Dewey: Is that a threat, Detective? Mark: When it's a threat... you'll know it. Dewey: Was that a threat? Gale: Deja voodoo. Gale: I'm sorry that things didn't work out with Brad Pitt, but being single, that's a pretty good fallback. Jennifer: It gives me more time for my work. After all, Gale Weathers, you're such a complex character. Gale: And to be played by an actress with such depth and range. Jennifer: Gale Whethers! Gale: [says quietly] shit Jennifer: I know we've never met... And I know you never return my phone call but after gettin in this project, I feel like im in your mind. Gale: Hmm, that would explain my constant headaches. Jennifer: You know, Im sorry thing did'nt work for 60 minutes 2, but total entertainment, thats a pretty good fallback. Gale: Thank you, Im sorry thing did'nt work out with Brad Pitt. But being single, that a good fallback Jennifer: Gives me more time for my work. After all Gale Whethers, you're such a complex character. Gale: And to be played by an actress with such depth and range... Sarah Darling: Has there been another goddamn re-write? How the fuck are we supposed to learn our lines when there's a new script every 15 minutes? Phone Voice: as Roman: It's not just a new script, it's a new movie. Sarah Darling: What movie? Phone Voice: My movie. And it's called: "Sarah gets skewered like a fucking pig!" [pause] Phone Voice: Still in character... Sarah? Sidney: Hello? Phone Voice: Hello? Sidney: Um, Who's calling? Phone Voice: Um, Who's calling? Sidney: Look Duey, Gail whoever, I'll have to call you back, because I only hear myself. Phone Voice: I only hear you too Sid. Dewey: Surprise. Surprise. Someone dies and Gale comes running. [Jennifer is studying Gale in order to play her character] Jennifer: The ruthless ambition, your private self-loathing, and that lost and lonely little girl inside. Gale: Lost and lonely what? Jennifer: You heard me. Gale: Lost and lonely what? Tom: Hey. It's the real Gale Weathers. Gale: Real from top to bottom. Jay: Holy shit, Silent Bob, it's that TV newschick Connie fucking Chung. Hey Connie, how's Maury? [Gale gives them the finger] Jay: Dude, I think she likes me. Did you see how she was looking at me? Gale: I did write the definitive book on the Woodsboro Murders. Dewey: And I'm sure you just can't wait to write another one. Jennifer: Where, Nancy Drew wants to know where. Detective Wallace: Hey, hey, Terminal Entertainment? This is a crime scene, all right? Roman: Someone is trying to ruin my movie. Someone wants to kill my movie. Detective Wallace: We'll talk about your movie down at the station. All right, this is the scene where you come with us. Dewey: The killer called her. Mark: When? Gale: What'd he say? Sidney: Oh you know the usual small talk. "What's new?" "How you been?" "How do you wanna die?" Sidney: What do you know about trilogies? Mark: All I know is that in the third one, all bets are off. Sidney: Hey Detective, what's your favorite scary movie? Mark: My life. Sidney: Mine too. Sidney: Psychos can't kill what they can't find. Mark: I know what it's like to see ghosts that don't go away, to be watching a scary movie in your head... watching it alone. Sidney: Ghosts are tough. You can't shoot ghosts. Mark: Can't *arrest* ghosts, but the best way to fight them is to be around people. You're not hiding. You've done the right thing, Ms. Prescott. Gale Weathers: Hey, are you...? Bianca Burnette: No. Jennifer Jolie: But you look just... Bianca Burnette: ...like her? I've been hearing it all my life. Jennifer Jolie: It's uncanny. Bianca Burnette: I was up for Princess Leia. I was this close. So, who gets it? The one who sleeps with George Lucas.
: I'm sorry. I didn't mean to bring up a sore subject for you. Bianca Burnette: Sure, you didn't. None of them did. So, how can I help you? Or do you want me to tell you who you look like? Milton: Did Cotton's death have anything to do with this movie? Officer: He was making a movie called Stab... he was stabbed. Randy: It could be fuckin' "Reservoir Dogs" by the time this thing is through. Jennifer: The way I see it, I've got no house, no bodyguard, no movie, and I'm being stalked. Because someone wants to kill me? No, because someone wants to kill you. So now, starting now, I go where you go. That way, if someone wants to kill me, I'll be with you, and since he really wants to kill you, he won't kill me, he'll kill you. Make sense? Gale Weathers: NONE Jennifer: Jese! Gale: What the hell are you doing? Jennifer: Being Gale Weathers! What are you doing? Gale: I *am* Gale Weathers! Jennifer: Here's how I see it. I've got no house, no bodyguard, no movie and I'm being stalked. Because someone wants to kill me? No, because someone wants to kill you. So, now, starting now, I go where you go. So that if someone wants to kill me, I'll be with you and since they really wanna kill you, they won't kill me, they'll kill you, make sense? Gale: [shouts] None! Jennifer: You know in the movies, I play you as being much smarter! Gale: And as a sane person, for you that must be quite a stretch! Jennifer: That's funny. Gale: Ha! Jennifer: Need to get in that building? Gale: Yeah! Jennifer: Is there a story in that building? Cotton Weary: So, you a big 100% Cotton fan? Sidney: God why don't stop your whining and get on with it. I've heard all this shit before. Roman: Stop. Sidney: Do you know why you kill people Roman? Do you? Roman: I don't want to hear it. Sidney: Because you choose to. There is no one else to blame. Roman: Damnit fucking damnit Sidney: Why don't you take some fucking responsibility? Roman: Fuck you. Sidney: Fuck you. Jennifer: You know, in the movies, I play you as being much smarter. Gale: And as a sane person. For you that must be quite a stretch. Roman:
Not only did they-did they kill the film, but they killed my cast. You know, nobody's gonna wanna work with me. Variety called me a "pariah." I don't even know what a pariah is. Why-why couldn't somebody have killed the cast from Stab 1, huh? Or Stab 2? Why me? What, John, what did we do wrong?
Milton: Hollywood is full of criminals whose careers are flourishing. Roman: I'm not a criminal. I was questioned. Yeah, but that's all. I was questioned. That's it. Milton: It's good for your mystique. Roman: You think it'll help me get work? Jennifer: Happy birthday, Roman. Roman: Yeah, as if life isn't tragic enough. Phone Voice: Oh, it's rough being friends with you, Sid. [mocking] Phone Voice: When you're friends with Sid, you die. Phone Voice: It was a simple game, Cotton, you should've told me where Sidney was... now you lose. [interrupting a moment between Dewey and Gale] Jennifer Jolie: [shouting] What the fuck happened to you? Dwight 'Dewey' Riley: Jennifer, wait a minute. Jennifer Jolie: Who gave you a place to stay? Who are you supposed to be protecting? Dwight 'Dewey' Riley: Jennifer. [Jennifer slugs Dewey] Gale Weathers: Hey! [Gale slugs Jennifer] Jennifer Jolie: My lawyer liked that. Gale Weathers: Not as much as I did. Bianca Burnette: [Referring to the search being made on Sydney's mother's past] If they're looking for Maureen Roberts, they're never gonna find her. Rina Reynolds they will. Jennifer Jolie: Rina Reynolds... stage name. Bianca Burnette: You should talk, Judy Jurgenstern. [Gale giggles as Jennifer glances in embarrasment] Jennifer: [to John] Come on. You have made millions off the story of her murder. You're obsessed with her and you're obsessed with her daughter. Angelina Tyler: Maybe it's not meant to be... Tom: Not meant to be? You in that town search for the new Sidney. 50,000 girls and they pick you! You gotta be praying this movie keeps going! Angelina Tyler: Of course I am but not at the expense of people's lives. Tom: Oh, cue the violins! Milton: You don't have to do this, Roman! Just tell me what you want, I can make it happen! Any picture, name your budget, script approval, final cut! Roman: I already have it. Mark: I'm gonna talk to the studio guys about those photos. Detective Wallace: Yeah right, I know where you're going. Mark: Yeah keep an eye on Sidney. Detective Wallace: I know where you're going, you're gonna get her some flowers and candy, right? Huh? Mark:
Gimme a break! Phone Voice: [spoilers] You're not going anywhere Sidney, it's time you came to terms with me, and with mother. Maybe you never knew her at all Sidney... maybe you just can't get past the surface of things. Sidney: Who the hell are you? Phone Voice: The other half of you. I searched for a mother too, an actress named "Reena Reynolds" tried to find her my whole LIFE, and four years ago I actually tracked her down. Knocked at her door thinking she'd welcome me with open arm's, but she had a new life and a new name, Maureen Prescott! You were the only child she claimed Sidney, she shut me out into the cold forever! Her own son. [takes off mask to reveal he is Roman Bridger] Roman: Roman Bridger, director, and brother. She slammed the door in my face Sid she said I was "Reena's" child and Reena was dead... and then it struck me. What a good idea, so I watched her. I made a little movie, a little family film, seems Maureen..."Mom" she really got around, I mean Cotton was one thing, everybody knew about that. But Billy's father, that was the key. Your boyfriend didn't like seeing his daddy in my film too much, he didn't like it at all. And once I suppied the motivation... all the kid needed was a few pointers. Have a partner to sell out incase you got caught, find someone to frame, it was like he was making a movie. Sidney: You... this is all because of you. Roman: I'm a director Sid, I direct. Sidney: Ah. Roman: I had no idea, that they were gonna make a film of their own. I mean intoducing Sidney the victim, Sidney the survivor, SIDNEY THE STAR!