Shell Quotes in Free Ride (2013)


Shell Quotes:

  • [first lines]

    Shell: [narrating] Gas, grass or ass. Nobody rides for free. At least that's what my mom says.

  • [Christina picks her kids up from school to drive them to Florida]

    Christina: Come on, get in. I'm going to need a co-pilot.

    [Christina holds the maps up to her oldest daughter MJ]

    Christina: I'll be damned if I'm going to take any lame asses across state line. We either do this together or not at all.

    Shell: I'm not a lame ass.

    MJ: Why are we going to Florida?

    Christina: [Christina takes off her sunglasses and shows MJ the bruises her boyfriend gave her] I called Sandy. She said she could get me a job. It's as simple as that.

    MJ: Does Grandma know?

    Christina: I'll tell her when we get there. I need to get down there and make some money first. I'm not going to sit here and listen to her tell me what a fucking loser I am for having to move us back in her house. You're either in or you're out.

    [MJ takes the maps]

    Christina: Travellin' '77 south.

  • [Christina and her daughters lay together for bed in the back seat of the car while on their way to Florida]

    Christina: Lock your doors. We wouldn't want some trucker crawling in here looking for a warm bed full of ladies.

    MJ: Yeah, sure you wouldn't.

    Shell: Good night, John-Boy.

    Christina: It's not going to be forever.

    MJ: What if it sucks?

    Christina: Then we go back to Grandma's.

    Shell: Is it just going to be the three of us?

    Christina: Just the three of us.

    MJ: Do you promise?

    Christina: Yeah, I promise.

    Shell: Good night, John-Boy.

    MJ: Good night, Elizabeth.

    Christina: Good night, Mary Ellen.

  • [MJ and Shell walk back to their motel room from the store]

    MJ: Where did you get that?

    Shell: What?

    MJ: That gum in your mouth.

    Shell: Um... Back there.

    MJ: Back where?

    Shell: In the store.

    MJ: We didn't buy any gum, Shell.

    Shell: Well, I couldn't hold it, so I put it in my pocket and I forgot it was there.

    MJ: Spit it out.

    [MJ holds her hand out]

    MJ: Spit it out.

    [Shell spits the gum into MJ's hand]

    MJ: Okay, we're going to go back, and you're going to tell the story lady you stole it. She'll probably make you give something back.

    Shell: Why?

    MJ: We're not trash, Shell. We don't steal.

    Shell: I didn't mean to.

    MJ: Okay, but you did. Come on.

    Shell: This sucks.

    MJ: Sorry, bud.

  • [MJ and Shell lay together on the back of the horse while looking up at the stars]

    Shell: Why do some look bigger than others?

    MJ: I don't know.

    Shell: Why are some brighter?

    MJ: Maybe they were born that way.

    Shell: Why?

    MJ: God wanted it that way, I guess.

    Shell: I don't think so. I think they were all born bright, and then after a while, all the stuff around them, dust and stuff, covered them up. So you just can't see them. But they're still bright underneath. It's still there if you look closely.

    MJ: That's why you're going to be the doctor and I'm going to ride horses.

  • [Shell reads an article out of a newspaper for show and tell in school]

    Shell: Miss Milland was arrested in front of the house at 3:30 a.m., just one hour after the initial raid. They seized over 15,000 pounds of marijuana, with a street value over $3 million. It is the largest drug seizure in the county's history.

    Teacher: Well, thank you for sharing, Shell, and, uh, being at show and tell. Is the person in the article someone you know?

    Shell: She's my mom.

    [the teacher and class students look dumbfounded when the school bell rings]

  • Shell: Is he really dying, Tober?

    Tober: We're all dying.

  • Shell: [asking about faith] What is it Tober?

    Tober: It's life.

  • Robert: Shell? Like the petrol station?

    Shell: Shell, like the unique and beautiful thing you find in the sea.

  • Shell: Adam works at the sawmill.

    Pete: Aye, you said.

    Pete: Yeah, there was a break-in on Friday night.

    Shell: Oh. What did they steal?

    Adam: Five chain saws, brand new.

    Pete: They know who did it?

    Adam: They think I did it. They never said but they phoned the house on Saturday morning and told me not to come back in. They've never had anything go missing before so it's...

    Shell: That's a shame.

    Adam: Yeah, I know I can get my job back at the pub if I want, but I'm thinking about starting up something for myself. A bit like your setup here Pete, I mean, are you needing any help or...?

    Pete: I'm not needing any help at the moment, no.

    Adam: But what about through the winter? I mean, there must be a few more... breakdowns.

    Pete: [pause] I've nothing for you.

    Adam: Ok.

    Shell: [pause] Adam's mum's not been very well. How is she?

    Adam: Yeah, she's much the same.

    Pete: What's wrong with her?

    Adam: She's our best customer.

    Shell: [pause] It's his mum's pub that he works at.

    Adam: [pause] She says I'm the only man who's ever loved her.

  • Pete: Cold hands.

    Shell: Warm heart.

  • Pete: I thought you've left me.

    Shell: Did you?

    Pete: We've been happy here, haven't we?

    Shell: Hmm.

    Pete: I still love you.

    Shell: I love you too.

    Pete: I need you to stay.

    Shell: I know.

    Pete: Shell needs you too.

    Shell: I'm not going anywhere.

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