I have no home. Hunted… despised… living like an animal. The jungle is my home! But I will show the world that I can be its master. I shall perfect my own race of people… a race of atomic supermen that will conquer the world!
– Bela Lugosi

Eddie, we’re in show biz. It’s all about razzle-dazzle. Appearances. If you look good, and you talk well, people will swallow anything.
– Criswell

I want to suck your blood. I want to suck your blood!
– Dr. Tom Mason
Let’s hear you call Boris Karloff a cocksucker.
– Bunny Breckinridge

What are you drinking, Bela?
– Edward D. Wood, Jr.
Formaldehyde
– Bela Lugosi
Straight up or on the rocks?
– Edward D. Wood, Jr.

We don’t have a permit. Run!
– Edward D. Wood, Jr.

Ed, what’s *my* motivation?
– Dolores Fuller
You’re the file clerk. You’re running into the next room and you run into Janet.
– Edward D. Wood, Jr.
But are we good friends or is she just a casual acquaintance?
– Dolores Fuller
Dolores, I have five days to complete this picture. Don’t get goofy on me.
– Edward D. Wood, Jr.

Hi, would you like some water?
– Waiter
No. No water. No liquids! I’m terribly allergic to them.
– Loretta King

This is the most uncomfortable coffin I’ve ever been in. Your selection is quite shoddy. You are wasting my time.
– Bela Lugosi

I refuse to drive in this country. Too many madmen.
– Bela Lugosi

Really? Worst film you ever saw. Well, my next one will be better. Hello. Hello.
– Edward D. Wood, Jr.

Why couldn’t we do this in the church?
– Vampira
Because Brother Tor couldn’t fit in the sacred tub.
– Criswell

Pull the string! Pull the string!
– Bela Lugosi

You people are insane! You’re wasting your lives making shit! Nobody cares! These movies are terrible!
– Dolores Fuller

Why would Lugosi wanna do a sex-change flick?
– Georgie Weiss
Because he’s my friend!
– Edward D. Wood, Jr.

Bela, would you like a wine?
– Criswell
No. I never drink… wine.
– Bela Lugosi