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Consistently named one of the best movies of all time, Sunset Blvd. follows a Hollywood silent film actress who once thought her star was indestructible as she fades into oblivion. After hiring a hack screenwriter to pen the film that will be her return to glory, the actress finds herself in a tangled web of deceit and murder. Billy Wilder's film was nominated for ten Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director and came away with three Academy Awards.This list includes all the best Sunset Blvd. lines and moments, just as they appeared in the actual movie script. Whether they are funny quotes, sad quotes, quotes about love or death, all the most famous Sunset Blvd. quotes are here.
Joe Gillis: The poor dope - he always wanted a pool. Well, in the end, he got himself a pool.
Norma Desmond: And I promise you I'll never desert you again because after 'Salome' we'll make another picture and another picture. You see, this is my life! It always will be! Nothing else! Just us, the cameras, and those wonderful people out there in the dark!... All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.
Joe Gillis: Yes, this is Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, California. It's about 5 0'clock in the morning. That's the homicide squad, complete with detectives and newspaper men.
Joe Gillis: You're Norma Desmond. You used to be in silent pictures. You used to be big.
Norma Desmond: I *am* big. It's the *pictures* that got small.