"Mona Lisa Smile" quotes

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The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in Massachusetts, United States.

Director: Mike Newell
Writer: Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal
Production: N/A
Genre: drama
Year: 2003
MetaScore: 45/100
ImdbRating: 6.5
BoxOffice: $63,860,942
Released: 19 Dec 2003
Awards: 6 nominations

109 Clips

Good morning Good morning - Mona Lisa Smile 00:09
Good morning Good morning
Do I look a little bit like her - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
Do I look a little bit like her
You'll love it here Katherine You'll see - Mona Lisa Smile 00:14
You'll love it here Katherine You'll see
And would not compromise that - Mona Lisa Smile 00:08
And would not compromise that
To hell with Wellesley - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
To hell with Wellesley
We cannot appear to promote sexual promiscuity - Mona Lisa Smile 00:08
We cannot appear to promote sexual promiscuity
You're so perfect - Mona Lisa Smile 00:34
You're so perfect
You got a boyfriend - Mona Lisa Smile 00:20
You got a boyfriend
Ciao Mona Lisa - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
Ciao Mona Lisa
This place needs you - Mona Lisa Smile 00:11
This place needs you
So how does a guy get to know you better - Mona Lisa Smile 00:11
So how does a guy get to know you better
Let us try to open our minds to a new idea - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
Let us try to open our minds to a new idea
They think you're dangerous - Mona Lisa Smile 00:28
They think you're dangerous
Do you swear not to repeat what you see hear or smell tonight - Mona Lisa Smile 00:08
Do you swear not to repeat what you see hear or smell...
You can confirm to what other people expect of you - Mona Lisa Smile 00:13
You can confirm to what other people expect of you
This is History of Art 100 - Mona Lisa Smile 00:07
This is History of Art 100
They can smell fear - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
They can smell fear
I can assure all of you this is the place I want to be more than anything - Mona Lisa Smile 00:08
I can assure all of you this is the place I want to be more...
We spent last weekend at the Cape - Mona Lisa Smile 00:42
We spent last weekend at the Cape
You gave me a C - Mona Lisa Smile 00:18
You gave me a C
This isn't what I think it is Is it - Mona Lisa Smile 01:05
This isn't what I think it is Is it
Have a real cigarette - Mona Lisa Smile 00:13
Have a real cigarette
I'm curious about the subject of your dissertation - Mona Lisa Smile 00:34
I'm curious about the subject of your dissertation
You ever hear the expression Keeping up with the Joneses - Mona Lisa Smile 00:15
You ever hear the expression Keeping up with the Joneses
This is quite the event - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
This is quite the event
Whatever you do - Mona Lisa Smile 00:20
Whatever you do
One hears such comments - Mona Lisa Smile 00:46
One hears such comments
I came to Wellesley because I wanted to make a difference - Mona Lisa Smile 00:28
I came to Wellesley because I wanted to make a difference
Just a few rules - Mona Lisa Smile 01:06
Just a few rules
It's not on the syllabus - Mona Lisa Smile 01:13
It's not on the syllabus
You didn't come to Wellesley to help people find their way - Mona Lisa Smile 00:16
You didn't come to Wellesley to help people find their way
You don't believe in withholding - Mona Lisa Smile 00:11
You don't believe in withholding
I've got a secret to tell you - Mona Lisa Smile 01:00
I've got a secret to tell you
Nice to meet you - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
Nice to meet you
It says here that you're pre law - Mona Lisa Smile 00:15
It says here that you're pre law
I was in California once - Mona Lisa Smile 00:13
I was in California once
Beyond the image - Mona Lisa Smile 00:40
Beyond the image
Look beyond the paint - Mona Lisa Smile 00:12
Look beyond the paint
A good wife lets her husband think that everything's his idea even when it's not - Mona Lisa Smile 00:19
A good wife lets her husband think that everything's his...
But Katherine Watson didn't come to Wellesley to fit in - Mona Lisa Smile 00:21
But Katherine Watson didn't come to Wellesley to fit in
Half of them are already married - Mona Lisa Smile 00:47
Half of them are already married
What happened to Sunday brunch - Mona Lisa Smile 00:27
What happened to Sunday brunch
I don't think I can go a year without a hot plate - Mona Lisa Smile 00:06
I don't think I can go a year without a hot plate
Have you seen Spencer - Mona Lisa Smile 00:50
Have you seen Spencer
That's Jackson Pollock - Mona Lisa Smile 00:33
That's Jackson Pollock
What do you need in Greenwich Village - Mona Lisa Smile 00:37
What do you need in Greenwich Village
The right people - Mona Lisa Smile 00:38
The right people
At the rate you're going - Mona Lisa Smile 01:07
At the rate you're going
My parents say my future is right on the horizon - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
My parents say my future is right on the horizon
The important thing is not to tell anyone - Mona Lisa Smile 00:37
The important thing is not to tell anyone
A finishing school disguised as a college - Mona Lisa Smile 00:16
A finishing school disguised as a college
Since your wedding - Mona Lisa Smile 01:00
Since your wedding
Do I look a little bit like her Like who - Mona Lisa Smile 00:05
Do I look a little bit like her Like who
To hell with Wellesley I'm done - Mona Lisa Smile 00:08
To hell with Wellesley I'm done
We cannot appear to promote sexual promiscuity - Mona Lisa Smile 00:06
We cannot appear to promote sexual promiscuity
You're so perfect you - Mona Lisa Smile 00:34
You're so perfect you
Have you got a boyfriend Yes - Mona Lisa Smile 00:12
Have you got a boyfriend Yes
It was whispered that Katherine Watson - Mona Lisa Smile 00:04
It was whispered that Katherine Watson
So how does a guy get to know you better - Mona Lisa Smile 00:08
So how does a guy get to know you better
They think you're dangerous - Mona Lisa Smile 00:22
They think you're dangerous
You can conform to what other people expect or you can - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
You can conform to what other people expect or you can
Be careful They can smell fear - Mona Lisa Smile 00:07
Be careful They can smell fear
I can assure all of you this is the place I want to be more than anything - Mona Lisa Smile 00:07
I can assure all of you this is the place I want to be more...
We spent last weekend at the Cape - Mona Lisa Smile 00:35
We spent last weekend at the Cape
You gave me a C I'm kind - Mona Lisa Smile 00:16
You gave me a C I'm kind
When your courses are set and a dream boat you've met - Mona Lisa Smile 00:11
When your courses are set and a dream boat you've met
And I'm curious about the subject of your dissertation - Mona Lisa Smile 00:32
And I'm curious about the subject of your dissertation
From the beginning man has always had the impulse to create art - Mona Lisa Smile 00:37
From the beginning man has always had the impulse to create...
This is quite the event - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
This is quite the event
You'll need to Whatever you do - Mona Lisa Smile 00:12
You'll need to Whatever you do
Was on her way to the most conservative college in the nation - Mona Lisa Smile 00:06
Was on her way to the most conservative college in the...
Married Wellesley girls have become quite adept at balancing obligations - Mona Lisa Smile 00:33
Married Wellesley girls have become quite adept at balancing...
Dear Betty - Mona Lisa Smile 00:24
Dear Betty
Just a few rules No holes in the walls - Mona Lisa Smile 00:24
Just a few rules No holes in the walls
It's not that easy is it - Mona Lisa Smile 00:33
It's not that easy is it
You didn't come to Wellesley to help people find their way - Mona Lisa Smile 00:09
You didn't come to Wellesley to help people find their way
You don't believe in withholding do you - Mona Lisa Smile 00:09
You don't believe in withholding do you
I got accepted early to Yale Law School - Mona Lisa Smile 00:37
I got accepted early to Yale Law School
Katherine Watson Nice to meet you Dr Watson I presume - Mona Lisa Smile 00:07
Katherine Watson Nice to meet you Dr Watson I presume
And it says here that you're pre law What law school are you gonna go to - Mona Lisa Smile 00:15
And it says here that you're pre law What law school are you...
I was in California once How do you get work done with all that sunshine - Mona Lisa Smile 00:12
I was in California once How do you get work done with all...
But not all who wander are aimless - Mona Lisa Smile 00:35
But not all who wander are aimless
Just look at it again Look beyond the paint - Mona Lisa Smile 00:11
Just look at it again Look beyond the paint
A good wife lets her husband think that everything's his idea - Mona Lisa Smile 00:17
A good wife lets her husband think that everything's his...
These girls Are you proud President Carr - Mona Lisa Smile 00:35
These girls Are you proud President Carr
And it was perfect Romantic We stayed up all night talking - Mona Lisa Smile 00:22
And it was perfect Romantic We stayed up all night talking
Giselle what are you doing here - Mona Lisa Smile 00:29
Giselle what are you doing here
I don't think I can go a year without a hot plate - Mona Lisa Smile 00:06
I don't think I can go a year without a hot plate
Have you seen Spencer - Mona Lisa Smile 00:37
Have you seen Spencer
That's Jackson Pollock In a word - Mona Lisa Smile 00:29
That's Jackson Pollock In a word
Number three - Mona Lisa Smile 00:31
Number three
Miss Watson can you help me get in touch with your friend - Mona Lisa Smile 00:33
Miss Watson can you help me get in touch with your friend
To what Why You don't want to be a lawyer - Mona Lisa Smile 00:33
To what Why You don't want to be a lawyer
Twenty five years ago someone thought this was brilliant - Mona Lisa Smile 00:35
Twenty five years ago someone thought this was brilliant
Spelled S E X Does he pay you - Mona Lisa Smile 00:33
Spelled S E X Does he pay you
My parents say my future is right on the horizon - Mona Lisa Smile 00:10
My parents say my future is right on the horizon
Look at this Mother - Mona Lisa Smile 00:30
Look at this Mother
It's brilliant really A perfect ruse - Mona Lisa Smile 00:13
It's brilliant really A perfect ruse
When the married students miss a class or two - Mona Lisa Smile 00:36
When the married students miss a class or two
My teacher - Mona Lisa Smile 00:12
My teacher
From the beginning - Mona Lisa Smile 01:47
From the beginning
I hadn't really thought about that - Mona Lisa Smile 00:40
I hadn't really thought about that
Contemporary art - Mona Lisa Smile 02:44
Contemporary art
Not all who wander are aimless - Mona Lisa Smile 00:44
Not all who wander are aimless
There are seven law schools within 45 minutes of Philadelphia - Mona Lisa Smile 04:10
There are seven law schools within 45 minutes of...
One hears such comments as - Mona Lisa Smile 04:56
One hears such comments as
Someone thought this was brilliant - Mona Lisa Smile 01:04
Someone thought this was brilliant
He painted what he felt - Mona Lisa Smile 02:49
He painted what he felt
Katherine Watson - Mona Lisa Smile 02:07
Katherine Watson

Cast

Katherine Ann Watson - Julia Roberts
Betty Warren - Kirsten Dunst
Joan Brandwyn - Julia Stiles
Giselle Levy - Maggie Gyllenhaal
Connie Baker - Ginnifer Goodwin
Bill Dunbar - Dominic West
Amanda Armstrong - Juliet Stevenson
Nancy Abbey - Marcia Gay Harden
Paul Moore - John Slattery
President Jocelyn Carr - Marian Seldes
Mrs. Warren - Donna Mitchell
Dr. Edward Staunton - Terence Rigby
Girl at the Station - Jennie Eisenhower
Housing Director - Leslie Lyles
Susan Delacorte - Laura Allen
Tommy Donegal - Topher Grace
House Matron - Lily Lodge
Spencer Jones - Jordan Bridges
Charlie Stewart - Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Bartender - Christopher Braden
Tall Man - Chuck Montgomery
Stan Sher - John Scurti
Taxi Driver - Ed Peed
Porter - Rony Clanton
Blue Ship Hostess - Becky Veduccio
Joseph O'Neil - Paul Vincent Black
Miss Albini - Lisa Roberts Gillan
Cape Cod Hostess - June Miller
Frances the Girl in Italian Class - Aleksa Palladino
Harvard Dorm Monitor - Charles Techman
Art History Student - Lauren Adler
Art History Student - Daisy Baldwin
Art History Student - Janine Barris
Art History Student - Emily Bauer
Art History Student - Kirstie Bingham
Art History Student - Jennifer Bowen
Art History Student - Angelique Claire
Art History Student - Nikki Coble
Art History Student - Kristen Connolly
Art History Student - Kristyn Coppola
Art History Student - Kimberly Ehly
Art History Student - Megan Marie Ford
Art History Student - Lauren Fruchter
Art History Student - Kate Glass
Art History Student - Amanda Gruss
Art History Student - Stella Hao
Art History Student - Walker Hays
Art History Student - Michele Hillen
Art History Student - Annika Marks
Art History Student - Amy Montminy
Art History Student - Lily Rabe
Art History Student (as Katherine Reilly) - Kate Reilly
Art History Student - Krysten Ritter
Art History Student - Brandy Tipton
Art History Student - Trisha Trokan
Art History Student - Megan Tropea
Art History Student (as Maja Walpvszyl) - Maja Wampuszyc
Photographer (as Mary S. Pascoe) - Mary Pascoe
Phyllis - Elise Passamani
Wet Girl - Laura M. Flahive
Wet Girl - Devon Jencks
Wet Girl - Emily R. See
Wedding Planner Host - Rob Buntzen
Groomsman - Chris Bonomo
Dancer - Shelby Bond
Dancer - Lou Brock
Dancer - Michael Choi
Dancer - Melissa Deles
Dancer - Noelle Gibson
Dancer - Natalie Gomez
Dancer - Sid Grant
Dancer - Yuval Hod
Dancer - Richard Jones
Dancer - Jerry Jordan
Dancer - Nadia Kravets
Dancer (as Kellydawn Malloy) - KellyDawn Malloy
Dancer - Lance Olds
Dancer - Joe Palmer
Dancer - Dan Weltner
Wedding Photographer - Peter J. Rowan
Singer - Tori Amos
Band Announcer - Kevin Osborne
Pianist - Brad Mehldau
Bass Player - Larry Grenadier
Bartender - Julie Wagner
Projectionist - Jennifer Anderson
Projectionist - Lindsey White
Custodian - Chris Burke
Faculty - Dorothy Dwyer
Christmas Student - Melanie Angelique Moyer
Christmas Student - Canedy Knowles
Christmas Student - Kristen Marie Holly
Christmas Student - Carrie Ann Kaye
Woman on Train - Liliane Thomas
Band Announcer - Jackie Sanders
Giselle's Wedding Date - Corey W. Allen
Harvard Student - Kevin Anton
Wedding Guest - Rob Armstrong
Almost-Hit Bike Rider - Whitney Avalon
College Janitor - Eric Bruno Borgman
Student - Jodie Brunelle
President Jocelyn Carr's Secretary - Marylouise Burke
Hoop Roller - Jean Burns
Alto Sax Player - Cristie Schoen Codd
Art History Student - Katrina Connor
Harvard Student - Marcus Allen Cooper
Wedding Guest - Ty Copeman
Wedding Guest - David J. Cummins
Swing Dancer - Michael Cuomo
Phillip McIntyre - Grenville Cuyler
Robert Flint - Erik Davies
Art History Student - Marlo DiCrasto
Art History Student - Ashley Dru Douglass
Joan Brandwyn's Friend - Liesl Ehardt
Art History Student / Dancer - Aprill Fasino
Little Girl - Lauren Ferrara
Little Girl - Megan Ferrara
Eleanor Warren - Anna Fields
Faculty - Jeannette Gould
Professor - Kathryn Gracey
Wedding Guest - Keith Hallworth
Harvard Student - Eric Hersh
Student - Ashley Hillis
Background Train Passenger - Maureen Isern
Art History Student - Jessica Leigh Johnson
Artist; Metal Sculptor - Vivian Kalinov
Art History Student - Kara Klein
Student - Dana Lubotsky
Harvard Student - Josh Mann
Governor's Wife - Trish McGettrick
Wedding Guest - Denis McKeown
Student - Marisa Mickel
Business Man - Mark C. Montague
Miranda - Randi Newton
Art History Student - Marni Penning
Spring Fling Guest - Seth Reich
Art History Student - Dina Rose Rivera
Student - Lindsay Roth
Swing Dancer - Maria Rusolo
Hoop Girl - Gabrielle Salinger
Student - Megan Sambataro
Bar customer - Bobby Shue
NYC Cabbie - Frank Stellato
Jane Whitmore - Valerie Vaile
Vanessa McEntyre - Jill Whitaker
Spencer's Girlfriend - Gunna Wilson