Movie Quotes: "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

My name is Benjamin Button, and I was born under unusual circumstances. While everyone else was aging, I was gettin' younger... all alone.

I have never watched the 2008 Hollywood movie "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" on the big screen, that's why I rented a DVD to watch it at our home theater (okay, maybe not a home theater, per se, but a DVD player with a super surround sound and an amplifier to enhance the movie sound quality... hehehe). Anyway, the movie stars Hollywood actor Brad Pitt in one of his brilliant performances to date. He plays the character Benjamin Button who was born with a rare disease that lets him grow younger as he age. He acts so believably incredible, his "old-age" teenager persona reminds me of the old-age John Nash played by Russell Crowe in the movie, "A Beautiful Mind" but something's telling me that the old-age teenage persona is played by young actor Spencer Daniels... hmmm.. I really have no idea. Moving on, this movie also stars Hollywood actress, Cate Blanchett who plays as Daisy, Benjamin's should-have-been wife in the film.

If you love sitting in front of a big screen for so long, then this movie is for you. Yes, the movie "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button's" screening time is quite long. But despite of this, I really enjoyed the film because it felt like I was watching the different life stages of a man who grows younger as he age. So, I think, every scene was really significant. Even though the movie took me about two and half hours to watch the entirety of the film, I can say that the movie gave me interest to watch it simply because I love science fiction! Hehehe...

Movie Quotes from "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Below is a collection of the movie quotes from "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" that I have loved while watching the film. You see, I really enjoyed the movie! The lines are so witty, very true and memorable indeed! Here are the movie quotes:

• "It's a funny thing about comin' home. Looks the same, smells the same, feels the same. You'll realize what's changed is you." — Benjamin Button

• "Some people were born to sit by a river. Some get struck by lightning. Some have an ear for music. Some are artists. Some swim. Some know buttons. Some know Shakespeare. Some are mothers. And some people — dance." — Benjamin Button

• "Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss." — Benjamin Button

• "...and in the spring, 2003, he looked at me. And I knew — that he knew — who I was. And then he closed his eyes, as if to go to sleep." — Daisy (almost ending part, oooppss spoiler!)

• "Did you know that I was struck by lightning seven times?" — Mr. Daws (who can forget about him... Hahhaha!)

• "Benjamin, we're meant to lose the people we love. How else would we know how important they are to us?" — Mrs. Maple

• "You can be as mad as a mad dog at the way things went. You could swear, curse the fates, but when it comes to the end, you have to let go." — Captain Mike's last words (Benjamin's Captain when he worked in a fishing boat)

Do you know some other quotable quotes from the movie "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" you would like to share? Please have it/them written on the comment section. Thank you.

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