"The Fisher King" quotes

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A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Writer: Richard LaGravenese
Production: TriStar Pictures
Year: 1991
MetaScore: 61/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 27 Sep 1991
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 37 nominations.

45 Clips

I've been dating longer than I've been driving - The Fisher King 00:16
I've been dating longer than I've been driving
It's on the house - The Fisher King 00:19
It's on the house
It's important to think - The Fisher King 00:19
It's important to think
I'm talking to the little people - The Fisher King 00:42
I'm talking to the little people
I'm hearing horses - The Fisher King 00:16
I'm hearing horses
I'm Anne Morrow Lindbergh - The Fisher King 00:18
I'm Anne Morrow Lindbergh
I told you about these people - The Fisher King 01:31
I told you about these people
I really miss her - The Fisher King 00:27
I really miss her
I may be going out on a limb here - The Fisher King 00:22
I may be going out on a limb here
I have never been through a dating period - The Fisher King 00:26
I have never been through a dating period
I have a hard on for you the size of Florida - The Fisher King 00:16
I have a hard on for you the size of Florida
I don't believe that God made man in his image - The Fisher King 02:08
I don't believe that God made man in his image
You're not so invisible - The Fisher King 00:32
You're not so invisible
I can't believe I'm on a first name basis with these people - The Fisher King 00:19
I can't believe I'm on a first name basis with these people
I am deeply smitten - The Fisher King 00:11
I am deeply smitten
He's trying to start a con vuh sation - The Fisher King 00:26
He's trying to start a con vuh sation
Have another drink - The Fisher King 00:19
Have another drink
Have we been going fast here - The Fisher King 06:36
Have we been going fast here
Didja hear that Jimmy Nickles got picked up yesterday - The Fisher King 02:59
Didja hear that Jimmy Nickles got picked up yesterday
Can I getchoo something - The Fisher King 00:15
Can I getchoo something
But you're a psychotic man - The Fisher King 00:29
But you're a psychotic man
But I do believe in fairies - The Fisher King 00:13
But I do believe in fairies
Breakfast of champions - The Fisher King 00:12
Breakfast of champions
You're  surprised - The Fisher King 00:28
You're surprised
And I need help - The Fisher King 00:17
And I need help
A Pope's publicity stunt - The Fisher King 00:19
A Pope's publicity stunt
You ever read any Nietzsche - The Fisher King 01:23
You ever read any Nietzsche
You can't be in here - The Fisher King 00:11
You can't be in here
You be a good kid - The Fisher King 00:46
You be a good kid
Where would King Arthur be without Guinevere - The Fisher King 00:23
Where would King Arthur be without Guinevere
What I'm in the mood for is sort of a Katherine Hepburny - The Fisher King 01:51
What I'm in the mood for is sort of a Katherine Hepburny
What do you think of the death penalty - The Fisher King 00:26
What do you think of the death penalty
What a wonderful way of saying how much you like me - The Fisher King 00:21
What a wonderful way of saying how much you like me
Two kids tried to set me on fire - The Fisher King 00:14
Two kids tried to set me on fire
Love of my life - The Fisher King 00:13
Love of my life
There's three things in this world that you need - The Fisher King 00:35
There's three things in this world that you need
The two were dead - The Fisher King 00:23
The two were dead
Thank God nobody looks up in this town - The Fisher King 00:15
Thank God nobody looks up in this town
Suicidal paranoiacs'll say anything to get laid - The Fisher King 00:42
Suicidal paranoiacs'll say anything to get laid
Some billionaire's got the Holy Grail in his library on Fifth Avenue - The Fisher King 00:21
Some billionaire's got the Holy Grail in his library on...
Radio Personality Turns Screwball On Mission From God - The Fisher King 00:34
Radio Personality Turns Screwball On Mission From God
Out of the fire appears the holy grail - The Fisher King 05:13
Out of the fire appears the holy grail
Or was it a slow - The Fisher King 00:21
Or was it a slow
Of all the people in this city - The Fisher King 00:23
Of all the people in this city
Now I know more - The Fisher King 00:57
Now I know more

Cast

Radio Engineer - Adam Bryant
Radio Engineer - Paul Lombardi
Lou Rosen - David Hyde Pierce
Limo Bum - Ted Ross
Sondra - Lara Harris
TV Anchorman - Warren Olney
News Reporter - Frazer Smith
Crazed Video Customer - Kathy Najimy
Sitcom Actor Ben Starr - Harry Shearer
Sitcom Wife - Melinda Culea
Bum at Hotel - James Remini
Doorman - Mark Bowden
Father at Hotel - John Ottavino
Little Boy - Brian Michaels
First Punk - Jayce Bartok
Second Punk - Dan Futterman
Hippie Bum - Bradley Gregg
Jamaican Bum - William Jay Marshall
John the Bum - William Preston
Superintendent - Al Fann
Porno Customer - Stephen Bridgewater
Stockbroker Bum - John Heffernan
Red Knight - Chris Howell
Homeless Cabaret Singer - Michael Jeter
Strait Jacket Yuppie - Richard LaGravenese
Bag Lady - Anita Dangler
Drooler - Mark Bringelson
Pizza Boy - Johnny Paganelli
Receptionist - Diane Robin
Motorcyclist - John Benjamin Red
Parry's Wife - Lisa Blades
Guard - Joe Jamrog
TV Executive - John de Lancie
Nurse - Lou Hancock
Radio Show Call-In (voice) - Caroline Cromelin
Radio Show Call-In (voice) - Kathleen Bridget Kelly
Radio Show Call-In (voice) (as Patrick Fraley) - Pat Fraley
Langdon Carmichael - Mel Bourne
Ballroom Dancer - Kristen Connors
Dancer / New Yorker - Ruben Dario Cruz II
Murder victim - Larry Echerer
Dancer in the Park - Ray Huffman
Passerby - Jack Mulcahy
Homeless Man - Peter Austin Noto
Hotel Guest - Stan Rodarte
Businessman - Scott Seidman
Disabled Veteran - Tom Waits