The Lost Weekend quotes

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The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.

Director: Billy Wilder
Writer: Charles R. Jackson, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder
Production: Paramount Pictures
Year: 1945
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 01 Jan 1946
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 16 wins & 3 nominations total

53 Clips & Quotes

Don't wipe it away - The Lost Weekend 00:29 Don't wipe it away Don's a little tight - The Lost Weekend 00:57 Don's a little tight Lovely gentleman - The Lost Weekend 00:47 Lovely gentleman It shrinks my liver - The Lost Weekend 02:14 It shrinks my liver Most men lead lives of quiet desperation - The Lost Weekend 00:21 Most men lead lives of quiet desperation It's so simple - The Lost Weekend 01:26 It's so simple Are you in the phone book - The Lost Weekend 00:32 Are you in the phone book We're both trying - The Lost Weekend 00:22 We're both trying A cocktail party - The Lost Weekend 00:24 A cocktail party Good night - The Lost Weekend 00:25 Good night Buttermilk and water from that well that's colder than any old - The Lost Weekend 00:35 Buttermilk and water from that well that's colder than any... You're awfully pretty - The Lost Weekend 00:22 You're awfully pretty Just give me another drink - The Lost Weekend 00:43 Just give me another drink Is it getting lighter - The Lost Weekend 01:52 Is it getting lighter Thanks a lot - The Lost Weekend 00:21 Thanks a lot They couldn't get out the college magazine without one of my stories - The Lost Weekend 03:44 They couldn't get out the college magazine without one of my... Why'd they put me in the alcoholic ward - The Lost Weekend 00:28 Why'd they put me in the alcoholic ward Another bender - The Lost Weekend 00:57 Another bender If it happens - The Lost Weekend 02:31 If it happens Let me have one - The Lost Weekend 00:10 Let me have one I'm not a minor - The Lost Weekend 00:26 I'm not a minor You better take this along - The Lost Weekend 01:04 You better take this along What are they playing - The Lost Weekend 00:30 What are they playing Who likes Brahms - The Lost Weekend 00:17 Who likes Brahms I shall have to drown my sorrows with a jigger of rye - The Lost Weekend 01:23 I shall have to drown my sorrows with a jigger of rye I can't let her see me - The Lost Weekend 01:00 I can't let her see me Ain't it amazin' how many guys come down from Albany just to see Grant's tomb - The Lost Weekend 00:23 Ain't it amazin' how many guys come down from Albany just to... I see us as setting out for that - The Lost Weekend 00:54 I see us as setting out for that One should always see Shakespeare on an empty stomach - The Lost Weekend 00:22 One should always see Shakespeare on an empty stomach Don't be ridic' - The Lost Weekend 00:33 Don't be ridic' Didn't you - The Lost Weekend 00:26 Didn't you Pour it softly - The Lost Weekend 00:21 Pour it softly Give me a drink - The Lost Weekend 00:49 Give me a drink That's a problem - The Lost Weekend 01:59 That's a problem How do you like New York - The Lost Weekend 00:18 How do you like New York I live here now - The Lost Weekend 00:36 I live here now Would you like a taxi - The Lost Weekend 00:35 Would you like a taxi That wasn't enough - The Lost Weekend 00:38 That wasn't enough Helen's heard the facts - The Lost Weekend 00:46 Helen's heard the facts There must be a reason why you drink - The Lost Weekend 00:56 There must be a reason why you drink Another drink - The Lost Weekend 00:18 Another drink I've never done anything - The Lost Weekend 00:22 I've never done anything She knows she's clutching a razor blade - The Lost Weekend 00:18 She knows she's clutching a razor blade Save your saliva - The Lost Weekend 00:15 Save your saliva You do like me a little - The Lost Weekend 00:15 You do like me a little Are these yours - The Lost Weekend 00:30 Are these yours Where do you live - The Lost Weekend 00:44 Where do you live For instance - The Lost Weekend 00:34 For instance Around here - The Lost Weekend 02:12 Around here He's off on another toot - The Lost Weekend 00:18 He's off on another toot Give me the pawn ticket - The Lost Weekend 00:26 Give me the pawn ticket I'd rather have you drunk than dead - The Lost Weekend 00:14 I'd rather have you drunk than dead It's too late - The Lost Weekend 00:22 It's too late

Cast

Don Birnam - Ray Milland
Helen St. James - Jane Wyman
Wick Birnam - Phillip Terry
Gloria - Doris Dowling
'Bim' Nolan - Frank Faylen
Mrs. Deveridge - Mary Young
Mrs. Foley (as Anita Bolster) - Anita Sharp-Bolster
Mrs. St. James - Lilian Fontaine
Opera Cloak Room Attendant - Frank Orth
Mr. St. James - Lewis L. Russell
Alcoholic - Andy Andrews
Male Nurse - Gene Ashley
Man from Albany - Walter Baldwin
Pianist at Harry & Joe's - Harry Barris
Undetermined Secondary Role - Ian Begg
Drunk in Alcoholic Ward - Eddie Borden
Hospital Patient - Jess Lee Brooks
Man in Nightclub Washroom - James Conaty
Mrs. Wertheim's Assistant - Willa Pearl Curtis
Cloakroom Attendant - John Deauville
Mrs. Frink - Helen Dickson
Cloakroom Attendant - Clark Eggleston
Concert Attendee / Barfly - Franklyn Farnum
Opera Singer - John Garris
Hotel Desk Clerk - Dick Gordon
M.M. - Blonde with Purse - Jayne Hazard
Man with Bandaged Ear - Ted Hecht
Headwaiter - Ernest Hilliard
Smoking Man - Earle Hyman
Male Nurse - Jerry James
Nurse - Stan Johnson
Nightclub Guest - Jack W. Johnston
Mr. Brophy - Eddie Laughton
Doorman - Perc Launders
Opera Singer - Theodora Lynch
Jewish Man - Bertram Marburgh
Hardware Man - William Meader
Drunk in Alcoholic Ward - Frank Mills
Irishman - Pat Moriarity
Liquor Store Proprietor - William Newell
Irishman - William O'Leary
Shaky and Sweaty Man - Peter Potter
Undetermined Secondary Role - Mark Power
Fruit Clerk - Stanley Price
George - M.M.'s Escort - Craig Reynolds
Jewish Man - Lester Sharpe
Guard - Lee Shumway
Mrs. Deveridge's Dog - Sophie
Beetle Man in Drunk Tank - Douglas Spencer
Mattress Man - Al Stewart
Little Girl - Bunny Sunshine
Drunk in Alcoholic Ward - Harry Tenbrook
Washroom Attendant at Harry & Joe's - Fred 'Snowflake' Toones
Doctor - Emmett Vogan
Mike - Max Wagner
Pawnbroker with Helen's Coat - Milton Wallace
Mrs. Wertheim - Gisela Werbisek
Waiter at Harry & Joe's Bar - Crane Whitley
Black Man Talking to Himself - Ernest Whitman
Woman with Baby Carriage Before Pawn Shop - Isabel Withers
Cloak Room Attendant - Audrey Young