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Men, Women & Children Movie Quotes

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"Men, Women & Children" movie quotes tell the story of how people interact, or fail to, now that social media and online communications have taken over. The comedy-drama was directed by Jason Reitman using a screenplay he co-wrote with Erin Cressida Wilson. Adapted from the novel of the same name by Chad Kultgen, "Men, Women & Children" opened in theaters on October 1, 2014.

In "Men, Women & Children," several intertwining stories are told, all with the help of social media. Patricia Beltmeyer (Jennifer Garner) is a strict mother to Brandy (Kaitlyn Dever), so much so that Patricia routinely checks all of Brandy's online and mobile communications. Brandy is friends with Tim Mooney (Ansel Elgort), who, along with his father Kent (Dean Norris), approach their relationship with more of a respect for one another's privacy.

Kent makes friend with fellow parent Joan Clint (Judy Greer), who has chosen to use the Internet to help promote daughter Hannah's (Olivia Crocicchia) aspiring acting career. Meanwhile, unable to communicate on- or off-line, married couple Don (Adam Sandler) and Rachel Truby (Rosemarie DeWitt) both seek out separate sexual partners using online means, unaware of the other's actions.

"Men, Women & Children" provides a unique perspective on the world we live in now, as do many other movies in theaters at the same time including "Gone Girl," "The Equalizer," "Pride," "Good People," "The Boxtrolls," "This is Where I Leave You," "The Maze Runner," "A Walk Among the Tombstones," "Dolphin Tale 2," "No Good Deed," "The Skeleton Twins," "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," "The Drop," "The Identical," "Frontera," "The Longest Week," "The November Man," "The Congress," "Life of Crime," "Starred Up," "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," "If I Stay."
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    If I Disappeared Tomorrow

    If I Disappeared Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Men, Women & Children Movie Quotes
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    Tim Mooney: "So what do you want to know?"
    School Shrink: "What's important in your life right now?"
    Tim Mooney: "I think if I disappeared tomorrow, the universe wouldn't really notice. There's a girl though."

    Tim sits down with the school shrink to process some of his thoughts. The first topic: What is important to Tim. The answer to that is Brandy.
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    The Only Thing That's Dangerous in This House

    The Only Thing That's Dangerou is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Men, Women & Children Movie Quotes
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    Patricia Beltmeyer: "You don't seem to understand how dangerous it is on there."
    Brandy Beltmeyer: "The only thing that's dangerous in this house, mom, is you."

    Brandy and Patricia butt heads, as usual, about Patricia's efforts to monitor Brandy's online communications. While Patricia sees this as necessary for safety, Brandy sees Patricia as the danger.
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    You've Read Through Every Solitary Interaction

    You've Read Through Every Soli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Men, Women & Children Movie Quotes
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    Brandy Beltmeyer: "Okay, you've read through every solitary interaction I've had on every single website, mom."
    Patricia Beltmeyer: "Honey, you know I just do this to keep you safe. Okay, let me see your phone."

    Brandy painstakingly submits to her mother's regular searches of all of her electronic communications. Mother Patricia honestly thinks this is in Brandy's best interest for safety and is completely reasonable. Brandy not so much.
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    I'll Just End Up Staying the Night

    I'll Just End Up Staying the N is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Men, Women & Children Movie Quotes
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    Rachel Truby: "I'm going to head out and see my sister this afternoon. I think I'll just end up staying the night."
    Don Truby: "Maybe I'll call Ken, go out for some beers."
    Rachel Truby: "Hey, you haven't done that in a while."

    Rachel and Don each make plans with other people one night. Both are lying and will be stepping out of their marriage, but neither know the other is doing the same.
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