Alex Finch Quotes in Chances Are (1989)


Alex Finch Quotes:

  • [Miranda sneaks into Alex's bedroom and into his bed wearing only lingerie, crawling under the sheets with him]

    Alex Finch: [Alex thinking it's Corinne, invitingly responds] Hi, darling.

    Miranda Jeffries: [Miranda whispers] Shh! Mom's next door.

    Alex Finch: [Alex sits up turning on the bedroom light] What are you doing here?

    Miranda Jeffries: What does it look like I'm doing?

    Alex Finch: Miranda!

    [Alex covers his naked chest with the blanket sheet]

    Miranda Jeffries: What?

    Alex Finch: [Alex sounding like a father says] It's way past your bedtime. Go to your room!

  • [last lines]

    Alex Finch: Philip.

    Philip Train: Yeah.

    Alex Finch: There's something I have to tell you.

    Philip Train: Now?

    Alex Finch: I'm in love with Miranda.

    Philip Train: I know.

    [both men smile, as Alex looks to Miranda walking up the aisle in her bridesmaid dress, and Philip looks to Corinne walking up the aisle in her wedding dress]

    Second Minister: [the wedding Officiant begins to speak] Dearly beloved, we have come together in the presence of God to witness and bless...

  • [the woman in the bookstore asks Alex who he was before]

    Woman in the bookstore: Who were you?

    Alex Finch: Oh, me? I was no one special.

    Woman in the bookstore: Oh, we're all special!

    Alex Finch: I mean, I wasn't Cleopatra or Hannibal or someone great or famous.

    Woman in the bookstore: [the woman chuckles] I know you weren't Cleopatra. I was.

  • [Alex and Philip get in a fight on the floor about not believing Alex is Louie]

    Alex Finch: [Alex defensively yells] I'm Louie!

    Philip Train: Yeah, and I'm Cleopatra!

    Alex Finch: [Philip wrestles Alex down] You are not!

    Alex Finch: You fight like her though!

  • [Miranda has an argument with the librarian, Mrs. Handy, as Alex Finch comes in and takes over for her]

    Miranda Jeffries: God, is she always that awful?

    Alex Finch: [Alex makes a disgusted look to her crude remark] Mom? No.

    Miranda Jeffries: Uh. I'm sorry.

  • [Alex Finch gets on the library computer to correct the problem of Miranda's unpaid books]

    Alex Finch: This is bad.

    Miranda Jeffries: How bad?

    Alex Finch: Worse than I thought.

    Miranda Jeffries: How worse?

    Alex Finch: A lot. According to this, these books weren't legally checked out.

    Miranda Jeffries: [Miranda nervously replies] Yeah. So?

    Alex Finch: [Alex aggressively replies back] Yeah! So it means that I can't charge you for them! You beat the system.

    [Miranda realizes Alex corrected the problem of her unpaid books by doing her a kindness, Miranda blushes as Alex smiles]

  • [Alex drives home Philip to Corinne's house]

    Philip Train: [Philip looks around the mess throughout Alex's front seat] What are you doing for dinner?

    Alex Finch: Dinner? Uh...

    Philip Train: [Alex opens his glove compartment revealing a couple oranges and a newspaper] You're coming with me. My friends live just down the street.

  • [Alex comes out of the bathroom, remembering that he was Louie in a previous life]

    Alex Finch: Philip, it's great to see you again.

    Philip Train: [Alex wraps a tight hug around Philip] It's great to see you.

    Alex Finch: [Alex and Philip turn to see both Miranda and Corinne staring them down, as Alex gets terrified again to have to run back into the bathroom] Excuse me.

    [Alex runs back into the bathroom slamming the door shut]

  • [Alex and Miranda sit on the guest room bed beside each other]

    Alex Finch: Have you had a happy life?

    Miranda Jeffries: [Miranda chuckles] Yeah, I guess so.

    Alex Finch: Is there anything you've wanted that you haven't had?

    Miranda Jeffries: My father.

    Alex Finch: He was a pretty great guy, huh?

    Miranda Jeffries: That's what they tell me.

    Alex Finch: God, you sure have grown up nicely.

    Miranda Jeffries: I'm glad you approve.

    Alex Finch: [Miranda leans forward to kiss Alex on the lips, as Alex holds her off] Good night.

  • [Alex tries to tell Corinne that he's Louie]

    Alex Finch: I'm not going to beat around the bush. You won't believe me, but there's something you should know.

    Corinne Jeffries: All right.

    Alex Finch: [Alex holds back from telling Corinne the truth, yelling] Our rain forests are being destroyed at a rate of 50 acres a minute!

  • [Alex meets the woman in the bookstore after some books fall]

    Woman in the bookstore: This your first time as a human?

    Alex Finch: What?

    Woman in the bookstore: [the woman takes a guess as to what Alex was in a previous life] I'm getting a strong German Shepherd vibration.

    Alex Finch: Uh. I used to be a lawyer.

    Woman in the bookstore: [the woman frowns] Oh. Close.

  • [Miranda gets Alex to dance with her at the museum party]

    Alex Finch: [Miranda begins dancing rather close] Where did you learn to dance like that?

    Miranda Jeffries: I inherited it from my father.

    [Alex nervously grunts continuing to dance]

  • [Alex and Corinne have a pillow fight as she denies to believe he's the real Louie]

    Alex Finch: I know everything about you, Corinne. I know that you love peanut butter, and rhubarb, and cats with yellow eyes.

    Corinne Jeffries: You're a psychic. You're one of Shirley McClaine's kooks! A spook-bender.

    Alex Finch: You love Johnny Manthis.

    Corinne Jeffries: [Corinne hits Alex with the pillow] Get out of here!

    Alex Finch: You hate flat feet.

    Corinne Jeffries: [Corinne hits Alex with the pillow again] Before I scream so loud that everybody in the neighborhood shows up. I'll have you arrested for impersonating a person.

    Alex Finch: And I know you did the Watusi before Lucy Baines, remember? Remember this?

    [Alex kisses Corinne's mouth which gets her mouth to scream while closed, as she moans, the two fall-kissing in her and Louie's bed]

  • [Corinne and Alex talk about Miranda while out on a date]

    Alex Finch: What was Miranda like at 10?

    Corinne Jeffries: At 10? Precocious. Opinionated. Fiercely independent. She got braces then, which she removed with pliers after wearing them for about an hour.

    Corinne Jeffries: [Alex chuckles] I remember Philip telling her, 'All great beauties must suffer and sacrifice'

  • [Alex asks Corinne to have more babies with him]

    Alex Finch: [Alex holds Corinne in his hands] I want to have at least... Two more.

    Corinne Jeffries: Babies?

    Alex Finch: [Alex nods] It's not too late is it?

    Corinne Jeffries: No.

    Alex Finch: [Alex frowns and smiles] Can we start tonight?

  • [the real Alex compliments Corinne on getting married to Philip]

    Alex Finch: I just want to say congratulations. You and Philip make a great pair.

    Corinne Jeffries: [Corinne takes Alex by the shoulder] Thanks Alex. You know. You're the first boyfriend of Miranda's I ever really liked.

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