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St. Vincent Movie Quotes

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"St. Vincent" movie quotes follow the unlikely friendship between a young boy and a drunk old man. The comedy film was written and directed by Theodore Melfi. After positive buzz following its premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, "St. Vincent" opened in theaters on October 10, 2014.

In "St. Vincent," single mother Maggie (Melissa McCarthy) and her young son Oliver (Jaeden Lieberher) move to Brooklyn, NY, next door to a drunken, grouchy and overall unpersonable old man Vincent (Bill Murray). The broke Vincent, looking to earn a few bucks, offers to babysit Oliver after school, to which Maggie agrees.

But when Maggie learns that Vincent has been taking Oliver to bars, strip clubs and race tracks, she soon wonders if leaving her son with Vincent, and sometimes stripper Daka (Naomi Watts) was a good idea. But despite their differences and inability to fit in among their own peers, Vincent and Oliver find a unique friendship with one another, one that causes both of them to change in very positive ways.

"St. Vincent" is one of several great films in theaters in the fall of 2014 just like "The Judge," "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," "Gone Girl," "Men, Women & Children," "Left Behind," "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," and "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby."
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    I Guess I'm Your New Neighbor

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    Vincent: "This is my tree you wrecked!"
    Maggie: "Stay here"
    Vincent: "I'm calling the cops."
    Maggie: "Is everything okay? I'm Maggie. I guess I'm your new neighbor."
    Vincent: "So"
    Maggie: "Well, we're moving in."

    The first meeting between new neighbors Vincent and Maggie doesn't exactly go too well. Maggie tries to be nice and introduce herself but Vincent is far from welcoming.
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    Who Pissed in Your Cheerios?

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    Maggie: "Vin, what kind of a man takes a child to a bar and to the racetrack?"
    Vincent: "Who pissed in your Cheerios?"

    Maggie confronts Vincent about the activities he's been exposing Oliver to, which are not the best for a young boy. Vincent, as usual, isn't interested in her whining.
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  • 3

    Is There Anything Going On

    Brother Geraghty: "This is Oliver. You can lead us all in morning prayer."
    Oliver: "I think I'm Jewish."
    Brother Geraghty: "Good to know"

    Principal O'Brien: "Is there anything going on that we should be aware of?"
    Maggie: "Well, I don't want to take up all of your time."
    Brother Geraghty: "We have lots of time."

    Vincent struggles at his new school almost immediately. So when mother Maggie is called in by his teacher and principal, they are all ears for some explanation of what's going on at home.
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  • 4

    A Saint Is a Human Being We Celebrate

    Brother Geraghty: "A saint is a human being we celebrate for the sacrifices they make, for their commitment to making the world a better place."

    Brother Geraghty describes what makes a person a saint. While he's not really the first person who is worthy of that title, for Oliver, Vincent fits that description quite well.
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