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Movie
Speaker/Context
10 Things I Hate About You
In this modern Shakespeare adaptation (another?), Kat (Julia Stiles) waxes poetic about beloved boyfriend, a boy first hated and then loved and then lost and hated again and soon to be loved again.
100 Girls
Matt (Jonathan Tucker) is confronted by a tense situation: Dora the (lonely) Smart Girl (Marissa Ribisi) is standing on the ledge of the dorm's roof, staring off into space.
101 Dalmatians
The dastardly evil Cruella De Vil (Glenn Close) promises the runaway puppies that she will have the last laugh and obtain her puppy-skin coat; she'll win the wardrobe.
300
Three monologues from this historical epic: Queen Gorgo (Lena Headey) pleads on behalf of her husband's improvised army; the over-accessorized Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) lures the deformed hunchback Ephialtes over to his side; Dilios (David Wenham), a general of Leonidas' army, sings the praises of his king.
About Schmidt
After having met his daughter's future mother-in-law, the outspoken Roberta Hertzel (Kathy Bates), the timid widower Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) wishes that he hadn't.
The Abyss
Lindsay (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) relays a message to her husband whom is on a mission several miles under the sea, endangering himself to the extreme. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
The Accused
Deputy D.A. Kathryn Murphy (Kelly McGillis) prosecutes the men who encouraged the rape of her client.
Addams Family Values
A true representative of the family name, Wednesday Addams (the prodigy Christina Ricci) brings unforeseen chaos down upon a Thanksgiving pageant at summer camp (huh? shrug.)
Addams Family Values
Scheming "black widow" Debbie Jellinsky (Joan Cusack) picked the wrong family to pick on -- and she certainly picked the wrong rich bachelor when she set her murderous sights on Uncle Fester.
Agnes of God
Hallucinating after being under hypnosis, disturbed mysterious Agnes (Meg Tilly) remembers things from her past.
The American President
A decision President Shepherd (Michael Douglas) made has cost Sydney Ellen Wade (Annette Bening), his girlfriend, her job, and she storms out, angrily.
Annie
Diminutive foster child Annie (Aileen Quinn) hates to reject Daddy Warbucks' latest gift, but she has her reasons.
Another Earth
Rhoda (Brit Marling) has established a friendship with the troubled man whose house she cleans, weekly. He's also the person whose family she killed, while she was driving drunk, although he does not know this. She tells him a story about the first man in space and a unidentifiable sound.
Anywhere But Here
Teenager Ann August (Natalie Portman) resents her mother's immature behavior and imitates her here, ridiculing. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
The Apartment
A victim of the "love 'em and leave 'em" cliche, elevator girl Fran Kubelik (Shirley MacLaine) slides into a depression.
As Good As It Gets
In love but she doesn't know it yet: Carol (Oscar winner Helen Hunt) has one of those revelations required by law to be in romantic comedies by one or both of the main characters.
Atonement
In a tell-all interview at the end of the film, an older and terminally ill Briony Tallis (Vanessa Redgrave) explains why she wrote an altered version of her autobiographical story.
Away from Her
On the way to a long-term care facility (for her advancing Alzheimer's disease) with her husband, Fiona (Julie Christie) digs a skeleton out of their closet.
Beautiful Girls
Gina (Rosie O'Donnell) launches a tirade against the unreal so-called "beautiful" women of the world. Rated R for language.
Because I Said So
Milly (Mandy Moore) breaks things off with supposed "perfect guy" Jason, after her meddling mother set them up together.
The Big Chill
Obviously frustrated Meg (Mary Kay Place) gives a run-down of (only) some of the problems she's had with men.
The Blair Witch Project
From the Sundance Film Festival version of the film, the famous extreme-closeup confession from hysterically scared and crying Heather (Heather Donahue).
Blood Diamond
Idealistic journalist Maddy Bowen (Jennifer Connelly), writing an exposé on the diamond trade, refuses to give in to her source's cynicism.
Body Snatchers
There's been four different versions of the "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" story. This one from 1993 has Meg Tilly (as Carol Malone) guilty of heavy psychological torture after being taken over by the alien spore. It also has Gabrielle Anwar naked and a terrible ending.
Bound
Violet (Jennifer Tilly) schemes against her Mafia boyfriend with her lesbian lover (Gina Gershon)--to the tune of two million dollars.
Breakfast at Tiffany's
To beat away the mean reds (not at all comparable to the blues), Holly (Audrey Hepburn) advises a trip to Tiffany's.
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn) talks to her best friend about Jose, a rich Brazillian businessman who proposed marriage to her.
Brideshead Revisited
In two separate monologues, lovers Charles (Matthew Goode) and Julia (Hayley Atwell) suffer through their respective existential crisises
Bridget Jones's Diary
With her characteristic foot-in-mouth timing, Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) declares her affection for Mr. Darcy (Colin Firth) right before his engagement is announced.
Brokeback Mountain
Ennis' wife, Elma (Michelle Williams), exposes her husband's ongoing extramarital affair with his purported fishing buddy.
Buffalo '66
Kidnapped dance student Layla (Christina Ricci) masquerades and improvises as Billy's fictional wife Wendy, all for the sake of his terrible parents.
Bull Durham
Annie Savoy (Susan Sarandon) opens the movie with an explaination of the church she belongs to.
Bulworth
Fiery African-American activist Nina (Halle Berry) engages the rogue senator Bulworth (Warren Beatty) in a frank discussion about politics. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Candy
Candy (Abbie Cornish) regards her relationship with drug addict Dan with magical, fantastic, legendary language.
Can't Hardly Wait
Fed up with his facade of a personality and his refusal to show any true colors, Denise (Lauren Ambrose) tells off her former best friend.
Center Stage
Jody, our hero, explains to the director Jonathan Reeves and her teacher Juliette why she doesn't want to be in the American Ballet Company anymore.
Chasing Amy
Holden has an unique solution (a threesome) to the problems between him, his best friend, and his girlfriend (with a sordid past). Unfortunately, Alyssa (Joey Lauren Adams) doesn't think it's such a good idea.
Chasing Amy
Another monologue from Kevin Smith's work: this time from Alyssa (Joey Lauren Adams), speaking about her philosophy on relationships while in the arms of Holden (Ben Affleck).
Chasing Amy
Alyssa (Joey Lauren Adams) has a fiery argument with her "unlikely" boyfriend in a parking lot over her lurid past. (There are a lot of great monologues in this movie. Obviously.)
Chicago
Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) is screwed (in more ways than one) by her lying boyfriend Fred. Hope she doesn't do anything rash -- oh, wait, she just did.
Chicago
She didn't do it, but if she'd done it, how could you tell her that she was wrong? Except Velma Kelly (Oscar winner Catherine Zeta-Jones) did do it. And she's glad, glad, glad.
Chicago
Ambitious murderess Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) stars in her one-woman show, performing and confiding in her imaginary audience.
A Cinderella Story
Unlucky and downtrodden high schooler Sam (Hilary Duff) throws off her insecurities and stands up to her "prince" (the Big Man on Campus she originally met anonymously via an internet chat room).
Clerks
Veronica (Marilyn Ghigliotti), thinking herself betrayed by an old "ex," kicks her boyfriend Dante (Brian O'Halloran) while he's down.
Clueless
Cher (Alicia Silverstone) gives her unique view on the situation of the Haitians immigrants in her high school class.
Clueless
Popular, intelligent, but somewhat-oblivious Cher (Alicia Silverstone) reflects on her Beverly Hills misadventures and high school schemes.
Collateral
Overworked attorney Annie (Jada Pinkett-Smith) releases some job-related stress steam to LA cabbie Max (Jamie Foxx).
Contact
Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) testifies in front of Congress regarding her recent experience; the experience and her integrity heavily questioned.
Contact
In another speech from this film, Ellie Arroway insists that she and her project be taken seriously, even if right now it might be called just "science fiction."
The Contender
Senator Laine Hanson (Joan Allen) testifies in front of the confirmation committee, after having been battered by the information and disinformation dredged up by a small-minded congressman.
The Crucible
Driven nearly mad with jealousy, Abigail (Winona Ryder) violently threatens the other girls if they dare to tell anyone their secret. Also included here is a monologue from the play, and not the movie: Abigail has a secret meeting with her once-lover in the woods, on the eve of Elizabeth Proctor's trial. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Cruel Intentions
After Sebastian seemingly wins, malicious and scheming Kathyrn (Sarah Michelle Gellar) rips away everything, laughing all the way
Cruel Intentions
Kathyrn (Sarah Michelle Gellar) presents an ultimatum to her stepbrother when he starts to hesitate and develop some morals: shocking.
Curse of the Cat People
Reclusive unbalanced New York actress Julia Farren (Julia Dean) befriends a lonely young girl and regales her with one of the local legends.
Dangerous Beauty
Beatrice Venier (Moira Kelly) is a member of Venice's elite class, but yet she makes an unconventional decision regarding the future life of her daughter.
Dangerous Beauty
Courtesan Veronica Franco (Catherine McCormack), a powerful woman in a male-dominated society, is on trial by the Great Inquisition on charges of witchcraft.
Dangerous Liaisons
Marquise De Merteuil (Glenn Close) is a "virtuoso of deceit," maintaining her place in society and maintaining a facade at the same time.
Dangerous Minds
Not-your-average English teacher, Louanne Johnson (Michelle Pfeiffer) explains to her inner-city students the importance of learning and exercising the mind constantly.
The Dark Knight
Assistant district attorney Rachel Dawes (Maggie Gyllenhaal) sends a letter to Bruce Wayne, making her decision in regard to the love triangle.
The Dark Knight Rises
Four (!) pieces from the final film in Nolan's trilogy: two monologues by Bane (Tom Hardy), Gotham City's ruthless/speech-impaired terrorist; a monologue by the insightful, hopeful, orphan-turned-policeman Blake (Joseph Gordon Levitt); and a monologue by mysterious lady-in-black Miranda (Marion Cotillard).
The Devil Wears Prada
Three monologues from Meryl Streep's callous and austere fashionista Miranda Priestly, straight from the inferno below. (only available upon request, please email me for this monologue.)
Dogma
In the highly anticipated Kevin Smith film, Bethany (Linda Fiorentino) speaks of her unkind past, involving her college sweetheart and an unwanted pregnancy. Not in final film.
Dogma
Her entire concept of religion thrown for a loop, Bethany (Linda Fiorentino) remembers when she started to question her faith.
Down With Love
In the spirit of romp-ish comedies from the 1960's, Barbara Novak (Renée Zellweger) exposes herself (that is, exposes her scheme) to the equally deceptive playboy Catcher Block (Ewan McGregor). Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
East of Eden
Abra (Julie Harris), deeply in love with the son of the embittered mute and paralyzed AdamTrask, goes to Trask's bed to speak to him about his relationship with Cal.
Edward Scissorhands
Once upon a time, there was a lonely Inventor (Vincent Price) who made a son to keep him company in his old age. And he named that son Edward (Johnny Depp). I have also included the short monologues by Kim (Winona Ryder), now a grandmother, that open and close the movie. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Election
Quoting Thoreau, but with the madness and will of a Captain Ahab,Tracy (Reese Witherspoon) delivers her speech to the student body.
Election
The three major players in the politician scene at Carver High School...Tracy (Reese Witherspoon), Paul (Chris Klein), and Tammy (Jessica Campbell)....pray for various things the night before the election.
Election
In this brilliant dark comedy, the bitter and angry teen lesbian Tammy Metzler (Jessica Campbell) encourages the student body *not* to vote.
The English Patient
Alone and mortally injured in a cave, waiting for her love to return, Katharine (Kristin Scott Thomas) writes a message for him to read when he returns.
Erin Brockovich
With the power of numbers, superwoman Erin Brockovich (Julia Roberts) flattens, in record time, her clearly-impressed next door neighbor George (Aaron Eckhart).
Erin Brockovich
Wanting to settle the lawsuit as soon and easily as possible, PG&E lawyers puts a number on the table and Erin (Julia Roberts) throws it right back at them, (and how)
Eve's Bayou
Lonely Aunt Mozelle (Debbi Morgan) literally returns to the day when her lover confronted her husband of the time, Hosea.
Eve's Bayou
Mozelle (Debbi Morgan) describes to Eve a very-telling dream she had the night before, convincing her to go on with her life.
Eyes Wide Shut
Alice (Nicole Kidman) recalls the memory of almost-committed adultery that will torment her husband Bill (Tom Cruise) for the duration of the film.
The Fabulous Baker Boys
Tempers flare as former prostitute turned female vocalist Susie Diamond (Michelle Pfeiffer) turns on her accompanist, small club musician Jack Baker (Jeff Bridges), accusing him of being empty and a coward. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
The Faculty
The entire planet is going down, starting with this high school. The queen alien (a naked Laura Harris) stalks her prey, Casey (Elijah Wood) in the locker room.
Felicia's Journey
A discussion between a lonely caterer Hilditch (Bob Hoskins) (who is not what he seems) and pregnant Felicia (Elaine Cassidy), searching for her boyfriend, the father of her baby.
Frances Ha
The directionless and unreasonably optimistic Frances (Greta Gerwig, also the co-screenwriter) explains what she ideally wants from a relationship.
Freaky Friday
Stressed-out professional Tess (Jamie Lee Curtis) is trapped in the body of her rock n' roll rebel teenage daughter Anna (Lindsay Lohan) and gets to walk a mile in her shoes. Two monologues.
Freaky Friday
Rock 'n roll rebel teenager (Disney-sanitized, of course) Anna (Lindsay Lohan) is trapped in the body of her stressed out mother Tess (Jamie Lee Curtis) and gets to walk a mile in her shoes. Two monologues.
Finding Nemo
Believing their long trek has been for naught, heartbroken clownfish Marlin (Albert Brooks) swims away from the forgetful Dory (Ellen DeGeneres).
The Fisher King
Jack's devoted girlfriend, Anne (Mercedes Ruehl) gives him her take on God, the Devil, men and women. Not necessarily in that order.
Flicka
Katy (Alison Lohman) speaks about her love of the American west and the particular species of quadriped that were vital in its creation. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Freedom Writers
Four monologues from Erin Gruwell (Hillary Swank) and Erin's students in this urban drama based on a true story.
The French Lieutenant's Woman
Sarah Woodruff (Meryl Streep) explains her outcast status to Charles (Jeremy Irons).
Fried Green Tomatoes
Repressed housewife Evelyn Couch (Kathy Bates) discovers the joy of getting angry and mad and furious (at men specifically). Towanda!
Fried Green Tomatoes
Ruth (Mary-Louise Parker) vows that instead of being the passive weak woman, she'll defend herself and her child if her ex-husband tries to take him away from her--with violence, if necessary.
Funny Girl
Ambitious comedienne Fanny Brice (Barbra Streisand), a bagel among onion rolls (to use her metaphor), won't let anyone rain on her parade.
Gigli
The chauvinistic Larry (Ben "Ben" Affleck) thinks the man's thingy is better than anything women have to offer, in terms of their bodies. Rickie (Jennifer "J. Lo" Lopez), a lesbian, disagrees. Not for those easily embarassed by frank talk of human biology. Two monologues in one scene.
The Girl in the Café
Quiet lovely mysterious beauty Gina (Kelly Macdonald), met by chance by a government official in a cafe, interupts the British Prime Minister to make her own speech as to the state of the world.
Girl, Interrupted
After escaping from the institution, admittedly mentally-unstable Lisa (Angelina Jolie) abuses one of her own, resulting in dire consequences.
Girl, Interrupted
Winona Ryder has always been good at playing "lost" characters. Here, she plays Susanna, as she is discharged from the mental hospital with the wild menagerie of characters.
The Godfather Part II
A short but powerful monologue from Kay Corleone (Diane Keaton), the abused and bitter wife of a short but powerful Italian Don (crime boss).
GoodFellas
Wife to mobster Henry Hill, Karen (Lorraine Bracco) adapts to and accepts the corrupt and dangerous lifestyle--with all of its freedoms.
The Good Girl
She tried to escape her mundane life and loser husband with a passionate illlicit affair, but now things are worse, and Justine (Jennifer Aniston) has to listen to the revelation of her husband's best friend, Bubba (Tim Blake Nelson). Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Good Will Hunting
Skylar (Minnie Driver) manages to see right through Will's defensive fears regarding intimacy and love, ultimately resulting in an argument between them.
Gypsy
Louise (aka famous exotic dancer Gypsy Rose Lee (Natalie Wood)) argues with her mother about her identity in her backstage dressing room.
Gypsy
Gypsy's mother Rose (Rosalind Russell) talks to herself on-stage, cursing her "untalented" (successful) daughter.
Happiness
Trish (Cynthia Stevenson) admits that she never thought her awkward sister Joy (Jane Adams) would ever amount to anything: very darkly funny.
Hard Candy
The less said about this monologue the better (if you haven't seen the movie). Hayley (Ellen Page) is not what she seemed, and her true colors are all too clear to Jeff (Patrick Wilson).
Harold & Maude
Maude (Ruth Gordon) in two monologues expressing her lust and zest for life - and the how-why-when Harold (Bud Cort) became so obsessed with death.
Heavenly Creatures
Based a true story. Pauline (Melanie Lynskey) reads a poem about her best friend and her, united by an intense and eventually dangerous fantasy life.
The Holiday
Unsatisifed journalist Iris (Kate Winslet) expounds the different types of love, including the unrequited type with which she suffers.
The Hours
Two monologues. Present day: Laura (Julianne Moore), a woman whose life was changed from reading the novel "Mrs. Dalloway." The year 1923: Virginia Woolf (Nicole Kidman), author of the same novel, leaves her husband at the station upon realizing the depths of her own depression.
I'm Not There.
Jude Quinn (Cate Blanchett) perfectly captures the mid-60's, electric, bizarre, party-monster, self-medicating Dylan and clocks and watermelons.
In & Out
A few minutes before this monologue, Emily (Joan Cusack) was supposed to be married to Howard (Kevin Kline)..except Howard just realized he's gay...at the altar, no less.
In the Name of the Father
A true story wherein lawyer Gareth Peirce (Emma Thompson) defends innocent Gerry Conlon in a re-trial for the crime he was wrongly imprisoned for for 15 years.
Into the Wild
Carine McCandless (Jena Malone), in a voice-over, remembers the family history that may have influenced the ultimately tragic path that her brother Chris chose to take.
Irreconcilable Differences
Casey (a very young Drew Barrymore) beats her constantly-fighting parents to the punch and sues to divorce herself from both of them.
Jackie Brown
In the middle of a runaway crime, her future questionable, her life in constant jeopardy: the tough-as-nails yet still vulnerable Jackie Brown (Pam Grier) takes a moment to confide in her best friend.
Junebug
Beset with a tragedy, buoyantly sunny Ashley (Oscar nominee Amy Adams) struggles to keep her composure.
The Kids Are All Right
Lesbian mom Jules Allgood (Julianne Moore) apologizes to her family for the recent not-all rightness in their lives.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Assassin/underworld leader O-Ren Ishii (Lucy Liu) is more than happy to receive constructive criticism -- with a particular exception.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2
The Bride (Uma Thurman) never says die. She already killed a lot of people, but there's one she's especially invested in.
Kill Bill v.2
Elle "California Mountain Snake" Driver (Daryl Hannah) confronts the compromised Bud (Michael Madsen) over his supposed murder of her great nemesis (The Bride).
The King of Comedy
Psychotic obsessed fan Marsha (Sandra Bernhard) helps with the kidnapping of talk show host Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis). Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Kissing Jessica Stein
Two monologues from this delightful indie comedy (one female, one male). Jessica Stein (Jennifer Westfeldt) eludicates on what she loves about Helen, and what she doesn't like about herself. Then: usually-acerbic editor Josh (Scott Cohen) tries to start a romance with Jessica, who is otherwise involved. Only available upon request. Please email me for these monologues.
Klute
Aspiring actress turned call girl, Bree Daniels (Jane Fonda) talks to her psychiatrist about her profession and frustrations.
Labyrinth
Angsty and dramatic teen Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) wishes away her brother to another dimension, one ruled by the Goblin King - David Bowie, er, Jareth.
The Last Picture Show
Lois (Ellen Burstyn) tells Sonny (Timothy Bottoms) of her relationship with Sam the Lion long ago.
Legally Blonde
Blondes really do have more fun, even when one of them (law student Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon)) is cross-examining the star witness in a murder trial.
Legally Blonde
Nobody thought she could do it, but Elle Wood (Reese Witherspoon) happily proved them all wrong as she graduates from Harvard Law.
The Lion In Winter
Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katharine Hepburn in her third Oscar winning performance), equally scheming, tries to soften the fighting between the members of her power-hungry family.
A Little Princess
Whenever fate has unexpectedly turned cruel for young Sara Crewes (Liesel Matthews), she manages to maintain the positive and dignified spirit of a princess.
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
In this marvelous brilliant Peter Jackson epic, mysterious queen Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) tells the story so far.
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Everything is on the brink of destruction. Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) advises Elrond as to the Elves' role in the fate of the threatened Middle Earth.
Magnolia
Linda Partridge (Julianne Moore), beautiful wife of the dying man, married him just for the money, but now, as he lies close to death, she's consumed by a ugly monster named guilt.
The Manchurian Candidate
In a chilling moment, insane Mrs. Iselin (Angela Lansbury) gives her beloved, brainwashed/hypnotized son his orders for an upcoming political convention.
The Matrix
Mysterious hacker Trinity (Carrie Anne Moss) gives Neo an enticing look into what the future could hold for him.
Mean Girls
Two monologues from the world of spiteful teenage girls (in this case Cady (Lindsay Lohan) and Gretchen (Lacey Chabert)) locked in struggles for popularity in public high school.
Mean Girls
Another two monologues from the popular movie: one from the queen bee of the "in crowd" (the Plastics) Regina George (Rachel McAdams) and one from her friend-turned-outcast-turned-undoer Janis Ian (Lizzy Caplan).
Memento
Nothing can be trusted. Natalie (Carrie-Ann Moss) abuses and manipulates the disabled Leonard (Guy Pearce), playing with his mind, torturing him with mere words.
Million Dollar Baby
Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank) has been fighting and struggling through her entire life, and now more than anything else, she wants to be trained on how to box by Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood).
Million Dollar Baby
Her life and dream compromised, Maggie Fitzgerald (Oscar winner Hilary Swank) asks her mentor for a desperate mercy.
Minority Report
Haunted "precog" Agatha (Samantha Morton) shares with John (Tom Cruise) a glimpse of what his son would have been like as a teenager and then as a man. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Misery
Psychotic trained nurse Anne Wilkes (Oscar winner Kathy Bates) suddenly explodes at her "patient" being held captive at her house of horrors.
Mr. Deeds Goes To Town
Before her love -- whose trust she's betrayed -- is about to be convicted of insanity, pretty and tough newspaperwoman Babe (Jean Arthur) jumps up to address the courtroom.
Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
Having fallen into a depression, Smith needs Saunders (Jean Arthur) and the spirit of a certain Mr. Lincoln to lift him back to his passionate feet.
Mommie Dearest
The (in)famous "no wire hangers!" monologue from the mentally and physically abusive Mommie, famous Hollywood actress Joan Crawford (as portrayed by Faye Dunaway in this true story)
Monsieur Lazhar
Two monologues. immigrant Bashir Lazhar (Mohamed Fellag), living in Montreal after a painful past in Algeria, reads a sad parable to his elementary school class. Alice (Sophie Nélisse) reads her essay to the class about the class' own tragedy.
Monster
From the beginning of her horribly troubled life, Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron) wanted to be someone special, someone famous, someone who would be remembered.
Monster
Serial killer Aileen Wuornos (Oscar winner Charlize Theron) justifies her homicidal ways to her lover Selby (Christina Rucci).
Moonlight Mile
Jojo Floss (Susan Sarandon), Joe's would-be mother-in-law, encourages Joe to find his own way.
My Cousin Vinny
Two monologues in one plus another one (3): a look into the precarious, outspoken, hilarious relationship of Vinny (Joe Pesci) and Lisa (Oscar winner Marisa Tomei). Only available upon request. Please reference vinny.html in your email.
My Cousin Vinny
Vinny's girlfriend Lisa (Oscar winning Marisa Tomei) gets in at the last minute to give the most crucial testimony in the whole wacky courtroom comedy. The Judge (Fred Gwynne) is impressed and the crowd goes wild! Only available upon request. Please reference vinny2.html in your email.
My Fair Lady
At Ascot Downs, former uncouth flowergirl, now proper lady Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) tells a rather unique story to her upperclass company.
Network
Diana Christensen (Faye Dunaway, in the role that won her an Oscar) rants and raves to her fellow workers in a network and a world steeped in chaos.
Network
After his confession, Max's long-suffering wife Louise (Beatrice Straight) berates him for his unfaithfulness and "love" for Diana in this famous monologue.
Never Been Kissed
Three monologues from journalist Josie (Drew Barrymore), on assignment at her old high school, attempting to repair her own scarred teen psyche; she was a total geek her first time-around. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Nine to Five
Sexually-harassed Doralee Rhodes (Dolly Parton) turns the tables on her slimeball boss. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Nixon
After her husband bitterly loses the race for the Californian governorship, Pat Nixon (Oscar nominee Joan Allen) threatens divorce.
The Notebook
Mere days before she will say "I do" to her fiance, Allie (Rachel McAdams) confronts Noah (Ryan Gosling) after several years of being separated (not by their own choice).
Notting Hill
World-famous Hollywood actress Anna (Julia Roberts) reveals her vulnerability when participating in a friendly dinner-table competition for the last brownie.
The Old Dark House
A much younger Gloria Stuart (Old Rose from "Titanic") is terrorized by a obsessive, malevolent Rebecca Femm (Eva Moore) while trapped by a storm at an...you guessed it...old dark house.
The Opposite of Sex
Cynical and definitely not politically-correct, 16-year-old Dedee Truitt (Christina Ricci) abandons her unique pseudo-family.
The Others
At the film's finale, Grace (Nicole Kidman) holds her children close, thinking about the past and the future.
Out of Africa
In this monologue that opens the film, an elderly Karin Blixen (Meryl Streep) (a character based on writer Isak Denisen) sets up the story of her time in Africa, and her greatest love.
The Out-of-Towners
A couple from Ohio visiting NYC: Nancy Clark (Goldie Hawn) tells off the police officer that won't let her use the office phone; Henry Clark (Steve Martin) tells off the receptionist that tells him he's to late for his job interview.
Paper Moon
"Exotic dancer" Miss Trixie Delight (the late-great Madeline Kahn) tries to bury the hatchet with Addie (Oscar-winner Tatum O'Neal) with mixed results.
Pariah
Brooklyn teenager Alike (Adepero Oduye) comes to terms with her identity in her free verse, read near the end of his clearly personal independent film.
Paris, Je T'Aime
In this short film directed by Tom Tykwer, Francine (Natalie Portman) calls her blind French student boyfriend Thomas (Melchior Beslon) to rehearse a speech from a play. He mistakes the speech for a breakup. Naturally enough.
Passion Fish
Actress Nina (Nancy Mette) visits the recently paralyzed May-Alice (whose part she took over on a soap opera.) During their conversation about leaving soap operas for more serious acting work, Nina tells the following funny yet bittersweet story of her first real acting job.
The Perfect Storm
A fishing boat captain herself, Linda Greenlaw (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) eulogizes her fallen comrades.
Persona
Alma (Bibi Andersson) speaks to her healthy but always silent patient, telling her a rather lurid story from her youth.
The Piano
Ada (Oscar winner Holly Hunter) speaks in her mind's voice as she travels to her new husband, separated from the moment from her real voice, her piano.
The Piano
Ada's daughter, Flora (Oscar winner Anna Paquin) tells a false and melodramatic story about how her mother lost her voice.
Playing By Heart
Loquacious Joan (Angelina Jolie) struggles with her acting classes. Sound familiar to anyone? (I hope not).
Playing By Heart
Joan (Angelina Jolie) keeps going after a prospective flame who keeps dismissing her.
Poltergeist
Ghost expert Tangina (Zelda Rubinstein) lectures the family on the nature of the spirits that are haunting and tormenting them--and kidnapping their children.
Practical Magic
Supernatural Sally Owens (Sandra Bullock), in a letter to her sister, expresses her dreams and her yen for true love. Join the club, lady.
Pretty Woman
Cinderella-esque prostitute Vivian (Julia Roberts) recounts a fairy-tale fantasy she had when she was a girl.
Prey for Rock & Roll
Dedicated 'rock chick' Jacki (Gina Gershon) and her all-girl rock band, Clam Dandy, try to make it in the L.A. club scene in the late 1980's.
Primary Colors
Campaign planner Libby Holden (Kathy Bates), an old friend of candidate Jack Stanton, suffers a crisis of conscience, and threatens his run for the presidency.
The Princess Bride
This monologue from Buttercup (Robin Wright) does not appear in the movie as is. Pieces of it yes. Maybe it is from the book and/or the original screenplay? I just couldn't resist it, truth be told. Only available upon request. Please reference bride3.html in your email.
The Princess Diaries
In a "Cinderella" story (my young cousins love this movie), an awkward-teen-turned-princess Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway) addresses her public.
Psycho
As this is one of my favorite films of all-time, I do not want to spoil the ending for anyone who hasn't seen this film (the original 1960 version). You know what this is if you've seen the film: the finale speech. This space intentionally left blank.
Pulp Fiction
Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman) explains the premise behind her one and only TV appearance while at Jack Rabbit Slims.
The Quiet
Highly disturbed Nina (Elisha Cuthbert) plots a murder most foul.
Rachel Getting Married
Kym (Anne Hathaway), a recovering addict on edge after returning home for her sister's wedding, speaks at her twelve-step meeting on a tragic accident that occurred when she was 16 and high on pills.
Rachel Getting Married
More painful secrets come to the surface in this conversation (and monologue) between daughters Kym (Anne Hathaway), Rachel (Rosemarie Dewitt), and their father. All of this on the eve of Rachel's wedding.
Rebecca
The unnamed once-naive heroine (Joan Fontaine) dreams of returning to the manor house Manderley, haunted by past ghosts, introducing Hitchcock's first American film.
Rebel Without A Cause
Her father having withdrawn his love since she grew up, Attractive, misunderstood, and unloved, Judy (Natalie Wood) confides in a sympathetic juvenile-offenders officer about her father who no longer loves her...since she's grown-up.
Requiem for a Dream
Her addiction to diet pills slowly increasing, Sara Goldfarb (Ellen Bursytn) explains to her son (addicted to heroin, unbeknownst to Sara) the feeling of being old and useless. A beautifully intense and sad monologue.
Revolutionary Road
Two monologues: repressed mid-1950's housewife April (Kate Winslet) confronts her husband regarding their decision to bring children into their world--and the future of their very troubled lives/marriage.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
With all the new people flying in and out of the mansion (and all the orgies, of course), Columbia (Nell Campbell) can't help getting a little high-strung toward the good doctor Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry).
Romeo Must Die
Trish O'Day (Aaliyah in her film debut) mourns the loss of her brother by remembering a childhood practical joke with a sad ending.
Romy & Michele's High School Reunion
Romy (Mira Sorvino) spins a tale of success--they invented Post-It Notes--as they travel cross-country to their high school reunion.
Sabrina
Before leaving for Paris, Sabrina (Julia Ormond) inadvertently confesses her soul to the brother (Harrison Ford) of her unrequited love.
Say Anything
One half of the improbable couple, Diane (Ione Skye), speaks about her relationship with the eccentric good-hearted Lloyd (John Cusack). Only available upon request. Please reference say2.html in your email.
Scary Movie
The buxom Buffy Gilmore (Shannon Elizabeth, in her only appearance on this site) satirizes every teen-slasher (middle-age-slasher, elderly-slasher) movie ever.
Schindler's List
Servant and plaything to a Nazi commander, Jewish girl Helen Hirsch (Embeth Davidtz) feels resigned but is encouraged to talk about her life with Schindler (Liam Neeson), wanting to reassure her.
Scream
Sidney (Neve Campbell) breaks down under the pressure of being hunted by a psychotic and, y'know, everything, and ends up, like, breaking the Rules.
The Secret Life of Words
Solitary nurse Hanna (Sarah Polley) opens up to her (blind and burned) patient about her past traumatic horrors in Yugoslavia during the war.
Sense & Sensibility
Elinor (Emma Thompson, who won an Oscar for her adaption) lectures her more romantically-minded sister on the subject of the heart and love.
Serendipity
Sarah (Kate Beckinsale) explains why she dragged her friend across the country to find someone she knew for a few hours many years before.
Sex, Lies, & Videotape
A Dialogue: the frigid Cynthia (Andie MacDowell) interrogates her sister Ann (Laura San Giacomo) on the latter's activities behind closed doors.
Singin' in the Rain
In this cut scene from the great musical, chorus girl Kathy Selden (Debbie Reynolds) moons over a billboard of her favorite movie star Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly).
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Lena (Alexis Bledel) asserts her youthful individuality to her Greek and traditional grandfather, during a vacation in the homeland.
Six Degrees of Separation
Their high class lives forever changed by a con-artist vagabond, Ouisa Kittredge (Stockard Channing) fears the true nature of this story will be lost over time.
Sleeping Beauty
One of the greatest villains in Disney's illustrious history, Maleficent (voice of Eleanor Audley) teases the imprisoned Prince Phillip on her mountain fortress.
Sleepless in Seattle
Suzy (Rita Wilson, wife of Tom Hanks) gets all gooshy, after she's reminded of the classic tearjerker "An Affair to Remember."
Sleepy Hollow
Lady Van Tassel (Miranda Richardson) reveals her connection to the Headless Horseman to Katrina (Christina Ricci) and everything becomes clear (sort of).
Sliding Doors
Ex-girlfriend mistress Lydia (Jeanne Tripplehorn) yells at wife-cheater Gerry (John Lynch), extending a train station metaphor ad-nauseam.
Some Like It Hot
Sugar Kane (Marilyn Monroe) cursed with bad luck when it comes to men, especially sax players (like Joe (Tony Curtis) disguised as a Josephine)
Someone Like You...
The unlucky in love Jane (Ashley Judd) has a strange (but understandable) request for her doctor. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Something's Gotta Give
The outspoken Zoe (Frances McDormand) opines at an awkward-dinner table, attended by her sister Erica (Diane Keaton), her sisters daughter Marin (Amanda Peet), and Harry (Jack Nicholson), the younger-woman-loving older man Marin is dating.
Somewhere in Time
Elise McKenna (Jane Seymour) is performing on stage in 1912; she breaks character to tell herself and him how she loves the man who has travelled back in time to be with her.
The Sound of Music
Governess Maria (Julie Andrews) turns the tables and lectures the emotionally-absent Captain (Christopher Plummer). Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Spider-Man 2
Surrogate mother figure Aunt May (Rosemary Harris) brightens up the day of the our favorite neighbor webslinger (who has been depressed lately what with his powers decaying and his dream girl getting married to some astronaut doorknob).
Stardust
What does Yvaine (Claire Danes), an actual star from the heavens, know about love? Quite a lot, as it turns out. Did we mention that she's a star?
Star Wars: A New Hope
An exiled knight (Sir Alec Guiness). A desperate captured princess (Carrie Fisher). A dark lord. A galaxy.
Steel Magnoilas
Heartbroken M'Lynn Eatenton (Sally Field) vents her frustrations to her friends of Truvy's Beauty Parlor.
Stepmom
Isabel (Julia Roberts), coping with being a stepmother to Jackie's (Susan Sarandon) children, envies the perfect mother persona that Jackie seems to possess.
Stick It
After a turn toward to juvenile delinquency, former athlete Haley Graham (Missy Peregrym) is forced to return to the world she abandoned, in the form of an elite gymnastics academy.
The Story of Us
Katie Jordan (Michelle Pfieffer) remembers a college paper she had to write on any book that best depicted the way that we viewed the world.
The Story Of Us
Katie Jordan (Michelle Pfeiffer) reconciles with her husband of 15 years, hopefully to live happily ever after together.
The Straight Story
One of the many characters Alvin Straight (Richard Farnsworth) encounters in his cross-country trip: a woman (Barbara Robertson) on the road who has just hit a deer and is having a mental breakdown; she's near hysterical, as well as monotonously depressed at times.
Stranger Than Fiction
Introverted IRS agent Harold Crick (Will Ferrell) has just spent a day auditing the less-than-helpful Ana (Maggie Gyllenhaal), who hopes to apologize with milk, freshly-baked cookies, and conversation. Who could turn that down? Not I.
Superman
In a corny but legendary moment, Lois Lane (Margot Kidder) muses to herself poetically while flying over Metropolis with Superman, spit-curl and all.
The Sweet Hereafter
The ethereal voice of Nicole (Sarah Polley) reads from a poem-version of the Pied Piper, equating it with the tragedy that has destroyed her and her town.
Sydney White
Sydney White (Amanda Bynes) -- a college campus version of Snow White -- rebels against the university queen and her fraternity court.
The Tall Man
Julia (Jessica Biel) is a nurse in a tiny economically-dead town, and she has made some controversial decisions.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
The Mrs. Ricky Bobby, Susan (Amy Adams), revs the spirit of her eponymous NASCAR stock car superstar husband (Will Ferrell).
Tarzan
Her Jane (voice of Minnie Driver). Him Tarzan, he save Jane life and she talks up a storm about the experience to her naturalist father in the wilds of Africa.
The Terminator
Sarah (Linda Hamilton) records crucial messages for her yet-unborn son to hear when he's old enough to understand his own future.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Commited to an aslyum, Sarah Connor reviews a video of an earlier interview with her where she breaks into complete hysterics. She feels better now.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
An older and stronger Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) happens upon a revelation of sorts from observing her son interact with the machine sent to protect him.
Terms of Endearment
A terminally ill Emma Horton (Debra Winger) receives what she knows will be the final visit from her sons.
That Thing You Do!
Stunningly beautiful Faye (Liv Tyler) breaks up with her emotionally absent boyfriend in this Tom Hanks creation.
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
Two short monologues from Rachel Lewis (Claire Danes) who cannot share in her father's fantasy with the ghost of her mother--he lives in the past, ignoring the present.
Tootsie
Julie (Jessica Lange) describes her memories of her mother to Dorothy (Dustin Hoffman) in bed one night.
Traffic
Near the film's finale, Caroline (Erika Christensen) speaks to her rehab group, while on the long and hard road to beating her addiction.
Trust
Teenage Maria (Adrienne Shelly) has become pregnant by her football-player ex-boyfriend. In this scene she speaks to Nurse Paine (Karen Silas) at a family planning clinic to consider her options.
Twilight
In this dialogue, undead monstrosity Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) steal away to the foggy woods together. Needless to say, he does not bury his teeth in her neck (as much as he might want to do so).
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
I find Anna Kendrick to be delightful. That being said, I'm not entirely sure why she appeared in a small role in the "Twilight" movies, as Bella's high school friend Jessica. Well, to answer my own question, those movies started filming in 2006 or 2007, when she was still a working actor rather than the "Pitch Perfect" star of today with an Oscar nomination under her belt. Anyway, this is her character's high school graduation speech.
Underworld
Because a little exposition never killed anyone. Kate Beckinsale plays vampire/assassin Selene. Turn-ons: acrobatics, trenchcoats, and guns.
Up at the Villa
Mary Panton (Kristin Scott Thomas) hesitates over becoming close to anyone else, after a past tragedy.
V for Vendetta
Evey Hammond (Natalie Portman) remembers the anarchist revolutionary hero who changed her life (for the positive).
V for Vendetta
Political prisoner Valerie (Valerie Page), jailed because of her sexuality, leaves her history in her prison cell for a future prisoner to find.
V for Vendetta
A guilty (and honest) Dr. Delia Surridge (Sinead Cusack) documents the experiments that killed hundreds and created the vigilante of the people, V.
Vertigo
Through a letter, the betrayer and betrayed Judy (Kim Novak) tries to decide whether to run and hide or stay and try to love. Brilliant Hitchcock-spoilers ahead.
The Village
Their isolated Pennsylvania village may be small and simple, but Ivy Walker (Bryce Dallas Howard) and Lucius Hunt (Joaquin Phoenix)) find a unique way to confess their love for one another.
Waiting for Guffman
In this deleted scene, Dairy Queen servant Libby (Parkey Posey) auditions for Corky St. Claire's musical with a monologue.
Waiting to Exhale
About to go out on a blind date, Savannah Jackson (Whitney Houston) contemplates the multifaceted issue of the opposite sex on New Years Eve. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Waking Life
Four explorations of reality and unreality, waking and dreaming (from various characters) in this very surreal and fascinating movie. Only available upon request. Please email me for these monologues.
West Side Story
Maria (Natalie Wood) turns upon those who caused the death of her true love and others; they killed not with guns and knives but by hate.
Wet Hot American Summer
Summer (camp) loving, had me a blast: dream girl Katie (Marguerite Moreau) rejects the sensitive and kind Coop for the all-body-no-brains type.
The Whales of August
Sarah (screen legend Lillian Gish in her last role) toasts her late-husband on their 46th anniversary; he was killed in WWII.
When A Man Loves A Woman
Alice Green, struggling to recover from the disease of alcoholism, speaks to her Alcohol Anonymous group from the bottom of her resolved heart.
When Harry Met Sally
Sally (Meg Ryan) recently broke up with her long-time boyfriend and is convinced she did the right thing. Plus another monologue from Harry: apartments and death.
Where the Heart Is
Two monologues (in one file): Lexie Coop (Ashley Judd) recalls her discovery of her boyfriend abusing her children and Novalee (Natalie Portman) advises her on what to tell her kids after what they've all been through.Only available upon request. Please email me for these monologues.
While You Were Sleeping
Lucy (Sandra Bullock) confesses to the family of her faux fiancee that's she's not who they think she is, yet she loves them all just the same.
While You Were Sleeping
Two additional monologues from the love-sick, confused, sweet, cute and very memorable heroine Lucy (Sandra Bullock).
White Oleander
Two monologues: Astrid (Alison Lohman) ponders her life at the beginning and at the end of her especially painful teenage trials.
White Oleander
Poet. Murderer. Mother? The incarcerated Ingrid (Michelle Pfeiffer) explains a mystery of Astrid's (Alison Lohman) childhood.
The Witches of Eastwick
Alex (Cher) successfully resists the slimy scumbag advances of Daryl, a literal devil, after a lunch date.
The Wizard of Oz
Back in her room in Kansas, the Dorothy (Judy Garland, "the little girl with the big voice") is so glad to be home. You know this one.
Wristcutters: A Love Story
Desiree (Leslile Bibb) is not anywhere near the same person that Zia (Patrick Fugiit) remembers from the real world (before they both committed suicide (over each other)).
The X-Files: Fight the Future
Two cool-as-hell monologues from FBI Special Agents Dana Scully & Fox Mulder on the big screen; the Truth is Out There...always. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
X-Men: The Last Stand
Ororo "Storm" Munroe (Halle Berry) eulogizes a fallen hero.
Young Adult
Unstable alcoholic Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) has returned to the small town in Minnesota where she fell in love and grew up (in age, if not in wisdom). She's invited to a party thrown by her former boyfriend and his wife, but she ends up crashing it anyway.
You've Got Mail
Kathleen (Meg Ryan) relishes in the beautiful and decidedly modern way she's able to connect with the object of her affections.

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