Pa Cox Quotes in Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)


Pa Cox Quotes:

  • Preacher: [referring to Dewey's song] You think we don't know what you're talking about when you say "take my hand"?

    Dewey Cox: What do you mean? It's about holding hands.

    Pa Cox: You watch your mouth.

    Preacher: You know who's got hands? The devil. And he uses them for holding.

  • Pa Cox: I'm sorry, Dewey. I just never realized until just this moment how easy it is to cut someone in half with a machete.

    Dewey Cox: It is, right?

  • Pa Cox: You're not half the boy Nate was. You're not even half the boy that the top half of Nate was after you cut him in half.

    Dewey - Age 8: So you're saying I'm less than a quarter of the boy Nate was?

  • Dewey Cox: What happened?

    Pa Cox: I'll tell you what happened. We were readying for bed when your song comes on the radio.

    [the scene switches to the Cox's house with "Walk Hard" playing on the radio]

    Ma Cox: It's Dewey! Your son is talented. You should be proud.

    Pa Cox: Well, I must admit, it is kind of... catchy.

    Ma Cox: Dance with me Pa.

    [the two begin dancing]

    Pa Cox: It does make you kind of want to move, doesn't it?

    Ma Cox: It sure does.

    Pa Cox: Maybe I have been kind of hard on little Dewey.

    Ma Cox: Maybe you have.

    [Pa twists Ma, accidentally causing her to lose her balance and fall out the window]

    Pa Cox: You alright, ma?

    Ma Cox: I'm alright!

    [the radio falls out of the window and hits Ma in the head, killing her]

    Dewey Cox: [starting to cry] She lost her balance... and fell out the window... and then the radio crushed her head?

    Pa Cox: While she was dancing to your song. I thought you should know what your music does. It kills people. You made her happy, and it killed her. If Nate was alive this never would've happened.

    [Pa begins to leave. As he turns the hall, he comes back around]

    Pa Cox: Wrong kid died!

  • [singing while moving hay]

    Pa Cox: The wrong kid died / The wrong kid died...

  • [while Dewey's in and out of conscience in rehab]

    Pa Cox: Dewey, I don't know if you can hear me in there... but the wrong kid died!

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