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Speaker/Context
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 Liaisons
Valmont (John Malkovich) attempts trying to convince Madame de Tourvel (Michelle Pfeiffer) that his love is sincere.
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.
Dark Blue
As the Rodney King riots are about to begin, corrupt police detective (Kurt Russell) confesses to his crimes, taking fellow policemen with him.
The Dark Knight
Loyal butler Alfred (Michael Caine) offers an allegory to the crimefighting vigilante.
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
And to think, at one time, I doubted his casting. Four monologues from this immortal performance by Heath Ledger as the Joker, in all of his twitching, greasy, repellant yet cavalier glory. There's nothing that makes him more proud than his own insanity and how his insanity will affect others.
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).
Dave
Two monologues from this energetic political comedy: Dave (Kevin Kline) impersonates the President and does a better job in office than the real one could ever do. If only.
Dead Poets Society
Mr. Keating, (Robin Williams), another unconventional English teacher, is telling his students what they can expect to learn this semester in his class on poetry--what he hopes to teach them.
Dead Poets Society
Two monologues from the unconventional, inspirational, and controversial Mr. Keating (Robin Williams)...and many other -ial words as well.
Dead Poets Society
The concluding monologue from Shakespeare's character "Puck", performed by the main character Neil Perry (Robert Sean Leonard) here.
Deep Blue Sea
Facing disaster, Russell Franklin (Samuel L. Jackson) attempts to rally the survivors of the initial attack (by the killer enhanced sharks). Hey, I liked it.
The Departed
Captain Ellerby (Alec Baldwin) spearheads an elite task force of the Special Investigations Unit, within the Massachusetts State Police.
Desperado
Strange stranger Buscemi (Steve Buscemi, naturally) tells an opening story of the new El Mariachi to the concerned patrons of a low-life bar.
Detroit Rock City
After his wild KISS-inspired escapades, "Jam" (Sam Huntington) fights his ultra-right-wing mother for his right to party.
Devil's Advocate
Two monologues from Al Pacino's shouting delightfully over-the-top and literally Satanic performance.
Devil's Own
Tom (Harrison Ford) finds a stash of money in his home where Rory (Brad Pitt) has been staying and confronts him and asks him if it is for weapons for the IRA.
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.)
Dirty Dancing
An 1980's icon movie: Baby (Jennifer Grey) admits her guilt while simultaneously accusing her father of betraying her.
District 9
South African government employee Wikus van de Merwe (Sharlto Copley) speaks about the love for his wife, while on his way to a tragic course of events.
Disturbia
Kale (Shia LaBeouf) confesses to spying on the girl next door (Sarah Roemer) -- except he's been peeping in a really romantic way...apparently.
Divorcing Jack
Jack (David Thewlis) lectures the IRA and the Irish prime minister about the importance of individuals as well as give them a new (but utterly ignored) perspective on the endless loss of life.
Dr. Strangelove
Air Force General Jack D. Ripper (Sterling Hayden), completely and utterly insane, suspects that the Communists are conspiring to pollute the "precious bodily fluids" of the American people.
Dr. Strangelove
General Turgidson (George C. Scott) reads a rather ominously insane letter from General Ripper (who has lost his mind).
Dr. Strangelove
Russian Ambassador de Sadesky (Peter Bull) argues with the President about why they had to build the seemingly nonsensical Doomsday Machine.
Dr. Strangelove
Major Kong (Slim Pickens) gives a pep talk to his plane's crew before they go on a mission to bomb Russia, following orders from a general who has gone bonkers.
Dr. Strangelove
One of the most hilarious scenes in movie history. Incompetent President Muffley (the brilliant Peter Sellers) breaks some (really) bad news to the Soviet Premier...A must-read!
Dr. Strangelove
To the President and other powerful world leaders, Dr.Strangelove (Peter Sellers) explains what to do in case of nuclear destruction.
Dodgeball
Not-too-bright egomaniacal bully White Goodman (Ben Stiller) talks smack to the underdogs in the big dodgeball competition. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Dog Day Afternoon
Surrounded by TV news and police after a botched attempt to rob a bank, Sonny (Al Pacino) reads a statement for the crowd, as he realizes the odds of surviving the standoff are slim.
Dogma
After an encounter with the people brought together to stop them, rogue angel Bartleby (Ben Affleck) gains an epiphany; his ardent need to get home becomes a violent obsession.
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
Bethany, the last known descendant of Christ, is rescued by the two "prophets," Jay (Jason Mewes) & Silent Bob, being their usual crude, pop-culture-infected and silent selves.
Dogma
An angel cast out of heaven, Loki (Matt Damon) lectures a nun on the metaphors in Lewis Carroll's "The Walrus & the Carpenter"
Dogma
Cardinal Glick (George Carlin) revitalizes the Catholic church with a new publicity campaign.
Dogma
Azrael (Jason Lee) eludicates on the nature of Hell, since he's had some time to think about it. Cut from the final film, but on the DVD.
Dogma
Her entire concept of religion thrown for a loop, Bethany (Linda Fiorentino) remembers when she started to question her faith.
Don Juan DeMarco
A young man (Johnny Depp) thinks he's the greatest lover who ever lived, Don Juan, and eventually convinces his psychiatrist, instilling the doctor with a new fire for life and love, changing his life.
Don Juan DeMarco
Mental patient "Don Juan" (Johnny Depp) remembers what led to his transformation into the greatest lover who ever lived.
Don Juan DeMarco
Don Juan (Johnny Depp) asks if you have you ever really loved a woman -- and more importantly - do you know how?
Donnie Brasco
Undercover FBI agent Donnie Brasco (Johnny Depp) explains the different usages of the phrase "forget about it" among the Mafia to his confused fellow agents.
Donnie Brasco
Donnie Brasco (Johnny Depp) struggles to balance his life between his wife and family and his undercover work with the Mafia in New York City.
Donnie Darko
Haven't you ever wondered about Smurfs and sex? No? Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal) corrects his friends misinterpretations of where Smurfette came from, and Smurf sexual practice.
Donnie Darko
Donnie, struggling with an existential conflict, smacks down an "inspirational" speaker at a school assembly.
Double Indemnity
Suspicious insurance claims adjuster Keyes (Edward G. Robinson) smells a rat with the so-called suicide on his desk.
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.
Drive
Two monologues from terrifying, murderous, yet oddly civilized and soft-spoken gangster and ex-movie producer Bernie Rose (Albert Brooks) - you don't want this person on your bad side.
Driven
After an insane car chase through Chicago streets, veteran driver Joe Tanto (Stallone) pulls troubled star rookie Jimmy (Kip Pardue) out of his car and lectures him on the things he lacks in becoming a world champion.
Drugstore Cowboy
Living in a Portland fleabag hotel, former junkie/thief Bob (Matt Dillon) gets a surprise visit by his estranged and still drug addicted wife Diane (Kelly Lynch).
Duck Soup
This hilarious satire on war by the Marx Bros. is second only to "The Great Dictator"...President Firefly (Groucho Marx) convinces himself there's no way Trentino would accept his apology, thus causing the war.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Elliot (Henry Thomas) introduces E.T. to the planet Earth using his collection of toys and Star Wars action figures.
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.
Easy Rider
A man went looking for America and couldn't find it anywhere...Billy (Dennis Hopper), Wyatt (Peter Fonda) and George (Jack Nicholson) sitting around the campfire, smoking pot and looking to the stars.
Ed Wood
Bela Lugosi (Martin Landau) gives his all (and then some) to his mad-scientist role in the horrific horror movie, "Bride of the Monster" (directed by Ed Wood (Johnny Depp)
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
Ever though he's didn't get to win the election, not-too-bright Paul (Chris Klein) had a fantastic senior year.
Election
In this brilliant dark comedy, the bitter and angry teen lesbian Tammy Metzler (Jessica Campbell) encourages the student body *not* to vote.
Elmer Gantry
Smooth-talking traveling salesman Elmer Gantry (Burt Lanchester), expesses his sympathy for the woman begging for charity as he and friends sit drinking in a bar.
The Empire Strikes Back
After another of Luke's reckless failures, Yoda (voiced by Frank Oz) lectures him on the nature and power of the Force.
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.
The Entertainer
Washed-up vaudevillian Archie Rice (Sir Laurence Olivier) opens up to his daughter Jean... he's not much of anything anymore, his stage personality is the only thing he has left.
Envy
Tim Dingman (Ben Stiller) and Nick (Jack Black) used to be the best of friends--until Nick became disgustingly rich, which put a strain on their relationship.
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)
Erskineville Kings
In this Australian film, Wace (Hugh Jackman) explains to his brother their abusive dad's last day in the hospital and how he really died.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Instead of feeling depressed at work, Joel Barish (Jim Carrey) calls in sick on Valentines Day and feel depressed while walking on a beach in upstate NY.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
In this deleted scene from a beautiful movie, Joel (Jim Carrey) consults with Dr. Mierzwiak (Tom Wilkinson) on the erasure of Clementine.
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.
Eve's Bayou
Eve discovers a letter from her father Louis (Samuel L. Jackson), admitting to his weakness and a mistake he never can take back.
Evil Dead 2
If it wasn't for Professor Knowby (John Peaks) with his literally damned Book of the Dead...we wouldn't have a movie.
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.
Face/OFf
Terrorist Castor Troy (Nicholas Cage) proves to his wife that he's really her husband Sean Archer (John Travolta, now the villain) and vice versa.
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. Silly, stupid, but fun.
Fall
They come from different places -- it would never work out. A letter from him to her: a New York cabbie Michael (Eric Schaeffer) loves and loses his supermodel girlfriend Sarah (Amanda DeCadenet).
Fame
To quote Smokey Robinson and the Miracles...tears of a clown. Aspiring comedian Ralph Darcy (Barry Miller) calls up painful memories from his past.
The Family Man
Given a glimpse of what his life could have been, Jack Campbell is reconciled by his ol' best friend Arnie (Jeremy Piven) (who he just met for the first time).
The Family Man
Jack (Nicholas Cage) tries to convince his ex-girlfriend (Tea Leoni) to stay, describing their life together in the other dimension.
Fargo
Mr. Mohra (Bain Boehlke) encountered a criminal and gives his report to Officer Olson (Cliff Rakerd)--in a very Minnesotan-type way.
The Fast and the Furious
After racing in the streets of Los Angeles, Brian (Paul Walker) clashes with street gang leader Dom (Vin Diesel).
Fast Times At Ridgemont High
Ultimate ladies-man (just ask him) Mike Damone (Robert Romanus) gives his protege a few tips on women in this very good teen-sex comedy.
Fat Man and Little Boy
Upset over the imminent death of a friend by radiation poisoning, Manhattan Project researcher Dr. Schoenfield (John C. McGinley) lets loose on Oppenheimer (Dwight Schultz).
Father of the Bride / Father of the Bride Part II
Two introductory monologues by George Banks (Steve Martin), a happy family man whose life is thrown for a loop by his only daughter's marriage... and then in the sequel, his daughter and (unexpectedly) his wife are pregnant.
Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas
The Hunter S. Thompson character Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp) within this psychedelic dementia describes what he packed for the trip to Vegas.
Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas
Raoul Duke (aka Hunter S. Thompson) (Johnny Depp) searches for the American Dream -- while on enough drugs to kill the entire team of Budweiser horses.
Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas
More drug-addled ramblings from the Hunter S. Thompson character searching for the American dream, Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp).
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.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Even though most of the known world has this already memorized, here is the opening monologue from smug, confident, outlandish Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick).
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
In this dramatic deleted scene almost completely opposite to the rest of the movie's tone, Ferris (Matthew Broderick) talks to the audience about an outcast acquaintance Garth Volbeck. I would have loved to have seen this in the final movie./CENTER>
A Few Good Men
Y'know, I think Jack might be represented on my page more than any other actor. Here, Colonel Jessup (Jack Nicholson) scoffs at the military investigation.
A Few Good Men
Colonel Nathan Jessep (Jack Nicholoson) suddenly loses his calm when on the stand during a trial for the murder of a private under his command.
Field of Dreams
As his friend faces economic failure, Terence Mann (James Earl Jones) eludicates on the purpose behind the magical field.
Field of Dreams
"Moonlight" Graham (Burt Lancaster) asks whether there's enough magic out there in the world to fulfill his lifelong dream; can his fantasy be a reality just once?
Fight Club
In a monologue on the movie soundtrack only, Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) eludicates on his manic philosophies on the nature of man. In other words, kick ass. Only available upon request. Please reference fclub.html in your email. (If you would like all four, no need to reference them individually.)
Fight Club
From our apathetic, insomniac, hypochondriac (he has a lot of problems) Narrator (Edward Norton), as he drags himself to his job every day, slogging from city to city. Only available upon request. Please reference fclub2.html in your email. (If you would like all four, no need to reference them individually.)
Fight Club
The rules and regulations of Fight Club, as delivered by Tyler (Brad Pitt). Only available upon request. Please reference fclub3.html in your email. (If you would like all four, no need to reference them individually.)
Fight Club
Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt), representing all the little people that are stepped on and ignored on a daily basis...they've just realized the hypocrisy of it all, and they're not happy. Only available upon request. Please reference fclub4.html in your email. (If you would like all four, no need to reference them individually.)
Finding Forrester
Reclusive novelist Forrester (Sean Connery), reluctant to talk about the past, talks about his departed war-veteran brother, standing in Yankee Stadium with his young friend Jamal (Rob Brown).
Finding Nemo
Believing their long trek has been for naught, heartbroken clownfish Marlin (Albert Brooks) swims away from the forgetful Dory (Ellen DeGeneres).
First Blood
Drifter, former Vietnam War Green Beret John Rambo (Slyvester Stallone) haunted by his savage memories of Vietnam, confides in his former Colonel (Richard Crenna)
A Fish Called Wanda
Otto (Kevin Kline), in denial (since he reallly is quite stupid) gets his unintelligence explained to him by Wanda (Jamie Lee Curtis)
A Fish Called Wanda
Archie Leach (John Cleese) complains about the curse of being British, being surrounded by virtual repressed "corpses."
The Fisher King
Parry (Robin Williams) tells Jack (Jeff Bridges) the story of the Fisher King, and the Holy Grail, while lying in a field in Central Park
The Fisher King
Surprising her, Parry confesses his absolute devotion and boundless love to Lydia (Amanda Plummer) after their first date.
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.
The Fisher King
In a cameo appearance, Tom Waits plays an (anonymous) homeless disabled veteran in Grand Central Station, seeing himself as a "moral traffic light."
Five Easy Pieces
A concert pianist turned oil rig worker, the unlikeable Robert Dupea (Jack Nicholson) futilely tries to communicate and reconcile with his dying father.
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.
Fools Rush In
Well, to paraphrase from the original Elvis, wise men say, fools rush in, but Alex (Matthew Perry) can't help falling in love with Isabel (Salma Hayek).
For Whom The Bell Tolls
From the novel by Ernest Hemingway, set during the Spanish Civil War -- Pilar (Katina Paxinou), a liberated female guerilla leader, speaks about the contrast between beauty and ugliness.
Frost/Nixon
A disgraced and drunk Richard Nixon (Frank Langella) calls his interviewer David Frost (Michael Sheen) in the middle of the night, in a desperate attempt to relate to another person.
Forrest Gump
Having lost his legs in the war, Lt. Dan Taylor (Gary Sinise) screams angrily at Forrest (Tom Hanks), whom he blames for ruining his destiny.
Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) mourns the death of his beloved Jenny at her grave at the conclusion of the 1995 Best Picture.
Four Rooms
Elder bellboy Sam (Marc Lawrence) remembers his encounters with famous movie stars of legend and yore.
Four Rooms
The trials and tribulations of being named Ted, spoken passionately by Ted the Bellhop (Tim Roth).
Four Rooms
Chester (Quentin Tarantino) waxes eloquent on the film roles of (comic genius?) Jerry Lewis...and the movie where he played a bellboy.
Four Rooms
Chester (Quentin Tarantino, acting badly per usual) proposes a rather bloody deal with bellboy Ted (Tim Roth) who wants nothing better than to vamoose.
Four Weddings & A Funeral
Following the death of his lover Garreth, Matthew (John Hannah) delivers one of the more famous movie monologues of recent history.
Four Weddings & A Funeral
At what he knows is exactly the wrong time, Charles (Hugh Grant), tripping over his own words, confesses his love for Carrie (Andie MacDowell).
Frances Ha
The directionless and unreasonably optimistic Frances (Greta Gerwig, also the co-screenwriter) explains what she ideally wants from a relationship.
Frankie & Johnny
The budding relationship between waitress Frankie (Michelle Pfeiffer) and cook Johnny (Al Pacino) hasn't really worked out as well as Johnny would like. Maybe a last-ditch attempt at a midnight request to a radio show will help?
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. Three monologues.
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.
Fritz the Cat
A cult comic by the irrepressible R. Crumb brought to life by legend Ralph Bakshi: Fritz the Cat (voice of Skip Hinnant), a groovy and swinging cat, considers his college/party lifestyle.
From Here To Eternity
Private Robert "Prew" Prewitt adamantly opposes the sport of boxing, haunted by a tragedy, and he pays a price for refusing to represent his company.
From Here To Eternity
Tortured by the sadistic sargeant "Fatso" Judson, Maggio (Frank Sinatra) breathes his last words to his friend Prew, lapsing into delusion.
Full Metal Jacket
Manic drill sergeant Hartman (R. Lee Ermey) screams at the maggots that call themselves new recruits (or humans) at boot camp in this Kubrick masterpiece.
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.

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