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Quotations from The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a mystery-fantasy drama about a man named Benjamin Button who ages backwards. He starts as an old man and as he grows older, he grows younger. The story is told by his lifelong friend, Daisy in her diary, read by Caroline, her adult daughter. Directed by David Fincher. Starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, and Tilda Swinton. This film was nominated for Best Picture for the 2008 Oscars.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is seen as one of the best movies of the 2000s. Read some quotes from the film below.


[from trailer]
Benjamin Button: My name is Benjamin Button, and I was born under unusual circumstances. While, everyone else was agin', I was gettin' younger... all alone.
[from trailer]
Daisy: You're so young.
Benjamin Button: Only on the outside.
[from trailer]
Daisy: Are you sick?
Benjamin Button: They said I was gonna die soon but, maybe not.
Daisy: You're odd.
Benjamin Button: I was thinking how nothing last, and what a shame that is.
Daisy: Some things last.
Benjamin Button: Along the way you bump into people who make a dent on your life. Some people get struck by lightning. Some are born to sit by a river. Some have an ear for music. Some are artists. Some swim the English Channel. Some know buttons. Some know Shakespeare. Some are mothers. And some people can dance.
Daisy: Will you sleep with me?
Benjamin Button: Absolutely.
Benjamin Button: What if I told you that instead of gettin' older, I was gettin' younger than everybody else?
Daisy: Would you still love me if I were old and saggy?
Benjamin Button: Would you still love ME if I were young and had acne? When I'm afraid of what's under the bed? Or if I end up wetting the bed?
Mr. Daws: Did I ever tell you I been struck by lightning seven times? Once when I was just sittin' in my truck just minding my own business:
[brief footage of a man getting struck by lightning]
Benjamin Button: It's a funny thing about comin' home. Looks the same, smells the same, feels the same. You'll realize what's changed is you.
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