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Movie
Speaker/Context
The Talented Mr. Ripley
As Mr. Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) says, "I always thought it'd be better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody" -- even if he has to erase himsel and kill and steal another life to fully become a somebody.
Talk Radio
Barry (Eric Bogosian), near the end of his radio show, suddenly spouts passionate anger towards his listeners
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 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.
Taxi Driver
Title character and disgruntled psychotic war veteran Travis Bickle (Robert DeNiro) hates intensely the scum on the streets surrounding him constantly.
Taxi Driver
An anonymous insane passenger (Martin Scorsese) plots a brutal murder against his wife, confiding in Travis Bickle, who doesn't want to be listening.
Taxi Driver
A dangerous introvert, Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) tries to reconcile with the woman he dated just once, with disasterous results.
Taxi Driver
Worried about his grasp on sanity, Travis seeks the advice of another taxi drive, the rather-nonsensical but honest Wizard (Peter Boyle).
Taxi Driver
Slowdancing with her, pimp Sport (Harvey Kietel) soothes the doubts of young prostitute Iris (Jodie Foster), insisting that he loves and needs her.
Team America: World Police
Actor-turned-World Police member Gary (a marionette with the voice of Trey Parker) offers a genital-based explanation on how the world works. Please do not read this if you are easily offended by genitals or marionettes.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie (1990)
In my wildest dreams, I never thought this movie would be represented on my beloved website. Nevertheless, here is Splinter's origin as told by...well, the sensai himself (voiced by Kevin Clash, who is also the voice of Elmo). Wow.
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.
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
What does would-be-hero John Connor (Nick Stahl) do when the world doesn't come to an end? He becomes a directionless loner--but not for long. Two monologues.
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.
There Will Be Blood
Two monologues and a monologue/dialogue by the heartless and silver-tongued oil prospector Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis), motivated by nothing by greed.
There Will Be Blood
Teen preacher Eli Sunday (Paul Dano) leads a good ol' fashioned revival with good ol' fashioned faith healing.
The Third Man
A dialogue: Pulp fiction novelist Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) seeks out the truth of what really happened to his (dead?) friend Harry Lime (Orson Welles) -- and discovers much more than he ever wanted to know about his best friend.
The Thirteenth Floor
Scientist Douglas Hall (Craig Bierko) confronts his dangerous creation: a computer-generated parallel world.
Tigerland
After being caught after an AWOL attempt, loner Bozz (Colin Farrell) is returned to training camp. This monologue/scene takes place with Bozz's only so-called friend Paxton (Matthew Davis), a writer, and an innocent young kid, Cantwell (Tom Guiry), on potato peeling duty because of the antics of Bozz.Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Time Bandits
If Evil (David Warner) had created the earth instead of that Supreme Being wussy, things would be different.
A Time to Kill
Carl Lee (Samuel L. Jackson) offers his own idea of defense to his lawyer and his own surprisingly thoughts on the eternal race question.
A Time to Kill
Lawyer Jake Brigance (Matthew McConaughey) delivers a stirring summation, defending Carl who killed the men who beat and raped his daughter.
Titanic
Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) manages to dissuade Rose (Kate Winslet) from jumping from the passenger liner's stern. Otherwise, we wouldn't have a movie. Only available upon request. Please reference titanic4 in your email.
Titanic
Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) inspires Rose to break the societal ties that bind -- and the fact that the boat will sink kind of helps. Only available upon request. Please reference titanic1 in your email.
Titanic
Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio), sitting at the elite's dinner table, doesn't let his "fish out of water" status bring him down. Only available upon request. Please reference titanic3 in your email.
Titanic
Freezing to death somewhere a few hundred miles from the coast of Nova Scotia, Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) asks Rose to promise him something. Only available upon request. Please reference titanic2 in your email. Please be aware that these are not female monologues -- James Cameron gave all the speeches to Leo, rather than Kate (Winslet).
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.
To Have and Have Not
An incredibly sexy (and modern) scene/monologue between boat captain Harry (Bogart) and club singer "Slim" (Lauren Bacall in her first role at 19)
To Kill A Mockingbird
The famous "all men are created equal?" closing argument by lawyer Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck), desperately defending Tom Robinson against an imaginary charge.
Tommy Boy
His mood already strained by his traveling companion, Tommy (Chris Farley) flips out after a diner's waitress denies him food.
Tootsie
A very amusing dialogue. Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman), a struggling, difficult actor, argues with his agent (Sydney Pollack) about his future in show business.
Tootsie
Julie (Jessica Lange) describes her memories of her mother to Dorothy (Dustin Hoffman) in bed one night.
Tootsie
Michael (Dustin Hoffman), an actor who becomes a soap opera star by pretending to be a woman ("Dorothy"), improvises during a live taping in order to get himself off of the show.
Toys
The eccentric Leslie Zevo (Robin Williams) rallies his beloved (non-violent) toys together when his obsessed general uncle starts making weapons instead of normal harmless playthings for kids. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Traffic
At a rehab center, recovering substance abuser Marty (Steve Rose) tells his story.
Traffic
As a father searches for his daughter, quick-talking coked-out preppie Seth (Topher Grace) describes his on-the-street point-of-view on the drug scene.
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.
Training Day
Corrupt and dangerous cop Alonzo (Oscar winner Denzel Washington), left for dead by crowd of thugs.
Trainspotting
Two monologues, the first at Renton's (Ewan McGregor) bleakest and the other upon his return to normal society
Trainspotting
Renton (McGregor) travels to "Mother Superior" for one final hit to get through this long, hard day.
Trainspotting
Hanging out in the highlands with his (similarly-inflicted) friends, Renton (Ewan McGregor) hates the people and culture he belongs to.
Trainspotting
Renton (Ewan McGregor) goes over the checklist of things to have before trying to kick a heroin habit by going cold turkey.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Mad prospector Howard (Walter Huston directed by his son, John Huston) describes what the obsession-'disease' of gold fever feels like.
Trick
Young gay man Gabriel (Christian Campbell) is trying to find some place to be alone with an intended one-night-stand. Here he's conversationally assaulted by a jealous drag queen, Miss Coco Peru (Clinton Leupp), in a club restroom.
True Romance
Cliff (Dennis Hopper) comes home to find gangster Vincent Coccotti (Christopher Walken) - he's looking for Cliff's thieving son. And Cliff apparently figures he has nothing to lose.
The Truman Show
The creator of the show, Christof (Ed Harris) speaks to his (brain)child from the Big Control Room in the sky.
Trust (1990)
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.
Trust (2010)
Family man Will (Clive Owen), in the depths of depression and guilt, regrets not being able to protect his daughter from an internet predator.
Tuck Everlasting
The patriarch of an immortal family, Angus Tuck (William Hurt) gives Winnie (Alexis Bledel) the choice between everlasting life or being part of the natural course of things.
Tucker: The Man & His Dream
A unlikely but astute partner, Abe Karatz (Martin Landau) reaffirms his loyalty to Tucker's dream.
Twelve Monkeys
Two monologues from our favorite monkey, the insane, paranoid revolutionary rich-boy Jeffery Goines (Brad Pitt).
Twelve Monkeys
Future leader of the 12 Monkeys brigade, Jeffrey Goines (Brad Pitt) gives Cole (Bruce Willis) the deluxe tour of the mental hospital. MY CHAIR!!
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.
Two for the Money
Unrepetent gambling maestro Walter Abrams (Al Pacino) lectures a captive audience at a Gamblers' Anonymous meeting.
UHF
Before he was Cosmo Kramer, Michael Richards was Stanley Spadowski, slow but lovable janitor and children's show host for George's (Weird Al Yankovic) TV station.
Unbreakable
Mysterious comic-book guru Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson) brings a transaction to a screeching halt, at his gallery, Limited Edition.
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.
Used Cars
Slickster salesman Rudy (Kurt Russell) tries to peddle off an ugly car as if it was a Ferrari. He speaks almost without breathing--one long barrage of words, spoken faster by the second...
The Usual Suspects
Under the lights and under pressure, Verbal Kint (Kevin Spacey) spills his guts about the infamous Keyser Soze
V for Vendetta
In this future, Great Britain is ruled by a fascist fist, and it falls to the masked (and very literate) freedom fighter known as 'V' (Hugo Weaving) to topple the corrupt powers-that-be. Three monologues.
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.
Vanya on 42nd Street
I've never read any Chehov, and I've never seen any Chehov performed. However, I think this David Mamet documentary-like telling of "Uncle Vanya" would be an excellent place to start.
Varsity Blues
Reluctant football player Mox (James Van Der Beek) introduces his town -- obsessed and based around one certain sport.
Varsity Blues
Their coach has lost his last remaining marbles, and it's all up to Moxon (James Van Der Beek) to rally the troops around.
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.
The Virgin Suicides
The boys next door try to piece together the mysterious tragic puzzle of the five sisters across the street that they worshipped. A monologue spoken 20 years after that year, by the film's narrator (Giovanni Ribisi).
Vision Quest
Insightful short-order cook Elmo (J.C. Quinn) describes a transcendental moment with soccer player Pelé on the television
Waiting for Guffman
In this deleted scene, Dairy Queen servant Libby (Parkey Posey) auditions for Corky St. Claire's musical with a monologue.
Waiting for Guffman
Dentist and student of the class-clown, Dr. Allan Pearl (Eugene Levy) describes his show-biz roots, before being cast in the town's pageant.
Waiting for Guffman
Corky St. Clair (Christopher Guest), with show-business in his blood, flowing through his veins, gives his brief history (not a history of his briefs).
Waiting for Guffman
Deluded but affable small-town director Corky (Christopher Guest) expresses optimism over his surprising small-town cast.
Waiting for Guffman
In this mock-documentary, Corky (Christopher Guest) blows up (kind of) at the town council after they refuse to give him an adequate budget for his show, Red, White & Blaine.
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.
Wall Street
In this famous defining 1980's film, Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) tells his associates that greed is right and greed is good. A very famous monologue. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
The Warriors
Gang leader Cyrus (Roger Hill) calls for a union of all of the gangs to take over all of New York City, one borough at a time. His radical idea doesn't exactly work out.
Wedding Crashers
Two monologues from Jeremy Grey (Vince Vaughn), a committed womanizer, master of seduction, and consummate master at crashing weddings.
Where the Heart Is
Lexie Coop (Ashley Judd) recalls up a horrible event in her life when she discovered her boyfriend abusing her children. Only available upon request. Please email me for this monologue.
Wayne's World 2
World's greatest stage manager Del Preston (Ralph Brown), recruited by Wayne and Garth, has a neverending supply of (most likely false) rock anecdotes.
The Way of the Gun
Professional criminals Parker (Ryan Philippe) and Longbaugh (Benicio del Toro) are holding a pregnant woman for ransom, but Parker begins to have second thoughts.
The Wedding Singer
This is probably not the best time for singer Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler) to be working a wedding reception, especially considering he's just been abandonned at the altar by his fiancee.
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
During a camp variety show, professional comedian Alan Shemper (Michael Showalter) gets huge laughter from the crowd with his piss-poor material.
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.
We Were Soldiers
Lt. Col. Hal Moore (Mel Gibson) addresses his charges as they're about to leave for Vietnam, in the early years of the war.
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.
What Dreams May Come
In this stylish tearjerker, the deceased Chris Nielsen (Robin Williams) speaks to his beloved wife, left behind on earth.
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, about her family and her battle.
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.
When Harry Met Sally
His wife has left him and Harry (Billy Crystal) attempts to find a bit of peace by watching football, doing the wave, and telling his friend Jess (Bruno Kirby) what happened.
When Harry Met Sally
Harry (Billy Crystal) discusses and amends his "rule" that men and women can't be friends--to this best friend Sally (Meg Ryan).
When Harry Met Sally
On New Years, after several years of eccentric friendship, Harry (Billy Crystal) finally figures out that he loves Sally (Meg Ryan)
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.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Down-and-out private-eye Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) resents Toontown -- ever since a madman there murdered his brother.
Willard
Tyrantical boss Frank (R. Lee Ermey) is sick and tired of his employee, Willard (Crispin Glover), showing up for work every single day. So today, he locks Willard in the elevator.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Mr. Slugworth (Günter Meisner), the slimy much-hated competitor to Wonka, tries to corrupt young innocent dirt-poor Charlie.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
The always surprising Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) angrily turns against Grandpa Joe (Jack Albertson) and Charlie (Peter Ostrum).
The Witches of Eastwick
Supernatural Daryl (Jack Nicholson), betrayed by his lovers/students, stumbles into a church to angrily address the small-town congregation in the way only Jack can.
The Witches of Eastwick
Alex (Cher) successfully resists the slimy scumbag advances of Daryl, a literal devil, after a lunch date.
With Honors
Harvard bum, Simon (Joe Pesci) interupts a university lecture to deliver his own on what he feels the Constitution means.
With Honors
Monty (Brendan Fraser) remembers the unlikely friend that dramatically touched his life and the life of all his friends at Harvard University.
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.
The Wizard of Oz
The Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) sings the praises of having courage; little does he know (along with everyone else in the now completed group) they already have what they're looking for.
Wolf
Jack in a werewolf movie...how 'bout that? Aging publisher (Jack Nicholson) starts to charm the socks off the daughter of his boss, Laura (Michelle Pfeiffer).
Wreck-It Ralph
It's a hard-knock life for the secretly sensitive, knockabout bad guy Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) in the land of video games.
The Wrestler
Every part of his body is in pain. But Randy Robinson (Mickey Rourke) can't stop performing as a professional wrestler. Even if it kills him.
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 Adam
Adam (Ewan McGregor), an aimless drifter living on a barge, discovers a dead body of a woman dressed only in a silk petticoat in the river, and this monologue is his description of what he believes happened to her.
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.
Young Frankenstein
Doctor Frankenstein (Fron-kon-steen) (Gene Wilder) prepares himself in his attempt to conquer death in Mel Brooks' classic. Only available upon request. Please reference frank.html in your email.
Young Frankenstein
Dr. Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) insists on risking his life by trying to find the humanity in the monster with the brain from "Abby Normal.." "Nice knowing you," says Igor. Only available upon request. Please reference frank2.html in your email.
Young Frankenstein
The Monster (Peter Boyle), now blessed with a considerably more "calmer brain" defends his creator, the mad scientist. Only available upon request. Please reference frank3.html in your email.
Young Guns
Why does Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips) seek revenge against the corrupted villain Murphy? Why does this quest against him and his people mean more to Chavez than to Billy the Kid and his gang?
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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