Funny Quotations from My Big Fat Greek Wedding
My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a romantic comedy about a young Greek woman who receives a ton of pressure from her family to get married and have children with a Greek boy. However, she ends up finding a non-Greek. After some convincing, the two are accepted as a couple into the Greek family. Directed by Joel Zwick. Starring Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, and Michael Constantine.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding was an enormous hit in theaters. The movie, which had a very low budget by Hollywood standards, ended up making over $368 million. It also saw great critical acclaim when it was nominated for the Best Writing, Original Screenplay Oscar. Read some humorous quotes from the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding below.
Aunt Voula: What do you mean he don't eat no meat?
[the entire room stops, in shock]
Aunt Voula: Oh, that's okay. I make lamb.
Gus Portokalos: There are two kinds of people - Greeks, and everyone else who wish they was Greek.
Toula Portokalos: [Pointing to Ian's bruised nose] What happened? Biker fight? nose job? What?
Ian Miller: Uh... yeah.
Toula Portokalos: No, really.
Ian Miller: You don't want to know.
Toula Portokalos: Oh I don't know. If I had survived an old lady ass-kicking I would want to brag about it.
Toula Portokalos: I had to go to Greek school, where I learned valuable lessons such as, "If Nick has one goat and Maria has nine, how soon will they marry?"
Gus Portokalos: You know, the root of the word Miller is a Greek word. Miller come from the Greek word "milo," which is mean "apple," so there you go. As many of you know, our name, Portokalos, is come from the Greek word "portokali," which mean "orange." So, okay? Here tonight, we have, ah, apple and orange. We all different, but in the end, we all fruit.
Gus Portokalos: Give me a word, any word, and I show you that the root of that word is Greek.
Toula Portokalos: Nice Greek girls who don't find a husband, work in the family restaurant. So here I am, day after day, year after year, thirty and way past my expiration date.
[during Ian's baptism]
Nick Portokalos: See? This isn't so bad.
Toula Portokalos: Are you kidding? Any second now he's gonna look at me and go, "Ha. Yeah, right, you're so not worth this."
Nick Portokalos: Yes, you are.
Athena: I'm going to the Jewel. Listen, I'll get you some pantyhose.
Maria Portokalos: No queen size. They make me look fat.
Toula Portokalos: If nagging were an Olympic sport, my Aunt Voula would win a gold medal!
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