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The Best Girl, Interrupted Quotes

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Girl, Interrupted quotes are certainly quotable for movie fans. These are some of the best quotes from the drama Girl, Interrupted as determined by you and your votes. The film, based on Susanna Kaysen's 1993 memoir about her residency in a mental institution, starred Winona Ryder (who also served as an executive producer) and featured a star turn by Angelina Jolie, who would go on to win numerous awards including the 2000 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. The wide release for Girl, Interrupted was on January 14, 2000, with the tagline, "The crazy thing is, you're not crazy."

What are the best Girl, Interrupted quotes? Do you like the film's first lines by Susanna: "Maybe I was just crazy? Maybe it was the '60s. Or maybe I was just a girl... interrupted"? Or do you like some of the lesser known lines from the film? Let it be known. Vote for your top Girl, Interrupted quotes and watch them rise to the top of the list.

  • I Had A Headache
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    Dr. Crumble: Susanna, four days ago, you chased a bottle of aspirin with a bottle of vodka.
    Susanna Kaysen: I had a headache.
  • Susanna Kaysen: What the fuck are you doing, Lisa?
    Lisa Rowe: I'm playing the villain, baby, just like you want. I try to give you everything you want.
    Susanna Kaysen: No you don't.
    Lisa Rowe: You wanted your file, I found you your file. You wanted out, I got you out. You needed money, I found you some. I'm fucking consistent. I told you the truth. I didn't write it down in a fucking book! I told you to your face. And I told Daisy to her face - what everybody knew and wouldn't say, and she killed herself. And I played the fucking villain, just like you wanted.
    Susanna Kaysen: Why would I want that?
    Lisa Rowe: Because it makes you the good guy, sweet pea. You come back here, all sweetness and light, and sad and contrite, and everybody congratulating you on your bravery. And meanwhile, I'm blowing the guys at the bus station for the money that was in her fucking robe!
  • She Thinks That Bothers Me
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    Janet Webber: I want my fucking clothes!
    Valerie Owens: Then you'll have to eat something, won't you?
    Janet Webber: [singing] Oh Lordy, pick a bale o' cotton / Oh Lordy, pick a bale o' hay / Gotta jump down spin around pick a bale o' cotton / Jump down spin sround pick a bale o' hay.
    Valerie Owens: [to Susanna] She thinks that bothers me.
  • Lisa Rowe: Hey, Torch.
    Polly Clark: Hey, Lisa.
    Lisa Rowe: Did you miss me?
    Polly Clark: Not much.