Rocky Dennis Quotes in Mask (1985)


Rocky Dennis Quotes:

  • [last lines]

    Rocky Dennis: [voiceover; a poem Rocky had written] These things are good: ice cream and cake, a ride on a Harley, seeing monkeys in the trees, the rain on my tongue, and the sun shining on my face. These things are a drag: dust in my hair, holes in my shoes, no money in my pocket, and the sun shining on my face.

  • [after Rocky gave impressive speech on how the Trojan War started]

    Eric: That wasn't bad, Dennis. How about you tutor me?

    Rocky Dennis: Tutor you?

    Eric: Yeah. Cooley almost failed me last year.

    Rocky Dennis: Ok. But it will cost you $3 an hour.

    Eric: Three bucks?

    [classroom falls silent and looks back at the two because of the sudden outburst]

    Eric: [kinda tense] It's a deal.

  • Rocky Dennis: [smashes some plates] I hate you going out every night and coming home wasted all the time!

    Rusty Dennis: It's none of your goddamn business!

    Rocky Dennis: You're my mother!

    Rusty Dennis: Well, you're not my warden!

  • Rocky Dennis: Don't worry, Mr. Simms. I look weird, but otherwise I'm real normal. Everything'll be cool.

  • Rocky Dennis: What's his problem, Ma?

    Rusty Dennis: Nothing. He's just another asshole. You let that negative dreck in and it'll put ya away. You can be a chickenshit and die or be a mensch and keep makin' yourself well.

  • [repeated line]

    Rocky Dennis: Make myself well.

  • Rocky Dennis: Mom. Do I look like a freak to you?

    Rusty Dennis: No.

    Rocky Dennis: You know, your always been big on telling me when my face doesn't matter, but, it does. Doesn't it? You think that I can't even get a girl to like me unless you pay for her.

    Rusty Dennis: That's not true.

    Rocky Dennis: Bullshit!

    Rusty Dennis: Bullshit yourself. You know lots of young guys got problems getting girls. Well, what if I was your dad and I did the same thing?

    Rocky Dennis: I'd hate that too!

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