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Funny Quotations from A Serious Man

A Serious Man is a black comedy drama film about a Jewish Midwestern physics professor that tries to find out why his life suddenly unravelled. The unravelling includes his wife wanting a divorce, his brother being an unwanted house guest, his daughter stealing from him, and his son smoking pot. Directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen. Starring Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, and Sari Lennick. This film was nominated for two Oscars.

Read some humorous quotes from the black comedy film, A Serious Man below.


Sy Ableman: I'm a serious man, Larry.
Larry Gopnik: There's some mistake. I'm not a member of the Columbian Record Club.
Dick Dutton: Sir, you are Lawrence Gopnik of 1425 Flag Avenue South?
Larry Gopnik: No, I live at the Jolly Roger.
Rabbi Marshak: When the truth is found to be lies, and all the joy within you dies...
Dybbuk?: I shaved hastily this morning and missed a bit-by you this makes me a dybbuk? It's true, I was sick with typhus when I stayed with Peselle, but I recovered, as you can plainly see, and now I-hugh!
Sy Ableman: I think, really, the Jolly Roger is the appropriate course of action.
Larry Gopnik: So, uh, what can I do for you?
Clive Park: Uh, Dr. Gopnik, I believe the results of physics mid-term were unjust.
Larry Gopnik: Uh-huh, how so?
Clive Park: I received an unsatisfactory grade. In fact: F, the failing grade.
Larry Gopnik: Uh, yes. You failed the mid-term. That's accurate.
Larry Gopnik: I feel like the carpet's been yanked out from under me.
Clive's Father: Culture clash. Culture clash.
Larry Gopnik: With all respect, Mr. Park, I don't think it's that.
Clive's Father: Yes.
Larry Gopnik: No. It would be a culture clash if it were the custom in your land to bribe people for grades.
Larry Gopnik: We're sitting shiva here.
Cop #1: You're *what*?
Larry Gopnik: A religious observance. We're... bereaved.
Cop #2: Who died?
Larry Gopnik: My wife's...
Sy Ableman: I fucked your wife, Larry! I seriously fucked her!
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