500 days of summer is a movie that depicts the agony of failed relationship from a male perspective, it is simple heartfelt and emotional.
Here are 48 quotes from 500 days of summer that will resonate and stick in your heart:
Rachel Hansen:Just because she likes the same bizzaro crap you do doesn’t mean she’s your soul mate.
Tom:You’re ridiculous. Your favorite Beatle is Ringo.Summer Finn:Damn right! Ringo’s the best.
Vance:I’ve been happily married for 30 years. She’s the light that guides me home. Yes, it is from one of our cards. No, someone else wrote it. Doesn’t make it less true.
McKenzie:Love… shit, I don’t know. As long as she’s cute and she’s willing, right? [Turns serious] I’m flexible on the cute.McKenzie:Love… shit, I don’t know. As long as she’s cute and she’s willing, right? I’m flexible on the cute.
Tom:No! Don’t pull that with me! This is not how you treat your friend! Kissing in the copy room? Holding hands in IKEA? Shower sex? Come on! Friends my balls!
Vance:Misery. Sadness. Loss of Faith. No reason to Live… This is perfect for you.
Tom:Do you ever do this, you think back on all the times you’ve had with someone and you just replay it in your head over and over again and you look for those first signs of trouble?
Tom:Look, we don’t have to put a label on it. That’s fine. I get it. But, you know, I just… I need some consistency.Summer Finn: I know.Tom:I need to know that you’re not gonna wake up in the morning and feel differently.Summer Finn:And I can’t give you that. Nobody can.
Rachel Hansen:PMS?Tom:What do you know about PMS?Rachel Hansen:More than you, Tom
McKenzie:Hey, don’t you have like 20 cards to write by Friday? Hmmm.Tom:Nope, all done.McKenzie:Really? Well, could you help me with mine? Because I’m running out of ways to say “Congratulations”. So far, I’ve got: “Congrats”, “Good job” and “Well done”.Tom:How about…”Every day you make me proud. But today you get a card.”Tom:How about, “Every day you make me proud. But today you get a card.”McKenzie:Shit, that’s good!Tom:I know.
Paul:Robin is better than the girl of my dreams. She’s real.
Rachel Hansen:Better that you find this out now before you come home and find her in bed with Lars from Norway.
Tom:Who’s Lars from Norway?Rachel Hansen:Just some guy she met at the gym with Brad Pitt’s face and Jesus’ abs.
Tom:You know, my friends are all in love with you. You know, it’s like we said. Plenty of other fish in the sea. [Looks at a group of twelve year old girls who wave at him and giggle] Thanks. But, uh, those are guppies.
Rachel Hansen:[Chuckles] Yeah.
Rachel Hansen:Look, I know you think she was the one, but I don’t. Now, I think you’re just remembering the good stuff. Next time you look back, I, uh, I really think you should look again.
Tom:Author’s Note: The following is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. Especially you Jenny Beckman. Bitch.
Tom:People don’t realize this, but loneliness is underrated.
Tom:It’s official. I’m in love with Summer. [while Montage of Summer plays] I love her smile. I love her hair. I love her knees. I love how she licks her lips before she talks. I love her heart-shaped birthmark on her neck. I love it when she sleeps.
Rachel Hansen:just cause some girl likes the same bizarre crap like you do doesn’t make her your soulmate
Summer Finn:Save the serious time for tomorrow.
Tom:It’s off.McKenzie:What?Tom:Me and Summer.McKenzie:Was it ever on?Tom:No, but it could have been in a world where good things happen to me.Paul:Yeah, well that’s not really where we live.
Tom:i liked this girl i loved her,what she do she took a giant shit on my face, literally.Tom:I liked this girl.. man I loved her. What did she do? She took a giant shit on my face.Tom Hansen:She took a giant shit on my face. Literally.Alison:literally…?Alison:Literally?Tom:not literally that’s disgusting jesus what’s the matter with youTom:Not literally. That’s disgusting. Jesus, what’s the matter with you?Tom Hansen:Not literally. That’s disgusting. Jesus, what’s the matter with you?
Tom:There’s a lot of different stuff you could do?Summer Finn:… Show me.Summer Finn:Show me.
Tom:What happens if you fall in love?Summer Finn:Well, you don’t believe that, do you?Tom:It’s love. It’s not Santa Clause.
Tom:This is lies. We are liars. Think about it. Why do people buy cards? It’s not because they want to say how they feel. People buy cards because they can’t say they feel or are afraid to. And we provide the service that let’s them off the hook. You know what? I say to hell with it. Let’s level with America. Or at least let them speak for themselves. Right?
McKenzie:You should turn her into a book.Tom:What?McKenzie:Arthur Miller said, if you want to understand a woman, you have to turn her into a piece of literature.Tom:(laughs) That guy got more sex than me.Tom:[laughs] That guy got more sex than me.Rachel Hansen:You should ask her.
Tom:Well, why rock the boat,that’s what i’m thinking.Things are going well, you start putting labels on it?That’s like the kiss of death.It’s like saying ‘I love you’.Tom:Well, why rock the boat, that’s what I’m thinking. Things are going well, you start putting labels on it? That’s like the kiss of death. It’s like saying ‘I love you’.Rachel Hansen:Yeah, I know what you mean.That’s what happened between me and John.Rachel Hansen:Yeah, I know what you mean. That’s what happened between me and John.Tom:Who the hell’s John?Rachel Hansen:My boyfriend before Mark.
Paul:Are you her boyfriend?Tom:It’s not that simple.Why,like, are we going steady?Come on guys, we’re adults.We know how we feel, and we don’t need to put labels on it – I mean boy friend, girlfriend,you know, all that stuff ,it’s really juvenile.McKenzie:You sound gay.Paul:You really do.
Vance:[Reading a card that Tom had written] Roses are red, violets are blue… Fuck you, whore!
Paul:Did she say hey instead of hi because you know that means she’s a lesbian right?
Tom:That was my nickname in college, Perfectly Adequate and HandsomeTom:That was my nickname in college, Perfectly Adequate and Handsome.Summer Finn:They used to call me anal girl…Tom:*spits up drink*Summer Finn:I was very neat, and, organisedSummer Finn:I was very neat, and, organized.
Tom:We don’t have to put a label on it, I just need to know you’re not going to wake up in the morning and feel differently.Summer Finn:I can’t give you that Tom, no one can.
Paul:But you know what? Robin’s better than the girl of my dreams. She’s real.
Tom:The best way to get over a woman is to turn her into literature.
Summer Finn:…And I just kept thinking, Tom was right.Tom:[smiles] No.Summer Finn:[laughs] Yeah, I did. I did.Summer Finn:[serious] It just wasn’t me that you were right about.
Tom:Well, my name’s Tom.Girl at Interview:Nice to meet you. I’m Autumn.
Vance:Misery, sadness, loss of faith, no reason to live… This is perfect for you.
Tom:People buy cards ’cause they can’t say how they feel, or they’re afraid to. We provide the service that lets them off the hook.
Tom:What happened? Why – why didn’t they work out?Summer Finn:What always happens. Life.
Tom:Nobody loves Ringo Starr.Summer Finn:That’s what I love about him.
Tom:[split screen scene on the train about Millie’s wedding] Yeah but you said you were going that’s why I’m going.McKenzie:And that’s why I called her last night and told her I was sick, like a ninja.
Rachel Hansen:Quit being a pussy.
Vance:[reading a card that Tom has written] Roses are red, violets are blue… Fuck you, whore!
Tom:You don’t want to be named as anybody’s girlfriend, and now you’re someone’s wife?
Tom:[the girl at the job interview agrees to meet Tom for coffee afterward] We’ll figure it out. My name’s Tom.Girl at Interview:[Last lines of the film] Nice to meet you. [Shakes his hand]Girl at Interview:I’m Autumn. [Tom looks at the camera in amazement. Film cuts to a title card with a “1” indicating the first day of Tom’s relationship with Autumn]Girl at Interview:I’m Autumn. [Tom looks at the camera in amazement. Film cuts to a title card with a ‘1’ indicating the first day of Tom’s relationship with Autumn]
Rachel Hansen:Oh boy, just because some cute girl like the same crap you do, doesnt mean she is ur soulmateRachel Hansen:Just because she likes the same bizzaro crap you do doesn’t mean she’s your soul mate.
Tom:That’s actually my nick name in the college, they called me ‘perfectly adequate’ hansenTom:That’s actually my nick name in the college, they called me ‘perfectly adequate’ Hansen.Summer Finn:They used to called me anal girlTom:(shock and choked)Tom:[shock and choked]Summer Finn:I was very neat and organizedSummer Finn:I was very neat and organized.
Tom:Tom: She took a giant shit? on my face. Literally.Tom:She took a giant shit on my face. Literally.Alison: Alison: Literally? Tom: Well, no, not literally. That’s disgusting.Alison:Literally?Tom: Tom: Well, no, not literally. That’s disgusting.Tom:Well, no, not literally. That’s disgusting.
Tom:Either she’s an evil, emotionless, miserable human being, or… she’s a robot.
Tom:I hate Summer. I hate her crooked teeth. I hate her knobby knees. I hate the way she smacks her lips before she talks. I hate the cockroach-shaped birthmark on her neck. I hate how she makes me feel.Tom:[Montage of Summer] I hate her crooked teeth. I hate her 1960s haircut. I hate her knobby knees. I hate her cockroach-shaped splotch on her neck. I hate the way she smacks her lips before she talks. I hate the way she sounds when she laughs. [Fade to black as Swayze’s ‘She’s Like the Wind’ plays briefly]
Summer Finn:There’s no such thing as love, it’s a fantasy.Summer Finn:There’s no such thing as love, it’s fantasy.
Tom:Darling, I don’t know how to tell you this, but there’s a chinese family in our bathroom.Tom:I don’t know how to tell you this, but… there’s a Chinese family in our bathroom.
Tom:Did you ever do this, you think back on all the times you’ve had with someone and you just replay it in your head over and over again and you look for those first signs of trouble?
Tom:It’s these cards and the movies and the pop songs, they’re to blame for all lies and the heartache, everything.
Summer Finn:We’re like Sid and Nancy here.Summer Finn:We’ve been like Sid and Nancy for months now.Tom:Sid stabbed Nancy…I hardly think I’m Sid Viscious…Tom:Summer, Sid stabbed Nancy, seven times with a kitchen knife, I mean we have some disagreements but I hardly think I’m Sid Vicious.Summer Finn:No…I’M Sid, Tom.Summer Finn:No I’m Sid.Tom:Oh, so I’m Nancy…Summer Finn:Let’s just eat and we’ll talk about it later. Mmm, that is good, I’m really glad we did this. I love these pancakes… what?Summer Finn:Tom, don’t go! You’re still my best friend!
Tom:I love how she makes me feel, like anything’s possible, or like life is worth it.
Tom:You know what sucks? Realizing that everything you believe in is complete and utter bullshit!
Rachel Hansen:Just because she likes the same bizzaro crap you do doesn’t mean she’s your soul mate.
Summer Finn:Summer: I woke up one morning and I just knew.Tom:Tom: Knew what?Summer Finn:Summer: What I was never sure of with you
Tom:People don’t realize this, but loneliness is underrated