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Funny Quotations from The Descendants

The Descendants is a comedy drama film that follows the life of Matt King who's trying to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife's accident. During their reconnection, King is also put in charge of deciding what to do with the family's land: sell it to a large corporation which will eventually destroy its beauty and create a resort, or keep it for his children to appreciate when they are older.

The Descendants won the Oscar award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay. It was also nominated in four other categories, including Best Actor and Best Picture. Continue reading for more information about the movie and some hilarious quotes from The Descendants

Directed by
Alexander Payne

Starring: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, and Amara Miller

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Mark Mitchell: This is a unique and dramatic situation!
Matt King: What is it that makes the women in my life destroy themselves?
Scott Thorson: It's ironic, Elizabeth in this misfortune just as you come into your fortune.
Matt King: You little fuck! Do you get hit a lot? Sid: I don't know, I've had my share. Matt King: [to Alex] Your friend is retarded, you know that? Sid: Hey I've got a brother who's retarded! You don't have to get all derogatory.
Alexandra King: Dad, mom was cheating on you.
Matt King: On the phone he can escape, in person, he's got nowhere to go. I wanna see his face.
Matt King: Who is he? I would like to know who the guy was that my wife was (stutters) seeing!
Sid: How often do old people just haul off and coldcock you like that?
Matt King: Fuck you. She's dead, and fuck you.
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