Hillary Flammond Quotes in Top Secret! (1984)


Hillary Flammond Quotes:

  • Nick Rivers: Listen to me, Hillary. I'm not the first guy who fell in love with a woman that he met at a restaurant who turned out to be the daughter of a kidnapped scientist, only to lose her to her childhood lover who she last saw on a deserted island, who then turned out fifteen years later to be the leader of the French underground.

    Hillary Flammond: I know. It all sounds like some bad movie.

    [Long pause. Both look at camera]

  • Hillary Flammond: I know a little German. He's sitting over there.

  • Hillary Flammond: My uncle was born in America.

    Nick Rivers: Oh, really?

    Hillary Flammond: But he was one of the lucky ones. He managed to escape in a balloon during the Jimmy Carter presidency.

  • Hillary Flammond: Who do you favor in the Virginia Slims tournament?

    Blindman: In women's tennis, I always root against the heterosexual.

  • Hillary Flammond: For as long as a single man is forced to cower under the iron fist of oppression, as long as a child cries out in the night, or an actor can be elected president, we must continue the struggle.

  • Hillary Flammond: Things change, people change, hairstyles change, interest rates fluctuate.

  • Nick Rivers: Hillary. That's an unusual name.

    Hillary Flammond: It's a German name. It means 'she whose bosoms defy gravity'.

    Nick Rivers: I'm pleased to meet you. My name's Nick.

    Hillary Flammond: Nick? What does that mean?

    Nick Rivers: Oh, nothing. My dad thought of it while he was shaving.

  • Hillary Flammond: [hugging her friends before getting on plane] Good-bye Chocolate Mousse, I'll never forget you. Good-bye Du Quois, take care of yourself. Good-bye Deja Vu, I'll always remember you. And I'll miss you most of all, Scarecrow.

  • Hillary Flammond: Come on. We've got to get out of here.

    Nick Rivers: Don't you think we ought to wait for the police?

    Hillary Flammond: That was the police!

  • Nick Rivers: Are you in some kind of trouble with the police?

    Hillary Flammond: Some things are much better left unsaid.

    Nick Rivers: Like what?

    Hillary Flammond: Well, you know... sometimes when you blow your nose into a tissue and you put it in your purse, then a little while later you have to reach in there for your lipstick or something, and your hand gushes into it, and it goes all over...

    Nick Rivers: Okay, okay, you're right, you're right. Some things are better left unsaid.

  • [last lines]

    Hillary Flammond: And I'll miss you most of all scarecrow.

  • Hillary Flammond: Only a year ago, I was teaching a course in black history at the University of Blaupunkt.

  • Hillary Flammond: [in German] What do you recommend?

    Waiter: [in German] I recommend the pork bellies marinated in diced pig entrails or the roast swine knuckles poached with flaming hog balls.

    Nick Rivers: Anything's fine.

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