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Directed by Tony Scott, 'True Romance' is a 1993 cult classic about going to dangerous lengths for your love.

These 'True Romance' movie quotes will give you a great idea of the sense of adventure and thrill in the movie. The movie stars Christian Slater as Clarence Worley, Patricia Arquette as Alabama Whitman, Dennis Hopper as Clifford Worley, Gary Oldman as Drexl Spivey, Val Kilmer as Elvis, Brad Pitt as Floyd, Christopher Walken, James Gandolfini and Samuel L. Jackson.

The 'True Romance' script was actually written by Quentin Tarantino and directed by Tony Scott. So, you know there are going to be some famous 'True Romance' lines spoken by the characters. Read on for such quotes. If you like this article, also check out our compilations of  Quentin Tarantino quotes and 'Bonnie and Clyde' quotes.

Clarence And Alabama Quotes

One of the coolest couples in the history of Hollywood come from 'True Romance'.

Clarence Worley-Alabama Whitman from 'True Romance' is one of the coolest couples in movie history. Here are some of their famous quotes from the movie, 'True Romance' love quotes and also some Christian romance quotes. In 'True Romance', Clarence and Alabama are lovers on the run. Check out their quotes here!

1.“I don't like to barter...I never have fun in Tijuana. That price is non-negotiable...what's in that envelope is for my peace of mind...my peace of mind is worth that much. Not one penny more, not one penny more.”

- Christian Slater as Clarence.

2."I kept asking Clarence why our world seemed to be collapsing...and he'd say, 'that's the way it goes, but don't forget, it goes the other way too'. That's the way romance is...usually, that's the way it goes, but every once in a while, it goes the other way too."

-Patricia Arquette as Alabama from 'True Romance'.

3.“Amid the chaos of that day, when all I could hear was the thunder of gunshots, and all I could smell was the violence in the air, I look back and am amazed that my thoughts were so clear and true, that three words went through my mind endlessly, repeating themselves like a broken record: you're so cool, you're so cool, you're so cool.”

-'True Romance', Patricia Arquette as Alabama.

4.“I'm not eatin' 'cause I'm not hungry...I'm not sittin' 'cause I'm not stayin'...I'm not lookin' at the movie 'cause I saw it seven years ago. It's 'The Mack' with Max Julien, Carol Speed, and Richard Pryor. I'm not scared of you...I just don't like you. ”

-Christian Slater as Clarence Worley.

5.“Well, cut my legs off and call me shorty....there's a pretty original moniker there, Alabama. Sounds like a Pam Grier movie....she carried a sawed-off shotgun in her purse, a black belt around her waist, and the white-hot fire of hate in her eyes."

-Christian Slater as Clarence Worley.

6.“In Jailhouse Rock he was everything rockabilly's about. I mean, he is rockabilly. Mean, surly, nasty, rude.”

- Clarence Worley.

7.“I can't tell you... that was one of the best times I ever had. But, you know, I knew something must be rotten in Denmark. There was no way you could like me that much.”

- Clarence Worley.

8.“I'm sorry, I think you have the wrong room...my name is Sadie. We don't have any Coke but there's a Pepsi machine down the hall...I don't know anybody named Clarence but perhaps my husband does. You can ask him because he'll be home any minute.”

- Alabama Worley.

9.“If you gave me a million years to ponder, I would've never guessed that true romance and Detroit would ever go together.”

- Alabama Worley.

10.“I want you to know that I'm not damaged goods...I'm not what they call Florida white trash. I'm a good person and when it comes to relationships, I'm one-hundred percent, I'm one hundred percent... monogamous.”

- Alabama Whitman.

11.“I tell him of how I would want to die, but that the anguish and the want of death would fade like the stars at dawn, and that things would be much as they are now. Perhaps...except maybe I wouldn't have named our son Elvis.”

- Alabama Worley.

Cool 'True Romance' Quotes

Patricia Arquette was in 'True Romance' and very popular.

These quotes from 'True Romance' will titillate you, and grab your attention. Patricia Arquette in 'True Romance' is a very notable character, as is Clarence, 'True Romance', and many of the other characters. These 'True Romance' quotes are entertaining so read on!

12. “Get away with it? Killing's the hard part. Gettin' away with it, that's easy.”

-Val Kilmer, Mentor/Elvis.

13.“You got me in a vendetta kind of mood. You tell the angels in heaven you have never seen evil so singularly personified as you did in the face of the man who killed you. My name is Vincent Coccotti.”

-Vincenzo Coccotti.

14.“They didn't tell me...now you just wait a minute and listen to me. I haven't seen Clarence in three years. He shows up yesterday with a young girl, sayin' that he got married. He asks uh for uh some quick cash to go on a honeymoon, he asked if he could borrow five hundred dollars.”


15.“Sicilians are great liars...the best. We have generations of great liars in our family....my own father was the world heavyweight champion of Sicilian liars. And he taught me that a man has sixteen different behaviors and mannerisms that give him away when he's lying.”

-Vincenzo Coccotti.

16. "[singing] I'm so lonely. I'm so lonely. I'm so lonely I could die.”

-Val Kilmer, Mentor.

17.“Hi, how are you? My name's Elliot, and I'm with the Cub Scouts of America.”

-Bronson Pinchot as Elliot.

18. “I like you, Clarence. Always have. Always will.”

- Val Kilmer, Mentor.

19.“Now, what we got here is a little game of show and tell. You don't wanna show me nothing but you're telling me everything.”

-Vincenzo Coccotti.

20.“Now the first time you kill somebody, that's the hardest....remember that guy in Texas? The guy up in that tower that killed all them people? I'll bet you green money that first little black dot he took a bead on.”

-James Gandolfini as Virgil.

21.“They were here and they said that they were going to go there. And they went.”

- Brad Pitt as  Floyd.

Drexl Spivey Quotes

Drexl Spivey is the secondary antagonist whom Alabama and Clarence are escaping. He wants Alabama to return to her, but neither she nor Clarence wants this, which creates tension for the characters.  We bring you a few of the funniest Drexl 'True Romance' quotes.

22.“They got everything here from a diddled-eyed joe to damned if I know.”

-Drexl Spivey.

23.“Why don't you sit yourself down and grab yourself an egg roll?”

-Drexl Spivey.

24.“I think you're too scared to be eatin'...now, see we're sittin' down here, ready to negotiate, and you've already given up. I'm still a mystery to you.”

-Drexl Spivey.

25.“Ey' yo, yo why you trippin'? We're just playin' with ya....in fact, I'm gonna show you what I mean with a little demonstration. Toss me the burner.”

-Drexl Spivey.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'True Romance' quotes then why not take a look at ['90s quotes], or 'Thelma and Louise' quotes.

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Georgia Stone

<p>Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.</p>

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