"Terms of Endearment" quotes

Terms of Endearment poster
Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love, and her daughter's family problems.

Director: James L. Brooks
Writer: Larry McMurtry, James L. Brooks
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, drama
Year: 1983
MetaScore: 79/100
ImdbRating: 7.4
BoxOffice: $108,423,489
Released: 09 Dec 1983
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 32 wins & 18 nominations total

37 Clips

A little closer A little closer - Terms of Endearment 00:07
A little closer A little closer
This is my moment - Terms of Endearment 00:04
This is my moment
How are you It's not my fault but I'm sorry - Terms of Endearment 00:05
How are you It's not my fault but I'm sorry
Grown women are prepared for life's little emergencies - Terms of Endearment 00:06
Grown women are prepared for life's little emergencies
No No no Forget about it - Terms of Endearment 00:05
No No no Forget about it
Breedlove at the helm - Terms of Endearment 00:22
Breedlove at the helm
If I don't answer the bell that means that the back door's open - Terms of Endearment 00:08
If I don't answer the bell that means that the back door's...
He can't even do the simple things like fail locally - Terms of Endearment 00:05
He can't even do the simple things like fail locally
I'm inviting you to come over and look at my Renoir - Terms of Endearment 00:09
I'm inviting you to come over and look at my Renoir
OPERATOR I have an emergency phone call - Terms of Endearment 00:15
OPERATOR I have an emergency phone call
Not that it's any of your business but Just leave it at that - Terms of Endearment 00:06
Not that it's any of your business but Just leave it at that
There's 106 astronauts in the whole fucking world and I'm one of them - Terms of Endearment 00:06
There's 106 astronauts in the whole fucking world and I'm...
Aurora Yes - Terms of Endearment 00:16
Aurora Yes
Some people say it's the best city in lowa - Terms of Endearment 00:05
Some people say it's the best city in lowa
We do more and more on an outpatient basis - Terms of Endearment 00:27
We do more and more on an outpatient basis
You are not special enough to overcome a bad marriage - Terms of Endearment 00:06
You are not special enough to overcome a bad marriage
You're my touchstone Emma - Terms of Endearment 00:04
You're my touchstone Emma
Help me with this Melanie Gorgeous isn't everything - Terms of Endearment 00:06
Help me with this Melanie Gorgeous isn't everything
She's too old for him - Terms of Endearment 00:04
She's too old for him
Careful there These are worth more than you'll ever make in your lifetime - Terms of Endearment 00:11
Careful there These are worth more than you'll ever make in...
Okay You're allowed to say one mean thing to me a year - Terms of Endearment 00:09
Okay You're allowed to say one mean thing to me a year
You're just gonna have to trust me about this one thing - Terms of Endearment 00:16
You're just gonna have to trust me about this one thing
You're a very rude young woman - Terms of Endearment 00:14
You're a very rude young woman
Wind in the hair Lead in the pencil - Terms of Endearment 00:07
Wind in the hair Lead in the pencil
I just don't wanna fight any more What do you mean When do we fight - Terms of Endearment 00:19
I just don't wanna fight any more What do you mean When do...
You don't know how lucky you are Everybody wants to go to Des Moines - Terms of Endearment 00:13
You don't know how lucky you are Everybody wants to go to...
Raising three children working full time and chasing women - Terms of Endearment 00:17
Raising three children working full time and chasing women
CHUCKLES I'm thinking about my identity - Terms of Endearment 00:09
CHUCKLES I'm thinking about my identity
Momma that's the first time I stopped hugging first - Terms of Endearment 00:07
Momma that's the first time I stopped hugging first
SHOUTING Why should I be happy about being a grandmother - Terms of Endearment 00:09
SHOUTING Why should I be happy about being a grandmother
Would you like to come in - Terms of Endearment 00:35
Would you like to come in
I like the lights on Then go home and turn them on - Terms of Endearment 00:05
I like the lights on Then go home and turn them on
Do you have any reaction at all to my telling you I love you - Terms of Endearment 00:09
Do you have any reaction at all to my telling you I love you
If you wanted to get me on my back you just had to ask me - Terms of Endearment 00:07
If you wanted to get me on my back you just had to ask me
Don't worship me until I've earned it - Terms of Endearment 00:05
Don't worship me until I've earned it
You both have beautiful eyes and your hair's too long - Terms of Endearment 00:35
You both have beautiful eyes and your hair's too long
Excuse me It is after 10 00 Give my daughter the pain shot please - Terms of Endearment 00:31
Excuse me It is after 10 00 Give my daughter the pain shot...

Cast

Aurora Greenway - Shirley MacLaine
Emma Horton - Debra Winger
Garrett Breedlove - Jack Nicholson
Vernon Dahlart - Danny DeVito
Flap Horton - Jeff Daniels
Sam Burns - John Lithgow
Patsy Clark - Lisa Hart Carroll
Rosie Dunlop - Betty King
Teddy Horton - Huckleberry Fox
Tommy Horton - Troy Bishop
Younger Tommy Horton - Shane Serwin
Melanie Horton - Megan Morris
Baby Melanie - Tara Yeakey
Edward Johnson - Norman Bennett
Young Emma - Jennifer Josey
Dr. Budge - Tom Wees
Dr. Maise - Paul Menzel
Dr. Ratcher - Buddy Gilbert
Phil - David Wohl
Rudyard's Employer - Charles Beall
Doris - Lelise Folse
Checkout Girl - Judy Dickerson
Lizbeth - Devon O'Brien
Victoria - Dana Vance
Woman at Party - Nancy Mette
Jack Stern - Lear Levin
Rudyard - Albert Brooks
Patsy's Mother - Lanier Whilden
Flap's Secretary - Helen Stauffer
Moving Man - John C. Conger
Mrs. Johnson - Sandra Newkirk
Elaine McGown - Elaine McGown
College Student - David Boles
Hospital Patient - Peg Sheldrick