Joyce Quotes in Black Rain (1989)


Joyce Quotes:

  • Joyce: Because you could get me killed. You see, there's a war going on here, and they don't take prisoners.

    Nick Conklin: What are you talking about?

    Joyce: It's between Sato and an old crime boss named Sugai.

    Nick Conklin: Who else knows about this war?

    Joyce: Counting you and me?


    Joyce: Eleven million.

  • Joyce: A love-hate relationship can last a very long time.

  • Joyce: The girls want to know if you're the guy who lost Sato at the airport. Just off the plane, you make the evening news. Very impressive. Americans who are less than perfect - it's very amusing.

  • Joyce: Look, I've been living in this country for seven years, and I still can't read the headlines. Yes means no. Maybe means never.

    Nick Conklin: You still didn't answer my question. How do I get to him?

    Joyce: Let the police handle it. Nobody's going to help a gaijin.

    Nick Conklin: Gaijin?

    Joyce: Yeah, a stranger. A barbarian. A foreigner. Me and you... More you.

  • Joyce's Boyfriend: Ah Joyce come on! You want me to beg?

    Joyce: That's the best idea you've come up with all night! Loser!

  • Narrator: Sometime later, during the last weeks of the long winter, Joyce was making preparations. The time was drawing near.

    Milo: [about her soon-to-come babies] You okay, Joyce? Want some more dinner? Remember, you're eating for eight now.

    Joyce: Milo... Milo, I think it's time.

    Milo: Okay! Remember the way to breathe?

    [Joyce breathes deeply]

  • Joyce: You know, kindergarten is like the ocean. You don't want to turn your back on it.

  • Joyce: Cullen.

    Cullen Crisp: [holding Dominic hostage] Rachael. Good, just what I need.

    Joyce: Please, Cullen, let him go.

    Cullen Crisp: How the hell you get out of here?

    Joyce: Stop. You're scaring him!

    Cullen Crisp: He's scared? Of course he's scared. You told him all these lies about me, my son doesn't even know me because of you.

    Joyce: Please, please, don't do this.

    Cullen Crisp: I'm his father. You stole him from me.

    Joyce: Please, let him go.

    [reaches for Dominic]

    Cullen Crisp: Don't touch him!

    [punches Joyce in the face; Dominic screams and runs away]

    Cullen Crisp: Dominic, I didn't want to. She made me do it. Everything's gonna be okay, Dominic. We'll start a whole new family.

  • Joyce: Clitorissimo!

  • Joyce: A clean break is easier. You can reset it, and it heals, and you move on, but if you leave things messy, and things don't get put right, then it just hurts, for ever.

  • Joyce: Tell me more!

    Alex: I haven't said a word yet.

    Joyce: Tell me again!

    Alex: I haven't said a word yet.

    Joyce: Shut up. You talk too much.

  • Joyce: Stupid cow, how can she be so selfish?

  • Joyce: [after Edward cuts her hair] That was the single most thrilling experience of my entire life.

  • [Joyce offers Edward lemonade]

    Joyce: Lemonade?

    [Edward pukes]

  • Joyce: [to Edward] Don't be ridiculous! You're not handicapped, you're... What do they call the... exceptional? My name's Joyce, and I noticed that you have not tasted any of the ambrosia salad that I made especially for you. Allow me.

  • Joyce: [to Edward] Oh! Eddie, is there anything you can't do? You take my very breath away, I swear. Look at this! Have you ever cut a woman's hair? Would you cut mine?

  • Peg Boggs: Good morning Joyce. Avon calling.

    Joyce: Well Peg, have you gone blind? Can't you see there's a vehicle in my driveway?

  • Tinka: [on the phone] Joyce, I just saw this strange guy drive in with Peg. I didn't get a good look at him. He looked kinda pale.Okay. I'll be right there. Don't do anything without me. Okay, bye.

    Joyce: [on the phone] Yes, I'll be right there.

  • Neighbors: Hi.

    Joyce: You all are hiding in there like a bunch of old hermit crabs.

  • Joyce: All along I felt in my gut there was something wrong with him.

  • [watching Wex as he prepares for the mission]

    Joyce: Look at this man Ruiz, he's taping his blood type to his boot. That's bad luck.

    Ruiz: No. That's smart.

    [pulls out a death/goodbye letter]

    Ruiz: All Delta do that.

    Joyce: That's bad luck too, man.

  • [first lines]

    Joyce: Davey! Davey you're here.

    [big hug]

    Jack Connors: He's not going off to war, only Massachusetts, huh?

  • Joyce: What if I told you I could give you one wish, what would that be?

  • [Wanting to have sex with Joyce]

    Professor Carl Mason: Come on lets do it on the table.

    Joyce: I told you, the table's too hard!

    Professor Carl Mason: No it's not!

    Joyce: Oh that's easy for you to say, I'm the one on the bottom!

  • Joyce: [after the professor she is sleeping with pretends to not know her in front of his wife] I'm gonna bust his balls tonight.

  • Mary Ann: Are you sure you're okay? Is it the voices again>

    Joyce: No! There's no voices, they're gone, I'm just tired.

    Mary Ann: You want me to come up with you?

    Joyce: No, I'm just gonna go straight to bed...

    Mary Ann: I'll take the car then, if you don't mind.

  • Joyce: What's with you?

    Joe: I'm dying, actually.

    Joyce: On my couch?

  • James: Where's Mr. Morehead?

    Joyce: Who?

    James: You know, Mr Morehead.

    Joyce: Who's that?

    James: Arthur, got more head than hair.

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