Stranger Than Fiction quotes

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I.R.S. auditor Harold Crick suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.

Director: Marc Forster
Writer: Zach Helm
Production: Sony Pictures
Year: 2006
MetaScore: 67/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: $40,137,776
Released: 10 Nov 2006
Awards: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 14 nominations.

38 Clips & Quotes

Why did you change the book - Stranger Than Fiction 01:09 Why did you change the book I brought you flours - Stranger Than Fiction 00:11 I brought you flours Ten seconds ago you said you wouldn't help me - Stranger Than Fiction 00:24 Ten seconds ago you said you wouldn't help me This may sound like gibberish to you - Stranger Than Fiction 00:20 This may sound like gibberish to you I may already be dead - Stranger Than Fiction 00:11 I may already be dead Aren't you relieved to know you're not a Golem - Stranger Than Fiction 00:31 Aren't you relieved to know you're not a Golem And I suppose you smoked all these cigarettes - Stranger Than Fiction 00:25 And I suppose you smoked all these cigarettes I'm being audited - Stranger Than Fiction 00:54 I'm being audited You're asking me to knowingly face my death - Stranger Than Fiction 00:16 You're asking me to knowingly face my death No one wants to die - Stranger Than Fiction 01:10 No one wants to die Little did he know that this simple - Stranger Than Fiction 00:26 Little did he know that this simple Don't answer that - Stranger Than Fiction 01:01 Don't answer that Big flag burning to get to - Stranger Than Fiction 00:35 Big flag burning to get to I don't even think we're supposed to  be  in here - Stranger Than Fiction 00:50 I don't even think we're supposed to be in here I won't be paying - Stranger Than Fiction 00:26 I won't be paying You keep your files like this - Stranger Than Fiction 00:28 You keep your files like this You have to understand that this isn't a philosophy or a literary theory or a story to me - Stranger Than Fiction 00:35 You have to understand that this isn't a philosophy or a... It wasn't just about finding a guitar - Stranger Than Fiction 01:24 It wasn't just about finding a guitar I'm Harold Crick - Stranger Than Fiction 00:10 I'm Harold Crick To quote Italo Calvino - Stranger Than Fiction 00:54 To quote Italo Calvino It's literature on the nicotine patch - Stranger Than Fiction 00:45 It's literature on the nicotine patch What do these questions have to do with anything - Stranger Than Fiction 01:29 What do these questions have to do with anything It was a really awful day - Stranger Than Fiction 00:24 It was a really awful day There's nothing wrong with him - Stranger Than Fiction 00:26 There's nothing wrong with him Aren't you too old to go to space camp - Stranger Than Fiction 00:23 Aren't you too old to go to space camp Why was Harold talking to this man - Stranger Than Fiction 00:18 Why was Harold talking to this man Some plots are moved forward by external events and crises - Stranger Than Fiction 00:58 Some plots are moved forward by external events and crises You dislike your work - Stranger Than Fiction 00:35 You dislike your work Meeting an insurance agent the day your policy runs out is coincidence - Stranger Than Fiction 00:54 Meeting an insurance agent the day your policy runs out is... You have a voice speaking to you - Stranger Than Fiction 01:41 You have a voice speaking to you What if what I said was true - Stranger Than Fiction 00:46 What if what I said was true I'm Penny Escher - Stranger Than Fiction 01:10 I'm Penny Escher May I ask what we're doing out here - Stranger Than Fiction 01:35 May I ask what we're doing out here Where are the dying people - Stranger Than Fiction 01:22 Where are the dying people And fortunately - Stranger Than Fiction 03:02 And fortunately Harold suddenly found himself beleaguered and exasperated - Stranger Than Fiction 00:43 Harold suddenly found himself beleaguered and exasperated I'm being followed - Stranger Than Fiction 01:39 I'm being followed You're the young gentleman who called me about the narrator - Stranger Than Fiction 00:35 You're the young gentleman who called me about the narrator

Cast

Harold Crick - Will Ferrell
IRS Co-Worker #1 - William Dick
IRS Co-Worker #2 - Guy Massey
IRS Co-Worker #3 - Martha Espinoza
IRS Co-Worker #4 - T.J. Jagodowski
IRS Co-Worker #5 - Peter Grosz
Young Boy - Ricky Adams
Young Boy's Father - Christian Stolte
Kronecker Bus Driver - Denise Hughes
Polish Woman - Peggy Roeder
IRS Co-Worker #6 - Tonray Ho
Dave - Tony Hale
Ana Pascal - Maggie Gyllenhaal
Bakery Employee #1 - Danny Rhodes
Bakery Customer #1 - Helen Young
Bakery Customer #2 - David Pompeii
Bakery Employee #2 - Linara Washington
Homeless Man - Larry Neumann Jr.
Karen Eiffel - Emma Thompson
Man with Hose - John Mohrlein
Penny Escher - Queen Latifah
Dr. Cayly - Tom Hulce
Commuter - Bruce Jarchow
Dr. Mittag-Leffler - Linda Hunt
Professor Jules Hilbert - Dustin Hoffman
Book Channel Host - Kristin Chenoweth
Large Man on Bus - Bradley Mott
TV Author (as John Watson Sr.) - John M. Watson Sr.
Bakery Customer #3 - David Wiegers
Bakery Customer #4 - Jarrett Sleeper
Customer with Tan - Karen Lloyd
Demolition Foreman - Keith Kupferer
Demolition Crew #1 - Danny McCarthy
Demolition Crew #2 - Tab Baker
Claw Operator - Mark Buettner
ER Doctor #1 - Christian Young
Young Man Patient (as Arraon Hixson) - Arraon Skippa Hixson
ER Orderly - Bryan Kelly
ER Nurse #1 - Whitney Sneed
ER Doctor #2 - Ray Kurut
ER Nurse #2 - Celeste Pechous
ER Doctor #3 - Michael Cook
Head ER Nurse - Cheryl Lynn Bruce
Man in Tweed - Chet Dubowski
Banneker Press Receptionist - Ora Jones
Grocer - Jordan Keller
IRS Co-Worker #7 - Herb Lichtenstein
IRS Co-Worker #8 (as Stacey Jackson) - Stacey Elaine Jackson
Old Man on Phone - Jordan Teplitz
Bus Company Manager - Ricardo Gutiérrez
Irritated Man on Bus - James Mazza
Another Man on Bus - Oscar Roxas
Accident Witness - Nadirah Bost
Accident Witness - Sandra Marquez
Accident Witness (as Lacy Coil) - Lacy Katherine Campbell
Accident Witness - Will Clinger
Accident Witness (as Albert Samuels) - Al Samuels
Accident Witness - Frank Caeti
Doctor Mercator - Andrew Rothenberg
Nurse - Rengin Altay
Bus Operator #1 - Lucinda Kemp
Bus Operator #2 - Donna Watkins
Animal Footage Voice Over (voice) - Julien Heron
Animal Footage Voice Over (voice) - Lora Cain
Animal Footage Voice Over (voice) - Bob Papenbrook
Animal Footage Voice Over (voice) - Mike McColl
Anne Gauthier - Anouk Aimée
Mr. Creosote - Terry Jones
Jean-Louis Duroc - Jean-Louis Trintignant
Bakery Patron - Nathan Adloff
Truck Driver - Holly Barrett
Student - Rishi Chitkara
Waiter - John Cleese
Business Women - Edy Cullen
IRS Agent - Sue Durso
Student - Nick Ferrin
IRS Agent - Reese Foster
Commuter - Andrea Frisby
College Student - Alex Gil
IRS Employee - Judy Carmen Gonzalez
Augustus Chatman - Eli Goodman
Secretary - Cheryl Graeff
Driver - Carlyn Janus
Professor Polo - Bob Kolbey
Business Man - Tim Krueger
Nosy Lady at Accident - Debra Langland
Movie Patron / El Passenger - Jamie Louachai
Woman with Dog - Lori Miller
Business Person - Sergio Mojica
Nurse #3 - Sia A. Moody
College Student - Steven Hugh Nelson
White Guy with Asian Woman - Kevin Pitcairn
Bus passenger - Zachary Spangler
Bus Riding Mom - January Stern
Orderly - Ron Valdez
IRS Worker - Andrea N. Winters