Drinking Buddies Movie Quotes

"Drinking Buddies" movie quotes tell the stories of two couples, connected by a pair of best friends, who are forced to break boundaries, something easily done with alcohol involved. The romantic comedy movie was written and directed by independent filmmaker Joe Swanberg. After premiering at the South by Southwest Film Festival in early 2013, "Drinking Buddies" was released into theaters on August 23, 2013.

In "Drinking Buddies," Kate (Olivia Wilde) and Luke (Jake Johnson) are best friends and coworkers at a craft brewery in Chicago. While there's a definite attraction to one another, both are seeing other people with Kate dating Chris (Ron Livingston) and Luke dating Jill (Anna Kendrick). That however does not stop them from flirting with one another frequently at work.

When the two couples decide to head out together for the weekend, Chris's idea to go on a hike splits the four up, Kate with Luke and Chris with Jill. While Chris and Jill find themselves during the hike, Kate and Luke drink in excess and grow closer to one another. When the weekend ends, the couples go in different directions. Kate and Chris break up while Luke and Jill talk marriage. This forces Kate and Luke to decide once and for all if they should be together or if they are truly meant for other people.

"Drinking Buddies" joins a summer 2013 movie season packed with action movies and other favorites such as "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones," "Paranoia," "Kick-Ass 2," "We're the Millers, "Elysium," "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," "2 Guns," "Blue Jasmine," "The Wolverine," "The To Do List," "Only God Forgives," "Girl Most Likely," "Red 2," "R.I.P.D.," "Pacific Rim," "Grown Ups 2," "The Lone Ranger," "Despicable Me 2," "The Heat," "White House Down," "World War Z," "Man of Steel," "This Is the End," and "Olympus Has Fallen."
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    Expert Beer-Tasting Technique

    Expert Beer-Tasting Technique
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    Kate: "Uh oh, security!"
    Luke: "Want some Greek salad?"
    Kate: "That's disgusting. I'm trying not to get scurvy." [sticks her finger in Luke's beer] "Boing!"
    Luke: "Come on, not my beer!"
    Kate: "That's an expert beer-tasting technique."

    The setting of the film is introduced when you see best friends Kate and Luke working together in their craft brewery in Chicago. Not part of the job requirement however is their flirting, which is frequent.
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    The Problem With Heartbreak

    The Problem With Heartbreak
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    Kate: "The problem with heartbreak is that to you it's like an atomic bomb and to the world it's just really cliche because in the end we all have the same experience."

    Kate reflects on her breakup in comparison to the rest of the world. She's right in that to her, it's huge, but to the rest of the world, it's simply just how life is.
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    Kate: "Chris is here."
    Luke: "Oh, I can't wait to meet him."
    Kate: "Yeah, he's with Jim right now."
    Luke: "He's talking with Jim?"
    Kate: "Yeah, but if I introduce you, will you not be a dickhead and not call me names and don't say anything stupid or mean and don't like punch me in the face?"

    Kate: "Hey guys, this is Chris… This is Jill."
    Jill: "Hi, I'm Jill"
    Luke: "Luke, nice to meet you"
    Chris: "Nice to meet you"
    Kate: "This is Callie"
    Chris: "Hi Callie, how are you?"
    Kate: "This is Mike"
    Mike: "Hey, Mike"
    Chris: "Mike, Chris"
    Kate: "This is everybody!"
    Chris: "It's a pleasure, yeah, nice to see you."
    Kate: "This is his first time here."
    Luke: "Welcome man, all jokes aside we've heard a lot of great things about you and we're excited to have you."
    Chris: "Really? Good! That's great."
    Luke: "So what do you think of the beer, man?"
    Chris: "Um, well…"
    Jill: "The pressure's on now… Delayed reaction"
    Kate: "Uh, I have to go take care of something." [to Chris] "Will you be okay here?"
    Chris: "I will, I will… Tastes like jelly sandwiches and…"
    Luke: "Jelly sandwiches?"
    Chris: "Dark clouds of puberty on the horizon… No, I don't know."

    Kate is a bit nervous to introduce boyfriend Chris to her friends and coworkers, even giving Luke some instructions before the two meet. Thankfully for all involved, the meeting goes well.
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    Let's Go Swimming

    Let's Go Swimming
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    Kate: "I have an idea. Let's go swimming"
    Luke: "Don't!"
    Kate: "Why not?"

    While their significant others are away, Kate and Luke hang out and consume a great deal of alcohol. Their inhibitions are gone, especially when Kate decides to get naked and go swimming.